CFBX Top Specialty Albums for Early August 2017

* indicates Canadian Content
** indicates a local artist

Top Ten Jazz Albums

1 Diana Krall Turn Up the Quiet (Verve)
2 Sick Boss* Sick Boss (Drip Audio)
3 Alex Goodman* Second Act (Lyte)
4 Keith O'Rourke* Sketches from the Road (Chronograph)
5 Grant Stewart Trio* Roll On (Cellar Live)
6 Johnny Summers* Suite Jubilation (Independent)
7 Lee Konitz Frescalalto (Impulse)
8 Audrey Ochoa Trio* Afterthought (Chronograph)
9 Terrence Blanchard The Comedian (Blue Note)
10 #bloomerangs Horizon Sunset (Big Round)

Top Ten World Albums

1 Dorjee Tsering* Thank You Canada (Independent)
2 Canailles* Backflips (Grosse Boite)
3 Rakkatak* Small Pieces (Independent)
4 Elemotho Beautiful World (ARC Music)
5 Las Cafeteras Tastes Like L.A. (Independent)
6 Sofia Rei El Galivan (Independent)
7 MandolinMan Unfolding the Roots (ARC Music)
8 Boogat* Eres Una Bomba remixes (Independent)
9 Avi and Omer Avital Avital Meets Avital (Deutsche Grammophon)
10 Souljah Fyah* The Long Walk (Independent)

Top Ten Metal/Punk Albums

1 Needles//Pins* Goodnight, Tomorrow (Mint)
2 Ho99o9 United States of Horror (Toys Have Powers)
3 Conveyor No Future (Victory)
4 Mindseed* Households (Independent)
5 Frank Love* Best of Luck (Independent)
6 Botfly*/Bonesaw Split 10" (Significant Other)
7 Broadside Paradise (Victory)
8 Mastodon Emperor of Sand (Reprise)
9 Slates* Summery (New Damage)
10 American Lips* Kiss the Void (Ancient Fashion)

Top Ten Electronic Albums

1 OneOverZero* Low Sync Syncopation (Independent)
2 Eine Kleine China* Feels Industry (Boat Dreams)
3 An Ant and an Atom* Exterior (And an Earth)
4 Archive X Some Ungodly Remixes (Lo X)
5 Elephant Skeletons* Vol. III (Independent)
6 Form* Soho (Independent)
7 Jackal Endorphins (Independent)
8 Christof Migone* Greatest Hits (Squint Press)
9 Goldfrapp Silver Eye (Mute)
10 Sylvan Esso What Now (Loma Vista)

Top Ten Hip-Hop Albums

1 Sam-C Days in July (Independent)
2 Emotionz and Gisto* Orbits (Historical)
3 Ross Jack Self-Medicated (Radical)
4 E.GG* Alverstone (Independent)
5 Ice tha One* In the Paint (Independent)
6 Career Crooks* Good Luck with That (Urbnet)
7 Davepsy* Extended Playpen (Urbnet)
8 Es* We Are Only Getting Older (Independent)
9 El Sancho* 2113: Ahead by a Sanchury (Independent)
10 Theatre Crisp* It's an Obligation (Bandpush)

Top Ten Roots/Country Albums

1 The Raven and the Fox* The Raven and the Fox (Independent)
2 Slim Sandy and the Hillbilly Boppers* Gettin' That Lowdown Swing! (Crow-Matic)
3 Glenn McFarlane* Time to Kill (Independent)
4 The Eisenhauers* The Road We Once Knew (Black Hen)
5 Jesse Waldman* Mansion Full of Ghosts (Independent)
6 Canailles* Backflips (Grosse Boite)
7 Glen Campbell Adios (Universal)
8 Honey Rose* Where We Used to Be (Independent)
9 Peter Calo Time Machine (Independent)
10 Sarah Jane Scouten* When the Bloom Falls from the Rose (Light Organ)

Top Ten Blues Albums

1 Bluesland Horn Band* Let's Go Dancing (Independent)
2 Kim Doolittle* Into the Blue (Independent)
3 John McNamara Rollin' with It (Bahool)
4 Cash Box Kings Royal Mint (Alligator)
5 Glen Foster Band* Music Alchemy (Rescue)
6 Ivor SK Montserrat (Independent)
7 Shannon McNally Black Irish (Compass)
8 Jason Buie* Driftin' Heart (Independent)
9 Carson Downey Band* Catch Me if You Can (Independent)
10 Orion and the Constellations 10 Years (Independent)

Top Five Classical Albums

1 Joep Beving Prehension (Deutsch Grammophon)
2 Trio Medieval/Arve Hendriskon Rimur (ECM)
3 Max Richter Infra (Deutsche Grammophon)
4 Rachel Burton Pine Bel Canto: Paganini (Avie)
5 Dan Dean Songs Without Words (Origin Classical)