CFBX Top Specialty Albums for Mid May 2017

* indicates Canadian Content
** indicates a local artist

Top Ten Jazz Albums

1 Five Alarm Funk* Sweat (Independent)
2 Avery Raquel* Without a Little Rain (Independent)
3 Mallory Chipman* Nocturnalize (Bent River)
4 Oscar Hernandez and Alma Libre The Art of Latin Jazz (Origin)
5 Bram Weitjers and Chad McCullough Feather (Ears and Eyes)
6 Monica Chapman* Small World (LME)
7 Ugly Beauties* Strange Attractors (Independent)
8 MEM3* Circles (Independent)
9 Big Miller and Tommy Banks* Legacy (Chronograph)
10 Johanna Sillanpaa* From This Side (Chronograph)

Top Ten World Albums

1 Alex Cuba* Un Unico Constante (Caracol)
2 Lenkkodek* Open My Ears (Big Mind)
3 Ezra Kwizera* Freedom (Independent)
4 Yuly Tovar Music of Mexico (ARC Music)
5 Auresia* Raices (Moonsplash)
6 The Battle of Santiago* La Migra (Made with Pencil Crayons)
7 Oscar Hernandez and Alma Libre The Art of Latin Jazz (Origin)
8 Khamoro Hungarian Gypsy Music (ARC Music)
9 Amine and Hamza Fertile Paradoxes (ARC Music)
10 Aurelio Darandi (Real World)

Top Ten Metal/Punk Albums

1 CJ Ramone American Beauty (Fat Wreck Chords)
2 Woodhawk* Beyond the Sun (Independent)
3 This Gun for Hire* Something a Little More Sinister (Independent)
4 Childsplay* Generation Automation (Independent)
5 Derwood* Renegade (Independent)
6 Lipstick* II (Independent)
7 The Real McKenzies* Two Devils Will Talk (Stomp)
8 Six Feet Under Torment (Metal Blade)
9 Brad Pot Brad Pot (Slovenly)
10 Dream Whip* Dream Whip (Independent)

Top Ten Electronic Albums

1 Elephant Skeletons* The Traveler (Independent)
2 Pick a Piper* Distance (Tin Angel)
3 Pavel* [sic] (Independent)
4 Soldout Forever (Flatcat)
5 Lydia Ainsworth* Darling of the Afterglow (Arbutus)
6 Jacques Greene* Feel Infinite (Arts and Crafts)
7 Delia Derbyshire Appreciation Society Delia Derbyshire Appreciation Society (Six Degrees)
8 Mome Panorama (Mercury)
9 Moon:and:6* A Brief History of American Space Travel (Maisonneuve)
10 Kytami* Renegade EP (East Van Digital)

Top Ten Hip-Hop Albums

1 K. Flay Every Where is Some Where (Interscope)
2 Transit22* Pity Party Project (Independent)
3 Alex Silas and the Subterraneans* Tunnels Season 1 (Independent)
4 Moka Only* To the Next Season (Urbnet)
5 Haviah Mighty* Flower City (Independent)
6 Run the Jewels Run the Jewels 3 (Independent)
7 Omar Love in Beats (Do Right!)
8 Ryme Voices (Independent)
9 CVSS* Selfish Ways (Rolling Rich)
10 Fortunato and DJ IV* 2 Bad Dudes (Urbnet)

Top Ten Roots/Country Albums

1 The Sadies* Northern Passages (Dine Alone)
2 William Kuklis* Save Me (Independent)
3 Denielle Bassels* What About Wool Wishbags? (Independent)
4 Casati* There Will Be Days (Independent)
5 Creek City* Chronicles (Independent)
6 Trevor Caswell** Songs from an Unmade Western (Independent)
7 Philip Lewin* Am I Really Here All Alone? (Tompkins Square)
8 Molsky's Mountain Drifters Molsky's Mountain Drifters (Tree Frog)
9 West of Mabou* West of Mabou (Independent)
10 Scott Cook* Further Down the Line (Independent)

Top Ten Blues Albums

1 The Harpoonist and the Axe Murderer* Apocalipstick (Independent)
2 Hector Anchondo Band Roll the Dice (Independent)
3 Coco Montoya Hard Truth (Alligator)
4 Steve Strongman* No Time Like Now (Sonic Unyon)
5 Boogie Patrol* Man on Fire (Independent)
6 Steve Kozak Band* It's Time (Independent)
7 Chris Antonik* Monarch (Independent)
8 David Bray* Night Rains (Independent)
9 Jon Zeeman Blue Moon (Membrane)
10 Lee Palmer* Bridge (On the Fly)

Top Five Classical Albums

1 Vikingur Olafsson Glass: Piano Works (Deutsche Grammophon)
2 Patti Cudd Eos (Innova)
3 Tami Stavreva Rhythmic Movement (Independent)
4 Moonkyung Lee Tchaikovsky Works for Violin (Navona)
5 Cypress String Quartet Brahms: String Sextets (Avie)