CFBX Top 50 for Spring 2022

Our compiled charts for Spring 2022, with our overall Top 50 and Top 10s in our specialty genre charts!

CFBX Top 50 Albums for Spring 2022

Artist – Title (Label)

  1. David Gogo* – Silver Cup (Cordova Bay)
  2. Sean Luciw** – Under the Wire (Ulusulu)
  3. Julie Doiron* – I Thought of You (You’ve Changed)
  4. Said the Whale* – Dandelion (Everything Forever)
  5. Hot Garbage* – Rise (Mothland)
  6. Odonis Odonis* – Spectrums (Felte)
  7. Tanya Tagaq* – Tongues (Six Shooter)
  8. Izzo Blues Coalition* – Take it or Leave it (Independent)
  9. HuDost* – Anthems of Home (Independent)
  10. Strange Colours* – Future’s Almost Over (Slovenly)
  11. Gordie Tentrees* – Mean Old World (Independent)
  12. Basia Bulat* – The Garden (Secret City)
  13. L00ping* – Zero Point Energy (Independent)
  14. The Weather Station* – How is it That I Should Look at the Stars (Next Door)
  15. Broken Social Scene* – Old Dead Young: B-Sides and Rarities (Arts and Crafts)
  16. Softcult* – Year of the Snake (Independent)
  17. Church of Trees* – Pish Posh (Independent)
  18. Leeroy Stagger* – Dystopian Weekends (Tonic)
  19. Rob Heath* – Biggest Moments (Independent)
  20. Snotty Nose Rez Kids* – Life After (Independent)
  21. Angela Verbrugge* – Love for Connoisseurs (Gut String)
  22. The Night Bluemers* – Welcome Aboard the Midnight Train (Independent)
  23. Montgomery Street Band* – For the Time Begin (Independent)
  24. Dustbowl Daddies* – Boom and Bust Economies of Love (Independent)
  25. King Aurorus* – Sunset Design (Independent)
  26. M.M. Crone* – Ghost Crystal (Independent)
  27. Wine Lips* – Mushroom Death Sex Bummer Party (Stomp)
  28. Kingfisher* – Kingfisher EP (Independent)
  29. NOBRO* – Live Your Truth, Shred Some Gnar (Dine Alone)
  30. TRAITRS* – Horses in the Abattoir (Freakwave)
  31. Hollow Twin* – Soft Hearts (Independent)
  32. Fake Shark* – Time for the Future (Light Organ)
  33. Island Eyes* – Other Heaven (Independent)
  34. Men I Trust* – Untourable Album (Return to Analog)
  35. Brad Strang** – Instrumentals (Independent)
  36. Mike Nagoda* – Outside the Box (Independent)
  37. Geoffroy* – Live Slow Die Wise (Independent)
  38. Jaymz Bee* – Presents Music for Secret Agents (Vesuvius)
  39. Martha and the Muffins* – Marthology: In and Outtakes (Popguru)
  40. Tom Keenlyside* – A Night at the Espresso (Cellar)
  41. TV Moms* – Buzz Mallory (Independent)
  42. Cedric Noel* – Hang Time (Forward)
  43. Red Dirt Skinners* – Bear With Us (Independent)
  44. Gentle Party* – God Complex (Independent)
  45. Father Moon* – Father Moon EP (Independent)
  46. Waterstreet Blues Band* – Talkin About (Independent)
  47. FRVITS*- Stupid Era (Slovenly)
  48. Jon Cohen Experimental* – Indecisions (Huntsman)
  49. Various Artists* – It’s a Piquenique! (Hypo)
  50. Hounds** – Demo (Independent)

CFBX Top 10 Jazz Albums for Spring 2022

  1. Cory Weeds* – What Is There to Say? (Cellar)
  2. Greg Amirault* – News Blues (Independent)
  3. Angela Verbrugge* – Love for Connoisseurs (Gut String)
  4. Jami Templeton* – The Shape of My Heart (Independent)
  5. Montreal Jazz Trio* – Montreal Jazz Trio (Odd Sound)
  6. Maria Muldair and Tuba Skinny – Let’s Get Happy Together (Stony Plain)
  7. Tom Keenlyside* – A Night at the Espresso (Cellar)
  8. Wild Blue Herons* – You and I (Independent)
  9. Barbara Mantini* – Maybe Someday (Independent)
  10. Don MacDonald* – Shifting Sands (Independent)

CFBX Top 10 Worldbeat/International Albums for Spring 2022

1) Phonosonics* – New Again (Independent)
2) Sonia Aimy* – Reconnect (Independent)
3) The Human Rights* – Reggae Strong (Independent)
4) Andino Suns* – 9-11 (Independent)
5) Sultans of String* – Sanctuary (Independent)
6) Dubmatix* – System Shakedown 2010 (Independent)
7) PIQSIQ* – Live at Christ Church Cathedral (Independent)
8) Jaffa Road* – Until When (Independent)
9) Beny Esguerra* – A New Tradition Vol. 3: Northside Kuisi (Lulaworld)
10) G-Bolo* – Go Fi Mines (Independent)

CFBX Top 10 Loud/Metal Albums for Spring 2022

  1. The Hypnotics* – Static Fuzz Radio Singles EP (Independent)
  2. Hate it Too* – Gaslighting EP (Hell for Breakfast)
  3. Strange Colours* – Future’s Almost Over (Slovenly)
  4. Various Artists* – Zoo 666 (Slam/Hell for Breakfast)
  5. Wine Lips* – Mushroom Death Sex Bummer Party (Stomp)
  6. Powertron* – Neon Vice EP (Independent)
  7. Federal Dank* – Churro Dipper Shake (Independent)
  8. L00ping* – Zero Point Energy (Independent)
  9. Depleted Uranium* – Origin (Independent)
  10. Tymo* – The Art of a Maniac (Independent)

CFBX Top 10 Electronic Albums for Spring 2022

1) Odonis Odonis* – Spectrums (Felte)
2) Beatchild* – Unselfish Desires (BBE)
3) M.M. Crone* – Ghost Crystal (Independent)
4) Various Artists* – Emerge: A West Coast Dance Music Sampler (Surkeus)
5) King Aurorus* – Sunset Design (Independent)
6) Claude L’Anthrope* – Les Lumieres Sont Tue le Nuit (Independent)
7) DenMother* – Frantic Ram (Independent)
8) Psychic Pollution* – Psy-Ops (Eat Glass)
9) Love the Spirit* – Vivaldi Refreshed (Independent)
10) Organization* – Nothing is as it Seems (Independent)

CFBX Top 10 Rap/Urban Albums for Spring 2022

  1. Haviah Mighty* – Stock Exchange (Mighty Gang)
  2. Snotty Nose Rez Kids* – Life After (Independent)
  3. Sargeant x Comrade* – The Elephant in the Room (Independent)
  4. Swamp Thing* – World War Swamp (Urbnet)
  5. Shuana Seeteenak* – Therapy Sessions (Hitmakerz)
  6. Lexxicon* – Tropicon Islands (Independent)
  7. Sports and Music* – Sports and Music (Independent)
  8. Shad* – TAO (Secret City)
  9. Timbuktu* – It’s Alright in the Daylight (Independent)
  10. Anthony OKS* – In the Garden (LHM)

CFBX Top 10 Folk/Roots Albums for Spring 2022

1) Gordie Tentrees* – Mean Old World (Independent)
2) HuDost* – Anthems of Home (Independent)
3) Dustbowl Daddies* – Boom and Bust Economies of Love (Independent)
4) T. Buckley* – Frame by Frame (Fallen Tree)
5) Leeroy Stagger* – Dystopian Weekends (Tonic)
6) Ken Dunn* – Anthology Vol. 1 (Independent)
7) Rob Heath* – Biggest Moments (Independent)
8) Raine Hamilton* – Brave Land (Independent)
9) Jordana Talsky* – Zahava (Independent)
10) Red Dirt Skinners* – Bear with Us (Independent)

CFBX Top Ten Blues Albums for Spring 2022

  1. David Gogo* – Silver Cup (Cordova Bay)
  2. Mike Nagoda* – Outside the Box (Independent)
  3. The Night Bluemers* – Welcome Aboard the Midnight Train (Independent)
  4. Izzo Blues Coalition* – Take it or Leave it (Independent)
  5. Colin James* – Open Road (Stony Plain)
  6. Waterstreet Blues Band* – Talkin About (Independent)
  7. Dionne Bennett – Sugar Hip Ya Ya (Hunnica)
  8. Zoom with Shawn Kellerman* – Chocolate Cake (Independent)
  9. Scott Ellison – There’s Something About the Night (Swordfish)
  10. Lindsay Beaver and Brad Stivers* – Lindsay Beaver and Brad Stivers (Vizztone)

CFBX Top Five Classical Albums for Spring 2022

  1. Paul Cohen – Heard Again for the First Time (Ravello)
  2. City of Prague Philharmonic Orchestra – Kieffer: The Ambassador’s Wife (Navona)
  3. Jan Jarvlepp* – High Voltage Chamber Music (Navona)
  4. Jenny Perron – Paccione: Music for Piano (Navona)
  5. Who Cares* – Who Cares Vol. 1 (Independent)

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