CFBX Top 50 Albums for Winter 2022

CFBX Top 50 Albums for Winter 2022

Artist Title Label

  1. Blue Moon Marquee* – Scream, Holler and Howl (Independent)
  2. Kiwi Jr.* – Chopper (Sub Pop)
  3. Metric* – Formentera (Thirty Tigers)
  4. Mariel Buckley* – Everywhere I Used to Be (Birthday Cake)
  5. Art d’Ecco* – After the Head Rush (Paper Bag)
  6. The Royal Foundry* – Little High, Little Low (Independent)
  7. Heaven for Real* – Energy Bar (Mint)
  8. Motherhood* – Winded (Forward)
  9. Summer Bruises* – Light to Waste (Independent)
  10. Bibi Club* – Le Soleil et la Mer (Secret City)
  11. The Sadies* – Colder Streams (Dine Alone)
  12. Ghost Woman* – Ghost Woman (Victory Pool)
  13. Durham County Poets* – Out of the Woods (Independent)
  14. The Burning Hell* – Garbage Island (Independent)
  15. Kalisway* – Hit ’em with the Funk (Independent)
  16. The Projectors* – The Projectors (Sakamano)
  17. Encephalon* – Echoes (Artoffact)
  18. Frog Eyes* – The Bees (Paper Bag)
  19. Teenage Art Scene* – Wrong Datum (Independent)
  20. Stars* – From Capleton Hill (Last Gang)
  21. Patrick Holland* – You’re the Boss (Next Door)
  22. JayWood* – Slingshot (Captured Tracks)
  23. Megamall* – Escape from Lizard City (Fanta)
  24. Shoulder Season* – Not the Time (Independent)
  25. TOVI* – I Keep Floating Away (Independent)
  26. Greenwing* – Late Bloomer (Independent)
  27. Kamikaze Nurse* – Stimuloso (Mint)
  28. Slowly Becoming* – Sun Room Sessions Vol. 1 (Independent)
  29. TOPS* – Empty Seats (Independent)
  30. South Island Rhythm Kings* – Still That Way Today (Independent)
  31. Joe Coughlin* – Dedicated to You (Cellar)
  32. Tanya Tagaq* – Tongues North Star Remixes (Six Shooter)
  33. Joy Lapps* – Girl in the Yard (Independent)
  34. Lunar Bloom* – Running Deep (Independent)
  35. Thanya Iyer* – Rest EP (Topshelf)
  36. Let’s Go** – Disposable Year (Independent)
  37. Quit It!* – Spilling Out (Wasted Wax)
  38. TDJ* – TDJ123 (Collection Disques Durs)
  39. B.A. Johnston* – Werewolves of London, ON (Transistor 66)
  40. Justin Saladino Band* – Honest Lies (Independent)
  41. Eliza Niemi* – Staying Mellow Blows (Vain Mina)
  42. The Dice Cubes* – Rockin’ on the Edge of Town (Independent)
  43. Doohickey Cubicle* – Don’t Fix Anything (Independent)
  44. Kristen Martell* – Every Season (Independent)
  45. So Long Seven* – Only Elephants Know Her Name (Independent)
  46. Shared Image* – Along the Way (Independent)
  47. Yes, Oh Yes – Yes, Oh Yes (Independent)
  48. Preoccupations* – Arrangements (Flemish Eye)
  49. The Harpoonist and the Axe Murderer* – Live at the King Eddy (Independent)
  50. Nature Walk* – Dinner Music EP (Independent)

CFBX Top 10 Jazz Albums for Winter 2022

  1. Deb Rasmussen* – Unspoken (Independent)
  2. Caity Gyorgy* – Now Pronouncing (Independent)
  3. Ella Fitzgerald – Ella at the Hollywood Bowl (Verve)
  4. Roberta Brenza – It’s My Turn to Color Now (Origin)
  5. Joey Alexander – Origin (Mack Avenue)
  6. The Cookers Quintet* – The Path (Do Right!)
  7. Dave Slonaker Big Band – Convergency (Origin)
  8. Saxophone Legacy* – Saxophone Legacy (Chronograph)
  9. T.S. Monk – Live: Two Continents, One Groove (Storyville)
  10. Laura Crema/Bill Coon* – String Songs (Independent)

CFBX Top 10 Worldbeat/International Albums for Winter 2022

  1. So Long Seven* – Only Elephants Know Her Name (Independent)
  2. Lenka Lichtenberg* – Thieves of Dreams (Six Degrees)
  3. Plinio Fernandes – Saudade (Decca)
  4. Dubmatix/Future Dub Orchestra* – Frontline Dub (Echo Beach)
  5. Joy Lapps* – Girl in the Yard (Independent)
  6. Minyeshu – Netsa (ARC Music)
  7. Daniel Bellegarde* – Pastourelle (Quartier General)
  8. Okaidja Afroso – Jaku Mumor (Worldisc)
  9. Pierre Kwenders* – Jose Louis and the Paradox of Love (Arts and Crafts)
  10. Lodestar Trio – Bach to Folk (Naxos World)

CFBX Top 10 Loud/Metal Albums for Winter 2022

  1. Hemptress** – Fast Times (Independent)
  2. Trashed Ambulance* – Future Considerations (Thousand Island)
  3. Garden Dog* – Battle Zone! (Independent)
  4. Let’s Go** – Disposable Year (Independent)
  5. Shoulder Season* – Not the Time (Independent)
  6. Gush* – Gender Death (Independent)
  7. Homeless Gospel Choir – Fourth Dimension Intervention (Don Giovanni)
  8. Modern Terror* – Going Viral (Cursed Blessings)
  9. The Slime* – Living on Borrowed Slime (Cursed Blessings)
  10. Dez Dare – Ulysses (Trash Ch!mp)

CFBX Top 10 Electronic Albums for Winter 2022

  1. Various Artists* – Forest City Sessions, Vol. 5 (A Person Disguised as People)
  2. Encephalon* – Echoes (Artoffact)
  3. Tanya Tagaq* – Tongues North Star Remixes (Six Shooter)
  4. Lodgepole Kind* – Treehouse EP (Independent)
  5. All India Radio – The Generator of All Infinity (Independent)
  6. SPRLUA* – Magnum Dopus (Independent)
  7. TOVI* – I Keep Floating Away (Independent)
  8. Charl Cilders* – Bitch in Technicolour (Surkeus)
  9. Sodhivine* – Future Melodics (Independent)
  10. Habalyon* – Frozen Rainfall (A Person Disguised as People)

CFBX Top 10 Rap/Urban Albums for Winter 2022

  1. Missy D* – Case Depart (Birthday Cake)
  2. Elaquent* – Long Drives to Nowhere (Urbnet)
  3. Kalisway* – Hit ’em with the Funk (Independent)
  4. Chris Grey* – Together, But Barely (Independent)
  5. Aquakultre* – Don’t Trip (Forward)
  6. Pip Skid* – A Really Nice Day (Peanuts and Corn)
  7. Kyla Charter* – Edible Flowers (Independent)
  8. Magi Merlin* – Gone Girl EP (Bonsound)
  9. Mickey O’Brien* – Shift Change (Hand’Solo)
  10. Ol’ Gorilla Bones/Dirty Sample* – Revenge Vol. 1 (Hand’Solo)

CFBX Top 10 Folk/Roots Albums for Winter 2022

  1. The Sadies* – Colder Streams (Dine Alone)
  2. Mariel Buckley* – Everywhere I Used to Be (Birthday Cake)
  3. Madison Violet* – Eleven (Passenger)
  4. I Draw Slow – I Draw Slow (Compass)
  5. Pharis and Jason Romero** – Tell ’em You Were Gold (Smithsonian Folkways)
  6. The Fortunate Ones* – That Was You and Me (Sonic)
  7. Jocelyn Pettit* – Wind Rose (Independent)
  8. Tami Neilsen* – Kingmaker (Outside)
  9. Elliott Zimmerman* – In the Name of Love and More (Independent)
  10. Shannon O’Donovan* – Pockets of Time (Independent)

CFBX Top Ten Blues Albums for Winter 2022

  1. Blue Moon Marquee* – Scream, Holler and Howl (Independent)
  2. South Island Rhythm Kings* – Still That Way Today (Independent)
  3. Durham County Poets* – Out of the Woods (Independent)
  4. Taj Mahal and Ry Cooder – Get on Board (Nonesuch)
  5. The Harpoonist and the Axe Murderer* – Live at the King Eddy (Independent)
  6. Jay Douglas* – Confession (Mega City)
  7. John Mayall – The Sun is Shining Down (Forty Below)
  8. John Primer – Hard Times (Blue Flame)
  9. Lyle Odjick* – Through the Rain (Independent)
  10. Laura Tate – Smokey Tango (Blue Heart)

CFBX Top Five Classical Albums for Winter 2022

  1. Tim Fallon – Crupuscolo: Songs by Ottorio Resphigi (Bis)
  2. Ferdinando deSena – Tocca Miami (Navona)
  3. Jill Haley* – The Forest and Shores of Acadia (Independent)
  4. Laura Sewell – Threescore (Innova)
  5. Fischer Duo – 2020 Visions (Navona)

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