Top 30 Charts

CFBX Top 30 Charts to January 11, 2018

* indicates Canadian Content
** indicates a local artist

Artist – Album (Label)

1) Julie and the Wrong Guys* – Julie and the Wrong Guys (Dine Alone)
2) Samantha Fish – Belle of the West (Ruf)
3) Destroyer* – Ken (Merge)
4) The New Weather Machine* – Seas of Dawn (Independent)
5) Andre Bisson* – Break (Independent)
6) Tough Age* – Shame (Mint)
7) Wolf Parade* – Cry Cry Cry (Sub Pop)
8) The Brood* – Transistor (Turtlemuzik)
9) Sam Tudor* – Quotidian Dream (Independent)
10) Maylee Todd* – Acts of Love (Do Right!)
11) Sure* – Positive Mental Energy (Independent)
12) So Long Seven* – Kala Kalo (Independent)
13) Heavy Bell* – By Grand Central Station (Independent)
14) Katherine Moller* – Storm Queen (Independent)
15) The Commotions* – Volume 2 (Independent)
16) Weaves* – Wide Open (Buzz)
17) Wes Mason* – Wes Mason EP (Independent)
18) The Pack A.D.* – Dollhouse (Cadence)
19) Ashley Condon* – Can You Hear Me (Independent)
20) Bull North* – Low Harmony (Independent)
21) Bird City* – Winnowing (Coax)
22) Andrea Marr – Natural (Independent)
23) Dave Bennett – Blood Moon (Mack Avenue)
24) The Barr Brothers* – Queen of the Breakers (Secret City)
25) Jim Balfour* – Breathe (Independent)
26) Compassion Gorilla* – Coalesce (Independent)
27) Malk* – Born Elated (Dipstick)
28) Spoutnique* – My Blue Sky Turns Teal Vol. 1 (Independent)
29) Broomsticks and Hammers* – Mirrorbox (Independent)
30) The Achromatics* – Give Me That Beat (Independent)

Specialty Charts for Early January 2018

Top 10 Jazz Albums
1) The Achromatics* – Give Me That Beat (Independent)
2) Dave Bennett – Blood Moon (Mack Avenue)
3) Teri Parker* – In the Past (Independent)
4) Glenn Kostur – The Way of It (Artist Alliance)
5) Prime Time Big Band* – Live at the Ironwood (Chronograph)
6) Joe Bowden Project* – Thank You for Listening (Independent)
7) Alex Pangman* – Hot Three! (Justin Time)
8) Soren Nissen* – Departures (Independent)
9) Dee Dee Bridgewater – Memphis, Yes, I’m Ready (Okeh)
10) Gregory Porter – Nat King Cole and Me (Blue Note)

Top 10 World/International Albums
1) Compassion Gorilla* – Coalesce (Independent)
2) Meklit – When the People Move, the Music Moves Too (Six Degrees)
3) So Long Seven* – Kala Kalo (Independent)
4) Jim Balfour* – Breathe (Independent)
5) Boogat* – San Cristobal Baile Inn (Maisonnette)
6) Minor Empire* – Uprooted (World Trip)
7) Various Artists – Queens of Fado (ARC Music)
8) Esmerine* – Mechanics of Dominion (Constellation)
9) Charity Ekeke – She (Independent)
10) Mr. Lif and Brass Menazeri – Resilient (Waxsimile)

Top 10 Metal/Loud/Punk Albums
1) Tough Age* – Shame (Mint)
2) The Dreadnoughts* – Foreign Skies (Independent)
3) Osyron* – Kingsbane (Independent)
4) Warcall* – Invaders (Independent)
5) Proto Idiot – Leisure Opportunity (Slovenly)
6) Propaghandi* – Victory Lap (Epitaph)
7) Dead Quiet* – Grand Rites (Artoffact)
8) Forsaken Rite* – The Northern Saga (Independent)
9) The Uglies* – Fuck Up My Whole Weekend (Bug Nasty)
10) Fuss* – Rock or Walk EP (Slow Death)

Top 10 Electronic Albums
1) Blue Hawaii* – Tenderness (Arbutus)
2) Nine Inch Nails – Add Violence EP (Capitol)
3) Maylee Todd* – Acts of Love (Do Right!)
4) Spoutnique* – My Blue Sky Turns Teal Vol. 1 (Independent)
5) Whence Came Pestilence* – Rained a Ton (Baffled Octopi)
6) Mich Cota* – Kija/Care (Egg Paper Factory)
7) Lex Plexus** – Stellar Trip (Ulusulu)
8) Aris Kindt – Swann and Odette (Kingdoms)
9) DJ Phonon – Lost (Axiom)
10) Acid Pauli – Es War Einmal Indianderland (Ouie)

Top 10 Hip-Hop Albums
1) Mr. Lif and Brass Menazeri – Resilient (Waxsimile)
2) Young RJ – Blaq Royalty (Independent)
3) Bingx – My E.G.O. (AVJ)
4) Dan-E-O* – Dear Hip Hop (Urbnet)
5) Stoop – Welcome to Your Tape (Independent)
6) Tzadeka* – Half the Pain is Half the Work (Litte Whore)
7) Def3* – Small World (Urbnet)
8) Med-Man* – 40 Amps 2 Freedom (Independent)
9) ChanHays* – Here (Droppin’ Science)
10) Malcolm-Jay* – The Enemy Within (Independent)

Top 10 Roots Albums
1) Bird City* – Winnowing (Coax)
2) Katherine Moller* – Storm Queen (Independent)
3) Ashley Condon* – Can You Hear Me (Independent)
4) Broomsticks and Hammers* – Mirrorbox (Independent)
5) Buffy Sainte-Marie* – Medicine Songs (True North)
6) Benjamin Dakota Rogers* – Whisky and Pine (Independent)
7) Alan Doyle* – A Week at the Warehouse (Universal)
8) Sarah Streitz – Yesterday‘s Child (Independent)
9) Over the Moon* – Moondancer (Independent)
10) Teri-Lynn Williams-Davidson* – Grizzly Bear Town (Independent)

Top 10 Blues Albums
1) Andre Bisson* – Break (Independent)
2) Samantha Fish – Belle of the West (Ruf)
3) The Commotions* – Volume 2 (Independent)
4) Jim Byrnes* – Long Hot Summer Days (Black Hen)
5) Andrea Marr – Natural (Independent)
6) Jack de Keyzer* – The Best of Vol. 1 (Blue Star)
7) Van Morrison – Roll with the Punches (Exile)
8) Wes Mackey* – Back to the Shack (Independent)
9) Jimmy Zee Band* – What You See is What You Get (Independent)
10) Kevin Breit* – Johnny Goldtooth and the Chevy Casanovas (Stony Plain)

Top 5 Classical Albums
1) Christen Lien – Elpis (Independent)
2) Anne Akiko Meyers – Fantasia (Avie)
3) Andrea-Ann Deschenes* – Villa-Lobos/Castro (Independent)
4) Bill Murray, Jan Vogler and Friends – New Worlds (Decca)
5) Valentin Silvestrov – Hiroglyphen der Nacht (ECM)

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