Top 30 Charts

CFBX Top 30 Charts to May 21, 2020

* indicates Canadian Content
** indicates a local artist

Artist – Album (Label)

1) Durham County Poets* – Hand Me Down Blues (Independent)
2) Jeremy Kneeshaw** – Covers (Independent)
3) Roomful of Blues – In a Roomful of Blues (Alligator)
4) Whitney Shay – Stand Up! (Ruf)
5) Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds – Ghosteen (AWAL)
6) Thorbjorn Rislager/Black Tornado – Come on In (Ruf)
7) Lie* – You Want it Real (Mint)
8) Anna Maria Menta – Sky Tonight (Independent)
9) Bywater Call* – Bywater Call (Independent)
10) Sam Weber* – Everything Comes True (Sonic Unyon)
11) Angel Forrest* – Hell Bent with Grace (Ad Litteratam)
12) Caveboy* – Night in the Park, Kiss in the Dark (Independent)
13) Beauts* – Dalliance (LHM)
14) Alex Cuba* – Sublime (Caracol)
15) Louise Burns* – Portraits (Light Organ)
16) Chocolat* – Jazz Engage (Dare to Care)
17) Area Resident* – Viscount (Record Centre)
18) Manitoba Hal* – Vintage Blend (Independent)
19) Holuy F*ck* – Deleter (Last Gang)
20) Jasmine Trails* – Jasmine Trails (Kelp)
21) Brandon Wolfe Scott* – Burden on Your Shoulders (Dine Alone)
22) Stonerpop – American Dreams (Independent)
23) SIRR* – Space (Independent)
24) Red Mass* – A Hopeless Noise (Label Etiquette)
25) Virtues and Failings* – 3 EP (Independent)
26) Layla Zoe* – Retrospective Tour Live (Independent)
27) Yuka* – Dreamscape (Independent)
28) Guy Belanger* – Eldorado (Bros)
29) King Gizzard and the Lizard Wizard – Infest the Rat’s Nest (ATO)
30) Dave Soldier – Zajal (Mulatta)

Specialty Charts for Early March 2020

Top 10 Jazz Albums
1) Andrey Ochoa* – Frankenhorn (Chronograph)
2) Andrea Superstein* – Worlds Apart (Membran)
3) Pulsart Trio* – Elevation (Independent)
4) Carolyn Curry* – Dear Be a Doll (Maritimes)
5) University of Toronto Jazz Orchestra* – Embargo (Independent)
6) Jenna Marie Pinard/Jay Yoo* – Here, Now (Independent)
7) Chelsea McBride’s Socialist Night School* – Aftermath (Independent)
8) Lolly Allen – Coming Home (OA2)
9) Bria Skonberg* – Nothing Never Happens (Independent)
10) Redline Trio* – Featuring Steve Hudson (Independent)

Top 10 World/International Albums
1) Mariachi Ghost* – Puro Dolor (Pipe and Hat)
2) MNGWA* – The Strange One (Independent)
3) Various Artists – Sound Portraits from Bulgaria (Smithsonian Folkways)
4) Purna Loka Ensemble – Metaraga (Origin World)
5) Custudio Castelo – Amalie Classics on Portuguese Guitar (ARC Music)
6) Alex Cuba* – Sublime (Caracol)
7) Various Artists – Paris Cafe (Putumayo)
8) Jason Wilson* – Sumach Roots (Wheel)
9) Orchid Ensemble* – From a Dream (Independent)
10) Mighty Mystics* – Beat Down Babylon (Independent)

Top 10 Metal/Loud/Punk Albums
1) The Drowns – Under Tension (Pirates Press)
2) Woodhawk* – Violent Nature (Independent)
3) Annihilator* – Ballistic, Sadistic (Silver Lining)
4) Disgruntled Taxpayers – $5 Toaster (Hungry Spaniel)
5) Pyramids on Mars* – Edge of the Black (Independent)
6) Harsh* – Three Songs from the Road (Independent)
7) Ooluu* – Diluvean (Independent)
8) Sleepwraith* – Day Terrors (Independent)
9) The Huntingtons – Muerto, Carcel, o Rocanrol (Burnt Toast Vinyl)
10) 63 Monroe* – Faded Glory (Independent)

Top 10 Electronic Albums
1) TR/ST* – The Destroyer – Part 2 (Royal Mountain)
2) Holy Fxck* – Deleter (Last Gang)
3) Peppermoth* – The Second Bird (Big Mind)
4) L’Electrique Brulant* – Le Ciel d’Hiver (Arachnidiscs)
5) O’Haara* – Worst Fears (A Person Diguised as People)
6) Elephant Skeletons* – Lamp of Exodus (Independent)
7) Elizabeth Joan Kelly – Farewell Doomed Planet! (Independent)
8) Negativland – True False (Seeland)
9) Shower* – Shower EP (Independent)
10) Organ Mood* – Indivisible (Dare to Care)

Top 10 Hip-Hop Albums
1) Obuxum* – Re-Birth (Urbnet)
2) The Mighty Rhino* – A Joy Which Nothing Can Erase (Hand Solo)
3) Dillin Hoox* – Valhalla (Independent)
4) Sean One* – Development (Black Buffalo)
5) HMLT* – Need You (Urbnet)
6) Mo Moshiri* – Can I Tell You Something? (Urbnet)
7) Aphrose* – Element (Independent)
8) Lxvndr and Moves* – Real Always Wins (Black Buffalo)
9) Various Artists* – Ajungi (Hitmakerz)
10) Cartel Madras* – Age of the Goonda (Royal Mountain)

Top 10 Roots Albums
1) William Prince* – Reliever (Six Shooter)
2) Tif Ginn* – Moving Day (Independent)
3) Dug Nugget* – The Great Lobster Bear (Independent)
4) Barry Muir* – The Wild and Beautiful (Sunbelly)
5) Ian Kelly* – Long Story Short (Sunset Hill)
6) Amy Blanding* – Down the Line (Good Egg)
7) Steep Canyon Rangers – North Carolina Songbook (Yep Roc)
8) Aerialists* – Dear Sienna (Fiddlehead)
9) Adam Hill* – Water in the Draw (Independent)
10) Sarah Jane Scouten* – Confessions (Light Organ)

Top 10 Blues Albums
1) Black Cat Bones – Tattered and Torn (Independent)
2) Rott’n Dan and Lightning Willy* – Rottn’ Dan and Lightning Willy (DMA)
3) Barry Allen* – Speed of Dark (Royalty)
4) Popa Chubby – It’s a Mighty Hard Road (Independent)
5) Teresa James and the Rhythm Tramps – Live! (Jesi-Lu)
6) Manitoba Hal* – Vintage Blend (Maritimes)
7) Frank Bey – All My Dues Are Paid (Nola Blue)
8) Sid Whelan – Waitin’ for Payday (Independent)
9) Guy Belanger* – Eldorado (Brox)
10) The Jimmys – Gotta Have it (Independent)

Top 5 Classical Albums
1) Rachel Barton Pine/Royal Scottish National Orchestra – Dvorak/Khatchurian: Violin Concertos (Avie)
2) Third Coast Percussion – Fields (Cedille)
3) Naito, Akemi – Within My Soul (Ravello)
4) Sarah Mesko – Mira J. Spektor: Daytime and Night Songs (Navona)
5) John Lunn – Downton Abbey OST (Decca)

 

 

 

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