Top 30 Charts

CFBX Top 30 Charts to May 25, 2023

* indicates Canadian Content
** indicates a local artist

Artist – Album (Label)

1) GLDMTH* –  GLDMTH (Warner)
2) Matt Andersen* – The Big Bottle of Joy (Sonic)
3) Sunnsetter* – The Best That I Can Be (Paper Bag)
4) Dubmatix* – ReWired (Echo Beach)
5) Miami Nights 1984* – Sentimental (Independent)
6) Tripper and the Wild Things* – Fever Dreams (Independent)
7) Urkimsher* – Magical Thinking (Independent)
8) Sarah Shafey* – Blackbox Universe (Independent)
9) All Hands_Make Light* – Darling the Down (Constellation)
10) Roki* – Mother (Independent)
11) Matt Holubowski* – Like Flowers on a Molten Lawn (Audiogram)
12) Versa* – A Voyage/A Destination (Independent)
13) John Primer – Teardrops for Magic Slim (Blues House)
14) Natalie McMaster and Donald Leahy* – Canvas (Linus)
15) Mayfly* – Hideaway Vol. 1 (Duprince)
16) Pradius** – Dreamcasting (Independent)
17) Greenhouse Ensemble* – Rez de Chaussee (Independent)
18) John Showman and Chris Coole* – Much Further Out Than Inevitable (Independent)
19) Cat Clyde* – Down Rounder (Second Prize)
20) Jason Zumpano* – Village Lights (Jaz)
21) Robinson Kirby* – Little Dreams (Independent)
22) Jackson Welchner* – Blink Twice (Independent)
23) Metropolitan Jazz Octet – The Bowie Project (Origin)
24) Tunic* – Wrong Dream (Artoffact)
25) Dawn Sev* – Tart EP (Independent)
26) Warpage* – Absolutely Delicious (Independent)
27) Bluenevada – Moonlight Melon (Independent)
28) Tooth and the Fang* – Cold Dirges of the Baffled (Monopolized)
29) Society’s Ills* – Lore (Independent)
30) Nikki Yanofsky* – Nikki by Starlight (MNRK)

Specialty Charts for Mid-May 2023

Top 10 Jazz Albums

  1. Emily Braden* – Cannon and Sparrow (Independent)
  2. Nikki Yanofsky* – Nikki by Starlight (A440)
  3. Mason Razavi – Six-String Standards (OA2)
  4. Dan Trudell – Fishin’ Again (OA2)
  5. Ally Fiola* – Interblaze (Independent)
  6. Brad Goode – The Unknown (Origin)
  7. William Carn* – Choices (Independent)
  8. Longtoe* – Le Banquet (Independent)
  9. Christian McBride’s New Jawn – Prime (Mack Avenue)
  10. Jake Baldwin – Misc. Items (Shifting Paradigm)

Top 10 Worldbeat/International Albums

  1. Jane Bunnett and Maqueque* – Playing with Fire (Linus)
  2. Dubmatix* – ReWired (Echo Beach)
  3. Kune* – Universal Echoes (Lulaworld)
  4. Kobo Town* – Carnival of the Ghosts (Independent)
  5. Shumaila Hemani* – Mannat (a Prayer, a Wish) – (Independent)
  6. Bruno Capinan* – Tara Rara (Independent)
  7. Moonshine*- SMS for Location Vol. 5 (Moonshine)
  8. O.B.F. Foundation* – Lava (Dubquake)
  9. Payadora Tango Ensemble* – Silent Tears: The Last Yiddish Tango (Six Degrees)
  10. The Appetizers – Listen Up (Badasonic)

Top 10 Metal/Loud/Punk Albums

  1. Various Artists* – Zoo 7 (Slam Disques)
  2. Fucked Up* – One Day (Merge)
  3. The Mahones* – Jameson Street (True North)
  4. Pillars of a Twisted City* – Sentinel (Debt Offensive)
  5. Baited* – Baited (Surkeus)
  6. Marcher* – Demo (Independent)
  7. Inner Urge* – Consume and Waste (Independent)
  8. The Franky Tones* – The Good Room (Independent)
  9. The Goodsons* – Better Late Than Never (Independent)
  10. The Real McKenzies* – Songs of the Highlands, Songs of the Sea (Fat Wreck Chords)

Top 10 Electronic Albums

  1. Mayfly* – Hideaway Vol. 1 (Duprice)
  2. Zero Cool* – Midian (Independent)
  3. ctrl_alt_rock* – ctrl_alt_rock (Independent)
  4. Digawolf* – Ini (Spirit) (Independent)
  5. Pradius** – Dreamcasting (Independent)
  6. Always a Bad Thing* – He Who Lies with Robots (Baffled Octopi)
  7. Compander* – Diverdant (Independent)
  8. hundredmillionthousand* – Attention Span (Independent)
  9. Ouef Korrekt* – Podweek (No Type)
  10. Hidden Hierarchies* – Get it Right EP (P in a Circle)

Top 10 Hip-Hop/Rap Albums

  1. Domanique Grant* – Queendom Chapter One (Independent)
  2. Planet Giza* – You Don’t Understand (Independent)
  3. Skulastic* – Skulastic Vol. 2 (Independent)
  4. L. Teez* – Studio Blue (Hydrophonik)
  5. Jordann* – Safe Space (OneRPM)
  6. Logan Wood* – Pardon My Name (Independent)
  7. Grossbuster* – Grossbuster EP (Independent)
  8. The Dirty Sample* – Beats to Murder Rappers To (Hand’Solo)
  9. Snotty Nose Rez Kids* – I’m Good, HBU? (Independent)
  10. Mino Ceaz* – Mino Ceazon (Independent)

Top 10 Roots Albums

  1. John Hewitt* – Life, Blood and Tears (Independent)
  2. John Showman and Chris Coole* – Much Further Out than Inevitable (Independent)
  3. Brad Strang** – Acoutic Crossroads (Independent)
  4. Natalie McMaster and Donald Leahy* – Canvas (Linus)
  5. Ziggy Alberts – Dancing in the Dark (Commonfolk)
  6. Dom Flemons – Traveling Wildfire (Smithsonian Folkways)
  7. Kate Weekes* – Better Days Ahead (Independent)
  8. Eric Killburn – Reckoning (Independent)
  9. Magpie* – High Plains (Independent)
  10. Meredith Moon* – Constellations (True North)

Top 10 Blues Albums

  1. Matt Andersen* – The Big Bottle of Joy (Sonic)
  2. Daddy Long Legs – Street Sermons (Yep Roc)
  3. Big Shoes – Fresh Tracks (Independent)
  4. Agnostic Mountain Gospel Choir* – Everything Was a Long Time Ago (S.A.P.)
  5. Big Harp George – Cut My Spirit Loose (Blues Mountain)
  6. Sister Lucille – Tell the World (Independent)
  7. Joe Louis Walker – Weight of the World (Forty Below)
  8. Jason Lang* – Handled with Care (Outside)
  9. Mississippi MacDonald – Heavy State Loving Blues (APM)
  10. Jewel Brown – Thanks for Good Ol’ Music and Memories (Independent)

Top 5 Classical Albums

  1. Jason Zumpano* – Village Lights (Jaz)
  2. Nelson Freire – Memories: The Unreleased Recordings (Decca)
  3. O Lake – Still (Patchrock)
  4. Drax – Chaos and Contemplation (Ravello)
  5. Michael Nix – Apercu: New Classic Banjo Project (Big Round)

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