CJAM Top 30 Charts // November 11th – November 17th, 2019

* indicates Canadian artist

1    VARIOUS* – Forwards & Backwards: The Wards of Windsor Music Project (Self-Released)

2    THE SOULJAZZ ORCHESTRA* – Chaos Theories (Do Right!)

3    MIDNIGHT METRO* – Flamingo (Self-Released)

4    WALRUS* – Cool to Who (Outside Music)

5    ANGEL OLSEN – All Mirrors (Jagjaguwar)

6    PRETTY MATTY* – Pretty Matty (Self-Released)

7    CHRIS KIRBY* – What Goes Around (Dipole Productions Inc.)

8    WHOOP-SZO* – Warrior Down (You’ve Changed)

9    CORRIDOR* – Junior (Bonsound)

10   EMILE BILODEAU* – Grandeur Mature (Self-Released)

11   ALEX CAMERON – Miami Memory (Secretly Canadian)

12   THE FAMILY SOUL* – On The Shoulders of… Vol. 1 (Self-Released)

13   ANTHONY RINALDI* – The Infinite Sky (Self-Released)

14   REGARD PERSAN* – Invisible (Self-Released)

15   DANY LAJ AND THE LOOKS* – Everything New Is New Again (Transistor 66)

16   JOSE CONTRERAS* – At the Slaughterhouse (Headless Owl)

17   CHOCOLAT* – Jazz Engagé (Dare To Care)

18   THE HIGH DIALS* – Primitive Feelings (pt I & II) (Hook & Prayer)

19   BEGONIA* – Fear (Rex Baby)

20   MOKA ONLY* – Patina (Instrumentals) (Urbnet)

21   THE DEAD SOUTH* – Sugar and Joy (Six Shooter Records)

22   RIIT* – Ataataga (Six Shooter)

23   FRUIT TONES – Natural Selection (Self-Released)

24   VETIVER – Up On High (Mama Bird)

25   SONGHOY BLUES – Meet Me In The City (Fat Possum)

26   WILCO – Ode to Joy (dBpm)

27   HANNAH WILLIAMS AND THE AFFIRMATIONS – 50 Foot Woman (Record Kicks)

28   BLACK OAK ENSEMBLE – Silenced Voices (Cedille)

29   HOLLY JONES – Art On The Piano (Studio Jones)

30   BIG THIEF – Two hands (4AD)

CJAM Top 30 Charts // November 4th – November 10th, 2019

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* indicates Canadian artist

1    WHOOP-SZO* – Warrior Down (You’ve Changed)

2    VARIOUS* – Forwards & Backwards: The Wards of Windsor Music Project (Self-Released)

3    WALRUS* – Cool to Who (Outside Music)

4    PICK A PIPER* – Sight (Tin Angel)

5    RIIT* – Ataataga (Six Shooter)

6    PEACH PYRAMID* – Bright Blue (Oscar Street)

7    CLOSE TALKER* – How Do We Stay Here? (Slow Weather)

8    ISKWÉ* – Aacākosīk (Self-Released)

9    CHOCOLAT* – Jazz Engagé (Dare To Care)

10   KARATE BOOGALOO KB’s Mixtape No. 2 (HopeStreet)

11   CELLOS* – Split EP (No List)

12   TR/ST* – The Destroyer – Part 1 (Royal Mountain)

13   HALF MOON RUN* – A Blemish In The Great Light (The Pepper Gang)

14   BODYWASH* – Comforter (Luminelle)

15   SWAMP THING* – Cherry Mongoose (Urbnet)

16   FOXES IN FICTION Trillium Killer (Orchid Tapes)

17   CORRIDOR* – Junior (Bonsound)

18   PRETTY MATTY* – Pretty Matty (Self-Released)

19   PAUL JACOBS* – Easy (Remastered) (Nomad EEL Records)

20   TUNETOWN* – There From Here (Slammin Media)

21   BEGONIA* – Fear (Rex Baby)

22   CHRIS KIRBY* – What Goes Around (Dipole Productions Inc.)

23   LIGHTNING DUST* – Spectre (Western Vinyl)

24   THE SOULJAZZ ORCHESTRA* – Chaos Theories (Do Right!)

25   RAE SPOON* – Mental Health (Coax)

26   ROBERTO LOPEZ* – Kaleido Stropico (Curura Musique)

27   SURPRISE CHEF All News Is Good News (College of Knowledge)

28   HANNAH WILLIAMS AND THE AFFIRMATIONS 50 Foot Woman (Record Kicks)

29   BRANT BJORK Jalamanta (Heavy Psych Sounds Records)

30   FRUIT TONES Natural Selection (Self-Released)

Despite 29% Student Opt-Out Rate CJAM FM Remains Optimistic Ahead of Fall Fundraiser Thanks to Community Support

Early this year the Ontario Government announced a new change in university tuition fees giving student the ability to opt-out of any fees deemed non-essential under the Student Choice Initiative, which included campus radio. With no consultation or warning before the announcement, CJAM FM staff and volunteers were left scrambling to raise funds in the few months before the fall semester began to ensure financial stability.
 

At the University of Windsor, CJAM FM has seen a 29% opt-out rate for the 2019 fall semester. This represents a decrease in the student levy fund of about $15,700 for the station. If the opt-out percentage remains the same for upcoming the winter semester, the station will lose roughly $31,400 this school year. “This is in the average range for campus radio opt-outs across the province,” says Station Manager Brady Holek. “We aren’t happy to see this funding go, especially since we only had a few months notice, but things could be a lot worse, and we have been preparing since the Student Choice Initiative was announced.”

Earlier this year CJAM made the tough decision to cut their Music Director job, held an emergency fundraising drive, and has been rallying the community to make sure the station can maintain basic operations. “It’s been incredible to see so many members of the community stepping up to help us out,” says Holek. “After CJAM announced that its funding was in jeopardy, I started getting calls from venue owners, local unions, and listeners who wanted to help us out in any way they could. Thanks to this support CJAM has created a cushion against the funding shortfall. We’ve received a lot of help, especially from the Green Bean Cafe and Dominion House Tavern. The events we held at these two venues alone have helped generate upwards of ten thousand dollars. Alongside ticket sales, a lot of bands have been playing for free, or handing their portion of the door back to the station.”

CJAM is now preparing for their annual fall fundraiser that beings on Friday November 8th and ends on November 15th. “The fall fundraiser is extremely important for us because it represents a significant portion of our annual budget. While effectively combatting the loss in fees makes us optimistic, the fundraiser has always represented approximately 30% of our annual budget and is essential in maintaining our ability to broadcast.”   


CUPE 1393 has also been a major contributor to CJAM FM, sponsoring the 2019 fall fundraising t-shirts. “This is huge for us,” says Holek. “Without CUPE 1393 sponsoring the t-shirts we would not have the ability to provide them as a thank you to our donors.”

The continued local support has Holek looking forward to CJAMs future. “We are very lucky to have so many community supporters who believe in the promotion of local, independent, non-commercial music and programming. If the past few months have shown me anything, it’s that local artists, venues, and the community at large believe in the CJAM mandate.”

 Donations to the station can be made online at this secure link, by calling in at 519-971-3630 in Windsor and 1-855-344-2526 in Detroit, or in person during the fundraiser between 9am and 7pm.

CJAM Top 30 Charts // October 27th – November 3rd, 2019

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1    WALRUS* – Cool to Who (Outside Music)

2    PEACH PYRAMID* – Bright Blue (Oscar Street)

3    PRETTY MATTY* – Pretty Matty (Self-Released)

4    RIIT* – Ataataga (Six Shooter)

5    VARIOUS ARTISTS* – Forwards & Backwards: The Wards of Windsor Music Project (Self-Released)

6    THE HIGH DIALS* – Primitive Feelings (pt I & II) (Hook & Prayer)

7    CORRIDOR* – Junior (Bonsound)

8    PAUL JACOBS* – Easy (Remastered) (Nomad EEL Records)

9    LITTLE SCREAM* – Speed Queen (Merge)

10   MOKA ONLY* – Patina (Instrumentals) (Urbnet)

11   THE BLACK FEVER* – Unarticulated Wants (Self-Released)

12   CHASTITY BELT Chastity Belt (Hardly Art)

13   SWAMP THING* – Cherry Mongoose (Urbnet)

14   KYLO* – Exit (Self-Released)

15   BODYWASH* – Comforter (Luminelle)

16   LEIF VOLLEBEKK* – New Ways (Secret City)

17   PICK A PIPER* – Sight (Tin Angel)

18   YUKA* – Dreamscape (Self-Released)

19   EMILE BILODEAU* – Grandeur Mature (Self-Released)

20   MICAH ERENBERG* – Love is Gonna Find You (Sleepless)

21   THE NEW PORNOGRAPHERS* – In the Morse Code of Brake Lights (Concord)

22   BEGONIA* – Fear (Rex Baby)

23   DANY LAJ AND THE LOOKS* – Everything New Is New Again (Transistor 66)

24   MAZACOTE* – Patria (Justin Time)

25   BRIDAL PARTY* – Too Much (Kingfisher Bluez)

26   CLOSE TALKER* – How Do We Stay Here? (Slow Weather)

27   BOY SCOUTS Free Company (Anti-)

28   ELI MOON Bodies (Meridian)

29   KRAAK & SMAAK Pleasure Centre (Boogie Angst)

30   ROBERT GLASPER Fuck Yo Feelins (Loma Vista)

CJAM Top 30 Charts // October 21st – October 27th, 2019

*Indicates Canadian Content

1    PAUL JACOBS* – Easy (Remastered) (Nomad EEL Records)

2    BIG THIEF Two hands (4AD)

3    TEGAN AND SARA* – Hey, I’m Just Like You (Sire)

4    SHOTGUN JIMMIE* – Transistor Sister 2 (You’ve Changed)

5    BLACK OAK ENSEMBLE Silenced Voices (Cedille)

6    MIDNIGHT METRO* – Flamingo (Self-Released)

7    PICK A PIPER* – Sight (Tin Angel)

8    CHRON GOBLIN* – Here Before (Grand Hand Records)

9    GILLIAN SMITH* – Into the Stone (Leaf)

10   JEREMIE ALBINO* – Hard Time (Sleepless)

11   RAE SPOON* – Mental Health (Coax)

12   VARIOUS ARTISTS Hillbillies in Hell: Country Music’s Tormented Testament 1952-1974; Tribula (OMNI)

13   ASMA HAMZOUI & BNAT TIMBOUKTOU Oulad Lghaba (Ajabu!)

14   WILLIAM SUSMAN Collision Point (Belarca)

15   HOLLY JONES Art On The Piano (Studio Jones)

16   LOUIS ARMSTRONG Live in Europe (Dot Time)

17   ALTERED FIVE BLUES BAND Ten Thousand Watts (Blind Pig)

18   JOHN LUNN Original Motion Picture Soundtrack Downtown Abbey (Decca)

19   BRITTANY HOWARD Jaime (ATO)

20   PRETTY MATTY* – Pretty Matty (Self-Released)

21   AARON DOLMAN* – Nostalgia And Other Fantasies (Self-Released)

22   RED ARMS* – Critical State (Yeah Right!)

23   TUNETOWN* – There From Here (Slammin Media)

24   LIGHTNING DUST* – Spectre (Western Vinyl)

25   OFRA HARNOY* – Back To Bach (Analekta)

26   SARAH PAGÉ* – Dose Curves (Backwards Music)

27   RIIT* – Ataataga (Six Shooter)

28   EMILE BILODEAU* – Grandeur Mature (Self-Released)

29   MOKA ONLY* – Patina (Instrumentals) (Urbnet)

30   THE DEAD SOUTH* – Sugar and Joy (Six Shooter Records)

CJAM Top 30 Charts // October 14th – October 20th, 2019

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*Indicates Canadian Artist

1    BIG THIEF Two hands (4AD)

2    THE FAMILY SOUL* – On The Shoulders of… Vol. 1 (Self-Released)

3    PEACH PYRAMID* – Bright Blue (Oscar Street)

4    LIGHTNING DUST* – Spectre (Western Vinyl)

5    ANGEL OLSEN All Mirrors (Jagjaguwar)

6    MIDNIGHT METRO* – Flamingo (Self-Released)

7    PAUL JACOBS* – Easy (Remastered) (Nomad EEL Records)

8    EMILE BILODEAU* – Grandeur Mature (Self-Released)

9    DUO KALYSTA* – Origins (Leaf)

10   MICAH ERENBERG* – Love is Gonna Find You (Sleepless)

11   BEGONIA* – Fear (Rex Baby)

12   DANNY LAJ AND THE LOOKS* – Everything Is New Again (Self-Released)

13   CHRIS KIRBY* – What Goes Around (Dipole Productions Inc.)

14   SANDRO PERRI* – Soft Landing (Constellation)

15   RAE SPOON* – Mental Health (Coax)

16   THE DEAD SOUTH* – Sugar and Joy (Six Shooter Records)

17   BLACK OAK ENSEMBLE Silenced Voices (Cedille)

18   DAVID KILGOUR & THE HEAVY EIGHTS Bobbie’s A Girl (Merge)

19   BELLE AND SEBASTIAN Days Of The Bangold Summer (Matador)

20   CHASTITY BELT Chastity Belt (Hardly Art)

21   JOSEPH DALEY EARTH TONES ENEMBLE The Seven Deadly Sins (Self-Released)

22   PURPLE MOUNTAINS Purple Mountains (Drag City)

23   PRETTY MATTY* – Pretty Matty (Self-Released)

24   PATIENT HANDS* – Stoic (Self-Released)

25   COUNTERFEIT JEANS* – Good Morning (Kingfisher Bluez)

26   ORCHID ENSEMBLE* – From A Dream (Self-Released)

27   BRETTON LEE JOHN* – Find Yourself Missing (Self-Released)

28   CITY AND COLOUR* – A Pill For Loneliness (Dine Alone)

29   TEGAN AND SARA* – Hey, I’m Just Like You (Sire)

30   THE ROYAL FOUNDRY* – Wakeup Wakeup (Self-Released)

CJAM Top 30 Charts // October 7th – October 14th, 2019

* indicates Canadian artist

1    MIDNIGHT METRO* – Flamingo (Self-Released)

2    PEACH PYRAMID* – Bright Blue (Oscar Street)

3    BRIDAL PARTY* – Too Much (Kingfisher Bluez)

4    THE NEW PORNOGRAPHERS* – In the Morse Code of Brake Lights (Concord)

5    THE SOULJAZZ ORCHESTRA* – Chaos Theories (Do Right!)

6    ANGEL OLSEN –  All Mirrors (Jagjaguwar)

7    SHOTGUN JIMMIE* – Transistor Sister 2 (You’ve Changed)

8    CHASTITY BELT – Chastity Belt (Hardly Art)

9    BRITTANY HOWARD – Jaime (ATO)

10   TARIQ* – Telegrams (Tonic)

11   MAUNO* – Really Well (Tin Angel)

12   PAUL JACOBS* – Easy (Remastered) (Nomad EEL Records)

13   GILLIAN SMITH* – Into the Stone (Leaf)

14   CHRIS KIRBY* – What Goes Around (Dipole Productions Inc.)

15   EAMON MCGRATH* – Guts (Saved By Vinyl)

16   CLOSE TALKER* – How Do We Stay Here? (Slow Weather)

17   THE DEAD SOUTH* – Sugar and Joy (Six Shooter Records)

18   SCREAMING AT TRAFFIC* – I Don’t Like Sports (Little Rocket Records)

19   THE FAMILY SOUL* – On The Shoulders of… Vol. 1 (Self-Released)

20   YEARS OF ERNEST* – Sort it Out (Self-Released)

21   RANDY NAPOLEON – Common Tones (Detroit Music Factory)

22   GLASSREEL* – Unalike (Self-Released)

23   TUNETOWN* – There From Here (Slammin Media)

24   DANY LAJ AND THE LOOKS* – Everything New Is New Again (Transistor 66)

25   DIAMONDTOWN* – The Voice (Self-Released)

26   LIGHTNING DUST* – Spectre (Western Vinyl)

27   THE WELLS* – Quiet Town (Self-Released)

28   PURLICUE* – Dip ‘n Dot (Self-Released)

29   COLOUR TONGUES* – Almost East (Self-Released)

30   HI-RANGER* – Tire Town (Self-Released)

CJAM Top 30 Charts // September 30th – October 6th, 2019

* indicates Canadian artist

1    PEACH PYRAMID* – Bright Blue (Oscar Street)

2    SHOTGUN JIMMIE* – Transistor Sister 2 (You’ve Changed)

3    CHASTITY BELT – Chastity Belt (Hardly Art)

4    THE FAMILY SOUL* – On The Shoulders of… Vol. 1 (Self-Released)

5    BEGONIA* – Fear (Rex Baby)

6    JEREMIE ALBINO* – Hard Time (Sleepless)

7    BRITTANY HOWARD – Jaime (ATO)

8    BRIDAL PARTY* – Too Much (Kingfisher Bluez)

9    BOY SCOUTS – Free Company (Anti-)

10   ALTERED FIVE BLUES BAND – Ten Thousand Watts (Blind Pig)

11   TWIN PEAKS – Lookout Low (Grand Jury)

12   GLASSREEL* – Unalike (Self-Released)

13   LIGHTNING DUST* – Spectre (Western Vinyl)

14   VIVIAN GIRLS – Memory (Polyvinyl)

15   ORIGAMI GHOSTS – Healthy Travel Potions (Self-Released)

16   TITUS ANDRONICUS – An Obelisk (Merge)

17   JULIA SHAPIRO – Perfect Version (Sub Pop)

18   DUDE YORK – Failing (Sub Pop)

19   CLOSE TALKER* – How Do We Stay Here? (Slow Weather)

20   MOKA ONLY* – Patina (Instrumentals) (Urbnet)

21   PAUL DESLAURIERS BAND – Bounce (Bros)

22   ARSEN SHOMAKHOV* – Rain City Blues (Self-Released)

23   BARITONE MADNESS* – Baritone Madness (Chronograph)

24   SHURA – forevher (Secretly Canadian)

25   CHRIS KIRBY* – What Goes Around (Dipole Productions Inc.)

26   MONOLORD – No Comfort (Relapse)

27   PRISM QUARTET – Color Theory (Naxos)

28   MIDNIGHT METRO* – Flamingo (Self-Released)

29   THE NEW PORNOGRAPHERS* – In the Morse Code of Brake Lights (Concord)

30   FRANKIE COSMOS – Close It Quietly (Sub Pop)

CJAM Top 30 Charts // September 23 – September 29 2019

*Indicates Canadian artist.

1    PEACH PYRAMID* – Bright Blue (Oscar Street)

2    MOKA ONLY* – Patina (Urbnet)

3    BRIDAL PARTY* – Too Much (Kingfisher Bluez)

4    LIGHTNING DUST* – Spectre (Western Vinyl)

5    WHITNEY Forever Turned Around (Secretly Canadian)

6    DANNY LAJ AND THE LOOKS* – Everything Is New Again (Self-Released)

7    CHASTITY BELT Chastity Belt (Hardly Art)

8    FRANKIE COSMOS Close It Quietly (Sub Pop)

9    TWIN PEAKS Lookout Low (Grand Jury)

10   DIAMONDTOWN* – The Voice (Self-Released)

11   LES SOEURS BOULAY* – La mort des étoiles (Grosse Boite)

12   BRITTANY HOWARD Jaime (ATO)

13   VIVIAN GIRLS Memory (Polyvinyl)

14   JEREMIE ALBINO* – Hard Time (Sleepless)

15   EAMON MCGRATH* – Guts (Saved By Vinyl)

16   SHANNON LAY August (Sub Pop)

17   THE SOULJAZZ ORCHESTRA* – Chaos Theories (Do Right!)

18   (SANDY) ALEX G House Of Sugar (Domino)

19   STEF CHURA Midnight (Saddle Creek)

20   LILY FROST* – Retro-Moderne (Self-Released)

21   THE BLACK KEYS Let’s Rock (Easy Eye Sound/Nonesuch)

22   HI RANGER* – Tire Town (Self-Released)

23   THE BLACK FEVER* – Unarticulated Wants (Self-Released)

24   FOGGY TAPES Cogito Ergo Fog (Howlin Banana/Cry Baby)

25   DUDE YORK Failing (Sub Pop)

26   RHEOSTATICS* – Here Come The Wolves (Six Shooter)

27   OH SEES Face Stabber (Castle Face)

28   PURLICUE* – Dip ‘n Dot (Self-Released)

29   SANDRO PERRI* – Soft Landing (Constellation)

30   VARIOUS* – Museum of Skin Vol. 3 (Self-Released)