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

*Indicates Canadian Content

1    SHOOBIES* – Nevermind the Hardcore, Here’s Shoobies (Self-Released)

2    HEARTTHROB CHASSIS –Arrhythmia (Milan)

3    THE HIGH DIALS* – Foreverish (Self-Released)

4    JEFF LAROCHELLE* – Lenses Extend (Self-Released)

5    COLLECTIVE ORDER* – Vol. 3 (Self-Released)

6    FEVER FEEL* – Fever Feel (Self-Released)

7    PUGS AND CROWS AND TONY WILSON* – Uncle! (Phonometrograph)

8    PRIORS* – New Pleasure (Slovenly)

9    IVANA POPOVIC* – Bushes and Bombshelters (Longplay)

10   STEPHANIE BOULAY* – Ce Que Je Te Donne Ne Dispait Pas (Grosse Boite)

11   SHAD* – A Short Story About A War (Secret City)

12   JOSHUA RAGER NONET* – Jondo (Bent River)

13   DWIGHT JAMES AND THE ROYALS –Need Your Loving (Electric Seed)

14   FOXWARREN* – Foxwarren (Arts & Crafts)

15   VARIOUS –Brainfeeder X (Brainfeeder)

16   CAT POWER –Wanderer (Domino)

17   ORRIN EVANS –Presence (Smoke Sessions)

18   DIRTY PROJECTORS –Lamp Lit Prose (Domino)

19   BUTCHERS* – Jerk (Self-Released)

20   PAPA GHOSTFACE* – What We Lost in the Flood (Tosteestostas)

21   OUTRAGEOUS CHERRY –Meet You in the Shadows (Burger)

22   ELZA* – Nothing’s Wrong (Self-Released)

23   ONLY A VISITOR* – Technicolour Education (Self-Released)

24   ARIEL POSEN* – How Long (Self-Released)

25   PLANTS* – What You Forgot (Self-Released)

26   LUTRA LUTRA* – Psychopath & The Philosopher (Self-Released)

27   THIS TIME* – This Time (Self-Released)

28   LOUNGE FM* – Love Will Let You Down (Self-Released)

29   ALLISON AU QUARTET* – Wander Wonder (Self-Released)

30   HIGH PARADE* – The Ocean (Self-Released)

CJAM Top 30 Charts // January 7th – January 13th, 2019

*indicates Canadian Content

1    PAPA GHOSTFACE* –  What We Lost in the Flood (Tosteestostas)

2    OUTRAGEOUS CHERRY –Meet You in the Shadows (Burger)

3    VOLUNTEERS* – I Wish I Was As Happy As John Denver (Self-Released

4    SHAD – *A Short Story About A War (Secret City)

5    MATTHEW DEAR –Bunny (Ghostly International)

6    HUTTCH* – Huttchino (Self-Released)

7    HIGH PARADE* – The Ocean (Self-Released)

8    JOCK TEARS* – Bad Boys (Inky)

9    RACHEL BARTON PINE* – Blues Dialogues (Cedille)

10   STEPHANIE BOULAY* – Ce Que Je Te Donne Ne Dispait Pas (Grosse Boite)

11   URBAN SURF KINGS* – Astro Surf A-Go-Go (Self-Released)

12   ART D’ECCO* – Trespasser (Paper Bag)

13   THE AR-KAICS – In This Time (Wick)

14   RAIZA BIZA AND REMI – Black Hole Sun EP (Low Key Source)

15   CARBONAS –Your Moral Superior (Goner)

16   TOMORROW’S TULIPS –Harnessed To Flesh (Burger)

17   JOYCE MANOR –Million Dollars To Kill Me (Epitaph)

18   FRANCINE HONEY* – To Be Continued… (Self-Released)

19   ESCAPE GOAT* – Escape Goat (Self-Released)

20   LOGAN AND NATHAN – *Chasing Tales and a Few Other Things (Self-Released)

21   THE HIGH DIALS* – Foreverish (Self-Released)

22   CRAIG MOREAU* – A Different Kind Of Train (Self-Released)

23   ALL HANDS ON JANE –Animal Worship (Self-Released)

24   THE CASTOR TROYS* – Legends Never Die (Self-Released)

25   MARIE-VERONIQUE BOURQUE* – Une porte s’ouvre (Self-Released)

26   SHOOBIES* – Nevermind the Hardcore, Here’s Shoobies (Self-Released)

27   AUTOPILOT* – Afterglow (Self-Released)

28   FEVER FEEL* – Fever Feel (Self-Released)

29   SIEVI* – Rebirth (Self-Released)

30   WISH LASH* – Altar of Doubt (Self-Released)

Singles Club Top 3 // December 2018

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This month’s edition of the singles club featured 7 tracks from Windsor and Detroit, and our programmers played their favourites over the past four weeks, resulting in the following top 3:

1. The Gasoline Gypsies – Freaks and Nonbelievers (Detroit)

2. Honeymoon Bay – Home (Windsor)

3.  Christopher Fry – Jagqueen (Windsor)

Want to submit your track to the January compilation? Get all of the details here! 

 

CJAM Top 30 Charts // December 31st, 2018 – January 6th, 2019

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* indicates Canadian Content

1    CHARLES BRADLEY – Black Velvet (Daptone)

2    PAPA GHOSTFACE* – What We Lost in the Flood (Tosteestostas)

3    THE HIGH DIALS* – Foreverish (Self-Released)

4    RAE SPOON* – bodiesofwater (Coax)

5    SHAD* – A Short Story About A War (Secret City)

6    URBAN SURF KINGS* – Astro Surf A-Go-Go (Self-Released)

7    COLIN JAMES* – Miles to Go (True North)

8    MAKAYA MCCRAVEN – Universal Beings (International Anthem)

9    IRON AND WINE – Weed Garden (EP) (Sub Pop)

10   HUTTCH* – Huttchino (Self-Released)

11   HIGH PARADE* – The Ocean (Self-Released)

12   SHOOBIES* – Nevermind the Hardcore, Here’s Shoobies (Self-Released)

13   NUELA CHARLES* – Distant Danger (Self-Released)

14   VARIOUS* – Invisible Channel: Live Sessions From CJSW 90.9 FM (CJSW 90.9 FM)

15   DAVE MCEATHRON* – Abandoned Companions (Self-Released)

16   WAY NORTH* – Fearless And Kind (Self-Released)

17   AUTOPILOT* – Afterglow (Self-Released)

18   PROBLEM PATIENT* – Patient Problems (Self-Released)

19   CHRIS CASSERLY* – Clear Black Sky (Self-Released)

20   HOLY GASP* – The Love Songs of Oedipus (Self-Released)

21   EUGENE RIPPER* – Fast Folk Underground 5 (Self-Released)

22   JOHNNY GRIFFITH* – The Lion, Camel & Child (GB Music)

23   KAIA KATER* – Grenades (Acronym)

24   NO CODES* – No Codes (Self-Released)

25   VOLUNTEERS* – I Wish I Was As Happy As John Denver (Self-Released)

26   ERNESTO CERVINI TURBOPROP* – Abundance (Anzic)

27   FRONTPERSON* – Frontrunner (Oscar Street)

28   ROXANNE POTVIN* – All It Was (Domino)

29   BIRDS OF BELLWOODS* – Victoria (Self-Released)

30   TOKYO POLICE CLUB* – Tokyo Police Club (Dine Alone)

CJAM Top 30 Charts // January – December 2018

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1  Kiran Ahluwalia* – 7 Billion (Six Degrees)

2  Various* – Museum of Skin Vol. II  (IND)

3  Black Milk FEVER (Mass Appeal)

4  Anna Burch* – Quit the Curse (Polyvinyl)

5  U.S. Girls* A Poem Untitled (Royal Mountain)

6  Diane Motel* Lonesome for the Colour (IND)

7  James O-L and The Villains*Wild Goose Jack (Famous Last)

8  Nap Eyes* – I’m Bad Now ( You’ve Changed)

9  Toronto Tabla Ensemble*  – Bhumika (IND)

10  Maz* – ID (IND)

11  Dusted* – Blackout Summer (Ponyvinyl)

12  Born Ruffians*  – Uncle, Duke & The Chief  (Paper Bag)

13  Les Poules a Colin* – Morose (IND)

14  Baby Cages* – Bitter Melon (IND)

15  The 427’s* –  Stay Gold (Stingray)

16  Dabrye – Three/Three(Ghostly International)

17  La Luz – Floating Features (Hardly Art)

18  Great Lake Swimmers* –  The Waves, The Wake (Nettwerk Music Group)

19  Farewell Mourners* – Farewell Mourners (IND)

20  Phono Pony* – Monkey Paw (IND)

21  Yess Woah* –  Believe (IND)

22  Etenesh Wassie & Mathieu Sourisseau – Yenealem (Strut)

23  Courtney Barnett – Tell Me How You Really Feel  (Mom + Pop)

24  Seun Kuti & Egypt 8o* – Black Times (Royal Mountain)

25  Calpurnia* – Scout (Royal Mountain)

26  Various Artists – Congo Revolution (Soul Jazz)

27   Preoccupations* – New Material (Flemish Eye)

28   Yukon Blonde* – Critical Hit (Dine Alone)

29   RSXGLD* – RSXGLD (Fat Beats)

30   Kandle* – Holy Smoke (IND)

Best of 2018

CJAM's Favourite Albums of 2018

The best albums of 2018, according to various CJAM personnel

Allison Brown – Border City Roots

Raine Hamilton  “Night Sky”

Sarah Hiltz  “Beauty In The Blue”

Les Poules A Colin  “Morose”

Lonesome Ace Stringband “When The Sun Comes Up”

The Lynnes  “Heartbreak Song For The Radio”

Mayhemingways  “Skip Land”

Ali McCormick “That Place You Know”

Dave Quanbury  “Still Life With Canadian “

Pharis & Jason Romero “Sweet Old Religion”

Slocan Ramblers “Queen City Jubilee”

New discoveries: Janet Cull, Rebekah Hawker, Mama’s Broke

 

Dante – In The Garage

Parquet Courts “Wide Awaaaaake!”

Milo  “Budding Ornithologists Are Weary of Tired Analogies”

Courtney Barnett “Tell Me How You Really Feel”

Paul Jacobs “Easy”

Brockhampton  “Iridescence”

Huttch “Huttchino”

Oh Sees “Smote Reverser”

Kero Kero Bonito “Time ‘n’ Place”

Single Mothers “Through a Wall”

La Luz “Floating Features”

 

Jon – In The Garage

Unknown Metal Orchestra “Sex & Food”

Courtney Barnett “Tell Me How You Really Feel”

Brockhampton “Iridescence”

Oh Sees “Smote Reverser”

Orb “The Space Between”

La Luz “Floating Features”

Parquet Courts “Wide Awaaaaake!”

Mom Jeans “Puppy Love”

Mitski “Be The Cowboy”

Joyce Manor “Million Dollars to Kill Me”

 

Mirella – Colour Me Punk

1) Beach Goons “hoodratscumbag”

2) Elisapie “Ballad of the Runaway Girl”

3) Kikagaku Moyo “Masana Temples”

4) Mitski “Be the Cowboy”

5) Oh Sees “Smote Reverser”

6) Yoko Ono “Warzone”

7) Kaia Kater “Grenades”

 

Lauren – Rummage Radio                            

Dirty Nil “Master Volume”

Moonlight Benjamin “Siltane”

Interrupters “Fight The Good Fight”

We Hunt Buffalo “Head Smashed In”

Protoje “A Matter of Time”

Stranger on a Plane “Wings”

Barstool Preachers “Grazi Governo”

The Lytics “Float On”

Robbie Fulks & Linda Gail Lewis “Wild! Wild! Wild!”

Night Club “Scary World”

 

Justin – CJAM Intern

Travis Scott “Astroworld “

Post Malone “Beerbongs & Bentley’s”

Juice Wrld “Goodbye and Good Riddance”

Denzel Curry “Ta1300”

Drake “Scorpion”

Bawskii “Comethazine”

Fat Nick “Generation Numb”

J. Cole “K.O.D.”

J.I.D. “Dicaprio”

Lil’ Mosey “Nothsbest”

Lil’ Sky “Life of a Dark Road”

Pouya “Five Five”

Shek Wes “Mudboy”

Trippie Redd “Life’s a Trip”

 

Trevor  – Girlie So Groovie

(10) Odetta Hartman “Old Rockhounds Never Die”

(9) Let’s Eat Grandma “I’m All Ears”

(8) Anna Calvi “Hunter”

(7) Kate Nash “Yesterday Was Forever”

(6) Kandle “Holy Smoke”

(5) Yoko Ono “Warzone”

(4) tune-yards “I Can Feel You Creep Into My Private Life”

(3) Cat Power “Wanderer”

(2) Superorganism “Superorganism”

(1) Angélique Kidjo “Remain in Light”

 

Brady  – Music From Planet Earth

Seun Kuti & Egypt 80 “Black Times”

Kamasi Washington “Heaven and Earth”

Titus Andronicus “A Productive Cough”

The Holy Gasp “The Love Songs of Oedipus Rex”

David Byrne “American Utopia”

The Delvon Lamarr Organ Trio “Close But No Cigar”

The Lytics “Float On”

The Old Salts “Fisherman Jake”

James O-L & The Villains “Wild Goose Jack EP”

Kiran Alhuwalia “7 Billion”

Bombino “Deran”

John Coltrane “Both Directions at Once”

Brownout “Fear of a Brown Planet”

Morricone Youth “Danger Diabolik”

Papa Ghostface “What We Lost in the Flood”

 

Tom – The Freedom Principle

Anbessa Orchestra “Negestat” (USA)

ARAT KILO, Mamani Keita, Mike Ladd “Visions Of Selam” (France, Mali)

Baba Commandant “Siri Ba Kele” (Burkina Faso)

Bombino “Deran” (Niger)

Fatoumata Diawara “Fenfo (Something To Say)” (Mali)

Imarhan “Temet” (Algeria)

Moonlight Benjamin “Siltane” (Haiti, France)

Orquesta Akokán “Orquesta Akokán” (Cuba)

Seun Anikulapo Kuti & Egypt “Black Times” (Nigeria)

Ural Thomas & the Pain “The Right Time” (USA)

2018

CJAM Top 30 Charts // December 10th – December 16th, 2018

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1    PARQUET COURTS – Wide Awake! (Rough Trade)

2    PAPA GHOSTFACE* – What We Lost in the Flood (Tosteestostas)

3    HUTTCH* – Huttchino (Self-Released)

4    BIRDS OF BELLWOODS* – Victoria (Self-Released)

5    DAUGHTERS – You Won’t Get What You Want (Ipecac)

6    MATTHEW DEAR – Bunny (Ghostly International)

7    CRISTIAN DE LA LUNA* – Sabes (Self-Released)

8    JEFF LAROCHELLE* – Lenses Extend (Self-Released)

9    CURSED ARROWS* – Rebirth (Self-Released)

10   TORONTO TABLA ENSEMBLE* – Bhumika (Self-Released)

11   NO CODES* – No Codes (Self-Released)

12   TOKYO POLICE CLUB* – Tokyo Police Club (Dine Alone)

13   RON DAVIS* – Symphronica UpfRONt (Really!?)

14   URBAN SURF KINGS* – Astro Surf A-Go-Go (Self-Released)

15   SHAD* – A Short Story About A War (Secret City)

16   SAFIA NOLIN* – Dans le noir (Bonsound)

17   FUCKED UP* – Dose Your Dreams (Arts & Crafts)

18   RICHARD REED PARRY* – Quiet River of Dust Vol. 1 (Anti-)

19   ADBESSELAM DAMOUSSI AND NOUR EDDINE – Jedba (ARC)

20   ATMOSPHERE – Mi Vida Local (Rhymesayers)

21   RAIZA BIZA AND REMI – Black Hole Sun EP (Low Key Source)

22   BABA AND DJANA SISSOKO – Fasiya (Blind Faith)

23   AFRO NATIONAL – African Experimentals (1972-1979) (Africa Seven)

24   THE SCORPIONS AND SAIF ABU BAKR – Jazz Jazz Jazz (Habibi Funk)

25   VARIOUS ARTISTS – Best of Calypso 1912-1952 (ARC)

26   GEORGIA ANNE MULDROW – Overload (Brainfeeder)

27   ELVIS COSTELLO & THE IMPOSTERS – Look Now (Concord)

28   JULIA HOLTER – Aviary (Domino)

29   OH PEP! – I Wasn’t Only Thinking Of You… (ATO)

30   MUDHONEY – Digital Garbage (Sub Pop)

CJAM Top 30 Charts // December 3rd – December 9th, 2018

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* indicates Canadian Content

1    PAPA GHOSTFACE* – What We Lost in the Flood (Tosteestostas)

2    URBAN SURF KINGS* – Astro Surf A-Go-Go (Self-Released)

3    THE SCORPIONS AND SAIF ABU BAKR – Jazz Jazz Jazz (Habibi Funk)

4    OUTRAGEOUS CHERRY – Meet You in the Shadows (Burger)

5    SHOOBIES* – Nevermind the Hardcore, Here’s Shoobies (Self-Released)

6    TOKYO POLICE CLUB* – Tokyo Police Club (Dine Alone)

7    THE DIRTY NIL* – Master Volume (Dine Alone)

8    ADULT. – This Behavior (Dais)

9    AFRO NATIONAL – African Experimentals (1972-1979) (Africa Seven)

10   BABA AND DJANA SISSOKO – Fasiya (Blind Faith)

11   VARIOUS – Brown Acid: The Seventh Trip (Riding Easy)

12   CHARLES BRADLEY – Black Velvet (Daptone)

13   HUTTCH* – Huttchino (Self-Released)

14   DISASTER STRIKE* – Disaster Strike (Self-Released)

15   VARIOUS* – Invisible Channel: Live Sessions From CJSW 90.9 FM (CJSW 90.9 FM)

16   AUTOPILOT* – Afterglow (Self-Released)

17   PROBLEM PATIENT* – Patient Problems (Self-Released)

18   NO CODES* – No Codes (Self-Released)

19   VOLUNTEERS* – I Wish I Was As Happy As John Denver (Self-Released)

20   SINGLE MOTHERS* – Through A Wall (Dine Alone)

21   ART D’ECCO* – Trespasser (Paper Bag)

22   KANDLE* – Holy Smoke (Self-Released)

23   RAE SPOON* – bodiesofwater (Coax)

24   THE LYTICS* – Float On (LHM Records)

25   MALOU BEAUVOIR – Spiritwalker (Panthera)

26   BAD SPORTS – Constant Stimulation (Dirtnap)

27   ELVIS COSTELLO & THE IMPOSTERS – Look Now (Concord)

28   IDLE BLOOM – Flood the Dial (Budding Romance)

29   MOLLY BURCH – First Flower (Captured Tracks)

30   BEAK> – >>> (Temporary Residence/Invada)

CJAM Top 30 Charts // November 26th – December 2nd, 2018

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* indicates Canadian Content

1    BABA AND DJANA SISSOKO – Fasiya (Blind Faith)

2    CHARLES BRADLEY – Black Velvet (Daptone)

3    SNAKE RIVER* – Tread On To The Unkown You (Self-Released)

4    URBAN SURF KINGS* – Astro Surf A-Go-Go (Self-Released)

5    ART D’ECCO* – Trespasser (Paper Bag)

6    SHOOBIES* – Nevermind the Hardcore, Here’s Shoobies (Self-Released)

7    TOKYO POLICE CLUB* – Tokyo Police Club (Dine Alone Records)

8    ELVIS COSTELLO & THE IMPOSTERS – Look Now (Concord)

9    PAPA GHOSTFACE* – What We Lost in the Flood (Tosteestostas)

10   ADULT. – This Behavior (Dais)

11   NUELA CHARLES* – Distant Danger (Self-Released)

12   VARIOUS* – Invisible Channel: Live Sessions From CJSW 90.9 FM (CJSW 90.9 FM)

13   COLLECTIVE ORDER* – Vol. 3 (Self-Released)

14   TORONTO TABLA ENSEMBLE* – Bhumika (Self-Released)

15   NO CODES* – No Codes (Self-Released)

16   BELLE PLAINE* – Malice, Mercy, Grief & Wrath (Self-Released)

17   ERIN COSTELO* – Sweet Marie (venue)

18   VOLUNTEERS* – I Wish I Was As Happy As John Denver (Self-Released)

19   SHAD* – A Short Story About A War (Secret City)

20   AUTOGRAMM* – What R U Waiting 4? (Nevado)

21   MARC DJOKIC* – Solo Seven (Atma)

22   JÉRÔME 50* – La Hiérarchill (Dare To Care)

23   KANDLE* – Holy Smoke (Self-Released)

24   FRONTPERSON* – Frontrunner (Oscar Street)

25   ELISAPIE* – The Ballad of the Runaway Girl (Bonsound)

26   THE LYTICS* – Float On (LHM Records)

27   ROSEANNE CASH – She Remembers Everything (Blue Note)

28   THE SCORPIONS AND SAIF ABU BAKR – Jazz Jazz Jazz (Habibi Funk)

29   MAKAYA MCCRAVEN – Universal Beings (International Anthem)

30   BUXTON – Stay Out Late (New West)

Singles Club Top 2 // November 2018

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This month’s edition of the singles club featured 12 tracks from Windsor and Detroit, and our programmers played their favourites over the past four weeks, resulting in the following top 2:

 

1. Mellodraw – Run For Cover (Windsor)

2. Disaster Strike – Hopefully (Windsor)

Want to submit your track to the January compilation? Get all of the details here!