CJAM TOP 30 & SPECIALTY CHARTS // August 31 – September 6

* indicates Canadian artist. // ^ indicates local Windsor/Detroit artist

1    THE BETHS     Jump Rope Gazers (Carpark)

2    JAMES O-L*^     No Fear (Self-Released)

3    NO JOY*     Motherhood (Joyful Noise)

4    POTTERY*     Welcome to Bobby’s Motel (Royal Mountain)

5    ANGEL OLSEN     Whole New Mess (Jagjaguwar)

6    THUNDERCAT     It Is What It Is (Brainfeeder)

7    BEDTIME KHAL ^    Fog (Independent)

8    ADULT. ^    Perception Is/As/Of Deception (Dais)

9    PROTOMARTYR^     Ultimate Success Today (Domino)

10   DEAD QUIET*     Truth and Ruin (Artoffact)

11   LITTLE KID*     Transfiguration Highway (Solitaire)

12   REZN     Chaotic Divine (Self-Released)

13   CLOUD NOTHINGS     The Black Hole Understandings (Self-Released)

14   PRIVATE WORLD     Aleph (Dais)

15   BLOXX     Lie Out Loud (Chess Club)

16   BUSTY AND THE BASS*     Eddie (Arts & Crafts)

17   VIDEO AGE     Pleasure Line (Winspear)

18   THROTTLE ELEVATOR MUSIC     Emergency Exit (Wide Hive)

19   DOG DAY*     Present (Fundog)

20   HUM     Inlet (Polyvinyl)

21   DREAM NAILS     Dream Nails (Dine Alone)

22   WASHED OUT     Purple Noon (Partisan)

23   RON LEARY AND DEAN DROULLIARD*^     As Long as I Ain’t Thinking About the Future (Independent)

24   THE FAMILY SOUL*^     Give It More Try (Soul City Music Co-op)

25   AL YETI BONES*^     Conduit Beast (Self-Released)

26   ALEX MOXON QUARTET*     Self Titled (Self-Released)

27   SMOKY MIRROR*     Surrey Struggles (Self-Released)

28   ALVARO ROJAS     Gran Kasa (Self-Released)

29   TORONTO TABLA ENSEMBLE*     Unexpected Guests (Self-Released)

30   FIVE ALARM FUNK*     Big Smoke (Self-Released)


click ‘more’ for specialty charts!

Continue reading


* indicates Canadian artist. ^ indicates Windsor/Detroit artist.

1    THE JERRY CANS*     Echos (Aakuluk)

2    LIDO PIMIENTA*     Miss Colombia (Anti-)

3    TOUGH AGE*     Which Way Am I? (Mint)

4    THE BETHS     Jump Rope Gazers (Carpark)

5    JAMES O-L*^     No Fear (Self-Released)

6    REV HANK*     El Camino (Self-Released)

7    FIVE ALARM FUNK*     Big Smoke (Self-Released)

8    PROTEST THE HERO*     Palimpsest (Self-Released)

9    HIFILO*     Speak Your Name (Self-Released)

10   DIZZY*     The Sun and Her Scorch (Royal Mountain)

11   DAVID STRICKLAND*     Spirit of Hip Hop (eOne)

12   LOYAL LOBOS     Everlasting (AWAL)

13   MRS. PISS     Self-Surgery (Sargent House)

14   DAMU THE FUDGEMUNK     Ocean Bridges (Redefinition)

15   HOLY HIVE     Float Back To You (Big Crown)

16   SUNNY WAR     Can I Sit With You? (Hen House Studios)

17   HELVETIA     This Devastating Map (Joyful Noise)

18   FAST FRIENDS     Hi T Lo IQ (Dine Alone)

19   FONTAINES D.C.     A Hero’s Death (Partisan)

20   TOMMY AND THE COMMIES*     Hurtin’ 4 Certain (Slovenly)

21   SARAH JAROSZ     World on the Ground (Rounder)

22   PROTOMARTYR^     Ultimate Success Today (Domino)

23   NOBLE SON*     Life Isn’t Fun (Self-Released)

24   LITTLE SPARTA*     Lost Boat Party EP (Self-Released)

25   ALVARO ROJAS     Gran Kasa (Self-Released)

26   TORONTO TABLA ENSEMBLE*     Unexpected Guests (Self-Released)

27   SEAN BURNS*     It Takes Luck To Get The Best Of Me (Self-Released)

28   THE FREE LABEL*     M.I.A (Self-Released)

29   JUNKOWL*     Making Out With My Death (Self-Released)

30   SKINNY DYCK*     Get To Know Lonesome (Self-Released)

Click more for specialty charts…

Continue reading