CJAM Top 30 Charts // May 6th – 12th, 2019

1    PARTNER* – Saturday the 14th (You’ve Changed)

2    DAWN TYLER WATSONMad Love (Self-Released)

3    RED MASSKillrush Drive (No Coast)

4    BUDDS BANDV (Daptone)

5    MDOU MOCTARIlana: The Creator (Sahel Sounds)

6    BEN G* – Stories I Tell (Self-Released)

7    FOXHART FISHMAN* – Watch It Grow (Self-Released)

8    APOLLO SUNS* – Dawn Offerings (Self-Released)

9    DAVID WELLS* – Night Roads (Self-Released)

10   POTTERY* – No. 1 (Royal Mountain)

11   LYDIA PERSAUD* – Let Me Show You (Next Door)

12   SAXSYNDRUM* – Second Nature (so sorry records)

13   LIVING HOUR* – Softer Faces (Kanine)

14   JV’S BOOGALOO SQUAD* – Going to Market (Flatcar)

15   PKEW PKEW PKEW (GUNSHOTS)* – Optimal Lifestyles (Dine Alone)

16   SISKIYOU* – Not Somewhere (Constellation)

17   JAY SLAY* – I Stack Up EP and Remixes (Self-Released)

18   LOS STRAITJACKETSChannel Surfing (Yep Roc)

19   DADDY LONG LEGSLowdown way (Yep Roc)

20   THE REBEL SETSmidgen Pigeon (Outro)

21   RAY-EYEFull Swing (Self-Released)

22   COSMONAUTSStar 69 (Burger)

23   SHANA CLEVELANDNight Of The Worm (Hardly Art)

24   APPARATLP5 (Mute)

25   SHARON VAN ETTENRemind Me Tomorrow (Jagjaguwar)

26   TACOCATThis Mess Is A Place (Sub Pop)

27   RITUAL HOWLSRendered Armor (Felte)

28   VIVIENNE WILDER AND THE VICE PRESIDENTS* – Waking Up The Dinosaurs (Self-Released)

29   BAD ANIMAL* – Growing Pains (Self-Released)

30   AL LERMAN* – Northern Bayou (Self-Released)

CJAM Top 30 Charts // April 22nd – 28th, 2019

*Indicates Canadian Content

1    THE KING KHAN EXPERIENCE* – Turkey Ride (Khannibalism)

2    PUP* – Morbid Stuff (Little Dipper)

3    PARTNER* – Saturday the 14th (You’ve Changed)

4    LOS STRAITJACKETSChannel Surfing (Yep Roc)

5    FOXHART FISHMAN* – Watch It Grow (Self-Released)

6    JAY SLAY* – I Stack Up EP and Remixes (Self-Released)

7    SHANA CLEVELANDNight Of The Worm (Hardly Art)

8    DEERHUNTERWhy Hasn’t Everything Already Disappeared? (4AD)

9    TACOCATThis Mess Is A Place (Sub Pop)

10   THE TSUNAMI BROTHERS* – The Tsunami Brothers (Self-Released)

11   HOLLOW LOVE* – Hollow Love (Self-Released)

12   BAD HOO* – What Is When? (Self-Released)

13   FUTURE WOMB* – BABYGIRLGALACTIC (Self-Released)

14   DAWN TYLER WATSON AND PAUL DESLAURIERSMad Love (Self-Released)

15   DAVID WELLS* – Night Roads (Self-Released)

16   AFTER FUNK* – Santa Barbara (Self-Released)

17   THE ELECTRIC COWS* – Wheatfield Fuzz (Dub Ditch Picnic)

18   THE SOUL MOTIVATORS* – Mindblastin’ EP (Do Right! Music)

19   LIVING HOUR* – Softer Faces (Kanine)

20   JONATHAN JOESTAR* – Guritchi (Museum Of Skin)

21   ORVILLE PECK* – Pony (Royal Mountain)

22   BLOODSHOT BILL* – Come Get Your Love Right Now (Goner Records)

23   NOVEL* – Novel (Flemish Eye)

24   BENOIT* – I’m Your Man (Self-Released)

25   THE DIPThe Dip Delivers (AWAL)

26   MADALITSO BANDWasalala (Bongo Joe)

27   OLD TIME RELIJUNSee Now and Know (K)

28   L’IMPÉRATRICEMatahari (Microqlima)

29   DEER TICKMayonnaise (Partisan)

30   VARIOUSNigeria 70: No Whala: Highlife, Afro-Funk, and Juju 1973-1987 (Strut Records)

Singles Club Top 5 // March 2019

This month’s edition of the singles club featured 8 tracks from Windsor and Detroit, and our programmers played their favourites over the past four weeks, resulting in the following top 5:

  1. Supermansion – Hole in the Universe

2. Gypsy Chief Goliath – City of Ghosts

3. Earcon2000 – Trickle With A Minor

4. Disaster Strike – I’ll Be Your Man

5. Blueflowers – Living In Here

CJAM Top 30 Charts // February 25th – March 3rd, 2019

*Indicates Canadian Content

1    BLOODSHOT BILL* – Come Get Your Love Right Now (Goner Records)

2    CHERRY GLAZERRStuffed & Ready (Secretly Canadian)

3    VARIOUS* – Got It Covered: Saskatchewan Musicians Cover Each Other?s Music Vol. 2 (Self-Released)

4    JV’S BOOGALOO SQUAD* – Going to Market (Flatcar)

5    SAID THE WHALE* – Cascadia (Arts & Crafts)

6    TALLIES* – Tallies (Hand Drawn Dracula)

7    DEER TICKMayonnaise (Partisan)

8    TORO Y MOIOuter Peace (Carpark)

9    GYPSY CHIEF GOLIATH* – Masters of Space and Time (Bilocation Records / Kozmik Artifactz)

10   THE PEPTIDES* – Galapagos, Vol. 1 (Self-Released)

11   VARIOUS* – Big Friday: Sunrise Sessions 2018 (CJSW 90.9 FM)

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

13   COLIN LINDEN & LUTHER DICKINSON* – Amour (Stony Plain)

14   ACE OF WANDS* – Lioness (Be My Sibling)

15   WHITEHORSE* – The Northern South, Vol. 2 (Six Shooter Records)

16   THE GREAT SABATINI* – Goodbye Audio (No List)

17   MAXIME GERVAIS* – La Magie (Cuchabata)

18   CORY WEEDS QUINTET* – Live At Frankie’s Jazz Club (Cellar Live)

19   SWAMP THING* – Horse Power (Urbnet)

20   LOU-ADRIANE CASSIDY* – C’est La Fin du Monde à Tous les Jours (Dare To Care)

21   KENOSHA KIDMissing Pieces (Self-Released)

22   JESSICA PRATTQuiet Signs (Mexican Summer)

23   JACK KILBY AND THE FRONT LINELove is a Song Anyone Can Sing (Crab Shack)

24   THE PUBLIC OPINION AFRO ORCHESTRANaming & Blaming (HopeStreet)

25   DAUGHTERSYou Won’t Get What You Want (Ipecac)

26   BABA AND DJANA SISSOKOFasiya (Blind Faith)

27   C. KOSTRAParallel Partyverse (Pytch)

28   MALIBU KENMalibu Ken (Rhymesayers)

29   JULIAN LAGELove Hurts (Mack Avenue)

30   SWERVEDRIVERFuture Ruins (Dangerbird)

CJAM Top 30 Charts // January 25th – February 3rd, 2019

*Indicates Canadian Content

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

2    ROYAL CANOE* – Waver (Paper Bag Records)

3    VARIOUSBrainfeeder X (Brainfeeder)

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

5    THE SCORPIONS AND SAIF ABU BAKRJazz Jazz Jazz (Habibi Funk)

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

7    BUTCHERS* – Jerk (Self-Released)

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

9    VARIOUSTwo Tribes (Agogo)

10   JIM BRENAN50/50 (Death Defying)

11   RAIZA BIZA AND REMIBlack Hole Sun EP (Low Key Source)

12   BABA AND DJANA SISSOKOFasiya (Blind Faith)

13   MILLION MILESGood Luck, Honey (Anti-Fragile Records)

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

15   THE EXBATSE is for Exbats (Burger)

16   ABDESSELAM DAMOUSSI AND NOUR EDDINEJedba (ARC)

17   BEACONGravity Pairs (Ghostly International)

18   GEORGIA ANNE MULDROWOverload (Brainfeeder)

19   CLEOPATRICKThe Boys (Self-Released)

20   NÊHIYAWAK* – starlight (Arts & Crafts)

21   BADGERMOUTH* – The Impossible Beauty (Self-Released)

22   ILLISMiLLuminated (Self-Released)

23   MS INDIE POPCircle (Self-Released)

24   THE DISCARDED* – Not From This Town (Self-Released)

25   NOT EVENMembrane EP (Self-Released)

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

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

28   MAKAYA MCCRAVENUniversal Beings (International Anthem)

29   MICHELLE RUMBALL* – Years Behind (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