CJAM TOP 30 & SPECIALTY CHARTS // March 22 – March 28, 2021

CJAM’s first charts of Spring! WOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOooooOO!!1!11!!!!!!

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

1    CHAD VANGAALEN*     World’s Most Stressed Out Gardener (Flemish Eye)

2    DANE ROBERTS^*     Chasing Water (Soul City Music Co-op)

3    VARIOUS*     1492 Mixtape (Self-Released)

4    RICK SPARKES AND THE ENABLERS*     Pleasure in the Pathless Woods (Self-Released)

5    THE LUVMENAUTS*     Extravehicular Activity (Do Right!)

6    THE WEATHER STATION*     Ignorance (Next Door)

7    MICHAEL FEUERSTACK*     Harmonize the Moon (Forward Music Group)

8    BERNICE*     Eau De Bonjourno (Telephone Explosion)

9    THE HOLD STEADY     Open Door Policy (Positive Jams)

10   ARLO PARKS     Collapsed In Sunbeams (Transgressive)

11   ROUTINE     And Other Things (Dead Oceans)

12   VARIOUS*     CJAM: Live Off the Floor (Self-Released)

13   STARSIGNS*     Every Step Forward (Self-Released)

14   MADELINE DOORNAERT^*     Muddy Water (Soul City Music Co-op)

15   THE BLUE STONES^*     Hidden Gems (eOne)

16   PANSY^     Pansy (Self-Released)

17   GIRLFRIENDS AND BOYFRIENDS*     Fallacy of Fairness (Self-Released)

18   THE AUGUST ARRIVAL*     All Blue and Gold (Self-Released)

19   DAN PITT QUINTET*     Wrongs (Self-Released)

20   GEMSTONES*     Nevermind EP (Self-Released)

21   MAIDENS NAMES*     I Now Pronounce You Maidens Names (Self-Released)

22   JON GANT*     Soft Release (Self-Released)

23   PEOPLE OF THE SUN*     Last Day Of Summer (Self-Released)

24   MAGPIE*     yes phase (Self-Released)

25   OLDE*     Pilgrimage (Seeing Red)

26   BOBBY DOVE*     Hopeless Romantic (Self-Released)

27   TUNETOWN*     Entering Utopia (Three Pines)

28   PEACH & QUIET*     Just Beyond the Shine (Self-Released)

29   DEEP COVERS*     Dark World (Self-Released)

30   BEAT SEXÜ*     Deuxième Chance (Pantoum)


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1    FIMBER BRAVO     Lunar Tredd (Moshi Moshi)

2    PAHUA     Ofrenda (Nacional)

3    FEMI KUTI     Stop The Hate (Partisan)

4    NGOZI FAMILY     45000 Volts (Now Again)

5    LEE “SCRATCH” PERRY     Dubz of the Root (Megawave)

6    DOM LA NENA     Tempo (Six Degrees)

7    CARAVELA     Orla (None More Records)

8    AFRIKA MAMAS     Ilanga (The Sun) (ARC Music)

9    IKOQWE     The Beginning, The Medium, The End And The Infinite (Crammed Discs)

10   MADE KUTI     For(e)ward (Partisan)



1    DAN PITT QUINTET*     Wrongs (Self-Released)

2    HECTOR QUARTET*     Uncharted (Self-Released)

3    TUNETOWN*     Entering Utopia (Three Pines)

4    CORY WEEDS     O Sole Mio! (Cellar)

5    MIKE FREEDMAN*     Into The Daybreak (Self-Released)

6    DR. LONNIE SMITH     Breathe (Blue Note)

7    CHARLES LLOYD & THE MARVELS     Tone Poem (Blue Note)

8    EMANCIPATOR & ASHER FULERO     Dab Records Vol 1 (Loci)

9    TELL ADELINE*     This Scene Is Clockwise (Self-Released)

10   JESSE RYAN*     Bridges (Fwé Culture)



1    THE STOOLS^     Carport (Goodbye Boozy Records)

2    OLDE*     Pilgrimage (Seeing Red)

3    NIXIL     All Knots Untied (Self-Released)

4    SUFFERING HOUR     The Cyclic Reckoning (Profound Lore)

5    REST EASY*     Sick Day EP (Mutant League)

6    WOLF KING     The Path of Wrath (Prosthetic)

7    NOFX     Single Album (Fat Wreck Chords)


9    KAWTHRA*     The Tenets (Self-Released)

10   GRALE*     Agitation (Self-Released)



1    THE AUGUST ARRIVAL*     All Blue and Gold (Self-Released)

2    RICK SPARKES AND THE ENABLERS*     Pleasure in the Pathless Woods (Self-Released)

3    MICHAEL FEUERSTACK*     Harmonize the Moon (Forward Music Group)

4    BOBBY DOVE*     Hopeless Romantic (Self-Released)

5    PEACH & QUIET*     Just Beyond the Shine (Self-Released)

6    MELISSA CARPER     Daddy’s Country Gold (Self-Released)

7    GEORGIA VAN ETTEN     Deep Black Water (Birthday Cake)

8    TACO TAPES     trad is rad (American Standard Time Records)

9    STEVE EARLE & THE DUKES     J.T. (New West)

10   MO KENNEY*     Covers (Turtlemusik)


Top Electronic Album

KIZIS*Tidibabide / Turn (Tin Angel Records)


Top Hip Hop Album

PEOPLE OF THE SUN* Last Day of Summer (Self-released)