CJAM TOP 30 & SPECIALTY CHARTS // December 14 – 20, 2020

This may be the very last charts of 2020 and boy oh boy is it a doozy! Sharon Jones and the Dap Kings‘ have made its way to the top of our charts. Saint John, New Brunswick’s Kylie Fox comes in at #2. Perpetually in the top 5, Self-Cut Bang‘s remains at #3. And the latest from Toronto’s Bike Thiefs and Montreal’s Plants and Animals come in at #4 and #5 respectively.

Be sure to tune in to CJAM tomorrow for Joe Strummer Day, and throughout the holiday break for everyone’s top albums of 2020 shows!

* indicates Canadian artist.

1    SHARON JONES AND THE DAP-KINGS     Just Dropped In (To See What Condition My Rendition Was In) (Daptone)

2    KYLIE FOX     Green (Self-Released)

3    SELF-CUT BANGS*     Self-Cut Bangs (Self-Released)

4    BIKE THIEFS*     Leaking (Stomp)

5    PLANTS AND ANIMALS*     The Jungle (Secret City)

6    ORVILLE PECK*     Show Pony (Columbia)

7    CREATURE COMFORT     Home Team (Self-Released)

8    CRISTINA VANE     The Magnolia Sessions (Anti-Corp)

9    LESS THAN JAKE     Silver Linings (Pure Noise)

10   MATT BERNINGER     Serpentine Prison (Concord)

11   HELENA DELAND*     Someone New (Luminelle)

12   BILL CALLAHAN     Gold Record (Drag City)

13   THE LEMON TWIGS     Songs for the General Public (4AD)

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

15   DEMOLITION DOLL RODS  ^   Into the Brave (In The Red)

16   JOHN GULIAK*     Fisherman, Farmer, Fool – Part 2 – Farmer (Self-Released)

17   BRETTON LEE JOHN*     A Table By The Window (Self-Released)

18   KING KHAN*     The Infinite Ones (Khannibalism)

19   GRIFFITH HILTZ TRIO*     Arcade (Self-Released)

20   DANGERSEX*     Dangersex (Self-Released)

21   FRANKY SELECTOR*     Never Better (Self-Released)

22   THE NIMMONS TRIBUTE*     Volume 1- To The Nth (Self-Released)

23   ROBERT CONNELY FARR*     Country Supper (Self-Released)

24   DOXAS BROTHERS*     The Circle (Justin Time)

25   JAYA*     Everybody’s Getting Married (Self-Released)

26   JESSA*     Simple Songs (Self-Released)

27   JADED LUXURIES*     Feeling Down (Self-Released)

28   ZOE XANDRA*     TMI (Self-Released)

29   TEAL AMOUR*     Good morning, I love you (Self-Released)

30   RUBIM DE TOLEDO*     The Dig (Self-Released)


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CJAM TOP 30 & SPECIALTY CHARTS // November 2 – 8, 2020

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

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

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

3    SELF-CUT BANGS*     Self-Cut Bangs (Self-Released)

4    PUP*     This Place Sucks Ass (EP) (Little Dipper)

5    SHARON JONES AND THE DAP-KINGS     Just Dropped In (To See What Condition My Rendition Was In) (Daptone)

6    DEHD     Flower Of Devotion (Fire Talk)

7    BULLY     SUGAREGG (Sub Pop)

8    THE BETHS     Jump Rope Gazers (Carpark)

9    SOME DAYS ARE DARKER     Love+Truth (Self-Released)

10   DEMOLITION DOLL RODS     Into the Brave (In The Red)

11   BLEEDING OUT*     Lifelong Death Fantasy (Self-Released)

12   THE BROOKS*     Any Day Now (Duprince)

13   LYSANDRE*     Maison-Dieu (Chivi Chivi)

14   YVES JARVIS*     Sundry Rock Song Stock (Flemish Eye)

15   DANIEL ROMANO’S OUTFIT*     How Ill Thy World Is Ordered (You’ve Changed)

16   LE COULEUR*     Concorde (Lisbon Lux)

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

18   JEFF ROSENSTOCK     2020 DUMP (Self-Released)

19   HORSEWHIP     Laid to Waste (Roman Numeral Records)

20   THE MOUNTAIN GOATS     Getting Into Knives (Merge)

21   DREAM NAILS     Dream Nails (Dine Alone)

22   PROTOMARTYR^     Ultimate Success Today (Domino)

23   YSGAROTH*     Storm Over a Black Sea (Self-Released)

24   SERRA     A Heaven Of Hell (Self-Released)

25   TEXTURE AND LIGHT     Vulture Medicine (Self-Released)

26   EVAN SHAY*     New Normal (Self-Released)

27   ROBIN HATCH*     Noise (Self-Released)

28   JAYA*     Everybody’s Getting Married (Self-Released)

29   KICKSIE*     All My Friends (Self-Released)

30   HERMITESS*     Tower EP (Self-Released)


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CJAM TOP 30 & SPECIALTY CHARTS!! // August 24 – 30, 2020

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

1    ORVILLE PECK*     Show Pony (Columbia)

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

3    ARKELLS*     Campfire Chords (Universal)

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

5    METAWON*     The 12 Trials of Kinso (Make Believe)

6    NO JOY*     Motherhood (Joyful Noise)

7    THE JERRY CANS*     Echos (Aakuluk)

8    BLOODSHOT BILL*     Get Loose Or Get Lost (Goner)

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

10   JULY TALK*     Pray For It (Sleepless)

11   ALL WE ARE     Providence (Double Six)


13   OLD 97’S     Twelfth (ATO)

14   IMMANUEL WILKINS     Omega (Blue Note)

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

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

17   KHRUANGBIN     Mordechai (Dead Oceans)

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

19   YOUNG RJ AND MEGA RAN     2HANDSUP (Ne’Astra Music Group)

20   HALA  ^   Red Herring (Cinematic)

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

22   PROTOMARTYR  ^   Ultimate Success Today (Domino)

23   KEVIN CALIFORNIA*     Timeless EP (Self-Released)

24   HARRISON ARGATOFF & IAN MCGIMPSEY*     Ontario 559 West (Self-Released)

25   SUMMERSETS*     Self-titled (Self-Released)

26   STARPAINTER*     Bury Me By My Family (Self-Released)

27   DANA GAVANSKI*     Wind Songs (Self-Released)

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

29   ALVARO ROJAS*     Gran Kasa (Self-Released)

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


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