CJAM TOP 30 & SPECIALTY CHARTS // January 25 – 31, 2021

1    THE BESNARD LAKES*     The Besnard Lakes Are The Last of the Great Thunderstorm Warnings (Flemish Eye)

2    BILL JR. JR.*     Homebody (Self-Released)

3    KIWI JR.*     Cooler Returns (Kiwi Club)

4    KING KHAN*     The Infinite Ones (Khannibalism)

5    GRIFFITH HILTZ TRIO*     Arcade (Self-Released)

6    TERRY UYARAK*     Nunarjua Isulinginniani (AAKULUK MUSIC)

7    VARIOUS*     Sounds From Mothland Volume I (Mothland)

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

9    FALCON JANE*     Faith (Darling)

10   CORY WEEDS*     O Sole Mio! (Cellar)

11   DAN MANGAN*     Thief (Arts & Crafts)

12   BABE CLUB     Remember This Feeling (Self-Released)

13   TOMMY GUERRERO     Sunshine Radio (Too Good)

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

15   NILUFER YANYA     Feeling Lucky? (ATO)

16   HUTTCH*     Quick Fix EP (Self-Released)

17   STINK BOX*     Why Eat the Rich (Self-Released)

18   PROPERTY*     Think Electric (Self-Released)

19   STILLNESS AND STARS*     Three (Self-Released)

20   JOE BOWDEN*     Roots – Tales Of the Urban Yoda (Self-Released)

21   DINAH THORPE*     For The Birds (Self-Released)

22   DANGERSEX*     Dangersex (Self-Released)

23   AMANDA TOSOFF*     Earth Voices (Self-Released)

24   GULFER*     Gulfer (Royal Mountain)

25   GORD DOWNIE*     Away Is Mine (Arts & Crafts)

26   AQUAKULTRE & DJ UNCLE FESTER*     Bleeding Gums Murphy (Black Buffalo)

27   RHYE*     Home (Loma Vista)

28   JESSY LANZA*     24/7 (Hyperdub)

29   DOOMSQUAD*     Pure Yolk / Hard Boiled (Bella Union/ PIAS)

30   GIANNA LAUREN*     Vanity Metrics EP (Forward Music Group)

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CJAM TOP 30 & SPECIALTY CHARTS // January 18 – 24, 2021

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

1    SLEAFORD MODS     Spare Ribs (Rough Trade)

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

3    KHRUANGBIN     Late Night Tales (night time stories)

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

5    PROPERTY*     Think Electric (Self-Released)

6    GRIFFITH HILTZ TRIO*     Arcade (Self-Released)

7    BELLA WHITE*     Just Like Leaving (Self-Released)

8    CAYLEY THOMAS*     How Else Can I Tell You? (Self-Released)

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

10   KIWI JR.*     Cooler Returns (Sub Pop)

11   CORY WEEDS     O Sole Mio! (Cellar)

12   YUKON BLONDE*     Vindicator (Dine Alone)

13   THE ELWINS*     IV (Pink Eye)

14   YATRA     All is Lost (Grimoire)

15   NANCY     The Seven Foot Tall Post-Suicidal Feel Good Bliss (B3SCI)

16   BUCK MEEK     Two Saviors (Keeled Scales)

17   MIPSO     Mipso (Rounder)

18   JULIEN MANAUD*     Adaptation Vol. 2 (Lisbon Lux)

19   MARTY ZYSTRA*     Boom Chicka (Self-Released)

20   TRASH MAGIC*     Power World Audio (Self-Released)

21   J BLISSETTE*     All Things Considered, Rock Music Was A Mistake (Self-Released)

22   DANGERSEX*     Dangersex (Self-Released)

23   TERRY UYARAK*     Nunarjua Isulinginniani (AAKULUK MUSIC)

24   HAIL THE VOID*     Hail the Void (Self-Released)

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

26   JADED LUXURIES*     Feeling Down (Self-Released)

27   LUMINOUS VOICES*     Sea Dreams (Self-Released)

28   VERSARI     Sous La Peau (T-Rec-Declared Goods)

29   RYLAND MORANZ*     XO, 1945 (Tonic)

30   DOUBLEHEADER*     Slim Wall (Self-Released)

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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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