Top 100 Charts for 2018

05-01-2019 03:01

CFBX Top 100 Albums for 2018

Artist Title Label

  1. Dilly Dally* = Heaven (Dine Alone)

  2. Yukon Blonde* – Critical Hit (Dine Alone)

  3. U.S. Girls* – In a Poem Unlimited (Royal Mountain)

  4. Born Ruffians* – Uncle, Duke and the Chief (Paper Bag)

  5. Metric* – Art of Doubt (Crystal Math)

  6. Nap Eyes* – I’m Bad Now (You’ve Changed)

  7. Dusted* – Blackout Summer (Royal Mountain)

  8. Lex Plexus** – Stellar Trip (Ulusulu)

  9. Sue Foley* – The Ice Queen (Stony Plain)

  10. Suuns* – Felt (Secret City)

  11. Shred Kelly* – Archipelago (Devilduck)

  12. Great Lake Swimmers* – The Waves, the Wake (Nettwerk)

  13. Dumb* – Seeing Green (Mint)

  14. Colin James* – Miles to Go (True North)

  15. Jo Passed* – Their Prime (Royal Mountain)

  16. Astral Swans* – Strange Prison (Saved by Vinyl)

  17. Peach Kelli Pop* – Gentle Leader/Which Witch EP (Mint)

  18. Destroyer* – Ken (Merge)

  19. Jory Nash* – Wilderness Years (Thin Man)

  20. David Vest* – David Vest (Cordova Bay)

  21. Dizzy* – Baby Teeth (Royal Mountain)

  22. Wax Mannequin* – Have a New Name (Coax)

  23. Frigs* – Basic Behaviour (Arts and Crafts)

  24. Wolf Parade* – Cry Cry Cry (Sub Pop)

  25. Crystal Shawanda* – Voodoo Woman (New Sun)

  26. Cootes Paradise* – Cootes Paradise (Independent)

  27. Trent Severn* – Portage (Independent)

  28. Maylee Todd* – Acts of Love (Do Right!)

  29. KEN Mode* – Loved (New Damage)

  30. Tia Brazda* – Daydream (Flatcar)

  31. The Lytics* – Float On (LHM)

  32. Milk and Bone* – Deception Bay (Bonsound)

  33. Downchild* – Something I’ve Done (Linus)

  34. Samantha Martin and Delta Sugar* – Run to Me (Gypsy Soul)

  35. JW Jones* – Live (Solid Blues)

  36. Tiki Collective* – Muse (Independent)

  37. D.O.A.* – Fight Back (Sudden Death)

  38. Oral Fuentes* – Rise Up (Independent)

  39. Joyfultalk* – Plurality Trip (Constellation)

  40. Samantha Fish – Belle of the West (Ruf)

  41. Suzie Vinnick* – Shake the Love Around (Independent)

  42. Kenny “Blues Boss” Wayne* – Inspired by the Blues (Stony Plain)

  43. Conor Gains* – Compass (Unidisc)

  44. The Pack A.D.* – Dollhouse (Cadence)

  45. Camaro ’67* – Still Burning (Independent)

  46. Chvrches – Love is Dead (Glassnote)

  47. Emmanuel Jal and Nyaruach* – Naath (Gatwitch)

  48. Jennifer Castle* – Angels of Death (Idee Fixe)

  49. Calpurnia* – Scout EP (Royal Mountain)

  50. Bend Sinister* – Foolish Games (Cordova Bay)

  51. Hillsburn* – The Wilder Beyond (LHM)

  52. Ought* – Room Inside the World (Royal Mountain)

  53. Basement Revolver* – Heavy Eyes (Sonic Unyon)

  54. Rae Spoon* – bodiesofwater (Coax)

  55. Miesha and the Spanks* – Girls Girls Girls (Saved by Vinyl)

  56. Spencer Mackenzie* C- old November (Gypsy Soul)

  57. Kellie Loder* – Benefit of the Doubt (Independent)

  58. The Ault Sisters* – Sisters in Song (Independent)

  59. Major Love* – Major Love (Latent)

  60. Taivi* – Rising Tide (Independent)

  61. Fucked Up* – Dose Your Dreams (Arts and Crafts)

  62. Jack de Keyzer* – Check Mate (Blue Star)

  63. Dubmatix* – King Size Dub Special (Independent)

  64. Sam Tudor* – Quotidian Dream (Independent)

  65. Gord Downie* – Introduce Yerself (Arts and Crafts)

  66. Tokyo Police Club* – TPC (Dine Alone)

  67. Laila Biali* – Laila Biali (Chronograph)

  68. The New Weather Machine* – Seas of Dawn (Independent)

  69. Kandle* – Holy Smoke (Sleepless)

  70. Freak Heat Waves* – Beyond XXXL (Telephone Explosion)

  71. Barney Bentall* – The Drifter and the Preacher (True North)

  72. Bernice* – Puff: In the Air Without a Shape (Arts and Crafts)

  73. Danielle Duval* – Lose It (Independent)

  74. Kat Danser* – Goin’ Gone (Black Hen)

  75. Rube and Rake* – Back and Forth (Independent)

  76. Pharis and Jason Romero* – Sweet Old Religion (Lula)

  77. Molly Johnson* – Meaning to Tell Ya (Universal)

  78. Lex Plexus** – Gadget Babies (Ulusulu)

  79. Raleigh* – Powerhouse Bloom (Independent)

  80. Oh Geronimo* – Oh Geronimo (Independent)

  81. To the Trees* – To the Trees (Independent)

  82. Nutrition** – Nutrition (Independent)

  83. Slocan Ramblers* – Queen City Jubilee (Independent)

  84. Sugar Brown* – It’s a Blues World (Calling All Blues) (Independent)

  85. Amy Cervini* – No One Ever Tells You (Anzic)

  86. Olympic Symphonium* – Beauty in the Tension (Forward)

  87. Buddy Guy – The Blues is Alive and Well (Silvertone)

  88. Lie* – Hounds (Mint)

  89. Various Artists – Ska Around the World (Putumayo)

  90. Snake River* – Tread On to the Unknown You (Independent)

  91. So Long Seven* – Kala Kalo (Independent)

  92. Courtney Barnett – Tell Me How You Really Feel (Milk!)

  93. Johnny Reid* – Revival (Halo)

  94. Minor Empire* – Uprooted (World Trip)

  95. Anemome* – Baby Only You and I (Luminelle)

  96. Paul O’Brien* – Years and Not Just Days (Independent)

  97. Van Morrison/Joey DeFrancesco – You’re Driving Me Crazy (Exile)

  98. Steve Hill* – One Man Blues Rock Band (No Label)

  99. We Hunt Buffalo* – Head Smashed In (New Damage)

  100. The Dirty Nil* – Master Volume (Dine Alone)

CFBX Top 25 Jazz Albums for 2018

  1. Tiki Collective* – Muse (Independent)

  2. Molly Johnson* – Meaning to Tell Ya (Universal)

  3. Justin Gray and Synthesis* – New Horizons (Independent)

  4. The Ault Sisters* – Sisters in Song (Independent)

  5. Tia Brazda* – Daydream (Flatcar)

  6. Laila Biali* – Laila Biali (Chronograph)

  7. Company B Jazz Band* – The Bee Sides (Independent)

  8. Michael Kaeshammer* – Something New (Linus)

  9. Robi Botos* – Old Soul (A440)

  10. Gregory Porter – Nat King Cole and Me (Blue Note)

  11. The Confabulation* – Tunnels and Visions (Independent)

  12. Jeremy Ledbetter Trio* – Got a Light? (Alma)

  13. Alex Pangman* – Alex Pangman’s Hot Three! (Justin Time)

  14. Joani Taylor* – In a Sentimental Mood (Cellar Live)

  15. Amy Cervini* – No One Ever Tells You (Anzic)

  16. The Achromatics* – Give Me That Beat (Independent)

  17. Jen Hodge All Stars* – All’s Fair in Love and Jazz (Independent)

  18. Van Morrison/Joey DeFrancesco – You’re Driving Me Crazy (Exile)

  19. Steven Taetz* – Drink You In (Flatcar)

  20. Kollage* – No Fuss No Muss (G-Three)

  21. Ernesto Cervini’s Turboprop* – Abundance (Anzic)

  22. Holly Cole – Holly (Rumpus Room)

  23. John Pittman* – Kinship (Slammin)

  24. Eddie Henderson – Be Cool (Mack Avenue)

  25. Avery Raquel* – My Heart Away (Independent)

CFBX Top 25 Worldbeat Albums for 2018

  1. Camaro ’67* – Still Burning (Independent)

  2. Beautiful Nubia* – Amundum (EniObanke)

  3. So Long Seven* – Kala Kalo (Independent)

  4. Bellegarde* – Anba Tonel (Independent)

  5. Emmanuel Jal and Nyaruach* – Naath (Gatwitch)

  6. Sly and Robbie Meet Dubmatix* – Overdubbed (Independent)

  7. Brenda Navarrete – Mi Mundo (Alma)

  8. Various Artists – African Cafe (Putumayo)

  9. Grupo Mono Blanco – Fandango! (Smithsonian Folkways)

  10. Minor Empire* – Uprooted (World Trip)

  11. Justin Gray and Snythesis*-  New Horizons (Independent)

  12. Dubmatix* – King Size Dub Special (Independent)

  13. Oral Fuentes* – Rise Up (Independent)

  14. Kiran Ahluwalia* – 7 Billion (Six Degrees)

  15. Gurrumul – Djarimirri (Skinnyfish)

  16. Various Artists – Ska Around the World (Putumayo)

  17. Bombino – Deran (Partisan)

  18. Mystic Bowie – Mystic Bowie’s Talking Dreads (Independent)

  19. Calypso Rose – So Calypso! (Because)

  20. Deborah Swinney – I Remember Rio (Independent)

  21. Compassion Gorilla* – Coalesce (Independent)

  22. Sweet Santa Fe* – Santa Fe (Independent)

  23. The Vibronics – Women on a Mission (Independent)

  24. Los Ruphay – A Cry for Revolution (ARC Music)

  25. Near East* – Near East (Independent)

CFBX Top 25 Loud/Metal/Punk Albums for 2018

  1. Miesha and the Spanks* – Girls Girls Girls (Saved by Vinyl)

  2. D.O.A.* – Fight Back (Sudden Death)

  3. KEN Mode* – Loved (New Damage)

  4. Stretch Marks* – Who and What?: The Complete Studio Recordings (Sounds Escaping)

  5. Volcano Calculator** – Volcano Calculator (Ulusulu)

  6. Chain Whip* – Christmas Demo (Slow Death)

  7. Fucked Up* – Dose Your Dreams (Arts and Crafts)

  8. pooched* – wut does music mean to U? (Independent)

  9. Excuses Excuses* – Catch Me if You Can (Independent)

  10. Pre Nup* – Oh Well (Jigsaw)

  11. Jungle Rot – Jungle Rot (Victory)

  12. Life in Vacuum* – All You Can Quit (New Damage)

  13. Vanta* – II (Independent)

  14. Wake* – Misery Rites (Translation Loss)

  15. Mansbridge* – Juxtapose (My Fingers! My Brain!)

  16. Slow* – Against the Glass (reissue) (Artoffact)

  17. Teenage Head* – Fun Comes Fast (Warner)

  18. We Hunt Buffalo* – Head Smashed In (New Damage)

  19. Proto Idiot – Leisure Opportunity (Slovenly)

  20. The Dirty Nil* – Master Volume (Dine Alone)

  21. The Slyde* – Awakening (Independent)

  22. The Uglies* – Fuck Up My Whole Weekend (Bug Nasty)

  23. Territories* – Territories (Pirates Press)

  24. Bison* – Earthbound (No List)

  25. Final Trigger* – Triggernometry (Boonsdale)

CFBX Top 25 Electronic Albums for 2018

  1. Lex Plexus** – Stellar Trip (Ulusulu)

  2. Chvrches – Love is Dead (Glassnote)

  3. Lex Plexus** – Gadget Babies (Ulusulu)

  4. Kellarissa* – Ocean Electro (Mint)

  5. Dana Jean Phoenix* – Synth City (Independent)

  6. Joyfultalk* – Plurality Trip (Constellation)

  7. Night Club – Scary World (Gato Blanco)

  8. Smaller Hearts* – Smaller Hearts (Independent)

  9. Humans* – The Feels (Haven Sounds)

  10. Texture and Light* – Eat Magic (Independent)

  11. Maylee Todd* – Acts of Love (Do Right!)

  12. Ouri* – We Share Our Blood (Make it Rain)

  13. Waves That Stray* – Waves That Stray (Independent)

  14. Adrian Underhill* – CU Again (Indica)

  15. Kutch* – Notionside (Independent)

  16. Makeness – Loud Patterns (Secretly Canadian)

  17. Rhye* – Blood (Last Gang)

  18. Anemone* – Baby Only You and I (Luminelle)

  19. Blvd Noir* – Ombres (Independent)

  20. Plains Apparition* – Adrift (Independent)

  21. NOIA* – Maybe Forever (Independent)

  22. Blood Wine and Honey – Fear and Celebration (Do Right!)

  23. Heartfelt* – Whispers (Independent)

  24. Icicle* – Silence (Herd)

  25. Underworld and Iggy Pop – Tea Time Dub Encounters (Caroline)

CFBX Top 25 Urban/Rap Albums for 2018

  1. Brom* – Malaise (Independent)

  2. Elaquent* – Celebrate Life (Urbnet)

  3. The Lytics* – Float On (LHM)

  4. ChanHays* – Here (Droppin’ Science)

  5. Fraction and Finsta* – Thoughtwork (Independent)

  6. Coolzey and Fresh Kils* – Kilzey (Public School)

  7. Mr. Lif and Brass Menazeri – Resilient (Waxsimile)

  8. Cadence Weapon* – Cadence Weapon (E1)

  9. Rufus John* – Gone But Not Forgotten (Independent)

  10. Black Lion* – Free Association EP (Independent)

  11. Chessclub* – These Flowers Are for You (Urbnet)

  12. Grand Analog* – Survival (Independent)

  13. Sabo Forte* – Robes (Independent)

  14. Ricca Razor Sharp* – Bowness Kardashian (Independent)

  15. The Southsiders* – Voices in My Head (Independent)

  16. Lucha Lonely* – The Bobby Lonely Story (Hand Solo)

  17. Factor Chandelier* – Wisdom Teeth (Fake Four)

  18. Sum-01* – 2 Dolla Holla 2.0 (Independent)

  19. Taylor Girlz – One Percent EP (Independent)

  20. Buck n Nice* – EMAG (Busy)

  21. Abhi the Nomad – Marbled (Tommy Boy)

  22. Primal Winds* – Cut You Down (Hand Solo)

  23. 5.1.nine.0.2* – When a Name is Just a Number (Hand Solo)

  24. Tachichi* – Chico’s 90s Project (Hand Solo)

  25. More or Les* – Nerd Love (Hand Solo)

CFBX Top 25 Folk/Roots Albums for 2018

  1. Jory Nash* – Wilderness Years (Thin Man)

  2. Rube and Rake* – Back and Forth (Independent)

  3. Steve Dawson* – Lucky Hand (Black Hen)

  4. David Francey* – The Broken Heart of Everything (Laker)

  5. Taivi* – Rising Tide (Independent)

  6. Buffy Sainte-Marie* – Medicine Songs (True North)

  7. Loreena McKennitt* – Lost Souls (Quinlan Road)

  8. The Sturgeons* – Black and White (Independent)

  9. Barney Bentall* – The Drifter and the Preacher (True North)

  10. Peter and the Wolves* – Howlin’ and Prowlin’ (VLV)

  11. Trent Severn* – Portage (Independent)

  12. The Lifers* – Honey Suite (Independent)

  13. Slocan Ramblers* – Queen City Jubilee (Independent)

  14. Pharis and Jason Romero* – Sweet Old Religion (Lula)

  15. vonReason** – Boughs and Eros (Independent)

  16. Paul O’Brien* – Years and Not Just Days (Independent)

  17. Les Stroud* – Bittern Lake (Independent)

  18. The Fugitives* – The Promise of Strangers (Borealis)

  19. Raine Hamilton* – Night Sky (Independent)

  20. Wild Rivers* – Eighty-Eight (Independent)

  21. Rebecca Lappa* – Spirit (Independent)

  22. Joshua Hyslop* – Echos (Nettwerk)

  23. Old Man Flanagan’s Ghost* – Far from Shore (Independent)

  24. Lindsay May** – Acoustic 4.0 (Independent)

  25. Andrew Collins Trio* – Tongue (Independent)

CFBX Top 25 Blues Albums for 2018

  1. Cootes Paradise – Cootes Paradise (Independent)

  2. Sue Foley* – The Ice Queen (Stony Plain)

  3. Conor Gains* – Compass (Unidisc)

  4. Colin James* – Miles to Go (True North)

  5. Downchild* – Something I’ve Done (Linus)

  6. Samantha Fish – Belle of the West (Ruf)

  7. Janiva Magness – Love is an Army (Blue Elan)

  8. Johnny Reid* – Revival (Halo)

  9. Spencer Mackenzie* – Cold November (Gyspy Soul)

  10. Kenny “Blues Boss” Wayne* – Inspired by the Blues (Stony Plain)

  11. Mike Clark Band* – Forever People (Independent)

  12. Buddy Guy – The Blues is Alive and Well (Silvertone)

  13. JW Jones* – Live (Solid Blues)

  14. Deb Rhymer Band* – Don’t Wait Up (Independent)

  15. Kat Danser* – Goin’ Gone (Black Hen)

  16. Jack de Keyzer* – Check Mate (Blue Star)

  17. Angel Forrest* – Electric Love (Ad Litteratam)

  18. Billy Hector – Some Day Baby (Independent)

  19. Crystal Shawanda* – Voodoo Woman (New Sun)

  20. Emily Burgess* – Are We in Love? (Independent)

  21. Kathy and the Kilowatts – Premonition of Love (Nola Blue)

  22. Kara Grainger – Living with Your Ghost (Station House)

  23. Samantha Martin and Delta Sugar* – Run to Me (Gypsy Soul)

  24. Steve Hill* – One Man Blues Rock Band (No Label)

  25. David Vest* – David Vest (Cordova Bay)

CFBX Top 15 Classical Albums for 2018

  1. Angela Debeau and La Pieta* – Richter: Portrait (Analekta)

  2. Joseph Bridge* – Overture (Independent)

  3. Bernard Falaise* – Lezards et Zebrunes (Ambiances Magnetiques)

  4. Anne-Sofie Mutter/Daniil Trifinov – Schubert: Trout Quintet (Deutsche Grammophon)

  5. Alain Lefevre/Joann Falletta* – Matthieu: Concerto No. 3 (Analekta)

  6. David Aaron Carpenter – Motherland (Warner)

  7. Anne-Sofie Mutter – Mutterisms (Deutsche Grammophon)

  8. Moonkyung Lee – Parts to Play (Navona)

  9. Lara Downes – For Lenny (Sony Masterworks)

  10. Andrea-Ann Deschenes* – Villa-Lobos/Castro (Independent)

  11. Randy Hathaway – Classical Guitar in America (Independent)

  12. Laurie Anderson/Kronos Quartet – Landfall (Nonesuch)

  13. Ray Chen – The Golden Age (Decca)

  14. Jean-Michel Blais* – Dans Ma Main (Arts and Crafts)

  15. Jesse Brown* – Still (Independent)

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