Charts and hot wax – Jan 17, 2023

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Matthew’s Sure Shots

Postnamers – Sissies & Sluts [Self-Released]
Calgary, AB        Classical/Experimental
Music that feels free. A variety of interesting and sometimes relaxing instrumental songs.

Various Artists – Rare Global Pop 1980s (Crammed Archives 2) [Crammed Discs]
The second in Crammed Archives’ reissue series focusing on hidden gems released by the label during the ‘80s, including lots of colourful, ahead-of-its-time music: electronic global pop, pre-techno/hip hop/dub-infused beats and much more. 

Farid El Atrache – Nagham Fi Hayati (reissue) [WeWantSounds]
Egypt        World (Egypt)
Reissue of cult classic from 1874 by Edyptian music giant Farid El Atrache. First reissue since the 70’s. Newly remastered for vinyl.

J0eru – Spellbound II [Raund Haus]
California        Electronic
Nice electronic samples.

Mass – Resentment Venom [P in a Circle]
Uxbridge, UK        Experimental
Noise and repeating.



Local Adds

– Rioting Heart [Self-Released]

Cxtotheworld – Unforgivable [Self-Released]

Spruce Island – Spruce Island [Self-Released]



CJSR CHARTS – January 17, 2023

* indicates a Canadian artist.
Artists in red are local!
Chart ranking reflects airplay during the week ending 01-17-2023.

Top 30



1    No Museums*    Folk Terrors    Self-Released

2    Various*    Ear Worms: Live Sessions From CJSW 90.9 FM    Self-Released

3    Daphni*    Cherry    Jiaolong

4    Electricity for Everybody!*    The Husk    Fake Mistake

5    Joe Nolan*    Lost Verses    Fallen Tree Records

6    Sammy Volkov*    Be Alright!    Self-Released

7    Sloan*    Steady    Yep Roc

8    Self-Cut Bangs*    Circle Around the Free    Self-Released

9    Archers Of Loaf    Reason in Decline    Merge

10    Arjuna Oakes & Serebii    Final Days    Innovative Leisure

11    Cemetery Orbit*    Future Dread    Self-Released

12    P.J. Perry*    No Hugs    Cellar

13    Preoccupations*    Arrangements    Flemish Eye

14    Dumb*    Pray 4 Tomorrow    Mint

15    Pony Girl*    Enny One Will Love You    Paper Bag

16    Best Fern*    Earth Then Air    Youngblood

17    Field Guide*    Field Guide    Birthday Cake

18    Gone Cosmic*    Send For a Warning, The Future’s Calling    Self-Released

19    Mali Obomsawin    Sweet Tooth: Suite For Indigenous Resistance    Out Of Your Head

20    RJ LeBlanc*    HEYDAY    Multiple Chord Music

21    The Trade Offs*    Let Go, Give In, Fall Down    Aakuluk

22    Run The Jewels    RTJ CU4TRO    BMG

23    Ezra Collective    Where I’m Meant to Be    Partisan

24    Indigo Sparke    Hysteria    Sacred Bones

25    The Paranoyds    Talk Talk Talk    Third Man Records

26    The Provincial Archive*    Dopamine Chase [single]    Consonant

27    Pigeon Breeders & Ghost Cars*    Stasis    Pseudo Laboratories

28    Guerilla Welfare*    Evidence I Was Here [2022 Analog Remaster]    Self-Released

29    Alvvays*    Blue Rev    Polyvinyl

30    By Divine Right*    Otto Motto    Fortune Stellar






1    Daphni*    Cherry    Jiaolong

2    Best Fern*    Earth Then Air    Youngblood

3    Sam Wilkes & Jacob Mann    Perform the Compositions of Sam Wilkes & Jacob Mann    Leaving

4    Alivenique    Year of the Statement    Lightning Studios

5    Nebular Wave*    A Polarized Planetoid    Self-Released

6    Digawolf*    Ini    Self-Released

7    Lee Paradise*    & Co    Telephone Explosion

8    Selina Martin*    Time Spent Swimming    Self-Released

9    Daniel Avery    ultra truth    Mute

10    Plaid    Feorm Falorz    Warp



Hip Hop



1    Run The Jewels    RTJ CU4TRO    BMG

2    Ezra Collective    Where I’m Meant to Be    Partisan

3    Mykki Blanco    Stay Close To Music    Transgressive/PIAS

4    L.TEEZ*    Studio Blue    Hydrophonik

5    The Dirty Sample*    Beats To Murder Rappers To    Hand’Solo

6    Cakes Da Killa    Svengali    Young Arts Records

7    bigmcenroe x Alvaro Rojas*    Noodles (Extended)    Peanuts & Corn

8    Duckwrth    Chrome Bull    SuperGood/The Bling Youth

9    Bryson The Alien    The Great Adventures Of…    PNKSLM

10    Butcher Brown    Butcher Brown Presents Triple Trey featuring Tennishu and R4ND4ZZO BIGB4ND    Concord






1    Joy Lapps*    Girl In The Yard    Self-Released

2    Abraxas    Monte Carlo    Suicide Squeeze

3    Djivan Gasparian    I Will Not Be Sad In This World    All Saints

4    Horace Andy    Midnight Scorchers    On-U Sound

5    Vieux Farka Touré and Khruangbin    Ali    Dead Oceans

6    La Femme    Teatro lúcido    Disque Pointu

7    Hermanos Gutiérrez    El Bueno y El Malo    Easy Eye Sound

8    Okaidja Afroso    Jaku Mumor    Chechekule Records

9    Djivan Gasparian    Moon Shines At Night    All Saints

10    Black Ox Orkestar*    Everything Returns    Constellation






1    P.J. Perry*    No Hugs    Cellar

2    Mali Obomsawin    Sweet Tooth: Suite For Indigenous Resistance    Out Of Your Head

3    RJ LeBlanc*    HEYDAY    Multiple Chord Music

4    Ezra Collective    Where I’m Meant to Be    Partisan

5    Jim Head*    Prismatic    Self-Released

6    Avi Granite*    In Good Hands    Pet Mantis

7    Joy Lapps*    Girl In The Yard    Self-Released

8    Big Space*    In Relation To    Self-Released

9    Charles Stepney    Step on Step    International Anthem

10    Garrett Saracho Adrian Younge, Ali Shaheed Muhammad    JID 015    Jazz Is Dead






1    Kid Kapichi    Here’s What You Could Have Won    Spinefarm

2    Quit It!*    Spilling Out    Wasted Wax

3    Greenwing*    Late Bloomer    Self-Released

4    Off!    Free LSD    Fat Possum

5    Upon Your Grave*    Gold & Decay EP    Self-Released

6    Greber*    Fright Without    No Funeral

7    Lamb Of God    Omens    Epic

8    Abduction    Black Blood    Spinefarm

9    Wednesday 13    Horrifier    Napalm Records

10    New Jacobin Club*    Empire of Dis    Manticore






1    Joe Nolan*    Lost Verses    Fallen Tree Records

2    Field Guide*    Field Guide    Birthday Cake

3    The Trade Offs*    Let Go, Give In, Fall Down    Aakuluk

4    Indigo Sparke    Hysteria    Sacred Bones

5    Cynthia Hamar*    Joint & Marrow    Neon Moon

6    Evan Redsky*    Oblivion    Victory Pool

7    Ila Barker*    Fool Under Water    Self-Released

8    Gunner & Smith*    Hear You In My Head    DevilDuck

9    Tenci    A Swollen River, A Well Overflowing    Keeled Scales

10    Joseph Decosimo    While You Were Slumbering    Sleepy Cat






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