Charts and Hot Wax – March 4, 2024

| & filed under Top 30.

The CJSR scribes have completed this week’s volume. Top 30, genre charts and new music recommendations below.

Librarian’s Picks

Diamond Day
Connect The Dots [Self-Released]
Montreal, QC        Rock/Pop
Cool sounding atmospheric indie pop

Faye Webstier
Underdressed At The Symphony [Secretly Canadian]
Atlanta, GA        Rock/Pop
Pretty and interesting music

Amaro Freitas
Y’Y [Psychic Hotline]
Recife, Brazil        Jazz/World (Brazil)
Beautiful compositions using piano and folk instruments

Sheer Mag
Playing Favorites [Third Man]
Philadelphia, PN        Rock/Pop
Factually pretty bitchin’

Revival Season
– Golden Age of Self Snitching [Heavenly/PIAS]
Atlanta, GA        Hip-Hop/Rap
Cool mix of danceable rocking beats and driving rap

Sleep Well [Thrill Jockey]
Berlin, Germany        Metal
Bitcrushed metal

Chorus [Heavenly]
Melbourne, Australia        Rock/Pop

RIP Dunes
RIP Dunes [Fortune Tellers]
New York, NY        Rock/Pop

Parallel Realms [Polyvinyl]
Portland, OR        Polyvinyl
Tight indie pop


Local Adds

Western Death Ballads
– Terrible Horrible Beautiful Things [Self-Released]


CJSR CHARTS – March 4, 2024

* indicates a Canadian artist.
Artists in red are local!
Chart ranking reflects airplay during the week ending 03-04-2024.

Top 30



1    Lesser Slave    The Sky Accelerates    Self-Released

2    Tea Leaves*    Whistlin Past the Graveyard    Self-Released

3    Pearly Moon*    Tragicomedy    Self-Released

4    Booker Diduck & His Cribbage Club*    Heritage Classic    Self-Released

5    Apollo Ghosts*    Amethyst    You’ve Changed

6    Easy Idiot*    Stock Music III    Self-Released

7    The Slingers    Sentimentalism    Flightless

8    Craig Brenan*    Small Rooms Vol II    Death Defying

9    Dermabrasion*    Pain Behavior    Hand Drawn Dracula

10    Midswim*    Sneak Behind the Dreams In Your Head    Self-Released

11    Various*    Endless Adventure: Live Sessions From CJSW 2023    Self-Released

12    Elephant Stone    Back into the Dream    Elephants On Parade

13    Pallmer*    Swimming    Soft Voice

14    Sarah Good and the Bads*    The Drifting    Self-Released

15    A. Trozzo*    Big Cat EP    Self-Released

16    El Perro Del Mar    Big Anonymous    City Slang

17    J Mascis    What Do We Do Now    Sub Pop

18    Ellis Bullard    Honky Tonk Ain’t Noise Pollution    Feels So Good Records

19    Madi Diaz    Weird Faith    Anti-

20    Friko    Get Numb To It! [EP]    ATO

21    Conchúr White    Swirling Violets    Bella Union/ PIAS

22    Happy Just To See You    Ways to Cope    Self-Released

23    Plains Apparition & Light Blending In*    Window To The Soul    Self-Released

24    Eye Of Horus*    Noxium    Self-Released

25    Craig H*    Fears    Self-Released

26    Yonghy Bonghy Bo’s*    Yonghy Bonghy Bo’s    Self-Released

27    Victrix*    I Saw Me EP    Self-Released

28    Moka Only*    Spooky Beats N’ Other Treats    Urbnet

29    Shaina Hayes*    Kindergarten Heart    Bonsound

30    Ana Tijoux    Vida    Victoria Producciones SPA






1    Easy Idiot*    Stock Music III    Self-Released

2    Mindchatter    This Is A Reminder That You Are Not Behind Your Face EP    Foreign Family Collective

3    The Halluci Nation*    Path of the Heel EP    Radicalized

4    Suim Tiger*    Flood The Engine    Self-Released

5    Sub Lumen*    Supercluster    Self-Released

6    lokey*    A Return to Kawa    Self-Released

7    Haiku Hands    Pleasure Beast    Spinning Top Records

8    MXLX    Kicking Away at the Decrepit Walls til the Beautiful Sunshine Blisters Thru the Cracks    Ba Da Bing!

9    TR/ST    TR/ST EP    Dais

10    Moonshine & La Fédération Internationale du Bruit*    Noir Fever Présente Moonshine & La Fédération Internationale du Bruit    Noir Fever



Hip Hop



1    Moka Only*    Spooky Beats N’ Other Treats    Urbnet

2    Ana Tijoux    Vida    Victoria Producciones SPA

3    Toussaint Morrison    The Very Best Of Rick & Jane    Urban Home Companion

4    Swamp Thing*    Golden Crab    Urbnet

5    H31R    HeadSpace    Big Dada

6    R.A.P. Ferreira & Fumitake Tamura    The First Fist to Make Contact When We Dap    Ruby Yacht

7    Czarface    Czartificial Intelligence    Silver Age

8    Violent Ground*    Disarranged    Musique nomade

9    Dope.gng*    NO REASON NOT TO BE    Self-Released

10    Danny Brown    Quaranta    Warp






1    Dermabrasion*    Pain Behavior    Hand Drawn Dracula

2    Eye Of Horus*    Noxium    Self-Released

3    Julius Sumner Miller*    Nobody Cares    Meter

4    Reconciler    Art For Our Sake    Smartpunk Records

5    Hiraes    Dormant    Napalm

6    Striker*    ULTRAPOWER    Record Breaking Records

7    Reifer Madness*    Destroy Authority    Self-Released

8    Ectoplasmic Worm*    Forgotten Room    Self-Released

9    Arthouse Fatso    Sycophantic Seizures A Double Feature    Horror Pain Gore Death

10    Mean Jeans    Blasted    Fat Wreck Chords






1    Tea Leaves*    Whistlin Past the Graveyard    Self-Released

2    Booker Diduck & His Cribbage Club*    Heritage Classic    Self-Released

3    Ellis Bullard    Honky Tonk Ain’t Noise Pollution    Feels So Good Records

4    Shaina Hayes*    Kindergarten Heart    Bonsound

5    Hurray for the Riff Raff    The Past Is Still Alive    Nonesuch

6    Jessica Heine*    Build Again    Fallen Tree

7    The Dead South*    Chains & Stakes    Six Shooter Records

8    Bry Webb*    Run With Me    Idée Fixe

9    Cat Power    Cat Power Sings Dylan (The 1966 Royal Albert Hall Concert)    Domino

10    Vera Sola    Peacemaker    City Slang





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