Top Plays, April 2019

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Well! Lots of great Calgary releases hitting our Top 30 Albums for April. Spring truly is the best season for new music. Also, CJSW favourite Mdou Moctar lands in the Top 5 with his latest. Emerging future-soul artist Tiana Khasi dropped her impressive debut and shot to the top of the charts. Legendary jazz artist Betty Carter took the airwaves by storm with a release 27 years in the making.

That’s just a few highlights from April … see you in May!

  1. The Shiverettes** – Real Shrill Bitches (Self-Released)
  3. Amy Nelson** – Educated Woman (Self-Released)
  4. Weyes Blood – Titanic Rising (Sub Pop)
  5. Mdou Moctar – Ilana: The Creator (Sahel Sounds)
  6. Melted Mirror** – Past Life (Self-Released)
  7. Ravenous Eternal Hunger** – Eat The Fallen (Self-Released)
  8. Tiana Khasi – Meghalaya (Soul Has No Tempo)
  9. Du Blonde – Lung Bread For Daddy (Moshi Moshi)
  10. Corinthian/Carbolizer/Wish Lash** – Descension/Ascension (Dead Sea Mining Syndiate)
  11. patio – Essentials (Fire Talk Records)
  12. Andre Wickenheiser** – A Happy Little Accident (Self-Released)
  13. Red Mass* – Killrush Drive (Label Etiquette)
  14. K Ã R Y Y N – The Quanta Series (Mute)
  15. Kiwi Jr.* – Football Money (Mint Records)
  16. Blessed* – Salt (Self-Released)
  17. The Budos Band – V (Daptone Records)
  18. Future Womb** – BABYGIRLGALACTIC (Self-Released)
  19. Die Scum Inc.** – The Psyborgs OST (Self-Released)
  20. Deliluh* – Oath of Intent (Telephone Explosion)
  21. Jenny Lewis – On The Line (Warner Bros)
  22. Dave McCann* – Westbound Til Light (Oldman River Music)
  23. Lee Fields & the Expressions – It Rains Love (Big Crown)
  24. The Cinematic Orchestra – To Believe (Domino/Ninja Tune)
  25. Ex Hex – It’s Real (Merge Records)
  26. Andrew Bird – My Finest Work Yet (Loma Vista)
  27. Betty Carter – The Music Never Stops (Blue Engine Records)
  28. Devin Townsend*  – Empath (InsideOut)
  29. Cory Weeds Quintet – Live at Frankie’s Jazz Club (Cellar Live)
  30. Red Cain** – Kindred: Act I (Self-Released)


* indicates Canadian

**indicates Local