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Top 50 albums of 2023

Position  Artist  Album  Label   
1 The Ring Shepherds The Rage of Uncertainty Indie Canadian
2 The Bushpilots Kings of Mustang Burning Canoe Music Canadian
3 Lynn Miles TumbleWeedyWorld True North Canadian
4 Area Resident Phosphene Surkeus Canadian
5 summersets Small Town Story Indie Canadian
6 Atlantis Jazz Ensemble Celestial Suite Marlow Records Canadian
7 Lisa O'Neill All Of This Is Chance Rough Trade  
8 The Vanier Playboys Deux Moo Music Canadian
9 Feist Multitudes 2023, Universal Canadian
10 Kayhan Kalhor & Toumani Diabate The Sky Is the Same Colour Everywhere Real World  
11 Christine Graves Everyday Life Indie Canadian
12 Jeremy Dutcher Motewolonuwok Secret City Records Canadian
13 Andy Shauf Norm Anti- Records (2023) Canadian
14 NOBRO Set Your Pussy Free Dine Alone Records Canadian
15 Royal Ottawa Carcosa Indie Canadian
16 Bodywash I Held The Shape While I Could Light Organ Canadian
17 Church of Trees Courage Indie Canadian
18 Burning Spear No Destroyer Burning Spear  
19 Elisapie Inuktitut Bonsound Canadian
20 Sherri Harding A Million Pieces Instant Replay Music Canadian
21 William Prince Stand in The Joy Six SHooter REcords Canadian
22 African Head Charge A Trip to Bolgatanga On-U Sound  
23 Hannah Georgas I'd Be Lying If I Said I Didn't Care Arts & Crafts, Real Kind, Communion Canadian
24 The New Pornographers Continue As A Guest Merge Records Canadian
25 Autogramm Music That Humans Can Play Stomp Records - 2023 Canadian
26 Kevin Drew Aging Arts & Crafts Canadian
27 Lowest of the Low Welcome To The Plunderdome Sonic Envy Canadian
28 Oneohtrix Point Never Again    
29 Braids Euphoric Recall Secret City - 2023 Canadian
30 Bruce Cockburn O Sun O Moon True North Records Canadian
31 Cathy Fink & Marcy Marxer All Wigged Out: Songs from the Musical Community Music Canadian
32 FRANKIIE Between Dreams Paper Bag Records Canadian
33 Joni Mitchell Joni Mitchell at Newport Rhino Canadian
34 Ken Yates Cerulean (Extended Edition) Indie Canadian
35 Mikey Spice Black Man Time Stingray  
36 NC-17 Enter The Violence   Canadian
37 Petey USA Capitol  
38 Ruiqi Wang Subduing The Silence Orchard of Pomegranates Canadian
39 They Grieve To Which I Bore Witness Silent Pendulum Records Canadian
40 Whitehorse I'm Not Crying, You're Crying Six Shooter Records Canadian
41 Abel Selaocoe Where Is Home (Hae Ke Kae) Warner  
42 Aesop Rock Integrated Tech Solutions Rhymesayers Entertainment  
43 Ali Farka TourĂ© Voyageur World Circuit Limited  
44 Apashe Antagonist Kannibalen Canadian
45 Ball and Chain and the Wreckers Satisfied Indie Canadian
46 Cinéphonic Visions Album Marlow Records Canadian
47 Death Valley Girls Islands In The Sky Suicide Squeeze - 2023  
48 Hailu Mergia Pioneer Works Swing (Live) Awesome Tapes From Africa  
49 Heinali Kyiv Eternal Injazero Records  
50 Night Beats Rajan Fuzz Club/Suicide Squeeze - 2023  
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Top 25 programs heard on-demand

Position  Show 
1 Stranger Songs
2 The Groove
3 Friday Drive
4 Saturday Morning
5 Night Shift
6 The Deep Blue
7 Renny's Riot
8 Friday Nite Truck Stop
9 Canadian Spaces
10 The Dylan Hunter Show
11 Heavy Friends
12 Black And Blues
13 Thursday Special Blend
14 Reggae In The Fields
15 Music From The Glen
16 An Indian Morning
17 Interzone
18 Whatever's Cool With Me
19 This Island Earth
20 Volume, Contrast, Brilliance
21 Peaceful Journey
22 Aap Ki Farmaish
23 The Guest List
24 Wednesday Special Blend
25 Back 40