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Top 30 Chart: April 2 – 8, 2023


Check out the top played albums of the week!

  • 🌺 = Albertan
  • 🍁 = Canadian

30. boygenius: the record (Interscope / Universal)
29. Shana Cleveland: Manzanita (Hardly Art)
28. EmilΓ­ana Torrini: Racing The Storm (Bella Union / PIAS)
27. Samara Joy: Linger Awhile (Verve)
26. 🍁 Cinephonic: Visions (Marlow)
25. Nickel Creek: Celebrants (Thirty Tigers)
24. GA-20: Live In Loveland (Colemine)
23. 🌺 The Lovebullies: Somewhere (Independent)
22. The Allergies: Reconcile EP (Jalapeno)
21. Krasno Moore Project: Krasno Moore Project: Book of Queens (Concord Jazz)

Producers, dj’s, and band leaders Roy Spencer and Adam Volson from The Allergies join Dawn Pemberton On The Rise. They share the story of how they met. and began their musical journey together. They also share how the roots of hip hop and the roots of drum and bass influence their music. Adam also shares a bit more about the track ‘God Walked Down.’

20. David Van Auken: American Harmony (Debacle)
19. 🍁 Andy Shauf: Norm (Arts & Crafts)
18. 🍁 Villages: Dark Island (Sonic)
17. 🍁 Jane Bunnett: Playing With Fire (Linus)
16. 🍁 The New Pornographers: Continue As A Guest (Merge)
15. 🌺 Mac DeMarco: Five Easy Hot Dogs (Royal Mountain)
14. 🌺 Peter & The Wolves: Worth The Trouble (Independent)
13. 🌺 Mike Tod: Mike Tod LP (Independent)
12. Sunny War: Anarchist Gospel (New West)
11. The War and Treaty: Lover’s Game (UMG)

Canadian musical royalty, Jane Bunnett joins Dawn Pemberton On The Rise. She shares the amazing and evocative story of what inspired her evolution from classical music to Afro-cuban music. Jane also shares an in-depth story about the song, “The Human Race”, and an experience in nature that inspired it.

10. 🍁 July Talk: Remember Never Before (Six Shooter)
9. 🌺 Justine Vandergrift: Mountain Standard Time (Independent)
8. Eric Bibb: Ridin’ (Repute)
7. 🍁 Doug Paisley: Say What You Like (Outside)
6. 🍁 Elizabeth Shepherd: Three Things (Pinwheel)
5. 🍁 Cat Clyde: Down Rounder (Second Prize)
4. 🍁 U.S. Girls: Bless This Mess (Royal Mountain)
3. 🍁 Ron Sexsmith: The Vivian Line (Warner)
2. 🍁 Begonia: Powder Blue (Birthday Cake)
1. 🍁 Matt Andersen: The Big Bottle Of Joy (Sonic)

Tune in to On The Rise with Dawn Pemberton and Brendan Cross every Friday from noon-3pm MT when they connect the musical dots, taking a peek at CKUA chart history, chat with great artists, and, of course, count down the Top 30 albums every week.