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Top 30 Chart: February 5 – February 11, 2023


Check out the top played albums of the week!

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    30. Margo Price: Strays (Loma Vista)
    29. Alexis Evans: Yours Truly (Record Kicks)
    28. The Allergies: Reconcile EP (Jalapeno)
    27. Joe Louis Walker: Weight of the World (40 Below)
    26. Natalia Lafourcade: De Todas las Flores (Sony Music Mexico)
    25. Snarky Puppy: Empire Central (Groundup)
    24. Status / Non-Status: January 3rd EP (You’ve Changed)
    23. The Dust Collectors: Filtered Gems (Neon Moon)
    22. P.J. Perry: No Hugs (Cellar Live)
    21. Adrian Quesada: Jaguar Sound (ATO)

Scott Stolee and Steve Rozitis from The Dust Collectors joined Dawn Pemberton to share more about their process of releasing their music, why they grouped their folk offerings and their rock tracks separately, and how the band formed. They also share more details about the track, ‘Better Times‘.

    20. Billy Nomates: CACTI (Invada)
    19. Michael Kaeshammer: The Warehouse Sessions (Linus)
    18. Brendan Benson: Low Key (Schnitzel)
    17. July Talk: Remember Never Before (Six Shooter)
    16. Dana Wylie: How Much Muscle (Independent)
    15. The Dip: Sticking With It (Dualtone/MNRK)
    14. Shakura S’Aida: Hold on to Love (Independent)
    13. Whitehorse: I’m Not Crying, You’re Crying (Six Shooter)
    12. Belle and Sebastian: Late Developers (Matador)
    11. Royal Wood: What Tomorrow Brings (Cordova Bay)

Dawn Pemberton goes deep with Shakura S’aida about her new album ‘Hold On To Love‘, the recording process, the importance of being surrounded by a creative supportive loving community. She touches on the hardship of life, the support of sisterhood and family.

    10. Jesca Hoop: Order of Romance (Memphis Industries)
    9. Thompson Egbo-Egbo: What Remains (MNRK)
    8. Doug Organ: Quiet In The Library (Independent)
    7. Mac DeMarco: Five Easy Hot Dogs (Royal Mountain)
    6. The Suffers: It Starts With Love (Missing Piece)
    5. Jewel Brown: Thanks For Good Ole’ Music And Memories (Nic Allen)
    4. Cinephonic: Visions (Marlow)
    3. Sunny War: Anarchist Gospel (New West)
    2. Brooks & Bowskill: Too Many Roads (Ganaraska)
    1. Amai Kuda et Les Bois: EmUrgency! (Independent)

Dawn Pemberton shares the news with Amai Kuda that the new album from Amai Kuda et Les Bois, ‘EmUrgency’ is #1. Centred on healing, the album weaves spoken word and the voices of family members into upbeat love songs. Enjoy this in-depth and extended conversation touching on visual art, music and traditional African spirituality.

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.