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Top 30 Chart: June 11-17 2023


Check out the top played albums of the week!

  • 🌺 = Albertan
  • 🍁 = Canadian

30. Whatitdo Archive Group: Palace of a Thousand Sounds (Record Kicks)
29. Devon Gilfillian: Love You Anyway (Fantasy)
28. Jason Isbell: Weathervanes (Southeastern)
27. 🍁 Witch Prophet: Gateway Experience (Heart Lake)
26. 🍁 Blood Ceremony: The Old Ways Remain (Rise Above)
25. 🍁 Tina Leon: Pull (Ensoul)
24. Durand Jones: Wait Til I Get Over (Dead Oceans)
23. The Allergies: Tear The Place Up (Jalapeno)
22. Arlo Parks: My Soft Machine (Transgressive/PIAS)
21. 🌺 The Dust Collectors: Outside In (Neon Moon)

20. Rahill: Flowers At Your Feet (Big Dada)
19. Ben Harper: Wide Open Light (Chrysalis)
18. Tinariwen: Amatssou (Wedge)
17. 🍁 Great Lake Swimmers: Uncertain Country (Harbour Songs/Fontana)
16. This Is The Kit: Careful Of Your Keepers (Rough Trade)
15. 🌺 Bella White: Among Other Things (Rounder)
14. 🍁 Alex Cuba: El Swing Que Yo Tengo (Caracol)
13. 🍁 Big Little Lions: AMPM (Fallen Tree)
12. 🍁 Feist: Multitudes (Polydor)
11. Joy Oladokun: Proof Of Life (Republic/Verve)

Dawn Pemberton speaks with Helen Austin and Paul Otten from the band Big Little Lions, currently at 13 on this weeks chart. They share more about collaborating from two different locations, Vancouver Island and Ohio. They share more about how they met, and began their collaboration; starting in film and television and then diving into a step by step look into their song writing practice. They also share news about touring in Alberta.

10. Fiona Boyes: Ramblified (Blue Empress)
9. 🍁 Jeremie Albino: Tears You Hide (Kill Rock Stars)
8. 🍁 Charlotte Cornfield: Could Have Done Anything (Next Door)
7. 🍁 Half Moon Run: Salt (BMG)
6. Josh Ritter: Spectral Lines (Thirty Tigers)
5. David Wax Museum: You Must Change Your Life (Nine Mile)
4. 🍁 Cowboy Junkies: Such Ferocious Beauty (Latent)
3. Jenny Lewis: Joy’all (Glassnote)
2. 🌺 Starpainter: Rattlesnake Dream (Neon Moon)
1. 🍁 William Prince: Stand in the Joy (Six Shooter)

Dawn Pemberton speaks with Joel Stretch, member of Lethbridge’s Starpainter about the title of the new album, Rattlesnake Dream, currently #2 on the cart. To Joel, this is a metaphor for shared subconscious community connection, specifically in Lethbridge. Joel shares more about the warmth of a home studio recording process, and he also shares where the name of the band came from.

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.