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Top 30 Chart: June 18-24 2023


Check out the top played albums of the week!

  • 🌺 = Albertan
  • 🍁 = Canadian

30. Ekiti Sound: Drum Money (Crammed Discs)
29. 🍁 Dey Rose: Evelyn (Lilystars)
28. 🍁 TEKE::TEKE: Hagata (Kill Rock Stars)
27. 🍁 Terry Uyarak: UNNUAQ (Aakuluk)
26. 🌺 Miesha & The Spanks: Unconditional Love in Hi-Fi (Mint)
25. Josh Ritter: Spectral Lines (Thirty Tigers)
24. Ben Folds: What Matters (New West)
23. Whatitdo Archive Group: Palace of a Thousand Sounds (Record Kicks)
22. Rahill: Flowers At Your Feet (Big Dada)
21. Joy Oladokun: Proof Of Life (Republic / Verve)

20. 🍁 Claire Davis: Get It Right (LRK)
19. The Allergies: Tear The Place Up (Jalapeno)
18. Iris DeMent: Workin’ On a World (Independent)
17. Nora Stanley & Benny Bock: Distance of the Moon (Colorfield)
16. Durand Jones: Wait Til I Get Over (Dead Oceans)
15. Ben Harper: Wide Open Light (Chrysalis)
14. 🍁 Jeremie Albino: Tears You Hide (Kill Rock Stars)
13. 🍁 Half Moon Run: Salt (BMG)
12. 🍁 Feist: Multitudes (Polydor)
11. 🍁 Cowboy Junkies: Such Ferocious Beauty (Latent)

Dawn Pemberton chats with Devon Portielje from Half Moon Run about the creation process of their latest album, Salt. They dive into the fluid process of constant changing in their writing schedule, as well as touring France, and returning to Europe. Devon shares more about the tale of creating 9beat.

10. 🍁 Alex Cuba: El Swing Que Yo Tengo (Caracol)
9. Arlo Parks: My Soft Machine (Transgressive / PIAS)
8. This Is The Kit: Careful Of Your Keepers (Rough Trade)
7. Jenny Lewis: Joy’all (Glassnote)
6. 🍁 Big Little Lions: AMPM (Fallen Tree)
5. 🍁 Charlotte Cornfield: Could Have Done Anything (Next Door)
4. 🌺 Starpainter: Rattlesnake Dream (Neon Moon)
3. 🌺 Khotin: Release Spirit (Ghostly International)
2. 🍁 William Prince: Stand In The Joy (Six Shooter)
1. David Wax Museum: You Must Change Your Life (Nine Mile)

David Wax chats with Dawn Pemberton about being #1, touring, and doing interviews. They chat about starting out grass routes, supporting musical community, and finally sharing the album. The vulnerability of sharing something you’ve invested in and care about. Davis shares more about, ‘Luanne’.

Want to learn more, about this unique duo? Check out the extensive conversation David Wax and Suz Slezak had with Grant Stovel, on CKUA’s Hidden Track podcast.

Hidden Track Podcast

David Wax Museum | Syncopated Truths

They’ve always been musical alchemists, melding worlds and traditions together, taking on the big questions, and crafting bold musical narratives....Listen

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.