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Top 30 Chart: March 5 – 11, 2023


Check out the top played albums of the week!

  • 🌺 = Albertan
  • 🇨🇦 = Canadian

30. 🇨🇦 Cinephonic: Visions (Marlow)
29. 🇨🇦 Carolyn Mark: Off Season (Terrible Hostess)
28. 🇨🇦 Best Fern: Earth Then Air (Backward)
27. 🌺 The Dust Collectors: Filtered Gems (Neon Moon)
26. 🌺 Jim Head: PRISMATIC (Independent)
25. 🌺 Doug Organ: Quiet In The Library (Independent)
24. Eric Bibb: Ridin’ (Repute)
23. The War And Treaty: Lover’s Game (UMG Nashville)
22. The Allergies: Reconcile EP (Jalapeno)
21. Belle And Sebastian: Late Developers (Matador)

CKUA’s Dawn Pemberton speaks with Carolyn Mark about her new album, Off Season. Carolyn shares more about recording her new album on Hornby island, what the name of the album means, releasing the album on Quadra Island, her plans for touring in Alberta.

20. 🇨🇦 Matt Andersen: The Big Bottle of Joy (Sonic)
19. 🇨🇦 Brooks & Bowskill: Too Many Roads (Ganaraska)
18. 🇨🇦 Status / Non-Status: January 3rd EP (You’ve Changed)
17. 🌺 Double Suede: The Deep End (Independent)
16. 🌺 P.J. Perry: No Hugs (Cellar Live)
15. 🌺 Mac DeMarco: Five Easy Hot Dogs (Royal Mountain)
14. Natalia Lafourcade: De Todas las Flores (Sony Music Mexico)
13. 🇨🇦 Whitehorse: I’m Not Crying, You’re Crying (Six Shooter)
12. 🌺 Jeff Stockton: The Honey Roads (Independent)
11. 🇨🇦 The Ostara Project: The Ostara Project (Cellar Live)

Matt Andersen, currently sitting at #20, joined Dawn Pemberton to share where the title of his new record came from, Big Bottle of Joy. He also speaks about being on the road, the art of improvisation on stage, and handpicking the performers on his new record.

10. 🇨🇦 Ron Sexsmith: The Vivian Line (Warner)
9. Joe Louis Walker: Weight of the World (40 Below)
8. Supreme Beings of Leisure: 22 (Leisurephonic)
7. Margo Price: Strays (Loma Vista)
6. 🇨🇦 Andy Shauf: Norm (Arts & Crafts)
5. 🇨🇦 Begonia: Powder Blue (Birthday Cake)
4. 🇨🇦 Cat Clyde: Down Rounder (Second Prize)
3. 🌺 Dana Wylie: How Much Muscle (Independent)
2. Sunny War: Anarchist Gospel (New West)
1. 🇨🇦 Shakura S’Aida: Hold On To Love (Independent)

CKUA’s Dawn Pemberton shares the news with Shakura S’aida that her latest album, Hold on to Love, is the #1 album on this week’s Top 30. She shares more about the slow motion whirlwind that is The JUNOS, and how she stays grounded and centred while within the whirlwind. She shares more performing with Donna Grantis, life after COVID and her upcoming shows.

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.