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    30. Bonny Light Horseman: Rolling Golden Holy (37d03d)
    29. Status / Non-Status: Surely Travel (You’ve Changed)
    28. Skinny Dyck: Palace Waiting (Sound Asleep)
    27. Jason Collett: Head Full Of Wonder (Arts & Crafts)
    26. Dan Mangan: Being Somewhere (Arts & Crafts)
    25. Roberto López: Ritual (Curura)
    24. Lee Fields: Sentimental Fool (Daptone)
    23. The Trade-Offs: Let Go, Give In, Fall Down (Aakuluk)
    22. Miko Marks & The Resurrectors: Feel Like Going Home (Redtone)
    21. Cynthia Hamar: Joint & Marrow (Neon Moon)

    20. Courtney Marie Andrews: Loose Future (Fat Possum)
    19. King of Foxes: Twilight of the Empire (Crystal Baby)
    18. Mariel Buckley: Everywhere I Used To Be (Birthday Cake)
    17. Vieux Farka Touré & Khruangbin: Ali (Dead Oceans)
    16. L’omelette: You Are Here (Independent)
    15. David Myles: It’s Only A Little Loneliness (Little Tiny)
    14. Aysanabee: Watin (Ishkode)
    13. The California Honeydrops: Soft Spot (TubTone)
    12. Danielle Ponder: Some Of Us Are Brave (Future Classic)
    11. Blue Moon Marquee: Scream, Holler & Howl (Independent)

CKUA host Dawn Pemberton had the chance to chat with California Honeydrops member, lead vocalist, guitarist and trumpeter, Lech Wierzynski. They talk about being spontaneous and having fun in the studio, and being together playing music after COVID. They also talk about the influences of Bay Area funk, soul and R&B in on their music.

    10. Arctic Monkeys: The Car (Domino)
    9. Suzie Vinnick: Fall Back Home (Independent)
    8. Kazdoura: Wain EP (Independent)
    7. Julianna Riolino: All Blue (You’ve Changed)
    6. Larkin Poe: Blood Harmony (Tricki Woo)
    5. First Aid Kit: Palomino (Columbia)
    4. Bedouin Soundclash: We Will Meet In A Hurricane (Dine Alone)
    3. Ezra Collective: Where I’m Meant To Be (Partisan)
    2. Nuela Charles: Nuela Charles (Independent)
    1. Julian Taylor: Beyond The Reservoir (Howling Turtle)

Dawn Pemberton shares the news with Julian Taylor that his album Beyond The Reservoir is #1. Dawn goes deep with Julian again, asking about when his interest in music and signing began. Plus Julian shares a story about meeting… another Julian Taylor.

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.