listen-liveOn Air Now


Listen Now

Top 30 Chart: November 27 – December 3, 2022


Check out the top played albums of the week!

  • = Albertan
  • = Canadian

    30. Danielle Ponder: Some Of Us Are Brave (Future Classic)
    29. Vieux Farka Touré & Khruangbin: Ali (Dead Oceans)
    28. L’omelette: You Are Here (Independent)
    27. Keith O’Rourke: Imperfect Perfectionist (Chronograph)
    26. Kazdoura: Wain EP (Independent)
    25. Billy Strings: Me/and/Dad (Rounder)
    24. Bonny Light Horseman: Rolling Golden Holy (37d03d)
    23. Courtney Marie Andrews: Loose Future (Fat Possum)
    22. Miko Marks & The Resurrectors: Feel Like Going Home (Redtone)
    21. Trampled by Turtles: Alpenglow (Banjodad / Thirty Tigers)

Dawn Pemberton speaks with Miko Marks about her new album, returning to her roots and self, healing, connecting to truth and authenticity. Miko also shares the stories and seeds that kicked off Feel Like Going Home, currently at #22 on the chart.

    20. Ezra Collective: Where I’m Meant To Be (Partisan)
    19. Agnostic Mountain Gospel Choir: Everything Was a Long Time Ago (S.A.P.)
    18. Suzie Vinnick: Fall Back Home (Independent)
    17. The Trade-Offs: Let Go, Give In, Fall Down (Aakuluk)
    16. The California Honeydrops: Soft Spot (TubTone)
    15. Weyes Blood: And in the Darkness, Hearts Aglow (Sub Pop)
    14. Jason Collett: Head Full Of Wonder (Arts & Crafts)
    13. Nuela Charles: Nuela Charles (Independent)
    12. Roberto López: Ritual (Curura)
    11. Gillian Moranz: Cue The Day EP (Independent)

CKUA’s Dawn Pemberton talks with Gillian Moranz about growing up in Southern Alberta’s Folk Clubs and South Country Fair. Gillian also shares the creative process of her new EP Cue The Day, as well as the therapeutic impact it had on her during COVID. It debuts this week at #11.

    10. Dave Gunning: The Same Storm (Independent)
    9. The Winston Brothers: Drift (Colemine)
    8. Lee Fields: Sentimental Fool (Daptone)
    7. Julianna Riolino: All Blue (You’ve Changed)
    6. Ellen Froese: For Each Flower Growing (Victory Pool)
    5. Adrian Quesada: Jaguar Sound (ATO)
    4. First Aid Kit: Palomino (Columbia)
    3. Bedouin Soundclash: We Will Meet In A Hurricane (Dine Alone)
    2. Julian Taylor: Beyond The Reservoir (Howling Turtle)
    1. Aysanabee: Watin (Ishkode)

CKUA’s Dawn Pemberton shares the news with Aysanabee that his new album, Watin, is #1 on the Top 30 chart. Aysanabee shares more about the background of his album, his conversations with his grandfather, and becoming close while being 1000km apart.

Aysanabee also shares more about exploring the world through music, collaborating with other artists, and a few details about the final track on the album, ‘Nomads’.

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.