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Top 30 Chart: October 27- November 2, 2023


Check out the top played albums of the week!

    • ๐ŸŒบย = Albertan
    • ๐Ÿ = Canadian

30. The Sextones: Love Can’t Be Borrowed (Record Kicks)
29. Be Your Own Pet: Mommy (Third Man)
28. ๐Ÿ Sam Roberts: The Adventures of Ben Blank (Known Accomplice)
27. ๐Ÿ Ariel Posen: Reasons Why (Soundly)
26. ๐Ÿ Propter Hawk: Propter Hawk (Independent)
25. ๐Ÿ Bobby Bazini: Pearl (Sony/The Orchard)
24. ๐Ÿ MUNYA: Jardin (Luminelle)
23. ๐Ÿ Russell Louder: Fair-Weather (Lisbon Lux)
22. ๐ŸŒบ Tanika Charles: The Union Sessions EP (Record Kicks)
21. ๐ŸŒบ Rae Spoon: Not Dead Yet (Coax)

While on tour in Columbus, Ohio, Ed Durocher of Apollo Suns joined Dawn Pemberton to share more about the inception of their new album, Departures. Ed also shares a bit more about recording on the road, and the process of releasing the album, and a very unique beer collaboration.

20. Tre Burt: Traffic Fiction (Oh Boy)
19. Tele Novella: Poet’s Tooth (Kill Rock Stars)
18. Say She She: Silver (Karma Chief)
17. ๐Ÿ The Pairs: When Will We Find Our Way? EP (Independent)
16. ๐Ÿ The Good Lovelies: We Will Never Be The Same (Outside)
15. ๐Ÿ Apollo Suns: Departures (Do Right!)
14. ๐Ÿ Hannah Georgas: I’d Be Lying If I Said I Didn’t Care (Real Kind/Arts & Crafts)
13. ๐Ÿ Jose Lobo: In All Good Hope (Victory Pool)
12. ๐Ÿ La Force: XO SKELETON (Secret City)
11. ๐Ÿ Dominique Fils-Aime: Our Roots Run Deep (Ensoul)

In this extended interview, Jessica McMann speak with Dawn Pemberton about her new album Prairie Dusk, currently at #6. Jessica shares more about songwriting, composition, improvisation, as well as the visual element of her songwriting – even the visual aspect of her stage show. The conversation dives into the nuances of wind instruments, musical memories, and the meaning behind the song, For Nikรขwiy (deliberate and intentional, our suffering).

10. ๐Ÿ Aysanabee: Here And Now (Ishkode)
9. ๐Ÿ Elisapie: Inuktitut (Bonsound)
8. ๐ŸŒบ Jolene Marie: Honey (Independent)
7. ๐Ÿ Loryn Taggart: The Lost Art of Pulling Through (Independent)
6. ๐ŸŒบ Jessica McMann: Prairie Dusk (Independent)
5. Green-House: A Host For All Kinds of Life (Leaving)
4. ๐Ÿ Terra Lightfoot: Healing Power (Sonic Unyon)
3. ๐Ÿ Allison Russell: The Returner (Fantasy)
2. ๐Ÿ Jeremy Dutcher: Motewolonuwok (Secret City)
1. ๐Ÿ Helena Deland: Goodnight Summerland (Chivi Chivi)

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.