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Top 30 Chart: October 9 – 15, 2022


Check out the top played albums of the week!

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    30. King of Foxes: Twilight of the Empire (Crystal Baby)
    29. Zoon: Big Pharma (Paper Bag)
    28. By Divine Right: OTTO MOTTO (Fortune Stellar)
    27. Esteban Herrera: Colibri de papel (Paper Hummingbird) (Independent)
    26. Matiu: Tipatshimushtunan (117)
    25. David Myles: It’s Only A Little Loneliness (Turtlemusik)
    24. Kokoroko: Could We Be More (Brownswood)
    23. Sweet Megg: My Window Faces the South (Turtle Bay)
    22. Gold Star: Headlights USA Parts I And II (Independent)
    21. Jesse Northey: Onion Knight (Victory Pool)

    20. Lake Street Dive: Fun Machine: The Sequel (Fantasy)
    19. Crystal Shawanda: Midnight Blues (True North)
    18. Blackie And The Rodeo Kings: O Glory (Warner)
    17. Valerie June: Under Cover (Fantasy)
    16. Blue Moon Marquee: Scream, Holler & Howl (Independent)
    15. Keith O’Rourke: Imperfect Perfectionist (Chronograph)
    14. Skinny Dyck: Palace Waiting (Sound Asleep)
    13. Nuela Charles: Nuela Charles (Independent)
    12. Scone Cash Players: Brooklyn to Brooklin (Daptone)
    11. The California Honeydrops: Soft Spot (TubTone)

Dawn Pemberton talks with Skinny Dyck, currently at #14 on the chart, about the meaning of ‘Palace Waiting’, what country music means to him, his musical influences, and what the future holds.

    10. Bonny Light Horseman: Rolling Golden Holy (37d03d)
    9. Colleen Brown: Winging It (Flatcar)
    8. Elle Celeste: Call On Me (Independent)
    7. Vieux Farka Touré & Khruangbin: Ali (Dead Oceans)
    6. Alvvays: Blue Rev (Polyvinyl)
    5. Mariel Buckley: Everywhere I Used To Be (Birthday Cake)
    4. Son Little: Like Neptune (ANTI-)
    3. Danielle Ponder: Some Of Us Are Brave (Future Classic)
    2. Cynthia Hamar: Joint & Marrow (Neon Moon)
    1. Harrison Kennedy: Thanks For Tomorrow (Electro-Fi)

Colleen Brown, this weeks #9 artist, shares more about the album title, the weight of emotion, dealing with grief through songwriting and holding it all with tenderness. Colleen shares more about the creation process of ‘Happy On My Own’.

Dawn Pemberton talks with Elle Celeste, this weeks #8 artist, about the freedom of going solo, the how the sound is different from her band Copperhead, and the impact COVID had on creating an album.

Dawn Pemberton chats with Harrison Kennedy, about being #1 on CKUA’s Top 30 chart, about growing up and the influences of the women in his life, shares stories about being on tour with Ruthie Foster, and the story behind the song ‘Doomed’.

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.