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    30. Scone Cash Players: Brooklyn to Brooklin (Daptone)
    29. Elle Celeste: Call On Me (Independent)
    28. Sudan Archives: Natural Brown Prom Queen (Stones Throw) 
    27. OurWinterMill: OurWinterMill (Independent)
    26. King Stingray: King Stingray (Cooking Vinyl)
    25. Son Little: Like Neptune (ANTI-)
    24. Lake Street Dive: Fun Machine: The Sequel (Fantasy) 
    23. Zoon: Big Pharma (Paper Bag)
    22. Colleen Brown: Winging It (Flatcar) 
    21. Jesse Northey: Onion Knight (Victory Pool)

Dawn Pemberton spoke with Daniel Monkman aka Zoon, about the influences and instrumentation behind Big Pharma, currently at number 23, as well as the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation:

    20. Mariel Buckley: Everywhere I Used To Be (Birthday Cake)
    19. Bellegarde: Pastourelle (Independent)
    18. Skinny Dyck: Palace Waiting (Sound Asleep)
    17. Cynthia Hamar: Joint & Marrow (Neon Moon)
    16. Status / Non-Status: Surely Travel (You’ve Changed)
    15. James Keelaghan: Second-Hand (Tranquilla)
    14. Bennett Mitchell: Mouse (Independent) 
    13. Peter Nolan: Igrewupina John Lennon World (Independent)
    12. Kokoroko: Could We Be More (Brownswood)
    11. Nuela Charles: Nuela Charles (Independent)

    10. Ben l’Oncle Soul: Red Mango (Enchante)
    9. Marlon Williams: My Boy (Dead Oceans)
    8. Reuben and the Dark: In Lieu of Light (Arts & Crafts)
    7. Digging Roots: Zhawenim (Ishkode)
    6. Harrison Kennedy: Thanks For Tomorrow (Electro-Fi)
    5. Charley Crockett: The Man From Waco (Son of Davy/Thirty Tigers)
    4. Leyla McCalla: Breaking The Thermometer (ANTI-)
    3. Blue Moon Marquee: Scream, Holler & Howl (Independent)
    2. Crystal Shawanda: Midnight Blues (True North) 
    1. King of Foxes: Twilight of the Empire (Crystal Baby)

Dawn Pemberton dives in with, Jasmine Colette of Blue Moon Marquee, spotlighting the meaning behind the latest single off of Scream Holler and Howl, “Thunderbird”.

Dawn Pemberton spoke with, Olivia Street of King Of Foxes about reaching the top of the chart, songwriting and the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation:

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.