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Top 30 Chart: September 8 – 14 2023


Check out the top played albums of the week!

    • 🌺 = Albertan
    • 🍁 = Canadian

30. The Budos Band: Frontier’s Edge (Diamond West)
29. Akira Kosemura: Rudy (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack) (Schole)
28. 🍁 Bahamas: Bootcut (Republic)
27. 🍁 Super Duty Tough Work: Paradigm Shift (Next Door)
26. Buck Meek: Haunted Mountain (4AD)
25. Alabaster DePlume: Come With Fierce Grace (International Anthem)
24  Jenny Lewis: Joy’all (Glassnote)
23. Becca Mancari: Come With Fierce Grace (Captured Tracks)
22.Margo Cilker: Valley of Heart’s Delight (Fluff And Gravy)
21. Slowdive: Everything Is Alive (Dead Oceans)

CKUA’s Amy van Keeken chats with Afie Jurvanen aka Bahamas about his new album Bootcut, playing at the Grand Ole Opry, Massey Hall, and working in Nashville. Jurvanen shares more about recording with Vince Gill and Sam Bush, and what his tour schedule is like.

20. Bebel Gilberto: Joao (PIAS)
19.🍁 Turnstile & BADBADNOTGOOD: New Heart Designs (Roadrunner)
18.🍁 Beverly Glenn-Copeland: The Ones Ahead (Transgressive)
17.🌺 Wilfred Kozub: The Last Vibrations of Summer (Independent)
16. Nick Shoulders: All Bad (Gar Hole)
15. Lucinda Williams: Stories From A Rock N Roll Heart (Highway 20)
14.🌺 Sargeant X Comrade: Lo Fi Future (Mo Gravy)
13.🌺 Shane Ghostkeeper: Songs For My People (Victory Pool)
12. Old Crow Medicine Show: Jubilee (ATO)
11. Hiss Golden Messenger: Jump For Joy (Merge)

The Calgary-based band, Sargeant and Comrade has topped the CKUA On The Rise charts for weeks! This week their album Lo Fi Future sits at the number 14 spot. CKUA’s Amy van Keekan took a moment to catch up with the dynamic duo also known as Yolanda Sargeant and Evgeniy.

10. Tony Allen & Adrian Younge: Tony Allen JID018 (Jazz Is Dead)
9. 🍁 Jenn Grant: Champagne Problems (Leo Vela)
8. 🍁 Propter Hawk: Propter Hawk (Independent)
7. 🍁 Hannah Georgas: I’d Be Lying If I Said I Didn’t Care (Real Kind/Arts & Crafts)
6. 🌺 Audrey Ochoa: The Head Of A Mouse (Chronograph)
5. 🌺 Rae Spoon: Not Dead Yet (Coax)
4. 🍁 Ariel Posen: Reasons Why (Soundly)
3. 🌺 Rubim de Toledo: The Drip (Independent)
2. 🍁 Allison Russell: The Returner (Fantasy)
1. Rhiannon Giddens: You’re The One (Nonesuch/Warner)

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.