If you are a music journalist and /or blogger, we want your print.
The CKUT music blog is seeking new contributions in the way of album reviews, concert reviews, band interviews, opinion pieces, features, and more. And the only two requirements are that you have a killer way with words and a love for music that is matched only by the love you feel for your own mother, and CKUT, the mother of all radio stations.
What’s in it for you? As a regular contributor to our music blog, you’ll have access to rare and hard to come by albums, free concert tickets, the opportunity to interview some of your favourite musicians and bands, and the pleasure of being part of something more magical than you could every possibly imagine…All you’ve gotta do is send your writing samples to firstname.lastname@example.org
Remember those open overnight shows spots we mentioned on this here blog? Well, we’re pleased to announce that two new shows have been added to our weekly schedule! Here’s a bit more about them:
Turn Down the Suck || bi-weekly Monday evenings, very early Tuesday mornings || 3-4 am:This new-to-us show was born on CJLO 1690AMs airwaves lived there for seven years before coming to CKUT. With a host named Johnny Suck and a tagline that reads “heavy-ass rock, bad-ass metal, and kick-ass hardcore” you can be sure to expect some serious heaviosity on the early morning airwaves. The first show is tonight and Johnny says that he’ll be spinning new cuts from the likes of Orange Goblin, Corrosion of Conformity, and Earth albums. Show archives will be available right here, will replace The 27th Hour‘s usual spot and will alternate weeks with Jet Set Diskotek. Welcome Turn Down the Suck! (Pssst…have a look-see at Johnny’s goodbye message on CJLO’s site)
City Sound Underground || bi-weekly Tuesday evenings, very early Wednesday mornings || 12-2 am: Hosted by Adora Morales and Dan Melon (formerly of the CKUT show Your Radio Is Broken), City Sound Underground will alternate with Duck Truck Radio every other week and will (from their blog) “City Sound Underground will take you on an unpredictable odyssey. Spanning all genres of Electronic Music. The programming will include special features, classic cuts, and the newest sounds from local, and internationally, emerging artists. The program will also feature exclusive previews of forth-coming releases, and news about contemporary electronic music artists and events. We hope to infiltrate your ears with the freshest sounds from the underground. Make you dance. And, keep you informed about trend makers, and keepers.” Show archives available here. Welcome City Sound Underground!
Note: The 27th Hour has moved from Monday nights to late Wednesday evenings, 2-4am, every other week. Check out the show archives for some excellent rock n roll music!
Also, do get in touch if you’re interested in programming some late night radio for CKUT, y’all: click here for further details.