Monthly Archives: March 2012



The CKUT 90.3 FM Music Department Presents:


CKUT’s annual 3 day music series: April 12.13.14

CKUT’s music department is excited as all hell to announce the second instalment of our annual 3 day music series, TOTAL ECLIPSE. We’ve got three amazing shows lined up, curated by three very different and very awesome CKUT radio shows: Country Classics with Lil’ Andy of Lil’ Andy and Karaoke Cowboy, Cabelli Presente with Nick Cabelli, Cheap Thrills’ record clerk extraordinaire and resident purveyor of weird, and McGill’s sweet-ass late night free form music collective William Shatner’s Whisky Tears. Featuring all local bands and musicians in some of the freshest underground venues in town, all you’ve got to do is show up, and party down.

Apr. 12 at The Plant (185 Van Horne)


Sarah Jane Scouten & Her Brilliant Stringband


Max Kelly


Li’l Andy


Mike O’Brien & Michelle Tompkins

Apr. 13th at Bella Muse (6201 Parc)


Kuhrye-oo + 
Booma + 
Goose Hut




Vostok 1

Apr.14th at La Tour Prisme (550 Beaumont, #516)


Camp Fortune


Sad Hava


R  A  M  Z  I


Bataille Solaire

Doors 9pm, $8 suggested, $15 for a series pass available for advance purchase at CKUT (3647 University), $5 before 11 pm on the night of April 13th.

Join the facebook event and check back regularly for details and updates!


listen here:,15:00

Last show, and what a SWEET month it has been. Thanks CKUT for providing opportunities for anyone to voice their tastes and opinions. Thanks Neal Moignard (KNOTS), Kerry Maguire, Patrick Jeffords (Toro Y Moi, Gremlins), Corin Roddick (Purity Ring), and Fjola Evans for helping and playing.

The Pearl Sisters
Julia Holter – Marienbad
Jamie Woon – Lady Luck
Earth, Wind, & Fire – Serpentine Fire
Aaliyah – Choosey Lover
Julia Holter – Marienbad
Pandercakes – Paint by Numbers
DUZHEKNEW – Dwindle Kindle (It Came Out The Other Side)
Zebra Katz – Ima Read
Dr. Dre & Snoop Doggy Dogg – U N C E N S O R E D
Mulatu Astatke – Yegelle Tezeta (My own mind)
Yung Humma ft flynt flossy – Lemme Smang It
Odd Future – Oldie
Lil Durk & King Louie – i get paid
K.Tyme$ – KT4KD
Julia Holter – Moni Mon Amie
Elvis Depressedly – Mickey yr a fuck up
Toko Tomago – Benzo (ft. Laura Sheiber)
Riz Ortolani – Drinking Coco
Rustie – City Star
Star Gate – Rude Boy (Instrumental)
Kyle Gann – As the Day is Long
DJ Shadow – Scale It Back ft, Little Dragon (Robotaki Remix)


Philippe Batthika

Mardi Spaghetti Anniversary: remote broadcast, live from Cagibi!

Philippe Battikha

Tune into to CKUT 90.3FM to hear some live music piping hot through the radio waves and directly into your lovely ears from Cagibi (5490 Boulevard Saint-Laurent) where we’ll be broadcasting the Mardi Spaghetti Anniversary all-day jam, from 11-1pm*. To check out the performance schedule and get more info about Mardi Spaghetti visit this handy site. Drop by and say hello too, whydontcha!

Mardi Spaghetti is Montréal’s weekly improvised music series since 2008. Every Tuesday at Le Cagibi

*(thanks to Ecolibrium and Kitchen Bang Bang Law for donating all and part of their shows to the cause respectively)


Listen in: Tim Hecker + Grimes in conversation

Tune into New Shit today from 3-5pm to listen to a conversation that occurred between Tim Hecker and Claire Boucher (Grimes) on September 24, 2011 at last years Pop Montreal music festival! It’s an interesting and illuminating chat between two very different but equally intriguing artists.

As per always, you can find CKUT on the dial at 90.3FM in Montreal or listen along on-line at or play the show archive after the fact. New Shit is the music department’s radio program and you can listen to it every Monday from 3-5pm.


End of a noisy era: goodbye Aids Wolf (2003-2012)

We’re sad to hear that local abstract/noise rockers Aids Wolf have disbanded and we wish them all the best in the next phase of their future creative pursuits. Chloe wrote about the break-up on her style blog, ScroungyGlamour, have a read.

**Ps: Aids Wolf latest has been on our charts for a while now: have a listen to Ma Vie Banale Avant-Garde


Lookin’ around.

Amber + Karen lookin' laid back in the music office. Photo by Izaak

AJ's phantom (our former music coordinator) dressed up in party clothes when she dropped by the office

Put a bird on it.

It's Spring, bitches!

New Shit Playlist – 03.19.12

It's Springtime, bitches!

Here’s what we jivvy-jived to this week on New Shit. Take a listen to the archive and have a look at the tracklist below, yo.

<3 Noblesse Oblige & Stolen Pony


MC5 – I Want You Right Now – MC5

CPC Gangbangs – Jeff Starship – Mutilation

Wooden Shjips -Blsck Smoke Rise – Wooden Shjips

Yamantaka /Sonic Titan – Queens – Yamantaka/Sonic Titan

Nick Cave and The Bad Seeds – Today’s Lesson – Dig, Lazarus, Dig!!!

Chet Faker – No Diggity – Unreleased

Nicolas Jaar – A1 – Darkside

Beach House – Myth – Bloom

Ducky – Overdose – The Weather EP

Dirty Ghosts – Steamboat to Concord – Metal Moon

Bear in Heaven – Idle Moon – I Love You, It’s Cool

Gotye – Easy Way Out – Making Mirrors

Islands – This is Not a Song – A Sleep & A Forgetting

Beaver Sheppard – The Spirits of Dufour – You Can Only Control Instincts When They Come

Cayman – Centerfold – Spring EP

Andrea-Jane Cornell – Voice/Bells/Metal Landscapes/Am Signal – Radio in the Radio on the Radio

Brave Radar – A Spike – The Lemon Tape

Bataille Solaire – Harpe Pierreries Chati – The Lemon Tape

The Hauduks – A Tide Through The Flames – The Lemon Tape

Les Momies de Palerme – Riviere de Mon Retour – Brulez Ce Coeur

Tindersticks – Show Me Everything – The Something Rain

Francois & The Atlas Mountains – Bail Eternel

Grimes – Genesis – Visions

Solar Year – Global Girlfriend – Waverly

Throbbing Gristle -Cornet -Heathen Earth