Daily Archives: May 22, 2012

Le Boeuf et La Violette live in studio

The Mutek Sessions, part three: Basic Soul Unit + Le Boeuf et La Violette

Le Boeuf et La Violette live in studio

Today hosts Cyan and Dan continued their month long, Mutek themed takeover of The Montreal Sessions with a live in studio set by Le Boeuf et La Violette, and an interview with Basic Soul Unit, both of whom will be performing at this year’s Mutek Festival. Take a listen to the show archive available for for streaming/download here, and while you’re at it, check out last week’s episode too, featuring an interview with UK based producer and DJ A Guy Called Gerald who will also be performing at this year’s fest.  See the complete festival schedule for details.


So uh…apparently it’s International Goth Day.

Karen R.

I don’t know much about goth culture, but last time I checked, “going goth” meant developing a stern commitment to the art of frowning, maintaining a constant supply of lipstick in shades called “widow” and “demonatrix”, and manifesting a sickly pallor indicative of a deep and unshakable aversion to sunlight and happiness. But when I found out there was an actual day devoted to the subculture /lifestyle celebrated annually worldwide, it got me thinking, “maybe there’s more to this whole goth thing than owning bats and skulking around in hearse-chic attire in an attempt to frighten the elderly”. Then I saw THIS. And THIS.

All jokes aside, (pretty sure laughter violates the goth code, maniacal cackling a la Mad Daddy Meyers barring), goth music has enjoyed a rich and dynamic history, and seems to be experiencing an interesting upsurge as of late with the advent of neo-subgenres like witch house and dark circus/ clown-core. That being said, may Evanescence never make another record ever again. “Happy” Goth Day.


Night Owls + Early Risers: a Q&A with The 27th Hour

Check out this Q&A with another one of CKUT’s stellar overnight programs, The 27th hour, a fuzzy, scuzzy, rock ‘n’ roll free for all that airs every Wednesday night/Thursday morning from 2-4am.

Wanna relive the rock? Check out the last three months’ episodes pickling in our archives.

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