Airick Woodhead of Doldrums wraps up his radio-residency this afternoon on CKUT’s innately experimental program, If You Got Ears. Tune in noon – 2pm for the end of an era + in-studio performance by She-Devils leading up to their August 28 La Vitrola jam!
I was supposed to go out of town this past weekend but plans fell through, so it wound up being a relaxing little stay-cation full of night bike rides, good cooking, and nice shows – including Alvarius B. w/ Sam Shalabi and friends (above). It felt good to slow down and recharge a bit before the full back-to-school onslaught begins…
ckut top 30 – august 26, 2014
fka twigs – lp1 – young turks
leyland kirby – v/vm: the death of rave (a partial flashback) – history always favours the winners
henri-pierre noel – one more step – wah wah
saxsyndrum – future circus remixed – self-released CC Continue reading
Alex Williams will be your host Tuesday 3 to 5pm diving deep into all things SYR, from artists to compilations to tour and back.
Especially noteworthy is a scheduled interview with local noisy rock band Girl Arm in which Alex discusses their recent performance and album Trading Cities.
I am still recovering from playing an amazing, raucous tape release last night w/ my two dear compadres in Lungbutter, alongside Steve Jr. and Blankets — truly some of Montreal’s finest. Feeling a little sleepy still, but so it goes…
Today was all meetings at CKUT: we’re talking big-picture plans and plenty of awesome schemes courtesy of our board and steering committees — hence the lack of speciality charts and the belated nature of this message… apologies! Back to business next week.
ckut top 30 – august 19, 2014
klara lewis – ett – editions mego
shearing pinx – infinite siblings III – self-released CC
tune-yards – nikki-nack – 4AD
fka twigs – lp1 – young turks
alvarius b – sorban palid – abduction Continue reading
Alvarius B. aka Alan Bishop of Sun City Girls performs in Montreal Friday August 22 at La Vitrola with special tour-guest and CKUT favourite Sam Shalabi.
CKUT Music Department is giving away a rare, tour-exclusive 7″ vinyl and two tickets to the La Vitrola show.
“How do I win?” you ask…
Tell us your top Sun City Girls track in the comment section or on Twitter @CKUTMusicDept by Thursday August 21 at 5pm ~ we’ll pick a winner at random!
While the band takes time off touring to finish recording he will be digging into his collection of psychedelic and electronic music to play on air, focusing mostly on Canadian underground artists.
Don’t hit the snooze, you can catch Doldrums opening for TOPS at their upcoming album launch. It’s going down at La Vitrola on August 29 with guests She-Devils.
Produced by: Bert Lobb
Aired on: Radio Is Dead [18/08/2014]
Featuring found audio from interviews with William Basinski & Radiolab
Alex Williams is back behind the mic reppin’ on behalf of local label Stack Your Roster today on The Montreal Sessions from 3-5pm. Last week they took a good look at some of the label’s biggest influences and for this episode they’re putting the spotlight on their own community. Expect lots from Names, who are out on tour, and a chunk of SYR affiliates.
Tonight on Underground Sounds catch a live performance & interview with L.A. Foster leading up to her performance at Passovah Summer Festival opening for local champs SUUNS. We’ll also be featuring music from the fests compilation, released on Villa Villa Nola records.
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