Drone Day 2015 - May 8th & 9th, 2015

Drone Day 2015 is almost here, and CJLO doesn't want you to miss it.  To this end, we'll be playing the entire concert, happening May 9th, 2015 at La Passe located at 1214 de la Montagne, from 4 - 6PM EST.  Here's the link where you can check the whole thing out:

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So tune in or stop by.  For more info on the day including the bands that will be playing, check out the Facebook page here.  


'True Story': The Lifetime Movie Staring Hollywood Actors

There is something to be said about our culture being addicted to true stories. Especially when they involve scandals and murders. From Dateline NBC, Nancy Grace and most recently The Jinx: The Life And Deaths of Robert Durst. There are also the made for TV Movies that Lifetime produces. Even though True Story would have been great as a Lifetime movie of the month, it is on the big screen. The film stars Jonah Hill (Superbad, Moneyball, The Wolf of Wall Street) and James Franco (This is The End, 127 Hours, Spring Breakers, Instagram feeds), as well It is the Directorial Debut for Rupert Goold for this true story. 


'Danny Collins': Karma Catches Up With Al Pacino

Imagine receiving an inspirational letter from John Lennon later on in life. This is what happened to Steve Tilston, and it is the basic premise for the drama comedy Danny Collins. Instead of being the general audience film, it takes risks with it's 13 + rating. The film stars Al Pacino (The Godfather TrilogyScarfaceScent of a Women), Christopher Plummer (BeginnersThe Last Station), Annette Bening (American BeautyThe Kids Are All Right), Jennifer Gardner (AliasDallas Buyers Club) and Bobby Cannavale (Boardwalk EmpireBlue Jasmine).


Broncho Live @ CJLO

Oklahoma band Broncho brought their zippy rock tunes to The Oven here at CJLO to record a set of four tracks from their album Just Enough Hip to Be Woman.  We've been fans of the band over at CJLO since their debut record, so it was a pleasure to have them by to record a session for us.  Catch 'em on tour as it seems they're on the road forever.

*Coindicentally, Broncho will be in Montreal THIS Saturday May 10th @ Divan Orange!

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Beyond the Black Rainbow talks National Drone Day w/ Aim Low: Today @ 4pm

CJLO is pleased to be collaborating with Weird Canada and La Passe to bring National Drone Day to the airwaves! Today at 4pm, Beyond the Black Rainbow will be doing a full on preview- chatting with members of Aim Low in studio to get pumped for DRONE! 


Best of the West interviews Frankie Today @ 2pm: Femmes Fatales show May 1 & CMW

Best of the West will be talking to Vancouver's Frankie today! Frankie is in town to play a Femmes Fatales fundraiser for Rock Camp for Girls Montreal with Miss Isles= Friday, May 1st at Playhouse. Frankie will also be playing Canadian Music Week at The Paddock May 7 with additional dates in Ottawa and Hamilton. Tune in to hear tracks from their new EP, scheduled to come out next month!


CTZNSHP - All Things To The Sea

All Things To The Sea, the sophomore album by Montreal's CTZNSHP, is chock-full of large sounding, arena-filling music. When discussing the scale of sound, the word "big" can feel like an understatement. The LP is produced by Jace Lasek, who has also worked with Wolf Parade, Young Galaxy, and Besnard Lakes. The album resonates with new wave and post punk sounds and aesthetics, the likes of which will have you hearing the influences of The Smiths and Joy Division.


Le Retour du Roi Kongo - Fredy Massamba returns - Beat the World: Sat @ 12pm

International star, Fredy Massamba is back in Montreal and is doing a special 1-hour live interview on Beat The World!  From his musical beginnings in Pointe-Noire, Congo touring with "Les Tambours de Brazza", collaborating with Zap Mama, Didier Awadi, Manou Gallo, Bilal, Mos  Def and The Roots to his solo album "Ethnophony" and now "Makasi", Fredy Massamba stays true.  With lyrics that touch our hearts, let his smooth blend of soul, funk, hip hop, and African Chants take us on a journey.


Louie P (of The Celestics) on Aloof Future: Sunday at 2pm

Coming up on a special edition of Aloof Future (Sundays at 2pm)- we will be talking to Louie P (Kaytranada's brother, and 1/2 of The Celestics). Louie P just released a single- we will hear all about it plus what's next for his solo project-- tune in to get the goods! Aloof Future, hosted by the aloof hipster: Sundays at 2pm!


Geektastiq

Bobby Drake, AKA Iceman, is set to come out of the closet in an upcoming issue of X-Men. Although the character has dated many women in the past, it will soon be revealed that the character is gay.

Iceman wouldn't be the first Marvel leading man to come out; Northstar came out in the early '90s in Alpha Flight #106. At the time it wasn't an easy task and writer Scott Lobdell had to fight to get the line "I am gay" approved before the issue came out. Bobby's coming out is more pull than open reveal (see the leaked panels below), but in the end he accepts that the truth is out and is okay with it, even going so far as to make a joke.


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