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CJLO 1690AM & Weird Canada Present: Drone Day 2018

For too long the drone has been overshadowed by the tyrants of melody & rhythm. We call upon all drones to come together annually to form a massive drone. 

CJLO - 1690AM, Sender__Receiver and Weird Canada are proud to present: Drone Day 2018: a global celebration of drone music, happening this Saturday, May 26, from noon to 1 PM.


CJLO @ SXSW: Flat Cola Presents SXSW Radio Show Special!

Listen to Flat Cola Presents: SXSW 2018, today 6-7 PM, and discover artists, underground record labels, and official networking parties at SXSW Conference and Festivals, happening between March 9-18, in Austin, TX. 

Join your host, Mother Tongue, as she journeys to Germany, Mexico, and Colombia. From the hazy psychedelic sounds of Germany's SEA MOYA to the dreamy electronic solo project of NYC-based singer-songwriter, MARRÓN, come explore all that SXSW has to offer! 


Dirty Work Turns Eight!

Dirty Work is celebrating eight wonderful years on the CJLO airwaves!  

CJLO is celebrating 20 years of existence in 2018!

To commemorate these milestones, Dirty Work will be airing a 20-part series of classic and current interviews with artists, bands and other interesting folks over the next few months, leading up to our 20th Anniversary celebration. We are digging into the vault to bring you some of the best conversations ever had on Dirty Work through its eight-year run.  


CJLO Begins Metal March

It's March, and here at CJLO that can only mean one thing... it's Metal March.

What is Metal March, you ask? Well, we at CJLO play a lot of metal. By "a lot" I don't mean "we have a 3 hour show at 1AM on Saturday." No, I mean we have 8 hours of strictly metal shows and 7 additional hours of loud programming a week. Our top 30 charts every week usually consists of a minimum of 20% metal or loud bands. So yeah, we play a lot of metal.


New Electronic Music Director!

Help us in welcoming CJLO's newest RPM (Electronic) Music Director, Holden, to the team! You might recognize his program, Multiple Tabs, which features only the most underground and boundary-pushing electronic music.

Say hello to him in person this Saturday, March 3rd at HELM Microbrasserie where DJ Multiple Tabs will be providing the soundtrack to your night from 11pm - 1am for Nuit Blanche!


A Wrinkle In Time - Giveaway!

You can catch A Wrinkle In Time at an advance screening before anyone else does! To win, just e-mail promo@cjlo.com with the subject title "WRINKLE".

You can also win by calling into Moonstruck on Monday, Feb 26th between 4-5pm. Just wait for the prompt!

We are feeling quite generous this week. We must've missed you all this past reading week...

Good luck!


Beat The Box Office to Xavier Rudd!

Welcome back from Reading Week students! We hope you were able to catch up on your work, have a some rest, and even a little fun. 

To celebrate your return, we're giving away a couple pairs of tickets to Xavier Rudd on July 3rd in Brossard. Tickets aren't yet on sale, so you'll get a pair before anyone else! There are two ways to win:

#1. E-mail us at promo@cjlo.com with the subject title "XAVIER" 

#2. Tune into The Commonwealth Conundrum tomorrow, February 27th form 6-7pm and call in after Rebecca's prompt


CJLO TOP 30 (FEB 13TH - 19TH)

FRIDAYS = CHART DAYS!!

Above is CJLO's weekly TOP 30 from February 13th to 19th. Our charts are compiled from actual airplay on our airwaves, broadcasted on 1690 AM in Montreal and its surrounding areas, as well as live via our website at CJLO.com

Montreal Based: Vantablack Warship, Black Bambi, Prime Junk, Common Holly and Shem G

Canadian: Nap Eyes, Faith Healer, The Dead Centuries, Alvvays, Born Ruffians, Odonis Odonis, Votov, Jonathan Kawchuk, Anvil, Cadence Weapon, Chanhays, Greber, Adrian Underhill, Looping and Death From Above.

Tune into Charts & Crafts every Friday at 12pm to get a tast of our charts live on CJLO!


Barn Burner Interview on Grade A Explosives

Obviously, Montreal is a mecca for all types of music, and metal is no exception. But all bands don't come out of huge cities, so how do these bands form and what happens after they break? If these are questions you've thought about, then this Sunday, Feb 25th you should tune in to Grade A Explosives from 4-6pm where the director of the documentary Barn Burner: The Rise of the Lancaster Metal Scene, Tyler Horst, will be talking about the rise of metalcore in Lancaster, Pennsylvania.

Vote for CJLO in Cult MTL's Best of Poll!

CULT MTL's Best of Montreal 2018 Reader's Poll is back and CJLO needs your help. We've NEVER been voted #1, so this is is our year to shine!
 

Ashbreather Live on CJLO

Join hosts Andrew from Grade A Explosives, and Phil from Turn on the Darkness as they co-host for a special episode this Wednesday, Feb 21st from 7-9pm, in which they'll play the loudest and heaviest of music from a variety of genres.

Most importantly, special guests Ashbreather (MTL) will be performing live in our studio, The Oven, at 8pm sharp!


The Dead Centuries on Grade A Explosives

 
This Sunday on Grade A Explosives, Ottawa 3-piece The Dead Centuries will be calling in to chat with Andrew. Well... since they're an instrumental band they'll presumably be making words. Anyway, if they do talk, they'll be talking about the new record, Race Against Time, the Ottawa music scene, international politics, and, of course being an instrumental metal band.

CJLO TOP 30 (FEB 6TH - 12TH)

FRIDAYS = CHART DAYS!!

Above is CJLO's weekly TOP 30 from February 6th to 12th. Our charts are compiled from actual airplay on our airwaves, broadcasted on 1690 AM in Montreal and its surrounding areas, as well as live via our website at CJLO.com

Montreal Based: Milk & Bone, Vantablack Warship, Kristian North and Shem G

Canadian: Greber, Cadence Weapon, Alvvays, Dead Centuries, Cadence Weapon, Chad Vangaalen, Daniel Caesar, Omhouse, Miesha & The Spanks, Viledriver, Chanhays, Beliefs, METZ, Edgar Breau, Cecil Frena and No Museums

Tune into Charts & Crafts every Friday at 12pm to get a tast of our charts live on CJLO!


Love for Le Cagibi

As you may have heard, local venue and alternative community hot spot Le Cagibi is having to move due to a big rent increase. Well, Josh from The Neighbourhood (Wednesdays from 5-6pm) hosted a 2-hour Love for Le Cagibi special yesterday where some good friends and talented musicians called in to share their favourite memories of of the space! 


CJLO TOP 30 (JAN 30TH - FEB 5TH)

FRIDAYS = CHART DAYS!!

Above is CJLO's weekly TOP 30 from January 30th to February 5th. Our charts are compiled from actual airplay on our airwaves, broadcasted on 1690 AM in Montreal and its surrounding areas, as well as live via our website at CJLO.com

Montreal Based: Shem G, Paupière, Ora Cogan, Black Bambi, and Tshizimba

Canadian: Greber, Cadence Weapon, Faith Healer, Anvil, Chanhays, Buffy Sainte Marie, Terra Lightfoot, Vantablack Warship, Tough Age, Bonnie Doon, Death From Above, Dead Centuries, Walter TV, and Slow

Tune into Charts & Crafts every Friday at 12pm to get a tast of our charts live on CJLO!


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