Today at 3pm on Beyond the Black Rainbow: CMD music performs live!

Today on a special FUNdrive edition of Beyond the Black Rainbow, CMD music will perform a live set! Tune in at 3pm to hear from Cyan, a prolific artist/producer/ and DJ in the Montreal electronic scene and co-founder of such collectives as Women on Wax, Dark Disco, and Phoniq! Like what you hear? Feel free to call in, pledge a donation to CJLO's FUNdrive, and make this part of your Monday soundtrack- 3pm!!

Coming up at 11am: Fatal Attraction- FUNdrive Edition w/ Tshizimba Interview

Coming up at 11am on Fatal Attraction, Patricia is interviewing Tshizimba: a talented MC, beat maker, music producer and rapper from The Congo! Tshizimba's Hip-Hop, Ambient and Chillwave influences unveil a unique world, characterized by Afrofuturism, space, the strength to fight back and pretty flowers!

Tshizimba's latest EP, Everything X Alright, is available on Bandcamp. Tshizimba just performed this past Friday at Hip Hop You Don't Stop! Tune in to hear more from this prolific MC on this special FUNdrive edition of Fatal Attraction, Sundays 11am!

CJLO's Funding Drive is in Gear! Sept 23-Oct 4! The info you need is here!

CJLO is primed to put the FUN in fundraising- with FUNdrive 2015- happening Sept 23 to Oct 4! We have two weeks of special events, happening all over Montreal—whether it's hip hop jams, metal, indie rock, or bluegrass 'n' bingo, we've got something that appeals to everyone- check out our special events on our funding drive site! It all starts today at our Kick-off Party that doubles as a collaboration with Blue Skies Turn Black to screen the Fugazi/Jem Cohem documentary, Instrument.

Viceroy Tonight on The Trend at 9 PM

On tonight's episode of The Trend at 9PM we will be interviewing Montreal artist Viceroy. He came to our attention when we read his article in the Community Contact entitled Listen Up. On Friday, September 18th he released his mixtape Coming of Age on Dat Piff. I would love to tell you more about Viceroy, but I would rather you hear it from himself so make sure to tune in tonight. If you still want to get to know him a little more before tonight's show, check out his website and social media outlets:

Dories today on Slax Trax at 4 PM!

Our #CJLOPOPsessions start today when Dories visit CJLO at 4 PM for a LIVE session on Slax Trax! >> Baked fresh in The Oven™ just for you! TUNE IN #CJLOgoesPOP all week!

Pop Montreal Giveaways: Built to Spill, Braids, Will Butler, Royal Canoe & More- Tune in to win!

CJLO is getting super excited to go Pop! Stay tuned for our special coverage, and watch for #CJLOgoesPop and #CJLOPopSessions in the social media realms! CJLO will be doing live Pop Sessions every day Pop week Tues-Fri at 4pm- so stay tuned for the list of bands! We will even have a special preview episode of Champions of the Local Scene next Wednesday at 6pm! Tune in! 

We have Pop GIveaways Galore:

Champions of the Local Scene: New Media Artist Frances Mckenzie w/ Harley Smart from Anteism + "Borealis" Premiere: Wed @ 6pm

On this Wednesday's episode of Champions of the Local Scene- we are happy to bring you a jam-packed episode, full of creativity- fresh for this back-to-school season! We will have new media artist Frances Mckenzie in studio, telling us about her current indiegogo campaign: Glossed Over- her augmented reality book set to come out on Montreal publishing house Anteism.

Kaisha Lee on World Beat News: Tues Sept 1: Noon

Tuesday, Sept. 1 at Noon, World Beat News will have a special guest: Montreal reggae sensation: Kaisha Lee. Kaisha's album #IHeartReggae has been a chart-topper at CJLO, and she will do a live performance at CJLO's Live Broadcast Party at The Caribbean Curry House Oct 3 at 1pm as part of CJLO's Funding Drive.

This Saturday! Anatomy of Caribbean Music interview with Reggae artist Mikey Dangerous

Do you love upbeat rhythms and traditional vibes with a taste of something fresh? Well, we've got an interview just for you: Tune in to Anatomy of Caribbean Music this Saturday, August 29th when Gee Weekes sits down to chat with award-winning artist Mikey Dangerous! With one Juno Award under his belt for the single "Don't Go Pretending" in 2008, Mr. Dangerous was nominated for a second Juno this year with his timeless recording, "Wake Up". He continues to break barriers and is fast becoming a household name in Reggae music, captivating audiences and generating new fans across the globe!

Modest Mouse/ Operators Giveaway: Tune into Dirty Work & Hooked on Sonics to win tix to #BSTB15!

Montreal promoters Blue Skies Turn Black are turning 15 this year! Come celebrate the first day of school at #BSTB15: Modest Mouse and Operators at Metropolis- a CJLO and CSU co-presentation! Modest Mouse will be touring their first new release in over 5 years 'Strangers to Ourselves', while Operators, a new band from Wolf Parade/Handsome Furs/Divine Fits member Dan Boeckner released their debut EP August 5! 

Champions of the Local Scene: Katie Moore Interview + Head & Hands J2K Fundraiser

Tune into a special edition of Champions of the Local Scene hosted by Rebecca of The Commonwealth Conundrum, Wed at 6pm! This episode will feature two interviews about two awesome events that are happening the same night (of course!)- this Thursday Aug 27! At 6pm we will hear about Head & Hands' upcoming fundraiser for J2K: Street Vibes, happening this Thurs at 7pm at The Unitarian Church (5035 Boulevard de Maisonneuve O).

CJLO wants you to see Motley Crue

CJLO likes to give you a chance to go to smaller shows, but we also love to give people the opportunity to see huge spectacles. That's why, through Evenko, we're going to be giving you a chance to win tickets to see Motley Crue on their final tour when they come by the Bell Centre with the legendary Alice Cooper on Monday, August 24th. We have four pairs of tickets to give out, and four ways to win. First, listen in to these shows and have our request line ready (514-848-7471) so you can call or text in for a chance to win:

Traces on Champions of the Local Scene: Wed @ 6pm

Coming up at 6pm on Wednesday's Champions of the Local Scene, we are stoked to have Traces join us in studio for a live session, hosted by none other than our Music Director, Omar Sonics of Hooked on SonicsTraces are a shoegaze/post-punk/psychedelic pop influenced band formed in Montreal in late 2014. The band consists of The Besnard Lakes' guitarist/vocalist Richard White, and Play Guitar bassist/vocalist Kerri Landry, along with drummer Patrick Conan (

Hagalaz Interview on Waves of Honey

Sunday night, Honeydrip (host of waves of honey) interviewed Hagalaz from Montreal record label Jeunesse Cosmique and had him come in a do a live mix of some of his current favorite artists, his latest b-sides, and unreleased tunes. Hagalaz, previously known as Velvet Glacier, recently adopted his new artist name to mark a new beginning in his music career. Velvet Glacier was simply entering the music world experimenting with genres and chaotic ambient. Hagalaz is now the next step in his music career.  Listen here to the interview and mix here: