Recent posts

  • 06/21/2012

    CKUT just won an NCRA award for our ad promoting local noise outfit AIDS Wolf’s last show ever. It was a bitter sweet win in that sense, as fans were sad to hear of the band’s demise.

  • 06/19/2012

    This clip is unreal. Do yourself a favour and listen to this live performance by veteran member of Ill Groove Garden - Manchilde. He joined Ill Groove Garden in studio the day after opening for Mos Def in Montreal.

    This one’s free form live - free styling. Pull it up and bring it all back around!

    For more Manchilde.

  • 06/18/2012


    Today’s Radio is Dead will feature James Goddard’s experimental audio documentary which investigates the relationship between art and economy.

  • 06/15/2012

    Presented by Pop Montreal, Suoni Per Il Popolo & CKUT

    Tomorrow, Saturday June 16th at 7pm, Solar Year will be performing live at Memorial Pool for a unique underwater sound installation.

    A fully submersed aquatic sensory experience, listen to the atmospheric sounds of Solar Year’s new album Waverly, floating and swimming through a quadrophonic underwater environment.

    Can’t swim? No sweat.

    Bleacher seating and above water speakers will be available for those without bathings suits.

  • 06/12/2012
    Help us bust out the SILVER ANNIVERSARY BLING

    There are a lot of ways that YOU can lend a hand:

    • Help us re-connect with all our alumni. Tell us your name, the years you participated with CKUT, your show, etc.

    • Send us any photos you may have relating to CKUT’s history. We can scan them if necessary.

  • 06/12/2012

    From the Music Department:

    Check out this neat collage-style video LouEase made for the Suoni Sessions ad that’s playing on our radio waves these days! Tune in to the Suoni Session this afternoon (3 to 5pm) to hear Maica chat up Jen Reimer and Max Stein after their performance at the Suoni Per Il Popolo festival yesterday.

  • 06/11/2012

    This Monday, June 11th, join host Parker Mah for a special edition of World Skip the Beat!

  • 06/06/2012

    This week’s clip is a choice moment from Radio Resistance on Off the Hour (May 31st).

    Host Steve Duvalsaint talks with activist Wagner Pierre in Haiti about Haitian solidarity with the Quebec student strike.

    From Haiti to Quebec - solidarity!

    Radio Resistanz - Grassroots news and views on Haiti - airs on the last Thursday ofevery month from 5-6pm on CKUT.

  • 06/05/2012

    Tune in today from 3-5pm for the first episode of the Suoni Sessions, Suoni Per Il Popolo’s June long residency on The Montreal Sessions with hosts Catherine and Maica of Maica Mia.

    Today’s show will feature lots of local music, including many artists performing at this year’s Suoni fest, and a live performance by Maica herself. Don’t miss it!

  • 06/04/2012

    This Tuesday CKUT is teaming up with the St-Ambroise Montreal FRINGE Festival and Headless Goat Productions to present Old Time Radio Theatre.

    Tune in to CKUT 90.3 FM on Tuesday June 5th at 8:30 PM to hear a classic episode of «Suspense» performed live on the air by a cast of talented actors replete with live sound effects.

  • 05/30/2012

  • 05/24/2012

  • 05/24/2012

    May 22, 2012

    Photo by Phil M - Instragram

    The number of arrests at student demonstrations across Quebec continue to increase and CKUT wants to provide you with some recommendations.

    What you should know if you get detained by the police at a student demonstration:

  • 05/19/2012

    Not to be too maudlin or anything but this byte from yesterday’s episode of AACK (airs on CKUT Fridays 3 - 5pm) needs to be shared. First Donald Dunn, now dear Donna Summer. Butcher T’s Noon Time Cuts also did a great tribute to Donna at the top of his show.

  • 05/17/2012

    Here’s a tasty sound byte from Free Kick’s most recent show (May 13th) featuring Booker T. & the M.G.’s. and kind words for renowned American bassist Donald “Duck” Dunn, who passed away this past Sunday.

    Free Kick is a weekly freeform musical mix hosted by Swan & Dave. It airs on CKUT every Sunday from 11 am – 1 pm.

  • 05/10/2012

  • 05/10/2012

    CKUT was voted #1 radio station in Montreal in the Montreal Mirror’s Best of Montreal readers’ poll.

  • 05/04/2012

    This week’s chosen clip aired live in the wee hours of Thursday night and needs little explaining.

    Take a couple minutes out of your day to listen to the guys of Listen You Smell Something? expound on the wonders of human civilization, aliens, UFOs and, well, Mars Attacks.

  • 05/03/2012

    Native Solidarity News will be airing Radio NAHO for three Tuesdays in a row - May 8th, May 15th and May 22nd. Tune in on those dates from 6 to 7 pm!

    What is Radio NAHO? Radio NAHO is a six-part radio series on First Nations health created by the National Aboriginal Health Organization (NAHO).

    Each episode focuses on health issues from a holistic perspective, with an emphasis on prevention.

  • 05/02/2012

    May’s Montreal Sessions are brought to you by Cyan and Dan Melon!

    We’re calling it MUTEK SESSIONS because the two will be focusing on the programming of this year’s MUTEK festival. Expect rad guests and music selected by two folks with excellent ear for the best in electronica every Tuesday in May from 3-5pm.