Tune in Wed June 15th 3pm-5pm for a long form Montreal hip hop history lesson from Butcher T. This is part of series exploring Canadian vinyl hip hop releases and the history of hip hop in Montreal produced by Pro-V as part of his North of the Border. Butcher T has been credited as being the person who brought hip hop to Montreal - by regular trips to New York City - hauling music over the border to bring to the record store he worked at “Stretch’s Records”.


Pro-V of All Da Way Live Radio has been digging into the history of Canadian vinyl hip hop releases. Tune in to All Da Way Live Radio for mixes from early Montreal djs, and long format conversations with artist part of an encyclopedia of Canadian hip hop archived at the website North Of The Border. Wed. June 01st part one of a two part inteview with D-Shade of Shades of Culture (part two June 8th)

Suoni Per Il Popolo IRL and on the Radio June 2022

The 22nd edition of Suoni Per Il Popolo fills up the month of June with a bold display of local and international talent. Over 45 events and 90 participating artists performing indoors, outdoors and streamed for maximum accessibility. A lot to digest and so to help us navigate the Suoni menu CKUT’s Montreal Sessions will be turning the airwaves over to the festival to provide us with an audio programme guide. Tune in Tues. 3 - 5pm May 24, 31st and June 4th & 7th on CKUT 90.3fm or online for a presentation of the music and various other activities happening at this year’s festival.

Paul Cargnello Interview & Live Performance on Funky Revolutions

We had the pleasure of having Paul Cargnello and The Truth in the CKUT music office for a live performance . Paul has been slugging it out in the local Mtl music scene since the 90s. Coincidentally he performed under an old Vendettas poster (his first band). A prolific artist (his bio has him contributing to over 50 albums!), he also has dipped his musical toes into many genres and collaborated with both local and int.artists. The interview was conducted by Khalid M’Seffar and this audio plus the live performance will air on Funky Revolutions. Saturday April 30th from 2pm - 4pm.

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Your Radio's On (But Nobody's Home)

CKUT’s studios, music library, offices, and equipment will continue to be closed until further notice to reduce the spread of COVID-19 to our at-risk members. In the meantime, we will continue operating remotely. More information and our statement here.

CKUT is (gradually) relaunching some activities

With financial assistance from the Secretariat and the Government of Quebec, CKUT is excited to announce a project which will allow us to gradually relaunch some activities put on pause due to the COVID-19 pandemic. In addition to undertaking a feasibility study for gradual studio reopening, we’ll be restarting live broadcasts of community events to help publicize and celebrate these events (ie. festivals, music events, restaurants reopening, reopening of businesses).

CKUT’s gradual reopening is funded by the Secretariat for Relations with English-speaking Quebecers. The project is supported by ELAN english language arts network.

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