CKUT will be broadcasting live from Evangel Pentecostal Church Saturday Oct 20th 7pm - 10pm for a live gospel performance by The Fitz-Patrick Sisters,Over the past 2 years, these talented sisters (Ariel & Elasah) have garnered enormous attention, opening for Jamaica legend Papa San (Kingston), New York recording artist Jackson Chery & Bridging The Gap and Grammy-award winner Tasha Cobbs (ATL). Opening will be from Montreal Jean Jean and the youth ensemble New I.D.. The Live Broadcast will be hosted by Mind Soul & Spirit


Karl Fousek is an electronic musician and composer based in Montreal, Quebec. His works explore the sonorities of modular synthesis and custom audio processing software in a variety of contexts from improvised music, to generative music, to drone and minimalism. As a performer he is committed to the pursuit of a truly “live” electronic music, participating in both concerts for solo synthesizer and in group improvisations alongside electronic and acoustic instrumentation. His music has been published internationally on labels such as Limited Interest (US), Phinery (DK), Spring Break Tapes (US), Adhesive-Sounds (CA), and others; and he has been featured in concert at MUTEK, Cluster New Music + Integrated Arts Festival, The Banff Centre, Sounds Like Audio Arts Festival, Vector Festival, Akousma and elsewhere. As a collaborator Karl has worked with Roger Tellier-Craig, Devon Hansen, Yves Charuest, Nicholas Caloia, Dan Browne, and Danny Clay amongst others.

Montreal Sessions is going to be a BANGER in October 2018

Trailblazer Rebecca Severin is putting down her scissors and picking up a different kind of needle for the month of October as the host of Montreal Sessions. Rebecca was in the notorious punk bands TFRL (Terry Fox’s Right Leg) and the recently re-formed No Policy and San Francisco riot grrrl band Frightwig. She has been working as a costume designer for the Band Kiss amongst others. Rebecca has returned to Montreal and will be hosting the Montreal Sessions each Tuesday in October from 3pm to 5pm. It will be LOUD.

The Morning Detour Fridays 7am - 9am

The Morning Detour The Friday Edition of The Morning After Every Friday, from 7:00-9:00am, with their vibrant energy and sanguine personalities, the hosts of The Morning Detour (Wizzy Moonchaser, Lord Pharaoh & Kay) are on a mission to keep you current with the urban culture. From the discussion of current issues, news, community events, initiatives within the black community etc. to a sprinkle of the latest rap, R&B and trap music (brought to you by their resident DJ RG Music), this is a morning show that will leave you uplifted, excited to be a Montrealer and charged up for the day. Montreal, tune-in to The Morning Detour, because this is a “detour” that you’re actually going to enjoy taking…

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Latest TOTAL ECLIPSE news & features: CHARTS FOR Oct 2nd ARE UP,

Want the full scoop on what’s happening in CKUT’s musical headquarters? Visit the Music Department blog for news, projects, and music we’re excited about on the regular: TOTAL ECLIPSE

If you’re looking for some live music (and other cool happenings), check our EVENT LISTINGS.

The Total Eclipse Compilation of live recordings from the CKUT studios including tracks by White Cube, Andy Boay, Maica Mia, Zs and many more is NOW available. Get it here!


CKUT is celebrating 30 years on the FM dial. We have been adding to our Time Capsule, and have created a podcast which you can subscribe to on iTunes here or, on other podcast players here. Lots of new content have been added including a live performance at CKUT with Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan and Elliot Sharp, an interview with Hole, some radio promos and so much more. Do you have something to contribute - archives or stories to tell? Get in touch! Details here.

Deep Kuts: Quebec World of Cultural Appropriation

Repost due to technical issues and returning relevance:

James Oscar on Robert Lepage’s Coeurs and “Clash of Civilizations” narrative

Robert Lepage& Exmachina – “Coeurs” at TOHU Theatre Feb 18- Feb 28 2015

Technical issue 2015 previous Link

Get the latest in culture event listings in Montreal! Go to all the events! Currently looking for volunteers to do: event coverage blog writing filling in during holidays

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Hip Hop You Don’t Stop Festival 2018 kicks off on CKUT. Tune in to a panel on issues that affect today’s youth and how Hip Hop engages with these issues.

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