This blogger heard rumours about (very in-famous) Montreal punk Shlonk! around the CKUT hallways while looking for some diversity in the male-dominated 80s-90s cassette section.
Composed of Montreal natives Martin Dumais and Daniel Langlois, Odds is a noise project from the early days of the Montreal electronic avant-garde underground.
Blakey’s solo beats down like the desert sun, cymbals chiming with the breeze. The rest of the album restates and expands on tones and themes first presented, a true bop classic.
This old country blues seems to suit any occasion well, particularly hot Montreal summers.
This piece of Canadian music history compiles songs from a multitude of Halifax bands approaching their fourth decade.
A chat with The RZA, who was in town presenting a screening of his film “The Man With The Iron Fists”.
Andy Boay, aka Andy White (one half of Tonstartssbandht and former CKUT Music Librarian) wows us with a live in studio (and out of studio?) performance.
Gateway (the album) is filled with surreal interweaving and dazzling textures; the trio seems to speak as one.
Local avant-garde duo Les Momies de Palerme (Xarah Dion and Marie Davidson) reunited for a special live performance on CKUT’s If You Got Ears.
This week’s pick quickly jumped out at me as I perused the Super Lock-Up section of our library. Mingus Ah Um was released in 1959.
Sampaloo talks about coming to Montreal from Jamaica, being an illegal immigrant and starting to get into music.