November 5, 2017 – Fragments

Just a number of compositions to brighten up a fall day

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Playlist

  • DeerhoofMountain Moves – Begin Countdown
  • Roland KirkLeft and Right – Black Mystery Has Been Revealed
  • Frank ZappaJust Another Band From LA – Billy The Mountain
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  • Momma mint Dendenni & Seddoum ould Bowba JiddouThe Stars of Mauritanian Music – Nan Hakini / Bani / Al-Takhmam Fi Bali
  • Sonny RollinsTokyo 1963 – Moritat (Mack The Knife)
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  • Arthur RussellTower Of Meaning – Fragments From Tower Of Meaning
  • David BowieYoung Americans – Fascination
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  • TALKOVER MUSIC : Jackie MitooFrom Jamaica to Toronto (VA) – Grand Funk

October 29, 2017 – 2017 Funding Drive Special #2

The second funding drive show of 2017, featuring Missy, James and Clara-Swan at CKUT 90.3 FM in Montreal! It’s never too late to donate! Just a few dollars from you will help keep volunteer-driven, independent radio resonating for another 30 years! Thanks to everyone who gave this year and thanks for listening!
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ckut.ca/donate

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Playlist

  • Ike & Tina TurnerThe Very Best of Ike & Tina Turner: Anthology 1966-1976 – Money
  • Roland KirkLeft and Right – Black Mystery Has Been Revealed
  • Vancouver Inter-Cultural Orchestra with Laudate SingersMystics and Lovers – Asheghaneh: A Day Time Plea
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  • Marilyn MansonPortrait of an American Family – My Monkey
  • Darlene LoveThe Phil Spector Collection (VA) – Strange Love
  • Dead ElviHalloween Hootenany – The Creature Stole My Surfboard
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  • Fats Domino RIP – The Imperial Singles: 1950-1962 – Before I Get Old
  • Big Jack JohnsonThe Oil Man – I’m Gonna Give Up Disco And Go Back To The Blues
  • The Kentucky HeadhuntersElectric Barnyard – The Ballad of Davy Crockett
  • Pirates of the MississippiPirates of the Mississippi – Honky Tonk Blues
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  • Chuck BerryThe Chess Years – Thirty Days
  • Malvina ReynoldsMalvina Reynolds Sings The Truth – The Money Crop–Let Them Eat Cake (live)
  • Brigitte FontaineLes Palaces – C’est normal
  • Alaclair Ensemble4,99 – Guerre Nucléaire
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  • Type O NegativeBloody Kisses – Summer Breeze
  • Pointer SistersLive At The Opera House – Yes We Can Can
  • OrbitalThe Altogether – Doctor ?
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  • Bill Bourne and The Free Radio BandBluesland – Deep Dark Woods
  • Echo BeachDrywall EP – Thirty Hours
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  • TALKOVER MUSIC : Bill PlummerBill Plummer and the Cosmic Brotherhood – Song Plum

October 22, 2017 – 2017 Funding Drive Special #1

It’s funding drive time at CKUT 90.3 FM in Montreal! Give a hand to keep volunteer-driven, independent radio resonating for another 30 years!
funding.ckut.ca
ckut.ca/donate
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Playlist

  • Alex ChiltonFree Again: The “1970” Sessions – All I Really Want Is Money
  • Roland KirkLeft and Right – Black Mystery Has Been Revealed
  • Roberto De SimoneLa Gatta Cenerentola – Il coro delle lavandaie
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  • The Tragically Hip (RIP, Gord Downie) – The Tragically Hip – Evelyn
  • The Pack (A.D.)Dollhouse – Dollhouse
  • Young Gun, Silver FoxWest End Coast – Better
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  • Alder & AshPsalms for the Sunder – Seen Through the Cedar Smoke
  • Parc X TrioDream – Swan Lake
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  • Herbie NicholsThe Complete Blue Note Recordings – Shuffle Montgomery (Alternate Take)
  • T-SquareGravity – Japanese Soul Brothers
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  • BauhausThe Singles 1981-1983 – She’s in Parties
  • Godspeed You! Black EmperorLuciferian Towers – Fam/Famine
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  • John MayallWake Up Call – Mail Order Mysteries
  • Rick Estrin & the NightcatsRick Estrin & the Nightcats – The Blues Ain’t Going Nowhere
  • Moths & LocustsIntro / Outro – Martian Sunrise
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  • TALKOVER MUSIC : Bill PlummerBill Plummer and the Cosmic Brotherhood – Song Plum

October 15, 2017 – Jimmy T. Kick

An impressive array of new and old sounds at play in this edition. Just James and Swan kickin’ it down the stream…

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Playlist

  • Lake of StewAin’t Tired of Lovin’ – Down, Down, Down
  • Roland KirkLeft and Right – Black Mystery Has Been Revealed
  • AutorickshawAutorickshaw – Kapi-wallah
  • Baked GoodsBasement Glam – Oh Darlin’
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  • CéuTropix – Arrastarte-Ei
  • NSDPour emporter – Raw
  • ParliamentTear the Roof Off (1974-1980) – Mr. Wiggles
  • The New Groove OrchestraIllharmonic – Jimmy T. Funk
  • Chicano BatmanFreedom Is Free – Friendship (Is a Small Boat in a Storm)
  • Storsveit Nix NoltesRoyal Family: Divorce – Kopanitsa
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  • The KinksThe Great Lost Album – Dedicated Follower Of Fashion (Alt. Acoustic Version)
  • HawkwindAstounding Sounds Amazing Music – Kerb Crawler
  • Au PairsPlaying With a Different Sex – Love Song
  • Chicago Afrobeat Project ft. Tony AllenWhat Goes Up – Sunday Song
  • Pierre KwendersMakanda – Makanda
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  • Wes MontgomeryQuintessential Wes – Full House
  • Chain MailPsychedelic Suite – Watermelon in Easter Hay
  • Mile DavisMilestones – Two Bass Hit (Alternate)
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  • TALKOVER MUSIC : Baka Forest PeopleHeart of the Forest – Water Drums I

October 8, 2017 – Free Hunter

Are you looking for something different? You will probably find it right here. New and old, free and bold, this show will keep your toes a tappin’.

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Playlist

  • AutorickshawMeter – Me & Julio Down by the Schoolyard
  • Roland KirkLeft and Right – Black Mystery Has Been Revealed
  • David S. Ware TrioLive in New York, 2010 – #5
  • Moths & LocustsIntro / Outro – Sea Hell
  • DeerhoofMountain Moves – Kokoyev
  • BuzzcocksAnother Music in a Different Kitchen – Autonomy
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  • Steve Martin and the Steep Canyon RangersThe Long-Awaited Album – So Familiar
  • Absolute WhoresProduct – New Cowboy Song
  • PrimusThe Desaturating Seven – The Trek
  • Do Make Say ThinkStubborn Persistent Illusions – And Boundless
  • My Bloody ValentineLoveless – Only Shallow
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  • Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers (RIP) – Damn the Torpedoes – Don’t Do Me Like That
  • Syd BarrettThe Madcap Laughs – Octopus
  • AntibalasWhere the Gods Are in Peace – Gold Rush
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  • The Ryan Oliver QuartetStrive! – Strive!
  • Thelonious MoogAmerican Standard – Take 5,6, & 7
  • Mitsuru SutohFavor of my Friends – Key Hunter
  • DeerhoofMountain Moves – Small Axe (Bob Marley)
  • SubaSão Paulo Confessions – Sereia
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  • TALKOVER MUSIC : Legion of Green MenSpatial Specific – Logarhythm One Point Two

October 1, 2017 – Free Hive

Lots of new releases and some dusty gems from James and Clara-Swan to kick off the October fundraising month at CKUT!

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Playlist

  • Mon Doux SaigneurMon Doux Saigneur – Chu tanné d’attendre
  • Roland KirkLeft and Right – Black Mystery Has Been Revealed
  • William Parker QuartetMeditation Resurrection – Criminals in the White House
  • Trio-Da-Kali & Kronos QuartetLadilikan – Kanimba
  • The Souljazz OrchestraUnder Burning Skies – Dog Eat Dog
  • WestawaySingle – You Can Beat This
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  • PartnerIn Search of Lost Time – Everybody Knows
  • Mojave 3Excuses for Travellers – When You’re Drifting
  • METZStrange Peace – Mess of Wires
  • SloanNavy Blues – Money City Maniacs
  • MetricOld World Underground, Where Are You Now? – IOU
  • Spirit of the WestHit Parade – That’s Amore [Symphony Version]
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  • Something About ReptilesFrom Istanbul To Orangeville – Those Were the Days
  • Godspeed You! Black EmperorLuciferian Towers – Anthem for No State
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  • Taj Mahal and Toumani DiabateKulanjan – Queen Bee
  • Chicago Afrobeat Project with Tony AllenWhat Goes Up – Bee Hive
  • Jack Pine and the FireLeft to Our Own Devices – The Run Down
  • The Chieftains and The Rolling StonesThe Long Black Veil – The Rocky Road to Dublin
  • Boosh and the DipRiver City Riot Pt. 2 – Drinking Buddies
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  • TALKOVER MUSIC : The Buena VistasSuperfunk (VA) – Kick Back

September 24, 2017 – Example #freekickradio

An exemplary edition this week, featuring musical selections from Clara-Swan and James designed to cool the brain during an unexpected autumn heatwave.

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Playlist

  • Zlata & Shaun SandorBand on the Moon – Band on the Moon / Hiya (The Karate Song) / Party Balloons / Snail / What Do You Say
  • Roland KirkLeft and Right – Black Mystery Has Been Revealed
  • Orchestre National de Jazz, Christine JensenUnder the Influence Suite – Part III (for John Coltrane) Drum Interlude / Part III (for John Coltrane) Leap
  • Parc X TrioDream – Breathe
  • Modest MouseThe Lonesome Crowded West – Doin’ The Cockroach
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  • William ShatnerSeeking Major Tom – Rocket Man
  • ManáSueños Líquidos – En el Muelle De San Blas
  • Unknown artistTraditional – Shofar Blast
  • Tito RodriguezInolvidable – Inolvidable
  • ZexUphill Battle – No Sanctuary
  • Belda & SanjosexCántut – El General Bum-Bum
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  • Lejsovka & FreundMusic For Small Ensemble & Computer – Municipal Xerox
  • Giant ClawSoft Channel – 006
  • Laurie AndersonUnited States Live – Example #22
  • Charles Bradley (RIP) – No Time For Dreaming – Trouble In The Land / The World (Is Going Up In Flames)
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  • Run the JewelsRun The Jewels 3 – Thursday in the Danger Room
  • SocloseSingle – Come With Me
  • Illa JIlla J – She Burned My Art (ft. Moka Only)
  • Alaclair EnsembleAMERICA – Drive Thru
  • Herbie HancockDis is Da Drum – Bo Ba Be Da
  • Asiko Afrobeat EnsembleWinners Never Quit – Dumb Intellectuals
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  • TALKOVER MUSIC : The Budos BandBurnt Offering – The Sticks

September 17, 2017 – Free Is Beautiful

A modest solo show from Clara-Swan. Insert your earbuds and groove to the late summer vibe.

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Playlist

  • Eric Cartman (Trey Parker)Chef Aid : The South Park Album (VA) – I’m Sailing Away
  • Roland KirkLeft and Right – Black Mystery Has Been Revealed
  • Can (RIP, Holger Czukay) – Tago Mago – Peking O
  • Hüsker Dü (RIP, Grant Hart) – Zen Arcade – Reoccurring Dreams
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  • Tony AllenThe Source – Life is Beautiful
  • Hugo FattorusoHomework – Setiembre Así
  • DeodatoPrelude – September 13
  • Marius FurchePiano Cover – Wake Me Up When September Ends
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  • المصريين (The Egyptians)Modern Music – Sah (Good)
  • Vijaya AnandAsia Classics 1: The South Indian Film Music Of Vijaya Anand – Dance Raja Dance – Aatavu Chanda (Dancing Is Beautiful)
  • GoogooshGoogoosh – Bemoun Ta Bemounam
  • Uncredited artistTraditional Kurdish Dance Songs (VA) – Mejdumane, Mejdumane
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  • Iggy PopThe Idiot – Tiny Girls
  • Big StarRadio City – September Gurls
  • Blick BassyAkö – One Love
  • NutsakFailed Musician – May/September Blur Blues
  • Cambalache!Son Jarocho EP – El Siquisirí
  • Inner CircleBad to the Bone – Make You Sweat
  • John HoltPolice in Helicopter – Police in Helicopter
  • Thelonious MoogAmerican Standard – Hocus Pocus (Swingin’ 60’s)
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  • TALKOVER MUSIC : Stefan Christoff and Nick SchofieldRêves sonores à Montréal – Rise

September 10, 2017 – If the Free Was Whiskey

James takes us on a solo shot of whiskey. This one is warm going down your eardrums.

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Playlist

  • Ancient ShapesAncient Shapes – Hurricane Lady
  • Roland KirkLeft and Right – Black Mystery Has Been Revealed
  • Can (RIP Holger Czukay)Can – A Spectacle
  • Steely Dan (RIP Walter Becker)Gaucho – Glamour Profession
  • CaribouAndorra – Melody Day
  • Eric ChenauxSkullsplitter – Spring Has Been a Long Time Coming
  • Mort GarsonThe Wozard of Iz – An Electronic Odyssey – Never Follow the Yellow Green Road
  • Rita LeeBossa n’ Beatles – She Loves You
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  • Professor LonghairCrawfish Fiesta – Something on your Mind
  • Todd MadukeTodd Maduke – Why Won’t You Let Me Know
  • Travis TrittCountry Club – Son of the New South
  • The Armstrong FamilyThe Wheel of the Year – Pretty Crowing Chicken
  • The Irish DescendantsBlooming Bright Star – The Black and Tans
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  • Neal MorseMomentum – World Without End
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  • Cr5 BluegrassUp North – Whiskey ‘fore Breakfast
  • Garth BrooksNo Fences – Wolves
  • Willie DixonBig Three Trio – If The Sea Was Whiskey
  • The Blind Boys of AlabamaDeep River – Every Time I Feel the Spirit
  • Alison Krauss and Union StationEvery Time You Say Goodbye – Jesus Help Me to Stand
  • Buck OwensKickin’ In – Kickin’ In
  • MetronomySummer 08 – Night Owl
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  • TALKOVER MUSIC : Ilya ToshinskiyRed Grass – Red Grass

September 3, 2017 – Kick is the Day

This one’s all wet behind the ears with more than a bit of Japanese noodling. James and Clara-Swan serve up a bit of variety for new and returning students everywhere!

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Playlist

  • Viswanath DasBauls du Bengale – Chikun Boualini (Radha’s Fetry Man)
  • Roland KirkLeft and Right – Black Mystery Has Been Revealed
  • Bernice Johnson ReagonGive Your Hands to Struggle – In My Hands
  • Reverend Gary DavisIf I Had My Way_ Early Home Recordings – There’s Destruction On This Land
  • Dean MartinDino: The Essential Dean Martin – Houston
  • Laurie AndersonThe Ugly One With The Jewels and other stories – The Night Flight From Houston
  • Ry CooderParis, Texas – Houston in Two Seconds
  • Iggy PopParty – Houston Is Hot Tonight
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  • Ilhan Ersahin’s Istanbul SessionsIstanbul Underground – Falling
  • Shalabi EffectPink Abyss – Iron And Blood
  • 野獣王国 (Yajyu Ohkoku)Live – 哀愁のクジラ (Whale of Melancholy)
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  • YesFragile – Five Percent For Nothing / Long Distance Runaround / The Fish (Schindleria Praematurus)
  • イエロー・マジック・オーケストラ (Yellow Magic Orchestra)ソリッド・ステイト・サヴァイヴァー (Solid State Survivor) – Absolute Ego Dance
  • 加山雄三 ‎– 加山雄三のすべて〜ザ・ランチャーズとともに (Yuzo Kayama and the Launchers)Yuzo Kayama – ブラック・サンド・ビーチ (Black Sand Beach)
  • 東京事変 (Tokyo Incidents)娯楽 (Variety) – 某都民 (The Citizens)
  • The WhoMeaty Beaty Big and Bouncy – Anyway, Anyhow, Anywhere
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  • Cartoon LizardNot Punk, Not Raw – Honey Baby
  • Adam & AmethystsAmethyst Amulet – The Return
  • Bonobo – Migration – Migration
  • Japanese BreakfastSoft Sounds from Outer Space – Road Head
  • Ry CooderChávez Ravine – Soy Luz Y Sombra
  • The The12″ – This Is The Day
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  • TALKOVER MUSIC : Kiyoshi Kobayashi & the Ukulele Swing GangUkulele Starwars Aloha Force (VA) – Princess Leia’s Theme