Concert Review: Intervals @ Café Campus, February 22, 2018

Thursday, February 22nd brought us to Café Campus, where Intervals performed on their North American tour alongside Nick Johnston, and Jason Richardson.

Needless to say, the anticipation was quite high for when I was about to go to this show. It had been ages since I had been to a show since my injury in early July, where I dislocated my elbow, and I was not able to go anywhere for months. It is good to be back in the live music world. 

Making my way to the venue, I was listening to The Way Forward again to get a refresher of the songs, and as well preparing for my interview.


CJLO is going to South by Southwest!

CJLO is going to South by Southwest! From March 14-17, four of our music directors will be in Austin, TX, to attend an incredibly wide variety of concerts and events. Here's what they're expecting from the 2018 SXSW experience.


Zach Carriere, a.k.a. Zakary Slax, is CJLO's Head Music Director, and hosts Slax Trax, every Tuesday from 5 to 6 PM.


METAL MONDAY: 5 Amazing Metal Bands I Saw in Australia

Back in December, I took a trip to the land down under. I loved almost everything about Australia—the intensely hot weather, the accent, the creative cursing inserted into casual conversation. The only downside was the beer being twice as expensive. I spent most of my time in Melbourne, a city with wide-ranging arts scene. In many ways, it was like the Montreal of Australia. During my time in Melbourne, I was able to check out a handful of shows, where I fell in love with Australian’s heavy scene. Here are my picks of the best Australian metal bands that I saw live.

King Parrot


Dirty Work Turns Eight!

Dirty Work is celebrating eight wonderful years on the CJLO airwaves!  

CJLO is celebrating 20 years of existence in 2018!

To commemorate these milestones, Dirty Work will be airing a 20-part series of classic and current interviews with artists, bands and other interesting folks over the next few months, leading up to our 20th Anniversary celebration. We are digging into the vault to bring you some of the best conversations ever had on Dirty Work through its eight-year run.  


CJLO Begins Metal March

It's March, and here at CJLO that can only mean one thing... it's Metal March.

What is Metal March, you ask? Well, we at CJLO play a lot of metal. By "a lot" I don't mean "we have a 3 hour show at 1AM on Saturday." No, I mean we have 8 hours of strictly metal shows and 7 additional hours of loud programming a week. Our top 30 charts every week usually consists of a minimum of 20% metal or loud bands. So yeah, we play a lot of metal.


New Electronic Music Director!

Help us in welcoming CJLO's newest RPM (Electronic) Music Director, Holden, to the team! You might recognize his program, Multiple Tabs, which features only the most underground and boundary-pushing electronic music.

Say hello to him in person this Saturday, March 3rd at HELM Microbrasserie where DJ Multiple Tabs will be providing the soundtrack to your night from 11pm - 1am for Nuit Blanche!


Concert Review: "This Isn’t About the Perfect Black T-Shirt" - Porches & Girl Ray @ Théâtre Plaza, Feb. 18, 2018

It seems to be my thing to go to concerts of bands that I’ve never heard of before. This has been my third time taking part in this tradition and by far it has been the best one. Going into this, I was really expecting lo-fi, chill indie vibe-y music that the crowd would sway back and forth too. I wasn’t wrong, but I was definitely missing a significant part of the concert.


A Wrinkle In Time - Giveaway!

You can catch A Wrinkle In Time at an advance screening before anyone else does! To win, just e-mail promo@cjlo.com with the subject title "WRINKLE".

You can also win by calling into Moonstruck on Monday, Feb 26th between 4-5pm. Just wait for the prompt!

We are feeling quite generous this week. We must've missed you all this past reading week...

Good luck!


Beat The Box Office to Xavier Rudd!

Welcome back from Reading Week students! We hope you were able to catch up on your work, have a some rest, and even a little fun. 

To celebrate your return, we're giving away a couple pairs of tickets to Xavier Rudd on July 3rd in Brossard. Tickets aren't yet on sale, so you'll get a pair before anyone else! There are two ways to win:

#1. E-mail us at promo@cjlo.com with the subject title "XAVIER" 

#2. Tune into The Commonwealth Conundrum tomorrow, February 27th form 6-7pm and call in after Rebecca's prompt


CJLO TOP 30 (FEB 13TH - 19TH)

FRIDAYS = CHART DAYS!!

Above is CJLO's weekly TOP 30 from February 13th to 19th. Our charts are compiled from actual airplay on our airwaves, broadcasted on 1690 AM in Montreal and its surrounding areas, as well as live via our website at CJLO.com

Montreal Based: Vantablack Warship, Black Bambi, Prime Junk, Common Holly and Shem G

Canadian: Nap Eyes, Faith Healer, The Dead Centuries, Alvvays, Born Ruffians, Odonis Odonis, Votov, Jonathan Kawchuk, Anvil, Cadence Weapon, Chanhays, Greber, Adrian Underhill, Looping and Death From Above.

Tune into Charts & Crafts every Friday at 12pm to get a tast of our charts live on CJLO!


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