Cjsw Profiles

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April 14, 2011
  CJSW Profile: Aubrey's Shindig!PDF files may take a moment to load

If you like music, you'll like Aubrey's Shindig! On Monday afternoon's from 4-6 p.m., Aubrey McInnis takes to the air for two hours of auditory bliss. With over 15 years experience as a music journalist, she does all the heavy lifting for you -- all you have to do is tune in.

The Gauntlet: How did you get involved at CJSW?


March 31, 2011
  CJSW Profile: Roger ThatPDF files may take a moment to load

Roger Dueck takes to the radio every Monday afternoon to broadcast his well-edited sets of indie-everything. His show features artists from around the world, from local noise stars Women to New York's LCD Soundsystem. If you like indie, you'll like Roger That.

G: Why indie in particular?

R: It's just the music that I really love and I'm just drawn to it.

G: How do you source music for the show?


March 24, 2011
  CJSW Profile: Writer's BlockPDF files may take a moment to load

Paul Kennett, Stephanie Weidmann and Stephanie Clark take to the air every Tuesday evening with a bag full of books and their brains. The trio run one of CJSW's spoken word programs called Writer's Block, a foray into the topsy-turvy world of literature. They train their astute eyes on local talent whenever possible, but also have nationally and internationally renowned authors on the show -- Yann Martel and Chuck Palahniuk have both made appearances.


March 10, 2011
  CJSW Profile: Desi VibesPDF files may take a moment to load

Rup Dhawliwal takes to the air every Tuesday with Desi Vibes a show that provides CJSW listeners with a unique mix of Bhangra, a type of Indian folk music that has gained international attention in the last 50 years.

Gauntlet: Could you talk about the music you play on your show?


February 17, 2011
  CJSW Profile: Mind Folk'dPDF files may take a moment to load

Mike Aron Tod graces the radio every Thursday with bundles of folk, blues and rock on his show Mind Folk'd (pun intended). Mike plays everything from classic Woodie Guthrie and Bob Dylan to contemporary artists like The Burning Hell and Calgary Local Chris Gheran.

Gauntlet: How did you get involved?

Mike Aron Tod: Over the summer I started volunteering and took the volunteer course, and come fall I got my own show.

G: How do you like your slot?


February 10, 2011
  CJSW Profile: Halfway HomePDF files may take a moment to load

Walter Porochnuk has been an active part in the Calgary music scene for a while now. He's played at clubs and pubs across Calgary as DJ Wah, including a stint DJing ThursDen. He's also been involved with CJSW for decades in various capacities, and is currently hosting Halfway Home.

Gauntlet: How did you get involved with CJSW?

Walter Porochnuk: Randomly. I was in the first half of my first year of university and I walked in the door and discovered the place.


February 03, 2011
  CJSW Profile: Daydream Dance PartyPDF files may take a moment to load

Zoe Pearce was first recruited to help move CJSW into their new space, but it didn't take long for her to take on a time slot. Her show, Daydream Dance Party is on the airwaves from 12-2 p.m. every Tuesday.

Gauntlet: Where does the name Daydream Dance Party come from?


January 27, 2011
  CJSW Profile: The AM MixtapePDF files may take a moment to load

Marc Affeld and Hayley Muir take to the CJSW airwaves at seven every Tuesday morning to provide listeners with a dose of their unique personalities. Their show, AM Mixtape, is an eclectic concoction of anything from mo-town to electronica.

Gauntlet: What's the overarching theme of the show?

Hayley Muir: I could do three hours of motown soul, funk and blues, but for reasons, we can't really, so we try to fit in other things. Sometimes we bump heads, but not often.


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