American soulful singer-songwriter Melissa Ferrick had just enough time to drop in for a few songs, a little chat and a serenade for hosts Sprout and Bean (of The Mixed Bag) before rushing off for her performance later that night. Hear her talk about where her songs come from and how she sees the world,
The broadcast schedule for the final series of AUS Men’s Hockey is up! Check it out on the Sports page — we’ll be covering all 5 of the final games as they happen (if all 5 are necessary). Listen to Dave & Dave give you the play-by-play excitement you expect! And if that’s not enough
The Belle Comedians followed label-mates Motherhood to stop in and rock the house. Hosts Sprout and Bean (with special guest-sister Leaf) from The Mixed Bag talked about the lead-up to their big release, coordinating across cities, and fighting Facebook over self-promotion. Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Google Podcasts | RSS | More
Local rockers Motherhood assembled their musical circle in CHSR’s Studio D before their CD-release party/performance to give us a taste of what their CD will be like. Sprout and Bean from The Mixed Bag ask the band about shuffling instruments and releasing their debut album. Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Google Podcasts |
Maritime heavy post-rockers Kuato dropped by CHSR after playing a killer show the night before with Instruments. The group managed to survive being crammed into Studio D with 3 massive amps and a drum kit and played loud around a busted amp to help us shake the ice off the roof! In between songs, they
Ontario rockers The Junction rocked The Cellar, and the next day Brent Jackson brought his guitar and his talent, along with fellow Junction-ite Michael Taylor (Matt Jameson was home sleeping in) and talked to Mark, the Encaffeinated ONE (host of CAFFEEN! and The WEIRD Show) about songwriting, going the independent, self-produced route, and making their
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Neil Crowe, AKA Eyeswide dropped by CHSR with drumkit-suitcase in hand along with touring partner and fast-fingered guitarist Julian Michaud and rocked out with passion. In between the songs, we hear Matt Nightingale (host of Run For Your Life! on Fridays at 5pm) discussing touring through snow, inspiration, performing, and the crazy drumkit-suitcase. Podcast: Play
One-man show Lonesome Jim dropped by to play a Session live on CHSR’s Switch-On day, January 22. He chatted with Stereo Mike (host of Bravery, Repetition and Noise) about his memories of CHSR and the long and varied career he’s had playing music. Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Google Podcasts | RSS |
Internationally-recognized performer Julie Doiron stopped by CHSR on Wednesday, January 26 before heading out to perform at Gallery Connexion here in Fredericton. Bean from The Mixed Bag hosted the session. Session will be posted on the website by Friday, but tune in Thursday, January 27th at 4:00pm to hear it live! Podcast: Play in new
Congrats to all the Barry Awards winners for 2010!
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On January 22, 1961, we flipped on the switch that began the 50-year history of CHSR, and that’s worth celebrating. We celebrated with special programming all January 22 on air, and you’re invited to listen in. Click here for more information, the schedule, and to listen.
CHSR is celebrating 50 years of broadcasting all year long, but held a special day of programming on the very day that the switch turned on: January 22. There were flashbacks, interviews, music from our library spanning our five decades of broadcasting, and more! I hope you tuned in to CHSR-FM 97.9 or online to
CHSR will be commemorating 50 years of broadcasting with a special day of programming on the very day that the switch turned on: January 22. There will be flashbacks, interviews, music from our library spanning our five decades of broadcasting, and more! Tune in to CHSR-FM 97.9 or online to our stream all day Saturday,
TWS168: The End Is Nigh (Impossible)! CQ: Now that the computer Watson has “solved” Jeopardy, what game will computer scientists turn their jealous eyes toward? And what will be the eventual side-effect result of the computer’s domination of that game? Bumper: J. R. Murdock Promo: Amarna at Imagination Lane Promo: Comedy4Cast On the show this
The Lee Harvey Oswalds dropped in to record a session at CHSR which aired on December 23rd. The shoegaze-and-everything-else-inspired band is looking to release its third CD, So Trash, in early to mid 2010, but when they stopped in they decided to play a few more-stripped down, acoustic songs. Two guys, two voices, three guitars
All Things Wabanaki presents: Winter 2010 Letter to Notice to Canada and It’s Provinces Recently, “All Things Wabanaki” held a presentation reading of excerpts taken from a recent Letter of Notice to Canada and it’s Provinces, issued Winter 2010, regarding the illegal Comprehensive Land Claim Settlements and Self-Government Negotiations with Indian Act Chiefs and Councils
The Cavaliers stopped by CHSR on Saturday, November 27th before appearing at the Capital that night, to talk with Jake Martin (The Beard from The Weird, The Beard and The Vegan, on Monday nights at 10pm on CHSR) about coming to the end of their tour, and the upcoming EP, as well as play some
Sandman Viper Command is currently on tour and playing a date at the Cellar on October 22. They stopped in to the station to play a few songs live and for a chat with Jeremy Fowler. Listen to the first edition of the “CHSR Sessions” series of live band performances at CHSR! Podcast: Play in
CHSR alumni will gather to celebrate 50 years of broadcasting. Reunion dates: Sept. 30 to Oct. 3, 2010, during UNB Homecoming 225 Are you one of our alumni? Click here for reunion information! It hardly seems possible that it’s been over 50 years since a group of students gathered to talk about setting up a
Special Awards Carmen Kilburn Award Dave Ritchie Directors’ Choice Award Jesse Maynard Russell Bests Best Spoken Word Program IT WAS A TIE!! Falls Count Anywhere Sportswire Best Specialty Program Sensory Overload Best Open Format Program The Weird, the Beard & the Vegan Best Cultural Show Going Home Journalism News (with Brad perry) Rookie of the