House Blend Playlist – Sept 24, 2018

September 21, 2018

Every week, CKUA’s hosts submit their song for our weekly House Blend playlist – an exciting new release, a beloved classic or just an old personal favourite. We mix it all together to create a sonic concoction that’ll help kick

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CKUA’s Soundtrack to Calgary Film Fest

September 19, 2018

On now until September 30, the Calgary International Film Festival is a showcase of innovative cinema from across the planet. This year’s selection includes more than 175 feature and short films of all genres – including music! CKUA is a

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CKUA Top 30 Chart: – Sept 19 – Sept 25, 2018

September 19, 2018

 = Albertan            = Canadian 1.  Jesse and the Dandelions – Give Up The Gold (Independent) 2.  Great Lake Swimmers – The Wave, The Wake (Nettwerk) 3.  Rae Spoon – BodiesofWater (Coax) 4. Madeleine Peyroux – Anthem (Decca) 5.  Amy van Keeken – In Dreams

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House Blend Playlist – Sept 17, 2018

September 17, 2018

Every week, CKUA’s hosts submit their song for our weekly House Blend playlist – an exciting new release, a beloved classic or just an old personal favourite. We mix it all together to create a sonic concoction that’ll help kick

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Reggae Wild

September 12, 2018

 Leo Cripps’ new show to explore the Caribbean world and far beyond Leo Cripps was 13 years old when someone donated a whole pile of band instruments to his school. His teacher asked the gregarious teenager which one he’d like

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Boozing it Up on Roy’s Record Room

September 12, 2018

This week, , we’re gonna belly up to the bar, Flash a quart, down a shot, drink up and be somebody – we’re Boozing It Up on Triple-R Radio with songs about the ups and downs of alcohol consumption. You’ll

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CKUA Top 30 Chart: Sept. 2 – Sept 8, 2018

September 12, 2018

Top 30: Week of September 2  – September 8,  2018    = Albertan            = Canadian 1.  John Wort Hannam – Acres of Elbow Room (Independent) 2.  Amy Van Keeken – In Dreams (Scorpio 76) 3. Amy Helm – This Too Shall Light

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House Blend Playlist – Sept. 10, 2018

September 10, 2018

Every week, CKUA’s hosts submit their song for our weekly House Blend playlist – an exciting new release, a beloved classic or just an old personal favourite. We mix it all together to create a sonic concoction that’ll help kick

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78s from the Titterington Collection on RRR

September 7, 2018

This week, Roy heads back for a look at a fine batch of 78s that came to The Room in 2011 from Calgary collector, Keith Titterington. Keith carefully curated this cache of western swing, country, and old-timey 78s over a

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Chandra Crawford on Mulligan Stew

September 7, 2018

Terry David Mulligan has a gold medal show planned for this Saturday, when he’ll be sharing the show with Olympic cross-country skier Chandra Crawford. Chandra’s has a busy schedule – aside from being inducted into Canada’s Sports Hall of Fame earlier

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CKUA Top 30: Aug 26 – Sept 1, 2018

September 5, 2018

Top 30: Week of August 26 – September 1,  2018  = Albertan            = Canadian1.  John Wort Hannam – Acres of Elbow Room (Independent) 2.  Amy Helm – This Too Shall Light (Yep Roc) 3.  Great Lake Swimmers – The Waves, the Wake

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House Blend Playlist – Sept. 4, 2018

September 4, 2018

Every week, CKUA’s hosts submit their song for our weekly House Blend playlist – an exciting new release, a beloved classic or just an old personal favourite. We mix it all together to create a sonic concoction that’ll help kick

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Exciting change in the cooling air

August 31, 2018

Autumn is rolling in, with its darker nights and chilly breezes. Does it make you feel a touch melancholic? Never fear! Here at CKUA we are heating things up for you and brightening the season with an infusion of fresh

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Photos: 2018 Festival Season Memories

August 29, 2018

What a summer! This year, we pledged to visit more music festivals in more places across Alberta than ever before. And after sixteen festivals, from Lethbridge to Grande Prairie, we’ve made a lot of great memories. We want to share

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CKUA Top 30: August 19 – August 25, 2018

August 29, 2018

Top 30: Week of August 19 – August 25,  2018  = Albertan            = Canadian 1. Victory – The Broken Instrument (Roc Nation) 2.  John Wort Hannam – Acres of Elbow Room (Independent) 3. River Whyless – Kindness, A Rebel (Roll Call) 4. White

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House Blend Playlist – Aug. 27, 2018

August 27, 2018

Ian Tyson (Image: Lee Gunderson)

Every week, CKUA’s hosts submit their song for our weekly House Blend playlist – an exciting new release, a beloved classic or just an old personal favourite. We mix it all together to create a sonic concoction that’ll help kick

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House Blend Playlist – Aug 20, 2018

August 20, 2018

Every week, CKUA’s hosts submit their song for our weekly House Blend playlist – an exciting new release, a beloved classic or just an old personal favourite. We mix it all together to create a sonic concoction that’ll help kick

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‘Summertime’ on Roy’s Record Room

August 16, 2018

This week, we’ll spend an hour looking at the Gershwin classic, “Summertime”. Some call it the finest song of the 20th century.    To date, “Summertime” has been recorded aboutd 33,000  times. We’ll hear versions of this timeless standard from

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CKUA Top 30: August 5 – August 11,  2018

August 15, 2018

Top 30: Week of August 5 – August 11,  2018  = Albertan            = Canadian 1. Victory – The Broken Instrument (Roc Nation) 2.  Jill Barber – Metaphora (Outside) 3. Fatoumata Diawara – Fenfo (Something To Say) (Montuno/Shanachie) 4. Neko Case – Hell-On (ANTI-)

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House Blend Weekly Playlist – Aug. 13, 2018

August 13, 2018

Every week, CKUA’s hosts submit their song for our weekly House Blend playlist – an exciting new release, a beloved classic or just an old personal favourite. We mix it all together to create a sonic concoction that’ll help kick

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