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33.45.78 with Steve Fruitman

An all-vinyl music program mined from Steve’s own record collection. In his words: “I bought my first LP in April 1964 and haven’t stopped buying them since. I was born to rock but along the way I got into all sorts of music.”

All Things Next

A “new music” podcast hosted by Chris Bro from New York that is a place for new music discovery. Looking for the best “unknown” music and putting it out there for the world to hear.


A fun romp through the history of popular music. Backbeat offers a unique and lively blend of jazz, blues, country, gospel, western swing, bluegrass and much more, with informative commentary from long-time music collector Lorne VanSinclair.

Back Porch Bluegrass

Hardcore bluegrass music from New Zealand. Hosted by Paul Trenwith, the show includes tracks from the classic bands, the traditional stylists and contemporary groups as well as some ‘roots’ bluegrass and “new-grass”.

Balmoral Blues

Produced in Balmoral British Columbia, Balmoral Blues is an hour long weekly radio program featuring blues and blues influenced recordings. Balmoral Blues plays the best selection of blues in the Shuswap.


In-depth journalism focusing on Canadian politics and media, hosted by the sometimes controversial but always interesting Jesse Brown.

Celt In A Twist

Contemporary Celtic Radio, from Celtpunk to Acid Croft to New Traditionalist to Celtronica. It’s one hour of cutting edge Celtic culled from the charts at and heard weekly on AM 1470, CJVB in Vancouver, featuring the latest sounds and interviews with today’s freshest Celts. More music, less malarkey!

Democracy Now!

Democracy Now! is an independent, global weekday news hour anchored by award-winning journalists Amy Goodman and Juan González.

Dig Radio

An upbeat exploration of the music of the swinging 1960s: rock ‘n’ roll, soul, garage, psychedelia, girl groups, b-sides, album cuts, and more. Hosted by Kim Clark of WNCW, NC, Dig Radio is a look back at that magical time, with tunes from obscure 45s as well as from the icons of the decade.

Ear Candy

From CFMH of UNB, Saint John and hosted by Mark O’Connor, Ear Candy features catchy/upbeat pop and rock music with a healthy dose of Canadian content. Replays from January 2016 to June 2019.

Earshot Daily

The NCRA/ANREC has been coordinating with volunteers to create a new Program ‘Earshot Daily’, this is a showcase of some of the latest uploads by Canadian musicians to our Earshot Digital Distribution System. Here is how it works.

Every day, a new host will take over the show, a 27-29 minute show featuring only artists from the website. It will be 100% all Canadian and made by NCRA/ANREC members for NCRA/ANREC Members.

East Coast Countdown

A weekly, nationally-syndicated radio program that showcases the hottest in Atlantic Canadian music. Hosted by Cameron MacEachern, the show features a Top 10 chart of East Coast artists, the Producer’s Pick highlighting a potential future hit, and the EC Spotlight focusing on performers you may not otherwise hear on contemporary radio.

The Eastern Passage

Anchored out of Blues and Roots Radio in Port Credit, Ontario, The Eastern Passage is one of the most syndicated contemporary folk programs in Canada. Host Craig Mills presents east coast Canadian contemporary folk music with routine exclusives and interviews of Juno and ECMA winning artists.

Fit to Eat: The NL Farm and Food Show

This weekly 30-minute show is a chance to talk with farmers, food producers, chefs, consumers, thinkers, gardeners, hunters, processors and many others about our relationship with food. The show focusses on the situation in Newfoundland and Labrador, but there are a number of interviews over the season with farmers and food producers from Iceland as well, for comparison.

Folk Roots Radio

Folk Roots Radio is an hour long syndicated radio show hosted and produced by Jan Hall, that focuses on bringing new folk, roots, Canadiana, Americana, singer-songwriter and blues music and interviews with upcoming and independent artists to the airwaves. Our tag line pretty much sums up our philosophy… we’re all about the music and the people that make it!

The Freedom Principle

Featuring music of the African Diaspora, this program sees acoustic ensemble music as a developing world-jazz, incorporating styles and rhythms which draw from indigenous sources. On the air since June 1986, The Freedom Principle features new releases from the disparate genres of the African Diaspora with occasional forays into specialized thematic programs. Past programs include Manding Swing, Congolese Rumba, Zimbabwean Liberation, South African Jazz, Mississippi Delta Slide & Moan, African Impressionism in American Jazz, etc.

Girlie So Groovie

Broadcasting from CJAM FM since 2001, Girlie So Groovie dubs itself as, “The only show dedicated to the women who rock and to the people who love them!” We’re an award-winning weekly radio program that gives stage to the pioneering and contemporary female and non-binary musicians in rock, punk, rap, hip hop, R&B, blues, jazz, electronic, country, alternative, indie-rock and so much more.

If you tuned into Girlie So Groovie, you could find the likes of Erykah Badu’s urban rhythm bumping up against the country twang of Dolly Parton or the riot grrrl rock of Sleater-Kinney; while keeping the listeners excited about connecting the dots in between. That “in between” may be the living rock legacy of Patti Smith layered with the deep bounce bass of Lizzo or re-routed into the sultry singer/songwriter sounds of Feist. Girlie So Groovie truly is a weekly radio rock party where the music always speaks for itself!

Global Research News Hour

The Global Research News Hour is a special radio collaboration between the Centre for Research on Globalization, and campus community radio station CKUW 95.9FM. We seek to provide listeners with in depth analyses of major stories shaping today’s world from thinkers, researchers and unique political personalities rarely addressed by major media. Guests have included Michel Chossudovsky, Rick Rozoff, Rocco Galati, and Yves Engler among others.

Global Village with Chris Heim

With a fresh, inventive mix of global sounds and styles and a welcoming presentation, this award-winning show speaks to the joys of musical discovery and smart entertainment with diverse and engaging world music that appeals to a broad audience.

Gospel Memories

From Chicago’s WLUW radio and hosted by Bob Marovich, Gospel Memories presents vintage black gospel recordings of classic gospel, spiritual and jubilee music covering eight decades.

Harrowsmith Radio – Make, Grow, Sustain, Share

Harrowsmith Radio is the radio version of Harrowsmith Magazine, a publication for urban and rural residents wanting to tap into green living and a country lifestyle, even in the city.

Founded in 1976, The Harrowsmith name is synonymous with the idea of Canadians living sustainably. Host Wayne MacPhail brings stories and interviews from coast to coast to coast on a bi-weekly basis.

Indie Beat

A weekly program devoted to independent Western Canadian music! Each episode includes a 28 minute feature of one band or artist, including an interview and several of their tracks, plus 28 minutes of a mix of indie pop, folk, rock, country, blues, hiphop & alternative music!

It’s All Good, with Annie Walsh

Annie picks a thoughtful musical theme each week and provides listeners with some educational information and occasional talented guests to accompany the diverse musical mix. Coming to you from our Cape May, New Jersey sister station WCFA 101.5 FM

JAM Live!

Junction Arts & Music (JAM) based in Haines Junction, Yukon, has been presenting high quality live performances by Canadian and international musicians since May 1999.

A dedicated group of performing arts enthusiasts, who are passionate about accessibility to the arts in their community and beyond, thought it would be nice to share some of these shows with those who are not able to attend these performances. In the summer of 2012, the community project JAM Live! was created in order to record these fantastic events. Concerts are recorded on multiple tracks which are then produced as one hour hosted radio shows.

Jazz Boulevard Syndicated Radio Show

Now in its 15th year on-air, Jazz Boulevard is a weekly program available in full two-hour and abridged one-hour formats. Each show is a mix of the latest releases from musicians out in the clubs today, classic tracks from yesteryear, and a sprinkling of Blues, Roots, and World. The show is hosted by Moz Taylor, whose B. Mus. degree and talent as a composer is applied to programming every episode, crafting the most musical and enjoyable listening experience possible.

Jazz Vignettes from the Hall

Music enthusiast Steve Gedrose explores the world of jazz from its roots to the present day. He breaks the fascinating, ever evolving, genre of jazz into easily digestible themes, backed up of course with plenty of music examples. In each episode Steve will introduce you to musicians who were (or are) some of the key driving forces behind the evolution of Jazz music.

Jiggs Dinner

Hosted by Roland Skinner, Jiggs Dinner is a great new Newfoundland music request show showcasing a variety of music types from Nfld, Celtic, to Pop, Country, and more.

Mysterious Universe

Coming from NSW Australia and hosted by Aaron Wright and Benjamin Grundy, Mysterious Universe presents the latest news covering the strange, extraordinary, weird, wonderful and everything in between.

NewFound Records

If you’re a chronic nostalgic who loves the music of Newfoundland & Labrador, tune in to The NewFound Records Radio Hour. Join Wayne Tucker as he shines a light on rare gems retrieved from the vinyl deeps and supplements the music of the 50s, 60s, 70s & 80s with a generous sprinkling of history and trivia. So whether you’re a sentimental old-timer who’s stuck in a vinyl groove or a newbie eager to hear hard-to-find roots music of Newfoundland & Labrador, tune in to The NewFound Records Radio Hour.

Revolution Rock

Revolution Rock is an award winning radio program on CJAM FM that first began broadcasting on CJAM’s airwaves in the late night hours of June 2004. Revolution Rock focuses on 60s garage rock, 70s punk/new wave, surf, alternative, indie and new/old music within those genres.

Routes, Branches and Beyond

This is a weekly excursion, starting from Celtic music and moving beyond – geographically, stylistically and culturally. Travel the world with host Dr. Ivan Emke, without changing planes in Toronto.

Shortwave Theatre Festival

This series features original radio theatre performances written performed, directed and mixed by Kingston Ontario artists. These plays were recorded at and broadcasted from CFRC 101. 9 FM in Kingston, Ontario from November 1-7th 2020 as part of the Shortwave Theatre Festival, a collaborative project CFRC undertook over 1.5 years with local theatre company, Cellar Door Project. The Series features 5 original plays and 5 artists talkbacks.

The Song Writers

Recorded at the CHMR studios in St. John’s and hosted by Terry Parsons, the Songwriters explores the world of music from the inside. Each week Terry speaks with a singer/song writer to uncover the ideas and personalities behind their music. Series was complied from 2015 to 2018.


On Soulsations, host Carla Eckels features tunes from her favorite R&B and gospel albums.

Sounds Atlantic

Sounds Atlantic is a podcast heard weekly that is devoted to artists from Atlantic Canada who perform roots and acoustic-based music.

Sunday Morning Hangover Cure

Recorded at the CHMR studios in St. John’s and hosted by Terry Parsons, SMHC has the perfect prescription of medicinal music lovingly mixed to help ease the most wretched of post Saturday night overindulgences.

Talking Radical Radio

Talking Radical Radio brings you grassroots voices from across Canada. Each episode features a single in-depth interview with one or two people involved in some kind of social change work. It gives activists from coast to coast to coast a chance to take a longer view as they talk about what they do, how they do it, and why they do it.

Terra Informa

Terra Informa is a weekly, half-hour environmental news program produced out of CJSR Radio in Edmonton, Alberta, currently airing in more than 50 communities from coast to coast.


WINGS: Women’s International News Gathering Service is an award-winning weekly half-hour by and about women around the world. First internationally syndicated out of San Francisco in 1986, WINGS moved to Canada in 2002 with co-founder and series producer Frieda Werden. WINGS accepts pitches from local producers. Email queries to

Woodsongs Old Time Radio

A live-audience show celebrating grassroots and Americana music recorded in Lexington, KY. Folksinger Michael Johnathon explores the world of folk, bluegrass, and song writing, while presenting new and upcoming artists.

World Beat Canada

An exciting one hour, weekly global music alternative to jukebox radio.

Yes B’y!

Yes B’y! plays modern Newfoundland music across all genres, with lots of fun and banter mixed in! Join co-hosts and proud Newfoundlanders Pauline and Derek for a lively hour of great music, NL culture, and lots of laughs. Features include Ruff Patches and CATASTROPHE – funny and crazy dog and cat stories contributed by listeners, and Name da Plate – tune in to find out more!! Every show starts with Friendly – our beloved Newfoundland Dog – and Chocolate Lab Lilly! Once the barking starts, let the music and fun begin!