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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.

Book Time

Book Time features readings by authors and discussions about modern English literature from various international sources.


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

Classical Muse

Join host David Cavlovic as he presents 2 hours of Euro-Classical, and a lot of other styles too, selected from his personal CD collection.

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.

From Memphis to Merseyside

Presented by Tony Stuart from Bombshell Radio, this program is a delightful musical voyage across the Atlantic, featuring the best of both sides.

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 News

Current affairs and world news from UK sources

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.

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.

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.

Mi’kmaq Matters

A program hosted by Glen Wheeler, by, for, and about the Qalipu people and their culture.

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.

Rabble Radio

Hosted by Breanne Doyle, rabble radio is the flagship podcast of rabble breaks down the news of the day from a progressive lens. rabble radio brings you closer to the stories that matter to you. If you’re curious about the latest news in Canadian politics, labour, environment, or social justice, you’ve come to the right place. This is news for the rest of us – free of corporate influence.

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.

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.

Truth Before Reconciliation

This program consists of interviews with indigenous Canadians about their experiences living in their various homes and professions across Canada.


Viewpoint offers informed opinions on current affairs.


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.

The Write Project

Discussions between bestselling author Matthew LeDrew and a variety of other authors from Newfoundland and beyond, with backgrounds in a variety of genres and styles. Get to the heart of the stories behind the stories, and find out what makes authors tick.

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!