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House Blend Playlist – March 19, 2018

March 19, 2018

The Playlist The Picks Baba— David Byrne, “Everybody’s Coming To My House “ When you been the ‘Talking Head’, what’s next is always of interest, so this is it, the single from Mr. Byrne’s brand new album- American Utopia. Orest

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A Fingerfulla 45s on Roy’s Record Room

March 17, 2018

This week, it’s A Fingerfulla 45s on Triple-R Radio. We’ll start with some blues, R&B and soul platters from Slim Harpo, BB King, Don & Dewey, Sam Cooke and more. Eventually, we’ll wind up in rockabilly country with some seven-inch

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Ancestors and Elders on World Spinning

March 16, 2018

“Ancestors and Elders” is a multidisciplinary program being directed by Indigenous theatre artist Barry Bilinsky and Shumka Ukrainian dancer/director Joe Hoffman.  With a performance date set for April 27th and 28th at the Northern Jubilee Auditorium, visual artists, spoken word artists,

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House Blend Playlist – March 12, 2018

March 12, 2018

The Playlist The Picks Baba— 3hattrio, “In Our Hands” A melodic, psychedelic, multilayered, cinematic piece. Amy van Keeken— Jennifer Castle, “Crying Shame” Hooray! Jennifer Castle is releasing a new record on May 18th!! Crying Shame is the first single from

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Cowboy Jazz at 78RPM on Roy’s Record Room

March 10, 2018

This week, Triple-R Radio takes a look at early jazz, blues and tin pan alley classics filtered through the hillbilly sensibilities of the dusty dance halls and smoky roadhouses of Texas, Oklahoma and other such places. Cowboy Jazz at 78

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CKUA Top 30 Chart – March 7, 2018

March 7, 2018

Week of February 25- March 3, 2018  = Albertan            = Canadian 1. I’m With Her – See You Around (Rounder) 2.  Laila Biali – Laila Biali (Chronograph) 3. Caroline Rose – Loner (New West) 4.  Bahamas – Earthtones (Barchords) 5.  Sue Foley – The

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House Blend Weekly Playlist – March 5, 2018

March 5, 2018

The Playlist   Baba— Five Alarm Funk, “We Play the Funk” It is funky, and it features Bootsy Hayley Muir— Marlon Williams, “What’s Chasing You” This young artist from New Zealand is hitting some real throwback Roy Orbison vibes on

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CKUA Top 30 Chart – Feb. 28, 2018

February 28, 2018

Top 30: Week of February 18 – February 24, 2018  = Albertan            = Canadian 1.  Bahamas – Earthtones (Barchords) 2.  Laila Biali – Laila Biali (Chronograph) 3. Calexico – The Thread That Keeps Us (ANTI-) 4.  Sue Foley – The Ice Queen (Stony

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House Blend Weekly Playlist – Feb. 20, 2018

February 27, 2018

The Playlist The Playlist Meg Wilcox–Robyn, “Hang With Me (acoustic version)” With Robyn suggesting last week (Feb.19) that a new album is in the works for this year, I couldn’t help but go back to Body Talk Pt.1 in eager

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Rocking 78s Dance Party on Roy’s Record Room

February 24, 2018

This week, Triple-R Radio is hosting its semi-annual Mid-Winter Rockin’ 78s Dance Party – all original rock ‘n’ roll shellac platters. You’ll hear from early R&R icons like Elvis Presley, Buddy Holly, Little Richard and Jerry Lee Lewis as well

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Serena Ryder and Bahamas on Mulligan Stew

February 23, 2018

On this week’s Mulligan Stew, Terry David Mulligan has an inside look at the strange alchemy of creating a deeply personal album, hearing from two insightful artists detailing what went into their newest releases. First up in Serena Ryder, currently

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CKUA Top 30 Chart – Feb. 21, 2018

February 21, 2018

Top 30: Week of February 11 – February 17, 2018  = Albertan            = Canadian 1.  Laila Biali – Laila Biali (Chronograph) 2.  Bahamas – Earthtones (Barchords) 3. First Aid Kit – Ruins (Columbia) 4. Ezra Furman – Transangelic Exodus (Bella Union) 5.  Sue Foley –

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House Blend Weekly Playlist – Feb. 20, 2018

February 20, 2018

The Playlist The Picks Orest Soltykevych— City of Prague Philharmonic Orchestra / Gavin Sutherland, “David Fanshawe: Serenata: Mother & Child” David Fanshawe was an English composer and a passionate musicologist, who passed away in 2010. When he was in his

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CKUA Top 30: Feb 14, 2018

February 14, 2018

Top 30: Week of February 4 – February 10, 2018    = Albertan            = Canadian1.  Mauno – Tuning  (Idee Fixe) 2.  Jim Cuddy – Constellation (Warner) 3. Calexico – The Thread That Keeps Us  (ANTI-) 4. The James Hunter Six –  Whatever It

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Grant Stovel’s Adventures in Calgary

February 14, 2018

  I knew it was going to be a crazy week. In early February, I spent about a week working out of CKUA’s Calgary Foundation studio. It’s in the beautiful West Block of Studio Bell, home of the National Music

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House Blend Playlist: Feb. 12, 2018

February 12, 2018

The Playlist The Picks Bob Chelmick— Fred Astaire, “Cheek to Cheek” Since the early 1930’s (!), this Irving Berlin love song has been one of the highest forms of romantic expression. A smooth dance number that has Fred Astaire and

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Hot Jazz, Hot 78s on Roy’s Record Room

February 9, 2018

This week, Roy continues rummaging through his many milk crates full of shellac with Hot Jazz from Hot 78s on Triple-R Radio. Early jazz 78s from the late 20s up to the 40s. Tune in for some sizzling sides from

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CKUA Top 30 Chart: Feb 7, 2018

February 7, 2018

Top 30: Week of January 28- February 3, 2018  = Albertan            = Canadian 1.  Bahamas – Earthtones (Universal) 2. Glen Hansard – Between Two Shores (ANTI-) 3.  Jim Cuddy – Constellation (Warner) 4.  Laila Biali – Laila Biali (Chronograph) 5. Sly5thAve. – The Invisible Man: An

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House Blend Playlist – Feb. 5, 2018

February 5, 2018

The Playlist The Picks Baba— Nightmares On Wax, “Tell My Vision” It is the beat, it is the depth and breath of the lyrics, and no nightmares here, just what’s real…. Orest Soltykevych— Nicholas McCarthy, “Frederic Chopin / Leopold Godowsky:

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Jazzy Gals at 78 RPM on Roy’s Record Room

February 2, 2018

  This week, on Triple-R Radio, Roy digs up a fine batch of Jazzy Gals at 78 rpm. Tune in for unbeatable sides from the Boswell Sisters, Sister Rosetta Tharpe with Lucky Millinder, Anita ODay, Leana Horne, Ella Fitzgerald &

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