The Tonic

An hour and a half of genuine Rock and Roll Music from a rotating roster of three enthusiastic fans of the genre. Mike spent many years in record stores and head shops. The sultry Erin J also comes from a… Read More »The Tonic

The World

A 90-minute transglobal holiday combining the traditional and contemporary. Stories of struggle told by people all over the world, through the universal language — music.  

Twang Trust

Black & white and sepia-tone, high and lonesome, or complacent and subversive — TwangTrust host Stu Reid promises to bring you the best of both kinds of music each week. Called alt-country by the big city folks these days, this… Read More »Twang Trust


Mainly contemporary jazz from North America and around the world with a “historical” segment each week. A blend of melodic and experimental music from the wide definition that describes modern jazz. Host: Keith Black  

Metal Monday

Hosted by a rotating cast of forsaken nightdemons hailing from the ranks of CKUW’s Metal Collective. Airs every Monday night, from Midnight to 3 A.M.

Now Sounds

A 90 minute snapshot of the new music in CKUW’s collection. Sometimes you’ll hear interviews with artists and bands, sometimes you’ll hear the voice of a brand new CKUWvolunteer. Tune in, enjoy!  

Psycle Radio

Ungrounded. Breaking. Static. Clipping. Challenging biases. Harming conventions. Questioning frequencies. Violent sonic activity. Shattering decibel movement. Ungrounded. Psycle Radio is an exploration of broken sounds, hard electronics, and punk sound art. Highlighting local and international sound artists, the promise (or… Read More »Psycle Radio