CJAM Celebrates and Remembers Mike Huckaby

CJAM will be celebrating the life and career of former CJAM programmer Mike Huckaby on the air today (April 30th) from 1-4pm. On top of all his accomplishments as a DJ and producer in Detroit, Mike hosted a program at CJAM FM for almost 10 years, championing local artists on the airwaves. From 1-2:30 we will spin his music, followed by a rebroadcast of one of Mike’s programs from 2010, airing from 2:30-4

CJAM FM Top 30 Charts // April 20th – April 26th, 2020

* indicates Canadian artist

1    ANNA BURCH – If You’re Dreaming (Polyvinyl)

2    DANIEL ROMANO* – Super Pollen (Self-Released)

3    TOPS* – I Feel Alive (Musique TOPS)

4    BLOODSHOT BILL* – Get Loose Or Get Lost (Goner)

5    BORDER PATROL* – The Worst Excuses (Self-Released)

6    PSYCHIC VOID* – Skeleton Paradise (Kaiser Sound Productions)

7    JOHNNY WEST* – Year Of The Sleepwalk (Tosteestostas)

8    ABIDE BY THE FEW* – 11 Heaven Drive (Self-Released)

9    THE MUGGS – Slave To Sound Vol. 5 (Self-Released)

10   DOGLEG – Melee (Triple Crown Records)

11   SHADOW SHOW – Silhouettes (Burger)

12   GUM COUNTRY* – Somewhere (Self-Released)

13   FIVER* – You Wanted Country Vol. 1 (You’ve Changed)

14   NAP EYES* – Snapshot Of A Beginner (Royal Mountain)

15   BASIA BULAT* – Are You In Love (Secret City)

16   PEACH PIT* – You and Your Friends (Columbia)

17   LAURA MARLING – Song For Our Daughter (Chrysalis/Partisan)

18   TAMIKREST – Tamotaït (Glitterbeat)

19   KING GIZZARD & THE LIZARD WIZARD – Chunky Shrapnel (Flightless)

20   THUNDERCAT – It Is What It Is (Brainfeeder)

21   DIRTY PROJECTORS – Windows Open EP (Domino)

22   MOANING – Uneasy Laughter (Sub Pop)

23   BLACK MARKET BRASS – Undying Thirst (Colemine Records)

24   FIONA APPLE* – Fetch the Bolt Cutters (Epic)

25   CONCHO* – Concho (Self-Released)

26   ALEXA CARROCCIA* – Clementine (Self-Released)

27   CRISSI COCHRANE* – Heirloom (Soul City Music Co-op)

28   ADULT. – Perception Is/As/Of Deception (Dais)

29   THE PACK A.D.* – It Was Fun While It Lasted (Self-Released)

30   SHERMAN DOWNEY* – New Beautiful (Self-Released)

CJAM FM Top 30 Charts // April 13th – April 19th, 2020

* indicates Canadian artist.

1    NAP EYES* – Snapshot Of A Beginner (Royal Mountain)

2    FIVER* – You Wanted Country Vol. 1 (You’ve Changed)

3    THE PACK A.D.* – It Was Fun While It Lasted (Self-Released)

4    ERNESTO CERVINI* – Tetrahedron (Anzic)

5    BASIA BULAT* – Are You In Love (Secret City)

6    CARIBOU* – Suddenly (Merge)

7    PEACH PIT* – You and Your Friends (Columbia)

8    BROWNOUT – Berlin Sessions (Fat Beats Records)

9    THE SECRET SISTERS – Saturn Return (New West)

10   THUNDERCAT – It Is What It Is (Brainfeeder)

11   BORDER PATROL* – The Worst Excuses (Self-Released)

12   THE BISHOP BOYS* – Pelee Island EP (Self-Released)

13   JOHNNY WEST* – Year Of The Sleepwalk (Tosteestostas)

14   THE GREEDY ECHOES* – Early Reflections (Self-Released)

15   TROUT* – Nectar EP (Self-Released)

16   ADULT. – Perception Is/As/Of Deception (Dais)

17   JOEY O’NEIL* – Ever Ahead (Self-Released)

18   SNOTTY NOSE REZ KIDS* – Born Deadly (Self-Released)

19   GUM COUNTRY* – Somewhere (Self-Released)

20   TOPS* – I Feel Alive (Musique TOPS)

21   SUPER DUTY TOUGH WORK* – Studies in Grey EP (Self-Released)

22   LIDO PIMIENTA* – Miss Colombia (Anti-)

23   WITCH PROPHET* – DNA Activation (Self-Released)

24   HARROW FAIR* – Sins We Made (Roaring Girl)

25   DAVID LAVOIE QUARTET* – Juno (Inner Ocean)

26   PORT JUVEE* – Motion Control (Garment District)

27   THE MARIACHI GHOST – Puro Dolor (Sugar Gator Records)

28   BORN RUFFIANS* – Juice (Yep Roc Records)

29   GRIMES* – Miss Anthropocene (Crystal Math Music)

30   WE ARE THE CITY* – RIP (Light Organ)

CJAM FM Top 30 Charts // April 6th – April 12th, 2020

* indicates Canadian artist.

1    FIVER* – You Wanted Country Vol. 1 (You’ve Changed)

2    BASIA BULAT* – Are You In Love (Secret City)

3    ANNA BURCH – If You’re Dreaming (Polyvinyl)

4    TOPS* – I Feel Alive (Musique TOPS)

5    DANIEL ROMANO* – Visions of the Higher Dream (Self-Released)

6    NAP EYES* – Snapshot Of A Beginner (Royal Mountain)

7    BORN RUFFIANS* – Juice (Yep Roc Records)

8    ANDY SHAUF* – Neon Skyline (Arts & Crafts)

9    PEACH PIT* – You and Your Friends (Columbia)

10   ALI SHAHEED MUHAMMAD AND ADRIAN YOUNGE – Jazz is Dead (Self-Released)

11   GIL SCOTT-HERON & MAKAYA MCCRAVEN –We’re New Again : A Reimagining by Makaya McCraven (XL Recordings)

12   DIRTY PROJECTORS –Windows Open EP (Domino)

13   THE EXBATS – Kicks, Hits and Fits (Burger Records)

14   BLACK MARKET BRASS – Undying Thirst (Colemine Records)

15   JOHNNY WEST* – Year Of The Sleepwalk (Tosteestostas)

16   SHIMMER DEMOLITION* – Stain Inn (Self-Released)

17   BORDER PATROL* – The Worst Excuses (Self-Released)

18   PSYCHIC VOID* – Skeleton Paradise (Kaiser Sound Productions)

19   THE BISHOP BOYS* – Pelee Island EP (Self-Released)

20   CRISSI COCHRANE* – Heirloom (Soul City Music Co-op)

21   DOGLEG – Melee (Triple Crown Records)

22   SHADOW SHOW – Silhouettes (Burger)

23   GUM COUNTRY* – Somewhere (Self-Released)

24   SULTANS OF STRING* – Refuge (Self-Released)

25   SPILTMILK* – Funk Side of a Moon (Self-Released)

26   ERNESTO CERVINI* – Tetrahedron (Anzic)

27   PORT JUVEE* – Motion Control (Garment District)

28   HUSTLE FLESH* – Blood Level Increase (Museum Of Skin)

29   LAILA BIALI* – Out Of Dust (Chronograph)

30   CARIBOU* – Suddenly (Merge)

CJAM FM Top 30 Charts // March 30th – April 5, 2020

* indicates Canadian artist

1    BORN RUFFIANS* – Juice (Yep Roc Records)

2    JOHNNY WEST* – Year Of The Sleepwalk (Tosteestostas)

3    SHIMMER DEMOLITION* – Stain Inn (Self-Released)

4    BORDER PATROL* – The Worst Excuses (Self-Released)

5    THE BISHOP BOYS* – Pelee Island EP (Self-Released)

6    THE GREEDY ECHOES* – Early Reflections (Self-Released)

7    TROUT* – Nectar EP (Self-Released)

8    GUM COUNTRY* – Somewhere (Self-Released)

9    SHOOBIES* – Open For Business (Self-Released)

10   NAP EYES* – Snapshot Of A Beginner (Royal Mountain)

11   U.S. GIRLS* – Heavy Light (Royal Mountain)

12   ALI SHAHEED MUHAMMAD AND ADRIAN YOUNGE – Jazz is Dead (Self-Released)

13   HAILU MERGIA – Yene Mircha (Awesome Tapes From Africa)

14   GIL SCOTT-HERON & MAKAYA MCCRAVEN – We’re New Again : A Reimagining by Makaya McCraven (XL Recordings)

15   SORRY – 925 (Domino)

16   WAXAHATCHEESaint Cloud (Merge)

17   PSYCHIC VOID* – Skeleton Paradise (Kaiser Sound Productions)

18   CRISSI COCHRANE* – Heirloom (Soul City Music Co-op)

19   ZARASUTRA* – Arriving Forever (Self-Released)

20   ANNA BURCH – If You’re Dreaming (Polyvinyl)

21   DOGLEG – Melee (Triple Crown Records)

22   TOPS* – I Feel Alive (Musique TOPS)

23   DANIEL ROMANO* – Visions of the Higher Dream (Self-Released)

24   SULTANS OF STRING* – Refuge (Self-Released)

25   HEATHER VALLEY* – Desert Message (Self-Released)

26   PETER HUM* – Ordinary Heroes (Self-Released)

27   SPILTMILK* – Funk Side of a Moon (Self-Released)

28   GORD SINCLAIR* – Taxi Dancers (Pheromone Recordings)

29   ELEPHANT STONE* – Hollow (Elephants On Parade)

30   THE MARIACHI GHOST – Puro Dolor (Sugar Gator Records)

CJAM FM Top 30 Charts // March 23rd – March 29th, 2020

* indicates Canadian artist

1    BORDER PATROL* – The Worst Excuses (Self-Released)

2    JOHNNY WEST* – Year Of The Sleepwalk (Tosteestostas)

3    BASIA BULAT* – Are You In Love (Secret City)

4    THE BISHOP BOYS* – Pelee Island EP (Self-Released)

5    AARON JONAH LEWIS – Mozart Of The Banjo (Tiki Parlour Recordings)

6    SHADOW SHOW – Silhouettes (Burger)

7    THE MARIACHI GHOST – Puro Dolor (Sugar Gator Records)

8    U.S. GIRLS* – Heavy Light (Royal Mountain)

9    ANDY SHAUF* – Neon Skyline (Arts & Crafts)

10   MAPACHE – From Liberty Street (Yep Roc Records)

11   FOALS – Everything Not Saved Will Be Lost – Part 2 (Transgressive)

12   CRISSI COCHRANE* – Heeirloom (Soul City Music Co-op)

13   ALEXA CARROCCIA* – Clementine (Self-Released)

14   ABIDE BY THE FEW* – 11 Heaven Drive (Self-Released)

15   ZARASUTRA* – Arriving Forever (Self-Released)

16   MARK GODFREY QUINTET* – Square Peg (Self-Released)

17   HARRISON SQUARED* – Trout In Swimwear (Self-Released)

18   SPILTMILK* – Funk Side of a Moon (Self-Released)

19   ERNESTO CERVINI* – Tetrahedron (Anzic)

20   AUDREY OCHOA* – Frankenhorn (Chronograph)

21   FAMILY VIDEO* – Forever Changes Overnight (Coax)

22   LOCAL TALENT* – Higienopolis (Self-Released)

23   BORN RUFFIANS* – Juice (Yep Roc Records)

24   LAILA BIALI* – Out Of Dust (Chronograph)

25   GRIMES* – Miss Anthropocene (Crystal Math Music)

26   CARIBOU* – Suddenly (Merge)

27   SASS JORDAN* – Rebel Moon Blues (Stony Plain)

28   HOLY FUCK* – Deleter (Last Gang)

29   GORDON LIGHTFOOT* – Solo (Warner Music Canada)

30   ALI SHAHEED MUHAMMAD AND ADRIAN YOUNGE – Jazz is Dead (Self-Released)

CJAM FM Top 30 Charts // March 17th – March 22, 2020

* indicates Canadian artist

1    JOHNNY WEST* – Year Of The Sleepwalk (Tosteestostas)

2    CRISSI COCHRANE* – Heirloom (Soul City Music Co-op)

3    BASIA BULAT* – Are You In Love (Secret City)

4    BORDER PATROL* – The Worst Excuses (Self-Released)

5    PSYCHIC VOID* – Skeleton Paradise (Kaiser Sound Productions)

6    ALEXA CARROCCIA* – Clementine (Self-Released)

7    TROUT* – Nectar EP (Self-Released)

8    SHOOBIES* – Open For Business (Self-Released)

9    THE GREEDY ECHOES* – Early Reflections (Self-Released)

10   TROPHY KNIFE* – The Blade is Sharp … Now What? (Self-Released)

11   BOMBAY BICYCLE CLUB – Everything Else Has Gone Wrong (Arts & Crafts)

12   MAPACHE – From Liberty Street (Yep Roc Records)

13   THE BISHOP BOYS* –     Pelee Island EP (Self-Released)

14  ABIDE BY THE FEW* – 11 Heaven Drive (Self-Released)

15   ZARASUTRA* – Arriving Forever (Self-Released)

16   BROOCH* – S/T (EP) (Shordwood Records)

17   MANITOBA HAL* – Vintage Blend (Self-Released)

18   THE PAIRS* – Noise (Self-Released)

19   SPILTMILK* – Funk Side of a Moon (Self-Released)

20   PORT JUVEE* – Motion Control (Garment District)

21   ROSE COUSINS* – Bravado (Outside Music)

22   ELEPHANT STONE* – Hollow (Elephants On Parade)

23   PSYCHIC POLLUTION* – Digital Apathy (Eat Glass)

24   TAMI NEILSON* – Chickaboom! (Outside)

25   HUSTLE FLESH* – Blood Level Increase (Museum Of Skin)

26   THE SOUL MOTIVATORS* – Do The Damn Thing (Do Right!)

27   FAMILY VIDEO* – Forever Changes Overnight (Coax)

28   NÊHIYAWAK* – Nipiy (Arts & Crafts)

29   SARAH JANE SCOUTEN* – Confessions (Light Organ)

30   GRIMES* – Miss Anthropocene (Crystal Math Music)

CJAM FM Top 30 Charts // March 9th – March 15th 2020

* indicates Canadian artist

1    U.S. GIRLS* – Heavy Light (4AD)

2    THE BISHOP BOYS* – Pelee Island EP (Self-Released)

3    CRISSI COCHRANE* – Heirloom (Soul City Music Co-op)

4    PSYCHIC VOID* – Skeleton Paradise (Kaiser Sound Productions)

5    TROUT* – Nectar EP (Self-Released)

6    ANDY SHAUF* – Neon Skyline (Arts & Crafts)

7    ALEXA CARROCCIA* – Clementine (Self-Released)

8    JOHNNY WEST* – Year Of The Sleepwalk (Tosteestostas)

9    TROPHY KNIFE* – The Blade is Sharp … Now What? (Self-Released)

10   GRIMES* – Miss Anthropocene (Crystal Math Music)

11   ZARASUTRA* – Arriving Forever (Self-Released)

12   ROYCE DA 5’9 – The Allegory (eOne Music (E1))

13   SHADOW SHOW – Silhouettes (Burger)

14   GREGORY PEPPER AND HIS PROBLEMS* – I Know Now Why You Cry (Fake Four Music)

15   ELEPHANT STONE* – Hollow (Elephants On Parade)

16   ZAL SISSOKHO* – Kora Flamenca (Analekta)

17   LOUISE BURNS* – Portraits (Light Organ Records)

18   BASIA BULAT* – Are You In Love (Secret City)

19   LES DEUXLUXES* – Lighter Fluid (Bonsound)

20   SARAH HARMER* – Are You Gone (Arts & Crafts)

21   CARIBOU* – Suddenly (Merge)

22   LIÉ* – You Want It Real (Mint)

23   LOVING* – If I Am only My Thoughts (Last Gang)

24   THICK – 5 Years Behind (Epitaph)

25   BEN SERETAN – Youth Pastoral (Whatever’s Clever)

26   STAR PARKS – The New Sounds of Late Capitalism (Modern Outsider)

27   BAMBARA – Stray (Wharf Cat)

28   TALL TALL TREES – A Wave Of Golden Things (Joyful Noise)

29   THE HUNTINGTONS – Muerto, Carcel, o Rocanrol (Burnt Toast)

30   SOCCER MOMMY – Color Theory (Loma Vista)

CJAM 99.1 FM Job Posting Music Director

Student Media/University of Windsor – CJAM 99.1 FM – is hiring for the position of MUSIC DIRECTOR. This salaried part time position is 20 hours per week.

CJAM is a nonprofit volunteer-driven campus-based community radio station. We provide music and information programming not offered by mainstream commercial media in the Windsor/Detroit area. We serve people and groups within the community who are under represented or maligned by mainstream media by allowing a forum to express their views.

GENERAL DESCRIPTION – The Music Director is responsible for all aspects of the Music Department. Working with staff, management, volunteers, record labels, artists, and management companies, the successful applicant will help fulfill CJAM’s mandate of providing the community with quality alternative music programming that is in compliance with CJAM and CRTC policy. Please apply via email to statcjam@gmail.com. The application deadline is February 21st at 5PM.

Duties include:
– Conducting weekly audits for CanCon, working with the Program Director to ensure non-compliant programmers are engaged
– Work with all staff in terms of identifying on-air issues around hits, profanity, and other problematic programmer behavior, as well as assist the Program Director in reviewing and evaluating music programs
– Work alongside volunteers and the music review committee, to review and process all incoming music at CJAM FM (via mail and otherwise)
– Take care of the music library with regards to order, accessibility, and security
– Ensuring all appropriate genres of music are represented in the on-air studio
-Fill in as a DJ when needed
– Host between 0.5 and 2 hours of programming per week
– Compose charts from DJ Logs, and report charts to trade magazines and labels
– Handle all requests and actively seek out interview and concert ticket opportunities for volunteers and listeners by contacting record labels, artists, and management companies
– Take tracking calls from record and promotion companies
– Engaging with labels that provide special needs content (ie. French language and Indigenous) for CJAM’s mandate and specialty show mandates
– Organization of CD/vinyl giveaways and amass a collection of music for CJAMs annual fundraising drive
– Work with music DJs, the Program Director, and the Station Manager to ensure that programmers have the music content they require, as well as Canadian content
– complying with CJAM policy regarding the confidentiality of CJAM’s internal workings and business
– Make all decisions in CJAM’s best interest

Qualifications:
– Excellent interpersonal, communication and listening skills
– Strong organizational and time management skills
– Computer and basic radio/audio production skills

TERMS: 20 Hours Per Week

SALARY: $16,000-$17,000 to start, depending on experience. Please apply via email to statcjam@gmail.com by February 19 2020. Please include your resume and cover letter as part of your application. Only qualified applicants selected for interviews by the Hiring Committee will be contacted. The application deadline is February 21st at 5PM.

CJAM is an anti-sexist, anti-racist, anti-homophobic organization committed to diversity and equity. We strongly encourage applications from all visible and non-visible minorities. Where there is equity in qualifications preference will be given to minority applicants.