CJAM TOP 30!!! May 15th – 21st // 2017!

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* – Indicates Canadian Content

1 THE COURTNEYS* – II (Flying Nun)
2 MAC DEMARCO* – This Old Dog (Royal Mountain)
3 SYLVAN ESSO – What Now (Loma Vista)
4 ZARASUTRA* – The Forest For The Trees (Self-Released)
5 DEAN DROUILLARD* – Flood (Self-Released)
6 VARIOUS* – Museum of Skin Vol.1 (Museum Of Skin)
7 SOUL BROTHER MIKE* – Learn To Vibe (Self-Released)
8 COLOUR WHEEL* – Colour Wheel (Self-Released)
9 DREAM WHIP* – Dream Whip (Self-Released)
10 LOU CANON* – Suspicious (Paper Bag)
11 FIVER* – Audible Songs From Rockwood (Idee Fixe)
12 THE SADIES* – Northern Passages (Dine Alone)
13 THE FLATLINERS* – Inviting Light (Dine Alone)
14 SAID THE WHALE* – As long as your eyes are wide (Hidden Pony)
15 THE NEW PORNOGRAPHERS* – Whiteout Conditions (Dine Alone)
16 HOLLERADO* – Born Yesterday (Royal Mountain)
17 STRYKER* – Stryker (Record Breaking Records)
18 ADULT. – Detroit House Guests (Mute)
19 SLOWDIVE – Slowdive (Dead Oceans)
20 JULIANA HATFIELD – Pussycat (American Laundromat)
21 PISSED JEANS – Why Love Now (Sub Pop)
22 SOUNDGARDEN – Ultramega OK (Sub Pop)
23 EX DEO* – The Immortal Wars (Napalm)
24 OUMOU SANGARE – Mogoya (No Format! Records)
25 GIANNA LAUREN* – Moving Parts (Forward Music Group)
26 BLESSED* – EP 2 (Kingfisher Bluez)
27 THE VELVETEINS* – Slow Wave (Fierce Panda)
28 SOFT SERVE* – Trap Door (Self-Released)
29 TIMBER TIMBRE* – Sincerely, Future Pollution (Arts & Crafts)
30 MELTED MIRROR* – Borderzone (Wyatt Records)

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CJAM TOP 30!!! May 8th – 14th // 2017!

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* – Indicates Canadian Content

1 TIMBER TIMBRE* – Sincerely, Future Pollution (Arts & Crafts)
2 ZARASUTRA* – The Forest For The Trees (Self-Released)
3 MAC DEMARCO* – This Old Dog (Royal Mountain)
4 TANIKA CHARLES* – Soul Run (Record Kicks)
5 COLOUR WHEEL* – Colour Wheel (Self-Released)
6 SMOKE DZA & PETE ROCK – Don’t Smoke Rock (Babygrande)
7 JUNGLE FIRE – Jambu (Nacional)
8 JULIANA HATFIELD – Pussycat (American Laundromat)
9 VARIOUS* – Museum of Skin Vol.1 (Museum Of Skin)
10 GIANNA LAUREN* – Moving Parts (Forward Music Group)
11 SOFT SERVE* – Trap Door (Self-Released)
12 HOMESHAKE* – Fresh Air (Royal Mountain)
13 BLESSED* – EP 2 (Kingfisher Bluez)
14 CORY WEEDS & THE JEFF HAMILTON TRIO* – Dreamsville (Cellar Live)
15 REBECCA HENNESSY’S FOG BRASS BAND* – Two Calls (Self-Released)
16 HARRISON BROME* – Fill Your Brains (Nettwerk)
17 BRODIE MONIKER* – No Where Left to Ghost (Self-Released)
18 BEAMS* – I Wanted To Tell Her (Self-Released)
19 TEEN DAZE* – Themes For Dying Earth (Paper Bag)
20 DREAM WHIP* – Dream Whip (Self-Released)
21 MELISANDE* – Les millesimes (Borealis)
22 PICK A PIPER* – Distance (Tin Angel)
23 ADULT. – Detroit House Guests (Mute)
24 STNNNG – Veterens Of Pleasure (Modern Radio)
25 HOOPS – Routines (Fat Possum)
26 SLOWDIVE – Slowdive (Dead Oceans)
27 FATHER JOHN MISTY – Pure Comedy (Sub Pop)
28 SARAH SHOOK & THE DISARMERS – Sidelong (Bloodshot)
29 BLVE HILLS* – She’s Still Here (Self-Released)
30 IDLE BLOOM – Little Deaths (Fraternity as Vanity)

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CJAM TOP 30!!! April 17th – 23rd // 2017!

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* – Indicates Canadian Content

1 BEAMS* – I Wanted To Tell Her (Self-Released)
2 TIMBER TIMBRE* – Sincerely, Future Pollution (Arts & Crafts)
3 FATHER JOHN MISTY – Pure Comedy (Sub Pop)
4 T. THOMASON* – Sweet Baby (Coax)
5 SPOON – Hot Thoughts (Matador)
6 SMOKE DZA & PETE ROCK – Don’t Smoke Rock (Babygrande)
7 BLESSED* – EP 2 (Kingfisher Bluez)
8 THE GREAT NOVEL* – Skins (Costume)
9 THE BATTLE OF SANTIAGO* – La Migra (Made With Pencil Crayons)
10 PRINCE SHIMA* – Strange Aloha (Self-Released)
11 SAID THE WHALE* – As long as your eyes are wide (Hidden Pony)
12 AUSTRA* – Future Politics (Pink Fizz)
13 FLEECE* – Voyager (Fleece Music)
14 MELISANDE* – Les millesimes (Borealis)
15 HARRISON BROME* – Fill Your Brains (Nettwerk)
16 HOMESHAKE* – Fresh Air (Royal Mountain)
17 MIKE ALLEN* – Bob’s Piano (Almus)
18 STNNNG – Veterens Of Pleasure (Modern Radio)
19 JULIANA HATFIELD – Pussycat (American Laundromat)
20 CLARK – Death Peak (Warp)
21 ROBYN HITCHCOCK – Robyn Hitchcock (Yep Roc)
22 STOCKTON HELBING – Swimming In Place (Armored)
23 GIRMA BEYENE & AKALE WUBE – Ethiopiques 30: Mistakes On Purpose (Buda Musique)
24 RED BARAAT – Bhangra Pirates (Rhyme & Reason)
25 KEVIN EUBANKS – East West Time Line (Mack Avenue)
26 MASHKOOR ALI KHAN – Transcendence (Nimbus)
27 ME FIRST AND THE GIMME GIMMES – Rake It In (Fat Wreck Chords)
28 KARRIEM RIGGINS – Headnod Suite (Stones Throw)
29 L’ORCHESTRA AFRISA INTERNATIONAL – Melanie (Colomotion)
30 KIMI DJABATE – Kanamalu (Red Orange Recordings)

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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 May 24th 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 Aboriginal) 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 May 24 2017. 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 May 24th 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.

CJAM TOP 30!!! April 10th – 16th // 2017!

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* – Indicates Canadian Content

1 ELEPHANT SKELETONS* – The Travellor (Self-Released)
2 LYDIA AINSWORTH* – Darling of the Afterglow (Arbutus)
3 LOU CANON* – Suspicious (Paper Bag)
4 TIMBER TIMBRE* – Sincerely, Future Pollution (Arts & Crafts)
5 DREAM WHIP* – Dream Whip (Self-Released)
6 MIKE ALLEN* – Bob’s Piano (Almus)
7 KING GIZZARD & THE LIZARD WIZARD – Flying Microtonal Banana (ATO)
8 BOOKS AND BRANCHES* – Caribou Whispers (Offseason)
9 FLEECE* – Voyager (Fleece Music)
10 BROCK ZEMAN* – Carnival (Busted Flat)
11 HOMESHAKE* – Fresh Air (Royal Mountain)
12 WHOOP-SZO* – Citizen’s Ban(ne)d Radio (Out Of Sound)
13 THE NEW PORNOGRAPHERS* – Whiteout Conditions (Dine Alone)
14 CLARK – Death Peak (Warp)
15 STNNNG – Veterens Of Pleasure (Modern Radio)
16 FATHER JOHN MISTY – Pure Comedy (Sub Pop Records)
17 SEAN ROWE – New Lore (Anti-)
18 THE CRAIG BROWN BAND – The Lucky Ones Forget (Third Man Records)
19 JULIANA HATFIELD – Pussycat (American Laundromat)
20 NNAMDI OGBONNAYA – Drool (Father/Daughter)
21 YORKSTON – THORNE – KHAN – Neuk Wight Delhi All-Stars (Domino)
22 XIU XIU – FORGET (Polyvinyl)
23 KARRIEM RIGGINS – Headnod Suite (Stones Throw)
24 BRAD POT – Brad Pot (Slovenly)
25 TAMIKREST – Kidal (Glitterhouse)
26 VIEUX FARKA TOURE – Samba (Six Degrees)
27 STOCKTON HELBING – Swimming In Place (Armored)
28 BONOBO – Migration (Ninja Tune)
29 TINARIWEN – Elwan (Wedge)
30 KEVIN EUBANKS – East West Time Line (Mack Avenue)

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2017 CJAM Jammy Award Winners!

You voted, now see who won! CJAM is loves all of our dedicated volunteers and we appreciate the effort put in to each and every show over our airwaves. Congrats to all! And many thanks to Teenage Geese and Gin Ebony for keeping the vibe going with fantastic music all night long.

Best New Show: Win City Sports
Best Music Variety: Positive Amplitude
Best Talk Shows: Win City Sports & Rose City Politics
Best Folk//Roots//Blues: Steel Belted Radio
Best Rock Shows: Revolution Rock & In the Garage 
Best Electronic//Hip Hop: Electro Hop
Best Specialty Shows: The Motor City is Burning & The Windsor Scene
Best International Shows: Cowboys & Indies & Caribbean Riddimz

Best Windsor Act: Guitar Army
Best Detroit Act: Mexican Knives
Best Windsor Venue: Phog Lounge
Best Detroit Venue El Club

UWSA Volunteers of the Year: The 30 News – Radio Edition & Ashley Quinton
On-Air Personality of the Year: Trevor Klundert //Host of Girlie  & Gay so Groovie
Pledge Drive Volunteer of the Year: James Tiller //Host of Indie Guitar Swing
CJAM FM Volunteer of the Year: Conner Custance
CJAM Lifetime Achievement Award: Christian Gagnier //Host of On y va Musique & Songlines

 

CJAM TOP 30!!! April 3rd – 9th 2017!

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* – Indicates Canadian Content

1 DREAM WHIP* – Dream Whip (Self-Released)
2 FIVE ALARM FUNK* – Sweat (Self-Released)
3 VARIOUS* – Cha Cha Cha: The Songs of Shotgun Jimmie (Comin’ Around Records)
4 FLEECE* – Voyager (Fleece Music)
5 DAMAGED BUG – Bunker Funk (Castle Face)
6 DEAN DROUILLARD* – Flood (Self-Released)
7 BEAMS* – I Wanted To Tell Her (Self-Released)
8 BRASSTRONAUT* – Brasstronaut (Unfamiliar)
9 THE SADIES* – Northern Passages (Dine Alone)
10 TEEN DAZE* – Themes For Dying Earth (Paper Bag)
11 SCARVES – Mall Goths (Self-Released)
12 GUIDED BY VOICES – August By Cake (Guided By Voices, Inc. (GBV))
13 THE BATTLE OF SANTIAGO* – La Migra (Made With Pencil Crayons)
14 LA CONVERSION DES SAUVAGES* – La Conversion des Sauvages (Self-Released)
15 VOODOO JAZZ* – DIG! (Self-Released)
16 JENN GRANT* – Paradise (Outside Music)
17 LEIF VOLLEBEKK* – Twin Solitude (Outside Music)
18 ERIC BIBB – Migration Blues (Dixiefrog)
19 PICK A PIPER* – Distance (Tin Angel)
20 JACQUES GREENE* – Feel Infinite (LuckyMe / Arts & Crafts)
21 THE LONELY PARADE* – No Shade (Sleepwalk Tapes)
22 BLESSED* – EP 2 (Kingfisher Bluez)
23 MUSIC MAUL* – Special (Self-Released)
24 KING GIZZARD & THE LIZARD WIZARD – Flying Microtonal Banana (ATO)
25 TY SEGALL – Ty Segall (Drag City)
26 ALI FARKA TOURE – Samba (Six Degrees)
27 XIU XIU – FORGET (Polyvinyl)
28 NNAMDI OGBONNAYA – Drool (Father/Daughter)
29 IBIBIO SOUND MACHINE – Uyai (Merge)
30 CLOUD NOTHINGS – Life Without Sound (Carpark)

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CJAM TOP 30!!! March 27th – April 2nd // 2017!

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* – Indicates Canadian Content

1 PICK A PIPER* – Distance (Tin Angel)
2 SKYE WALLACE* – Something Wicked (Self-Released)
3 THE SADIES* – Northern Passages (Dine Alone)
4 DEAN DROUILLARD* – Flood (Self-Released)
5 DARCY, TIM* – Saturday Night (Jagjaguwar)
6 FIVE ALARM FUNK* – Sweat (Self-Released)
7 VARIOUS* – Museum of Skin Vol.1 (Museum Of Skin)
8 JENN GRANT* – Paradise (Ba Da Bing!)
9 VOODOO JAZZ* – DIG! (Self-Released)
10 ADULT. – Detroit House Guests (Mute)
11 JACK LEE – Bigger Than Life (Alive Naturalsound Records)
12 OF THE PACK* – Salty (Self-Released)
13 ELI & THE STRAW MAN – Light The World (Self-Released)
14 GINGER ALE AND THE MONOWHALES* – Bang (Self-Released)
15 HAVIAH MIGHTY* – Flower City (Self-Released)
16 CAWAMA* – Sea Sick (Self-Released)
17 FLEECE* – Voyager (Fleece Music)
18 LA CONVERSION DES SAUVAGES* – La Conversion des Sauvages (Self-Released)
19 MELISANDE* – Les millesimes (Borealis)
20 THE MATINEE* – Dancing On Your Grave (Light Organ)
21 JACQUES GREENE* – Feel Infinite (LuckyMe / Arts & Crafts)
22 HOTKID* – Late Night Mornings (Fortune Stellar)
23 APOLLO SUNS* – Each Day A Different Sun EP (Self-Released)
24 KLINE* – Eastern Capital (Modern Math)
25 PISSED JEANS – Why Love Now (Sub Pop)
26 ROLLING BLACKOUTS COASTAL FEVER – French Press (Sub Pop)
27 NXWORRIES – Yes Lawd! (Stones Throw)
28 TOBIN SPROUT – The Universe And Me (Burger)
29 NATE SMITH – Kinfolk: Postcards From Everywhere (Ropeadope)
30 RON GALLO – Heavy Meta (New West)

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