CJAM’s New Music Director – Lauren Hedges


CJAM 99.1 FM (Windsor/Detroit) is pleased to announce the hire of Lauren Hedges as the station’s new Music Director.

Lauren has been a CJAM volunteer since 2010, having hosted numerous shows over the years including The Windsor Scene, Milk & Vodka, and The Canadian Jam. She is a graduate of The University of Windsor and The Ontario Institute of Audio Recording Technology, and is also an accomplished concert photographer. “After having been a part of CJAM for so long, I’m very excited to have the opportunity to help shape the station’s future,” says Hedges.

Check out her new music variety show, Rummage Radio, which will be airing Thursdays from 2:30 to 4:00 p.m. starting July 5th.

CJAM Top 30 Charts – June 25th – July 1st 2018


* – Indicates Canadian content

1 DIANE MOTEL* – Lonesome for the Colour (Self-Released)
2 SANDRO DOMINELLI* – Here & Now (Chronograph)
3 COURTNEY BARNETT – Tell Me How You Really Feel (Milk!)
4 THE 427′S* – Stay Gold (Stingray)
5 LA LUZ – Floating Features (Hardly Art)
6 SEUN KUTI & EGYPT 80 – Black Times (Strut)
7 VARIOUS* – Museum of Skin Vol. 2 (Museum Of Skin)
8 TORONTO JAZZ ORCHESTRA* – 20 (Self-Released)
9 CHRIS WHITELEY AND DIANA BRAITHWAITE* – I Was Telling Him About You (Self-Released)
10 THE BROOKS* – Freewheelin’ Walking (Self-Released)
11 YESS WOAH* – Believe (Self-Released)
12 CHARLOTTE DAY WILSON* – Stone Woman (Self-Released)
13 MAZ* – ID (Self-Released)
14 SHY KIDS* – In A State (Secretly Canadian)
15 DEADBEAT* – Wax Poetic For This Our Great Resolve (Blkrtz)
16 PRE NUP* – Oh Well (Jigsaw Records)
17 KOLLAGE* – No Fuss No Muss (G-Three)
18 COEUR DE PIRATE* – en cas de tempête, ce jardin sera fermé (Dare To Care)
19 PEACH KELLI POP* – Gentle Leader (Mint)
20 LES POULES À COLIN* – Morose (Self-Released)
21 PAPERMAPS* – Confessions: To Each Their Own Rapture (Sparks)
22 SUUNS* – Felt (Secret City)
23 EMMET COHEN – Masters Legacy Series Vol 2: Featuring Ron Carter (Cellar Live)
25 VARIOUS – Mokeselektions Vol. 4 (Monkey Town)
26 NEKO CASE* – Hell-On (Anti-)
27 GREG BURROWS – Tell Your Story (Self-Released)
28 BROWN ACID – The Sixth Trip (Riding)
29 EYTREG – One?s Hidden Agony (Urbnet)
30 THE FUGITIVES* – The Promise of Strangers (Borealis)

CJAM Top 30 Charts – June 18th – June 24 2018


* – Indicates Canadian Content

1 KIRAN AHLUWALIA* – 7 Billion (Six Degrees)
2 COEUR DE PIRATE* – en cas de tempête, ce jardin sera fermé (Dare To Care)
3 VARIOUS* – Museum of Skin Vol. 2 (Museum Of Skin)
4 THE 427′S* – Stay Gold (Stingray)
5 EAMON MCGRATH* – Tantramar (Self-Released)
6 NAP EYES* – I’m Bad Now (You’ve Changed)
7 CHRISTINA MARTIN* – Impossible To Hold (Come Undone)
8 COURTNEY BARNETT – Tell Me How You Really Feel (Milk!)
9 BEACH HOUSE – 7 (Sub Pop)
10 BOMBINO – Deran (Partisan)
11 BROWN ACID – The Sixth Trip (Riding)
12 THE BROOKS* – Freewheelin’ Walking (Self-Released)
13 YUKON BLONDE* – Critical Hit (Dine Alone Records)
14 BABY CAGES* – Bitter Melon (Self-Released)
15 GROUNDERS* – Coffee & Jam (Nevado Records)
16 DUMB* – Seeing Green (Mint)
17 ALI MCCORMICK* – The Place You Know (Self-Released)
18 YESS WOAH* – Believe (Self-Released)
19 CAMAROMANCE* – Chasing Clouds (Simone)
20 U.S. GIRLS* – In A Poem Unlimited (Royal Mountain)
21 NEKO CASE* – Hell-On (Anti-)
22 BLACK MOTH SUPER RAINBOW – Panic Blooms (Rad Cult)
23 JOE VICKERS* – Notes For The Word Burning Stove (Gunner Records)
24 DIANE MOTEL* – Lonesome for the Colour (Self-Released)
25 KELLARISSA* – Ocean Electro (Mint)
26 SMALLER HEARTS* – Smaller Hearts (Self-Released)
27 RAINE HAMILTON* – Night Sky (Self-Released)
28 MILES DAVIS & JOHN COLTRANE – The Final Tour: The Bootleg Series, Vol. 6 (Legacy)
29 DUSTED* – Blackout Summer (Polyvinyl)
30 BROWNOUT – Fear Of A Brown Planet (Fat Beats)

CJAM Top 30! // Jun 11th – Jun 17th 2018


* indicates Canadian artist

1    COEUR DE PIRATEen cas de tempête, ce jardin sera fermé (Dare To Care)

2    KIRAN AHLUWALIA7 Billion (Six Degrees)

3    LES POULES À COLINMorose (Self-Released)

4    YESS WOAHBelieve (Self-Released)

5    PEACH KELLI POPGentle Leader (Mint)

6    SLOAN12 (Murderecords)

7    BEACH HOUSE  7 (Sub Pop)

8    BROWN ACID  The Sixth Trip (Riding)

9    SOUTH RIVER SLIMWho the F is South River Slim (Self-Released)

10   DETROIT BOP QUINTET  Two Birds (TQM Recording Co.)

11   CHRIS WHITELEY AND DIANA BRAITHWAITEI Was Telling Him About You (Self-Released)

12   DUSTEDBlackout Summer (Polyvinyl)

13   EAMON MCGRATHTantramar (Self-Released)

14   ELLIOTT AND THE AUDIO KINGS  Long Live the King (Busted Flat)

15   SANDRO DOMINELLIHere & Now (Chronograph)

16   CARMELBrave New Waves (Artofact)

17   FRANK RUSSELL  Influences (Self-Released)

18   BOMBINO  Deran (Partisan)

19   GREG BURROWS  Tell Your Story (Self-Released)

20   LA LUZ  Floating Features (Hardly Art)

21   KING GIZZARD & THE LIZARD WIZARD  Gumboot Soup (Flightless)

22   TOKO TELO  Diavola (Anio)

23   SIDI TOURE  Toubalbero (Thrill Jockey)

24   CCCL  Volume One (Stereophonic)

25   NATHAN JONSONBusiness EP (20/20)

26   YOUNG RJ  Detroit Project (Self-Released)

27   BONNY DOON  Longwave (Woodsist)

28   FRACTION & FINSTAThoughtwork (Self-Released)

29   REMEMBER SPORTS  Slow Buzz (Father/Daughter)

30   FORTH WANDERERS  Forth Wanderers (Sub Pop)

Summer 2018 at CJAM FM!

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CJAM FM is constantly evolving and the summertime is no exception. We’ve got some exciting new schedule changes plus additions to the CJAM FM lineup so listen up!


Caribbean Riddimz is moving to Saturday afternoons. Tune in starting June 23rd from 3pm-5pm for your tropical gateway to the weekend featuring fantastic reggae, roots, and rhythm!

Headapce is moving to Sunday afternoons from 4pm-6pm. Headspace is your weekly showcase of eclectic jams, oddities, rarities, parodies, funky cover versions, and much more – plus plenty of new Canadian music to keep you plugged in.

Jazz Traditions is moving to Tuesday mornings. Same time – same fantastic new jazz – 9am


Nite Flights returns with your pilot Walt. Sail through your Wednesday nights from 10:30pm-midnight with eclectic electro, rock, and beyond.

Journey to the Edge is a prog-rock odyssey. Join the Professor of Prog as he brings you through progressive rock history on a Journey to the Edge every Thursday at midnight – right after Nite Flights.

Hang out on your Tuesday afternoons with Macks Tracks – music variety with a kick-off-your-shoes vibe – 2:30pm-4pm.

Joining the Sunday afternoon lineup is Mighy Mezz Hour – an hour of new jazz releases with a rotating cast of hosts from 3pm-4pm.

Mondays just got synthesized with Holy Synth!  DJ Schmidt explores the world of synth and computer sounds at 12 midnight, right after the Beat Junkie Show.

And last, but certainly not least, No Thank You is feminist talk radio. Hosts Melissa & Micaela focus on womxns issues & topics Monday afternoons at 4pm.


Want to start your own show? It’s easy!
Don’t have any experience? No problem!
Email us at programcjam @gmail.com to get started


CJAM Top 30! // Jun 4th – Jun 10th 2018


* indicates Canadian artist

1    THE BROOKSFreewheelin’ Walking (Self-Released)

2    EAMON MCGRATHTantramar (Self-Released)

3    DAVE MCMURRAY  Music Is Life (Blue Note)

4    DUSTEDBlackout Summer (Polyvinyl)

5    LA LUZ  Floating Features (Hardly Art)

6    DANIEL AVERYSong For Alpha (Phantasy Sound)

7    BOMBINO  Deran (Partisan)

8    EYTREG  Ones Hidden Agony (Urbnet)

9    ARCTIC MONKEYS  Tranquility Base Hotel and Casino (Domino)

10   GRAND ANALOGSurvival EP (Grand Analog Music)

11   SOUTH RIVER SLIMWho the F is South River Slim (Self-Released)

12   DETROIT BOP QUINTET  Two Birds (TQM Recording Co.)

13   JAYNE MURRAYI Cleaned My House (Self-Released)

14   FOR ESMERighteous Woman (Self-Released)

15   KIRAN AHLUWALIA7 Billion (Six Degrees)

16   BONES OF J.R. JONES, THE  For A Good Time Call (Self-Released)

17   FAT KID BIG BANDNew Beginnings (Self-Released)

18   CHRIS PLATTSky Glow (Self-Released)

19   BERNICEPuff: In the air without a shape (Arts & Crafts)

20   BEN KUNDERBetter Human (Comino)

21   PEACH KELLI POPGentle Leader (Mint)

22   PREOCCUPATIONSNew Material (Flemish Eye)

23   SLOAN12 (Murderecords)

24   PROJECT H  Everyday, Forever (Self-Released)

25   BEACH HOUSE  7 (Sub Pop)

26   CZARFACE & MF DOOM  Czarface Meets Metalhead (Get On Down)

27   CARMELBrave New Waves (Artofact)

28   ORQUESTA AKOKAN  Orquesta Akokan (Daptone)

29   MAKENESS  Loud Patterns (Secretly Canadian)

30   NATHAN JONSONBusiness EP (20/20)

CJAM Top 30! // May 28th – Jun 3rd 2018


* indicates Canadian artist. Chart ranking reflects airplay during the week ending 03-Jun-2018.

1    KIRAN AHLUWALIA7 Billion (Six Degrees)

2    VARIOUSMuseum of Skin Vol. 2 (Museum Of Skin)

3    BAHAMASEarthtones (Barchords)

4    LA LUZ  Floating Features (Hardly Art)

5    SLOAN12 (Murderecords)

6    U.S. GIRLSIn A Poem Unlimited (Royal Mountain)

7    HAMMA SANKARE  Ballebe – Calling All Africans (Clermont Music)

8    DJÉNÉBA AT FOUSCO  Kayeba Khasso (Lusafrica)

9    TERELL SAFADIA Night To Remember (Self-Released)

10   QRISTINA BROOKELinger (Self-Released)

11   YESS WOAHBelieve (Self-Released)

12   MAZID (Self-Released)

13   ANBA TONEL  Bellegarde (Self-Released)

14   LIFE IN VACUUMAll You Can Quit (New Damage)

15   REUBEN AND THE DARKArms Of A Dream (Arts & Crafts)

16   FROG EYESViolet Psalms (Paper Bag)

17   DUSTEDBlackout Summer (Polyvinyl)


19   ETENESH WASSIE & MATHIEU SOURISSEAU  Yenealem (Self-Released)

20   CUT CHEMIST  Die Cut (A Stable Sound)

21   KING TUFF  The Other (Sub Pop)

22   TOKO TELO  Diavola (Anio)

23   HIND   I Don’t Run (Mom + Pop)

24   SEUN KUTI & EGYPT 80  Black Times (Strut)

25   SIDI TOURE  Toubalbero (Thrill Jockey)

26   SARAH SHOOK & THE DISARMERS  Sidelong (Bloodshot)

27   SOUTH RIVER SLIMWho the F is South River Slim (Self-Released)

28   DABRYE  Three/Three (Ghostly International)

29   RUBY VELLE & THE SOULPHONICS  State Of All Things (Self-Released)

30   NELS CLINE 4  Currents, Constellations (Blue Note)

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 June 8th 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

- 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 June 8 2018. 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 June 8th 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! // May 21st – May27th 2018


*indicates Canadian Content

1 KIRAN AHLUWALIA* 7 Billion (Six Degrees)

2 MAZ* ID (Self-Released)

3 SEUN KUTI & EGYPT 80 Black Times (Strut)

4 SOUTH RIVER SLIM* Who the F is South River Slim (Self-Released)

5 JAMES O-L AND THE VILLAINS* Wild Goose Jack (Famous Last)

6 QRISTINA BROOKE* Linger (Self-Released)

7 LES POULES À COLIN* Morose (Self-Released)

8 LOÏC APRIL* Loïc April (Bonsound)

9 ANBA TONEL Bellegarde (Self-Released)


11 POST ANIMAL When I Think of You in a Castle (Polyvinyl)

12 STIMULATOR JONES Exotic Worlds and Masterful Treasures (Stones Throw)

13 GABACHO MARCO Tawassol (Cristal)

14 DJÉNÉBA AT FOUSCO Kayeba Khasso (Lusafrica)

15 HAMMA SANKARE Ballebe – Calling All Africans (Clermont Music)

16 HUMANS* The Feels (Haven)

17 DIANE MOTEL* Lonesome for the Colour (Self-Released)

18 BLACK MILK FEVER (Mass Appeal)

19 DABRYE Three/Three (Ghostly International)

20 BEATRICE DEER My All To You (Self-Released)

21 A PLACE TO BURY STRANGERS Pinned (Dead Oceans)


23 THE BROOKS* Freewheelin’ Walking (Self-Released)

24 ANNA BURCH Quit the Curse (Polyvinyl)


26 CALLA KINGLIT* Dreamer’s Sea (Self-Released)

27 CAMAROMANCE* Chasing Clouds (Simone)

28 DAVID KECHLEY The Walbrzych Project (Innova)

29 DOM FLEMONS Black Cowboys (Smithsonian Folkways)

30 EYTREG One?s Hidden Agony (Urbnet)

CJAM Top 30! // May 7th – May 20th 2018


* indicates Canadian artist


1    DABRYE  Three/Three (Ghostly International)

2    KIRAN AHLUWALIA  7 Billion (Six Degrees)

3    DONOVAN WOODSBoth Ways (Get Well)

4    VARIOUSMuseum of Skin Vol. 2 (Museum Of Skin)

5    RSXGLD  RSXGLD (Fat Beats)

6    ANNA BURCH  Quit the Curse (Polyvinyl)

7    THE ONCETime Enough (Self-Released)

8    CALLA KINGLITDreamer’s Sea (Self-Released)

9    PONCTUATIONMon Herbier Du Monde Entier (Blow The Fuse)

10   ORQUESTA AKOKAN  Orquesta Akokan (Daptone)

11   SCREAMING FEMALES  All At Once (Don Giovanni)

12   PALM  Rock Island (Carpark)

13   PREOCCUPATIONSNew Material (Flemish Eye)

14   LES POULES À COLINMorose (Self-Released)

15   FANNY BLOOMLiqueur (Boite)

16   JOSEPH BRIDGEMarvin’s Sanitarium (Self-Released)

17   RICH AUCOINHold (Third Side)

18   NAP EYESI’m Bad Now (You’ve Changed)

19   ETENESH WASSIE & MATHIEU SOURISSEAU  Yenealem (Self-Released)

20   EYTREG  One’s Hidden Agony (Urbnet)

21   SEUN KUTI & EGYPT 80  Black Times (Strut)

22   HAMMA SANKARE  Ballebe – Calling All Africans (Clermont Music)

23   RY COODER  The Prodigal Son (Perro Verde)

24   THE CALIFORNIA HONEYDROPS  Call It Home 1 & 2 (Tubtone)

25   TITUS ANDRONICUS  A Productive Cough (XL Recordings)

26   DJÉNÉBA AT FOUSCO  Kayeba Khasso (Lusafrica)

27   DIANE MOTELLonesome for the Colour (Self-Released)

28   BLACK MILK  FEVER (Mass Appeal)

29   THORNETTA DAVIS  Honest Woman (Sweet Mama)

30   PERIPHERAL VISIONMore Songs About Error And Shame (Self-Released)