Programs & Archives – Loud

  • 25th Floor Juke Joint

    Loud, Punk, Pop/Rock, Eclectic

    25th Floor Juke Joint…

    Merrium-Webster’s Dictionary of Rock ‘n’ Roll defines…

    ‘Juke Joint’: Noun /dʒuːk dʒɔɪnt/. – old Southern Mississippi Americana. 1. A local place where good times and good music are experienced, often in conjunction with libidinous spirits and behaviour, with much dancing and boisterous singalongs! See also ‘Devil’s Joint’.

    ‘25th Floor’: Noun, often attributive /ˈtwen tē – fi(f)THˈ flȯr/ – Patti Smithism. 1. A song by punk poetess (rhymes with coitus) Patti Smith, from her album ‘Easter’. 2. A mythical place at the epicenter of the musical universe known as ‘CKUW 95.9 FM’, where boisterous, at times thought provoking, often politically incorrect or just plain rude, but always unapologetic sounds emanate. See also ‘Juke Joint’.

    Join hosts Mike Litwin and Jeff Peeling as they play tracks ranging from punk and alternative rock to spoken word rants… and anything in between!

    Tune In! Call in!! Requests/comments: 204-774-6877

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  • 99 Balloons

    Loud, Punk

    Music with a message. Sounds of rebellion, protest, expression, activism and more. Mostly loud and fast punk, hardcore, metal, thrash, speed, alternative, electro-metal, etcetera, interspersed with the occasionally insightful and comical banter of host Rube Smith and guests. Each show will feature selections focusing on weekly themes such as death, war, aliens, addiction, poverty, predation, holidays, world events, screaming, driving… requests, comments, suggestions, rants welcome.

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  • Blast or Bust


    The merciless, aggressive precision of the blast beat is showcased relentlessly on Blast or Bust. Short, fast, loud, all that is fit to be played in grindcore and powerviolence is here. Mincing and grinding, stopping and starting, highs and low vocals, for an hour every Wednesday.

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  • Brain Drainer Radio

    Loud, Punk

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  • Crystal Palace

    Loud, Metal, Punk, Pop/Rock, Eclectic

    Hosted by 25th Floor Juke Joint veteran, Jamie Pierson, the Crystal Palace will be a place to hear rock ‘n’ roll. Local bands wil be featured regularly.

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  • Made in Canada

    Electronic/Exploratory, Hip Hop/Groove, Jazz, Loud, Pop/Rock, Roots

    Made in Canada is a locally produced show that will be local, provincial and nationally proud of all the music between our Canadian borders. Host Barney Morin is all jacked-up on Canadian music (he loves it almost as much as maple syrup) and can’t wait to hear your suggestions and requests. Join me every Monday from 4-5 on CKUW 95.9 FM or download the weekly podcast.

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  • Metal Monday

    Loud, Metal

    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.

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  • Raunch Radio

    Loud, Punk

    We’re exploring the versatility of punk while showcasing the local wonders of our city’s incredibly talented musicians. We’re here to promote our fellow musician’s shows, releases and general radness as well as aid in unifying the community. Raunch Radio just wants you to have fun.

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  • S.A.N.E. * Radio

    Electronic/Exploratory, Loud

    S.A.N.E. * Radio = Sound Art, Noise, and Experimental music and explorations further into the ether.

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  • The C.A.R.P

    Electronic/Exploratory, Hip Hop/Groove, Loud, Pop/Rock, Eclectic, Roots, World

    every sunday evening your host, chris friesen, plays lounge music for a beach party in hades, the lounge is located beside a broken elevator that is blasting out ‘elevator music’ through a shattered transistor radio speaker that really shouldn’t work at all but somehow still does. a different version of Duke Ellington’s CARAVAN every week.

    Intermittent tweeting via that twitter thing available to be followed at

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  • The Medicine Wheel of Music

    Hip Hop/Groove, Loud, Pop/Rock, Roots

    The Medicine Wheel of Music promotes Aboriginal, Metis and Inuit artists. Each show focuses on a different genre of music from rock, heavy metal, hip-hop to traditional. When possible local artists will be invited to share their musical experiences, their creative process and inspiration and perform.

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  • Trouble with the Sandman

    Electronic/Exploratory, Loud, Punk, Pop/Rock, Indie

    Insomiacs Unite! David Trouble will stay with you from midnight to 6am Thursday morning. Much can happen in 6 hours so expect to hear sounds ranging from anything remotely rock (indie, punk etc.) to sound art, sound scapes, and electronic music. Plus random feautures: the hour of suck, seven-inch survey sample, various band and thematic profiles, backwards music and the dawn yodeler.

    For the month of October, local storyteller, hannah g, is back with Nocturnes 2: The Brass Bowel Diner from 3-4am.

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  • Winnipeg Arena Is on Fire!

    Loud, Pop/Rock

    Join host JohNNy SiZZle for late night company as he spins you punk, metal, indie, acoustic music, light-hearted opinions and more. It’s the end-of-the-weekend hang-out-show.

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