FEB — MARCH 2015 Issue
  Feb/March 2015 is our CKUW Fundrive Issue!

Our 25th Anniversary Year was celebrated all year with great music! Here’s some of our favourites..

Nonstophiphop:: Ratking, kid skills and the New York renaissance


by Harrison Samphir

But the city makes up for its hazards and its deficiencies by supplying its citizens with massive doses of a supplementary vitamin the sense of belonging to something unique, cosmopolitan, mighty and unparalleled.
-E.B. White, Here Is New York (1949)

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Camp David – Babes Before Christ


Dave Shaw is proving to be a difficult guy to pin down. One minute, you’ll find him crooning beneath the tense and gloomy electronics of his Glass Random moniker, the next he’s releasing a totally sincere and unwinking cover of Beyoncé’s “Drunk in Love.” Continue Reading »

Shooting Guns :: Opportunity is unpredictable


by Daniel Emberg

Do you know Shooting Guns? Over the past couple of years, they have seemingly become everybody’s favourite heavy rock band. There are a good number of devoted followers here in Winnipeg and the band loves coming here, though it has been over a year since they last made it to town. Drummer Jim Ginther apologized for that (“It wasn’t for lack of wanting to,” he insists) during a recent chat with Stylus at Amigos Cantina in Saskatoon, which he adds is the site of the first-ever Shooting Guns show. We met with Jim to pick his brain a bit about the band’s whirligig past year and get an idea of what is in store for them during 2015. Continue Reading »

Single Mothers


by Kaitlyn Emslie Farrell

Do you like mosh pits? Well you should. There’s no better way to enjoy violence than through the experience that is punk music. Continue Reading »

Mobina Galore – Cities Away


You’ve got a void in your life, I know you do. You go to work, school, whatever and you’ve got this little hole that keeps you mellow. Continue Reading »

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