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Friday Drive
Friday November 11th, 2022 with Trevor Walker

Happy Friday Drivers! I’d like to first thank our veterans for their sacrifice to society on this day of remembrance. Here we are for the third time this funding drive of what is a labour of love and a necessary inconvenience to keep this show running and in turn the station on air for another year. In the first two weeks we heard from 16 people and are sitting at $1275 with the hope of hitting $5000. Got some work to do but I have faith that my hope of 112 listers with a $52 donation will come through and get us there. Spread the word! This show is part three of three funding drive episodes aka the now annual "FridayDriveFundingDriveFreestyle" or [FDFDF] and it's my final chance to raise funds for this year's drive. Hoping to get all my regular and irregular listeners and streamers, all you general consumers of "Friday Drive" and CKCU regulars to please show the same generosity that you've shown in past years in donating to this year's campaign! I'd love to smash last years total of $2700, if I'm not mistaken. The general breakdown is as follows. Costs the station roughly $5600 a year to air the Friday Drive, which is my ultimate goal total. Broken down, all it will take is 112 people with a $50 donation to reach my goal and help contribute to the station’s overall goal of $190,000 which is half of the station’s operating budget! *Works out to less than $1 / week! We are accepting donations from anyone and everyone who would like to support! Let’s do this if you believe in not for profit, independent, volunteer powered, community based broadcasting & streaming. Click & Donate tell a friend and spread the love! PLEASE DO THIS NOW! There is no CKCU without you! “If you found it on CKCU, please help fund CKCU!” You can donate directly to the Friday Drive "Canada Helps Campaign" here: (don't be shy to share this link) You can call in a share a testamonial and let us know if we can air it as part of this year’s campaign. Phone number for donor/supporter messages: 613 520 3920 (to be aired throughout the drive with your contribution & permission) Huge thank you to the following donors for helping get us to where we are now! - Jefferson Park - Beatrix Picard - Robin D, Martial & Kincaid -Sean Ralph -Paul Spaniel -Ryan Bresee Whatever’s Cool With Me Thursday | 9h30-12h -Scott "Scruffy_Sac SoundZystem" Moyle -Sonia Vani -Pascal Marais -Mark Meurin -Robert P -Kevin & Nicky -David Long -Valerie Stam -Glenn, Maya, Carter, Sophia + Charlotte Let's hear from the rest of you!!!
Nao Adianta
Trio Mocoto - Trio Mocoto Album - Arlequim
Work it
The Viceroys - Single - Crab
Pressure Drop
The Maytals - Funky Kingston Single - Shelter Records
Abranis - Single - Les Disques Bongo Joe
Dealing With Hard Times
Richard Evans - Dealing With Hard Times Album - Atlantic
bottom of first broadcast hour 17h30 EDT
I didn't Know
Fanga - Natural Juice Single - Groove Cosmique
Freak Out
Jackie Mittoo - Single - Coxone Canadian
Dakar De Noche
Guts - Estrellas Album - Heavenly Sweetness New
Roda Baiana
Gal Costa - Gal Costa Album - Philips
Canta Brasil
Gal Costa - Gal Costa Album - Philips
end of first broadcast hour 18h EDT
Bump JIve
The Movers - Bump Jive Album - Generation
Way Out Of Sadness
Togo All Stars - Single - Kindred Spirits
Kpeshie Wei
Wulomei - Mine Shi Dinn Album - Agoro
Up Against The Wall
Jimi Tenor, Tony Allen - Inspiration Information Album - Strut
bottom of second broadcast hour 18h30 EDT
We Really Need It Today
Bobby Love - Rare Herbs Album - Funky Delicacies
Straight From The Heart
Loose Change - Single - Casablanca
Greed & Power
Dego - The More Things Stay The Same Album - 2000Black
Sandofa Song
Andrew Ashong and Kaidi Tatham - Sankofa Season Album - Kitto Records
Hold It Down
4 Hero - Creating Patterns Album - Talkin' Loud
Extra curriculars:

2022 CKCU Fundraiser Dance + Social!

Hello all my 93.1% fam!
We are having a “FUNdraiser”
Friday November 11
@lounge164 | 164 Laurier Ave
20h - late EDT
PWYC suggested donation $20
This will be a chance for us to hang, dance, meet up and support CKCU on a Friday night!
Can’t wait to see you all and don’t forget to spread the word and bring friends!

Featuring CKCU selectors:

Chris International
[Turn Up The Radio | Monday | 16h]
Jas Nasty
[Heavy Friends | Saturday | 20h]
Filburt Shellbach
[Blaster Caps | Tuesday | 14h30]
Lamb Fatale
@lambfatale @firstcrush613
[First Crush | Friday | 15h]
[Mapped Out Radio | Friday | 11h30]
Trevor Walker
[Friday Drive | Friday | 17h]


We hope you can join us for a night of eclectic music, good vibes!
Pass through say hi, show some support and meet some of the station volunteer presenters.

Upcoming extra curriculars:

DJ Magnificent
@Parlour | 18h - Close | Nov. 12
1319 Wellington St. W.

White Rabbit: Two Tones, Surgeon S, Melo-T
@City At Night | 21h - 2h EDT | Nov. 12
222 Slater
Ottawa's best dance music DJs every Saturday from 9pm to 2am at White Rabbit inside City At Night.
Check out our spin on happy hour: #HoppyHour! Every Saturday from 9pm to 10pm we're offering 1/2 price admission, $4 beer & bar rail, featured cocktails, and featured DJs!
- A limited quantity of tickets are available online
- Online table reservations/drink packages represent a discount, and are recommended for groups
- Walk-ins are available on a first-come, first-served basis.

Capital Sessions at the NAC!
National Arts Centre | Nov 13 | 13h-15h
All ages welcome!
November 13th we are presenting DJ Lost Heroes (Christian Pronovost from Montreal) and Nina Zabadalova (Czech Republic) for an amazing inter-generational house dance exchange! A seasoned veteran DJ and young up-and-coming dancer, the perfect illustration of the universality of house dance!
Dancer: Nina Zabadalova
I was born in Slovakia but live almost my whole life in the capital of the Czech Republic, Prague, where I started dancing. I started dancing in my room however my parents couldn’t take my loud stomping so they signed me up for dance lessons at a dance studio called B-Original. I started by dancing choreographies and attending various competitions in the Czech Republic but lately, I’ve been focused more on freestyle and battles. I’ve been dancing for 6 years now and my favorite styles are hip-hop and house dance, but I can also dance other styles. I listen to various genres of music, from hip-hop and rap, to house, dancehall and pop. My inspiration is all dancers around me. My dance teachers, my co-dancers, back home, and anywhere I go. I simply cannot live without dance and music, because this is what makes me happy.
DJ: Christian Pronovost a.k.a. LOST HEROES
Christian Pronovost is one of Montreal’s original, a perennial figure in the city’s dj & club culture communities . He started his musical career in 1979 at the tipping point of the Disco backlash, the end of something that wouldbecome the Nouvelle Vague of musical movements! Disco Not Disco / NoWave / Dub /Electro /Afrobeat/ Funk
Punk / Latin Jazz / Movie Soundtracks & Avant Garde Electronica, the emergence of the Global Sounds would dictate his Modus Operandi!
In the mid 80's, motivated by the exciting new sounds of House & Techno emerging from the American Midwestand his adventures in New York, Christian joined forces with his friends and created Inbeat Records, a record store boutique concept, something that would become pivotal for Montreal’s DJ community & the burgeoning house and techno scenes. The Fridays were a ritual for hundreds of DJ’s not only to get some of the most exciting new music but also for people to exchange ideas, information & the latest gossip. In parallel with his business ventures, Christian maintained, for over 4 decades, a constant public presence under Lost Heroes by playing locally + internationally occasionally sharing the stage with a who’s who of yesterday +
today’s electronic + club music scene: Ame, Alex from Tokyo, Art Dept, Bob Sinclar, Basement Jaxx, Carl Craig, DJ Harvey, Divine!, Giorgio Moroder, Grace Jones, Goldie, Francois K, Fort Romeau, Joe Claussell, Dixon, Danny Krivit, Divine, Dennis Ferrer, DJ Gregory, Dimitri de Paris, Tony Humphries, Gilles Peterson, Frankie Knuckles, Jeff Mills, Kerri Chandler, Karizma, Kenny Dope Gonsalez, Laurent Garnier, Louie Vega, Malcolm McLaren, Martinez Brothers, Moby, Nitzer Ebb, Paranoid London, Roman Flugel, Robert
Owens, Willy Ninja, just to name few !
The entrepreneurial spirit & professional diplomacy parallels with the motivation to explore different platforms to express his creativity beyond the music leads him to create Lost Heroes Arts & Media, an platform for Creative Consultation/ Artistic Direction & Music Supervision for: Festival / Fashion Show / Advertising / Label / Artist /Museum / Brand Experience . His numerous collaborations + productions includes projects with :
Adidas, Adidas Y3, Air Canada, Ambassade du Canada (Tokyo), American Apparel, Audi, Berlin Fashion Week, Festival Juste Pour Rire, Festival de Jazz de Montréal, Festival Mode + Design de Montréal, Festival des Franco, Fierté Montréal, Grace Jones, Jean Paul Gaultier, Lacoste, Lune Rouge Entertainment, La Presse, MAC Cosmetics, Mercedes Benz, Montreal en Lumiere, Orchestre Symphonique de Montréal, Opéra de Montréal, PikNic Électronik ,Sid Lee (C2 Mtl) W Hotel (New York / London) Yves St Laurent. So far his goal always remains the same: Connecting the d.o.t.s between people / ideas / styles / history / culture& technology to propose a modern, contemporary & inspired experience.

Afterlight: weekly Tuesday-Thursday | 19h-00h
129 Bank St
An underground lounge & listening bar curated by some of the Canadian Capital's most prominent DJs featuring different selectors weekly.
Tues. Nov. 15 | ALAMUSIC + Glitterbug
Wed. Nov. 16 | TESQUI
Thu. Nov. 17 | Iggy Smalls

@Musée des beaux-arts du Canada
Friday Nov. 25 | 20h-00h EDT
Price: $20
Paying bar
19 and older (ID required)
Get your tickets:

We're hosting a party, and you're invited! Join us as we celebrate Rashid Johnson's Capsule work and Kwende Kefentse's Platforms series as part of a celebration organised by TIMEKODE. TIMEKODE, a series of local events and DJ crew, is also celebrating its 15th anniversary.

DJs Memetic, Zattar, Trevor Walker and Seiiizi will perform at the heart of the Capsule sculpture and transform the Museum's Foyer and main entrance into a dance floor. Grab a drink, make some art (DIY macaroon art) and dance the night away!


Discolab November edition!
w/ selectors:
DJ Magnificent & Trevor Walker spinning 100% Disco vinyl
Mixologist Quinn at the bar!
@Parlour | 22h30 - close EDT | Nov. 26
1319 Wellington St. W

-Come dressed to Boogie in your best Disco gear!

Specials on selected bar rail + wine!
-Limitied early bird tickets @ $15
*More details forthcoming!

Moov Ottawa: 4-week November Open Practice Space
@Bronson Centre | 14h | November

Opening up an accessible and central place for the Street Dance community to practice for the month of November!
2 Hour open practice x 4 weeks in November for Street Dancers
-Street Dancers and those who are practicing within the styles of Street & Club dance
-All ages and all levels welcomed
Bronson Centre (211 Bronson Avenue)
Room 221 (2nd floor)
To provide an affordable & accessible space for the Street Dancer community to to practice, stretch, cypher and get down in the month of November 2022
Sundays x 4 weeks (2 hours periods)
November 6: 2-4PM
November 13: 430-630PM
November 20: 2-4PM
November 27: 2-4PM
-20$ flat for the 4 weeks
-E-transfer to to reserve your spot
-For Street Dancers
-For Dancers to practice within the arts of Street & Club dance
-To stretch, session, cypher, practice your skills, share
-BYOB - Bring Your Own Music and if you'd like, your own speakers as back up, but we will provide it from the jump at the very least!
-Non Street Dance related dancing/moving
-Teaching your own class
*This is not a dance class!*
-E-mail us to show your interest
-OR Fill this form (link in bio)
-OR Send us a DM on FB or IG
-We'll gather your Full Name, Email & will accepted e-transfers
We would like to this be something we provide for the Ottawa/Gatineau community longterm if we feel there is interest and a need! So get into it for your own self, but also the scene!

Catch me on
Tuesday | 20h Open Format
Thursday | 20h | Jazz - Funk - Disco - Soul - Afro - Latin - Reggae + stuff
Saturday | 20h | Disco - Nu Disco - Deep House - Nujazz - Future Funk - Broken Beat + Good Vibes

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Interactive CKCU
Trevor Walker (host)
TGIF Drive! Now it's crunch time hoping to hear from anyone who's been holding out! Let's do it! Happy listening!

8:33 AM, November 11th, 2022
Kat and Pablito
Donate now! Help spread the wealth of musical gems that are lavishly spent on us every Friday by our favorite DJ, Treasure Walker.

3:55 PM, November 11th, 2022
robert p in gatineau
From a listener point of view, running that ad for an investment advisor wasn't the greatest idea... What's next, Frisbee Tires ?

6:09 PM, November 11th, 2022
David Dalle
Donation made! Keep it groovin'! Always the best way to start the weekend!

6:43 PM, November 11th, 2022
Trevor Walker (host)
Thank you Kat and Pablito!

9:04 AM, November 12th, 2022
Trevor Walker (host)
Hi robert p, I must have missed the add you're speaking of? Thank you again for your donation to the show!

9:05 AM, November 12th, 2022
Trevor Walker (host)
Thank you very much for your donation David Dalle and wishing you all the best in this year's fundraising efforts!

9:06 AM, November 12th, 2022