Program Profile: Everything's DifferentChris White at Windsor's CJAM is determined not to repeat himself all year long
By Magnus Thyvold
Most programmers have their favoured artists and songs that they return to from time to time but there are a few who take playing new material very seriously. Chris White has instituted his own personal no repeats policy for his program “I am Collecting Beautiful Things” on Detroit/Windsor’s CJAM 91.5FM. “The ultimate goal,” Chris explains, “is to never play the same artist twice for the duration of the year.” He is also the CJAM Music Director and used to do math rock show but began to feel it was getting redundant. Obviously, that redundancy was really bugging I look forward to respectfully to telling them I can't play what they want him. Chris will be featuring interviews whenever possible this year and also hopes to take advantage of CJAM’s new facilities for live in-studio performances. And he says mischievously, “I look forward to getting listener requests and having respectfully to tell them I can’t play what they want because it was already featured on the show earlier in the year.” A few of his favourite recent releases include Windsor’s Yellow Wood, Detroit producer El-Iqaa, Big Black Coud and The Pack A.D. but you won’t be hearing them on his show anytime soon. He’s played them already.
You can catch “I am Collecting Beautiful Things” every Thursday from 2:30 to 4 P.M. ET on CJAM 91.5FM or online at www.cjam.ca.
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