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CiTR’s Broadcast License has been Approved!

CiTR’s license to broadcast as a campus community radio station has just been approved for another 7 years!

Click here to read the CRTC’s decision.

A special thanks to all of our staff and volunteers who helped make sure we can continue to provide independent, diverse and volunteer driven programming to Vancouver and the Lower Mainland area for years to come!! Celebrate!!

Young braised Live on Crimes and Treasons Radio Tonight!



Tonight on Crimes and Treasons from 9pm to 11pm on CiTR 101.9FM and! Rapper Young Braised!

Young Braised delivers a very exciting and once in a lifetime set LIVE  from CiTR Studio’s.

As per the wishes of the artist himself, remember to blast this alone through an amplifying device of preference at outrageously high volumes.

Young Braised – Murakami from STRAWBERRYJACUZZI on Vimeo.

CiTR Member Spotlight: Deepi Leihl

Deepi Leihl, left, with twin sister, Jotti. Photo by Alan Campbell/Richmond News.

Deepi Leihl, left, with twin sister, Jotti. Photo by Alan Campbell/Richmond News.

Deepi Leihl is a CiTR member who lives with a rare disability called metatropic dwarfism. As a result, Deepi relies on a heavy, electric chair in order to move around. In spite of her condition, Deepi pursues her dream of becoming a radio broadcaster with relentless determination.

Deepi collaborated with CiTR’s News Director Morgan Yee and community support workers to produce a radio documentary on the issue of accessibility in Metro Vancouver. Deepi’s documentary contains enlightening interviews with the Director of UBC’s Access and Diversity, a representative from Richmond City Hall, and several other key individuals regarding the challenges of improving accessibility for our city’s disabled citizens. Deepi’s extraordinary efforts to highlight accessibility issues have garnered attention from local media such as Richmond News and the CBC. Be sure to check out her documentary and share her story!

News 101′s Deepi Leihl reports on mobility and accessibility issues in Greater Vancouver by Citr 101.9 (Ubc Vancouver) on Mixcloud

CiTR Volunteer Deepi Leihl was Featured on the CBC!

Check out this awesome CBC interview featuring CiTR volunteers Deepi Leihl and Morgan Yee!

Live Sound Workshop May 29th!

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CiTR is excited to announce it’s May Workshop!

Live Sound Basics: 

An introduction to live sound- hosted by Irene Naidu
Thursday May 29th 7pm-9pm at CiTR Studios

Ever wondered how to do sound for a band in studio? How about at a house party? Wedding? In this introductory workshop, Irene will be going over basic live sound theory! Over the course of two hours she will take participants through the following topics:
  • Signal flow
  • Basic cabling
  • Mic’s and micing
  • Loudspeakers
  • Small mixers and mixing
While the workshop will be held in CiTR studios, the content will be applicable to general live sound- so participants can take the knowledge they learn beyond CiTR.  After the 7pm-9pm workshop, Irene will lead a limited number of participants in carrying out Live from Thunderbird Radio Hell. Giving them the chance to put theory to practice.

Irene has been doing sound for Thunderbird Radio Hell since 2001 and currently works for Presentation Services providing audio visual support for meetings, conferences and trade shows.

Space is limited, so if you are interested in attending please RSVP at When you RSVP please mention whether or not you are interested in attending the Thunderbird Radio Hell portion(there are only 4 spots available!). This portion will run from 9pm-11pm.

As always, CiTR workshops are open to everyone. They are free for CiTR members.

UBC Bike to Work Week Celebration | May 29

7.5 x 4.8 BTWW Momentum 2014

Join Bike to Work Week Celebration on May 29 4 – 6pm at St. Anselm’s Church!

Bike To Work Week (BTWW) supports UBC`s community of staff, faculty, students and residents to keep their healthy workplaces and sustainable transportation by hopping on their bikes for one week, starting Monday May 26. The bi-annual, region-wide event created by our partner HUB. Bike to Work Week is a great opportunity for everyone to commute with other cyclists, promote safe transportation and support campus-wide sustainability goals.

At celebration, free bike on-the-spot tune-ups will be offered by The Bike Kitchen and More Bikes! Also you can enjoy winning prizes as well as free coffee and snack. CiTR will perform awesome DJ’ing, too.

For more information, visit website.

Sponsored by CiTR 101.9 FM

Next Music From Tokyo Vol. 6 | May 21



On May 21 at the Biltmore Cabaret, CITR 101.9FM & CJSF 90.1FM present Next Music From Tokyo Vol 6. This yearly series is a non profit cross-Canada tour that showcases the best underground and independent music from Japan.

In previous years, the series has brought Zazen Boys, mouse on the keys, NATSUMEN, group_inou, Akai Koen, sgt., Charan-Po-Rantan, or Mass of the Fermenting Dregs.  All truly extraordinary bands!

Following with their tradition, Next Music From Tokyo Vol 6 will bring in one of the most popular bands in Japan today: Kinoko Teikoku. Although they made their Canadian debut last year, their unique brand of shoegaze left the fans wanting a return visit immediately.

Playing alongside Kinoko Teikoku will be Vancouver’s Sprïng (ex-SSRIs) and the three new Japanese bands Uchu ConbiniHappy!Mari, and Jizue.

Doors are at 7:00pm.

Tickets costs $10 and you can purchase them here.

For more information about the event visit

Sponsored by CiTR, 101.9 FM!





Fortune Sound Club Presents: BESTiE “No Bad Days” Album Release Party | May 30



Friday May 30th Fortune Sound Club presents BESTiE “No Bad Days” Debut Album Release Party Early Show!


BESTiE started in 2012 in East Vancouver when friends Andrew Janczewski, Tristan Orchard, Daniel Ruiz and Rob Cameron started jamming, with the goal of making a fun accessible pop band with their own unique sound. (more…)

Poor Boy live from CiTR! Friday 16th, 9-10PM

This Friday, Nellie of the The Cat’s Pajams will host a special 9-10PM edition of her show. Vancouver artist Poor Boy will feature and play a set of tunes live on-air from our lounge!

Former frontman of Vancouver Punk band Sisyphus, Poor Boy is Sacha McKenna’s ongoing bedroom rock recording project.

Tune in for a special night of evening mood music!

The Horde and the Harem & The Ruffled Feathers | May 15

1005543_825634214118220_404834608_nThe Rickshaw and CiTR presents The Horde and the Harem & The Ruffled Feathers in a specials co-headlining event!

The Horde and the Harem is a collective of musicians from across the country who have all gravitated towards the mystique of the lush Pacific Northwest. Recording on their new album has wrapped up and the upcoming album will be released April 2014.

The Ruffled Feathers are known for their combination of haunting female vocals, carefully crafted harmonies, multi-instrumentation, and brazen horns.The group is preparing for the release of the new EP in early 2014.

Come out to The Cobalt on Thursday, May 15th 2014 / Doors at 9:00pm!

Tickets are $8 (plus S/C adv) or $12 at the door / Available at Zulu RecordsNeptoon RecordsHighlife RecordsRed Cat RecordsNorthern Tickets, or online here.

Check out more The Horde and the Harem & The Ruffled Feathers!

Sponsored by Discorder, that magazine from CiTR, 101.9FM!