This March, the Plain A.I.R. artist-in-residence is local super group People of the Sun! People of the Sun is all about co-creating, co-llaboration, co-ol music. In our residency, governed by names drawn from a hat, all eight of us will have the chance to interview a member of our band, and in turn be interviewed. Listeners will get to know us and dig into the sounds that inspire the band.
Tune in every Saturday in March from 3-4pm to listen or head over at http://CJTR.ca after the broadcast for the show archive.
How to Listen:
- 91.3FM on the dial in the Regina area
- Via on-line streaming over at http://cjtr.ca
- Via our free, downloadable CJTR app (available in app stores)
- Via the free RadioPlayerCanada app or TuneIn Radio app (available in app stores, search for CJTR)
- TV Channel 806 on the Sasktel Max System
- TV Channel 700 on the Access Communications digital service
- After the broadcast, on the Plain A.I.R page on CJTR
ABOUT PEOPLE OF THE SUN: People of the Sun, is an 8-piece Hip-Hop/R&B band comprising four vocalists and a four-man rhythm section. The vocals’ section of the band includes industry veteran and community leader, Info Red, an Indigenous MC; Pakistani-born MC and producer, Origin of Spin; as well as Nigerian born singer/songwriters, Nini Jegz and ADEOLUWA. Completing the band’s sound is the rhythm section, consisting of keyboardist Ethan Reoch; drummer Cyprian Henry; bass player Rob Lane; and guitarist Erik Mehlsen. Although the bandmates all come from a plethora of cultural and musical backgrounds, they have been able to create a unique sound that blends their various identities in a cohesive sound. The band, signed to Sharp 5 Records, released their first EP “The Last Day of Summer” in November of 2020. Since then, the band achieved national press attention, being featured in Exclaim! Magazine, and CBC’s Strombo Show.
ABOUT PLAIN A.I.R.: What happens when radio is considered a creative space similar to a laboratory, studio or venue, supporting expression and experimentation?
Plain A.I.R is an artist-in-residence radio program that airs on 91.3FM CJTR, Regina’s community radio station. Each month the program features a different local artist, DJ, musician, band or community member as a guest host who programs a month’s worth of live, weekly radio shows. The program airs Saturday afternoons from 3-4pm.