Harvard Broadcasting has launched X100.7 (CKRI-FM), Red Deer’s Alternative, which will feature artists like Portugal. The Man, July Talk, Imagine Dragons and Arkells. The station rebrands from its classic hits format under the CRUZ FM i.d. It had used since 2014.
Arthur Black, former host of long-running CBC Radio Saturday morning program Basic Black, has revealed he’s dying of pancreatic cancer. Black, 74, who calls Salt Spring Island, B.C. home, is chronicling his journey in a series of blog posts.
Fleetwood Mac will launch a limited-run SiriusXM channel The Fleetwood Mac Channel (channel 4) on Feb. 1. The channel will showcase music from the band’s extensive Rock & Roll Hall of Fame career, including solo material, live songs, rare demo tracks and musical influences, as well as special hosted shows by band members.