name = CFEX-FM
slogan = "Calgary's New Rock Alternative"
branding = "X92.9"
frequency = 92.9
January 1, 2007
callsign_meaning = C
owner = Harvard Broadcasting
power = 100 kW (as of June 9, 2007)
website = http://www.x929.ca/
CFEX-FM is a new
modern rockstation serving Calgary, Alberta, Canada. In July 2006, the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission(CRTC) approved a licence for Harvard Broadcastingto start a new FMstation.
X92.9 went on the air
January 1, 2007at midnight with a live to air performance with Hot Hot Heat. The on-air lineup debuted one week later on January 8. The station is also home to a "No NickelbackGuarantee". The station's slogan is "Calgary's New Rock Alternative" The station is the most musically adventurous commercial radio station in Canada.
X92.9 currently features a morning show with humorous conversation, current events coverage, and commentary. The hosts are Fraser Tuff, Roger Kingkade and Candice Knihnitski. "The Show" runs from 6-10AM. The rest of the current on-air line-up includes:
Josh Holliday - Weekdays 2PM-7PM (He hosts the Rock Report from 6-7PM)
Lynch - Weekdays 10AM-2PM
Greg Beharrell - Thursday 7PM-11PM, Friday 7PM-12AM, Saturday 5PM-11PM, Sunday 1PM-6PM
Jay Osborne - Monday to Wednesday 7PM-11PM, Saturday 11AM-5PM, Sunday 8AM-1PM
James Callsen, also known to listeners as Newsboy, is the news director.
Chris Lynch is the Music Director
The Rock Report runs 6-7PM weekdays and is hosted by Josh Holliday. The show features music news, interviews, live performances, new music and more.
Xposure is a weekly indie music show which runs Sundays at 6PM, focusing on Canadian independent artists, with an emphasis on the Calgary scene. It's hosted by Malissa Dunphy. She also puts together a local indie feature which runs six times daily.
Project Punk is an hour of punk music hosted by Darren Ollinger on Sunday nights at 7PM.
Lovelineis a syndicated program which runs Sundays through Thursdays from 11PM to 1AM.The show is hosted by KROQ's Stryker and Dr. Drew Pinsky, along with celebrity guests from music, television, movies and more. It's an open-line show focused on sex education, with a humorous bent. To reach the show check out their website at www.lovelineshow.com , or call 1-800-LOVE-191.
X92.9 has a streetside studio at the corner of 17th Avenue and 2nd Street in SW Calgary in an area known as The
Red Mile. Listeners can watch the DJs and assorted guests through very large windows.
X92.9 occasionally hosts X Sessions where a band will perform exclusively for listeners at The Beach Studios. Some of the artists who've done X Sessions include
Queens of the Stone Age, Silversun Pickups, The New Pornographers, Taking Back Sunday, Strata, Attack in Black, Tokyo Police Club, Wintersleepand Ill Scarlett.
* [http://www.x929.ca X92.9]
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