Ideally, send us a CD. The mailing address can be found on the contact page. We will consider MP3 submissions, provided the production is broadcast quality. Please send along information about your band and a way to contact you. Email submissioms should go to our music director.
Please realize we can’t play music from every band or musician who sends something in. We get a couple of dozen independent submissions each week and in order to get playlisted some criteria has to be met:
-The recording has to be broadcast quality. This includes how the overall mixing sounds and sampling rates, to name a few.
-The music must be suitable for the format of the station. That’s somewhat subjective on our part, but we reserve the right to decide if the music ‘fits’ the sound of the station. In addition to alternative rock, 91X also has programs that feature blues, folk, jazz, classical and metal. A couple of music forms the station does not broadcast are traditional classic rock and country (nothing wrong with either of those…but there are numerous stations in the area that offer these formats).
-After submitting your music for consideration, feel free to follow up with a phone call or email to our music director after a few weeks.
Alternative Radio – 91X
Call Letters: CJLX-FM
Frequency: 91.3 MHz
Power: 3,400 watts
City of licence: Belleville, Ontario
Class of licence:
We are not a “commercial” station as defined by the CRTC (Canadian Radio Television & Telecommunications Commission), we licenced as a Campus station and as such is a non-profit entity.
Our on air staff has very little experience! In fact most are just learning and polishing their craft as on air personalities. Many of the voices you hear are students of the Radio Broadcasting, Journalism-OnLine, Print & Broadcast or Sports Journalism programs at Loyalist College. We also have a team of community volunteers who produce some of the more diverse programming.
Unlike most conventional radio stations, 91X does not program the same thing over and over and over again 24/7. Much of the time, you’ll hear a cutting edge blend of “alternative rock”. Now, alt-rock has been around for 30+ years, so our playlist includes everything from the early days of “new wave” through the grunge era of the early 90s to today’s new rock. Our focus is on current music, but we do also pay homage to alternative rock’s heritage. Late nights and weekends contain a wealth of diverse programming. From Classical to Jazz, Folk to Blues, Hip-Hop to Reggae, World Beat to Metal..it’s all here!
Yes, we DO play commercials…but not that many. Our class of licence limits the amount of time that can be devoted to commercials. Because of this you won’t hear long 5+ minute commercial “islands” on 91X. You may hear just one or two “spots” in a row. This is appreciated, not only by our listeners, but also our advertisers, who are able to get their message out much more effectively.
We hope you’ll enjoy a different kind of radio listening experience with 91X.