CBC Radio 3 has announced several new initiavies related to their live sessions series. The Radio 3 Sessions are now slated to be a podcast, a TV show and a new compilation CD.

The podcast launches September 12th and will be hosted by Tariq Hussain, It will record Canadian artists live off-the-floor as they experiment with alternate arrangements and new songs. The TV show, titled In Session will be a half hour program that premieres on CBC Country Canada on Wednesday October 3rd. .

The CD release will be titled CBC Radio 3 Sessions CD Vol III and will arrive on October 9th via Maple Records. It will include recordings from Bedouin Soundclash, Malajube, You Say Party! We Say Die!, Cuff The Duke, Tegan and Sara, Destroyer, Joel Plaskett, Amy Millan, Chad VanGaalen, Pink Mountaintops, Shout Out Out Out Out and Tokyo Police Club.