Fireball XL5 is the name of an indie-pop show hosted by Frank Seglenieks that for 18 years was on CKMS 100.3 FM Radio Waterloo. However, as a result of a format change in mid-2008, Fireball XL5 is now heard only as a podcast.

Of course I stole the name of the show from the 60s British Supermarionation program, which featured puppets kind of like the movie Team America.

I play alternative music that usually classified as indie-pop with the occasional feature on a particular artist or theme as well as discussions on pop culture topics of the day. I start off each show with the best song that I have heard since the last show.


Friday, August 31, 2001

August 31, 2001

Date: August 31/2001
Theme: Mint Records 10th Anniversary
On Air: Frank and Michelle


Fireball XL5 Setlist Aug 31/2001

TALK-Theme
Chocolate Genius - Planet Rock
Malcolm Catto - Metropolis
The Crystal Method - Ready for Action
New Order - 60 Miles and Hour
Beau Jocque & The Zydeco Hi-Rollers - Give Him Cornbread
TALK (Start of Mint Records Spotlight)
Tankhog - So What (001) (C) - See Note 1
New Town Animals (050) (C)
Maow - Sucker (019) (C)
Maow - Ms. Lefevre (019) (C)
Huevos Rencheros - Ace O'Spades (C)
Coal - Ace of Spades (C) - Birthday request/dedication for Steven F.
TALK (Neko Case Related Set)
New Pornographers - Letter from an Occupant (043) (C) -Request from Zach
Neko Case and Her Boyfriends - High on Cruel (027) (C)
The Corn Sisters - Fist City (042) (C)
Carolyn Mark - Edmonton (037) (C)
TALK (Cub related set)
Cub - Everything's Geometry (005) (C) - From the best selling album of all time on Mint - Come Out, Come Outa
Cub - Motel 6 (002) (C) - From the second best selling album of all time on Mint - Betti-Cola
I am Spoonbender - Replaced by Toys (C)
Pansy Division - I Really Wanted You
TALK (Last Mint Set)
The Evaporators - Brainwashed (018) (C)
The Smugglers - To Serve, Protect, and Entertain (016) (C)
Duotang - Toast to the Life-Long Friends (051) (C)
The Mr. T. Experience - Can I Do One Thing (017) (C)
TALK
Mike O'Niell - Are We Waiting (C)
Inbreds - North Windows (C)
Henry Mancini - Lujon
Groove Armada - Superstylin'

(C) Denotes Canadian Content

Friday, August 17, 2001

August 17, 2001

Fireball XL5 Setlist Aug 17/2001

TALK-Theme
Modern Lovers - Astral Plane
Mercury Rev - All is Dream
Emm Gryner - Striaght to You (C)
King Cobb Steelie - Drowning (C)
Gaffer - A Shallow Victory (C)
TALK
Utah Saints - Power to the Beats
The Satisfactions - Daddy, You Just Gotta Let Him in
Cibo Matto - Everyone Loves the Sunshine
Harmony Rockets - I've Got a Golden Ticket
Joel Plaskett - True Patriout Love (C)
TALK (Drought Set)
Sting - Heavy Cloud No Rain (request by Ted)
The Waterboys - We Are Jonah (request by Pauline)
Ron Wiseman - Running Dry (C)
The Haymakers - Dry (C)
Weather Grils - Its Raining Men
TALK
The Magnetic Fields - The Death of Ferdinand De Saussure
Earth, Wind, and Fire - Changing Times
The Clash - Clash City Rockers
Inbreds - North Window (C)
Pat Skinner - Epistolary Exhibitionist (C) ** See Note 1
The Crystal Method - Name of the Game
Monster Magnet - Down in the Jungle (C)
Rolling Thunder - Twilight Circus Dub Sound System
Carolyn Mark - Edmonton

(C) Denotes Canadian Content

Friday, August 3, 2001

August 3, 2001

Fireball XL5 Setlist Aug 3/2001

TALK-Theme
Mike O'Neill - Are we Waiting (C) ** see Note 1
Piggy - She's Stepping Out (C)
Eric's Trip - Smoke (C)
Danny Michel - In the Belly of a Whale (C)
Lindy - Florence Street (C)
TALK
Husker Du - Love is All Around ** See question below
Saint Etienne - Mario's Cafe
The Magnetic Fields - A Chicken with its head cut off
The Heavy Blinkers - Baby Smile (C)
Juliana Hatfield - Everybody Loves Me
Shonen Knife - Top of the World
Len - Steal My Sunshine (C)
TALK
Mayor McCa - I Love the Summer (cause I love the women) (C)
Bran Van 3000 - Astounded (C)
Hawksley Workman - Your Beauty Must by Rubbing Off (C)
Cub - Vacation (C)
Belly - Slow Dog
Local Rabbits - BKS (C)
Zumpano - Here's the Plan (C)
Salteens - Nice Day (C)
TALK
Junior Kimbrough and Charlie Feathers - I Feel Good Again
The Clash - I Fought the Law **Why did I play this song with the Husker Du?
The Beta Band - Broke
The Crystal Method - Roll it up
Morning Kids - Free Lovin'
TALK
The Be Good Taynas - Up against the wall (C)


(C) Denotes Canadian Content

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