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, September 26, 2008

September 26, 2008

Theme: More leftovers
On Air: Frank

Not much to say about this show, still working on lots of leftover song list that just seems to get bigger each week.

One of the cool things about CKMS was the new release section, although a lot of time it didn't have much I was interested in, every once in a while it was nice to flip through a CD from somebody I had heard about. One such CD would have been the new release from Montreal's Hexes and Ohs that I happen to know is at CKMS. But I was able to find a place to stream the new album so with a bit of work anything is possible.

Here are some of the links I mentioned during the show:

Ed Greene Download
I said during the show that you could download this song by Ed Greene
from his record label, but their website is now under construction.

Airborne Toxic Event Letter to Pitchfork
http://www.theairbornetoxicevent.com/news/an-open-letter-to-pitchfork-media-from-the-airborne-toxic-event.html

Link to the very silly and slightly pornographic video for Erik Hallden
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=E2LzDoc9vQo



TALK-Theme
Erik Hallden - If I Ever Get Married
Montt Mardie - Names Not Forgotten **See Note 1
Voxtrot - The Start Of Something
Esther - I Can't Promise
TALK
The Second Band - The Future
Alfred Daniels Midland - Oceanside
Speedmarket Avenue - Accident
Pinto - Restless Heart
TALK
Churchbuilder - Microdancer
Tada Tata - Sticky Dumb Gum
B'Ehl - Happening Again (C)
Bonnie and clyde - Guess There's No One
Maia Hirasawa - Crackers
TALK
Ed Greene - When The Sky Is About To Fall
Damien Jurado - Gillian Was A Horse
The Social Services - The Baltic Sea
Tom Levin - I Miss Her Missing Me
TALK
The Airborne Toxic Event - Wishing Well **See Note 2
The Little Ones - Forgive Yourself
Northern Portrait - I Give You Two Seconds To Entertain Me
The Virgins - Private Affair
Ironville - Don't You Wish
WALK
Hexes and Ohs - We Remain (C)
Everything All The Time - Take Stock
Biker Boy - You Got Me Wrong
Action Biker - Ica Lappis
Melodies In Mono - Malmo Forsta utkast
TALK
Looptroop Rockers - The Building
Armand Mirpour - Lucky Lady Hotshot
Cocoanut Groove - Midsummer's Dream
DoublePark - I Don't Want To Party **Thanks to Derek
TALK
Spanky & Our Gang + Sebo K - Like To Get To Know You + Moved (Tennishero Edit)


Note 1: I have played a song by Montt Mardie the last 3 shows, he is my
favourite discovery so far this year.


Note 2: The Airborne Toxic Event has finally released an album after
last year's great single "Does This Mean You're Moving On?".


(C) Denotes Canadian Content

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