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, December 16, 2011

December 16, 2011


I hope everyone has a great Christmas season and you enjoy annual Fireball XL5 Christmas podcast.

First song of the show (best song I heard since the last show):
Emmy the Great and Tim Wheeler - Home For The Holidays (See the very cute video to the song here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=URCNMEbgd_w )


You can download the latest show directly here:

http://76.163.12.179/2011-12-16_final.mp3


For information on how to sign up for the podcast or join the Facebook group, see the bottom of this message.

Fireball XL5 Setlist - December 16, 2011
TALK
Emmy the Great and Tim Wheeler - Home For The Holidays
Hello Saferide - I pod X-mas
Luckly Lucky pigeons - Red Santa
Irene - Christmas on the beach
The Forest & The Trees - Santa Claus is coming
Poly Styrene - Black Christmas
JJ Barnes - Snowflakes
The Sonics - Don't Believe in Christmas
Amos Milburn - Christmas Comes But Once A Year
Meaghan Smith  - It Snowed
Rosie Thomas - Why Can't It Be Christmastime All Year
Metro Jets - Jingle Jangle Christmas
Eux Autres - Another Christmas At Home
Darryl Reimer - Merry Big Ole Christmas
The Wedding Present - The Wedding Present - Holly Jolly Hollywood
David Carswell and Megan Barnes - I Wanna Kiss You This Christmas
Elisa Gabbai - Winter In Canada
The Futureheads - Christmas Was Better In The 80s
The Wombats - Is This Christmas
The Birthday Girl vs Alexander's Festival Hall - Hey Santa
The Fall - (We Wish You) A Protein Christmas
Strawberry Whiplash - Santa Needs a Holiday
Slottet - A Cold Christmas
Frightened Rabbit - It's Christmas So We'll Stop
The Awkward Stage - Christmas Time Is Here
The Raveonettes - Come On Santa
El Perro Del Mar - Oh What A Christmas
Lucky Soul - Lonely This Christmas
Claudine Longet - Snow




Fireball XL5 Podcast Homepage: http://www.fireballxl5.ca/

Podcast link: http://dl.dropbox.com/u/19384881/fireballxl5.rss

Facebook page: http://www.facebook.com/pages/Fireball-XL5-Podcast/225528710795185