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

Note that the links to shows older than 6 months might not be working, if you really want those shows please send me an email and I can get them to you.

Friday, April 20, 2012

April 20, 2012

Every once in a while I put together a show that just comes together really well and everything works, this was one of those shows.  There were three distinct themes for the sets in this show: a funky set to start off, then a set of music from bands playing the upcoming Primavera Music Festival in Barcelona (spoiler alert I'm going!), and ended with a set of music from the Cloudberry Cake Records blog.  Nothing else to say, just listen for yourself.

Best song I heard since the last show -   Heiko Voss - Think About You (First Version)   - Listen to part of the song here (best I could do)

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Fireball XL5 Setlist - April 20, 2012
TALK - Theme
Heiko Voss - Think About You (First Version)
Lee Fields And The Expressions - You're The Kind Of Girl
Kings Go Forth - One Day
African Music Machine - Black Water Gold
Michael Kiwanuka - I Need Your Company
TALK (Primavera Sound Festival Set)
Friends - Friends Crush
Chromatics - Kill For Love
Grimes - Avi (C)
Lower Dens - Brains
Beach Beach - Tasteless
TALK (Cloudberry Records Blog Set)
The Gigantic World - Raft
Playing For Time - With My Heart
Great Express - Silent Head
Dot Dash - The Color And The Sound
The Wise Acres - One Day
TALK (random ending)
Cub - One Last Kiss (C)

(C) - Canadian Content

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