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, July 13, 2012

July 13, 2012

When I first heard my top song of show (in case you didn't know, I start each show by playing the best song I heard since the last show) I thought it might have been a track by The Drums that I had never heard.  But instead it was a great song by a Finnish band called French Films that was actually released back in 2010.  That opened the way for a lot of indie pop songs that I have been meaning to play for a while, as well as a couple of leftover Primavera-related songs.

Best song I heard since the last show -  French Films - Golden Sea
Download it here: http://pitchfork.com/player/download/1946/

Website I mentioned during the show:


Website for Elephant Records:
http://elefant.com/en/index



You can download the latest show directly here:
http://76.163.12.179/2012-07-13_final.mp3


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Fireball XL5 Setlist - July 13, 2012
TALK - Theme
French Films - Golden Sea
Pure - Aspidistra
Newsflash - An Englishman
Tropical Fish Invasion - La Di Da
The Melting Ice Caps - Between Eros And Agape
TALK
Milkyway - Feelings
The School - Stop That Boy
Are You Mr. Riley - I Can Wait
The Jordans - Mystified
Thee Windless Gates - In Another Day
TALK
Start! - Words You've Never Heard
Episode 4 - Strike Up Matches
Big Troubles - Sad Girls
Hellvyvelln - Subway
The Coathangers - Buckhead Betty
The Beets - Walking To My House
TALK
ABC - 4 Ever 2 Gether


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

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