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 19, 2013

July 19, 2013


After the last show on the NYCPopfest I had lots of great indie pop that I had to get through.  In particular The Projections were a great find when I was doing some research on former members of The Pipettes.  The start of the second set were a couple of songs that easily could have been my top song and then I ended with more of an electro pop set.

Best song I heard since the last show - Persian Rugs - Always All http://vimeo.com/27772149

Websites I mentioned during the show:

Get the Mini Skips and Robberie EP here:
http://mylittleowlrecords.bandcamp.com/album/the-mini-skips-robberie-double-pack-7

Find out about The Projectionists:
https://myspace.com/projectionistsuk


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https://twitter.com/indiepopSML

You can download the latest show directly here:
http://76.163.12.179/2013-07-19_final.mp3


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Fireball XL5 Setlist - July 19, 2013
TALK - Theme
Persian Rugs - Always All (C)
The Motifs - Backwards
The Saturday People - Conditional Tense (Now It's Gone)
Dream Diary - Something Tells Her
The Projectionists - Lonely
TALK
The Mini Skips - Evil/Shy
Robberie - Four Seasons
La Sintesis - Shouting Out
Boyracer - Passionflower
Days - Downhill
TALK
Mounties - Headphones (C)
Katsen - Where Nobody Can Find Us
Sound Of Arrows - Into The Clouds
Freelance Whales - Hannah
Dntel - Still
TALK
RL Burnside - Shuck Dub

(C) - Canadian Content

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