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, August 16, 2013

August 16, 2013


For the first time this year I went to the Osheaga festival in Montreal, I had heard about it for many years and it was great, I would recommend it to anyone.  I did a lot of talking during the show to recap all my impressions of the festival.  I couldn't play all the bands that played, but touched on most of the ones that I saw which impressed me.

Best song I heard since the last show - The Heavy - What Makes A Good Man - See the video here http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=08h0IVs4RKQ

Websites I mentioned during the show:

Oseheaga website:
http://www.osheaga.com/

See the great video by Grouplove:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1x1wjGKHjBI


You can download the latest show directly here:
http://76.163.12.179/2013-08-16_final.mp3


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Fireball XL5 Setlist - August 16, 2013
TALK - Theme
The Heavy - What Makes A Good Man
Tricky f. Nneka - Nothing Matters
Charles Bradley - Victim Of Love
New Order - Regret
The Cure - Pictures Of You
TALK
Xavier Cafeine - La Fin Du Monde
Poctuation - Belvdere
We Are Wolves - Magique
Sugar - Hoover Dam
Beck - Girl
TALK
Capital Cities - Kangaroo Court
Grouplove - Tongue Tied
Ellie Goulding - Anything Could Happen
Holy Ghost! - It Gets Dark
Atlas Genius - Trojans
TALK
Icona Pop - We Got The World

(C) - Canadian Content

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

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