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, February 14, 2014

February 14, 2014

This was the second part of my Best of 2013 shows, this one focused on albums.  This time I counted down my list from the bottom to the top ending with my top album of the year Haim's Days Are Gone.  As I said on the show, the most mainstream album I have had as my top pick in a long time.

Websites I mentioned during the show:

See my actual Best of 2013 album with links:
http://fireballxl5podcast.blogspot.ca/2013/12/best-albums-of-2013.html


You can download the latest show directly here:
http://76.163.12.179/2014-02-14_final.mp3


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Fireball XL5 Setlist - February 14, 2014
TALK - Theme
Au Revoir Simone - Just Like A Tree
She & Him - I Could've Been Your Girl
Charles Bradley - You Put The Flame On It
French Films - Where We Come From
Yo La Tengo - The Point Of It
TALK
The Liver Transplants - Fake Priest (C)
The Proctors - Fun Sunday
The Pastels - Illuminum Song
Chvrches - Recover
TALK
Veronica Falls - Tell Me
Veronica Falls - Buried Alive
TALK
Capital Cities - I Sold My Bed, But Not My Stereo
Capital Cities - Kangaroo Court
TALK
Haim - Falling
Haim - Days Are Gone

(C) - Canadian Content

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