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

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Friday, September 22, 2017

September 22, 2017

I finally got around to spotlighting the great festival called Indietracks which takes place each year in a historical train station in England.  I have never been to the festival but if there is no NYCpopfest again next year I will have to look into it.  As well they always put out a compilation of the bands that are playing each year, from that I got my first set and my Top Song.

Best song I heard since the last show: Evripidis and his Tragedies - Fifteen Again, see the video for the song here:

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Fireball XL5 Setlist - September 22, 2017
TALK - Theme
Evripidis and his Tragedies - Fifteen Again
The Orchids - Bemused, Confused, and Bedraggled
Charmpit - Vacation
Milky Wimpshake - Putting Things Right
Luby Sparks - Pop. 1979
The Pains Of Being Pure At Heart - When I Dance With You
No Vacation - Mind Fields
Alvvays - In Undertow
Nap Eyes - Don't Be Right
Superorganism - Something For Your m.i.n.d
The Homie - Too Late
Computer Magic - Been Waiting
Giraffage - All That Matters
Mall Grab - Cant
Freeez - I.O.U.
TALK - Random Ending
Boomdaddy - Big Life

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