Thursday, 7 November 2019

Ruby Slippers November 8 2019 7-8 pm

Hey hey everybody!

Next week is Indie Week and our membership drive.
So... seeing as Nov. 15 will be full of talk and membership stuff, here is the Indie sampler I do each year. Of course, one hour cannot come close to showcasing the wide range of talent in the city during the event. This is just a taste.
Go to for a complete schedule and list of all the amazing talent.

Now, on with the list.

Lighten Up ... Neon Bloom *
Spreading Fear ... Pterodactyl Problems *
More Than Friends ... Secret Broadcast *
RoboFunk ... Unidentified Funk Object *
Wasting Time ... Pink Leather Jackets * (new track)
Mind Your Manors ... The Bandicoots *
Tell Me ... Grown Up Avenger Stuff
Nightswimming ... Glass Mansions
What You Do To Me ... Tribe Royal *
Come On And Love Me ... Young Doctors in Love *
Night Moon ... Jordan Paul *
Run Calm ... Tree Museum *
Chemtrails ... Neon Thrush *
Karmic Lemonade ... Velvet Starlings

Thanks for listening


Thursday, 31 October 2019

Ruby Slippers November 2 2019

Hey hey everybody!

Still buuuzzzzziiiing from all the candy last night? Let's get rid of some of that excess energy by kicking it all off with Leningrad Cowboys and take it from there.


Rock'n'Roll Show ... Leningrad Cowboys
Alive ... The Ballantynes *
Music is the Victim ... Scissor Sisters
Suitcase Escape ... Lost in Film *
Toxic World ... Peter Foldy * (new)
D.I.Y. ... Peter Gabriel
Papillon D'Amour ... Keep Me safe *
Hello Cruel World ... Library Voices *
Dance, Dance, Dance ... Lykke Li
Wild Things ... KASHKA *
Endless Sky ... Water and Bridges
Accidental ... Royal Chant
Kingdom and the Crown ... Mandroid Echostar *
No One Cares ... Elizabeth the Second

Much love,
Yours truly


Thursday, 24 October 2019

Ruby Slippers (Surrender Dorothy!) October 25 Spooktacular 2019

Hey hey everybody!

It's the annual Spooktacular and man, do we have great tunes this year! Just the thing to get in the mood for a night of ghouls, goblins and things that go bump in the night!

Life at Last (Phantom of the Paradise sdtk) ... Ray Kennedy
Sympathy for the Devil ... Rolling Stones
Dry Blood ... Woodhawk *
Hades Heart ... Jupiter Hollow *
Lightening is My Girl ... Aug Der Maur *
Tubular Bells ... Book Of Love
The Afterlife ... Yacht
Devil Inside (cover of INXS) ... Beck
Monster Mash ... The Dollyrots
Cemetary ... Headstones *
Day Of The Dead ... Gutter Demons *
Vampire Rocker ... Christian D and the Hangovers *
Spooky ... The Vampire Bats *
I Put A Spell On You (cover Screamin Jay Hawkins)... The Kills
A Tell Tale Heart ... Alan Parsons Project

Be safe my friends!


Thursday, 17 October 2019

Ruby Slippers Oct. 18 2019 7-8 pm

Hey hey everybody,

It's the week before the Spooktacular show (never gets old, am I right?) and there is a ton of music to jam in this week. So let's dispense with the chit chat and get to it, 'k?

Swing Shift ... Nash the Slash * (man, I miss this guy)
Copy of A ... Nine Inch Nails
Eaten By A Bear ... deBra 666 *
I Krill You ... Helado Negro
Follow Me ... Dream Aria *
Dreams (alt version) ... Tombstones In Their Eyes
The Moment We Were Exploding ... Atlas: Empire
Hope ... Pedro Costa *
Syrup and Honey ... Duffy
Saint Nothing ... Qristina and Quinn Bachand*
FU Blues ... CATL *
Donkey Day ... Friendly Rich * (ticket giveaway!!! Stay tuned)

Well there it is. Can't say I didn't mix it up this week.

Thanks for listening


Thursday, 10 October 2019

Ruby Slippers october 11 2019 7-8 pm

Hey hey everybody

It's Thanksgiving weekend here in the not-so-frozen North.
This is a  more mellow playlist than last week to slide into the long weekend in a mellow and serene frame of mind.

And did I mention funk? Yup, there's funk this week.


Appear ... Maff
Clouds of Saint Marie ... Ride (new)
Denying Eyes ... Van Halst *
Golden Blue ... Crooked Ghost
Hijacked ... Run With The Kittens *
Try Try Again ... The Rising Few *
Ruins ... Yuka * (new)
The Wheel ... Cory Hotline * (new)
Gotta Ride On ... Fast Orange *
Amadeus ... Bravestation *
Childhood's End ... Majical Cloudz *
Loose/TV/Vampire Rocker ....Christian and the Sinners * (epic)
Chinese Rocks ... Johnny Thunders and the Heartbreakers

Well, you know the story...things change as the whole thing goes along.

Have a safe and glorious holiday.


Thursday, 3 October 2019

Ruby Slippers Oct 4 2019 7-8 pm

Hey hey everybody!

It's that most magical of months, OCTOBER!!!!!!! Despite funky weather I just love the fact that I can wear orange sweaters and skeletons earrings and no one will say a word.

Anywho, here is the playlist. Always try to make them balanced but this one....well, just let's say if you didn't come to rock, best to listen to one of the other shows on Mixcloud.


Dead Honey ... Die Mannequin *
Rising Tide ... Long Branch *
Stranglove (Stripped Mix) ... Dicepeople
Everything Apart ... Foxwarren *
Pressure ... Cory Hotline * (new)
Heavy Metal ... White Rabbits
Ghost ... Chron Goblin * (see below)
Starbase ... Black Mastiff * (these two will be at Hard Luck Bar Oct. 18)
Leach ... Hot Garbage *
Shed ... Pink Leather Jackets * (new)
Snakes ... Grim Streaker (a Nikki pic)
Barbara Jean ... Hunter Valentine *
Paralysis ... Blue Hole (new)
Bog Oak ... Moonwood *
Epilogue: Barren Planet ... Twilight Fields *

Let's see how this rolls time wise.

Thanks for listening.


Thursday, 26 September 2019

Ruby Slippers September 20 2019 7-8 pm

Hey hey everybody!

Here we are, the last Friday in September. It is now dark longer than it is light out. Spooky times ahead.

To keep the chill off, here is the playlist for this week. Although #NoPantsRecordStoreShopping isn't part of this show, our foreign correspondent, Nikki, has sent some cool new tracks for your perusal.


Land of Dead ... Elephant Stone * (new)
After Hours ... Caribou * (not so new)
Let's Work Together ... Canned Heat (really not so new)
Rockin The Blues Away ... Paul James Band *
To Some It Comes Easy ... Gentleman Reg *
By The Light Of The Moon ... The Blue Giant Zeta Puppies
Cherry Twist ... The Crystal Method (work out to this album all the time)
I'll Be By Your Side .. (Grahm Zilla remix) ... Sally Shapiro *
Only You ... Teen Ravine *
Primitive Creatures ... Church of Trees *
Time ... WOLFS
Grace Under Pressure ...Final Hour
Coconut Night ... We Are Wolves *

There you go! See ya soon!