Wednesday, 15 January 2020

Ruby Slippers Radio January 17 2020 7-8 pm

Hey hey everybody!

This is kinda fun this week. (Certainly had fun putting it together)


Talk to Her ... LuxDeluxe
Across the Map ... Wave and Rome
Watching You Without Me ... Kate Bush
Lovely Lovely ... F&M *
Delia and the Sculptor ... Elise Epp *
Where You Fell ... Lucy Jinx *
Cathedral ... NLP *
Fifty Fifty ... The Luyas *
Bad Heart ... Veda Hille *
Jolt the Amplifier ... Ace of Wands*
Heartbeats (rex the Dog remix) ... The Knife
Xenophobia ... Richard Castle
Into Giants ... Patrick Watson *
Influence ... The Acorn *

See you on the other side.

Thanks for listening


Thursday, 9 January 2020

Ruby Slippers Radio Jan 10 2020 7-8 pm

Hey hey everybody!

New decade in full swing! Some new tracks this week and loads of good stuff.


She Walks the Night ... King Creep *
Never Coming Down ... White Hot Jet *
City Of The Dead ... The Diodes *
Snowglobes ... The Spoons *
Haile ... Kaisha Lee * (new)
Marrow ... St. Vincent
Perfect World ... Allen Stone
Zoo Station ... U2 (yup, you read that right)
Sexual Healing ... Marvin Gaye
SPF ... Magic City Hippies (new)
No Longer Mine ... Cat and the Queen * (new)
Ghost Coast ... Zords *
Seven/The Twelve remix ... Fever Ray
Acknowledgements ... Jane's Party *
Pity and Fear ... Death Cab For Cutie
Sunrise to Shadow Grey ... Ace of Wands*
M31 ... Electric Floor

Let's see what happens. :)

Thanks for listening 

*Cancon, baby

Wednesday, 1 January 2020

Ruby Slippers January 3 2020 7-8 pm

Hey hey everybody!

Here we are at the start of another decade.

Happy New Year and new beginnings to one and all.

Salute Your Solution ... The Raconteurs
The Birds and the Birds ... Go For The Eyes *
My Babe ... Eve Hell & The Razors *
The Modern Day Saints ... The Orange Kyte *
Of Haves and Have Nots ... The Evidence *
Follow ... Gas Covered Planet*
What You Said Last Night ... The Midways *
Chum ... Cat and the Queen *
Abound ... Zintek *
Let Me Out ... Church of Trees *
Sisters Are Doin' It for Themselves ... Eurythmics
Hey We Never Really Had A Chance ... The Black Fever*
Lonesome Night ... Sofia Vondell
Sleepless Nights ... Eddie Vedder
Out on a Limb ... Eye Eye *
Requiem ... Zinnia*

Let's see how this shakes out....
Thanks for listening. Best wishes to you all


Thursday, 26 December 2019

Ruby Slippers December 27th 2019 7-8 pm

Hey hey everybody!

Just taking a breath after all the socializing and food to post this new playlist for the "between days" show!
Hope you are able to kick back a bit and enjoy some quality "you" time.

You Got Today ... Danko Jones *
Fool's Gold ... Def Con Sound System *
TV Trash ... House of Dolls
Bring On Your Mastodon ... Rock Despot *
Ventriloquists and Hypnotists  ...The Subterranean Satellite Band *
Small Town Miner ... Dany Laj and the Looks *
Blood Brothers ... The Ballentynes *
Catawampus ... Diamonds On Neptune
Certainly ... The Undecidable *
Ruins ... Sleater-Kinney
Tailor Man ... The United States of America
Ticket to Ride ...Vanilla Fudge
Karn Evil 9 ... Emerson Lake and Palmer
Flesh and Blood ... Todd Rundgren
IOU ... Santino*

Gotta go now.
See you next year.

Thanks for listening


Thursday, 19 December 2019

Ruby Slippers Dec 20 2019 Christmas Xtravaganza!

Hey hey everybody!

Deck them halls!  Trim them trees! Ho ho ho and a bottle of rum!

(What do you expect from a "pirate" radio station)**

So here you go, the annual Xmas Xtravaganza, complete with old favs, new bits and a set in the middle of brand new non seasonal tracks. (That's my gift to you! Merry merry!)

Ready? Set? Grab your eggnog and let 'er rip.

Present Face ... Garfunkel and Oakes
Fairytale of New York ...  Dollyrots
It's Christmas Time ... Karizmatik *
On This Christmas Eve ... Dream Aria *
I Believe in Father Christmas ... Emerson Lake and Palmer
Song for a Winter's Night (Gordon Lightfoot cover) ... Sarah McLachan *
Frank the Christmas Turkey ... Antsy McClain and the Trailer Park Troubadours
Rock and Roll Christmas ... George Thorogood and the Destroyers
All I Want For Christmas is You ... The Dollyrots (yes I know, twice in the list but totally worth it)
You're A Mean One Mr. Grinch ... The Misfits

Now for the gift.  New tracks, all Canadian

Rogue Wave ... Rock Despot *
Distractions ... The Orange Kyte *
Court and Jury ... Elephant Stone *

Back to the Yo ho ho (oops)

Common Cold ... Hawksley Workman *
A Ukulele for Christmas ... Ukulele Lee *
The Little Boy That Santa Claus Forgot ... Nat King Cole
Last Christmas ... The Nursery * (you've now been WHAMed)
Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas ... James Kasper *
Mele Kalikimaka ... Mina
White Christmas ... Jingle Cats!

Overdid it. Sigh.
Best wishes for a loving and peaceful holiday season.
Thanks for listening.

* Cancon
**Not technically a pirate station. We have a license and everything but I suspect there are pirates on the station. Just saying.

Wednesday, 11 December 2019

Dreaming in Stereo Friday December 21 2019 6-7 pm

Hey hey everybody!

Are you superstitious?  Maybe a little?
Another Friday the 13th show with a little bit of the macabre.
Cross your fingers and let's go.

Spooky ... The Vampire Bats *
Superstition ... Stevie Wonder
Personal Jesus ... Rae Billing *
Fade Away ... The Rickaneers *
Late July (Audiotree live version) ... Shakey Graves (listener request)
Stuck in a Maze ... The Radiation Flowers *
Close To Nature ... Rational Youth *
Emergency (Anodos Kathodos) ... The Soles *
Lovers Interred ... Ask For Joy
The Dream ... The Birthday Massacre *
In Shadows ... Something Mechanical *
Lament ... Radio Caroline *
Breaking Hearts ... Rah Rah *
Rhythm and Bones ... Radio Free Universe *
Distant Dreams ... Blue Foundation
'Dreamless ... Bloodhounds On My Trail
You Can Dance ... Rae Spoon *

Thanks for listening.
Next week the Holiday Spectacular!


Wednesday, 4 December 2019

Ruby Slippers December 6 2019 7-8 pm

Hey hey everybody!

The countdown to Christmas and holidays is upon us!

But never fear, no ho ho ho tracks...yet.

A nostalgic look back though....

iBelieve ... Septembryo *
Mr Brightside ... The Killers (yes, you read that right)
Retrograde ... Sexy Mathematics *
Cheap and Cheerful (Fake Blood remix) ... The Kills
Coal Creek March ... The Strawbs
Stab at Matter ... Bruce Cockburn *
Planet Love ... Lee Harvey Osmond*
Telephone ... King Creep *
The Comet ... Poppy Seed and the Love Explosion *
After You Came ... The Moody Blues
Already Dead .... Something Something Sound System
Swords from Driftwood ... Blue Sky Black Death
Last Word ... The Bloody Hell *
Da Doo Ron Ron/I Wanna Be Sedated ... The Dollyrots

Thanks for listening