Friday, 20 May 2022

Ruby Slippers Radio May 20 2022 7-8 pm

 Hey hey everybody!

Thanks for supporting the show during the membership drive. 

I so appreciate you listening each and every week and for those who could donate, the money will be used wisely to keep this station strong!

So here's the playlist for this week.

Stand On The Horizon ... Franz Ferdinand

Future Radio ... Circuit3

Stevie ... Warpaint

Out Your Mind ... Angelique Francis *

Another Dead Rock Star ... Jerry Leger *

(Part One of the interview with Melanie and Jerry)

Burchell Lake ... Jerry Leger *

(Part Two of the interview with Melanie and Jerry)

Have You Ever Been Happy ... Jerry Leger *

Slow ... black midi

All This Death Is Killing Me ... Pink Mountaintops *

Cheap Damage Control ... The Poor Choices *

Afterlife ... Beauty in Chaos

I Think I Love You ... Osaka Popstar

Thanks for listening

Stay safe!


Friday, 13 May 2022

Ruby Slippers Radio Membership show May 13 2022 7-8 pm

 Hey hey everybody!

It's our spring membership show! 

There lots to think about and great music to boot! 

Donations to keep this station (and Ruby Slippers) barrelling along for the next 35 years can be made at or by phone at 416-946-7800 (toll free 1-888-204-8976) (There is info on the website if a cheque is your jam)

So here we go. Enjoy and thanks for listening

Over the Rainbow ... Me First and the Gimme Gimmes

Every One's a Winner ... Ty Segal

Where Evil Grows ... The Zolas *

Psychic Alien ... Magic Wands *

Tom's Diner ... AnnenMayKantereit & Giant Rooks (intro by our very own Melanie)

Not Today ... Partner *

Progression ... Church of Trees *

Tough Times /The Hard Years ... GODDO *

Superstition ... Julian Taylor Band *

Waited All Night ... Hewson Grey *

Twisted Cord ... Caulbearers

Baby Velveteen ... Deanne Faye *

Love Is The Answer ... Todd Rundgren

Channel Ridge ... Graham Van Pelt *

That's it, that's all.

Thanks for your support.

Stay safe


Friday, 6 May 2022

Ruby Slippers Radio May 6 2022 7-8 pm

 Hey hey everybody! 


But in the meantime, here is this week's playlist.

Room At The Top ... Clap Your Hands Say Yeah

Keep On Breathin  ...Cancer Bats *

Enemy of My Enemy ... All Them Witches

Lost In Spaces ... The Projectors *

darkness At The Heart of My Love ... Ghost

Height of the Feeling ... Patrick Watson *

Larger Than Life ... We Should've Been Plumbers *

Save The Bees  ... No Frills *

Chemtrails ... Easy Tiger *

Memoire ... Good Fortune *

September ... Mary Lou Sicoly *

When We First Met ...Fresh Breath *

Not Today ... Partner *

Flyin (like a fast train) ... Kurt Vile

Night Gnomes ... Psychedelic Porn Crumpets 

frog song (extro) ...fairies

Thanks for listening'

Stay safe


Thursday, 28 April 2022

Ruby Slippers Radio April 29 2022 7-8 pm

 Hey hey everybody!

Here is the playlist for this week.

Still Alive and Well ...Sass Jordan *

Lord of Chaos ...Killing Joke

Shadowland ...Wolf

Everything is Simple ... Widowspeak

Burn the Witch (Radiohead cover) ... 5th PROJEKT *

The Snake ... The Pink Fairies

Take It ... In/Vertigo *

Kisses In Chrome ... Strange Advance*

Stand Back ... The Foreign Resort

A Galaxy of Stars (remix) ... Beta One ft. locul *

CANDU ... The Rural Alberta Advantage *

All My Pretty Dresses ... Destroyer *

What's A Used One Worth ... SUGARFUNGUS *

Changes ... Adrian House *

I Don't Wanna Get Over You ... Deanna Petcoff *

Thanks for listening

Stay safe.

If you wish to donate to this show to  keep independent music on the radio, please go to and tell them Ruby Slippers sent you to be entered into a draw for awesome prizes.


Thursday, 21 April 2022

Ruby Slippers Radio April 22 2022 7-8 pm

 Hey hey everybody.

First of all, sorry for forgetting to post last week's playlist until Saturday. Oops. 

Let's just chalk it up to COVID brain. It has been posted now for anyone looking for it while listening to that show in archive or on Mixcloud.

So here is this week's offering. Oodles of new stuff.

It's Getting Late ... Paul McEwan *

Bright Black ... London Plane

Relentless ... PUP *

No More Mr. Nice Guy ... Udo Lindenberg with Alice Cooper (Melanie's pick of the week)

Watcher In The Sky ... Ghost

Alchemy ... Caveat *

Face With Grey Eyes ... Strange Advance * 

Lonely Fans ... Common Deer *

Way Down ... Dear Rouge *

Be By Your Side ... Pillow Queens *

The Wheel ... Black Rose Burning

Hannah ... Parabola West

When The World Comes Apart ... Gary Numan

That's it for now!

 Please consider what you would like to listen to for the upcoming membership drive show in May and send an email to

Stay safe and thanks for listening


Saturday, 16 April 2022

Ruby Slippers Radio April 15 2022 7-8 pm


 Hey hey everybody!

Thanks for joining me on this long weekend. 

Just for you, a whole boatload of new tracks by amazing artists!

Sleeves Off ... Voivod *

River Run ... No Captains

Wold Domination ... Lynx Dean*

Stars and Sons ... Nation of Language

Deep Scars ... Melted Wings *

Idol Time ... e *

New Threads ... Monowhales *

Perfect Day ... Strange Advance*

Nostalgia Void (Kanga remix) ... Bootblacks

Tintoretto It's for You ... Destroyer *

Man On The Radio ... Danny Marks *

Kill It With Kindness ... Jerry Leger*

Victim of Circumstance ... Joan Jett and the Blackhearts

Evil Eye ... Franz Ferdinand

(It's A Kind of) Magic ... Apricity ft. Sticks n Stone and Yon Simon *

Be safe and see you soon


Friday, 8 April 2022

Ruby Slippers Radio April 8 2022 7-8 pm

 Hey hey everybody,


This one is pretty cool. 


Free In Exile ... Paradise *

Punk Two ... Like A Motorcycle *

Compromise ... Mean Red Spiders *

Demento ... Pink Acid Wash *

Ballytransnational .... Telefis

The Girls of LA ... Weimar

Fluctuations ... Rodney Cromwell

Outsider ... Kavinsky

Dream Rats ... No Joy *

Under The Blue of the Moon ... Clean Anais *

Beeswax ... Long Range Hustle *

Fault Line ... The Rosie Varela Project

Patience Inc ... Caroline Loveglow

Traveling Light ... Bootblacks

Splinter ... Gary Numan

Thanks for listening

See ya next week

Stay safe