Wednesday 27 February 2013

Ruby Slippers for Mar. 1 7-8 pm

Hey everybody!

First day of the month, and a new start!
Gonna try and revisit some sounds from the past in the playlists this month.  See if you can pick these gems out!

I Can't Make It---Small Faces  (easy start...)
Out Of My Mind---Eric Burdon and the Greenhornes  (something older, something new)
Into Ashes White---Raising The Fawn
Help Me---Kensington Market (psychedelic Toronto Band)
Vacation---Best Scheme
B.A.B.E.---The Smugglers (West Coast...)
Erl King---Ghost Bees
The Man With The Child In His Eyes---Kate Bush
Little Boat---Chelsey Scott
Ocarina---Birds and Batteries
What Do You Think Will Happen Next?---Cadence Weapon/Final Fantasy
Memories Like Photographs---The Rest
Nothing Ever Happens It Only Seems To---Royal Chant
Summersweat---Royal Canoe
On Top Of Your Love---Royal Wood  (the Royals have it!)
Spotlight---Leagues  (new track)
Concrete---The Features

Onward and upward, my friends!

Thanks for listening!

Wednesday 20 February 2013

Ruby Slippers for Feb. 22 7-8 pm

Hey everybody,

I'm back in the usual spot, and rarin' to go.  Hope you enjoyed Lupercalia last week, and have been following the Folk Alliance event in Toronto (and broadcast here on CIUT) this week.

There's so much excellent music out there, it's hard to choose who gets played from week to week, but I think this is an interesting playlist, some of which was inspired by the fill in last Saturday, so here goes.

You're Not That Great...Dog Bite
Stay Don't Go...Spoon
Mary Was Once Alive  (demo)...Minotaurs
Dry Your Eyes (Angels and Airwaves cover)...chanceaaron
This is Now...The Knife
Top Secret Kisses...deBra 666
Crawlerout...Purity Ring
kind and sterling...Violet Letters
Watching You Without me...Kate Bush
Map of The World (Part 1)...Jane Siberry
Youth and Beauty...Rebekah Higgs
Born Again(Luke Lalonde from Born Ruffians remix)...DIANA
Don't Stop Now...Willy Mason
Are You Ready?...Starpilot
Distance...Beach Fossils

BONUS TRACK  time permitting
Be Professional...The ACB's

Thanks for listening, and will see you next week.

Wednesday 13 February 2013

Ruby Slippers for Feb. 15 7-8 pm

Hey everybody,
Just a reminder that the show is pre empted this week.  Instead there will be a live broadcast from Owen Sound of Lupercalia festival.  Hope you tune in and enjoy the great music!

I will be doing an hour of fill in on Saturday in the old time slot, though.  The playlist will be posted at the other blogspot  Ought to be posted by tomorrow or Friday at the latest.

Looking forward to seeing you again next week, same time, same station.

Thanks for listening!

Wednesday 6 February 2013

Ruby Slippers for Friday Feb. 8 7-8 pm

Hey everybody,

Big news for next week.  The Friday programming for the 15th has been cancelled to broadcast a special event live.  However, yours truly will be programming on Saturday in the old time slot from 5-6pm.  AND if you have any requests, now is the time to send them to me!  Write me at, and I will do my utmost to include your tunes.

Well, on with this week's show.

Good Enough (Cyndi Lauper cover)---The Acorn
Gun Shy---Slim Twig
Oh Katrina---Pear and the Awkward Orchestra
Lazy---Ocean Leaves
Casey's Song---Septembryo
Lucky (Stint Remix)---Said The Whale *
Hold On When You Get Love And Let Go When You Don't---Stars *
Moon Palace---Ladytron
Out of Control---Little Creatures
Petroglyph---Ghost house
Stairway---Yukon Blonde *
Bomb---Band of Skulls
You Just Wanna Date A Blonde---Stephie Coplan and the Pedestrians (part of her write a song a week  
Operation---King Khan and The BBQ Show
Paper Thin---Humble Wolf
Don't You Give Up On Me---Milo Greene *
It's Time---Imagine dragons
Anxiety (Angels and Airwaves cover)---chanceaarron

BONUS TRACKS  if we have time
Always---Blind pilot
Precarious Timbers---Random Hold
Low Gravity---The Acorn

*  cuts from a tour compilation

Thanks for listening!  See you next Saturday Feb. 16