Wednesday 28 October 2015

Ruby Slippers October 30 Spooktacular! 7-8 pm

Hey everybody!

This is it, the one you've been waiting for.

Ruby Slippers is carrying on the time honoured tradition of Electric Boogaloo's annual SPOOKTACULAR show for Halloween.

Gotta tell you, there is enough music for this show on the computer to fill another hard drive (yes, I have a problem) but this is the list I came up with.  Apologies to Warren Zevon. And Ghostbees.

When Time Will Slow Down ... Mother Leads * (new)
Awhoooooo...The Lad Mags *
Old Ghosts ... Jethro Tull (only wish they were Canadian)
Witch Convention ... david contin *
Strange Brew ... Cream
I Put A Spell On You ... Screamin' Jay Hawkins (how could I not?)
Cemetary ... Headstones *
Sick Of This Shit ... Evil Elvis *
Devil Inside ... INX
The Afterlife ... YACHT
Haunted BBQ ... Bat's Pajamas *
Horror Beyond Imagination ... Double Experience *
Ghosts of Love ... Jay Holy *
Spooky ... Vampire Bats *
Monsters ... Forest City Lovers *
The Accused ... Autumn Still * (new)
Monster Mash ... Boris Pickett et al (of course)

Yes, I know it's ambitious. Yes I know it's too long. Maybe Stylistics will be late...

Thanks for listening and remember: be safe out there.


Thursday 22 October 2015

Ruby Slippers October 23 7-8 pm

Hey everybody!

A week after Indie Week, a week before Halloween. Perfect time to preview new music and take a deep breath. At least that's my story and I'm sticking to it.

Tutti Fruiti ... New Order ft. Elly Jackson (new on)
Train To New York City ... Stowaway *
Elevator ... The Deadcats * (many of the tracks on this CD reference cats...)
Suddenly ... Black Rebel Motorcycle Club (lov this album)
Derealizing ... Frankie Cosmos (Kevin Kline's daughter) from the CD Quick Songs
Bad Man ... Rosie and the Riveters *
Electric Dream ... Clara Venice * (featuring a theremin!!!!)
Runaway ... Electric Youth *
Way Too Long ... The Joy Arson * (new! Exclusive!)
Too Fast For You ... Evil Elvis *
(I Liked U Better When U Were) Dead ... Artificial Dissemination *
My Heart is Pumping... The Subways
Funeral for a Drunken Bird ... All Them Witches
Houdini Crush ... Buke and Gase
Blowin' In The Wind ... Sultans of String *

See you next week for the yearly SPOOKTACULAR edition of Ruby Slippers.

And remember, we can't continue without listeners like you.

Thanks for listening


Thursday 15 October 2015

Ruby Slippers Indie Week October 16 7-8 pm

Hey everybody!

Know why this week is amazing? First of all, the Jays did what they had to do.'s Indie Week in the city.

Wow, double whammy.

So get out there and enjoy live music to keep the party going.

Here's the playlist of some of the artists in town for the event.

Light/Work ... Mountain of Wolves *
Congratulations on Second Place ... Double Experience *
Call Me ... Chris Birkett *
Paper Planes ... Lost In Film *
Learning to Fly ... The Implications
Shadow ... Rend *
To The Curb ... Gingerale and the Monowhales *
Too Close For Comfort ... The Ocean Cure *
Tramps ... The Dead Projectionists *
Gatsby ... Olivia and the Creepy Crawlies *
Post-Romance ... Burn The Louvre * 
Yolo ... Return for Refund *
Trust ... The Joy Arson *
No Excuses ... Breached *

Never enough time. But there's always next week.

Thanks for listening and remember to #loveyourradio


Wednesday 7 October 2015

Ruby Slippers October 9 7-8 pm

Hey everybody,

Happy Thanksgiving!

Feels good to know there is a little breather after the weekend and also to know that in the big scheme of things, we are revving our engines for excitement in the city. Go Jays Go!

Anyway, it's always good to just hang out for a bit and plot and plan how the holiday is going to roll out.  Therefore, here is the soundtrack to the beginning of your weekend.

(You are entirely welcome )

Such A fool .. 22-20s
Bejeweled ... The Lad Mags *
Transparency is the New Mystery ... Marnie Stern (excellent title, no?)
(I Might) Smile ... Young Doctors in Love *
Swan Song ... Zoo Lion *
Soul Unwind ... Apostle of Hustle *
Tusk ... The Crystal Ark
Counting The Days ... Sam Roberts Band * (epic cut)
The Tamer ... Hollow Twin * (new, from the west coast)
Found Blue Skies ... Pat Robitaille * (love this track)
Fear ... Mass Assembly *
Failure ... Pluto *
True ... The Operators *

Hope your dinner's good, the company better and a song in your heart.

Thanks for listening