Wednesday 29 May 2019

Ruby Slippers May 31 2019 7-8 pm

Hey hey everybody,

Last day of May, tra la. Man has someone told the weather department?

Anywho, as promised, this week's playlist includes more #NoPantsRecordStoreShopping pics as we cut things a wee bit tight last week.

Will indicate them with an #NP (for no pants, naturally)


Dance (In Your Face remix) ...Acid Test 8
Aurora ... Colour Tongues * (new)
Burn Baby ... L7  #NP
No Work ... The Black Fever * (new)
Magical Thinking ... The Room In The Wood
Wild and Free ... Hubert Lenoir *  #NP
Rain ... Jordan Paul * (new)
All Along The Watchtower ... Afterhere
Bonetrees (Rain Within remix) ... Valhall  #NP
Into The Light ... Where We Sleep (new)
Love Sign ... M1NK  #NP
Take Me Ruby ... Paul Reddick *
Powerlines ... Lowest of the Low *
I'm Coming Home ... Los Barrelshots ft Lady Lex #NP

As always a big THANK YOU to Nikki @IsGlovalAGoGo for the #NoPants selections.

And of course a thanks to you too for listening.


Friday 24 May 2019

Ruby Slippers May 24 2019 Ace of Wands and NoPantsRecordStoreShopping

Hey hey everybody.

Very busy show tonight. Ace of Wands is back from their tour of western Canada and is returning to the airwaves with musical picks from their album "Lioness" and from bands they have played with as well.
Also of note...upcoming gig with Lowest of the Low. New track from that amazing band as well!'s that time of month again. Yessiree, No Pants Record Store Shopping on Twitter with Nikki from the middle east (formerly podcaster with Everything and the Kitchen Sink). This capsule curated playlist within a playlist is a warm up to her Twitter event tomorrow. Follow @IsGlobalAGoGo and every hour there will be another band with the hyperlink for your listening and purchasing pleasure.

Between the two elements of the show tonight, there will be no excuses that you haven't heard anything new and exciting in the last while!

So on with the playlist. The order will be straightened out after the show itself.

Lioness ... Ace of Wands *
100 ... Hot Garbage *
Scholars ... Buke and Gase
Sunrise ... The Radiation Flowers *
Midnight Maryanne ... Lowest of the Low *
Wolf Cubs ... Ace of Wands *
Animal Heart ... Hermitess *
Winter Wind ... Ace of Wands *

and then...

Danger Ahead ... Shaking Heads
Silence is The Gift ... War on Women
My Crooked Crooked Teeth ... Def Con Sound System *
Burn Baby ... L7

Wow! Hang on, it's going to be a wild night. I promise to talk as little as possible.**

Thanks for listening

*Cancon, baby

** Damn that didn't work...

Thursday 16 May 2019

Ruby Slippers May 17 2019 Happy Victoria Day weekend

Hey hey everybody!

HUGE THANKS for your support during our make it or break it membership drive last week. We could not keep this place going without your support! We love our listeners and never ever take you for granted.

Now, let's take a DEEP breath and get down to a very weird and wonderful playlist this week, just in time for the long weekend here in the Frozen North.

Ace of Spades.... The Bloody Five *
Nocturnal ... The Membranes (new)
Mayfly Day ... Clara Engel * (new)
Lama ... Ummagma * (new)
Night Moon ... Jordan Paul * (new)
Undone ... The Pink Elephants *
Tonight ... Krief * (new)
Dead New Romantics ... Your 33 Black Angels (new)
Your Voice on Tape ... TV Sets * (new)
The Real ... Royal Castles *
Invaders ... The Peptides *
Time ... Breached *
Hide Me In Your Spaceship ... Big Tide (new)

Thanks for listening.


Friday 10 May 2019

Ruby Slippers Membership Drive May 10 2019

Hey everybody

It's the membership drive and I am feeling blessed with all the support from volunteers, artists and you, the listeners. A special thanks to my in studio cohosts, Mark Tara, Greg Clarke, Suzanne Farkas and Talia Newman with added thanks to Alex from Dreaming in Stereo and Diamond Daihbid from Moondog Ballroom.
Also special thanks to the folks who did the PSAs: Mark, Christian D, Makar, Clay and Melissa from Young Doctors in Love, Sally from Monowhales and Nikki from NoPantsRecordStoreShopping on Twitter.

Here are the songs we played tonight

13th Floor ...Bravestation*
Number One ... Mark Tara *
Jericho River ... Christian and the Sinners *
Good Girl ... Church of Trees *
I Wanna Know What I don't Know ... Makar
Come on and Love Me (Like You Used to Do) ...Young Doctors in Love *
Say What You Want To Say ... Monowhales*
I'm No Good ... Greg Clarke and the Madvarks *

Much love! Thanks for all your support.


Thursday 2 May 2019

Ruby Slippers May 3 2019 Canadian Music Week

Hey hey everybody

The weather may say no, but the music scene says YES!!!
It's now officially spring cuz Canadian Music Week is upon us (May 6)

Next week is our membership drive running at the same time(and you can get in on the awesome draw prizes for Ruby Slippers by pre-donation here: Just let them know it's for Ruby Slippers).
Therefore, here is a sampling of the festival just to get you all revved up.
Of course as always there are WAY too many bands to play in one hour (duh) so this is just the tip of the iceberg. If you want to know more (and I know you do) go to
and be amazed, my friends.

Right then, here we go

See No Evil ... Television (yup the original band!)
No Love Lost ... Black Note Graffiti
Going Out Tonight ... Danko Jones *
Lioness ... Ace of Wands *
Save Yourself ... Harmony on Mars *
Demento ... Pink Acid Wash *
New Anthem ... The Deadset *
333am ... Rat Parade *
Camera Song ... Squids *
Goodbye ... Lambsbreath *
Rester (Analog Chameleon) ... Dizzy Mystics *
Space Motorcycle ... Madame Psychosis *
Diablo ... The 427s * (I have their promo sticker on my ukulele case)
Plastic Heart ... Ghost Twin *
Marketing ... The Black Fever *
Chinese Boxes ... The High Dials *
Satellite ... Jane's Party *
Invaders ... Peptides *
Vanilla Bluse ... Alex Bent + the Emptiness *
Daydream Lover ... Krief *

Please note, what doesn't make it on air this week will be on the membership show.

Thanks for listening. Get out there and support independent artists!