Wednesday, 27 December 2017

Ruby Slippers December 29 2017 7-8 pm

Hey everybody!

Almost done with another year. Could have done a best of, but really? How do you choose? So here is a great playlist because everyone needs to go out of a crappy year with hope and kindness and a GREAT PLAYLIST!

A Rose For Emily ... The Zombies (find "S Town" podcast. You'll be glad you did)
Gimme Shelter ... Merry Clayton
Weird Waves ... The Minotaurs *
Hollow Daze ... Spectre Hearts*
Zita ... Matt Mays *
PL ... Mean Red Spiders *
Toward The Sun ... Dream Aria *
Everything Works ... Miracle Fortress *
Feel An Emotion ... Lost Cousins *
The Boy In The Radio ... Lonely Robot
Ants Invasion ... Adam & The Ants
Bottle Rocket ... The Fabulous Kildonans *
Peroxide Suicide ... The Lorrains*
Heroin Eyes ... Atomic Tomb *
Three Times A Midnight ...MAKAR (want to start a Go Fund Me to bring them back to TO)
Nights Out ... Little Girls *
Barry Was An Arms Dealer ... Rodney Cromwell
Star Wars (theme) ... London Symphony Orchestra
Siberian Khartu ... Yes

Yes I know. Way too much.

Thanks for listening. Party responsibly and see you next week.


Thursday, 21 December 2017

Ruby Slippers Xmas Extravaganza December 22 2017 7-8 pm

Hey everybody!

Yikes!!! it's really here!!! The annual Xmas Extravaganza with 100% festive cheer and quite likely beer as well.

Don't say you haven't been warned.

Present Face ...Garfunkel and Oates (quinessential Xmas song)
Last Train Home This Christmas ...Jane's Party * ( new and possibly a first play)
Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas ...James Kasper * (Xmas gift from Mighty Specks Records)
You're A Mean One Mr. Grinch ... The Misfits (you heard the original last week, now this...)
Santa Baby ... The Dollyrots (sorry Eartha)
Baby It's Christmas ... Simone Denny and Stereo Dynamite * (second play on this show, it's that good)
Peace on Earth! ... Greg Clarke * (tradition on the show)
A Christmas Song ... Jethro Tull (nothing to say here)
Child of Grace ... Skellig *
Wintersong ... Sarah McLachlan *
The Little Boy That Santa Claus Forgot ... Nat King Cole (did you see the movie Jingle Bell Rocks?)
I Just Can't Wait Til Christmas Time ... James Collins *
Last Christmas ... The Nursery * (OK OK final Wham this Xmas)
Every Day's A Holiday ... Piney Gir
Christmas Is the Time To Say I Love You ... Billy Squier (everybody sing along!!)
Codeine and Wine ... The Fuzz Kings * (cause some of us will need that)
I Believe In Father Christmas ... Emerson Lake and Palmer
Santa Claws Medley ...JINGLE CATS AND DOGS

Ho ho ho, fellow babies.

Promise to get back to business next week. You know, start the new year off right.

Thanks for listening and please be safe out there.

*Cancon (and there is a boat load of it this time. Who knew Canucks were so into Xmas?)

Monday, 18 December 2017

Final Fill In December 18 2017 7-8 pm

Here is the playlist

First Snow of the Year ... Hawksley Workman *
Hot Property ... The Dishes *
Polished Wood ... Pith and Parenchymas *
Catwalker ... The Diodes *
Wasted Love ... City and Colour *
Take Me Back ... Fast Romantics *
Bad Lietenant ... The Sheepdogs *
I Was, You Were ... The High Dials *
Superman ... Dune Rats
Stoned and Starving ... Parquet Courts
Run Run Rudolph ... The Dollyrots
I Told You How ... Museum Pieces *
Ruby ... Kid Kool *
Will They Bury Us ... Elliott Brood *
Last Christmas ... WHAM (ha! Whamhall )

Thanks for listening

Wednesday, 13 December 2017

Ruby Slippers Radio December 15 2017 7-8 pm

Hey everybody!

This is one for the books. We have yer covers, yer Burl Ives, yer Bill Murray and a pot full of Canadian talent. Oh ya, and some Xmas stuff too.

I Feel Pretty ... Bill Murray, Jan Vogler
Signed Sealed, Delivered ... Arkells *
Rebel Girl ... F 105 *
Blue ... Birthday Massacre *
Came Back Haunted ... Nine Inch Nails
In 2 The Arms of Love ... Jupiter in Velvet
Keep On Rocking ... Christian D * (at Cherry Cola's for the CIUT 30th Anniversary thing)
You're A Mean One Mr. Grinch ... Burl Ives (request, Christian D)
Crawlin Out of Bed ... Fuzz Kings *
Last Christmas ... The Dollyrots
Hungry Like the Wolf ... Moonlight Desires *
Baby It's Christmas Bring It On Home ... Simone Denny and Stereo Dynamite *
How You Like It ... Christer *
We Used To Wait ... Arcade Fire *

So there! bet you never saw that one coming.
Thanks for listening.
Next week a Christmas Extravaganza (brace yourself)


Monday, 11 December 2017

Fill in show December 11 2017

Here is the playlist...

Come Outside ... Ty Segall
Whinstone ... Greg Cairns *
GBA ...Xavier Rudd
Space Euphoria ... Aircraft
The Side ... Buddy Black and the Ghost Umbrellas *
Strange...New Love Army *
Big Shot ... Exxotone *
Young Romance ... Vampire Bats *
Shadow Of Love ... Royal Tusk *
Experimental  Fiction ... The Danks *
All For Love .. She Loom *
Leaves Trees Forest ... Dan Mangan *
What Love ... Jagwar Ma
Ghost Town Rider ... Tree No Leaves
Hinterland ... The Cult

Thanks for listening


Wednesday, 6 December 2017

Ruby Slippers December 8 2017 7-8 pm

Hey everybody

I'm back and just want to send out a big thank you to DJ Nico for holding down the fort last week.
Her playlists are amazing and she was so kind during this busy time to come in for me.

So here's this week's list.

Wrong Hole ... Implicate Order*
But I Already Have It ... Waking Eyes *
Knives in Cartoons ... Still Life Still *
Chaotic Entrance ... Robot Apocalypse *
Hold Me Now ... Moon Socket *
Burn the Witch ... Radiohead
Punk Shadows ... Blood and Glass *
Pagan Poetry ... Bjork
Fempire ...hHead*
Stained Glass Heart ... Public Animal *
Elmore's Surf ... Sun Stone Revolvers *
Take it Away ... Dany Laj & The Looks *
Dog Eat Dog ... Adam & The Ants
Deep In Space ... Jupiter Hollow *
Stimulation ...Preoccupations *

let's see how that rolls

Thanks for listening


Monday, 4 December 2017

Fill In Show December 4 7-8 pm

Here is the playlist

You will Set The World on Fire ... David Bowie
Twenty Twenty ... parker Bombshell *
China ... Broncho
Sweet's Gonna Make It ... John Wilkes Booze
Act One! Cigarettes for Money ... Sharks! On Fire! *
Up Top ... Busty and The Bass *
Cheap Wine ... The Lucky Ones *
Could Be You ... Yohawn Brown *
Rock It Over and Under ... The Diodes *
Hostages ... Rabid Flowers *
Microphone ... 240 *
Easy Enough ... A. C. Newman *
And I Walk ... The 6ixty8ights *
Easy Enough ... Le Trouble *
When I Can't Sleep ... The Danger Bees *


That's all folks!

Tuesday, 28 November 2017

Ruby Slippers December 1 2017 7-8 pm

Hey everybody!

Change of plans. The lovely and talented DJ Nico will be doing the show tonight, I will be back with the playlist I posted before but on the 8th.

As her playlist is set, I will be sure to put it on the blog.

Thanks for listening!

Monday, 27 November 2017

Fill in November 27 2017

Here's the playlist!

Skeletons ... Jay Holy *
Vulture of Love ... Sea Monsters *
Working With Fire and Steel ... China Crisis
Ace of Spades ... The Bloody Five * (Motorhead cover)
Youth Culture Killed My Dog ... They Might Be Giants
White Cloud ... Curbside Sofa *
Til The End Of The Day ... Chris Richards and the Subtractions
Climbing A High Wall ... Link Wray and the Wraymen
Get Lost ... Beach Slang
Devil's Haircut ... Beck
The Transit Song ... Fembots *
Holy Roller ... Blank Tapes
Dream ... Rebekah Higgs *
Red Morning Light ... Kings of Leon
Agents of Play ... Quilt
Blowtorch ... Headstones *
You're True ... Eddie Vedder

Thanks for listening!


Ruby Slippers December 8 20-17 7-8 pm

Hey everybody!

Got this one done early (too much coffee on a Sunday after Poldark and the Collection have finished their runs) so here it is. Will air on Friday

Wrong Hole ... Implicate Order *
But I Already have it ... The Waking Eyes *
Knives in Cartoons...Still Life Still *
Chaotic Entrance ... Robot Apocalypse *
Hold Me Now ... Moon Socket *
Burn The Witch ... Radiohead
Punk Shadows ... Blodd and Glass *
Pagan Poetry ... Bjork
Fempire ... hHead *
Stained Glass Heart ... Public Animal *
Elmore's Surf ... Sun Stone Revolvers *
Take It Away ... Dany Laj & The Looks *
Dog Eat Dog ... Adam & The Ants
Deep In Space ... Jupiter Hollow *
Stimulation ... Preoccupations *
#1 Joyride ... Junkhouse *
Leonard Cohen (ft. Carole Pope) ... Gordon Shawcross *
Little Secrets ... Passion Pit

TOO LONG. Will fix later, gators.

Thanks for listening.


Thursday, 23 November 2017

Ruby Slippers November 24 2017 7-8 pm

Hey everybody

Here is the playlist. If the stars align we will be speaking to Chris McKhool from Sultans of String too!

Silence of the Saints ...Left By Snakes * (new)
Pearly White ... Junkhouse *
Wolves ... Iron and Wine
Turkish Greensleeves ... Sultans of String *
Sing for Kwanzaa ... Sultans of String *
Environmental Blues ... Christian D * (new)
This Is Not A Test ... Carole Pope * (new)
The Ghost In You ... Matt Mancid and Colour Theory (cover Psychedelic Furs) (new)
Permanent ... Stuck on Planet Earth * (new)
Johnson Street ... Enrights * (new)

Thanks for listening


Monday, 20 November 2017

Fill In show November 20 2017 7-8 pm

Here's the playlist:

Love You Can Believe In ... Tristan Thompson *
Past The Stars ... By Divine Right *
Voodoo ...Allen Stone
Nighttime/Anytime ...The Constantines *
Hellboy Blues ... Lee Harvey Osmond *
When She Arrived ... Thus Owls *
Slippery People ... Talking Heads
Little Hand ... The Braids *
Wake Up The Nation (Zinc remix) ... Paul Weller
Once A Day .. Michael Franti and Spearhead
Odessa ... CARIBOU *
Wrecking Ball ... The Galacticats *
Stars ... Grown Up Avenger Stuff *
Wrecking Ball ... Minotaurs *
The Spell ... Poppuseed and the Love Explosion *

Thx for listening

Thursday, 16 November 2017

Ruby Slippers Membership November 17 2017 7-8 pm

Hey everybody,

Happy Membership Week! Made your donation yet? Well if you can and feel that community radio is important, here's your big chance. You can call in during tonight's show at 416-946-7800 or at 1-888-204-8976. You can also hit us online at

I will be playing some of the music below while entertaining a guest or two and waiting for your calls!

Over The Rainbow ... Me First and the Gimme Gimmes (naturally)
Gasoline Radio ... Real Gone *
Fun House '69 ... Junkhouse * (ends a bit abruptly, CD played to death...)(Yay Hamilton!)
I Was Thinking ... debRa 666 *
Dance ... Acid Test*
Love In Action ... Todd Rundgren (request)
I Can't Go For That ...Hall and Oates (request)
No Glamour In The Hammer ... Whitehorse * (for all you Hamilton fans out there)
Cracked ... David Contin * (show cohost in the new year)
Suffer ... Clara Venice * (theremin!)
Ding Dong ... Klaus Nomi

It's anyone's guess what will make the list this week.

Thanks for listening! Always appreciated


Monday, 13 November 2017

Fill In membership drive November 13 7-8 pm

Here is the playlist and if you haven't donated, it's not too late:

Crossed the Line ... The Decoys *
First World Rag ... Pow Wows *
Eight Wheels of Justice ... High Heels Lo Fi *
The Neverending Sigh ... Foo Fighters
Space Hobo ... High Dials *
You're A Hologram ... Hexes and Ohs *
As Heaven Is Wide ... Garbage
Headphones ... Mounties *
Tenere Taqhim Tossam ... Tinariwen
Freaks ... Hawk in Paris
Rhapsody in Pink ... Jon Cohen Experimental *

Thanks for listening

Thursday, 9 November 2017

Ruby Slippers Indie Week November 10 2017 7-8 pm

Hey hey everybody!

It is Indie Week and boy is there a lot of stuff going on. Frankly my head is in a spin and I only went out to two events. Just to let you know, CIUT is sponsoring a show at the Horseshoe called Taste of Iceland on Saturday and it's free, but you will have to get a ticket online.
Hurry as this event fills up very quickly!

Anyhow, the playlist this week includes a good number of artists from Indie Week and also some indie artists who are not part of the festival. You may notice there is more metal than I normally include. Was a judge at Cherry Cola's and the showcase was, you guessed it, metal. Pretty intense and impressive! Had to share some of that with you this time around. (Always invest in good hearing protection, it's so worth it)


Too Close For Comfort ...The Ocean Cure * (Indie Week)
Brother ... Grown Up Avenger Stuff  (Indie Week)
Irresistible ... Velvet Supersloths * (Indie Week)
Plastic Gold ... Fufanu (Indie Week) (Taste of Iceland showcase)
Playing God ... Vinyl Hero * (Indie Week)
Thumbsucker ... Double Experience * (Indie Week)
Wardrobe Malfunction ... The Empty Page (Indie Week) (winner of the UK Indie Week)
The Moon Will Never Turn on Me ... Mannut (Indie Week) (Taste of Iceland showcase)
Breathe Me In ... ash.OK (new)
Friends Don't Lie (Stranger Things theme) ... Septembryo * (new)
This Is Now ... The Knife (just wanted to play this)
Punk Shadows ... Blood and Glass * (Indie Week)
Abaddon ... Hunting Owls * (Indie Week)
Ghost I Know ... Anthems in Ashes  * (Indie Week)
Father Pray ... Pat Robitaille * (Indie Week)

Next week is Membership time. Will be onair Monday at 7 and then again Friday for Ruby Slippers.
Please consider supporting community radio with a donation, much appreciated (

Thanks for listening


Monday, 6 November 2017

Fill In November 3 2017 7-8 pm

Here is the playlist

I Feel Free ... Cream
All Is Not Lost ... OK Go
Mirror ... Brunswick Project *
Modern Man ... Arcade Fire *
Groove Holmes ... The Dirty Pioneers *
Telegram Sam ... Bauhaus
Pirates (Can't All Sail the Indian Ocean) ... Forest City Lovers *
Combat Baby ... Metric *
Lucy In The Sky With Diamonds ... Flaming Lips
Anime Eyes ... The Awkward Stage *
A Brain In A Bottle ... Thom Yorke
How I Came ... Watermelon *
Metanoia ft. Clara Venice and Ian McNally ...ill.Gates
Things Will Fall Apart ... Parallels *

Thanks for listening

Thursday, 2 November 2017

Ruby Slippers November 3 2017

Hey everybody

This week's list starts out very very caffeinated however the supply of little chocolate bars ran out part way through.
Hang on, the drop is pretty abrupt.

Rock Control ... The Dollyrots
You Really Got Me ... The Hammersmith Gorillas
Revenge for Nerds ... Vast Robot Armies *
Rosemary's garden ... Secondhand Habit *
Salt ... Special Ops *
Kill The Engine ... Weird With Cats *
Clean ... Renny Wilson *
Smile ... Elastica
Heat of the Beat ... The Diodes * (just saw The Last Pogo DVD this week)
I Was A Teenage Stockbroker ... Stark Naked and the Fleshtones *
Diana ... Fanshaw *
Lafaye (Scissor Sisters Remix) ... School of Seven Bells
Stick and Stones ... Crystal Stilts
San Francisco ... Jane's Party *
The Best Today ... Keaton Henson
Wicked Light ... David Contin *
Army Dreamers ... Kate Bush
The Desert Pt. 2 ...Andrew James Barker *

This will change for sure, too ambitious but that's what post Halloween overload will do to you.

BTW if you want to go to Iceland (and honestly, who wouldn't?) donate early to this membership drive coming up in two weeks to be entered into this awesome draw.

Thanks for listening

Monday, 30 October 2017

Fill In Halloweiner October 30 2017 7-8 pm

Here's the playlist


She Walks The Night ...King Creep *
A Tell Tale Heart ... Alan Parsons
Smells Like Teen Spirit (Nirvana cover) ... Winter Gloves *
Monster Mash ... Bobby Boris Pickett & The Crypt Kickers
Banana Boat Song (cover) ...Greg Clarke *
So Said The Lighthouse Keeper ... Klaatu *
The Mystic's Dream ... Loreena McKennitt *
The Worm Is Calling ... Moonwood *
The Dream ... Birthday Massacre *
Tubular Bells ... Book Of Love
My Body's A Zombie For You ... Dead Man's Bones
Cosmic Cannibalism ... Uubbuurruu *
The Raven ... Alan Parsons
I Put A Spell On You ...The Kills
Werewolves of London .. Warren Zevon

Thanks for listening

Have a happy and safe Halloween

See you Friday


Wednesday, 25 October 2017

Ruby Slippers Spooktacular for October 27 2017 7-8 pm

Hey everybody!


It's that most wonderful time of the year, Halloween, and to that end, here is the playlist for things that go bump in the night.

The Deacon ...The Electric Ants *
Cemetary ... Headstones *
Devil Inside ... INXS
Awhooooo ... The Lad Mags
He's Planning His Funeral ... James Collins *
Spooky ... Vampire Bats *
The Afterlife ... YACHT
Laying In an Angel's Corpse ... Uubbuurruu *
Ghosts of Love ... Joy Holy *
Midnight Celebrity ... Acid Priest *
Haunted BBQ ... Bats Pajamas *
Riders On The Storm ... Dead Skeleton
Throw It In The River ... Young Rival *
Old Ghosts ... Jethro Tull
Strange Brew ... Cream
Synchronicity ... Commander & Thief *
I Put A Spell On Tou ... The Kills

Be wary of things that go bump in the night!

Thanks for listening!


Monday, 23 October 2017

Fill in show October 23 2017 7-8 pm

Here is the playlist

Such a Fool ...22-20
Berlin ...Black Rebel Motorcycle Club
Bejewelled ... The Lad Mags *
Madman ...Klaatu *
Tranparency is the New Mystery ...Marnie Stern
Feels Good To Me  ...Red Amber Green
(I Might ) Smile ...Young Doctors in Love *
Dust Hymn ...Purity Ring *
Bontempi Latin ...Holy Fuck *
Swan Song ...Zoo Lion *
Phaze Ulysses ... Devil's Din *
Soul Unwind ...Apostle of Hustle *
So Long ...Jig the Alien
Tusk ...Crystal Ark
Babes ...Icky Blossoms

Thanks for listening


Wednesday, 18 October 2017

Ruby Slippers October 20 2017 7-8 pm

Hey everybody!

I'm back and ready to go!
This is one joyful playlist and I am excited to share it with you. So here goes...

Lovers In The Backseat ... Scissor Sisters
Heart of the Beat ...Motel Raphael *
Tik Tok ... Secondhand Habit *
Strange Intuition ... Patiently Awaiting the Meteorite *
Nearly Normal ... Devil's Din *
Detective Man ... Detective (remember the WKRP episode with Scum of the Earth? Those guys)
The Girl Who Waited ... Moonwood *
Elevator ... Young Rival *
(I Wanna Love You Like A) Mad Dog ... Stavely Makepeace
Vow ... Garbage
Kick It in ... Simple Minds
Wait & See ...Diamond Rings *
Heavy Moon ... Elephant Stone *
Gorillas In The Mist ... debRa 666 *
I Can't Go For That (DJ Apt One Drum version) ... Hall and Oates

Thanks for listening. Will be back most likely on Monday from 7-8 doing a fill in.

See ya soon


Tuesday, 17 October 2017

Fill in October 16 2017 7-8 pm

Here is the playlist

Perfect Ten ... Holy Sexy Bastards
Dead Honey ... Die Mannequin *
Carousels ... Silent Movie Types *
When Something Stands for Nothing ... Headstones * (a classic)
Tanlines ... KNIFEY *
Wastelands ...The Dead Love
New Age Renegade ...Moon Tan *
Undone (The Sweater Song) ... Weezer
Charlton Heston Haunts Me In My Sleep ... Portable Jesus
Dreams ...The Kills
Stuck In The Metal ... Eagles of Death Metal
Eaten By A Bear ...deBra666 *
Work It ...Beautiful Nothing *
Amadeus .. Bravestation *
To Keep It Going ... The Amazing

Thanks for listening

Sunday, 15 October 2017

Ruby Slippers with DJ Nico October 13 7-8 pm

Here's the playlist!

Try UmphsTwo faces
ExplorerPsychogenic fugue
CatlLamplight the way
SteppenwolfSookie sookie
Bob Seger SystemRamblin gamblin man
Sam & DaveI thank you
Joe TexSkinny legs and all
Shirley MatthewsBig town boy
Cesar et les RomainsMoney
Jack London and the SparrowsIf you don't want my love
The RustixLeaving here
Mitch RyderI'd rather go to jail
Jerry ButlerI'm the one
Chuck JacksonI don't want to cry
Brenton WoodOogum boogum
Baby WashingtonWork out
Routers Let's go
The Four PenniesWhen the boys happy (the girls happy too)

Thanks to DJ Nico for a real blast!
See you next Friday

Monday, 9 October 2017

Fill In October 9 2017 7-8 pm

Happy Thanksgiving! Thanks for listening!

Let It Happen ... Tame Impala
Karma ...parker Bombshell *
Electric Company ... Orchestra of Spheres
New Tides ...Parks and Rec *
Not About To ... Ruby Jean and The Thoughtful Bees *
Show Me Your Eyes ... Royal Canoe *
Bizness ... tUnE-yArDs
Tell Mama .. Etta James
Love Song  (Cure cover) ... Tori Amos
Doing It Right ... The Go! Team
Heart Shaped Box ... Beliefs *
Alex Chilton ... The Replacements
When The Lights Go Out ... Eve Hell & The Razors *
FLO-136 ... Sounds Around *

Be careful out there

See you Wednesday at 8 (another fill in gig)


Thursday, 5 October 2017

Ruby Slippers October 6 2017 7-8 pm

Hey everybody!

Happy Thanksgiving! Here's a playlist to start the weekend off on the right foot.

A Criminal Mind (Gowan cover) ...Moonlight Desires *
Baby Take It All ... Special Ops *
Age of Consent (New Order cover) ... Parallels *
After Dark ... Eve Hell & The Razors *
Carry The Weight ... Young Rival *
Freezing ... parker Bombshell *
Pressure ... Sci-Fi Starland (new)
Full Moon ... Lucky + Love
Sad ... TAXI *  (at Dora Keogh Bar near Broadview TO Oct. 6 at 7:30 pm)
Primitive Creatures ... Church of Trees *
Love What You Do ... Divine Comedy
Bloodrush ... Royal Canoe *
New Feelin ... Dove Pilot * (new)
Lovely, Lovely ... F & M *
Good Morning Mr. Wolf ... Patrick Watson *
I Can't Go for That ... Hall & Oates
Superstition ... Stevie Wonder

OK so I won't get to the last two, but it was worth a try.

Thanks for listening. Feast responsibly.


Monday, 2 October 2017

Fill in October 2 2017 7-8 pm

Here is the playlist:

All We Need Is Love ... Leningrad Cowboys
Paper Tiger ... Beck
Echoes ... The Evidence
Games Without Frontiers ... Arcade Fire * (pretty cool cover, right?)
Goodbye Baby ... The Ballroom Babies *
In High Places ... Hexes and Ohs *
Creatures Great and Small... Aidan Knight *
Automatic ... The Spandettes *
Haven ... Bravestation *
Walk Away ... Shattervox *
Dk/Pi ... Aero Flynn
You Still Love Me ...Cut Off Your Hands
Bad Czech ... Milks and Rectangles *
The Girl That I'll Exit With ... Cygnets *
Compound (Odd Future) ... Filthy Haanz *
She's The One ... Caribou *

Thanks for listening


Wednesday, 27 September 2017

Ruby Slippers September 29 2017 7-8 pm

Hey everybody!

Miss me?

Here's the playlist for this week. It's a major nostalgia trip, going down the rabbit hole with this one.

Courage ...Todd Rundgren
Crushed ... Cocteau Twins
Cat Rider ... Little Dragon
Watching Me Without You ... Kate Bush
Kiss You Kids ... Heirloom *
Season of the Witch ... Donovan
Dead Meat ... Talk Show Host * (new)
Brave New World ... Devil's Din ... * (new)
Pieces of Starlight ... Dove Pilot * (new)
The Good Life ... Weezer
Lifetime ... Rolla Olak *
Planet Love ... Lee Harvey Osmond *
White Walls ... Gingerale and the Monowhales *

Thanks for listening


Monday, 25 September 2017

Fill In September 25 2017 7-8 pm

Here is the playlist. Thanks for listening

Let's Run ... Le Tigre
I Love You ...Robyn Hitchcox
See No Evil ... Television
Killed By Love ... Pursuit of Happiness *
Walk Before Imitate ...The Homosexuals
Can't Fight The Feeling ... Orange O'Clock *
Left Of The Dial ... The Replacements
Papa Don't Preach ... Woodhands *
It Falls Apart ... Odds *
I Don't Remember ... David Byrne
Wave Goodbye ... Animal Confession *
Late Night Love ... Ark Analog *
Blackwind ... Patrick Watson *
Love Myself ... parker Bombshell *
Museum ... The Future Sound Of London


See you Friday on #Ruby Slippers 7-8 pm. #loveyourradio @CIUT895FM

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Monday, 18 September 2017

Fill in September 18 2017

Here is the playlist for today.

Covers ... Beauts *
Fix Me Now ... Garbage
Slipping Away ... Like A Motorcycle *
Spins In Circles ... Dinosaur Bones *
Horse Pills ... Dandy Warhols
Blue Church Road  ... Collette Savard *
Push and Pull ... White Hot Jet *
Save Your Nails ... Andy Dixon*
Girls ... Aitch
Can't Keep Your Mind Off ... Data Romance *
What You've Always Wanted ...The Beans
Waiting on A Feeling ... City Rain
Born In The USA ...Ben Sir *
Too Much, Not Enough ... Say Yes *
Radio Nowhere ... The Matchup *
Covered in Chrome ... Violent Soho
Hungry Heart ... Cactus Vella *

Thanks for listening.


Thursday, 14 September 2017

Ruby Slippers Sept. 15 2017 7-8 pm

Hey everybody

This one is really upbeat and heavy (for me anyway)
Hope it'll cure what ails ya.

Empty Handed Painter ... Coastwest Unrest
Solitude is Bliss ... Tame Impala
Curse of the Corner Lot ... Electricity for Everybody *
Kicking the Habit ... Trained by Aliens *
Follow ... Gas Covered Planet *
Gasoline Radio ... Real Gone
Libby First Sunrise ... Destroyer *
Bollywood ... Patrick Watson *
Tiger Phone Card ... Dengue Fever
Flame to the Moth ... Pain Of Salvation
Anomaly ... Doldrums *
Purple Rain ... Prince

That's it. Ha!!!
Thanks for listening
See you on Monday at 7 for a secret fill in show.


Monday, 11 September 2017

Fill In September 11 2017 7-8 pm

Here is the playlist

Snowflakes Are Dancing ... Kurt Vile
Highway 408 ... Liver *
Time Is A Machine Gun ... A Shoreline Dream
Alien Threat ... NLP *
Stranger Than Earth ... Purity Ring *
Black Magic ... The Ballantynes *
Lamplight The Way ... CATL *
You Love Fades Away ... Simone Denny *
Another Girl Another Planet ... Screwed *
Kinda Sucks ... Trevor Battle *
My Heart Is Pinned To Your Sleeve  ... The High Dials *
Live Forever ... Danko Jones *
Running Away ... The Royal Foundry *
Johnny Appleseed ... Joe Strummer and the Mescaleros
Dear Liza ... Running Red Lights *

thanks for listening

Thursday, 7 September 2017

Ruby Slippers September 8 2017 7-8 pm

Hey everybody!
Sorry, a little late this week getting this posted. Life is in a real whirl presently but the music must go on!
Hence, this outstanding playlist for you to enjoy!

Shake ... Tin Bangs *
Wasted Youth ... Spectre Hearts *
Dressed To The Nines ... Caffeine (new)
Never Coming Down ... White Hot Jet *
Bag O Miracles ... Eagles of Death Metal
The Hand That Brings the Road Kill To The Side ... The Great Russian Empire * (new)
Gimme Some Annihilation ... Crocodiles
I Need This Bed To Myself ... Holiday Crowd *
Fair Weather ... Howl *
Take It on Faith ... Matt Mays *
Set Me Free ... Tafari Anthony (new)
Burning Flame ... The Franklin Electric *
Rust ... Cam Bird (new)
Life's A Gas ... Greg Clarke *
Give Me Time ... Roo & The Howl
Sandy ... Caribou *
Just Good Friends ... Michael Jackson and Stevie Wonder

Wow that's a mixed card for sure.

Thanks for listening


Monday, 4 September 2017

Fill In September 4 201 7-8 pm

Hey there! Fill in list is right HERE!

I Won't Change ...Ballroom Babies *
Still Adore You ...Hexes and Ohs *
Stay Back ... The Brains *
We Could Be Here ... Hollow Threads
Nerve Endings ... Eagulls
Ain't Life Funny ... The Sulks *
Whirring ... The Joy Formidable
Sleepwalker ... Possum *
Oh My Heart ... Mother Mother *
Way Out West ... Big Star
Destroyer ... King Khan and the Shrines *
Real Man ... Todd Rundgren
Swooner ... The Zolas *
Spirit Shadows ...Autumn Stones *
Time ... Fast Romantics *
Strange Attractions ...Diana *

(Sorry for the glitch)


Saturday, 2 September 2017

Fill In for September 2 Noon Til 2

Here is the fill in list!
Somewhere Over The Rainbow ... Ramones
Shine Of Her Moon ... Basement Arms *
Berlin ... Black Rebel Motorcycle Club
In 2 The Arms Of Love ... Jupiter In Velvet
Madman ... Klaatu *
 I Miss My Friends ... Rabid Flowers *
Feels Good To Me .. Red Amber Green *
Holding Still ... Valentin Gerlier
Dust Hymn ... Purity Ring *
Ordinary People ... Twin Peaks
Bontemps Latin ... Holy Fuck *
Lama ...Ummagma *
Phaze Ulysses ... Devil's Din *
What You're After ... Within Rust *
Don't Talk To Me ... Korean Drama *
Mourning Song ... We Are The City *
Lonely Boy ... Iggy Pop and Ginger Baker
Vanilla Blue ... Alex Bent and the Emptiness *
So Long ... Jig The Alien
California ... Tobias The Owl
Cheap Music ... Handsome Furs *
Left Alone ... Zoo Owl *
Babes ... Icky Blossoms
Soul Love ... Austra and CFCF *
Extreme To Me ...Kris Demeanor * (warning, explicit)
Twist ... Aero Flynn
Burn The Witch ... Radiohead
Fires .. Band of Skulls
Cults ... Little Girls *
She's My Girl ... The Turtles
No Money ... Kings of Leon
K9 ... The Velvet Ants
One Fine Morning ... Lighthouse * (Skip Prokop RIP)

Thanks for listening


Thursday, 31 August 2017

Ruby Slippers September 1 2017 7-8 pm

Hey everybody!

Argggghhhhh!!! The school year is just around the weekend and despite the fact that it isn't officially the end of summer until the 21st (and I am sticking to that!) it's time to settle into school/work/big person routines.

However, I have to tell you, it may seem like the fun is done but music doesn't have to be somber and serious, no siree!

I Was A Teenage Stockbroker .... Stark Naked and the Fleshtones *
Psychic Attack ... The Radiation Flowers *
A Thousand Eyes ... Electricity for Everybody *
Couch .... Taxi *
(interview with Emma from the band)
Flaky ... Taxi *
Wild Things ... Kashka *
World Between Us ... Katey Morley *
Call Me (Young Galaxy Remix) ... The Pipettes
Little Dreams ... Ellie Goulding
Un Chant D'Amour ... Crocodiles
Reality In Motion ... Tame Impala
Dance ... Acid Dance *
Suffragette City ... David Bowie (been in a real Bowie mood these days)

You can reach Emma Lamarre  on Twitter
Thanks for listening. Back tomorrow with a noon to 2 fill in.


Monday, 28 August 2017

Fill In August 28 2017 7-8 pm

Hi Kids

Here is the playlist for my awesome playlist

Best.   Job.   Ever.

Linoleum ...Pain Of Salvation
Sanctified ...NIN
Just A Little Bit ... Blue Cheer
Brigade ... Run With The Kittens *
17 ... Radiator Flowers *
Graffiti ... Shark Week *
More Than A Feeling ... Night seekers *
Shake The Hand ... Lee Harvey Osmond *
More My Mojo ... Son Roberts Band *
Pig Meat ... Arlo Guthrie
Suzanne ... Royal Wood *
Matador ... Eugene Ripper *
The Next Day ... David Bowie
Such Great Heights ... The Postal Service
It's Not Meant To Be ... Tame Impala
Tribute ... Pyramids on Mars

That's it!

See you Friday at 7


Wednesday, 23 August 2017

Ruby Slippers August 25 2017 7-8 pm

Hey everybody,

Miss me? I am back after a week off and there is so much really excellent music in this playlist!

Here we go!

Long Train Runnin' ... The Doobie Brothers
Something Good ... Mark Tara *
You Don't Know Yet ... The Son Roberts Band *
Two Headed Boy ... Neutral Milk Hotel
Back To Me ... Goodbye Honolulu * (new)
Anime Eyes ... The Awkward Stage *
Mesmerize ... Temples
Reset ... KASHKA * (new)
What's A Girl To Do? ... Bat For Lashes
Psychedelic Furs ... Stella Diana
Ten Years ... King Heat Ensemble (new)
Revolution Blues ... Neil Young *
Lungs ... Silent Movie Types *
Go Slow ... Tei Shi *
Take a Rest ... Tora (new)

See you again on MONDAY when I get to do a fill in show!

Thanks for listening


Wednesday, 9 August 2017

Ruby Slippers August 11 2017

Hey everybody.

This is my last playlist ... for two weeks! August 18th the show has been preempted for a live remote broadcast. So this one is really hard core, brace yourself.

The Stars (Are Out Tonight) ... David Bowie
Heart Talk ... The Polyphonic Spree
Letter From An Occupant ... The New Pornographers *
Dead Spheres ... Modern Creatures *
Fix Me Now ... Garbage
Scentless Apprentice ... Greys *
Down On The Street ... The Stooges
GMO ... Artificial Dissemination *
Epigenetic ... Authentic Imperfection *
Dominos ... Peter Bjorn & John
Don't Care ... Ophelia Syndrome *
Better ... Stuck On Planet earth *
Rock Me ... Steppenwolf *
Spirit Shadows ... The Autumn Stones *
Monster and Ghouls ... Albert Ryan

See you on the 18th.

Thanks for listening.


Thursday, 3 August 2017

Ruby Slippers August 4 2017 7-8 pm

Hey everybody

A very special thank you to my cohosts of the last two weeks, the fabulous Katey Morley and the unstoppable Nikki from Everything and the Kitchen Sink. It was really fun to share the hour with them and you the listener! However all good things must come to an end, and it's just little old me doing the honours for the rest of the summer. (So far.....)

Here it is, the playlist for a brand new month. There are new tracks which I will mark as such.

Twenty-Twenty ... parker Bombshell *
Sweetback's Gonna Make It ... John Wilkes Booze (best. name. ever)
Up Top ... Busty and the Bass * (new)
Could Be You ... Yohawn Brown (*?)
Making Waves ... Rabid Flowers * (new)
Hostages ... A.C. Newman *
Easy Enough ... Le Trouble * (new)
When I Can't Sleep ... The Danger Bees *
resistance ... The Franklin Electric * (love this band)
Have Love Will Travel ... The Blue Van (thx to Moondog for this one)
Another Weirdo ... Goodbye Honolulu *
Flower King of Flies ... The Nice
Strange Solar System ... The Apples in Stereo
Mercury ... Tora (new)
Fooled Again? ... Pedro Costa *
Young Offender ... New Order
MK Ultra ... Muse
Dead Spheres ... Modern Creatures *

Too much, I know, I know. Let's see what plays out

Thanks for listening. See you next week


Thursday, 27 July 2017

Ruby Slippers with Nikki from Everything and the Kitchen Sink July 28 7-8 pm

Hey everybody!

Here we are at the end of another month and as it turns out we are going out with a BANG!!!
Tonight's guest cohost is none other than Nikki from the celebrated podcast "Everything and the Kitchen Sink" and as is always the way with a cohost, she has picked the playlist.

See how I cleverly let someone do all the work? (I know, you're on to me. LOL)

Anyway, it promises to be a fun show and here is the stuff we will be playing, if we don't get too wrapped up with the silliness.

Devil's Wave ... The Gnarly Ones *
Right On You ... Benjamin Booker
Shelter In My Arms ... Simone Denny and the Stereo Dynamite *
Down Down ... The Coathangers
My Place Your Town ... The Ballantynes *
20th Century Strategies ... Public Animal *
Going Out Tonight ... Danko Jones *
Poka ... Mabiisi
sPEak ... Public Enemy
Love and Romance ... The Slits

There you go.

Again many thanks to Katey Morley for last week's show.

And thanks to YOU for listening.


Monday, 24 July 2017

Fill in show July 24th 7-8 pm

Hey everybody,

Got the call to fill in today, so here is the playlist.

Loser Without Your Love....Lee Harvey Osmond *
World Between Us ... Katey Morley *
Years ... Dream Aria *
In Gingham ... The Dagons
Mr. Skin ... Acid Test *
Electric Avenue ... Woodhands *
Boatman ... Little Scream *
Golden Years ... Russian Futurists *
Tone ... Strange Cases *
Empty Room ... Arcade Fire *
You've Become Skeletal ... Jay Holy *
Phasors on Stun ... FM *
Hijacked ... Run With The Kittens *
Beat and the Pulse ... Austra *
Moonage Daydream ... Dirty Nil *

Thanks for listening. See you on Friday


Friday, 21 July 2017

Ruby Slippers for July 21 2017

Hey everybody

Here is the playlist as chosen by my amazing guest cohost Katey Morley.

Support her new album (two EPs actually, entitled Then and Now) on iTunes, Bandcamp or through her website.

Didn't You ... Katey Morley *
Noah ... Katey Morley *
Lucille ... Kenny Rogers
White Daisies ... Rose Cousins *
Big Smoke ... Katey Morley *
Drawn to the Rhythm ... Sarah McLachlin *
Compromise ... Mercy Flight *
Good Little Girls ... Katey Morley *
Soon ... Katey Morley *

I am deeply honoured to have had her in house, particularily as she drove in from the north to do it!

Next week, Nikki from Everything and the Kitchen Sink podcast and No Pants Record Day

Thanks for listening


Thursday, 13 July 2017

Ruby Slippers Hillside playlist July 14 2017

Hey everybody!

I can't believe it's that time of year again. The perfect festival is on starting today for a weekend of music, workshops, wonderful food and good will. It is even totally green. Doesn't get a lot better than that. Hats off to the Dish Ninjas!

Anyhow, most of the tracks on this week's playlist are from performers at Hillside. If you can't be there (I can't unfortunately) this is the next best thing! Enjoy

Powerlines ... Lowest of the Low *(HS headliner on Friday)
The Milkman of Human Kindness ... Billy Bragg  (HS)
Can You Make Me Feel Blue ... Lost Cousins * (HS)
Almost ... Sarah Harmer * (HS)
Deep Toque ... Aerialists * (HS)
Fifty Fifty ... The Luyas * (HS)
GBA ... Xavier Rudd (HS) (I am crying real tears about missing this one)
Strongest Man Alive ... Franklin Electric * (HS)
Feather and Bone ... Common Deer * (HS)
Kirsten Time ... WHOOP-Szo * (HS)
Sheep ... Mt. Joy * (HS)
Dangerdangerdanger ... Rae Spoon * (HS)
Peroxide ... Chastity * (HS)
I Won't Go ... Dead Flowers * (HS)
Maybe Angels ... Sheryl Crow (in memory of)

Didn't make it to this wonderful group: The Turbans so here is their video

Thanks for listening. 

(HS) Hillside Festival 2017

Thursday, 6 July 2017

Ruby Slippers for July 7 2017 7-8 pm

Hey everybody

Yikes! July! I got nothing

Pyromancer ... Buddy Black and the Ghost Umbrellas *
Leaders of the Undersea World .... Odds *
Whole Lotta Love ... Dread Zeppelin
Sexy ... Lucky + Love
Your Breath ... Analog Angel
The Fall ... Black Lady Soul *
Fog and Dust ... iSpy *
Tree Trunks ... Basement Revolver *
Skipping Life ... Broken Halo *
Teenage Blood ... Apex Manor
Hand That Feeds ... NIN
Help ... The Apartments
Noisemaker ... Two Hours Traffic  *
Sick Days ... The Holiday Crowd *
Lucky ... Allistair
Haven ... Bravestation *
Dk/Pi ... Aero Flynn

In heaven, everything is fine.

Thanks for listening


Wednesday, 28 June 2017

Ruby Slippers for June 30 (Good Lord where did June go?) 2017

Hey everybody!

I CAN'T BELIEVE THE MONTH IS DONE!!!!!!  And Canada is going to be 150 YEARS OLD !!!

Too much to process, so I am going to just kick back and listen to music. Are you in?

Dancing in The Rain ... The Hawk In Paris (go to track when I need a break from life)
13th Floor ... Bravestation * NEW NEW NEW
Body ... Young Galaxy *
Couch ... Taxi * NEW! Radio Premier!
Inverse Seconds ... Tobias the Owl
Yukon Princess ... Lakes and Pines * NEW from Winnipeg
Gimme Time ... Bullet * NEW
Covers ... Beauts *
Charles William ... All Them Witches
Can't Fight The Feeling ... Orange O'Clock *
Until the End ... Black Fever * (I do love this track)
Animal Wives ... Amos The Transparent *
She's Leaving Home ... The Beatles
Young ... Chevalier Avant Garde *

This is too much for the hour, I know. But I can dream, right? And Post Malone will just have to wait as we need LOADS of Cancon * for July 1st!!!

Celebrate responsibly this weekend and thanks for listening.

Thursday, 22 June 2017

Ruby Slippers NXNE Part Deux June 23 2017 7-8 pm

Hey everybody,

NXNE continues on its merry way and as promised from last week, here is the second part of the playlist. There are also some non festival surprises, something BRAND NEW, a radio exclusive from F-105, very exciting, and of course a tip of the hat to Pride Month here in Toronto, going on NOW!

And if you wonder why there isn't a day by day random picks blog, well, the new streamlined format for NXNE is more appropriate to Tweet out.

So here's the Twitter address   @carolbonciut

Get Outa My Way ... The Laughing Dogs (not NXNE but what the hell)
Stairway ... Yukon Blonde *
Grab the Phone ... Secret Satanists *
Errors ... KID *
Found Blue Skies ... Pat Robitaille * (this is an early track but I really love it)
Gatsby ... Olivia and the Creepy Crawlies *
My Girl (For You) ... Ferraro *
Cowards In The Castle ... The Anti Queens *
Only I Can Bring You Down ... Jupiter in Velvet (not NXNE, see previous comment)
Seashore ... The Regrettes *
Toronto Girl ... F-105 * (not NXNE, radio premier!!!!!!!)
No Talk ... River Tiber *
Make Way ... HeartStreets *
Rise Up! ... Lorraine Segato * (Pride Week in Toronto)

Thanks for listening!

You can reach me at or
Twitter @carolbonciut
Facebook  RubySlippersRadio


Wednesday, 14 June 2017

Ruby Slippers NXNE 2017 June 16 7-8 pm

Hey everybody!

It's festival season and believe it or not, NXNE is already upon us!

The first weekend is devoted at Yonge and Dundas Square to the gamers among you, but there is still loads of great music in clubs and at the Portlands as the week carries on.

This week's playlist is a sample of some of that awesomeness.

Love Is Greed ... Passion Pit
Bike Home ... Humans *
You're The One ... Kaytranada *
Cold Water ... Blue Sky Miners *
Georgia Moon ... The Northern Coast *
Something about Her ... The Kents *
Strongest Man Alive ... The Franklin Electric *
Summer Eyes ... Midday Swim *
Feel An Emotion ... Lost Cousins *
Relling the Liars In (Swans cover) ... Cold Specks *
Hold On ... Twin Peaks
Home is Where ... Caveboy *
Friend of a Friend ... Teen Ravine *
Paris ... Beach Season *
Comeback Kid ... Sleigh Bells
Never Forever ... Dead Soft *

There you go. And that's not all! Check out the full line up at

Hope to see you there and thanks for listening!

*Cancon of course!

Thursday, 8 June 2017

Ruby Slippers June 9 (I think) 2017 7-8 pm

Hey everybody

As it's going to be insanely hot (for Toronto) this weekend, defaulted to a more laid back playlist this week. Before this show goes to air, I review the list end to end twice and I am now ready to face what may lie ahead, that's how chill it is.


Shine Of Her Moon ... Basement Arms *
In2 The Arms of Love ... Jupiter in Velvet (new)
I Miss My Friends ... Rabid Flowers * (new)
Holding Still ... Valentin Gerlier
Ordinary People ... Twin Peaks
Lama (Robin Guthrie remix) ... Ummagma *
What You're After ... Within Rust *
Mourning Song ... We Are The City *
Vanilla Blue ... Alex Bent and the Emptiness (new) *
California (CA) ... Tobias the Owl
Left Alone ... Zoo Owl * (see what I did there? Two owls)
Soul Love ... Austra and CFCF * (Bowie cover)
Twist ... Aero Flynn (💗)
Fires ... Band of Skulls
K9 ... The Velvet Ants

Won't make the whole list...but you never know how it will shake out!

Up next week NXNE playlist

Thanks for listening


Wednesday, 31 May 2017

Ruby Slippers June 2 2017 7-8 pm

Hey everybody!

Another month, more excellent music

Looks as if I will be doing a NXNE playlist soon, but this week sees some new tracks from Canadian artists Herokah and Pon the Rebel, some classic Brian Wilson and David Bowie and all manner of stuff in between.


Waiting List ... Catl *
Those Things You Do ... Teenage Head *
Freedom for a Policeman ... Chad VanGaalen *
Shelf Life ... Pon The Rebel * (new)
The Moment ... Tame Impala
Everybody Wants to Rule The World ... Tears for Fears (touring again this summer)
Snake Charmer (Young Galaxy remix) ... CFCF *
Bed Of Nailz ... Herokah *
Los Angeles ... Ben Novak (new)
Everybody Knows You're High ... Partner * (new)
Pinky's Dream ... David Lynch (yes, THAT David Lynch from the Crazy Clown Time LP)
Renewed Love ... Tangiers *
Istanbul ... They Might Be Giants
Saturday Morning In The City ... Brian Wilson
Rum Hee (Deerhoof remix) ... Shugo Tokumaru
Primitive Creatures....Church of Trees *

Thanks for listening


Wednesday, 24 May 2017

Ruby Slippers for May 26 2017 7-8 pm

Hey everybody!

Happy Memorial Day weekend for those of you who are visiting friends and family in the US  or listening to this station online! May the weather be nice, the people friendly and a complete lack of drama all around.

Here's this week's soundtrack to the weekend. New stuff, old stuff, some brand new tracks from a boutique label in the north.

Ready, steady GO!!!

Neon Jesus ... Crocodiles
We're All In Love ... Black Rebel Motorcycle Club
Public Safety Announcement ... The Bravery *
Find Me Easily ... Couleur Dessin *
iBelieve (Krystle Love B remix) ... Septembryo *
Hold Your Secrets To Your Heart ... Miracle Fortress *
Lanterns ... I, Us and We
Fuzzy Dunlop ... Me, You and Thomas
Head In The Clouds ... Melody Carvid *
Good Enough ... Rose Cousins *
The Storm ... Jesse Chimm *
The Slingshot ... The How Do You Like Me Nows*
Barbara Jean ... Hunter Valentine *
In Memory ... The Disraelis *
Crossed Wires ... The Acorn *

Whoa Nelly! How awesome is this, if I do say myself!

Thanks for listening and remember to be safe out there.


Wednesday, 17 May 2017

Ruby Slippers May 19 7-8 pm

Hey everybody!

Thanks so much for your support during the membership week and the show.
I find it hard to reach out for help. It means a lot to have you step forward and keep this place and this show on the air.

I am sorry to say that Bestival has pulled out of Toronto this year as well as a number of other music festivals simply because of funding. HOWEVER, we here at the station will continue to fly the music flag each and every week. Toronto IS a music city and we will never forget that.

Never, ever.

So here goes.

Electric Avenue (Eddie Grant cover) ... Woodhands * (never gets old)
You Get What You Give ... New Radicals (a thank you to our supporters)
Wicket Youth ... Sego
Golden Years ... The Russian Futurists *
Empty Room ... Arcade Fire *
Under The Knife ... The Rural Alberta Advantage *
Noah ... Katey Morley * (NEW)
The Magician ... Secession
Grand Mal Seizure ... Shattervox *
Change My Ways ... Headstones *
Jumpin Jack ... Aretha Franklin (comfort for the soul)
Bedroom Music (Basement Love remix) ... Bloody Five *
Love Song ... The Cure
Years Slip Away ... Dream Aria *
Hijacked ... Run With the Kittens *

Notice all the Cancon (*) We got it going on, baby!

Thanks for listening

Wednesday, 10 May 2017

Ruby Slippers May 12 Membership Drive Show

Hey everybody

As you may know from previous membership drives, I won't use everything on the playlist.

There are things that need to be said and thank you's to our listeners.

Here is the list from which I will choose.

Over The Rainbow ... Me First and the Gimme Gimmes
Rollover DJ ...Jet
Tone ... The Strange Cases *
Crown Victoria ... Amity Beach *
Alright With You ... Rabid Flowers *
Towards The Sun ... Dream Aria *
Phasors on Stun ... FM *
Boatman ... Little Scream *
Bells ... Jean Michel Jarre
Blue Is Red ... Jets Overhead *
Moonage Daydream ... Dirty Nil *

To keep an independent alternative community station alive, we need the help of our listeners.

There is no FAKE NEWS, just another way of looking at things: new perspectives, new music, contributions from all walks of life.

Please consider donating to us. You can do so online (secure site) at

Thanks for listening and see you next week.


Tuesday, 2 May 2017

Ruby Slippers May 5 7-8 pm

Hey everybody,

It's the lovely month of May and although so far it's been underwater, at least the world is starting to wake up again with new growth.

Some of this playlist is also very new and perhaps also new to you. So without further ado, here it is!

Bare Bones ... Era 9 *
Myth #7 (Honour) ... Les Jupes *
Weakness ... Jon Cohen Experimental *
Little Lies ... Hamish Anderson
Perfect World ... Allen Stone
Drifters Raus ... Joel Plaskett *
You've Become Skeletal ... Jay Holy *
Zita ... Matt Mays *
Goodnight ... The Do Good Badlies *
Mother Russia ... Cope *
Punk Rock til We've Parted ... The Lucky Ones *
Ready To Start ... Arcade Fire *
Precious ... Little Dragon
Rainy Day ... Jenn Grant *
Blood Moon ... Hermitess *
Modern, Normal ... Memoryhouse *
I Won't Break ... Alexandra Jayne
Was It Worth It ... Mama Kin

Next week THE SPRING MEMBERSHIP SHOW!!! Taking requests this week at 💖

Thanks for listening

Thursday, 27 April 2017

Ruby Slippers April 28 2017 7-8 pm

Hey everybody

Big deep breath after the festival, gearing up for the Membership Drive in two weeks!
Time to just chill out with this playlist.

Wait Up For You  (Andy Dixon Remix) ... Lift x Zerbin *
Bed of Nailz ... Herokah *
Burn Bright ... The Lost Talkers *
The Ballad of  Killah P... King Kahn and the BBQ Show *
Weight Of The World ... Andrew Hunter and The Gatherers *
Dig Or Seal ... Laska *
You Don't Know Me ... Polyphonic Spree
Plastic ... Aine Cahill
Ice Age (ft. Deadmau5) ... How To Destroy Angels
Ventures ... We The Oceanographers
Gay Pirates ... Evan Westfal *
The Loneliest of Creatures ... Klaatu *
Ding Dong ... Klaus Nomi
Listen Now ... The Knife
The Immortals ... Kings of Leon
In The Dead Of The Night ... U.K. (ft. Allan Holdsworth RIP)

Thanks for listening.

Sunday, 23 April 2017

Canadian Music Week, Last Day!

Last day, switched to a big ol' mug of tea. Was out reasonably late for me last night and it's kick back time.

BUT there is still today at CMW with a few major choices so here goes.

Lula Lounge start time 2:30
  -Fred Penner. Yes you heard me right. Fred Penner. You might have to fight with a different demographic to get close to the stage but there he is and who wouldn't want to go? Right?

Phoenix starts at 9 pm ****AllAges****
  -Token, Hopsin

Rebel (Polson St) Major venue, doors open at 7 pm
  -CMW finale with Explosions in the Sky.

Thanks for following along with me on this year's event. Don't know about you but there is a lot of listening to do post festival and you can bet many of these artists will end up in the playlist.

Take care and see you at NXNE

Saturday, 22 April 2017

Canadian Music Week Day 5

Another day, three coffees. Notice how it's getting harder and harder to wake up.

Big day, loads of venues. Something for everyone, but really, anywhere is great. In fact just had a half an hour discussion about what to do tonight.

Adelaide Hall  start time 9 pm
  -Moon Eyed, Psychic Twin, Generationals  This looks like an amazing choice!

Bovine Sex Club start time 9 pm
  -Moon Tan, Hiroshima Hearts and friends

Cameron House start time 8 pm
  -Jessica Allossery, Eastern Owl, Hearing Trees and others

The Garrison start time 9 pm
  -Weight, Eyeballs, Teenager, Beliefs, and more with Late Night DJ Party DJ Cadence Weapon!!!

Hard Rock Cafe start time 8 pm
  -Double Experience, Royal North et al

Horseshoe start time 8 pm
  -Dead Projectionists, Adam Baldwin, Birds of Bellwoods just as a start

Monarch Tavern start time 8 pm
  -Seance Sisters, King Creep, Your Sunshine Vapor and more

Rivoli (Music of Nova Scotia) start time 9 pm
  -Danger Bees, The Brood and friends

Smiling Buddha start time 6:30 (bonus!!!)
  -We The Oceanographers, Straight to Business, Blve Hills

And that's not all!! Check out the full schedule at for more suggestions.

One more day to go!

Friday, 21 April 2017

Canadian Music Week Day 4

Hey everybody
On the second cup of coffee today, kinda slow going on that front. Mind you have hit the gym and walked the dog and am bracing for another round of outdoor activity.

Perfect time to pause and offer some suggestions for tonite's CMW.  JUST suggestions, remember.

Adelaide Hall  Start time 8:30pm
  -Little Destroyer, Caveboy, Ria Mae

Bovine Sex Club start time 9 pm
  -Critical Hit, Sumo Cyco, loads of other great bands until 4 am.

The Garrison  start time 9 pm
  -Sam Coffey and the Iron Longs, New Swears, Greys and friends

The Great Hall  start time 9 pm
  -Velveteins, Chastity, Wolf Parade !!!!!!!

Horseshoe Tavern  start time 8 pm
  -Dead Love, Common Deer, The Brains!! and others

Lee's Palace  start time 8:30 This will be a tough one to get in to, go early
  -Dune Rats, new swears, Dead Heavens, Yukon Blonde, Dandy Warhols

Phoenix start time 9 pm
  -Infected Mushroom!

Smiling Buddha start time 7 pm
  -Talk Show Host, Dead Love, Forty Seven Teeth and friends

Supermarket start time 8 pm
  -Chad Price, Barq, Jessica Stuart Few

Stop, Drop and Roll start time 9 pm
  -Ocean Cure, We The Oceanographers and others


Thursday, 20 April 2017

Ruby Slippers CMW 2017 April 21 7-8 pm

Hey everybody,

As promised here is yet another playlist centred on CMW 2017. There have been so many interesting entries into this year's festival, expect to see them pop up during the next few weeks. CMW is like a shot in the arm to seek out new music long past the actual event.


Born Yesterday ... Hollerado *
Blackout Beach ... All Hands on Jane *
Four Steps Down ... Hiroshima Hearts *
Eleanor Goulding's Baby ... Left By Snakes (from Stayner) *
Star Machine ... Bob Mould
Heart Shaped Box ... Beliefs * (yes, I know I have played this before. Just love it)
World Gong Crazy .. Han Han x Datu xHataw *
Home is Where ... Caveboy *
Becoming Insane ... Infected Mushroom
Bum Me Out ... Goodbye Honolulu *
Honest Lies ... Messenger Birds
She Walks At Night ... King Creep *
Try Try Again ... The Rising Few *
Dissonance ... Owen Meany's Batting Stance *
No Wrenching of Guts This Time ... Seazoo (Wales)
California Dreamer ... Wolf Parade *
Twin Mirror ... Zoo Owl *
Consent ... Vallens *

Wow. I have no words.

Thanks for listening.


Canadian Music Week Day 3 2017

Major bucket of tea to start the day today. Not only is there the list to post but also the playlist for this Friday and as promised it's all about CMW.

So here is Day 3's random picks for what to do tonight. Let me know what you think and please feel free to offer feedback on what YOU went to see.

Cherry Cola's start time 9 pm
  -Messenger Birds, Blue Stones , Velveteins and a whole heap more

The Great Hall start time 8:00
  -Birds of Olympus, Medeline Kenney and friends

Hard Rock Cafe start time 8 pm
  -Render, Rising Few, Celebration Army just to name a few

Horseshoe start time 8 pm
  -Honest Hearts Collective, ZOOBOMBS, Crazy Bones and others

Lee's Palace Start time 9 pm
  -Kasador, Wildlife, Matt Mays (love this music)

Long Boat Hall  start time 7
  -Radiant Baby, Hone Beard, Zoo Owl plus more

Phoenix Hall start time 8 pm
  -NQ Arbuckle, Amelia Curran, Tanya Tagaq, Whitehorse

Silver Dollar  start time 8 pm
  -Little Coyote, Luna Ll, Japanese Breakfast

Velvet Underground start time 9 pm
  -New Electric, Courage My Love

Take a deep breath, it's on to Friday.

Thanks for listening

Wednesday, 19 April 2017

Canadian Music Week 2017 Day 2

Hey kids,

Two cups of coffee...check. Been to the gym...check. Read over the listings for CMW for tonight...check. Making a bunch of picks...not so easy.

Things are really heating up with oodles of venues and loads of talent. Always a hard job, but in the spirit of any festival, just close your eyes and point. Works for me.

PS for some reason the listings in the guide misspelled Wednesday. Guess the coffee actually woke me up.

Cherry Cola's start time 9 pm
  -Grown Up Avenger Stuff, All Hands on Jane and friends

Danforth Music Hall start time 7 pm
  -Good Charlotte is back and they brought a posse of talented artists with them

Drake Underground  start time 8 pm  Irish Showcase
  -Barq, Bitch Falcon, Birds of Olympus  (have played Barq on a number of occasions on the show)

The Garrison start time 9 pm ***
  -this whole card is amazing including Han Han, Tasseomancy, YTST, Vanishing Hand

The Great Hall start time 8 pm ***
  -Dead Love, Dune Rats, Surf Dads, Hockey Dad   

Long Boat Hall start time 7 pm CD Baby Showcase
  - Weird with Cats and others

Monarch Tavern our very own Mar On Music start time 9 ish ***
  -Faith Healer, Eliza and the Delusionals, Dentist, Goodbye Honolulu
  (Mar never misses, will be a blast)

Phoenix Concert Hall start time 7
  -may be hard to get into Dan Mangan, Hollerado, 54-40, Wooden Sky, Repartee

Rivoli start time 8 pm  Spotlight on France
  -Tete, Cleo T, Theo Lawrence and the Hearts, etc.

Silver Dollar start time 8 pm  Pop Montreal Showcase
  -need I say more?


Thanks for playing, see you tomorrow

Tuesday, 18 April 2017

Canadian Music Week Day 1 April 18th

Hey everybody!

Am on my second cup of coffee. Battery's nearly out on the laptop. Still nowhere near finished listening to all the artists on deck for today. Good thing? Daunting thing?

As in previous years, I will post picks for each day of the festival and as in previous years, I will stress that these are merely suggestions. Every band has earned the right to be here because they are awesome. You can't go wrong regardless of where you decide to land! If I could hijack the station for a day, I would love to do continuous programming of all the artists from this year's CMW line up. There, I said it.

However, as one can't be everywhere at once, here are a few to consider.

Adelaide Hall  8 pm start
  -The Danger Bees, Honest Heart Collective and others

Mod Club 7 pm start
  -Modern Space, Dead Projectionists plus a whole lot more

Drake Underground 7 pm start
  -Bink, Toito (from Hamilton) as part of a great lineup

Silver Dollar 8 pm start
  -Knifey, ZOOBOMBS! yes, you read that right

Rivoli  8 pm start
   -Exit Someone, Seazoo (from Wales ) very interesting card

Bovine Sex Club 7 pm start
  -Huaraches and friends Who doesn't want to start off with a little surf? Hmmm???

Full schedule is here: and frankly, as with all selections, these are a result of personal familiarity with the bands listed.

BE BOLD!!! Seek out new bands!

See you tomorrow and please let me know who YOU discovered!

Wednesday, 12 April 2017

Ruby Slippers April 14 CMW preview 2017

Hey everybody!

Next week is Canadian Music Week and once again I will be doing a total random day by day pick of what the affair has to offer.

This week's playlist is a preview of what the festival has to offer. By no means complete and by no means the last one. I will also include more artists in next week's show.

Decisions, decisions.

Rochambo .....Matt Mays *
Kill Count ....The Balconies *
Saw Mill ... The Blue Stones *
Cheap Dogs ... Eyeballs *
No Glamour In The Hammer .... Whitehorse *
Stay Back .... The Brains *
I'm Still Young ... Letters to Lions
Heft ... Japanese Breakfast
Lose Myself ... Psychic Twin
Universe ... Faith Healer *
Bear ... Barq
Oak Of Guernica ... Yamantaka//Sonic Titan * (YTST)
Franklin ... Talk Show Host *
Styggo ... The Dandy Warhols
Bird/Glass ... Danger Bees *
Best of Us ... Weird With Cats *
Wastelands .. The Dead Love

Never fear if they all don't make it. There is always next week!

Thanks for listening

CMW April 18-23

Tuesday, 4 April 2017

Ruby Slippers April 7 7-8 pm 2017

Hey everybody

Here it is another month.

CMW is coming up, the flowers are too. Lots to look forward to. And just in case you think I have gone soft in the head with positive vibes, remember the months without sun. It can change a person, you know?

So Step Off ... Mouth Music
If I Were A Ship ... Hey Ocean! *
Nomu ... Good Kid *
If I could Rule the World From a Small Town ... Gone Hazel *
Ain't Nobody Watching Me ... The Burnins *
Blue Light ... Ultravox
Cheap Music ... Handsome Furs *
Push and Pull ... White Hot Jet*
We Gotta Go ... Karma Bros *
Set it off ... Goodbyemotel
Everybody Loves You When You're Dead ... Lola Dutronic *
Desert Planet ... F 105 *
Black Tambourine ... Beck
Jeepster ... T. Rex
Feet Of Clay ... Hanging from the Rafters
Where I End and You Begin ... Night Drive
Wockx ... Paranerd *

That's all folks. Now GO OUTSIDE

Thanks for listening


Thursday, 30 March 2017

Ruby Slippers March 31 7-8 pm

Hey everybody!

Last day of the month and apparently it's roaring out like a lion. Anyone else getting craptacular weather?
Well, as they say (who are they anyway?) can't change that but can listen to great music.
So there.

Perfect Ten ... Holy Sexy Bastards *
Carousels ... Silent Movie Types *
Tanlines ... Knifey *
New Age Renegade ... Moon Tan *
Charlton Heston Haunts Me... Portable Jesus
Stuck In The Metal ... Eagles of Death Metal
Work It ... Beautiful Nothing *
You Could Get Lost Out Here ... AC Newman *
The News Is ... The World Sucks ... The Haiku
Glory ... The Acorn *
Primitive Creatures ... Church of Trees *
To Keep It Going ... The Amazing
Walking On Glass ... INHALT
I Follow You ... Melody's Echo Chamber

That's it! Loving this one.

Thanks for listening


Wednesday, 22 March 2017

Ruby Slippers March 24 7-8 pm

Hey everybody

Here we go, oodles of awesome music this week! Really love it when bands send along tunes because that is how we roll on this show!

So without further ado...

Combat My Love ... Uniter *
Twilight Galaxy ... Metric *
Instant Patience ... JFDR
Paper Heart ... Blood and Glass *
W3AP ... Seasonal
Proactive Evolution ... WHY?
Jericho River ... Christian D and Helena Berlin *
Three Friends ... Greg Clarke *
Wouldn't It Be Nice ... The Beach Boys
Miss You (Peaking Lights remix) ... Clinic
Play With Fire ... Cobra Verde
Aikea Guinea ... Cocteau Twins
Can I Get A Piece of You? ... The Corsets *

BTW there will be a give away of Carole Pope tickets for April 7 at the Phoenix.
Tune in to win!

Thanks for listening


Thursday, 16 March 2017

Ruby Slippers March 17 2017 7-8 pm

Hey everybody,

It's that most magical of days, St. Pat's and in keeping with the outfit of the day I am all dressed in green much to the chagrin on everyone here in the station.

I digress.

Anyway, here's the playlist. And I did include a new band from Ireland, Barq, who will be playing at the upcoming CMW


Toumast Tincha ...Tinariwen
The One I Love (cover) ... The Royal Oui
Jennifer ... Little Comets
So In Love ... Strange Talk
Crawlin Out Of Bed ... The Fuzz Kings *
White Cloud ... Curbside Sofa *
Cloudbusting ... Kate Bush
The Kissing ... Little Scream *
Wedding One ... Rebekah Higgs *
Gentle Kind Of Lies ... Barq !!
Absisto ... Cold Specks*
Execution ... Pink Mountaintops *
Midnight Sun ... Steve Hackett (god I love this guy)
Loser Without Your Love ... Lee harvey Osmond *

Hoist a frosty one for me and thanks for listening!


Wednesday, 8 March 2017

Ruby Slippers for Mar 10 2017 7-8 pm

Hey everybody

Totally exciting week. Have been immersed in music all week, favorite pastime. Lucky girl!

So here's a sample of what I found. Hope you enjoy it too.

Fix Me Now ... Garbage
Spins In Circles ... Dinosaur Bones *
Blue Church Road ... Collette Savard *
Save Your Nails ... Andy Dixon * (very exciting)
Can't Keep Your Mind Off ... Data Romance *
Waiting On A Feeling ... City Rain
Too Much, Not Enough ... Say Yes *
Covered in Chrome ... Violent Soho (Two from Down Under #1)
Superman ... Dune Rats  (#2)
Friends In The Sky ... Dirty Nil *
Heart Shaped Box (cover) ... Beliefs *
Train In Vain ... The Clash (classic)
No Excuses ... Breached *
Be My Leia ... the Dollyrots
3AM ... Kate Nash
Medicine ... Broken Bells

Now THAT'S entertainment.

Thanks for listening


Thursday, 2 March 2017

Ruby Slippers "It's March 3, by gum" 7-8 pm

Hey hey everybody,

The temperature is rocking all over the place, the world is topsy turvy (don't you love that phrase?)
and a new month is upon us.

This is a very different playlist. Hope you like it. I sure do.

Away from the Speed ... Dead Heavens
Call Me ... Chris Birkett * (I love the production on this one)
Love Goes On ... Renaissance
You and Your Sister ... Chris Bell
Black Crow ... Molly Johnson *
Things Behind The Sun ... Nick Drake
Out Of The Blue ... Eric and the Soo *
Once I Was A Lion ... Mad Machines *
I Was, You Were ... The High Dials *
Brand New Spot ... New Swears *
Rocket Scientist ... Deer Park
Facelove ... PS I Love You *
Destroy You ... Mantra
Breakaway ... The Insomniac Project
Hate The Taste ... Black Rebel Motorcycle Club
Stoned and Starving ... Parquet Courts

And away we go.
Thanks for listening



Thursday, 23 February 2017

Ruby Slippers "Good Lord the Month is Over" February 24 7-8 pm

Hey everybody!

It's over, almost. What happened? Did I miss something?
Oh well, let's see the month out with loads of new and amazing stuff.

Pebble ... Phern *
Orchids ... The Shacks
Better Red Than Dead ... Ruth Carp and the Fish Heads
Friend Named Betty ... The Submissives *(don't really have one from what I can see)
Have Love Will Travel ... The Sonics
In Shadows ... Something Mechanical *
Evelyn ... Hannah Georgas *
Gliding ... Someday
Nosedive ... Electric Floor
Pollyanna ... DZ Deathrays
Defector ... Black Mountain *
Paint Box ... Pink Floyd (following me on Twitter! yes! )
Young Love ... Rival Sons
Six ... Radio Free Universe *
Near North ... Black Mastiff *
Everybody Love You ... Kaki King (amazing guitar work)
Sad Young Man ... The Strawbs
Grandlove ... Purity Ring *
So In Love ... Strange Talk

Let's see how far we get...

Thanks for listening



Thursday, 16 February 2017

Ruby Slippers February 17 7-8 pm

Hey everybody

Loads of really cool totally new-to-me tracks this week.

Some days it pays off to stay at home while under the weather and give yourself permission to just listen to music for hours.

So here is this week's playlist.  Enjoy!

Space Euphoria ... Aircraft (discovered this band on Twitter)
Strange ... New Love Army * (from the archives)
Shadow Of Love ... Royal Tusk * (it's just a shade past V Day after all)
Get Low ... James Vincent McMorrow (so lovely)
All For Love ... SheLoom *
What Love ... Jagwar Ma
Too Much Too Soon ... Say Yes *
I Love You ... Said the Whale *
Butterfly ... Radio Free Universe *
My Love Is True ... Monster Truck *
Santa Fe ... Wintersleep *
Lovers Interred... Ask For Joy
Hinterland ... The Cult
Under My Skin ... SPC ECO

Ambitious, my middle name.

Thanks for listening!



Thursday, 9 February 2017

Ruby Slippers February 10 Valentine's Show 7-8 pm

Hey everybody,

In a few days it will be another year gone by and Valentine's Day will be upon us.

This is a day not only for acknowledging that special person (or persons) in our lives but also to remember that in the big picture, there is enough love for everybody.

I am lucky to have a special guest host tonight, Mark Tara, host of Rainbow Country here on CIUT.
He is a musician, radio celeb, all around lovely person and I suspect an incurable romantic.

The list here isn't necessarily in order as we will be winging it but I will endeavour to put it to rights after the show.

Mark's songs (with interview clips, bonus!):  *** Played all of these ***
Lorraine Segato...Rise Up *
Carole Pope ... High School Confidential *
Ashley MacIsaac ... Hubert's Story *
Roberta Flack ... The First Time Ever I Saw Your Face

Carol B's songs:
Sugar, Sugar ... The Archies (from Greg to Suzy) 
Infinite Love without Fulfillment ... Grimes* 
Lullaby Love ... Justin Timberlake vs. The Cure
What You Call Love Is A Lie ... The High Dials *
Love and a 45 ... Eve Hell and the Razors * Played
Tainted Love ... My Brightest Diamond Played
Love Myself ... parker Bombshell * Played
How Can I Ease The Pain ... Lisa Fischer
Torch Song ... Todd Rundgren (my heart song always) (hankie please

Remember to tell those who matter that you love them.
Thanks for listening.


Thursday, 2 February 2017

Ruby Slippers February 3 7-8 pm

Hey everybody!

It's now officially the month of Love.

We will not win the battle with a heavy heart. Be kind to one another, everyone is welcome.

Here's this week's playlist.

Vitamin C ... The Strange Cases * (new!)
Teenage Worf Remembrance Rites ... Prancing Cat *
So Long ... Jig the Alien
No Resolution ... Authentic Imperfection * (new)
Tobacco Road ... Spooky Tooth (for Greg and co)
Question ... Organ Thieves *
Time Flies ... Joel Plaskett Emergency *
Married On A Sunday ... Parlovr *
Fat Checker ... The Strix (from Russia)
Polaroid Solution ... Faded Paper Figures
In Order to Survive 2... Jon Cohen Experimental *
White Out ... Jets Overhead *
Banal Reality ... Organic Grooves
Cayucas ... Oregon Mike Trails
I Just Can't be Happy Today ... The Damned
Near North ... Black Mastiff *

Thanks for listening. Much love


Thursday, 26 January 2017

Ruby Slippers January 27 7-8 pm

Hey everybody!

This is our last show for January. Can't believe we got through this month in one piece and have had loads of interesting new music to boot!

Well, here it is, this week's playlist. There is a set from some very talented Canadian artists who will be in Toronto performing together in February. And of course there are some others who are new to me as well as the old favs.

There's even some, dare I say it, disco!


This Town Ain't Big Enough For Both Of Us ...Sparks (LOL the devil made me do it)
How to Look Important in Public ... Spectre Hearts *
Donnie the Disco Commie ... The Spandettes *
We Are See Thorough ... Jane Vain and the Dark Matter *
Burnin and Lootin (Bob Marley cover) ... The Johnny Red Eyes *
Mile High ... Morphine (B sides and Otherwise LP)
A Kiss ... LUKA *
Hewing Crowns ... Her Harbour *
Attawapiskat ... Drago Dit Dragon *
Light Scheme (ft Ummagma) ... Sounds of Sputnik
Fields Test ... Krystle Love B *
Handy Man ... The Knife
Utilities ... John K Samson *
Magic's In The Dancing ... Lighthouse *

Looking at this list, I have no idea how it happened.

Thanks for listening



Thursday, 19 January 2017

Ruby Slippers for january 20 2017 7-8 pm

Hey everybody! How's it going?

One minute it's cold then it's warm and the sun just don't shine. And I think that hot and cold swing is reflected in this week's playlist. (The B's have it as well...check out the band listings)

See what you think! Enjoy

Suburban Ruffian .... Stained Glass Army *
Meteor ... The Bats Pajamas * (new!!!and improved!!! LOL)
Please No ... Mary Bell  (from Paris)
Sea Song ... The Wilderness of Manitoba * (note the sonic temperature shift)
Lazy ... Ocean Leaves (from Aussie)
Iron Rooster ... Foo Fighters (finally made the list)
Pit and Pendulum ... Hank Pine, Lily Fawn * (Victoria, BC)
Fast Forward (live) ... Stuck On Planet Earth *
What A Piece of Work Is H. Ford ... Ours Blond (also from Paris) (Henry Ford?)
A Photo of Mu Ex ... Young Doctors In Love *
Your Mother's A Rapper ... Big Damn Heroes (thus starts the tsunami of Bs)
We Dance Alone ... Beck
Jimmy Jimmy ... Born Ruffians *
Nothing Left To Lose ... Bed of Stars *
Sweetie and Shag ... Battles
Enemy... Blue Foundation

#loveyourradio indeed

Have a great week and thanks for listening!



Thursday, 12 January 2017

Ruby Slippers January 13 7-8 pm

Hey everybody!

OMG it's Friday the 13th. Are you superstitious? I could do the obvious and play some Stevie Wonder tonight but really? Given all that has gone on in the world, who's afraid of a little old number. Just remember not to go under a ladder or let a black cat cross in front of you, and hey! it's all good.

So here is the decidedly non spooky playlist. Hope you enjoy it as much as I did putting it together.

Goodbye ... Eddie Vedder
Ascending ... Jupiter Hollow *
Not Be Alright ... Mary Margaret O'Hara *
Monkeys Uptown ... Iron and Wine (won't lie, loved Kiss Each Other Clean LP)
Bird On a Ladder ... The Soles (also loved Anodos Kathodos) *
Just The Same  But Brand New ... St. Vincent
Coming On Strong ... Jane's Party *
Breaking It Up ... Lykke Li
Cabin Fever ... The Sulks *
Agent Zero ... Arkells *
Reindeer (cover of The Knife) ... Lily Fawn * (will play more by her and Hank Pine next week)
Needles In The Camel's Eye ... Brian Eno
More Than Friends ... Secret Broadcast *
X Ray Cat ... SkyBurnsRed

Ambitious? Hells ya.

Thanks for listening. Be safe out there.



Thursday, 5 January 2017

Ruby Slippers January 6 7-8 pm

Hey everybody

Happy New Year! Have you made any resolutions? I have: more Cancon, maybe start a podcast? and an OOTD for each and every show. So stay tuned!
Meanwhile oodles of great music, new and not so new this week, so without further adieu, here we go

Houdini ... Teenage Kicks *
Good Day At The Races ...Hollerado *
Rowdy Jackson ... Filthy Haanz *
Shake ... Tin Bangs *
Pretty Garden ... Will Black *
Africa ... Thundermug *
The Legionnaire's Lament ... The Decemberists
Hostages ... AC Newman *
Reena ... Sonic Youth
Us Me (live at CHRW) ... Stuck On Planet Earth! *
Mouse ... The United States of America
Bad Ritual ... Timber Timbre *
Pocketful of Rocks ... Forest City Lovers *
21st Century Schizoid Man ... Nash The Slash *
I'm Okay (There Will Come a Day) ... 1977 *

There you go, first resolutions fulfilled! Now only 51 weeks left to go..💗

See you next week and as always thanks for listening

*Cancon, baby