Thursday, 19 September 2019

Ruby Slippers Radio September 20 2019 7-8 pm

Hey hey everybody!

Happy Fall Equinox! (Monday actually)

Colours change, furnaces everywhere prepare to roar to life, pumpkin spice is in absolutely everything.  So, folks, hunker down with a sweater and let's get on with some music to celebrate by.

Take My Closer to the Light ... Paul Royes *
Queens Will Play ...Black Mountain *
On Bedford and Grand ... The Besnard Lakes *
Believe ... L Con *
Rhiannon (cover) ... Best Coast
Cold ... Matt Dorgan Project *
Great Norther Road ... Eric & The Soo *
The Last Clean Shirt ... Paul James Band * (part of the Blues revival at the REVIVAL in TO tonite!)
Ob-La-Di, Ob-La-Da ... The Beatles

And now some punk

Earthquake Shake ... The Skunks
I'm A Bug ... The Urinals
Almost Ready ... The Normals
Sheena is a Punk Rocker ... Screwed *
Agitated ... Electric Eels

Back to regular programming... LOL

Hurricane ... Something Something Sound System
Cherry Twist ... Crystal Method
I'll Be Bay Your Side ... (remix) ... Sally Shapiro

Ta Da! Thanks for listening


Friday, 13 September 2019

Ruby Slippers Sept 13 2019 ft, Ace of Wands

Hey everybody,

We are so lucky to have the folks from Ace of Wands with us again tonight.
Their playlist will from the list of tracks below.

Love Love Love ... Paul Royes * (new)
Sun Hits the Sky ... Supergrass
Lioness ... Ace of Wands *
Sweet Tea ... Beams * (Anna's band)
I'm Not Where You Are ... Marika Hackman
City of Lies ... Ron Hawkins and the Do Good Assassins *
Shelter ... Mikal Cronin
Sunrise to Shadow Grey ... Ace of Wands*
Chrome (live) ... Ron Hawkins and the Do Good Assassins *
Sixteen Doors ... Lee Rose *
True Love Will Find You In The End ... Daniel Johnston (RIP)

Live in studio
Fight Fly Submit Collapse Cry ... Lee Rose *

Thanks to AOW and to you, the listeners!


Mar on Music Fill In Sept 13 4-6 pm

Here is the playlist.

I Wasn't Made For Fighting ... Woodhands *
Honey Time ... Bloodshot Bill and Shannon Shaw *
Dear Can ...!!!
Little Boy ... Vypers*
Vantom ... Zoo Owl *
Jaws Theme 2 ... Jean Daddy *
Weight of the World ... Andrew Hunter and the Gatherers *
Dome ... Hot Garbage *
Milk It ... Absolutely Free *
World Domination ... Electric Hydra
Swan Song ... Zoo Lion *
So Long To the Human Race ... Andrew La Tona *
The Spell ... Poppyseed and the Love Explosion *
The Bitter Ash ... The Disraelis *
Blue Skies are Black Again ... The 88
Wanderlust ... Boomvang *
I'd Do Anything for Love ... Dom Fricot *
Burning Chrome ... Greys *
Can't Keep ... Eddie Vedder
Endless Dive ... Anemone
Could Be You ... Yohawn Brown *
Hello reality ... Caffiends
Blue parasol ... Sunrise Beach
Notes from A Parole Hearing ... I Can Put My Arm Back On You Can't *
Spin Our Wheels ... Sloan *
Why She Gotta ... Pete Van Dyk and the Second Hand Band *
Accountants Dream ... Entire Cities *
The News .... Falcon Jane *
Paranoimia ... Art of Noise

Thanks for listening.

Thursday, 5 September 2019

Ruby Slippers September 6 2019 7-8 pm

Hey hey everybody!

Here it is, the first week of September! Fall is upon us, the nights are cooling off, sweaters are back in circulation and everybody needs the comfort of music as we watch the world start to slow and begin a time of rest.

I think the playlist kinda reflects that.....

Heart's Gonna Bleed ... Christian and the Sinners *
Pinky's Dream ... David Lynch
Ice Age (ft Deadmau5) ... How to Destroy Angels *
Prestidigitation ... David Contin *
Blinding Light ... Your 33 Black Angels
Entrance Song ... The Black Angels
Ha Ha High Babe ... Black Rebel Motorcycle Club
Song for Angels ... Great Lake Swimmers *
Angels ... Black Mountain *
Trust Me .... The Undecidable *
Telling Lies ... David Bowie
Genesis ... Grimes *
Letter .... Dizzy Mystics *

Thanks for listening


Thursday, 29 August 2019

Ruby Slippers August 30 2019 7-8 pm

Hey hey everybody

Here it is the end of the summer. Yes, I know there is a September component to it too but seriously? Don't we all relate to the BEGINNING OF SCHOOL (still have dreams about that... you know, not knowing which class is where and so on)?

Anyway, figure it's time to let loose just the same.

And there are some nuggets from tomorrow's monthly Twitter event #NoPantsRecordStoreShopping.
If you have suggestions to share, that's the time to do it!

Hurry On Home ...Sleater-Kinney  (#NP)
Poster child ... Bad Hoo * (a #NP recommendation by the lovely Erin)
Everthing I Got ... The Atom Age (#NP)
Limelight (Rush cover) ... Partner *
Blast Off, Spacenik! ... The Mants * (#NP)
Downed By A Sound ... Black Mastiff * (new)
Straight From The Heart (ft. Skye Wallace) ... Jane's Party * (new)
And The People Say ... Alexandra and the Strangemakers *
Cold Open ... The Black Fever *
To The Woods ... Lia * (new)
Everyone Everywhere ... Five and Tens * (new) (ft. Sean from RAW!!!!!!)
Paint ... The Friendly Beasts
Walking Wounded ... Franki Love (new)
Wrecking Ball ... The Galacticats * (from Guelph)
Nappy Dugout ... Funkadelic

Thanks for listening and keep on rocking in the free world.

#NP No Pants Record Store Shopping on Saturday August 31 Twitter at @IsGlobalAGoGo

Thursday, 22 August 2019

Ruby Slippers August 23 2019 7-8 pm

Hey hey everbody!

Welcome back.
I guarantee there is stuff you have never heard before on this playlist.
Buckle up, it's going to be a wild ride.

The Elements ... Tom Lehrer
Straight Street ... The Fiery Furnaces *
Voodoo Child (Slight Return) ... The Jimi Hendrix Experience
Through Method and Rigor ... Sleeping In Traffic *
Gypsy Heart ... Rival Sons
Escape Through The Casino ... Def Con Sound System *
When I Grow Up ... Fever Ray
Ful Stop ... Radiohead
To The Lighthouse ... Memoryhouse*
Lies To Live By ... The Del - Byzanteens
Crossed Wires ... The Acorn *
Nothing For Money ... Action Makes *
Higher Love (remix) ... Barrie Harris *
Black Rainbow ... Crooked Ghost

See ya later!


Thursday, 15 August 2019

Ruby Slippers Radio August 16th 2019 ft. Don Stevenson

Hey hey everybody!

Special show this week co hosted by Greg Clarke and ft. Don Stevenson, amazing singer and songwriter and member of the legendary Moby Grape.

This is a suggested list of tracks. Will confirm after the show!

Driven the Train ... Don Stevenson *
Buskin In The Subway ... Don Stevenson *
Urban Angel ... Don Stevenson *
Murder In My Heart for the Judge ...Moby Grape
Night Time Is the Right Time ... Ray Charles
8.05 ... Moby Grape
He Loved You Like He Was Able....Don Stevenson *
Thank You Lord ... Don Stevenson *
I'm Leaving you ... Don Stevenson *

Thanks for listening


Friday, 9 August 2019

Dreaming in Stereo fill in August 9 2019

Hey kids

Last minute fill in for the lovely Alex.

So...thought I would share one of my favorite summer playlists from times gone by.

Loop di Loop ... Shonen Knife
I Don't Mind ... We Are Wolves *
Falling In Love is for Young People ... The Hoa Hoas *
Cherry Bomb ... The Runaways
Friends of Mine ... The Zombies
Revolution 1 ... The Beatles
Maybe Tomorrow (theme from Littlest Hobo) ... F&M *
My Great Grandpa ... Friendly Rich *
Jericho River ... Christian and the Sinners *
I Can't Sleep At Night ... The Deadly Snakes *
Elevator ... The Deadcats *
Degraded ... Preoccupations *
Trash ... Deer Tick
Two Steps Back ... Running Violet *
Pour Tous Jours ... The Dollyrots
Secret Shelter ... Sleep In Heads

Thanks for listening.


Thursday, 8 August 2019

Ruby Slippers August 9 2019 7-8 pm

Hey hey everbody!

Ever had one of those weeks? Well, this was one of 'em. I suspect the playlist at least in part is reflective of the last 7 days.

It's very loud and then it isn't and then it is.

Probably because of "Hobbs and Shaw". Yah, let's blame them.


Exterminator Van ... The Mants *
Ravenous ... Piss Poor
Patio Lanterns (cover) ... Moonlight Desires *
Who Needs Ya ... Steppenwolf *
Buskin In The Subway ... Don Stevenson * (on next week's show, fingers crossed0
Meeting of the Minds ... Elektric Mistress * (from Halifax, baby!)
Berliner Grotesk ... Anton Barbeau
Devil On A String ... Robyn Hitchcock
All Along the Watchtower ... Afterhere (a personal favorite of mine, forgive me)
Kettling ... The Black Fever * (newish)
Too High ... The Music
Wasp Knees ... Bad Hoo *
Too Much Tension ... The Mystery Lights (discovered on #NoPants)
School's Out ... Alice Cooper  (well, who doesn't love Alice?)
The Fighter ... Boomvang *
and a surpise end...

See? It's been a real hum dinger...

Thanks for listening


Thursday, 1 August 2019

Ruby Slippers August 2 2019 Gratitude show

Hey hey everybody.

It's the long weekend, many of us can take a deep breath, maybe sleep in a bit one morning at least and enjoy the sun and fun and all that good stuff. Personally I am pounding back the ice cream.

I have been meaning to do this for a long time so thought this a perfect weekend to do a show to thank those who have supported the station and Cally and me. Put a call out for requests and am pleased to say filled the time easily. Never fear if you didn't participate this time and want to.  I will indeed do another one in the fall. Can't believe 7 years later artists and listeners continue to support this little show and community radio.

So kids, here it is...the #Gratitude show. (Thanks to those who made the requests, in brackets)

Church ... Christian and the Sinners * (Christian D)
Summer Storm ... The Puckhogs * (new) (the band)
Shutdown Corner ... Royal Chant (new, premier I think)
Last night and Bruce ... Greg Clarke * (Greg)
We Appreciate Power (ft Hana) ... Grimes * (Kira)
The Long Shadow ... Joe Strummer and the Mescaleros (Nikki)
Goulais Bay ... Eric and the Soo * (Eric B)
Denim and Plaid ... Provinces  *  (James K)
Be Thankful What You've Got ... William DeVaughn  (Jeanette)
Different Now ... Chastity Belt  (Kayla)
Are 'Friends' Electric ... Tubeway Army and Gary Numan (Michael)
Woods Hag (Modern Life Is Such A Drag) ... Amy Honey * (Paul)
Breathless ... William Prince * (Wendy)
Keep You ... The Black Fever * (Simon)
Devil On A String ... Robyn Hitchcock (anonymous)
Berliner Grotesk ... Anton Barbeau  (just because!)

Thanks for continuing to listen!
Always appreciated, never taken for granted.

*Cancon, baby

Thursday, 25 July 2019

Ruby Slippers July 26 2019 ft. Church of Trees

Hey hey everybody,

Tonight our friends from Church of Trees are in house with news of their upcoming album, the tour, and all sorts of cool stuff.
This playlist not only includes C of T tracks but Bernard's daughter Kira picked the rest of the music!
A fresh perspective to be sure.


Fake ID ... Riton & Kah-Lo
Mister Maybe ... Church of Trees *
Side Effects (ft. Emily Warren) ... The Chainsmokers
Eye on You ... Church of Trees *
Running Up That Hill (Kate Bush cover) ... Meg Myers
Out On A Limb ... Eye Eye *
Fighting Bulls ... Another Sky
Wait A Minute ... Willow
Primitive Creatures ... Church of Trees *
Like Gary Numan (Graflex remix) ... Church of Trees *
All The Good Girls Go To Hell ... Billie Eilish

Thanks for listening


Thursday, 18 July 2019

Ruby Slippers July 19 2019 ft. selections from #NoPantsRecordStoreShopping

Hey hey everybody

Here we are again, nearing the end of the month and our good friend Nikki has another session of #NoPantRecordStoreShopping to share tomorrow (July 20) on Twitter. So among the gems today, there are some of her curated selections (marked with NP for those who wish to follow up)

Enjoy and don't forget to follow @IsGlobalAGoGo on Twitter!

Achilles Last Stand ... Led Zeppelin (request by listener)
Walk Through Walls ... The Atom Age (NP)
Keep On Rocking ... Christian D *
Good Grief ... Good Grief (NP)
Orion ... Ummagma *
Berlin ... Slowness
Comfortable Slipstream ... Feather Weight *
Telekinesis ... Lucky and Love
Eye on You ... Church of Trees * (new, more on that next week!)
Saturn ... Garden State (NP)
When In Roam ... Delta Spirit
In The Dark ... Reignwolf *
SuperHIT ... Russian Tim and the Pavel Bures * (NP)
No Sanctuary ... Zex * (NP)
Berliner Grotesk ... Anton Barbeau
Devil on a Sting ... Robyn Hitchcock

Thanks for listening. Next week, guest cohost Bernard Fraser from Church of Trees!

NP ... No Pants Record Store Shopping

Thursday, 11 July 2019

Ruby Slippers July 12 Hillside 2019

Hey hey everybody!

It's HILLSIDE this weekend and for those of us going (and those of us who can't, sigh)
here's a taste of the magic! Enjoy! (*** and a bonus brand new track from Feather Weight too)

Something Else ... Feather Weight *
Stab at Matter ... Bruce Cockburn * (Hillside from this point on)
Old Enough ... Fast Romantics*
Old Friends ... Steve Earle and the Dukes
Tip Jar ... El Coyote *
In the Altogether ... The Sea The Sea
S.O.S. ... Dwayne Gretzky *
Bird City ... Bird City *
Don't Worry Baby ... Jenn Grant *
Mi Caribe ... Systema Solar
Royal Swan ... Fucked Up *
Night of the Black Goat ... Ian Blurton * (yup, Hillside has something for everyone0
The Storm ... Ellevator *

Argghhh... there are so many more, Burning Hell, Orville Peck, to name a few.

If there are still tickets even for one day, go. You will thank me, promise.

Thanks for listening.

*Cancon, baby

Thursday, 4 July 2019

Ruby Slippers July 5 2019 7-8 pm

Hey hey everybody!

Too hot to do much at present, so let's just get down to it and enjoy some outstanding music.

Let the energy revitalize you.

(I Wanna Go To) New York City ... The Bloody Five *
Anthem ... Alien Boys *
Ladder Day Snakes ... Bad Hoo *
Astro Ever After .... The Dirty Nil *
Pumpkin Head ... Sleepcircle *
My Love Is The Dagger ... Def Con Sound System *
Heavy Heavy ... Pom Pom Squad
Ocean Away ... Tigerbomb *
Gentle One ... Jordan Paul *
Metamorphosis ... Clara Engel *
Caribbean Raider ... Grand Baton
Margot on the Ocean ... K Michele Dubois
No Romance ... Bantou Mentale
Gamma Ray (Beck cover) ... Laura Barrett *
Meet Me In The Garden ... Dent May and His Magnificent Ukulele

Wow! Tons of Canuck goodness this week!

Thanks for listening.


Thursday, 27 June 2019

Ruby Slippers June 28 2019 7-8 pm

Hey hey everybody!

Happy Canada Day weekend! Remember to hydrate, slather yourself in sunscreen and rock on.

Here's the playlist.

Anagram ... Plain Jane *
The Abyss ... Robyn Hitchcock (who saw him this week at the Drake?Monarch Tavern?)
You Already Know ... Arcade Fire *
Veronica ... The Demos
Groove Is In The Heart ... Deee-Lite (couldn't resist)
For Now and For Then ... The Undecidable *
Endless Sky (ft. Mark Spence of Royal Chant) ... Water and Bridges
Caravan .... Ummagma *
100 Other Lovers ... DeVotchKa
Everlasting ... Only Yours *
Chalk is Cheap ... Bad Hoo *
Losing My Religion ... Dan Mangan *
Perfect Circle ... REM

***Please note: Ran out of time for Tiger Bomb and others. Next week, promise

Thanks for listening. Be safe, my friends

*Oh Cancon

Friday, 21 June 2019

RAW fill in June 21 2019 8-9 pm

Hey kids!

Jamie ... Young Doctors In Love *
Shame Shame Shame ... Random Order *
Snowglobes ... The Spoons *
Codeine and Wine ... The Fuzz Kings *
Told You So ... Gingerale and the Monowhales *
When We Go ... Freedom Baby *
Prinitive Us ... Lisa Savard Quong *
Gatekeeper ... Feist *
We Fell In Love for the Very Last Time ... The Peptides *
Head ...Gateway Drugs
My Angels ... 1977 *
Wire ... Fred Abong
Bloodshed ...Girls Would Kill *
These Are Dangerous Times ... Dragon Welding
Fix Me Now ... Garbage
Almost Crimes ... Broken Social Scene *

Thanks for listening

Thursday, 20 June 2019

Ruby Slippers June 21 2019 ft. No Pants Record Store Shopping for June

Hey hey everybody!

Tonight it's a real mashup of new material and this month's #NoPants sample selection. You can follow along in real time for the actual event June 22 on Twitter @IsGlobalAGoGo. Thanks to Nikki for sharing her picks for this month.


Fool's Gold ... Def Con Sound System * (#NoPants)
Hungry Mant ... The Mants * (#NoPants)
Edge of a Knife ... boomvang * (new)
Five Dollar Toaster ... The Disgruntled Taxpayers *
Night of the Curse ... Era Bleak (#NoPants)
Mean Girl ... No Men (#NoPants)
Later On ... The Lulls
Suspicious ... The Undecidable * (new to me)
Gravity ... The Jasmine Minks (new)
City Luv ... Foreign Diplomats * (new)
Wolfe ... Hein Cooper (new)
Venus in Furs ...Pat Robitaille *
Breathe Again ... Simone Denny * (#NoPants)
Like Suga ...Roxanne *

Thanks for listening


Thursday, 13 June 2019

Ruby Slippers June 14 2019

Here it is, this week's offering. Some of the artists are either currently playing at NXNE or have throughout the week.


Honey Time ... Bloodshot Bill & Shannon Shaw * (Shannon is at NXNE)
Little Boy ... Vypers * (NXNE)
Jaws Theme 2 ... Jean Daddy *
Dome ... Hot Garbage * (NXNE)
World Domination ... Electric Hydra
So Long To The Human Race ... Andrew La Tona *
The Bitter Ash ... The Disraelis *
Wanderlust ... Boomvang * (new)
Burning Chrome ... Greys * (NXNE)
Endless Dive ... Anemone
Hush ... Hermitess *
Dress Up ... The Regrettes (NXNE)
Nornalagio ... Kaelan Mikla
Valentine ... Adrian House *

Thanks for listening. Stay dry!


Thursday, 6 June 2019

Ruby Slippers June 7 2019 7-8 pm

Hey Hey everybody,

Here is the playlist for the first week in June, if you can believe it.

Burn the Formula ... The Disgruntled Taxpayers * (new)
Marathon ... Enrights*
Volcano ... Feather Weight *
Distance ... The Disrealis *
To Black ... Ritualz
Mirrors ... Peyote Coyote
Deaf Pursuit ... Wingtips
White Lighter ... Women of the Night
Manifest ... Witch Prophet *
Saint Nothing ... Qristina & Quinn Bachand *
Too Long ... Ponytails *
Enigma ... The Gerald Peter Project *

Thanks for listening


Friday, 31 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 No Pants Record Shopping 7-8 pm

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

Saturday, 18 May 2019

Fill In May 18 5-6 pm House of Whos

Here it is

Parasol...   Velvet Ants*
See no Evil... Television
Heroes ...Pterodactyl Problems *
No Love Lost ... Black Note Graffiti
Kick Fix ... Kutch *
Lioness ... Ace of Wands *
The Beat My Heart Skips ... Dove Pilot *
Save Yourself ... Harmony On Mars *
Your Love Fades Away ... Simone Denny *
Demento ... Pink Acid Wash *
Plastic Ocean ... Sugarmen
New Anthem ... The Deadset *
Crimson Telephone ... The Coathangers
Space Motorcycle ... Madame Psychosis *
Spider Web Part 1 .. The Budos Band
Platic Heart ... Ghost Twin *

Friday, 17 May 2019

Fill In May 17 2019

Hey, here it is

Fill in playlist:

Blood On The Frozen Sand ... Christian and the Sinners *
Signals ... Jay Holy *
Shine Of Her Moon ... Basement Arms *
Heft ... Japanese Breakfast
She Sells Sanctuary ... The Cult
Good Girl ... Church of Trees *
Throw It All Away .. In My Coma *
October 1 ... F-105 *
Float The Flood ... Ace of Wands *
Being Right ... Crown Lands *
Light of Age ... Mad Ones *
Stormy High ... Black Mountain *
Taking A Ride   (Replacements cover) ... The Pink Elephants *
The Dance ... The Music
Robot Boy ... The Ghost of a Sabre tooth Tiger
  Thanks for listening

Thursday, 16 May 2019

Ruby Slippers May 17th 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 CMW May 3 2019

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!


Friday, 26 April 2019

Fillin April 26 2019 6-7 pm

Hey kids

Here is the playlist for this fill in show

Gonna Move ...Dodge Fiasco *
Lost ...The  Deadset *
Stand Up ... The Cola Heads *
Heart Attack .. The Asteroids Galaxy Tour
Like Gary Numan ... Church of Trees *
Vegas Nightmare ... Atomik Circus *
Cheetah on Drugs ... Brother Octopus *
Alone In The World .. Patrick Watson *
Resistance ... The Franklin Electric *
Alchemy ... James Kasper *
Money Changes Everything (Cyndi Lauper cover) ... Ought *
Someone Fixed The game ... Wax Mannequin*
Ressurection Joe ... The Cult
Praying Man ... Atlas Sound *

Thanks for listening

Thursday, 25 April 2019

Ruby Slippers April 26 2019 7-8 pm

Hey hey everybody!

This is the last week of April (spring? are we there yet?) and with that comes CMW in two weeks and the CIUT membership drive and all sorts of amazing stuff ahead. Hang on, it's going to be good. kick this period of high octane off, we have a special treat.

Nikki from the popular "Everything and the Kitchen Sink" podcast has put together a capsule playlist from her #NoPantsRecordStoreShopping feature on Twitter. This is just a sampling of the curated list she generates regularly and in fact, tonight's show is one day before this month's new edition.
If you are not familiar with #NoPants, the premise is that each hour for a full day  tweets with  hyperlinks to  bands will appear at @IsGlobalAGoGo giving everyone a chance to support artists digitally. A Godsend for folks from remote communities without access to bricks and mortar record shops as well as those of us who prefer to go shopping for our music in our pjs!
Those selections are noted in the playlist below as well as how you can follow along on April 27th.

Ready? Let's go!

Parasol ... The Velvet Ants *
Heroes (Killers) ... Pterodactyl Problems *
Kick Fix ... Kutch *
The Beat My Heart Skips ...Dove Pilot *
Best Time ... In The City *

#No Pants Record Shopping starts NOW:

Your Love Fades Away ... Simone Denny *
Dead of Night ... Orville Peck
Eye 2 Eye ...Witching Waves
Bella Ciao ... Alex Jonestown Massacre
Plastic Ocean ... Sugarmen
Crimson Telephone ... The Coathangers
Itching Brains ... Shaking Heads
Spider Web Pt. 1 ... The Budos Band
Fearless ... Flying Horses *

Thx so much Nikki! Just the tip of the iceberg

And then there is
Land of Make Believe ....Moody Blues
Beautiful Trap ... The Spoons *
Kali Imminent ... Sounds Around *
Orange County Lumber Truck ... Frank Zappa

Thanks for listening.

Twitter: You can follow Nikki at @IsGlobalAGoGo

Thursday, 18 April 2019

Ruby Slippers April 19 2019 7-8 pm

Hey hey everybody

Good Friday indeed! CIUT never sleeps or takes time off so here is a playlist to send you on your way this weekend, whether it's on an adventure or staying put.

Hello Reality ... Caffiends
Notes From A Parole Hearing ... I Can Put My Arm Back On You Can't *
Why She Gotta ... Pete Van Dyk and the Second Hand Band*
Accountant's Dream ... Entire Cities *
Devil In A Dream (Tiny Desk submission NPR) ... Makar
Rut and Nuzzle ... Snowblink *
Fear Of Missing Out ... Hein Cooper
Feel Good ... Goodnight, Sunrise *
Final Curtain for a Drama Queen ... The Wet Secrets *
It Ain't Easy ... Slim Twig*
Lowrider ... Tom Boy *
A-P-O-C-A-L-Y-P-S-E ... Hank Pine, Lily Fawn *
Theme from Silver Bullets ... Def Con Sound System *
Suvi ... Jesus Cmplxx *
Paranoimia ... Art Of Noise

Thanks for listening.
See you next week


Thursday, 11 April 2019

Ruby Slippers April 12 2019 7-8 pm

Hey hey everybody,

OK this weather is getting old. I am staying indoors listening to music until June.
Here's the playlist.

Don't Leave Without Me ... Immaculate Machine *
Next Life ... In My Coma *
We Could Be here ... The Hollow Threads
It's Already Been Done ... Drugs In Japan *
Go Van Gogh ... Eugene Ripper *
It's All Over ... Headstones  *
Galaxy 500 ... Eve Hell and the Razors *
Fragile Bird ... City and Colour *
Killer of Dragons ... The High Dials *
In Bed With Yesterday ... Ballroom Babies *
Skidmarks on My Heart ... The Go Gos
Liar Liar ... Goodnight, Sunrise *
Ship Going Down (Let's Go Let's Go) ... Hexes and Ohs *
You Got The Rock ... Christian DeArmond *
Rock and Roll ... Led Zeppelin
Self Fulfilling Prophecy ... Christian Andersen
Balloons ... The Golden Dogs *

Thanks for listening.


Wednesday, 3 April 2019

Ruby Slippers April 5 2019 7-8 pm

Hey hey everybody!

A new month and more great music to explore.

Saw Mill....Blue Stones*
Baby I Hate You ... The BB Guns *
Undone ... Soft Science
One Miserable Summer ... Dragon Welding
Fool's Gold ... Def Con Sound System* (new)
Drifting on a Summer's Night ... Deep Dark Woods *
Letter ... Dizzy Mystics * (new)
Festival ... Dungen
Koo Koo ... Anna Domino
Come On and Love Me ... Young Doctors in Love * (new)
Houdinin Crush ... Buke and Gase
Blue Imelda ... Final Fantasy *
Run On ... Moby

Thanks for listening


Thursday, 28 March 2019

Ruby Slippers March 29 2019 7-8 pm

Hey hey kids,

March! Cold weather! but sun! Music! Spring!

Let's go.

Jamie ... Young Doctors in Love * (new)
Snowglobes ... The Spoons * (new)
Told You So ... Ginger Ale and the Monowhales *
Primitive Us .. Lisa Savard Quong * (new)
We Fell In Love For The Very Last Time ... The PepTides * (new)
My Angels ... 1977 *
Whisper ... The Soles *
Bloodshed ... Girls Would Kill *
Fix Me up Now ... Garbage
Line Up ... Elastica
Have A Lucky Day ... Morphine
Money Can't Buy It ... Annie Lennox
Everthing Works ... Miracle Fortress *
As far As You Can Run ... Amos the Transparent *
Soupe Au Lait ... MonMon

Thanks for listening!


Thursday, 21 March 2019

Ruby Slippers March 22 2019 7-8 pm

Hey hey everybody!

It's SHOWTIME, the spring equinox has been and gone and we are into the home stretch for this grizzly winter.

Let's celebrate!

Blue Parasol ...Sunrise Beach (new) (moving to Canada from Australia)
Spin Our Wheels ... SloaN *
The Hissing of Summer Lawns ... Funky Bummer ft. Anne Beadle *
The News (Romshil remix) ... Falcon Jane * (new)
Hannah ... Freelance Whales
Would You Say That You Love Me? ... Young Doctors In Love * (new)
Scream In Silence ... Tara Holloway (Church of Trees) *
Bullets ... Zinnia * (new)
Forty ... Ted Kennedy * (new)
It Won't Be Long ... Alison Moyet
I Saw The Devil ... Carlaw ft. James Collins * (new)
Paralyzed Lullabies ...SkyBurnsRed
Walk Into the Sea ... Slow Down, Molasses*
I was Made For Lovin You ...Kiss

Thanks for listening!



Wednesday, 13 March 2019

Ruby Slippers March 15 2019 7-8 pm

Hey hey everyone!

Back this week with a great playlist. Many thanks to Catwoman for filling in.


Maybe Tomorrow (Terry Bush cover) ... Prince Colwyn *
New World Symphony ... Slyde (Canada) *
Invaders ... The PepTides * (new)
Get My Thrills ... Simply Saucer *
Punk Mountain ... Prince Ness *
Rum Tape ... Ocean Potion * (new)
Heaven ... Future States * (new)
Take the Night ... Krief * (new)
Go Tell It To The Trees Egghead ... The Future Sound of London
Wondering Where The Lions Are ... Bruce Cockburn *
Hazel ... Tangients (new)
Alarm Call ... Bjork
Late Night Radio (Foam Lake Remix) ... Slow Down, Molasses *
Schooldays ... Triumvirat

Thanks for listening


Wednesday, 6 March 2019

Ruby Slippers ft. Catwoman for IWD March 8 2019

Hey hey everybody,

This week's show falls on International Women's Day and unfortunately I am called away for family.
Hence, we are so lucky to have Catwoman step into the ruby shoes and air the ALL GRRLL playlist I had picked for the show!

Hope to be back next week.

Lightning Is My Girl ... Auf Der Maur *
World of Make Believe ... Van Halst *
Cowards In The Castle ... The Anti-Queens *
The Power ... Army Girls *
Love Is A Battlefield ... Pat Benatar
Candyman ... Siouxie and the Banshees
Danse Danse Resolution ... Ruby Jean and the Thoughtful Bees *
Lose It ... Austra *
Rhythm ... Anna Domino
Here Comes The Rain ... Jessica Stuart Few *
Of Life and Of Death ... Lauren Mann and the Fairly Odd Folk *
Plutomania ... Lavendar Child *
The Strange Familiar ... Monica Richards
Black Hearted Love ... PJ Harvey & John Parish

Be safe and always be Kind.

Thx for listening.


Thursday, 28 February 2019

Ruby Slippers Radio March 1 2019 7-8 pm

Hey hey everybody

Is spring here yet? No?

Never fear, this playlist is sure to brighten things up...

Shame Shame Shame ...Random Order * (new)
Codeine and Wine ... The Fuzz Kings *
White Walls ... Gingerale and the Monowhales 8
When We Go ... Freedom Baby *
Gatekeeper ... Feist*
Head ... Gateway Drugs
Wire  ... Fred Abong (new)
These Are Dangerous Times ... Dragon Welding (new0
Broken Guitar Blues ... Lighthouse *
Isolation ... Joy Division
You Can't Get It Back ... Gentleman Reg *
Daydream Lover ... Krief * (new)
The Lamb Lies Down On Broadway ....Genesis
Content was Always My Favorite Colour ... Most Serene Republic *
Berlin ... Moist (new)
Thanks for listening!


Thursday, 21 February 2019

Ruby Slippers February 22 2019 7-8 pm

Hey hey everyone!

Another big thanks to Ace of Wands for their visit last week!

Now it's back to business...

Blackout beach ... All Hands on Jane *
Coal In Your Window ...Skye Wallace * (new)
Friends in the Sky ... The Dirty Nil *
Sunrise to Shadow Grey ... Ace of Wands *
New Moon Blues ... Kashka *
The Man With The Child In His Eyes ... Kate Bush
Satellite ... Jane's Party * (new)
Ace One : Cigarettes for Money ... Sharks! On Fire!
Scholars ... Buke and Gase
Stoners Never Dream ... Hawksley Workman * (new0
heavens ... Katie Stelmanis *
Nabuma Rubberband ... little Dragon
Shake The Hand ... Lee Harvey Osmond *
Stupid Superstar ... King Tugg
Eyes Wide Open ... King Crimson
Saga ... Moist (Sweden, not Canada)

That's it!
Thanks for listening!


Thursday, 14 February 2019

Ruby Slippers ft. Ace of Wands February 15 2019 7-8 pm

Hey hey everybody.

Here are the tracks AofW picked that made the cut!

Lioness ... Ace of Wands *
Grown from Good ...Ace of Wands *
Keeping Time ... Angie McMahon
Til It Kills Ya ...Ron Hawkins *
Lay My Body Down for You ... When Particles Collide
Normalize ... Joan Smith and the Jane Does*
I Am An Animal ... Kate Boothman *
Winter Wind ... Ace of Wands *
Peaches ... Lung
Jolt the Amplifier ... Ace of Wands*
10,000 Feet ...Ace of Wands *

It's gonna be a real ride!
Thx for listening


Wednesday, 6 February 2019

Ruby Slippers February 8 2019 7-8 pm

Hey hey everybody,

Nothing to say but let's go!

On The Table ... Chelsey Scott
Plea From a cat Named Virtue.... The Weakerthans*
Signed, Sealed, Delivered ... Arkells *
Powerlines ... Lowest Of The Low *
Covers ... Beauts *
Breaking News Live ... Bats Pajamas *
Lioness ... Ace of Wands*
Lupins ... Zinna *
Surely I ... Only Yours *
2 am ... Maneli Jamal*
Don't Choke Feat ... City Rain
Before The Beginning ... Trixie Whitley
Six Years (Tingsek cover) ... Allen Stone
Myth ... Beach House
Constellation III ... Ilias

Stay dry and warm, my friends.
Thx for listening


Friday, 1 February 2019

Catwoman Fill In Feb 1 2019

Here you go

Gonna Move ... Dodge Fiasco *
Lost .. The Deadset
Stand Up ... The Cola Heads *
Heart Attack ... The Asteroids Galaxy Tour
Like Gary Numan ft. Dee Dee Butters ... Church of Trees *
Vegas Nightmare ... Atomik Circus
Cheetah On Drugs ... Brother Octopus *
Alone In This World ... Patrick Watson *
Resistance ... Franklin Electric *
Alchemy ... James Kasper *
Money Changes Everything ... Ought *
Someone Fixed The Game ... Wax Mannequin *
Resurrection Joe ... The Cult
Born Under Gothic Arches ... Dead Red Velvet *
Freakin Out ... Death!

Thanks for listening

Thursday, 31 January 2019

Ruby Slippers February 1 2019

Hey hey everybody

It's a brand new month! Are you excited? Have you dug yourself out from the mountains of snow yet? If the answer to both is yes, then you are ready for anything!

Here's the playlist, hope you enjoy it.

Immigrant Punk ... Gogol Bordello
The End ... Alleyway Saints *
Prologue: The Ruined City ... Twilight Fields *
Radio ... Steve Hillage (part of the holy triumvirat of Steves: Hillage, Howe and Hackett)
We're Off You Know ... Klaatu *
Randy Scouse Git ... The Monkees
Friday On My Mind ... The Easybeats
Tall Tall Building ... Adam & The Amethysts *
Find Her Way ... Chloe Charles *
Buildings ... Jenny Omnichord *
I Got Kinda Lost ... Chris Bell
Out of Control ... Little Creatures *
All Night ... Chic Gamine *

Thanks for listening


Thursday, 24 January 2019

Ruby Slippers January 25 2019 7-8 pm

Hey hey everybody,

End of round 1 of 2019.
 Last playlist of the month and it is full of new music.

Buckle up, kids, this one is cool.

Vampire Rocker ... Christian D and the Hangovers *
Salute You Solution ... The Raconteurs
Too Fast For You ... Evil Elvis *
I Can't Be Loved ... Church of Trees ft. Jill Beaulieu * (new)
Love and Only Love  (cover Neil Young) ... K Michelle Dubois *
Streetlight ... James Kasper * (new from '95 Dalmation)
Andrew ... Charlotte Cornfield * (new)
The Ice Queen ... Sue Foley * (new)
Free Man ... Matt Anderson * (new)
The Vultures Fly High ... Renaissance
Taken Away ... Twilight Fields * (reasonably new)
Slaves ... Eye The People
Bela Lugosi's Dead ... Christian D and the Sinners * (new) (out on Feb 14)

That's it. Something for everyone

Thanks for listening


Wednesday, 16 January 2019

Ruby Slippers January 18 2019

Hey hey everyone!

Cold winds blow and there will be snow! Therefore, there are a few songs about the white stuff tonite as well as new tracks from Black Fever, Hawksley Workman, Andrea Ricci and James Kasper.

Well, what are we waiting for?

Song For A Winter's Night ... Goodnight, Sunrise * (Gordon Lightfoot cover)
The Snow is Dancing ... Tomita
Marigold ... Tess Parks * (Nirvana cover)
Marketing ... The Black Fever * (new)
Lazy... Hawksley Workman * (new)
Five Years ... Born Ruffians * (Bowie cover)
The Music Starts ... Little Creatures *
People of the Deer ... The Trews *
This Woman's Work ... Kate Bush
Skinless ... James Kasper *
Storm ... Andrew Ricci * (new)
Crystal Ball ... Greg Clarke *
Karn Evil 9 (1st Impression - Part 2) ... Emerson Lake and Palmer
Those Who Fought ... The Bends
Recovery ... New Buffalo *
Energy of Death ... Apostle of Hustle *

Thanks for listening


Thursday, 10 January 2019

Ruby Slippers January 11 2019 7-8 pm

Hey hey everyone.

Here we go, two weeks in and new music to celebrate. Show will draw from the list below.


The Enforcer ... Monster Truck *
Where Poppies Grow ... Die Mannequin *
Reality Mentality ... Joan Jett and the Blackhearts
Accidental ... Royal Chant * (Brand New!!)
We Have Everything (remix) ... Young Galaxy *
Volcano ... Feather Weight * (New!)
Trendy, Trendy ... Auld (New!)
Winter ... James Kasper * (New!)
Du Hast ... I Am A Rocketship (New!)
As Heaven Is Wide ... Garbage
Knock On My Door ... LoKo *
Homeless (Tri Inc mix) ... Love Inc. *
Gypsy Eyes ... Jimi Hendrix Experience
Say What ... The Peach Kings

Thanks for listening


Thursday, 3 January 2019

Ruby Slippers Jan. 4 2019 7-8 pm

Hey everybody!

Happy New Year!
We are starting off tonight with a request and will run with it.

Kodachrome ... Paul Simon (request by Harvey)
I Wasn't Made for Fighting ... Woodhands *
Dear Can ... !!!
Vantom ...Zoo Owl *
Weight Of The World ... Andrew Hunter and The Gatherers *
Milk It ... Absolutely Free *
Swan Song ... Zoo Lion *
The Spell ... Poppy Seed and the Love Explosion *
Blue Skies are Black Again ... The 88
I'd Do Anything for Love ... Dom Fricot *
Can't Keep ... Eddie Vedder
Swim or Sink ... You Me & Us
Better Without You ... Violetta
Blues Hand Me Down ... Vintage Trouble
Sea to See ... Wendy's Yellow Poncho

Thanks for listening