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 rubyslippers@ciut.fm or carolbonciut@gmail.com
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*Cancon

Wednesday, 14 June 2017

Ruby Slippers NXNE June 16 2017 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 www.nxne.com

Hope to see you there and thanks for listening!

*Cancon of course!

Thursday, 8 June 2017

Ruby Slippers on June 9 (?) (I am so messed up this week) 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.

Enjoy

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

*Cancon

Wednesday, 31 May 2017

Ruby Slippers for 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.

Enjoy!

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

*Cancon

Wednesday, 24 May 2017

Ruby Slippers 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.

*Cancon

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 *


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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 www.ciut.fm

Thanks for listening and see you next week.

*Cancon