Of course I named the show after the great album by the Smittens and I pay homage to the band by using a clip of their song 11:11 for my theme. I hope the band doesn't mind, but when I have talked to various members of the band after shows they seem like nice people whom I think would be good with it.

I also use this name for my DJ night happening occasionally at the Jane Bond in Waterloo, Ontario, Canada.

Note that the links to shows older than 6 months might not be working, if you really want those shows please send me an email and I can get them to you. (Note that prior to 2018 I called my podcast FireballXL5, so don't be confused if you look at an old setlist)

Special thanks to Jeff Woods for finding my a place to host my mp3s!

May 7, 1999

Although it has only been four days since the show it seems a lot longer
as in the meantime I have travelled to Banff for a conference where I am
sending this e-mail. After Banff I am travelling to Vancouver for a few
days to visit my relatives (Hey Wayne if you get this send me your phone
number so I can give you a call).

Anyway, about the show, Dave Fisher joined Michelle and I in what I called
"Dave's Revenge", as he said that he brought songs which he would like to
hear on CKMS (Dave listens to the station as much as I do) but they either
can't or won't play it. Every song had an interesting story behind it, I
gave a brief description of one in particular after the setlist. You can
contact Dave directly if you have anymore questions about his choices.

Fireball XL5 Setlist May 7, 1999

North of America - Bouyonet Point
Corduray Leda - Shut Down
The 6ths - When I'm out of town
Mayor McCa - I'm so poor, buy my CD
Piggy - The person behind the counter
The Saboteurs - Man from E.N.I.G.M.A.
Cecil Seaskull - Bells On
Dan the Radio Man - Spooky Spooky Halloween
TALK (Dave set 1)
Raymond Scott - The Happy Whistler **Note 1
The Clears - Frozen Fun
Starbean - Starbeam
The Tornadoes - Telstar
Two Dollar Guitar - Patagonia
Stereolab - Doubt
TALK (Michelle's set)
Lion Rock - Fire up the Showsaw
Poi Dog Pondering - Berry
Beck - Electric Music & the Summer people
Solex - One Louder
Bettie Seveert - What Friends?
Ben Lee - Cigarettes Will Kill You
TALK (Dave Set 2)
Spastiks - Long Cold Walk
Ajejan dro Escovedo - I was Drunk (request)
Quonset - Exodus
King Loser - Solid Sky Nine
Colour Me Pyscho - My Favourite Nightmare

Note 1: Raymond Scott was an electronic music pioneer, he experimented
with sound made entirely from synthesizers back in the early 60s. This
album was supposed to be used to sedate children and put them to sleep, he
made three albums in this vain, this one was designed for children aged
6-12 months. This particular songs didn't sound that far off of a lot of
today's electronic music.

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