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!

June 6, 2008

Theme: Trepid House and Shelflife records
On Air: Frank

Sometimes a show just seems to go together well and this was one of those times. A few themed sets along with some random sets and it all comes out well.

The second set focused on the bands that were playing that night in the Trepid House, a private house where small bands play in a great intimate environment. One of them were my current favourite band from Guelph "The Magic" who finally had some recorded material that I was able to buy, Torcus was also really good, but unfortunately although I liked the song by Rockenspiel that I played on the show I wasn't able to stay long enough to see them that night.

I found out about the Swedish band Kuryakin from the great Swedesplease blog and while checking out the band's record label Shelflife I checked out some of their other recent releases. One of the new bands from the label were described as "modern psychedelic pop songs influenced by the heyday of '90s Madchester." So that allowed me to also play bands from those days including The Charlatans who just happened to have a CD in the new release section of the library. You can download the first three songs in the set from: www.shelflife.com .

Of course I had to play a song to mark the passing of Bo Diddley, I thought the song might be a cover of the Jonathan Richman song, it wasn't, but it was still really good.

Acid House Kings - Say Yes If You Love Me
The Shermans - Summer In Your Heart
Lisa Bouvoir - Belgium
Those Dancing Days - Tasty Boy
First Aid Kit - Cross Oceans
TALK (Trepid House Set)
The Magic - Night School (C)
Rockenspiel - When You Were Born (C)
Torcus - I've Been Down (C)
Dearly Beloved - When You Were Born (C)
The Johnstones - Last Chance (C)
The Gruesomes - What's Your Problem? (C)
Mates Of State - My Only Offer
Merrymakers - Spinning My Mind Away
Ms. John Soda - Go Check
New Radiant Storm Kings - Scuttled
TALK (Shelflife Records Set)
Days - A Part Of The World
Kuryakin - Peace Of Mind
Ruling Class - Flowers
The Charlatans - Oh! Vanity
Happy Mondays - Lazyitis
Boomdaddy - No Stranger Now (C) **See Note 1
Ivana Santilli - Always Better (C)
MG Blues - Shake The Boogie (C)
Bo Diddley - Roadrunner
Robert Forster - Did She Overtake You
Lloyd Cole - Chelsea Hotel (C) **See Note 2
A Popular History Of Signs - Justice Not Vengeance

Note 1: The first time I can remember playing a song by someone actually related to me as my cousin Linda sang backup vocals on this song.

Note 2: Played in honour of many people I know who were going to see Leonard Cohen in concert.

(C) Denotes Canadian Content

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