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!

December 5, 2008

Theme: Back to the indie pop with lots of new stuff
On Air: Frank

It was good to finally get back to a regular show that wasn't all about me. As I had not done a show like this
in a while I had a large backlog of new music to play, as evidenced by the fact that this show clocks in at a little over 2 hours and even then I cut out two entire sets that I was originally going to play.

I'll just highlight one of the things I talked about on the show: Every year the BBC asks a list of music
critics and broadcasters to find out which bands will they think will make it big in the next year. They did
pretty good last year as the 2008 list included The Ting Tings, Adele, Vampire Weekend, The Black Kids, and
MGMT. You can check out the BBC Sound of 2009 site using the link below.

In the third set I played a couple of songs to commemorate those who recently passed away: Odetta and
Levi Stubbs (see links below for more information)

Links to some of the things I mentioned during the show:

Link to BBC Sound of 2009:

Link to Pitchfork review of Black Kids

Link to Wee Pop records

Link to Heaven's Just A Kiss Away

Link to information about Odetta:

Link to information about levi Stubbs:

Fireball XL5 Setlist - December 5, 2008

TALK (Theme)
The Ting Tings - Be The One
Masonic - Lifetime of Deception
Marching Band - Gorgeous Behaviour
Detektifbryån - Neonland
TALK (recent CD set)
Black Kids - Look at me (When I Rock Wichoo)
Vancouger - unmanned (C)
Los Campesinos! - Ways To Make It Through The Wall
Don Lennon - Really Dave Matthews
Herman Dune - On A Saturday
TALK (lo-fi)
The Endless Bummer - Baseball in China (C)
Kevin Ayers - Girl On A Swing
Tvärvägen - September
Charles Douglas - Where Did I Go
The 6ths (with Odetta) - Waltzing Me All The Way Home
Billy Bragg - Levi Stubbs' Tears
TALK (Female voices)
Firefox AK - City To City
Santa Maria - Lalalalalaaa
Point Junction WA - Melon Bird
Minisnap - Leave It To You
The Passions - I'm In Love With A German Film Star
BlueJuice - Vitriol (Pious Edit) **See Note 1
Japanese Motors - Better Trends
Salut!machaut - Tom and Joanna
The Pains Of Being Pure At Heart - Everything With You
Lizards From Afar - Just A Girl **See Note 1
+/- - Snowblind
We and Lisa - Ana
The Lovekevins - Private Life Of A Cat
Firefly - Love (Is Gonna Be On Your Side) **See Note 2

Note 1: Both of these songs were sent to me.

Note 2: This is not the Waterloo band Firefly but one from a compilation CD of Italian Disco songs.

(C) Denotes Canadian Content

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