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!

March 30, 2012

A song from 1987 that I have never heard of was my top song of the week, thanks to the Popcasting podcast ( http://popcastingpop.com/ ) for exposing it to me.

The second set was interesting as it mostly stemmed from a few of the openers that I have seen lately and really enjoyed, bands names Bleached and Hospitality.  Although I wasn't paying a great deal of attention to them when I saw them, I now wish I had as I have enjoyed listening to since seeing them.  Just goes to show you that you should always try and at least listen to the opening acts to see if you should get the venue early.  This is similar to what happened last year as I enjoyed the albums by both the Craft Spells and Veronica Falls more than the bands they opened for.

Best song I heard since the last show -  Apple Boutique - Love Resistance  - See the video here

Websites I mentioned during the show:

About the Mary Onettes:

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Fireball XL5 Setlist - March 30, 2012
TALK - Theme
Apple Boutique - Love Resistance
Bandana Splits - Sometimes
Nervous Curve - Touch Wood
Pepper Rabbit - Rose Mary Stretch
The Mary Onettes - Ready
Bleached - Searching Through The Past
Tennis - Origins
Hospitality - Eighth Avenue
Heartless Bastards - The Mountain
Youth Lagoon - Afternoon
La Sera - Never Come Around
Lawrence And The Comfortable Society - Heartache
King Creosote And Jon Hopkins - Honest Words
Cat's Eyes - The Best Person I Know
Gayngs - The Gaudy Side Of Town
TALK (random ending)
Sunny Intervals - Sunset on Parliament Hill

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March 24, 2012

Live DJ show Jane Bond.

Setlist for Coolest Thing About Love 13 - Spring Edition

Baby Dayliner - When I Look Into Your Eyes
Amanda Mair - Doubt
Burning Hearts - Into The Wilderness
Those Dancing Days - Dream About Me
The Ettes - My Heart
Yellow Ostrich - Hate Me Soon
Charles Bradley - The World (is going up in flames) There is documentary about him at this year's Hot Docs Festival in Toronto
The Creations - A Dream
Eddie Giles - Losin' Boy
Emitt Long - Call Me
African Music Machine - Black Water Gold
Victor Davis - Runaway Train (People are digging the funky stuff, I better keep it coming)
Teena Marie - Runaway Train (Wahoo Remix)
Gnarls Barkley - Run
Sister Sledge - Thinking of You (Dimitri From Paris remix) Probably the best song I will play all night
The Go! Team - Buy Nothing Day
Mike Snow - Billie Holiday
Erik Hassle - Hurtful
Beastie Boys - Hey Ladies (going out a limb on this one)
Pulp - Common People
Martha and the Muffins - Echo Beach
Stone Roses - She Bangs The Drum
Jimi Hendrix - Fire (request from the floor)
Wild Flag - Romance
The Pains of Being Pure at Heart - Come Saturday
Tim Armstrong - Into Action
Cassius f/ Jocelyn Brown - I'm A Woman
Golden Boy f/Miss Kitten - Rippin Kitten (this song has a great video, you should look it up)
Koop - Summer Sun (Markus Enochson Remix)
George Duke - I Love You More (song was sampled by Daft Punk for Digital Love)
Edwin Bridsong - Cola Bottle Baby (sampled by Daft Punk for Harder, Better, Faster, Stronger)
Mayer Hawthorne - your easy lovin' ain't that easy
The Tempos - (Countdown) Here I Come
The Flirtations - Stronger than her love
Kieth - Daylight Saving Time (that's all I got for the name of this artist
The Dazz Band - Let It Whip (my favorite song in high school)
Kool and the Gang - Steppin' Out
Eddy Grant - Killer on the Rampage (another song I've wanted to play for a while)
Roxy Music - Love Is The Drug (going to get off the funky stuff for a while, most of the party people have left)
Blur - Parklife
Tennis - Origins (small trip into some indie pop)
Murder Mystery - Love Astronaut
Generationals - Ten-Twenty Ten (one of my favourite songs from last year)
Bleached - Searching Through The Past (wow the place is really starting to clear out - I hope it wasn't the indie pop)
The Pipettes - ABC
Toro Y Moi - Still Sound (literally 2 customers here right now, maybe I should ask them what they want to hear)
Friends - Friend Crush (this is the latest hot band on SirusXMU)
Grimes - Oblivion (another very artist who is very hot at the moment)
New Order - Waiting for the Siren's Call (I'm just playing what I want to hear now)
Lykke Li - Breaking It Up (just got the call that they are going to close up if nobody else shows up, cue the downbeat music)
Deacon Blue - Your Town (and just like that it is getting full again, stop that slowdown)
Ivy - Thinking of You (looks like I'm staying for a while, better think of a coherent set of music)
Faithless - Why Go?
St. Germain - Rose Rouge
Fatboy Slim - Weapon of Choice
Utah Saints - Something Good
Moby - Disco Lies
Terry Hunter - Sweet Music (from a Dimitri from Paris compilation)
Cerrone - Give Me Love (also from that same Dimitri from Paris comp)
Red Dragon Band - Let Me Be Your Radio, Pt. 1 (why not make it the trifecta from the compiliation)
Brenda Holloway - Just Look What You've Done (we will soon hit the peak)
Shirley Ellis - Soul Time
Ann d'Andre - Don't Stop Lookin' (last call has been announced)
Bill Watkins - The Ice-Man (I just love this song)
Major Lance - Rhythm (and so starts the long decent)
Gloria Jones - Tainted Love
Telepopmusik - Breathe (heard this in a cafe recently and knew I had to play it tonight)
Junior Boys - In The Morning (getting some cancon in there, had somebody ask me about the Telepopmusik song, yes it is that good)
Nouvelle Vague - Melt With You
Smokey Robinson - Being With You (I played this in high school on the trumpet for a music test once, we got to choose what we played)
The Delfonics - Didn't I (Blow Your Mind This Time) (I didn't know you liked the Delfonics - great line from Jackie Brown)
The Housemartins - Caravan of Love (I really must get digital copies of all the Housemartins product)
Aztec Camera - Jump (I remember people doing this as an air guitar song during a high school talent show)
Dimitri From Paris - Nothing to Lose (let's just get all the Dimitri from Paris songs out there - just the call to shut it down)
The Smittens - 11:11 (and we're done)

March 2, 2012

Finally a show of relatively new music after all of the best of shows.  I have been waiting a while to play the Dimitri From Paris remix of Sister Sledge which just gives me a great feeling whenever I listen to it.  That led to funky opening set which I followed by a couple of sets featuring songs that have been on my MP3 player for a while.

Best song I heard since the last show - Sister Sledge - Thinking Of You (Dimitri From Paris Remix) - Listen to the song here 

Websites I mentioned during the show:

The Brassland Records page about Baby Dayliner, however the song of the day isn't from them anymore: 

The Labrador Records page on Amanda Mair:

You can download the latest show directly here:

For information on how to sign up for the podcast or join the Facebook group, see the bottom of this message.

Fireball XL5 Setlist - March 2, 2012
TALK - Theme
Sister Sledge - Thinking Of You (Dimitri From Paris Remix)
Mayer Hawthorne - Your Easy Lovin' Ain't Pleasin' Nothin'
The Intruders - Love Is A Baseball Game
Charles Bradley - The World (Is Going Up In Flames)
The Sparkles - Hipsville 29 BC
The Henry Clay People - Two Lives At The End Of The Night
Jeremy Jay - Caught In A Whirl
Yellow Ostrich - Hate Me Soon
The Give It Ups - Let's Be Frank
Bleached - Searching Through The Past
Baby Dayliner - When I Look Into Your Eyes
Kurt Vile - Jesus Fever
Big Troubles - Bite Yr Tongue
Mike Snow - Billie Holiday
Amanda Mair - Doubt
TALK (random ending)
Yo La Tengo - Take Care

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