Thursday, 13 July 2017

Ruby Slippers Hillside playlist July 14 2017


Hey everybody!

I can't believe it's that time of year again. The perfect festival is on starting today for a weekend of music, workshops, wonderful food and good will. It is even totally green. Doesn't get a lot better than that. Hats off to the Dish Ninjas!

Anyhow, most of the tracks on this week's playlist are from performers at Hillside. If you can't be there (I can't unfortunately) this is the next best thing! Enjoy

Powerlines ... Lowest of the Low *(HS headliner on Friday)
The Milkman of Human Kindness ... Billy Bragg  (HS)
Can You Make Me Feel Blue ... Lost Cousins * (HS)
Almost ... Sarah Harmer * (HS)
Deep Toque ... Aerialists * (HS)
Fifty Fifty ... The Luyas * (HS)
GBA ... Xavier Rudd (HS) (I am crying real tears about missing this one)
Strongest Man Alive ... Franklin Electric * (HS)
Feather and Bone ... Common Deer * (HS)
Kirsten Time ... WHOOP-Szo * (HS)
Sheep ... Mt. Joy * (HS)
Dangerdangerdanger ... Rae Spoon * (HS)
Peroxide ... Chastity * (HS)
I Won't Go ... Dead Flowers * (HS)
Maybe Angels ... Sheryl Crow (in memory of)


Didn't make it to this wonderful group: The Turbans so here is their video

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=r6HxqPQ74-o

Thanks for listening. 

*Cancon 
(HS) Hillside Festival 2017



Thursday, 6 July 2017

Ruby Slippers for July 7 2017 7-8 pm


Hey everybody

Yikes! July! I got nothing

Pyromancer ... Buddy Black and the Ghost Umbrellas *
Leaders of the Undersea World .... Odds *
Whole Lotta Love ... Dread Zeppelin
Sexy ... Lucky + Love
Your Breath ... Analog Angel
The Fall ... Black Lady Soul *
Fog and Dust ... iSpy *
Tree Trunks ... Basement Revolver *
Skipping Life ... Broken Halo *
Teenage Blood ... Apex Manor
Hand That Feeds ... NIN
Help ... The Apartments
Noisemaker ... Two Hours Traffic  *
Sick Days ... The Holiday Crowd *
Lucky ... Allistair
Haven ... Bravestation *
Dk/Pi ... Aero Flynn

In heaven, everything is fine.

Thanks for listening

*Cancon


Wednesday, 28 June 2017

Ruby Slippers for June 30 (Good Lord where did June go?) 2017


Hey everybody!

I CAN'T BELIEVE THE MONTH IS DONE!!!!!!  And Canada is going to be 150 YEARS OLD !!!

Too much to process, so I am going to just kick back and listen to music. Are you in?

Dancing in The Rain ... The Hawk In Paris (go to track when I need a break from life)
13th Floor ... Bravestation * NEW NEW NEW
Body ... Young Galaxy *
Couch ... Taxi * NEW! Radio Premier!
Inverse Seconds ... Tobias the Owl
Yukon Princess ... Lakes and Pines * NEW from Winnipeg
Gimme Time ... Bullet * NEW
Covers ... Beauts *
Charles William ... All Them Witches
Can't Fight The Feeling ... Orange O'Clock *
Until the End ... Black Fever * (I do love this track)
Animal Wives ... Amos The Transparent *
She's Leaving Home ... The Beatles
Young ... Chevalier Avant Garde *


This is too much for the hour, I know. But I can dream, right? And Post Malone will just have to wait as we need LOADS of Cancon * for July 1st!!!

Celebrate responsibly this weekend and thanks for listening.

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
Twitter @carolbonciut
Facebook  RubySlippersRadio

*Cancon


Wednesday, 14 June 2017

Ruby Slippers NXNE 2017 June 16 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 June 9 (I think) 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 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