Corby's Orbit

Corby's Orbit
Listening in All the High Places illustration by John Kricfalusi

Saturday, September 14, 2019

Playlist for Show of 13 September


Commissioner of Selection: Paul Corby 

( Brought to you by Facet Food, Gem Sessions and Pro Crystal Nations)

5-7 p.m. Fridays online http://www.radioregent.com/ and at tunein.com .  

Guest: Aviva Chernick


Click On Pictures To Enlarge 

Canadians in Asterisk’d RED. 


5:00 Safe In Sound

 * Ellen McIlwaine ~ Save The World ~ Mystic Bridge ~@ Women's Blues Review Friday 29 November Roy Thompson Hall


Laura Viers ~ To The Country ~ Salt Breakers








5:10 Scratching A Niche

* Aviva Chernick ~  / La Serena / Interview / A Ti Espana / Laz Tiyas / Min Hameitzar ~ La Serena NEW DISK ~ @ 918 Bathurst Thursday 19 September for La Serena CD launch

5:50 Scintillating Satellites



Morgan Heritage ~ Inna Dem Ting Deh ~ Contemporary Roots Reggae vol. l ~ @ Opera House Sunday

Massive Attack feat. Horace Andy ~ The Man Who Lives Next Door ~ Mezzanine ~ @ Sony Center Tuesday & Wednesday September 17 & 18 for Mezzanine XXl

Michael Jackson ~ 2 Bad (Refugee Camp Remix) ~ Blood On The Dance Floor 

6:10 Mystic Amethyst Empathy

* Chelsea McBride's Socialist Night School ~ River ~ Socialist Night School ~ @ Kensington Jazz Festival tonight 8 p.m.

Robert Palmer & Little Feat ~ Trouble ~ Pressure Drop ~ Dixie Chicken: The Music of Little Feat feat. John Findley @ The Linsmore Tavern tonight



* Wild T & The Spirit ~ High School Confidential ~ Strange Modern ~ @ Grossman's Saturday

* Snotty Nose Rez Kids ~ Warriors ~ Trapline ~ @ Polaris Music Prize Gala at The Carlu Monday 16 September 

The Hombres ~ Let It All Hang Out ~ Goofy Greats

* The Wheat Pool ~ Two Far Apart ~ Hauntario ~ @ The Station on Jasper, Edmonton AB. Saturday 2 November for Hauntario Tenth Anniversary


Los Straitjackets ~ San Diego Shutdown ~ Supersonic Guitars In 3-D ~ @ Horseshoe Tavern Tuesday 17 September

6:30 Sky Hooks 


Gilberto Gil ~ A Dream ~ Parabolic 

Eleni Mandel ~ Salt Truck ~ Miracle Of Five ~ @ The Drake Hotel Sunday

Ray La Montaigne ~ I Still Care For You ~ Gossip In The Grain

Brandon Robertson ~ Mr. Lonious ~ B.O.A.T.S. Based On A True Story NEW DISK

Thompson Egbo Egbo ~ Akou ~ Short Stories ~ @ The Rex Sunday 7 p.m.

King Crimson ~ Indiscipline ~ Discipline ~ @ Budweiser Stage Saturday


















Friday, August 30, 2019

Playlist For Corby's Orbit Show Of 30 August with J.P. Mortier

Illustration by Gal Shir

Commissioner of Selection: Paul Corby 

( Brought to you by Summer Summations, Season's Reasonings and Autumnal Intimations )

5-7 p.m. Fridays online http://www.radioregent.com/ and at tunein.com .  

Guest: J.P. Mortier 


Click On Pictures To Enlarge 

Canadians in Asterisk’d RED. 


5:00 Heavy Medals


Sweet Honey In The Rock ~ Ella's Song ~ Selections 1976 - 1988
(dedicated to Mitch Podoluk September 21, 1947
-  August 25, 2019)

"Mitch Podolak‘s life looks, in retrospect, like a cultural revolution. If you know Mitch, you know that was never an accident. “We are not in the music business. We are in the music community.” ~ Jonathan Byrd

*J.P. Mortier ~ Sons Of Steel feat. Beth McKenna  / Resurrection feat. Sienna Dahlen  / Interview / World Of Steel (live) / Who Decides? (live) ~ Nation Of Iron NEW DISK ~ @ Tranzac November

* Mimi Obonsawin ~ Weird ~ Connected

5:30 Overlord Overload


* Dominique Fils-Aime ~ Where There Is Smoke There Is Probably Fire ~ Stay Tuned!

* David Wilcox & Gwen Swick ~  Neil Young's Transformer Man ~ Borrowed Tunes (1994)

The Who ~ We Got A Hit ~ Endless Wire ~ @ Sony Center Tuesday 3 September

Mavado ~ Money Changer / Baby Cham ~ Ghetto Story / Pinchers ~ Desperate Scenario  / Baby Cham & Majic ~ Bring It On ~ from Club Bangaz ~ @ One Love Festival Downsview Stadium Friday, Saturday and Sunday 

Elton John & Sounds Of Blackness ~ Amen ~ A Tribute To Curtis Mayfield 

Stevie Wonder ~ Blowin In The Wind ~  A 30th Anniversary Concert Celebration

6:20 Cervini's Surveillances

* Turboprop ~ Tara Davidson's The Queen ~ Abundance ~  @ The Rex Thursday  & Friday September 5 & 6

* Tune Town ~ Duke Ellington's Sophisticated Lady ~ There From Here NEW DISK 

* Okan ~ Quick Stop ~ Laberinto ~ @ Yonge Dundas Square tonight


6:40 Back That Out


Patsy Cline ~ Too Many Secrets ~ The 14th Annual Patsy Cline Birthday Show! @ Lula Lounge Thursday 5 September 

* April Verch ~ The Lord Knows I'm Drinking ~ Once A Day NEW DISK 

* Kim Beggs ~ Blister ~ Said Little Sparrow ~ @ The Local Thursday 5 September

* John MacMurchy ~ Cosmo's Circus ~ The Art Of Breath vol. 1 / Toronto Music Listings 

* Michael Lake ~ Bruce Springsteen's No Surrender














Thursday, August 29, 2019

Montréal Meta-Rocker J.P. Mortier Brings The Iron Into The Orbit

On his way to a Western Canada tour, J.P. will step into Orbit this Friday to talk about his new double disk of crunchy original tunes, resisting gravity long enough to drop a few live chansons de fer.
Tune up, and listen in. 5 - 7 pm.

Saturday, August 24, 2019

Playlist For Corby's Orbit Show Of 23 August


Commissioner of Selection: Paul Corby 


( Brought to you by  Wise Rice, Knowledgeable Quinoa and Conscious Couscous )

5-7 p.m. Fridays online http://www.radioregent.com/ and at tunein.com .  

Guest: Steve Paul Simms


Click On Pictures To Enlarge 

Canadians in Asterisk’d RED. 


5:00 David Koch's Planetary Combustion Bar B Cue


Rick Estrin & The Night Cats ~ I'm Running ~ Contemporary (Alligator) NEW DISK

* The Dead South ~ Fat Little Killer Boy ~ Sugar & Joy  NEW DISK

* The Del-Fi's ~ Who's Been Haunting You? ~ Crowd Pleaser ~ @ Dakota Tavern tonight 10 pm

Sheryl Crow & Steve Earle ~ The Chambers Brothers' Time Has Come Today ~ Steal This Movie sdtrk

Fishbone ~ Bob Marley's Crazy Baldheads ~ Ska Island Reggae Rewind @ Cloak & Dagger tonight

Burna Boy ~ Hallelujah

* Buffy Ste-Marie ~ The Priests Of The Golden Bull ~ Illuminations ~ @ Exhibition Place Monday 26 August

5:30 Listen Your Way Up



Mark Knopfler ~ Theme From Local Hero ~ Screenwriting ~ @ Sony Center Sunday

Richard Leo Johnson ~ Glidepath ~ Fingertip Ship 

* Sam Wilson ~ Riverside Waves ~ Groundless Apprehension  NEW DISK~ @ The Emmet Ray Bar Monday 

Astrid ~ Vai De Vez ~ BossaCucaNova's Classics Revisited

* Turkwaz ~ Alexandria / Grandpa's Brandy Medley ~ Nazar ~ @ Flemingdon Park Saturday 3-5 pm

* Neil Young & The Sadies ~ This Wheel's On Fire ~ A Canadian Celebration Of The Band ~ Once Were Brothers World Premiere @ TIFF Thursday 5 September The press conference for this film will be held on September 5. Please visit the event page for the livestream link.

6:00 The Simms' Songs



* Steve Paul Simms ~ In My Bones ~ Wall Of Illusion / Here And Now Woman ~ Open City / Interview / Anything With Ingrid (live) / Te Quiero (live) ~ @ Tranzac Sunday 5-7 pm

6:30 Morph Or Harmony

Booker T & The MG's ~ You Can't Do That ~ Mojo Beatlemania ~ Singalong Beatles @ The Tranzac Tuesday 27 August


* Bobby Dove ~ The Big Good-bye ~ Thunderchild ~ @ The Local Sunday 9 pm

* Shari Ulrich ~ That's What I Thought Too ~ Back To Shore NEW DISK

The Animals ~ I've Been Around ~ The EP Collection

* Jon Brooks ~ In The Alleys ~ Moth Nor Rust ll NEW DISK

* West My Friend ~ Old Song ~ In Constellation NEW DISK

* Mike Cowie ~ Blow! ~ Lucid Blue / Toronto Music Listings

Alison Krauss ~ When God Dips His Pen Of Love In My Heart ~ Now That I've Found You