Corby's Orbit

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

Saturday, April 28, 2012

Odd Future Oldies : Why Resist?

Debukas : Knowledge

Playlist for Show of Friday, 27 April, 2012

Host Paul Corby (brought to you by Chingon Beans, Patios Amigos, and Glory All @ Lula)
Guests M.J. Cyr and Dave Murray
5-7 p.m. online and at . Canadians in Asterisk’d RED.

5:00  Connective Tissues
*Donné Roberts – Ela Bé -@ Lula Lounge May 18, Gate 403 Saturday
*M.J. Cyr – Innocent in Heart / Interview / The Watchman (live) / Thy Radiance (live)
                            @ The Tranzac Sunday for Canopy cd launch

*Kelly Lee  Evans – Tomorrow Is My Turn -@Glenn Gould Studio tonight
*Blackburn –Back At The Zanzibar - @ Nawlins Sat. & Sun.
*Brokenjoe – Walkin Boss – Jerome Godboo @ The Dominion Saturday
Johnny Cash – Ghost Riders In The Sky – Tribute @ The Gladstone tonight
*Del Barber – The Queen of July – Headwaters

5:40  Power Level Presets – Suite for Billy Beans Bryans
The Grateful Dead – Black Peter
Pupy y Los Que Son Son - La duda de Belen – Massy Hall, Saturday 19 MAY
*Geoff Berner – High Ground
*Maria Dunn – From The Bread Line To The Front Line
*Jon Brooks – Visiting Day @ The Gladstone, Tuesday, May Day

6:20  Time and Space Cadets
*Royal Canoe – Bloodrush @ The Garrison Wed., May 2
*Kid Koala – Connectivity – Space Cadet @ 918 Bathurst Thurs, 3 May & Fri, May 4
Neon Indian – Fallout / Era Extrana - Tuesday, 8 May @ The Phoenix

6:40  Weekend Strengthenings in Toronto – Listings over Tom Szczesniak’s Dinosaurus
                                        (@The Old Mill Inn Saturday)
*Brooke Miller – Cannonball @ Hugh’s Room tonight
Deitrick Haddon – Well Done – WOW Gospel 2012

Thursday, April 26, 2012

Space Cadet Coming In For A Landing

Space Cadet is a unique immersive headphone concert experience. The audience sits in inflatable "space pods", listening to the show through individual headphone systems as Kid Koala brings the Space Cadet score to life on a piano and several turntables. Part music, part storytelling, Kid Koala invites you into the world of the Space Cadet graphic novel in a show suitable for all ages.    

Saturday, April 21, 2012

Playlist for Corby’s Orbit on Radio Regent, Show of Friday, 20 April, 2012

Host Paul Corby (brought to you by Big Pink, Midnight Ramble & Le Coq D'Or)
Guests Terry Wilkins and Ronnie Hayward
5-7 p.m. online and at . Canadians in Asterisk’d RED.

5:00 When I Get Offa This Mountain  (Suite for Levon Helm)
Kirk Franklin – Before I Die –WOW Gospel 2012
*Kalle Mattson – Someday - @ The Supermarket Tuesday, 23 May
*The Band – Yazoo Street Scandal
*Eight and a Half – The Turnaround - @ Sonic Boom on Record Store Day, tomorrow, 8:00
*The Band – Strawberry Wine (live @ The Royal Albert Hall, 1971)
Ani Difranco – Buildings and Bridges - @ The Winter Garden Theatre, tomorrow
Allen Ginsberg – After Lalon
Terry Wilkins – Interview, memories, and an appreciation of Levon Helm’s music & influence.
*The Band – The River Hymn – Cahoots
*Mike Stevens – Jerusalem Ridge - @ Hugh’s Room Saturday w. Matt Andersen

5:45 Home Bass
*Ronnie Hayward – Ninety-Nine, It’s Kinda Cold Livin’ Here , Find Some Other Guy, A Funny Place /  
                                                           Interview - @ Castro’s Friday 5-7, The Dominion Saturday 4-7:30

6:15  Musicos Maravillosos
Pupy y Los Que Son Son – Yo No Te Deje Por Loca @ Massey Hall, Sat., 19 May
La Marisoul – La Negra @ Lula Lounge Friday, 11 May for the Lulaworld celebration
*Boogat – Hey! - @Lula Lounge 11 May for the Lulaworld celebration
Aloe Blacc & Ciara Moreno – Nascimento (Milton Nascimento @ Koerner Hall 2 March, 2013)

6:30  Omniversity
Cheikh Lo – Voa! / Bamba Sunu Georgul - @ The Great Hall Wed., 25 April
*Lee Oskar – Soulful Prayer - @Hugh’s Room Saturday w. David Rotundo
*Cowboy Junkies – Fairytale - @ Massey Hall’s Glenn Gould Prize Gala for Leonard Cohen, May 14
Toronto Itineraries: Music Listings over Archie Shepp’s Prelude To A Kiss
*The Band – High Cotton

In Martin Ritt's Conrack, Jon Voight says "Listen to death, knocking on Beethoven's door"

Friday, April 13, 2012

Playlist for 13 April 2012

Host Paul Corby (brought to you by Deep Leaps, High Drives, and Indelible Syllables)
Guests Boxer the Horse and Mike McKenna
5-7 p.m. online and at . Canadians in Asterisk’d RED.

5:00  Square Rutabagas
Jesse Winchester – Wear Me Out -@ Hugh’s Room Fri.13-Sun. 15 April
*CATL – Gotta Thing For You / Cinderblocks - @Parts & Labour tonight, Sonic Boom Sat. @ 3:00
*Skydiggers – You Sparkle Silver – The Northern Shore / Latent
Trampled By Turtles – Don’t Look Down - Stars and Satellites  @ Lee’s Palace Sunday, 15 April
*Gordie Tentrees – Wheel & Wrench - @The Dakota Tavern Thursday

5:20  Rock Popper Saucers
*Yukon Blonde – Water - @ Lee’s Palace tonight
*Octoberman – Thank-you Mr. V - @ The Tranzac tonight
* Boxer the Horse- Sentimental/Oriental / Bridge to The U.S.A. / Interview / Rattle Your Cage (live)
                                                                                Karen Silkwood (live) @ The Great Hall tonight

5:45  Kinetic Etiquette
The Swingle Singers (feat. The MJQ) – Little David’s Fugue - @The Enwave Theatre, Saturday
*Nick Teehan – Broken Windows /  Disney –There Is No Snake @The Tranzac Friday, 20 April
Vashawn Mitchell – Chasing After You – Wow Gospel 2012 / Verity
Curtis Salgado – Nobody But You – Soul Shot / Alligator

6:15  Well Done Come On in
Stevie Ray Vaughan – Leave My Girl Alone – Tribute @ The Black Swan tonight
Buddy Guy – Just Playing My Axe - @ Massey Hall, tonight
*McKenna Mendelson Mainline – One Way Ticket / Better Watch Out / Interview w. Mike McKenna
                                                        Tribute @ The Black Swan tomorrow

Joshua Redman & Brad Mehldau – Rejoice -@Koerner Hall tomorrow

Toronto Entertainment Listings

*Roland Hunter – Clayoquot Sound - @Lula Lounge tonight

Coming Soon: Lee Fields