Corby's Orbit

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

Saturday, March 28, 2015

Propinquitous Plumes of Musical Performance

Playlist For Show Of 27 March

Painting by Kim Dorland

Commissioner of Selection: Paul Corby

( brought to you by Apples And Origins, Root Scene Checkups and Sources To Be Reckoned With  )

Guest :  Lorraine Segato

5-7 p.m. online and at .  
Canadians in Asterisk’d RED.

5:00 Growth Harmonies

* Zaki Ibrahim ~ Grow Again ~ Eclectica @ Massey Hall tonight

Kendrick Lamar ~ These Walls ~ To Pimp A Butterfly NEW DISK

* Lorraine Segato ~ We Gave The Night Away / Interview / Living On  The Outside ~ Invincible Decency NEW DISK

Bjork / Stonemilker / Vulnicura NEW DISK

* Jaffa Road ~ Bring Love Home ~ Where The Light Gets In ~ @ Four Seasons Center Tuesday 31 March 12 p.m.

Tomita ~ Firebird Suite : Berceuse & Finale ~ Firebird (1976)
Stravinsky's Rite Of Spring @ Roy Thompson Hall Saturday
< Photo by Diva D.

5:45 Armfuls Of Spring

* C&C Surf Factory ~ Takeshiesque ~ Garage City NEW DISK

* Lee Harvey Osmond ~ Black Spruce ~ Beautiful Scars NEW DISK @ The Dakota Tuesday, April 7
at 8:00pm

Twin Shadow  Turn Me Up  Eclipse NEW DISK @ The Phoenix Monday, 6 April

* Ketch Harbour Wolves ~ Body Without Organs ~ Anachronism  at The Horseshoe Monday, 30 March

The Clash ~ The Crooked Beat Sandanista Clash 
Tribute at The Local Tuesday, 31 March
Rodrigo y Gabriella ~ Stairway To Heaven Rodrigo Y Gabriela

6:10 Happy Birthday To Blue

Robert Junior Lockwood (b. 27 March 1915) & Johnny Shines ~ Lonesome Whistle ~ Deep Blue

* Pharis & Jason Romero ~ New Lonesome Blues ~ A Wanderer I`ll Stay NEW DISK

* April Verch ~It Makers No Difference To Me ~ The Newpart NEW DISK at Hugh`s Room Thursday, 30 April 

Johnny Copeland (b. 27 March 1937) ~ Kasavubu ~ Texas Twister 

Bluestime feat. Magic Dick ~ Full Court Press ~Deep Blue 

6:40 Sparkle Plugs

* Donné Roberts ~ Malengo ~ Rhythm Was Born ~ at Gate 403 Saturday

* Lizzy Hoyt ~ Relentless ~ New Lady On The Prairie at The Tranzac Sunday 5:00 p.m.

* Levi Cuss ~ Tecumseh ~ Night Thief NEW DISK

Friends From Rio ~ Maracatudo / Batunk entwined with  Toronto Music Listings 

Novalima ~ Africa Lando ~ Coba Coba Remixed
Curtis Mayfield ~ So In Love ~ Love Songs (Rhino)

Wednesday, March 25, 2015

21C Music of the 21st Century Festival Launch at Koerner Hall

A festival of open minded mega-modern composition and performance will be coming to Bloor Street in Toronto during the 4th weekend in May. Heavy hitters Stewart Copeland, Don Byron and Kaija Saariaho will be flanked by a kaleidoscopic collider of  particularly energizing artists.
Investigate here >>>

They had a well attended preview last night. Some present are pictured below:

  Brian Current, classical composition Juno winner 2015, for Airline Icarus, directing the GGS Music Ensemble

 DJ Skratch Bastid doing contemporary classical composition remixes live with the composers
 @ Spin Cycle May 24,

Vocalist for Cinq a Sept Carla Huhtanen,

Toronto cellist/composer
on the same program,

and the unusual suspects, Ian Harper, head of audio at Koerner Hall, Rough Idea and the Orbiteer.

Saturday, March 21, 2015

Playlist For Show Of 21st March featuring The Wanted

Commissioner of Selection: Paul Corby

( brought to you by John Transitory, Kathleen Wynnesum  / Losesum & Grudge Harpering  )

Guest :  Natalie & Jeff Rogers, Richard Henderson & Rico of The Wanted, and Kim Beggs

5-7 p.m. online and at .  
Canadians in Asterisk’d RED.

5:00 The Gleam Team

Iggy Azalea (Wide Boys Remix) ~ Change Your Life (2015 Juno for Producer Of The Year: Adam Messinger)

* Everton "Pablo" Paul, feat. Jojo Bennett ~ Red Man's Land ~ Make It Roots Reality And Culture NEW DISK

Toots & The Maytals Gold  And Silver  ~  The Best Of...

Third World ~ Give The People What They Need Committed

Alpha Yaya Diallo ~ Fatumata Diallo ~ NéNé

5:30 Most Wanted List

* The Wanted ~ These Boots Are Made For Walkin' / At Forever / Interview / In The Hole (Live) / Before The Fall (Live) / You Can't Catch Me (Live) @ Campbell House Sunday, 7:30

6:00 Incandescent Solstice

* Kim Beggs ~ Now I'm Running From The River / No Water In Their Bones / Interview ~ Beauty And Breaking
Odd Fellows Hall, DUNDAS, ON. tonight

* Jory Nash ~ Luger ~ The Many Hats Of...NEW DISK @ Acoustic Harvest in St. Nicholas Anglican Church Saturday, 22 March, 7:00

Kate Bush feat. Elton John ~ Snowed In At Wheeler St. ~ 50 Words For Snow @ Don't Give Up - A Tribute To Kate Bush & Peter Gabriel @ Hugh's Room tonight

* Mo Kenney ~ In My Lungs ~ @ Harbourfront Center, Saturday

Twin Shadow ~ I'm Ready ~ Eclipse NEW DISK

* Will Butler ~ Son Of God ~ Policy NEW DISK @ The Horseshoe Friday, 27 March

6:30  Ear Peppers

Photek ~ Infinity ~ Solaris

* Rita Chiarelli & The Jazz Men ~ Mississippi Boy ~ Music From The Big House

Sister Rosetta Tharpe (b. 20 March 1915) ~ Didn`t It Rain 

Billy Preston ~ Both Ways ~ I Believe To My Soul 

* Adam Solomon ~ I Love You So Much /  It`s Simple ~ Time Goes, Things Change With a Patina Of Toronto Music Listings 

Friday, March 20, 2015

Thursday, March 19, 2015

Raucous Topics And Rolling Reports

At 5:30, some rolling live jams from Natalie Rogers & Jeff Rogers of The Wanted 
who are on the run to a Sunday night show at Toronto`s historic Campbell House
 160 Queen West at University 7:30 pm-9:30 pm

And at 6:00, Kim Beggs (seen here at the Tranzac with the superb Bob Cohen), will be reporting in from storm country as she leaves the Maritimes for a gig in DUNDAS, ON., Friday night @ Odd Fellows Hall, backed by David Baxter >>>  Tix $10. To reserve, call: 289.237.0410
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