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

Saturday, October 18, 2014

Playlist For Show Of 17 October

Host: Paul Corby

( brought to you by Parabola Dictu, Pax Woebegone and Deus Ex MacIntosh ) Fridays 5-7 p.m. online and at .  Canadians in Asterisk’d RED.

Guest: Amy Thiessen

5:00 Folkal Points

* Keiffer McLean | Man Upstairs | Drama In The Attic CFMA Nominee
* Jill Zmud \ Compass \ Small Matters Of Life And Death  CFMA Nominee
* Del Barber \ Arianna \ Prairieography @ The Dakota Wednesday NEW DISK  CFMA Nominee
* Lennie Gallant Lifeline \ Live Acoustic At The Carleton NEW DISK  CFMA Nominee
* Steph Cameron \ Railroad Boy \ Sad Eyed Lonesome Lady @ The Dakota Wednesday NEW DISK

* James Hill \ The Brightest Lights \ The Old Silo @ Hugh's Room Sunday NEW DISK

5:30  Skylight Access

Jimmy Thackeray \ Rude Mood \ Extra Jimmies (Stony Plain) NEW DISK
Larry Coryell \ Variations On A Theme @ The Old Mill Monday 20 October
Big Dave McLean \ Mr. Siegal \ Faded But Not Gone NEW DISK
Peter Tosh \ Life Lessons \ No Nuclear War     Tribute To Peter Tosh @ The Rockpile Saturday

6:00 To Every Thing There Is A Thiessen

*Amy Thiessen \ I'm With You \ Interview \ Kiss Me ( live ) \ Shooting Arrows ( live ) In Between Good-Byes @ Not My Dog Tuesday 21 October and @ Cabin Fever Wednesday 22

6:20 See Ya Later Oscillator

* DIANA \ New House \ Perpetual Surrender   @ Adelaide Hall Saturday  
Juana Molina \ Le Decidi Yo \ Wed 21 (Argentina)
Nina Simone (Zeds Dead Remix) \ Verve Remixed : The First Ladies    Zeds Dead @ Kool Haus Dec. 20
*Bet e & Stef ( King Britt`s Sylk 130 Remix ) \ I'm There \ Remix Deluxe

*SIRR (Marc O'Connor) \ Sleepwalker \ Charge NEW DISK

6:40 Nightcore

*James Gordon \ Gotta Get Off The Oil \ Coyote's Calling @ Trinity St. Paul's Saturday for Songs Of Peace nd Protest 

*DMBQ feat.Tara Davidson \ Reason Season Lifetime \ CD Release @ Jazz Bistro Friday & Saturday

Beset with the Exquisite Notation of Night Sights and Sounds in Toronto 

*Reuben And The Dark ~ Shoulderblade ~ Funeral Sky @ Queen Elizabeth Theater Saturday

Friday, October 17, 2014

Evolving Loveliness Live

 Amy Thiessen 
will be my live and lively guest today,
letting us in on some history and music while
on the go between the unfurling Folk Music Ontario Conference
and the Eastern swing of her 
>In Between Good-Byes<
coming soon to:
Oct 21 - Toronto - Not my Dog
Oct 22 - Toronto - Cabin Fever
Oct. 24 – Yoga Shack, London 
Oct. 25 – Upward Dog, Ottawa 
Oct. 26 – Le Depanneur, Montreal – morning show at 10am 
Oct. 27 – Cielo Studio, Montreal 
Oct. 28 – Cagibi, Montreal 
Nov. 1 - St John’s - House concert

Saturday, October 11, 2014

Playlist For Show Of 10 October

Host: Paul Corby

( brought to you by Mercury Retrofits, Cable T-Venus, and Forward Mars)

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

Guests: James Hill & Tony Quarrington

5:00 Labouring In Futurity

Robin Schulz feat. Lilly Wood & The Prick ~ Prayer ~ Prayer NEW DISK

Prince ~ Affirmation l&ll / Way Back Home ~ Art Official Age NEW DISK

Alt-J ~ The Gospel Of John Hurt  ~ All This Is Yours NEW DISK

The Crooked Brothers ~ Pass You By ~ Thank-You, I'm Sorry NEW DISK @ The Dakota Tavern Tuesday

5:20 Meridian Syncopaters

Shakey Graves ~ Hard-Wired ~ And The War Came NEW DISK @  The Phoenix, 2 December

*Wendell Ferguson ~ The Mayor Of Loserville ~ Menage A Moi @ Hugh's Room Tuesday for Wendell s CCMA Hall Of Fame Induction & Unison Benevolent Fund Benefit

*James Hill ~ Lovebirds / She's Still Got It / Interview ~ The Old Silo  NEW DISK  @ Hugh's Room Sunday, 19 October

5:45 Expeditionary Forces

*Jim Bryson ~ The Lost Occasional ~ The North Side Benches @ The Dakota Tavern Wednesday
*The O'Pears ~ Have A Heart ~ Our Own EP  NEW DISK
*The Heavyweights Brass Band feat. Kevin Breit ~ Get Off The Ground ~ Brasstrononomical EP NEW DISK
Joe Louis Walker ~I'm Tide ~ The Best Of The Stony Plains Years NEW DISK
Esperanza Spalding feat. Gretchen Parlato ~ Ponto De Areia @ Queen Elizabeth Theatre tonight
Pinchers ~ Original Lyrics ~  Ice Cream Sound   @ Koolhaus Saturday    
Sanchez ~ Are You Still In Love With Me? @ Koolhaus Saturday  

6:15 Active Radioaction 

*Tony Quarrington ~ Labour Day  /  Interview   /  Jumping On A Flea  ~  Mad About Uke  NEW DISK 

@  SONGS OF PEACE AND PROTEST, Saturday October 18th, 7.30 pm, at Trinity-St Paul's United Church and Centre for Faith, Justice and the Arts 427 Bloor St W. (west of Spadina in Toronto)... a concert featuring James Gordon, Len Wallace ,Faith Nolan,,Mick Lane & Evalyn Parry

6:30 Angel Rockets 

*Lizzy Hoyt Movement Never Lies  ~  New Lady On The Prairie NEW DISK  @ The Dakota Tavern 20 November

*Sarah Jane Scouten  ~  I Had To Be Right  ~  The Cape @ The Cameron Wednesday 15 October

*Megan Bonnell  ~  We Are Strangers Now  ~  Hunt And Chase @ The Drake Underground Saturday
Esperanza Spalding ~  If That s True ~  with Toronto Music Listings  laid out in order of chronology
Jerry Garcia ~ Loser ~ Garcia  Jerry Garcia Night @ The Linsmore tonight

Wednesday, October 8, 2014

Blog-Cast Number One ~ Lynn Miles on Valentines Day 2014

More people have asked for a Podcast of this segment than any other > Lynn Miles visited my show to chat and sing last February, so here it is:

Lynn wants everyone to know, by the by,  that she has just released Black Flowers vol 4 and it's available here >

Saturday, October 4, 2014

Playlist For Show Of 3 October

Host: Paul Corby

( brought to you by  Whatever Forecast, Coulda Climate, and Never Weathermind )

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

Guests: Sarah Jane Scouten, Ellen Doty, Tom King of Payadora and Ron Gaskin

Videos at

5:00 Fragility Factor

Doug Wamble ~ The Bear And The Toad ~ Bluestate

*Sarah Jane Scouten ~ No Reasoning / Interview / Black Strap Sadie (live) / Poverty Wind (live) ~ The Cape @The Cameron Wednesday, 15 October CFMA Nominee: Best Traditional Album / Best Traditional Singer

*Ellen Doty ~ Gold / Interview / No Good Man ~ Gold ~ NEW DISK @ Lula Lounge Thursday 9 October 7 p.m.

Big & Rich ~ Nobody Told Me ~ Instant Karma ~ John Lennon's  74th Birthday, Thursday 9 October

Ed Sheeran ~ I See Fire (Kygo Remix)

6:00 Tango Unchained

*Payadora ~ Retrato De Julio Ahumada / Interview with Tom King / Payadora ~@ Kingston Road United Church Sunday 1:30 p.m.

6:15 Sagacity Limits

Beach House ~ 10-Mile Stereo ~ Teen Dream ~ @Lee's Palace tonight
Singtank ~ Can You Hear Me? ~ Ceremonies NEW DISK
*Kiran Ahluwalia ~ Hayat ~ Sanata: Stillness NEW DISK @ Koerner Hall tonight SMALL WORLD MUSIC FESTIVAL

*Familiar Wild ~ Sixteen Years ~ Dark Dreams ~ @ Hugh's Room Tuesday, 7 October

6:30 Heart Wired

Nas ~ Street's Disciple ~ Street's Disciple @ Queen Elizabeth Theater Wednesday, 8 October 

* Aviva Chernick ~ Zeh Hayom (Today Is The Day) ~ When I Arrived You Were Already There ~ @ Small World Music Center Sunday 5 October 8 p.m. SMALL WORLD MUSIC FESTIVAL  / Interview with Ron Gaskin for GRAND FESTIVAL AUTUMNAL HAPPINESS on Toronto Island @ Church of St. Andrew by-the-Lake, 3 p.m.

*Sagapool ~ De Cordes Et Du Bois ~ with a proclamation of TORONTO LIVE MUSIC LISTINGS notwithstanding

*Nick Buzz ~ This Is Not My World ~ A Quiet Evening At Home

Tuesday, September 30, 2014

Corby's Orbit Blog Hits Reach Record Of 2000 In September

Friday Show Fun For Sure

This Friday
AT 5:00
Sarah Jane Scouten,
CFMA Nominee 
for The Cape
                            Traditional Album of the Year,       Traditional Singer of the Year
AT 5:30
 To Talk About Singing @ LULA LOUNGE On Her 
With The Heavyweights Brass Band
1585 Dundas St. West, Toronto, ON
Thursday, October 9, 2014•Doors 6:00PM•Show 7:00•$15
And at 6:00, bring on the Tangonistas