Corby's Orbit

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

Sunday, July 26, 2015

Playlist For Show Of 24 July

 Commissioner of Selection: Paul Corby

( Brought To You by Deliberate Liberals, Knee-Deep NDP-ers and Migratory Tories )

Guests: Adam Beer-Colacino, Terry Wilkins & Adam Warner of The Sinners Choir

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

5:00 Believerism

* The Soul Motivators ~ Free To Believe ~ Free To Believe @ The Gull & Firkin for Beaches Jazz Streetfest

Sergio Mendes ~ Kalimba ~ Brasileiros @ Nathan Phillips Square for Panamania Sunday 9 p.m.

Galactica feat. Trombone Shorty ~ Cineramascope ~ The Other Side Of Midnight ~ Trombone Shorty @ Nathan Phillips Square Saturday for Panamania

Kendrick Lamar ~ How Much A Dollar Really Costs ~ To Pimp A Butterfly @ Way Home Festival this weekend

5:20 Lies Just Surprise

Alt-J ~ Left Hand Free ~ This Is All Yours ~ @ Way Home Festival this weekend

* Scarlett Jane ~ Tin Can Rebel ~ Scarlett Jane NEW DISK

Sleater - Kinney ~ Was It A Lie? ~ All Hands On The Bad One (2000)

* Lindi Ortega ~ Black Fly ~ Little Red Boots ~ @ Harbourfront Center, Wednesday, 29 July

The Chantays ~ Move It (1962) ~ Revenge Of The Surf Instrumentals

* Derek Miller ~ Devil Come Down Sunday ~ Red Ride Tour @ Fort York Garrison Common tonight

5:40 Rasta-Manticism ~

 Haile Selassie I (23 July 1892 – 27 August 1975)

Kanye West feat. Q-Tip, Common, Talib Kweli ~ We Can Make It Better ~ Hurricane Relief  Kanye West @ Panam Games Finale Sunday

Thievery Corporation ~ Treasures ~ MCCM

Prince Far I ~ Psalm 23 ~ Psalms for I 

Bob Marley And The Wailers ~ Selassie Is The Chapel / Stiff-Necked Fools ~ The Complete Wailers

6:00 Sinner / Soul-Writers

* The Sinners Choir ~ Tell Me Now / True / Interview with Adam Beer-Colacino, Terry Wilkins & Adam Warner / If The Sea Was Whiskey (live) / Preacher Man (live) ~ Vol. 3 EP NEW DISK Launch @ The Rex Saturday 12 p.m. and @ The Dakota Saturday 10 p.m.

6:30 Classified Personals

* Afiaria String Quartet ~ Rob Teehan's The Pursuit ~ Spin Cycle ~ @ Edward Johnson Building Tuesday, 28 July fr American Avant-Garde

Paul Weller ~Kosmos (Lynch Mob Bonus Beats) ~ Rebirth Of The Cool: Phive 

At this point I was locked out of the studio by accident while seeing The Sinners Choir out.

Friday, July 24, 2015

The Sinners Choir Kicking Up Some Stardust Today

The Sinners' Choir will be raising a lively and joyful noise in the middle of the Orbital uproar today.
 Their live performance at 6:00 today will herald the arrival of a new disk "Volume 3", full of original tunes with soulful singing and magnificent musical artistry. 

The trio, Adam Beer-Colacino, Adam Warner, & Terry Wilkins, will have a dual release event this Saturday, July 25th at The Rex from noon to 3:00 and again at The Dakota Tavern from 10:00 p.m. til 2:00 a.m. Get the early word today through the radio wormhole.

You can listen in to Radio Regent at

Monday, July 20, 2015

Charenee Wade Sings Gil Scott-Heron

Saturday, July 18, 2015

Playlist For Show Of 17 july

Commissioner of Selection: Paul Corby

( Brought To You by X Samples, Denim Striations, and Spacey Men Jars )

Guest: Tia Brazda

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

5:00 Earth Moving Machinery

Danilo Perez feat. Luciana Souza & Claudia Acuna, Richard Bona ~ Panafrika ~ Motherland @ Nathan Phillips Square Monday PANAMANIA and @ Koerner Hall Wednesday

Pupy Y Los Que Son Son ~ Salsa & Timba @ Nathan Phillips Sq Sunday & @ Pan Am Park Monday PANAMANIA

* Cane Fire ~ Kaiso Blues ~ Kaiso Blues @ Beaches Jazz Festival tonight

Los Amigos Invisibles ~ Playa Azul ~ The Venezuela Zinga Son Vol: 1 @ Nathan Phillips Sq. Saturday PANAMANIA

Amon Tobin ~ People Like Frank ~ Permutation@ Nathan Phillips Sq. Saturday PANAMANIA

5:20 Succinct Eccentrics

* Metis Fiddler Quartet ~ Lord MacDonald`s Reel ~ North West Voyage Nord Ouest @ Fort York Garrison Monday for INDIGENOUS MUSIC AND ARTS FESTIVAL

Tame Impala ~ Yes I'm Changing ~ Currents NEW DISK

Mr. Bungle ~ Mo Meesha Mo Skwaz ~ Disco Volante

Buddy Guy ~ Stay All Night ~ Sweet Tea (Silvertone / Jive 2001)

* The 24th Street Wailers  ~Spitfire ~ Where Evil Grows

Devon Sproule ~ Body's In Trouble ~ I Love You, Go Easy @ The Burdock Tuesday, 16 August

* Old Man Luedecke ~ The Early Days ~ Domestic Eccentric NEW DISK

~ Little Miss Higgins & The Winnipeg Five ~ Moonlit Picnic ~ Bison Ranch Recording Sessions ~ @ Nathan Phillips Square Wednesday, 22 July PANAMANIA

6:00 Astrodisiacs

Zachary Richard ~ Come To Me ~ Last Kiss @ Nathan Phillips Sq., Saturday 9:30 PANAMANIA

Yes ~ The Fish (Shindlaria Praemarurus)~ Fragile 
Chris Squire (4 March 1948 – 27 June 2015)

Betty Harris ~ Ride Your Pony ~ On The Good Foot (Essential Funk Classics)

Ike & Tina Turner ~ Cussin' And Cryin' And Carryin' On ~ On The Good Foot ~ (Essential Funk Classics)
Robert Palmer ~ How Much Fun ~ Sneaking Sally Through The Alley

Angry Mexican DJ's ~ Rock Dior ~ (Palm Pictures 2002)

Dianne Reeves ~ Tomorrow Never Knows ~ Strawberry Fields 

Elisapie feat. Basia Bulat ~ For You ~ Travelling \Love/ @ Fort York Garrison Tuesday, 21 July for, INDIGENOUS MUSIC AND ARTS FESTIVAL 

6:30 Brazda Fan Vibrations

* Tia Brazda ~ Shine / Interview / Breathe Easy ~ Bandshell NEW DISK @ Lula Lounge Thursday 23 July

Paco de Lucia ~ Compadres (Bulerias) /Zyryab / Toronto Music Listings ~ Zyrab

Friday, July 17, 2015

Infra Red Tia Brazda Radiating In The -Orbital Spectrum

At 6:30 today, mod-cabaret torch-bearer, Tia Brazda,  beams aboard the Orbit with musical light particles shining and colliding, for conversation and tracks rampant from her new album, 


           The Album Release Party will be held @ Lula Lounge

Next THURSDAY, JULY 23 2015 7:00 PM — 9:00 PM

before she departs for her major  summerlong American tour.

Catch her while she's hot.
On Radio Regent online out of Regent Park in Toronto every Friday from 5 p.m. til 7

Thursday, July 16, 2015

The Conundrum at Toronto's Panamania This Weekeend

A twelve-foot cedar strip canoe with a rawhide membrane will be providing a unique musical opportunity for Toronto and its visitors to invoke deep powerful rhythms. From 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday, and from 12 p.m. to 8 p.m. Monday, you will find us offering you beaters and a chance to express your message of dance, groove and universal cultural beats. We`re in the Distillery District. Come to the sound. You will hear us before you see us.

Two gents from the Melbourne Ska Orchestra put the Aussie soul into the Conundrum at Sudbury's Northern Lights Festival Boreal just a little while ago. Here`s how it sounded...........