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Volume, Contrast, Brilliance
Saturday November 13th, 2021 with Steve Kirkland
never say never

Third and final installment of this show for Funding Drive 2021. Still time for your voice (and your donation) to be counted. Help us get closer and closer to our goal as we head into the home stretch. Donations to the Volume, Contrast, Brilliance Show Page can be made here:
Bad Call
ENDLESS BOOGIE - Admonitions - 2021, No Quarter New
Trouble Coming Every Day (The Mothers of Invention cover)
MICK FARREN - Vampires Stole My Lunch Money - 1978, Logo
CHUMBAWAMBA - Pictures of Starving Children - 1986, Agit-Prop
Liberty Feel-up
LIFE WITHOUT BUILDINGS - Live at the Annandale Hotel - 2007, Gargleblast Records, recorded in 2002
Pulse (instrumental)
IKUE MORI - Labyrinth - 2001, Tzadik
Down So Low
DIAMANDA GALAS - Guilty Guilty Guilty - 2007, Mute
Juggernaut (instrumental)
FAUST - 1971-1974 (box set): "Punkt" LP - 2021, Bureau B, recorded in 1972 New
One Morning
BRAINTICKET - Psychonaut - 1971, Durium (Italy)
The Iron Maiden
BARCLAY JAMES HARVEST - Barclay James Harvest - 1970, Harvest
RUBY FIELDS - Been Doin’ It for a Bit - 2021, Space 44 New
Kingdom of Love
The SOFT BOYS - Underwater Moonlight - 1980, Armageddon
Autumn (instrumental)
EXPLOSIONS in the SKY - Big Bend (TV sdtk) - 2021, Temporary Residence Limited New
Empty Vessels
BLURT - Blurt - 1982, Red Flame
TUNNELVISION - Watching the Hydroplanes - 1997, LTM, recorded in 1981
Eccentricity (instrumental)
MONOBROW - A Decorative Piece of Time - 2021, Trill or Be Trilled Canadian New
Le NΓ©nuphar
VOX POPULI - Aither - 2008, Infrastition
I Met the Stones
DINOSAUR JR. - Emptiness at the Sinclair - 2021, Jagjaguwar New
The FOG - The Fog - 2019, self-released Canadian
HOLLY & the ITALIANS - The Right to Be Italian - 1981, Virgin
Thickfreakness (BBC recording)
The BLACK KEYS - El Camino (Bonus Track on 10Th Anniversary Super Deluxe 4-LP Box Set) - 2021, Nonesuch, recorded in 2012 New
She Took a Long, Cold Look
SYD BARRETT - Joyful Lunacy (box set) - 2017, Harvester, recorded in 1969
London Underground
JULIAN COPE - The Skellington Chronicles - 1993, Ma-Gog
Dance of Gurus
GUIDED BY VOICES - It's Not Them. It Couldn't Be Them. It Is Them! - 2021, Guided By Voices Inc. New
AU PAIRS - Equal But Different: BBC Recordings 79-81 - 1994, RPM, recorded in 1979
No More Tears
AMYL & the SNIFFERS - Comfort to Me - 2021, Rough Trade New
BIFFY CLYRO - The Myth of the Happily Ever After - 2021, 14th Floor Records New
Interactive CKCU
Steve Kirkland (host)
Welcome back my friends to the Funding Drive that ends... soon. Your donation will help speed that process up... trust me.

8:11 PM, November 12th, 2021
Mr. A
Unfortunately I will be at work when this airs live. On demand listen for me I'm afraid. Thank you Steve. πŸ™‚

11:41 AM, November 13th, 2021
Steve Kirkland (host)
Mr. A, you're welcome. It's a noble deed listening to Funding Drive radio On Demand. After today, there are 6 more Saturdays in 2021. On the 7th (Satur)day, back live in the studio?

2:23 PM, November 13th, 2021
Steve Kirkland (host)
$94,982.27 raised so far in The Drive.... at the very least we need to hit $100K... please pledge to help keep great radio on the air for another year...

6:02 PM, November 13th, 2021
Steve Kirkland (host)
Thank-you generous listeners for your pledges over the past few days that didn't make it into my on-air announcement of donors. Merci Johanne CotΓ©-Lyne, Mo Fyson, Mark Pilkington, Daila Anderson and Arjun Nijhawan (host of the show Results May Vary, heard every second Tuesday overnight midnight - 2AM).

6:05 PM, November 13th, 2021
Steve Kirkland (host)
... Thanks also to at least two Anonymous donors for their pledges in the past few days

6:05 PM, November 13th, 2021
Steve Kirkland (host)
Listeners have donated $1,901 to this program so far... another 100 bucks will take it over the $2K mark, but I'd like to set a goal of reaching $2,500 by show's end tonight, we need to aim high at this late stage of the game. Please go to our website and click on the Donate button... some game, Funding Drive, eh?

6:10 PM, November 13th, 2021
Steve Kirkland (host)
Thank-you Terry Martin, CKCU alumnus and former host of Saturday night radio right here at 93.1 on the FM dial. Great to hear from you, and Thanks for your pledge Terry!

6:13 PM, November 13th, 2021
Steve Kirkland (host)
It's been a long haul, this drive, reflective of the long haul that has been and continues to be The Pandemic, which most certainly has impacted on us all. Many have been financially hindered directly or indirectly by Covid-19. CKCU recognizes and appreciates the associated realities for many of our listeners. If you're hurting for money, your donation, however modest, is sincerely appreciated. Every dollar helps! Help us move into 2022 and a return to live-in-the studio broadcasting by dropping a few dollars our way.

6:20 PM, November 13th, 2021
Hope you are having a good evening & thanks Steve for filling our Saturday evening with Volume, Contrast and Brilliance πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘

6:20 PM, November 13th, 2021
Hi Steve! Tuned in and nodding along. Cheers!

6:21 PM, November 13th, 2021
Steve Kirkland (host)
Wally Salem, longtime regular listener, donor and Interactive Commentator in these very playlist margins, Thank-you for donating... again!

6:22 PM, November 13th, 2021
Steve Kirkland (host)
With every donation that has come in and comes in I'm having a better evening Wally!

6:25 PM, November 13th, 2021
Steve Kirkland (host)
Hey Scott... nodding along is encouraged... nodding off, however, is strictly verboten

6:28 PM, November 13th, 2021
Terry M.
Hi Steve! Happy to help out! It wouldn't be a good start to Saturday night without hearing your show.

6:32 PM, November 13th, 2021
Steve Kirkland (host)
Half-an-hour in to this week's show, two donations made. Please, if you have not yet donated, don't postpone doing so unnecessarily... just click on the red "Donate" just under the graphic for the show in the top left area of this playlist.

6:34 PM, November 13th, 2021
Steve Kirkland (host)
We're only $400 shy of our goal for the three Funding Drive editions of this program of $2,500. Don't be shy, drop us a line along with a few bucks. You have the option to leave a comment with your online pledge. This is interactive radio, and the best way you can interact with us right now is to click (on the red "Demand" above) and contribute.

6:40 PM, November 13th, 2021
Steve Kirkland (host)
Scott, something we've been talking a bit about lately about to come your way...

6:42 PM, November 13th, 2021
Steve Kirkland (host)
Sure, I take requests... preferably telepathically... but any requesting tonight will be from me, asking you to help support CKCU-FM in its annual Funding Drive. Please

6:45 PM, November 13th, 2021
Steve Kirkland (host)
Just noted another Anonymous pledge received. Many Thanks to him/her/them for that!!

6:46 PM, November 13th, 2021
Steve Kirkland (host)
What? This isn't Sing Along with Mitch. Huh.

6:48 PM, November 13th, 2021
Thanks for that Steve!

6:55 PM, November 13th, 2021
Steve Kirkland (host)
Creeping up to the halfway point of the show and calling out for your financial support to bring us closer... and closer... and closer... to the Funding Drive goal, both overall and for this program. With your help, we can do it.

6:56 PM, November 13th, 2021
Steve Kirkland (host)
Second hour. My last hour of Funding Drive radio. It's been a rewarding and thankfully rapid two weeks and three shows but there's still time to make it more so! It all starts when you click on the red "Donate" above (I'm pointing my finger to the top left corner of the playlist... too bad you can't see me)

7:04 PM, November 13th, 2021
Steve Kirkland (host)
Heaviosity. Rhymes with generosity. I'll play the heavy, you play the philanthropist. Click on Donate to contribute.

7:13 PM, November 13th, 2021
Steve Kirkland (host)
Almost down to the last half hour here. I'm still looking for an incoming pledge, and still reaching out to you asking for your financial support, which, if you haven't offered yet, is a mere click of the Donate button away...

7:28 PM, November 13th, 2021
Steve Kirkland (host)
On Demand listeners are strongly urged to pledge if they didn't do so during the prescribed 17 days of Funding Drive. Post-pledges are no less valuable... they just risk going unnoticed. I want to be able to thank you personally for your donation... making one in the last part of this, the third and final FD show this year, will get you my sincere gratitude. And you'll get the warm fuzzies...

7:33 PM, November 13th, 2021
Steve Kirkland (host)
Thank-you Manmohan Panesar for your donation! One of the rotating hosts of This Island Earth, heard here on CKCU-FM Sundays from 1-4 PM.

7:36 PM, November 13th, 2021
Steve Kirkland (host)
Thank-you Daniel Tennant for your kind pledge!

7:37 PM, November 13th, 2021
Steve Kirkland (host)
$2,201 has been raised over the three Funding Drive episodes of this program. My goal of $2,500 is still within reach, you just need to dig deep into your pockets to spare us some change. Please and Thanks

7:42 PM, November 13th, 2021
Julian Cope & Syd Barrett songs both brilliant, where else do you hear such great music - donate to keep CKCU going πŸ‘ŒπŸ‘ŒπŸ‘ŒπŸ‘ŒπŸ‘Œ

7:46 PM, November 13th, 2021
Steve Kirkland (host)
Hope you've enjoyed the music, if not the shameless patter, over these past three programs. I really look forward to returning to "normal" programming, both in the context of the Funding Drive being over, and (more importantly) in the context of being back in the studio broadcasting this show (soon, soon, soon...)

7:47 PM, November 13th, 2021
Terry M.
Way to go!!!

7:48 PM, November 13th, 2021
Steve Kirkland (host)
Words to the wise Wally... hope thy are wise enough to act on your message! Cheers

7:49 PM, November 13th, 2021
mike p
not sure if ever I did an online donation effectively, or much else it is laborious to complete, for me so worth it hopefully received my pledge

7:53 PM, November 13th, 2021
Steve Kirkland (host)
It was nice to hear the voice of the late Janis Lockwood briefly in the mix there. Janis was a decades-long volunteer at CKCU-FM, the host of many fine programs, our Funding Drive Coordinator on several occasions. Janis had the love. The love of being a part of this great campus-based community radio station. You can show your love... you know how...

7:53 PM, November 13th, 2021
Steve Kirkland (host)
Hi mike p! I'm sure we received your pledge, you'll receive notification to that effect in due course... thanks for always being around for the ride!

7:56 PM, November 13th, 2021
Steve Kirkland (host)
Thanks to all of you awesome listeners for your support and generosity. Still time to spread the message to friends, family, neighbours et al that they can pledge their support if they haven't already!

7:59 PM, November 13th, 2021
Steve Kirkland (host)
Now I've got the warm fuzzies...

8:00 PM, November 13th, 2021
Arjun Nijhawan
Steve! Thank you for receiving my donation yesterday! Your program has become a regular listen in my home since the pandemic started. Consider me a fan! Count me in!!!

6:57 AM, November 14th, 2021
Steve Kirkland (host)
mike p i was notified today (Nov 23) of your donation. Many Thanks! Your ongoing support and interaction are appreciated..

9:17 PM, November 23rd, 2021