Remember The New Music? It was a show from CITY in Toronto that predated the launch of MuchMusic, and which kept running for years afterwards. It showed up on cable in St. John's on (I believe) ASN; it was a weekend watch for yours truly in the early 80s, when it was hosted by Jeanne Beker & J.D. Roberts and later Daniel Richler and Laurie Brown (and later, after I stopped watching regularly, such folks as Denise Donlon, Kim Clarke Champniss and a young George Stroumboulopoulos.
In the pre-internet era, and in a town that didn't get New Musical Express regularly, it was a great way to learn about new bands and music.
The theme music pretty recognizable, and was taken from this dance track by a horn-driven band called Pigbag, and the one and only song I know of from them: the James Brown-inspired Papa's Got A Brand New Pigbag.
Dot Dot Dot is Morse code for the letter 'S,' the full message Guglielmo Marconi claimed to have received atop Signal Hill in St. John's in 1901. It ushered in the age of telecommunications. My maternal grandfather worked as a telegraph operator for Canadian Marconi on Signal Hill for many years.
As well, I have a habit of overusing the ellipsis when I write ... as frequent readers might notice.