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Every show starts with a cut from the ‘70s: Rediscovering the forgotten rockers, revisiting the once-hated disco beats, replaying the power-pop favorites. Next: copious amounts of new releases and occasional live bands. Also: I’m the biggest Nick Gilder fan on WFMU.
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October 2, 2007: man with van
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|Artist||Track||Album||Label||Year||Comments||New||Approx. start time|
|jane aire & the belvederes||love is a fire||s/t||virgin uk||1979||0:00:00 ()|
|rocket freudental||vierundzwanzig stunden||die weisheit wachst auf baumen||lautsprecher / pavlek||2004||0:02:57 ()|
|art of noise||close (to the edit)||7"||island||1984||0:05:34 ()|
|boston tea party||we have already died||s/t||flick disc / mgm||1967||0:09:51 ()|
|afraid of mice||i'm on fire||7"||charisma||1981||0:12:02 ()|
|motley crue||wild side (instrumental rough mix)||music to crash your car to vol 1||hip-o||2003||0:15:40 ()|
|dj babu||intro / occult city||the beat tape vol 1 12"||nature sounds||*||0:19:44 ()|
|maga bo||tomada / e pra vale||confusion of tongues||soot||*||0:22:37 ()|
|lamps||fred astaire||s/t||in the red||*||0:34:36 ()|
|the rokes||when the wind arises||va-real life permanent dream||castle||*||0:38:21 ()|
|magic numbers||take a chance||those the brokes||heavenly||*||0:41:19 ()|
|the human affair||free love||va-cicadelic 60s vol 1||0:45:05 ()|
|mucca pazza||alarm!||a little marching band||self-released||2005||0:47:24 ()|
|shocking pinks||yes! no!||s/t||dfa||*||0:56:38 ()|
|esg||erase you (puppy to your side)||a south bronx story 2||soul jazz||*||0:59:45 ()|
(to make up for the super-skippy version a few weeks ago -- I finally hired a new CD-burning intern)
(*actually this still sounds a little glitchy - might be a problem with the source material)
available at http://www.synergize.com/trailmix.htm
|os mundi||children's games||43 minuten||brain||reissue, orig 1972||*||1:18:14 ()|
|fallen leaves||go now||advance cd single||parliament||myspace.com/theefallenleaves||*||1:26:04 ()|
|don fardon||coming on strong||va-mix a fix: uk floor fillers vol 2||psychic circle||*||1:28:29 ()|
|oneida||spirits||the wedding||jagjaguwar||2005||playing live at the upcoming WFMU Free Music Series show at Southpaw on Saturday Oct 13! Also on the bill: Simply Saucer, Alan Vega and Old Time Relijun!||1:30:56 ()|
|alan vega||jukebox babe||jukebox babe / collision drive||infinite zero archive||1981||cd reissue; Alan Vega is also on the bill at the free Southpaw show coming up on the 13th.||1:40:57 ()|
|death comet crew||the taking of pelham dcc||7"||dcc ltd||*||1:45:31 ()|
|3puen||razzle||flackel wel blaqkel||3puen||*||1:48:39 ()|
|electric six||dance pattern||i shall exterminate everything around me that restricts me from being the master||metropolis||*||1:53:24 ()|
|cynics||all about you||here we are||get hip||
see them live at Magnetic Field on Friday and Asbury Lanes on Saturday!
hear them live on the Cherry Blossom Clinic this Saturday between 3 and 6pm!
all appearances with the Ugly Beats as well!
|new dawn||dark thoughts||va-love peace and poetry||2:08:02 ()|
|mf grimm||head in the clouds||the hunt for the gingerbread man||class a||*||2:10:44 ()|
|pairoj||khor tan gor mee hua jai||va-thai pop spectacular 1960s - 1980s||sublime frequencies||Thai version of "The Night Chicago Died"||*||2:15:03 ()|
|softboiled eggs||so high||egg soldiers||human ear music||*||2:23:31 ()|
|ladytron||jet age||604||emperor norton||2001||2:26:20 ()|
|solitairen effekten||ein kleines stuck erinnerung||s/t||enfant terrible||*||2:29:49 ()|
|cat stevens||was dog a doughnut||izitso||a&m||1977||2:32:24 ()|
|imperial teen||room with a view||the hair the tv the baby and the band||merge||*||2:40:58 ()|
|brunettes||brunettes against bubblegum youth||structure & cosmetics||sub pop||playing tomorrow night (Weds the 3rd) at Maxwell's||*||2:44:52 ()|
|dangerous birds||alpha romeo||va-boston underground 1979-1982||moulty||*||2:48:57 ()|
|the truth||sueno||va-we can fly vol 4||past + present||2:51:40 ()|
|rolling stones||ruby tuesday||between the buttons||london||Goodbye, (ruby) Tuesday.||2:55:05 ()|
Tue. 10/2/07 11:33pm
"Yes, that was Motley Crue," he says, in answer to the coast-to-coast chorus of "No he did not!'
Mine was shouted in syncopation to a be-aproned chicken-soup-making kitchen-prowling-strut. So thanks for that.
Wed. 10/3/07 12:02am
that 'crue actually got a ragin air guitar solo performance courtesy of my office mate. killer.
Wed. 10/3/07 12:05am
Everyone loves the Crue!
Wed. 10/3/07 12:13am
I didn't think it sounded glitch-y, but what do I know?
Wed. 10/3/07 12:24am
i thought i was hearing some static-y type noises at least in the first couple of minutes, but maybe i'm overly sensitive after my recent CD woes. it was definitely better than the last time i tried to play it, though.
god bless the new CD intern!
Wed. 10/3/07 1:57am
Loved your finds of modern renditions of classic 70s tunes...did you play "american woman" +/or "the night chicago died" in its entireties or just samplings? where can I find?
Wed. 10/3/07 12:04pm
Eek a Mouse:
Afraid Of Mice: if only they'd had a better name they'd have been bigger than Prag Vec
Wed. 10/3/07 3:36pm
@eek - good point! still, they do qualify for the rodent-band hall of fame, along with Ratt, Modest Mouse and of course the Chipmunks (not to mention your reggae-singing namesake.
@Luna, the version of "The Night Chicago Died" was played in its entirety, but may not have been entirely recognizable. The "American Woman" riff you heard is part of my music bed, which is a loop of the 1992 song "Saturday Night Fever" by the Lordz of Brooklyn.
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