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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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December 10, 2007: i'd seem cooler if i'd switched the first two songs
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|Artist||Track||Album||Label||Year||Comments||New||Approx. start time|
|derringer||don't stop lovin' me||sweet evil||blue sky||1977||mr. "rock & roll hoochie koo" getting all earnest and serious||0:00:00 ()|
|tom robinson band||don't take no for an answer||power in the darkness 2-lp set||harvest||1978||you'd probably think i was cooler if i'd started with *this* 70s song instead of the one i actually started with||0:04:38 ()|
|skream||pass the red stripe||va-soul jazz singles 2006-2007||soul jazz||*||0:09:18 ()|
|the dancing did||the green man and the march of the bungalows||7"||kamera||1982||0:13:47 ()|
|the reflections||the interpreter||slugs and toads||cherry red||1981||mbrs of Alternative TV & Lemon Kittens||0:17:53 ()|
|clipd beaks||we will bomb you||horse lords||love pump united||*||0:23:26 ()|
|rick james||you and i||reflections||gordy||1979||I'm going shopping on eBay for a few records I can play on my New Year's Eve Disco Dance Party show. Have any suggestions? post them below! (but note that I've set a $20-$25 budget)||0:26:56 ()|
|white hills||radiate||heads on fire||rocket||playing at Cake Shop on Thurs Dec 20||*||0:39:45 ()|
|dj axel||control myself after midnight||breakin' the law||holden||*||0:44:12 ()|
|neon nazis||problems||7"||going underground||*||0:46:44 ()|
|chelsea||urban kids||va-i wanna punk rock: the step forward singles collection||castle||0:48:53 ()|
|mandate||brain rec||12"||self-released||i think it would have worked at 33, honestly||*||0:52:06 ()|
|martin atkins||china mc brothers vs martin atkins||made in china||bloodshot||*||1:03:48 ()|
|the egyptians||the party stomp||7"||norton||*||1:08:43 ()|
|sonic chicken 4||margharita||s/t||in the red||*||1:11:01 ()|
|graham day and the gaolers||on the pull||soundtrack to the daily grind||damaged goods||*||1:13:42 ()|
|smoke||dreams of dreams||va-circus days||1:16:11 ()|
|the pleasure kills||over and over||7"||polypore||*||1:24:27 ()|
|the passionistas||no no no||god's boat||new and used||*||1:27:45 ()|
|klaatu||sub-rosa subway||va-burning sounds: 20 killer power-pop cuts||zonophone||2007||orig 1976||1:30:28 ()|
|noonday underground||put you back together||on the freedom flotilla||setanta||*||1:46:32 ()|
|mike burnett||saying things||va-get ready to fly: pop-psych from the norman petty vaults||big beat||2007||1:48:55 ()|
|a place to bury strangers||don't think lover||s/t||killer pimp||*||1:51:55 ()|
|les breastfeeders||tout va pour le mieux dans le pire des mondes||cd single||blow the fuse||*||1:54:39 ()|
|the touch-me-nots||shame shame shame||chris owen said it, we believe it, that settles it||roach & squirrel||*||2:02:37 ()|
|the mantles||walk with me||7" ep||dulc-i-tone||*||2:05:09 ()|
|functional blackouts||anthill||the very best of the monkees||dead beat||*||2:07:24 ()|
|dopestyle||halogen||the little happy / fool's pool||daly city||*||2:09:08 ()|
|stetsasonic||go stetsa (12" remix)||va-tommy boy's greatest beats vol 3||tommy boy||2:13:02 ()|
|apache||crystal clear||7"||douche master||*||2:27:54 ()|
|dictators||16 forever #2||every day is saturday||norton||*||2:29:35 ()|
|dave edmunds||information||information||columbia||1983||2:32:55 ()|
|candie payne||i wish i could have loved you more||i wish i could have loved you more||deltasonic||*||2:36:33 ()|
|pluramon||border||the monstrous surplus||karaoke kalk||*||2:40:19 ()|
|the primordials||dancing down in new orleans||14 prime numbers||screaming apple||*||2:48:05 ()|
|the laureates||the warm sun||7"||funambulist||*||2:50:08 ()|
|the gist||love at first sight||embrace the herd||cherry red||*||2:53:44 ()|
Mon. 12/10/07 11:21pm
i can't imagine i'd have ever thought the line "there's been too many bungalows built for my liking" could really RAWK. it just goes to show you.
Mon. 12/10/07 11:30pm
I have to admit, until I saw that Dancing Did single at the last WFMU Record Fair I didn't even realize they had any other records out besides the great "Lost Platoon" on Stiff, which I've played often on my Mayhem shows.
I think it's funny that whoever wrote their Wikipedia entry described them as "British Goth Folk Rock"
Mon. 12/10/07 11:37pm
i can see the "folk" part, but i'm not too sure about the "goth" part. they seem too ANGRY about the fact that people are covering england's green and pleasant shore with single-family ranch-styles to be really called goth.
Tue. 12/11/07 12:05am
Randy in NC:
Watch the SNL TV Funhouse cartoon Maraka. A take off on Dora the Explorer. She calls the cat on it Mi--ens dropping the T's just as you describe.
Tue. 12/11/07 12:17am
MI--ens -- exactly! I haven't seen that cartoon, but I'll have to chec k it out. I first heard that from a woman I was working with years ago who was from Middletown NJ and kept talking about her new ki--en, so that's why I associate it with that area, rightly or wrongly.
Tue. 12/11/07 1:23am
Nice old-school cut!
Tue. 12/11/07 1:26am
two words for the disco dance party:
take this one, for instance:
Tue. 12/11/07 1:28am
MORE RED SOX GOSSIP
Tue. 12/11/07 1:37am
whoa, look at all these comments all of a sudden!
@ike, glad you liked Stetsasonic!
@Dave, that looks like a possibility, although it would be a pretty big chunk of my budget.
@arrowhead - be careful what you wish for!
Tue. 12/11/07 1:41am
I request 5 minute EFD profile of the religious nutcases on the Red Sox or MLB in general
Tue. 12/11/07 1:51am
heh, maybe next week!
Tue. 12/11/07 9:06am
Tip Top show chap., as always. You are the DBs.
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