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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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Options 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   Options sweet evil  blue sky  1977  mr. "rock & roll hoochie koo" getting all earnest and serious    0:00:00 (Real)
tom robinson band  don't take no for an answer   Options 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 (Real)
skream  pass the red stripe   Options va-soul jazz singles 2006-2007  soul jazz      *   0:09:18 (Real)
the dancing did  the green man and the march of the bungalows   Options 7"  kamera  1982      0:13:47 (Real)
the reflections  the interpreter   Options slugs and toads  cherry red  1981  mbrs of Alternative TV & Lemon Kittens    0:17:53 (Real)
clipd beaks  we will bomb you   Options horse lords  love pump united      *   0:23:26 (Real)
rick james  you and i   Options 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 (Real)
 
white hills  radiate   Options heads on fire  rocket    playing at Cake Shop on Thurs Dec 20  *   0:39:45 (Real)
dj axel  control myself after midnight   Options breakin' the law  holden      *   0:44:12 (Real)
neon nazis  problems   Options 7"  going underground      *   0:46:44 (Real)
chelsea  urban kids   Options va-i wanna punk rock: the step forward singles collection  castle        0:48:53 (Real)
mandate  brain rec   Options 12"  self-released    i think it would have worked at 33, honestly  *   0:52:06 (Real)
 
martin atkins  china mc brothers vs martin atkins   Options made in china  bloodshot      *   1:03:48 (Real)
the egyptians  the party stomp   Options 7"  norton      *   1:08:43 (Real)
sonic chicken 4  margharita   Options s/t  in the red      *   1:11:01 (Real)
graham day and the gaolers  on the pull   Options soundtrack to the daily grind  damaged goods      *   1:13:42 (Real)
smoke  dreams of dreams   Options va-circus days          1:16:11 (Real)
 
the pleasure kills  over and over   Options 7"  polypore      *   1:24:27 (Real)
the passionistas  no no no   Options god's boat  new and used      *   1:27:45 (Real)
klaatu  sub-rosa subway   Options va-burning sounds: 20 killer power-pop cuts  zonophone  2007  orig 1976    1:30:28 (Real)
greyskul  scarecrow   Options 12"  rhymesayers      *   1:34:50 (Real)
 
noonday underground  put you back together   Options on the freedom flotilla  setanta      *   1:46:32 (Real)
mike burnett  saying things   Options va-get ready to fly: pop-psych from the norman petty vaults  big beat  2007      1:48:55 (Real)
a place to bury strangers  don't think lover   Options s/t  killer pimp      *   1:51:55 (Real)
les breastfeeders  tout va pour le mieux dans le pire des mondes   Options cd single  blow the fuse      *   1:54:39 (Real)
 
the touch-me-nots  shame shame shame   Options chris owen said it, we believe it, that settles it  roach & squirrel      *   2:02:37 (Real)
the mantles  walk with me   Options 7" ep  dulc-i-tone      *   2:05:09 (Real)
functional blackouts  anthill   Options the very best of the monkees  dead beat      *   2:07:24 (Real)
dopestyle  halogen   Options the little happy / fool's pool  daly city      *   2:09:08 (Real)
stetsasonic  go stetsa (12" remix)   Options va-tommy boy's greatest beats vol 3  tommy boy        2:13:02 (Real)
 
apache  crystal clear   Options 7"  douche master      *   2:27:54 (Real)
dictators  16 forever #2   Options every day is saturday  norton      *   2:29:35 (Real)
dave edmunds  information   Options information  columbia  1983      2:32:55 (Real)
candie payne  i wish i could have loved you more   Options i wish i could have loved you more  deltasonic      *   2:36:33 (Real)
pluramon  border   Options the monstrous surplus  karaoke kalk      *   2:40:19 (Real)
 
the primordials  dancing down in new orleans   Options 14 prime numbers  screaming apple      *   2:48:05 (Real)
the laureates  the warm sun   Options 7"  funambulist      *   2:50:08 (Real)
the gist  love at first sight   Options embrace the herd  cherry red      *   2:53:44 (Real)
 

Listener comments!

  Mon. 12/10/07 11:21pm dave:

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 efd:

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 dave:

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 efd:

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 Ike:

Nice old-school cut!
  Tue. 12/11/07 1:26am dave:

two words for the disco dance party:

more.
moroder.

take this one, for instance:
http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&Item=290188501894&Category=306
  Tue. 12/11/07 1:28am LAKE ARROWHEAD:

MORE RED SOX GOSSIP
  Tue. 12/11/07 1:37am efd:

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 LAKE ARROWHEAD:

I request 5 minute EFD profile of the religious nutcases on the Red Sox or MLB in general
  Tue. 12/11/07 1:51am efd:

heh, maybe next week!
  Tue. 12/11/07 9:06am Mr Wibbly:

Tip Top show chap., as always. You are the DBs.
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