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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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Artist Track Album Label Year Comments New Approx. start time
brimstone  be a believer   Options 7"  big tree  1971      0:00:00 ()
tropical sleep  (hadita) girl with the diamond tooth   Options 7"  trouble in mind  2010      0:01:52 ()
the finders  i'm the one   Options finders keepers  cheap rewards    vinyl reissue, orig 1983  *   0:03:50 ()
real numbers  only two can play   Options only two can play 12" ep  three dimensional      *   0:06:38 ()
mandingo feat. foday musa suso & herbie hancock  harima   Options va-change the beat: the celluloid records story  strut      *   0:08:51 ()
blondie  i didn't have the nerve to say no   Options plastic letters  chrysalis  1978      0:14:46 ()
mudhoney  i don't remember you   Options vanishing point  sub pop    hope you heard their live set yesterday on Brian Turner's show!  *   0:17:29 ()
ribeye brothers  spice of lfe   Options call of the scrapheap  main man      *   0:20:07 ()
 
mikal cronin  am i wrong   Options mc ii  merge      *   0:31:38 ()
dry bonnet  hey you   Options 7"  replay      *   0:34:00 ()
guided by voices  flunky minnows   Options english little league  guided by voices inc.      *   0:36:33 ()
blue öyster cult  going through the motions   Options spectres  columbia  1977      0:38:56 ()
marble vanity  autumn woods   Options s/t  slow fizz      *   0:41:59 ()
 
omd  helen of troy   Options english electric  bmg      *   0:49:48 ()
csc funk band  klip winger   Options funkincense  electric cowbell      *   0:53:55 ()
justin velor  galliano rocks (feat. jez williams)   Options 2013  brutal music    It's on Bandcamp  *   1:00:14 ()
nyc peech boys  on a journey   Options life is something special  island  1983      1:04:50 ()
david bowie  i'd rather be high   Options the next day  columbia      *   1:09:54 ()
 
chris stamey  you n me n xtc   Options lovesick blues  yep roc      *   1:23:46 ()
maston  i go to sleep   Options split record store day 7"  trouble in mind    4-way split with Jacco Gardner, The Resonars and Mmoss  *   1:28:12 ()
ponctuation  à bout de souffle   Options 27 club  bonsound      *   1:31:25 ()
alter boys  one step ahead of the rain   Options soul desire  bigtime  1987      1:34:36 ()
wire  as we go   Options change becomes us  pink flag      *   1:37:49 ()
 
paul messis  further from yesterday   Options case closed  state      *   1:48:35 ()
white fence  pink gorilla   Options cyclops reap  castle face      *   1:50:55 ()
english singles  rain   Options ordinary girls 7" ep  slumberland      *   1:54:08 ()
ben & spence  long ago   Options va-hall of fame vol 2: more rare and unissued gems from the fame vaults  fame/kent      *   1:55:21 ()
lee fields & the expressions  wish you were here   Options faithful man  truth & soul      *   1:58:36 ()
 
purling hiss  water on mars   Options water on mars  drag city      *    
clinton hensley  here's to ambivalence   Options tripping over pillows  stop/gap      *   2:19:42 ()
!!!  one girl / one boy   thriller  warp      *   2:23:12 ()
mild manners  imminent danger   Options excuse me  burger  2012      2:27:09 ()
wax idols  stay in   Options discipline + desire  slumberland    last week's live guests, along with TV Ghost! Be sure to check the archive of last week's show if you missed it.    2:30:35 ()
wax idols  hidden track   Options discipline + desire  slumberland        2:35:40 ()
the orange peels  traveling west/sundowns   Options sun moon  minty fresh      *   2:37:33 ()
 
the thermals  the sunset   Options desperate ground  saddle creek      *   2:46:14 ()
cheap trick  daddy should have stayed in high school   Options s/t  epic  1977      2:49:03 ()
dust  ivory   Options hard attack/dust  legacy    cd reissue; orig 1971. Mark Bell (aka Marky Ramone) on drums.  *   2:53:39 ()
iron dogs  beyond the blade   Options cold bitch  dying victims      *   2:56:24 ()
 
prophet & his disciples  you fool you fool pt. 1   Options va-the detroit funk vaults  bgp    three-minute fill-in for Mary Wing  *   3:03:07 ()

Listener comments!

Avatar Wed. 5/15/13 9:05pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

✰ tropical sleep
Avatar Wed. 5/15/13 9:11pm efd:

Hi RRN63! That song's a good one!
Avatar Wed. 5/15/13 9:16pm steve:

hey gang... quiet board today, huh?
Avatar Wed. 5/15/13 9:16pm Holly in NC:

Hi efd & rrn63! See (hear) y'all soon. Given it's 88F, I request summer songs.
  Wed. 5/15/13 9:17pm john:

Whatever that mandingo record was, David Byrne has just spent the last 30 years remaking it and probably owes someone lunch.
  Wed. 5/15/13 9:19pm PB:

It's about 38 F in the metropolitan NY area.
Avatar Wed. 5/15/13 9:20pm efd:

PB, feels more like the 60s to me!
Avatar Wed. 5/15/13 9:21pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

- Yeah - what's up? Ballgame? efd in the News for somethin' terrible I dunno about - ?! Show on another stream that's trendy - ???...Well, the night is young!
Avatar Wed. 5/15/13 9:22pm Holly in NC:

@PB - beyond jealous
Avatar Wed. 5/15/13 9:22pm Mike East:

I'm here!
Avatar Wed. 5/15/13 9:22pm efd:

sometimes it's just quiet.
  Wed. 5/15/13 9:22pm john:

high fifties in subtropical connecticut
Avatar Wed. 5/15/13 9:23pm efd:

my weather app says 68 in NYC which sounds about right.
Avatar Wed. 5/15/13 9:23pm steve:

yeah this weather in nyc is pretty awesome
Avatar Wed. 5/15/13 9:25pm G:

I was just outside in shorts in Brooklyn. It was 40ish at night a day or two ago, but supposed to be 80 Thursday...
Avatar Wed. 5/15/13 9:28pm steve:

so what part of the world experiences this kind of weather for the greatest part of the year? Bay Area?
Avatar Wed. 5/15/13 9:28pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

88°!...Says 70°-40°ish next three days here in New Hampshah
...I was hoping you were in the News for something Evil!: More dramatic...
- Mudhoney on B.Turner was only a few tunes - but BAM!
Avatar Wed. 5/15/13 9:29pm Mike East:

I was trying to listen to the mudhoney set but work kept distracting me from the important things
Avatar Wed. 5/15/13 9:31pm Holly in NC:

I want to move back to CT!
(Not really)

Least we're not in South Dakota, where temp changed from 22F to 92F within 24 hours, no lie:

www.theatlanticwire.com...
Avatar Wed. 5/15/13 9:31pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

Ginger... :
www.bbc.co.uk...
Avatar Wed. 5/15/13 9:32pm madman:

whats up madman from red bank nj
  Wed. 5/15/13 9:32pm PB:

efd, any chance you can play something from the new Beaches album (She Beats). The one track on Pitchfork and the samples on I heard on Amazon sounded really good.
Avatar Wed. 5/15/13 9:35pm Barkevious Shabazz:

Cronin kicks ass.
Avatar Wed. 5/15/13 9:39pm Barkevious Shabazz:

Can't believe I missed that Plastic Letters track. I haven't heard that in so long it's indicative of my advancing years.
Avatar Wed. 5/15/13 9:41pm Barkevious Shabazz:

I luv Spectres!!
Avatar Wed. 5/15/13 9:42pm northguineahills:

This may be the first time I've been here live, rather then the archives.
Avatar Wed. 5/15/13 9:43pm efd:

happy to have you, NGH!
  Wed. 5/15/13 9:43pm Danne D:

Hi Funk Fans :)

EFD, going through the motikns, tonight? :)
Avatar Wed. 5/15/13 9:43pm northguineahills:

...in a while...
Avatar Wed. 5/15/13 9:44pm efd:

PB, I don't have that Beaches album in the studio and the FMU new bin isn't alphabetized so I can't run out and grab it unfortunately.
  Wed. 5/15/13 9:45pm Danne D:

ngh with the celebrity drop-in :)
Avatar Wed. 5/15/13 9:47pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

Evening ngh!
- Holy Crow Holly!: alarming Temp. info @ your Link.
...bitchin' PowerPop here, tho'!
Avatar Wed. 5/15/13 9:49pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

...Flunky's Whips?...
Avatar Wed. 5/15/13 9:51pm G:

blue umlaut cult!
Avatar Wed. 5/15/13 9:53pm northguineahills:

rofl!, Danne!
Avatar Wed. 5/15/13 9:53pm steve:

its like the 80s never ended! so good!
Avatar Wed. 5/15/13 9:54pm northguineahills:

ditto, Steve!
  Wed. 5/15/13 9:54pm john:

It takes about a note and a half to say "Hey, OMD!" And I mean it in all the best ways.
Avatar Wed. 5/15/13 9:56pm efd:

john & steve, totally agree!
Avatar Wed. 5/15/13 9:58pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

...there's also Board of Canada - so BOC can be confusing...BÖC w/ umlaut helpful yahrs...
Avatar Wed. 5/15/13 10:00pm Holly in NC:

Liking this CSC funk.
DEAR GOD IT'S TOO HOT IN HERE AND MY ICEPACK WONT BE ICY FOR ANOTHER 3 HOURS, AT BEST.

ooh, hi flute, you smooth my savage edges... ;-)
Avatar Wed. 5/15/13 10:03pm Uncle Michael:

Hello ef'd up peeps.
Avatar Wed. 5/15/13 10:05pm Holly in NC:

This is nifty also!
Avatar Wed. 5/15/13 10:06pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

What SubGenre of contempo Dance would you put this Velor in?
Avatar Wed. 5/15/13 10:08pm kevin g:

Never heard of NYC Peech Boys before, but I am now a huge fan.
Avatar Wed. 5/15/13 10:09pm efd:

ohh Kevin, you are in for a TREAT!
Avatar Wed. 5/15/13 10:10pm Holly in NC:

Hello Uncle M. Gonna try & catch your show in real time tomorrow.

Peech Boys - efd, I love you (did Times Social Club steal opening riff for Rumours, or what?)
  Wed. 5/15/13 10:10pm Johnny:

I dig this...peachy keen.
Avatar Wed. 5/15/13 10:10pm efd:

RRN63, I'm hopeful that someone more knowledgeable than me can answer that genre question.
  Wed. 5/15/13 10:11pm john:

Whoa...step out of the room and come back to NYC Peech Boys. Pulling out all the stops tonight!
Avatar Wed. 5/15/13 10:13pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

- well I'm in good company then!
Uncle Mike's Page says 'Hinky Dinky' is Fridays?
Avatar Wed. 5/15/13 10:15pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

HinkyDinkyTime! :
www.wfmu.org...
Avatar Wed. 5/15/13 10:15pm Holly in NC:

@RRN63 Yep. I'm addled, sorry.
Avatar Wed. 5/15/13 10:16pm Uncle Michael:

Yes, Fridays...Hope you can catch it live then Holly.
Avatar Wed. 5/15/13 10:17pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

I hope I can Stream @ work in foreseeable future so I can hear it on Fridays!
Avatar Wed. 5/15/13 10:20pm kevin g:

It may be a while before I get ahold of any Peech Boys, it seems, if this is what people are charging for a CD copy of their record: www.amazon.com...
Avatar Wed. 5/15/13 10:23pm I X Key!:

@efd I made sure I favorited you
Avatar Wed. 5/15/13 10:25pm Uncle Michael:

more toy piano!
Avatar Wed. 5/15/13 10:26pm efd:

you got your wish!
Avatar Wed. 5/15/13 10:27pm northguineahills:

I was busy, forgot to say kudos for playing CSC funk band!
Avatar Wed. 5/15/13 10:29pm northguineahills:

You can never have too much Uncle Michael!
Avatar Wed. 5/15/13 10:29pm I X Key!:

57 degrees F here in VT
Avatar Wed. 5/15/13 10:29pm Uncle Michael:

Some people have had a belly full of Uncle Michael. Trust me.
Avatar Wed. 5/15/13 10:30pm steve:

kevin g - there's a metric ton of Peech Boys 12"s on discogs for normal ($5-20) prices.
Avatar Wed. 5/15/13 10:31pm kevin g:

yeah I figured I should check out discogs.
Avatar Wed. 5/15/13 10:31pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

I X Key!: I'm in New Hampshah!
...Geez - how titanically all that is Ray Davies...
Avatar Wed. 5/15/13 10:36pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

(- speaking of Kinks)
- a few weeks late maybe, but Power Pop wiki:
en.wikipedia.org...
Avatar Wed. 5/15/13 10:37pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

I would start PowerPop w/ Buddy Holly, in fact, if you listen to him.
  Wed. 5/15/13 10:38pm Holly in NC:

Ton of FREE Peech Boys on soulseek if mp3s acceptable 'til you find affordable vinyl @ discogs
Avatar Wed. 5/15/13 10:39pm Glenn L:

Alter Boys!
Avatar Wed. 5/15/13 10:40pm efd:

haha, I was wondering if you'd catch that Glenn!
Avatar Wed. 5/15/13 10:41pm efd:

Definitely inspired by Amanda playing the Gashounds last week, at least in part.
Avatar Wed. 5/15/13 10:41pm Uncle Michael:

Felice and Boudleaux Bryant may have been writing proto-power pop before Buddy.
  Wed. 5/15/13 10:41pm Holly in NC:

Latest Wire lp not getting enough love, imho.
Avatar Wed. 5/15/13 10:42pm Glenn L:

Just got home, turned on the radio and thought that voice sounded very familiar!
Avatar Wed. 5/15/13 10:42pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

UM: Done by Everlys? Or several?...
Avatar Wed. 5/15/13 10:43pm Uncle Michael:

Well, Bye Bye Love was '57.
Avatar Wed. 5/15/13 10:46pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

That's contempo w/ Buddy...
Avatar Wed. 5/15/13 10:47pm Loretta:

Hi all.... Hi Evan.... great show tonight!
Avatar Wed. 5/15/13 10:48pm steve:

yay airhorn
Avatar Wed. 5/15/13 10:49pm G:

The ticket giveaway segment intro is roughly the length of a midperiod Yes track :)
Avatar Wed. 5/15/13 10:49pm G:

that's called tooting your own social media's horn
Avatar Wed. 5/15/13 10:50pm Uncle Michael:

It is. But they'd been writing and publishing songs...and charting for a decade by them. I'm no expert but it's not a stretch to imagine that Bye By Love may not have been their forst offering in that vein.
  Wed. 5/15/13 10:53pm Holly in NC:

Thanks for Paul Messis, efd
Avatar Wed. 5/15/13 10:54pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

- interesting line of inquiry, UM (to me anyhow)...
- the Paul Messis had to wait until The Who tho', I wager!
- & now GaragePsych stylee!...
  Wed. 5/15/13 10:54pm Andy:

Thank you Evan. New OMD - OMG!! Great show, helps me prep for the summer University course I teach here in TORONTO. The T.dot
  Wed. 5/15/13 10:55pm KP:

Excellent psych.
  Wed. 5/15/13 10:55pm Holly in NC:

And White Fence! Tim Presley also sometimes unfairly marginalized, I think
  Wed. 5/15/13 10:56pm KP:

Seems like some work was done on Safari via iPhone but still unfeasible. Maybe I should get off couch. ... Nah.
Avatar Wed. 5/15/13 10:58pm efd:

Thanks Andy, always a pleasure to hear from Canada!
  Wed. 5/15/13 11:02pm Andy:

:-) you are an international phenomenon Mr. EFD.
Avatar Wed. 5/15/13 11:02pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

It's efd filling in for the FineWine Program!
- So much great stuff like this - & they play the same Motown charters infinitely...
  Wed. 5/15/13 11:03pm Holly in NC:

Was goibg to chat re Ben & Spence, but have to simply enjoy Lee Fields.
Avatar Wed. 5/15/13 11:04pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

..I'm throwin' damn ✰s like I'm Betsy Ross...
Avatar Wed. 5/15/13 11:09pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

...~midnight~>ticket<
:D
  Wed. 5/15/13 11:10pm Steve-O:

Hey Evan. Hope you're alright....It's been a bit rough here in D/FW tonight. =(
Avatar Wed. 5/15/13 11:11pm Droll:

G, I didn't time the ticket giveaway bumper, but I'm positive Yes plays single riffs that are longer than that. Certainly Yes wouldn't be able to repeat rhythmic pattern in that little time.

Qunicy Jones tix?!?! I'm half tempted to come to NYC just for that!
Avatar Wed. 5/15/13 11:11pm G:

conspiracy theorists claim there is a midnight ticket quota :)
  Wed. 5/15/13 11:13pm Andy:

I really want to thank you for turning me on to the The Cute Lepers!!! Was a little while ago but never thanked you!!! They Rock!
Avatar Wed. 5/15/13 11:14pm G:

be ready to weep bitter tears at that eventuality :)
Avatar Wed. 5/15/13 11:17pm G:

efd has to talk some ticket requesters off the ledge after they've been gazumped by an earlier requester
  Wed. 5/15/13 11:20pm KP:

Purling Hiss quite excellent. I applaud the preview announcing for something fairly new.
Avatar Wed. 5/15/13 11:21pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

...he *hates* getting stuck w/ that - but he's good @ it...
Avatar Wed. 5/15/13 11:29pm efd:

Hi Steve-O, what's going on down there? I haven't heard any news...
Avatar Wed. 5/15/13 11:30pm efd:

Andy, I LOVE the Cute Lepers, so I'm happy to know I've helped spread that love around!
  Wed. 5/15/13 11:31pm Andy:

:-) u rock EFD
  Wed. 5/15/13 11:32pm Mike Sin:

Yeah, I'm here listenin'.., groovin'... Havin' fun... Not callin' for tickets 'cause I'm not allowed.
Avatar Wed. 5/15/13 11:32pm G:

bad tornado 40 miles south of fort worth, it was on the national news in the last hour:

blog.al.com...
Avatar Wed. 5/15/13 11:33pm efd:

Happy belated b-day, Mike!
Avatar Wed. 5/15/13 11:33pm efd:

oh no... Hope Steve and Bad Guy Zero and all other DFWers are doing OK.
  Wed. 5/15/13 11:38pm Ahmad:

Hahaha you let it play through to the most upbeat sounding song about necrophilia ever!
  Wed. 5/15/13 11:43pm Alex B.:

Orange Peels. Glad they're still around. Winther?
Avatar Wed. 5/15/13 11:43pm kevin g:

I also just discovered that what looks like their entire Cake Shop show from two weeks ago is up on youtube: www.youtube.com...
  Wed. 5/15/13 11:43pm Stephen Drew:

Oh yeah!
Avatar Wed. 5/15/13 11:44pm I X Key!:

@Holly in NC thank you for introducing me to creasy greens & grocery stores before!
Avatar Wed. 5/15/13 11:46pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

- for a PowerPop fan, you sure do a lousy Brit accent! : p ...
  Wed. 5/15/13 11:47pm Ajax:

Oh man, I love the voices!! I am pro-characters (and pro-airhorn, for what it's worth). You gotta radio this thing as hard as you can!
  Wed. 5/15/13 11:47pm Alex B.:

That must be tough, heading over to Spain and all, not.
Avatar Wed. 5/15/13 11:47pm Uncle Michael:

I'm glad the broadcast doesn't start till 3:00 on Friday!
  Wed. 5/15/13 11:49pm Andy:

love the THERMALS! they have a great 'CANADA" track. love it.
Avatar Wed. 5/15/13 11:50pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

...✰...
  Wed. 5/15/13 11:52pm mb:

Dag. Missed Lee Fields.
  Wed. 5/15/13 11:56pm amEdeo:

MARKY
Avatar Wed. 5/15/13 11:56pm Droll:

DMandl recently wrote an article about bands re-recording their earlier hits, something he's not keen on. I would have agreed, except there's the one notable exception of the Albini recorded In Color, which surpasses the original by every metric.
Avatar Wed. 5/15/13 11:56pm I X Key!:

great & awesome show @efd thanks
  Wed. 5/15/13 11:57pm KP:

In Dust we Trust! Thanks Evan.
Avatar Wed. 5/15/13 11:57pm Uncle Michael:

I've never seen the charm in those Albini sessions, to be honest.
Avatar Wed. 5/15/13 11:57pm Uncle Michael:

Thanks for the music, Evan.
Avatar Wed. 5/15/13 11:58pm northguineahills:

back from dinner!
Avatar Wed. 5/15/13 11:58pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

Marky!
- & you can so hear it wasn't long after Hendrix...

- Love the Program efd!!!
...enjoy your adventures...
  Wed. 5/15/13 11:59pm Steve-O:

@efd: Thanks man, I'm okay, since I'm north of D/FW. Granbury in Hood County got trashed, though. =(

Thanks for the music, btw, Evan. =)
Avatar Wed. 5/15/13 11:59pm I X Key!:

yum all up, ngh
Avatar Thu. 5/16/13 12:04am G:

mary is looking for her deskhop bell :p
  Thu. 5/16/13 12:06am Danne D:

thanks for a great show EFD :) sorry I wasn't too chatty tonight. have a good night funk fans :)
Avatar Thu. 5/16/13 12:07am Droll:

I thought MW was one of the shows up 5-hours-before-the-show DJs. I'm marking a big red T in the attendance book for her!
Avatar Thu. 5/16/13 12:07am Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

...sorry I *am* too chatty...
  Thu. 5/30/13 12:11am John Lackey:

Awesome show bro.
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