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Every show starts with the ’70s! We’ll rediscover forgotten rockers, revisit unfairly maligned disco beats and replay power-pop favorites. Next: plenty of new releases, occasional live bands and more. Don’t let the nickname confuse you.

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Artist Track Album Label Year Comments New Approx. start time
proudfoot  delta queen   Options 7"  new fly  1972      0:00:00 ()
detective  one more heartache   Options s/t  swan song  1977      0:02:48 ()
dean carter  sizzlin' hot   Options call of the wild  big beat  2002  orig 1967; the second-best summer song ever recorded?    0:08:10 ()
stephan remmler  i don't go to usa   Options 7"  phonogram  1987  yes, formerly of Trio    0:10:41 ()
orchestral manoeuvres in the dark  messages   Options 10" ep  dindisc  1980      0:13:38 ()
slussenanalys  ruttet ägg   Options aquila helvetos asfaltos  ektro      *   0:18:21 ()
spooner  tomorrow never comes   Options the fugitive dance  dali  1990      0:21:26 ()
gap dream  fantastic sam   Options shine your light  burger      *   0:38:44 ()
mike krol  cease and desist   Options trust fund  counter counter culture      *   0:42:35 ()
the cisco kid  the girl from roxyville   Options 7"  the electric record company  1976      0:45:07 ()
bare mutants  inside my head   Options the affliction  in the red      *   0:48:12 ()
east link  wild dog   Options 7"  aarght      *   0:52:11 ()
vacation club  daydream   Options 7"  randy      *   1:00:43 ()
persian claws  mysterious mystery   Options s/t  musica para locos    check them on bandcamp  *   1:04:48 ()
harvey scales & the seven sounds  love-itis   Options love-itis  soul-tay-shus  2009      1:06:39 ()
barrence whitfield & the savages  turn your damper down   Options dig thy savage soul  bloodshot      *   1:09:25 ()
bobby davis  damper down   Options va-move with the groove: hardcore chicago soul 1962-70  charly  2012  a Damper Down double-play!    1:12:22 ()
free fall  love bombing   Options power & volume  nuclear blast      *   1:23:49 ()
the nomads  20,000 miles   Options solna  career      *   1:27:23 ()
the bastards  job in town   Options 7"  sing sing    orig 1977; new vinyl reissue  *   1:30:16 ()
destry hampton and the wolves from hell  angel of madness / razor king   Options 7"  superior viaduct    orig 1977; new vinyl reissue  *   1:33:20 ()
naomi punk  voodoo trust   Options the feeling  captured tracks      *   1:36:54 ()
hammered satin  quasar queen   Options glamorama  burger      *   1:45:14 ()
white hills  in your room   Options so you are...so you'll be  thrill jockey      *   1:48:24 ()
hard place  sexy   Options s/t  antenna farm  2004      1:54:08 ()
daft punk  lose yourself to dance   Options random access memories  columbia      *   1:57:18 ()
technicolor teeth  snow blind   Options teenage pagans  houseplant    hear them live on 100% Whatever immediately following my show!  *   2:10:26 ()
superchunk  low f   Options i hate music  merge      *   2:13:47 ()
dm3  second floor   Options road to rome  citadel        2:18:37 ()
the big believe   let's pretend we're spies (feat. Faye Hunter)   Options digital single  loud reminders    Listen on Soundcloud  *   2:21:52 ()
montibus communitas  quilla   Options hacia aquellos bosques de immensidad  trouble in mind    from Peru  *   2:25:29 ()
the omega men  my favorite dean martian   Options the spy-fi sounds of the omega men  musick  1997      2:36:33 ()
postcode  pavilion song   Options zebrATP ep  postcode  2013  from the Isle Of Man    2:39:07 ()
the dentists  the little engineers set   Options some people are on the pitch they think it's all over it is now  trouble in mind    orig 1985; new vinyl reissue  *   2:49:04 ()
robert pollard  it disappears in the least likely hands we may never not know   Options honey locust honky tonk  guided by voices inc.      *   2:52:05 ()
scud mountain boys  you're mine   Options do you love the sun  ashmont      *   2:54:21 ()

Listener comments!

     Wed. 8/21/13 9:10pm 12539:

Is *everybody* lurking tonight?
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 8/21/13 9:11pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

...just don't wanna be 1st...
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 8/21/13 9:12pm davex:

Me neither.
Avatar Wed. 8/21/13 9:14pm Loretta:

good evening fellow music lovers ~ me either!! LOL!!!!
Avatar Wed. 8/21/13 9:16pm Loretta:

Hi Evan........... really great to be here again ~ thanks!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 8/21/13 9:16pm Cory:

evenin' all
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 8/21/13 9:23pm efd:

hey everybody, thanks for tuning in tonight! I appreciate it!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 8/21/13 9:24pm Stevel:

Good evening.

HEY, Spooner! Madison, Represent! Great band from my past.
  Wed. 8/21/13 9:24pm PB:

Hey efd, what can you tell us about slussenanalys.
  Wed. 8/21/13 9:25pm Richard from Venezuela:

Hello Evan and all the listeners.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 8/21/13 9:26pm Stevel:

Spooner is chock full of rock trivia. Butch Vig, their current gig....
  Wed. 8/21/13 9:29pm Joe B:

love that Dean Carter cut
  Wed. 8/21/13 9:31pm PB:

Garbage was.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 8/21/13 9:31pm Stevel:

Good for you, on Firetown!

My wife photographed Vig when he opened his recording studio.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Wed. 8/21/13 9:38pm Irwin:

Evan "Disco" Davies has a nice ring to it.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 8/21/13 9:42pm efd:

I can work with that.
  Wed. 8/21/13 9:43pm Frisko Kid:

Evan, great to hear your show again! I haven't worked a Wednesday night in ages. Still awesome, as always. Rock on!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 8/21/13 9:48pm efd:

hey Frisko Kid! Sorry you're working on a Wednesday night, but happy that you're listening!
Avatar Wed. 8/21/13 9:56pm G:

Still working, too, funfun :(
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 8/21/13 9:57pm Holly in NC:

Yay Eastlink! Hi EFD and all other friends. EFD - I had no idea (or forgot) that you're an above-ground Nome King re eggs! I LOVE eggs. Currently I'm caring for 6 chickens, and you know what that means - super fresh eggs every day. I am in heaven, eggs eggs eggs ;-)
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 8/21/13 9:59pm davex:

Still procrastinating, myself.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 8/21/13 10:05pm efd:

I'm happy to provide the soundtrack for either procrastination or productivity, as the listener sees fit.
Avatar Wed. 8/21/13 10:10pm fleep:

If digestion counts as productivity, I'm there.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Wed. 8/21/13 10:16pm Irwin:

That might be the greatest recording Barrence has ever done. Which means he's topped all his previous great recordings. Astounding vocal.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 8/21/13 10:29pm Stevel:

"Love Bombing"! Did these guys open for Spinal Tap?
Avatar Wed. 8/21/13 10:30pm G:

they were huge in norway. :-)
  Wed. 8/21/13 10:32pm KP:

Nomads, pretty cool.
Avatar Wed. 8/21/13 10:32pm G:

i just read the yankees are 8-2 for the last ten, and 10 out of their last 13. WTF? they must have got out from under the whamma jamma while i wasn't paying attention.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 8/21/13 10:34pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

- the eponymous FreeFall track they've been playing has pleased this Wh♂fan
- 'lovebombing' adds an AC⚡DC angle - or
...like the former better, but this Rawks - silly words or no...
  Wed. 8/21/13 10:35pm Joe B:

Nomads one of the best live shows!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 8/21/13 10:36pm Stevel:

Yo. Joe B!

Silly words rock harder than most.
  Wed. 8/21/13 10:38pm KP:

They sound it, the Nomads.
  Swag For Life Member Wed. 8/21/13 10:40pm Lonely Planet Boy:

Loved the damper down double-play; also the bastard's "job in town" smokes!
  Wed. 8/21/13 10:48pm Dee Claw:

EFD, It sounds so good and also drowns out the yowling neighbors. Thanks for including Persian Claws!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 8/21/13 10:51pm Holly in NC:

Greetings, Dee Claw! Love your lp - are you ever going to release a digital version?
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 8/21/13 10:53pm efd:

My pleasure, Dee!

G, it's definitely helped that the Yankees have been playing the lousy Blue Jays. They seem to be affected by kryptonite whenever they're in Yankee Stadium.
Avatar Wed. 8/21/13 10:55pm G:

yeah, i read toronto has lost 12 in a row in yankee stadium now. -- and i don't suppose the dempster incident hurt the yankee "feisty factor" either...
  Wed. 8/21/13 10:55pm Dee Claw:

Hello, Holly and thanks! We will probably re-release a digital version once the record sells out. There were only 300 copies made, so we hope it won't be too long :)
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 8/21/13 10:58pm Holly in NC:

@Dee - Good news, thank you! My turntable currently not working :-(
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 8/21/13 10:58pm efd:

The Dempster thing _really_ pissed me off. Total bullshit move.
Avatar Wed. 8/21/13 11:03pm G:

that kind of thing usually backfires, beyond just the ethical issue. it seems to have done in that case.
Avatar Wed. 8/21/13 11:06pm Alex of Chicago:

Heya everyone. @efd I got the New York Rocker issues and they look great. I'll be framing some and putting them up. Thanks again.
Avatar Wed. 8/21/13 11:06pm G:

so daft punk is prince down the tubes? did i get that right? :p
Avatar Wed. 8/21/13 11:08pm Camel:

I'm sleepy...
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 8/21/13 11:16pm kevin g:

Wonderful show as always!

Cannot wait for Superchunk in September!
  Wed. 8/21/13 11:16pm Jonny Gomes:

Yeah bro!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 8/21/13 11:24pm Holly in NC:

Oh, Faye.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 8/21/13 11:28pm efd:

Avatar Wed. 8/21/13 11:30pm Alex of Chicago:

Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 8/21/13 11:32pm efd:

I was :(-ing in sympathy with Holly over the recent passing of Faye Hunter.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 8/21/13 11:34pm efd:

@Alex, Glad you're enjoying the NY Rockers! Thanks for pledging!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 8/21/13 11:35pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

...'quilla' sounds like the soundtrack to something great...
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 8/21/13 11:38pm efd:

yeah, it's pretty cool! Rare that I'll like something more atmospheric than hooky, but there you are.
Avatar Wed. 8/21/13 11:39pm Danne D:

Hi EFD :)
Hi Funk Fans :)

My sympathies Holly :(
Avatar Wed. 8/21/13 11:40pm Danne D:

Been listenin' just ain't been commentin'
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 8/21/13 11:43pm efd:

hi Danne!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 8/21/13 11:45pm Holly in NC:

Hi Danne!
All sympathy s/b directed to efd - I only kno/ew Ms. Hunter through her work.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 8/21/13 11:46pm Spatulator (formerly elwyn5150):

@Danne D:
Long time no see!
We went to the Canberra Deep Space Communication Control on the weekend in costume and saw the dish that received the first pictures from the Moon Walk.
Avatar Wed. 8/21/13 11:47pm G:

montibus communitas = "in the mountains community" (Latin)
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 8/21/13 11:50pm efd:

thanks G! And hi Elwyn!
Avatar Wed. 8/21/13 11:51pm Danne D:

Cool Elwyn :) I plan to put your prize CD in my car this week to play it :)

sympathies all around (now that I get the reasons why)
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 8/21/13 11:54pm Spatulator (formerly elwyn5150):

Hi Evan! Great to be listening to you today. Been a shyte day: missed training this morning to sleep in. Found out that a courier delivered my new headphones to a complete stranger who has kept them.

@Danne: I've forgotten about that CD! I got my swag last week but have been so busy that I have only played with the night light and worn the WFMU hoodie.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 8/21/13 11:58pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

Love this Program !
...not sure if enuff to hang for three hours of Disco next week
- but Love it I do...
  Wed. 8/21/13 11:59pm KP:

Nice Scud boys
     Wed. 8/21/13 11:59pm 12539:

Thanks, efd.
Avatar Thu. 8/22/13 12:00am Danne D:

Have a good night folks :)
Thanks for a great show EFD :)
Avatar Thu. 8/22/13 12:00am Alex of Chicago:

Was nice. I'm a sucker for good pedal steel for some reason.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 8/22/13 10:20am Iikka from Helsinki:

Ruttet ägg = Rotten egg
Slussenanalysis = Final analysis
EFD = Good.
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