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Options October 29, 2014: ULTIMATE PAINTING live set! And, it's the final week of WFMU's Silent Fundraiser and Mascot Contest

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It's the last week of WFMU's Silent Fundraiser and Mascot Contest, and I've got one more special show to remind you of how awesome WFMU is (and hopefully to motivate you to pledge).

It's been a stellar month so far on the show if I do say so myself! Let's review:

And tonight I've got a fantastic live set from Ultimate Painting!

I'm not suggesting that I should be rewarded for bringing you these great shows - I love being on the radio at WFMU every week and give my time gladly. But I AM suggesting that WFMU should be rewarded for being the kind of place where shows like these -- and shows not at all like these -- happen every day. The money you donate will help us finish outfitting Monty Hall, our new ground floor performance space, which in turn will enable us to bring you even more live shows and special events for your listening, viewing, and attending-in-person pleasure. It also helps us squeak through the next few months before we start our loud and noisy annual fundraising marathon.

Now, because this is a SILENT fundraiser I won't be talking about it much at all during my show. I'm depending on these words, and the show itself, to convince you to PLEASE PLEDGE!

If you're one of the 25-odd people who have already pledged, THANK YOU! Your support is greatly appreciated. If not,
P L E A S E   P L E D G E   N O W !

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Artist Track Album Label Year Comments New Approx. start time
wire  map ref. 41° n 93° w   Options 154  warner bros  1979      0:00:00 ()
eyelids  forget about tomorrow   Options 854  jealous butcher      *   0:03:13 ()
the reivers  ragamuffin man   Options saturday  capitol  1987      0:06:04 ()
the feelies  again today   Options here before  bar/none  2011      0:09:00 ()
the cosmonauts  what me worry?   Options persona non grata  burger  2013      0:12:33 ()
persian claws  move through time   Options s/t  musica para locos  2012      0:16:46 ()
veronica falls  tell me   Options waiting for something to happen  slumberland  2013  with Ultimate Painting member James Hoare    0:18:36 ()
mazes  my drugs   Options blazes  parasol  2012  with Ultimate Painting member Jack Cooper Whoops! Different Mazes, so shame on me and apologies to Jack.    0:21:57 ()
 
 
ULTIMATE PAINTING live set!
engineered by Mike Sin

James Hoare - guitar/vocals
Jack Cooper - guitar/vocals
Neil Robinson - drums
Anthony Cozzi - bass

New album out now on Trouble In Mind! Follow them on Twitter and Tumblr.
ultimate painting  ultimate painting   Options live on wfmu          0:33:17 ()
ultimate painting  rolling in the deep end   Options live on wfmu          0:37:21 ()
ultimate painting  can't you see   Options live on wfmu          0:41:12 ()
ultimate painting  talking central park blues   Options live on wfmu          0:43:15 ()
ultimate painting  three piers   Options live on wfmu          0:47:40 ()
ultimate painting  riverside   Options live on wfmu          0:51:41 ()
ultimate painting  winter in your heart   Options live on wfmu          0:54:41 ()
ultimate painting  ten street   Options live on wfmu          0:57:43 ()
ultimate painting  chats with efd   Options live on wfmu          1:03:05 ()
 
cozy  huggin' machine   Options button by button  hozac      *   1:09:28 ()
nude beach  yesterday   Options 77  don giovanni      *   1:12:03 ()
useless eaters  hidden fees   Options bleeding moon  castle face      *   1:15:28 ()
the revillos  rev up   Options rev up  snatzo/capt. oi  2001  cd reissue, orig 1980    1:19:10 ()
ghost town  harsh light   Options 7"  gilgongo      *   1:21:27 ()
 
the briefs  rotten love   Options hit after hit  dirtnap  2001  next week's live guests!!!
See them tomorrow night at Theater of Living Arts in Philadelphia, Friday (Halloween!) at Irving Plaza and Saturday at the Stone Pony in Asbury Park! All shows with TSOL(!) and The Damned(!!)
 
  1:32:11 ()
the briefs  ain't it the truth   Options off the charts  dirtnap  2002      1:35:16 ()
the briefs  so stupid   Options sex objects  byo records  2004      1:37:52 ()
the damned  neat neat neat   Options s/t  frontier  1989  vinyl reissue, orig 1977    1:40:31 ()
the briefs  new shoes   Options hit after hit  dirtnap  2001      1:42:40 ()
the briefs  22nd century man   Options off the charts  dirtnap  2002      1:44:52 ()
the briefs  40 and above   Options steal yer heart  byo records  2005      1:47:26 ()
 
duncan reid & the big heads  little fingers and toes   Options the difficult second album  little big head      *   1:54:19 ()
games  little elise   Options 7"  hozac      *   1:58:13 ()
velveeta heartbreak  i shot the invisible man   Options 7"  semper lofi  2006      2:01:09 ()
flowers  forget the fall   Options s/t  fortuna pop      *   2:04:07 ()
dressy bessy  what is life   Options va-more superhits of the seventies  wfmu    Michael Shelley's 2014 fundraising marathon premium  *   2:06:30 ()
 
elf  streetwalker   Options trying to burn the sun  mgm  1975      2:18:07 ()
solid senders  blazing fountains   Options s/t  virgin        2:24:49 ()
the vibrators  love like diamonds   Options punk mania: back to the roots  cleopatra      *   2:27:58 ()
dizzy man's band  mony the phoney   Options 7"  emi  1974      2:30:38 ()
king tuff  sick mind   Options black moon spell  sub pop        2:34:08 ()
 
the limiñanas  intro by evan "funk" davies / i'm dead   Options i've got trouble in mind: 7" and rare stuff 2009/2014  trouble in mind      *   2:42:03 ()
got a girl  la la la   Options i love you but i must drive off this cliff now  bulk      *   2:44:51 ()
sloan  take it easy   Options commonwealth  yep roc      *   2:48:55 ()
the paul & john  inner sundown   Options inner sunset  mystery lawn    San Franciscans and other Bay Areans! See The Paul & John tomorrow (Thursday) night at Bottom Of The Hill! The Orange Peels are also on the bill!  *   2:51:56 ()

Listener comments!

Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 10/29/14 9:08pm Holly in NC:

Hello.... (looking around warily.. is there some sort of trap by the virtual door?)
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Wed. 10/29/14 9:09pm Stevel:

Shhhhh. Be vewy vewy quiet!

Good evening Holly, Mr. efd, others, no doubt.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 10/29/14 9:09pm efd:

Hi Holly! Maybe everyone's busy with the World Series?
  Wed. 10/29/14 9:10pm jon:

hi efd and holly and stevel. so good to hear the wires brit punk sound kickin it off evan
  Wed. 10/29/14 9:10pm john:

World Series? Brooklyn playing?
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Wed. 10/29/14 9:11pm Stevel:

Its not fair efd. I've not watched a bit this year, yet I am happy to hear you spin records tonight. Sorry you're missing the game. I feel just a bit guilty. It should pass.

Evening, jon
Avatar Wed. 10/29/14 9:11pm Loretta:

hello all...
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 10/29/14 9:11pm Holly in NC:

Psfh. No Yankee, no Red Sox, who cares? ;-)
Hi Steve1! And jon & john!

This sounds a LOT like the Hoodoo Gurus (which is a good thing)
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 10/29/14 9:12pm Alex of Chicago:

No way I'd want to hear Joe Buck's voice over this.
  Wed. 10/29/14 9:13pm john:

Or under it. Under ground, maybe.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 10/29/14 9:14pm Holly in NC:

@Alex - re Reivers, not Feelies. And hello!

Hi Loretta!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Wed. 10/29/14 9:14pm Stevel:

Feelies vocal sound like--with intended respect to all--a Lou-Reed-y voice.
Avatar Wed. 10/29/14 9:15pm herb.nyc:

Reivers? I thought Lloyd Cole, until Kim's "oooh"s came in. And ya know, maybe i saw them at Maxwell's, as Zeitgeist. (Maxwell's? That Irwin Chusid ripped into the new owners earlier)
  Wed. 10/29/14 9:17pm john:

I didn't hear Lloyd Cole (though we heard him solo acoustic at City Winery last Thursday), sounded to me more like The Church, only with a pulse.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Wed. 10/29/14 9:19pm Ike:

This is fan-freaking-tastic. And oh yeah, "Map Ref. 41° N 93° W" -- now that's MY kinda Starting With the 70s. Face-meltingly hot.
Avatar Wed. 10/29/14 9:19pm Loretta:

@ Holly ~ hi there!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 10/29/14 9:21pm Holly in NC:

Speaking of Lloyd Cole. last week's fabulolus show inspired me to dig a bit & check out his work with ROEDELIUS .. I know, who would've thunk?.

I believe I will comment on my fondness for Persian Claws for at least the 3rd time, possibly 4th.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 10/29/14 9:22pm Holly in NC:

And WHEN will PC's full lp be available??
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Wed. 10/29/14 9:24pm Stevel:

Agreed, re. Persian Claws. Nice opening set. Looking forward to the live set.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 10/29/14 9:26pm Holly in NC:

I'm beginning to think that efd is marking Lou Reed's death anniversary, in a very subtle way. If so, bravo, efd. Well, bravo regardless.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 10/29/14 9:26pm nixxon:

good stuff so far!
Avatar Wed. 10/29/14 9:26pm herb.nyc:

For awhile, i thought it was Persian CLAUS. And yay to Veronica Falls; i sharpie'd my own band tee when we saw their free show at south st seaport & showed them. I wore the shirt recently at Allo Darlin' (wuv them) glasslands
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Wed. 10/29/14 9:38pm Cubicle Carl:

Ah...pure pop for us people.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 10/29/14 9:39pm Holly in NC:

Before I step aside to cook dinner & quietly enjoy this lovely live set, y'all know that efd = the opening track on Trouble in Mind's new Limiñanas singles/rarities comp, yes?
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 10/29/14 9:41pm efd:

whoa that pic is a little large isn't it
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 10/29/14 9:45pm efd:

Holly, it's a crowning achievement of my radio career!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 10/29/14 9:47pm Holly in NC:

@efd :-)

This live set is GREAT. Want this lp.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Wed. 10/29/14 9:48pm Cubicle Carl:

Kudos to Mike Sin. The mix is great.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 10/29/14 9:49pm efd:

we're so lucky to have such a great group of engineers here at WFMU -- who all volunteer their time, I might add!
Avatar Wed. 10/29/14 9:49pm TroubleInMind:

Sounds great Evan!! Nice job Mike!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 10/29/14 9:51pm Holly in NC:

Hi @TiM! You rock!
Avatar Wed. 10/29/14 9:52pm TroubleInMind:

aw shucks!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 10/29/14 9:52pm efd:

Hey, speaking of live music and engineers and whatnot -- this is my last show of WFMU's Silent Fundraiser and I'm just $120 away from my goal! We're raising money to finish outfitting our new live performance space so we can bring you even more great live sets like this one.

So far about 25 people have pledged to my show this month - I'd love to get that number up to 30 tonight! Click the blue pledge button in that white box up there on the left to show your support.

Thank you!
Avatar Wed. 10/29/14 9:54pm herb.nyc:

Huh, EFD is opening track on a record? It's like "starting with EFD, which is pretty much what we always do..."
  Wed. 10/29/14 10:00pm Tommy:

EFD . I'm diggin this, big time. What a great band
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 10/29/14 10:02pm efd:

Good to hear Tommy! Yeah, they're fantastic!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 10/29/14 10:03pm efd:

$70 to go before the dog wags and the cow... lows, or whatever it does. Who's going to put the show over the top?
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 10/29/14 10:03pm Holly in NC:

No offense to Ultimate Painting band members' earlier bands, but this is SOOOO much more to my personal taste, floored.

Of course I will be playing Veronica Falls' 'Found Love in Graveyard' (og version) on Friday, because that is a great song ;-)
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 10/29/14 10:05pm Holly in NC:

@efd, my monthly station pledge is all I can do, I feel like shite :-( I hope you know I would if I could.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 10/29/14 10:06pm efd:

of course Holly! You and everyone who's pledged already are greatly appreciated!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Wed. 10/29/14 10:07pm steve:

sweet, sweet fuzz
  Wed. 10/29/14 10:07pm P-90:

Very, very, VERY nice! Great engineering too!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 10/29/14 10:08pm efd:

Concur, P-90!

Make sure you scroll down here for awesome photos of Jack and his cat, and Jack's cat by itself: www.thefourohfive.com...
  Wed. 10/29/14 10:09pm Ignore Function:

Ah, I saw Mazes open for Sebadoh. They were good.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 10/29/14 10:10pm Holly in NC:

Cat lovers! LOOK at that Tobi cat ! (follow efd's link)
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 10/29/14 10:15pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

- missed the band listening to Gary on Stream2...but great cat pics ! ...
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 10/29/14 10:17pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

...nude beach is tight anyhow !...
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 10/29/14 10:17pm efd:

The band sounds even better than the cat looks, believe it or not.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 10/29/14 10:17pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

- well - they're both archived !...
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Wed. 10/29/14 10:22pm Stevel:

Useless Eaters keep grabbing my attention.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 10/29/14 10:22pm Holly in NC:

Nice new Useless Eaters. @rrn63, I think you willl really like the Ultimate Painting set.

Isn't it a pain that Gary & efd have that dang hour overlap? I always have to catch end of Gary on archive.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 10/29/14 10:24pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

- think you're right Holly...
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Wed. 10/29/14 10:28pm Stevel:

Some things are just fun to say.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Wed. 10/29/14 10:31pm Stevel:

Cozy=awesome names
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Wed. 10/29/14 10:43pm Stevel:

Nice! NEAT!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 10/29/14 10:45pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

- yeah man: where was Rat Scabies on 'People Who Only Need a Beat' - ?? : p ...
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Wed. 10/29/14 10:46pm Stevel:

Apparently, The Briefs can hang.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 10/29/14 10:46pm efd:

We'll have to get him next time!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 10/29/14 10:48pm efd:

Stevel, the Damned have had the Briefs open for them two or three times before over the years. Game recognize game, as they say.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 10/29/14 10:49pm Holly in NC:

News Flash - Charlie Lewis w/b back on the air (or rather the GTDS stream) tomorrow @ noon ! Yay!
  Wed. 10/29/14 10:50pm jon:

amazing show tonite efd. the u p session killed
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 10/29/14 10:55pm Holly in NC:

ah, TSOL. Huge fan of 2 songs back in the day - "Word Is" (which I still like), and, er, "Code Blue" because it's fun to scream "I wanna, I wanna f**k the dead" when you're a rebellious teenager. Which is why I never clutched pearls over any rap lyrics ;-)
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Wed. 10/29/14 10:56pm Stevel:

I THOUGHT the Briefs sounded like Cute Lepers.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 10/29/14 11:03pm efd:

I'm glad I mentioned it then!

@Jon, thanks, glad you're enjoying it!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 10/29/14 11:03pm efd:

hey only $50 to get to the goal!
Avatar Wed. 10/29/14 11:24pm herb.nyc:

TSOL has great cd called "Life, Liberty & the Pursuit of Free Downloads", and singer Jack Grisham wrote weird true(?) book, and he is kinda like the, well, el diablo! And he ran for gov in calif, the year Arnold won.
Avatar Wed. 10/29/14 11:46pm Peteski:

so far, so great.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Wed. 10/29/14 11:48pm Ken From Hyde Park:

I have enjoyed tonight's show.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 10/29/14 11:49pm efd:

Thank you both!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 10/29/14 11:57pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

- all killer no filler awlright.
  Thu. 10/30/14 12:00am P-90:

First-rate show!
thanks efd!
Avatar Thu. 10/30/14 9:27am TroubleInMind:

I somehow missed the pre-set tracks, but that "Mazes" that you played is not the same Mazes... could be the U.S.A. Mazes?... def not the one with Jack in it.
Avatar Thu. 10/30/14 1:00pm Aharon:

Another great show! Good to confirm the existence of a few bands I saw at CMJ. Have you ever listened to the Brooklyn band Honduras, who were on a bill with the #1s? Good on record, great live.
  Mon. 2/27/17 5:38pm che guevara:

wow that last song My Drugs is the best of all...
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