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Options July 11, 2017: Showy McShowface: Episode One: A Fill In For Jesse

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Artist Track Album
Lou Reed  Metal Machine Music, Part 1   Options Metal Machine Music 
Ed Sheeran  Shape of You   Options  
Wavves  Million Enemies   Options You're Welcome 
Care Bears On Fire  Barbie Eat A Sandwich   Options  
Sneaks  Look Like That   Options It's A Myth 
Dagny  Wearing Nothing (Acoustic)   Options  
Daniel Johnston  Don't Let the Sun Go Down on Your Grievences   Options Yip/Jump Music 
Haim  Little Of Your Love   Options  
Moon Duo  Lost in Light   Options Occult Architecture Vol. 2 
Sia  Never Give Up   Options Lion Soundtrack 
Helen Shapiro  Stop and You Will Become Aware   Options Marleybone Beat Girls 
Sigrid  Dynamite (Acoustic version)   Options  
Freedy Johnston  Bad Reputation   Options This Perfect World 
Unknown Mortal Orchestra  Multi-Love   Options  
!!! (Chk Chk Chk)  Dancing Is the Best Revenge   Options Shake the Shudder 
Goldfrapp  Ride a White Horse   Options  
Michelle Blades  In the Dirty Water There Is Me   Options Premature Love Songs 
Jonathan Richman  Vampire Girl   Options You Must Ask the Heart 
Shannen Moser  Alex (282)   Options Oh, My Heart 
Neutral Milk Hotel  King of Carrot Flowers Pt 1   Options  
Happyness  Anna, Lisa Calls   Options Write In 
The Replacements  Here Comes a Regular   Options Tim 
The Vacant Lots  Night Nurse   Options Endless Night 
The Platters  My Prayer   Options  
Her Harbour  In Nude, in Fog and River   Options Go Gently Into the Night 
The Rays  Silhouettes   Options  
Slowdive  Star Roving   Options Slowdive 
Jesus and the Mary Chain  Always Sad   Options Damage and Joy 
The Cosmic Rays with Sun Ra and Arkestra  Somebody's in Love   Options  
Ball  Balling   Options S/T 
Michael Jackson  Ben   Options Ben 
Warm Soda  This Changes Everything   Options I Don't Wanna Grow Up 
OK Go  This Too Shall Pass   Options  
The Terminals  Edge of the Night   Options Antiseptic 
Magazine  The Light Pours Out Of Me   Options  
Tiny Vipers  Crossing the River of Yourself   Options Laughter 
Pity Sex  Burden You   Options White Hot Moon 
TALSounds  I Saw the Way   Options Lovesick 
Weezer  Feels Like Summer   Options  
glenn morrow's cry for help  The Days to Come   Options Glenn Morrow's Cry For Help 
The Raveonettes  I Wanna Be Adored   Options  
Kevin Morby  Come to Me Now   Options City Music 
The White Stripes  Hotel Yorba   Options  
Damaged Bug  Slay the Priest   Options Bunker Funk 
The Warlocks  We All Took the Acid   Options  
Mux Mool  IRS   Options Implied Lines 

Listener comments!

  Mon. 7/10/17 11:43pm Cat:

Meow
  Tue. 7/11/17 12:02am tuner fish:

Great to hear some MMM
Avatar Tue. 7/11/17 12:04am tom from Glasgow:

bit of the ol' Triple M huh
Avatar Tue. 7/11/17 12:04am tom from Glasgow:

just finishing up making a disco playlist for a friend of a friend's wedding. this is like, the opposite of that
  Tue. 7/11/17 12:04am Carmichael:

WTF? You have another show? Let's rock this Monday!
Avatar Tue. 7/11/17 12:05am BEAVO:

I like that exeerpt from the box set just fine.
  Tue. 7/11/17 12:06am karankeeone:

You are killing my ears! Please play some real music--please!
Avatar Tue. 7/11/17 12:07am BEAVO:

Part one its the whole first side
  Tue. 7/11/17 12:10am karankeeone:

Much better, thanks, Jim!
Avatar Tue. 7/11/17 12:12am Jim the Poet:

sorry about your ears
  Tue. 7/11/17 12:12am Carmichael:

Dude, this IS real music. The radio plays fake music. Except for the shit playing now ... :)
  Tue. 7/11/17 12:15am Carmichael:

Eastern Daylight Time.
Avatar Tue. 7/11/17 12:16am fleep:

Colluded greetings
  Tue. 7/11/17 12:16am JimmyfromKearny:

Jim The Poet! In the House!
  Tue. 7/11/17 12:17am tuner fish:

Never had a problem with wavves
  Tue. 7/11/17 12:18am Carmichael:

Jim, hope you passed the DJ bootcamp obstacle course and hand-to-hand combat.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Tue. 7/11/17 12:18am Drunken Creep:

Again a major thanks for WFMU. I don't personally gravitate toward Ed Sheeran, yet the songs are well written, well produced, well performed and relatable to humanity. When I heard that song I turned the radio off, yet stayed tuned. This station really appreciates music and positive creativity of every source.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Tue. 7/11/17 12:19am Ken From Hyde Park:

Hi, Jim and over-nighters. Requesting some Heron Oblivion, if you please.
  Tue. 7/11/17 12:27am Carmichael:

Jim, can you play some Haim? The kids love those gals.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Tue. 7/11/17 12:31am northguineahills:

That's a fun Daniel Johnston!
  Tue. 7/11/17 12:31am karankeeone:

She (?) is cute, but almost as bad as Yoko Ono! LOL
  Tue. 7/11/17 12:32am Carmichael:

Jim, I love you deeply.
Avatar Tue. 7/11/17 12:33am Jim the Poet:

It's mutual
Avatar Swag For Life Member Tue. 7/11/17 12:33am northguineahills:

Carmichael, you're not Kenny G!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Tue. 7/11/17 12:35am chad from oregon:

I hope the rest of Metal Machine Music make it on to the show
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Tue. 7/11/17 12:36am chad from oregon:

I don't remember how the Metal Machine Music story ends!
Avatar Tue. 7/11/17 12:37am Jim the Poet:

I'll keep it cued up
  Tue. 7/11/17 12:38am Carmichael:

Or am I?
  Tue. 7/11/17 12:38am DEZ:

great jam!!!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Tue. 7/11/17 12:42am northguineahills:

@chad: Metal Machine Music would make a great musical!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Tue. 7/11/17 12:44am chad from oregon:

I'd go as often as I could!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Tue. 7/11/17 12:44am chad from oregon:

That should be a thing. Metal Machine Music: The Musical
Avatar Swag For Life Member Tue. 7/11/17 12:47am northguineahills:

Jeff Goldblum can play Lou Reed, Kurt Switter's Merzbau can play the Metal Machine!
Avatar Tue. 7/11/17 12:49am Jim the Poet:

Could they play it the same way every night?
  Tue. 7/11/17 12:50am ike:

O Jim! Excellent to hear ya!
Spin fast as yr buns can steer ya!
Soundscape slinky, hypnotic!
New Jersey sounds erotic!

Well, it sounds dang good anyway. Maybe "erotic" is too generous.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Tue. 7/11/17 12:51am northguineahills:

Zeitkratzer did a symphonic version of Metal Machine Music, so, I suppose it's possible.
  Tue. 7/11/17 12:51am Jim (not the poet):

Could you play some unknown mortal orchestra?
Avatar Tue. 7/11/17 12:52am Jim the Poet:

You definitely get used to the smell of NJ.
  Tue. 7/11/17 12:57am Carmichael:

This is sufficiently jangly.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Tue. 7/11/17 12:58am Ken From Hyde Park:

The governor of New Jersey appears to be a real dingbat.
  Tue. 7/11/17 12:59am Jim (not the poet):

Especially on the beaches
  Tue. 7/11/17 1:00am Carmichael:

Jim, you are pleasing the masses. You're not like the others.
  Tue. 7/11/17 1:00am dipshit mcfuckface:

good sounds out here
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Tue. 7/11/17 1:00am chad from oregon:

Metal Machine: The Beach Movie
Avatar Swag For Life Member Tue. 7/11/17 1:02am northguineahills:

Brian Wilson in the Machine.
  Tue. 7/11/17 1:05am karankeeone:

Jim, have enjoyed the playlist...except for the Metal Machine Music. LOL
  Tue. 7/11/17 1:05am Carmichael:

@chad, I think Pee Wee Herman was in that movie, right?
Avatar Tue. 7/11/17 1:05am Jim the Poet:

Sorry about that. I needed a long song.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Tue. 7/11/17 1:06am chad from oregon:

The governor of NJ kind of is the human version of Metal Machine Music. Like if you wanted to go as MMM for Halloween... just get a costume of him.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Tue. 7/11/17 1:06am chad from oregon:

I think I have my Halloween costume figured out now. Amazing.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Tue. 7/11/17 1:08am chad from oregon:

Maybe a rubber mask of him and a lot of tin foil to cover the rest of the costume.
  Tue. 7/11/17 1:08am Carmichael:

You're moving in on Joel St. Germain's playlist ...
Avatar Tue. 7/11/17 1:09am Jim the Poet:

Baby Making Music
  Tue. 7/11/17 1:10am cat:

can you please play vampire girl by Jonathan richman for heathr who is out In the astral planes.
thanks for the great hosting jim
Avatar Tue. 7/11/17 1:10am Jim the Poet:

I will attempt to
  Tue. 7/11/17 1:14am SeanG:

Hey Jim! just listened to the dykstra episode. that was hilarious!!
  Tue. 7/11/17 1:14am cat:

wow Jim the poet you are a great bard
  Tue. 7/11/17 1:14am Jim (not the poet):

I got a weird request-it's the theme to the Jim price show and and can't find it anywhere but I did find "Potterhouse - Sometimes i Feel Like a Motherless Child But Then I See My Mom and I Don't"
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Tue. 7/11/17 1:15am chad from oregon:

Did Lou ever release a 2 and a half minute radio edit of MMM pt 1? Just the poppy bits for radio, maybe.
  Tue. 7/11/17 1:15am SeanG:

love that freedy johnston tune too
  Tue. 7/11/17 1:19am cat:

thanks heathr will be psyched
Avatar Tue. 7/11/17 1:20am Switchblade Batman:

How about something from Neutral Milk Hotel Jim? My Dream Girl Don't exist if you got it.
  Tue. 7/11/17 1:21am SeanG:

some REPLACEMENTS PLEASE
Avatar Tue. 7/11/17 1:22am Jim the Poet:

I don't have that Neutral Milk Hotel song
  Tue. 7/11/17 1:23am SeanG:

and or MEKONS
Avatar Tue. 7/11/17 1:23am Switchblade Batman:

This one will do nicely :) Thanks Jim.
  Tue. 7/11/17 1:24am dipshit:

holy cow you are playing NMH, that is dankalicious
  Tue. 7/11/17 1:28am dipshit:

now i wanna listen to In the Aeroplane over the Sea
  Tue. 7/11/17 1:29am SeanG:

thanks JIM!! I owe you a beer!
Avatar Tue. 7/11/17 1:29am Jim the Poet:

We'll see what we can do
Avatar Tue. 7/11/17 1:29am Jim the Poet:

It's a good last call song
Avatar Tue. 7/11/17 1:29am Switchblade Batman:

I think I listened to that album 10,000x's. Not including the 100,000x post that one break up. @Dipshit. It's probs my fav.
Avatar Tue. 7/11/17 1:33am Switchblade Batman:

You didn't fail Jim. It made me smile. Win!
  Tue. 7/11/17 1:34am Daniel:

loving this show, keep it up!
  Tue. 7/11/17 1:34am ugh:

that's no last call song but rather i drink everyday at the cc club...
  Tue. 7/11/17 1:35am ugh:

here comes a regular, that is
Avatar Tue. 7/11/17 1:37am Jim the Poet:

I never heard the end of this song during Twin Peaks the other day
Avatar Tue. 7/11/17 1:38am Switchblade Batman:

Jim if I may have another, Silhouettes by The Rays. It'd go well with this one.

If not no worries
Avatar Tue. 7/11/17 1:43am Switchblade Batman:

Thank ya bartender
Avatar Tue. 7/11/17 1:47am Jim the Poet:

Cheers!
  Tue. 7/11/17 1:49am Mary Jane:

Dave hill and his guests also referenced the song Ben performed by Michael Jackson, that would be great to hear tonite
  Tue. 7/11/17 1:49am HOLLYWOOD BILL:

Great show!
"Somebody's in Love" by the Cosmic Rays would be nice to hear right about now
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Tue. 7/11/17 1:54am chad from oregon:

No Ben! I don't need to dissolve into tears!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Tue. 7/11/17 1:54am chad from oregon:

The tears are coming on anyway
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Tue. 7/11/17 1:55am chad from oregon:

brb. I need to walk it off.
  Tue. 7/11/17 1:58am Mary jane:

Jim the poet you fine wordsmith we need to hear Ben
Avatar Tue. 7/11/17 1:59am Jim the Poet:

Here you go
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Tue. 7/11/17 1:59am chad from oregon:

Do you have Metal Machine Music pt 2 there by chance?
Avatar Tue. 7/11/17 2:00am Switchblade Batman:

Didn't MJ write this about a pet rat?
  Tue. 7/11/17 2:00am HOLLYWOOD BILL:

"The Light Pours Out of Me" by Magazine would be cool

Thanks for the Rays
Avatar Tue. 7/11/17 2:01am Jim the Poet:

I believe it is about a rat
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Tue. 7/11/17 2:04am chad from oregon:

I love that new The Jesus and Mary Chain album. Always Sad is one of the best of the bunch.
Avatar Tue. 7/11/17 2:04am Switchblade Batman:

Holy hell, it's about a killer rat. It's such a pretty song too.

en.wikipedia.org...
Avatar Tue. 7/11/17 2:05am Jim the Poet:

All rats are killers
  Tue. 7/11/17 2:06am Mary jane:

Thanks so much Jim the poet . yeah I found the rat thing out just a month ago, but the song already touched me to the core, it's really about a great friend
Avatar Tue. 7/11/17 2:07am Switchblade Batman:

Oh I love this ok go song.
Avatar Tue. 7/11/17 2:08am Switchblade Batman:

A great friend that leads a pack of rats to murder children.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Tue. 7/11/17 2:08am chad from oregon:

It's true. Ben the rat was known for his rabies. The real story isn't as cute as the song.
  Tue. 7/11/17 2:10am Mary jane:

Some people have sweet pet rats they love and care for. mostly only vampire girls and Michael Jackson like a rat for a pet
Avatar Tue. 7/11/17 2:11am Switchblade Batman:

They're welcome to them. I can't even stand the sight of them.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Tue. 7/11/17 2:11am chad from oregon:

Those people all eventually die because of something the rat did.
Avatar Tue. 7/11/17 2:12am Switchblade Batman:

Or they did something to the rat, and it wants revenge.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Tue. 7/11/17 2:12am chad from oregon:

You never - never - never see old people hanging out intentionally with rats.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Tue. 7/11/17 2:13am chad from oregon:

Just people who are willing to die before they reach the age of 35 for the love of a killer rat.
Avatar Tue. 7/11/17 2:15am Jim the Poet:

That's what makes MJ's love of a rat so remarkable
Avatar Tue. 7/11/17 2:16am Switchblade Batman:

Well... MJ loved LOTS of things he wasn't supposed to.
Avatar Tue. 7/11/17 2:17am Jim the Poet:

The Elephant Man's bones
Avatar Tue. 7/11/17 2:18am Switchblade Batman:

Yeah... that too
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Tue. 7/11/17 2:18am chad from oregon:

He probably had the bones of The Rat Man too.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Tue. 7/11/17 2:20am chad from oregon:

That's probably who Ben really was. Part man, half rat. Now: all bones.
  Tue. 7/11/17 2:22am HOLLYWOOD BILL:

Thanks again

"T for Texas" (the long crazy version) by the Everlys would be great
  Tue. 7/11/17 2:39am matt:

The light pours out of me rips
  Tue. 7/11/17 2:43am matt:

Whoa this ravonettes song rips too
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Tue. 7/11/17 2:44am chad from oregon:

That's because neither of those songs were about rats.
Avatar Tue. 7/11/17 2:45am Jim the Poet:

More rat songs next
Avatar Tue. 7/11/17 2:46am Jim the Poet:

This is the greatest episode of Showy McShowface yet
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Tue. 7/11/17 2:48am chad from oregon:

None of the four sides of Metal Machine Music were about rats. Fact.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Tue. 7/11/17 2:51am Ken From Hyde Park:

This show is going to the rats.
Avatar Tue. 7/11/17 2:51am Jim the Poet:

Rats
Avatar Tue. 7/11/17 2:52am Jim the Poet:

Thanks for listening everyone! Joe is up next!
Avatar Tue. 7/11/17 2:55am Switchblade Batman:

Pleasure Jim, thanks for the music.
  Tue. 7/11/17 3:00am karankeeone:

Great job, Jim. Thanks for the tunes!!!
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