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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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Options November 25, 2008: your mom's favorite DJ

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Artist Track Album Label Year Comments New Approx. start time
headboys  take it all down   Options s/t  rso  1979      0:00:00 ()
ray gee & his orchestra  the slouch   Options va-las vegas grind vol 6  strip  2000      0:03:50 ()
kid koala  track one   Options your mom's favorite dj  ninja tune  2006  after a false start from his Some Of My Best Friends Are DJs CD    0:07:01 ()
the fireballs  bottle of wine   Options 7"  atco  1968      0:23:17 ()
bobby james  goin' back to philly   Options va-all night soul stomp          0:25:18 ()
fm knives  cassavetes vs the moneygoround   Options estrogen 7" ep  smartguy  2003      0:27:07 ()
the tanks  command divide   Options keep breaking down  scenester credentials      *   0:40:30 ()
white hills  my girl soars blind   Options a little bliss forever 12" single  drug space      *   0:45:02 ()
the barberries  69 70   Options raw deal 7"  barberrie sound      *   0:56:33 ()
belle & sebastian  lazy jane   Options bbc sessions  matador      *   1:06:46 ()
sandra bell  wonderland   Options white nights  powertool      *   1:12:26 ()
lil' mama vs marnie stern  absorb the lip gloss   Options va-smooth women on the hard beat      Mashup by The Hood Internet; included on Trent's 2008 marathon premium.  *   1:16:52 ()
albert one  turbo diesel   Options va-i [heart] disco diamonds vol 7          1:20:18 ()
escape mechanism  oh well   Options emphasis added  recombinations      *   1:25:47 ()
the higher state  automatic motion   Options 7"  13 o'clock      *   1:35:00 ()
the merry-go-round  listen, listen   Options listen, listen: the definitive collection  revola        1:37:59 ()
freddy & the four-gone conclusions  gotta give it time   Options 7"  sound camera  1998?      1:40:17 ()
the long weekend  something begins   Options 20 minutes 13 stops  mother tongue    the track name is on the CD, which is in the player at the moment.  *   1:42:31 ()
jobriath  good times   Options creatures of the street  collector's choice    new reissue  *   1:45:42 ()
crystal antlers  arcturus   Options s/t  touch and go      *   1:58:06 ()
the sights  last chance   Options s/t  scratchie / new line  2005      2:00:37 ()
patti smith  til victory   Options easter  arista  1978      2:03:23 ()
brian jonestown massacre  golden - frost   Options my bloody underground  cargo      *   2:05:43 ()
dj donna summer  boomshakalaka   Options panther tracks  cock rock disco      *   2:09:31 ()
fleshtones  jet set fleshtones   Options take a good look  yep roc  2008      2:14:13 ()
crystal stilts  bright night   Options alight of night  slumberland      *   2:23:16 ()
red eyed legends  flash bulbz   Options wake up, legend  file 13      *   2:25:29 ()
thomas function  relentless machines   Options celebration!  alive    probably the last time I'll play this before my Best Of 2008 show...  *   2:27:44 ()
bee gees  jive talkin'   Options main course  rso  1975      2:32:10 ()
the herbaliser  can't help this feeling   Options cd single  !k7      *   2:35:38 ()
the safes  greed   Options sight of all light (!)  o'brothers      *   2:41:15 ()
boys  on a night like this   Options va-titan! it's all pop!  numero      *   2:43:20 ()
midwest beat  j man's blues   Options 7"  dusty medical      *   2:46:04 ()

Listener comments!

  Tue. 11/25/08 11:15pm Joe:

Just hangin' out with Hodg-man, huh. You lucky bastard.

That Headboys song was fucking amazing, btw.
  Tue. 11/25/08 11:18pm dave:

there's just nothing better in this world than kid koala.
  Tue. 11/25/08 11:21pm annabelle clark:

happy thankgiving you all!!! evan i loooooove this weird tune,,,,,=)=)=)
  Tue. 11/25/08 11:22pm dave:

oh, and efd is my mom's favorite DJ.

  Tue. 11/25/08 11:24pm annabelle clark:

dave--everybody loves efd!!!!!!
  Tue. 11/25/08 11:24pm Sybil:

I agree with what Joe said.

And dave... what is it you're implying about moms, exactly?
  Tue. 11/25/08 11:24pm efd:

hi everyone! Dave, say hi to your Mom for me! Glad you and Annabelle are enjoying the Kid K.

Joe, agreed on The Headboys! And Johnny H. is long gone.
  Tue. 11/25/08 11:25pm john:

Hey Evan! Missed the show the last couple weeks--on a plane to London two weeks ago and brought a nasty little bout of food poisoning home with me in time for last Tuesday. Not as much fun as it all sounds, srsly. Great to be back!
  Tue. 11/25/08 11:25pm efd:

Hey John! Hey Sybil! All my old friends are back home for Thanksgiving!
  Tue. 11/25/08 11:26pm Joe:

My mom loves Joe Belock. But only because she wandered into the living room during his White Album stunt this afternoon. Rarely have I seen another human being so transfixed by the radio.

Ev, did you at least get a picture or some book signage action?
  Tue. 11/25/08 11:27pm Sybil:

Joe Belock's White Album tribute was just un-frickin-believable. Any mom would love him for that.
  Tue. 11/25/08 11:27pm annabelle clark:

evan,,i love kid koala also,,,please play more =)
  Tue. 11/25/08 11:28pm efd:

that White Album tribute was stunning. Words fail.

No pic or sig... too much going on, and I didn't want to be overly fanboyish. I did tell him my Twitter ID, though.
  Tue. 11/25/08 11:34pm Joe:

You realize you'll have to make that public, once we start the EFD fanclub.

But don't tell us now. My twitter schedule is booked, now that I know that I can follow CNN's own Rick Sanchez!
  Tue. 11/25/08 11:35pm annabelle c.:

evan,,i want you to know that you're my fave d.j,,ohhh i love this tune,,,its friggin rocks!!!
  Tue. 11/25/08 11:38pm efd:

Thanks, Annabelle!

to tell the truth, Joe, my Twitter ID is neither secret nor very hard to figure out.
  Tue. 11/25/08 11:41pm Joe:

The gauntlet is thrown, then! You all shall be forced to join my Facebook group! Muhaha
  Tue. 11/25/08 11:46pm neon_tetra:

good stuff! i just went for a walk & was listening on my headphones & thoroughly enjoyed the tunes. [ =
  Tue. 11/25/08 11:48pm annabell clark:

could you please more of kid koala 2nite & btw tom sharpling does not have the best show on fmu,,,you do evan,,,i'm serious=)
  Tue. 11/25/08 11:48pm listener colin in toronto:

you were in Toronto??? thats where I listen from! What brought you here and where did you buy the headboys from? gotta say, love the Best Show transitions. perfect chaser to Tom's mirth and mayhem.
  Tue. 11/25/08 11:52pm efd:

Hey Colin, yeah, I was there around the middle/end of Sept for a couple of Red Sox games (and my birthday!). Picked up the Headboys (and a bunch of other stuff) at Discovery on... Queen St East, I think?

Annabell, no more Kid Koala tonight.

Neon Tetra, thanks!
  Tue. 11/25/08 11:54pm listener colin in toronto:

Queen East! Wow. Not the tourist destination, but kinda cooler that way. Keep up the great job on the show. I came down and volunteered at the 2003 record show. Gotta do that again in the future. It was fun and Pseu gave me intros to most of the DJs (except you!).
  Tue. 11/25/08 11:57pm efd:

My travel companion and I actually walked all the way out there from the hotel we were staying at near Skydome (not the one actually in Skydome, but in that area). Long walk, but I enjoyed it, and was happy to not be in a very touristy area,

I wasn't yet a DJ here in 2003, so Pseu is excused for not introducing you. :)
  Wed. 11/26/08 12:03am annabelle c.:

well gotta scat efd,,believe me it has been my pleasure & a joy to hang with you evan!!! have a wonderfull thanksgiving,,,see you next week evan,,peace & love
  Wed. 11/26/08 12:03am Joe:

FMU - EFD = some crazy algebra that I can't do.

This song is destroying my brain, also. In a good way.
  Wed. 11/26/08 12:04am efd:

take care Annabelle, have a great Thanksgiving!
  Wed. 11/26/08 12:04am listener colin in toronto:

love your out of towner gusto! worth the walk. Going west on Queen also is full of discoveries. If you ever come up again, drop me a line and I would be glad to show you around. I brought Irwin up here for a fest that showed his outsider vids. Love the WFMU! Was bummed the other day cause I lost my MFU winter toque on the subway. Bah!
  Wed. 11/26/08 12:05am jere:

Hey efd, did you like Skydome (Rogers Centre)? I've been twice, and to me it feels like a bus station or something. Concrete and astroturf...very unnatural.
  Wed. 11/26/08 12:09am listener colin in toronto:

ick. skydome. just use it as spot on the map and nothing else. same with the CN tower. was there as a school kid. now it just means "South"
  Wed. 11/26/08 12:12am mr h:

One of the best shows you've ever done efd
  Wed. 11/26/08 12:18am Laurie:

I think I needed some Belle & Sebastian. It suits my current mood. :(
  Wed. 11/26/08 12:22am Joe:

Its just so good.
  Wed. 11/26/08 12:23am Joe:

Oh, pardon, I didn't see your sad emoticon.
  Wed. 11/26/08 12:25am efd:

why so glum, Laurie?

Hi Jere... I know what you mean re Skyd-- er, Rogers Centre, there's definitely a sterile feeling to it. It reminded me of those old multi-purpose stadiums from the 60s/70s like the Vet in Philly, even though it's much newer than that.

Colin, I will probably be back in TO for a Sox series next year, so I might just take you up on that offer.

Mr h, thanks!
  Wed. 11/26/08 12:30am C:

I knew this sounded familiar. Trent put together a great premium.
  Wed. 11/26/08 12:31am efd:

Marty McS. played that song at the beginning of his show last week while I was still in the building and I was floored!
  Wed. 11/26/08 12:33am efd:


there, I said it.
  Wed. 11/26/08 12:34am C:

You're premium's great driving music, Evan.

Some great sound effects on this albert one.
  Wed. 11/26/08 12:35am Joe:

Hey, I'm just glad he's repping the turbo-diesels. 96 Volkswagen Jetta bitches! Word up. etc.
  Wed. 11/26/08 12:45am stupidhead:

I um....have a 03 jetta TDI. Station wagon..you...uh...bitches... Yeah. Man. Woo.
  Wed. 11/26/08 12:46am Joe:

Mark III Jettas are garbage! Is what my gearhead friend told me!
  Wed. 11/26/08 12:49am efd:

I have to say, the comments page of my show is the last place i'd expect a gearhead throwdown to break out.
  Wed. 11/26/08 12:49am Stan not the DJ:

Did Laurie say something? This ignore function really works!
  Wed. 11/26/08 12:50am Joe:

So, is the Merry go-round gonna be your Beatles tribute?

I know some people knock them, but I love that album. What else is on the collection?
  Wed. 11/26/08 12:50am john:

But would Emitt Rhodes drive one?
  Wed. 11/26/08 12:50am Stan not the DJ:

Obviously, I'm kidding.
  Wed. 11/26/08 12:51am Joe:

based on my mental image of Emmit Rhodes, I think he DID drive one. All around the american southwest. In a tiedye shirt, with a bandanna on.
  Wed. 11/26/08 12:53am john:

Pictures of his garage studio are easy to find, the displaced car(s) less so.
  Wed. 11/26/08 12:56am john:

And you could do a whole lot worse than a Merry-Go-Round tribute. At least you wouldn't have to find covers for the dreck that makes up at least a side and a half of the White Album...
  Wed. 11/26/08 12:58am Joe:

Haaaaaaaaaaaaarsh man, harsh. I'm incapable of judging the White Album, or any Beatles records, really, because I've been listening to them since I was in utero. The Moody Blues too.
  Wed. 11/26/08 1:07am ?:

Merry Go Round tribute? The Bangles did Live.
  Wed. 11/26/08 1:16am efd:

I'm pretty sure I've heard a cover of "Time Will Show The Wiser" too, although I can't place it right now.
  Wed. 11/26/08 1:18am john:

Fairport Convention. Really good, too.
  Wed. 11/26/08 1:21am efd:

correctamundo, John, on both counts.
  Wed. 11/26/08 1:21am anne:


'ello from seattle...its still "early" here.
  Wed. 11/26/08 1:24am efd:

hi Anne, thanks for joining in!
  Wed. 11/26/08 1:35am William Swan:

That song about the lip gloss by Lil' Mama will be around in 2108.
  Wed. 11/26/08 1:44am efd:

I don't doubt it, William!
  Wed. 11/26/08 1:56am efd:

thanks for listening and commenting, everyone! Have a great Thanksgiving!
  Tue. 12/16/08 12:47am al:

Just caught the podcast in the car on the way to work today and I hear J-Rock's mom's speech about paying for his turntables. Hilarious because I just watched that episode last night. I just got turned onto Trailer Park Boys and that was the last episode I saw. what are the odds.
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