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Options May 9, 2011: Frankly I Don't Give a Damn

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Artist Track Album Label New Approx. start time
Wet Hair  Liquid Jesus   Options In Vogue Spirit  De Stijl  *   0:00:00 (Pop-up)
Haute Culture  Chordial   Options Chordial  Free Music Archive  *   0:07:42 (Pop-up)
Björn & Gorden  II (The Starry Tides Remix)   Options Electrr  Free Music Archive  *   0:13:31 (Pop-up)
Virgin of the Birds  Let Me Be Your Bride   Options Bad Panda #80  Free Music Archive  *   0:15:17 (Pop-up)
Diego Garcia  You Were Never There   Options Live at WFMU on This Is The Modern World with Trouble - April 12, 2011  Free Music Archive  *   0:19:21 (Pop-up)
Gosprom  Sviter   Options 20  Free Music Archive  *   0:22:45 (Pop-up)
Onda Bidon  Me Aborrezco Cada Vez Que Llego Tarde   Options Una Vez Mas  Free Music Archive  *   0:25:12 (Pop-up)
Captain Ahab  The Shadow of Heaven   Options Live at WFMU on Marty McSorley's Show, May 3rd 2011  Free Music Archive  *   0:28:02 (Pop-up)
Kevin Bewersdorf  1989 Toyota Camry   Options Slow Dudes  Free Music Archive  *   0:35:56 (Pop-up)
Drydeck  High or Low   Options netlabelism.com - Compilation 04/11 (V/A)  Free Music Archive  *   0:39:44 (Pop-up)
Martha and the Muffins  Echo Beach   Options Metro Music  Free Music Archive    0:44:09 (Pop-up)
Bare Wires  Teen Witch / Television Girls   Options Live on WFMU's Cherry Blossom Clinic with Terre T April 23 2011  Free Music Archive  *   0:47:31 (Pop-up)
Shannon and the Clams  Cult Song   Options Live @ WFMU on Cherry Blossom Clinic with Terre T, April 30th, 2011  Free Music Archive  *   0:52:00 (Pop-up)
The Whines  Vacation   Options Hell To Play  Free Music Archive  *   0:54:48 (Pop-up)
Tyler Jon Tyler  Tick Tock Tick   Options Live @ WFMU on Cherry Blossom Clinic w/ Terre T, April 30th 2011  Free Music Archive  *   0:58:14 (Pop-up)
Birds of America  Nitewalker   Options Nitewalker 7"    *   1:06:20 (Pop-up)
Colin L. Orchestra  Descaped   Options Infinite Ease  Northern-Spy  *   1:09:58 (Pop-up)
Carletta Sue Kay  Just Another Beautiful Boy   Options Pas Le Meme 7"  Daddy Pony  *   1:14:05 (Pop-up)
Computer Magic  Running   Options Electronic Fences  White Iris  *   1:17:54 (Pop-up)
C.S. Yeh  In the Blink of an Eye   Options In the Blink of an Eye 7"  De Stijl  *   1:23:10 (Pop-up)
Incredible Kidda Band  Radio Caroline   Options Radio Caroline 7"  Last Laugh    1:26:44 (Pop-up)
Real Numbers  Tear It In Two   Options Tear It In Two 7"  Florida's Dying  *   1:29:38 (Pop-up)
J.D. Buhl and the Believers  Stay True   Options Stay True 7"  Driving    1:31:37 (Pop-up)
Art Museums  S.h.o.p.p.i.n.g.   Options S.h.o.p.p.i.n.g. 7"  Dulc-i-Tone  *   1:35:11 (Pop-up)
The Mantles  Raspberry Thighs   Options Raspberry Thighs 7"  Sdz  *   1:36:45 (Pop-up)
The Limiñanas  Betty and Johnny   Options Af3458 7"  Sdz  *   1:39:31 (Pop-up)
Beaches  In a While   Options In a While 7"  The Sky Was White  *   1:42:01 (Pop-up)
Fresh & Onlys  Poison Wine   Options Secret Walls  Sacred Bones  *   1:46:22 (Pop-up)
Ethan Persoff  Calm Down. I'm Here. I'm Listening / How Long / How Long   Options 40 Minutes, 40 Memories    *   1:57:51 (Pop-up)
Crispy Ambulance  We Move Through the Plateau Phase   Options The Plateau Phase  Drastic Plastic    2:02:40 (Pop-up)
Calin  Money Poney   Options Domestic Pop (V/A)  Loaf  *   2:08:17 (Pop-up)
Lazercrotch  Shanghai Tunnel   Options Split 7" w/ Miramichi  Flogsta Danshall  *   2:12:14 (Pop-up)
Africa Hitech  Future Moves   Options 93 Million Miles  Warp  *   2:15:53 (Pop-up)
Beastie Boys  OK   Options Hot Sauce Committee Part 2  Capitol  *   2:19:10 (Pop-up)
Toofan  Khodaye Asemoonha   Options Persian Funk (V/A)  Secret Stash    2:21:54 (Pop-up)
The Slits  Love and Romance   Options BBC Sessions  Hux    2:24:56 (Pop-up)
Oneida / Pterodactyl  Track 2   Options Green Corridor Split 12" Series Vol. I  Altin Village and Mine  *   2:27:20 (Pop-up)
Super Repeater  Age of Irony   Options Age of Irony 7"    *   2:41:01 (Pop-up)
Unnatural Helpers  Straying But In Circles   Options Blackmarks 7"  Lemon Session  *   2:42:55 (Pop-up)
Chalk Circle  Scrambled   Options Reflection  Mississippi    2:44:34 (Pop-up)
Le Face  Nothing Cult   Options Split 7" w/ DVA Damas  Psychic Handshake  *   2:46:04 (Pop-up)
Bbigpigg  Bad Tree   Options Phantom Photography    *   2:48:22 (Pop-up)
Mopar Mountain Daredevils  Yeti Stomp   Options Mopar Bloody Mopar  El Suprimo  *   2:51:42 (Pop-up)

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Listener comments!

  9:07am annie:

  9:08am fxo:

say, what?
  9:09am Cheri Pi:

Uh huh.
  9:11am Someone has to say it:

Oh Rhey-utt!
  9:14am pierre:

Bonjour Liz to the Berg !
  9:15am yair yona (tel aviv):

good afternoon Liz! I see I missed Wet Hair, I'm eager to listen to this record already.
  9:21am Liz B.:

Hi everyone, and thanks for joining me today!
  9:25am hamburger:

good morning and afternoon!
  9:26am the anchovy:

Hi Liz, hi everyone,
what a beautiful day! (the playlist helps)
  9:35am Kevin:

  9:35am Cheri Pi:

Captain Ahab is the man!
  9:36am pierre:

Captain Ahab's greatness, striked me. Now i cannot go back from loving them…
  9:36am Liz B.:

Here's the video of Captain Ahab's performance on WFMU (projections, puppets, fun!):

  9:40am annie:

wow. i like this very much
  9:41am paul:

ahhh so glad this is on the FMA! i played a show with them in my friends basement in new brunswick a few years ago and i'm pissed that i couldnt catch them this tour
  9:43am pierre:

glad to see the video now, it didn't work while they played during Marty McSorley
  9:50am BDR:

M+M! Yay.
  9:51am helsingfred:

I have a 45 of Echo Beach. You all may turn green with envy now :-D
  9:51am Chris from DC:

Wow, haven't heard this M + M in ages.
  9:51am Mike East:

Speaking of New Brunswick basements...I went to the Screaming Females/Ben Franklin show last Friday. Rocktastic!
  9:54am #K:

great opening set this morning LIZBERG! *_*
  9:59am hamburger:

oogao oogao oogao oogao!
  9:59am Cheri Pi:

I have so much live band catch up to do this week, starting w/ Shannon and tha Clams.
  10:02am jeff-m:

really digging this Whines song. Nice Monday morning stuff.
  10:03am pierre:

great lives past week
(i mean every week)
but i felt spoiled last week.
  10:18am Liz B.:

Anyone have a wedding story for me?
  10:20am listener james from westwood:

a crazy-work-monday-belated thank-you, liz, for "echo beach." an old fave of mine from when WDRE/WLIR on long island played tons of 80s music/1-hit wonders.
  10:21am Greg from Bloomfield:

My friend's (then) fiancee surprised him by hiring Eric Bachmann to play at the reception!
  10:24am Liz B.:

Whoa, Eric Bachmann?? That is great/hilarious!
  10:29am Liz B.:

Ever notice how they always play inappropriately themed songs at wedding receptions (infidelity, revenge, etc)? "Runaround Sue," "I Will Survive," and at this wedding I hit over the weekend, the radio edit of Cee Lo's "Fuck You" ("Forget You")!
  10:31am Greg from Bloomfield:

"Hey Ya" has to be the king of those songs. Everybody ignores the "If nothing lasts forever / then what makes love the exception?" part and focuses on shaking it like a Polaroid picture.
  10:33am still b/p:

A few decades ago, I saw the bride and groom (neither sober -- surprise!) fighting before the day's celebrating was done. I'm guessing that ain't so uncommon.
  10:35am Chris T.:

I saw my old lacrosse coach doing a dance at a wedding that involved him using his shoe like it was a telephone
  10:37am Pat Byrne:

I once was asked to film a wedding for a friend and my battery died before the vows. I never gave them the footage out of embarrassment. True story.
  10:40am Liz B.:

Ha ha, the shoe-phone dance sounds pretty good!
  10:40am Greg from Bloomfield:

@Pat- a buddy of mine had a similar thing happen while shooting P Diddy for some vodka thing. Needless to say, Mr. Diddy was not happy.
  10:42am Lonious Monk:

bonjour Liz *-*
  10:43am #K:

ah geez I thought Art Museums were singing "Scharpling....Scharpling"
  10:43am pierre:

salut Lonious !
  10:44am Pat's Friend:

So THAT"s what happened!
  10:45am Dominick:

A player piano playing all Beatle songs in the foyer of the reception hall broke into Lady Madonna just as the bride arrived.
  10:45am helsingfred:

great stuff great stuff
  10:46am Lonious Monk:

hello pierre !
  10:46am Richard from Venezuela:

Good morning Liz and all the listeners.
  10:47am Liz B.:

Alright! Greetings to the Parisians and to Richard in So. America!
  10:47am Cheri Pi:

I love The Limiñanas ; I wonder if their record is easy to find in the U.S.?
  10:48am pierre:

Salut R from V !
  10:49am Richard from Venezuela:

Hi Pierre.
  10:50am Cheri Pi:

Salut Pierre!
  10:55am pierre:

@ Liz : no wedding stories, i just know a guy who married an irish woman, and they had a celtic wedding with like a druid doing the ceremony and all. I saw some pics, pretty neat.
  10:56am still b/p:

A perhaps over-cautious bride once asked for friendly opinion on whether Smoke Gets in your Eyes might be unsuitable for the groom and bride's mother dance -- a wrong note to hit on the happy day: "Yet today my love has flown away, I am without my love."
  10:58am Carmichael:

Hi Liz and foreigners. Martha and her Muffins; enlightened choice!
  11:00am Lonious Monk:

tell us more Pierre!
  11:01am pierre:

"Rocket In My Pocket" by Jimmy Loyd is suitable/unappropriate

@Lonious : that's it - just that. I wish, but no.
  11:05am frenchee:

"smoke gets in your eyes" is one of my fave songs of all time. If you want an "eyeful" wedding song, I recommend "I only have eyes for you"
  11:07am helsingfred:

yes torture this miserable song, thank you !!
  11:08am frenchee:

this is crazy unlistenable!
  11:08am pierre:

(oh, and salut @ Cheri Pi)
  11:08am βrian:

"Love is like a river."
  11:09am Vinny in London:

Hi Liz,
In regards to inappropriate songs at weddings, my friend told me that he was a wedding recently in Scotland and that the bride and her father had a solo dance to the song "Your sex in on fire" by Kings of Leon whilst pointing at each other. Creepy
  11:09am jojo:

where can i get that track that sounded like a dying record player?
  11:10am Liz B.:

Jojo, hit Ethan Persoff for that track:
  11:11am still b/p:

There are highland flings, and then there are highland family flings.
  11:12am βrian:

Ethan Persoff makes sadism almost understandable.
  11:13am jojo:

i wanted that "is that all there is?" song at my wedding but was vetoed...
  11:15am Lonious Monk:

Calin - such a sweet band-name
  11:17am Liz B.:

Wait till you see the next band name! It is pretty amazing...
  11:19am jesse:

I've been enjoying these flogsta danshall 45s you guys are playing recently
  11:21am Lonious Monk:

oh!nice too! (by the way the two guys from Calin have also great pseudonyme : Mad Marx & Eddy Mitchum - and thanks for the discovery)
  11:23am still b/p:

Lazercrotch, if not careful, could be connected to Sex on Fire.
  11:23am Liz B.:

Who came first, Lazercrotch or Sascrotch?
  11:28am paul:

saskrotch has been around since the mid '00s
  11:29am paul:

and he was wearing a Best Show On WFMU shirt last time i saw him, btw
  11:29am R I S K Y !:

  11:30am jesse:

Hi Liz,
I'm pretty sure this track is not by Morteza, it's by Toofan, called "Khodaye Asemoonha (God of the Skies)"
  11:31am jesse:

there is a youtube video here:
  11:33am Liz B.:

Thanks for the correction, Jesse, I guess the tracklist is totally incorrect for that one!
  11:38am jesse:

yeah, I'm not a Farsi speaker myself but I got that from someone who is, so take however you like. I think they had to press the record before that correction made it on there.
  11:47am Ike:

At first I thought you typed "Scratchcrotch! GNFAB. But then I realized it was Saskrotch. That's a bit disappointing. Between the two, I say Lazercrotch is a much more awesome name.
  11:49am βrian:

I just don't get why events information is still read aloud. Give 'em a URL and be done with it, I say.
  11:51am dc pat:

I don't see ANYthing wrong with this set so far...
  11:54am Lonious Monk:

(very nice chalk circle!)
  11:56am dc pat:

still going strong Liz B
  11:58am Sasquatch:

You mock me.
  11:59am dc pat:

great stuff, thanks Liz.
  12:00pm jesse:

excellent show today, made my morning
  2:13pm chris:

awesome show!!
  11:12am Mariano:

Hey, I'm getting to your show a few days late, but it's just so perfect: my girlfriend's house is kind of in the woods, she's at work, and I'm sitting here with the front door open, working on my computer (I'm a graphic designer), and this show is providing the perfect soundtrack. Thanks so much, as ever!
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