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Options August 3, 2012

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Artist Track
doug gillard  Thing With A Hook (Pseu's Theme)   Options
the loud family  Look Through Any Window   Options
elliott smith  alameda (alternate version)   Options
shoes  maybe now   Options
Peter Baldrachi  you're gonna miss me someday   Options
the who  pure and easy   Options
bryan scary and the shredding tears  maria st. claire   Options
Harper's Bizarre  something better   Options
oppenheimer  OK, let's take this outside   Options
sonic youth  sugar kane   Options
Fountains Of Wayne  radiation vibe   Options
superdrag  live and breathe   Options
stevie jackson  richie now   Options
The Stool Pigeons  just a little bit better   Options
modern skirts  radio breaks   Options
Sonny & Cher  tell him   Options
the botticellis  flashlight   Options
nico  i'll keep it with mine   Options
corner laughers  8:18   Options
she sir  you could be tiger   Options
Fleet Foxes  Bedoin dress   Options
silver sun  getting it together in the country   Options
guided by voices  billy wire   Options
Anthony Newley  the candyman   Options
garbage  special   Options
Stereo Total  Qu'est Ce Que Tu Veux?   Options
first aid kit  blue   Options
the feeling  never be lonely   Options
innocence mission  bright as yellow   Options
Olivia Tremor Control  Do You Like Worms? (Do You Dig Worms?)   Options
honeydogs  the rake's progress   Options
paramore  The Only Exception   Options
el goodo  aren't you grand   Options
Beachwood Sparks  sparks fly again   Options
the rutles  We've Arrived (And To Prove It We're Here)   Options
ELO  strange magic   Options
ten years after  i'd love to change the world   Options
loose lips  kyle   Options
Lindsey Buckingham  countdown   Options
Gwen Stefani  cool   Options
minky starshine  beautiful girl   Options
fun.  why am i the one   Options

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Listener comments!

  9:07pm Van in DC:

Holy cow. I think I just wished this comments board into existence. Do I get two more wishes?
  9:09pm Barkevious Shabazz:

Scott Miller unretire now.
  9:09pm EastVanHalen:

Nicely done. I'd be inclined to grant you two more, but I'm all out.
  9:10pm G.R.:

Good evening, guys. :)
  9:10pm G.R.:

This sounds like more 'Ignition' music...
  9:11pm Van in DC:

I'm straying off the beaten path tonight. I found myself here...normally I'm more lost than I am now.
  9:14pm G.R.:

Yep, I was right. :D
Van -- welcome aboard!
  9:14pm James in ATL:

Great Start! Hello Pseu. That Loud Family track rocked. I need to look them up.
  9:18pm Upstate Ross:

Roger Daltrey never laid a hand on me!
  9:19pm Chris in Newton:

Simply eloquent.. with Ketih rolling away
  9:19pm EastVanHalen:

Greatest rock and roll band of all time.* (*standard disclaimers apply)
  9:20pm Connie T. Empress:

Pure and easy: just like I like my things with hooks!
  9:20pm john:

Darn it, 20 minutes late and we'll have to go Shoeless all night.
  9:20pm PB:

One of my all time favorite Who songs.
  9:27pm alberto:

sports, schmortz...go pseu go!!
  9:28pm jmd:

Listening to your show and watching the Olympics is exactly what I'm doing! Are you watching me listening to you through the computer or television?
  9:31pm Van in DC:

My new couch is calling, gotta go....still listening though.

Understand, I haven't had a couch in years. It WAY beats my old sleeping bag on a hardwood floor alternative.

Keep feeding me great tunage, thanks :)
  9:33pm Siriusly:

gosh I like Fridays
  9:35pm G.R.:

Always glad to hear some Oppenheimer! Not as gung-ho about the new CD ('This Racket Takes Its Toll'), though -- I'm waiting for it to come down in price a bit...
Siriusly -- TGIF. :)
  9:36pm david:

I liked that Harper's... only knew "Feelin' Groovy." Is it worth picking up any of their full lengths?
  9:38pm EastVanHalen:

Wow. I don't much care for Sonic Youth, but I love this song.
  9:38pm G:

SY always add that dissonance thing to keep the pop from getting oversweet.
  9:39pm PB:

I do care much for SY, a great much.
  9:39pm G.R.:

EVH -- same here (although I like of their other songs too, especially "Teen Age Riot," "Kool Thing," "Tunic" and their cover of "Superstar").
  9:40pm Wavering Davey:

I only wish that I had the opportunity to 'like' you on Facebook. But you are surely aware that the intersection between Facebook users and Pseu listeners is a small but respectable group but alas I am not counted in those marching saints.
  9:40pm G.R.:

* A FEW of their other songs
  9:41pm PB:

Much like the VU, SY may not be one of the absolute greatest bands in rock history but they are certainly one of the most important.
  9:42pm G.R.:

FOW are always good. :D
  9:43pm Connie T. Empress:

LOVE this Fountains of Wayne! And I am not even in Iowa! But my good friend is: Hello Wildgirl and Catnip farm!
  9:43pm david:

It's good to know "dirty" still smells "fresh" after 20 years.
  9:44pm EastVanHalen:

Oooooh, tangentially speaking of pop goodness: Redd Kross are coming to Vancouver. I have wanted to see them for decades. Stupidly excited.
  9:45pm Mike Sin:

Good evening, Pseu and listen' folks. Relaxin' at home and tuning in. Enjoying it, as usual. Nice to hear Harpers Bizarre version of "Something Better" -- just always loved that Goffin/King track. Really dig the Marianne Faithfull version as well.
  9:47pm James in ATL:

EVH - Yes, Redd Kross is on my bucket list of groups.
  9:53pm EastVanHalen:

Mine too, James. Half of my list, to be precise.
  10:04pm Pskrillex:

Is it just me or is this the darkest, super sunny thing with a hook in quite some time?
  10:06pm PB:

Can always count on Nico to lighten the mood.
  10:07pm Barkevious Shabazz:

Don't forget that helmet, Nico.
  10:08pm PB:

Cruel Bark, cruel.
  10:10pm Mrs. Horn:

That's nuthin.
  10:13pm miketp:

  10:17pm Connie T. Empress:

Hey ATL: how's the weather? Storms blow over?
  10:23pm miketp:

what was that station back in the 80s there were 2 guys djs .they bought time n played butthole surfers dinosaur junior etc any remembrances
  10:23pm Ike:

As Irwin said re: 101.9 FM, "...heard Sublime, Nirvana, Linkin Park and Verve Pipe. Guess it's an oldies station."

But it *IS* better than K-Rock. Although that's not hard. Possum vomit is better than K-Rock.
  10:23pm Connie T. Empress:

YOU GO PSEU!!! Rant on radio!
  10:25pm Connie T. Empress:

That is absolutely not true! I think you have a great opinion and having been a woman in radio I would be honored to rant!
  10:29pm RCin MT:

No Wawa. No Chick-fil-a neither, Nancy=no one?
  10:32pm d. boon:

"punk is whatever we made it to be."
  10:34pm deano:

I love you Pseu! i hate to say it but Iggy did not look fat on the last tour :P you go ahead an d rant or lecture or put your fist up a dunces behind if you want i give you license to rant!
  10:36pm miketp:

@ CONNIE i remember you being on the air with WILDGIRL. fmu memories keep growing n growing love it all
  10:39pm Pskrillex:

Anthony Newley. The stuff of my childhood nightmares.
  10:39pm Connie T. Empress:

Mike, she is the reason people use their turn signals! Loved her show, was honored to be on with her and a part of FMU by default.
Avatar 10:53pm pseu:

Pee- Yew the stench of DEATH is upon the comments community! Clearly there is great celebration in the individual achievements of our Great Chinese Olympians.
  10:56pm G.R.:

I'm actually reading at the moment (I'm almost finished with John Grisham's 'Calico Joe'). :D
  10:57pm BadGuyZero [Dallas, TX]:

Looks like great tune selection as always. But alas I won't be able to listen until I get home. The band I manage has a show tonight and I'm working the merch table. I'm just peaking in to say "hi" and see what's shaking. Have a great night and weekend, everyone! I'll catch you next time.
  10:57pm EastVanHalen:

I have a cluster headache. Gimme a break, already. *snivel*
  10:59pm G.R.:

Cool OTC track... (RIP Bill Doss. :( )
Avatar 11:00pm pseu:

thanks BGZ -- wonder what band he was working the merch table for?
  11:05pm EastVanHalen:

Damn. Three weeks' sobriety down the tube.
  11:18pm Pskrillex:

Paging Alan Partridge
Avatar 11:21pm pseu:

  11:32pm G.R.:

Pseu -- Mr. Newley passed away in 1999.
  11:33pm Roberto:

His son Sacha went to my high school.
  11:34pm Chop Scott:

Pseu! I'll help you toss out the chairs--and the headphones.
  11:39pm EastVanHalen:

Ha, just made another Hook convert, this time on the Twitter machine.
  11:43pm EastVanHalen:

Nothing better for a @#$%# cluster headache than evangelism. And painkillers. Really, really good painkillers.
  11:43pm EastVanHalen:

Avatar 11:43pm pseu:

CHOP!!! I need to contact you -- I think I can find your e-mail. I haven't complained yet about the headphones. Thank god our equipment is kept in tip-top shape. Our furniture and fixtures, not so much. at all. ever.
Avatar 11:43pm pseu:

  11:44pm PiLA:

elo AND ten years after!? where do I sign up?
  11:45pm EastVanHalen:

At your service, ma'am.
  11:47pm Chop Scott:

Pseu- If you don't find my contacts, Scott W. can provide...
  11:59pm G.R.:

Stellar mix tonight! :)
  12:00am EastVanHalen:

Great show.
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