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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 October 17, 2012: BROUGHT LOW live set! (31 Days Of October Silent Fundraiser, week 3)

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When you hear The Brought Low you might think that they're from Detroit by way of Atlanta, or Flint by way of Houston. You'd be wrong, but it's understandable: this Brooklyn power trio mixes together classic Southern and Midwest Rock styles to create their own brew of '70s classic rock with a bit of a punk twist. Their most recent album, Third Record (Small Stone) drew comparisons to Humble Pie, the Stooges, The Saints, Grand Funk Railroad and yes, I'll say it, Lynyrd Skynyrd. Listen to their live set and draw your own comparison!

This special show is part of the WFMU's 31 Days Of October silent fundraiser -- we're giving you a full month of special shows instead of interrupting our on-air programming for a second time this year, but we really need your support to help keep us on the air.

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Artist Track Album Label Year Comments New Approx. start time
goddo  too much carousing   Options who cares  polydor  1978      0:00:00 (Pop‑up)
nazareth  my white bicycle   Options greatetst hits  a&m  1975      0:04:31 (Pop‑up)
hooker  mr. sister   Options rock and roll  vintage/rockadrome  2012  cd reissue; orig 1978    0:07:34 (Pop‑up)
the bon  miss october   Options static electricity  boppa do down  2011      0:11:12 (Pop‑up)
cheek  do you have a soul?   Options s/t 7" ep  voxx  1980      0:16:56 (Pop‑up)
nagg  beauty of the bitch   Options s/t  dollar record records  2004      0:20:27 (Pop‑up)
ram jam  right on the money   Options s/t  epic  1977      0:22:38 (Pop‑up)
live set from THE BROUGHT LOW
engineered by Mike Sin

Ben Smith - guitars, vocals
Bob Russell - bass, vocals
Nick Heller - drums

Catch them at Radio Bar in Somerville Mass. on Saturday Nov 3, and at Hank's in Brooklyn on Nov. 10!
the brought low  old century   Options live on WFMU          0:34:20 (Pop‑up)
the brought low  everybody loves a whore   Options live on WFMU          0:37:23 (Pop‑up)
the brought low  the kelly rose   Options live on WFMU          0:40:24 (Pop‑up)
the brought low  this ain't no game   Options live on WFMU          0:44:21 (Pop‑up)
the brought low  army of soldiers   Options live on WFMU      Digital EP available at coextinction.com.    0:48:52 (Pop‑up)
the brought low  black river   Options live on WFMU      Digital EP available at coextinction.com.    0:52:52 (Pop‑up)
woollen kits  cheryl   Options four girls  trouble in mind      *   0:54:38 (Pop‑up)
bob mould  keep believing   Options silver age  merge      *   0:57:46 (Pop‑up)
the brought low  black river   Options live on WFMU      encore!    1:03:05 (Pop‑up)
the brought low  vernon jackson   Options live on WFMU          1:05:54 (Pop‑up)
the brought low  what i found   Options live on WFMU          1:11:03 (Pop‑up)
the brought low  chat with efd   Options live on WFMU          1:15:45 (Pop‑up)
andy shernoff  let's get the band back together   Options cd-r        *   1:23:02 (Pop‑up)
apache dropout  1-2-3 red light   Options bubblegum graveyard  trouble in mind      *   1:25:19 (Pop‑up)
celia & the mutations  you better believe me   Options 7"  ua  1977      1:27:15 (Pop‑up)
eddy current suppression ring  i admit my faults   Options split 12" with uv race  almost ready    live performance from 2008  *   1:30:07 (Pop‑up)
duncan reid  77   Options little big head  lbh    He wrote this song and gave it to the Cute Lepers for their Adventure Time album now here's his own version  *   1:35:53 (Pop‑up)
gap dream  58th st fingers   Options s/t  burger    next week's live guests here on the show! See them live in Philly tomorrow (Thurs) night at Kung Fu Necktie, Friday night at Public Assembly in Brooklyn, and Saturday night at Big Snow, also in Brooklyn!  *   1:49:36 (Pop‑up)
the marble vanity  what could go wrong?   Options s/t        *   1:53:05 (Pop‑up)
yo la tengo  stupid things   Options stupid things ep  matador      *   1:57:05 (Pop‑up)
jacco gardner  where will you go   Options 7"  trouble in mind      *   2:02:14 (Pop‑up)
mmoss  war sux   Options only children  trouble in mind      *   2:14:46 (Pop‑up)
the bizarros  nova   Options complete collection 1976-1980  windian    2-LP collection  *   2:25:08 (Pop‑up)
warm soda  reaction   Options 7"  southpaw    Recent live guests!  *   2:28:31 (Pop‑up)
bart davenport  someone 2 dance   Options 7"  antenna farm      *   2:31:27 (Pop‑up)
ladytron  discotraxx   Options 604  emperor norton  2001      2:33:57 (Pop‑up)
ruckus roboticus  t.g.i.f. (thank god it's funky) feat. spanky wilson   Options 12"  dance or die      *   2:37:58 (Pop‑up)
the renegades  thirteen women   Options 7"  norton        2:42:29 (Pop‑up)
the limiñanas  hospital boogie   Options crystal anis  hozac      *   2:51:03 (Pop‑up)
the fleshtones  acero e iman   Options quatro x quatro  yep roc    Si, eso es "Magnet And Steel" en Español!  *   2:53:52 (Pop‑up)

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Listener comments!

  9:04pm Holly in NC:

First! Devil horns!
  9:04pm SteveL:

Holy Mc ROCK!
  9:07pm SteveL:

Horns back atcha' Holly!

Nazareth. Saw them open for Nugent on Cat Scratch Fever tour. They were pretty good. Pretty sure I was very stoned though.
  9:09pm Danne D:

4th! Hiya Funk Fans :)
  9:16pm SteveL:

Dunno Matt. The Bon rocks pretty hard. Hornworthy?
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:17pm efd:

hey Holly, SteveL, Danne and Matt! Thanks for tuning in!

Great live set from The Brought Low coming up!!
  9:21pm Jim in Maine:

We are ready for the Brought Low to shake the granite.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:22pm efd:

Folks, we're past the halfway point of the month and I've only made 1/5th of my fundraising goal. If you can, please pledge to support my show and WFMU's Silent Fundraiser by using the pledge box at the top of the page! We're not interrupting our programming a second time, but we DO need your support. Thanks!
  9:25pm madachinka:

excellent show good for driving
  9:25pm Barkevious Shabazz:

That Nagg record was tops. Who day?
  9:26pm SteveL:

OK, here it is, my fundraising pitch.

I give a monthly payment and have made two small pledges this drive: One to Amanda Nazario and one to Psue Braun, who had a kick-ass show about two weeks ago (Pretty sure I was very stoned though.)[this is of course a joke]

Well, I'm giving something else again tonight. This shit's worth every penny, no matter how stupid I am to spend it. Follow my bad example, and thank you.
  9:27pm Danne D:

  9:39pm Michael from the Left Coast:

I did my part re pledging
  9:39pm Holly in NC:

@ efd & @SteveL -
I wish I wish I wish! I am a in-perpetuity monthly donor, but dear god I am poor. My best client's business is failing, so I'm working for her for free - I love her, and I fully believe in karma. Meanwhile, thank goodness I also love eggs & have a kickass local source from a great family down the street ;-)
  9:40pm chrissss:

Ram Jam, eh? Who knew! gotta pledge again, but it's getting ludicrous. My entire wardrobe consists of fmu shirts.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:43pm efd:

Indeed you did Michael, thank you! And thanks Steve and Jim in Maine, and thanks for your previous/ongoing support Holly and chrissss! It's all very much appreciated. I'd love to hear from some folks who I DON'T already know tonight! :) Thanks everyone!
  9:47pm Danne D:

This song is the perfect time to mention that Yankees/Tigers has been postponed until 4:07pm tomorrow due to threatening weather
  9:47pm Barkevious Shabazz:

@Holly Cookie and Frank the Bull Terriers love eggs. Prepared by me.
  9:48pm Danne D:

There ain't no game
  9:50pm SteveL:

Never realized Black Betty cam out in 77. That's crazy.
  9:52pm Danne D:

I thought Black Betty was eternal and always there.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:53pm efd:

Well the original "Black Betty" is from the '30s or something, of course, but yeah the LP is from '77. I actually would have guessed '76!
  9:58pm Danne D:

EFD getting it done there...
  10:03pm Danne D:

Bob Mould is awesome :)
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:06pm efd:

sorry about that, folks! That's one advantage to having a band actually here live during my show, like Warm Soda a couple of weeks ago... although it's not like nothings ever gone wrong during a live-live broadcast either.
  10:06pm Holly in NC:

@Barkevious: When I was little, butter was only for Thanksgiving & Xmas - -otherwise we had margarine (this is when margarine was significantly cheaper than butter , & no one, least of all my wonderful mom, knew it was toxic evil poison). That said, every morning my mom made our dog Liebschen *perfectly* soft- boiled eggs, with REAL BUTTER. Usually oatmeal also. Not instant.
I got scrambled with margarine, and Flintstones' vitamins ;-)
  10:08pm chrissss:

Technical difficulties? I want my money back.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:09pm efd:

nooooo, we need it to help prevent technical difficulties!
  10:12pm SteveL:

Repeating my fundraising pitch (see @9:26)
  10:13pm chrisss:

bulletproof argument!
  10:14pm Barkevious Shabazz:

@Holly Leibschen is a very sweet name for a pooch. My dopes love oatmeal too, but only with real maple syrup.
  10:23pm Holly in NC:

@Barkevious - You obviously are a man after my own (and our respective dogs' heart)! My Liebchen was the best dog ever (& yes German Shephard). Of course now I have to reassure Burke, Felix & Pie - the black labs on my feet - that they should in way feel dissed. I suspect peanut butter treats will help.
  10:23pm SteveL:

Shameless Fort Wayne Ind. plug. The Brought Low should stop in at @brassrailfw sometime. Its score well on the trashy-rock-club charts!
  10:24pm Danne D:

So if Evan Funk Davies had a binder full of women, how many do you think it would have?
  10:26pm SteveL:

"Forget the time I nailed you wife, let's get the band back together."

  10:26pm Holly in NC:

Umm. that binder would have more than 12 and less than 14, I think!
  10:27pm john:

Hey all! Someone please tell Danne "thirteen," OK? Thanks!
  10:28pm Richard from Venezuela:

Greetings Evan and all the listeners.
  10:30pm Danne D:

Hola Ricardo :)
Vamos Venezuela! I see you are up to 4th :)
  10:31pm Danne D:

I heard that A-Rod where the number of women he flirts with during the game on his back. What's that number again?
  10:31pm Holly in NC:

Like this Celia & Mutations
  10:32pm Ornr:

Great live set. Glitch be damned. Brought Low reliably (and loudly) bring the goods live. And long live Hank's!
  10:32pm Danne D:

that's "wears" not "where" :(
I never used to do that. I fear that is feeble-mindedness setting in :(
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:32pm efd:

Hi Richard, nice to see you here. And hi john!
  10:32pm Danne D:

Celia later gained fame as the lead singer for Rush ;o)
  10:35pm Barkevious Shabazz:

Every time i hear the beginning of this Eddie Current track i think it's Little Room by Bunnydrums. Am I from Philly? Yes. Am I old? Yes.
  10:38pm Danne D:

:) Evan you never cease do deliver and amaze :)
  10:40pm Holly in NC:

Danne! Yes, I like Rush, the Yankees, *&* Duke. And I was born in Connecticut. And I'm absolutely not an asshole.

PS - I am happy about rain delay, though doubt it will do any good, sigh.
  10:41pm Larry:

Duncan Reid record is on LBH records
  10:44pm Danne D:

@Holly I like Rush :)
  10:45pm Danne D:

Of course a progressive heavy metal band would have a name that is a statistics pun :)
  10:49pm Kat in Chicago:

A WFMU meetup here and of course I can't go. @#$&%! job. :(
  10:52pm Danne D:

:( that's unfair Kat - how can it be a meetup without you there?
  10:52pm Danne D:

guess you gotta quit your job ;)
  10:53pm Holly in NC:

This song (Gap Dream) is in top 20 of year for pop, I think
  10:53pm Kat in Chicago:

that day soon come.
  10:54pm Holly in NC:

@Kat - congrats!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:54pm efd:

I'll tell you what, the dB's are in danger of being edged out of efd Album Of The Year by that Gap Dream album.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:55pm efd:

Kat, too bad you can't make it! You were one of the first people I thought of when I heard about it.

Larry, thanks for the Duncan Reid label info!
  10:57pm Holly in NC:

Nothing shabby about this Marble Vanity - oh gosh, flute, too!!!!
  11:05pm Holly in NC:

Where's Julie? She likes Jacco G. as much as I (& apparently efd) do! Julie?
  11:06pm Kat in Chicago:

I'm still obsessed with this Jacco Gardner song too.
  11:06pm Droll:

[Dashing in from kitchen]
Everything sounds better with Mellotron! Great song!
[Back to kitchen]
  11:07pm Barkevious Shabazz:

This Jacco Gardner might rip beck off a tad but damn if that dinky keyboard doesn't grab me by the snoot every time.
  11:07pm Danne D:

I love that EFD did the bit anyway :D
  11:07pm Larry:

Marble vanity records is on Slow Fizz records
  11:08pm Danne D:

So if Clay ever filled in for Mary Wing would the show be called 99% Whatever?
  11:09pm Holly in NC:

@Larry - thank you.
@Droll - what's for dinner?
  11:13pm Danne D:

:( ugh Reigning Sound. Why are all these great shows happening when there is no way I can go *sigh*
  11:21pm Droll:

DD, Clay may or may not be the 99%, but he is definitely 100% Whatever.
Holly, Some leftover stir fry over overcooked couscous, paired with a local German style larger (which may have been the better dish)
  11:21pm Barkevious Shabazz:

Big night for the woodwinds.
  11:23pm john:

The EFD Flute Rock Segment™ continues. Hope this becomes a weekly event!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:24pm efd:

yeah, I'm not sure how this happened exactly...
  11:24pm Danne D:

@John from your lips to Ian Anderson's ears ;)
  11:26pm Droll:

. o O ( Mellotron: Check, flute solo: Check... If there's any 7/8 time signatures we're going to have to file a report with the Prog Police )
  11:27pm john:

Or at least demand that you open the show with a Caravan record.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:30pm efd:

SILENT FUNDRAISER UPDATE: After a nice jump up to 30% early in the show I've been stuck there all night. 30 minutes left in tonight's show, and then I've got just two shows left to try to raise the remaining 70% of my goal for the month. To those of you who have pledged already, thank you! To those who have not, please think about everything you get from WFMU and make a pledge if you're able. There are t-shirts, DJ premiums and more waiting for you! Thanks.
  11:31pm Holly in NC:

Ok ,quick - what w/b best Bizarros/flute segue? Does such a thing exist?
  11:44pm Danne D:

YAY :)
  11:44pm Danne D:

effin' work almost made me miss this
  11:45pm Holly in NC:

oh hell yeah ;-)
  11:46pm RCinMT:

holy shit, dude! this is f'in sick!
  11:49pm Michael from the Left Coast:

I believe there is a new Ladytron record on the way (I would swear Daniel posted a video on facebook)
  11:50pm Holly in NC:

Btw, some idiot leech on slsk has been trying to dl that ruckus r. song from me for days now, keeps changing his/her user name, has been thorn in my side
  11:53pm miggy cab:

  12:01am Danne D:

Thanks EFD :) Goodnight :)
  3:23am Iikka from Helsinki:

There's a pretty funny video for "Let's Get The Band Back Together" at: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1kRqq9DE-xc.
  1:14pm Ajax:

That Ram Jam record is all hits no shits.
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