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Artist Track
doug gillard  Thing With A Hook (Pseu's Theme)   Options
pure bliss  thine eyes   Options
the student teachers  channel thirteen   Options
the student teachers  what i can't feel   Options
robert pollard  blazing gentlemen   Options
emily jane white  faster than the devil   Options
mogwai  simon ferocious   Options
bee gees  like nobody else   Options
tommy keene  hanging over my head   Options
rod st. james  has anybody seen the superstar   Options
denise james  could you love me?   Options
cocteau twins  tishbite   Options
cibo matto  deja vu   Options
twink  crocodilly   Options
angel olsen  the waiting   Options
boogarins  Despreocupar   Options
peter gabriel  humdrum (live version)   Options
robert wyatt  chelsa   Options
fleetwood mac  Rhiannon at 33   Options
eleni mandell  put my baby to bed   Options
america  riverside   Options
the move  fire brigade   Options
neil innes  ungawa   Options
helen and the horns  footsteps at my door   Options
instant orange   the visionary (reactive)   Options
hospitality  I miss your bones   Options
the kennedys  blackberry rain   Options
dodos  confidence   Options
jayhawks  save it for a rainy day   Options
the sensibles  my mattress   Options
giuda  get on the line   Options
nick lowe  Big Kick, Plain Scrap   Options
Velvet Underground  run run run   Options
Burt Bacharach & Session players  are you there with another girl   Options
The Orion Experience  dandy   Options
sabina  long distance love   Options
Sonny & The Sunsets  those drawings i told you about   Options
shins  weird divide   Options
earth girl helen brown  far away place   Options

Listener comments!

  Fri. 1/17/14 9:07pm pete:

Was Thine Eyes the track that was on before this one?
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 1/17/14 9:10pm jmd:

Student Teachers reminded me of The Monochrome Set a bit. Loved it! Thanks, Pseu!
Avatar Fri. 1/17/14 9:14pm Lunafan:

Fact: Bob Pollard is drinking somewhere right now.
  Fri. 1/17/14 9:17pm JES:

What a coincidence! So am I (drinking) and probably 90% of the listening audience. Not that that's a bad thing...
Avatar Fri. 1/17/14 9:18pm Lunafan:

Right there with you, JES. I'm having cheap red wine. You?
Avatar Fri. 1/17/14 9:23pm Fernando M P:

Hey Pseu! Hey everybody!
  Fri. 1/17/14 9:25pm JES:

My wife and I are having a relatively cheap French white wine (like, $10) that we started while cooking dinner and will probably finish before bedtime. The kids may have to put themselves to bed tonight.
Avatar Fri. 1/17/14 9:26pm Lunafan:

It's about time they learned, JES. ;-) Enjoy!!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 1/17/14 9:27pm jmd:

WWBPBD! What Would Bob Pollard Be Drinking?
Avatar Fri. 1/17/14 9:28pm Lunafan:

Anything he can get his hands on...
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 1/17/14 9:28pm Ken From Hyde Park:

As I started driving home after work tonight, I noticed my trip odometer read 90.1 miles. I tried to look at both the instrument panel and the radio display at the same time. It's hard to look at two things at once, I found.
Avatar Fri. 1/17/14 9:29pm Pseu Braun:

I big WTF to you all.
Avatar Fri. 1/17/14 9:31pm Lunafan:

Wonderful Tune Fabricator. That's you Pseu!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 1/17/14 9:32pm jmd:

@Lunafan: good one.
Avatar Fri. 1/17/14 9:34pm Lunafan:

Thanks, jmd!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 1/17/14 9:43pm Ken From Hyde Park:

I horked down a 3-egg omelet, with cheese and leftover taco meat, for supper. Washed it down with orange juice. Strawberry ice cream & banana for dessert.
  Fri. 1/17/14 9:44pm mike east:

Pizza and rice balls for me. Pellegino cranberry and lemon to drink
  Fri. 1/17/14 9:47pm mike east:

And good evening everyone. I thought this was a Facebook only show. Are comments new?
Avatar Fri. 1/17/14 9:49pm Kenzo (Ken's Last Ever):

mike east: It was just a dream
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 1/17/14 9:49pm Fuzzy:

Hot and Sour soup and a Tina's Spicy Beef and Bean burrito -- sure beats the hell out of a Zagnut!
Avatar Fri. 1/17/14 9:49pm Kenzo (Ken's Last Ever):

Ken From Hyde Park: I'm happy you survived that experiment.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 1/17/14 9:51pm Ken From Hyde Park:

Those eggs aren't going to use themselves up!
  Fri. 1/17/14 9:53pm mike east:

You kens really let freedman down on 7sd this week. Andy got way more Andy's to call in
Avatar Fri. 1/17/14 9:54pm Pseu Braun:

Mike East -- go ahead and please register with the WFMU Friendship Society (that goes for all of the unregistered folks). That way, you can sign in and not be exluded. We will NOT spam you! Thanks!!
  Fri. 1/17/14 9:56pm mike east:

Oh I'm registered, but I don't think u can sign in on the app yet. I'm mobile
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 1/17/14 9:57pm Ken From Hyde Park:

@mike east - I really wanted to listen and call in, but I had some family commitments.
  Fri. 1/17/14 9:58pm mike east:

That is an acceptable excuse
Avatar Fri. 1/17/14 9:58pm Pseu Braun:

Can anyone else please verify what Mike is saying about the WFMU app and not being able to sign in? This is the first I've ever heard of it.
  Fri. 1/17/14 9:59pm P-90:

@ you guys: WHY is it always on the Friday night-into-Saturday morning comments boards that these epic conversations about food and eating happen, and being very suggestible where food is concerned, I wind up with gnawing cravings for burritos or Zagnuts or whatever else I don't have on hand? What is it about this particular time of the week? Jeez. It IS a repeating pattern....
Avatar Fri. 1/17/14 10:00pm Kenzo (Ken's Last Ever):

You cannot sign in when posting comments from the iPhone or Android apps.
  Fri. 1/17/14 10:00pm mike east:

I may be wrong. I just got this phone yesterday and I'm lucky I figured out how to make a phone call on it
  Fri. 1/17/14 10:01pm Jap:

hello kenzo! :))
  Fri. 1/17/14 10:02pm mike east:

It's whenever kenzo's around, p90
  Fri. 1/17/14 10:03pm Jap:

Avatar Fri. 1/17/14 10:03pm Pseu Braun:

Kenzo, something must be done about this. Dunno if'n you're the guy or someone else....but would be best case scenario...
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 1/17/14 10:04pm Tome:

Hi Pseu , hi Kiddles Happy Friday ,, tunes & more tunes and fun !!
  Fri. 1/17/14 10:04pm Christie:

Sounds like Pseu needs a hug
Avatar Fri. 1/17/14 10:05pm Kenzo (Ken's Last Ever):

Pseu, we'll talk off list!

P-90: I have an interest in creating a special food-only comments room because it happens all the time and I always love it.
  Fri. 1/17/14 10:06pm Longtime Listener:

@kenzo you might consider an iPad version.
  Fri. 1/17/14 10:06pm P-90:

and you still can't rotate the app display on your screen, if you're working on a tablet in the landscape config beacause you're typing, you have to turn the device and any keyboards, etc. that are attached to it on its side to address the app control panel. Or turn your head(s) and look at it sideways. Let me be the first to acknowledge that this is a relatively minor problem...end of rant.
Avatar Fri. 1/17/14 10:06pm Pseu Braun:

  Fri. 1/17/14 10:07pm Longtime Listener:

It's a fine app I use it all the time. But it would be nice to have the "share" feature
Avatar Fri. 1/17/14 10:08pm Kenzo (Ken's Last Ever):

I'm only a piece of the puzzle when it comes to WFMU's phone apps.
  Fri. 1/17/14 10:09pm Jap:

Give kenzo a break! He's only human!? or is he..?
Avatar Fri. 1/17/14 10:11pm Kenzo (Ken's Last Ever):

Netscape? Commodore 64! wfmu.org...
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 1/17/14 10:12pm Fuzzy:

Internet Exploder!
Avatar Fri. 1/17/14 10:12pm EzSezz:

Kaypro rules, OK?
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 1/17/14 10:12pm Santos L Halper:

Hi Pseu! Just tuning in; where's this humdrum from? Sounds good despite the wobbles
Avatar Fri. 1/17/14 10:13pm Pseu Braun:

Yootube -- will detail later on the air
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 1/17/14 10:13pm Fuzzy:

PDP-11/70 FTW!
Avatar Fri. 1/17/14 10:13pm Kenzo (Ken's Last Ever):

You've an awesome blog, EzSezz! (bethebqe.blogspot.com)
Avatar Fri. 1/17/14 10:16pm Murph 37:

Love tonight's set... Thanks Pseu
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 1/17/14 10:17pm Tome:

...agrees with the Murph wholeheartedly 100% ! ...
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 1/17/14 10:18pm Ken From Hyde Park:

You're going to need a Gandalf modem to get them machines onto the internet.
Avatar Fri. 1/17/14 10:19pm Pseu Braun:

Even through THE JOKEY SONGS? Thanks!
  Fri. 1/17/14 10:20pm ?:

Is this the original or just a 45 at 33 1/3?
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 1/17/14 10:21pm Fuzzy:

Sounds like both, with slowed turntable to boot.
  Fri. 1/17/14 10:22pm P-90:

#kenzo: if there was a dedicated food-topic room, I would compulsively check it out, and wind up being unable to think about anything but the goodies being mentioned. I know it happens often, but there IS something about late Fri. eve into wee hours Sat, there's always a lot if food talk. It starts innocently enough with cries of "pizza!", and by the time Bill Mac is on there's talk about sirloin this and shrimp scampi that. And baklava and knishes etc. And Revolution Rabbit's favorite Cheetos pie recipe...
  Fri. 1/17/14 10:23pm j-No:

If I read you correctly, by playing a massively popular song at slow speed, you are sending a coded message to your listeners that your intent is to subvert bourgeois culture by attacking one of it's sacred symbols.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 1/17/14 10:23pm Tome:

.....does the Snoopy Dance to the Coffee Pot....
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 1/17/14 10:26pm Ken From Hyde Park:

@P-90 - Plus, they figured out that drinking diet soda makes you eat more.
  Fri. 1/17/14 10:26pm jef g.:

I'm inside of your fish tank.... mountain woman
Avatar Fri. 1/17/14 10:27pm Pseu Braun:

I have no interest in subverting bourgeois culture, what am I, 13 years old? If the song walks like a duck, then etc.
Avatar Fri. 1/17/14 10:28pm EzSezz:

America. Wow. And WOW!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 1/17/14 10:28pm Santos L Halper:

But does Stevie Nicks walk like a duck? Only at 33 1/3
  Fri. 1/17/14 10:29pm Jett Brando:

P-90 Is your name in any way related to guitar pickups?
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 1/17/14 10:29pm Barkevious Shabazz:

Pass me the ick cure.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 1/17/14 10:34pm Irwin:

In the 1980s there was a 45 by Nancy Sinatra called "Kinky Love." Played at 33-1/3 it sounded like Spandau Ballet.
  Fri. 1/17/14 10:34pm Bourgeois Culture:

I'm contentedly getting all the pleasure I'm entitled to from Pseu's lovely program. i certainly don't feel "subverted" in the least, thank you.
Avatar Fri. 1/17/14 10:37pm Murph 37:

Can't stop staring at my shoes
  Fri. 1/17/14 10:38pm Jett Brando:

What I love about this particular program is that Pseu is an equal opportunity hook pimp.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 1/17/14 10:39pm Ken From Hyde Park:

I like 45s where they're way off center. The music speeds up & slows down as the record spins.
  Fri. 1/17/14 10:40pm j-No:

Ken: only on belt-driven tts.
  Fri. 1/17/14 10:45pm P-90:

@Jett Brando: Yep, and is your name related to Joan and/or Marlon?
"hook pimp": two words I've seen and heard many thousands of times in my life, but never before side-by-side, ever. Jolly good.
Avatar Fri. 1/17/14 10:47pm JakeGould:

Hi all!!!!
  Fri. 1/17/14 10:48pm j-No:

meat beat manifesto are/were a very fun/nice/interesting collection of people. meeting them was like visiting another planet that was cooler than the one we are currently living on.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 1/17/14 10:48pm Mike East:

Just to prove I have an avatar, signing in from a kindle. Good nite all
Avatar Fri. 1/17/14 10:49pm Lunafan:

I prefer Neil Outtes
  Fri. 1/17/14 10:49pm V Priceless:

The Move and Neil Innes back to back? I believe I've landed in the right place!
Avatar Fri. 1/17/14 10:49pm JakeGould:

This song is oddly retiredly comforting.
  Fri. 1/17/14 10:50pm j-No:

Fast, easy and personalized - look out for Pseu's new Hooked Things, coming soon.
Avatar Fri. 1/17/14 10:50pm JakeGould:

I meant to say RETARDED comforting.
  Fri. 1/17/14 10:51pm P-90:

Not Jett Travolta, right? Or Marlon Wayans, Marlon Jackson, or Marlon Feinberg who works the night shift at the newspaper stand at 79th and broadway?
  Fri. 1/17/14 10:51pm j-No:

I preferred 'retiredly'. I'm stealing it.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 1/17/14 10:52pm Mike Sin:

re: Move BBC sessions
When I snagged that CD back in the '90s, I was glad to see it filled with a lot of covers that they never cut in the studio (they didn't need to, really). The version of "Goin' Back" (taken from the Byrds) was particularly interesting.
Avatar Fri. 1/17/14 10:53pm Pseu Braun:

Help me, Mike Sin!
  Fri. 1/17/14 10:54pm j-No:

Mike, are you at all familiar with the '80s L.A. metal band SIN? Their business cars were red and black books of matches imprinted with The Holy Bible.
  Fri. 1/17/14 10:55pm j-No:

...not to mention their cards.
Avatar Fri. 1/17/14 10:55pm Pseu Braun:

J-No are you familiar with SIN 34, all girl Crass-type band from the NYHC scene of the 80's?
  Fri. 1/17/14 10:58pm j-No:

re: SIN 34. Not as familiar as I would have like to be.
  Fri. 1/17/14 11:00pm Alan:

Morning all.
Avatar Fri. 1/17/14 11:00pm JakeGould:

Night the rest.
  Fri. 1/17/14 11:02pm mtbarrels:

Stop writing about food, we're trying' to diet.
  Fri. 1/17/14 11:02pm Alan:

04:01 here in darkened London UK, on the nightshift in the Rail Station.
  Fri. 1/17/14 11:04pm Steve:

Love Denise James. Whatever happened to her?
  Fri. 1/17/14 11:04pm Alan:

hospitality is correctly spelt my dear
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 1/17/14 11:06pm Ken From Hyde Park:

My favourite British spelling is houspitality.
  Fri. 1/17/14 11:07pm j-No:

You're wrong.
  Fri. 1/17/14 11:09pm Alan:

how would you spelt hospitality
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 1/17/14 11:09pm Mike Sin:

re: Wyatt '68 release
Gotta check --- I think Hendrix is on a track or two.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 1/17/14 11:11pm Santos L Halper:

Thanks for the gabriel recap. I was going to remind you, but...you were on a roll.
That was a great band fer sure
  Fri. 1/17/14 11:11pm P-90:

I think I remember SIN from LA in the 80's when I was in high school there. I didn' t see them myself but they played clubs like the Troubador on the Sunset Strip on long bills of similar bands. Opened once for Odin, maybe. Had friends more into that scene than I was...

But I do remember when Van Halen was a local band that stuck flyers for their shows under your windshield wipers in Hollywood parking lots.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 1/17/14 11:22pm Santos L Halper:

Whatever that last track was, i liked it. This too of course
Avatar Fri. 1/17/14 11:25pm eastvanhalen:

And this too. Good evening, Pseu, good evening all.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 1/17/14 11:26pm Santos L Halper:

Hmm, must've fallen into the playlist vortex. Or washed away by the rain on either side
Avatar Fri. 1/17/14 11:27pm Pseu Braun:

I'm here with you Santos. I can see my own breath.
  Fri. 1/17/14 11:27pm Alan:

being a good show tonight, all the tracks have been foot stomping
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 1/17/14 11:28pm Mike East:

Not sleeping just wasnt gonna comment anymore...for the record
Avatar Fri. 1/17/14 11:28pm Kenzo (Ken's Last Ever):

(takes notes)
Avatar Fri. 1/17/14 11:31pm eastvanhalen:

How the heck have I never heard this Nick Lowe song? This is great.
Avatar Fri. 1/17/14 11:32pm Lunafan:

  Fri. 1/17/14 11:32pm Alan:

SISTER RAY!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! GREAT SMASHING SUPER
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 1/17/14 11:33pm Fuzzy:

Searching for that feedback in my headphones!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 1/17/14 11:35pm Santos L Halper:

OK, but i still promise not to stare at your mouth ;
Just tell us at the break what came after blackberry rain before the jay hawks if you would. What, didn't feel like searching for your mainline?
Avatar Fri. 1/17/14 11:40pm Murph 37:

Jayhawks! (earlier)
  Fri. 1/17/14 11:41pm j-No:

I can't see my own breast.
Avatar Fri. 1/17/14 11:41pm Pseu Braun:

Santos, made the correction...
  Fri. 1/17/14 11:45pm Alison Porchnik:

This is a fantastic song!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 1/17/14 11:46pm Santos L Halper:

Dodos, hmm- thanks. And thanks for the Burt; is that the version on Reach Out?
Avatar Fri. 1/17/14 11:47pm Pseu Braun:

it's coming from another DJs (Brainen's) premium.
Avatar Fri. 1/17/14 11:49pm Lunafan:

That Helen, of Helen and the Horns, was in the Monochrome Set, eh?
Avatar Fri. 1/17/14 11:50pm Pseu Braun:

Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 1/17/14 11:51pm Santos L Halper:

Cool; i'll compare w/my copy later. Just sounded a little diff. Will wake up to Bob tomorrow, always nice.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 1/17/14 11:54pm Mike Sin:

Well, I had a nice time at home listening to Pseu's show tonight. I always find a lot of enjoyable music that I haven't heard previously. There's always more!
  Fri. 1/17/14 11:56pm j-No:

this is love
Avatar Fri. 1/17/14 11:56pm Kenzo (Ken's Last Ever):

WFMU true believers: The playlists will have a bit of downtime beginning at midnight (as soon as Pseu's show ends), but everything should be back about 10 minutes later, at which point you'll find the Noise and Syrup playlist link on the homepage!
Avatar Fri. 1/17/14 11:57pm half breeder:

Hey Kenzo, just wanted to jump in and second that idea for a food comments. hmmm. food AND music! Hi all. Thanks DJ pseu.
Avatar Fri. 1/17/14 11:58pm eastvanhalen:

Thanks for a fine show, Pseu.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 1/17/14 11:59pm pacific standard simon:

Damn. Sorry I missed Pseu WITH comments.

@Kenzo - I talk about food constantly, but you'll just have to wait for the spirits to get me.
  Sat. 1/18/14 12:01am P-90:

Thanks, Pseu, another home run. I'll be listening to it again on the archive, I'm sure. Loved the Burt B. rarity...
Avatar Sat. 1/18/14 12:01am Kenzo (Ken's Last Ever):

I don't want any food talk to stop!
Avatar Sat. 1/18/14 12:02am Hand chow:

You want I should comment with my mouth full?
Avatar Swag For Life Member Sat. 1/18/14 12:03am pacific standard simon:

Corn pudding in a polenta shell with caramalized onion and tomato topping.
  Sat. 1/18/14 12:03am P-90:

Anyone got any Entemann's marshmallow-iced devils food cake.
Avatar Tue. 1/21/14 11:35pm Parq:

Last Friday night was movie night at La Casa Parq, but I caught up on the archives. Dug the segue from Gabriel to Wyatt. Oh, and the retooled Fleetwood reminded me of an old late-70s gag that involved playing the LP track of Atlanta Rhythm Section's "Imaginary Lover" at 45 and noting that the results sounded like a semi-uptempo cover by Stevie Nicks.
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