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Artist Track Album Label Format
doug gillard  thing with a hook (pseu's theme)   Options single  347 Records  MP3 
caroline rose  cry!   Options loner  new west  CD 
kyle craft  fake magic angel   Options full circle nightmare  sub pop  CD 
brother reverend  off-off track betting   Options single  brotherreverend.com  Single 
the themals  ballad of big nothing   Options v/a to elliott from: portland  expunged   MP3 
the shins  half a million   Options the worms heart  Aural Apothecary  CD 
harry nillson  it's been so long (italian version)   Options sessions 1967-1975 rarities from the rca albums collection  rca  MP3 
yusef  see what love did to me   Options the laughing apple  Cat-O-Log/Verve/Decca  CD 
starlight mints  snorkel with a turtle   Options change remains  barsuk  MP3 
beck  heart is a drum   Options morning phase  fonograf records  MP3 
dave berry  i'm gonna take you there   Options graham gouldman - listen people  ace  CD 
psychick tv  godstar   Options allegory and self  sacred bones  CD 
these immortal souls  hey little child   Options get lost (don't lie!)  mute   MP3 
mimicking birds  a part   Options layers of us  glacial pace  CD 
a fragile tomorrow  one of two, two of three   Options make me over  mpress  MP3 
steven martin  two by two   Options Ultra Violet's Hot Parts (The Soundtrack Album)  soundtrack classics  MP3 
orange yellow red  all the hopes   Options a rose made of galaxies  saint marie  MP3 
jay som  bus song   Options everybody works  polyvinyl  CD 
jenny o.  case study   Options peace & information  holy trinity  CD 
jaguwar  crystal   Options ringthing  tapete  CD 
orion experience  emerald eyes   Options nyc girl  sweet!  EP 
the rising storm  don't look back   Options calm before...  sundazed  CD 
os mutantes  a minha menina   Options os mutantes  universal music  MP3 
of montreal  du og meg   Options hissing fauna are you the destroyer?  polyvinyl  LP 
of montreal  voltaic crusher   Options hissing fauna are you the destroyer?  polyvinyl  LP 
cliff hillis  tonight   Options song machine  tall boy records  CD 
the wrong words  ...and it's not so pretty   Options everything is free  trouble in mind  MP3 
green day  waiting   Options warning  reprise  CD 
tommy keene  deep six saturday   Options behind the parade  tommy keene  MP3 
jason falkner  holiday   Options can you still feel  elektra  CD 
phoebe snow  every night   Options very best of phoebe snow  shelter/elektra asylum  MP3 
al kooper  where were you when i needed you   Options naked songs  sony music   CD 
george harrison  all things must pass (demo)   Options early takes volume 1  universal music   
the well wishers  nothing ever changes around here   Options dreaming of the west coast  thatwasmyskull music  CD 
eric matthewws  fanfare   Options it's heavy in here  sub pop  CD 
slow dakota  elijah yoder   Options rumspringa ep  massif  CD 
the human league  open your heart   Options anthology: a very british synthesizer group  virgin  MP3 
boyo  binge   Options me, agin  danger collective  CD 
alyyays  in undertow   Options antisocialites  polyvinyl  LP 
dog age  icicle ride   Options on the garish isles  voices of wonder  CD 
doug gillard  me & the wind   Options salamander  pink frost  CD 
elvis costello  blue chair   Options blood & chocolate  elvis costello  MP3 
kelly jones  subway song   Options shebang!  kelly jones  CD 
susannah hoffs  take me with u   Options single  baroque folk   MP3 

Listener comments!

Avatar Tue. 2/6/18 12:04pm ron in S FL:

Hi Pseu.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Tue. 2/6/18 12:08pm Zetti:

Avatar Tue. 2/6/18 12:09pm CeeDubbles:

Is this Grant Lee Phillips hyped up on caffeine?
Avatar Swag For Life Member Tue. 2/6/18 12:12pm Krys O.:

Hey, Pseu!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Tue. 2/6/18 12:14pm BronwynB:

hello pseu and everyone :)
Avatar Swag For Life Member Tue. 2/6/18 12:14pm BronwynB:

Hey thanks for playing Kyle Craft!!! He deserves more love :D
Avatar Swag For Life Member Tue. 2/6/18 12:16pm Dominick:

Avatar Tue. 2/6/18 12:18pm dale:

came for the k hole - stayed for the p pop.
  Tue. 2/6/18 12:19pm fletchernyc:

Hey Pseu!!! Hey Hookers!!!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Tue. 2/6/18 12:20pm mr_mike:

Hey there pseu and neighbors
Avatar Swag For Life Member Tue. 2/6/18 12:21pm Itzall Ablurr:

Hi Pseu, let's do lunch.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Tue. 2/6/18 12:22pm Ken From Hyde Park:

Good afternoon, Pseu and Pseuman Beings.
  Tue. 2/6/18 12:23pm Graham Johnston:

Hats off for Harry Nillson
  Tue. 2/6/18 12:24pm Websie:

bravo Signor Nilsson
Avatar Tue. 2/6/18 12:25pm SSS:

Wouldn't it have been nice if Harry and John could have hung around a bit longer?
  Tue. 2/6/18 12:25pm Marie:

Hey, so does that chair have some type of odor-retending padding, or is it like, hard?
Avatar Swag For Life Member Tue. 2/6/18 12:25pm Carmichael:

Heya Pseu and hookees.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Tue. 2/6/18 12:26pm Carmichael:

@SSS, yes it would have been, except Lennon MURDERED Nilsson!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Tue. 2/6/18 12:26pm Itzall Ablurr:

I'm gonna' have to buy that Yusef LP. This is the second time this week I've heard another song from it. He's even better than Cat Stevens in my opinion, though a bit derivative...
Avatar Tue. 2/6/18 12:27pm SueAdynamo:

Avatar Tue. 2/6/18 12:28pm SSS:

What a thing to say. Yikes
Avatar Swag For Life Member Tue. 2/6/18 12:29pm BronwynB:

@generic: wat
  Tue. 2/6/18 12:30pm rw:

Avatar Swag For Life Member Tue. 2/6/18 12:31pm Krys O.:

@generic: stay for the hooks
Avatar Tue. 2/6/18 12:32pm Pseu Braun:

I've played NOTHING from the 90's thus far, my troll.
Avatar Tue. 2/6/18 12:32pm SSS:

I was just missing some folks I loved. Big ol' goofy world.
Avatar Tue. 2/6/18 12:34pm JakeGould:

I bet generic ate horse shit, drank beer and set cars on fire in Philadelphia after football.
  Tue. 2/6/18 12:34pm Marie:

I think Beck is really talented but I find his work overproduced for my taste. Just saying.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Tue. 2/6/18 12:35pm Carmichael:

Sorry, I adore Nillson, and Lennon, uhhh, not so much ... Yep. big goofy world alright.
  Tue. 2/6/18 12:35pm SeanG:

hola Pseu!
  Tue. 2/6/18 12:36pm misterpickles69:

It didn’t ALL burn.
Avatar Tue. 2/6/18 12:36pm SSS:

Troll me Baby!
  Tue. 2/6/18 12:37pm rf:

sounds great so far, thx
Avatar Tue. 2/6/18 12:37pm northguineahills:

When trolls get deleted, and I get on the comments board, and end up really confused.
Avatar Tue. 2/6/18 12:37pm dale:

soooooo......no night court talk. charles in charge? pretty sure willie aames tried to have a music career.
Avatar Tue. 2/6/18 12:39pm dale:


Avatar Swag For Life Member Tue. 2/6/18 12:39pm Krys O.:

Laughing Apple was a great tune on Cat's 2nd album New Masters.
Avatar Tue. 2/6/18 12:39pm ᏠЄႶႶỊѺµЄ:

Saw Harold & Maude on the big screen in a local theater this past week. Reminded me that there are some Cat Stevens songs that still get to me.
  Tue. 2/6/18 12:40pm Stashu:

Avatar Tue. 2/6/18 12:42pm Neanderthal Head:

I like your attitude, Pseu. We need more accuplaylist hating non-believers.
Avatar Tue. 2/6/18 12:43pm Pseu Braun:

right neanderthal. whatever you mean.
Avatar Tue. 2/6/18 12:43pm northguineahills:

(scrolled the board, and thought I missed something,).
Avatar Tue. 2/6/18 12:45pm dan in wisconsin:

Avatar Tue. 2/6/18 12:45pm Parq:

NGH, I had the same experience. Especially when the regulars' answers to the troll remain up. I just decided I was better off not knowing.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Tue. 2/6/18 12:46pm Kat in Chicago:

catchy little number right here
Avatar Tue. 2/6/18 12:46pm Cheyenne:

Yess, I needed this today. Thanks Pseu!
  Tue. 2/6/18 12:48pm melinda:

HI all
Avatar Swag For Life Member Tue. 2/6/18 12:49pm Kat in Chicago:

hey melinda
  Tue. 2/6/18 12:51pm melinda:

Hi Kat
Avatar Swag For Life Member Tue. 2/6/18 12:57pm mb:

h'lo Pseu and all
  Tue. 2/6/18 12:58pm Ochre Ogre:

OMG!! Thank you Pseu for playing Godstar, I've been trying to get info on this song and band since the mid 90's while listening I taped a snippet of it!!! Don't know who was DJ'ing. Almost 20 year mystery song solved.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Tue. 2/6/18 12:59pm Krys O.:

Ooh, thanks for playing Steve Martin!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Tue. 2/6/18 12:59pm Krys O.:

His song Love Songs in the Night is a killer.
  Tue. 2/6/18 1:02pm brainiac:

There was practically no banjo in that number.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Tue. 2/6/18 1:03pm Kat in Chicago:

He's really hard to search for online, as one might imagine! I was trying to place the voice and finally figured it out. en.wikipedia.org...
Avatar Swag For Life Member Tue. 2/6/18 1:15pm Carmichael:

Yikes, I hope I'm not the troll. I've been loving FMU for 20 years. Just lost control for a brief moment ....
Avatar Tue. 2/6/18 1:20pm JakeGould:

Carmichael is totally the troll.
  Tue. 2/6/18 1:28pm david from ks:

,,, Speaking of a fragile tomorrow iz Capetown, South Africa gonna run outta water round April 22,2018. Have Yall heard any news on that?
If You come out to Ks. it appears that it has already happened here. It looks like a freeze dried dust covered junkyard desert! The wealthy folk are buying the planet for cash and no rentals so We gotta move out and Dear Pseu,, You are sucha DJ! thanks luv! dna
Avatar Tue. 2/6/18 1:29pm SueAdynamo:

did a kink die? there was a ton of kinks on the radio the other day. (local to me)
Avatar Swag For Life Member Tue. 2/6/18 1:30pm Hughie Considine:

@ochre I had a similar taped mystery song that ended up being by WFMU DJ Jim Price. Took a lot of work to ID, including emails to Bob Brainen. In the end, Bob played my MP3 and a listener piped up with the source.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Tue. 2/6/18 1:33pm Krys O.:

@Sue: It was Dave Davies' birthday.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Tue. 2/6/18 1:33pm Krys O.:

Haven't heard Hissing Fauna in ages. Thanks!
Avatar Tue. 2/6/18 1:34pm SueAdynamo:

ahhhhh... much better scenario. thanks @krys O
Avatar Swag For Life Member Tue. 2/6/18 1:35pm Krys O.:

@Hughie: What was the song by Jim Price?
  Tue. 2/6/18 1:36pm blair doing deliveries:

yo pseu ilu you always play exactly what I need to hear at work. I look forward to your show every week
Avatar Swag For Life Member Tue. 2/6/18 1:38pm Krys O.:

I agree with Blair. Pseu is a fantastic dj.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Tue. 2/6/18 1:41pm Doobois:

And blair doing deliveries is a fantastic nom de plume!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Tue. 2/6/18 1:42pm Hughie Considine:

@Krys O: It was the extremely dreamy "Dreaming."
Avatar Tue. 2/6/18 1:42pm JakeGould:

Blair, what are you delivering?
  Tue. 2/6/18 1:43pm Ochre Ogre:

@david from ks Yes i've heard, the future looks bleak, hot and dry.
How is it Nestle is allowed to own more then half the worlds water sources... money power M'fuckers!
  Tue. 2/6/18 1:43pm blair doing deliveries:

while I'm at it I might as well say I love everyone who listens to wfmu have a good 1 ppl
  Tue. 2/6/18 1:43pm andrew:

greenday;s last good album
Avatar Swag For Life Member Tue. 2/6/18 1:43pm Krys O.:

Oh, that is a wonderful song, Hughie. It's on the first All My Children cassette compilation of WFMU dj songs, I think. My memory is Swiss cheese though.
Avatar Tue. 2/6/18 1:44pm James in ATL:

Great song - Thanks Pseu!
  Tue. 2/6/18 1:44pm blair doing deliveries:

it varies but mostly stuff from printing presses, sometimes $10,000+ porcelain to Lladro lol
  Tue. 2/6/18 1:45pm Ajax:

Thanks for the playing the Wrong Words! Always a thrill to tune into your favorite station and hear your own record!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Tue. 2/6/18 1:48pm Hughie Considine:

Wow, @Krys O, a true Jim Price fan. Swiss Cheese is a fine fine thing.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Tue. 2/6/18 1:50pm Krys O.:

Jim's a longtime pal and I'm a fan of his music.
  Tue. 2/6/18 1:51pm Marie:

Avatar Tue. 2/6/18 1:52pm ᏠЄႶႶỊѺµЄ:

Nothing wrong with having your ship together.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Tue. 2/6/18 1:52pm Hughie Considine:

That song just haunted me for years. He is a talented man.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Tue. 2/6/18 1:54pm Krys O.:

Microfiber cloth'll take care of that for ya.
Avatar Tue. 2/6/18 1:54pm JakeGould:

Wipe your glasses with Nivea cream to clear them up.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Tue. 2/6/18 1:55pm Hughie Considine:

Boursin is a tough stain though.
Avatar Tue. 2/6/18 1:55pm JakeGould:

Then clean that Nivea off with Jean Nate or witch hazel.
  Tue. 2/6/18 1:56pm Ochre Ogre:

@Hughie C- Ha cool, yeah i didn't really do the work. Was gonna call the station and play the song snippet to different dj's but never did. And damn it's actually been more then 20 years, i wasn't familiar with PTV back then.
Avatar Tue. 2/6/18 1:58pm dan in wisconsin:

Yeah, hearing the Pixies on a Walmart commercial was kind of strange. Also PTV on a car commercial, Roman P, I believe...Very odd.
  Tue. 2/6/18 1:59pm Ochre Ogre:

Swiss cheese on a blt, NOT melted!
  Tue. 2/6/18 1:59pm Ajax:

Wooo thanks for saying my name on-air! I play the bass for the Wrong Words - GO 'FMU GO!
Avatar Tue. 2/6/18 1:59pm JakeGould:

@blair: Cool!

Also, clean energy? BEAUTIFUL CLEAN COAL!!!
Avatar Tue. 2/6/18 1:59pm Cole from the Coal Coalition:

Coal is Cool! Stay in School!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Tue. 2/6/18 2:00pm Hughie Considine:

@Ochre Ogre: It was a fun search, and kind of amazing that after all the digging, it all led back to WFMU.
Avatar Tue. 2/6/18 2:04pm TDK60:

And nukes is the "new" what?
  Tue. 2/6/18 2:04pm Ochre Ogre:

Been waiting for a Syd Barrett, Sex Pistols, PIL, Television... song on a commercial, then i'll have a hissy fit AND lay an egg.
  Tue. 2/6/18 2:05pm Ochre Ogre:

OH, or The FALL!!!
Avatar Tue. 2/6/18 2:06pm JakeGould:

They are getting rid of fallout shelter signs in NYC because city official believe that they will be taken seriously in the event of a nuke attack and you would just end up in the digusting basement of your building instead of some place you might survive.
  Tue. 2/6/18 2:07pm herb.nyc:

Pseu said "oil, the new green...". Not related but still kinda, I clipped out a multipage Oakley ad and it extols their "inspired innovation...obsessive drive...world made better" goodness. Let's buy their stock and save Wall Street.
Avatar Tue. 2/6/18 2:08pm JakeGould:

Pseu is a cool person. I like her!
  Tue. 2/6/18 2:08pm david from ks:

,,,, Russian incidental video situations. it makes for more desperately needed entertainment ! Just look at American s**t tv! Wish i could make it !
Avatar Swag For Life Member Tue. 2/6/18 2:09pm Krys O.:

Subway used the Soft Boys' I Wanna Destroy You.
  Tue. 2/6/18 2:09pm SeanG:

every night!
  Tue. 2/6/18 2:10pm melinda:

Nice to hear P Snow.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Tue. 2/6/18 2:11pm The Oscar:

I've mostly made peace with songs I like in ads, but Gang of Four for X-Box was pretty jarring. Also there was a car ad a year or two ago that seamlessly edited out the guitar solo in "Search and Destroy" that gave me whiplash every single time.
Avatar Tue. 2/6/18 2:11pm TDK60:

Phoebe Snow does Macca.
Avatar Tue. 2/6/18 2:11pm dan in wisconsin:

"Hip Priest" by the Fall was famously used in one of Buffalo Bill's basement scenes in The Silence of the Lambs. "Goodbye Horses" is such a good song. Kinda strange that it will always be associated with that film.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Tue. 2/6/18 2:12pm Hughie Considine:

I like how Phoebe Snow singing 'lamppost' reminds me of Paul Simon, the only other person to use 'lamppost' in a song that i know of, and who duetted with Phoebe on "Gone at Last." I can see why he is retiring.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Tue. 2/6/18 2:12pm The Oscar:

@dan I'm probably in the minority, but I find I associate "American Girl" with SotL just as much as "Hip Priest" or "Goodbye Horses."
  Tue. 2/6/18 2:13pm Ochre Ogre:

My other "mystery" song was the guy singing about structuring his life like Mondrian (painting). Also mid-early 90's... Pseu.... Anybody??
Avatar Swag For Life Member Tue. 2/6/18 2:13pm Hughie Considine:

Sounds like something Michael Penn would say.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Tue. 2/6/18 2:16pm Krys O.:

Avatar Tue. 2/6/18 2:17pm TDK60:

Al K. My fave album of his is Blues Project's "Projections" - '66. Not bad organ either on Dylan's "Rolling Stone."
Avatar Swag For Life Member Tue. 2/6/18 2:22pm Krys O.:

I saw Al Kooper a couple of times at B.B. King's. He's incredibly talented and funny as hell.
  Tue. 2/6/18 2:26pm Ochre Ogre:

@Krys O- Damn ughh subway, and even walking near one literally stinks.
  Tue. 2/6/18 2:32pm david from ks:

@Ochre Ochre : You are the only person Who has ackwowleged the water situation anywhere and everywhere! thank You so much. I for One am concerned about the situation. NO WATER - NO LIVE! The city I live in used to dump kerosene cleaned asphalt dump trucks through a water drain that emptied into an offshoot (creek) of the Arkansas River in 1992- 1995 when I was a city employee Who reported the ongoing situation. It did not stop until the city became "environmentally conscious" in 2004. Hutchinson,KS. and the words environmentally aware are direct opposites. JOKER CITY GOVERNMENT.
Avatar Tue. 2/6/18 2:35pm TDK60:

I love Eric Matthews' tune "Festival Fun."
Avatar Swag For Life Member Tue. 2/6/18 2:39pm Ken From Hyde Park:

Yeah, most people in this country just turn on the tap and expect as much clean water they can ever dream of to come pouring out. Much of the rest of the world is not so lucky. Shame on EPA director Scott Pruitt on what he's doing.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Tue. 2/6/18 2:42pm Krys O.:

Where I live in NJ, we get regular notices warning us about the quality of the water. There was even an e coli outbreak a couple of years ago.
Avatar Tue. 2/6/18 2:44pm JakeGould:

@DavidFromKS: Why are you warning us about crappy water on lots of playlists here?
Avatar Tue. 2/6/18 2:46pm TDK60:

Because H2O is life? Why not!
  Tue. 2/6/18 2:47pm SeanG:

  Tue. 2/6/18 2:49pm Bill in W.O.:

Love Blue Chair. Thanks, Pseu. Fun show today.
  Tue. 2/6/18 2:50pm rw:

I know there are still a couple more songs (and possibly a little banter) to go but I want to say THANKS PSEU! a little in advance so I don't forget.
  Tue. 2/6/18 2:50pm Marie:

Elvis--what a voice
Avatar Tue. 2/6/18 2:50pm JakeGould:

Thanks Pseu!
  Tue. 2/6/18 2:50pm judy from croton:

Well, what a show. I'm exhausted. The best show I ever programmed, I mean, listened to.
Avatar Tue. 2/6/18 2:51pm James in ATL:

Thanks so much Pseu! Great show.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Tue. 2/6/18 2:52pm Krys O.:

Indeed, thanks again, Pseu.
  Tue. 2/6/18 2:53pm david from ks:

,,,,, In reply:Because the people here on comments understand things that are important to life and this is one of the last few free spaces One can post such things that I relate to with music in common. Thanks for the space and time.
  Tue. 2/6/18 2:54pm Ochre Ogre:

david ks- WE ARE PROTECTERS NOT PROTESTERS I wish Dr Jane Goodall was the ruler of the entire world.
  Tue. 2/6/18 2:54pm judy from croton:

OK just when I think it can't get any better...
Avatar Tue. 2/6/18 2:55pm Pseu Braun:

  Tue. 2/6/18 2:56pm david from ks:

,,,I appreciate WFMU and I much appreciate the comments board and the freedom We still have.
Avatar Tue. 2/6/18 2:56pm TDK60:

Thanks Pseu.
Avatar Tue. 2/6/18 2:59pm dan in wisconsin:

Thank you Pseu, I dig the Prince cover.
  Thu. 2/8/18 1:13pm JimDe:

Slight nit-pick on playlist -- band name is "Alvvays"...love the show, Pseu!
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