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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 July 31, 2019: CYNTHIA SLEY and DEE POP from BUSH TETRAS in studio!

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Artist Track Album Label Year Comments New Approx. start time
television  marquee moon   Options marquee moon  elektra  1977      0:00:00 ()
the revelons  the way you touch my hand   Options anthology  sepia tone  2004  orig 1978    0:09:38 ()
8 eyed spy  diddy wah diddy   Options s/t  atavistic        0:13:09 ()
james white & the blacks  contort yourself   Options 12"  ze  1979      0:15:15 ()
the bloods  button up   Options va-new york noise  soul jazz        0:21:19 ()
bush tetras  can't be funky   Options rituals 12" ep  stiff  1981      0:25:20 ()
 
cynthia sley and dee pop  chat with efd   Options            
bush tetras  there is a hum   Options 7"  third man      *   0:48:34 ()
bush tetras  motorhead   Options happy  roir        0:52:47 ()
bush tetras  a sucker is born   Options digital-only bonus track  third man      *   0:56:34 ()
 
cynthia sley and dee pop  chat with efd   Options            
bush tetras  too many creeps   Options 7"  roir        1:17:41 ()
bush tetras  true blue   Options take the fall  wharf cat  2018      1:20:16 ()
bush tetras  red heavy   Options take the fall  wharf cat  2018      1:24:13 ()
 
cynthia sley and dee pop  chat with efd   Options            
bush tetras  seven years   Options 7"  third man      *   1:31:04 ()
immaculate hearts  everything should be the way that it should be   Options 7"  no age  1990  Dee Pop on drums!    1:35:28 ()
raybeats  tight turn   Options roping wild bears 12" ep  don't fall off the mountain  1981      1:38:29 ()
richard hell & the voidoids  the kid with the replaceable head   Options destiny street  red star  1982      1:42:20 ()
bush tetras  snakes crawl   Options boom in the night  roir        1:44:44 ()
 
gauche  flash   Options a people's history of gauche  merge      *   1:51:18 ()
patio  no time   Options essentials  fire talk      *   1:55:12 ()
doug tuttle  long day to your home   Options dream road  burger      *   1:58:35 ()
the bushrods  because you're mine   Options song parade  the bushrods      *   2:01:33 ()
ganser  bad form   Options digital single  ganser      *   2:06:21 ()
 
lloyd cole  violins   Options guesswork  e-a-r music      *   2:10:57 ()
bedouine  echo park   Options bird songs of a killjoy  spacebomb      *   2:17:30 ()
ladymonix  moments in paris   Options track 39 ep  frizner electric      *   2:20:25 ()
the paranoid style  an endless cycle of meaningless behavior   Options a goddamn impossible way of life  bar/none      *   2:25:40 ()
the infinites  the man with no name   Options first hum  first humans      *   2:28:14 ()
 
altın gün  vay dünya   Options gece  ato records      *   2:36:42 ()
membranes  what nature gives... nature takes away   Options what nature gives... nature takes away  cherry red      *   2:40:53 ()
warm drag  cave crawl   Options s/t  in the red  2018  playing live on my show next week!!    2:45:33 ()
weeed  open door   Options you are the sky  half shell      *   2:48:30 ()
stud leather  cut loose   Options va-bob stanley & pete wiggs present three day week  ace    proto-punk tunes from 1972-1975  *   2:54:40 ()
 

Listener comments!

  Wed. 7/31/19 9:05pm steveL:

This song gets better every time I hear it.

Good evening!
  Swag For Life Member Wed. 7/31/19 9:08pm Julie M:

Good memories from Marquee Moon. Thanks for playing!
Avatar Wed. 7/31/19 9:08pm JakeGould:

Woo!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Wed. 7/31/19 9:09pm Fuzzy:

Epic intro!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 7/31/19 9:14pm Your Ace From Exchange Place:

Lydia!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Wed. 7/31/19 9:14pm ultradamno:

One of the best covers of this, just under Beefheart and just above L4D
  Wed. 7/31/19 9:16pm steveL:

I dare say I may see the direction of this set. Time will tell.
Avatar Wed. 7/31/19 9:17pm brycepunk1:

James White! Nice! I bought this last year at Rock Fantasy based on the album cover alone. Pretty cool album.
Avatar Wed. 7/31/19 9:17pm JakeGould:

@steveL: No Wayve, Steve!
  Wed. 7/31/19 9:22pm steveL:

Skronky, jerky.
  Wed. 7/31/19 9:24pm dano59:

Well, all my favorite artists so far thx evan! James White is my sartorial icon from Blank City...
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Wed. 7/31/19 9:24pm listener 126464:

coming on strong, thanks EFD
  Wed. 7/31/19 9:25pm steveL:

There we are!
Avatar Wed. 7/31/19 9:25pm JakeGould:

The Revelons on Bandcamp: fromthestacks.bandcamp.com...
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 7/31/19 9:26pm chris_in_space:

Stoked!
  Swag For Life Member Wed. 7/31/19 9:27pm Julie M:

Evan. Don't ask me why this hit me just now. Do you know how many years you've been spinning records? I mean, I know you know, but wow, jeez.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Wed. 7/31/19 9:27pm Stevel:

This set could keep running through Gang of Four, AuPairs, Nots...
Avatar Wed. 7/31/19 9:27pm JIMD2019:

Hey guys and EFD
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Wed. 7/31/19 9:30pm Ken From Hyde Park:

It has come to my attention that Woodstock 50 was cancelled today. #hippieversary
Avatar Wed. 7/31/19 9:32pm JakeGould:

@KenFromHydePark: BUMMER!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Wed. 7/31/19 9:34pm ultradamno:

aquariumtidings.com...
  Wed. 7/31/19 9:34pm DJ E:

Evan! what's the answer to #12 across?
Avatar Wed. 7/31/19 9:36pm JakeGould:

Now all NYC clubs seem to be filled with comedy, improv and lectures.
Avatar Wed. 7/31/19 9:36pm JakeGould:

Bush Tetras on Bandcamp: bushtetras.bandcamp.com
Avatar Wed. 7/31/19 9:39pm JakeGould:

NYC pre-Internet still had a centralized Downtown. Nowadays there is technically a “Downtown” but now it’s all tourist places.
Avatar Wed. 7/31/19 9:40pm RabidRabbit:

@JIMD2019 Respect for the avatar! Bunnies represent! :)
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Wed. 7/31/19 9:41pm Stevel:

Yes, this! Audience would stay for wildly different acts! I truly miss that sort of variety.
Avatar Wed. 7/31/19 9:41pm JakeGould:

What he just said about hardcore bands is what I think about improv comedy shows.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Wed. 7/31/19 9:44pm ultradamno:

Gang of Four, Pere Ubu, Tetras at Hammersmith Palais images.sk-static.com...
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Wed. 7/31/19 9:47pm Stevel:

JakeGould: I get it. Its often a real waste of talent. Bring back the variety show!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Wed. 7/31/19 9:49pm Stevel:

ultradamno: That show cost 3 pounds! Did they say when that was?
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Wed. 7/31/19 9:50pm ultradamno:

According to this 81 www.rocksbackpages.com...
Avatar Wed. 7/31/19 9:51pm JakeGould:

Perhaps 1981? www.setlist.fm...
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Wed. 7/31/19 9:55pm Stevel:

Never saw any of that list. Missed Gang of Four if they came to Madison. Where is my time machine?!?
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 7/31/19 9:58pm efd:

hey everyone! Thanks for tuning in tonight, glad to see you here.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Wed. 7/31/19 10:03pm Stevel:

Wondering who is who on the record jacket for Too Many Creeps/You Can't be Funky (possibly the best 7" ever).
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Wed. 7/31/19 10:15pm ultradamno:

I remember first hearing it (Creeps) at Second Time Around (Indpls record store) as a mere pre-teen. Arresting.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Wed. 7/31/19 10:17pm Stevel:

This is definitely a #1 hit!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Wed. 7/31/19 10:17pm ultradamno:

Though Snakes Crawl really should be just as big a hit.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 7/31/19 10:18pm jmd:

Terrific show!
  Wed. 7/31/19 10:19pm phillippe bastille:

good evening
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Wed. 7/31/19 10:30pm listener 126464:

bush tetras/bad brains/gang of four nye 1981(?) ritz
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Wed. 7/31/19 10:32pm Kat in Chicago:

Ack! I forgot it was Bush Tetras night.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Wed. 7/31/19 10:34pm listener 126464:

roseland not ritz
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Wed. 7/31/19 10:41pm listener 126464:

Remember silver dollar saloon near path station in harrison (for about 2 weeks it seemed)? Raybeats played i'm pretty sure bt's also
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Wed. 7/31/19 10:46pm ultradamno:

All these statements are accurate!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 7/31/19 10:52pm medson:

Hi efd and everyone
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 7/31/19 10:58pm efd:

hiya medson!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 7/31/19 11:06pm medson:

This Bushrods has a great 80's inspired vocal
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 7/31/19 11:07pm medson:

I was delayed its Ganser with the 80's vocal
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 7/31/19 11:08pm medson:

either way great stuff I wasn't aware of thanks efd
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Wed. 7/31/19 11:11pm listener 126464:

gauche bass player is also in downtown boys who i hope are still around
  Wed. 7/31/19 11:23pm steveL:

These samples remind me of Thrill Kill Kult/Sexplosion!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Wed. 7/31/19 11:36pm ultradamno:

Also in that vein Messer Chups' Crazy Price
  Wed. 7/31/19 11:44pm ian:

shits getting heady. don't crush that dwarf..
  Wed. 7/31/19 11:45pm steveL:

Hand me the pliers!
  Wed. 7/31/19 11:48pm ian:

ook ook a chook sir
  Wed. 7/31/19 11:58pm steveL:

Darned hand grenade!

Great show! Thanks.
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