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Artist Title Album Label Year Comments Approx. start time
The Donnas  Who Invited You   Options Spend the Night With...  Atlantic  2002    0:00:00 Pop‑up)  
Pale Lips  Don't Take Your Switchblade To New York   Options Should've Known Better!  Surfin' Ki  2017    0:03:12 Pop‑up)  
The Meanies  It's True   Options Waiting For You  1977 Records  1979/2010    0:06:15 Pop‑up)  
Vertebrats  Diamonds In the Rough   Options A Thousand Day Dream  Parasol  1981/1993  champaign Illinois  0:08:42 Pop‑up)  
The Association  Blistered   Options And Then... Along Comes the Association  Valiant  1966    0:12:35 Pop‑up)  
Johnny Cash  Blistered   Options Hello, I'm Johnny Cash  Columbia  1969    0:14:40 Pop‑up)  
Taj Mahal  Six Days On the Road   Options Giant Step  Columbia  1969    0:16:52 Pop‑up)  
Mudcrutch  Lover Of The Bayou   Options s/t  Reprise  2008  byrds cover  0:19:48 Pop‑up)  
 
The Shivas  Can't Relax   Options Dark Thoughts  Tender Loving Empire  2019    0:30:58 Pop‑up)  
The Hussy  That's The Way It Is (It Is)   Options Looming  Dirtnap  2019    0:33:16 Pop‑up)  
Bob Mould  What Do You Want Me To Do   Options Sunshine Rock  Merge  2019    0:34:34 Pop‑up)  
Karyn Kuhl Band  Be Your Friend (Deluxe)   Options digital single  Karyn Kuhl Band  2019    0:37:09 Pop‑up)  
The Figgs  Sub Rosa   Options Shady Grove  Stomper  2019    0:40:37 Pop‑up)  
David Byrne  This Must Be the Place (Naive Melody)   Options American Utopia on Broadway (Original Cast Recording Live)  Todomundo  2019    0:45:44 Pop‑up)  
 
Habibi  Angel Eyes   Options Anywhere But Here  Mudd Guts  2020  on WFMU this friday on Sophisticated Boom Boom!  0:56:39 Pop‑up)  
Olden Yolk  Grand Palais   Options Living Theatre  Trouble In Mind  2019    1:00:32 Pop‑up)  
The Gentle Cycle  Follow Light   Options s/t  Psychedelphonic  2017    1:05:48 Pop‑up)  
Crocodiles  Gimme Some Annihilation   Options Crimes of Passion  Zoo  2013    1:09:23 Pop‑up)  
The Dream Syndicate  Black Light   Options These Times  Anti-  2019    1:13:24 Pop‑up)  
Mike Adams at His Honest Weight  Don't You Blanket (When That Happens)   Options Oscillate Wisely  St. Ives  2013    1:17:59 Pop‑up)  
Sloan  Midnight Mass   Options Hit & Run  Murder Records  2009    1:21:19 Pop‑up)  
 
Herman's Hermits  No Milk Today   Options Retrospective  ABKCO  1966/2004  peter noon at the iridium Thursday and friday!  1:30:45 Pop‑up)  
Herman's Hermits  Just A Little Bit Better   Options Retrospective  ABKCO  1965/2004    1:33:21 Pop‑up)  
Herman's Hermits  Where Were You When I Needed You   Options Hold On! soundtrack  MGM  1966    1:35:54 Pop‑up)  
The Anderson Council with Peter Noone  Mrs. Kirby's Refrigerator   Options Worlds Collide  Jem  2019    1:38:32 Pop‑up)  
Brother JT  Ponin'   Options Tornado Juice  Thrill Jockey  2018    1:41:09 Pop‑up)  
The Jack Cades  Big Fish   Options Music For Children  Dirty Water  2018    1:44:21 Pop‑up)  
 
The Whiffs  My Vision of Love   Options Another Whiff  Dig!  2019  coming to NYC in May!  1:51:27 Pop‑up)  
The Four Seasons  Queen Jane Approximately   Options Sing Big Hits by Burt Bacharach... Hal David ... Bob Dylan  Philips  1965    1:55:06 Pop‑up)  
The Ugly Beats  Missed Again   Options Stars Align  Get Hip  2019    1:57:07 Pop‑up)  
Josephine  Through a Sea of Time   Options Music Is Easy  Dig! Records  2020    1:59:38 Pop‑up)  
Summer Twins  Dream Girl   Options single  Wallflower Records  2018    2:02:42 Pop‑up)  
Robbie Robertson  Somewhere Down the Crazy River   Options s/t  Geffen  1987  on the toddophonic todd show on wfmu this saturday!  2:07:37 Pop‑up)  
The Band  The Shape I'm In   Options Stage Fright  Capitol  1970    2:12:13 Pop‑up)  
The Sadies  Leave Me Alone   Options In Concert Vol. 1  Yep Roc  2006  with garth hudson; originally done by the band when they were known as the canadian squires  2:15:54 Pop‑up)  
 
Xetas  The Doctor   Options The Cypher  12XU  2020    2:24:19 Pop‑up)  
Stereo Total  Einfach   Options Ah! Quel Cinéma!  Tapete  2019    2:28:15 Pop‑up)  
Robert Palmer  What Do You Care   Options Clues  Island  1980    2:30:29 Pop‑up)  
Stereophonic Space Sound Unlimited  Project Qx5   Options The Fluid Soundbox  Mai Tai  1998    2:33:29 Pop‑up)  
Rocket 808  Flickering Sign   Options s/t  12XU  2019    2:35:57 Pop‑up)  
Chastity Belt  Half-Hearted   Options s/t  Hardly Art  2019    2:40:19 Pop‑up)  
Plates of Cake  Gallery Girl   Options Decline and Fall  Western Revisions  2020 or 2019    2:45:49 Pop‑up)  
 
Peter Case  In & Out Motel   Options Various - For the Record: A Tribute to John Wicks  Kool Kat Musik  2020    2:52:17 Pop‑up)  
Wilco  White Wooden Cross   Options Ode To Joy  dBpm Records  2019    2:55:17 Pop‑up)  

Listener comments!

Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:00pm mariano:

Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:00pm Phillippe Bastille:

Good afternoon. Great start to the show!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:01pm mariano:

Whoops, looks like my metal-hands emojis didn't go through. Hey Joe, Philippe, everyone!
  12:01pm ListnerPhillip In Bronx Little Italy:

JOE BELOCK!!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:01pm David (in London):

Sock it to us Joe.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:02pm Handy Haversack:

Mondays kick ass on WFMU! Afternoon, everyone!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:03pm listener monica:

thank you! I am awake now.
  12:03pm Listner Phillip In Bronx Little Italy:

i love girl groups:)
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:04pm David (in London):

@handy - how was your walk?
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:05pm Handy Haversack:

@David: No worries. Drier than advertised.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:06pm Krys O.:

Good afternoon!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:07pm steveo:

GReetings! I have a one-inch switchblade that I bought 26 years ago in Spain and it's in Brooklyn. Sorry Pale Lips.
  12:08pm matty from brooklyn:

The switchblade song makes me laugh.
Sorry, that New York died with Giuliani
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:09pm Handy Haversack:

@matty, I'm sure it's a metaphor for "rapacious capitalist real estate practices."
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:11pm David (in London):

Don't take your gentrified development plans and high-leveraged bond market loans to New York. Doesn't quite have the same ring to it.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:13pm Carmichael:

Heya Joe and hand clappers.
Avatar 12:13pm coelacanth∅:

hey Joe and all
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:13pm tim from champaign (now washington):

Hey Joe and everybody! Thanks for the Illinois folk music, Joe!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:13pm mariano:

@matty: Yeah, I lived in Brooklyn from '98 to 2017, and to this day I'm still amazed when I tell people I lived there and they look at me like I survived 20 years in a war zone and must be some kinda tough guy. By '98, NYC was largely Disneyfied and got more so over the time I was there. I'm back home in New Orleans, a city that's always been exponentially more dangerous than even 70s NYC, and more than one person has given me a shocked look when I mentioned I lived in Brooklyn.
  12:14pm Listner Phillip In Bronx Little Italy:

i love it when he(peter fonda) says "we wanna get loaded":)
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:15pm David (in London):

@mariano - Is New Orleans considered a dangerous city?
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:19pm steveo:

my parents saw Taj Mahal in Nashville a while ago; they liked it :) Probably at the Ryman.
Avatar 12:19pm TDK60:

Taj!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:21pm tim from champaign (now washington):

For the longest time I thought Mudcrutch was a nu-metal band like Slipknot or Limp Biscuit. That's what I get for not doing my research.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:22pm Carmichael:

I have seen Taj about 10 times. Love his style.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:22pm steveo:

bringing the twang early today, mr. belock!
  12:23pm Frank In Queens:

Hiya Joe!
Avatar 12:25pm northguineahills:

Mudcrutch, new to me, and digdug!
  12:26pm PERSONATOR from Highland Park NJ:

Greeeeeeeat show today! AS USUAL......

Thanks for the tunes!
Avatar 12:26pm SmokinJ:

Rockin' set jb! 8-)
  12:29pm You've got a year and 10 minutes to master Driver:

Unexpected snow❄️day allows me tune in live vs. later to 3chord. Can’t get much better than that.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:31pm mariano:

@David: The New Orleans homicide rate has, unfortunately, always been among the highest and often has been the highest in the US. Shootings literally every day. Most of it gang-related, but bystanders do get caught in the crossfire (there was a gun battle on Canal St not long ago in which I think 10 bystanders were wounded). It's been getting steadily if slowly better, but statistically more dangerous than NYC by an order of magnitude.
Avatar 12:33pm SmokinJ:

Shivas rule..
Avatar 12:35pm northguineahills:

Missed this Bob Mould!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:35pm tim from champaign (now washington):

Whoa! I was not expecting this Bob Mould. Super cool!
Avatar 12:36pm Hubig Pie:

My 9th ward neighborhood got pretty gentrified by the early 2000's
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:36pm pantz:

Make my rock Mouldy!
Avatar 12:36pm Joe Belock:

me too ngh!
Avatar 12:36pm northguineahills:

@mariano: New York is now considered the safest (large) city in the US.
Avatar 12:36pm Joe B:

Greetings all, thanks for tuning in!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:37pm G:

@mariano: Actually, in recent years the homicide rate here in New Orleans has been trending down from a very high number. The thing people who live here are most focused on these days is ppl breaking into cars to look for anything valuable (often by breaking a window, which is annoying and costly), and stealing deliveries off porches.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:40pm mariano:

@G: Yeah, the homicide rate is definitely nothing like the mid-90s. Car break-ins and muggings are what I see the most in the paper, carjackings too. Still a lot of shootings and homicides though -- two on today's front page: www.nola.com
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:46pm Mr. Pumpy:

Greeting Joe and all! Playing hooky again and it's costing me money and I'm fine with that...for now.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:46pm David (in London):

@mariano @G Thanks for the scoop. Unfortunately, even here in (relatively) gun-free UK, crime marches on. London's well-publicised knife crime explosion is depressingly real across parts of the city.
Avatar 12:47pm D. Lightfoot:

90s NOLA was a hellhole.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:47pm Carmichael:

Ooohh, I saw this tour.
Avatar 12:48pm jillydg:

You hoo Joe. I'm Home listening. Whee!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:48pm Mr. Pumpy:

@mariano...NYC is boring now. I used to like hanging out beyond Avenue B and wondering if I'd make it out alive. The thrill is gone!
Avatar 12:49pm Hubig Pie:

D. Lightfoot, but housing was cheap and my property taxes were $45.00 a year
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:51pm Handy Haversack:

@Mr. Pumpy, but at least it's expensive!
Avatar 12:51pm D. Lightfoot:

Yeah, bought a house near Bienville and Jeff Davis for $60K back then.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:53pm Webhamster Henry:

There's a Berlin in CT, accent on the "BER".
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:53pm Mr. Pumpy:

My friend used to live in a warehouse converted to a loft space in Williamsburg, Brooklyn. This was in the early 90s before Brooklyn became more expensive than Manhattan. She was right on Roebling over the Williamsburg Bridge. It was dirt cheap and a cool place to hang...but not without it's challenges. I remember once a car went on fire outside her place...and it burned for about 45 minutes before anyone even showed up to deal with it. "Just another car on fire." Still...I'd take it back.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:54pm Mr. Pumpy:

@Handy...it's gotta be good!
Avatar 12:57pm Hubig Pie:

D Lightfoot. purchased my Bywater house for $65k in'92. And the Hummingbird Hotel was a place where people checked in and were never seen again
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:57pm Handy Haversack:

Got my Habibi tix for Saturday!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:57pm steveo:

@Mr. Pumpy, when I lived on First Avenue, I was afraid to go to Avenue A. When I moved to Avenue B, I was afraid to go to Avenue C; and when I visited a friend on Avenue C a couple of weeks ago, I was afraid to go to Avenue D.
Avatar 12:58pm SmokinJ:

So good..
Avatar 12:58pm D. Lightfoot:

My first apartment by myself was in Baton Rouge in the early 90s. Old house by BRHS converted to a duplex, $150 a month for a one-bedroom with a garage/driveway and a front and back yard, water and electric included. I wouldn't return to South Louisiana if you gave me a house for nothing.
  1:00pm jt:

Mr. Pumpy: W/burg in the late 80's there would be two cars per month torched right in front of where I was living. That was just this block...You could set your watch by it. They would be picked over by various 'scrappers' / parts shoppers then go up in flames. My neighbors car was stolen. Later, early 90's when I got an old Ford,I would leave my truck doors unlocked to keep the windows from being smashed, people would sleep in there. I would find blood on the side view mirrors, it was a special time...
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:01pm David (in London):

@steveo - Hello there. Following our brief chat on Ken's accu last Wednesday, I took your lead and did some Yoko analysis. I was going to post the link this coming Wednesday, but work (annoyingly) might prevent me from listening. Could you do it for me?
Avatar 1:01pm Joe B:

lucky you Handy! i have to work, will miss it.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:01pm mariano:

That's the thing, Hubig and D.Lightfoot: you could get a nice, huge apartment for really cheap. Everything was super cheap. Now it's half a million for a small shotgun duplex in the Marigny. The mid-90s were a real low point for the NOPD too, the corruption, the Antoinette Frank scandal, lots of other things. I'm pretty stoked to be back though, D. Lightfoot. A lot's changed but it's still New Orleans more so I think than NYC is still NYC.

Mr. Pumpy - NYC ended up being a real heartbreak especially towards the end, watching almost everything that made me want to live there disappearing and being replaced with yet another national chain store, ATM, etc.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:03pm Handy Haversack:

Ahhh, too bad, Joe B! I'm psyched for it.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:03pm mariano:

North Louisiana is where you couldn't pay me to live, pure deep-red Bible Belt. I've spent far too many days of my life in Shreveport, where my mom ended up when she remarried.
Avatar 1:04pm D. Lightfoot:

Haven't been back since I left at the end of 2001. It must be a very different place by now.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:05pm Mr. Pumpy:

@steveo...do the D! Is it still bad? We would do avenue C in the 90s and it was brutal. My friend lived on B and it was pretty much fine. A lot of junkies, but it was civilized. The $WAN$ rehearsal space was right across the street from his apartment on B and 6th. I wish I realized it back then, but I didn't put 2 and 2 together until years later. I saw Michael Gira, Westberg, and Jarboe...probably Bill Rieflin too hanging out outside, but din't realize it at the time. Bummer. I may have been able to sit in on some jams. Hindsight and all...
Avatar 1:05pm Woo:

Listening.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:06pm Mr. Pumpy:

@jt...dang! Well that's no fun. Wit h the flavor goes the horrors, I suppose. It's a balancing act. I do prefer the pre-Giulliani Times Square, I gotta say. Like Mariano stated...Disney Land these days. Just not my scene.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:07pm David (in London):

@mariano - As Shreveport is the home of The Residents it has a special place in my heart. But sound like not having ever been there, perhaps I can keep it that way.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:07pm Mr. Pumpy:

@David...thanks for the Yokonalysis!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:08pm David (in London):

@Mr Pumpy, that would have been cool. Have you read Nick Soulsby's recent Swans bio? He covers that period in glorious cement-dust covered detail.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:08pm Cmurtha:

ya'll are making me jealous of these prices. I sometimes feel like there isn't a viable city left in America that's not getting gouged by gentrification at some level, though I can't complain since my rent is low in Columbus despite the tech-based housing bubble that is inflating prices here to insane amounts, no offense to Ohio but for the price some of these mooks are buying houses, might as well go live in a bigger city in another state.
Avatar 1:09pm D. Lightfoot:

Yes, North La. is a real hinterland. Some of it is third-world IMO. But the state has always had some of that flavor to it, always been a couple decades behind somehow, the way back to when Huey Long took office when there were only 600 miles of paved road in the whole state. When my fam moved there in 1983, Baton Rouge was a backwater. New Orleans was a backasswards city state infested with cockroaches and instiutional legthargy when I moved there in 1997(?).
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:10pm Mr. Pumpy:

@mariano...I feel ya. I grew up hanging on the lower east side, hitting shows, record shopping, etc...now it's so antiseptic. It's just not my thing. I still hit the city for a lot of what it has to offer, but the excitement is largely gone for me.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:13pm David (in London):

So many cities seem unfortunately to be suffering from this blanding-out now. The centre of London has lost so many of things I used to love about it. Luckily many have managed to find little niches out in the outlying areas, but one wonders how long it will be before even those get swallowed up by big chain stores and 'stunning' blocks of way overpriced apartments. Sigh.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:13pm Mr. Pumpy:

@David...I haven't read that. I'll have to check it out. I have gotten more into them as the years go on. I'd love to read it as a fan and because I was so close to the space all the time. I probably even bullshitted with them because we would hang on the street a decent amount and hit the bodega that was adjacent to the rehearsal space. I know it was a band jamming out and I dug it, but as I said...I wasn't as in to them in the past, maybe a couple of 7" records...so I never figured out who I was seeing. Thanks for the tip on the book.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:14pm mariano:

I find myself very nostalgic for the 70s NO of my childhood, D. L.

David (in London) - oh, Shreveport has an outsize place on the map in terms of music history. The Residents are indeed originally from there (though they got the hell out pretty early, lol!), as was Leadbelly, and a few others I can't remember. The Louisiana Hayride was a very important venue for up-and-coming artists such as Elvis, Hank, Waylon, Johnny, etc. Boogie-woogie started there too, which of course had a tremendous influence on the direction rock took in the 60s and beyond. Like many places in the South, the music scene is really good. Some good food too, though it tends to be more standard Southern than the indescribably sublime Creole/Cajun cuisine in the southern part of the state.

D. Lightfoot: Yeah, I remember going with my folks up to S'port in the early 80s, and there were literally sharecropper shacks, no electricity or water, in the middle of cotton fields. Still in use, I mean. And we had a lot of trouble understanding the local dialect, they all sounded like Boomhauer from King of the Hill!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:17pm Mr. Pumpy:

@mariano...a city of Boomhauers? Dang. I tell you what, man. It just ain’t… ain’t no good.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:19pm David (in London):

@Mr Pumpy - It's a really terrific book. If it's not a massive and self-centred breach of accu etiquette, I reviewed it about 18 months ago when it came out, so here's the link (freq.org.uk...) Soulsby sent the review to Gira, and he seemed happy with it (!), so that was a win.
Avatar 1:20pm Woo:

This song hints at 1979 by Smashing Pumpkins, which hints at something else....
Avatar 1:22pm northguineahills:

A lot of Sloan on wfmu in the last week!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:23pm David (in London):

@mariano - I've unfortunately never been to that part of the US, and I really must do for the all the reasons you mention there: music, food etc. Funny you mention being nostalgic for the 70s city of your childhood. I've been having similar feelings about London recently. I work with quite a few colleagues in their 20s, and they look at my askance when I tell them about how it was then. "You see that thronging hip spot full of chichi eating places and expensive boutiques? That use to be a chicken abattoir, with street drinkers downing methylated spirits outside around a bonfire." All true but I think they think I'm pulling their leg...
Avatar 1:26pm D. Lightfoot:

Bought my house where I now live for $22K, have put another $18–20K into in over the past 6 years or so. Fixer upper in the middle of nowhere is the way to go in post-prosperity America, IMO.
  1:26pm johnk77:

great, great show selecter
got my sloan tix for the 20th
hearing that later mudcrutch
reminded me the original singer
was jim lenahan
who became lighting designer
for petty and heartbreakers
tours and videos
  1:27pm johnzo:

I got to film GZA on his liquid swords anniversary tour recently... he talked to my friend who was filming him on vhs
https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=o3bjJ23w3Nc&t=1730s
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:28pm mariano:

Mr. Pumpy - King of the Hill takes place in northeast Texas, which is basically the same cultural area as Shreveport, which is much closer to Dallas than New Orleans. People there are Cowboys fans. Once on a visit to my mom I brought up a bunch of the south-LA goodies she missed, and quite a few of her friends from up there didn't want to touch the shrimp because they still had the heads on them!

I often think that I'd gladly trade in today's world and its problems for those of the 70s, David (in London).
  1:30pm John from Florham park:

Hello fellow 3 card Monty listeners
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:32pm Handy Haversack:

@mariano -- the soundtrack would be pretty cool, at least! And, you know, we're at a point where every decade before full acidification of the oceans is fairly precious.

@Joe B, do you know a cover of this by the E-Types?
Avatar 1:33pm Woo:

Double shot of Herman!
Avatar 1:33pm Joe B:

yes, i do!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:36pm Handy Haversack:

I have such a visceral memory of hearing their cover on WRAS in high school and not being able to find out much of anything at all about that band.
Avatar 1:36pm Hoboken Jack:

Is it ok if I write a short comment
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:36pm Mr. Pumpy:

@David...just read the review. I appreciate the Kubrick analogy. Great review all around. I just ordered the book, looking forward to it.
  1:36pm John from Florham park:

Hey fellow listeners does anyone here listen to NPR tiny desk concerts on YouTube? Rather interesting
Avatar 1:37pm Woo:

Triple shot! I wish I lived there so I could win those tickets.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:38pm Handy Haversack:

@Hoboken Jack, I remember how short comments were in seventies.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:39pm Mr. Pumpy:

Comments were mopre dangerous in the 70s, but easier for the working man to come by...
Avatar 1:39pm Joe B:

handy and jack, tied for comment of the day!
Avatar 1:39pm Joe B:

Pumpy, third man in!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:39pm mariano:

A few years back I was surfing channels and one was playing "Mrs Brown You've Got a Lovely Daugher", which I had no idea was even a movie. Great opening track, "It's Nice to Be Up in the Morning". The film version has a trumpet solo I really love, but it's not on the single version.

Handy: one thing I'd never fault Shreveport for is music, must be something in that Red River water ;)
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:40pm Mr. Pumpy:

@John...I dig those tiny concerts. I love the Dirty Three one. Warren Ellis really gets into it.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:41pm Mr. Pumpy:

@mariano...what blows my mind about that is I'm from New York...well now New Jersey and I'd eat the damn shrimp!
  1:42pm John from Florham park:

@Pumpy the first one I saw was Sharon van Etten and that was very intense too
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:42pm Mr. Pumpy:

@JB...great Herman's Hermits triple shot! I'm listening...not just talking about $WAN$ and gentrification! Good show, mate!
  1:42pm Nate K.:

I need to pick up this "new" JT.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:43pm Handy Haversack:

@David (in London) -- that was a really well done review. Your feelings of admiration and deep respect come through clearly even as you very professionally investigate what it all might meeeeeeean -- and the bits about economic fantasies and realities are particularly well phrased. Thanks for sharing that!

My bloated eighties-style comment! ^^^
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:44pm Mr. Pumpy:

I'm digging this limited yet about to explode distortion on the guitar on certain parts of this track. I have an old Fender Deluxe 85 guitar amp and It has a suppressor or limiter function. When I overdrive everything and then get that going it kind of gets that sound. Like a beast being held in its cage.
Avatar 1:44pm David Shortell:

I just found out about the Texas band that named themselves "Pure Rubbish" after Mick Jagger's quote about Herman's Hermits.
Avatar 1:45pm Snoochienucci:

OOOOOO BABBBBBYYYY
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:46pm Mr. Pumpy:

@David...ha! I guess they have an american counterpart, Complete Garbage
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:47pm David (in London):

Western civilisation's biggest mistake was moving on from the Vox AC-30.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:48pm David (in London):

@handy - Thanks for the kind words man. That book really is great, one of the few that actually enriches the music after you've read it.
Avatar 1:48pm Hubig Pie:

... and moving all the poultry slaughter houses out of the city
  1:49pm John from Florham park:

@David in London howdy
been grind back through the discussion of this show and really interesting, Learn a lot from just reading the comments
  1:51pm John from Florham park:

I mean going back damn autocorrect
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:51pm Cmurtha:

Subtle Joe,lol
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:51pm Handy Haversack:

I turned a friend in KCMO onto this band and Broken Arrows after you played them a few weeks ago, Joe.
Avatar 1:52pm Hoboken Jack:

"great state of MISSOURI" -- nice Joe
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:53pm tim from champaign (now washington):

Man, last week I bought tickets to see Ty Segall in September. I've learned the hard way not to sleep on tickets even if the event is months and months away.
Avatar 1:53pm Woo:

Time to plug Dave Hoekstra's film Center of Nowhere about the Springfield MO scene featuring LOTS of Lou Whitney. Saw it a few weeks ago before an amazing Dave Alvin show in Berwyn IL.
  1:53pm John from Florham park:

@Hoboken jack per our fearless leader I thought the chiefs played in Kansas:)
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:56pm steveo:

would not have guessed the Four Seasons, nice
Avatar 1:57pm Woo:

Love the background vocals. Take me on a trip, take me on a trip...
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:59pm David (in London):

@John, I love the FMU accu for that reason. Because there are people from all over the world, at many different ages etc, there's such a potent hive mind that you can really learn things here.
Avatar 2:01pm Snoochienucci:

@David in London love that explanation, very true!
  2:01pm John from Florham park:

@DIl I agree and it is not all about music I feel like I am among people vehicle have a brain and. Don’t sound ignorant
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:02pm Mr. Pumpy:

@David...funny. The AC-30 is a stalwart, but things come along as time goes on. I get a headache when looking at amps. The market is just silly. I have my few faves...and may get something else if I start playing more. The AC-30 has been on my list..as has a Soldano SLO100. Alas, I have bills to pay. I am forunate to have a Marshall JCM900, which many people don't care for over it's sibling the 800 but it works well for me, and a SUNN Model T. That and a Roland JC120. Damn...geeking out here. I want more amps now!
Avatar 2:03pm Hoboken Jack:

Josephine getting into DJ Time Traveler territory there!
  2:05pm johnk77:

1 thing i learned
is the great variety
of AC-30s
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:05pm David (in London):

I remember when a certain listener went berserk in a drunken and hate-filled rant on the accu a couple of years ago, it made me realise that almost NEVER happens. People here are generally respectful and thoughtful and there's a proper give-and-take. Makes it a nice place to hang out.
  2:06pm John from Florham park:

@David in London to go one step further wish the internet type people with this station would create a Facebook type of app, without the crap that Facebook has
Avatar 2:06pm northguineahills:

@David: I respectfully ask you to take that back!

;)
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:07pm Mr. Pumpy:

@johnk...definitely. Which makes purchasing a challenge.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:07pm David (in London):

@Mr Pumpy - Never apologise for geeking out over gear. You've made my mouth water with the possibilities. (Although so small, I bought a Pignose some years back, and I absolutely love it - what a great piece of kit).
  2:07pm John from Florham park:

@David in London is that listener still around and what show was it in?
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:08pm David (in London):

@northguineahills - As it's you, I humbly withdraw.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:09pm Mr. Pumpy:

@David...those are cool. My buddy has one. The kind of fella that seems to have one of everything...he drops some coin on gear.
Avatar 2:09pm Snoochienucci:

Did i hear a rumour about Robbie Robertson being on Todds show this saturday?
Avatar 2:10pm Joe B:

it's this saturday, yes
  2:10pm John from Florham park:

@Snooch you heard right
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:10pm David (in London):

@John, I have very occasionally seen the same name used, but I don't know whether it's the same person or not (it's a one key-stroke symbol, so not impossible it's been used by more than one person). I can't remember which show it was. Could have been Wake and Bake, but I might be misremembering that. It was two or so years ago?
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:10pm doctorjazz:

Haven't heard this Robertson track in ages, very cinematic (as it was intended to be)
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:11pm David (in London):

@John, and yes, agreed about the FB thing.
  2:11pm John from Florham park:

@David gotcha was just wondering
Avatar 2:11pm Snoochienucci:

thats gonna be sweeeeet. Heard you paint houses is pretty good
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:11pm Phillippe Bastille:

I've been told I'm as big a jerk sober as I was drunk. Have commented in both conditions. No one can tell.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:11pm David (in London):

@Mr Pumpy, what kind of music do you like to make?
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:13pm David (in London):

@john, I'll tell you the handle offline. Didn't want to publicly shame anyone.
Avatar 2:13pm northguineahills:

@David: Phew! I almost had heart palpatations..

But seriously, the rare times we get trolls here, usually the dj bans them if there's no real coherent argument or the comment has nothing to do w/ the music or conversation. Ken is sometimes is a little ban-happy, but that's fine by me....
  2:13pm John from Florham park:

@Phillippe I think drinking and being on the accu is not a good combo
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:13pm Handy Haversack:

@Phillippe -- the perfect crime!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:14pm David (in London):

It wasn't me judge, I was drunk on the accu at the time.
  2:14pm choggie:

Howdy geezers!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:14pm Handy Haversack:

Er, I mean, what John very responsibly said. I'm sure I never drink and accu. The very thought!
Avatar 2:15pm Snoochienucci:

In a bar band/cover band, you know this is a constant go to!
  2:15pm John from Florham park:

@NGH I agree would rather Ken ban dust and ask questions later then let some assclown disrupt the accu
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:15pm doctorjazz:

Go Garth!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:15pm tim from champaign (now washington):

This is funky like Nutbush City Limits.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:15pm David (in London):

@handy - Is that a bottle of Wild Turkey in your haversack..?
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:16pm Handy Haversack:

It ... was.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:16pm Phillippe Bastille:

Everyone's computer and cell phone should have a breathalyzer that cuts off the keyboard once the legal limit is reached.
Avatar 2:16pm Snoochienucci:

@Handy Wild Turkey? ANNND you arent sharing???? lol
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:17pm mariano:

The Acu is an online oasis, can't think of anything really egregious that's happened while I've been signed on. I've certainly been wasted here many times, but I'm more of a good-time drunk than a political-rant, pick-a-fight drunk.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:19pm chris:

hi, Joe and folks. talk about drinking on the board, great drinking music in the set. damn work.

and i will admit i occasionally post quick little late-night/early-morning interjections (read, woot! and yeah!) when i'm, errr... elevated a bit.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:20pm Handy Haversack:

I have seen tempers get a little hotted up on the Techtonic board, I suppose. The temporally linear structure of the conversation makes it easier to ignore asshattery as long as it's not repeated.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:21pm Cmurtha:

I've gotten political ranty, though I like to imagine never in the "oh Christ no" kind of way. Have yet to get into a dreaded e-spat here.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:21pm Mr. Pumpy:

@David...oh...broad spectrum. I do anything from avant-garde to three chord punk to noise to well thought out prog. I guess the most produced pieces of those efforts fall into a guitar based rock type thing with a pretty open mind. I work with a partner most often, as in he and I do everything such as writing, performing, recording, mixing...everything but mastering as we don't have the knowhow for that...or the ear by the time we are that deep in the project. These days, on my own I am gearing up to move into a lot of electronic and modular synth type shit. I just meed to get some new pieces of gear and redo my space. You?
  2:21pm John from Florham park:

@Marino I never try to talk about politics here, it would just cause fights and I am sure there are trump fans who are on this because they dig the music, plus if it gets too heated Ken is gonna have to come down like a to of bricks on us, so I try avoid it, don’t know how it’s gonna be around election time
Avatar 2:22pm Dominick:

Saw The Band at a Schaefer concert in Central Park 1971
The at MSG with Dylan in 1974
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:22pm Mr. Pumpy:

@I've been drunk on the accu..maybe more oft than not! Well...not drunk per say...
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:24pm David (in London):

Everyone needs a sanctuary from the political maelstrom available everywhere, so I promised if drunk to only ever accu rant about 60s British Freakbeat. Or possibly Neolithic monuments. Or hamsters.
Avatar 2:24pm Hubig Pie:

I can neither confirm nor deny
that I have posted while high
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:24pm Mr. Pumpy:

@Phillippe, what is the acceptable BAC% for using social media and drinking?
  2:25pm vanya moscow:

I suddenly realized I very seldom hear WFMU DJs cough on air
  2:25pm John from Florham park:

@Ravud oh hell yes
  2:25pm John from Florham park:

I mean David sorry
Avatar 2:26pm holland oats:

love xetas
Avatar 2:26pm Hubig Pie:

But never knocked out loaded
Avatar 2:26pm coelacanth∅:

haha Mr.P -been drunk many times on the comment board! no apologies.
...but i did say something i regret on wake and bake once...not fighting or ranting, but
- even more stupid than my usual self.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:27pm David (in London):

@Mr Pumpy. Blimey, that's a fairly broad range of genres. But good for you. Gear now is so amazing in quality that you can achieve professional quality recording in your own home these days. It's a far cry from the Tascam 4-tracks of yesteryear. My stuff is at the 'experimental' or 'avant garde' end of the spectrum I guess. We put out an album last year which did pretty well (by the standards of such niche stuff). WFMU played it plenty, which of course was especially nice.
  2:28pm spodiodi:

ooh! Xetas
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:28pm Handy Haversack:

Yeah, I've dug everything I have heard from Xetas, esp. when they were excited to be played on FMU.

Unlike a lot of internet-talky-things, I figure there's also a decent chance of running into many ACCU folks at shows or volunteering at the station. So I may as well conceal some of my more execrable traits as long as possible!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:29pm Mr. Pumpy:

@mariano...no joke. Probably a result of my being four beers deep right now and in dire need of reading glasses, I thought you wrote "fuck-a-pig-drunk" Ha! That would have been a whole other conversation. That, however, is DRUNK! I mean I've seen some swine that are real lookers...and often charming to boot...but, you didn't type that. Gave me a chuckle though when I realized I was mistaken.
Avatar 2:29pm northguineahills:

@Mr. Pumpy: If being drunk on the accu is wrong, then I don't want to be right!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:30pm Mr. Pumpy:

Q: What type of total was it, sir? A: Stereo total.
Avatar 2:30pm northguineahills:

Love this (newish) Stereo Total!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:30pm chris:

coel, i'm with you there. have posted stupid things i have immediately regretted... i do try to keep my stupidity to myself, as much as possible.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:31pm David (in London):

'Drunk on the Accu' is going to be title of my new autobiography.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:31pm mariano:

Well, truth be told, I've always been that kind of drunk too, Mr. Pumpy... I am from the South after all ;)
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:32pm David (in London):

@ Joe B - Robert Palmer was the answer to last week's Almost Famous. Have you been on a RP jag recently?
  2:33pm choggie:

Yo Mariano, where ya from?
Avatar 2:33pm northguineahills:

If they appeared on a certain cereal box, and some sat on a bunch of said boxes, on a sound system w/ said band playing what would the total of the totaled Stereo Total stereo Stereo Total total be??
Avatar 2:34pm coelacanth∅:

and, "drunk on the accu" was Doug Schulkind's band's name in high school...
Avatar 2:34pm Joe B:

David, a little bit. regardign that, Palmer had some obscure band from circa 1966 but I figured it would be too deep being he had Vinegar Joe also
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:35pm Handy Haversack:

@ngh, ... 42?
  2:36pm John from Florham park:

@David in London love radio paradise plays a lot of fantastic stuff and they have a chat board too
Avatar 2:36pm coelacanth∅:

i do like that Joe B doesn't waste a lot of time dismissing assholes on the comment board. it may be me one day, but still...
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:38pm mariano:

New Orleans, choggie. Lived in Brooklyn for almost 20 years, but from NOLA and I've been back since 2017.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:38pm Phillippe Bastille:

@Mr Pumpy I think there needs to be a large publicly-funded study conducted. On the surface that may seem like a waste, but if we don't have to read any more apologetic tweets, apologetic Facebook posts, and news stories about apologetic tweets and Facebook posts, the overall mood of the nation will be elevated, leading to increased productivity, an improved tax base, and a bump in the overall economy.
Avatar 2:38pm northguineahills:

Sounds about right, Handy!
Avatar 2:38pm Chud:

Good lord this Rocket 808 is hot
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:38pm David (in London):

@Joe B - I always remember reading a comment from Elkie Brookes to the effect that if a gig had gone badly RP would be sat at the back of the van with a 'Nothing to do with me' look on his face. Great singer though, I've always loved him. He even managed to be great in the 80s, which was a colossal graveyard for many of his peers.
Avatar 2:39pm coelacanth∅:

some show hosts let it go on indefinitely. i think sometimes they're oblivious to the one person posting as 8 (ie) different people during 1 show -asking personal questions of people...or racists that are somehow not obviously racist to some folk...
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:39pm David (in London):

@John, I don't know Radio Paradise. I will have to check it out.
Avatar 2:39pm Chud:

I think pre-marathon WFMU is the best! So much gold!
  2:41pm choggie:

I have a good friend in Brooklyn I haven't seen for over 20 years, she's from here in Texas. Artist, sculptor, Paula Stamatis.....miss that gal, always sayin' I'll get to Brooklyn someday
Avatar 2:42pm northguineahills:

Time to go to work and listen to the rest of the show in the car in FL....
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:42pm Phillippe Bastille:

@coelecanth I can't recall you ever saying anything that you should regret. Of course, the only thing shorter than my attention span is my memory, so there's that
Avatar 2:43pm Joe B:

David - yeah have seen similar stuff. he was never shy about career climbing -- power station being the obvious example, bailing on them for the tour after they helped raise his profile. but i still will stand by some of his mega hits even if i grew tired of them back in the day. abd clues and the debut are still among my faves
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:44pm Carmichael:

This sounds kinda Caravan-ey.
Avatar 2:45pm coelacanth∅:

Phillippe, you big jerk, sober or drunk!
(...i've never witnessed you being a jerk -big or small)

anyway i'm glad you haven't witnessed it, but i have been a few times.
  2:47pm johnk77:

thanks @johnffp for the tip
on radio paradise
thanks @joeb
excellent work selecter
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:48pm Handy Haversack:

I always feel bad when ACCUing and drinking if I accidentally "fall asleep" and don't thank the DJ for the show. I owe Marty McSorley for an excellent program Sat. night. But we wanted to check out RuPaul on SNL, and that did us in quickly.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:48pm David (in London):

@Joe B - I think The Power Station stuff is still a high point of 80s chart music. I like it then, and still do. RP even managed to look good in a shiny 80s suit. Great show today, too. Thanks man.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:50pm David (in London):

Fellow Belockers. I've got to check out now and prepare dinner for my home-bound and hungry missus. Been a pleasure talking to you all today in a respectful (and only slightly drunken) way.
  2:50pm John from Florham park:

@johnk77 your welcome
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:51pm Mr. Pumpy:

As far as posting political stuff...I see it as a waste of time. I'm not going to change anyone's mind...and this medium leaves no room for nuance or anything. As someone posted earlier, this is an escape from that, and one of the few. I said it here before and I'll say it again. We need to stop hating on one another so much. Yup...I'm the peace and love guy! I'm pissed off about a lot, and think there are a lot of evil morons running around affecting our lives, but I don't think this is the place to discuss it because it will achieve nothing more than annoying some people and falsley vindicating others. I thin if anything, we can jive here and not worry about that trivial shite. Trivial in the sense that many of us are led to hate those that think differently from us. Back to the tunes...and peace...and love
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:51pm Handy Haversack:

Have a good one, @David! Thanks again for sharing that review.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:52pm Phillippe Bastille:

@coelacanth I guess we need to work on being more obvious
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:52pm Cmurtha:

Thanks for the show Joe!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:52pm Mr. Pumpy:

@David...what is the name of your musical endeavor? I'm leaning more towards the avant side lately. If you ever want to trade files and maybe come up with something together, let me know. I should be set up in a month or two. There is a move involved...but I can get going on the PC just the same.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:52pm Phillippe Bastille:

Thanks Joe
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:53pm mariano:

Take care, David!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:53pm Ken From Hyde Park:

@Mr. Pumpy - Your ideas are intriguing to me and I wish to subscribe to your newsletter. Also, thanks Joe!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:53pm Mr. Pumpy:

Awesome show, Joe!!!
Avatar 2:53pm Hubig Pie:

The IN & Out motel aint a bad place to stay
the rooms aint got no windows
you can sleep all day
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:54pm Handy Haversack:

Mr. Pumpy and Joe B for copresidents of New Jersey!

Thanks for yet another excellent show, Joe B! This Peter Case sounds great.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:54pm Mr. Pumpy:

David, I sent you my email address through the WFMU site. I think..at least
  2:54pm John from Florham park:

@mr pumpy me too with your newsletter
Avatar 2:54pm Joe B:

thanks everybody, appreciate it! see you next week
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:55pm Mr. Pumpy:

@Ken...ha!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:57pm mariano:

Thanks Joe, great show, great chatting with all of y'all!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:57pm Mr. Pumpy:

@John...I'll let you know when it's up and running. Funny shit...
Avatar 3:04pm coelacanth∅:

Thanks Joe!
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