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Every show starts with a cut from the ‘70s: Rediscovering the forgotten rockers, revisiting the once-hated disco beats, replaying the power-pop favorites. Next: copious amounts of new releases and occasional live bands. Also: I’m the biggest Nick Gilder fan on WFMU.

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Options February 11, 2008: WFMU's Grammy Roundup! -- just kidding, it's a regular show

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Artist Track Album Label Year Comments New Approx. start time
april wine  roller   Options first glance    1978       
the makes nice  take over   Options this time tomorrow  frenetic      *    
screw  banks of the river   Options 10"  shagrat    orig 1969  *    
santa esmerelda  don't let me be misunderstood   Options 7"  casablanca  1977       
oojami  u and me   Options boom shingaling  cia  2007       
cymande  the message   Options renegades of funk  newhouse      *    
better beatles  penny lane   Options mercy beat  hook or crook      *   0:22:18 ()
gama goochee himself  (you got) the gama goochee   Options va-great googa mooga  ace      *   0:24:52 ()
 
the touch-me-nots  brother theodore   Options chris owen said it, we believe it and that settles it  roach and squirrel      *   0:35:41 ()
hex dispensers  pile o' meat   Options split 7" with haunted george  hook or crook      *   0:37:38 ()
japanther  the riot / loco-motion   Options don't trust anyone over 30  wantage usa      *   0:39:57 ()
drop the lime  try harder   Options 12"  broklyn beats      *   0:43:19 ()
vivien goldman  launderette   Options va-disco not disco  strut      *   0:48:32 ()
 
cause co-motion  who's gonna care   Options who's gonna care 7" ep  can't cope!      *   0:58:23 ()
magnus moriarty tm  track 5   Options vs the center of the universe  self-released      *   1:04:59 ()
the teardrop explodes  poppies in the field   Options kilimanjaro  mercury  1980      1:13:18 ()
fallen leaves  wednesdays with you   Options it's too late now  parliament      *   1:18:27 ()
 
love is all  busy doing nothing   Options mixed up  what's your rupture      *   1:28:48 ()
the orchids  turn off the lights   Options s/t  mca  1980  produced by Kim Fowley
holy crap, they have a myspace page! And check out this cover:
The Orchids
 
  1:33:45 ()
agent side grinder  ricochetting memories   Options s/t  enfant terrible      *   1:36:10 ()
dan melchior und das menace  madame nhu   Options 7"  plastic idol    playing live this Saturday on the Cherry Blossom Clinic - tune in between 3pm and 6pm!  *   1:40:41 ()
 
the carnys  land of cotton candy   Options 9 new rides  pecan crazy      *   1:51:40 ()
999  wild sun   Options 12"  albion  1982  on yellow vinyl, bitches    1:53:56 ()
sonic sum  moth   Options films  definitive jux      *   1:59:10 ()
mahjongg  tell the police the truth   Options kontpab  k      *   2:03:11 ()
 
nothing people  army of ideal   Options 7"  hozac      *   2:17:04 ()
marine girls  lazy ways   Options va-pillows and prayers  cherry red      *   2:20:58 ()
gary davis  gee dee   Options chocolate star - the very best of  traffic      *   2:23:40 ()
ray gates  have you ever had the blues   Options va-get ready: uk floor fillers vol 3  psychic circle      *   2:28:37 ()
the godfathers  sun arise   Options hit by hit  link  1986      2:30:58 ()
what made milwaukee famous  blood, sweat and fears   Options what doesn't kill us  barsuk      *   2:34:44 ()
 
ruckus roboticus  when i grow up   Options playing with scratches  grease      *   2:43:59 ()
tommie roe  jack and jill   Options greatest hits          2:49:07 ()
donnie iris  ah! leah   Options back on the streets  mca  1980      2:51:31 ()
fancey  karma's out to get me   Options schmancey  what are      *   2:55:01 ()

Listener comments!

  Mon. 2/11/08 11:16pm slugluv1313:

LOVE this version of "Don't Let Me Be Misunderstood" (and thought it way cool that it is forever immortalized in the first "Kill Bill" movie!)
  Mon. 2/11/08 11:17pm slugluv1313:

ooooooo OOJAMI!!!!!!!!!!!!!

shimmy shimmy . . . KICK!
  Mon. 2/11/08 11:26pm jackie burkhardt:

evan-how was your weekend?? i hope it was groooooovy,,my weekendend was rockin cause i partied my azz off,,,btw u seen any great movies lately?? last movie i saw was MEET THE SPARTANS, that was 2 weeks ago,,,btw,,what ya like to do in your spare time?? i love to shop,,see you soon =)=)=)
  Mon. 2/11/08 11:43pm Jessica:

Did you see the NYT's real live roundup of ye olde dogge and ponye show, featuring The Cat [from Red Dwarf, aka Morris Day]? "The Time singer was so pleased with his shiny gold jacket and oversize sunglasses that he had a mirror brought out." Oh for shame. snark-irony = doing it wrong. (The bit has been excised from the article online. But it made me look. )
  Tue. 2/12/08 12:02am Pete:

EFD

For the Vivien Goldman song, I think Keith Levine was the guitar player on this track.
  Tue. 2/12/08 12:06am JM:

Not to be a buzzkill about an otherwise fine show, but I think you keep dropping the right channel (at least online). Makes oddly mixed music sound odder...
  Tue. 2/12/08 12:09am efd:

hi JM, i think it's a particular turntable although i only noticed it just now on the cause commotion song. i'll keep an eye on that, thanks for mentioning it.
  Tue. 2/12/08 12:13am KC:

These Are Powers need to get down to Philadelphia again! Tell them I'll clean out my basement if the'll play!
  Tue. 2/12/08 12:29am JM:

I said I didn't want to be buzz kill -- Let 'em rip on just the left channel! Someone else will fix it later, right (no pun intended)? I'm already over it.
BTW: I'm in Seattle doing taxes, I'll be with you till the end.
  Tue. 2/12/08 12:33am efd:

thanks JM... if i could put it in mono then maybe i'd do that, but i actually think it sounds too weird to just have it in one channel. don't worry, if anything it's the turntable that's killing (or giving birth to) the buzz, not you.
KC - good to hear from you!
  Tue. 2/12/08 12:47am Jessica:

Over the three day openning, 111 theaters each had 29 people pay to see that bit of cinema. Go figure.

I heart that new Dan Melchior single.
  Tue. 2/12/08 12:57am efd:

and I guess none of those 3,219 people are listening right now.
  Tue. 2/12/08 1:29am Ike:

Wasn't it more like 2,400,000 people? If we're talking about the same pile of crud. And no, none of them are listening.
  Tue. 2/12/08 1:29am JM:

The purple orchid is cute. I'm gonna write her a note during study hall. I think the black/pink/blond girl has to go to the bathroom.
Kudos for Sonic Sum.
  Tue. 2/12/08 1:32am Jessica:

$76 per location on opening day, per box office reports.
  Tue. 2/12/08 1:33am Jessica:

[...and a half-box of kleenex™.]
  Tue. 2/12/08 1:34am efd:

i wonder if that means i could have paid a theater $77 *not* to show it...?
  Tue. 2/12/08 1:36am KC:

Always,always! Japanther's been down here recently...Heard it was an epic show. I must say that I miss the NYC area,but only a little! Thanks for playin 'em!
  Tue. 2/12/08 1:41am COBRA:

this blood sweat and tears joint was hot
  Tue. 2/12/08 1:55am Jessica:

Where are my roller skates?! Quick!
  Tue. 2/12/08 8:38pm freshie:

That Orchids LP cover is HOT! Look at those jumpsuits!
I am going to myspace friend them right now.
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