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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 December 8, 2010: THE SIGHTS live set!

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Detroit's Sights return for their fifth appearance on WFMU, following the release of their great new album Most of What Follows Is True (Alive). Frontman Eddie Baranek says he's trying to marry the two worlds of the Oblivians and the Beatles, and the result is powerful songs with hooks and harmonies aplenty. Listen now, or forever hold your peace!

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Artist Track Album Label Year Comments New Approx. start time
terry brooks & strange  disco queen   Options 7"  high frequency  1978      0:00:00 ()
johnny "guitar" watson & larry williams  a quitter never wins   Options best of the okeh years  collectibles        0:03:33 ()
diplomats of solid sound  i can't wait for your love   Options what goes around comes around  pravda      *   0:06:05 ()
rockpile  teacher teacher   Options seconds of pleasure  columbia  1980      0:10:12 ()
dwight twilley  you were always there   Options green blimp  burger      *   0:12:47 ()
dwight twilley band  twilley don't mind   Options twilley don't mind  arista  1977  two-fer Wednesdsay!    0:16:41 ()
the volebeats  the city that's always asleep   Options s/t  rainbow quartz      *   0:19:28 ()
the attack  mr. pinnodmy's dilemma   Options complete recordings 1967-68  acme/lion  2005      0:21:43 ()
kozmon  yoko and john   Options 7'  purasphere  1985  it was pretty much either play it tonight or don't play it at all. what?    0:26:03 ()
 
Music behind DJ:
 
        efd theme song by Adam Warrock    0:29:23 ()
 
live set from THE SIGHTS
engineered by Diane Kamikaze

Eddie Baranek: guitar, vocals, pill bottle
Dave Lawson: bass, vocals
Gordon Smith: guitar, keyboards, vocals
Skip Denomme: drums

Pick up their new album
Most Of What Follows Is True, out now on Alive records!

Info on tour dates and upcoming releases is on their web site. They're also on Facebook and Twitter
the sights  my heart will always belong to you   Options live on WFMU          0:37:47 ()
the sights  back to you   Options live on WFMU          0:39:49 ()
the sights  not as pretty   Options live on WFMU      a WFMU exclusive!    0:43:46 ()
the sights  tick talk lies   Options live on WFMU          0:46:42 ()
the sights  maria   Options live on WFMU          0:50:17 ()
the sights  could not call it love   Options live on WFMU      another WFMU exclusive!    0:52:55 ()
the sights  how do you sleep   Options live on WFMU          0:56:20 ()
the sights  chat with efd   Options live on WFMU          0:58:43 ()
 
conspiracy of owls  raving mad   Options s/t  burger      *   1:09:04 ()
sugar loaf  rollin' hills   Options spaceship earth  liberty  1970  we're going to have a chat about this song after the set.    1:14:46 ()
big troubles  boomerang   Options worry  olde english spelling bee      *   1:18:19 ()
boston spaceships  in the bathroom (up 1/2 the night)   Options our cubehouse still rocks  guided by voices inc      *   1:20:41 ()
blank dogs  northern islands   Options land and fixed  captured tracks      *   1:23:46 ()
 
kelley stoltz  i like, i like   Options to dreamers  sub pop      *   1:33:17 ()
die die die  shine through   Options form  flying nun      *   1:36:52 ()
the danks  what's the rush   Options are you afraid of the danks    2010      1:40:46 ()
the like  square one   Options release me  downtown/geffen      *   1:44:00 ()
asteroid #4  apple street   Options apple street ep  aip  1999      1:46:14 ()
 
crocodiles  billy speed   Options sleep forever  fat possum      *   1:56:19 ()
so cow  random girls   Options meaninglesss friendly  tic tac totally    playing live on the Cherry Blossom Clinic this coming Saturday, 3-6pm!  *   1:59:32 ()
woggles  flash flood   Options the zontar sessions  estrus  1994      2:02:58 ()
woggles  hi hi pretty girl   Options the zontar sessions  estrus  1994      2:04:29 ()
lilac  endless sleep   Options s/t  no label      *   2:06:30 ()
 
lords of falconry  marisol   Options s/t  holy mountain      *   2:18:41 ()
ri-ra  put a wobble in yer cerebellum   Options horses work for donkeys wages: the ri session  madd axxe      *   2:24:07 ()
adam warrock  absolute truth   Options the war for infinity  silver age      *   2:27:04 ()
tropical sleep  (hadita) girl with a diamond tooth   Options 7"  trouble in mind      *   2:31:14 ()
electric light orchestra  do ya   Options a new world record  ua  1976      2:33:32 ()
 
super wild horses  enigma (you say go)   Options 7"  hozac      *   2:43:55 ()
greenhornes  underestimator   Options ****  thirdman      *   2:45:21 ()
monster magnet  hallucination bomb   Options mastermind  napalm      *   2:47:56 ()
jet black berries  they walk among you   Options post modern ghosts  bug digital    speaking of bands covering themselves... the old New Math (mostly) covering a New Math song.  *   2:53:22 ()
hank iv  2x quit   Options iii  siltbreeze      *   2:56:52 ()
 

Listener comments!

  Wed. 12/8/10 9:12pm cheri:

i'm back evan!!!!! happy hoildays,,,keep on rockin!!! i'll see you later
  Wed. 12/8/10 9:14pm efd:

and here I thought the whole show was going to go by with no comments. Welcome back, Cheri.
  Wed. 12/8/10 9:26pm Kat:

OMG this is even worse than @andyzax led me to expect!!!!
  Wed. 12/8/10 9:27pm Paolo:

Hey Even, haven't commented in a while. Hope all is well. Wish I could listen to the rest but I have to go study :(

Have a great show, I'll be tuning into the archive
  Wed. 12/8/10 9:34pm Danne D:

I'm a sucker for anything with a casio backbeat - loved the Yoko and John song :D

Hi EFD :) Hi Funk Fans :) Hi Cheri!!! :)

will be back after I work out my flabby self.
  Wed. 12/8/10 9:35pm cheri:

danne,,,happy holidays
  Wed. 12/8/10 9:37pm cheri:

evan & danne,,it's sooo great to be back once again,, i love you both!!!
  Wed. 12/8/10 9:38pm paco:

oh yeah!
  Wed. 12/8/10 9:40pm efd:

What up, paco?

Hey Danne, it's true, that casio can be a siren song at times.

Hi Paolo, nice to hear from you again. Good luck with your studies.
  Wed. 12/8/10 9:43pm ?:

man these guys are kinda like the blasters fronted by greg cartwright except greg stopped smoking and only drank green tea.

also are they english or am I just realllllllly tired
  Wed. 12/8/10 9:45pm efd:

you're just reallllly tired, Joe. Long day in the parking lot.
  Wed. 12/8/10 9:45pm cheri:

evan,,,as xmas aproches could you play some 70s holiday tunes for me,,,ddc,, after this live set? thnx evan
  Wed. 12/8/10 9:48pm efd:

all holiday tunes will be played during my Xmas/Holiday show in (gulp) two weeks. NO SOONER!
  Wed. 12/8/10 9:49pm Joe:

oh man I forgot to put my name in. that's pretty great. as is this song. good booking
  Wed. 12/8/10 9:55pm Joe:

1st. - not the Blasters. that makes no sense

2nd - wow this COOKS
  Wed. 12/8/10 10:05pm Garrett:

Plugs for Lightning Love and Prussia! Both are fun live acts.
  Wed. 12/8/10 10:06pm cheri:

pardon my french evan,,,but that was a bitchen live set,, also ddc is lookin forward to the xmas show!!
  Wed. 12/8/10 10:09pm cheri:

god bless john lennon
  Wed. 12/8/10 10:12pm efd:

We're going to have a chat about this Sugar Loaf song after the set.
  Wed. 12/8/10 10:13pm efd:

Glad you enjoyed The Sights, Cheri.

Garrett, I'm curious to hear those bands now!
  Wed. 12/8/10 10:19pm randy in NC:

efd- An interesting show here tomorrow and Friday... http://bigstarthird.com/about
  Wed. 12/8/10 10:27pm Kat:

Green Eyed Lady!
  Wed. 12/8/10 10:29pm wikipedia:

Sugarloaf was originally known as Chocolate Hair.
  Wed. 12/8/10 10:37pm efd:

smart move on the name change, I dare say.
  Wed. 12/8/10 10:38pm Kat:

no kidding. ew.
  Wed. 12/8/10 10:46pm john:

Hey Evan!
The Asteroid #4--so awesome you forget they're from Philadelphia.
  Wed. 12/8/10 10:47pm Joe:

*thumbs up* on that set, yessir.
  Wed. 12/8/10 11:01pm AZ:

Evan!
Listened to the the first set on my iPhone while walking home (the modern equivalent of walking down the street with my transistor radio when I was 7 years old.) The rest of show is sounding fantastic now that I'm back home and you're no longer playing Kozmon.
  Wed. 12/8/10 11:04pm efd:

haha, AZ! Thanks for checking in, and thanks (sincerely) for Kozmon.
  Wed. 12/8/10 11:09pm cheri:

danne?? are you here??
  Wed. 12/8/10 11:21pm Danne D:

will be listening to the rest on the phone :)
looking forward to catching the bit I missed on the archives :)
I can't reply so I'll just wish you alll a good night :) thanks for a great show Evan :) see you around the comments boards cheri!
  Wed. 12/8/10 11:22pm cheri:

well evan this ddc has got to split out ..thnx very much for your company. also i loved your show as always!! danne love you
  Wed. 12/8/10 11:28pm cheri:

evan--please give a little shout out to danne on the air for ddc.. i would be real greatful if you did,, ty again efd,,,
  Wed. 12/8/10 11:33pm Joe:

oh, there's no emoticon for how good this song is
  Wed. 12/8/10 11:33pm Danne D:

yay ELO from EFD

(can still post - just can't see any replies or posts past page one)
  Wed. 12/8/10 11:35pm BFJ:

hi Evan Funk Davies - this is Billy Funk Jam tuned in and loving the music.....especially the guitar riffs and those infectious power pop selections of yours. ...>>>Hey Evan I heard there's some extra helium and balloons lying around. Any chance of you taking an impromptu WFMU midnight Jersey City Balloon Ride from out the back?
  Wed. 12/8/10 11:44pm efd:

ha! I don't think so, Billy! I'm happy to stay firmly on the ground (not to mention indoors!)

Great to have you listening, thanks for checking in!
  Wed. 12/8/10 11:44pm Joe:

c'mon Evan, all Billy wants is to get you a little high
  Wed. 12/8/10 11:46pm efd:

I feel like I'm back on Monday nights when Stan used to be on after me!
  Wed. 12/8/10 11:46pm BFJ:

@Joe - exactly -:) just a little higher...higher
  Wed. 12/8/10 11:46pm Aharon:

Outstanding show, from beginning to (almost) end.
  Wed. 12/8/10 11:46pm cheri:

evan thnx for everything---happy holidays,,this is ddc signing off,,,g'nite
  Wed. 12/8/10 11:46pm THC:

i usually lurk
  Wed. 12/8/10 11:49pm Joe:

-that- must've been an interesting coversation every week.

and after today, I should not be making "high" puns, because man, I heard enough to last me the rest of my life.

also tonights show was great, kudos
  Wed. 12/8/10 11:53pm efd:

it was pretty muc h the *same* conversation every week. :)

Glad you liked the show, thanks as always for listening and commenting!
  Wed. 12/8/10 11:53pm efd:

oh hey Aharon, I almost missed you up there. Thanks! And happy fin de Hanukkah.
  Wed. 12/8/10 11:57pm Holly in NC:

Better to tune inreally late than never! I played the crap out of the New Math original back in the day ... and still love it. I heard the basic backbone of this song from 3 rooms away and came a'runnin ... :-) New Hank IV also rocks.
  Wed. 12/8/10 11:58pm Madi H:

Another stellar show I will listen to more than once.
I'm all exhausted from the balloon hysteria.
  Thu. 12/9/10 12:00am QSP:

Thanks Evan.
  Thu. 12/9/10 12:00am Mark:

Great show! Had just played The Move's "Do Ya" for my 12 year old daughter yesterday. She an E.L.O. fan like her old man.
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