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August 18, 2012 Options
SONNY & THE SUNSETS Live!
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Options The Cherry Blossom Clinic with hostess Terre T

On WFMU | 91.1, 90.1, 91.9 FM & wfmu.org
WFMU LIVE Audio Streams (Get help):   Pop-up  |  128k MP3  |  32k MP3  |  24k Real  |  24k Windows
Note: The music bed between sets is the william orbit remix of pierre henry's "psyche rock" taken from the 1997 album metamorphose -- messe pour le temps present featuring the music of pierre henry and michel colombier (FFRR/polygram 4562942).

The last column may have tons or NO info depending on how reliable my notes are. (I write up the set list as I play it)
Artist Title Album, Label, Format, Year, Notes (NR = New Release) Approx. start time
THE MOVE  Cherry Blossom Clinic Revisited   Options Shazam!. 0:00:00 )  
JOEL RL PHELPS  Cherry Blossom Hours   Options Joel RL Phelps' website, Facebook and Soundcloud. 0:07:22 )  
AQUA NEBULA OSCILLATOR  Final Solution   Options Third. Tee Pee. CD. -NR 0:08:33 )  
WHITE FENCE  Swagger Vets and Double Moon   Options Family Perfume Vol. 1 & 2. Woodsist. CD. -NR 0:13:18 )  
ROTOMAGUS  Little Green Man   Options The Sky Turns Red: Complete Anthology. Lion Productions. CD. Reissue of early 70s recordings -NR 0:15:46 )  
HOT LUNCH  Killer Smile   Options Killer Smile 7". Who Can You Trust. 7". -NR 0:21:22 )  
METZ  Slap Dat   Options Metz. Ossining. LP. Reissue of 1974 LP -NR 0:24:47 )  
NERVEBREAKERS  Why Am I So Flipped?   Options Hijiack the Radio. Get Hip. CD. Late 70s recordings -NR 0:28:59 )  
FLESH LIGHTS  Mr. Resistibe   Options Muscle Pop. Twistworthy. CD. -NR 0:32:37 )  
DESCENDENTS  Suburban Home   Options Milo Goes To College. New Alliance. LP. (1982) Dedicated to soon-to-be suburban homeowner, Nate the K 0:34:56 )  
COZY  Cola Shock Kids   Options Cola Shock Kids 7". HoZac. 7". -NR 0:36:50 )  
THE NAMES  It's a Miracle   Options (v/a) Buttons: From Champaign to Chicago. Numero Group. CD. Comp of Illinois power pop from the mid 70s to mid 80s -NR 0:39:20 )  
CHEAP TRICK  Dream Police   Options Dream Police. CBS. LP. (1979) 0:42:16 )  
AUDACITY  Garza Girls   Options Mellow Cruisers. Burger. CD. -NR 0:45:58 )  
LAME DRIVERS  Minimize   Options Lame Drivers / Woolen Men Summer 2012 Tour Tape. no label. Cassette. -NR 0:48:54 )  
PAPER LACE  So What If I Am?   Options So What If I Am? 7". Mercury. 45. (1975) 0:51:34 )  
MICHAEL LYNCH  Candyrocker   Options Five Assorted Flavors. Nanker. CD. -NR 0:54:52 )  
 
THE KARL HENDRICKS TRIO  The Adult Section   Options The Adult Section. Comedy Minus One. CD. -NR 1:11:24 )  
SPIDER BAGS  Friday Night   Options Shake My Head. Odessa. CD. Appearing live on the Cherry Blossom Clinic, September 22nd with Golden Boys! -NR 1:14:47 )  
GOLDEN BOYS  Older Than You   Options Dirty Fingernails. 12XU. LP. Appearing live on the Cherry Blossom Clinic, September 22nd with Spider Bags! -NR 1:17:11 )  
THE BAD LOVERS  Actin' Strange   Options Night Life. Burger City. LP. -NR 1:20:33 )  
HEAVY CREAM  Prison Shanks   Options Super Treatment. Infinity Cat Recordings. CD. -NR 1:22:47 )  
XYX  Sobrenada   Options Teatro Negro. Monofonus Press. LP. -NR 1:24:56 )  
 
ESTROGEN HIGHS  The Mild Delusion   Options Cycles EP. Safety Meeting. 12". Playing Friday, August 24th at Brooklyn Fireproof (119 Ingraham St, Brooklyn, NY) -NR 1:36:53 )  
THE CREATURES OF THE GOLDEN DAWN  Clown with the Broken Frown   Options Dark Was the Night, Cold Was the Ground. Dionysus. LP. Collection fo late 80s/early 90s material -NR 1:40:08 )  
KYRA  Organic Footprints   Options Here I Am, I Always Am. Vinyl Japan. CD. (1998) 1:42:32 )  
RICHARD HELL & THE VOIDOIDS  The Kid With the Replaceable Head   Options Destiny Street. Red Star. LP. (1982) 1:43:56 )  
GARDENS  Teachers   Options Gardens. Alive. CD. (2011) 1:46:56 )  
THE HIVES  Go Right Ahead   Options Lex Hives. The Hives Broadcasting Service. CD. -NR 1:49:01 )  
THE MARKED MEN  On   Options On 7". 540. 7". Released 2010 but new to WFMU -NR 1:51:58 )  
DIKES OF HOLLAND  Rotten Taste   Options Braindead USA. Screamers. LP. Playing Friday, August 24th at Cake Shop (152 Ludlow, New York, NY) -NR 1:53:40 )  
 
SONNY AND THE SUNSETS Live on The Cherry Blossom Clinic on WFMU!

Sonny Smith - guitar, vocals
Ryan Brown - bass
Tahila Harbour - vocals, percussion
Georgie LabBelle - drums
Herman Flywheel - guitar

Session Engineer: Dave Amels

Band website: sonnysmith.com.
Like Sonny and the Sunsets on Facebook
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Listen to Sonny and the Sunsets on Bandcamp
Watch Sonny and the Sunsets videos on YouTube

Sonny and the Sunsets' latest album Longtime Companion is available now on LP, CD and MP3 Polyvinyl Records.

Also available:
One Act Plays LP (Secret Seven)
Hit After Hit LP/CD (Polyvinyl)
Sonny Smith's 100 Records Vol 2: I Miss the Jams CD (Turn Up)
Sonny and the Sandwitches 7" EP (Empty Cellar)
Tomorrow Is Alright CD (Fat Possum)
The Hypnotist 7" EP (Future Stress)
"Broom & Dustpan" b/w "E.S.P." 7" (Home Skillet)

See SONNY AND THE SUNSETS live TONIGHT at Glasslands Gallery (298 Kent Ave, Brooklyn, NY) with Magic Trick!
 
SONNY AND THE SUNSETS  I See the Void   Options Live on the Cherry Blossom Clinic on WFMU.
2:02:00 )  
SONNY AND THE SUNSETS  Heart of Sadness   Options Live on the Cherry Blossom Clinic on WFMU. 2:04:23 )  
SONNY AND THE SUNSETS  Bad Vibes   Options Live on the Cherry Blossom Clinic on WFMU.
2:07:00 )  
SONNY AND THE SUNSETS  Sea of Darkness   Options Live on the Cherry Blossom Clinic on WFMU. 2:10:42 )  
SONNY AND THE SUNSETS  My Mind Messed Up   Options Live on the Cherry Blossom Clinic on WFMU.
2:16:21 )  
SONNY AND THE SUNSETS  Dried Blood   Options Live on the Cherry Blossom Clinic on WFMU. 2:20:38 )  
SONNY AND THE SUNSETS  Palm Reader   Options Live on the Cherry Blossom Clinic on WFMU.
2:23:37 )  
SONNY AND THE SUNSETS  Chat w/ Terre   Options Live on the Cherry Blossom Clinic on WFMU. 2:26:43 )  
 
THE INTELLIGENCE WITH KELLEY STOLTZ  (They Found Me in the Back of) the Galaxy   Options (They Found Me In the Back of) The Galaxy 7". In The Red. 7". -NR 2:38:59 )  
WHITE WIRES  I'll Give You Everything   Options III. Dirtnap. CD. Appearing live on the Cherry Blossom Clinic, September 8th! -NR 2:41:47 )  
THE MESS AROUND  Shake It on Down   Options Boner Time!. Drug Front. CD. -NR 2:43:46 )  
MOSS ICON  Mirror   Options Complete Discography. Temporary Residence Ltd. CD box set. Late 80s/Earl90s recordings -NR 2:46:39 )  
CALL OF THE WILD  The Call   Options The Call 7". Jack Shack. 7". Limited to 300 copies -NR 2:49:08 )  
SUPERCHUNK  This Summer   Options This Summer 7". Merge. 7". -NR 2:51:37 )  
 

Listener comments!

  Sat. 8/18/12 3:18pm Jay/ London:

just checking in From London
  Sat. 8/18/12 3:20pm Michael and birgit:

From the heat in cologne...we`re ready...
  Sat. 8/18/12 3:26pm Chris:

Hi Terre! More European love here...Chris in Preston, England. Loved Royal Headache last week, excited for Sonny & the Sunsets this week!
  Sat. 8/18/12 3:40pm SmallyBiggs:

Hey, does anyone know where I can purchase a Slap N The Cats album, by the name of Accelerator?
  Sat. 8/18/12 3:46pm Droll:

Cool -- A two-fer from The Names! Oh, nope, it's that other band that sounds just like them. They're cool, too.
  Sat. 8/18/12 3:46pm Bun E. Carlos:

I got my night stick!
  Sat. 8/18/12 3:51pm On the Yazoo:

It's a rainy day in Mississippi..

and Robert Plant and the sensational Space Shifters were good last weekend in Clarksdale, at the Sunflower River Blues Fest.
  Sat. 8/18/12 4:06pm Listener Jumpy in Brooklyn:

The Names--THAT WAS A CHEAP TRICK!
  Sat. 8/18/12 4:14pm Mark Watkins:

A bit late joining you, but join you I have Terre!
  Sat. 8/18/12 4:15pm Ignore Function:

ROCK
  Sat. 8/18/12 4:21pm Chris:

Yay! Golden Boys...bought that records after hearing it on this very show
  Sat. 8/18/12 4:30pm Listener Jumpy in Brooklyn:

what is up with the constant service interruption online?
Avatar Sat. 8/18/12 4:40pm AP Paulie B:

What's the problem, Jumpy? Is anyone else experiencing issues?
  Sat. 8/18/12 4:48pm chad from oregon (2012 Portland remaster)):

Hello from the Beaver State! Such a great show, as always!
  Sat. 8/18/12 4:48pm On the Yazoo:

I had some dropouts earlier. I switched to the 32k stream.
  Sat. 8/18/12 4:50pm Listener Jumpy in Brooklyn:

Thanks, Paulie. Helps if I keep the rectangular box open.
  Sat. 8/18/12 4:52pm DG:

Um, has Jeff Lynne heard this Hives song?
  Sat. 8/18/12 4:57pm jeff in puna hawaii:

Dg my thoughts exactly
  Sat. 8/18/12 4:57pm Doug Werewolf:

No issues other than the heat in Namur, Belgium.
  Sat. 8/18/12 5:19pm SmallyBiggs:

I need that Slap N The Cats album :(
Avatar Sat. 8/18/12 5:22pm rEPO mAN:

sONNY AND THE sUNSETS-GOOD STUFF
  Sat. 8/18/12 5:22pm Wendy Fornatale:

Love Sonny and the Sunsets! And I had the honor of loaning them an amp for last summer's Glasslands show.
Avatar Sat. 8/18/12 5:23pm Nic Cage Match:

Lovin' this sunny day set from Sonny and the Sunsets!
  Sat. 8/18/12 5:30pm jeff:

what is next after brooklyn? any other NE dates???
Avatar Sat. 8/18/12 5:39pm AP Paulie B:

I'm afraid not, Jeff! End of the tour!
Avatar Sat. 8/18/12 5:51pm DJ Terre:

Thanks for chiming in everybody...All Those Europeans ...and Brooklyneans! Thx Sonny & the Sunsets! See in u in 2weeks & thx for listening!!
  Sat. 8/18/12 5:55pm Ignore Function:

Great live set, great show.
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