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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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Artist Track Album Label Year Comments New Approx. start time
the a's  5 minutes in a hero's life   Options s/t  arista  1979      0:00:00 ()
tom petty & the heartbreakers  listen to her heart   Options you're gonna get it!  shelter  1978      0:03:02 ()
liverpool echo  another night alone   Options s/t  sing sing    vinyl reissue, orig 1973  *   0:06:02 ()
jacco gardner  notus   Options 7"  trouble in mind      *   0:08:07 ()
you  can you tell me where i am   Options laserscape  bureau b    CD reissue, orig 1986  *   0:11:33 ()
carol williams  can't get away (from your love)   Options va-the get down boogie sound  bgp  2013      0:16:47 ()
la luz  call me in the day   Options it's alive  hardly art      *   0:23:06 ()
 
the fleshtones  it is as it was   Options wheel of talent  yep roc      *   0:36:33 ()
the split squad  tinker tailor   Options now hear this...  self-released    back-to-back Keith Streng action!  *   0:39:05 ()
liquor store  pile of dirt   Options in the garden  almost ready      *   0:42:01 ()
zz top  jesus just left chicago   Options tres hombres  warner bros  1973      0:48:42 ()
the onions  ufo's + lsd   Options s/t  self-released      *   0:52:07 ()
 
chastity belt  happiness   Options no regerts  help yourself      *   1:02:54 ()
randy & the radiants  my way of thinking   Options va-alice in wonderland and other rainy day girls  charly      *   1:06:02 ()
dump  slow down   Options i can hear music  morr music        1:08:09 ()
nanaki  regretfully, i must decline your invitation   Options afterlight  small bear    From the Isle Of Man! Name your price and get it from Bandcamp  *   1:11:19 ()
the london dirthole company  monkey man   Options the sounding alley tapes  phono erotic      *   1:16:32 ()
 
student teachers  past tense   Options invitation to... the student teachers 1978-1980  nacional      *   1:28:25 ()
jeffrey novak  lemon kid   Options lemon kid  trouble in mind      *   1:31:45 ()
s.h.a.k.e.  invasion of the gamma men   Options 7"  sire  1980      1:35:19 ()
xray pop  petit animal   Options ding dong songs  finders keepers    CD collection; orig mid/late '80s  *   1:38:57 ()
the limiñanas  la meloncolie   Options costa blanca  trouble in mind      *   1:41:39 ()
 
bad sports  rockin' the noose   Options bras  dirtnap      *   1:49:04 ()
the sensibles  pictures in my head   Options a bunch of animals  rijapov      *   1:51:51 ()
electric six  improper dancing   Options fire  xl  2003      1:54:36 ()
sharon jones & the dap-kings  stranger to my happiness   Options give the people what they want  daptone    check out the video directed by Puloma Basu and WFMU's own Hatch!  *   1:58:01 ()
 
lee ranaldo & the dust  the rising tide   Options last night on earth  matador      *   2:11:19 ()
wooden shjips  back to land   Options back to land  thrill jockey      *   2:20:28 ()
gap dream  sister ray   Options va-white light/white heat  burger    Burger Records tribute to Velvet Underground; hear it on Soundcloud.  *   2:25:55 ()
harry harrison  the "in" sound intro   Options the "in" sound  us army  1966      2:41:30 ()
the new vaudeville band  winchester cathedral   Options the "in" sound  us army  1966      2:43:34 ()
the new vaudeville band  interview with harry harrison   Options the "in" sound  us army  1966      2:45:50 ()
harry harrison  the "in" sound outro   Options the "in" sound  us army  1966      2:47:01 ()
 
the ding-dongs  knock yourself out   Options rang tang ding dong  norton      *   2:50:59 ()
the teen queens  you good boy, you get cookie   Options va-one liners 4: ichiban stream 2013 premium  no label        2:53:08 ()
nobunny  rotten sweet tooth   Options secret songs: reflections from the ear mirror  goner      *   2:55:10 ()
 

Listener comments!

Avatar Wed. 1/15/14 9:04pm Callieflower:

Hii, everyone. I'm glad Evan eventually found the right key
Avatar Wed. 1/15/14 9:04pm Holly in NC:

Hi efd! (and fellow deserters from Gary's show.. RRN63 I'm looking at you ;-))
Avatar Wed. 1/15/14 9:06pm Loretta:

Good evening all!
Avatar Wed. 1/15/14 9:06pm Holly in NC:

And hi Callieflower, your cat is beautiful.
Avatar    Wed. 1/15/14 9:06pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

- more like I didn't even catch it - my loss !
- Okay - one of the better Petty tracks...
Avatar Wed. 1/15/14 9:06pm fleep:

I am not a deserter. I have the attention span of a mayfly.
Avatar Wed. 1/15/14 9:07pm Holly in NC:

And Loretta, with your gorgeous beast...but nothing against rabbits & dolphins, of course!
Avatar Wed. 1/15/14 9:07pm Callieflower:

Aw, ty Holly. So's yours!
Avatar    Wed. 1/15/14 9:08pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

- yeah - really like that kittyface Callieflower...been meaning to say...
Avatar Wed. 1/15/14 9:09pm Holly in NC:

New Jacco? Happy me.
Avatar Wed. 1/15/14 9:10pm Callieflower:

:) And she's currently asleep in a warm little kitty igloo that I bought for her today. It's an even cuter face while sleeping!
Avatar    Wed. 1/15/14 9:10pm Santos L Halper:

@fleepI bet a mayfly is more focused on that one day of life than i've ever been. Can't say i blame 'em. Don't have to remind them to carpe diem
Avatar    Wed. 1/15/14 9:11pm Mike East:

nice, made it in time for jacco gardner. I was just wondering the other day when he was going to come out with something new. sounds great.
Avatar    Wed. 1/15/14 9:12pm steve:

hey all. wow, that instrumental was super duper
  Wed. 1/15/14 9:13pm Trouble In Mind:

The Jacco single's been out since September ya'll! Still available at the TiM site!
Avatar Wed. 1/15/14 9:13pm Holly in NC:

Clicky star You, as well.
Hi Steve!
Avatar    Wed. 1/15/14 9:13pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

- is Jacco self-produced ?
Avatar    Wed. 1/15/14 9:14pm Mike East:

but when's he coming out with something new, Trouble In Mind? I'm talking full length!
Avatar    Wed. 1/15/14 9:15pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

...it is seriously an alley full of cats here...
Avatar Wed. 1/15/14 9:16pm BadGuyZero:

Hiya!
Avatar Wed. 1/15/14 9:18pm Holly in NC:

@Trouble in Mind, whoops! I am so behind in reading distro & store updates, not to mention laxness in keeping up w. twitter, mea culpa.
  Wed. 1/15/14 9:18pm Trouble In Mind:

yep RevRabbit, Jacco is self-produced & Mike East, he just got off a pretty brutal tour schedule so I think he's hunkering down now & writing...
  Wed. 1/15/14 9:18pm Trouble In Mind:

WHEN it will be out is another story...
Avatar Wed. 1/15/14 9:19pm efd:

The Evan "Funk" Davies show, providing YOU THE LISTENER with a direct line to today's hottest label heads!
Avatar    Wed. 1/15/14 9:20pm Mike East:

looking forward to it, whenever it happens.
Avatar Wed. 1/15/14 9:20pm Stevel:

Yea Trouble in Mind!

Good evening. Time for the dirty-kitchen dance party. Oh yeah, baby.
Avatar    Wed. 1/15/14 9:21pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

- indeed! Thx ! ...it seems that people who get a really distinctive sound often are self-produced...
Avatar Wed. 1/15/14 9:21pm Callieflower:

Wow, it's like I'm at a business meeting while in my pajamas! It's a dream come true! :)
Avatar Wed. 1/15/14 9:27pm Holly in NC:

This La Luz song is my fave on the lp, by far. The mood reminds of me of "Dreams Come True" by Cass McCombs/Karen Black from a few years ago, had a cool video treatment.
Avatar    Wed. 1/15/14 9:32pm Mike East:

jokes like that are why I tune in, Evan.
Avatar Wed. 1/15/14 9:33pm Callieflower:

I said out loud, "Oh no, Evan," after that joke. Thank you for immediately berating yourself for it
Avatar    Wed. 1/15/14 9:36pm Mike East:

I'm not really a cat person, though I did marry a tiger.
Avatar    Wed. 1/15/14 9:37pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

@MikeE: - you're Dog & Tiger you mean?
Avatar Wed. 1/15/14 9:38pm nanantatee:

First saw the Fleshtones in the twentyaughties... loved it so much my friend and I drove an hour to see them again the next night!
Avatar Wed. 1/15/14 9:39pm nanantatee:

Sometimes you have to be ok doing things with very little notus
Avatar Wed. 1/15/14 9:39pm ! I X Key !:

!
Avatar    Wed. 1/15/14 9:39pm Mike East:

that's right, Rabbit. and a rooster and a dragon
Avatar    Wed. 1/15/14 9:40pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

Mike: - the kids ?
Avatar    Wed. 1/15/14 9:41pm Mike East:

yes
Avatar    Wed. 1/15/14 9:41pm Uncle Michael:

I saw one of the Fleshtones' on-stage break ups.
Avatar    Wed. 1/15/14 9:43pm Uncle Michael:

I'm in love with Pile Of Dirt.
Avatar Wed. 1/15/14 9:46pm efd:

I've been meaning to play it for weeks now! So mad it's taken this long.
Avatar Wed. 1/15/14 9:47pm Loretta:

Pile of Dirt rocks!
Avatar    Wed. 1/15/14 9:48pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

- yar.
Avatar Wed. 1/15/14 9:49pm Holly in NC:

Liquor Store is a great Jersey band.. speaking of, efd I'm surprised you don't appear to be into latest Black Hollies!

Oh yeah.... zz ...
Avatar    Wed. 1/15/14 9:52pm Danne D:

Hi EFD :)
Hi Funk Fans :)
Hiya Holly :)
Avatar Wed. 1/15/14 9:52pm efd:

not so much that I'm not into it as that there's just not enough time to keep up with everything!
Avatar Wed. 1/15/14 9:53pm Holly in NC:

Hi Danne! So glad you're here!
Avatar Wed. 1/15/14 9:53pm Holly in NC:

Liking these Onions
Avatar    Wed. 1/15/14 9:54pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

(...two great tastes that go great together...)
  Wed. 1/15/14 9:54pm johnk77:

dj efd in effect
called zed zed in uk
saw toppers and petty band live
# of times back in the day
bout 33 and third years back
mike east is a classic rocker
it doesnt hafta be old
to be classic
Avatar Wed. 1/15/14 9:54pm Stevel:

This set is making me feel all dirty and smelly. Needless to say, its great!
Avatar    Wed. 1/15/14 10:00pm Mike East:

was spinning London Calling this morning. My favorite part on Jimmy Jazz is when he's spelling J-A-Zed-Zed.
Evenin' john!
Avatar    Wed. 1/15/14 10:05pm Dave in SoDak:

Love from the prairie. Play some great music for cooking chili!
Avatar    Wed. 1/15/14 10:06pm Dave in SoDak:

Oh, wait, you already are!
Avatar Wed. 1/15/14 10:07pm WO Town Wick:

I like that Chasity Belt. Voice reminds me of Sharon Von Etten.
Avatar Wed. 1/15/14 10:07pm Holly in NC:

I'm pretty sure this is the 3rd song I've clicky starred from this comp, I need to suck up and purchase.
Avatar Wed. 1/15/14 10:08pm WO Town Wick:

DUMP!!!!!
Avatar Wed. 1/15/14 10:09pm nanantatee:

you slow down, you slow down now, lights are changin...
Avatar Wed. 1/15/14 10:09pm Holly in NC:

efd, killing it w my fave Dump song! xo
  Wed. 1/15/14 10:11pm Mildred:

I LIKE DUMP!
  Wed. 1/15/14 10:11pm johnk77:

mike easts jobsite
smells like tangerine dream
Avatar Wed. 1/15/14 10:13pm WO Town Wick:

mildred, who don't not like Dump!!
Avatar Wed. 1/15/14 10:13pm efd:

Holly, that Alice In Wonderland comp is totally worth buying!
Avatar    Wed. 1/15/14 10:19pm Mike East:

@johnk - actually, I think you know, right now it smells a bit like grass
Avatar    Wed. 1/15/14 10:20pm Danne D:

Loved that last song - even if it was appropriate for Spazz's show :)
Avatar Wed. 1/15/14 10:32pm On the Yazoo:

Hello everyone ***
  Wed. 1/15/14 10:32pm nanantatee:

Music is the best way to time travel
Avatar Wed. 1/15/14 10:34pm Holly in NC:

Hi, On the Yazoo!
Avatar Wed. 1/15/14 10:36pm Stevel:

I want to work with Mike East. Right now.
  Wed. 1/15/14 10:37pm marc:

That monologue sounded like the plot of a Doctor Who.
Avatar    Wed. 1/15/14 10:39pm Alex of Chicago:

Off to do laundry while listening (posts of little value). Thanks for the tunes, @efd.
Avatar Wed. 1/15/14 10:40pm On the Yazoo:

I have three cats in the house tonight.
Avatar Wed. 1/15/14 10:43pm Stevel:

Whoot! Liminanas!
Avatar Wed. 1/15/14 10:48pm Stevel:

Human League meet Rezillios. Nice.
Avatar Wed. 1/15/14 10:49pm Holly in NC:

I have 3 cats in my house also, but ALAS I am not there :-(
However, am caring for 2 cool dogs & 1 amazing 19 yr old cat who while skinny as a rail, hyperthyroidic, diabetic & in imminent danger of renal failure is totally sweet and loving AND a badass. Go Smudge.
Avatar Wed. 1/15/14 10:51pm efd:

aw, yay Smudge!
Avatar Wed. 1/15/14 10:53pm On the Yazoo:

God bless Smudge. My sister has a 21 year old.. I know what you mean.
  Wed. 1/15/14 11:04pm EL:

Just getting home, checking out all the fun I've missed / can look forward to later.
Avatar Wed. 1/15/14 11:06pm Holly in NC:

I should mention that Kelsey dog is missing an eye, recently lost to cancer (she's doing fine) & Baci dog is thankfully complelely recovered from her broken ankle... broken when I, last summer, didn't the disarm their house alarm in a timely manner & in the ensuing LOUD noise & panic poor Baci knocked over a baby gate & somehow twisted a leg all up. Brave girl totally masked 'til next day, too.
Avatar    Wed. 1/15/14 11:06pm Mike East:

@Stevel - I coulda used a guy to run the freight elevator just now.
Avatar Wed. 1/15/14 11:09pm Stevel:

Mike East: I'm yer guy! Reasonably reliable, don't steal much.
Avatar Wed. 1/15/14 11:10pm Callieflower:

Aww, Holly. Poor pups
Avatar    Wed. 1/15/14 11:11pm Mike East:

unfortunately it doesn't pay much...or really anything. But you can use the studio if you want.
Avatar    Wed. 1/15/14 11:11pm Danne D:

Poor puppies :(
Avatar Wed. 1/15/14 11:12pm Stevel:

Lee Renaldo set. Great one.

www.wfmu.org...
Avatar Wed. 1/15/14 11:12pm Stevel:

Pay is relative. So is my musical talent.
Avatar    Wed. 1/15/14 11:13pm Danne D:

I haven't been very chatty tonight but this has been an awesome show EFD :) Signing off here and into the car I go to listen to the rest. Have a good night everyone! G'night Holly :) and Thanks EFD :)
  Wed. 1/15/14 11:14pm mike tp:

LEE tune is superb. just tuned in.
  Wed. 1/15/14 11:22pm Eddy in Australia:

Hi all. Spare a thought for my poor cat Ruby, who's suffering in today's 110-degree heat!
Avatar Wed. 1/15/14 11:23pm Stevel:

Renaldo/Ranaldo. Who spells?
Avatar Wed. 1/15/14 11:23pm efd:

oof, poor Ruby! Stuck in a fur coat and everything.
Avatar Wed. 1/15/14 11:24pm Stevel:

Eddy: Thoughts of cool breezes headed your way. Has it been hotter than usual? I have relations in Melbourne and acquaintances elsewhere.
Avatar Wed. 1/15/14 11:29pm Holly in NC:

Oh, poor Ruby! Would she cotten to being shaved, or would that damage her mental health?
Avatar Wed. 1/15/14 11:35pm Andy says hi:

y mumble. then, y not.
  Wed. 1/15/14 11:39pm Manolo:

amazing show, Evan!
Avatar Wed. 1/15/14 11:41pm Holly in NC:

Just watched Sharon Jones video, the lighting is exquisite. And shorn Sharon is gorgeous. Fingers crossed for her!
Avatar Wed. 1/15/14 11:43pm Stevel:

Harry sings!!
  Wed. 1/15/14 11:46pm Eddy in Australia:

Steve: Much hotter. Record high today. Tennis players dropping out of the Open. And terrible bushfires of course. I would check in on your relatives.
@Holly: I don't think she'd go for that! She likes being doused with water, though.
Avatar Wed. 1/15/14 11:47pm On the Yazoo:

Winchester Cathedral was a favorite in my house.
Avatar Wed. 1/15/14 11:51pm Stevel:

Can't post. Lab chin on my wrist. Russell circling.
Avatar Wed. 1/15/14 11:56pm efd:

Thanks so much for listening, everyone! See you next week!
Avatar Wed. 1/15/14 11:57pm earrie:

Thank you, Evan.
Avatar Wed. 1/15/14 11:58pm Stevel:

The Hussy, touring with No Bunny. Check them out!
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