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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 May 21, 2014: title track party

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Artist Track Album Label Year Comments New Approx. start time
aka  space age lovers   Options 7"  beggars banquet  1979      0:00:00 (Pop‑up)
ultravox  quiet men   Options three into one  antilles  1979      0:02:41 (Pop‑up)
atmosphere  southsiders   Options southsiders  rhymesayers      *   0:06:20 (Pop‑up)
the maisonettes  heartache avenue   Options 7"  ready steady go!  1982      0:09:43 (Pop‑up)
boney m  belfast   Options 7"  hansa  1977      0:12:25 (Pop‑up)
klaus johann grobe  aufstand   Options im sinne der zeit  trouble in mind      *   0:15:51 (Pop‑up)
buzzcocks  autonomy   Options another music in a different kitchen  ua  1978      0:21:17 (Pop‑up)
the both  bedtime stories   Options s/t  superego      *   0:33:30 (Pop‑up)
imperial topaz  moonlit mind   Options full of grace  tranquility vinyl      *   0:37:24 (Pop‑up)
crispian st. peters  the pied piper   Options complete recordings 1965-74  rpm    new 2CD collection  *   0:43:04 (Pop‑up)
day camp  sundown iin bartertown   Options s/t  self-released  2013      0:45:38 (Pop‑up)
the pharoahs  work it out   Options moan  burger city      *   0:48:26 (Pop‑up)
the coathangers  derek's song   Options suck my shirt  suicide squeeze      *   0:57:45 (Pop‑up)
py py  pagan day   Options pagan day  black gladiator/slovenly      *   1:00:23 (Pop‑up)
protomartyr  want remover   Options undercolor of official right  hardly art      *   1:04:23 (Pop‑up)
nox boys  i don't care anymore   Options s/t  get hip      *   1:06:48 (Pop‑up)
the cigarettes  they're back again, here they come   Options va-punk 45 vol 2: there is no such thing as society  soul jazz      *   1:11:21 (Pop‑up)
the archie bronson outfit  two doves on a lake   Options wild crush  domino      *   1:23:29 (Pop‑up)
led zeppelin  how many more times   Options s/t  atlantic  1969      1:28:47 (Pop‑up)
mr. scruff  friendly bacteria   Options friendly bacteria  ninja tune      *   1:36:50 (Pop‑up)
speedy ortiz  everything's bigger   Options real hair cd ep  carpark      *   1:40:54 (Pop‑up)
cherry glazerr  haxel princess   Options haxel princess  burger      *   1:43:17 (Pop‑up)
the paul & john  everything comes together   Options inner sunset  mystery lawn      *   1:54:49 (Pop‑up)
the baseball project  they are the oakland a's   Options 3rd  noperoc      *   1:58:08 (Pop‑up)
dex romweber duo  so sad about us   Options images 13  bloodshot      *   2:01:22 (Pop‑up)
the see see  automobile   Options days, nights & late morning lights  sundazed      *   2:04:01 (Pop‑up)
jean & the statesides  putty in your hands   Options va-the rebel kind: girls with guitars 3  ace      *   2:06:29 (Pop‑up)
ex-cult  midnight passenger   Options midnight passenger  goner      *   2:18:36 (Pop‑up)
lecherous gaze  end rising   Options zeta reticuli blues  tee pee      *   2:22:54 (Pop‑up)
joe jackson  i'm the man   Options i'm the man  a&m  1979      2:26:08 (Pop‑up)
31Ø8  shooting chickens   Options s/t  trouble in mind      *   2:29:57 (Pop‑up)
extrabreit  hurra, hurra, die schule brennt   Options va-da, da, da, das war die neue deutsche welle  repertoire      *   2:32:42 (Pop‑up)
sonic avenues  waiting for a change   Options mistakes  dirtnap      *   2:34:57 (Pop‑up)
lloyd cole  women's studies   Options standards  tapete  2013      2:43:58 (Pop‑up)
natural child  saturday night blues   Options dancin' with wolves  burger      *   2:48:08 (Pop‑up)
ian hunter  just another night   Options you're never alone with a schizophrenic  chrysalis  1979      2:52:28 (Pop‑up)

Listener comments!

  🎃 Wed. 5/21/14 9:14pm 12539:

What, no comments?
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 5/21/14 9:15pm efd:

Apparently not!
Avatar Wed. 5/21/14 9:16pm TroubleInMind:

Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 5/21/14 9:17pm efd:

from their titled album!
  🎃 Wed. 5/21/14 9:17pm 12539:

It's a sad day when I'm forced to say something.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 5/21/14 9:20pm efd:

still, I'm glad you did.
  Wed. 5/21/14 9:20pm Lonely Planet Boy:

this is some bass playin'!
Avatar Wed. 5/21/14 9:21pm TroubleInMind:

oh yeah man KJG got it GOIN ON
Avatar Wed. 5/21/14 9:22pm TroubleInMind:

KJG into Buzzcocks works surprisingly well...
  Wed. 5/21/14 9:22pm Alex of Chicago:

Well, it's warm here finally. So I'm sitting outside with dog, but still listening. Love Wed nights.
  🎃 Wed. 5/21/14 9:25pm 12539:

(I never get tired of this theme song)
Avatar Wed. 5/21/14 9:26pm cameron_michael:

"I'm a Friend of Tom too" forever.
Avatar Wed. 5/21/14 9:30pm Droll:

12539, Thanks for not making me un-lurk, too. Got ya next time.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Wed. 5/21/14 9:32pm Ken From Hyde Park:

I am typing this message.
Avatar Wed. 5/21/14 9:33pm cameron_michael:

Definitely not a dumb record!
Avatar Wed. 5/21/14 9:33pm Holly in NC:

(pant pant hot, tired, late)
  Wed. 5/21/14 9:33pm P-90:

Hello efd. What? No ivory Tower of Knowledge?
Avatar Wed. 5/21/14 9:34pm Loretta:

good evening everyone & Evan....
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 5/21/14 9:36pm efd:

Hi Loretta, and Holly, cameron, P-90, 12539, Ken FHP, Droll, Lonely Planet Boy, TiM, and everyone else! Thanks for stopping by and checking in!
Avatar Wed. 5/21/14 9:40pm Callieflower:

Hii, everyone. Hii, Evan
Avatar Wed. 5/21/14 9:41pm Loretta:

great track for practicing Yoga.
Avatar Wed. 5/21/14 9:41pm Holly in NC:

Missed the new Atmosphere, anyone have any thoughts?
I was just looking at my Napster-era God Loves Ugly, Lucy Ford etc. files and laughing at the mess & low bit rates. Remember s-l-o-w-l-y dling 1 song at a time? And being superlatively excited & thankful?
Avatar Wed. 5/21/14 9:43pm Holly in NC:

Great track for chugging ice water and contemplating feeding the cats :-)
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Wed. 5/21/14 9:43pm fleep:

A hit with rats everywhere.
Avatar Wed. 5/21/14 9:44pm Droll:

Holly, I *DO* remember! It was easier to go buy a CD, and most folks did.
  Wed. 5/21/14 9:46pm Carmichael:

Dude, you really played Pied Piper?? :)
  Wed. 5/21/14 9:47pm Lonely Planet Boy:

wish people would buy CDs. i could go back into business.
Avatar Wed. 5/21/14 9:48pm Droll:

LPB, Me too.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 5/21/14 9:48pm efd:

I really did, Carmichael!
Avatar Wed. 5/21/14 9:51pm Holly in NC:

@Droll I need to start start uploading my many, many, MANY cds before they disintegrate. Have been pretty lucky so far but thinking the first generation 80s-era discs must be on the way out. Most of my CDr are already failing. Sucks.
  Wed. 5/21/14 9:55pm d.francis:

A friend just picked up What You Want Is In The Limo.
I'm psyched to read it.
Does the title refer to the Bowie song Fame?
(is this a stupid question?)

  Wed. 5/21/14 9:56pm Lonely Planet Boy:

i dunno, Holly. 1st CD i ever bought was Pretenders' debut, made in West Germany(that's how old). still sounds as good as Rhino's remaster, which cost $24.
  Wed. 5/21/14 9:58pm Carmichael:

I really did like it, Evan. Codgers unite <fist in the air>!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Wed. 5/21/14 10:00pm fleep:

Russian circus crocodile hurt by falling accountant
Avatar Wed. 5/21/14 10:00pm Holly in NC:

Speaking of Bowie, hearing some Bowie licks in this Coathangers song!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 5/21/14 10:01pm efd:

hey Daniel! Not a stupid question - I always assumed the title was taken from that song, even though the book is talking about events that happened a couple years before that song came out.
  Wed. 5/21/14 10:03pm d.francis:

yeah, that was a tad confusing.
REALLY enjoyed that show.
nice job as always!
Avatar Wed. 5/21/14 10:03pm Droll:

. o O ( Some spiffy drum work by py py. Me likey the double-time into triplets. )
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 5/21/14 10:07pm efd:

d.f., I think the lyric suits the book well, and you could argue that it's the events described in the book that set up the culture of fame in many ways. Glad you enjoyed that show!
Avatar Wed. 5/21/14 10:09pm Holly in NC:

py py is simply great. One of my faves ytd
  Wed. 5/21/14 10:09pm d.francis:

Yeah, that makes sense.
Hey, btw that loop you play is American Woman right?
My friend Lou says no.
I am right.right?
  Wed. 5/21/14 10:10pm Jonny Gomes:

Yeah man.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 5/21/14 10:11pm efd:

you're half-right - the song is "Saturday Night Fever" by Lordz Of Brooklyn, but it includes a sample from American Woman!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 5/21/14 10:12pm efd:

what up Johnny Gomes
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 5/21/14 10:13pm steve:

hey efd and friends.
  Wed. 5/21/14 10:13pm Lonely Planet Boy:

but we call it Wednesday Night Fever
  Wed. 5/21/14 10:13pm d.francis:

don't know the song.
have to give it a listen.
thanky Evan!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 5/21/14 10:20pm steve:

wow, "a healthy mix of gutter punk and electronics". i will be sticking around.
Avatar Wed. 5/21/14 10:24pm Holly in NC:

Gen Ken Montgomery is going to guest dj on Thomas's show this week?! How cool is that?! A = very :-)
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 5/21/14 10:29pm Alex of Chicago:

Scharpling was right, again!
Avatar Wed. 5/21/14 10:33pm cameron_michael:

I always want to listen to Led Zeppelin.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Wed. 5/21/14 10:33pm Stevel:

How Many More Times is one of the grooviest songs I loved from early on. The main riff is beyond words for me.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 5/21/14 10:35pm efd:

I could listen to that riff on endless loop forever.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Wed. 5/21/14 10:37pm Stevel:


  Wed. 5/21/14 10:37pm AWS from MP:

was never a HUGE zeppelin fan but just realized this might rank in my top 2 of theirs - thanks, Evan and overdue greetings from NW Bergen County
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Wed. 5/21/14 10:38pm Ken From Hyde Park:

In the mid-80s, I had a cassette with a couple of Led Zep albums on it. I'd listen to it each morning while getting ready for work. In a few days, it'd reach the end and then I'd flip it over for the next few days of music.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 5/21/14 10:39pm efd:

Good to hear from you, AWS! Glad to put that song in your top 2.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Wed. 5/21/14 10:43pm Stevel:

I came in on Led Zeppelin tonight. Obviously, I need to see what led up to that. YEA, ARCHIVES!!
  Wed. 5/21/14 10:46pm AWS from MP:

Not sure what the other One of Two would be - but you get the idea - and to Stevel, I came in on Aimee M & Ted L, so strap in ...
Avatar Wed. 5/21/14 10:46pm Holly in NC:

very much enjoying cherry glazerr.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 5/21/14 10:59pm Alex of Chicago:

Wow, a song about those scrappy Oakland A's.
Avatar Wed. 5/21/14 10:59pm cameron_michael:

Really, really dug "Everything Comes Together."
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 5/21/14 11:01pm efd:

You can tweet @pulmyears and tell him! :)
Avatar Wed. 5/21/14 11:03pm cameron_michael:

@efd Done.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 5/21/14 11:04pm efd:

Avatar 🎃 Wed. 5/21/14 11:08pm Danne D:

Hi EFD :)
Hi Everyone :)
Whoa Canadian Cam is here :)
Avatar 🎃 Wed. 5/21/14 11:08pm Danne D:

Crap, EFD is expanding my list of stuff I gotta buy at the record fair...
Avatar Wed. 5/21/14 11:09pm Finbar:

That was putty in my hands, yessss....
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Wed. 5/21/14 11:10pm Stevel:

Yes, Detroit Cobras. Thanks for settling that internal mental battle.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 5/21/14 11:12pm coelacanth:

Hi efd;Hi everyone.
'been hearing,not looking, for a few sets.
Good stuff.
Avatar 🎃 Wed. 5/21/14 11:13pm Danne D:

Oooh - Baseball Project is touring as well :)
Avatar Wed. 5/21/14 11:15pm Holly in NC:

Shirelles still my fave. Then again, I ADORE the Shirelles.
  Wed. 5/21/14 11:16pm Pidge™:

A lesser DJ might balk at playing the Crispian card. The fact that you layed it right out there on the table speaks volumes, EFD.
Avatar Wed. 5/21/14 11:16pm Holly in NC:

Cass McConbs & Endless Boogie= a VERY odd bill.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 5/21/14 11:18pm coelacanth:

never heard the Shirelles' version,but i'd bet it's the best.
Avatar 🎃 Wed. 5/21/14 11:18pm Danne D:

Holly :)
  Wed. 5/21/14 11:18pm KP:

Good evening
Avatar 🎃 Wed. 5/21/14 11:19pm Danne D:

Btw next EFD premium could be "Title Tracks" :)
  Wed. 5/21/14 11:20pm KP:

Is Paul Myers the Paul of the John
Avatar Wed. 5/21/14 11:21pm Holly in NC:

Danne :-)
  Wed. 5/21/14 11:21pm Thierry:

Hi efd. Cass McCombs & Endless Boogie! Wish I could teleport there!
  Wed. 5/21/14 11:21pm KP:

Oh just read your remark, Evan, re: @pulmyears
Avatar Wed. 5/21/14 11:22pm cameron_michael:

@Danne, I'm always FMU adjacent.
Avatar 🎃 Wed. 5/21/14 11:22pm Danne D:

@Cam you are not adjacent - you are vital part of the FMU community :)
Avatar 🎃 Wed. 5/21/14 11:23pm Danne D:

Enjoying my brief stay at the top of the EFDHHDYDTYFBBL - I am sure trader Aharon will track me down and have me in the dust before long
Avatar 🎃 Wed. 5/21/14 11:26pm Danne D:

Joe Jackson :)
Avatar Wed. 5/21/14 11:27pm cameron_michael:

Man, I loved that Ex-Cult song and now I'm getting the awesome Joe Jackson.
  Wed. 5/21/14 11:27pm herb.nyc:

Joe J, my 1st dr pepper c.park show!!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Wed. 5/21/14 11:28pm Stevel:

Joe Jackson was/is so fucking good.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 5/21/14 11:29pm coelacanth:

wow haven't heard this in a while. 'Just thinking yesterday how JJ was considered "punk-rock" for a second! Our band used to play this,but the singer changed the lyrics a lot ( to offend.)
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 5/21/14 11:30pm coelacanth:

...no. It was "happy loving couples" he got creative with.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Wed. 5/21/14 11:31pm Stevel:

I would seek out a Trouble In Mind-fest. Just saying.
Avatar 🎃 Wed. 5/21/14 11:33pm Danne D:

I hope EFD does this at Hoof N Mouth next year :)
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 5/21/14 11:35pm schwaab:

Das war echt Geil
Avatar Wed. 5/21/14 11:37pm cameron_michael:

Damn, all of these new songs are just great!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 5/21/14 11:40pm schwaab:

yes, cringing here dude
  Wed. 5/21/14 11:41pm herb.nyc:

Evan ist der mann, yah!
Avatar 🎃 Wed. 5/21/14 11:42pm Danne D:

Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 5/21/14 11:47pm schwaab:

lloyd is channeling lou reed just a little
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Wed. 5/21/14 11:48pm Ken From Hyde Park:

The Lloyd Cole tune sounds like a Rolling Stones kind of song. The one that mentions roses on the grave.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Wed. 5/21/14 11:54pm Stevel:

Ken: Just had Dead Flowers on my mind as I let the dogs out. Guessing you hit it dead center.
  🎃 Wed. 5/21/14 11:56pm 12539:

Thanks, Mr Funk!
Avatar 🎃 Wed. 5/21/14 11:57pm Danne D:

Thanks for your usual excellence Evan :)
Have a great night everyone :)
Bye Holly :)
Avatar Wed. 5/21/14 11:59pm cameron_michael:

Great show tonight Evan! Tons and tons of great music!
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