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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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Artist Track Album Label Year Comments New Approx. start time
missouri  intro/movin' on   Options s/t  panama  1977      0:00:00 ()
blondie  picture this   Options parallel lines  chrysalis  1978      0:04:20 ()
cute lepers  noisy song   Options adventure time  1-2-3-4-go!  2011      0:07:06 ()
vex ruffin  won day   Options s/t  stones throw  2013      0:11:15 ()
beach boys  honkin' down the highway   Options best of the brother years: 1970-86  capitol        0:15:43 ()
curve  coast is clear   Options frozen  charisma  1991      0:18:31 ()
the chemical brothers  go   Options born in the echoes  astralwerks      *   0:22:07 ()
hammered satin  good little girl   Options 7"  lolipop!  2015      0:26:30 ()
 
the goodbye johnnys  london nights   Options disaster control  self-released      *   0:38:31 ()
the pacifics  say you love me   Options say you love me 7" ep  mistkafer      *   0:40:52 ()
power masters  what happened to brody   Options home of the grave  surveillance investments      *   0:42:40 ()
the ballantynes  no love   Options liquor store gun store pawn shop church  la-ti-da      *   0:45:45 ()
miriam  the hand don't fit the glove   Options 7"  norton    playing tomorrow night at Hank's Saloon in downtown Brooklyn!  *   0:49:30 ()
 
Music behind DJ:
 
            0:52:59 ()
hurry up  think again   Options s/t  self-released      *   0:57:39 ()
primeval genius  power inchoate   Options machinist in the underworld  suitcase      *   1:02:55 ()
the waitresses  bread and butter (re-mix)   Options 12"  polydor  1983      1:06:04 ()
wimps  take it as it comes   Options super me  kill rock stars      *   1:12:48 ()
radio romance  etrange affinité   Options va-des jeunes gens modernes vol. 2  born bad    orig 1980  *   1:14:41 ()
 
shopping  hard as nails   Options consumer complaints  fatcat      *   1:25:57 ()
swiftumz  ladybird   Options everybody loves chris  melters      *   1:28:44 ()
clinton hensley  it's just that (doo dah dee)   Options needle in cotton  stop//gap      *   1:31:41 ()
the mock turtles  wicker man   Options turtle soup  relativity  1990      1:35:06 ()
john krautner  northwood   Options fun with gum vol. 1  burger      *   1:38:31 ()
 
devil worshipper  into radiation wave   Options s/t  holy mountain      *   1:45:34 ()
fogg  seasons   Options high testament  tee pee      *   1:50:39 ()
louis xiv  misguided sheep   Options slick dogs and ponies  atlantic  2008      1:56:58 ()
those pretty wrongs  fool of myself   Options 7"  burger    Jody Stephens from Big Star!  *   2:01:27 ()
chris stamey  universe-sized arms   Options euphoria  yep roc      *   2:04:30 ()
 
nudity  (i've got the) death energy   Options astronomicon  iron lung      *   2:13:47 ()
ruckus roboticus  the phantom's theme   Options phantom of the disco  dance or die!      *   2:22:59 ()
jeff hudson  tm   Options tm  self-released      *   2:28:26 ()
the zoltars  bad man   Options s/t  happenin'      *   2:32:34 ()
penelope houston  take my hand   Options the pale green girl  dbk works  2004  if you missed her on Diane's show last Thursday go back and check the archive!    2:34:22 ()
jessie jones  quicksilver screen   Options s/t  burger      *   2:38:17 ()
 
nun  kino   Options s/t  hozac      *   2:46:16 ()
turbo fruits  the way i want you   Options 7"  turbo time      *   2:50:07 ()
the woggles  feelin' the humidity   Options fractured  telstar  2000      2:53:07 ()
daddy long legs  shackin' up   Options rides tonight  norton      *   2:55:26 ()
 

Listener comments!

Avatar Wed. 7/29/15 9:08pm Loretta:

hi Evan & fellow listeners!
where's everybody tonight?
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 7/29/15 9:09pm JakeGould:

Boom!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 7/29/15 9:10pm efd:

good question, Loretta! Hello to you and to JakeGould!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Wed. 7/29/15 9:11pm Ken From Hyde Park:

Hi, gang!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 7/29/15 9:14pm efd:

hi KFHP!
  Wed. 7/29/15 9:16pm ALAN:

Good morning from London UK, it's 02:15, on nights for a few more days.
  Wed. 7/29/15 9:17pm ALAN:

has anyone heard New Order's new single, Restless
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 7/29/15 9:17pm efd:

wow, hi Alan! Nice to have a real-time UK listener!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 7/29/15 9:17pm fleep:

Greetings, efd and virtual friends.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 7/29/15 9:18pm Alex of Chicago:

that vex ruffin song tho
  Wed. 7/29/15 9:18pm jon:

hi efd and funksters. 70s blondie is so good. thnx for that one efd
  Wed. 7/29/15 9:19pm ALAN:

yeah been listening to this for a few years now. It all started when I was googling a record I hadn't heard for years, The google sent me to a playlist, so not only did I listen to the record, but the rest of that playlist. The rtest is history.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 7/29/15 9:19pm common:

weird beach boys
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 7/29/15 9:20pm efd:

yeah I need to revisit that whole Vex Ruffin album I think.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 7/29/15 9:20pm JakeGould:

@Loretta: Don’t know about anybody else, but in my case it’s really hot in NYC and it’s that time of the summer where I am aware that in a few months it will be darker at night. Meaning I like to be out around sunset even if it’s hot because I will miss these days come October.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 7/29/15 9:21pm efd:

thanks jon, hi fleep & common! Haven't heard the new New Order, Alan, will check it out.

Curious what record you were googling that led you here!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 7/29/15 9:22pm common:

and thanks for curve efd!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Wed. 7/29/15 9:23pm chris:

heya... workin' late, diggin' the shit out of this curve track!
  Wed. 7/29/15 9:25pm ALAN:

The record was, Gypsy Girl by Cruella de Ville. LOVE to hear it again hint hint
  Wed. 7/29/15 9:26pm cheri:

greetings evan and all, i'm here also, enjoying the tunes!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Wed. 7/29/15 9:26pm Stevel:

Summer. Hot. Music. Hot. Sensing a theme.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 7/29/15 9:26pm efd:

flushing out the Curve fans, I see!

Alan, now I don't even remember that song off the top of my head! I'll have to go back and check it out.
  Wed. 7/29/15 9:26pm ALAN:

New Order have a new album coming out in September.
  Wed. 7/29/15 9:28pm ALAN:

see the video on you tube
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 7/29/15 9:28pm Alex of Chicago:

this is the second time i can remember listening to the show during a sox-sox game
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 7/29/15 9:29pm JakeGould:

“Hammered Satin” sounds quite glam.
  Wed. 7/29/15 9:39pm cheri:

how's it going efd? great show tonight!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 7/29/15 9:40pm JakeGould:

*sniff* Someone eat beans or something? Smells funky in here.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 7/29/15 9:45pm fleep:

Oh, UPS Tracking Information, you are such a tease. Wo ist mein Paket?
  Wed. 7/29/15 9:47pm ?:

Troll funk stinks like death.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 7/29/15 9:51pm JakeGould:

@fleep: I like tracking numbers. Remember when the USPS didn’t call them “Tracking” but instead they called them “Delivery Confirmation” numbers? Man I feel old!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Wed. 7/29/15 9:54pm chris:

goddammit people, if you don't have a good excuse, you better step on out to catch miriam at Hank's! i need to live vicariously through all the damn fun you'll have
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 7/29/15 9:56pm JakeGould:

@?: This looks like a good place for a Stick–Up®!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 7/29/15 9:59pm fleep:

Dive bars like Hank's are vanishing here as gentrification accelerates in Hollywood and DTLA. Hang onto that place, from the photos, it's a gem in the rough.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 7/29/15 10:08pm JakeGould:

Nice Waitresses, EFD!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Wed. 7/29/15 10:11pm Stevel:

Love the Waitresses. Miss 'em.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Wed. 7/29/15 10:14pm Ken From Hyde Park:

I thought I heard The Waitresses and it was indeed them. I'm a regular Shazam!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Wed. 7/29/15 10:14pm Stevel:

Mars Williams played something that looked like a floor lamp when I saw them. Can't remember what he called it. It was rather squonky and impressive.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Wed. 7/29/15 10:15pm Stevel:

And I'm pretty sure Wimps need to be seen by me.
  Wed. 7/29/15 10:17pm Marcel M:

Sick set
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 7/29/15 10:21pm Ike & the Head of a Dead Ram:

Dang, EFD played Curve and I missed it?
  Wed. 7/29/15 10:23pm ALAN:

http://po.st/NewOrderiTunes Hit this for the new New Order track, Restless
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 7/29/15 10:40pm JakeGould:

@Ike: I knew you would show up late and say that and with the head of the dead ram and the whole thing. Also the Bahn Mi place on 8th Avenue near 64th Street is closed. Stinks.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Wed. 7/29/15 10:43pm Stevel:

Thanks ALAN.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Wed. 7/29/15 10:49pm chris:

don't know if it was satan or the social media airhorn, but i totally jumped all over that action... plus, beersies!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 7/29/15 10:51pm efd:

thanks chris! I'll have to chalk it up to the mighty social media airhorn!
  Wed. 7/29/15 10:52pm Kat in Chicago:

Hi funkateers. I like this devil music
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 7/29/15 10:54pm Ike & Ram:

Which one is that, @Jake? Phos and Banhmi Inc.? If so, what I heard wasn't too promising anyway. Definitely hike up to 43rd & 8th for great banh mi at Ba Xuyen, but remember it closes early (6:30 every day). I haven't tried Thanh Da yet, have you?
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 7/29/15 10:56pm efd:

hey Kat, welcome! And belated greets Ike, Marcel and Stevel!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Wed. 7/29/15 10:57pm Stevel:

Damned stoners! Can barely see through the smoke!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Wed. 7/29/15 10:58pm chris:

<cough><cough> sorry, not sorry, Stevel... here, try this...
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Wed. 7/29/15 10:59pm Uncle Michael:

I hear a certain AC/DC influence.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 7/29/15 11:01pm efd:

I don't disagree, UM!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Wed. 7/29/15 11:01pm Stevel:

chris:"caf, caf...thanks."

Loving Louis XIV. yes to the AC/DC. Digging the lyrics. The whole thing, actually.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Wed. 7/29/15 11:12pm Stevel:

So dedicated to perform "ticket" live every week. Also a bit OCD, but hey.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Wed. 7/29/15 11:13pm Uncle Michael:

Heading for the embrace of Morpheus. I'll be listening in the dark. 6:00 AM comes early.

Great stuff, Evan. Night all.
  Wed. 7/29/15 11:15pm ALAN:

Sadly can't win tickets as am in London.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 7/29/15 11:17pm JakeGould:

@Ike: Yeah, “Phos and Banhmi Inc.” is very clearly in the process of closing. I tried “Thanh Da” and the Bahn Mi was okay, but honestly it seems like one of those places that unwrittenly is not for non-locals; aka white guys like me. I had a few tiny cure Chinese kids looking and pointing at me in the window when I visited. I know how animals in a zoo feel.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 7/29/15 11:20pm fleep:

Isn't a Bahn Mi a sandwich (asked the rube)? What makes one better than another?
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Wed. 7/29/15 11:21pm chris:

learn some chinese/vietnamese/french and pone those sandwich zealots, Jake
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Wed. 7/29/15 11:21pm Stevel:

Jake: Good for the soul to be on the other side of the glass, at least occasionally. I've photographed an ever-growing group of Burmese over the past 15 years. Strange. frustrating and refreshing to be in a room for an hour and not understand a word of the conversation.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Wed. 7/29/15 11:21pm chris:

note: i would have written pwn, but i'm not sure who actually uses that these days...
  Wed. 7/29/15 11:24pm ALAN:

Right all, have to go and do some work, trains do not send themselves. Good night, see you all tomorrow.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 7/29/15 11:25pm efd:

thanks for tuning in, Alan!
  Wed. 7/29/15 11:26pm Kat in Chicago:

Good lawd this is a robotic ruckus indeed
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 7/29/15 11:28pm fleep:

Let's get that chandelier spinnin!
Avatar Wed. 7/29/15 11:28pm Andrew S:

that nudity song was a scorcher, new to my ears
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 7/29/15 11:29pm JakeGould:

@Stevel: Kind of agree. The staff of the place was very nice, though. Would recommend going there at least once. But FWIW, as a child of immigrants I’ve felt that “What are you doing here?” gaze in dozens of places for dozens of reasons. Just not while eating a sandwich.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 7/29/15 11:34pm efd:

@Andrew S mine too, at least as of earlier tonight!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 7/29/15 11:36pm Ike:

That's odd. Thanh Da doesn't sound as welcoming as Ba Xuyen. I've seen folks of many different colors at Ba Xuyen and nobody stares at anybody. Those particular cute little kids were probably just assholes. Or maybe they themselves were new immigrants.
  Swag For Life Member Wed. 7/29/15 11:38pm Mido:

@Adrew S @efd yeah thx for that nudity track
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 7/29/15 11:41pm JakeGould:

@Ike: Perhaps a misunderstanding but will be honest… The Bahn Mi was Bahn Meh. I find the ones at Lotus in Park Slope and Hanco’s in Boerum Hill to cost about the same and be tons better.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 7/29/15 11:42pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

...ya ever ? log onto a playlist & see tracks you've clicky☆ed already & stop & think - that's really a tiny bit amazing...
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 7/29/15 11:42pm chris_in_space:

@efd, just got home from Jays vs Pirates. Really happy to have Tulowitzki on my team and not the Yankees. A HR and 3 steaks in his debut...
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 7/29/15 11:44pm JakeGould:

@Ike: FWIW, I just don’t find any of the places in Sunset Park near my neck of the woods to be that friendly in general to non-Chinese. Maybe it’s different in the 40s and 50s street-wise since it’s slightly more gentrified and they have to adapt, but at my side the places seem cool to indifferent to non-locals of all kinds… Except for “Phos and Banhmi Inc.” which was pretty friendly and a tad more open/modern.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Wed. 7/29/15 11:47pm chris:

do you find banh mi to be more of a Chinese owned thing in NYC? its Korean's owning Japanese places here in the bay area... cuz, when i think of banh mi, i think of Vietnamese.
  Wed. 7/29/15 11:47pm Ignore Function:

Nudity from Olympia, WA?
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 7/29/15 11:48pm efd:

I believe so, Ignore Function! Something on the LP made me think they were from the NW.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 7/29/15 11:51pm Alex of Chicago:

Their Facebook page says Olympia.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 7/29/15 11:52pm Alex of Chicago:

And I've been thinking of PNW cities to move to. Olympia just stepped up a spot.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 7/29/15 11:52pm efd:

oh that could be what I saw, I was on there earlier too
  Wed. 7/29/15 11:52pm Ignore Function:

If so I saw them years ago. I thought they were long gone. Chris from Dub Narcotic was in the band. They were great.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 7/29/15 11:54pm JakeGould:

@chris: Yeah… Every Bahn Mi place in NYC seems to be Chinese owned. There’s one really nice Thai place in Bushwick that does a great Bahn Mi… But of course, Thai…
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 7/30/15 12:02am Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

Thx efd !
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