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Options October 10, 2017

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Artist Track Approx. start time
doug gillard  thing with a hook (pseu's theme)   Options 0:00:00 ()
santogold  lights out   Options 0:02:55 ()
the replacements  hitchin' a ride   Options 0:08:25 ()
alan clapp and his orchestra  scattered showers   Options 0:11:11 ()
lisa leblanc  i love you, i don't love you, i don't know   Options 0:14:57 ()
sparks  scandanavian design   Options 0:18:45 ()
anton barbeau  heaven is in your mind   Options 0:23:02 ()
electralane   if not now, when   Options 0:31:45 ()
 
chris bell  try again   Options 0:43:09 ()
chris bell  psychedelic stuff   Options 0:46:26 ()
iveys  dear angie   Options 0:50:43 ()
robyn hitchcock  the ghost in you   Options 0:51:45 ()
a camp  stronger than jesus   Options 0:56:29 ()
rain parade  what she's done to your mind   Options 0:59:43 ()
hole  awful   Options 1:02:32 ()
ash  let it flow   Options 1:06:07 ()
posies  second time around   Options 1:11:07 ()
 
huey lewis and GOOP  cruising   Options 1:26:30 ()
edison lighthouse  love grows (where my rosemary goes)   Options 1:31:12 ()
sugar  hoover dam   Options 1:34:00 ()
kelley stoltz  no pepper for the dustman   Options 1:39:21 ()
doleful lions  we transcend time   Options 1:42:44 ()
brix & the extricated  LA   Options 1:47:45 ()
human league  mirror man   Options 1:51:38 ()
filthy friends  faded afternoon   Options 1:55:28 ()
 
the clientele  harvest time   Options 2:08:32 ()
fleet floxes  lorelei   Options 2:11:23 ()
crazyhorse  i'll get by   Options 2:15:33 ()
tinnarose  simple kind of pleasure   Options 2:18:56 ()
eric carmen  marathon man   Options 2:22:44 ()
starbelly  new girl   Options 2:26:17 ()
we all together  i've got something to tell you   Options 2:30:07 ()
adult net  where were you when i needed you   Options 2:33:53 ()
yvonne elliman and ted neeley  everything's alright   Options 2:37:23 ()
nick heyward  he doesn't love you like i do   Options 2:40:54 ()
army navy  crushed like a car   Options 2:43:24 ()
catherine wheel  the nude   Options 2:47:54 ()
raveonettes  that great love sound   Options 2:51:56 ()
Echo And The Bunnymen  rollercoaster   Options 2:56:22 ()

Listener comments!

Avatar Swag For Life Member    Tue. 10/10/17 12:03pm Threemoons:

Hey Pseu. Happily, my workplace firewall is down again so I can join all yall...
  Tue. 10/10/17 12:04pm mb:

Hi Psue
  Tue. 10/10/17 12:04pm Fashion Tashjian:

Psup Pseu, gotta say I miss the old theme song... But that one isn't too shabby)))
Avatar    Tue. 10/10/17 12:05pm V Priceless:

heya Pseu!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Tue. 10/10/17 12:07pm Your Ace From Exchange Place:

Hey Pseu!
Avatar    Tue. 10/10/17 12:07pm BronwynB:

hey pseu and everyone!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Tue. 10/10/17 12:09pm blee:

Pseu, watch out for that thing, with a hook!!!!!
Avatar Tue. 10/10/17 12:09pm Pseu Braun:

PLEASE PITCH IN TO OUR "INTO THE BLACK" FUNDRAISER THIS WEEK IF YOU LIKE THE SHOW! CLICK ON THE BLACK BANNER ON THE UPPER LEFT THANKS ALL!!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Tue. 10/10/17 12:10pm Threemoons:

Pseu which album is this Replacements song from? Thx.
  Tue. 10/10/17 12:11pm melinda:

Hey Pseu
Avatar    Tue. 10/10/17 12:11pm BronwynB:

i have a mental image of the thing from fantastic 4 yanking people offstage with a vaudeville hook
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Tue. 10/10/17 12:12pm steveo:

Hi, Pseu -- I'm enjoying the show!
Avatar Tue. 10/10/17 12:12pm Number Six:

Hi Pseu & fellow listeners! Umm, does the shows title make us all "Hookers??
Avatar Tue. 10/10/17 12:13pm glenn:

no, we're the hookees. pseu's the hooker.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Tue. 10/10/17 12:16pm steveo:

i don't go to school, so how can I play hookee?
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Tue. 10/10/17 12:18pm Ken From Hyde Park:

Watch it, though. There's a two-minute penalty for hooking.
Avatar Tue. 10/10/17 12:19pm Hughie Considine:

Threemoons: it's the new live "For Sale"
Avatar    Tue. 10/10/17 12:19pm V Priceless:

new Sparks rules!
Avatar Tue. 10/10/17 12:19pm Hughie Considine:

Sparks have never sounded better.
  Tue. 10/10/17 12:20pm holland oats:

seeing them tonight oh yes
Avatar Swag For Life Member Tue. 10/10/17 12:20pm Scraps deSelby:

Threemoons, Hitchin a Ride is probably from For Sale: Live at Maxwells. At least, it appears there.
Avatar    Tue. 10/10/17 12:20pm BronwynB:

I met Sparks last night at their record signing event at Rough Trade and got to tell them they're an inspiration to me!!! They were amazing!!! Such nice friendly beautiful people
Avatar    Tue. 10/10/17 12:20pm BronwynB:

AND i get to see them at le poisson rouge on wednesday!!!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Tue. 10/10/17 12:21pm Threemoons:

Scraps--thx!! That just dropped, right?
Avatar Swag For Life Member Tue. 10/10/17 12:23pm Scraps:

Hughie beat me to it. -- Yeah, last year
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Tue. 10/10/17 12:24pm Threemoons:

Hughie--just saw that thx!!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Tue. 10/10/17 12:24pm Scraps:

Sorry, I mean, this year
  Tue. 10/10/17 12:25pm Websie:

If you didn't know, there's a Sparks film musical (directed by French arthouse fave Leos Carax) on the way...

https://news.avclub.com/michelle-williams-joins-adam-driver-in-leos-carax-s-spa-1798262547
Avatar    Tue. 10/10/17 12:27pm BronwynB:

aaah so excited about the film!!!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Tue. 10/10/17 12:28pm Scraps:

Anton Barbeau! Maybe Scott Miller?
Avatar Tue. 10/10/17 12:33pm Hughie Considine:

Seeing Sparks on Don Kirshner's Rock Concert simply blew my little Jethro Tull-worshipping mind back in 1975.
  Tue. 10/10/17 12:33pm Samoan Nick:

wait, what is this... from...
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Tue. 10/10/17 12:37pm Cheri Pi:

Hiya Pseu!
Avatar    Tue. 10/10/17 12:37pm BronwynB:

@hughie: i LOVE the sparks don kirshner show. i think maybe the applause is canned because it kinda seems like everyone is just sitting there staring at them. that was actually my first experience with them, because i first heard of them via the FFS collaboration and then i wanted to learn more about sparks so i looked them up on youtube and that was the first thing that came up. i heard something for the girl with everything and that was that. "hooked," as it were ;)
Avatar Tue. 10/10/17 12:47pm Hughie Considine:

Awesome, @bronwynB! There is no band remotely like them, and they have always been true to themselves. I liked FFS and some recent singles and one-offs, but the fact that they still have an LP this good in them is quite a testament. They're the kind of band that even rock's greatest curmudgeons, people like Johnny Lydon and Morrissey, sing the praises of. Check out Kimono My House and Propaganda!
  Tue. 10/10/17 12:54pm Luisa24:

Love this Robyn H....THANK YOU!
  Tue. 10/10/17 12:54pm Listener142985:

what a nice cover--radio ass is being kicked here today
Avatar    Tue. 10/10/17 12:54pm joe mulligan:

wow this Ghost in You track is very well suited for Robyn Hitchcock. Thanks Pseu!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Tue. 10/10/17 12:56pm Michele:

Love that Robyn Hitchcock track
Avatar    Tue. 10/10/17 12:59pm slugluv1313:

i agree!
LOVE Robyn Hitchcock's take on "Ghost in You" -- never heard it before -- THANK YOU, Pseu!!!
Avatar Tue. 10/10/17 1:00pm Pseu Braun:

Welcome Sluggo!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Tue. 10/10/17 1:01pm steveo:

I just went to Sam Ash (for some earplugs) and sort of fell in love with this contra alto clarinet. photos.google.com...
  Tue. 10/10/17 1:01pm Technocrat Leech:

these hooks are fresh and hot
  Tue. 10/10/17 1:03pm Websie:

ace Hole!
Avatar Tue. 10/10/17 1:04pm Hughie Considine:

Certainly one of the best and most hook-y Hole tracks -- also, who knew, but Tricky covers "Doll Parts" on his new LP.
Avatar Tue. 10/10/17 1:04pm Pseu Braun:

LEECH AND WEBSIE my beloved frenz
  Tue. 10/10/17 1:04pm Ted:

This sounds better then I remember it. Much.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Tue. 10/10/17 1:06pm Parq:

Steveo, you should have seen some of the beauties that were in this show last year.
www.metmuseum.org...
Avatar    Tue. 10/10/17 1:07pm Roberto:

I always liked that poppy later Hole album. Once I played it in the car on a road trip and my purist daughter said, THIS is the Hole album you bring?
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Tue. 10/10/17 1:10pm steveo:

@parq, oh I'm sorry I missed that. i do love the musical instruments at the met. It a shame to never _hear_ them though.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Tue. 10/10/17 1:11pm steveo:

@roberto A purist daughter sounds interesting, anyway.
Avatar    Tue. 10/10/17 1:13pm Roberto:

She's very particular in her musical tastes.
Avatar Tue. 10/10/17 1:13pm Wild Neil:

PEACE all. My sorta open minded 14 year old son says he "hates pop music.". Who the hell hates pop music? Foriegner, Devo and Styx are some of the greats! As well as Adam Ant, Frankie Goes to Hollywood and U2. Geez! And what about The Beatles and The Rolling Stones!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Tue. 10/10/17 1:13pm Parq:

Roberto, what an absolutely terrific father-daughter story.
Avatar    Tue. 10/10/17 1:14pm Roberto:

I've got a few of them.
Avatar    Tue. 10/10/17 1:15pm Roberto:

Stories, that is. Well, and daughters. If you consider two a few.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Tue. 10/10/17 1:15pm Michael 98145:

i was so much older then, i'm younger than that now
Avatar Tue. 10/10/17 1:15pm βrian:

Pop gives him the pip!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Tue. 10/10/17 1:19pm Michael 98145:

* bless you *
  Tue. 10/10/17 1:23pm mauri:

youre great!
  Tue. 10/10/17 1:26pm melinda:

@Neil I was anti-pop at 14, but I defined it narrowly and didn't put pop from previous decades into that category.
Avatar    Tue. 10/10/17 1:27pm Roberto:

OK screw it, I'm favoriting this.
  Tue. 10/10/17 1:28pm sonnyspop:

Great cover — cool choice, Pseu!
  Tue. 10/10/17 1:29pm judy from croton:

Saw a movie...is this Gwyneth?
Avatar    Tue. 10/10/17 1:29pm BronwynB:

@melinda: same
Avatar Tue. 10/10/17 1:30pm Wild Neil:

I cannot hear anything when I select popup but it used to work, and i can hear youtube videos. What is up?!
  Tue. 10/10/17 1:31pm judy from croton:

Movie=excruciating.
Avatar Tue. 10/10/17 1:35pm Wild Neil:

OK I needed a new Adobe Flash Player. Whew!
Avatar Tue. 10/10/17 1:35pm Wild Neil:

Sugar sounds kinda like an acoustic Husker Dü.
  Tue. 10/10/17 1:37pm Websie:

They were plugged in! Plus, y'know, had a guy from HuDu.
Avatar Tue. 10/10/17 1:38pm Wild Neil:

It kinda HURTS listening to my local classic rock station....it is SO nauseatingly predictable.
Avatar Tue. 10/10/17 1:38pm Wild Neil:

Its like the OPPOSITE of FMU. FMU hurts in other ways when it hurts.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Tue. 10/10/17 1:42pm Parq:

Neil, WFMU is the opposite of commercial classic rock in every way imaginable except that both can be picked up on a conventional FM radio. In parts of NYC, even that similarity doesn't hold up.
Avatar Tue. 10/10/17 1:44pm Pseu Braun:

EVERYONE TALKING ABOUT HOW wfmu IS GREAT? please PLEDGE TO MY SHOW. THANKS.
  Tue. 10/10/17 1:45pm melinda:

FMU hurts in other ways when it hurts...haha
Avatar    Tue. 10/10/17 1:45pm Roberto:

I think Neil's tapped into the essence of FMU.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Tue. 10/10/17 1:48pm Michael 98145:

it only hurts when you stop
  Tue. 10/10/17 1:54pm holland oats:

wait, is this song about cocaine?
  Tue. 10/10/17 1:55pm melinda:

I pledged already.
  Tue. 10/10/17 1:55pm BriJet:

Hello all!!! Yay Human League!!
  Tue. 10/10/17 1:56pm Websie:

aint heard that Hum League one in forevah
  Tue. 10/10/17 1:57pm Dennis Diken:

diggin' the show Pseu!
  Tue. 10/10/17 1:57pm melinda:

Yeah I had forgotten about that Human League song, nice to hear it again.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Tue. 10/10/17 2:01pm Parq:

A whole lot of clashing egos, that's what you get.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Tue. 10/10/17 2:02pm Michael 98145:

love that FF disc
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Tue. 10/10/17 2:02pm Threemoons:

Really liked the Filthy Friends track. I have the CD sitting in my apartment; have been too busy to have a relaxed listening to the whole thing; hope to fix that soon.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Tue. 10/10/17 2:04pm Threemoons:

Hydroponics.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Tue. 10/10/17 2:04pm Parq:

"Love Grows In My Rosemary's Nose", as the great Dan Ingram put it.
Avatar    Tue. 10/10/17 2:05pm Listening Out There:

It's Pseu's Hook with a Thing...just got here...
  Swag For Life Member    Tue. 10/10/17 2:06pm BnowB:

I just had to log in and reiterate how wonderful it is to hear your voice over the airwaves. The buff g'ds buffering out my life. or something.. Glad your back!!!
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Avatar Swag For Life Member    Tue. 10/10/17 2:06pm Threemoons:

Don't get me started RE GoopShit....
Avatar    Tue. 10/10/17 2:06pm Roberto:

It's from Duets.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Tue. 10/10/17 2:08pm steveo:

that's some impressive proportional-font ascii art!
  Tue. 10/10/17 2:08pm Ajax Green:

Duets (2001) is awesome, it might be the world's only competitive karaoke movie? Paul Giamatti kills as a disaffected salesman!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Tue. 10/10/17 2:08pm Threemoons:

Other than the magic vajayjay crystals, don't forget the advice re steaming one's uterus and vulva (really) and the endless list of fake food allergies/everyday foods that will kill you.
Avatar    Tue. 10/10/17 2:09pm BronwynB:

when i was a kid the girls were sometimes not allowed to play outside at recess in winter because our ovaries would get cold. i bet goop would think that was a great idea
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Tue. 10/10/17 2:10pm Threemoons:

Bronwyn are you shitting me? Wow....
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Tue. 10/10/17 2:10pm Michael 98145:

- steaming - ?!?
  Swag For Life Member    Tue. 10/10/17 2:10pm BnowB:

@steveo lol
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Tue. 10/10/17 2:11pm Threemoons:

Michaal yep...as in squat over a special Goop herb bath thingie to detox and open your lady bits. As a lady person myself, I think Gwennyth is bananas.
Avatar    Tue. 10/10/17 2:12pm BronwynB:

@threemoons: nope. i went to a waldorf school and that wasn't even the weirdest thing we had to deal with. we also weren't allowed to wear black. i did not like that.
  Swag For Life Member    Tue. 10/10/17 2:12pm BnowB:

lady parts and bananas... just thinking sorry
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Tue. 10/10/17 2:13pm Threemoons:

Bronwyn--why did they link being goth to breast cancer or something???
  Tue. 10/10/17 2:15pm Bob in Oakland:

We're vacationing in the UK and just checked in to our hotel in Manchester/Salford. One of the first things we did was to tune the FMU app to the show. It's sounding wonderful!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Tue. 10/10/17 2:17pm Parq:

In general, there has been a disturbing abandonment of common sense as a factor in health regimens, especially when it comes to nutrition and personal hygiene.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Tue. 10/10/17 2:17pm Michael 98145:

@BB, sure it wasn't a Hobbit school ? :)
  Swag For Life Member    Tue. 10/10/17 2:18pm BnowB:

lol @michale
Avatar Swag For Life Member Tue. 10/10/17 2:19pm Parq:

It seems, the more odd and counter-intuitive a health neologism (if I can call it that) is, the more willing people are to embrace it.
  Swag For Life Member    Tue. 10/10/17 2:20pm BnowB:

Blue skies call me outside with headphones.
PSEU!!! so GOOD !
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Tue. 10/10/17 2:20pm Michael 98145:

snake oil never spoils
Avatar    Tue. 10/10/17 2:21pm BronwynB:

@threemoons: it disturbed our auras or our chi or something
  Tue. 10/10/17 2:21pm Ajax:

Also it's nuts how good that Brix album is!
Avatar Tue. 10/10/17 2:23pm Hughie Considine:

People love the idea of 'ridding the body of toxins.' It just sounds like something you'd like to do, but it's a load of tripe. (Tripe actually has toxins, i bet)
Avatar    Tue. 10/10/17 2:23pm BronwynB:

digging this eric carmen
Avatar    Tue. 10/10/17 2:23pm Roberto:

Ho hum, another Eric Carmen song added to my favorites.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Tue. 10/10/17 2:24pm Michael 98145:

and what the hell is Smart Water ? aren't we smart enough?
  Tue. 10/10/17 2:24pm melinda:

Waldorf can be pretty fuckin weird.
  Tue. 10/10/17 2:25pm Stevel:

Please tell me the Eric Carmen song was pitched for the Marathon Man soundtrack.
Avatar Tue. 10/10/17 2:25pm Hughie Considine:

Can't imagine ABC's Wide World of Sports never tapped this for a montage sequence featuring Frank Shorter.
Avatar Tue. 10/10/17 2:27pm Pseu Braun:

This Eric Carmen song is the GREATEST.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Tue. 10/10/17 2:27pm mrdonutsu:

I'll be running the NYC marathon next month. I'm afraid Eric Carmen won't be making the playlist cut! ;)
  Tue. 10/10/17 2:27pm andrewb:

i hope imnot the only one who thought that was Dahltrey
  Tue. 10/10/17 2:28pm Websie:

I am old enough to grasp that reference, Hughie (with my picker-upper).
  Tue. 10/10/17 2:29pm Mike tp:

love the Clientele !!
Avatar    Tue. 10/10/17 2:30pm BronwynB:

love this too. im just a sucker for anything like this.
Avatar Tue. 10/10/17 2:32pm Hughie Considine:

Than you're old enough to know where my nom de FMU comes from, @Websie! But you never will. Nobody ever will!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Tue. 10/10/17 2:33pm Gordon FM:

VIVA PERU!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Tue. 10/10/17 2:33pm Parq:

People talk about smart water all the time, but I saw one the other day wearing a MAGA hat. Smart, pffhheh.
Avatar Tue. 10/10/17 2:35pm Todd-o-phonic Todd:

Never heard this version (Adult Net). I'm digging it!
  Tue. 10/10/17 2:38pm Websie:

Magdalene!
  Tue. 10/10/17 2:38pm kimzilla:

I will always come to a message board with a big YES when I hear some JCSS! Thanks Pseu!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Tue. 10/10/17 2:38pm Michael 98145:

Pseu's College of Musical Knowledge
Avatar Tue. 10/10/17 2:39pm Hughie Considine:

Oh man, this was always forbidden fruit for me as a youth -- we were a Godspell family.
Avatar    Tue. 10/10/17 2:39pm V Priceless:

jeezus!
Avatar Tue. 10/10/17 2:39pm Crumblebum:

Funny cos that Eric Carmen tune reminded me of this+The Who...
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Tue. 10/10/17 2:42pm Michael 98145:

( speaking of musicals, i can't get this outta my mind : www.youtube.com... )
Avatar Tue. 10/10/17 2:46pm Switchblade Batman:

Love this one Pseu
Avatar Tue. 10/10/17 2:48pm Dominick:

Another fabulous show! Thanks Pseu
Avatar    Tue. 10/10/17 2:49pm Chris from DC:

I miss Catherine Wheel
  Tue. 10/10/17 2:50pm Bobby:

Yes to this
Avatar Swag For Life Member Tue. 10/10/17 2:50pm Todd76Pct:

Thanks for the great tunes, Pseu!
  Tue. 10/10/17 2:50pm melinda:

I can't believe I missed Everything's Alright, my connection sucks today. That's one of my faves from JCS.
Avatar Tue. 10/10/17 2:52pm Switchblade Batman:

yeah raveonettes, are like a knock off jesus and mary chain. But I always thought they were fun.
Avatar    Tue. 10/10/17 2:57pm Roberto:

Bai Pseu! Thanks for all the sweet poppy goodness.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Tue. 10/10/17 2:58pm Michael 98145:

a trail of stars
  Fri. 10/13/17 9:31pm Marie:

Hey Pseu, Fantastic show! Thanks!
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