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Options August 7, 2018

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Artist Track Album Label Format Approx. start time
doug gillard  thing with a hook (pseu's theme)   Options n/a  347 records   CD  0:00:00 ()
anemone  laying in the sun   Options baby only you and i  fat possom  CD  0:03:20 ()
eyelids  falling eyes   Options v/a pseu's thing with a hook - off the hook  wfmu  CD  0:05:13 ()
graham coxon  you & i   Options love travels at illegal speeds  parlaphone  MP3  0:08:57 ()
rock city  say goodbye   Options rockin' memphis  lucky 7  CD  0:11:53 ()
mick ronson  hard life   Options just like this  ronson music  MP3  0:16:03 ()
badfinger  lay me down   Options v/a power pop luv mixtape  n/a  CD  0:22:33 ()
quinn scharber  addiction and subtraction   Options being nice won't save milwaukee  quinn scharber  CD  0:25:23 ()
teenage fanclub  say no   Options grand prix  geffen  MP3  0:29:12 ()
cut worms  it won't be too long   Options hollow ground  Jajaguwar  CD  0:32:27 ()
eternal summers  possibilities   Options every day feels like i'm dying  nevado  CD  0:48:08 ()
delgados  coming in from the cold   Options hate  mantra recordings  MP3  0:49:14 ()
tancred   queen of new york   Options nightstand  polyvinyl  CD  0:52:45 ()
the hang ups  little blue   Options the hang ups  korda  MP3  0:54:37 ()
the spires  beaming in   Options obscured view  artificial light  CD  0:58:49 ()
alexander tucker  objects   Options don't look away  thrill jockey  CD  1:02:00 ()
tracyanne & danny  jacqueline   Options tracyanne & danny  merge  CD  1:05:16 ()
inxs  never tear us apart   Options single  atlantic  MP3  1:09:42 ()
wooden shjips  red line   Options v  thrill jockey  CD  1:13:27 ()
panda bear  bros   Options person pitch  my animal home  MP3  1:17:25 ()
liam finn  this place is killing me   Options i'll be lightning  liam finn  CD  1:48:34 ()
the silver seas   imaginary girls   Options high society  cheap lullaby  MP3  1:48:48 ()
jess williamson  thunder song   Options cosmic wink  mexican summer  CD  1:53:55 ()
mazzy star  look on down from the bridge   Options among my swan  capitol  MP3  1:55:31 ()
fleetwood mac  silver springs   Options rumours (deluxe)  Warner Bros.  MP3  2:00:21 ()
karla bonoff  someone to lay down beside me   Options karla bonoff  sony music  MP3  2:04:45 ()
hatchie  sugar & spice   Options sugar & spice  Double Double Whammy  Vinyl  2:08:51 ()
carole king  chains   Options pearls: songs of goffin and king  rockingale  MP3  2:12:07 ()
louise goffin  if i'm late   Options the essential louise goffin  pink2black  MP3  2:14:55 ()
the ophelias  fog   Options almost  joyful noise  CD  2:18:47 ()
raveonettes  sinking with the sun   Options observator  raveonettes  CD  2:21:05 ()
breeders  hag   Options last splash  4ad  CD  2:24:30 ()
quilt  rabid love   Options quilt  mexican summer  CD  2:27:15 ()
sunflower bean  easier said   Options human ceremony  fat possom  CD  2:33:40 ()
widowspeak  gun shy   Options widowspeak  captured tracks  CD  2:37:24 ()
cate le bon  puts me to work   Options cyrk  the control group  CD  2:42:04 ()
charlotte hatherley  siberia   Options siberia  little sister records  MP3  2:45:04 ()
wild pink  lake erie   Options yolk in the fur  tiny engines  CD  2:57:18 ()

Listener comments!

Avatar Swag For Life Member Tue. 8/7/18 12:03pm Panda Penguin:

Haven't got the Hook-up for a couple of weeks, and I almost forgot just how stoked this theme song makes me for the next three hours of joyful jangle. Hope all the other Hookers are doing alright this fine Tuesday!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Tue. 8/7/18 12:05pm Carmichael:

Heya Pseu, and you <points> and also you <points over there> and especially YOU <points out of radio>!!!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Tue. 8/7/18 12:09pm Panda Penguin:

Avatar Swag For Life Member Tue. 8/7/18 12:10pm Krys O.:

Howdy, Pseu and everyone! The show is blasting today since my co-worker is on vacation.
Avatar Tue. 8/7/18 12:10pm V Priceless:

hey Pseu!
  Tue. 8/7/18 12:11pm Li'l Miss Dog Pedant:

Oh thank you, Pseu,
for being you,
for playing the songs you do
on WFMU! <3 <3 <3
Avatar Tue. 8/7/18 12:14pm northguineahills:

what Panda/Penguin said...
  Tue. 8/7/18 12:16pm Marie:

Avatar Tue. 8/7/18 12:18pm V Priceless:

Avatar Swag For Life Member Tue. 8/7/18 12:23pm Matt Fiveash:

Love how he snuck the ziggy stardust riff in there!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Tue. 8/7/18 12:23pm Uncle Michael:

I hope that Rock City holds no portent.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Tue. 8/7/18 12:24pm Krys O.:

<3 Badfinger!
Avatar Tue. 8/7/18 12:26pm Phillippe Bastille:

Good afternoon Pseu and fellow Hookers. Keep rockin' it. Hoping to be lifted from hell, if only for 3 hours.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Tue. 8/7/18 12:33pm Bill in W.O.:

That I think of "Say No" as sort of a less spectacular song on Grand Prix just speaks to what a fabulous record that is. All killer, no filler. And it's a lovely change of pace tune.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Tue. 8/7/18 12:34pm mauri:

heu speu! Goodie muusic!
  Tue. 8/7/18 12:35pm andrewb:

Psue, thanks for the lead on the Badfinger doc. Truly one of the most depressing stories in rocknroll history. Followed it up with Nilsson's demo of "without you" and turned into a quivering mass of jelly.
  Tue. 8/7/18 12:36pm egould310:

Geez Pseu; your show today is an exact match of my Spotify random playlist. You have excellent taste in music. ;-)
Avatar Tue. 8/7/18 12:41pm Phillippe Bastille:

Time to toss it off the roof and get a new one.
Avatar Tue. 8/7/18 12:42pm Phillippe Bastille:

Not that anyone would ever do that...
  Tue. 8/7/18 12:44pm sleepy zuhoski:

play me, i listen.
  Tue. 8/7/18 12:45pm KP in DC:

I’ll set our Google alert just for you, Pseu
Avatar Tue. 8/7/18 12:48pm Wild Neil||Peace All:

This track sounds a bit like Sixpence None The Richer. Remember them? The big lush guitar strumming... But it's not. The music maybe 75% and the singer 50%.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Tue. 8/7/18 12:50pm Panda Penguin:

Ohhhhh I've been having a bit of a Delgados renaissance over the last couple weeks! Excellent choice, Pseu. A sorely underrated and much missed band.
Avatar Tue. 8/7/18 12:51pm Pseu Braun:

Can we refrain from comparing groups to more famous groups? It's tedious AF
  Tue. 8/7/18 12:52pm sue:

sweet sounds of the Delgados, thanks
Avatar Tue. 8/7/18 12:57pm Pseu Braun:

andrewb aw, yeah I know....hello all these new names and ones I know! great to see you.
  Tue. 8/7/18 12:59pm The Slugger:

In a better mood already
Avatar Tue. 8/7/18 1:07pm Stashu:

I love you. That is all. Also thank you for the Chicken Fat. You know what I'm talking about.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Tue. 8/7/18 1:10pm Doobois:

This is giving me goose bumps.
Avatar Tue. 8/7/18 1:11pm Phillippe Bastille:

Can we compare less famous DJs to more famous DJs? For example, "Suzy Hotrod kinda sounds like Pseu Braun."
Avatar Tue. 8/7/18 1:13pm Pseu Braun:

Avatar Tue. 8/7/18 1:14pm Phillippe Bastille:

{sighs resignedly} okay...
Avatar Swag For Life Member Tue. 8/7/18 1:14pm JFR:

deep cuts
Avatar Swag For Life Member Tue. 8/7/18 1:21pm Krys O.:

It's been a while since I listened to this Panda Bear. Thanks, Pseu!
  Tue. 8/7/18 1:25pm jess:

yes to panda bear and animal collective
Avatar Swag For Life Member Tue. 8/7/18 1:26pm Krys O.:

This reminds me of when I had an eMusic subscription. :D
  Tue. 8/7/18 1:33pm hudu:

Thanks for playing INXS and Panda Bear.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Tue. 8/7/18 1:34pm dforemanwv:

Love Bros, THX
  Tue. 8/7/18 1:37pm JakeGould:

@PhillipeBatille: That question is not only stupid, it’s an insult to a lot of things.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Tue. 8/7/18 1:37pm peapod ross:

interesting take on celery.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Tue. 8/7/18 1:37pm peapod ross:

I have to say I agree here.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Tue. 8/7/18 1:37pm Uncle Michael:

I was betting 'hummus'.
  Tue. 8/7/18 1:37pm JakeGould:

Nature’s Dental Floss!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Tue. 8/7/18 1:37pm Bill in W.O.:

I like both Tancred records. Still warming to this new one a bit, but a fan. Don't let that scare ya off, though. The debut really showed the Anna Waronker/that dog influence, which I dug. Cool hearing them on the radio, kinda haven't.
Avatar Tue. 8/7/18 1:38pm Dominick:

not even gonna post the link to the celery illustration
  Tue. 8/7/18 1:39pm JakeGould:

Pseu, get ready for: “Jake’s Thing With a Hook”
Avatar Swag For Life Member Tue. 8/7/18 1:40pm peapod ross:

Psteve's Thing With a Grapnel
  Tue. 8/7/18 1:41pm JakeGould:

“Andy Breckman’s Thing With a Schmuck”
  Tue. 8/7/18 1:42pm JakeGould:

Hey! Then what about “JA in the AM?”
  Tue. 8/7/18 1:43pm JakeGould:

Pseu is very good at breaks. I like her talking.
  Tue. 8/7/18 1:44pm JakeGould:

Hey! Someone called me an ass kisser!!! NOW THAT IS FUNNY!!!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Tue. 8/7/18 1:46pm Itzall Ablurr:

Dominick, is it THAT one? Yuckk.
  Tue. 8/7/18 1:47pm JakeGould:

Hate ’me
Avatar Tue. 8/7/18 1:47pm Pseu Braun:

Troll up your own ass.
Avatar Tue. 8/7/18 1:48pm Phillippe Bastille:

@Jake I apparently have stupid and insulting locked down. Glad what my family has been saying for years has been validated
Avatar Tue. 8/7/18 1:48pm Pseu Braun:

hahaaaa too afraid to get caught folks, he has a hidden VPN to troll from...poor sad white boy
  Tue. 8/7/18 1:49pm JakeGould:

I have no judgement of you. I speak only of that one idea you shared.
Avatar Tue. 8/7/18 1:52pm SueAdynamo:

go psue! I remember being asked to make a sandwich for all the guys on one of these WFMU boards -- i was so startled that an FMU listener could be so base.
Avatar Tue. 8/7/18 1:54pm Pseu Braun:

Just cuz their Mom's voice is stuck in their heads they project that shit onto me and every woman. Losers.
  Tue. 8/7/18 1:55pm JakeGould:

I’m a man and I can make a sandwich.
  Tue. 8/7/18 1:57pm JakeGould:

Sorry to CIS-gender this.
  Tue. 8/7/18 2:02pm whattawino:

And now, phan mail from a phlounder: I'm LOVING your excellent premium, Pseu.... and now everyone knows it! Yay! Oh, and another great show today as well.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Tue. 8/7/18 2:03pm Krys O.:

You nailed it, Pseu. Trolls and the 4chan Gamergate ilk have Mommy Issues.
Avatar Tue. 8/7/18 2:04pm SiHV:

Fleetwood Mac, thank you.
Avatar Tue. 8/7/18 2:05pm SueAdynamo:

uh Jake I'm not sure you know what CIS-gender means
Avatar Tue. 8/7/18 2:06pm Dominick:

oh my!
  Tue. 8/7/18 2:06pm phat:

Holy shit Silver Springs is a great, heart-wrenching, song.
Avatar Tue. 8/7/18 2:07pm Kat in Chicago:

It is. This Karla Bonoff is giving me the feels too.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Tue. 8/7/18 2:07pm Hughie Considine:

Following this Karla Bonoff song with Helen Reddy's "Angie Baby" might be fatal.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Tue. 8/7/18 2:08pm Hughie Considine:

I love this neo-Al Stewart guitar solo.
Avatar Tue. 8/7/18 2:08pm Pseu Braun:

srsly ready to do all femme singer-songwriter to drive away the trolls.
  Tue. 8/7/18 2:08pm judy from croton:

Yes. Always liked this karla bonoff song. Still rings true, pitiful as that may be.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Tue. 8/7/18 2:08pm Krys O.:

Yer pulling out all the stops, Pseu. Karla Bonoff!
Avatar Tue. 8/7/18 2:09pm Kat in Chicago:

No objection here, Pseu.
  Tue. 8/7/18 2:09pm JakeGould:

@SueAdynamo: It’s called humor. Look it up!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Tue. 8/7/18 2:10pm peapod ross:

Play some judee sill
  Tue. 8/7/18 2:10pm Chi Bill:

First time chatting on your board, Pseu, had to compliment on this fantastic piece "Someone..." which I had forgotten about. Never new who it was. Usually I comment on the previously-unheard-by-me great songs. Thanks!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Tue. 8/7/18 2:13pm JFR:

deeper still
Avatar Swag For Life Member Tue. 8/7/18 2:14pm Michael 98145:

oh, nice ♫
Avatar Tue. 8/7/18 2:15pm Phillippe Bastille:

whattawino: I got that premium as well. I agree.
Avatar Tue. 8/7/18 2:18pm JoeyX:

Better late than never! Tuning in now from Chelsea just in time for Louise Goffin! Love love love.
Avatar Tue. 8/7/18 2:22pm SiHV:

liked this set. need to go to meetings now. goodbye.
Avatar Tue. 8/7/18 2:30pm Pseu Braun:

hey joeyx!
Avatar Tue. 8/7/18 2:37pm JakeGould:

Hello logged in!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Tue. 8/7/18 2:37pm Krys O.:

Cool, Julia Cumming's band!
  Tue. 8/7/18 2:40pm pfghm:

FMU psounds extra good on nice pstereo with plenty of bass.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Tue. 8/7/18 2:42pm KP:

You play the best stuff, Pseu
  Tue. 8/7/18 2:45pm sue:

pseu you are hittin' em out of the park today
Avatar Tue. 8/7/18 2:47pm Pseu Braun:

means the world to me, yall. Stay strong, ladies..
Avatar Tue. 8/7/18 2:49pm jaysit:

<3 cate le bon
Avatar Tue. 8/7/18 2:50pm jaysit:

@pfghm: a pstereo with plenty of bapss
Avatar Swag For Life Member Tue. 8/7/18 2:51pm I am the Upsetter:

Great show. Like always.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Tue. 8/7/18 2:51pm Michael 98145:

mighty fine set, yes
Avatar Tue. 8/7/18 2:52pm JakeGould:

Are there actually any songs where some guy is asking a lady to make them a sandwich?
Avatar Swag For Life Member Tue. 8/7/18 2:53pm Krys O.:

@Jake, probably some swing song from the 1940s.
Avatar Tue. 8/7/18 2:53pm Wild Neil||Peace All:

In my opinion I believe that compariing artists to each other is very useful. Sorry you don't see it that way, Pseu. This is the only board at WFMU where my practice of doing so has actually come under fire. Gee, I wonder why? Why does that only happen here? Hmnnn.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Tue. 8/7/18 2:55pm Krys O.:

Thanks for another excellent show, Pseu! Take care!
Avatar Tue. 8/7/18 2:55pm SueAdynamo:

oy vey
Avatar Tue. 8/7/18 2:55pm SSS:

Avatar Tue. 8/7/18 2:56pm JakeGould:

Wait! “Men at Work’s” down under is almost. But it’s about a guy making a vegemite sandwich.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Tue. 8/7/18 2:56pm Michael 98145:

@JG, well, Bob Azzam wanted some couscous : www.youtube.com...
Avatar Swag For Life Member Tue. 8/7/18 2:57pm I am the Upsetter:

Good call @Jake!
Avatar Tue. 8/7/18 2:57pm JakeGould:

This meme for this show. i.kym-cdn.com...
Avatar Tue. 8/7/18 2:57pm Phillippe Bastille:

Great show, Pseu. Thank you
Avatar Tue. 8/7/18 2:58pm colinfromvictoriabritishcolumbiacanada:

Awww. You dudes. Pseu needs some love!!
Avatar Tue. 8/7/18 2:58pm JakeGould:

Pseu, I like you.

Wild Neil… Really? Really? In general. Really?
Avatar Swag For Life Member Tue. 8/7/18 2:58pm Bill in W.O.:

Tiresome on all the rest of 'em, too. "I will pray for you."
Avatar Tue. 8/7/18 2:59pm Wild Neil||Peace All:

I'll Fed Ex you a sandwich, Pseu.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Tue. 8/7/18 2:59pm Michael 98145:

thank you, Pseu
Avatar Tue. 8/7/18 2:59pm Kat in Chicago:

Lovely show. Comments not so much. Sigh.
Avatar Tue. 8/7/18 2:59pm JakeGould:

This “Know Your Meme” page on “Make me a sandwich…” is really deep into the topic. knowyourmeme.com...
Avatar Swag For Life Member Tue. 8/7/18 2:59pm Bill in W.O.:

Loved the show today, Pseu.
Avatar Tue. 8/7/18 3:00pm JakeGould:

‘I’m 124 sandwiches away from an engagement ring’ nypost.com...
Avatar Swag For Life Member Tue. 8/7/18 3:01pm Anita in Morristown:

Pseu, thanks for your words of encouragement
Avatar Tue. 8/7/18 3:01pm Wild Neil||Peace All:

I always like reading others' comparisons as it expands my musical Overton Window.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Tue. 8/7/18 3:01pm Michael 98145:

must be the heat
Avatar Tue. 8/7/18 3:05pm JakeGould:

@WildNeil: Please close your Overton window and nail it shut like they do in zombie movies.
Avatar Tue. 8/7/18 3:40pm Wild Neil||Peace All:

Avatar Sun. 8/12/18 12:59pm chickfactor10:

Pseu, your show is my favorite but this set is extra delicious. Thanks for surviving the sweat. xo
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