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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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Upcoming events:

Wed. Oct 16th, 9pm - Midnight: Singles Going Seventies! (More info...)
Wed. Oct 23rd, 9pm - Midnight: A salute to New York Rocker (More info...)
Wed. Oct 30th, 9pm - Midnight: Stag plays live (More info...)

Options November 7, 2018: Back to what passes for normal around here. Dedicated to the memory of Trevor Jenkins, friend and staunch supporter of the show.

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Artist Track Album Label Year Comments New Approx. start time
offenbach  running away   Options never too tender  a&m  1976  CanCon requirement: MET    0:00:00 ()
frankie goes to hollywood  relax   Options 7"  island  1983      0:04:12 ()
the members  flying again   Options 1980 - the choice is yours  virgin  1980      0:06:50 ()
spys  midnight fantasy   Options behind enemy lines  emi america  1983      0:10:30 ()
spitballs  feel too good   Options spitballs  beserkley  1978      0:14:17 ()
j. hines and the boys  funky funk (part 1)   Options 7"  nation-wide  1973      0:18:52 ()
off broadway  boys must be strong   Options quick turns  atlantic  1980      0:21:33 ()
 
 
This set is for Trevor.
orchestral manoeuvres in the dark  isotype   Options the punishment of luxury  100%/whitenoise        0:39:36 ()
john carter  brown and porters (meat importers) lorry   Options measure for measure: the john carter anthology  rpm        0:45:27 ()
the dooleys  love of my life   Options best of  epic        0:48:11 ()
duncan reid & the big heads  77   Options little big head  little big head  2012      0:51:11 ()
swell maps  let's build a car   Options the boy from nowhere who fell out of the sky (nikki sudden box set)  easy action  2013      0:55:10 ()
chelsea  war across the nation   Options evacuate  step forward  1982      0:57:35 ()
 
big school  crazy for you   Options it's really real  big school      *   1:07:18 ()
miriam and nobody's babies  get the message   Options 7"  norton    Cyrus Erie cover!  *   1:10:07 ()
the shifters  carlisle   Options have a cunning plan  trouble in mind      *   1:12:24 ()
the suncharms  red dust   Options 7"  slumberland      *   1:15:28 ()
anamon  iron bill   Options purple, green, and yellow  five bucks cool?      *   1:21:32 ()
 
soft science  apart   Options maps  test pattern      *   1:34:59 ()
some sunny day  enough   Options s/t ep  some sunny day      *   1:37:55 ()
oh sees  c   Options smote reverser  castle face      *   1:41:28 ()
be bop deluxe  electrical language   Options drastic plastic  harvest  1978      1:45:47 ()
the special pillow  flaming skull   Options sleeping weird  zofko    playing live next Tuesday Nov. 13 at Pet Shop in Jersey City  *   1:50:20 ()
 
vic godard  nobody knows   Options mum's revenge  gnuinc       *   2:01:17 ()
pip blom  i think i'm in love   Options singles  persona non grata      *   2:04:59 ()
tribe  supercollider   Options sleeper  slash/warner bros.  1993      2:07:46 ()
the humblebums  coconut tree   Options the new humblebums  liberty  1968      2:11:23 ()
the humblebums  silk pyjamas   Options the new humblebums  liberty  1968  twofer.... Wednesday??    2:14:34 ()
baby grande  put you on my wall   Options s/t  hozac    orig mid-70s, new collection  *   2:16:10 ()
 
peter holsapple  in too deep   Options game day  omnivore    playing this Friday at The Loft At City Winery (??) with Chris Stamey!  *   2:25:02 ()
chris stamey  greensboro days   Options digital single  chris stamey    playing this Friday at The Loft At City Winery (??) with Peter Holsapple!  *   2:28:59 ()
illuminati hotties  cuff   Options kiss yr frenemies  tiny engines      *   2:32:35 ()
spygenius  shall i show you in my mirror   Options 'pacéphale  big stir  2018      2:37:22 ()
dem atlas  never belonged   Options bad actress  rhymesayers      *   2:41:53 ()
 
the rebel set  on a string   Options smidgen pigeon  outro      *   2:50:30 ()
terry  carpe diem/bureau   Options i'm terry  upset the rhythm      *   2:55:29 ()

Listener comments!

Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Wed. 11/7/18 9:01pm Uncle Michael:

EFD!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 11/7/18 9:02pm efd:

UM!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 11/7/18 9:05pm Bootsie:

BOOTSIE SAY OH YES!!!
  Wed. 11/7/18 9:06pm sugarwerewolf:

This version of Relax sounds different than what I'm used to
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Wed. 11/7/18 9:09pm Uncle Michael:

floin again?
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 11/7/18 9:09pm Quasi Mojo:

Such a suburban sound this band
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 11/7/18 9:09pm Quasi Mojo:

and it was the suburban vote that swayed the election
Avatar Wed. 11/7/18 9:09pm dave wuz here:

floyin aggin
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 11/7/18 9:10pm Folsom:

I just found out the free music archive is shutting down. I'm surprised it is not on the WFMU home page.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 11/7/18 9:11pm Quasi Mojo:

Very sad about FMA. I thought it was always going to be there.
  Wed. 11/7/18 9:12pm seth from muddy creek:

Making me think about BMX Bandits
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 11/7/18 9:14pm Aitch:

This spys' one is really dreadful. Need some Loverboy now to heighten the awkward
  Wed. 11/7/18 9:15pm seth from muddy creek:

Ahh. Was just referring to this track with the BMX reference. Bummed about FMA.
Avatar Wed. 11/7/18 9:19pm herb.nyc:

Happy Wednesday! I have my receiver volume higher than normal- Evan's vg show is even vg'r! (Doesn't apply to "relax", however)
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 11/7/18 9:23pm efd:

hi everyone! Thanks for tuning in tonight, and thanks to those who have commented! Always nice to see you.
Avatar 🎃 Wed. 11/7/18 9:23pm Hoboken Jack:

You put the Funk in Evan Funk Davies.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 11/7/18 9:24pm jmd:

EFD, UM!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Wed. 11/7/18 9:28pm Uncle Michael:

JMD!
  Wed. 11/7/18 9:34pm hello:

has phish been on? am i too late?
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Wed. 11/7/18 9:36pm Uncle Michael:

I totally would have deleted that email.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Wed. 11/7/18 9:40pm Parq:

That was some story, Evan. Clasping your hand in this time of sadness for you.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 11/7/18 9:41pm Quasi Mojo:

Nice tribute. RIP Trevor.
  Wed. 11/7/18 9:41pm hello:

@efd sorry for my rudeness , wasn't listening when i commented. rip trevor
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 11/7/18 9:42pm efd:

when I met Trevor in London one of the first things I did was show him and his business partner the email he sent me that I forwarded to my girlfriend with a note that said "I think this must be a scam of some sort."
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 11/7/18 9:42pm efd:

and we all had a good laugh.
  Wed. 11/7/18 9:42pm seth from muddy creek:

Condolences. We are lucky to have the time we have.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 11/7/18 9:42pm Tome:

sorry EFD ,, sweet Guy i can see that in the photo man , nice warm genuine smile too both of you !
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 11/7/18 9:44pm Quasi Mojo:

He actually was pretty enterprising, as he was already a fan of the show, but was seeing if there was a possibility of a business connection. Why not?
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 11/7/18 9:45pm efd:

Yep, he was working with radio presenters and other media folks in the UK so it seemed like a natural extension.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Wed. 11/7/18 9:46pm Uncle Michael:

condolences, Evan
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 11/7/18 9:49pm efd:

appreciate the thoughts everyone, thanks.
  Wed. 11/7/18 9:54pm Robin Eisgrau:

Going by the album cover, there were eight people in The Dooleys. That's a heck of a lot. Were some of them backup dancers?
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 11/7/18 9:57pm efd:

I actually don't know much at all about them, Robin!
  Wed. 11/7/18 9:59pm Robin Eisgrau:

I used to voraciously read British pop magazines in the mid-eighties: Smash Hits, No.1, NME and Melody Maker and I think No.1 said snarky things about The Dooleys and Shakatak.
  Wed. 11/7/18 10:08pm Robin Eisgrau:

Very sorry about the loss of your friend, Evan.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 11/7/18 10:13pm efd:

thanks Robin
  Wed. 11/7/18 10:15pm Ajax:

Somebody beat me to covering Get The Message! Damn it. Also I love the EFD show.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 11/7/18 10:15pm Quasi Mojo:

Carlisle, oh Carlisle. This is lovely.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 11/7/18 10:16pm efd:

@Ajax there's no shame in being beaten by Miriam, at least! (And thank you.)
Avatar Wed. 11/7/18 10:23pm neeelz:

This is nice, bless you @efd
  Wed. 11/7/18 10:32pm Scraps:

Usually I can’t comment on E”F”D’s show because somehow it doesn’t work except about the first half hour or so on my iPad (comments work in nearly all other all shows). Anyway, I moved to the WFMU app (which I don’t really like).

Evan, I’m sorry about Trevor.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 11/7/18 10:36pm medson:

good evening efd/everyone
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 11/7/18 10:36pm efd:

hi Scraps! Thanks for making the extra effort to comment, I appreciate it.
  Wed. 11/7/18 10:38pm Scraps:

One thing that’s weird about the app on iPad is, there’s no avatar. It’s all-text comment area, like 1988 or something.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 11/7/18 10:43pm medson:

Every time I hear the beginning of this I hear Detroit Rock City
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 11/7/18 10:43pm Aitch:

Oh Sees very good, especially live.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 11/7/18 10:52pm efd:

I haven't had the pleasure, but I've heard the same
  Wed. 11/7/18 11:01pm Scraps:

I love the Mulduar portion of the night
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Wed. 11/7/18 11:10pm Barkevious Shabazz:

Pip Blom good.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 11/7/18 11:15pm efd:

Agree
Avatar Wed. 11/7/18 11:25pm jillydg:

more Humblebums
  Wed. 11/7/18 11:26pm Shane:

New to chat hello
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 11/7/18 11:26pm efd:

welcome Shane!
@jillydg Humblebums Humblebums Humblebums
  Wed. 11/7/18 11:27pm Eddy in Australia:

Hi Evan! Quick chime-in: You were right the first time - it's Can-bra. Also, check out the back cover of that Members album - one of the guys is wearing a 3RRR FM (Melbourne) tee (they toured here between the first two albums). I wore a more recent RRR tee when I was on your show!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 11/7/18 11:28pm efd:

oh that's funny about the t-shirt! And thanks for confirming my pronunciation!
  Wed. 11/7/18 11:29pm Shane:

Any residents fans out there?
  Wed. 11/7/18 11:29pm Eddy in Australia:

By the way, amazing work by Hozac to get that Baby Grande album. They've also just released a Cheap Nasties LP for all you Kim Salmon/Scientists fans.
  Wed. 11/7/18 11:33pm Shane:

Is that on Numero Group?
  Wed. 11/7/18 11:34pm Scraps:

Today was my monthly pill refill: it’s monthly and only monthly because I have a morphine prescription (pain constantly since stroke), and the government doesn’t trust me, or any morphine gobbler, to have more than a month at a time. So I get to know the pharmacy people pretty well, and I get to know their store, and foodstuffs they put on sale regularly.

So one of the foodstuffs I left with was four meaty sticks of Zoe’s Ghost Pepper Uncured Salami, and 12-pack-cans of Squirt to wash it down with. Hot, yum: makes pain somewhat less, no kidding. But mostly: yum, hot. Yum.
  Wed. 11/7/18 11:36pm Eddy in Australia:

Shane: No, but there was some Cheap Nasties material as part of that Scientists compilation (last year, I think) on Numero.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 11/7/18 11:38pm efd:

@Scraps Personally I can't do soda + spicy food; the soda seems to amplify the spice to beyond my tolerance. But I'm glad you're enjoying it!
  Wed. 11/7/18 11:42pm Scraps:

I know what you mean, that first second or two is really hot. But it doesn’t last (for me)
  Wed. 12/19/18 11:04am David Reilly:

Love the music you dedicated to Trevor Jenkins. I wrote music for him over the years. Much loved, never to be forgotten friend x
  Thu. 12/20/18 5:13am Dave Carroll:

Thanks for the music, Evan, and thanks for being a friend to Trevor.
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