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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 8, 2019: VIVIEN GOLDMAN interview about her new book Revenge Of The She-Punks: A Feminist Music History from Poly Styrene to Pussy Riot

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Author/Musician/Educator Vivien Goldman, sometimes known as "The Punk Professor," joins Evan "Funk" Davies to discuss her new book Revenge Of The She-Punks (University Of Texas Press). The book, subtitled "A Feminist Music History from Poly Styrene to Pussy Riot," covers female punk musicians around the world from the mid-1970s through the present day — a subject she is acquainted with personally thanks in part to her classic 1981 tune "Launderette." Goldman will be appearing at McNally-Jackson bookstore on Prince St. this coming Sunday, May 12, at 3pm.

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Artist Track Album Label Year Comments New Approx. start time
 
mini-sets inspired by the chapters and playlists included in Vivien Goldman's book. #1: Identity
x-ray spex  identity   Options germ free adolescents  emi  1978      0:01:17 ()
bikini kill  rebel girl   Options the singles  kill rock stars        0:02:24 ()
big joanie  dream no. 9   Options sistah punk ep  big joanie  2014      0:04:31 ()
 
mini-sets inspired by the chapters and playlists included in Vivien Goldman's book. #2: Money
patti smith   free money   Options horses  arista  1975      0:07:19 ()
esg  earn it   Options 12" ep  99  1983      0:10:56 ()
malaria!  geld/money   Options compiled 1981-1984  indigo  1983      0:13:43 ()
maid of ace  made in england   Options maid in englad  maid of ace  2016      0:17:47 ()
 
mini-sets inspired by the chapters and playlists included in Vivien Goldman's book. #3: Love/Unlove
au pairs  it's obvious   Options 7"  021  1981      0:20:28 ()
grace jones  my jamaican guy   Options island life  island  1985      0:26:10 ()
 
And of course the author herself! This song is part of the Love/Unlove chapter in the book, for the record.
vivien goldman  launderette   Options resolutionary (songs 1979-1982)  staubgold        0:32:00 ()
 
vivien goldman  interview with efd   Options           0:39:39 ()
 
von spar (with vivien goldman)  boyfriends (dead or alive)   Options under pressure  bureau b      *   1:06:37 ()
 
another mini-set inspired by the chapters and playlists included in Vivien Goldman's book. #4: Protest
the selecter  on my radio   Options 7"  2 tone        1:11:24 ()
sleater-kinney  little babies   Options dig me out  kill rock stars  1997      1:14:16 ()
the vinyl records  authority   Options s/t  the vinyl records  2017  not the song Vivien included in her book, but that song has too many curses for the radio!    1:16:33 ()
vivien goldman  private armies   Options resolutionary (songs 1979-1982)  staubgold        1:19:24 ()
 
control top  unapologetic   Options covert contracts  get better      *   1:31:18 ()
pearl  big dinner   Options demo  pearl  2018      1:35:00 ()
beth ditto  oo la la   Options fake sugar  virgin  2017      1:37:56 ()
sir babygirl  cheerleader   Options crush on me  father/daughter      *   1:41:29 ()
drahla  serotonin level   Options useless coordinates  captured tracks      *   1:45:36 ()
 
patio  scum   Options essentials  fire talk    playing May 17 at Union Pool!  *   1:53:27 ()
piroshka  hated by the powers that be   Options brickbat  bella union/pias      *   1:56:45 ()
kitty  head over heels   Options rose gold  pretty wavvy      *   2:02:18 ()
karyn kuhl band  hey kid   Options hey kid ep  karyn kuhl band      *   2:06:05 ()
girls on grass  friday night   Options dirty power  girls on grass      *   2:08:57 ()
 
conditioner disco group  over documented (punx on the dance floor mix)   Options s/t  maternal voice      *   2:21:08 ()
the mo-dettes  white mice   Options 7"  rough trade        2:28:56 ()
eerie wanda  sleepy eyes   Options pet town  joyful noise      *   2:32:32 ()
methyl ethel  ruiner   Options triage  4ad      *   2:35:43 ()
l7  stadium west   Options scatter the rats  blackheart      *   2:40:00 ()
 
ranch house  road tune (break the lock)   Options second story  ranch house      *   2:47:14 ()
anemone  she's the one   Options beat my distance  luminelle      *   2:49:36 ()
tacocat  rose-colored sky   Options this mess is a place  sub pop      *   2:52:55 ()
 

Listener comments!

Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 5/8/19 9:04pm Bootsie:

Off to an excellent start!
Avatar Wed. 5/8/19 9:05pm ultradamno:

I once saw the Boston band Wild Stares with a bit of the flu. One of them asked what bands I liked. I mention X-Ray Spex. They mocked me. "I had a crush on Poly Styrene in high school, too but come on". I coughed on him.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 5/8/19 9:07pm Kat in Chicago:

Good move, ultradamno. I am excited for this show!
  Wed. 5/8/19 9:08pm seedfriend:

Glad to be listening, such rare.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 5/8/19 9:15pm Phillippe Bastille:

Hi EFD and friends!
  Wed. 5/8/19 9:15pm gracegold:

hellow
  Wed. 5/8/19 9:16pm gracegold:

pronounshe, thanks vivian goldman
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 5/8/19 9:17pm efd:

hi everyone, happy to have you listening tonight!
Avatar Wed. 5/8/19 9:26pm JIMD2019:

hi EFD this song rules. its helping me deal with phone companies. for a tele communications company they sure are hard to get in touch with GRRRRRR
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 5/8/19 9:30pm DouglasInDallas:

We were just talking today how noticeably absent Grace Jones was at the Met Gaia this year...
  Wed. 5/8/19 9:31pm Nick:

Did the au pairs collaborate with The Gang Four on "it's obvious"?
Sounds kind of obvious, and it was recorded around the right time.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 5/8/19 9:33pm Threemoons:

Loving this set...perfect for getting over a shingles shot and packing for a trip to Mom's...
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 5/8/19 9:38pm @sugarwolf@:

I love books with playlists!
  Swag For Life Member Wed. 5/8/19 9:41pm yippie:

hellow
  Swag For Life Member Wed. 5/8/19 9:42pm yippie:

I used to see Patti Smith eat at Souen on Prince Street which just closed down a few months ago I also saw her perform at a lot of other places downtown
Avatar Wed. 5/8/19 9:43pm herb.nyc:

Jenn Pelly graduated from nyu, I think. You know that place, Evan?
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 5/8/19 9:56pm Phillippe Bastille:

Great interview! I'll have to catch the rest on the archives. Good night all
  Wed. 5/8/19 9:58pm Grubbus:

same thing happening with Little Nas X and country music...exclusion/territorial attitude.
Avatar Wed. 5/8/19 9:59pm herb.nyc:

Chris Stamey's "a spy in the house of loud" is on university of Texas press too. w soundtrack as well. / exclusionary, sez Evan. A clerk at Free Being made fun of me when I brought up Toy Dolls, looooong time ago. / punk is simple, sez Vivien. The Met "camp" show sure was a turnoff, for me.
  Wed. 5/8/19 10:03pm megadodo:

Does Viv have any current recommendations?
  Wed. 5/8/19 10:06pm jeanli:

Yeah what is VIV listening to right now???
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 5/8/19 10:06pm @sugarwolf@:

@herb.nyc: I think last year's Met Gala was more camp than this one!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 5/8/19 10:07pm Kat in Chicago:

Delightful! I have to get hold of that book.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 5/8/19 10:08pm efd:

ahhh sorry guys, I didn't get a chance to ask what she's listening to. go to one of her events and ask if you're in the area! :)
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 5/8/19 10:09pm chris_in_space:

Great interview as usual @efd. "Revenge" is going on my summer reading list, like so many other great books you turned me on to.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 5/8/19 10:10pm Kat in Chicago:

I was actually supposed to be in town on the 24th, but because I work for/with jerks was denied the time off. Dammit.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 5/8/19 10:13pm efd:

oh boo!! That sucks, Kat!
  Wed. 5/8/19 10:13pm Dave Miss:

This song’s sampled by Basement Jaxx. Awesome
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 5/8/19 10:14pm Kat in Chicago:

I had a free place to stay too >:-(
  Wed. 5/8/19 10:17pm Danny now in Poughkeepsie:

Thank you so much EFD since the new after noon show you have made my heart sing
  Wed. 5/8/19 10:19pm Eli J Neman:

The image on the Wfmu live stream is not the picture of the album
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 5/8/19 10:20pm efd:

was it a picture of a vinyl record?
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 5/8/19 10:21pm efd:

@Danny thank you so much, you just did the same for me!
  Wed. 5/8/19 10:23pm mehadodo:

This is a great show efd! Saved
  Wed. 5/8/19 10:24pm Eli J Neman:

It was a picture of a Booker T album
  Wed. 5/8/19 10:27pm Danny now in Poughkeepsie:

EFD please check out the Abysmalls from the Capital Region they are amazing
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 5/8/19 10:27pm Alex of Chicago:

I'm late, but I'll listen to the interview tomorrow.
Avatar Wed. 5/8/19 10:31pm herb.nyc:

recent Sunday NYTimes has a 2page feminism punk article. I didn't read; that paper isn't even fit to print.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 5/8/19 10:33pm efd:

it was actually a pretty good article!
  Wed. 5/8/19 10:34pm steveL:

Just bought the book.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 5/8/19 10:34pm efd:

way to go steve!
  Wed. 5/8/19 10:35pm Eli J Neman:

The album cover on the livestream is not apearing
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 5/8/19 10:35pm efd:

nothing I can do about that, Eli.
  Wed. 5/8/19 10:37pm steveL:

Already following Control Top on Bandcamp.

They need to come through here. Northern Indiana. Don’t worry, Mike Pence is in Washington (sorry about that.)
Avatar Wed. 5/8/19 10:37pm herb.nyc:

Album cover not appearing? I've a screwdriver, I'll fix it. And, I'll read that article tomorrow.
  Wed. 5/8/19 10:37pm Eli J Neman:

And now for this song it has an album cover of a Carol king album
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 5/8/19 10:59pm Kat in Chicago:

Control Top is band name of the night for me
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 5/8/19 11:00pm efd:

it's a good one!
  Wed. 5/8/19 11:05pm Eli J Neman:

Album cover on stream is now Doris Day, and hey a Tears for Fears cover
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 5/8/19 11:06pm efd:

pretty sure whatever algorithm tries to match an album cover to the song isn't going to know the next one either
Avatar Wed. 5/8/19 11:08pm JIMD2019:

damn effortless cool with this karyn person
  Wed. 5/8/19 11:14pm Carmichael:

Way too late to say heya. My family thanks you for the Sleater Kinney.
Avatar Wed. 5/8/19 11:19pm JIMD2019:

haha nice delay pedal man
Avatar Wed. 5/8/19 11:19pm Roberto:

DON'T
DATE
ROBOTS!
  Wed. 5/8/19 11:26pm Carmichael:

Keep those illegals from taking our jobs, but robots are ok.
  Wed. 5/8/19 11:26pm Carmichael:

This is awesome!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 5/8/19 11:28pm Blues Mandinga:

Ea!
Avatar Wed. 5/8/19 11:53pm Hoboken Jack:

Just a little end of the show hello, everyone!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 5/8/19 11:58pm Kat in Chicago:

Very enjoyable show, Evan!
Avatar Thu. 5/9/19 6:03pm dave wuz here:

good stuff vivien rox
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