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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 July 20, 2016: Remembering Alan Vega, plus Jim The Poet reports live from the RNC in Cleveland!

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Artist Track Album Label Year Comments New Approx. start time
suicide  cheree   Options s/t  red star  1977      0:00:00 (Pop‑up)
alan vega  juke box baby   Options split 12" with richard strange  ze/pvc  1980      0:03:24 (Pop‑up)
suicide  goin' to las vegas   Options half alive  roir  2003  vinyl reissue; orig 1981 cassette    0:07:56 (Pop‑up)
alan vega  cry fire   Options just a million dreams  elektra  1985      0:12:10 (Pop‑up)
suicide  shadazz   Options suicide: alan vega · martin rev  ze/antilles  1980      0:16:55 (Pop‑up)
suicide  rocket u.s.a.   Options s/t  red star  1977      0:21:15 (Pop‑up)
the cars  shoo be doo   Options candy-o  elektra  1979      0:25:34 (Pop‑up)
the cars  candy-o   Options candy-o  elektra  1979      0:26:59 (Pop‑up)
the higher state  i suppose you like that now?   Options volume 27  13 o'clock      *   0:40:53 (Pop‑up)
lithics  shees   Options borrowed floors  water wing      *   0:44:11 (Pop‑up)
the undertones  it's going to happen   Options all wrapped up  capitol  1983  orig 1981    0:47:23 (Pop‑up)
honey radar  caterpillar   Options blank cartoon  what's your rupture?      *   0:50:44 (Pop‑up)
notekillers  ants   Options songs and jams vol. 1  american bushmen      *   0:54:35 (Pop‑up)
mikey erg  an abundance of julies   Options tentative decisions  don giovanni      *   1:02:57 (Pop‑up)
savak  reaction   Options best of luck in future endeavors  comedy minus one      *   1:06:11 (Pop‑up)
mujercitas terror  la secta olividada   Options fiesta muda  stereo neg      *   1:08:07 (Pop‑up)
guided by voices  the quickers arrive   Options please be honest  guided by voices inc      *   1:11:17 (Pop‑up)
jim the poet  live at the RNC in Cleveland   Options           1:18:11 (Pop‑up)
david bowie  station to station   Options station to station  rca  1976      1:41:24 (Pop‑up)
effetto joule  active ray   Options mechanic soldier  medical    orig 1988-92; new reissue  *   1:51:13 (Pop‑up)
dälek  6db   Options asphalt for eden  profound lore      *   1:54:48 (Pop‑up)
gap dream  rock and roll   Options this is gap dream  burger      *   2:08:50 (Pop‑up)
carlton melton  upon your return   Options aground  agitated      *   2:12:11 (Pop‑up)
mark shreeve  embryo (extract)   Options va-close to the noise floor: formative uk electronica 1975-1984  cherry red      *   2:17:50 (Pop‑up)
higher authorities  if   Options neptune  domino      *   2:23:24 (Pop‑up)
ladytron  ghosts   Options velocifero  nettwerk  2008      2:27:24 (Pop‑up)
the paranoid style  cathedral lows   Options rolling disclosure  bar/none      *   2:39:11 (Pop‑up)
blondie  rifle range   Options s/t  chrysalis  1976      2:42:02 (Pop‑up)
1-800-band  she's gone missing   Options high beams  almost ready      *   2:45:30 (Pop‑up)
mountains and rainbows  dying to meet you   Options particles  castle face      *   2:49:29 (Pop‑up)
the styrenes  where the girls are (instrumental)   Options cle 76-79 unreleased 3x7" box set  my mind's eye      *   2:53:01 (Pop‑up)

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Listener comments!

Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:01pm melinda:

hello evan and friends!
Avatar 9:03pm dale:

this sound is so ahead of 1977.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:12pm efd:

hi Melinda, hi Dale! Thanks for tuning in!
  9:14pm JakeGould:

  9:16pm Stevel:

Good evening. Glad to be here.
Avatar 9:16pm Marc Francis:

Totally loving all this Springsteen!!!!
Avatar 9:16pm dale:

wham had three or four hits in 1985 yet i've never heard this.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:20pm efd:

you play one song that doesn't fit the narrative...
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:24pm Figgsrock:

Excellent opening block sir.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:25pm efd:

Thanks Figgsrock!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:25pm Stevel:

Growing up in Colorado I certainly never had the chance to see Suicide back in the day (or since, for that matter.) Love to hear any tales from those who did.
  9:27pm JakeGould:

I see what you are doing here with “The Cars.” Bravo! www.reactiongifs.us...
Avatar 9:28pm Marc Francis:

I make joke. Nebraska was basically an Ode to Suicide...
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:29pm Stevel:

Avatar 9:29pm Marc Francis:

I give up. Maybe make colour comments for jokes. Have fun. Bye bye.
  9:42pm JakeGould:

@MarcFrancis: Lighten up, Francis.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:50pm melinda:

That was a nice tribute set.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:50pm Figgsrock:

Wow, haven't heard this Undertones track in years.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:53pm efd:

it's a good 'un!
Avatar 9:54pm colinfromvictoriabccanada:

Always up for some new GBV!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:57pm efd:

noted, colin!
  10:03pm P-90:

Cruz is such a tool, the Republicans booed him through his speech. The only way to watch is muted, captions, with the efd Show playing. Loud.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:04pm Folsom:

efd + Jim the Poet = awesome
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:05pm Ken From Hyde Park:

WFMU: The most trusted anything anywhere, ever!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:06pm chris_in_space:

Evening all! This Mikey Erg reminds me, just a little, of New Jersey's own True Love band. Haven't heard from them in years. Anyone know what happened to them? They were on Belock's show once or twice.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:07pm Folsom:

hopefully efd doesn't reference red sox
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:09pm efd:

you may want to tune out for the first minute or so, Folsom. :)
  10:10pm JakeGould:

If Jim doesn’t get this shirt in Cleveland, he should not be considered the most trusted anything anywhere. dudo6el28sqqp.cloudfront.net...
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:12pm Folsom:

I must admit efd s a really good marathon co-host for Sportsy Talk, I don't know anyone else that could do that well.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:12pm chris_in_space:

Sweet! Something off of the latest GbV LP! Love this album so much.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:12pm Stevel:

Jake: I approve your message.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:16pm Ken From Hyde Park:

Yes, this new GBV works great.
  10:17pm Marc15:

Live from the Hatefest
  10:21pm Marc15:

Cruz got booed
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:22pm Ken From Hyde Park:

I understand that some guy burned a flag in protest and then lit himself afire. I don't think he was hurt badly. Newt Girngrich speaking now.
  10:24pm Marc15:

Newt Gingrich is the most unprincipled scoundrel to ever walk through Washington since Aaron Burr
Avatar 10:24pm dale:

didn't his sons shoot an elephant? seems appropriate.
  10:27pm Marc15:

The two pillars of the Trump Platform js Hate and Lies
  10:27pm JakeGould:

@EFD: Can you ask Jim if he’s seen any grab-ass or hanky pinky there? Asking for a friend.
  10:28pm JakeGould:

Ack! “hanky PANKY”
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:28pm melinda:

hanky pinky, haha
  10:29pm JakeGould:

@melinda: Hanky pinky is what happens when a Republican ejaculates in a handkerchief.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:29pm Folsom:

@dale The sons did kill a leopard
  10:30pm Marc15:

Chris Christie should be in jail
  10:30pm JakeGould:

@Folsom: So those guys have penetrated a pussy at least once? **going to hell right now***=
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:31pm Ken From Hyde Park:

They also booed Heidi Cruz out of the building, citing her association with Goldman Sachs.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:32pm Folsom:

@JakeGould I know Trump wants to penetrate his daughter.
  10:32pm P-90:

The wouldnt do that shit if elephants and leopards shot back. Just sayin.
  10:32pm Marc15:

Like "Suzie" from "Seinfeld"
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:33pm Ike:

"Yes, Meredith McIver Is a Real Person": www.slate.com...
  10:41pm JakeGould:

No discernable grab ass. Darn.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:42pm melinda:

Thanks Jim & efd, love hearing the WFMU take on the RNC.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:42pm Figgsrock:

I wish all political coverage was like that, EFD.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:43pm efd:

thanks guys! And thanks for that link, Ike, I'll check it out later.
  10:45pm P-90:

Thanks guys, Rachel Maddow and Chris Matthews couldn't have summarized the Cleveland goings-on any better than you just did. And they would never follow it with Bowie.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:47pm Stevel:

Jake: I hate to see you so disappointed.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:49pm efd:

I was going to ask about that t-shirt but couldn't get back to it. Some shirt though.
  10:53pm JakeGould:

Nice piece of shirt!

@Stevel: I really don’t care about the mating rituals of Republicans. I only can hope that the strippers, hookers, masseuses and others of the ilk can cash in as much as they can during this week of RNC indulgence.
Avatar 10:53pm Loretta:

hi Evan!!! I never get tired hearing Bowie..... thanks
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:57pm efd:

My pleasure, Loretta! Always good to see you here.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:58pm Stevel:

Jake: You are a kind and caring person.
  11:02pm JakeGould:

If the RNC believes in trickle down economics, they should at least “make it rain” every now and then.
  11:03pm Ignore Function:

It's cool that Dalek is still making music. I
Avatar 11:07pm Loretta:

yeah, I missed the live show for a few weeks; my computer is still 'acting out".
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:07pm Stevel:

Jake: The imagery is increasingly disturbing.
  11:13pm JakeGould:

“I take home the lowest sum I have ever earned for removing my clothes.” gawker.com...
  11:27pm Stevel:

Jake: Not at all shocking.

Very cool synthy set.
  11:27pm JakeGould:

Nice circular playlist thing happening tonight.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:30pm common:

good eve evan and all!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:40pm efd:

greetings common!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:41pm chris_in_space:

Loving the vibe of the show tonight @efd. Seems the Vega set at the beginning set the tone.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:46pm efd:

thanks Chris!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:54pm efd:

and thanks all of you! I'm out the next couple of weeks so I'll see you on August 10th.
  11:57pm P-90:

THANKS EFD! You the man! Enjoy your vacay.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:57pm Ken From Hyde Park:

Thanks, efd. Enjoy your time off.
  11:59pm JakeGould:

Thanks EFD!
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