WPKN Archives: FM Mutations #12 with Allyson McCabe: Summer Forever

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FM Mutations

Original Aired:
Saturday, August 13th, 2016
7:00PM to 10:00PM

3 hours

Saturday, August 13th, 2016 7:00PM

rock indie punk live funk covers power rarities pop mccabe demos outtakes guilty pleasures


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Episode: FM Mutations #12 with Allyson McCabe: Summer Forever

FM Mutations 12: Summer Forever

Set 1

Guitars Jet by Les Jaguars
True Killer by Sneaks
You Can’t Be Funky by Bush Tetras
Suffice to Say by Yachts
6060-842 by B-52s

Get Off the Internet by Le Tigre
Rip Her to Shreds by Blondie (Chris Stein featured in my Rumpus piece, posted on FM Mutations on FB)
True Confessions by the Undertones (the memoir Teenage Kicks: My Life as an Undertone published back in February by the band’s bassist Michael Bradley)
Lost Weekend by the So So Glos

Funny Hunny by Purling Hiss
A Place in the Sun by Marine Girls
Nothing to Be Done by the Pastels
Near to You by Teenage Fanclub featuring Jad Fair (Jad Fair’s story on the Rumpus, also posted on FM Mutations on FB)
Girls by Death in Vegas (on several soundtracks including Lost in Translation)

Love You More by King Missile (Buzzcocks cover)
Don’t Push Me Around by the Zeros (Javier Escovedo, still together, just shared a bill with the Muffs at LA’s famed Troubador)
Teenage Riot by Sonic Youth (first single from the band’s 1988 album Daydream Nation) The song was supposedly written about a fantasy world where J Mascis is president.

Set 2

Speaking of J Mascis, Dinosaur Jr. also has a new album out “Give a Glimpse of What Yer Not”—which we played on this show.
Cut Your Hair by Pavement
Cut Your Bangs by Girlpool (great torch song, cover of Radiator Hospital)

This Angry Silence by Television Personalities
Our Secret by Beat Happening
Song of a Gun by the Vaselines
Cheree by Suicide (lost Alan Vega last month)

Black Country by Tonstartssbandht (the band is Edwin and Andy White, probably the only song to reference the Doobie Brothers and sample Big Country)

In a Big Country (live) by Big Country (John Peel once described co-founder and frontman Stuart Adamson as Britain’s answer to Jimi Hendrix)

Washington Bullets by the Clash (from Sandinista!)
That’s When I Reach for My Revolver by Mission of Burma

Where Have You Been All My Life by Fotomaker (great example of 70’s power pop, along with all the clichés)
Ball of the Dead Rat by the Teeth (Philly)
Phone Booth Man by Tuff Darts
Picture Book by the Young Fresh Fellows (Kinks cover)

Teenarama by the Records (more 70’s power pop in this set, starting with a band best known for “Starry Eyes”)
Go All the Way by the Raspberries
Break the Ice by the Scruffs

Set 3

Jumping Fences by the Olivia Tremor Control
My Mysterious Death (Turn it Up) by the Thomas Jefferson Slave Apartments
Mr. Broccoli by Tall Dwarfs
Don’t Let Him Come Back by Jay Reatard
She May Call You Up Tonight by the Left Banke
Last Night I Said Goodbye to My Friend by Moe Tucker

If the Kids Are United by Sham 69
The Kids are Alright by the Who (Shel Talmy)
Rock N Roll Girl by Paul Collins and the Beat
Making Time by the Creation
Home in the Morning by the Smoking Trees
Just Like Darts by the Real Kids

Ends of the Earth by Ali Beletic
Cruel Girl by the Red Button
Vicious by Lou Reed
Temptation Inside Your Heart by Velvet Underground (last Velvets’ song to include John Cale)

The Clamor of the Sun by Takeshi Terauchi and the Bunnys (King of the Electric Guitar)



Show: FM Mutations

Rock, punk and indie music, mostly featuring demos, covers, outtakes, and other rarities. With occassional guests.

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