WPKN Archives: FM Mutations #13 with Allyson McCabe: In the Mean Time

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FM Mutations

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

3 hours

Saturday, September 10th, 2016 7:00PM

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Episode: FM Mutations #13 with Allyson McCabe: In the Mean Time

FM Mutations #13: “In the Mean Time”

Event announcements:

Art walk 15-18 September for 100 Gates: http://www.100gates.nyc/

Violent Femmes coming to College Street Music Hall on 10/5: http://www.collegestreetmusichall.com/event/1270515-violent-femmes-new-haven/

Set 1

Red Alert by Teenage Jesus & the Jerks
No Side to Fall In by the Raincoats
Psycho Killer (Acoustic) by Talking Heads (with Arthur Russell on cello)
Born to Lose by Johnny Thunders and the Heartbreakers
New Rose by the Damned (going back to ’76 for the band’s first single, on Stiff)
(I’m) Stranded by the Saints

In the City by the Jam (from the band’s ’77 debut, their first British top 40 single)
The Other Side by Love City (Philly)
Sound of the Suburbs by the Members (’79)
Into the Valley by Skids (also ’79, co-written by Stuart Adamson of Big Country)

Baby Baby by the Vibrators
Ready Steady Go by Generation X (from their ’78 debut)
Johnny Hit and Run Paulene by X
Beat My Guest by Adam & the Ants (the B-side to “Stand and Deliver”)
Holidays in the Sun by Sex Pistols (the advance single from their only album, Never Mind the Bollocks, Here's the Sex Pistols, also "Holidays in the Sun" was released six months after the Jam's "In The City", took its descending introductory chord pattern from that song.)

Gloria by Fingers (cover of Them)
Runaway by Shannon and the Clams (Del Shannon cover)
It’s My Feeling by Holy Sons (Del Shannon cover, out October 21st on Partisan)

Set 2

Nowhere to Go by Tony Molina (crunchy powerpop)
I Cannot Lie by Cass McCombs

Holy Ghost by Violent Femmes (from their album We Can Do Anything, released in March of this year)
Cult Boyfriend by Jeffrey Lewis (singer-songwriter and comic book artist)
Blow Dumb by Nobunny (the stage persona of musician Justin Champlin)
Modern Art by the Black Lips
Teenage Girls by Bad Sports (Denton, TX)
Skateboarding Girl by Sick Sad World (gets their name from MTV’s Daria)

Sisters by Cate le Bon (from 2013’s Mug Museum)
Action Time Vision by Alternative TV
To Find Out by the Keggs
Soo Bawls by DEVO
Heaven in Stereo by Shilpa Ray & her Happy Hookers

Invisible Girl by the King Khan & BBQ Show

Casbah Rock by the Undertones (last track on self-titled debut, 50 seconds)

Rock the Casbah by the Clash (from Combat Rock, in ’82, reached #8 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart, was their only top ten single in the U.S., also their highest charting single worldwide, also written by the band's drummer Topper Headon (not Strummer-Jones)

American Beat ’84 by the Fleshtones (the “other” band out of Queens, formed in 1976, The Fleshtones signed with Marty Thau's Red Star Records (the label's roster included Suicide and The Real Kids)

Yesterday’s Numbers by Flamin’ Groovies (“All’s Well that Ends Well”)
Get the Message by the Cyrus Erie (Eric Carmen’s pre-Raspberries power pop project)

Set 3

Harness Your Hopes- B Side by Pavement (appears on their final record, 99’s Terror Twilight)
Old World by the Modern Lovers (from their self titled debut)

This is Where I Belong by the Kinks (B-side)
Bulletproof Nothing by Simply Saucer

That’s the Story of My Life by the Velvet Underground\
I Wish I Could Meet Elvis by Alex Chilton
Mystery Dance by Elvis Costello (First verse: Romeo was restless, he was ready to kill, He jumped out the window 'cause he couldn't sit still, Juliet was waiting with a safety net. He said "Don't bury me 'cause I'm not dead yet" That’s our second Shakespeare reference tonight.)
Love in a Trashcan by the Raveonettes

Stay with Me by the Dictators
Dead Moon Night by Dead Moon (formed in Portland in ’87)

Strychnine by the Fuzztones
April by the Hentchmen
I’m a Pretender by Exploding Hearts

That’s Your Way Out by the Pandoras
The Barracuda by the’s
He’s Making a Tape by Wild Billy Childish and the MBE’s

In the Meantime by Spacehog (The 1996 single featured a tweaked and fine-tuned sample of "Telephone and Rubber Band")

Telephone and Rubber Band by Penguin Café Orchestra (based around a tape loop of a UK telephone ringing tone intersected with a busy signal and accompanied by the twanging of a rubber band.)

NEXT SHOW: October 8th

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Show: FM Mutations

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

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