Brainwaves – January 24, 2017 – Robots!

Brainwaves iconWarning: this episode of Brainwaves has been taken over by robots. The Alan Parson’s Project, Styx, Kraftwerk and The Flaming Lips all have songs about robots. Plus there’s a classic from the 1960s from the kids musical “Gulliver’s Travels Beyond the Moon.” Also on the show, “wonderful” music from Wil Deynes, Adam and the Ants and the Stone Temple Pilots, and great power pop from Lily Allen, Georgi Kay, R.E.M., Jason Falkner, the Plain White T’s and the Doobie Brothers.

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Band Song
Milton and Anne Delugg Rise Robots Rise (soundtrack: Gulliver’s Travels Beyond the Moon)
The Alan Parson’s Project I Robot
Styx Mr. Roboto
Kraftwerk The Robots
The Flaming Lips Yoshimi Battles the Pink Robots, Part I
  Fight Test
Cat Stevens Father and Son
Lily Allen Somewhere Only We Know (cover: Keane)
Georgi Kay Lionheart
Lionheart Brothers ABC Learning
Phosphorescent Song for Zula
Badly Drawn Boy Once Around the Block
Iron Hero Cloudburst
Church of Reason How Does it Feel?
Matt Nathanson Church Clothes
The Doobie Brothers Pat’s Song
The Raspberries Go All the Way
Badfinger No Matter What
R.E.M. Supernatural Superserious
Wil Deynes Super Wonderful
Adam and the Ants Wonderful
Stone Temple Pilots Wonderful
Marc Mulcahey Where’s the Indifference Now?
Patti Smith This is the Girl
Starcastle Shine on Brightly
Phoenix Entertainment
Jason Falkner Emotion Machine
The Avett Brothers Tin Man
Iron & Wine Naked as We Came
Plain What T’s Hey There Delilah
Jonathan Larson Seasons of Love (soundtrack: Rent)
Terry Jacks Seasons in the Sun
Deaf School What a Way to End it All

Author: Brian Blum

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