Brainwaves – April 25, 2017 – Back to the 70s – for real this time
Apr24

Brainwaves – April 25, 2017 – Back to the 70s – for real this time

Did you enjoy last week’s all 70s show in covers? Then you’re going to love this week’s Brainwaves, too – it’s the exact same playlist, song by song, but this time all the music is by the original artists. It’s nothing but 70s this week – with Big Star, the Bee Gees, Bruce Springsteen, Credence Clearwater Revival, David Bowie, Fleetwood Mac, the Hudson Brothers, Three Dog Night, Chicago and not one but three Pink Floyd songs!

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Brainwaves – April 18, 2017 – That 70s Show: in covers
Apr17

Brainwaves – April 18, 2017 – That 70s Show: in covers

This week’s Brainwaves is the most fun you’ve had since the 70s. That’s because the entire show is music from the 1970s – done as covers by modern artists. You’ll hear covers of songs by Rod Stewart, Carole King, Jim Croce, Chicago, Pink Floyd, Three Dog Night, Bruce Springsteen, Cat Stevens, Neil Young, Led Zeppelin, Genesis, Bread and more. Covered by artists including Voice of the Beehive, Ugly Kid Joe, R.E.M., The Smashing Pumpkins, Cheap Trick, Aimee Mann, The Wallflowers and even Def Leppard.

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Brainwaves – April 11, 2017 – A show you don’t want to “pass over”
Apr10

Brainwaves – April 11, 2017 – A show you don’t want to “pass over”

This week’s Brainwaves is one you definitely don’t want to “pass over.” That’s because every song on the show has to do with this week’s Jewish holiday of Passover. You’ll hear songs about Egypt, Pharaohs, slaves, princes, Israelites, snakes, frogs, hail, blood, bread, the desert and even a song about Moses. With bands including Neko Case, Morrissey, Oingo Boingo, Weezer, The Cure, Blitzen Trapper, Kishi Bashi and more.

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Brainwaves – April 4, 2017 – Brian’s secret dream song
Apr04

Brainwaves – April 4, 2017 – Brian’s secret dream song

On this week’s Brainwaves: the song about which Brian has been dreaming about starting the show for over 30 years. What song? You’ll have to tune in to find out. Plus music from Jonathan Richman and the Modern Lovers, Weezer, Green Day, Josh Pyke, Beck, Snow Patrol, Alan Parsons, Superchunk, Keane, R.E.M., and Q-Feel’s 80s dance anthem Dancing in Heaven (Orbital BeBop).

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Brainwaves – March 28, 2017 – Mike Cavanaugh and Yes
Mar28

Brainwaves – March 28, 2017 – Mike Cavanaugh and Yes

No, Boston-based singer-songwriter Mike Cavanaugh never teamed up with 70s prog rockers Yes. But they’re both on this week’s Brainwaves. Two songs from Cavanaugh open the show. And I’ve got the full 18-minute “Close to the Edge” suite from Yes. Plus music from Pete Shelley, the National, Procol Harem, Keane, Tori Amos, the Flaming Lips, the Bats and more.

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