Listeners in the U.S. know what this week means – tax time! So here’s some taxing music as well as a few songs about taxis. Leisure Process, the Buzzcocks, the Stranglers, Taxi Taxi, the Porcupine Tree, Church of Reason, Romeo Void and much more.
This week’s Brainwaves features a cool compare and contrast segment where we look at a classic New Wave band and then the lead singer’s solo work. With music from Generation X, Billy Idol, the Buzzcocks and Pete Shelley. Plus music from: Simple Minds, A Flock of Seagulls, Magnetic Fields, Vampire Weekend, Juliana Hatfield and Nash the Slash.
We’re up to the M’s this week – two hours of eclectic alternative music from bands and artists beginning with the letter “M.” Maya Isacowitz, Madness, Magnetic Fields, M. Ward, the Move, Matt & Kim, Manfred Mann, Martha and the Muffins, Minor Alps, Mogwai and more (hey, that starts with M too).
No themes this week, just great Brainwaves music. Including Asaf Avidan channeling Jeff Buckley, Neon Trees, Gang of Four, Teenage Fanclub, Nada Surf, Jason Faulkner and much more!
When times are down, you gotta get up. Brainwaves has some tunes to get you back on your feet. It’s the annual “happy” show – 2 hours of happy songs from bands like Snow Patrol, R.E.M., Hoodoo Gurus, the Beat, Walk off the Earth, AC Newman, Nada Surf, Talking Heads and more.