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Brainwaves – April 12, 2022 – The other Brian

Written by on 11/04/2022

Brian Blum plays Brian Wilson on this week’s Brainwaves as the Beach Boys frontman revives a long-lost classic. Plus four songs about “eyes” from Bill Nelson, Snow Patrol, Keane and the Lords of the New Church. And more of your favorite eclectic indie alternative – Mishael Dickman, Nada Surf, Mashina, Bloc Party, Sterolab and much more.

Brian WilsonOur Prayer, Gee
Brian WilsonHeroes and Villains 
The MotorsForget About You
The New PornographersTestament to Youth in Verse
The Polyphonic SpreeYou’re Golden
GusterLightning Rod
The Talking HeadsHeaven
Barenaked LadiesGonna Walk
HoleBoys on the Radio
The BanglesLay Yourself Down
Mishael DickmanCouch Potato (new version)
New OrderTemptation
Bill NelsonClose Your Eyes
Snow PatrolOpen Your Eyes
Lords of the New ChurchOpen Your Eyes
KeaneYours Eyes Open
KaveretThe Ballad of Ari and Derchi
Vicky LawrenceThe Nights the Lights Went Out in Georgia
Jefferson StarshipJane
The SlantsCon Kids
The SteeplesBritney’s Tears
The Stone RosesShe Bangs the Drums
R.E.M.Good Advices
Nada SurfAgony of Lafitte (cover: Spoon)
SpoonEverything Hits at Once
Counting CrowsFour Days
Bloc PartyDay Four
MashinaShe Argued with Him for Hours
LCD SoundsystemTribulations
David BrozaY Tu
Deaf SchoolWhat a Way to End it All