Brainwaves – June 8, 2021 – Planetary rock and roll

Cheap Star rules! One of Brainwaves’ favorite bands kicks off this week’s show. Plus Cheap Star influences: Teenage Fanclub, the Posies, Nada Surf and Ken Stringfellow. Then get set for a trip around the solar system with music about Venus, Jupiter, Saturn and Neptune from Paul McCartney, Train, Blackfield, M. Ward and R.E.M.

BandSong
Cheap StarSugar and Candy
Cheap StarWilling Reason
Ken StringfellowSparrow
The PosiesUnder Easy
Teenage FanclubSometimes I Don’t Need to Believe in Anything
Yehuda PolikerCheap Romantic
Nada SurfI Like What You Say
The NationalADA
Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic ZeroesOm Nashi Me
The Polyphonic SpreeOh I Feel Fine
Robyn Hitchcock and the Venus Three‘Cause it’s Love
SuperchunkFractures in Plaster
SupergrassLate in the Day
SupertrampJust Another Nervous Wreck
Laurie AndersonO Superman
The Shocking BlueVenus
Paul McCartney and WingsVenus and Mars/Rock Show
BlackfieldJupiter
TrainDrops of Jupiter
R.E.M.Saturn Return
M. WardNeptune’s Net
American Music ClubIf I Had a Hammer
Amir YakobiPlanet Earth
TomihiraAll Ringer’s Off
The StillsChanges are no Good
CursiveThe Recluse
Bloc PartyV.A.L.I.S.
The CureHigh
The ShakesGoodbye New York
What Made Milwaukee FamousSweet Lady
RepublicaReady to Go
Deaf SchoolWhat a Way to End it All

Author: Brian Blum

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