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It’s the height of summer (in some parts of the AndHow listening world) so Brainwaves heads to the beach with two hours of summer songs. Sounds under radio, Blackfield, Blitzen Trapper, Pink Floy, Matt Pond PA, Alice Cooper, Fountains of Wayne, Meatloaf, Vanity Faire, and so much more. Get your flip flops on and keep your radio tuned to Brainwaves!

#585 —* Denotes first time aired — + is replay— *Greta Schloch “Alter” (Flasch-Dance Version) (Germany)*MP Grey f/ Rudiger “Game Of Life” (Germany)-Lola Dutronic voice intro-*Lola Dutronic “Let’s All Dance (Our Last Summer)” (Germany/Canada)*Sir Mantis “180 Grad” (Leipzig, Germany)-back and front announce-*Tenacious D ”Tenacious D’s The Who Medley” (Los Angeles, CA)*Dubxanne “Running Up That Hill” […]

Brainwaves visits four continents that start with the letter “A” – Africa, Antarctica Australia and America – and one imaginary one (Atlantis) with music from Donovan, Enya, Men without Hats, Counting Crows, Shins, the Animators, Don McLean and more. Plus, Kraftwerk takes us on the Trans Europe Express.
Brainwaves goes international this week.

#584–Brand New Special– *Denotes first time aired – Rest are replaysTyrannosaurus Nebulous “Magnetar” (Stourbridge)-Mexican Dogs voice intro-Mexican Dogs “When It’s Gone” (Liverpool)-Kill The Giants voice intro-Kill The Giants “Rule For Us”(voice of Boris Johnson) (St Albans)*Soft Cell “Bruise My Illusions “ (Leeds)-back and front announce-The Subtheory “Agita” (Oxford)-Spray voice intro-Spray “Mindless Insincere Ooze” (Manchester)Elvis Costello […]

Brainwaves has your number this week with some musical telephone songs: Sugarloaf says “Don’t call us we’ll call you.” Tommy Tutone has Jenny’s number (It’s 867-5309 in case you forgot). And Dr. Hook would like to speak with Sylvia’s Mother. Plus music from Botzer, Kishi Bashi, Jim Yoshi, Yael Naim, Bright Eyes, Nick Drake, Azure Ray and much more!

#583 —* Denotes first time aired — + is replay— *Zoolook “Natural High” (San Francisco, CA)*Mark J Hidden “ Is She Fly?” (St Albans, United Kingdom)-The Routes voice intro-*The Routes “Tour De France” (Kraftwerk) (Oita, Japan)*Titus Probst “Sommerschein” (Vienna, Austria)-back and front announce-*The London Suede “She Still Leads Me On” (London, England)*Comforts “Pink” (Brighton, England)-Osaka […]

Brainwaves heads to the water for some summer music fun. Watery songs from Owl City, New Musik, Sun Kil Moon, Radiohead, Elton John, Blitzen Trapper, Nada Surf and the Doobie Brothers. Plus the two Lolas – one from the Kinks and the other from the Stills. It’s all on this week’s show – tune in!

#582 —* Denotes first time aired — + is replay— *Dubmatix meets Future Dub Orchestra “Inner Blues” (Toronto, Canada) *Soft Cell “Polaroid” (Leeds, England) -NRVS voice intro- *NRVS “ Scum” (London, England) *Revolution Rabbit Deluxe “Smoke And Mirrors” (Blackwood, South Wales) -back and front announce- *Deadly Cliffs “Go To France” (Bergen, Norway) *Lamya Pry “Á […]

Movie music from the Cinematics, Two Door Cinema Club, Meghan Coffee, Semisonic, the Billionaires, Death Cab for Cutie and Matt Pond PA on this week’s Brainwaves. Plus indie bluegrass from Nefesh Mountain, Dorin Yanni and the Band channeling Of Monsters and Men, and a double play from Todd Rundgren and Utopia.

#581 —* Denotes first time aired — + is replay— *Wahoo f/ Paul Randolph “Don’t Take It Personal” (Berlin, Germany)*Juno 17 f/ Matze Rossi “Wegen Dir” (Berlin, Germany)-Kety Fusco voice intro-*Kety Fusco “Shivers” (Switzerland)*The Cazales “The Narative” (Wrexham, North Wales)-back and front announce-*Soft Cell “Happy Happy” (Leeds, England)*Soft Cell “Heart Like Chernobyl” (Leeds, England)-Ørchêster Der […]

Brainwaves is ruled by kids this week. A long set of “children’s” music (that’s not just for kids) from David Bowie, the Counting Crows, R.E.M., Supertramp, Bloc Party, Arcade Fire, Nick Gilder, the Kinks and of course Butterfly Child. Plus, Radiohead shows us some fake plastic trees, which makes a great segue to Plastic Bertrand giving us some 70s Belgian punk. Tune in and enjoy – it’s eclectic, it’s alternative, it’s just great music!

This week, Brainwaves takes to the trees with a set of swinging monkey music from the chimps over at the Counting Crows, the Dickies, Jonathan Coulton, the Beatles, the Banana Splits (who had a man in a monkey suit starring as one of the ‘Splits) and, of course, the Monkees. Plus a short set of Japan tunes from Coldplay, Sebastian Teiller and Japan. Monkeys in Japan? It’s just another two hours of electric alternative indie from your friends at Brainwaves.

*I am on vacation this week-please enjoythis special from December 2021 #559All new songs back last year from artistsyou know very well-just in case you missed it* *Richard Ashcroft (Verve) “Bittersweet Symphony”*The Temptations f/ Smokey Robinson “Is It Gonna Be Yes Or No”-Wanda Jackson voice intro-Wanda Jackson “Treat Me Like A Lady”Jimmy Cliff “Human Touch”-back […]

#580 —* Denotes first time aired — + is replay— *Herbie Frame & Ingo f/ The Fold & Sarah Lane “Light As A Feather” (Germany) *Maria Die Ruhe “Musik ist meine Sprache” (Leipzig, Germany) -Marie Die Ruhe voice intro- *Maria Die Ruhe “Rejection” (Martin Waslewski Remix) (Leipzig, Germany) *Jah Wobble and the Ukrainians “Ukrainian National […]

This week, it’s a music only episode of Brainwaves. Is it time to hang the DJ, as the Smiths once crooned? Well, at least for this week it is. Music on the show from Northern Portrait, Lush, Steven Wilson, the Cure, Pink Floyd, Phillip Glass, Death Cab for Cutie, the Postal Service, the Delgados, the Doves, Belle and Sebastian and much more.

#579 —* Denotes first time aired — + is replay— *Bithammer! “Can’t Get Enough” (Podgorica, Montenegro)*Udo Dirkschneider “Faith Healer” (Wuppertal, Germany)-The Virginmarys voice intro-*The Virginmarys “The Meds” (Macclesfield, England)*EDM Lovers x Sven Kuhlmann x Boysco & Cocinero “Voices” (Germany)-back and front announce-*Atron “They Don’t Care” (Sweden)*Parabola West “Calling Your Name” (New Zealand)-Tony Goff voice intro-*Tony […]

Crocodiles and alligators featured on this week’s Brainwaves. From Elton John, the Beach Boys, Echo and the Bunnymen, R.E.M., Tilly and the Wall and Neil Cicierega. Plus songs for each day of the week. Chicago has Saturday, The Small Hours go for Sunday, the Happy Mondays do Mondays, Counting Crowes own Tuesdays, The Guess Who has Wednesdays, and the Cure grabs Fridays. But who’s in charge of Thursday? Ask Aqua – it might have something to do with a certain Barbie Girl.

#578 —* Denotes first time aired — + is replay— +Marie Die Ruhe “Superrare” (Eisenberg, Germany)*Lizzo “About Damn Time” (N. America)-Audrey Bridgeman voice intro-*Audrey Bridgeman “Nothing To Lose” (Dublin, Ireland)-Timea Göghova voice intro-+Timea Göghova “I Thought” (Munich, Germany)-back and front announce-*Yumi Zouma “Mona Lisa” (Christchurch, New Zealand)*Ciel “Remedy” (Melbourne, Australia)-Die Dorks voice intro-*Die Dorks “Dreckige […]

Mother’s Day may be just a Hallmark holiday but it’s still fun to mark the matriarch’s special day. That was last week but it’s not too late to treat Mom to some “mother” songs from Sparks, Peter Gabriel, Kaki King, Peter Gabriel, Natalie Merchant, Daft Punk, Paul Simon, John Lennon, Sufjan Stevens and, of course, the band Mother Mother. Plus a tribute to Kevin Gilbert who died this week in 1996.

#577 —* Denotes first time aired — + is replay— *Travellin’ Blues Kings “Never Never Land” (Belgium)*Abbruch Klopf, klopf” (Gosen, Germany)*Abbruch “Solidaritaet” (Gosen, Germany)-Rammstein lead in-*Rammstein “Zick Zack” (Berlin, Germany)*Tyrannosaurus Nebulous” (Stourbridge, England)-back and front announce-*Nifty Sax & Fifi Rong “Harmony” (Berlin / London)*The People Versus “Again And Again” (Oxford, England)-Tom Gaebel voice intro-*Tom Gabel […]