#550 —* Denotes first time aired — + is replay— *Ventrelles “A Symphony Of Sorts” (Manchester, England)*Joan Alaska “No Return” (Corsica, France)-They Might Be Giants voice intro-*They Might Be Giants “I Can’t Remember The Dream” (N. America)*The Royal Belgian Conspiracy “The Programming Is Wrong” (Melbourne, AU)-back and front announce-*Subtle Mullets “Miss You Sober” (Sydney, AU)*Keya […]
Music from Regina Specto to start this week’s Brainwaves. All the Rowboats, Fidelity, Little Boxes and You’ve Got Time. Then, some electric music from ELO and the New Pornographers. A nostalgic look back at TV’s “Lost” from the Injustice League. The Tubes are warning you, don’t touch them there. Boz Scaggs is doing the Lido Shuffle and Big Star is partying in the streets. Tune in for great Brainwaves tunes this week and every week!
#549 —* Denotes first time aired — + is replay— *The Super Moons “All About You” (Edinburgh, Scotland)*You Love Her Coz She’s Dead “Culture Test” (United Kingdom)-Cravism X Maya Diegel voice intro-*Cravism X Maya Diegel “Ladies Night” (Paris/Singapore)*Alex Tronic f/ Conscious Route “Dub Vigrant” (Edinburgh, Scotland)-back and front announce-*Johnny Marr “Spirit, Power And Soul” (album […]
Music to get turned on to (no, not like that!) “Turn on” music from Bromshead Jacket, the Shins, the Tubes and Toy Matinee. Plus time for a haircut – “hair” songs from The Who, Gumhill Road, America and the Dickies. You want more? Adina Thorpe wants to fly. Loudon Wainright III has a dead skunk he’d like to sell you and stars are dying over at Porcupine Tree headquarters. It’s time for this week’s Brainwaves!
#548 —* Denotes first time aired — + is replay— *Wanda Jackson “That’s What Love Is” (f/ Joan Jett)*Wanda Jackson “Treat Me Like A Lady” (f/ Joan Jett)-Wanda Jackson voice intro-*Wanda Jackson “Big Baby”*Wanda Jackson “You Drive Me Wild” (remix)-back and front announce-*Cara Knox “Tom Walkington” (Norwich, England/South Africa)*Wild Love “I Hate That I Need […]
This week on Brainwaves: a set of “holy” music with the Lords of the New Church, the Cure and Matthew Sweet. Two “Amy” songs from Pure Prairie League and the Counting Crows. And a trip to another planet with Julian Cope, the Only Ones and the Individuals. Plus a…Rihanna cover?
#547 —* Denotes first time aired — + is replay— -Irish citizen Shelly voice-*Tara Lee “Boyz” (Dublin)*Fintan McKahey “Lost Ballons” (Cork)-Roy Shiels voice intro-*Roy Shiels “I’d Kill So You Can Eat” (Dublin)-Irish citizen Tracy voice-+Áine Duffy “I’ll Wear White” (Cork)-back and front announce-*Gavin Murphy “Alive” (Dublin)*Davey Long “Last Train To Tupelo” (Kilkenny)-Cat Dowling voice intro-+Cat […]
When I originally recorded this episode, it was to highlight the indie pop music of Niv Kaikov after his move from Israel to the U.S. He’s back visiting Israel this week with his new band, Willow Mile. I’ll have some of their music on an upcoming episode of Brainwaves. But this week, a listen to a couple of Niv’s rocker solos. Plus we roll through the months of February through November with “dated” songs from The Good Mornings, Pete Yorn, Shlomo Artzi, Earth Wind and Fire, National Skyline, Azure Ray and more.
#546 —* Denotes first time aired — + is replay— *Camel’s Drop f/Prince Far Out “Bushbaby” (Belgium)*A-Mase “I Miss You” (Extended Mix) (Azov, Russia)-Alissa Janine voice intro-*Alissa Janine “Spätkauf Engel” (Berlin, Germany /Thailand)*Ray Wilson “Amelia” (Dumfries, Scotland / Poland)-back and front announce-*Olivia Vedder, Eddie Vedder, Glen Hansard “My Father’s Daughter” (Seattle)*Paragon Cause “Two To Play” […]
It was my birthday two weeks ago, but I can’t seem to stop celebrating. So here’s another Brainwaves “birthday” special” with five birthday songs to sing along to – from the Beatles, Altered Images, Kings of Leon, Ex Cops and String Theory. Does that make you happy? K’s Choice is delighted, but the Vapors want to wait for the weekend (as do the Neon Trees and the Super Furry Animals). And we end with a little “silence” from the Dickies, Thomas Dolby and the Goo Goo Dolls.
#545 —* Denotes first time aired — + is replay— *Tara Vern “Corona Corazón (Sydney, AU/ Lisbon, Portugal)-Intergacltic Brasstronauts voice intro-*Intergalactic Brasstronauts “Bottom Of The Pile” (Yorkshire, England)-Howe Gelb voice intro-*The Colorist Orch. & Howe Gelb f/ Pieta Brown “Sweet Pretender” (Antwerp, Belgium)*Casey Spooner “Team 2 Jet Set Fun” (N. America)-back and front announce-*Helaine Vis […]
We’re in the middle of the Jewish New Year – a month of holidays with apples, honey and pomegranates. So Brainwaves presents some tunes for a new beginning – from Azure Ray, Camera Obscura, Spirit of the West and Idan Raichel. Plus music to drive home to from Pearl Harbor and the Explosions, Steven Wilson, Madness, R.E.M., Arco and Neil Halstead. And if that’s not enough, there’s a “yellow” set on this week’s show too with music from Christie, Elton John, Coldplay, Of Monsters and Men, 20/20 and the Cranberries.
#544 —* Denotes first time aired — + is replay— *Young Robbie “Cabriolet” (Germany)-St Lucifer voice intro-*St Lucifer “Hellhound For Nova Scotia” (Manchester, England)-Michael Deichert voice intro-*Michael Deichert “Lern wieder zu fliegen” (Bensheim, Germany)*Post Coal Prom Queen f/ Conscious Route “Dragon’s Jaw” (Scotland)-back and front announce-*Jimmy Cliff “Human Touch” (St. James Parish, Jamaica)*Bonnie “If I […]
It’s Brainwaves’ host Brian’s birthday this week. Let’s wish him a big mazel tov. And tune in for great music from Imagine Dragons, Arcade Fire, Feist, Tom Petty, Good Old War, Pere Ubu, Josh Pyke, Jim Yoshi, Mike Oldfield, Redeye and much more. How old is Brian? You’ll have to tune in to find out…
#543 -denotes first time aired— + is replay— *Bekimachine “Colours” (London, England)*Katherine Aly “Glow & Ignite” (Edinburgh, Scotland)-Antonia Grace voice intro-*Antonia Grace “True Loves’s Kiss” (Paris/London)*Violetta “Creep” (Radiohead cover) (Staffordshire, England)-back and front announce-*Deviant Robots f/ Lizzie Nightinggale “Overload” (Glasgow, Scotland)*Simona “Your Problem” (Bulgaria/ Germany)-Jane & John voice intro-+Jane & John “Boing Boing” (London, England)*Rebecca […]
On the last days of August, let’s bring it home with a cover of the Phillip Phillips’ song “Home.” Plus bubblegum pop from Annemarie. Punk from Nina Hagen and the Tubes. Progressive rock from ELO and Pink Floyd. Some trance to dance to from Antiquex. And a bit of “loud radio” from Israeli rockers Tislam. It’s all on this week’s Brainwaves.
#542 -denotes first time aired— + is replay— *Keiron Farrow “Next Strain” (Kettering, England)*Arky Starch “Stigmata” (Belgium)-The Halo Trees voice intro-*The Halo Trees “Leave No Fear” (Berlin, Germany)*L3XDIVINE “Beautiful-Confident” (Los Angeles, CA)-back and front announce-*The France “California” (Manchester, England)*The KBCS “Popsicles” (Hamburg, Germany)-The Fabulous Red Diesel voice intro-*The Fabulous Red Diesel “Mama Josie Said” (St. […]
rainwaves favorite Juliana Hatfield is back with three songs to kick off this week’s show, including a cover of another Brainwaves fave, Pete Yorn. Plus music from The Monochrome Set, Kodaline, Wake Owl, Joy vision, Elbow, Grandaddy, Timmy Thomas, the Lemonheads, the Old 97s and much, much more.
rainwaves A to Z is back with the “V” show – two hours of bands and songs starting with the letter “V.” You’ll hear music from Visage, the Vapors, Vampire Weekend, the Voices, Voice of the Beehive and the Village People. Plus “V” songs from Teenage Fanclub, the Doves, Nada Surf, Genesis, the Weakerthans and so much more. “V” stands for the VERY best music. Don’t miss this show!
#541 Berlin era— 27 BEST TRACKS SO FAR THIS YEAR!— Third Girl From The Left “The Mountain And The Wave” (United Kingdom)-Modesty Blaise voice intro-Modesty Blaise “Natalie Vendredi” (Bristol, England)-Chris Wicked voice intro-Chris Wicked “Aleine” (The Sprawl remix) (Bergen, Norway)Yaadcore, Jah9 & Subatomic Sound System “Police In Helicopter” (Jamaica)-back and front announce-The Jet Reds “Pamela” […]