Brainwaves – Jan. 19, 2021 – Crocs and allies
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Brainwaves – Jan. 19, 2021 – Crocs and allies

Music about crocodiles and alligators to start off this week’s Brainwaves. From The Beach Boys, Echo and the Bunnymen, R.E.M., Tilly and the Wall and Neil Cicierega. Plus Regina Spektor, Matt Pond PA and Jonathan Coulton are having a party. When? On Saturday night of course, so say the Bay City Rollers.

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Brainwaves – January 12, 2021 – Maya and her influences
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Brainwaves – January 12, 2021 – Maya and her influences

This week on Brainwaves, Maya Isacowitz and some of her musical influences – Tori Amos, Alanis Morissette and Joan Osborne. Plus Julian Cope, World Party, Joy Division, Moby, Minus the Bear, Neil Young, Kevin Gilbert the Doobie Brothers and much more.

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Brainwaves – January 5, 2021 – New Year, New Music
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Brainwaves – January 5, 2021 – New Year, New Music

2021 couldn’t come soon enough. Will the New Year bring new fortunes for our world? We don’t have a crystal ball but we do have new music on this week’s Brainwaves – a whole episode of songs with “new” in the title or the band name. You’ll hear Paul McCartney, Yael Naim, the Shins, U2, Lords of the New Church, New Order, New Pornographers, Sugardrum, Idan Raichal and more. Who doesn’t want something new? Tune in!

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Brainwaves – December 29, 2020 – Holiday special
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Brainwaves – December 29, 2020 – Holiday special

It’s the time of year when you don’t want to hear the DJ, just the music. So Brainwaves goes voiceover-free. No Brian this week, just great bands and even greater music. We Ghosts, STC, Wiretrain, Tasmin Archer, Bloc Party, America, Vertical Horizon and much more. Happy Holidays!

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Brainwaves – December 22, 2020 – Lighting up the darkness
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Brainwaves – December 22, 2020 – Lighting up the darkness

As we arrive at the shortest day of the year in a world that can sometimes seem pretty dark, we all need a little light. And that’s what Brainwaves has for you this week. All songs with “light” in the title. From bands like Starflower, Apple in Stereo, Owl City, Andrew Belle, King Harvest, Mike Oldfield, Azure Ray, Orchestral Maneuvers in the Dark and much more.

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