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Brainwaves A to Z is back with the “W” show – all bands and songs beginning with the letter “W” this week. Starting with new Brainwaves faves Willow Mile. Plus the Waitresses, Wall of Voodoo, Walk off the Earth, Washed Out, the Wannabes, Wake Owl, White Town, the Who, Wim Mertens, Wild Swans, Wolf and much more. You “w”aited a long time for this show. We guarantee it will be “w”orth it!

#605 ——*FIRST TIME AIRED -+IS REPLAY *LL Groove Band “Mister M” (Dublin, Ireland)*Kwabna aka Nipa w/ Sly & Robbie “House Of Jah” (Ghana)-SICKY voice intro-*SICKY “Beans” (Wolverhampton, England)*Justin Faust “Astro (Dim Zach Remix)” (Munich, Germany)-back and front announce-*Mustafa Khetty “Catch Me If You Can Prelude” (Columbo, Sri Lanka)*Mustafa Khetty “Catch Me If You Can Narration” […]

A boy’s life? Brainwaves wouldn’t be so gender-blind. But it’s the band’s name – “Boy’s Life.” And we’ve got two songs from the Boston band from the early 80s. Plus, we’re headed to the “country” with seven songs from Wake Owl, Three Dog Night, Pete Yorn, Big Star, Blitzen Trapper, R.E.M and Lovedrug. The Screaming Jets take off on an airplane while Juliana Hatfield is learning to fly (while covering the Foo Fighters). It’s all coming up on this week’s Brainwaves!

#604 ——Switzerland Special– Dub Spencer & Trance Hill “Chilli Dub”RE-201 f/ Doug Wimbish & Dellé “Another One Bites The Dust”-Gina Été voice intro-Gina Été “Machs Gut”Melday “Ride Or Die”-back and front announce-Müslüm “Gugele”Luca Hänni “Dynamit”-DEVN6 voice intro-DEVN6 “Resurrection (Original Mix)Hermanos Gutiérrez “El Bueno Y El Malo”-back and front announce-Vikings Of Blues “Open Up”Veronica Fusaro “Better […]

Brainwaves compares Owl City’s “When Will I See You Again?” with Marshall Crenshaw’s “Whenever You’re on My Mind.” Is this a lawsuit waiting to happen? Plus “cloud” music from A.C. Newman, Teenage Fanclub, The Rolling Stones, the Bangles and Cloud Cult (of course). And let’s not forget the Cloud Room (they’re sleeping in the ocean). It’s all coming up on this week’s Brainwaves!

#603 ——BEST OF SHE SHOW 2022 AbsolutUnsa “écoute” (Lyon, France/ Berlin, Germany)-ANIQO voice intro-ANIQO “Balance” (Berlin, Germany)-ROZZ voice intro-ROZZ “Una terra promesa” (Genk, Belgium)-Mädchen* Rap Confidence voice intro-Mädchen* Rap Confidence “Mädchen* Rap Confidence (Munich, Germany)-back and front announce-Lizzo “About Damn Time” (N. America)-Josie Cotton voice intro-Josie Cotton & Kevin Preston “Ballad Of Elvis Presley” (Los […]

In the land of Brainwaves, when citizens want to protest a governmental policy or change, they take to the bridges over highway intersections. So how about some bridge music this week? Bridge songs from Pink Floyd, Rose Melberg, Boy and Bear, the Red Hot Chili Peppers and even the Mike Curb Congregation. Plus music from the New Pornographers, Daft Punk, the Replacements, Hole, Nada Surf, Lovedrug, the Killers, Ethnix and lots more. It’s all coming up on this week’s show!

Brainwaves aint fooling around this week with a triple play from German pop stars Fool’s Garden. Lemon Tree, Daihaminkay and a Beatles cover are all on the musical agenda. Plus Martha and the Muffins (goes with Martha My Dear, of course), Spoon, Flogging Molly, Red Meadow, Nonprofit Band, Neon Trees, Pacifika, four kings (Charles, Crimson, Leon and Harvest) and one Queen. It’s all coming up on Brainwaves this week!

#602 —— *First time aired–+ is replay– *IOTA PHI “Homo Pauperis Mutation” (Athens, Greece)*IOTA PHI “Daydream” (Athens, Greece)-ISYLA voice intro-*ISYLA “Only Girl In The Room” (Falmouth, England)*The Appetizers “ Walk The Long Way” (Milan, Italy)-back and front announce-+Billy Craig f/ Elsie Binx “Tears For Ukraine” (N.America)*Nau Leone “N°1 Cambo” (Madrid, Spain)-(((S))) voice intro-*(((S))) “Big Black […]

#601 —— *First time aired–+ is replay– *Pure Obsessions & Red Nights “As It Glows In The Dark” (Lyon, France)*HMK “If The Blood Was Mine” (London, England)-Dubmatix voice intro-*RCola meets Dubmatix “Hashashin Dub” (Montreal, Quebec)*Plastic Soul Boys “Any Other Way” (London / New York)-back and front announce-*Undercover Martians “Sarcasm Is Sexy” (Donegal-Leitrim, Ireland)*FR3SH TrX “The […]

It’s Halloween week, which always gets Brian Blum, host of Brainwaves, nostalgic for where he grew up, which in this case is California. So how about a set of California songs? From bands including Phantom Planet, Novi Split, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Tripsitter, Led Zeppelin, R.E.M., Semisonic, the Gin Blossoms, Mat Kearney, the Decemberists, The Beach Boys and California Snow Story.

#600 —— SPECIAL EDITION- *A Special 600th edition of the Berlin era (12 years-and the Phoenix era (5 years twice a week live) *Lots of stories about friendship and more *Friendship “Memories”Frank Black “Cactus” LWOL version-rare-back and front announce–Joey Ramone full intro-Joey Ramone “Rock ’N Roll Is The Answer”Ronnie Spector Interview w/Joey Ramone duet (WOXY […]

Brainwaves gets on all four paws to present songs about animals from Neon Trees, Pink Floyd, Shy Nobleman and Grandaddy. Interpol takes us on a cruise, Kesablan explains how reason is treason, and New Order has regrets. Plus two “Allison” songs from the Stills and the Gin Blossoms. It’s all on this week’s show. Tune in!

#599 —* Denotes first time aired — SPECIAL EDITION *Vernons Future “Just Can’t Help Myself (Lazarz Mix)” (Liverpool, England)*Tom Skobe “I Stil Me (Club Mix)” (Germany)-Ellie M voice intro-*Ellie M “In Your Eyes” (London, England)*Honeyvein “Norwegian Squares” (Bergen, Norway)-back and front announce-*David Guetta & Bebe Rexha “I’m Good (Blue)” (Paris, France)*The Appetizers “Tears” (Milan, Italy)-Emperor […]

Brainwaves takes a trip around the solar system with songs about Venus, Mars, Jupiter, Saturn and Neptune from the Shocking Blue, Blackfield, Paul McCartney & Wings, Train, R.E.M, and M. Ward. Then Amir Yakobi brings it home with a song about Earth. Plus a double play from Cheap Star and more great indie pop from Nada Surf, Teenage Fanclub, Ken Stringfellow, the Posies, Superchunk, Supergrass and Supertramp!

#598 —* Denotes first time aired — SPECIAL EDITION *Ives Electric “Raw” (London, England)*The Night Passenger and the Panda “Decent” (Blackpool, England)-Doro voice intro-Doro “Raise Your Fist In The Air (In Heaven Mix) (Düsseldorf, Germany)*Dub Spencer & Trance Hill “Dubai Market” (Luzern, Switzerland)-back and front announce-*Lightning Seeds “Emily Smiles” (Liverpool, England)*Altered Images (Claire Grogan) “Glitter […]

Brainwaves climbs up a hill for musical inspiration, but no Kate Bush (sorry Stranger Things fans). We do have great music from Wolfy, the Beatles, the Replacements and Peter Gabriel, though. Plus the Jam, No-Man, Epic 45, Spoon, Doves, the Avocado Club, Blitzen Trapper and Brian’s cousin Dylan (half of Dylan & Krems).

#597 —* Denotes first time aired — SPECIAL EDITION Prince Valiente “Porcelain (Ash Code Remix) (Stockholm)ÖN “C’est la Vie” (Stockholm)-The Night Flight Orchestra voice intro-The Night Flight Orchestra “Black Stars And Diamonds” (Helsingborg)Abba “When You Danced With Me” (Stockholm)-back and front announce-Mårten Lärka – Parfum De Nuit (Hälsingland)The Boppers “Motorbikin’ (Hässelby)-Sofia Talvik voice intro-*Sofia Talk […]

Let Brainwaves take the edge off with four songs about loneliness from Andrew Gold, the Police, Yael Naim and the Magnetic Fields, plus five songs about a million little things (Nash the Slash, the Plimsouls, Robyn Hitchcock, the Grass Roots, the Eames Era). It’s all coming up on this week’s Brainwaves.

#596 —* Denotes first time aired — + is replay— *Mary In The Mirror “Pain” (Bristol, England)*Camden Place f/ Stolen City “You Watch” (Ireland)-Pink Turns Blue voice intro-*Pink Turns Blue “We Still Could Make It” (Berlin, Germany)*Confluence “My Everything” (London, England)-back and front announce-*Dante Klein “La Musica” (Amsterdam, Netherlands)*Cosmopolis “Pushin’ Too Hard” (Australia/Belgium/England)-Inoxidables voice intro-*Inoxidables […]