Dennis Willis and Steven Kirk pay tribute to fallen Eagle Glenn Frey, and roll out classic jams from Thompson Twins, ABC, Thomas Dolby, Talking Heads, N.W.A., Yazoo, Save Ferris and more!
Glenn Frey, a founding member and guitarist of the Eagles and solo artist, has died at the age of 67.
The multiple Grammy winner co-wrote and sang many of the Eagles’ hits, including “Take It Easy,” “Tequila Sunrise,” “Lyin’ Eyes,” … Read the rest
We’re thrilled to announce the 2015 edition of SOUNDWAVES CHRISTMAS has been nominated for four WAVE Awards – in the categories of ENTERTAINMENT, MUSIC PROGRAMMING, PROGRAM/CHANNEL PROMO and COMMUNITY ISSUES.
More than 350 entries were received for the Western Access … Read the rest
Dennis Willis and Steven Kirk pay tribute to legendary artist David Bowie, following his unexpected death January 10th at the age of 69 – two days after his birthday and the release of his final album. They play classic hits … Read the rest
It all seemed like a hoax, but in the end, it was a simple tweet from his son Duncan Jones that confirmed it.
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Very sorry and sad to say it’s true. I’ll be offline for a while. Love to all.
Celebrating David Bowies birthday on January 8th as well as the release of his 25th studio album Blackstar, Soundwaves: On the Record revisits a great interview with Bowie done in support of his 1987 album The Next … Read the rest
Dennis Willis and Steven Kirk roll out classic jams from Madonna, Kenny Loggins and Steve Perry, Human League, Heaven 17, and more! Plus, we visit the charts in 1985, hear an iconic soundtrack hit from The Lost Boys, and a … Read the rest
Dennis Willis and Steven Kirk ring in 2016 with a new season of your favorite music, trivia and rare extended mixes! It’s the perfect way to rock into the new year, with tracks from Run-DMC, Alphaville, Culture Club, General Public, … Read the rest
The year was 1991 and Nirvana had just begun dismantling and rearranging pop music as we knew it with their breakout album Nevermind. But ironically, a new band created from the ashes of another Seattle band, Mother Love Bone, had … Read the rest
I tend to spend a lot of time in my car and as a result, I listen to the radio quite a bit. I know, I know I should listen to CDs or better, get a cord to plug … Read the rest
Seems hard to believe but it was indeed 30 years ago that guitar God Joe Satriani first came across our radars. Back then he released what was called a “C.D. (or compact disc”) and he even had glorious, flowing metal … Read the rest
Hi there, my name is Don Lewis and as you may have read in this columns title, I have way too much time on my hands. As a result, I tend to overthink many, many things including rock music. My … Read the rest
The restaurants surrounding AT&T Park were packed to the gills as people pre-gamed before the Billy Joel concert in San Francisco on Saturday, September 5. I know this because upon arriving in The City at 6:00 pm in order to … Read the rest
Born on August 16th, 1958, Madonna Louise Ciccone created a perfect storm for fame by combining her considerable talent, her unwavering passion for success and the phenomenon of MTV to create one of the worlds most indomitable pop culture success … Read the rest
Born in 1943 in Dartford, Kent, England, hes a singer-songwriter, an actor, been inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and the UK Music Hall of Fame, hes been knighted by the Queen and, oh yeah, has been … Read the rest
Huey Lewis. One of those rock names that seems inexorably tied to the 80s thanks to back to back to back smash albums (Picture This, Sports and Fore!), music videos on heavy rotation on MTV, and a hit single and … Read the rest