Month: January 2016

Huey Tuesday, “Small World” (Live)

HUEY TUESDAY – a weekly dig through the archives of the only 80s band more interested in workin’ for a livin’ than being hip. But for every monster pop single, there was a deep album detour into new wave, ska, blues, reggae, a capella and instrumentals. Hip to be square, […]

Soundwaves FM #18: Smuggler’s Blues

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! FOLLOW SOUNDWAVES FM ON MIXCLOUD TO HEAR NEW EPISODES FIRST Have you REQUESTED A SONG or just SAID HELLO […]

Eagles guitarist Glenn Frey dead at 67

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,” and “Heartache Tonight.” He also co-wrote “Hotel California” and “Desperado” […]

Soundwaves Xmas 2015 nominated for four WAVE Awards

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 Video Excellence (WAVE) Awards, representing media producers in the Alliance […]

Soundwaves FM #17: Serious Moonlight

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 spanning 40 years, rare live tracks, and interview excerpts – […]

Music Legend David Bowie Dies at 69

It all seemed like a hoax, but in the end, it was a simple tweet from his son Duncan Jones that confirmed it. Very sorry and sad to say it’s true. I’ll be offline for a while. Love to all. pic.twitter.com/Kh2fq3tf9m — Duncan Jones (@ManMadeMoon) January 11, 2016 David Bowie […]

On the Record: David Bowie

Celebrating David Bowie’s 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 Day.” Part of the VOX POP “Raw & Uncut Interviews” archives, Bowie covers […]

Soundwaves FM #16: Two of a Kind

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 live track from Don Henley. Also, the first contest of […]

Front Row: Huey Lewis and the News

One of the bands that not only defined the ‘80s but SURVIVED the ‘80s is the unstoppable doo-wop machine that is Huey Lewis and the News. The gang is still packing them in these days and shows no signs of slowing down. This time around, Soundwaves: Front Row catches Huey […]