This week, the gang reflects on the high price of concert tickets (after a late night at a show) and Mass Debates the question “You have a time machine and a front row ticket. What show are you going to?”… Read the rest
This week, Dennis Willis and Steven Kirk celebrate the life and legacy of David Bowie, as seen through the artists he’s influenced, during what would have been his 75th birthday. Also, we’ll take a look at the documentary film Moonage … Read the rest
We’ve got a hot one for you this week! The gang takes on toxic fandom, and then narrows the conversation to musicians behaving badly. Are you on the list? Tune in to see!
Also, Chasta interviews Anton Newcome from Brian … Read the rest
The Sam Chase returns for another hour of Earth-shattering, pulse-pounding, fist-pumping conversation (Sam made us type that) with Chasta, who drops a big request on him!
Come for the intellectually-stimulating exchange (again, Sam), but stay for the Sam-directed music videos … Read the rest
It’s Chasta’s birthday and she doesn’t want a party. So Dennis and Steve throw one for her anyway! Featuring a list of special guests sending birthday greetings, and at least one magic trick!
Also, the gang MASS DEBATES the greatest … Read the rest
All hail the Queen of Rock and Flow, Shirlee Temper, who joins us with her band to talk about the organic process that results in their amazing original sound.
Also featuring videos from Nikki Lane, Rivvrs, These Fast Times and … Read the rest
We’re back for the summer! Check out our official Bottlerock episode, and stick around for a major announcement (HINT: clear your calendar for July 29th…)
We’ll also Mass Debate when and why the price of entertainment got so outrageous, and … Read the rest
This week, we look back on some of our favorite live performances and experiences with live music.
We’ll also Mass Debate the use of backing tracks or vocals in live music. Is it genre-specific, or just not okay?
Hosted by … Read the rest
This week, Tamar Berk returns to the show to discuss her acclaimed new album Start at the End, borne out of tragedy but forged as a cathartic expression.
We’ll also Mass Debate the upcoming slate of rock biopics: what … Read the rest
This week, Scott Mickelson stops by to discuss his new album Known to Be Unknown, and all the crazy things you can buy on eBay!
Also, Bay Area country-rock artist Mike Annuzzi crashes the show for the premiere of his … Read the rest
This week, San Francisco art-rock trio Rip Room stop by to talk about shooting their awesome video “Worth Repeating” deep in the woods!
We’ll also Mass Debate the song that made us reconsider an artist we hated, or at least … Read the rest
The gang returns to The Bone radio station to talk about music festivals and new programming, and welcome Shannon Koehler from The Stone Foxes on the eve of their return to the road and new album release.
Also, Loverboy legend … Read the rest
Bay Area punk trio Destroy Boys stops by to chat about their recent tour, latest album, and finding artistic freedom through giving zero Fs.
The gang has another Mass Debate: If there is just one original member left, is a … Read the rest
Originally broadcast April 10, 2022
Singer-songwriter Ken Newman stops by to chat about his new album What Am I Afraid Of, and his upcoming birthday show at the Hotel Utah in San Francisco.
Featuring music videos from 3LH, Tamar … Read the rest
Originally broadcast April 3, 2022
Time for another look at awesome cover versions! The gang Mass Debates what makes a good cover: keeping it faithful, or reimagining it totally.
Also, singer-songwriter Matt Jaffe talks about his unlikely journey as a … Read the rest
Soundwaves TV #117 – Oscar the Grouch
Originally broadcast March 20, 2022
Season 5 continues, and this time, we’re going up against the Oscars!
Chasta, Dennis Willis and Steven Kirk debate why the Oscars have lost their allure and offer … Read the rest
Soundwaves TV #116 – Back to Work
Originally broadcast March 20, 2022
The gang kicks off Season 5 with fresh independent music, brand-new segments, new hosts, and the same attitude! They also address why they are no longer on broadcast … Read the rest
Presenting … SOUNDWAVES XMAS 2021!
Hosted by Chasta, Dennis Willis, Steven Kirk, Morris Knight and Joe McCaffrey, Soundwaves Xmas returns to the Longboard, and features live performances from local and independent artists, shot at Green Room Music Center in … Read the rest
THE HYPE BEGINS: On this episode, we reveal all the performers, special guests, and benefactors of SOUNDWAVES XMAS 2021, as well as visit highlights from previous years.
Also, Trans-Siberian Orchestra’s Al Pitrelli talks about the seasonal phenomenon, and carrying on … Read the rest
Believe it or not, it’s been 30 years since iconic Queen singer Freddie Mercury left this world – and he’s only become more legendary since! This week, we celebrate his legacy with tribute videos from Daisy Gray, First to Eleven, … Read the rest