Ether Transmissions

Theme-based radio show featuring music from various genres: 80s, goth, new wave, punk, classic country, Americana, experimental, oddities, etc . . .

Past Episodes

  • Ether Transmissions – Episode 88 Aired: Tuesday, September 5, 2023

    Mini themes: work, school, and play, and the 5 club. Happy Birthday Freddie Mercury, Werner Herzog, John Cage, and Loudon Wainwright III.

    Photo: Sylvan Beach Amusement Park - Laffland

  • Ether Transmissions – Episode 87 Aired: Tuesday, August 29, 2023

    Happy Birthday to these two extraordinary women: Ingrid Bergman (Aug. 29, 1915 - Aug. 29, 1982) and Elizabeth Fraser (b. Aug. 29, 1963).
    And don't forget to look for the Super Blue Moon or the Blue Supermoon on Wednesday August 30, 2023!

  • Ether Transmissions – Episode 86 – Insects Aired: Tuesday, August 22, 2023

    Insects are all around us! This episode includes fleas, cicadas, mosquitos, flies, june bugs, bees, ants, wasps, pink headed bugs, stink bugs, and moths and butterflies. I screwed up the song order for moths and butterflies - I put cocoon before caterpillar.

  • Ether Transmissions – Episode 85 – Dolls Aired: Tuesday, August 15, 2023

    This episode features a few themes - August, days of the week, and dolls - paper dolls, baby dolls, and devil dolls.

  • Ether Transmissions – Episode 84 – Life Aired: Tuesday, August 8, 2023

    Songs about being alive. A companion playlist to episode #83 - Death.

    Postcard: "The Sun" illustration from J. W. Spoor's Electro Astronomical Atlas (1874)

  • Ether Transmissions – Episode 83 – Death Aired: Tuesday, August 1, 2023

    This episode of Ether Transmissions explores the theme of death, in honor of my beloved dog Maia who died last week.

  • Ether Transmissions – Episode 82 – Art + Science w/ co-host Chris Young Aired: Tuesday, July 25, 2023

    Fellow WAYO DJ, Chris Young, of Are Friends Electric fame, joins me for this episode of summer school. Learn cool things about art and science interspersed with related songs!

  • Ether Transmissions – Episode 81 – The Body Aired: Tuesday, July 18, 2023

    Special "summer school" episode of Ether Transmissions co-hosted with Tammie Malarich. Our diverse playlist takes you from the head on down to the feet. With fun facts about the human body during mic breaks.

    Postcard: Self-portrait by Herbert Bayer, 1932

  • Ether Transmissions – Episode 80 – Sleep Aired: Tuesday, July 11, 2023
  • Ether Transmissions – Episode 79 – Anarchy Aired: Tuesday, June 27, 2023

    Happy Birthday, Emma Goldman!