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 57 Aired: Tuesday, January 24, 2023

    January 24, 2023 marks the 5th anniversary of Mark E. Smith's death. Playlist includes The Fall, The Kinks, Johnny Cash, Kate Bush, David Bowie, Pink Floyd, Minor Threat, Siouxsie and the Banshees, Love and Rockets, and more.

  • Ether Transmissions – Episode 56 – Electric Rabbit Aired: Tuesday, January 17, 2023

    Electric Rabbit theme in honor of Ben Franklin's birthday (January 17, 1706) and the upcoming Lunar New Year - Year of the Rabbit on Sunday, January 22. The Detroit Cobras, Captain Beefheart, T. Rex, Adrian Belew, Gary Numan, Animal Collective, Broadcast, Pixies, and more!

  • Ether Transmissions – Episode 55 – Moon Echoes Aired: Tuesday, January 10, 2023

    Songs about echoes and the moon in honor of the anniversary of Project Diana - January 10, 1946.
    The Bonzo Dog Band, The Kills, The Ink Spots, Neko Case, Martha and the Muffins, Swans, Echo and the Bunnymen, and more!

  • Ether Transmissions – Episode 54 Aired: Tuesday, January 3, 2023
    Happy Birthday to Lucretia Coffin Mott, ZaSu Pitts, Anna Mae Wong, JRR Tolkien, Florence Pugh, and Greta Thunberg!

    Black Sabbath, DakhaBrakha, Free Kitten, Joy Division, Ken Nordine, Malaria!, Oli Frost
    Perfume Genius, Suicide, The Space Lady, and more.

  • Ether Transmissions – Episode 53 – Guest Bruce Myren Aired: Tuesday, December 27, 2022

    My friend Bruce Myren joins me on episode 53! Bruce is an excellent artist/photographer based in Boston. He brought a great playlist! In between sets we chat a bit about some of his photography projects - The Fortieth Parallel and The Washington Elm - Uma Thurman (who took this photo of him), his celebrity look-a-like, bicycling, and the work he's doing at the Boston Public Library.

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  • Ether Transmissions – Episode 52 – Winter + Holiday Aired: Tuesday, December 20, 2022

    This episode celebrates winter and the holiday season. It also marks the one year anniversary of Ether Transmissions on WAYO!

  • Ether Transmissions – Episode 51 – Ali's Birthday Playlist Aired: Tuesday, December 13, 2022

    My friend Ali turned 50 so I invited her to join me on Ether Transmissions and let her pick the tunes. We started off with some of her fave 70s childhood songs and progressed into her new wave teens and beyond. Juice Newton, Cat Stevens, The Smiths, The Cure, London Suede, Pixies, Sonic Youth, Modest Mouse, and more.

  • Ether Transmissions – Episode 50 – Finland Aired: Tuesday, December 6, 2022

    Weird mix celebrating episode 50 + the birthdays of Dave Brubeck, Agnes Moorehead, and David Lovering. Second half of the show is music from Finland curated by friend Jarkko from Oulo.

  • Ether Transmissions – Episode 49 Aired: Tuesday, November 29, 2022

    Anika, Bauhaus, Bunnydrums, Cocteau Twins, The Cure, The Go-Gos, This Mortal Coil, New Order, The Ramones, Romeo Void, Trio, The White Stripes and more . . .

    Celebrating the birthday of Italian supercentenarian and longest lived Italian ever, Emma Martina Luigia Morano (29 November 1899 – 15 April 2017).

  • Ether Transmissions – Episode 48 Aired: Tuesday, November 22, 2022