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The Sounds in My Head

The Sounds in My Head is a biweekly music show featuring songs and bands you might have missed. Hosted by Daniel since 2004.Musically The Sounds in My Head attempts to be fairly eclectic, but probably tends to lean towards "indie pop" music. Also, I try to squeeze in as much left-wing propaganda as possible between tracks.

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The Sounds in My Head is a biweekly music show featuring songs and bands you might have missed. Hosted by Daniel since 2004.Musically The Sounds in My Head attempts to be fairly eclectic, but probably tends to lean towards "indie pop" music. Also, I try to squeeze in as much left-wing propaganda as possible between tracks.

S18,E18: 10/18/21 (French Cassettes, Dina ögon, Never Young Beach, Brave Combo, Max Gardener, Django Django, Immersion feat. Laetitia Sadier, Fruit Bats)

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  1. Good For It - French Cassettes
  2. Undantag - Dina ögon
  3. Nirvana - Dina ögon
  4. Pink Jungle House - Never Young Beach
  5. Akarui Mirai - Never Young Beach
  6. Sukiyaki Twist - Brave Combo feat. Ei Nakamura
  7. Some Things Always Change - Max Gardener
  8. When You're Around - Max Gardener
  9. Spirals - Django Django
  10. Kick the Devil Out - Django Django
  11. Riding the Wave - Immersion feat. Laetitia Sadier
  12. Today - Fruit Bats

This episode features a couple of fun short clips. First, ”Pronouncing English words in Japanese” by TikToker Bebiisan. And Keanu Reeves surprisingly good off-the-cuff answer to the question “What do you think happens when we die?” on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert.

Oct 18 2021

52mins

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S18,E17: 10/04/21 (Crystal Furs, Fascinations Grand Chorus, Doris Wilson, Unloved, Barbagallo and Baptiste W. Hamon, Cold Beat, Pageants, Freedom Fry)

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  1. Miss Hughes - The Crystal Furs
  2. Pandemonium - Fascinations Grand Chorus
  3. Terror In the Night - Fascinations Grand Chorus
  4. Big Flame (Is Gonna Break My Heart in Two) - Doris Wilson
  5. This Strange Effect - Unloved
  6. Maria - Barbagallo & Baptiste W. Hamon
  7. Le souvenir brillera (Sleep the Clock Around) - Barbagallo & Baptiste W. Hamon
  8. Mandelbrot Fall - The Cold Beat
  9. Weeds - The Cold Beat
  10. It Might Be Crazy - Pageants
  11. Feeling - Pageants
  12. Colors - Freedom Fry

This episode features a clip from CBS’s Late Show with Stephen Colbert where he talks about Boris Johnson’s address to the UN on climate change. I enjoyed the Muppet references and upper-crust British snob parody. Colbert always has great writing.

Oct 04 2021

49mins

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S18,E16: 9/20/21 (Shintaro Sakamoto, Hemi Hemingway, Kid Francescoli, The Ivor Cutler Trio, Katy Kirby, Barnet, Hagaliden)

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  1. The Feeling of Love - Shintaro Sakamoto
  2. Burnin' Blue - Hemi Hemingway
  3. It's So Hard to Say Goodbye - Hemi Hemingway
  4. Les Vitrines - Kid Francescoli
  5. Moon - Kid Francescoli
  6. Mud - The Ivor Cutler Trio
  7. I'm Going in a Field - The Ivor Cutler Trio
  8. Juniper - Katy Kirby
  9. Traffic! - Katy Kirby
  10. Tänk på döden (Think About Death) - Barnet
  11. Du kan vara tyst nu (You can be quiet now) - Barnet
  12. Innan vi vissnar (Before We Wither) - Hagaliden

No sound clips this time, but the music I talked over this episode was “Clap Your Hands”, “Flat Palm Avenue”, and “Stomp Your Feet” by The Lewis Express.

Sep 20 2021

48mins

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New Listener. First Review. Ever.

By bran.the.flin - Feb 05 2020
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I recently came across this amazing weekly curation of lovely music and society threads while searching for my favorite tunesmiths in podcast form. What a find. I am hooked. Thank you!

Best Music Podcast. Period.

By josephsTweeter - Aug 29 2017
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Not even a close second. You're a gem, Daniel.