Heartbeats and Brainwaves

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Heartbeats and Brainwaves
Studio album by Electric Six
Released October 11, 2011 (2011-10-11)
Genre Rock, Electronic
Length 53:08
Label Metropolis Records
Producer John Nash
Electric Six chronology
Heartbeats and Brainwaves
Absolute Pleasure
(2012)String Module Error: Match not found2013
Singles from
Heartbeats and Brainwaves
  1. "Interchangeable Knife (Dubai Bros. Remix)" / "French Bacon (Phantasmagoria Remix)"
    Released: 2011
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
COMA Music Magazine (Favorable)[1]

Heartbeats and Brainwaves is the eighth album by Detroit rock band Electric Six. It was released on October 11, 2011.[2] It was released as a CD, digital download and a colored double vinyl set which is sold at the band's live shows.

A video for "Psychic Visions" starring Dick Valentine and directed by Justin J. Lowe was uploaded on April 30, 2012, marking the band's first video for three years.[3]

Track listing[edit]

All tracks written by Tyler Spencer.

No. Title Length
1. "Psychic Visions" 3:39
2. "French Bacon" 3:38
3. "Gridlock!" 3:14
4. "It Gets Hot" 3:51
5. "The Intergalactic Version" 3:11
6. "Interchangeable Knife" 2:32
7. "Food Dog" 3:58
8. "Hello! I See You!" 3:56
9. "Bleed for the Artist" 3:35
10. "We Use the Same Products" 3:57
11. "Eye Contact" 4:13
12. "Free Samples" 4:20
13. "I Go Through Phases" 3:44
14. "Heartbeats and Brainwaves" 5:00


  • Dick Valentine - vocals
  • Tait Nucleus? - synthesizer
  • The Colonel - guitar
  • Johnny Na$hinal - guitar
  • Percussion World - drums
  • Smorgasbord - bass
  • Andy D. - vocals (track 4)
  • E. Abbott Joñes - vocals (track 6)
  • She Bits - background vocals (track 6)
  • Adam Cox - musician
  • Audrey Cichocki - musician
  • Chad Thompson - musician
  • Liz Whittman - musician
  • Jason Pearce - musician
  • Mark Mallman - musician
  • Renata Del Signore - musician[4]


  • The band performed "Hello! I See You" on their first live album Absolute Pleasure.
  • The band performed "Hello! I See You" in their concert film Absolute Treasure.
  • A demo for the song "Free Samples" was subsequently released on the band's compilation album Mimicry and Memories.
  • A demo for the song "Bleed for the Artist" was subsequently made available online via the band's Soundcloud page after being initially announced for inclusion on Mimicry and Memories but ultimately omitted.
  • Dick Valentine recorded an acoustic version of the song "Heartbeats and Brainwaves" for his solo album Quiet Time.
  • The song "Eye Contact" was featured in the band's mockumentary feature film Roulette Stars of Metro Detroit.
  • A demo of "Hello! I See You" was subsequently released on The Dick Valentine Raw Collection.
  • The band performed stripped down, acoustic versions of "Heartbeats and Brainwaves" and "We Use the Same Products" for their third live album, Chill Out!.[5]