Welcome to Brainwaves!

Posted: April 2, 2013 by brainwaves in Playlists, Podcasts

Brainwaves iconBrainwaves is eclectic alternative radio – two hours of music every week spanning five decades of rock and roll. You’ll hear everything from the pop 70s all the way to the latest melodic indie, with a healthy dose of punk, progressive, new wave and grunge thrown into the mix. Your host, Brian Blum, broadcasts from Jerusalem, Israel, so you’ll hear some cool Israeli rock as well.

Here are the times to listen:

Israel & Europe (EET)
Monday at 6:30 PM on RadioFreeNachlaot.com
Monday at 7:00 PM on Firebrand Radio
Tuesday at 9 AM on andHow.FM
Tuesday at 1 PM on Radio Lantau (7 PM in Hong Kong)
Thursday at 7 PM on Pop That Goes Crunch
Friday at 11 PM on Firebrand Radio (9 PM in UK)
Saturday at 9 PM on Nusakan Radio (7 PM in UK)

North America
Monday at 8:30 AM Pacific, 11:30 Eastern on RadioFreeNachlaot.com
Monday at 9:00 AM Pacific, Noon Eastern on Firebrand Radio
Tuesday at 3 PM Pacific, 6 PM Eastern on Pop That Goes Crunch and Radio Lantau
Wednesday at 5 PM Pacific and 8 PM Eastern on andHow.FM
Thursday at 9 AM Pacific, Noon Eastern on Pop That Goes Crunch
Wednesday at 5 PM Pacific, 10 AM Eastern on Firebrand Radio
Friday at 1 PM Pacific, 4 PM Eastern on Firebrand Radio
Saturday at 11 AM Pacific, 2 PM Eastern on Nusakan Radio

New Zealand
Tuesday at 6 PM on andHow.FM
Thursday at Noon on andHow.FM

The Brainwaves archive airs every weekday at 2:00 PM (Noon in UK) on Nusakan Radio

All stations are on TuneIn.com and iTunes (under the Alternative category, except for Radio Free Nachlaot which is in the International/World category).

Requests and comments: brainwavesradio@gmail.com

Podcast for May 21, 2018

Posted: May 21, 2018 by brainwaves in Podcasts

May 21, 2018

Playlist for May 21, 2018

Posted: May 21, 2018 by brainwaves in Playlists
Band Song
Neil Cicierega Crocodile Chop
The Beach Boys Crocodile Rock (cover: Elton John)
Echo and the Bunnymen Crocodiles
R.E.M. Alligator Aviator Autopilot Antimatter
Tilly and the Wall Alligator Skin
Red Letter Agent Burn the Good Ones Down
Roco DeLuca and the Burden Colorful
Pop is Art Let Me Be the One
Josh Ritter Change of Time
Tangerine Dream Precious (cover: Depeche Mode)
Depeche Mode Everything Counts
U2 Stories for Boys
The Cure Jumping Someone Else’s Train
Bloc Party This Modern Love
World Party Making Love (to the World)
Regina Spektor The Party
Matt Pond PA The Party
Jonathan Coulton I’m Having a Party
The Bay City Rollers Saturday Night
Chicago Saturday in the Park
The Small Hours Sunday
Happy Mondays Step On
Counting Crows On a Tuesday in Amsterdam Long Ago
The Guess Who A Wednesday in Your Garden
The Cure Friday I’m in Love
Rebecca Black Friday
Aqua Barbie Girl
Rilo Kiley The Frug
Savannah Roots Baby Gone
Suzanne Vega In Liverpool
The Bangles Going Down to Liverpool
The Boo Radleys Lazarus
The Beatles Glass Onion
Deaf School What a Way to End it All

Podcast for May 14, 2018

Posted: May 14, 2018 by brainwaves in Podcasts

May 14, 2018

Playlist for May 14, 2018

Posted: May 14, 2018 by brainwaves in Playlists
Band Song
Judy Antebi As I Walk
Mika Sade Little Things
Dorin Yanni and the Band Enchanted Woods
Of Monsters and Men Little Talks
Nefesh Mountain Esa Einai
The Abrams Champions
The Goo Goo Dolls Let Love In
Slowdive Slowmo
Lush I Have the Moon
Grandaddy Way We Wont
The New Pornographers High Ticket Attractions
Juliana Hatfield Kellyanne
The Eels Grace Kelly Blues
Kelly Clarkson The Sun Will Rise
The Hangabouts Kits and Cats and Saxon Wives
Evyatar Banai Nothing is Sad
Visage Mind of a Toy
Utopia Always Late
Utopia Feel Too Good
Paul Weller Wild Wood
The Jam Down in the Tube Station at Midnight
The Tubes Telecide
TV on the Radio DLZ
TV21 On the Run (Who’s Gonna Get Me First?)
Two Door Cinema Club Do You Want it All?
Meghan Coffee Cinema Eyes
The Cinematics A Strange Education
Semisonic Gone to the Movies
Death Cab for Cutie A Movie Script Ending
The Billionaires Eighties Movies
Matt Pond PA The Moviegoer
Citizens Here and Abroad In Flight Movie

Podcast for May 7, 2018

Posted: May 7, 2018 by brainwaves in Podcasts

May 7, 2018

Playlist for May 7, 2018

Posted: May 7, 2018 by brainwaves in Playlists
Band Song
Red Sun Project Red Sun
Tal Cohen Shalev Bird Inside a Cage
Erez Singer The One I Love
The Abrams Northern Redemption
The Abrams Viva La Vida (Coldplay cover)
Coldplay Lovers in Japan
Sebastian Teiller Fantino (Lost in Translation soundtrack)
Japan Quiet Life
Harper Simon Wishes and Stars
The Cure High (from the album Wish)
R.E.M. Summer Turns to High
R.E.M. Imitation of Life
Genesis The Musical Box
Supertramp Bloody Well Right
Fleetwood Mac Sentimental Lady
Doobie Brothers Another Park Another Sunday
Lords of the New Church New Church
Public Image Ltd. Public Image
General Public General Public
Blackfield Blackfield
Graham Parker with the Punch Brothers What Do You Like (This is 40 soundtrack)
King Charles Coco Chitty
Ex Cops Separator
Mumford and Sons I Will Wait
Badly Drawn Boy Once Around the Block
Jonathan Coulton Code Monkey
Counting Crows Monkey
The Beatles Everybody’s Got Something to Hide Except for Me and My Monkey
The Dickies Monkey See Monkey Do
The Banana Splits Tralala
The Monkees Theme Song
Deaf School What a Way to End it All

Podcast for April 30, 2018

Posted: April 30, 2018 by brainwaves in Podcasts

April 30, 2018

Playlist for April 30, 2018

Posted: April 30, 2018 by brainwaves in Playlists

Brainwaves goes to the movie musicals to start this week’s show. With music from Frozen, Wicked and Rent. Then we take to the air with The Buzzcocks, Thomas Dolby,  Radiohead, Thunderclap Newman, Giraffe and Talking Heads. Plus a Talking Heads cover by Kishi Bashi. And a couple of poker songs.

Band Song
Idina Menzel Let it Go (soundtrack: Frozen)
Idina Menzel Defying Gravity (soundtrack: Wicked)
Rosario Dawson Out Tonight (soundtrack: Rent)
Imagine Dragons Radioactive
Bill Nelson Flaming Desire
Philip Oakey Together in Electric Dreams
The Buzzcocks Airwaves Dream
Thomas Dolby Airwaves
Peter Gabriel On the Air
Talking Heads Air
Airspace Hunky Dory
Radiohead Airbag
The Avett Brothers Pretty Girl at the Airport
Giraffe Air Dance
Air Alone in Kyoto (soundtrack: Lost in Translation)
Thunderclap Newman Something in the Air
Bread Down on my Knees
Snow Patrol Grazed Knees
R.E.M. Me, Marlon Brando, Marlon Brando and I
Brandon Kuptz This Love is Going Somewhere
Porcupine Tree Trains
Train Hopeless
Yehuda Poliker Radio Ramallah
Coldplay Lovers in Japan
Yuck Suicide Policeman
The Shins Saint Simon
Doves Sea Song
Kishi Bashi This Must Be the Place (cover: Talking Heads)
Electric Light Orchestra Poker
Lada Gaga Poker Face
Deaf School What a Way to End it All

Podcast for April 23, 2018

Posted: April 23, 2018 by brainwaves in Podcasts

April 23, 2018

Playlist for April 23, 2018

Posted: April 23, 2018 by brainwaves in Playlists

Brainwaves A-Z – this week brought to you by the letter “F”

Band Song
The Feelies Here Before
The Feelies Paint it Black (cover: Rolling Stones)
Feist My Moon My Man
Field Mice When Morning Comes to Town
Field Music A House is Not a Home
The Fiery Furnaces I’m in No Mood
Film School Activated
Fine Young Cannibals Johnny Come Home
Fiona Apple The Way Things Are
First Aid Kit Master Pretender
First Coat Try Again
The Flaming Lips The Yeah Yeah Yeah Song
The Flaming Lips Mr. Ambulance Driver
Flesh for Lulu Postcards from Paradise
A Flock of Seagulls The More  You Live The More You Love
The Floor Drown Inside
The Flying Lizards Money (cover: The Beatles)
The Flamin’ Groovies Shake Some Action
Five Man Electrical Band Signs
Flash Small Beginnings
Focus Sylvia
Fleetwood Mac Tusk
Fool’s Garden Why Did She Go?
Foo Fighters Aint it the Life
The Features Off Track
Forest Gates
Fuel Shimmer
Fountains of Wayne This Better Be Good
For Stars How it Goes
Fotomaker Where Have You Been All My Life?
Franz Ferdinand and Sparks Johnny Delusional
Friendly Fires Paris
Fruit Bats Legs of Bees
Francis Dunnery Good Life