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
Tuesday at 8 AM on andHow.FM
Tuesday at 4 PM on Identify Radio (2 PM in UK)
Thursday at 7 PM on Radio Andra (6 PM in Sweden)
Friday at 9 PM on Firebrand Radio (7 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
Tuesday at 6 AM Pacific, 9 AM Eastern on Identify Radio
Wednesday at 5 PM Pacific and 8 PM Eastern on andHow.FM
Thursday at 9 AM Pacific, Noon Eastern on Radio Andra
Friday at 11 AM Pacific, 2 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

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 September 26, 2016

Posted: September 26, 2016 by brainwaves in Podcasts

September 26, 2016

Playlist for September 26, 2016

Posted: September 26, 2016 by brainwaves in Playlists

Solving the left/right political debate with music…

Band Song
Suzanne Vega Left of Center
The Arkells Michigan Left
Mike Cavanaugh Dead Left
Nick Drake Day is Done (album: Five Leaves Left)
The Left Banke She May Call You Up Tonight
Spock’s Beard All That’s Left
Alt-J Left Hand Free
Imagine Dragons Nothing Left to Say
Mat Kearney Nothing Left to Lose
Calexico When Only the Ashes are Left
Idan Raichel Project From the Day You Left
Indigo Girls You Left it up to Me
The Innocence Mission The Girl on My Left
The Avett Brothers Left on Laura Left on Lisa
Mint Ah, You Left Me
The Replacements Left of the Dial
The Who Saturday Night’s Alright for Fighting (cover: Elton John)
The Doobie Brothers Jesus is Just Alright
Jesus Jones Right Here Right Now
Vance Joy We All Die Trying to Get it Right
Fool’s Garden Allright
The New Pornographers It’s Only Divine Right
Radiohead Everything in its Right Place
Matt & Kim It’s Alright
Supergrass It’s Alright
The Bats You Have the Right
Howie Beck Serves You Right
Depeche Mode Get the Balance Right
Josh Ritter Right Moves
The Who Do You Think It’s All Alright?
Echo and the Bunnymen It’s Alright
K’s Choice If This Isn’t Right
Passion Pit I’ll be Alright

Podcast for September 19, 2016

Posted: September 19, 2016 by brainwaves in Podcasts

September 19, 2016

Playlist for September 19, 2016

Posted: September 19, 2016 by brainwaves in Playlists
Band Song
Peter Buck (feat. Colin Tucker) Nothing Means Nothing
R.E.M. Half a World Away (live)
The Decemberists The Crane Wife 3
The Three O’Clock With a Cantaloupe Girlfriend
Shy Nobleman Girlfriend
Talking Heads Girlfriend is Better
Matthew Sweet Girlfriend
The Smiths Girlfriend in a Coma
Sum Sum Bobodo
The Bongos The Bullrushes
The db’s Black and White
The Go Betweens By Chance
Owl City Hello Seattle
Josh Joplin Group Trailways
Josh Pyke Tapping on a Secret
Jonathan Coulton That Spells DNA
Fountains of Wayne Revolving Dora
Jellyfirsh Sebrina, Paste and Plato
Elton John First Episode at Hienton
The Turtles Elanore
Elvis Costello Veronica
Aaron Schroeder What We Don’t Know
Andrew Belle I’ll Be Your Breeze
Gomez Natural Selection
Rani and Eiland I Was Like a Mother to Her
Barenaked Ladies Down to Earth
Ben Folds You Don’t Know Me
The Delgados Keep on Breathing
Snow Patrol Take Back the City
Said the Whale Plans for the Future
Passenger Staring at the Stars
Mumford and Sons Babel
Doves Caught by the River
The Psychedelic Furs Goodbye

Podcast for September 12, 2016

Posted: September 12, 2016 by brainwaves in Podcasts

September 12, 2016

Playlist for September 12, 2016

Posted: September 12, 2016 by brainwaves in Playlists

It’s my birthday – so here are a few birthday songs. Mazel to to me 🙂

Band Song
The Beatles Birthday
Altered Images Happy Birthday
Kings of Leon Birthday
Ex Cops Spring Break (Birthday Song)
String Theory Birthday
Ken Stringfellow Find Yourself Alone
Stingray Green All Over You
Snow Patrol An Olive Grove Facing the Sea
K’s Choice Almost Happy
Peter Gabriel Heroes (cover: David Bowie)
David Bowie Afraid
Two Door Cinema Club What You Know
Super Furry Animals Something 4 the Weekend
Neon Trees Weekend
The Vapors Waiting for the Weekend
The BoDeans Fadeaway
Radiohead Street Spirit (Fade Out)
The Marmalade Reflections of My Life
The Monkees Daydream Believer
Guster Homecoming King
Gomez Bone Tired
Metric Breathing Underwater
The Soft Boys Queen of Eyes
Sonic Youth Unmade Bed
Kaveret Self Service
The Silent League Breathe
Silence is Sexy American Life
The Delgados Reasons for Silence (Ed’s Song)
Thomas Dolby Radio Silence
The Goo Goo Dolls Feel the Silence
The Dickies Sounds of Silence (cover: Simon and Garfunkel)
Bert Jerred Something I Meant to Say
The Hermit Crabs Vegan Vows
Team Salt All Eyes are on Me
The Goldbergs True Believer

Podcast for September 5, 2016

Posted: September 5, 2016 by brainwaves in Podcasts

September 5, 2016

Playlist for September 5, 2016

Posted: September 5, 2016 by brainwaves in Playlists
Band Song
The Both Milwaukee
The Both Pay for It
Ted Leo and the Pharmacists Under the Hedge
Teddybears Yours to Keep
The Tell Alls Stitch in Time
Goo Goo Dolls Better Days
Gin Blossoms Curious Thing
Local Natives Wide Eyes
Gorillaz Kids with Guns
Guster Barrel of a Gun
The Buoys Give up Your Guns
Asaf Avidan Love it or Leave It
R.E.M. It Happened Today
The Tubes My Head is My Only House Unless it Rains
Son, Ambulance Pleasure, Now
Chvrches The Mother We Share
Golden Earring Radar Love
Looking Glass Golden Rainbow
Ed Sheehan Gold Rush
10,000 Maniacs Gold Rush Brides
Mates of State Blue and Gold Print
Snow Patrol The Golden Floor
The Stranglers Golden Brown
The Dr. Casper Show I’ll Dream Forever
The Fratellis For the Girl
Red Meadow Hey Sister
Sufjan Stevens They are Night Zombies!! They are Neighbors!! They Have Come Back From the Dead!! Ahhh!
John Fullbright Never Cry Again
Victor Malloy Boys Don’t Cry (cover: The Cure)
Slaid Cleaves Cry
Gomez Cry on Demand

Podcast for August 29, 2016

Posted: August 29, 2016 by brainwaves in Podcasts

August 29, 2016

Podcast for August 22, 2016

Posted: August 22, 2016 by brainwaves in Podcasts

August 22, 2016