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 7 AM on andHow.FM
Tuesday at 2 PM on Identify Radio (12 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 7 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 December 5, 2016

Posted: December 5, 2016 by brainwaves in Podcasts

December 5, 2016

Playlist for December 5, 2016

Posted: December 5, 2016 by brainwaves in Playlists
Band Song
Neil Young and Crazy Horse Oh Susanna
Neil Young and Crazy Horse She’ll Be Coming Round the Mountain
Neil Young and Crazy Horse Twisted Road
Frightened Rabbit The Twist (soundtrack: Chuck)
Minus the Bear Thanks for the Killer Game of Crisco Twister
Sebadoh Too Pure
The Who Pure and Easy
The Teardrop Explodes Pure Joy
Pure Prairie League Woman
The Well Pennies All My Loving (cover: The Beatles)
Niv Kaikov New Way
Visage Visage
Temples Test of Time
Editors Munich
The Features Exhibit A
Ash Burn Out
Hole Celebrity Skin
Miss Abrams and the Strawberry Point 4th Grade Class Mill Valley
The Tokens Groovin’ on the Sunshine – Sesame Street
R.E.M. Furry Happy Monsters (from The Muppet Show)
R.E.M. So.Central Rain
Rankin’ Roger Roller Blades (You Can’t Catch Me)
The Cure Why Can’t I Be You?
Genesis Paperlate
Sufjan Stevens The Man of Metropolis Steals Our Hearts
The Polyphonic Spree It’s the Sun
The Beatles Here Comes the Sun (soundtrack: Love)
Blitzen Trapper Ever Loved Once
Vampire Weekend A-Punk
The Police Canary in a Coalmine
The Pretenders Back on the Chain Gang
Devo Working in the Coalmine
Pharrell Happy (soundtrack: Despicable Me 2)
Deaf School What a Way to End it All

Podcast for November 28, 2016

Posted: November 28, 2016 by brainwaves in Podcasts

November 28, 2016

Playlist for November 28, 2016

Posted: November 28, 2016 by brainwaves in Playlists
Band Song
David Broza and the Jerusalem Youth Chorus What’s So Funny ‘Bout Peace Love and Understanding (cover: Nick Lowe/Elvis Costello)
Nick Lowe Cruel to be Kind
Elvis Costello The Loved Ones
Phillip Phillips Home
Jason Falkner My Home is Not a House
Wim Mertens and Soft Verdict At Home
Kate Bush Wuthering Heights
Matisyahu Sunshine
HaDag Nahash The Sticker Song (lyrics translated to English)
The Decemberists One Engine (soundtrack: The Hunger Games)
Of Monsters and Men Silhouettes (soundtrack: The Hunger Games)
Patti Smith Capital Letter (soundtrack: The Hunger Games)
The Smithereens A Girl Like You
The Hello Sequence Can’t Say No
Wire Train Chamber of Hellos
Kelly Clarkson Hello
The Doors Hello I Love You
Todd Rundgren Hello It’s Me
Rosie Golan Think of Me
Roz Bell Yesterday Man (I’m So Lonely)
Said the Whale Taking Abalonia
Sebadoh I Will
Bill Nelson artempireindustry
Blancmange Living on the Ceiling
Steve Hackett (feat: Francis Dunnery) Dancing with the Moonlit King
Pink Floyd A Pillow of Weeds
Modern English Life in the Gladhouse
John Kilzner Across the Universe (cove: The Beatles)
The Suburbs Taxman (cover: The Beatles)
The dB’s Big Brown Eyes
MGMT Weekend Wars
Deaf School What a Way to End it All

Podcast for November 21, 2016

Posted: November 21, 2016 by brainwaves in Podcasts

November 21, 2016

Playlist for November 21, 2016

Posted: November 21, 2016 by brainwaves in Playlists
Band Song
Queen Leaving Home Aint Easy
The Beatles She’s Leaving Home
Jesse Malin Leaving Babylon
Franz Ferdinand You’re the Reason I’m Leaving
America Loving and Leaving
American Music Club Song of the Rats Leaving the Sinking Ship
R.E.M. Leaving New York
The Beach Boys Leaving this Town
Keane Leaving Too Soon
Novi Split Leaving It
Editors Leaving the Nest
Matt Pond PA Honestly
Teenage Fanclub Live in the Moment
Grandaddy The Crystal Lake
The Flaming Lips Do You Realize?
The Grass Roots Two Divided by Love
George Harrison Blow Away
The Smashing Pumpkins Blew Away
The Pixies Here Comes Your Man
Marshall Crenshaw Right on Time
Leonard Cohen It Seemed the Better Way
The Weakerthans Sun in an Empty Room
Tom Ska I Like Trains
Maya Isacowitz Ein Li Manos
Forest Skywalker
Michael Greilsammer My Dear Wife
Laurie Anderson Thinking of You
Minus the Bear We Are Not a Football Team
Fleet Foxes Lorelai
Nada Surf Inside of Love
The Pineapple Thief Magnolia

Podcast for November 14, 2016

Posted: November 14, 2016 by brainwaves in Podcasts

November 14, 2016

Playlist for November 14, 2016

Posted: November 14, 2016 by brainwaves in Playlists
Band Song
Vanilla Sky Umbrella (cover: Rihanna)
Coldplay Shiver
missFlag Let it Show
Lucy Schwartz Timekeeper
John Doe & Lucy Schwartz Forever Young (cover: Bob Dylan)
The Avett Brothers Live and Die
  Paul Newman vs. the Devil
Marillion Chelsea Monday (Manchester Square version)
David Crosby and Graham Nash Winchester Cathedral
The Decemberists Grace Cathedral Hill
The Lords of the New Church Holy War
Matthew Sweet Holy War
The Cure The Holy Hour
Edward Bear Last Song
Pure Prairie League Amie
Counting Crows Amy Hit the Atmosphere
Athlete You Got the Style
The American Analog Set The Kindness of Strangers
The Not Sensibles I’m in Love with Margaret Thatcher
Deaf School English Boys (with Guns)
The Ramones Sheena is a Punk Rocker
Julian Cope Planetary Sit-in (Every Girl Has Your Name)
The Only Ones Another Girl Another Planet
The Individuals My Three Sons Revolve Around the Earth
R.E.M. 1,000,000
Barenaked Ladies If I Had a Million Dollars
Blackfield Cloudy Now
Cloud Cult Breakfast with my Shadow
The Color Bars Eliza
Chicago Dialogue (Part I and II)
The Psychedelic Furs Goodbye

Podcast for November 7, 2016

Posted: November 7, 2016 by brainwaves in Podcasts

November 7, 2016

Playlist for November 7, 2016

Posted: November 7, 2016 by brainwaves in Playlists

Don’t miss near the end of this week’s show – it’s the Internet radio debut of my brother Dave! Introducing a “family” set. Right before The Partridge Family…

Band Song
The Aprons Fear of Heights
The Aprons Everything
Maya Isacowitz Rehab (cover: Rihanna)
Hadara Levin Areddy What About Us?
Teenage Fanclub It’s All in My Mind
Eliza Gilkyson Is it Like Today (cover: World Party)
World Party All Come True
Blackfield End of the World
Steven Wilson Perfect Life
Washed Out Amor Fati
The Cure A Reflection
The Cure Play for Today
Pharaoh’s Daughter Paradise Hung
The Madboojah Project Fuego
Billy Joel Piano Man
Elton John Teacher I Need You
Wim Mertens Struggle for Pleasure
Ben Folds Five Your Redneck Past
Matisyahu Smash Lies
The Strokes Killing Lies
The Gin Blossoms Keli Richards
Bob Dylan Everything is Broken
Broken Bells The High Road
The Bats Broken Path
The Partridge Family Come on Get Happy
The Ramones We’re a Happy Family
Pete Yorn I Wanna Be Your Boyfriend (cover: The Ramones)
Family of the Year Hero
The Pineapple Thief Where We Stood
The Weakerthans None of the Above
Deaf School What a Way to End it All