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

Playlist for March 19, 2018

Posted: March 19, 2018 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 Faulkner 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 (cover: 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 March 19, 2018

Posted: March 18, 2018 by brainwaves in Podcasts

March 19, 2018

Podcast for March 12, 2018

Posted: March 12, 2018 by brainwaves in Podcasts

March 12, 2018

Playlist for March 12, 2018

Posted: March 12, 2018 by brainwaves in Playlists
Band Song
The Tubes White Punks on Dope
The Lemonheads Confetti
Lene Lovich Lucky Number One
Aimee Man One (cover: Three Dog Night)
Two Loons for Tea Monkey
Counting Crows Monkey
Balkan Beat Box Digital Monkey
Arctic Monkeys Crying Lightning
Adrina Thorpe More than 17
Castledoor Burn the Maps
Taxi Taxi Maps and Legends
R.E.M. Maps and Legends
Pickin’ on R.E.M. Driver 8 (cover: R.E.M.)
We Were Pirates Civilized Man
Young the Giant I Got
They Might be Giants Istanbul (not Constantinople)
Steve Hacket Last Train to Istanbul
Stampeders Sweet City Woman
The Guess Who American Woman
The American Music Club Rise
American Football Honestly
American Breed Bend Me Shape Me
The American Analog Set The Only One
America Tin Man
Snow Patrol Open Your Eyes
Arcade Fire Deep Blue
Ultravox Rockwrok
Ben Folds Rockin’ the Suburbs
The Tractor’s Revenge Game of Tears
The Names Why Can’t it Be?
Pete Shelley Qu’est-ce que c’est que ca
Deaf School What a Way to End it All

Podcast for March 5, 2018

Posted: March 5, 2018 by brainwaves in Podcasts

March 5, 2018

Playlist for March 5, 2018

Posted: March 5, 2018 by brainwaves in Playlists

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

Band Song
The Dandy Warhols Godless
Darren Hanlon Video Store
The Davenports You’ll Never Know
Dave Edmunds Girls Talk
Daryll-Ann Good Thing
Daft Punk Instant Crush
Depeche Mode It Doesn’t Matter Two
Dave Wakeling I Want More
David Gray The Other Side
David Bowie Aladdin Sane
David Broza It Will Be OK
Dani Sanderson The Unknown
Daughter Smother
Damien Rice The Blower’s Daughter
The DBs Black and White
Dwight Twilley I’m on Fire
Daniel Boone Beautiful Sunday
Dexy’s Midnight Runners Celtic Soul Brothers
The Dickies Stuck in a Pagoda with Tricia Toyota
Die Doten Hosen The Model (cover: Kraftwerk)
Dodgy In a Room
The Doves Words
The Decemberists O Valencia
Delgados In This All That I Came For?
Peter Gabriel D.I.Y.
The Lambrettas Da-a-ance
Elias and the Wizzkids The Dance
Stereolab Daisy Click Clack
Teenage Fanclub Dark Clouds
New Pornographers Darling Shade
The Jam David Watts
Deaf School What a Way to End it All

Podcast for February 26, 2018

Posted: February 26, 2018 by brainwaves in Podcasts

February 26, 2018

Playlist for February 26, 2018

Posted: February 26, 2018 by brainwaves in Playlists

It’s that time of year when Brainwaves gets happy – the annual Purim “happy” show!

Band Song
Pharrell Williams Happy
Bobby McFerrin Don’t Worry Be Happy
R.E.M. Shiny Happy People
The Buzzcocks Everybody’s Happy Nowadays
Kaki King Happy as a Dead Pig in the Sunshine
Snow Patrol Happiness
Elliott Smith Happiness
Joe Anderson Happiness is a Warm Gun (cover: the Beatles)
Tori Amos Happy Phantom
Britney Spears Born to Make You Happy
Avril Lavigne My Happy Ending
Three Dog Night So Happy I Could Die
Elvis Costello I Hope You’re Happy Now
The Who Happy Jack
The Beat You Won’t Be Happy
Hoodoo Gurus I Hope You’re Happy
Boys Life Happy People
The Turtles Happy Together
Chicago Happy Man
Splinter Drink All Day
AC Newman Drink to Me Babe Then
Walk off the Earth Cheers (Drink to That) – cover: Rihanna
Said Cleaves Drinkin’ Days
The Happy Mondays Step On
The Jam Happy Together
The Housemartins Happy Hour
Fool’s Garden Happy
Michelle Branch Are You Happy Now?
Nada Surf Happy Kid
Mashina Hidden Happiness
Nik Kershaw I Hope You’re Happy Now
Talking Heads Happy Day
Passion Pit It’s Not My Fault I’m Happy
The Teardrop Explodes Pure Joy

Podcast for February 19, 2018

Posted: February 19, 2018 by brainwaves in Podcasts

February 19, 2018

Playlist for February 19, 2018

Posted: February 19, 2018 by brainwaves in Playlists
Band Song
The Boo Radleys Wake up Boo
The Beatles Good Morning Good Morning
Oliver Good Morning Starshine (from Hair)
Los Lobos Good Morning Aztlan
Avtipus Good Morning World (Boker Tov Olam)
The Cure A Night Like This
Smashing Pumpkins We Only Come Out at Night
Iron & Wine Evening on the Ground (Lilith’s Song)
Richard Ashcroft Break the Night with Colours
R.E.M. Gardening at Night
Blackfield 1,000 People
Blackfield Springtime
David Bowie Life on Mars
Elton John I’ve Seen That Movie Too
  Title song to TV show “Prisoners of War”
The Vapors Prisoners
Guards I Know It’s You
Paul Hardcastle 19
Jimmy Castor Bunch Troglodyte (Cave Man)
Ray Stevens The Streak
Barenaked Ladies Odds Are
Walk off the Earth Karma Police (cover: Radiohead)
Radiohead Everything in its Right Place
Blur Tracy Jacks
Stereolab Wow and Flutter
Baby Bird You’re Gorgeous
Catatonia Mulder and Sculley
Super Furry Animals Something 4 the Weekend
Kula Shaker Tattva
Genesis Stagnation
Monika Sex Grey Blow
The New Pornographers From Blown Speakers
Inspiral Carpets This is How it Feels
Boy Kill Boy Countdown to the Disappointment
Deaf School What a Way to End it All