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 (replay of last week’s show)
Tuesday at 7 AM on andHow.FM
Tuesday at 1 PM on Radio Lantau (7 PM in Hong Kong)
Tuesday at 2 PM on Identify Radio (12 PM in UK)
Thursday at 7 PM on Pop That Goes Crunch
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
Monday at 9:00 AM Pacific, Noon Eastern on Firebrand Radio
Tuesday at 7 AM Eastern on Identify 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
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

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 March 20, 2017

Posted: March 20, 2017 by brainwaves in Podcasts

March 20, 2017

Playlist for March 20, 2017

Posted: March 20, 2017 by brainwaves in Playlists
Band Song
Blackfield How Was Your Ride?
Blackfield From 44 to 48
Columbus Hesitate
Tal Bachman Darker Side of Blue
Tal Bachman She’s So High
The Abandoners Garden of Envy
Passion Pit Lifted Up (1985)
The New Pornographers All The Things That Go to Make Heaven and Earth
Paul Weller Saturn’s Pattern
Franz Ferdinand and Sparks Save Me from Myself
Sparks Angst in my Pants
Cracker Teen Angst (What World Needs Now)
Voxtrot Firecracker
Grandadddy Skateboarding Saves Me Twice
Grandaddy Disconnecty
Violent Femmes Gone Daddy Gone
The Kinks Celluloid Heroes
The Move Tonight
Cutting Crew I Just Died In  Your Arms Tonight
Paul McCartney The World Tonight
Matthew Sweet and Susannah Hoffs She May Call You Up Tonight (cover: The Left Banke)
Matt and Kim Tonight
The Young Professionals Be With You Tonight
Genesis Tonight, Tonight, Tonight
The Naked and the Famous Punching in a Dream
Kishi Bashi Bright Whites (Room for Dream Mix)
Supertramp Dreamer
The Teardrop Explodes When I Dream
Boy and Bear Harlequin Dream
Nada Surf Teenage Dreams
B-Star Bootleg Dreams

Podcast for March 13, 2017

Posted: March 13, 2017 by brainwaves in Podcasts

March 13, 2017

Playlist for March 13, 2017

Posted: March 13, 2017 by brainwaves in Playlists

The “happy” show for Purim!

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 March 6, 2017

Posted: March 6, 2017 by brainwaves in Podcasts

March 6, 2017

Playlist for March 6, 2017

Posted: March 6, 2017 by brainwaves in Playlists
Band Song
Human Switchboard Who’s Landing in My Hangar?
  (Say No to) Saturday’s Girl
The Other Ones We Are What We Are
Tripping Daisy Sonic Bloom
Ride Chrome Waves
Lush Mannequin (cover: Wire)
Chapterhouse Breather
The Verve Lucky Man
The Small Hours Her Royal Highness (HRH)
Nelson Bragg Forever Days
Griddle Fairest of the Mall
Ben Folds Rockin’ the Suburbs
Arcade Fire Ready to Start (album: The Suburbs)
Kevin Gilbert Welcome to Suburbia
David Bowie Buddha of Suburbia
Argent Hold Your Head Up
The Alan Parsons Project The Raven
Aviv Geffen Sometimes
Rockfour Every Direction (Kol Kivun)
Arctic Monkeys A Certain Romance
Panic! At the Disco I Write Sins Not Tragedies
The Wallflowers The Difference
New Order Hey Now What You Doing
Electric Light Orchestra Don’t Bring Me Down
The Monkees Don’t Bring Me Down
R.E.M. Get Up
The Ruttles Ouch
Ha Ha Tonka Surrounded
War on Drugs Baby Missiles
Bedroom Eyes Motorcycle Daydream
Pop is Art Misled
The Avett Brothers Ill With Want
Deaf School What a Way to End it All

Podcast for February 27, 2017

Posted: February 27, 2017 by brainwaves in Podcasts

February 27, 2017

Playlist for February 27, 2017

Posted: February 27, 2017 by brainwaves in Playlists
Band Song
The Polyphonic Spree You Don’t Know Me
The Polyphonic Spree Popular by Design
The Polyphonic Spree Hold Yourself Up
The Polyphonic Spree Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band (cover: The Beatles)
Walk off the Earth Yesterday (cover: The Beatles)
The Bellyachers Uncle Albert/Admiral Halsey (cover: Paul McCartney)
Sean Lennon Exile (Alter Egos soundtrack)
Matt Pond PA Promise the Party
The Olms Twice as Nice
The Beach Boys Wouldn’t it Be Nice
The Avett Brothers Head Full of Doubt – Road Full of Promise
The Porcupine Tree Pure Narcotic
Jeff Buckley Grace
Modest Mouse Dashboard
The Smiths You Just Haven’t Earned it Yet, Baby
The Who Fiddle About
Chicago Make Me Smile (radio edit)
The Flying Machine Smile a Little Smile for Me
Michael Lord Smile
Barenaked Ladies Smile
The The Uncertain Smile (12 inch remix)
Rocketship I Love You Like the Way that I Used to Do
Snow Patrol If There’s a Rocket Tie Me to It
Tangerine Dream Space Oddity (cover: David Bowie)
Keane Everybody’s Changing
Conrad Airstrike
Ten Story Relapse Here Without Me
Bloc Party So Here We Are
Red Sun Project Out in the Rain
The Replacements Left of the Dial
Deaf School What a Way to End it All

Podcast for February 20, 2017

Posted: February 20, 2017 by brainwaves in Podcasts

February 20, 2017

Playlist for February 20, 2017

Posted: February 20, 2017 by brainwaves in Playlists
Band Song
Beck Blue Moon
Regina Spektor Small Town Moon
Blind Pilot Half Moon
Lush I Have the Moon
Shlomo Artzi Like That (from the album “Moon”)
Frank Zappa and Moon Unit Zappa Valley Girl
The Magnetic Fields You Must Be Out of Your Mind
Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeroes Janglin’
Marc Mulcahey He’s a Magnet
The National Fireproof
St. Vincent Psychopath
Death Cab for Cutie Codes and Keys
Cat Power Free (remix)
Ellie Goulding Mirror
Icona Pop I Love It
Translator Everywhere That I’m Not
Beck Cycle
Peter Frampton Baby I Love Your Way
Norman Greenbaum Spirit in the Sky
Radiohead Street Spirit (Fade Out)
The Go-Betweens Streets of Your Town
John Lennon Oh Yoko!
The Electrics Time after Time
The Bottles Look at Julie
The Lonely Boyz It’s Only Love
Sharon Van Etten Serpents
The Church Under the Milky Way
Stars Reunion
I Got the Hotties All the Reasons
Arcade Fire Suburban War
Arco All This World
Auto Escape Falling Asleep in the Snow
Deaf School What a Way to End it All