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 7 AM on andHow.FM
Thursday 7 PM on Radio Andra (6 PM in Sweden)
Friday at 2 PM on RockXS.com

North America
Monday at 8:30 AM Pacific, 11:30 Eastern on RadioFreeNachlaot.com
Wednesday 5 PM Pacific and 8 PM Eastern on andHow.FM
Thursday 9 AM Pacific, Noon Eastern on Radio Andra

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 February 8, 2016

Posted: February 8, 2016 by brainwaves in Podcasts

February 8, 2016

Playlist for February 8, 2016

Posted: February 8, 2016 by brainwaves in Playlists
Band Song
Jason Falkner This Time
  Stephanie Tells Me
Jellyfish That is Why
The La’s There She Goes Again
Matthew Sweet I’ve Been Waiting
The Lemonheads Into Your Arms
The Icicles Sugar Sweet
Shake Some Action I Can See Where This is Going Now
The Flamin’ Groovies Shake Some Action
The Plimsouls Shaky City
Joan Osborne Ladder
Andrew Belle (feat: Katie Herzog) Static Waves
Electric Light Orchestra Sweet Talking Woman
The Bellyachers Telephone Line (cover: Electric Light Orchestra)
The Idan Raichel Project Out of the Depths
George Harrison Crackerbox Palace
Splinter Drink All Day
Azure Ray The Drink We Drank Last Night
Lush Last Night
No-Man Something Falls
Erez Lev Ari Space
I Hate Kate Major tom
David Bowie Ziggy Stardust and the Spiders from Mars
Eddie and the Hot Rods Do Anything You Wanna Do
Red Sun Project Liquid Moments
Yes Madrigal
Zykos The Gambler
The Roches Nurd
Jonathan Coulton We Will Rock You
They Might Be Giants Don’t Let’s Start
Deaf School What a Way to End it All

Podcast for February 1, 2016

Posted: February 1, 2016 by brainwaves in Podcasts

February 1, 2016

Playlist for February 1, 2016

Posted: February 1, 2016 by brainwaves in Playlists
Band Song
Jane Bordeaux On Soap and Savings
  Rain Falls
Sarah Bettens Win Me Over
Antje Dukevot Perfect Date
The Abrams Perfect
R.E.M. Perfect Circle
The National The Perfect Song
The Decemberists The Perfect Crime #2
Wire Train Last Perfect Day
Blackfield Perfect Day
Porcupine Tree Drown with Me (live)
Spock’s Beard Carry On
The Paper Kites Bloom
Queen Drowse
Joe Jackson Target
Our Daughter’s Wedding Target for Life
Emerson Lake and Palmer Lucky Man
Lene Lovich Lucky Number
Roxy Music The Numberer
The Sounds Painted by Numbers
The Eels Numbered Days
Mike Cavenaugh The Magic Number
Iron and Wine Cinders and Smoke (album: Our Endless Numbered Days)
The Standard Even Number
The Jags Back of Your Hand (I’ve Got Your Number)
Moshe Peretz Every Morning
Yehuda Poliker Melting in the Rain
Peter Gabriel Ngankarrparni (soundtrack: Rabbit Proof Fence)
Max Richter Dona Nobis Pacem (soundtrack: The Leftovers)
Ben Kweller Sundress
Deaf School What a Way to End it All

Podcast for January 25, 2016

Posted: January 25, 2016 by brainwaves in Podcasts

January 25, 2016

Playlist for January 25, 2016

Posted: January 25, 2016 by brainwaves in Playlists
Band Song
Milton and Anne Delugg Rise Robots Rise (soundtrack: Gulliver’s Travels Beyond the Moon)
The Alan Parson’s Project I Robot
Styx Mr. Roboto
Kraftwerk The Robots
The Flaming Lips Yoshimi Battles the Pink Robots, Part I
  Fight Test
Cat Stevens Father and Son
Lily Allen Somewhere Only We Know (cover: Keane)
Georgi Kay Lionheart
Lionheart Brothers ABC Learning
Phosphorescent Song for Zula
Badly Drawn Boy Once Around the Block
Iron Hero Cloudburst
Church of Reason How Does it Feel?
Matt Nathanson Church Clothes
The Doobie Brothers Pat’s Song
The Raspberries Go All the Way
Badfinger No Matter What
R.E.M. Supernatural Superserious
Wil Deynes Super Wonderful
Adam and the Ants Wonderful
Stone Temple Pilots Wonderful
Marc Mulcahey Where’s the Indifference Now?
Patti Smith This is the Girl
Starcastle Shine on Brightly
Phoenix Entertainment
Jason Falkner Emotion Machine
The Avett Brothers Tin Man
Iron & Wine Naked as We Came
Plain What T’s Hey There Delilah
Jonathan Larson Seasons of Love (soundtrack: Rent)
Terry Jacks Seasons in the Sun
Deaf School What a Way to End it All

Podcast for January 18, 2016

Posted: January 18, 2016 by brainwaves in Podcasts

January 18, 2016

Playlist for January 18, 2016

Posted: January 18, 2016 by brainwaves in Playlists
Band Song
Iris DeMent Let the Mystery Be
Iris DeMent Calling For You
First Aid Kit Walk Unafraid (cover: R.E.M.)
R.E.M. Exhuming McCarthy
First Aid Kit Blue
Radiohead No Surprises
Rockettothesky (Jenny Hval) Grizzly Man
Grizzly Bear Yet Again
Twinsmith Is it Me?
The Hoosiers Worst Case Scenario
The Format She Doesn’t Get It
The Fruit Bats The Blessed Breeze
The Eels Dirty Girl
The Arkells Dirty Blonde
Lady Gaga Beautiful, Dirty, Rich
Of Monsters and Men Dirty Paws
Wheatus Teenage Dirtbag
Elton John Captain Fantastic and the Brown Dirt Cowboy
The Nitty Gritty Dirt Band Mr. Bojangles
Alice Cooper No More Mr. Nice Guy
Jonathan Coulton Mr. Fancy Pants
The Psychedelic Furs Mr. Jones
Counting Crows Mr. Jones
Talking Heads Mr. Jones
They Might be Giants Hey Mr. DJ – I Thought You Said We Had a Deal
Brian Wilson Mrs. O’Leary’s Cow
The Lemonheads Mrs. Robinson (cover: Simon and Garfunkel)
The Cretons Hey Mrs. Peel
Counting Crows Mrs. Potter’s Lullaby
Gin Blossoms Mrs. Rita
Sean Lennon Ms. Unseen
Kurt Vile Was All Talk

Podcast for January 11, 2016

Posted: January 11, 2016 by brainwaves in Podcasts

January 11, 2016

Playlist for January 11, 2016

Posted: January 11, 2016 by brainwaves in Playlists

It’s the “horses” episode – 48 minutes of songs about horses and bands with “horse” in the their name.

Band Song
The Manic Street Preachers Horses Under Starlight
The Radio Dept. Freddie and the Trojan Horse
Sparklehorse Shade and Honey
R.E.M. Horse to Water
American Music Club The Horseshoe Wreath in Bloom
Counting Crows Another Horsedreamer’s Blues
George Harrison Dark Horse
America A Horse With No Name
Sufjan Stevens Year of the Horse
Band of Horses Is There a Ghost
Ha Ha Tonka The Horse in Motion
The Towel Wearers Next in Line is Horse
Hot Hot Heat Harmoniacs and Tambourines
The Boy Least Likely To Be Gentle With Me
Georgie James Cake Parade
Emily Haines and the Soft Skeleton The Lottery
Spandau Ballet To Cut a Long Story Short
Ultravox Reap the Wild Wind
Calexico Falling From the Sky
Haim The Wire (Tourist Mix)
The XX Crystalised
Regina Spektor Blue Lips
The Flaming Lips The Sound of Failure
Auto Escape White Roses
Vertical Horizon Send it Up
Stroke 9 Letters
The Buzzcocks Speed of Light
Echosmith Come Together
Life in Film Get Closer
Stars One More Night (Your Ex-Lovers Remain Dead)