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 9 PM on Voodoo Radio (7 PM in the U.K.)
Tuesday at 9 AM on andHow.FM
Tuesday at 1 PM on Radio Lantau (7 PM in Hong Kong)
Thursday at 9 PM on Firebrand Radio (7 PM in the U.K.)

North America
Monday at 8:30 AM Pacific, 11:30 Eastern on RadioFreeNachlaot.com
Monday at 11 AM Pacific and 2 PM Eastern on Voodoo Radio
Tuesday at 3 PM Pacific, 6 PM Eastern on Radio Lantau
Wednesday at 5 PM Pacific and 8 PM Eastern on andHow.FM
Thursday at 11 AM Pacific and 2 PM Eastern on Firebrand Radio

New Zealand
Tuesday at 6 PM on andHow.FM
Thursday at Noon on andHow.FM

Requests and comments: brainwavesradio@gmail.com

Podcast for April 6, 2020

Posted: April 6, 2020 by brainwaves in Podcasts

April 6, 2020

Playlist for April 6, 2020

Posted: April 6, 2020 by brainwaves in Playlists
Sufjan StevensOut of Egypt
Robyn Hitchcock and the EgyptiansSo You Think You’re in Love
The Puppini SistersWalk Like an Egyptian (cover: The Bangles)
Neko CaseThe Pharaohs
Pharaoh’s DaughterEnpesare
Oingo BoingoNot My Slave
Porcupine TreeSlave Called Shiver
Desmond DekkerThe Israelites
Siouxie and the BansheesIsrael
Israel Kamakawiwo’oleSomewhere Over the Rainbow/What a Wonderful World
PrinceRaspberry Beret
St. VincentPrince Johnny
Rich Kids Ghosts of Princes in Towers
Rufus WainrightRebel Prince
Frightened RabbitSnake
TV21Snakes and Ladders
SnakefingerSave Me from Dali
Jim StaffordSpiders and Snakes
Jerry ReedAmos Moses
Rilo KileyHail to Whatever You Found in the Sunlight
Belle and SebastianFunny Little Frog
Weezer (feat. Hayley Williams)Rainbow Connection (cover: Kermit the Frog)
The CureThe Blood
MorrisseyIrish Blood English Heart
Paul WesterbergStain Yer Blood
ColdplayA Rush of Blood to the Head
PinbackBloods on Fire
BC CamplightBlood and Chocolate
BreadToo Much Love
Blitzen TrapperGold for Bread
Minus the BearPotato Juice and Liquid Bread
Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic ZerosDesert Song
Kishi BashiAtticus in the Desert

Podcast for March 30, 2020

Posted: March 30, 2020 by brainwaves in Podcasts

March 30, 2020

Playlist for March 30, 2020

Posted: March 30, 2020 by brainwaves in Playlists
Suzanne VegaLeft of Center
The ArkellsMichigan Left
Mike CavanaughDead Left
Nick DrakeDay is Done (album: Five Leaves Left)
The Left BankeShe May Call You Up Tonight
Spock’s BeardAll That’s Left
Alt-JLeft Hand Free
Imagine DragonsNothing Left to Say
Mat KearneyNothing Left to Lose
CalexicoWhen Only the Ashes are Left
Idan Raichel ProjectFrom the Day You Left
Indigo GirlsYou Left it up to Me
The Innocence MissionThe Girl on My Left
The Avett BrothersLeft on Laura Left on Lisa
MintAh, You Left Me
The ReplacementsLeft of the Dial
The WhoSaturday Night’s Alright for Fighting (cover: Elton John)
The Doobie BrothersJesus is Just Alright
Jesus JonesRight Here Right Now
Vance JoyWe All Die Trying to Get it Right
Fool’s GardenAllright
The New PornographersIt’s Only Divine Right
RadioheadEverything in its Right Place
Matt & KimIt’s Alright
SupergrassIt’s Alright
The BatsYou Have the Right
Howie BeckServes You Right
Depeche ModeGet the Balance Right
Josh RitterRight Moves
The WhoDo You Think It’s All Alright?
Echo and the BunnymenIt’s Alright
K’s ChoiceIf This Isn’t Right
Passion PitI’ll be Alright

Podcast for March 23, 2020

Posted: March 23, 2020 by brainwaves in Podcasts

March 23, 2020

Playlist for March 23, 2020

Posted: March 23, 2020 by brainwaves in Playlists
Ezra FurmanTake Off Your Sunglasses
Ezra FurmanThe Stakes Are High
The DecemberistsPhilomena
Mercury RevGoddess on a Hiway
Soul AvivOneness
LuciusUncle John’s Band (cover: Grateful Dead)
PortisheadGlory Box
ShortstrawOut With It
Tuned ToneTuned Tone
Erez Lev AriAt the End of the Day
Animal CollectiveWater Curses
Plants and AnimalsBye Bye Bye
Sun Kil MoonNeverending Math Equation
RideFrom Time to Time
Thirteen SensesDo No Wrong
Joan Jett and the BlackheartsCrimson and Clover (cover: Tommy James and the Shondells)
CamelStraight to the Heart
The EelsI’m Going to Stop Pretending That I Didn’t Break Your Heart
The Head and the HeartMy Friends
JewelFragile Heart
Mediocre Bad GuysStained Glass Heart
The ArkellsHeart of the City
The New PornographersAnother Drug Deal of the Heart
Cheap StarChanging Heart
The Postal ServiceBe Still My Heart
PolyrockChanging Hearts
The KillersSomebody Told Me
The B-MinorsProm Night
K’s ChoiceAnother Year
Porcupine TreeFeel So Low
Efrat KolbergHow and to Where?

Podcast for March 16, 2020

Posted: March 16, 2020 by brainwaves in Podcasts

March 16, 2020

Playlist for March 16, 2020

Posted: March 16, 2020 by brainwaves in Playlists
R.E.M.So. Central Rain
R.E.M.She Just Wants To Be
The DecemberistsDown by the Water
The DecemberistsThe Legionnaire’s Lament
Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic ZeroesHot Coals
Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic ZeroesNo Love Like Yours
GusterDo You Love Me?
GusterWhat You Call Love
The Thompson TwinsIn the Name of Love (12 inch dance extension)
The Thompson TwinsLies
Bloc PartyTruth
Bloc PartySigns
Andrew BelleSigns of Life
Andrew BelleReplace Me
MashinaWhy is Everything Politics to Me Now
MashinaThe Stars Are Shining on the Back Burner
Pete YornMaybe I’m Right
Pete YornCountry
GenesisHarold the Barrel
GenesisAlone Tonight
BlackfieldMy Gift of Silence
The SmithsStop Me If You’ve Heard This One Before
The SmithsBigmouth Strikes Again
Snow PatrolBeginning to Get to Me
Snow PatrolGive Me Strength
Deaf SchoolWhat a Way to End it All
Deaf SchoolGet Set Ready Go

Podcast for March 9, 2020

Posted: March 9, 2020 by brainwaves in Podcasts

March 9, 2020

Playlist for March 9, 2020

Posted: March 9, 2020 by brainwaves in Playlists

Brainwaves annual “happy” show – in honor of the Jewish holiday of Purim

Pharrell WilliamsHappy
Bobby McFerrinDon’t Worry Be Happy
R.E.M.Shiny Happy People
The BuzzcocksEverybody’s Happy Nowadays
Kaki KingHappy as a Dead Pig in the Sunshine
Snow PatrolHappiness
Elliott SmithHappiness
Joe AndersonHappiness is a Warm Gun (cover: the Beatles)
Tori AmosHappy Phantom
Britney SpearsBorn to Make You Happy
Avril LavigneMy Happy Ending
Three Dog NightSo Happy I Could Die
Elvis CostelloI Hope You’re Happy Now
The WhoHappy Jack
The BeatYou Won’t Be Happy
Hoodoo GurusI Hope You’re Happy
Boys LifeHappy People
The TurtlesHappy Together
ChicagoHappy Man
SplinterDrink All Day
AC NewmanDrink to Me Babe Then
Walk off the EarthCheers (Drink to That) – cover: Rihanna
Said CleavesDrinkin’ Days
The Happy MondaysStep On
The JamHappy Together
The HousemartinsHappy Hour
Fool’s GardenHappy
Michelle BranchAre You Happy Now?
Nada SurfHappy Kid
MashinaHidden Happiness
Nik KershawI Hope You’re Happy Now
Talking HeadsHappy Day
Passion PitIt’s Not My Fault I’m Happy
The Teardrop ExplodesPure Joy