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
Wednesday at 2 PM on Identify Radio (Noon in UK)
Thursday at 7 PM on Radio Andra (6 PM in Sweden)
Friday at 2 PM on RockXS.com
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
Wednesday at 5 PM Pacific and 8 PM Eastern on andHow.FM
Thursday at 9 AM Pacific, Noon Eastern on Radio Andra
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 June 20, 2016

Posted: June 20, 2016 by brainwaves in Podcasts

June 20, 2016

Playlist for June 20, 2016

Posted: June 20, 2016 by brainwaves in Playlists
Band Song
Asaf Avidan The Labyrinth Song
Jeff Buckley Hallelujah (cover: Leonard Cohen)
The Pretenders Kid (live acoustic)
Wim Mertens Struggle for Pleasure
Lisa Loeb Try
Lucy Schwartz I Want the Sky
Death Cab for Cutie Black Sun
Sufjan Stevens Death with Dignity
Roxy Music She Sells
Neon Trees Alarm
The Futureheads Decent Days and Nights
Gang of Four The Dying Rays
Yirmi Kaplan Measure
Garbage Stupid Girl
Tripping Daisy Motivation
Elton John Don’t Let the Sun Go Down on Me
America Indian Summer
Sunday’s Best Indian Summer
Teenage Fanclub Into the City
Nada Surf Teenage Dreams
The Abrams Brothers Thirteen (cover: Big Star)
B-Movie Remembrance Day
Foo Fighters Subterranean
American Analog Set Million Young
Daft Punk (feat. Julian Casablancas) Instant Crush
Phoenix Trying to be Cool
Keren Ann 101
Jason Falkner Maybe
Snow Patrol You are My Joy

Podcast for June 13, 2016

Posted: June 13, 2016 by brainwaves in Podcasts

June 13, 2016

Playlist for June 13, 2016

Posted: June 13, 2016 by brainwaves in Playlists
Band Song
Michael Greilsammer I Want to Live with You
Spaceships (cover: Barry Sacharov)
Theme from “Lost in Space” (TV show, second version)
Avocado Club Too Much Space to Walk Away
The Tubes Space Baby
Smashing Pumpkins Space Boy
Camera Obscura Arrangements of Shapes and Space
A Flock of Seagulls Space Age Love Song
Steven Wilson Collecting Space
David Bowie Dancing Out in Space
Josh Ritter Orbital
The Shins A Comet Appears
Brett Dennen Darlin’ Do Not Fear (“Parenthood” soundtrack)
The Envy Corps Rhine Maidens
R.E.M. All the Way to Reno (You’re Going to be a Star)
The Records Starry Eyes
Edgar Winters Group Frankenstein
Hot Butter Popcorn
Ruth’s Hat Superheroes (Rocky Horror Punk Rock Show)
Me First and the Gimme Gimme’s Science Fiction Double Feature (Rocky Horror Punk Rock Show)
Blind Pilot I Know
Passion Pit Sleepyhead
The Cure Kyoto Song
Japan Quiet Life
The Vapors Turning Japanese
Berlin The Metro
Kraftwerk The Model
Uncle Kracker I Don’t Know
Keane To the End of the Earth
Haircut 100 Love Plus One
Belle and Sebastian I Don’t Love Anyone
Rd House Painters Have You Forgotten
Deaf School What a Way to End it All

Podcast for June 6, 2016

Posted: June 6, 2016 by brainwaves in Podcasts

June 6, 2016

Playlist for June 6, 2016

Posted: June 6, 2016 by brainwaves in Playlists
Band Song
Neil Cicierega Crocodile Chop
The Beach Boys Crocodile Rock (cover: Elton John)
Echo and the Bunnymen Crocodiles
R.E.M. Alligator Aviator Autopilot Antimatter
Tilly and the Wall Alligator Skin
Red Letter Agent Burn the Good Ones Down
Roco DeLuca and the Burden Colorful
Pop is Art Let Me Be the One
Josh Ritter Change of Time
Tangerine Dream Precious (cover: Depeche Mode)
Depeche Mode Everything Counts
U2 Stories for Boys
The Cure Jumping Someone Else’s Train
Bloc Party This Modern Love
World Party Making Love (to the World)
Regina Spektor The Party
Matt Pond PA The Party
Jonathan Coulton I’m Having a Party
The Bay City Rollers Saturday Night
Chicago Saturday in the Park
The Small Hours Sunday
Happy Mondays Step On
Counting Crows On a Tuesday in Amsterdam Long Ago
The Guess Who A Wednesday in Your Garden
The Cure Friday I’m in Love
Rebecca Black Friday
Aqua Barbie Girl
Rilo Kiley The Frug
Savannah Roots Baby Gone
Suzanne Vega In Liverpool
The Bangles Going Down to Liverpool
The Boo Radleys Lazarus
The Beatles Glass Onion
Deaf School What a Way to End it All,

Podcast for May 30, 2016

Posted: May 30, 2016 by brainwaves in Podcasts

May 30, 2016

Playlist for May 30, 2016

Posted: May 30, 2016 by brainwaves in Playlists

The “1983 Show” – every song is one I played this month in 1983 when I was getting ready to sign off college radio.

Band Song
Tears for Fears Change
Pete Shelley Homosapien
Ultravox Hymn
Heaven 17 Let Me Go
R.E.M. Wolves Lower
Tommy Tutone 867-5309 (Jenny)
Rockpile Teacher Teacher
Jonathan Richman and the Modern Lovers Road Runner
Nick Lowe And So it Goes
XTC 10 Feet Tall
The Cure Boys Don’t Cry
The Buzzcocks I Believe
Klark Kent Away From Home
Dave Edmunds Girls Talk
A Flock of Seagulls I Ran
Joy Division Love Will Tear Us Apart
New Order Perfect Kiss
Human League The Sound of the Crowd
Soft Cell Bedsitter
Depeche Mode See You
U2 I Will Follow
The Teardrop Explodes Poppies are in the Field
Prince Let’s Go Crazy
The Motors Soul Redeemer
Echo and the Bunnymen Bring on the Dancing Horses
Billy Idol White Wedding
Berlin Sex (extended version)
Deaf School What a Way to End it All

Podcast for May 23, 2016

Posted: May 23, 2016 by brainwaves in Podcasts

May 23, 2016

Playlist for May 23, 2016

Posted: May 23, 2016 by brainwaves in Playlists
Band Song
Old Man River Summer
Maya Johanna When the Sky
Jane Bordeaux Whiskey
Lola Marsh Sirens
The Stills Lola Stars and Stripes
The Kinks Lola
The Olms Someone Else’s Girl
The Cure (Jumping) Someone Else’s Train
Wiretrain Love, Love
Jenny Lewis Love U Forever
Lisa Loeb The Way it Really Is
Yehuda Ledgley Pie in the Sky
American Analog Set High Fidelity vs. Guy Fidelity
Owl City The Saltwater Room
New Musik Dead Fish (Don’t Swim Home)
Sun Kil Moon Four Fingered Fisherman
Radiohead Weird Fishes
Elton John Madman Across the Water
The Doobie Brothers Black Water
Blitzen Trapper Lady on the Water
Nada Surf Treading Water
Ride I Don’t Know Where It Comes From
Boys Life It Came From Here
Beit HaBubot Smiling Again
Psapp Part Like Waves
Teenage Fanclub The Past
Calexico Sideshow
The Stranglers Daddy’s Riding the Range
Boy and Bear Golden Jubilee
Mumford and Sons Whispers in the Dark
Rad Omen Rad Anthem
Romeo Void Going to Neon