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
Tuesday at 2 PM on Identify Radio (12 PM in UK)
Thursday at 7 PM on Radio Andra (6 PM in Sweden)
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
Tuesday at 7 AM Eastern on Identify Radio
Tuesday at 3 PM Pacific, 6 PM Eastern on Pop That Goes Crunch
Wednesday at 5 PM Pacific and 8 PM Eastern on andHow.FM
Thursday at 9 AM Pacific, Noon Eastern on Radio Andra
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

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 January 23, 2017

Posted: January 23, 2017 by brainwaves in Podcasts

January 23, 2017

Playlist for January 23, 2017

Posted: January 23, 2017 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
The Flaming Lips 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 White 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 16, 2017

Posted: January 16, 2017 by brainwaves in Podcasts

January 16, 2017

Playlist for January 16, 2017

Posted: January 16, 2017 by brainwaves in Playlists
Band Song
Ben Folds Five Army
Gomez Army Dub
The New People (feat. Ivri Lider) Army Peugeot
Elvis Costello Oliver’s Army
The Polyphonic Spree The Fragile Army
Kate Bush Army Dreamers
Sarah Bettens Daddy’s Gun
Chvrches Gun
Shiny Tony Guns You are the One
Guster Barrel of a Gun
Pete Yorn Shotgun
Minus the Bear Monkey!!! Knife!!! Fight!!!
Mission of Burma Academy Fight Song
Ezra Furman and the Harpoons We Should Fight
The Shins Fighting in a Sack
Nada Surf Let the Fight do the Fighting
The Flaming Lips Fight Test
Foo Fighters Learn to Fly
Carl Douglas Kung Fu Fighting
Elton John (feat. Anastacia) Saturday Night’s Alright (for Fighting)
Cheap Star Memories
Cheap Trick Dream Police
New Order Dream Attack
Ra Ra Riot When I Dream
James Dream Thrum
Echosmith Talking Dreams
Keane A Bad Dream
Gruppo Sportivo Dreamin’
Fool’s Garden Dreaming
Avtipus Hold Me In Your Dreams
The Idan Raichel Project Other People’s Dreams
Local Natives Cubism Dream
Iron + Wine Fever Dream

Podcast for January 9, 2017

Posted: January 9, 2017 by brainwaves in Podcasts

January 9, 2017

Playlist for January 9, 2017

Posted: January 9, 2017 by brainwaves in Playlists

A special show for the “new” year.

Band Song
Paul McCartney New
Yael Naim New Soul
The Shins New Slang
The Mountain Goats New Zion
U2 New Year’s Day
Camera Obscura Happy New Year
Spirit of the West Another Happy New Year
The Idan Raichel Project Blessings for the New Year
Lords of the New Church New Church
AC Newman There are Maybe Ten or Twelve
Neil Patrick Harris (Dr. Horrible) Brand New Day
Timmy Spence Brand New Dance
New Order Dreams Never End
The New Pornographers The Laws Have Changed
Ultravox New Europeans
Orange Juice Felicity (album: Coals to New Castle)
The Rewinds New Shade of Red
Porcupine Tree Buying New Soul
Melanie Brand New Key
The New Seekers I’d Like to Teach the World to Sing
Coca Cola commercial I’d Like to Buy the World a Coke
Meghan Coffee Winter in New York
The Shakes Goodbye New York
R.E.M. Leaving New York
Mat Kearney New York to California
Sugardrum New York New York
Cat Power New York New York
Arlo Guthrie The City of New Orleans
Elvis Costello New Amsterdam
The English Beat Dream Home in New Zealand
The Who New Song
Sinead O’Connor The Emperor’s New Clothes
Electric Light Orchestra New World Rising
Guster New Underground
Depeche Mode New Life

Podcast for January 2, 2017

Posted: January 2, 2017 by brainwaves in Podcasts

January 2, 2017

Playlist for January 2, 2017

Posted: January 2, 2017 by brainwaves in Playlists

Bringing light into the darkness – it’s the all “light” show.

Band Song
The Polyphonic Spree Light and Day – Reach for the Sun
Starflower Dance Till the Morning Light
Lucy Schwartz Turn Your Light on Me
Snow Patrol The Lightning Strike

1)    What if This Storm Ends

2)    The Sunlight Through the Flags

3)    Daybreak

Apples in Stereo The Slivery Light of a Dream (Part 2)
Phantogram Lights (soundtrack: Hunger Games Catching Fire)
Dylan ‘n Krems City Lights
Matt and Kim Daylight
Owl City Fuzzy Blue Lights
Andrew Belle All Those Pretty Lights
Barenaked Ladies Watching the Northern Lights
The Rewiring Genesis Project The Light Lies Down on Broadway (cover: Genesis)
Phantom Planet One Ray of Sunlight
King Harvest Dancing in the Moonlight
Mike Oldfield Moonlight Shadow
Aviv Geffen Moonlight
Rainer Maria Artificial Light
Taylor Swift Starlight
Music Go Music Light of Love
Arcade Fire Half Light 1
American Music Club How Many Six Packs Does it Take to Screw in a Light?
Passenger All the Little Lights
Bloc Party Blue Light
Azure Ray These White Lights Will Bend to Make Blue
Matt Pond PA Last Light
The Bangles In a Different Light
Fountains of Wayne Firelight Waltz
fun. Light a Roman Candle with Me
Orchestral Maneuvers in the Dark Red Frame White Light
Deaf School Thunder and Lightning

Podcast for December 26, 2016

Posted: December 26, 2016 by brainwaves in Podcasts

December 26, 2016

Playlist for December 26, 2016

Posted: December 26, 2016 by brainwaves in Playlists

Special episode for Hanukah – from darkness into light!

Band Song
Bonnie “Prince” Billy I See a Darkness
Snow Patrol Called Out in the Darkness
Ivri Lider Dark Shadows
Matt Pond PA The Dark Leaves Theme
Yo La Tenga When It’s Dark
Mary Fahl Brain Damage (Dark Side of the Moon) cover: Pink Floyd
Pink Floyd Eclipse (Dark Side of the Moon)
Bruce Springsteen Dancing in the Dark
Elvis Costello Deep Dark Truthful Mirror
Romeo Void In the Dark
Lana Del Rey Dark Paradise
The Generationals Faces in the Dark
Teenage Fanclub Dark Clouds
Passenger Scare Away the Dark
Snakefinger The Man in the Dark Sedan
Matthew Sweet and Susanna Hoffs Beware of Darkness (cover: George Harrison)
Manfred Mann’s Earthband Blinded by the Light (cover: Bruce Springsteen)
Todd Rundgren I Saw the Light
Bob Mould See a Little Light
Spoon Out Go the Lights
Arkells Come to Light
Passion Pit Make Light
The Smiths There is a Light That Never Goes Out
Credence Clearwater Revival Long as I Can See the Light
Roby Hitchcock and the Venus 3 The Afterlight
Gotye In Your Light
Soundtrack to “Rent” Light My Candle
Mumford and Sons Lover of the Light
Of Monsters and Men Yellow Light