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
Tuesday at 9 AM on andHow.FM
Tuesday at 1 PM on Radio Lantau (7 PM in Hong Kong)
Thursday at 7 PM on Pop That Goes Crunch
Friday at 11 PM on Firebrand Radio (9 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 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
Wednesday at 5 PM Pacific, 10 AM Eastern on Firebrand Radio
Friday at 1 PM Pacific, 4 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 April 30, 2018

Posted: April 16, 2018 by brainwaves in Podcasts

April 30, 2018

Podcast for April 16, 2018

Posted: April 16, 2018 by brainwaves in Podcasts

April 16, 2018

Playlist for April 16, 2018

Posted: April 16, 2018 by brainwaves in Playlists

Happy 70th birthday Israel! Special episode for Israel Independence Day.

Band Song
Ethnix Strawberries
Yehuda Poliker What Will Be Will Be
Alon Olearchik She Walks on the Roads
Monika Sex On the Floor
The Tractor’s Revenge Game of Tears
Forest Amalia
The Idan Raichal Project Nicer Words Than These
Nathan Goshen Thinking About It (Let it Go)
Niv Kaikov No Regrets
Red Meadow Forever 21
Synergy Guilty
The Madbujah Project Baladistan
Avraham Tal Lights
Efo HaYeled What’s Come Over Me?
Karolina Facing the Sea
Kaveret Market Song
Kaveret Inspector Clever
Ivri Lider The Blue Glass
Beit HaBubot Missed Dreams
Avtipus There Goes My Humor
Tea Packs The Old Station
Mashina Wake Up
Mashina A Qualified Optician
Shalom Hanoch Slowly Slowly
Shlomo Artzi Like Then
Arik Einstein Fragile
Ehud Banai Going Out into the Light (Published)
Evyatar Banai When Will We Kiss?
Elai Botner and the Outside Kids Done but not Over
Botzer (Hebrew is) a Pretty Language

Playlist for April 30, 2018

Posted: April 16, 2018 by brainwaves in Playlists

Brainwaves goes to the movie musicals to start this week’s show. With music from Frozen, Wicked and Rent. Then we take to the air with The Buzzcocks, Thomas Dolby,  Radiohead, Thunderclap Newman, Giraffe and Talking Heads. Plus a Talking Heads cover by Kishi Bashi. And a couple of poker songs.

Band Song
Idina Menzel Let it Go (soundtrack: Frozen)
Idina Menzel Defying Gravity (soundtrack: Wicked)
Rosario Dawson Out Tonight (soundtrack: Rent)
Imagine Dragons Radioactive
Bill Nelson Flaming Desire
Philip Oakey Together in Electric Dreams
The Buzzcocks Airwaves Dream
Thomas Dolby Airwaves
Peter Gabriel On the Air
Talking Heads Air
Airspace Hunky Dory
Radiohead Airbag
The Avett Brothers Pretty Girl at the Airport
Giraffe Air Dance
Air Alone in Kyoto (soundtrack: Lost in Translation)
Thunderclap Newman Something in the Air
Bread Down on my Knees
Snow Patrol Grazed Knees
R.E.M. Me, Marlon Brando, Marlon Brando and I
Brandon Kuptz This Love is Going Somewhere
Porcupine Tree Trains
Train Hopeless
Yehuda Poliker Radio Ramallah
Coldplay Lovers in Japan
Yuck Suicide Policeman
The Shins Saint Simon
Doves Sea Song
Kishi Bashi This Must Be the Place (cover: Talking Heads)
Electric Light Orchestra Poker
Lada Gaga Poker Face
Deaf School What a Way to End it All

Podcast for April 9, 2018

Posted: April 9, 2018 by brainwaves in Podcasts

April 9, 2018

Playlist for April 9, 2018

Posted: April 9, 2018 by brainwaves in Playlists
Band Song
Lene Lovich New Toy
Visage Mind of a Toy
Porcupine Tree Radioactive Toy
Toy Matinee with Kevin Gilbert Things She Said
Kevin Gilbert Something Nice for my Dog
The Head and the Heart Cats and Dogs
Dr. Dog Black Red
Three Dog Night Put out the Light
Mosh Ben-Ari Kama Shirim (Some Songs)
Niv Kaikov My Love
Gin Blossoms Someday Soon
Matchbox 20 Long Day
Stroke 9 Little Black Backpack
The Shins Mine’s Not a High Horse
The Bats In the Subway
The Archies Get on the Line
  Inside Out Upside Down
Barenaked Ladies Upside Down
Magazine Upside Down
The Strokes Someday
Vertical Horizon We Are
Edward Sharpe & the Magnetic Zeros Home
Allen Stone Say So
The Avett Brothers Kick Drum Heart
Ultravox Vienna
The Names Music for Someone
Bear McCreary Theme from “Defiance”
Blondie Europa
Secret Garden Nocturne
Electric Light Orchestra Fire on High
LCD Soundsystem Big Ideas (extended instrumental version)
Deaf School What a Way to End it All

Podcast for April 2, 2018

Posted: April 2, 2018 by brainwaves in Podcasts

April 2, 2018

Playlist for April 2, 2018

Posted: April 2, 2018 by brainwaves in Playlists

Brainwaves A-Z this week brought to you by the letter “E”

Band Song
Electric Light Orchestra Evil Woman
Elgin Park What I Can’t Do
Electric Six Down at McDonnelzz
Eliza Gilkyson Material Man
Elizabeth Ziman Momma’s Boy
Eatliz Attractive
Echo and the Bunnymen Rescue
Ed Sheeran Drunk
Eddie Izzard Being for the Benefit of Mr. Kite (cover: The Beatles)
Echosmith Let’s Love
Elliot Smith Junk Bond Trader
Elliot Smith Happiness
Elvis Costello Tramp the Dirt Down
Emerson Lake and Palmer From the Beginning
Emily Haines and the Soft Skeleton The Lottery
Engineers Forgiveness
Embellish Water Lung
The Eagles One of These Nights
Edison Lighthouse Love Grows Where My Rosemary Goes
Elton John The Bitch is Back
Eviytar Banai Dog Show
Ehud Banai Today
Ethnix Jessica
Emilana Torrini Big Jumps
Ephemera I Think He’s Dead
R.E.M. E-Bow the Letter
Ra Ra Riot Each  Year
Trashcan Sinatras Easy on the Eye
Matt Pond PA East Coast E
Grandaddy El Caminos in the West
Sunflower Bean Easier Said
Two Door Cinema Club Eat That Up, It’s Good for You
Nada Surf Electrocution

Podcast for March 26, 2018

Posted: March 26, 2018 by brainwaves in Podcasts

March 26, 2018

Playlist for March 26, 2018

Posted: March 26, 2018 by brainwaves in Playlists
Band Song
Neil Young and Crazy Horse Oh Susanna
Neil Young and Crazy Horse She’ll Be Coming Round the Mountain
Neil Young and Crazy Horse Twisted Road
Frightened Rabbit The Twist (soundtrack: Chuck)
Minus the Bear Thanks for the Killer Game of Crisco Twister
Sebadoh Too Pure
The Who Pure and Easy
The Teardrop Explodes Pure Joy
Pure Prairie League Woman
The Well Pennies All My Loving (cover: The Beatles)
Niv Kaikov New Way
Visage Visage
Temples Test of Time
Editors Munich
The Features Exhibit A
Ash Burn Out
Hole Celebrity Skin
Miss Abrams and the Strawberry Point 4th Grade Class Mill Valley
The Tokens Groovin’ on the Sunshine – Sesame Street
R.E.M. Furry Happy Monsters (from The Muppet Show)
R.E.M. So. Central Rain
Rankin’ Roger Roller Blades (You Can’t Catch Me)
The Cure Why Can’t I Be You?
Genesis Paperlate
Sufjan Stevens The Man of Metropolis Steals Our Hearts
The Polyphonic Spree It’s the Sun
The Beatles Here Comes the Sun (soundtrack: Love)
Blitzen Trapper Ever Loved Once
Vampire Weekend A-Punk
The Police Canary in a Coalmine
The Pretenders Back on the Chain Gang
Devo Working in the Coalmine
Pharrell Happy (soundtrack: Despicable Me 2)
Deaf School What a Way to End it All