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 8 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)
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
Wednesday at 5 PM Pacific and 8 PM Eastern on andHow.FM
Thursday at 9 AM Pacific, Noon Eastern on Radio Andra
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 October 24, 2016

Posted: October 24, 2016 by brainwaves in Podcasts

October 24, 2016

Playlist for October 24, 2016

Posted: October 24, 2016 by brainwaves in Playlists

Merav is getting married this week! So here’s a special encore presentation of the show I created to celebrate her engagement. Full of wedding songs.

Band Song
Old Man River The Wedding Song
K’s Choice Favorite Adventure (The Wedding Song)
Matt Nathanson Wedding Dress
The Wedding Project My Favorite Dress
Kurt Vile Wedding Budz
Our Daughter’s Wedding Airline
The Motors Airport
Tom Robinson Band 2-4-6-8 Motorway
Bedroom Eyes Motorcycle Daydream
The Kopters So Cold Outside
The Posies Paint Me
Ken Stringfellow Here’s to the Future
Original Mirrors Sharp Words
Ultravox Dancing with Tears in my Eyes
The Black and Whites Dancing with Snails
Jay Walk Snail Holly Scott and the Aerials
The Radio Dept. Always a Relief
The Lovin’ Spoonful You Didn’t Have to be So Nice
Gallery Nice to be With You
Nik Kershaw Have a Nice Life
Gomez If I Ask You Nicely
The Stranglers Nice in Nice
Sufjan Stevens That Dress Looks Nice on You
Kimya Dawson So Nice So Smart
Damien Rice 9 Crimes
Wim Mertens Close Cover Version 2
Kevin Shields Ikebana
Phoenix Too Young
Young the Giant Your Side
Mates of State Ha Ha
The New Pornographers The End of Medicine
The Dandy Warhols Everyday Should be a Holiday (Tony Lash Mix)
Red Hot Chili Peppers Desecration Smile
The Stills Yesterday Never Tomorrows
The American Music Club Firefly
Blackfield Firefly

Podcast for October 17, 2016

Posted: October 17, 2016 by brainwaves in Podcasts

October 17, 2016

Playlist for October 17, 2016

Posted: October 17, 2016 by brainwaves in Playlists
Band Song
Rechela with Haim Laroz Lila Lila/Gamar Bawadi
A-Wa Habib Galbi (Love of My Heart)
Trance R’shaim Arurim (Evil People)
Prom Queen Stranger Peaks
Silence is Sexy Rain Begins to Fall
Simple Minds Lazy Lately
Trashcan Sinatras Trouble Sleeping
The World Record Watch Out for Love
Low La La Song
The Polyphonic Spree La La
Old Man River La
Elliot Smith LA
Carte Blanche Lucky
The National Lucky You
Lana Del Rey Lucky Ones
Mat Nathanson Lucky Boy
The Hollies Air That I Breathe
Buffalo Springfield On the Way Home
David Bowie Absolute Beginners
Romeo Void White Sweater
Martha and the Muffins About Insomnia
Prince and 3RDEYEGIRL Whitecaps
White Town Your Woman
Boy and Bear Three Headed Woman
Sam Baker The Tattooed Woman
Ethnix Adam and the Snake
The Beatles Money (That’s What I Want)
Frank Black She Took All the Money
Indigo Girls Money Made You Mean
Minus the Bear I Lost All My Money at the Cock Fights
The Dandy Warhols All the Money or the Simple Life of Honey
Meja All ‘Bout the Money
Deaf School What a Way to End it All

Podcast for October 10, 2016

Posted: October 10, 2016 by brainwaves in Podcasts

October 10, 2016

Playlist for October 10, 2016

Posted: October 10, 2016 by brainwaves in Playlists
Band Song
Owl City When Will I See You Again?
Marshall Crenshaw Whenever You’re on my Mind
The New Pornographers Champions of Red Wine
The Handsome Family Far From Any Road
Calexico Cruel
It Bites Still Too Young to Remember
Chris Mars Don’t You See It
American Music Club The Horseshoe Wreath in Bloom
The Bats Simpletons
The Electrolites Sunny Pasadena
Vampire Weekend Oxford Comma
Nava Tehila Band Hallelujah
  Katamari Damacy
Gary Numan Cars
Grouplove Tongue Tied
Neon Trees Love in the 21st Century
Vance Joy Riptide
Aviv Blum Your Song (cover: Elton John)
Crosby Stills Nash and Young Woodstock
Echo and the Bunnymen Altamont
Counting Crows Hangin’ Around
Matt Pond PA The Hollows
Cloud Cult Everybody Here is a Cloud
Cloud Room We Sleep in the Ocean
A.C. Newman The Cloud Prayer
Teenage Fan Club Dark Clouds
The Rolling Stones Get Off of My Cloud
The Bangles Under a Cloud
Peter Gabriel Red Rain
Keira Knightley Tell Me if You Wanna Go Home
Glen Hansard Trying to Pull Myself Away
New Models Strangers in Disguise
Bow Wow Wow I Want Candy
Orchestral Maneuvers in the Dark Electricity
Deaf School What a Way to End it All

Podcast for October 3, 2016

Posted: October 3, 2016 by brainwaves in Podcasts

October 3, 2016

Playlist for October 3, 2016

Posted: October 3, 2016 by brainwaves in Playlists
Band Song
Blackfield Pills
  Lost Souls
Steven Wilson Drive Home
Pearl Harbor and the Explosions Drivin’
Madness Driving in my Car
R.E.M. Drive
Arco Driving at Night
Neil Halstead Driving with Bert
Camera Obscura Happy New Year
Spirit of the West Another Happy New Year
Azure Ray The New Year
The Idan Raichel Project Blessings for the New year
The Madboojah Project Raul
The Rewiring Genesis Project Cuckoo Cocoon (cover: Genesis)
The Polyphonic Spree Let Them Be
Jason Mraz Wordplay
The Ozark Mountain Devils Jackie Blue
Christie Yellow River
Elton John Goodbye Yellow Brick Road
Coldplay Yellow
Cribabi Yellow Herring
Of Monsters and Men Yellow Light
The Cranberries Forever Yellow Skies
20/20 Yellow Pills
The Green and Yellow TV Monday, Tuesday
Death Cab for Cutie Doors Unlocked and Open
Snow Patrol Chasing Cars
Human Sexual Response Andy Fell
Auto Escape Falling Asleep in the Snow
The Fray Fall Away
  Theme song to the TV show “Speed Racer”
Deaf School What a Way to End it All

Podcast for September 26, 2016

Posted: September 26, 2016 by brainwaves in Podcasts

September 26, 2016

Playlist for September 26, 2016

Posted: September 26, 2016 by brainwaves in Playlists

Solving the left/right political debate with music…

Band Song
Suzanne Vega Left of Center
The Arkells Michigan Left
Mike Cavanaugh Dead Left
Nick Drake Day is Done (album: Five Leaves Left)
The Left Banke She May Call You Up Tonight
Spock’s Beard All That’s Left
Alt-J Left Hand Free
Imagine Dragons Nothing Left to Say
Mat Kearney Nothing Left to Lose
Calexico When Only the Ashes are Left
Idan Raichel Project From the Day You Left
Indigo Girls You Left it up to Me
The Innocence Mission The Girl on My Left
The Avett Brothers Left on Laura Left on Lisa
Mint Ah, You Left Me
The Replacements Left of the Dial
The Who Saturday Night’s Alright for Fighting (cover: Elton John)
The Doobie Brothers Jesus is Just Alright
Jesus Jones Right Here Right Now
Vance Joy We All Die Trying to Get it Right
Fool’s Garden Allright
The New Pornographers It’s Only Divine Right
Radiohead Everything in its Right Place
Matt & Kim It’s Alright
Supergrass It’s Alright
The Bats You Have the Right
Howie Beck Serves You Right
Depeche Mode Get the Balance Right
Josh Ritter Right Moves
The Who Do You Think It’s All Alright?
Echo and the Bunnymen It’s Alright
K’s Choice If This Isn’t Right
Passion Pit I’ll be Alright