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 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
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 August 22, 2016

Posted: August 22, 2016 by brainwaves in Podcasts

August 22, 2016

Playlist for August 22, 2016

Posted: August 22, 2016 by brainwaves in Playlists
Band Song
Ezra Furman Take Off Your Sunglasses
Ezra Furman The Stakes Are High
The Decemberists Philomena
Mercury Rev Goddess on a Hiway
Soul Aviv Oneness
Lucius Uncle John’s Band (cover: Grateful Dead)
Portishead Glory Box
Shortstraw Out With It
Tuned Tone Tuned Tone
Erez Lev Ari At the End of the day
Animal Collective Water Curses
Plants and Animals Bye Bye Bye
Sun Kil Moon Neverending Math Equation
Ride From Time to Time
Lovedrug Girl
Thirteen Senses Do No Wrong
Heart Barracuda
Joan Jett and the Blackhearts Crimson and Clover (cover: Tommy James and the Shondells)
Camel Straight to the Heart
The Eels I’m Going to Stop Pretending That I Didn’t Break Your Heart
The Head and the Heart My Friends
Jewel Fragile Heart
Mediocre Bad Guys Stained Glass Heart
The Arkells Heart of the City
The New Pornographers Another Drug Deal of the Heart
Cheap Star Changing Heart
The Postal Service Be Still My Heart
Polyrock Changing Hearts
The Killers Somebody Told Me
The B-Minors Prom Night
K’s Choice Another Year
Porcupine Tree Feel So Low
Efrat Kolberg How and to Where?

Podcast for August 15, 2016

Posted: August 15, 2016 by brainwaves in Podcasts

August 15, 2016

Playlist for August 15, 2016

Posted: August 15, 2016 by brainwaves in Playlists

What says summer more than “California?”

Band Song
Phantom Planet California (from the soundtrack to the O.C.)
Red Hot Chili Peppers Californication
Novi Split California Skies
Tripsitter California Son
Gin Blossoms California Sun
Led Zeppelin Going to California
R.E.M. I Remember California
Semisonic California
Katie Perry California Gurls
The Beach Boys California Girls
Mat Kearney New York to California
The Decemberists California One
California Snow Story Suddenly Everything Happens
Jonathan Coulton I Hate California
America Ventura Highway
Jerry Jeff Walker LA Freeway (Live)
The Mountain Goats Short Song About the 10 Freeway
Aimee Mann Freeway
Todd Rundgren Emperor of the Highway
Snow Patrol Headlights on Dark Roads
Kevin Gilbert Lonely Road
Mumford and Sons Holland Road
Yes Perpetual Change
Genesis The Light Lies Down on Broadway
Porcupine Tree Lazarus
Bruno Mars Marry You
Lush Last Night
Hole Petals
The Californias La Di Da
Deaf School What a Way to End it All

Podcast for August 8, 2016

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August 8, 2016

Podcast for August 1, 2016

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August 1, 2016

Playlist for August 1, 2016

Posted: August 1, 2016 by brainwaves in Playlists

It’s the Brainwaves annual all “summer” show – where every song has “summer” in the title.

Band Song
Sounds Under Radio Portrait of a Summer Thief
Blackfield Summer
Blitzen Trapper Summer Town
Alice Cooper School’s Out for Summer
Fountains of Wayne The Summer Place
Bowling for Soup Summer of ‘69
Pink Floyd Summer ‘68
The Decemberists Summersong
The Cure The Last Days of Summer
The Gin Blossoms Idiot Summer
Matt Pond PA Summer (Butcher Two)
Summer is Coming
Wiretrain Skills of Summer
Regina Spektor Summer in the City
R.E.M. Summer Turns to High
Death Cab for Cutie Summer Skin
Meatloaf Hot Summer Night (You Took the Words Right Out of My Mouth)
Mungo Jerry In the Summertime
Seals & Crofts Summer Breeze
Simple Minds Someone Somewhere in Summertime
The Stranglers Midnight Summer Dream
Electric Light Orchestra One Summer Dream
The Wallflowers Feels Like Summer Again
Patti Smith Summer Cannibals
Barenaked Ladies Summertime
The Lovin’ Spoonful Summer in the City
The Monkees The Door Into Summer
One Direction Summer Love
Fountains of Wayne It Must be Summer
Jonathan Coulton Summer’s Over
Donna Summer On the Radio
Vanity Fare Summer Morning

Podcast for July 25, 2016

Posted: July 25, 2016 by brainwaves in Podcasts

July 25, 2016

Playlist for July 25, 2016

Posted: July 25, 2016 by brainwaves in Playlists
Band Song
Steven Wilson Routine
Steven Wilson Don’t Hate Me
Ninet Tayeb Talking
Ninet Tayeb Sympathetic Nervous System
The Luxury Liners Dreaming
Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeroes Up from Below
Stereolab Canned Candies
10,000 Maniacs Candy Everybody Wants
Marc Mulcahey Poison Candy Heart
Aqua Lollipop (Candyman)
The Flaming Lips Goin’ On
Trash Can Sinatras Freetime
Thirteen Senses Gone
Thunderegg If I Went On a Diet
Spirit Taurus
Spirit I’ve Got a Line On You
Jonathan L (feat. Gaby and the Inconsistent Jukebox) Radio Boom
Bruce Wooley and the Camera Club Video Killed the Radio Star
The Buggles Living in the Plastic Age
Todd Rundgren Wolfman Jack
Guster Gangway
The Young Professionals (feat. Ivri Lider) Dirty Messages
Shy Nobleman Come Join the Team
The Delgados I Fought the Angels
Jeff Oestreich Podcast Star
Stars Elevator Love Letter
The Village Lionel Strange
Seagull Strange Love’s Sick Disease
Wake Owl Seaside
The Mountain Goats Scropio’s Rising
Blitzen Trapper Sci Fi Kid
They Might Be Giants For Science
Deaf School What a Way to End it All

Podcast for July 18, 2016

Posted: July 18, 2016 by brainwaves in Podcasts

July 18, 2016