Welcome to Brainwaves!

Posted: April 2, 2013 by brainwaves in Playlists, Podcasts

Brainwaves iconBrainwaves is true 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 7 PM on RadioFreeNachlaot.com
Tuesday 9 AM on AndHow.FM
Friday at 2 PM on RockXS.com

North America
Monday at 9 AM Pacific, Noon Eastern on RadioFreeNachlaot.com
Wednesday 5 PM Pacific and 8 PM Eastern on AndHow.FM

New Zealand
Tuesday at 6 PM on AndHow.FM
Thursday at Noon on AndHow.FM

All stations are on TuneIn.com and iTunes (AndHow.FM and Rock XS under the Alternative category, Radio Free Nachlaot in the International/World category).

Requests and comments: brainwavesradio@gmail.com

Podcast for May 18, 2015

Posted: May 18, 2015 by brainwaves in Podcasts

May 18, 2015

Playlist for May 18, 2015

Posted: May 18, 2015 by brainwaves in Playlists

It’s a milestone – the 100th episode of Brainwaves. Featuring some of my favorite music of the last 100 shows. I’m calling it “the best of Brainwaves.”

Band Song
Blackfield Miss U
MGMT Kids
The Lemonheads If I Could Talk I’d Tell You
Death Cab for Cutie Doors Unlocked and Open
Genesis The Carpet Crawlers 1999
Spock’s Beard June
Regina Spektor All the Rowboats
Juliana Hatfield I Don’t Know What to Do with My Hands
I Hate Kate Major Tom
Bloc Party Tulips
Nada Surf See These Bones
The Shakes Goodbye New York
Translator You’re Everywhere That I’m Not
The Cure In-Between Days
Chicago Question 67 and 68
Pure Prairie League Amie
Pete Yorn For Nancy
Snow Patrol Spitting Games
The New Pornographers My Rights vs. Yours
Talking Heads Artists Only
Josh Pyke Middle of the Hill
Monika Sex Grey Blow
Niv Kaikov A New Way
Arcade Fire Deep Blue
Spoon You Got Yr. Cherry Bomb
Jason Falkner This Time
Tori Amos A Sorta Fairy Tale
Lily Allen Somewhere Only We Know (cover: Keane)
Rilo Kiley With Arms Outstretched
Teenage Fanclub Dark Clouds
Deaf School What a Way to End it All

Podcast for May 11, 2015

Posted: May 11, 2015 by brainwaves in Podcasts

May 11, 2015

Podcast for May 11, 2015

Posted: May 11, 2015 by brainwaves in Playlists
Band Song
Maya Johanna Shallow Waters
Sun Tailor You’re Gonna Make Me Lonesome When You Go
Sawyer Bang Bang Bang
Elad Jacob Friends
Regina Spektor Laughing With (God)
Rilo Kiley The Absence of God
Joan Osborne (What if God was) One of Us
David Bowie Thursday’s Child
Butterfly Child Don’t Talk to Me
Counting Crows Children in Bloom
R.E.M. The Wrong Child
Supertramp Child of Vision
Bloc Party Children of the Future
Arcade Fire City with no Children
Crosby Stills Nash and Young Teach Your Children Well
Nick Gilder Hot Child in the City
The Kinks God’s Children
SoulAviv Are You Ready? (cover: Pacific Gas and Electric)
Big Star Thirteen
September Gurls
Chris Bell I am the Cosmos
Dynah Plastiscene
Radiohead Fake Plastic Trees
Plastic Bertrand Ca Plane Pour Moi
Die Toten Hosen The Model (cover: Kraftwerk)
The Stranglers Something Better Change
The Psychedelic Furs Mary Go Round
The Jesus and Mary Chain Just Like Honey
The Dylans (Don’t Cut Me Down) Mary Quaint in Blue
Vanity 6 Nasty Girl
Berlin Sex

Podcast for May 4, 2015

Posted: May 4, 2015 by brainwaves in Podcasts

May 4, 2015

Playlist for May 4, 2015

Posted: May 4, 2015 by brainwaves in Playlists
Band Song
Mike Cavanaugh Someone
This is a Test
Ivri Lider Let’s
Bonnie “Prince” Billy No More Workhouse Blues
Blind Pilot Keep You Right
Matt Pond PA Honestly
Pete Shelley Telephone Operator/Many a Time (dub mix)
Modest Mouse Lampshades on Fire
The National Available
Yes Close to the Edge
I. The Solid Time of Change
II. Total Mass Retain
III. Get Up / Get Down
IV. Seasons of Man
Mega City Four Wallflower
Bearsuit Steven Fucking Spielberg
The Bats Up to the Sky
Procol Harem A Whiter Shade of Pale
Pandora’s Box
Phantom Planet One Ray of Sunlight
Keane Clear Skies
Carroll She Said She Said (cover: The Beatles)
Matisyahu Live Like a Warrior
Botzer Zion
Tori Amos Trouble’s Lament
Kate Bush All We Ever Look For
Pitbull (feat. Ke$ha) Timber
Calexico Old Man Waltz
The Flaming Lips + Stardeath and the White Dwarfs On the Run (cover: Pink Floyd)
Sumsum Bikutzi
No-Man Where I’m Calling From
Polyrock Romantic Me
The Phillip Glass Ensemble Rubric

Podcast for April 27, 2015

Posted: April 27, 2015 by brainwaves in Podcasts

April 27, 2015

Playlist for April 27, 2015

Posted: April 27, 2015 by brainwaves in Playlists
Band Song
Mumford and Sons The Cave
Nick Cave Let it Be (cover: the Beatles)
Actual Wolf Your Mother Should Know (cover: the Beatles)
Sean Lennon Spectacle
David Broza and Wyclef Jean East Jerusalem/West Jerusalem
Simple Minds I Travel
A Flock of Seagulls Telecommunication
Bill Nelson Hank Marvin Goes to Mars
Split Enz My Mistake
Smashing Pumpkins My Mistake
Aviv Geffen and the Mistakes Billion Mistakes
Pink Floyd Mudmen
Magnetic Fields Papa Was a Rodeo
Red House Painters All Mixed Up
Nash the Slash Wolf
Maia Hirasawa Crackers
Led Zeppelin Stairway to Heaven
Heaven 17 (We Don’t Need This) Fascist Groove Thang
The Hold Steady The Weekenders
Cosigner Lift Me (or I’ll Surely Run)
Juliana Hatfield Parking Lots
Vampire Weekend Ottoman
Modest Mouse Coyotes
Goo Goo Dolls Broadway
Generation X Ready Steady Go
Billy Idol Dancing with Myself
The Buzzcocks Ever Fallen in Love (with Someone You Shouldn’t ‘Ave)
Pete Shelley Guess I Must Have Been in Love with Myself
Assaf Avidan Gold Shadow
Daniel Zott Living a Lie!
Elton John Theme from a Non-Existent TV Series
Deaf School What a Way to End it All

Podcast for April 20, 2015

Posted: April 20, 2015 by brainwaves in Podcasts

April 20, 2015

Playlist for April 20, 2015

Posted: April 20, 2015 by brainwaves in Playlists
Band Song
Orphaned Land Brother
Toad the Wet Sprocket Brother
New Order Bizarre Love Triangle (Dub mix)
The Bellyachers So You Are a Star (cover: The Hudson Brothers)
Stars The Night Starts Here
Starflower Dance till the Morning Light
Starcastle Why Have They Gone?
Rani and Eiland She Likes to Sleep Alone
The Beatles She Said She Said
The Lumineers Dead Sea
Seagull Strange Love and Death
A Flock of Seagulls Wishing (I Had a Photograph of You)
fun. All Alone
The Bangles All About You
AM and Shawn Lee Jackie Blue (cover: Ozark Mountain Daredevils)
Ugly Kid Joe Cat’s in the Cradle (cover: Cat Stevens)
The Who Baba O’Reilly
Michael Greilsammer Game of Thrones/HaTikvah mashup
Sufjan Stevens Get Real Get Right
The Polyphonic Spree Running Away
The Buzzcocks Running Free
MissFlag Run
Snow Patrol Run
Vampire Weekend Run
Doves Hit the Ground Running
Warren Zevon Werewolves of London
Jason Falkner Contact
Keane This is the Last Time
Shoes Too Late
Deaf School What a Way to End it All