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 7 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 March 23, 2015

Posted: March 23, 2015 by brainwaves in Podcasts

March 23, 2015

Playlist for March 23, 2015

Posted: March 23, 2015 by brainwaves in Playlists
Band Song
The Kopters The One That Got Away
The Troubles To You
Foo Fighters Congregation
David Williams Satellites
The Bats Satellites
Counting Crows Recovering the Satellites
Doves Satellites
David Bowie Looking for Satellites
Laura Marling Alpha Shallows
The Cure Lullaby
Blackfield Lullaby
Ben Folds Lullabye
Electric Light Orchestra Lonesome Lullaby
Mates of State Lullaby Haze
10cc Rock and Roll Lullaby
The Box Tops The Letter
Big Star The India Song
China Crisis Wishful Thinking
Julian Cope China Doll
The Doobie Brothers China Grove
Pharaoh’s Daughter P’tach
Jay Walk Snail All I Wanted Was to Call Indiana
Sparklehorse Some Sweet Day
The Beach Boys Little Bird
The Polyphonic Spree Heart Talk (Miyamigo Remix)
Keren Ann My Name is Trouble
The Juliana Hatfield Three Invisible
Lisa Loeb It’s Over
Sugar Ray Someday
The Shins The Past and Pending
Ride 1,000 Miles

Podcast for March 16, 2015

Posted: March 16, 2015 by brainwaves in Podcasts

March 16, 2015

Playlist for March 16, 2015

Posted: March 16, 2015 by brainwaves in Playlists
Band Song
Cheap Star Sugar and Candy
Willing Reason
Ken Stringfellow Sparrow
The Posies Under Easy
Teenage Fanclub Sometimes I Don’t Need to Believe in Anything
Yehuda Poliker Cheap Romantic
Nada Surf I Like What You Say
The National ADA
Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeroes Om Nashi Me
The Polyphonic Spree Oh I Feel Fine
Robyn Hitchcock and the Venus Three ‘Cause it’s Love
Superchunk Fractures in Plaster
Supergrass Late in the Day
Supertramp Just Another Nervous Wreck
Laurie Anderson O Superman
The Shocking Blue Venus
Paul McCartney and Wings Venus and Mars/Rock Show
Blackfield Jupiter
Train Drops of Jupiter
R.E.M. Saturn Return
M. Ward Neptune’s Net
American Music Club If I Had a Hammer
Amir Yakobi Planet Earth
Tomihira All Ringer’s Off
The Stills Changes are no Good
Cursive The Recluse
Bloc Party V.A.L.I.S.
The Cure High
The Shakes Goodbye New York
What Made Milwaukee Famous Sweet Lady
Republica Ready to Go
Deaf School What a Way to End it All

Podcast for March 9, 2015

Posted: March 9, 2015 by brainwaves in Podcasts

March 9, 2015

Playlist for March 9, 2015

Posted: March 9, 2015 by brainwaves in Playlists
Band Song
Pink Floyd It’s What We Do
Martha Wainright See Emily Play (cover: Pink Floyd)
Fool’s Garden Emily
Manic Street Preachers Emily
Keane Emily
The IOs Every Waking Moment
Kevin Gilbert Waking the Sun
Ivri Lider Waking Up
The Juliana Hatfield Three I Don’t Know What to do with My Hands
If I Could
The Housemartins Five Get Over Excited
The Beach Boys Fun Fun Fun
fun. Be Calm
Nada Surf Enjoy the Silence (cover: Depeche Mode)
Depeche Mode Blasphemous Rumors
XTC Dear God
Barry Manilow Could it be Magic
Richard Harris MacArthur Park
Mashina The Answer
Spoon Don’t Make Me a Target
Coldplay Moses (live)
Neko Case Calling Cards
Local Natives Cars and Quarters
The Cardigans Explode
Ride Natural Grace
Sonic Youth Peace Attack
Red Hot Chili Peppers Road Trippin’
The Alan Parsons Project The Time Machine Part I
The Rewiring Genesis Project In the Cage (cover: Genesis)

Podcast for March 2, 2015

Posted: March 2, 2015 by brainwaves in Podcasts

March 2, 2015

Playlist for March 2, 2015

Posted: March 2, 2015 by brainwaves in Playlists

In honor of the Jewish holiday of Purim, it’s the “Happy” show!

Band Song
Pharrell Williams Happy
Bobby McFerrin Don’t Worry Be Happy
R.E.M. Shiny Happy People
The Buzzcocks Everybody’s Happy Nowadays
Kaki King Happy as a Dead Pig in the Sunshine
Snow Patrol Happiness
Elliott Smith Happiness
Joe Anderson Happiness is a Warm Gun (cover: the Beatles)
Tori Amos Happy Phantom
Britney Spears Born to Make You Happy
Avril Lavigne My Happy Ending
Three Dog Night So Happy I Could Die
Elvis Costello I Hope You’re Happy Now
The Who Happy Jack
The Beat You Won’t Be Happy
Hoodoo Gurus I Hope You’re Happy
Boys Life Happy People
The Turtles Happy Together
Chicago Happy Man
Splinter Drink All Day
AC Newman Drink to Me Babe Then
Walk off the Earth Cheers (Drink to That) – cover: Rihanna
Said Cleaves Drinkin’ Days
The Happy Mondays Step On
The Jam Happy Together
The Housemartins Happy Hour
Fool’s Garden Happy
Michelle Branch Are You Happy Now?
Nada Surf Happy Kid
Mashina Hidden Happiness
Nik Kershaw I Hope You’re Happy Now
Talking Heads Happy Day
Passion Pit It’s Not My Fault I’m Happy
The Teardrop Explodes Pure Joy

Podcast for February 23, 2015

Posted: February 23, 2015 by brainwaves in Podcasts

February 23, 2015

Playlist for February 23, 2015

Posted: February 23, 2015 by brainwaves in Playlists
Band Song
Human Switchboard Who’s Landing in my Hangar?
(Say No to) Saturday’s Girl
The Other Ones We Are What We Are
Tripping Daisy Sonic Bloom
Ride Chrome Waves
Lush Mannequin (cover: Wire)
Chapterhouse Breather
The Verve Lucky Man
The Small Hours Her Royal Highness (HRH)
Nelson Bragg Forever Days
Griddle Fairest of the Mall
Ben Folds Rockin’ the Suburbs
Arcade Fire Ready to Start (album: The Suburbs)
Kevin Gilbert Welcome to Suburbia
David Bowie Buddha of Suburbia
Argent Hold Your Head Up
The Alan Parsons Project The Raven
Aviv Geffen Sometimes
Rockfour Every Direction
Arctic Monkeys A Certain Romance
Panic! At the Disco I Write Sins Not Tragedies
The Wallflowers The Difference
New Order Hey Now What You Doing
Electric Light Orchestra Don’t Bring Me Down
The Monkees Don’t Bring Me Down
R.E.M. Get Up
The Ruttles Ouch
Ha Ha Tonka Surrounded
War on Drugs Baby Missiles
Bedroom Eyes Motorcycle Daydream
Pop is Art Misled
The Avett Brothers Ill With Want
Deaf School What a Way to End it All