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 June 29, 2015

Posted: June 29, 2015 by brainwaves in Podcasts

June 29, 2015

Playlist for June 29, 2015

Posted: June 29, 2015 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 June 22, 2015

Posted: June 22, 2015 by brainwaves in Podcasts

June 22, 2015

Playlist for June 22, 2015

Posted: June 22, 2015 by brainwaves in Playlists

This week’s show has the exact same playlist as last week’s 70s show in covers, except this week I’m playing the original versions. Listen to both shows and compare and contrast!

Band Song
Big Star In the Street
Rod Stewart Maggie May
Ozark Mountain Daredevils Jackie Blue
Neil Young Only Love Can Break Your Heart
Electric Light Orchestra 10538 Overture
Carole King It’s Too Late
Jim Croce Operator
Led Zeppelin Kashmir
Pink Floyd Fearless
  Wish You Were Here
Chicago 25 or 6 to 4
Three Dog Night One
Crosby Stills Nash and Young Ohio
The Bee Gees I Started a Joke
Bruce Springsteen For You
The Partridge Family I Think I Love You
The Moody Blues Question
Led Zeppelin Stairway to Heaven
Credence Clearwater Revival Have You Ever Seen the Rain
David Bowie Space Oddity
Harry Chapin Cat’s in the Cradle
Cat Stevens Father and Son
The Hudson Brothers So You Are a Star
Christie Yellow River
Genesis Follow You Follow Me
Fleetwood Mac Landslide
Bread Everything I Own
Neil Young After the Goldrush
Paul Simon Me and Julio Down by the Schoolyard
Pink Floyd Comfortably Numb

Podcast for June 15, 2015

Posted: June 15, 2015 by brainwaves in Podcasts

June 15, 2015

Playlist for June 15, 2015

Posted: June 15, 2015 by brainwaves in Playlists

Special episode: That 70s Show…all in covers!

Band Song
Cheap Trick In the Street (cover: Big Star)
Matthew Sweet and Susanna Hoffs Maggie May (cover: Rod Stewart)
AM and Shawn Lee Jackie Blue (cover: Ozark Mountain Daredevils)
Everlast Only Love Can Break Your Heart (cover: Neil Young)
Def Leppard 10538 Overture (cover: Electric Light Orchestra)
James Morrison It’s Too Late (cover: Carole King)
Jesse Malin Operator (cover: Jim Croce)
Kevin Gilbert Kashmir (cover: Led Zeppelin)
Ambulance Ltd. Fearless (cover: Pink Floyd)
Kris McKay Wish You Were Here (cover: Pink Floyd)
Pacifika 25 or 6 to 4 (cover: Chicago)
Aimee Mann One (cover: Three Dog Night)
The Dandy Warhols Ohio (cover: Crosby Stills Nash & Young)
The Wallflowers I Started a Joke (cover: the Bee Gees)
Greg Kihn For You (cover: Bruce Springsteen)
Voice of the Beehive I Think I Love You (cover: The Partridge Family)
Nada Surf Question (cover: The Moody Blues)
The Whippersnappers Stairway to Heaven (cover: Led Zeppelin)
The Ramones Have You Ever Seen the Rain (cover: Credence Clearwater Revival)
Tangerine Dream Space Oddity (cover: David Bowie)
Ugly Kid Joe Cat’s in the Cradle (cover: Harry Chapin)
Ronan Keating Father and Son (cover: Cat Stevens)
The Bellyachers So You Are a Star (cover: The Hudson Brothers)
R.E.M. Yellow River (cover: Christie)
Red House Painters Follow You Follow Me (cover: Genesis)
Smashing Pumpkins Landslide (cover: Fleetwood Mac)
The Rewiring Genesis Project The Lamb Lies Down on Broadway (cover: Genesis)
Matthew Sweet and Susanna Hoffs Everything I Own (cover: Bread)
American Ambulance After the Goldrush (cover: Neil Young)
Jesse Malin Me and Julio Down by the Schoolyard (cover: Paul Simon)
Dar Williams Comfortably Numb (cover: Pink Floyd)

Podcast for June 8, 2015

Posted: June 8, 2015 by brainwaves in Podcasts

June 8, 2015

Playlist for June 8, 2015

Posted: June 8, 2015 by brainwaves in Playlists
Band Song
The Abrams Spend Your Life With Me
Imagine Love
Imagine Dragons Selene
Passion Pit Carried Away
The Polyphonic Spree Hold Me Now
Sufjan Stevens Come On! Feel the Illinoise!
Electric Light Orchestra Livin’ Thing
Mates of State Now
New Musik They All Run After the Carving Knife
While You Wait
The Slants Let the Right One In
Psapp Calm Down
Stereolab Ping Pong
Apples in Stereo The Silvery Light of a Dream (Part 2)
Mouth and MacNeil How Do You Do
The Muppets Mahna Mahnam
Portishead Sour Times
Angelo Badalamenti Dance of the Dream Man
Tuxedomoon Desire
Walk off the Earth Disappointment
Jane Bordeaux Einav
Old Man River La
The Dickies The Banana Splits Theme Song
The Banana Splits Wait
Gomez Here Comes the Breeze
The Jam Saturday’s Kids
Blitzen Trapper Saturday Nite
America Saturday Sky
Sparklehorse Saturday
Wall of Voodoo Mexican Radio
Elvis Costello and the Attractions Radio Radio
The Buggles Video Killed the Radio Star
Deaf School What a Way to End it All

Podcast for June 1, 2015

Posted: June 1, 2015 by brainwaves in Podcasts

June 1, 2015

Playlist for June 1, 2015

Posted: June 1, 2015 by brainwaves in Playlists
Band Song
Old Man River Summer
Maya Johanna When the Sky
Jane Bordeaux Whiskey
Lola Marsh Sirens
The Stills Lola Stars and Stripes
The Kinks Lola
The Olms Someone Else’s Girl
The Cure (Jumping) Someone Else’s Train
Wiretrain Love, Love
Jenny Lewis Love U Forever
Lisa Loeb The Way it Really Is
Yehuda Ledgley Pie in the Sky
American Analog Set High Fidelity vs. Guy Fidelity
Owl City The Saltwater Room
New Musik Dead Fish (Don’t Swim Home)
Sun Kil Moon Four Fingered Fisherman
Radiohead Weird Fishes
Elton John Madman Across the Water
The Doobie Brothers Black Water
Blitzen Trapper Lady on the Water
Nada Surf Treading Water
Ride I Don’t Know Where It Comes From
Boys Life It Came From Here
Beit HaBubot Smiling Again
Psapp Part Like Waves
Teenage Fanclub The Past
Calexico Sideshow
The Stranglers Daddy’s Riding the Range
Boy and Bear Golden Jubilee
Mumford and Sons Whispers in the Dark
Rad Omen Rad Anthem
Romeo Void Going to Neon