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 8 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 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

Podcast for April 13, 2015

Posted: April 13, 2015 by brainwaves in Podcasts

April 13, 2015

Playlist for April 13, 2015

Posted: April 13, 2015 by brainwaves in Playlists
Band Song
Leisure Process Love Cascade
Cash Flow (Million Dollar Mix)
David Crosby and Graham Nash Take the Money and Run
Steve Miller Band Take the Money and Run
The Buzzcocks Money
The Stranglers Money
Taxi Taxi Maps and Legends
Deaf School Taxi
Porcupine Tree Rainy Taxi
Pink Floyd Echoes
The Flaming Lips Yoshimi Battles the Pink Robots (Part 1)
The Vapors Bunkers
Blink 182 Anthem Part Two
Pete Yorn For Nancy
Snow Patrol Spitting Games
Badfinger No Matter What
The Foundation Build Me Up Buttercup
The Bellyachers Uncle Albert (Paul McCartney & Wings cover)
Sebadoh The Freed Pig
The Who I’m Free
Mashina No Other Place
Benzeen Nightshift
Church of Reason How Does it Feel?
Martha and the Muffins Echo Beach
M Pop Musik
New Musik Straight Lines
Men Without Hats Pop Goes the World
Romeo Void A Girl in Trouble is a Temporary Thing
Norman Salant Accidents Will Happen (Blondie cover)
The Psychedelic Furs Heartbeat
Deaf School What a Way to End it All

Podcast for April 6, 2015

Posted: April 6, 2015 by brainwaves in Podcasts

April 6, 2015

Playlist for April 6, 2015

Posted: April 6, 2015 by brainwaves in Playlists

It’s the Brainwaves annual “Passover” show – every song title or band name has some connection with the festival of freedom

Band Song
Sufjan Stevens Out of Egypt
Robyn Hitchcock and the Egyptians So You Think You’re in Love
The Puppini Sisters Walk Like an Egyptian (cover: The Bangles)
Neko Case The Pharaohs
Pharaoh’s Daughter Enpesare
Oingo Boingo Not My Slave
Porcupine Tree Slave Called Shiver
Desmond Dekker The Israelites
Siouxie and the Banshees Israel
Israel Kamakawiwo’ole Somewhere Over the Rainbow/What a Wonderful World
Prince Raspberry Beret
St. Vincent Prince Johnny
Rich Kids Ghosts of Princes in Towers
Rufus Wainright Rebel Prince
Frightened Rabbit Snake
TV21 Snakes and Ladders
Snakefinger Save Me from Dali
Jim Stafford Spiders and Snakes
Jerry Reed Amos Moses
Rilo Kiley Hail to Whatever You Found in the Sunlight
Belle and Sebastian Funny Little Frog
Weezer (feat. Hayley Williams) Rainbow Connection (cover: Kermit the Frog)
The Cure The Blood
Editors Blood
Blackfield Blood
Morrissey Irish Blood English Heart
Paul Westerberg Stain Yer Blood
Coldplay A Rush of Blood to the Head
Pinback Bloods on Fire
BC Camplight Blood and Chocolate
Bread Too Much Love
Blitzen Trapper Gold for Bread
Minus the Bear Potatoe Juice and Liquid Bread
Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros Desert Song
Kishi Bashi Atticus in the Desert


Podcast for March 30, 2015

Posted: March 30, 2015 by brainwaves in Podcasts

March 30, 2015

Playlist for March 30, 2015

Posted: March 30, 2015 by brainwaves in Playlists
Band Song
Assaf Avidan The Labyrinth Song
Jeff Buckley Hallelujah (cover: Leonard Cohen)
The Pretenders Kid (live acoustic)
Wim Mertens Struggle for Pleasure
Lisa Loeb Try
Lucy Schwartz I Want the Sky
Death Cab for Cutie Black Sun
Sufjan Stevens Death with Dignity
Roxy Music She Sells
Neon Trees Alarm
The Futureheads Decent Days and Nights
Gang of Four The Dying Rays
Yirmi Kaplan Measure
Garbage Stupid Girl
Tripping Daisy Motivation
Elton John Don’t Let the Sun Go Down on Me
America Indian Summer
Sunday’s Best Indian Summer
Teenage Fanclub Into the City
Nada Surf Teenage Dreams
The Abrams Brothers Thirteen (cover: Big Star)
B-Movie Remembrance Day
Foo Fighters Subterranean
American Analog Set Million Young
Daft Punk (feat. Julian Casablancas) Instant Crush
Phoenix Trying to be Cool
Keren Ann 101
Jason Falkner Maybe
Snow Patrol You are My Joy

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