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 August 24, 2015

Posted: August 24, 2015 by brainwaves in Podcasts

August 24, 2015

Playlist for August 24, 2015

Posted: August 24, 2015 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

Playlist for August 17, 2015

Posted: August 17, 2015 by brainwaves in Playlists

The “pretty” show – where every song passes the “Jody test.”

Band Song
Teenage Fanclub Sometimes I Don’t Need to Believe in Anything
The Church Under the Milky Way
Cheap Star You’ve Got it All
Matt Pond PA The Hollows
Josh Pyke Someone Else’s Town
Rosi Golan Shine
Blackfield Jupiter
The Bangles Eternal Flame
Nick Hewyard Kite
Queen ‘39
Passenger Let Her Go
Asaf Avidan and the Mojos A Ghost Before the Wall
Beck Blackbird Chain
Adrina Thorpe Sorry
Edie Carey Under a Sky
The Doobie Brothers Another Park Another Sunday
Bread Aubrey
R.E.M. Talk About the Passion
Iron & Wine Naked As We Came
Glen Hansard and Marketa Irglova When Your Mind’s Made Up
The Go Betweens Streets of Your Town
Aviv Geffen You Were Born to Love
Snow Patrol Cartwheels
Mike Cavenaugh Peacefully
Lily Frost All I Ever Wanted to Be
Lucy Schwartz When We Were Young
Maya Isacowitz Safe and Sound
Joe Jackson Different For Girls
No-Man Something Falls
Keane This is the Last Time
Deaf School What a Way to End it All

Podcast for August 17, 2015

Posted: August 17, 2015 by brainwaves in Podcasts

August 17, 2015

Playlist for August 10, 2015

Posted: August 10, 2015 by brainwaves in Playlists
Band Song
Fool’s Garden Lemon Tree
  Daihaminkay
  Martha My Dear (cover: The Beatles)
Martha and the Muffins Paint by Number Heart
Spoon Me and the Bean
The Other Sister One Mile Down
The Lumineeers Ho Hey
Flogging Molly The Spoken Wheel
U2 Out of Control
The Cranberries Ode to My Family
Red Meadow Hey Sister
Crash Test Dummies Mmm Mmm Mmm Mmm
Cribabi Map
Nonprofit Band Now I See You
The Swell Season (Glen Hansard and Marketa Irglova) When Your Mind’s Made Up
Neon Trees Souvenir
Pacifika 25 or 6 to 4 (cover: Chicago)
Blood Sweat and Tears Sometimes in Winter
The Buzzcocks Everybody’s Happy Nowadays
The Ramones I Wanna Be Your Boyfriend
The Dead Kennedys Viva Las Vegas
The Dickies Nights in White Satin
Hemi Rudner Redemption
Where is the Boy? Does Somebody Hear Me?
Big Star The Ballad of El Goodo
King Crimson Cadence and Cascade
King Charles Mississippi Isabel
King Harvest Dancin’ in the Moonlight
Kings of Leon Radioactive
Queen Leaving Home Aint Easy
Badfinger I’d Die, Babe
Toy Matinee We Always Come Home
The Stills Fevered
Deaf School What a Way to End it All

Podcast for August 10, 2015

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August 10, 2015

Podcast for August 3, 2015

Posted: August 3, 2015 by brainwaves in Podcasts

August 3, 2015

Playlist for August 3, 2015

Posted: August 3, 2015 by brainwaves in Playlists
Band Song
New Musik On Islands
The Cure Play for Today
REM It Happened Today
Badfinger Baby Blue
Matthew Sweet and Susannah Hoffs It’s All Over Now Baby Blue
Shy Nobleman Baby in the Rain
Sean Lennon Dead Meat
The Smiths Meat is Murder
Elvis Costello Veronica
Pete Yorn For Nancy
Material Issue Valerie Loves Me
Josh Pyke Lines on Palms
Spock’s Beard June
Barenaked Ladies Falling for the First Time
The Icicles Sugar Sweet
Hoku Perfect Day
Buzzcocks A Different Kind of Tension
World Party Is it Like Today
Pink Floyd Have a Cigar
Crosby Stills and Nash Just a Song Before I go
Mojave 3 Return to Sender
Badly Drawn Boy Once Around the Block
Fountains of Wayne The Summer Place
Robyn Hitchcock and the Egyptians So You Think You’re in Love
Proclaimers I Would Walk 500 Miles
Yes I’ve Seen All Good People
Paula Cole Where have all the cowboys gone
Coldplay Shiver
Wild Swans Archangels
Morrissey Last of the Famous Intl Playboys
The Nerves Hanging on the Telephone
Deaf School What a Way to End it All

Podcast for July 27, 2015

Posted: July 27, 2015 by brainwaves in Podcasts

July 27, 2015

Playlist for July 27, 2015

Posted: July 27, 2015 by brainwaves in Playlists
Band Song
Robyn Hitchcock Oceanside (from Perspex Island)
The Cardigans Favorite Game
The Psychedelic Furs Run and Run
Richard Barone I’ve Got a Secret
The Guess Who Clap for the Wolfman
Lisa Loeb Waiting for Wednesday
Jellyfish Now She Knows She’s Wrong
Anne Marie Bubblegum I See
REM Imitation of Life
The Who Is it in My Head
The Wallflowers I Started a Joke
Ben Folds Five One Angry Dwarf and 200 Solemn Faces
Harvey Danger Flagpole Sitta
Cheap Star You Got it All
Omri Levy Falling
The Grass Roots Midnight Confessions
Prince Let’s Go Crazy
Death Cab for Cutie I Will Follow You into the Dark
Cyrkle Red Rubber Ball
Electric Light Orchestra Mr. Blue Sky
Romeo Void Chinatown
Bloc Party Banquet (Disco Edit)
Cheyenne This is the Fashion
Auto Escape Backseat Driver
Steven Wilson Insurgents
Blackfield The Hole in Me
Adam and the Ants Wonderful
Chicago Question 67 and 68
Editors An End Has a Start
Badfinger Come and Get It
Said the Whale The City’s a Mess
Andrew Belle The Ladder
The New Pornographers Entering White Cecilia
The Who Miracle Cure
Deaf School What a Way to End it All