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 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

Podcast for July 20, 2015

Posted: July 20, 2015 by brainwaves in Podcasts

July 20, 2015

Playlist for July 20, 2015

Posted: July 20, 2015 by brainwaves in Playlists

Big changes in the Blum household. So this week, lots of music about “change.”

Band Song
David Bowie Changes
The Stills Changes are No Good
Sugar If I Can’t Change Your Mind
Old Man River Be the Change
The New Pornographers The Laws Have Changed
The Gin Blossoms Don’t Change for Me
Natalie Merchant It Makes a Change
Ben Folds Five Don’t Change Your Plans
Daft Punk The Game Has Changed (soundtrack: Tron)
The Stranglers Something Better Change
Keane Maybe I Can Change
The Killers Change Your Mind
Josh Ritter Change of Time
Vance Joy Winds of Change
Sinead O’Conner (feat: Damien Dempsey) It’s All Good
LCD Soundsystem New York I Love You But You’re Bringing Me Down
Ten Years After I’d Love to Change the World
Spiral Starecase More Today Than Yesterday
Mooki Free Heart
The Smiths That Joke Isn’t Funny Anymore
King Charles Bam Bam
Steven Wilson The Raven That Refused to Sing
Genesis The Cinema Show
Imagine Dragons Radioactive (acoustic)
The Passion Pit Take a Walk
Matt Pond PA KC
Mates of State Gonna Get It
Of Monsters and Men Wolves Without Teeth
Deaf School What a Way to End it All


Podcast for July 13, 2015

Posted: July 13, 2015 by brainwaves in Podcasts

July 13, 2015

Playlist for July 13, 2015

Posted: July 13, 2015 by brainwaves in Playlists
Band Song
Ma-Ya My Child
Alanis Morissette Lens
Joan Osborne Lumina
Sun Tailor I Know What You Want
The Innocence Mission Tomorrow on the Runway
Psapp The Monster Song
Aimee Mann Borrowing Time
Keren Ann I’m Not Going Anywhere
Yes Into the Lens (I am a Camera)
Spock’s Beard Snow’s Night Out / I Will Go
Patricia Maertens Comfortably Numb (cover: Pink Floyd)
Harper Simon The Shine
Echo and the Bunnymen Make Me Shine
Donovan Sunshine Superman
Jonathan Edwards Sunshine
Ash Girl from Mars
Cat Power Ruin
Modern English Tables Turning
Of Monsters and Men Dirty Paws
Teenage Fanclub Live with the Seasons
Sufjan Stevens Dear Mr. Supercomputer
21645 Babble
Mood 6 Just Like a Dream
David Broza Why Can’t We Live Together (cover: Timmy Thomas)
Juliana Hatfield Peace and Love
Albert Hammond The Peacemaker
The Bats Some Peace Tonight
China Crisis Black Man Ray
Enya Caribbean Blue
Alan Parsons Blue Blue Sky

Podcast for July 6, 2015

Posted: July 6, 2015 by brainwaves in Podcasts

July 6, 2015

Playlist for July 6, 2015

Posted: July 6, 2015 by brainwaves in Playlists
Band Song
Voice of the Beehive Scary Kisses
  I Say Nothing
Neil Halstead Queen Bee
The Bee Gees Man in the Middle
The Residents Mr. Bee’s Bumble
Red Hot Chili Peppers Hard to Concentrate
Dawes I Can’t Think About it Now
The Postal Service The District Sleeps Tonight
Sparks Cool Places
Michael Greilsammer Wild Heart
The Stranglers I’ve Been Wild
Timbuk 3 Born to be Wild (cover: Steppenwolf)
Lovedrug Wild Blood
Talking Heads Wild Wild Life
Two Door Cinema Club You’re Not Stubborn
The Cinematics A Strange Education
Napoleon XIV They’re Coming to Take Me Away Ha Ha
The Pipkins Gimme Dat Ding
Peter Gabriel Excuse Me
Death Cab for Cutie Your New Twin Sized Bed
  Stable Song
Asaf Avidan and the Mojos Devil’s Dance
Calexico Waitomo
4 Non Blondes What’s Up
Stratocruiser I Woke Up in Love This Morning (cover: The Partridge Family)
The Slants Kokoro (I Fall to Pieces)
Love Split Love 7 Years
Morrissey Suedehead
Barry Sacharov Spaceships (live)
R.E.M. Uberlin
Stereolab Cybele’s Reverie
The Juliana Hatfield Three I’m Shy
The Ramones I Don’t Want to Live This Life Anymore
Deaf School What a Way to End it All