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 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
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

Podcast for February 16, 2015

Posted: February 16, 2015 by brainwaves in Podcasts

February 16, 2015

Playlist for February 16, 2015

Posted: February 16, 2015 by brainwaves in Playlists
Band Song
The Polyphonic Spree You Don’t Know Me
Popular by Design
Hold Yourself Up
Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band (cover: The Beatles)
Walk off the Earth Yesterday (cover: The Beatles)
The Bellyachers Uncle Albert/Admiral Halsey (cover: Paul McCartney)
Sean Lennon Exile (Alter Egos soundtrack)
Parachute
Matt Pond PA Promise the Party
The Olms Twice as Nice
The Beach Boys Wouldn’t it Be Nice
The Avett Brothers Head Full of Doubt – Road Full of Promise
The Porcupine Tree Pure Narcotic
Jeff Buckley Grace
Modest Mouse Dashboard
The Smiths You Just Haven’t Earned it Yet, Baby
The Who Fiddle About
Chicago Make Me Smile (radio edit)
The Flying Machine Smile a Little Smile for Me
Michael Lord Smile
Barenaked Ladies Smile
The The Uncertain Smile (12 inch remix)
Rocketship I Love You Like the Way that I Used to Do
Snow Patrol If There’s a Rocket Tie Me to It
Tangerine Dream Space Oddity (cover: David Bowie)
Keane Everybody’s Changing
Conrad Airstrike
Ten Story Relapse Here Without Me
Bloc Party So Here We Are
Red Sun Project Out in the Rain
The Replacements Left of the Dial
Deaf School What a Way to End it All

Podcast for February 9, 2015

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February 9, 2015

Playlist for February 9, 2015

Posted: February 9, 2015 by brainwaves in Playlists
Band Song
Beck Blue Moon
Regina Spektor Small Town Moon
Blind Pilot Half Moon
Lush I Have the Moon
Shlomo Artzi Like That (from the album “Moon”)
Frank Zappa and Moon Unit Zappa Valley Girl
The Magnetic Fields You Must Be Out of Your Mind
Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeroes Janglin’
Marc Mulcahey He’s a Magnet
The National Fireproof
St. Vincent Psychopath
Death Cab for Cutie Codes and Keys
Cat Power Free (remix)
Ellie Goulding Mirror
Icona Pop I Love It
Translator Everywhere That I’m Not
Beck Cycle
Peter Frampton Baby I Love Your Way
Norman Greenbaum Spirit in the Sky
Radiohead Street Spirit (Fade Out)
The Go-Betweens Streets of Your Town
John Lennon Oh Yoko!
The Electrics Time after Time
The Bottles Look at Julie
The Lonely Boyz It’s Only Love
Sharon Van Etten Serpents
The Church Under the Milky Way
Stars Reunion
I Got the Hotties All the Reasons
Arcade Fire Suburban War
Arco All This World
Auto Escape Falling Asleep in the Snow
Deaf School What a Way to End it All

Podcast for February 2, 2015

Posted: February 2, 2015 by brainwaves in Podcasts

February 2, 2015

Playlist for February 2, 2015

Posted: February 2, 2015 by brainwaves in Playlists
Band Song
The Rewinds Ghostriders
We Ghosts The Healer
Simple Minds Ghost Dancing
Aimee Mann Ghost World
Chicago Does Anyone Really Know What Time It Is?
The Guess Who No Time
Icona Pop I Love It
Translator You’re Everywhere That I’m Not
Harvey Danger Flagpole Sitta
The Head and the Heart Coeur d’Alene
Niv Kaikov City
Lucy Schwartz When We Were Young (Parenthood soundtrack)
Bob Dylan Forever Young
Bear McCreary All Along the Watchtower (cover: Bob Dylan)
Editors An End Has a Start
They Might Be Giants Don’t Let’s Start
The Jam Start!
The Shirts Starts with a Handshake
Five Man Electrical Band Signs
Paul Revere and the Raiders Indian Reservation
Kate Rusby The Village Green Preservation Society (cover: The Kinks)
Cloud Cult The Arrival – There’s So Much Energy In Us
Mountain Goats Game Shows Touch Our Lives
Radiohead Exit Music (For a Film)
The Delgados Everybody Come Down
Snow Patrol Open Your Eyes
Bread Everything I Own
The Cardigans Erase/Rewind
Jewel Standing Still
Joe Jackson Different for Girls
Throbbing Gristle AB/7A
Deaf School What a Way to End it All