Alternative Avenue 6/24/17: Rick Rude (Band)

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This week on Alternative Avenue on OWWR; Rick Rude (Band) called in from Dover, NH; Jordan Holtz and Ryan Harrison talked about their latest album ‘Make Mine Tuesday’, backyard wrestling, running a label, creating a wrestling character for Jordan, their favorite locals from Dover and more! Plus, hear new music from Palm, The Van T’s, and King Gizzard and The Wizard Lizard. Also, find out if cheesy songs can be good and if a recent rooftop show at Brooklyn’s Our Wicked Lady was any good.

Full show:

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HEATlist for 6/24/17

1) Sunflower Bean – Space Exploration Disaster
2) Oso Oso – Reindeer Games
3) Palm – Shadow Expert
4) Dan Auerbach – Stand By My Girl
5) Portugal. The Man – Keep On
6) Benjamin Booker – Overtime
7) Ride – Rocket Silver Symphony
8) Alex Napping – Living Room
9) Death From Above – We Don’t Sleep At Night
10) Royal Blood – I Only Lie When I Love You
11) Palehound – Backseat
12) Black Kids – Obligatory Drugs
13) Bad Mary – Marz Attaqz
14) The Van T’s – Fresh Meat
15) Rick Rude – Sierra L’Mist
16) King Gizzard and The Wizard Lizard – Altered Beast 1
17) Weeping Icon – Jail Billz
18) Foo Fighters – Run

The Lounge Cast 6/16/17: Astronauto III

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Astronauto made his historic third appearance on The Lounge Cast on Radio Free Brooklyn and this time, he brought vinyl records to spin! The Long Island one man band also talked about his recent tour, upcoming shows and if there will be an Astronauto III!

Photos by Smiley Arriaga

Alternative Avenue 6/17/17: Foresterr

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Danny Meigel of Foresterr stopped by Alternative Avenue on OWWR to talk about his appreciation of local music, New York’s high cost of living, genre blending, DIY music spaces and more! Listen in for some new music from Ride, Fascinations Grand Chorus, Queens of The Stone Age, Royal Blood, The Drums, and more!

Photos by Smiley Arriaga


1) White Horse by Anna Altman
2) Who Dreams The Dream by Turnip King
3) Righteous Man by Beach Craft Bonanza
4) Wait by Fascinations Grand Chorus
5) Blooming by She Devils
6) Easy Tiger by Portugal The Man
7) Equal Mind by Beach House
8) It Might Grow by Pole Siblings
9) Blood Under My Belt by The Drums
10) Lateral Alice by Ride
11) Everyone Knows by Slowdive
12) If I Am by My Bloody Valentine
13) Breathe by A Place To Bury Strangers
14) Jump Your Bones by Foresterr
15) Lazy River by Transcend
16) Kiss And Burn by Girlpool
17) Bedroom Wall by Yowler
18) The Way They Used To by Queens of The Stone Age
19) Pyrex by Turtlenecked
20) How Did We Get So Dark by Royal Blood
21) Truth Is Heavy by Benjamin Booker

The Lounge Cast 6/13/17: Magana II

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New York songstress Magana returned to The Lounge Cast on Radio Free Brooklyn to guest DJ! She also shared some of her favorite St, Vincent tracks, her distaste of Slurpees, her recent trip to the UK, photography, and more!

Magana’s HEATlist for 6/9/17:

1) Better Off Dead by Nathan Reich
2) Notice Me by Deep Sea Diver
3) Situation by Margaret Glaspy
4) Get It Right by Magana
Magana’s St. Vincent Favorites
5) Cruel by St. Vincent
Peter A’s St. Vincent Favorites
6) The Strangers by St. Vincent
7) Don’t Let The Kids Win by Julia Jacklin
8) The World Doesn’t Know by Magana
9) Townie by Mitski
10) Do I Have To Talk You Into It by Spoon
11) Skin by Torres

Photos by Smiley Arriaga

Alternative Avenue 6/10/17: No Joy at Northside Reaction

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This week on Alternative Avenue on OWWR, there was new music from Turnip King, B Boys, Palehound, Death From Above 1979, Royal Blood, Weeping Icon and more! There’s also a tribute to some great bands that broke up this year, and a reflection of No Joy’s recent Northside Festival set!

1 Beauty On The Beat by Turnip King
2 New Waves by Frankenblazer
3 The Town Dies Screaming by Foresterr
4 Livin In Sin by Dan Auerbach
5 The Slow Drag Under by Benjamin Booker
6 Westside by Ratboys
7 Dull by Chastity Belt
8 Boring Girls by Daddy Issues
9 Send Purpose Down by Hoop
10 Alright by Shitkid
11 Another Thing by B Boys
12 Sugar by Beach Fossils
13 Turnaround by WALL
14 Archives by Catlike
15 Forget That by Jelani Sei
16 Wouldn’t Wanna Be Ya by Yonaka
17 In Undertow by Alvvays
18 Turning 21 by Palehound
19 Adeline by Alt-J
20 I Only Lie When I Love You by Royal Blood
21 Gaterade by Charly Bliss
22 Reduction Agent by Dion Lunadon
23 Jail Billz by Weeping Icon
24 Tearing Apart The Dark by No Joy
25 Wouldn’t Even Know by Amber Arcades
26 Freeze Me by Death From Above
27 Dancing In Bembe by Holly Overton with Midnight People
28 Fake Sugar by Beth Ditto
29 Raindrop by Hot Flash Heat Wave
30 I Can Be by Katie Buchanan

The Lounge Cast 6/2/17: Midterm Report 2017

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June marks the middle of year which means it’s Midterms on The Lounge Cast on Radio Free Brooklyn! Listen in for the best albums of 2017 so far! Look out for Temples, Astronauto, Charly Bliss, The Courtneys and more!

HEATlist for 6/2/17 & Among the Top albums of 2017 So Far

  1. Temples – Roman Godlike Man (Volcano)
  2. Dude York – Tonight (Sincerely) 
  3. Goldfrapp – Systemagic (Silver Eye)
  4. The Courtneys – Tour (The Courtneys II)
  5. Priests – No Big Bang (Nothing Feels Natural)
  6. Heat – Still, Soft (Overnight)
  7. Spoon – Do I Have To Talk You Into In (Hot Thoughts) 
  8. Ty Segall – Freedom (Ty Segall) 
  9. Astronauto – Close or Far (Astronauto II) 
  10. Molly Burch – Torn to Pieces (Please Be Mine)
  11. Menace Beach – Maybe We’ll Drown (Lemon Memory)
  12. Tricot – Wabi-Sabi – (3)
  13. Sacred Paws – Ride (Strike a Match) 
  14. Daddy Issues – In Your Head (Deep Dream) 
  15. WALL – Weekend (Untitled)
  16. Charly Bliss -DQ (Guppy)
  17. White Reaper – Another Day (The World’s Best American Band)

Alternative Avenue 6/3/17: Palehound

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Ellen Kempner of Palehound stopped by Alternative Avenue on OWWR to geek out about Sacred Paws, queer artists, Boston bands, DMV troubles, Bobs Burgers, and their upcoming album ‘A Place I’ll Always Go’! Listen in for new music from Long Island locals, Frankenblazer and Beach Craft Bonanza; as well as new Foo Fighters, She Devils, Deadbeat Club, Benjamin Booker, and more!


1) Blackout! by Frankenblazer
2) Closed Casket by Beach Craft Bonanza
3) Nose Job by Answering Machine
4) Motivation by Benjamin Booker
5) Used To Spend by Chastity Belt
6) Tangerine by Beach Fossils
7) Meat Of Contract by Speedy Ortiz
8) Whether Terrified Or Unafraid by ’68
9) Mad Girls Love Song by Deadbeat Club
10) Deadcrush by Alt-J
11) Honey by Pumarosa
12) Catastrophe by Hollow Everdaze
13) Make You Pay by She Devils
14) Drawn To You by Hoop
15) Flowing Over by Palehound
16) Shave The Pride by Le Butcherettes
17) Smut by Foresterr
18) Melt Your Mind by Mutoid Man
19 Run by Foo Fighters
20 Half Asleep by Korey Dane
21 Please Come Save Me by The Parson Red Heads