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

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

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

Alternative Avenue 5/27/17: Claire Raby

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Claire Raby arrived on Alternative Avenue on OWWR to geek out about Veruca Salt and to showcase her creative looped up performance skills! We caught up with Sandra Dee at the Country 500 music festival and found some new music from Ratboys, Chastity Belt, Bernice, Helium, and more!

  • 1 White Walls by Necter
  • 2 90s by Good Luck Lapis
  • 3 Fools Wine by Medicine Fish
  • 4 Chariot by Beach House
  • 5 David by Bernice
  • 6 Elvis Is In The Freezer by Ratboys
  • 7 Bloodshot Eyes by DWNTWN
  • 8 Echo by Tricot
  • 9 What The Hell by Chastity Belt
  • 10 Yard by Shannen Moser
  • 11 Give Back by The Fearless
  • 12 My Gruesome Loving Friend by Pumarosa
  • 13 Don’t Know Why by Slowdive
  • 14 Lemon by Daddy Issues
  • 15 Claire’s Veruca Salt Favorites
  • 16 Awesome by Veruca Salt
  • 17 #ClassicPete Veruca Salt Favorites
  • 18 Victrola by Veruca Salt
  • 19 Termite Tree by Helium 

Photos by Smiley Arriaga

Alternative Avenue 5/20/17: Necter’s Samantha Raia

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The other half of Necter, Samantha Raia guest DJ’d Alternative Avenue on OWWR with tracks from the peachiest Long Island bands! Look out for a special Commencement themed track, new music from Daddy Issues, Palehound, Screaming Females, Eliza and more!

  • 1 Black Hole by Charly Bliss
  • 2 Melon Soda by Tricot
  • 3 Full Screen by Adult Mom
  • 4 How To Boil An Egg by Courtney Barnett
  • 5 Room by Palehound
  • 6 I’ll Make You Sorry by Screaming Females
  • 7 Hook, Line and Sinker by Royal Blood
  • 8 Love To Be by J and The 9’s
  • 9 We Used To Dream by Talking Under Water
  • 10 Graduation by Kero Kero Bonito
  • 11 Politics by Eliza
  • 12 Mosquito Bite by Daddy Issues
  • 13 Soft Bats (Live) by Wildhoney
  • 14 Sam’s Very Peachy Playlist
  • 15 Black and White by Like Minded Criminals
  • 16 Cardiac Compass by AllOne
  • 17 Broken Toy by MJT
  • 18 Fluorescent Adolescent by Arctic Monkeys
  • 19 Old Friends by Pinegrove
  • 20 115 by Good Luck Lapis
  • 21 Idle Worship by Paramore
  • 22 Sold by Danny Dakota
  • 23 Cross The Plane by Calls
  • 24 Prehistoric by Now, Now 

Photos by Smiley Arriaga

Alternative Avenue 5/13/17: Fox Hollow

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Mike Themistocleous, guitarist and lead singer of Long Island’s Fox Hollow, stopped by Alternative Avenue on OWWR to talk gender norms, getting black out drunk at a party, playing shows for charity, and their debut EP “The Dream Reel” and more! Listen below for a Mothers Day weekend celebration of Moms in Rock, a Montreal mix, and new music from Beach Craft Bonanza, GEMS, Girlpool, Daddy Issues, and more!

Photos by Smiley Arriaga 


HEATlist for 5/13/17:

1) Colour Wheel – Nowhere To Run
2) Heat – Long Time Coming
3) Eliza – She Is God
4) Lovehoney – Devil Woman
5) The Distillers – Desperate
6) Alex Napping – You’ve Got Me
7) Girlpool – Powerplant
8) ViceVersa – Love The Way
9) Snowball II – Resident Of The United States
10) The Stone Roses – All Across The Sands
11) Wavves – No Shade
12) Beach Craft Bonanza – Attitude Adjustment
13) GEMS – Forgive Me
14) LA Takedown – L.A. Blue
15) Big Walnuts Yonder – Raise The Drawbridges?
16) Cuzins The Band – Chemicals
17) Fox Hollow – Tennessee Whiskey
18) Daddy Issues – High Street
19) Benjamin Booker – Right On You
20) Romantic States – Ronnie
21) Little Club – Breating Space
22) Medicine Fish – Aint That The Story (Live @ Portside Bar and Grill 5/1/17)
23) Rev. Sekou – In Times Like These
24) Mutoid Man – Kiss Of Death
25) Dan Auerbach – King Of A One Horse Town
26) Ty Segall – Manipulator

Alternative Avenue 4/29/17: Zach and Heather of Nonsense Humor Magazine

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Heather and Zach of Nonsense Humor Magazine dropped by Alternative Avenue on OWWR this week to talk about the future of Nonsense, the challenge of comedic writing, the 2017 Princeton University Intercollegiate Humor Confrence, and more! Listen in also for some new music from Anna Altman, WALL, Wilding, live music from The White Stripes, some rare Echo and The Bunnymen, and we got to know a Brooklyn punk band on the rise!


Photos by Smiley Arriaga