Alternative Avenue 9/9/17: Leigh Celent of Castle Black

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Alternative Avenue on OWWR, Old Westbury Web Radio welcomed Leigh Celent, singer & guitarist of New York’s Castle Black! We talked about their new EP, Trapped Under All You Know, photography, the Rocker Stalker Fest, opening up for Television’s Richard Lloyd and more! Listen in also for new music from Alvvays, St. Vincent, Death From Above, High Waisted, Church Girls, and I’ll tell you if Weeping Icon is worth seeing live!

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HEATlist 9/9/17:
1 Gorfunk v. The World by Frankenblazer
2 Don’t Hesitate by Intona
3 Everybody Knows by Partner
4 Fade by Great Grandpa
5 10 Summers Old by Madlib
6 Saved by a Waif by Alvvays
7 The Garret by Pains of Being Pure At Heart
8 Nite Expo by Oh Sees
9 I Was A Sunny Rainphase by Stereolab
10 Up All Night by Beck
11 Been Around The World by R.L. Boyce
12 Over And Over Again by Baby Jesus
13 Static Eyes by Scully
14 Falling Down by Giggly Boys
15 Cred Woes by Liars
16 Holy Books by Death From Above
17 In A Song by Black Kids
18 Inauguration by Weeping Icon
19 Gold Rush by Antibalas
20 Los Ageless by St Vincent
21 Better Off by Church Girls
22 Firebomb by High Waisted

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Alternative Avenue 8/26/17: Delaney Hafener of Pandafan

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Delaney Hafener of the Long Island trio Pandafan stopped by Alternative Avenue on OWWR, Old Westbury Web Radio to talk engineering vs producing, her home studio, visiting India, misconceptions about college, side projects, and more! I also gave my thoughts on the Slipped Disk Records reunion at Sip This and the Castle Black EP release show at The Well in Brooklyn. There were new tracks from Beck, Death by Unga Bunga, R.L. Boyce, Sloppy jane, among others so listen in!

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HEATlist 8/26/17:
1 Luna Park by Fon Ghoul
2 Tydis by We Take Fire
3 Westermark (Charly Bliss cover) by Smol Data
4 Mindy by Sloppy Jane
5 Fire by Dream Wife
6 Say by Best Behavior
7 The Two of Us (Early Version) by The Jesus and Mary Chain
8 Compose by Domino
9 R.L. Boogie by R.L. Boyce
10 If My Heart Is Broken by Black Kids
11 Solid Gold by Seafang
12 Bye Bye by Death by Unga Bunga
13 Super Natural by Turnover
14 The Lighthouse by Pandafan
15 Young Punk by The Dazies
16 Mess of Wires by METZ
17 Pins and Needles by Aesop Rock & Homeboy Sandman
18 Rise by Castle Black
19 Dear Life by Beck
20 Natural Disaster by Black Mekon
21 Washed Out by Guilty Giraffe

Photos by Smiley Arriaga

The Lounge Cast 8/18/17: Dead Stars & BOYTOY

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2nd to last edition of The Lounge Cast on Radio Free Brooklyn had two great guests last week! BOYTOY shed some light on their new album, their European tour and Glenn’s custom guitar. Dead Stars talked environmental issues, the art of writing a pop song and their upcoming album ‘Perfect Patterns’.

HEATlist 8/18/17:
1 Want by BOYTOY
2 Ballad of Jane by Sloppy Jane
3 Garden Hose by Strawberry Runners
4 Rule of Nines by Heavy Traffic
5 Precious Things by Dead Stars
6 Dragon Tails by Saylavees
7 Seeing In Blue by Castle Black

Photos by Smiley Arriaga.

Alternative Avenue 8/19/17: Dion Lunadon

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Dion Lunadon was the guest of honor on Alternative Avenue this week on OWWR, Old Westbury Web Radio. He talked up his debut solo album, touring Europe with A Place To Bury Strangers, always wanting to be on the move, why he’s not playing any solo shows, and more!

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HEATlist 8/19/17:
1 Lightyears Less Traveled by It Came From Space
2 Take My Hand by MJT
3 Drowning by Pandafan
4 The Moons Detriment by Shannon Lay
5 Puritan by Valley Queen
6 My Only by The Pains of Being Pure At Heart
7 Get Away by A Giant Dog
8 Good For You by My Bloody Valentine
9 Blind Curtain by Castle Black
10 1969 by Starbenders
11 Thirty-Nine by Crumb
12 Fun Funston by SOAR
13 Reduction Agent by Dion Lunadon
14 Art Bell by Frankie Rose
15 Virgo by Rejjie Snow
16 Boyfriend Material by Miss Eaves
17 Mystery Boys by Dustin Lovelis
18 Plimsoll Punks by Alvvays
19 A Wall by Downtown Boys
20 Never Swim Alone by Death From Above

The Lounge Cast 8/11/17: The Sharp Shadows

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The Sharp Shadows stopped by The Lounge Cast on Radio Free Brooklyn to talk sub-genres, their upcoming show at Hanks Saloon, and more! You’ll also hear new music from current New York greats like Frankie Rose, Living Room, Best Behavior, and Miss Eaves!

HEATlist for 8/11/17:
1 Try by Soccer Mommy
2 Dreamlike Light by The Glaciers
3 Dog Park by Hypoluxo
4 Say by Best Behavior
5 Inauguration by Weeping Icon
6 Dyson Sphere by Frankie Rose
7 Rose on the floor by Medium Mystic
8 Hatcher Creek by Strawberry Runners
9 Go It Alone by The Sharp Shadows
10 Pinkeye Baby by The Royal They
11 Decompressor by Living Room
12 Muzzle by Never
13 Yuengling Malmsteen by The Mad Doctors
14 Thunder Thighs by Miss Eaves

Photos by Smiley Arriaga

The Lounge Cast 8/4/17: Hypoluxo

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Hypoluxo stopped by The Lounge Cast on Radio Free Brooklyn to celebrate the release of their ‘Taste Buds’ EP, playing High Waisted‘s Rock ‘n’ Roll Boat Cruise, and more! There’s also a nice summer/beach/surf playlist in there as well!

HEATlist for 8/4/17:
1 Seabreeze Lullaby by Parakeet
2 I Wanna Be Alone (With You) by La Luz
3 Rest by Sacred Paws
4 A Night Out With by Hockey Dad
5 Summertime by Seafang
6 Slippin by FEELS
7 Night Swimming by Tacocat
8 Aqua Profunda! by Courtney Barnett
9 Wail by High Waisted
10 Sometimes by Hypoluxo
11 Earth Day by Beach Craft Bonanza
12 Kiss by Grim Streaker
13 Mood Swings by Human People
14 Happy or Sad by Dead Stars

The Lounge Cast 7/28/17: Grim Streaker

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Micah and Bill of Brooklyn punk quintet Grim Streaker talked up their ‘Girl Minority’ EP, their appearance on the Glassnote Records ‘Noteworthy 01’ compilation, their guitarist Daniel getting attacked in Miami, and more on The Lounge Cast on Radio Free Brooklyn!

HEATList for 7/28/17:

1 Those Were The Days by MJT
2 Close or Far by Astronauto
3 Check the Spreadsheet/Useless by Sharkmuffin
4 Capacity by Big Thief
5 Trenton by The Black Black
6 Gold Tooth by High Waisted
7 Nevada by Hypoluxo
8 Miami Girl by Grim Streaker
9 Sister by IYEZ
10 Ray of Light by The Glaciers
11 Pink Clouds by Dead Stars
12 More Teeth by Fraidy Cat
13 The Nevers by Early Riser
14 Down Down Down by Fruit & Flowers