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 6/10/17: 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 5/26/17: Katie Buchanan

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NYC songstress/producer Katie Buchanan stopped by The Lounge Cast on Radio Free Brooklyn to talk her upcoming album “Who We Are When We’re Standing”, video games, whiskey, producing for other artists and more!

HEATlist for 5/26/17

1) Floating by Katie Buchanan
2) You Don’t Want Me by Margaret Glaspy
3) 2 A.M. by Holly Overton with Midnight People
4) Fortune by Big Bliss
5) Cigarette Spit by Pink Mexico
6) See Right Through by Heavy Traffic
7) All The Kids by Thrilldriver
8) One-Fourteen by Answering Machine

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

The Lounge Cast 5/19/17: Lovehoney & Journalism

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The Lounge Cast kicked off Season 5 of Radio Free Brooklyn with two New York greats, Lovehoney & Journalism! Lovehoney talked their recent TV appearance, the RFB Season 5 showcase, recording a new EP and more! Journalism talked their summer tour, playing Rough Trade with Alex Lahey, recording with Vagabon and more!

HEATlist for 5/19/17

Lovehoney Selections

  • Mr. Big by Free
  • I Got a Right by Iggy & The Stooges
  • Ceremony by New Order
  • Dream by Love
  • Blue Orchid (Live) by The White Stripes
  • 60 Feat Tall by The Dead Weather

Peter A’s ONLY Selection

  • Out of Touch by Fruit & Flowers

Journalism Selections

  • The Embers by Vagabon
  • Love Won’t Last Forever by Rock Eupora
  • Mr. Director by Operator Music Band
  • Blacky Joe by P.R.O
  • Fall on Me by Kitten
  • Oh Lord I’m Confused by Bueno
  • In Between by Surf Rock Is Dead               

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