Alternative Avenue 8/12/17: Alex Napping

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Alex Cohen of Alex Napping spoke on the narrative behind her new album ‘Mise En Place’, early adulthood, moving to Brooklyn, becoming a better musician, overcoming an eating disorder, upcoming projects and more on Alternative Avenue on OWWR, Old Westbury Web Radio! Check out the full interview below.

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HEATlist for 8/12/17:
1 Cry by Panda Fan
2 Shoes (The Sneaker Song) by Oso Oso
3 Brain Basher by Excecutors
4 No Horses by Garbage
5 Fresh Meat by The Van T’s
6 I Do Not Care For The Winter Sun by Beach House
7 Another Thing Coming by Dollys
8 Benadryl Dreams by Soccer Mommy
9 Lower Worlds by Rainer Maria
10 Big World by Cloakroom
11 The Evil Has Landed by Queens of The Stone Age
12 No Moonlight by Kim Gray
13 Pilot Episode by Alex Napping
14 Blaze by Zuli
15 Back In The Brain by Cones
16 Plot Devices by Minor Poet
17 Stardust by Seafang
18 Eden Machine by Trailer Trash Tracys
19 Food Porn by Miss Eaves

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.

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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

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 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 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

Alternative Avenue 3/11/17: Ruckzuck II

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Ruckzuck returned to Alternative Avenue on OWWR to talk about their upcoming album, touring, film scores, going running and more! Listen below for the full show and a fully loaded HEATlist!

Chain Dazey – Moonstruck
Astronauto – How Can We Know?
The Jesus And Mary Chain – Always Sad
ShitKid – Suger Town
Catlike – Archives
Daddy Issues – Here and Now
Flasher – Winne
Ty Segall – Shoot You In The Head
Cat Clyde – Mama Said
Real Estate – Stained Glass
Kid Wave – Everything Changes
SACRED PAWS – Ride
Rick Rude  – Sunhead
No Joy – Flurescent Dread
Misty Mountains – Halfing’s Leaf
NARRA – 22
Nobody’s Babe – Betty Lou
Temples – I Wanna Be Your Mirror
Shannon Lay – Anticipation
alt-J – 3WW
Ruckzuck – Miss Candy
White Reaper – Pills (Live from Spotify House SXSW ’16)