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 9/2/17: Taylor Cooke

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Long Island songstress on the rise, Taylor Cooke stopped by Alternative Avenue on Old Westbury Web Radio to talk about her upcoming EP, the sentimental value of her lost subwoofer, sound engineering for bands, the beginning of her love of local music, and she also did an exclusive Live on Alt Avenue session! Listen in also for some new music from Queens of The Stone Age, Sharp Violet, Courtney Barnett & Kurt Vile, Pains of Being Pure At Heart, Strawberry Runners, and I shared my thoughts on a recent Beach Craft Bonanza show. Happy listening!

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Taylor Cooke Interview:

HEATlist 9/2/17:
1 These Are The Rules Boys by Sharp Violet
2 Blaze by Zuli
3 Notebook 3 by MF DOOM
4 Over Everything by Courtney Barnett & Kurt Vile
5 Brother by Strawberry Runners
6 Planet Whatever by Potty Mouth
7 Running by Bully
8 Anymore by Pains of Being Pure at Heart
9 Don’t Belong by Dinner
10 Slow Motion Detonation by Deerhoof
11 Maid Of The Mist by Diet Cig
12 The Sky Is A Neighborhood by Foo Fighters
13 Undecided by Beach Craft Bonanza
14 Fade by Birds
15 7 by Weeping Icon
16 DQ by Charly Bliss
17 Sugar and Tea (Live on Alt Avenue Session)by Taylor Cooke
18 Walkaway by Weaves
19 Head Like a Haunted Horse by Queens of The Stone Age

 

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

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