The Lounge Cast 6/13/17: Magana II

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New York songstress Magana returned to The Lounge Cast on Radio Free Brooklyn to guest DJ! She also shared some of her favorite St, Vincent tracks, her distaste of Slurpees, her recent trip to the UK, photography, and more!

Magana’s HEATlist for 6/9/17:

1) Better Off Dead by Nathan Reich
2) Notice Me by Deep Sea Diver
3) Situation by Margaret Glaspy
4) Get It Right by Magana
Magana’s St. Vincent Favorites
5) Cruel by St. Vincent
Peter A’s St. Vincent Favorites
6) The Strangers by St. Vincent
7) Don’t Let The Kids Win by Julia Jacklin
8) The World Doesn’t Know by Magana
9) Townie by Mitski
10) Do I Have To Talk You Into It by Spoon
11) Skin by Torres

Photos by Smiley Arriaga

Alternative Avenue 6/3/17: Palehound

PALE POSTER

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

The Lounge Cast 5/5/17

THRILLDRIVER

Listen in on The Lounge Cast on Radio Free Brooklyn for some new music from Thrilldriver, Palehound, Answering Machine, WALL, Sharkmuffin and more!

HEATlist for 5/5/17:

  • 1 Coffee by Alexander F
  • 2 If U C My Enemies by Rubblebucket
  • 3 Backhanded Manly Manaroni by Pink Mexico
  • 4 All The Kids by Thrilldriver
  • 5 Flowing Over by Palehound
  • 6 New York Town by Holly Overton with Midnight People
  • 7 Leather Gloves by Sharkmuffin
  • 8 Last Girl by Soccer Mommy
  • 9 Ornament by QTY
  • 10 Wounded at War by WALL
  • 11 Ww.Calm by Cal Fish
  • 12 Wallow by Answering Machine
  • 13 Soft Palm by Sip
  • 14 Statue Sea by A Deer A Horse
  • 15 Owl by Menace Beach
  • 16 Waffles by Frankenblazer

Alternative Avenue 5/6/17: Ruckzuck DJ Set

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Ruckzuck returned to Alternative Avenue on OWWR for a third time to kick off their ‘Back To The Warmth’ Tour with a DJ set to remember! Listen in for new music from Alex Napping, Rev. Sekou, Blondie, and Colour Wheel. There’s also some rare Cocteau Twins, more live music from Medicine Fish, and we got to know Yankee Longstraw!

HEATlist for 5/7/17:

  • 1 Jan 10 by Ruckzuck
  • 2 Supermoon by Rorie Kelly
  • 3 Winter by Beach Craft Bonanza
  • 4 One Way Down by Colour Wheel
  • 5 Mother Nature by Guilty Giraffe
  • 6 Skin Shells by Wilding
  • 7 Kookaburra by Cocteau Twins
  • 8 Another Day by White Reaper
  • 9 Gravity by Blondie
  • 10 Twisted by Potty Mouth
  • 11 Nothings Changed by Yankee Longstraw
  • 12 Get Used To It by Alex Napping
  • 13 Resist by Rev Sekou
  • 14 Ease Your Mind (Live from 89 North 1/26/17) by Medicine Fish

Ruckzuck Selections:

  • 16 What Goes On? by The Velvet Underground
  • 17 Are You Experienced? by Jimi Hendrix
  • 18 Wots…Uh The Deal by Pink Floyd
  • 19 Firebird by White Noise
  • 20 Dead Finks Don’t Talk by Brian Eno
  • 21 I Could Only See Clouds by Electric Wurms
  • 22 Feel Flows by Beach Boys
  • 23 Sand by Phish
  • 24 The Crunge by Led Zeppelin
  • 25 I Want More by Can 

Photos by Smiley Arriaga 

The Lounge Cast 4/21/17: IYEZ

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IYEZ stopped by The Lounge Cast on Radio Free Brooklyn to talk about releasing new music soon, memories of Shea Stadium (NOT THE FORMER METS STADIUM), playing Phuzz Fest, and the evolution of the New York music community.

HEATlist for 4/21/17:

IYEZ – Gimme More

Agent Bla – Derogatory Embrace

Holly Overton – Good Lies

Dion Lunadon – Howl

Anna Altman – American Gothic

Bernice – Talking About Her

Girlpool – It Gets More Blue

Rorie Kelly – Face Not In The Crowd

Real Life Buildings – No News

Misty Mountains – The Faces

Photos by Smiley Arriaga 

Alternative Avenue 4/22/17: Vinylthon 2017

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Vinylthon 2017 was a smash this year as Conor Rooney of WUSB, Brianna Martinsen of Necter, Smiley Arriaga, and Astronauto adding to the vinyl exclusive playlist on Alternative Avenue on OWWR!


HEATlist of 4/22/17:

  • 1 Remember by The Raveonettes @
  • 2 Oh No by A Place To Bury Strangers +
  • 3 Unhinged Bones by Pink Mexico @
  • 4 Raised By Ghosts by Pile +
  • 5 Lets Go Crazy by Prince – 
  • 6 Rotten Pumpkin by Slothrust +
  • 7 Boxing Day Blues Revisited by Courtney Barnett @
  • 8 Sad Ghost by Kurt Vile +
  • 9 Certainty by Temples @
  • 10 Untitled #1 by Never +
  • 11 She Found Now by My Bloody Valentine $
  • 12 Straight by A Place To Bury Strangers +
  • 13 Cuban Cigars by WALL +
  • 14 Magic by Best Behavior +
  • 15 Demons by Bayside !
  • 16 Holding Someone’s Hair Back by Circa Survive !
  • 17 The Shower Scene by Brand New !
  • 18 Magnus Part 2 by Slothrust +
  • 19 Start All Over Again by Low Fat Getting High +
  • 20 Reality In Motion by Tame Impala $
  • 21 7 Skies H3 (Can’t Shut Off My Head) by The Flaming Lips $
  • 22 10:37 by Beach House $
  • 23 Burnout by Green Day !  

@ – My Picks

+ – Conor’s Picks

! – Brianna’s Picks

$- Astronauto’s Picks

– Smiley’s Picks

Photos by Smiley Arriaga

The Lounge Cast 4/14/17: Watergh0st

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Watergh0st stopped by The Lounge Cast on Radio Free Brooklyn to talk about attending Columbia University, having an international fan base, her thoughts on musicians calling themselves “experimental” and more! There’s new music from QTY, Sharkmuffin, Roya, Pink Mexico, and more!

Full HEATlist for 4/14/17:

1) Watergh0st – I’m Sorry
2) Magana – Pages
3) Human People – Maquina
4) Eliza – Mushi-Mushi
5) Top Nachos – U Dunno Me
6) QTY – Ornament
7) Roya – Scum Rise
8) Alexander F – Swimmers
9) Sharkmuffin – Scully Is a Sharkmuffin
10) Thick – Are You with Me?
11) Soft Fangs – Sugerblood
12) Pink Mexico – Backhanded Manly Manaroni
13) A Deer A Horse – Backswimmer

Photos by Smiley Arriaga