Watchout Vol. 2

WATCHOUT VOL 2

Vol. 2 of the Watchout playlist on TIDAL features a return of native New Yorkers, QTY! Don’t get to comfortable because Vol. 3 will feature NO repeat offenders. Listen in for new music from Long Island’s Necter, new stuff from more New Yorkers Public Access TV, Lovehoney and Gingerlys. I’m very excited about the beautiful unpredictable sounds of Palm and The Van T’s threw in something bittersweat all the way from Scotland!

Check out the entire playlist here!

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Watchout Vol. 1

WATCHOUT VOL 1

Watchout is a new playlist I’m starting in TIDAL to introduce artists on the rise that you should be on the look out for! Vol.1 features Long Island rising stars, MJT, Pandafan, Zuli, and Beach Craft Bonanza. Check out Florida indie-noise poppers Seafang, Brooklyn noise-punks Weeping Icon and keep your ears peeled for Atlanta glam-punks Starbenders. Happy listening!

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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

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!

Full show:

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

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 8/12/17: 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