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January 12th, 2019: Beijing Scene Report
January 17, 2019 12:42 PM PST
The January 12th edition of Look At My Records! delves into the depths of the Beijing music scene. Tom's favorite Beijing scencester/college buddy Will Griffith of Live Beijing Music recently returned to NYC with a flash drive of his favorite Beijing releases of 2018. Tom scoured the flash drive and curated a playlist of some of his favorite finds. This episode features tracks by some of Beijing’s finest acts, including The Sino Hearts, Trip Fuel, Peach Illusion, The Twenties, Thin City 新城, 银河潜艇, 倒刺, Berlin Psycho Nurses, 浪味仙贝, 甜又丧, and 动物园钉子户.
Full playlist: https://spinitron.com/export/rfb286-pl9294-NX1uHVKn.htmlJanuary 5th, 2019: Jak Lizard
January 10, 2019 08:09 AM PST
The January 5th edition of Look At My Records! features a chat with a seriously soulful dude, Jak Lizard! The supremely talented 23-year-old just shared his debut EP, "Shine To Rise," an eclectic, genre-bending take on jazz, soul, and hip-hop. We talked all about the EP, plus Jak's awesome record picks, which included Prince and Prefab Sprout.
You can purchase "Shine To Rise" via Bandcamp: https://jaklizard.bandcamp.com/album/shine-to-rise
Jak is celebrating the release of the EP on Thursday, January 10th at Elsewhere with Savannah Jeffreys and Sentry Sinvil. Don't miss it!
Full playlist: https://spinitron.com/export/rfb286-pl9345-cEDicbrO.htmlDecember 29th, 2018: Canada
January 03, 2019 09:31 AM PST
The December 29th edition of Look At My Records! is an all-Canadian jamboree! Tune in to hear recent releases by some great bands hailing from The Great White North, including Tallies, The Seams, Corridor, Beliefs, Vallens, Bad Waitress, The Courtneys, Ought, Chastity, Preoccupations, Bike Thiefs, and The Sadies.
Full playlist: https://spinitron.com/export/rfb286-pl9171-bLJJPhd7.htmlDecember 22nd, 2018: Lenny Zenith
December 27, 2018 01:00 PM PST
For the December 22nd edition of Look At My Records!, Tom welcomed Lenny Zenith to the program! The two had a blast chatting about Lenny's upbringing in the New Orleans music scene and his various projects over the year, including The Pop Combo, Jennifer Convertible, and RZA. The two also talked at length about Lenny's incredible debut solo album, "What If The Sun." Plus, Lenny had some great stories to tie in with his record selection, including how RZA once opened for XTC!
Keep your eye on Lenny in 2019, as he'll be playing more gigs and has plans to release his memoir "Before I Was Me." It promises to be a great read!
You can purchase "What If The Sun" on vinyl and compact disc via Bandcamp: https://lennyzenith.bandcamp.com/album/what-if-the-sun
The record is also available on all streaming platforms.
Full playlist: https://spinitron.com/export/rfb286-pl9342-fseWHBMs.htmlDecember 15th, 2018: Best of 2018 - LOCALS ONLY!
December 20, 2018 07:02 AM PST
The December 15th edition of Look At My Records highlights some of the best releases in 2018 from Brooklyn based artists. This episode features incredible songs by Hypoluxo, Holy Tunics, Parrot Dream, No Swoon, Peel Dream Magazine, Human People, Lost Boy ?, Jane Church, Emma Decorsey, Veda Rays, Kew, Rachel Angel, Adeline Hotel, and Katy Rea. Cheers to a great 2018!
Full playlist: https://spinitron.com/export/rfb286-pl9067-1QZk8kUz.htmlDecember 8th, 2018: Spud Cannon
December 13, 2018 06:39 AM PST
The December 8th edition features a chat with Spud Cannon. Based out of Vassar College in Poughkeepsie, New York, this highly talented, young group just released their awesome second album, "Squeeze," in late November. Tune in to hear all about "Squeeze," their celebrity superfan, the band's typically tight recording schedule, and their plans for 2019. Plus, they made some great record picks, including The Fleshtones and Clap Your Hands Say Yeah!
Full playlist: https://spinitron.com/export/rfb286-pl9154-LVYISrki.html
You can purchase "Squeeze" via Bandcamp: https://spudcannon.bandcamp.com/December 1st, 2018: Adeline Hotel
December 06, 2018 07:47 AM PST
The December 1st edition of Look At My Records! features a wonderful chat with Adeline Hotel. Performing under the name Adeline Hotel since 2014, Dan Knishkowy just released a stunning new record entitled "Away Together." Tune in to hear all about "Away Together," plus two songs performed by Dan live in the studio. Tom and Dan also talked at length about some of his great record picks, including Elliot Smith and Cocteau Twins.
You can purchase "Away Together" on limited edition vinyl via Bandcamp: https://adelinehotel.bandcamp.com/?fbclid=IwAR0HvC6RvDMjbXlv_Xy5TL0Raw2YUQnUATv2E10UojRgJyK4h9rVWJuYYoA
Adeline Hotel will also be performing at Secret Project Robot on December 12th with Toebow, Loosie, and Twig Twig. Event link: https://www.facebook.com/events/494687071017312/
Dan's final performance of the year is on December 28th at Elsewhere with Kath Bloom. Event link: https://www.facebook.com/events/564519244006494/
Full playlist: https://spinitron.com/export/rfb286-pl8967-8VCdfBPb.htmlNovember 24th, 2018: Hypoluxo
November 29, 2018 10:19 AM PST
On the November 24th edition of Look At My Records!, Tom chatted with the Brooklyn band, Hypoluxo. The four-piece just wrapped up a month-long tour in October in support of their stunning new album, "Running On A Fence." Tune in to hear all about the process behind their new LP, including their experiences recording with Eamon Ford at Audile Collective in Phoenix, Arizona. Plus, their record picks and much more. Hypoluxo's next gig is on Friday, November 30th at Baby's All Right with gobbinjr and Stolen Jars! You won't want to miss it!
You can purchase their awesome new record, "Running On A Fence," via bandcamp: https://hypoluxomusic.bandcamp.com/
Full playlist: https://spinitron.com/export/rfb286-pl8971-yGhoF39n.htmlNovember 17th, 2018: Captured Tracks 10th
November 22, 2018 07:15 AM PST
The November 17th edition of Look At My Records! celebrates the 10th birthday of Brooklyn label Captured Tracks. Tom has been a fan of the label since shortly after its inception, so to commemorate the occasion, he played some of my favorite Captured Tracks releases on today's show. That includes deep cuts, fan favorites, and even some of the many awesome reissues that the label has put out over the last 10 years!
Full playlist: https://spinitron.com/export/rfb286-pl8780-m1Jni9qM.htmlNovember 10th, 2018: Katy Rea
November 15, 2018 11:11 AM PST
On the November 10th edition of Look At My Records!, Katy Rea dropped by the studio with her guitar player Isaac McClung. The two chatted about Katy's brand new EP, "Same Kind Of Woman," and played three tracks live in the air - "Same Kind Of Woman," "Actress," and an unreleased song, "Dark Sometimes." Plus, their record picks, which includes some Joni Mitchell and Guided By Voices discussion.
You can purchase "Same Kind Of Woman" via bandcamp: https://katyrea.bandcamp.com/album/same-kind-of-woman
Katy's next show is on December 6th at Berlin with Beau and The Human Fly.
Full playlist: https://spinitron.com/export/rfb286-pl8968-S1rUuvVP.html
Look At My Records Live! is a freeform radio program that showcases an eclectic variety of music both old and new, with a strong emphasis on the local music scene. Host Tom Gallo conducts candid interviews with area bands and asks them to curate a playlist from his very own record collection. What typically results is an in depth conversation that unveils influences, past experiences, plenty of nostalgia, and even the occasional mutual fawning. You can also catch the occasional live in studio performance and hear special recorded performances from “The McKenzie Tapes” vault, which contains a plethora of live performance at various NYC venues over the course of the last 40 years.
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