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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.

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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Brooklyn, NY

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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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English

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9178829609


Episodes

September 7th, 2019: Desert Sharks

9/12/2019
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The September 7th edition of Look At My Records! features an interview with Desert Sharks. The Brooklyn four-piece is about to drop their long-awaited, highly-anticipated debut album, "Baby's Gold Death Stadium." Tune in to hear all about this awesome new album which drops on September 27th on Substitute Scene Records! Plus, tracks from Guerilla Toss, New Myths, Dude York, and Grace Vonderkuhn. You can pre-order "Baby's Gold Death Stadium" on gold vinyl via Bandcamp. Desert Sharks have a...

Duration:01:01:26

August 31st, 2019: Vanessa Silberman

9/6/2019
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The August 31st edition of Look At My Records! features an interview with the multi-talented Vanessa Silberman! Vanessa is set to release a brand new EP, "Brighter In Bloom," and we chatted all about it! You'll also hear all about her origins in Hawaii and her artist development company, A Diamond Heart Production! Vanessa recently relocated to Brooklyn from Los Angeles, and you can formally welcome her to the city at her EP release show on September 20th at Modern Vice! She’ll be joined by...

Duration:00:59:10

August 24th, 2019: Gianluca Tramontana Guest Hosts!

8/29/2019
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Tom enlisted the help of a real-life Italian to guest host Look At My Records! while he was on holiday in Naples. Stream the August 24th edition of Look At My Records as Gianluca Tramontana, host of Sitting With Gianluca, spins great tracks from Tom Robinson, Lucio Battisti, Lou Johnson, Moreno +2, and Kassin +2.

Duration:01:01:31

August 17th, 2019: The Ferdy Mayne (ft. Special Guest Host Charles Pinel)

8/23/2019
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Charles Pinel guest hosted a certifiably GREAT episode of Look At My Records! while Tom was cruising through the Italian countryside. Shane O'Malley Firek, better known as The Ferdy Mayne, stopped by to chat about his tunes, including a deep dive into some tracks from some of his earlier releases. Plus, great tracks from Michael Kiwanuka, Big Thief, Dylan Earl, Keith Richards, Goon, and Mouton! You can purchase The Ferdy Mayne's entire discography via Bandcamp.

Duration:01:00:08

August 10th, 2019: Karabas Barabas

8/15/2019
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The August 10th, 2019 edition of Look At My Records! features an interview with another Gallo, Frank Gallo of Karabas Barabas. Tom chatted with this uber-talented and unique Gallo about the excellent first two Karabas Barabas records, working with the legendary recording engineer Steve Albini, and how his day job writing and performing children's music has influenced his ethos. Plus, we played some great records by Big Black, Shellac, Butthole University, Primus, and of course, Karabas...

Duration:01:01:11

August 3rd, 2019: The Hoboken Sound

8/8/2019
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The August 3rd edition of Look At My Records! commemorates the six year anniversary of Maxwell's closing. Though the legendary club closed its doors for good over a half-decade ago, it left a lasting legacy through its signature sound. Tune in to this Hoboken centric episode to hear songs from The Bongos, The Feelies, The dB's, Yo La Tengo, The Cucumbers, The Individuals, Rage To Live, Gut Bank, Otis Ball, Glenn Morrow's Cry For Help, Wake Oloo, Winter Hours, The Trypes, Speed the Plough,...

Duration:01:05:49

July 27th, 2019: Color Collage

8/1/2019
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The July 27th edition of Look At My Records features an interview and live performance from Color Collage! Tune in to hear all about the evolution of the project as told by frontman Shane Conerty. Plus, Shane performed three also performed three unreleased Color Collage songs with backing vocalists Kim Foxen and Mel Johnston of the Foxy Johnstons. Lots of good tracks from Dr. Dog, The Necessaries, The Dodos, and Dent May. This episode kicks off with “Would You Like It?,” the excellent new...

Duration:00:59:28

July 20th, 2019: Old And New

8/1/2019
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The July 20th edition of Look At My Records! is half old and half new. Tom celebrates the recent reformation of one of his favorite bands, Vivian Girls, by playing their brand new single, "Sick," plus some old favorites from their 2008 self-titled album and their “Surf’s Up” 7-inch single. Plus, Tom takes a stroll down memory lane with some late aughts classics from Brooklyn-based artists Crystal Stilts, Real Estate, Woods, and The Beets! The second half of the program features new tracks...

Duration:00:59:10

July 13th, 2019: Dan Drohan ft. Special Guest Host Charles Pinel

7/21/2019
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Charles Pinel guest hosts the July 13th edition of Look At My Records! In addition to playing some great tracks from The Olympians, Sun Ra, Rambling Jack Elliot, and Jawbreaker, Charles also chatted with experimental artists and drummer, Dan Drohan. Tune in to hear tracks from Dan's latest solo record, Duty Free!

Duration:01:03:10

July 6th, 2019: Hi-Chew Tunes

7/11/2019
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The July 6th edition of Look At My Records! features a nice healthy dosage of sunny local tunes. More sunny new and local tunes on tomorrow's edition of Look At My Records! Tune in to hear new tracks from Ghost Funk Orchestra, Maneka, Peaer, Operator Music Band, TRASH TV, Shred Flintstone, Project Diem, Safer, Shelter Dogs, Women Of The Night, Tuff Sunshine, Linda Gardens, Talulah Paisley, and Pyknie!

Duration:00:59:09

June 29th, 2019: Delicious New & Local

7/5/2019
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The June 29th edition of Look At My Records! features more delicious new and local tunes. It’s summer!!!! Listen to hear songs from DA POP, Holy Tunics, Nicole Yun, Jeanines, Lina Tullgren, Drawing Boards, Plastic Picnic, Ryan Egan, Haybaby, Rodes Rollins, Colatura, Pom Pom Squad, and A Deer A Horse.

Duration:00:59:10

June 22nd, 2019: Little Hustle

6/27/2019
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Little Hustle stopped by to chat with Tom on the June 22nd edition of Look At My Records! Tune in to hear all about their brand new album, "Notepasser," and their upcoming East Coast tour. Plus, lots of talk about diss tracks, Pavement, and more! This episode also features music from LAPêCHE, Brand Nubian, Pavement, and Soccer Mommy! Catch Little Hustle on tour this July. All dates are available on their Facebook page. You can purchase "Notepasser" via Bandcamp. Stay tuned, as a vinyl...

Duration:00:59:10

June 15th, 2019: Holy Tunics

6/19/2019
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The June 15th edition of Look At My Records! features the great Holy Tunics! Tune in to hear all about their awesome new record, "Hit Parade Lemonade Supersonic Spree," and a whole lot more. You'll also hear some tracks from the new album, plus some wax from Olivia Tremor Control, Joy Cleaner, and the Verlaines. The Tunix are performing live this Saturday, June 22nd at Alphaville with Jeanines, Kevin Hairs, and Free Time. Don't miss it! You can purchase their new record on vinyl via...

Duration:00:59:23

June 8th, 2019: Petite League

6/13/2019
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Lorenzo Gillis Cook of Petite League joined Tom for the June 8th, edition of Look At My Records! There's a lot going on in Petite League world, as the band is prepping for the release of their fourth album, "Rattler." This time around, the group will be self-releasing the record on their own label Zap World Records. Tune in to hear all about these new developments. You'll hear two new songs from "Rattler" and some additional tunes from Yuck, Japandroids, Cymbals Eat Guitars, and Absent...

Duration:00:59:07

June 1st, 2019: New & Local

6/8/2019
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Tom served up an ass whoopin' of the finest new and local tunes on the June 1st edition of Look At My Records! The episode features lots of awesome new james from Dräger, Safer, Whiner Barrie, Verdigrls, Jeanines, Absent City, Las Rosas, Onesie, Janitor, John Cozz, Softee, Halfsour, and Shadow Year! Dive into these tunes!!

Duration:00:59:19

May 25th, 2019: Summertime Psych

5/30/2019
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Tom unofficially kicked off summer with an episode chock full of psychedelic jams. Tune in and enjoy the sunshine with some summertime psych from Ghost King, Native Sun, Coco Verde, The Mystery Lights, Fruit & Flowers, The Nude Party, Toebow, Ryne Ziemba, DA Pop, Cut Worms, Lucille Furs, Winter & Triptides, and Levitation Room. Full playlist: https://spinitron.com/RFB/pl/8870584/Look-At-My-Records

Duration:00:59:10

May 18th, 2019: LAPêCHE

5/23/2019
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Brooklyn indie rock quartet LAPêCHE joined Tom for the May 18th edition of Look At My Records! The band has been having quite the year, as they released an awesome EP in February entitled "Spirit Bunnies" and will be joining the legendary Jawbox for several tour dates in June! They dished on all of this!! You'll also hear "Spirit Bunnies" in its entirety plus some great tunes from XTC, Dinosaur Jr. Built To Spill, and more. The episode kicks off with Holly Overton's new song, "Transient...

Duration:01:03:02

May 11th, 2019: The Gala

5/16/2019
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Charles Pinel guest hosted the May 11th edition of Look At My Records! Boston garage rockers The Gala stopped by to chat about their new record, "Bad News," before gigging at The Gutter that night. Tune in to hear all about their new record, plus some awesome tunes! You can purchase "Bad News" on vinyl, cassette, and compact disc via Bandcamp.

Duration:00:59:09

May 4th, 2019: Blaketheman1000

5/9/2019
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The May 4th edition of Look At My Records features a guest appearance by Blaketheman1000. Blake just had his wisdom teeth out the week prior to his interview on Look At My Records!, but that didn't stop him from writing a new song aptly titled, "Wisdom Teeth," and sharing several other new unreleased tracks with us! Tune in to hear these new Blaketheman1000 songs, plus tunes from songs from Looms, Built to Spill, Frankie Cosmos, Quaker Parents, and The Monochrome Set. Plus, hear all about...

Duration:00:59:12

April 27th, 2019: Dan Francia

5/2/2019
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Dan Francia stopped by the studio for the April 27th edition of Look At My Records! Dan and Tom chatted about his debut solo record, "Come Back To Life," which was released in late January on Exploding In Sound Records. Dan also had a lot of great stories about the making of the album, including Glenn Mercer's contribution to the record's first track, "Planet In Transit!" This episode kicks off with the new single from Holy Tunics and a song from their Meritorio Records labelmates, The...

Duration:01:01:05