Friend Of The Show, Michael Mehalick – proprietor of Brooklyn indie label Good Eye Records – drops by to share an update on the label happenings, drop some advice on digital single release strategies, plug the Independent Label Fair at the Windjammer in Ridgewood, Queens on 10/27, and to do the thing we do here, which may or may not be listening to and reacting to music. Sonic gems this week include new music from Blood Warrior, The High Dials, DEHD, James Supercave, Featching Pails, and Wished Bone.
Bonus: while we don’t actually follow our own advice in this episode, we would like to remind you to “listen to Cheekface.”
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