Buried Treasures & Ron Gallo

Buried Treasures

Each season, there’s a few highly anticipated albums with a ton of buzz behind them. Then there are other deserving records that won’t get that kind of attention. Jim and Greg share their latest batch of Buried Treasures: hidden musical gems that everyone ought to hear. Plus, a conversation and live performance from Philadelphia indie rocker Ron Gallo.

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Buried Treasures

So many records are released each year that many deserving albums get lost in the noise. This week, Jim and Greg unearth another set of Buried Treasures – hidden musical gems from the last year that you may have missed, but deserve a place in your music library.

Greg:

  • Middle Kids, Middle Kids
  • Gang of Youths, Go Farther in Lightness
  • Melkbelly, Nothing Valley

Jim:

  • Edwin, You Have No Idea, Man
  • Italian Beaches, Resolve
  • Omnipotent Youth Society, Omnipotent Youth Society

Ron Gallo

Ron Gallo, formerly of indie Philadelphia rock group Toy Soldiers, released a new album titled HEAVY META earlier this year. While Toy Soldiers experimented with Americana as well as more straightforward rock, HEAVY META marks a stylistic departure for Gallo. Ron says the record comes at a time of transition in his life, both personally and musically. A recent transplant to Nashville, Ron experiments with a grittier musical palate on this project. Upon the release of HEAVY META, Greg listed it among his buried treasures. Jim also counts himself a fan, noting that some of the music sounds like it belongs on one of the famed Nuggets compilations of 1960s garage rock recordings. Recently, Ron and his band joined Jim and Greg in our studios to perform music from HEAVY META.

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