A Fistful of Vinyl 12/19/19

Dec 19, 2019 9:00 PM – 10:00 PM

With A Fistful of Vinyl

A Fistful of Vinyl (IG: @AFistfulOfVinyl) is a radio show and youtube channel started by Alec Hodgman in 2011. Since then, Alec and his rag-tag team of volunteer contributors have filmed, recorded, and interviewed hundreds of bands and shared their art. A Fistful of Vinyl focuses on the authentic side of the artists and DJs, proudly championing their strengths and weaknesses in a celebration of being human.

Over the years, A Fistful of Vinyl has teamed up with Julian Casablancas of The Strokes, Pat the Bunny, Erik Petersen of Mischief Brew, AJJ, Anti-Flag, Jeff Rosenstock, Ignite, Harley Poe, Hobo Johnson, Frank Turner, The Homeless Gospel Choir, Matt Pless, Laura Stevenson, Days N Daze, The Specials, Titus Andronicus, Ceschi, Bat Country, Stick and Poke, Against Me / Laura Jane Grace, and many others. At time of writing, A Fistful of Vinyl has over 350 videos and more than 20,000 subscribers on YouTube, responsible for over 8 million views.

A Fistful of Leaves in a Passing Stream

While it's inevitable that sometimes even the best of us have a mentally off day, we have a tendency to let ourselves make it worse by feeling bad about feeling bad. In those situations, I try to remember a time on a camping trip with Boy Scouts that we hiked a dozen or so miles away from civilization. I was maybe 16, and had never meditated before, but I found this stream, this isolated creek, flowing quietly near where we were camped. It was early fall, and some leaves were just starting to drop from the trees. I sat and watched these leaves pass by me, and always reflected on that moment with serenity. Now, years on and facing a day where Alec's fighting Alec (and Alec is winning, the dick), I'm doing my best to think of invasive negative thoughts as each riding one of these leaves as it passes by. Nothing to get mad about, and only around for a second. Doesn't make sense to be mad about them, because hey, they're leaves and being angry at leaves is a groundskeeper's job. So yeah, if we take something from tonight, let's do our best to remember that kicking our own asses doesn't do much besides feeling like we've had our asses kicked.

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A Fistful of Vinyl 12/19/19
9:04 PM
Baltimore - Bubble
Baltimore Bubble
Bubble - Single
9:13 PM
Hot House West - Dinette
Hot House West Dinette
Django in Orbit Hot House West
9:13 PM
Paul Baribeau - Christmas Lights
Paul Baribeau Christmas Lights
Grand Ledge Plan-It-X Records
9:13 PM
Peat and Diesel - Fairytale of Stornoway (feat. Mairead)
Peat and Diesel Fairytale of Stornoway (feat. Mairead)
Fairytale of Stornoway (feat. Mairead) - Single
9:17 PM
Church of the Cosmic Skull - Fantasy
Church of the Cosmic Skull Fantasy
Science Fiction cosmicskull.org
9:19 PM
Green Summer - Gleipnir
Green Summer Gleipnir Pagan Metal
Farewell to Ireland Lightnoise Records
9:28 PM
Statue - I Got Your Raumschiff
Statue I Got Your Raumschiff
Calexico Point FONS Records
9:37 PM
Grumpster - Roots
Grumpster Roots
Underwhelmed
9:37 PM
Pinch Points - Lifetime Member
Pinch Points Lifetime Member Jordan Oakley
Moving Parts Roolette Records
9:41 PM
Balmy - Tomato, on Conveyor Belt
Balmy Tomato, on Conveyor Belt Joseph Landau
Learned Attraction - EP 1004477 Records DK
9:46 PM
The Weakerthans - Plea from a Cat Named Virtute
The Weakerthans Plea from a Cat Named Virtute
Reconstruction Site Epitaph
9:49 PM
Bnny Rbbt - If I Were Human
Bnny Rbbt If I Were Human Bnny Rbbt
If I Were Human - Single Iwanami Productions
9:54 PM
Pendants - Far Out
Pendants Far Out
Moonshine
9:57 PM
Built to Spill - Liar
Built to Spill Liar
You In Reverse Warner Records