Hey! So as the year winds down, it’s a good time to reflect on all of the cool things GTG Records was a part of this year. An annual highlight is always GTG Fest, naturally, and this year we had the good fortune to be joined by Stephen DeFalco from the Chicago-based podcast Friskie Morris & Friends who spent the weekend interviewing a handful of bands on the festival and graciously profiling the new releases from Small Parks, The Stick Arounds, and Bong Mountain that came out at or shortly prior to this year’s fest. Interview segments in addition to the three new release-rs include Handwringer , Matt Wixson’s Flying Circus, City Mouse, Jake Simmons & the Little Ghosts and a freewheeling roundtable with members of The Plurals, Drinking Mercury, and Frank and Earnest (with a brand new Plurals recording snuck into that segment!) to round it out. We had our best year ever at GTG Fest 2016 and while this is just a selection of the all-around great lineup we had this year it feels great that Stephen was able to document the event and we can’t wait to relive it and do it again!
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Grammin'Get in on #bandcampfriday - link in bio!Stoked for the @bestfriendsclub.us show tonight, Friday April 30! Honored to have @jonahmatranga joining us - this show has people in NJ, MI, FL, OH, and CA, the kind of bash we can only pull off streaming style! #bfc4eva@stick_arounds have been killing it with videos for all of the songs from their new #waitingfortheclick EP! Make sure to follow them (on social media, maybe not in real life, though you'll hear interesting stories no matter what) and order the new EP directly on bandcamp.@the_wildhoney_collective will be playing a full set at 11 PM on April 24 to close out @earfuloffiddle #earfulintheparlour virtual music festival. Get tickets at earfuloffiddle.com - it's a great day of traditional music!