INTERVIEW: Phranque Gallo of Karabas Barabas Chats About The Band’s Third Album “Degenerate National Anethem”

INTERVIEW: Phranque Gallo of Karabas Barabas Chats About The Band’s Third Album  “Degenerate National Anthem” Music Director Tom Gallo recently had the chance to catch up with Phranque Gallo of Brooklyn experimental rock act Karabas Barabas. We know what you’re thinking – yes, they have the same last name! They’re not brothers, but they may be cousins?!? These two Gallos already hashed that out on Tom’s show, Look At My Records!, last summer, so the below interview is all about the band and their tunes. You can check out that episode via Megaphone if you’re at all curious about their potential blood relation. Tell us a little bit about your background as a musician. I put out my first full-length album at 15 and since then made somewhere around 30 more of them.  Although I love playing shows I’m a bit of a studio rat.. about half of my releases are me futzing around in my home studio, the rest were made with my friends-engineers-co-producers Max Caselnova, Dean Jones, and Steve Albini (+his crew). As far as a writing partner I’ve had only one, Mr. Andrew Tuzhilin.  We’ve just finished our seventh album for kids (Avocado) and third full-length Karabas

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