Local Fidelity showcases the best new music from Brooklyn and the greater New York City area music scene. As an avid participant and gig-goer, host Tom Gallo guides listeners through the depths of the city’s unrivaled underground music scene with specially curated playlists and in-depth interviews with local artists that are just on the verge of breaking out. You can also catch the occasional live in-studio performance and hear recorded performances from Tom’s cassette archive, The McKenzie Tapes, which contains a plethora of live performance at various NYC venues over the course of the last 40 years.
Tom Gallo is a podcast/radio host, record collector, archivist, and event producer based in New York City. When not hosting Local Fidelity, Tom hosts the Look At My Records! Podcast, where he asks musicians to curate playlists from his personal record collection. He also runs The Mckenzie Tapes, a cassette archiving project that digitizes hundreds of live performances at various New York City venues from the last four decades.