KCRW’s Private Playlist: Gabe Goodman

KCRW’s Private Playlist is a listening session with Southern California’s most notable musical figures in their private creative environments. Gabe Goodman is a relative newcomer to LA, having narrowly avoided another Eastern winter after decamping from New York in late 2020. But his blend of pristine pop and sunny melancholy is a perfect fit for California winters. His latest EP, “New Things,” was recorded back east, but Goodman is feeling right at home here, despite the strangeness of pandemic times. Goodman was a co-founder of Future Teens with Daniel Radin, in addition to his tenure in Boston-area bands like Magic Man and Photocomfort. Prior to his relocation, he also co-produced “Giver Taker,” the debut album by Boston’s Anjimile