Gary Calamar, president of Go Music, is a five time Grammy-nominated producer and music supervisor. He has received accolades from his peers for his work on HBO’s “True Blood” and “Six Feet Under.” He is currently overseeing the music on some of the most critically acclaimed and popular shows on television. Those shows include “True Blood” (HBO), “Dexter” (Showtime) and “Longmire” (A&E).
Gary is the longtime host of a hit radio show every Sunday night on public radio powerhouse KCRW in Santa Monica. Gary’s unique brand of “adventurous pop music both timely and timeless” has been a favorite of listeners for over a decade. Through the years Gary has hosted live performances and interviews with musical greats. These artist make up a smorgasbord of musical genresranging from Brian Wilson and Elmer Bernstein to Wilco, Lucinda Williams, and The Flaming Lips.
Gary’s book “Record Store Days” (with Phil Gallo) about record store culture past and present was released in paperback in 2012.