Maia

Location: NYC // With BTR Since: 2006

Maia is a songwriter, artist, producer, and radio host based in New York City. She's also a singer, multi-instrumentalist and frequent tinkerer, who has spent time in Haiti and Colombia studying folkloric music and drumming. She has spent the past decade riding her bike around Brooklyn, interviewing your new favorite bands for BTR, making show posters, befriending street cats, making records, touring the country, and filming everything along the way.

Maia can frequently be found playing around town -- and elsewhere -- with her latest musical project, Kid In The Attic, or playing various instruments while on tour with Mirah. In addition to hosting BTR Live Studio and The Folk Wave, Maia contributes to Tom Tom Magazine and Homoground.com, among others. She has interviewed over 800 artists for BTR.

The Latest From Maia

1/19/18 // Pow Pow Family Band

Pow Pow Family Band wants you to know that we’re all living in a simulation. That simulation includes Providence, Rhode Island, where founder Miles Robbins began writing the songs that would form the backbone of the band/collective. A rotating cast of characters now fills the stage during Pow Pow… | listen

1/16/18 // BIRDS

Look to the basements and tree houses of Brooklyn, and you might find BIRDS, a psych rock band originally formed around the songs of Duane Lauginiger. | listen

1/12/18 // Peter Oren

Peter Oren's baritone voice instantly begs attention. The songwriter's thoughtful new album, Anthropocene (Western Vinyl), produced by Wilco's Ken Coomer, reflects on the current state of our world, and asks "how will we escape this hell we made?" | listen

1/9/18 // Jordan Klassen

Self-described “fairy-folk” artist Jordan Klassen is a prolific songwriter based in Vancouver, BC,  who has spent the better part of the past decade writing and releasing music with deep personal… | listen

1/5/18 // Jaye Bartell

Songwriter Jaye Bartell playfully recorded his fourth album back in his old stomping ground of Asheville, NC, with contributions from an illustrious crew of friends, including Angel Olsen.… | listen

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