BTRread's music section covers bands and festivals producing the rich underground sounds not found on commercial radio. This includes Tune Up and Discovery Artist where we delve into bands of all genres on the rise.
by Adam Bulger | Music | Sep 5, 2017
With their sideways take on jazz/funk, pure pop hooks and bulletproof musicianship, Steely Dan created a musical venn diagram intersection I couldn’t resist.
by Elena Childers | Music | Aug 31, 2017
You probably didn't know these were covers
by Elena Childers | Music | Aug 9, 2017
In O’Connor’s hour of darkness, it’s time for fans to show her how much she’s appreciated.
by Taia Handlin | Music | Jul 31, 2017
I’ve listened to Tom Petty most of my life. Every time I turn him on, I feel like he’s singing directly to me.
by Elena Childers | Music | Jul 20, 2017
LCD Soundsystem was meant to be an intimate project. But their reunion has offered nothing but huge exclusive shows with expensive tickets that sell out impossibly quick.
by Elena Childers | Music | Jul 7, 2017
Even ten years later, we’re still gaga over Spoon’s Ga Ga Ga Ga Ga.
by Adam Bulger | Music | Jun 19, 2017
Finally some live Prince! But there's a catch.
by Elena Childers | Music | Jun 14, 2017
The festival showcased seven bands in just four hours, transporting audiences to places like Riga, Latvia with Carnival Youth and Porto, Portugal with We Bless This Mess.