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 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 19, 2017
Rebecca Mimiaga, aka Louiza, gets sarcastic and sassy in her newest track “Party Trick.”
by Elena Childers | Music | Jul 14, 2017
Van Dammes’ music freezes hell over. With their robust guitar solos and wild drumbeats, they reach into the deepest, darkest parts of their listeners' souls. The four-piece garage band hail…
by Elena Childers | Music | Jul 7, 2017
Even ten years later, we’re still gaga over Spoon’s Ga Ga Ga Ga Ga.
by Elena Childers | Music | Jul 5, 2017
They’ll rescue emus, shriek at spiders and bring back grunge all in one night--they're as exciting as wrestling a crocodile.
by Elena Childers | Music | Jun 28, 2017
The Pittsburgh duo does dad rock right. Maybe we should call it dad punk?
by Jeff Nazareno | Music | Jun 23, 2017
Thanks to streaming services and events like KCON, Korean pop music is growing increasingly visible.
by Adam Bulger | Music | Jun 19, 2017
Finally some live Prince! But there's a catch.
by Elizabeth Wakefield | Music | Jun 16, 2017
The former rhythm section of beloved garden state group Dentist, Rudy Meier and Nick Kaelblein, have created a sound that mixes vocal harmonies and kinetic guitar work reminiscent of Modest Mouse or Sunny Day Real Estate.