Our first indie label feature of the year is the new Buffalo, NY-based Friend Club Records. In this episode, I interview label co-founder Rob Froese, and we dive in for a huge selection of music from the label.
This spare, graceful narrative chronicles the flux of parenthood, marriage, and the day-to-day practice of love. As challenging as it is vulnerable, as furious as it is tender, as touching as it is darkly comic, Peter Ho Davies’ new novel is an unprecedented depiction of fatherhood.
Joe Biden’s first 100 days in office will provide insight about what the American people can expect over the next four years. John Knefel shares his thoughts on both Biden’s conservative history as well as some of the encouraging moves made by his transition team over the last few days.
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Sanders' coat and mittens made him the inauguration's unquestioned fashion icon and meme king.
It's not just the funniest moment of his presidency, it's the perfect representation of it—and us.
There's nothing like a little spin art on a good ole' school record player to get you in the groove. 
New HostWelcome Cori!

Veteran of the jam music scene, Cori Kidney, is joining BTRtoday as the new host of the long-running Jam Session podcast! Hear her first episode by clicking any of the images above...

Maggie shares some of the ups and downs of parenting during the pandemic and acknowledges that even while their family’s basic needs were always met, there has been a lot to balance over the last 10 months.
Stephen detais his experience of contracting the coronavirus back in late February/early March of 2020, before lockdowns shut NYC down. He also shares how the busy Brooklyn music scene he’s a part of may have helped to spread it among his friends before people knew how serious the pandemic would turn out to be–and perhaps already was, in retrospect–along with his thoughts on the response to the crisis and how, while hard to live through, it’s confirmed why he loves the city. 1st Person is presented by Urban Outfitters. Music featured in the episode: "Featherweight" by Fleet Foxes
John Knefel comments on the inadequate rollout of the COVID-19 vaccine.
Certain election defeat for Trump fueled armed insurrection. Meanwhile, Dems will now hold both chambers of Congress along with the White House. Plus music by Erin Frisy and Gold Connections.
Trump’s Georgia might’ve been his final public display of pathetic conspiracy peddling garbage.
Electric Grandmother is the DC-based duo Pete and Mary Alice, making hilariously surreal post-modern music that they affectionately call “Sitcom-Core.” Here, they join us from their home to perform their song about an intense Reagan-era tale of intrigue. Relaunch is available now. Listen to the audio podcast for more music and interview.
Drop D is an MC with an impressive flow - her soft vocals and smooth grooves sneak in and deliver hard lyrics. Here, she delivers a great, intimate performance recorded live at home.
Sanya N'Kanta is a Jamaican-born musician currently based in Charlotte, NC who writes, performs, and produces songs with a wide range of musical influences and styles. Here, he shares an exclusive, stripped-down performance of a song from his new EP. These Are The Days will be released February 12, 2021. Listen to the audio podcast for more music and interview.
Voraz is about the frenetic pace of daily life, with a tempo to match, elastic guitar lines & the driving Igbo woodblock that keeps time!
Today features music from Maceo Plex, Hot Since 82, Oscar G, and more.
Electronica via Membr, Phaxe, Max Parkinson, Martin Badder, Old Jim, Stefan Groove, Nils Van Zandt help you work towards crushing your goals
John’s piece at the Prospect about the historical ebb and flow between police and the far right, and public health advocates are underselling the vaccine. Crowd of Trump supporters marching on the US Capitol on January 6, 2021 photo courtesy of TapTheForwardAssist via Wikimedia Commons
This week we've got a beautiful hodgepodge of brand new racks—so, tune in!
Post MLK day and his dream and vision of a better more just future lives on.  Today we celebrate liberty, freedom and the spirit of MLK with some reggae tunes and positive vibes.  Let's go!