Specialist and Tru-Skool have influenced many a bhangra producer, as evident in the DJ Frenzy’s track with Raf-Saperra. The beyond section features tracks for the compilation, Inquilab, which features music written, performed, composed and produced by South Asian women, trans, nonbinary and/or gender fluid sonic artists. From the Subcontinent to the diaspora across the globe, these artists span across genres and fields in the music industry: film scoring, spoken word, lo-fi, electronica, pop, vocals, carnatic fusion, jazz, hip-hop, R&B, sound design, EDM, etc.
On today's episode of BTR Live Studio at Home, Brooklyn rock trio, A Very Special Episode  stops by and plays some of their new tunes. Jen discusses with Patrick, Kasey, and Chayse the band's songwriting process, the completion of their new album, and life during quarantine.  
As public sentiment has shifted on legal weed, policy has shifted along with it. But there's still a ways to go.
A Very Special Episode is a New York City post-punk band featuring Kasey Heisler (vocals, bass), Patrick Porter (guitar), and Chayse Schutter (drums).
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These fun & chill songs came out just in time for you to have a great high this weed holiday.
As his approval ratings hover in the high 50s, Republicans are beginning to acknowledge that Biden is too moderate to paint as radical.
Some are political, some are just plain dumb. But all get at the sense of general relief that we might finally be near the end of this thing.
While COVID-19 forced most K-12 schools across the country to adopt some alternative method of instruction over the last year, many are hopeful for the fall and what that means for in-person instruction. MJ Knefel addresses the fact that in many ways, schools operating in the same way they did before the pandemic is not desirable.
As the number of Americans who are fully vaccinated against COVID-19 continues to rise, there is still a lot of media focus on vaccine hesitancy, and the communities who won’t be getting the vaccine right away. MJ Knefel comments on why access to vaccines, and removing barriers to medical care, should be a more pressing issue.
Framing necessary spending as "expansion of government" isn't just dumb, it's disingenuous.
Cancelling student loan debt is on the Biden administration's docket, but numbers, timelines, and details are still up in the air.
Erin Frisby is a Washington, DC-based songwriter who performs in the band The OSYX. Here, she shares a solo acoustic performance of some of her own project’s music.
Brooklyn indie punk band LAPÊCHE returns to BTR Live Studio as they release their latest J. Robbins-co-produced full length record, with a fantastic live performance recorded at Red Panda Recording in Brooklyn.
Eddie shares the unsettling experience of visiting a psychic on a lark only to be told that a dark entity was following him. Soon after, strange events occurred at his apartment, from unexplained sounds in the middle of the night to objects disappearing only to be found in unlikely places.
Today’s show features music from Wounded Buffalo Beats, Montener The Menace, Kool Taj The Gr8, and more.
This week Kimberly spoke with Hudson Valley-based artist Lorrie Fredette about her project “Spaces for Thinking,” a blog that showcases the sketchbooks of artists. Throughout the conversation Kimberly and Lorrie talk about privacy, intimacy and exploration through the relationship of the artist and their sketchbook. All images courtesy of Spaces for Thinking Iain Machell @iainmachell Amy Talluto @talluts   Rebecca Hellard @rebeccahellard   Beth Humphrey @studiobeth   Mandolyn Wilson Rosen @mandolyn_rosen   Shanti Grumbine @shantigrumbine   Echo Goff @echoingcave   John Owens @country_bear_jamboree   Yura Adams @yuradams   Jennifer Hicks @msjenniferhicks   Katie Grove @katiegrovestudios   Megan Porpeglia @meganporpeglia Kate Collyer @kdcollyer
The Earth is still turning, but it's also still a hard place to be. Maybe we can check out Mars soon? In the meantime, keep learning and caring about what's happening in the world around you. Music from Fimber Bravo, Kishi Bashi, The Natvral and more.
Electronica via Venttura, LipikiNoBeat, Benny Benassi, Melanie C, Stanburabi, Grimes, Wild One94 help you work towards crushing your goals!
Back again with another awesome show! Featuring new tracks from Modeselektor, Maps and Diagrams, Little Snake and a ton more! So make it loud, and get with it. This is glitch//idm.
This week I chat w/ Los Esplifs from Arizona & spin their newest album '¡ESTRAIK BACK!' a day before its official release.