Katy Kirby takes the top spot! Sunny Wary, Kishi Bashi, Lo Talker and Blanketman maker their countdown debuts!
The Listening Booth dives into Record Store Day 2021's list to spin artists with new releases later this year w/Fleet Foxes & William Tyler!
Plus student debt relief updates, conservative outrage, movie reviews, Matt Gaetz, and more.
E Woods is the stage name of Chicago-based indie R&B artist Emily Woods. Having performed with countless groups before launching her own project, Woods has a natural energy and positive vibe that radiates from her work. Here, she performs music from her debut EP with a full, live band, overflowing with great energy. LATE NIGHT EP is available now from Rosebud Allday. Listen to the audio podcast for more music and interview.
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Social media mourned DMX's death before it happened, bringing undue stress onto those closest to him.
Cancelling student loan debt is on the Biden administration's docket, but numbers, timelines, and details are still up in the air.
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.
Ashley is an elementary school art teacher at a New York City public school in an underserved area. She shares the difficulties she faced while teaching students remotely after the city locked down during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Remarking on the recent increase in coronavirus cases, even as the number of Americans getting COVID-19 vaccinations continues to rise, MJ Knefel explains why it's incorrect to place blame on individual behavior in areas where infection rates are high.
Lil Nas X sparks a 90s style satanic panic and a check in on border and immigration policy under Biden. photo courtesy of Fabebk via Wikimedia Commons
He'll be there all week. And the week after that. He lives there.
The Black Black is a crucial part of their vibrant NYC music scene, and they make their return to BTR Live Studio with an at Home session from their vibey practice/performance space somewhere in Brooklyn.
Chicago-based singer-songwriter Elizabeth Moen joins us for an intimate solo performance, showcasing some of the music off her new EP, Creature Of Habit.
Pearl Charles returns to BTR Live Studio – this time from her home in scenic California – for a stripped-down performance of a song from her excellent new album. Magic Mirror is available now from Kanine Records. Listen to the audio podcast for more music and interview.
Crank up your speakers & enjoy wicked new riddims by Christopher Martin, Konshens, Jugglerz, Etana, StoneBwoy, Popcaan, BlackoutJA, Liondub!
Two Academy Award nominated dramas centered on difficult family drama. Plus music from The Black Black and E. Woods.
E Woods is the stage name of Chicago-based indie R&B artist Emily Woods. With a strong background in music, having performed with countless groups before launching her own project, Woods has a natural energy and positive vibe that radiates from her music. In this episode, we catch up just a few days before the release of her debut EP, while she was stuck in Florida, excited to get home to Chicago. Listen in to hear all about the new project, her background in the Chicago music scene, and for an exclusive performance of three songs from the new record! LATE NIGHT EP is available now from Rosebud Allday.
Tracks by Xiu Xiu, Madi Diaz, Warren Dunes, Ilithios, and more!
What up peoples!? Time is flying as always, it’s April already. You know April brings the rain to the masses, but nothing is going to rain on our parade. These Latin Hip Hop mixes always continue. Another Friday to get down to, so spread the word and don’t be all selfish and listen to by yourself. LOL, anyway, let’s rock.