Our most played artist this week is Kishi Bashi. Countdown debuts: The Antlers, Eleventh Dream Day
The Listening Booth spinning music before you can buy it from Squirrel Flower, L’Rain, and Remember Sports! Plus, burning CDs and mixtapes!
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.
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The BTRtv team has has the good fortune to capture impressive performances with plenty of artists over the years. Here's a look back at a few of those that we still think back on often...

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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.
Fox loves purposely stoking arguments on air while ignoring actual facts and news. The dumber and louder, the better.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Los Angeles rock veteran Veronica Bianqui is associated with The Blank Tapes and SUO. Here, though, she’s focused on her solo project by way of an intimate performance of music from her full length debut.
Dominic Lavoie is a Portland, Maine-based songwriter, musician, and producer, who’s been active in the music scene for over a decade. Here, he joins us from his studio, Shabby Load, to share a stripped down, solo performance from his new record. Wave With A Broken Arm is available now. Check out the video for "Sky With Too Many Suns" and listen to the audio podcast for more music and interview.
Crank up your speakers & enjoy wicked new riddims by Machel Montano, Busy Signal, Sikka Rymes, Bounty Killer, Blackout JA, Liondub, Jayds!
Manny Nomikos on the roles of identity and the pandemic in his music. Plus a discussion of the Paul Greengrass/Tom Hanks movie, ‘New of the World.’ And music by Veronica Bianqui & LAPÊCHE.
Fimber Bravo, Kishi Bashi, Middle Kids, Anthonie Tonnon, and more in the mix!
Brooklyn indie punk band LAPÊCHE is back with a brand new album, co-produced by Jawbox's J. Robbins. The band returns to BTR Live Studio to share with us the story behind the production of the record, how they've been spending quarantine, and about what's coming up.
It’s Friday, you know what that means. Let the good times roll! You know that whenever you have a chance to take a break from the madness and enjoy yourself, you should take it. Yep, another dope episode of Latin Hip Hop, which means reggaeton at the highest level. Let’s go!!
Electronica via Grima, Angel-A, Legentic Deep, Sonia Merz, DJ Dove, Mara J, Ellipso, Lucky Luke help you work towards crushing your goals!