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It’s my birthday month and we are also celebrating 15 years of BTR! Music from the second half of my 29th year, January – July 2020.
Looking back at music from the first half off 2020 that we’ve been enjoying… part 1 of 2!
Spinning the best tunes from the first half of 2020
Listeners, thank you for fourteen years. Artists, thank you. BTR colleagues, thank you for everything. Stay healthy, keep creating. Signing off –  Maia
Welcome back, friends. On today’s show I’m so thrilled to share new music from Lido Pimienta, Laura Marling, The Beths, and more, while we listen to the birds chirp and further contemplate the how and what of this moment.
We’ve got jellybean updates, an extremely low stakes guessing game and two hours of music for your earholes.
Trying times require the perfect balance of tunes to calm the nerves.  Let’s all take a second to breathe and be grateful this Sunday.  Double shots and more.  Dig It!
Sarah Peacock drops her latest release “Burn the Witch” today and we’ve got tracks from it to start and end the show today. Plus here some Anna Calvi, Lanterns on the Lake, Cuesta Loeb and more.
Son Little bookends and much more on today’s show!
It’s a new music catchup week, as we dig back into the virtual bins for some of the past couple of months’ new releases for a great mix of musical discovery. From Shopping and Loving to Arbor Labor Union, Surface To Air Missive, and Scratchy Blanket to Son Little, Lady Lamb, and Alice Boman, there’s so much amazing new music out and you’re sure to find a new favorite in here!
Destroyer, a band formed in  Vancouver, British Columbia in 1995, released their 12th studio album, Have We Met, this past January . I’ll be playing one of my favorite tunes from that release today on the show. Plus, new music from Purr, Mount Sharp, Cuesta Loeb, Country Westerns, Bee Appleseed and more! Stay tuned.
Fat Tuesday is here and instead of feasting on food, we’re feasting on new music. Turn up the tunes and enjoy. New tracks from Bee Appleseed, Flor, Mo Douglas and more. Plus a BTR Top 10 remix.
‘Silver Tongue’ the fourth full-length from Nashville based Torres is our most played album of the week. Join us for a countdown of the 10 most played albums of the week.
TORRES takes the lead with her strong vocals and catchy melodies—check out who else made the list.
February 2020 and everything’s how it should be. Old favorites and newly emerging artists are dropping new music in abundance. We’re showcasing lots of new favorites like Dan Deacon, Squirrel Flower, Chance Wiesner and more in the mix today.
Counting down out most played albums of the week. Andy Shuaf is taking the top spot with his latest album, ‘The Neon Skyline’.
The Listening Booth has rock from Eddy Current Suppression Ring, electro with Mr. Elevator, and alt from Nik Freitas!
Filling your Friday with love songs in honor of Valentine’s Day. Enjoy some of the most talented ladies in music putting their hearts on the line.
Happy Valentine’s Day! Whether you’re in love, got a crush, or just plain jaded, this playlist is for you. Love yinz. Tune-in! xoxo
Love songs and songs we love. The Tryst is celebrating Valentine’s Day the only way we know how.
Counting down all the best new releases and the most played albums on BTR. Alice Boman’s album ‘Dream On’ is our most played album of the week.
Let our top artist of the week break your heart and have you falling in love all over again.
Now that football is done, some of us forget how to Sunday.  We don’t need football, but we definitely need good tunes.  Old reliable DJ Drew is on it.  2 hours, double shots, indie tunes, Sunday vibes.  Enjoy!
The Listening Booth has new electro and R&B from Alice Boman, Mr. Elevator, and Georgia Maq + high-energy alt from Telekinesis
Hop Along’s Frances Quinlan has released her debut solo album – hear it on The Jaunt!
2020 is coming in hot with new albums dropping left and right. Check out tracks form a bunch of them on the show today. Frances Quinlan, Tall Tall Trees, Squirrel Flower and more are in the mix.
San Francisco 49ers vs Kansas City Chiefs.  Who do you got? Either way, 2 hours of tunes to enjoy during the biggest game of the year.  Crank it loud so no one can hear the halftime show.  This music is better anyway.  Happy Super Bowl And Drew-per Bowl!
Frances Quinlan and Squirrel Flower both drop new albums today and we’ve got tracks from both. We’ve also got an artist spotlight on Georgia (not to be confused with last week’s spotlight on Georgia Maq) and her album Seeking Thrills.
It’s time for another big mix of music, from new tracks by Cheekface, Torres, and Andy Shauf to gems from our music library by Odetta Hartman, Scott Orr, L.A. Salami and much more, it’s two solid hours of great music ready for you to dive in!
Tunes courtesy of Andy Shauf, …And You Will Know Us By The Trail Of Dead, TORRES, Coma Girls, Bonnie “Prince” Billy and more!
Writing from a historical perspective, ‘Delivered by Midwives’ dives into the rich and complex narrative of black midwives in the twentieth century south.
We’re in LA. On today’s show you’ll hear new music from Alice Boman, Torres, Thigh Master, and more – along with a reading from John Muir’s “The Mountains of California”
Christine Tyler is a Brooklyn-based artist who received her MFA from Brooklyn College in 2019
John Daily (The Black Black, Kissed By An Animal, Von Goose, East Williamsburg Econolodge) stops by to talk a bit about his own music and the Brooklyn DIY space he runs, and of course to do the whole ‘listen-and-react-to” new songs thing with us! Featuring great new music from Smoke Fairies, …And You Will Know Us By The Trail Of Dead, Bad Pelicans, Mr. Elevator, CocoRosie, and Alice Boman.
New music from Sarah Mary Chadwick, Alice Boman, Elliot Moss and more!

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