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Midweek on the Listening Booth has STRFKR, throwbacks via The Alternate Routes, and info on this weekend’s Corona Capital Festival in Mexico City
DJRePete debuts The Listening Booth today with some music discovery and a spotlight on Record Store Day! Hit up an eclectic mix of alternative from Aurora and music before you can buy it from Prism Tats. Plus, get your shopping list ready for Saturday’s 9th annual Record Store Day with a spotlight playlist of bands releasing new works this weekend. Sample music in the Listening Booth from the likes of Radical Face, Chvrches, and Blitzen Trapper. And don’t miss some of the jazz and blues talent with new album drops this weekend, including Sun Ra and Eli "Paperboy" Reed. That’s your inaugural Listening Booth mix with DJRePete on BTRtoday!
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It's Screen Week on BTR! On today's show, BTR's resident Superman kid (and co-host of our movie podcast Restricted Audience Required) joins us to talk about the latest rumors about the upcoming Superman vs. Batman movie. And later, Molly Freeman is in the studio to talk more about her story available now on about the effect that Neilsen's new Twitter TV ratings are having on your favorite shows.
It's Authenticity Week on BTR! On today's show, Jordan Reisman chats with the creator of the award winning podcast, 'The Truth', Jonathan Mitchell. And later, Jody Stephens, drummer of Memphis power pop quartet Big Star, is on the phone talking about a new documentary out on his legendary band. Plus, last week in independent media and under-reported news.