Pick an artist in today's mix you love and support them (if you can) by purchasing an album or some merch. There are lots to choose from. 'Burn The Witch' the latest release from Sarah Peacock is new to the show. And, Waxahatchee's latest, 'Saint Cloud' is in there as well.
On August 7th, Drag City announced the death of one of its artists, David Berman. Berman fronted Silver Jews and his honest and raw lyrics built a cult following (which included the BTR Staff). Today on The Alt-Country Show, we are paying tribute to him by featuring tracks from his latest project, Purple Mountains. The project dropped its first and only album less than a month before his death. RIP to one of the greats.
NYC band Activity is a supergroup of sorts, with Travis Johnson, Steve Levine, Zoë Browne, and Jess Rees coming from the excellent bands Grooms, Field Mouse, and Russian Baths. This particular… | watch
Joe Virgillito chats with Prof. Gerald Friedman about COVID-19 and the case for Medicare For All. J. McVay and Jacqueline Soller discuss 2011 movie, ‘Contagion.’ Plus a preview of Scoville Unit’s upcoming BTR Live Studio session.