DJRePete turns the calendar for you with alt rock tracks by Pity Sex and A Giant Dog, more folk from Tenniscoats and Tanya Donnelly, and throwbacks from The Like and M. Ward. And speaking of throwbacks, DJRePete harkens back to his Backroom Blues Hour program with a spotlight featuring R&B by The BellRays, rock from The Pack A.D. , and folk blues with Juba Dance. Plus, hit up info on the upcoming Celebrate Brooklyn festival featuring Sharon Jones & the Dap Kings as well as the members of Saun & Starr. That’s your Listening Booth line-up and your June start on BTRtoday!
It’s should divas day on Garbage Garage! That’s right, we’re starting the show off with some of my favorite gospel, soul, and R&B singers: Mavis Staples, Sharon Jones, Naomi Shelton, and Bettye LaVette. And we’ve also got great tracks from The Pains of Being Pure at Heart and Foreign Born that we haven’t heard in a while. And don’t forget to follow BTR on Facebook, Twitter, tumblr, Pinterest, Instagram, and SoundCloud.
This week, Jason has some great, finely-matched pairs of songs, from all over the globe. USA, the UK, Spain, Nigeria, Portugal, and possibly one more. So, put on your globe-trotting shoes, and don't forget to let me know where you bought them; as I didn't know that they were a real thing. I just use standard hiking boots. What a loser..
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.
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