Happy New Year! Can you believe that 2012 is here? And already it promises to be an exciting year for both fashion AND music. Today's Sew & Tell guest is the perfect guide to help us look back and remember the trends and style developments of 2011, as well as anticipate what's coming for 2012. Mary O'Regan is the senior fashion editor for Metro Magazine, a publication dedicated to all the great culture in the Twin Cities region. In addition, Mary maintains a fabulous blog called Art of Wore, and serves as editor-in-chief for several bridal publications. As evidenced by her sharp, incisive, instructive, witty writing and beautiful blog, Mary is plugged directly into the pulse of current fashion, and on today's show, she'll be talking about fashion in 2011, 2012, what it takes to develop a successful fashion blog, and she'll even share her own fashion New Year's resolution. I also have a playlist that I'm super excited about today, filled with my top tracks from the past year. It's unabashedly weighted towards hauntingly beautiful, slightly sad music, but... what can I say? That's what I love. So you'll be hearing this year's releases from Little Scream, Bon Iver, Timber Timbre, Levek, Tom Waits, and more. Turn up the volume, throw open your closet doors, and get ready for a brand new year of looking gorgeous.
New music from Black Star, Dive, Sealions, and Sharon Van Etten
What's your fashion fantasy? For the style editors of New York Magazine, that answer is found in Greenpoint-based designer Caycee Black, whose glamorous-but-edgy cocktail dresses they recently deemed utopian. With a background in dance and fine art, Caycee blends the influences of ballet and film into each season's collection, resulting in patterns and garments that strike a perfect balance between bold and dreamy, dark and light, tough and feminine. On today's show, Caycee talks about how she mixes the perfect cocktail of paint, dance, and fashion, what sci-fi films influenced her current F/W collection, and her fantasy picks for celebrities to dress (you will want to stay tuned for this!) Plus, fantastical tracks from some of Caycee's musical clients including Asobi Seksu and Pains of Being Pure At Heart, along with new music from Sharon Van Etten and Blackout Beach. So turn up the volume, and get ready to daydream…
BTR is all new today with DJRePete. Tune in for info on a trio of festivals featuring BTR talent, ranging from an airport runway in the Hamptons to a summer festival in Japan.  Also check out a remix set with the likes of Passion Pit. Plus, tracks from Handsome Furs, Cold War Kids, and Florence and the Machine. And, if you dig werewolves, we’ve got that too. Check out your Wednesday mix with DJRePete on BTR!
Jam-packed is one way to describe the start to your Wednesday on BTR! Check in with The Drums, Matt & Kim, and Gogol Bordello as DJRePete previews the 4 day festival going down in Manchester TN June 9th through the 12th.  Also, tune in for info on an Irish festival featuring this week’s BTR Discovery Artist of the Week. It’s festival Wednesday (apparently) with DJRePete on BTR!
John Maus. Gang Gang Dance. Shark? Ghostpoet. Fucked Up. Johan Agebjorn. So much music!

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