Can you believe that 2008 was eight years ago? Today on the show we’re going back in time eight years to see how things have and haven’t changed when it comes to musical trends. And of course, the rest of Garbage Garage is filled with everything and the kitchen sink, from hip-hop to folk to something called cumbia-punk out of East LA! And don’t forget to follow BTR on Facebook, Twitter, tumblr, Pinterest, SoundCloud, and Instagram.
It’s the end of January! That means only two more cold months before it starts to get warm! Maybe it’s too early to celebrate, but we are in that time of the year when a ton of amazing bands drop new albums, and am I excited to play some of them for you today. Keep your ears peeled for brand new tunes from The Dodos, AJ Davila, and Jack Name! Plus, don’t forget to check out BTR on Facebook and Like us!
Today on the show we're playing two tracks from the resurrected folk hero Linda Perhacs. It doesn't get more New Weird America than Linda. In 1970 she recorded a folk album that was lost to time, until New Weird America folks resurrected it decades later as a forgotten masterpiece. And now she has a brand new album out for us to share! All that and more on today's show, plus don't forget to follow BTR on Facebook, Twitter, tumblr, Instagram, Pinterest, and SoundCloud.
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.