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We're counting down the Top 30 artists/albums played on our site this year. These numbers are based on how many times our DJs chose to play these albums. In this final week, we'll start it off with number 10 and work our way down to 1. Woo!
The Beths are a rock band based in Auckland, New Zealand, founded by lead singer/songwriter Elizabeth Stokes and guitarist Jonathan Pearce. Blending cool, catchy riff rock with fun vocals -- from all…
The final week in this 4 week best of series and the final Sunday Dealer's Choice show of 2018.  I'm not crying, you're crying!  So much to be thankful and grateful for in 2018 and so much to look forward to in 2019.  We start with Rubblebucket and end with Marijuana Deathsquads.  Happy Holidays and Happy New Year!
The Listening Booth's Best In Mix (part 2) has downbeat folk with Cat Power, R&B from Kadhja Bonet, and blues via Jonathan Jeremiah!
We look back at some of our favorite BTR Live Studio sessions from 2018.
This is the second half of our massive double episode recapping our favorite tracks and artists from 2018 in no particular order.
We're playing some of the best female artists played on Ladies Skate Only in 2018. Join us for part two of this three part series today on BTR! Featuring music from Madeline Leman and The Desert Swells, Hello June and more.
The Tryst is airing 4 weeks featuring some of the best music played on the show in 2018. This is part 3 and next week we're taking a break from the 'best of' shows for some holiday inspired tunes. So, listen up... then listen again!
For the first of our 2018 year-end recaps, we're taking a look at our favorite exclusive performances from BTR Live Studio - many of which have been from artists who were covered here in our record…
It’s going to be a busy fall season filled with bands like The Dead Milkmen, Mitski, The Dodos and The Damned.
Matt Weidauer is brand new to The Tryst today with music off his latest album. Plus new music from Rachel Bachman and a BTR Top 10 Remix.
Basement Revolver, Dilly Dally, Lung and Rubblebucket are making their countdown debuts. Animal Electricity shoots up the countdown to number one!
Animal Electricity's newest album 'Beginning To See The Light' is number one this week.
An Autumn Equinox mix in The Listening Booth w/seasonal tracks from Neko Case & Blitzen Trapper + new alt w/Honyock & blues w/Curse of Lono
Brand new music from The Human Condition out of San Francisco. We've got the lead single and title track from The Bottle Rocket's forthcoming album. There is also music from The New Zeitgeist as well as a BTR Top 10 remix with music from 10 of the most played albums on the site!
Illuminati Hotties and Teleman are making their countdown debuts. And, The Beths are shooting up the countdown to number one with music from their album "Future Me Hates Me".
The Beths knock down Oh Sees to number two, taking the spot at the top of the list.
The final Listening Booth of the summer season (for real this time) has the return of BC Camplight and a sunsetting jazz set with Pram.
New music in rotation from Madeline Leman and the Desert Swells, Kyler Morrison Band and Ex Debutante. Plus some old favs and a Top 10 remix. Turn it up.
Former number ones Echo Courts and Dirty Projectors are sticking around on the countdown. Plus, Oh Sees are shooting up to number one!
Oh Sees are back without the 'The' and are on the top of our list with their newest album 'Smote Reverser.'
Debuting a track from Anna St. Louis's upcoming release. A brand new track from Murder By Death. Plus, we are re-mixing the BTR Top 10. Enjoy the best new indie albums all in one spot.
Dirty Projectors are sticking around on the countdown. Music from Echo Courts is in the mix. Plus, Beechwood have shot up the countdown and have secured the number one spot.
Songs that’ll get you back into work and/or school mode and get you pumped for the fall.
NYC's own Beechwood takes the lead this week with their newest album 'Inside The Flesh Hotel.'
We’re celebrating (the not end of) summer in the Listening Booth w/surf rock from The Creation Factory & Echo Courts!
Brand new track from Anna St. Louis and her upcoming release. Plus an artist spotlight on Whitney Ballen.
This week get ready to blow your eardrums out with new ones by some classic contemporary punk rockers, just listen for yourself! 
Labrys out of Oklahoma kick off the show. There is a Top 10 remix to take you out. And, brand new music in between from Hellbilly HeartThrob out of Wisconsin.
The Dirty Projectors are sticking around on the countdown. And, Echo Courts of shot to number one. Enjoy these two artists and 8 others on this mix of the most played tracks on BTRtoday.
Echo Courts' sultry & emotional new album 'Room With A View' takes the #1 spot this week by storm.
If you are living in a humid climate, you know the pain of August.  This show is for you!  Enjoy 2 hours of cool AC air while listening to 2 hours of awesome indie tunes, including 2 double shot blocks!
Sweet tunes from Pram, Zook, Oh Sees, Rubblebucket and more!
Jeremy and the Harlequins have dropped a new album and label mates, Born Ruffians announced new tour dates in support of their latest release. Get all the info, plus two-hours of music on today's show.
Today's mix features new music from Free Cake For Everyone and Tomberlin. Plus, an artist spotlight on The Beths featuring tracks from their debut album, "Future Me Hates Me".
This week we're catching up on new releases and recent favorites once again, with great new stuff from Oh Sees, Odetta Hartman, Thin Lips and more!
Music courtesy of The Happy Fits, Free Cake For Every Creature, Phantastic Ferniture, Oh Sees and more!
Dr. Charis Kubrin joins the show to discuss her recent paper exploring California's Prop 47 and its effects on crime.
Dr. Arnold Glass of Rutgers University joins the show to discuss his recent study exploring the effects of cellphone usage on exam grades in one of his courses.
The Beths are an Auckland, NZ-based rock band, founded by lead singer/songwriter Elizabeth Stokes and guitarist Jonathan Pearce.
The Beths are a rock band based in Auckland, New Zealand, founded by lead singer/songwriter Elizabeth Stokes and guitarist Jonathan Pearce. Blending cool, catchy riff rock with fun vocals -- from all four band members, no less -- the band has a likeably addictive sound. They stopped by Serious Business Music in Brooklyn to share some tunes ahead of their debut full length record release. Future Me Hates Me from The Beths will be available August 10, 2018 from Carpark Records. Listen to the audio podcast for more music and interview.
Our favorite action and/or spy movies. Movie discussions about ‘The Miseducation of Cameron Post’ and ‘Mission: Impossible - Fallout.’ A performance from The Beths’ upcoming BTR Live Studio session.
Kim Richey Starts off the show. Goon makes their Top 10 debut and are featured during the set at the end of the show. Plus music from The Ophelias, Bonny Doon and our number one artist this week, Ben Caplan.
Josh Higgins of the Charlotte, NC-based label Refresh Records joins us by phone to chat about the 3-year old label. We check out music from Echo Courts, Emily Donohue, Cuzco, and more before digging…
Joan As Police Woman is playing in NYC tonight before she heads to Europe. Today's show kicks off with music from her latest release and that's followed by two full hours of music for you to jam out to this Tuesday.
We're halfway through 2018, so it's time to take a quick look back at the past 6 months of new music! Think of it as a refresher as we head into the second half of the year of listening - by no means…
Tunes from the best albums from the first half of 2018. Dig it.
Time for a break from the record label features, as we dive into other new music from the past couple of months, including new releases from Scott Orr, Boy Azooga, Ari Roar, Frog Eyes, Bernice, and much, much more!
New tunes from Neko Case, Sam Evian, Tancred and more. Plus a BTR Top 10 remix.
Last day of May! Hey, Hey, Hey.....
We're having a beach party. Grab your swimsuit and a towel and head to the ocean. 8 of our DJs have selected tracks that celebrate the summer!
Five Kill Records is a brand new upstate NY collective, drawing on the experiences and resources of 5 area entities: B3nson Recording Company, Swordpaw Collective, Collar City Records, The Rev…
Tunes from Postdata, Abbe May, Parlor Walls, Frankie Simone and more!
New music from Abbe May. Plus music from our most played artist, Hop Along as part of the Top 10 countdown remix to round out the show.
Countdown the most paid artists on BTR this week. 10 of the best albums are ready for you and we will start with 10 and work our way down to a brand new number one!
Hop Along's newest album 'Bark Your Head Off, Dog' has a well deserving spot as #1 this week!
It’s getting psychedelic in The Listening Booth w/Confidence Man who plays today at the Groovin the Moo festival + Of Montreal & UMO!
Seis de Mayo means a hangover and a lot of general pain all over, especially when cinco de mayo falls on a Saturday! Stay in, drink water and try to remember what happened while listening to 2 hours of my rad Dealer's Choice show. You're welcome!
Sweet new tracks by Speedy Ortiz, Animal Electricity, Post Animal and more!
This might be New Vibrations' catchiest week ever—tune in for new ones from all kinds of bubbly, melodic & captivating bands.
I hated April.  Nothing but cold, rainy, snowy yuck.  Spent the whole dang month in anticipation for something better.  Well here comes May!  In celebration here is an all doubleshot show!  YES!!!!!
This week we're catching up on new and recent releases again, including a special block of new title tracks we're loving!
Tunes by L.A. Salami, Everett Bird, Eels and more!
Remember when Max was here week before last? Well, he’s not here this week, but we saw him the other day anyway. Also, Bryan is inspired to start skateboarding again while magically turning the…
Eels, L.A. Salami, No Famous Death and more on the show today!

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