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April 17, 2014. Lottie@btrtoday.com
This week on The Hash, DJs Molly and Dane pick out some of the best dating theories from How I Met Your Mother in honor of the series finale. Then, the pair chats about celebrities who seem to be photoshopping their Instagram photos. Later, writer Beth Lalonde joins the show with a conversation about sexual assault in Hollywood. Image by Molly Freeman. Playlist: 00:00 Intro & Rundown 00:48 Whiskey Man - Arc Iris 01:29 What to Learn From RomComs: How I Met Your Mother 10:20 Back to You - Twin Forks 10:51 Relationships in the Digital Age: Celebs Photoshopping 19:58 Words - Sleepy Sun 20:32 Range of Relationships: Beth Lalonde & Sexual Assault in Hollywood 29:00 Outro 29:31 Finish The Music Arc Iris (Original Arc Iris album art.) Live: Apr 8 - Mercury Lounge - New York, NY Apr 9 - BAR - New Haven, CT Apr 11 - Pittsburgh Winery - Pittsburgh, PA Twin Forks (Original Twin Forks album art.) Live: Apr 18 - Mercy Lounge - Nashville, TN Apr 19 - Vinyl - Atlanta, GA Apr 21 - Trees - Dallas, TX Sleepy Sun (Original Maui Tears album art.) Live: Apr 12 - Rotonde at Botanique - Brussels, Belgium Apr 13 - Paradiso Upstairs - Amsterdam, Netherlands Apr 14 - The Hope - Brighton, UK
Spring has sprung! And, thank goodness, so have new albums! We're swimming in new music this week, including my personal favorites, The Hold Steady, plus new tunes from new bands like Ausmuteants and Tony Molina, and more old favorites like Sleepy Sun. Don't forget to check out BTR on Facebook, Twitter, tumblr, Pinterest, Instagram, and SoundCloud!
If you’ve been browsing fashion news on the internet lately, chances are you’ve heard of normcore. This week’s guest is Jeremy Lewis, former trend forecaster and founder/editor of the scholarly new fashion publication Garmento, who contributed his thoughts on the new movement to The Cut’s widely publicized article. On today’s show Jeremy expounds on this sociological trend, sharing his thoughts on anonymity’s place in fashion, normcore’s appeal within our contemporary context, what it means to pursue fashion vs. style, and more. Plus, a great mix of under-the-radar artists in today’s playlist, including garage/psych/punk ensembles Sleepy Sun and Ex Hex, along with upcoming folk group Twin Forks and UK artist Bipolar Sunshine. So grab your most nondescript pair of grey sweatpants, and join us for a look into fashion’s new blank face…