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Bryan B & JLM
Over the course of 2018 we interviewed four different musicians who had new music out: Nikkiesha McLeod, Kyle Wilson from Milagres, Tom D’Agustino from Active Bird Community, and Gabriel Birnbaum…
While we do our best to cover as much new music as possible here on The Music Digest, there's always going to be stuff we miss. Here, we revisit some tunes and bands that we missed in 2018 to try to…
We took a look back at every artist we played in 2018 and assembled a batch of tracks by those artists we either found ourselves revisiting most throughout the year or still do want to revisit. All of…
For our final “new music” episode of the show in 2018, our buddy Max Goransson makes his third appearance - ready to react to brand new music from The Glow, El Silver Cabs, Grandchildren, Chasms,…
The usual duo is back at it, thick in the midst of year-end prep but ready to keep the new jams coming. We’ve got brand new music from Gabriella Rose, Patrick Damphier, Jason Lytle, and more - and…
BTRtoday’s Ms. Lottie and Elena Childers are here with J to discuss new singles by FEWS, Du Blonde, and Homeshake and album tracks from Rick Rude, Rose Droll, Two Medicine, and Surfbort.  
This week, we have new singles from Foxwarren, Mike Krol, Piroshka, and Toro y Moi as well album tracks off of new releases by BOYO and Gestures. Also, wanna hear every track we’ve played on the…
New singles and album tracks, plus some sage-like advice from an old friend! Come along for the adventure and check out tunes by Jasmi Kaset & Quichenight, Azure Ray, DEHD, Art Feynman, Moving…
We lead off with some new music from old friends, Mancino, followed by an album track from Stove’s new one and singles from Westerman, Ten Fé, and Royal Trux.
This week, we cover our YouTube watching habits, the nature of prog rock, biomusicology, and more! We also check out new tunes from Justin Dean Thomas, Surfbort, Doe Paoro, We Are The City, Cloud…
This week, we play (and, duh, react to) nothing but singles. We have new ones from Anemone, Girlpool, Soccer Mommy, Speedy Ortiz, and Go Dark. Plus we may be building a time machine?
This week we get turned on to excellent new music from Timmy’s Organism, Les Big Byrd, Miss Information, David August, and Dead Tooth, all while managing to talk about just about anything and…
We have new singles by Monteagle, Django Django, and PAINT. And we have new album tracks from Kero Kero Bonito, Madeline Kenney, and Adrianne Lenker. Q: What else could you want? A: Nothing.
In which we don’t really talk about the songs, because J’s off working on some super duper top secret project (watching movies), BTRtoday Music Drector Lottie is back in the hot seat, free…
It’s nothing but singles in this week’s episode. We’ve got new ones from Cat Power (featuring Lana Del Rey), Morabeza Tobacco, Pom Poko, FADE, Tasha, and Baxter Dury, Etienne de Crécy &…
This is the episode in which we make sense of it all. Every lingering questions. Every tricky riddle. Every hankering hankering. You know what we mean. We also receive a transmission in regards to…
New singles from BRONCHO, Hippo Campus, and Skylar Spence. And new album tracks from Teleman and Neil & Liam Finn.
Lottie sits in for JLM once again as we make our way through some new singles from Nicole Yun, Idles, and Scott Orr, and check out album cuts from the latest releases by Blood Orange, PILE, and…
New singles from Molly Burch, Shannen Moser, and Bobey. Album tracks from new and newish releases by Mike Pace and the Child Actors, Bilge Rat, and AD.UL.T.
In yet another tangent-filled episode, we manage to squeeze in listening to 6 new (and newish) songs, leaning heavily on a few new releases from record labels previously featured on The Subliminal…
Gabriel Birnbaum from Wilder Maker stops by to chat with J about the band’s new single, “Gotta Get My Money,” off their album, Zion, which was just released from Northern Spy Records.
Coffee gets spilled, new singles and album tracks get listened to (and reacted to), and we try to remember when last we heard from Madeline Kenney (it wasn’t that long ago). As always, you can reach…
Tom D’Agustino from Active Bird Community stops by to chat with Bryan about the band’s new single, “Unwind With Me,” off their album, Amends, which is out on September 14th from Barsuk…
This week is all about brand new singles (and one track that isn’t exactly a single but come on give us break, wouldya?!)! Follow along as we take your ears down a long, winding road of tangents,…
New singles by Hello June, Art d’Ecco, and Dilly Dally. Album tracks from new releases by Field Division, Mo Douglas, and Goon. More talk of Canada, and also an invitation to a particular record…
This week, Bryan's driving the unicycle, all the way up to Canada! Not sure what we mean? Listen in and then give us a ring at (408) SUB-INEV!
Mr. Kyle Wilson, from the band Milagres, stops by to discuss the band’s new single, “Pindrop,” with Bryan. He also shares details about their recording process for an imminent new album that’s…
Nikkie McLeod’s new single, “Deep Cry” is featured in this episode. J. McVay spoke with Nikkie about the song, the upcoming EP, and the special connection the music has to their family and…
There’s lots of psychedelicness in this episode, along with some retro vibes here and there. Other things you can expect in this episode are emphatic, clattering grooves, smoothness, talk of…
It's one of those weeks on The Music Digest where we just happen to have the good fortune of stumbling ass-backwards onto a crop of excellent new music, some from artists we've never heard of, some…
There’s an exceptional crop of music in this week’s episode, from Irish indie-surf-pop to guitar driven punk and post-punk to cosmic country to dubbed out reggae-inflected jams to Neil Young-esque…
New and/or newish tunes abound in this episode. This time by Empresarios, Ty Richards, Remember Sports, Jennifer Castle, and Frog Eyes. And our favorite caller calls in to let us know he’s…
J has run off to some other, less rainy place this week, so it's time for another special guest co-host! This time around, the talented Brian Sendrowitz of the band Beat Radio joins us to talk turkey…
This is definitely the most profound, revealing, inspirational episode of The Music Digest on BTR yet. Come along with us for this excellent journey, won’t you? Give us a call at (408) SUB-INEV!
Via some level of serendipity, this week’s episode ends up starting with an energetic track, before getting real chilled out in the middle and then getting frenetic again at the end. Lots of great…
JLM is busy with Tribeca Film Festival fun times this week, so the artist-formerly-known-as-Ms.-Lottie returns to drops some knowledge and many, many laughs. Call us at (408) SUB-INEV!
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…
This episode is jam-packed with titillating golf talk, a little blood, and all sorts of deep deep deep tangent holes. Get into it with us.
In addition to listening to SOOOOO much excellent new music in this episode, we also somehow end up talking about love in an elevator (as in Aerosmith), glycerine (as in Bush), the usefulness and best…
Great friend of the show, Mr. Max Goransson, has returned! On a special visit from the icy north, he graces us with his musical genius, stunning intellect, and hearty life advice. Really! Also, we…
Sometimes songs have familiar names. Funk will still exist in the future and we now know what it will sound like. AYAHUASCA!!!!!!! Rhythmic changes enhance dramatic shifts. Just because you think…
This is an extra-caffeinated episode, in which we tangent at an accelerated pace. We also listen to a bunch of great new music! Don’t forget to call us with your feedback, suggestions, and contest…
So many familiar sonic face in this episode, from artists we’ve heard before, to artists we played shows with way back when to artists we’ll know soon enough. True story.
We’re blazing through new music like it’s candy this week! As always, phone lines are open for your feeback: (408) SUB-INEV.
Lots of great new music this week and a tangent or two along the way. Feedback is welcome at (408) SUB-INEV.
A lobster, some peanut butter cups, and a bunch of great new music walk into the podcast studio, and this tangent-laden exploration of new sounds emerges! As always, we welcome your feedback at (408)…
The new music flow for the year is really getting going now, and we’re getting caught up in it with singles and album tracks from some recent and upcoming releases. Also, somebody had too much…
Bryan’s back and he brought the tangents. Now with more nuts! Oh, and cool new music for us to listen and react to!
Bryan is still on leave, but that just means we get to hear from BTRtoday’s Music Director, Ms. Lottie again! And as we move past the beginning of the calendar year, there’s a lot of new music…
Bryan is out again this week, but his brilliant bandmate, Sarah Wood (aka Swood) is here to fill in for him. And she brought a notebook… you know, to take notes. Because she is a pro.
Jonathan Pilkington Kahnt (aka JPK) joins J this week, filling in for Bryan. JPK is in the bands Mount Sharp (with Bryan), Flying Pace, and Quiet Loudly. Additionally, he’s a gifted singer and…
BTRtoday’s Music Director, Ms. Lottie, fills in for Bryan in our first episode of the year and we have a good time discussing soundtrack songs that almost were, remixes that definitely are,…

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