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The project from Matt jones, get swinging & rockin' to this contemporary jazzy take on Americana.
2021 started off very rocky and now the planet is literally on fire—BUT the killer new tunes never stopped a'flowin.
Wes Tirey is a musician and poet based in Asheville, North Carolina. His latest release is an expansive double-album and lyric/prose chapbook, that brings timeless stories to life through melody and words. Here, Wes delivers a raw performance from his sun room – along with a guest appearance from his cat, Tonto. The Midwest Book Of The Dead is available now from Dear Life Records. Listen to the audio podcast for more music and interview.
The title track from their upcoming album, this song will have you reevaluating what you thought was true.
This week I chat with Canadian artist Kelly McMichael and spin her newest album Waves. 
A chat w/ Night Beats' Danny Lee Blackwell about life, old-school twang, & the new album Outlaw R&B—listen here!
Blues & outlaw country-inspired, the album wants everyone to just be cool with themselves.
Written after the loss of a loved one, Riorden is not only premiering a track but also telling you how she finds her way through darkness.
Call Me Spinster is a Chattanooga, TN-based sister trio of Rosie, Rachel, and Amelia. In this episode, the band delivers a stunning live performance, featuring new band members Alfredo and, of course, Maggie The Dog.
Sanya N'Kanta is a Jamaican-born musician currently based in Charlotte, NC who writes, performs, and produces songs with a wide range of musical influences and styles. Here, he shares an exclusive, stripped-down performance of a song from his new EP.
“I think that I’m just adding a little color to a picture that’s been started a long time ago,” she says.
This week I chat politics & music w/ Kentucky's very own S.G. Goodman with her old-school country vibe & fresh Americana sound.
Sunny War is a folk/punk musician based in Los Angeles whose smooth voice and mesmerizing fingerstyle guitar playing makes for a fresh sound. Here, she’s joined by her bandmate, bassist/vocalist Aroyn Davis, for an exclusive, stripped-down, intimate performance for BTR Live Studio at Home, produced with the help of Harlan and Randi Steinberger at Hen House Studios. Simple Syrup is available now. Listen to the audio podcast for more music and interview.
Bartees Cox is a songwriter and producer who spent years playing in bands in Brooklyn before making the move to Washington, DC, where his solo project, Bartees Strange, took focus and grew - from an album of reinterpretations of The National’s music to his stunning full-length, genre-bending debut, Live Forever. It’s been a huge year for Bartees, and we’re excited to present his exclusive, solo performance for BTR Live Studio at Home! Live Forever is available now from Memory Music. Listen to the audio podcast for more music and interview.
This video shows that sometimes getting lost in your thoughts can feel just as real as getting lost in real life.
We know the holiday is cheesy, but we're desperate for any reason to celebrate love this year—why not do it with cool tunes?
Catch a chat w/ Jocelyn Mackenzie AND an exclusive preview to her debut album 'PUSH.'
He’s been making sultry tunes since the ‘50s & if you don’t know about him, it’s time you learned.
This week I feature the founding father of idiosyncratic soul Jerry Williams Jr. aka Swamp Dogg!