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Folk/Country
Renata Zeiguer (like tiger, with a Z) is a Brooklyn-dwelling NYC native with a broad depth of musical knowledge that…
2018 brought us lots of great new alt-country albums. DJ Emily has some of her favorites in the mix today. It's a great…
Pearl Charles has been hard at work since last we saw her in Austin in 2016. The Los Angeles-based folk musician…
Today we open with a new artist to the show. JDR and the Broadcast are from just west of Chicago and their new single…
The Underhill Family Orchestra is a band of siblings (by choice, not by blood) based out of Mobile, Alabama, stomping…
Neighbor Lady has already made quite an impression on us here at BTRtoday with their debut album, snagging a top artist…
Ann St. Louis kicks off the show with new music from her debut LP- If Only There Was A River. Matt Krahula and the…
There's almost too much amazing new music on the episode to list. But, let's try to do it anyway. New tunes from Matt…
Pearl Charles has been hard at work since last we saw her in Austin in 2016. The Los Angeles-based folk musician…
Kris Gruen has done quite a bit of touring and writing since he last visited us at BTR Live Studio 6 years ago. His…
Kittel & Co. is a contemporary string quintet fronted by Brooklyn musician Jeremy Kittel -- formerly of the GRAMMY…
Debuting music from Hellbilly HeartThrob on the mix today. Plus, new music from Chet Vincent. Swampmeat Family Band and…
“It feels comfortable to walk the earth now with a little bit more of my personality out there.”
Zander Hawley is an impressive young musician from Los Angeles whose bittersweet songs have an instant appeal. He honed…
Kim Richey is new to the mix. We've got a new track off a collaboration album from Dave Alvin and Jimmie Dale Gilmore.…
Monteagle is the new project from Justin Giles Wilcox of the band Nassau. Slightly more ethereal than his work with…
This week Ben Caplan takes over the top spot with his album 'Old Stock!'
Buck Meek is lead guitarist and one half of the songwriting duo behind the band Big Thief. He’s now front-and-center…
It’s the day we’ve all been waiting for—the debut record release show for the one and only The Nude Party.
This week we talk to sweet-honey drop Shannon Shaw from Shannon & The Clams about going solo & listen to her debut…
DJ Emily has your alternative to the pop country on terrestrial radio. Get your alt-country fix today with new music…
A list of fiction novels about music or written by musicians—books by Leonard Cohen, Nick Cave, Jimmy Buffett and…
A book list of bios, memoirs, oral histories and more from all genres that every music lover needs to read.
Donovan Woods is a Polaris Prize and Juno Awards-nominated Nashville songwriter originally from Sarnia, Ontario. Writing…
The Man in Black was too complex a thinker and too careful about his fans to be pinned down to an ideology.
Barlow’s great gift is in distilling the essence of folk music. With a punk rockers impatience, he strips away the…
Aisha Badru has one of those voices that cuts through the music in a very special way. Soft, soulful, and distinct, her…
Luke Winslow-King has a new album and we're playing tracks off of it. Plus music from Trace Mountains, Bonny Doon and…
Lowlight is a rising indie-folk band from Asbury Park, New Jersey. With no shortage of local accolades, the band has…
New music from Courtney Marie Andrews and Liz Brasher. Plus, All Our Exes Live In Texas, Ha Ha Tonka and more.
Hudson Taylor is an Americana/folk duo from Dublin, Ireland, made up of brothers Harry and Alfie Hudson Taylor.…
The Alt-Country hour has lots of new artists to rotation today. The mix included Fallow Ground, Swampmeat Family Band…
The Nashville band plays flowery melodies with intricate harmonies and choruses that’ll stay in your head like the…
Renata Zeiguer (like tiger, with a Z) is a Brooklyn-dwelling NYC native with a broad depth of musical knowledge that…
Indie rock inspired by folk and Americana that make you really think about this wild ride we call life.
Songwriter Walter Martin is known as a lyricist and multi-instrumentalist for The Walkmen -- and before that, Jonathan…
Today we're sampling lots of tunes off Ruby Boots' new album "Don't Talk About It." Plus we've got the first single from…
Native Harrow is Devin Tuel, accompanied by her musical partner and conspirator, composer/multi-instrumentalist Stephen…
After a few years in Nashville, this country singer returned to his hometown of Pittsburgh to create a band closer to…
‘Another Age,’ released on Captured Tracks Feb. 16, is a personal statement for the Widowspeak guitar player.
Handsome Ghost is the project of Boston native and English teacher, Tim Noyes. Blending his folk music roots with a love…
DJ Emily found a new artist she's loving. The artist is Ariel Bui and she'll have a few tracks from the Nashville-based…
Suzanne Santo is best known as the singer from Los Angeles-based Americana band, honeyhoney. Here, she steps out on her…
Benjamin Cartel, whom you may recognize from his previous project Kaiser Cartel, has returned to his solo project roots.…
New Ruby Boots and Peter Oren are in the mix. Plus a ton of other great music on this first alt-country set of 2018.
Self-described “fairy-folk” artist Jordan Klassen is a prolific songwriter based in Vancouver, British Columbia, who…

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