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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…
These are songs from the best interviews from 2018—they’re all awesome & everyone needs to check them out.
2018 was a rough year. At least we had our weekly Monday music column & podcast to get us through it.
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!
Some of the best albums from underground artists that the charts decided to ignore.
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…
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!
Today we're revisiting some of our favorite sessions of the year - including music and interviews from Tubafresh, Language, Doe Paoro, and Mourn.  
tubafresh is the dynamic new solo project from Chanell Crichlow, a Brooklyn-based producer, songwriter, and horn player who has spent the past few years leading the PitchBlak Brass Band. This new…
This is the second half of our massive double episode recapping our favorite tracks and artists from 2018 in no particular order.
The best tracks from 2018. Thanks for tuning in this year!
NYC band Language is the trio of Omar, Wes, and Charles. Stylistically rooted in everything heavy, propulsive, and riffy, the band is a fully capable force of brutal yet smooth rock power. As they…
Dawn in the new year w/ this part one round ups of THE TOP SONGS of 2018—the only good thing to come out of this year.
Today we're revisiting some of our favorite sessions of the year - including music and interviews from Heaven, Renata Zieguer, Alice Boman, and Dezorah.
Renata Zeiguer (like tiger, with a Z) is a Brooklyn-dwelling NYC native with a broad depth of musical knowledge that informs her captivating songwriting. Along with her musical collaborator/producer…
I interviewed over 100 bands this year and narrowing it down to just 10 was tough.
No matter what holiday you celebrate, there's lots for you to enjoy in this holiday edition of The Tryst. Christmas tunes, winter, and songs about keeping warm in the cold. There's a little bit of everything in this mix for you to enjoy today.
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. We kicked it off last week and the fun continues today. Tune in as we start it off with number 20 and work our way down to number 11.
Noisy guitars, big drums, super sweet melodies and a heavy romantic nostalgia are the ingredients that make up Heaven’s timeless music. With nods to all things both shoegaze and gorgeous psych-rock,…
The holiday is approaching and you're gonna need some chill music to play for your family dinner that rocks.
Over the hump and on the home stretch!  Week 3 Best of 2018 means we keep this damn double shot thing going.  We start at Black Moth Super Rainbow and 2 hours later finish with Deafheaven.  Enjoy and come back to finish it off with Week 4 next Sunday
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…
DJRePete kicks off an annual tradition in The Listening Booth with part 1 of his year end Best In Mix w/Neko Case and electronica Bob Moses
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.
Today we're revisiting some of our favorite sessions of the year - including music and interviews from Idgy Dean, Buck Meek, Anna Burch, and Joanna Teters.
Kevin Krauter is a musician based in Bloomington, Indiana, who plays in the increasingly popular band Hoops. As with that project, Krauter employees similarly universal melodies with his solo music,…
This year, I traveled the midwest, deep south and more. These were the wildest rides.
It's time for the 2018 recap! Here's the first half of our massive double episode recapping our favorite tracks and artists from 2018 in no particular order.
On today's show, some of the best music from 2018 (according to Lottie).
Many of these EPs might have flown under your radar when they were released. Catch up on them today—we promise you won't regret it.
For our final episode of the year, we’re looking back on some music by local artists that came out in 2018. This is music that made an impact on us and we hope it has or will make an impact on you.…
Happy holidays, my babies. I'm off from work 'till next year so I hope you like this playlist. I've sprinkled in a few holiday treats to get you guys in the holiday spirit. Enjoy! And tune the heck in…
Idgy Dean is the live-loop-based solo musical endeavor of Brooklyn’s Lindsay Sanwald. Sanwald’s presence is electric, and the energy and skill with which she weaves together and manipulates live…
A look back at the wildest and craziest nights of 2018.
Mike Pace, formerly of Brooklyn post-punks Oxford Collapse, is back with another excellent batch of catchy tunes from his eponymous project. While we last saw Mike in an acoustic phase (doing…
Our holiday broadcasts commence today, with a look back at some of our favorite sessions of the year. On today's show we are revisiting music and interviews from Garcia Peoples, Holly Miranda, Kittel…
Though the Cosmic punks are English, they’re ready to rock out with New Jersey’s famous mythical creature.
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!
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. It's going down over the next three weeks here on the BTR Top 10. Tune in today as we start it off with number 30 and work our way down to 21.
This week we listen to Porcupine's most recent release & chat with bassist Greg Norton (former bassist of Hüsker Dü)—so tune in!
Though the bands have completely different sounds, they both uphold that dark grittiness we’ve all come to love.
This is the song you'll want on repeat for all of the next week.
Week 2! Back at it with Best Of 2018 picks.  Double shots from start to finish!  Start being Screaming Females.  Finish being Confidence Man.  Enjoy and come back next week for Week 3!
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…
DJRePete has a solstice inspired mix with a spin on holiday tunes from the likes of Sufjan Stevens and Sally Shapiro!
Cherry is the latest project from Philadelphia-based guitarist/singer Russell Edling of Kite Party. The band operates on a principle of creation without expectations, and it seems to be working out…
The holidays are upon us! Join the BTR crew for this edition of Roadside Assistance. Perfect for your holiday travels, baking cookies or laying in bed and avoiding the cold.
Cherry is the latest project from Philadelphia-based guitarist/singer Rusell Edling of Kite Party. The band operates on a principle of creating without expectations, and it seems to be working out…
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…
Neighbor Lady and their album 'Maybe Later' topped the charts for BTRtoday this year.
It's your lucky day - Thursday, December 13th! You'll hear tunes by Rose Droll, Tomorrow's Tulips, Nylon Smile and more! Also, you'll hear some of my favorite songs from my other podcast, Spotlight…
With their newest album ‘Verb for Dreaming’ released they don’t have any limits to inspirations.
Parquet Courts created a safe haven for down-to-earth city dwellers to escape the mob of drunk Santas.
11 Cities. 24 bands and artists. 24 songs. It's the Best of Spotlight on the City for 2018!
Coco Verde is the project led by Brooklyn songwriter Julian Anderson, along with an excellent band comprised of Koko Williams on keys and vocals and Jonathan Sacca and Ryan Laetari on guitars.
DJ Emily is playing you some of the best music played on The Tryst and doing it every week in December! We're moving on to part two with tunes form Anna St. Louis, of Montreal and more!
We're counting down this week's top albums for the last time in 2018! Next week will bring you the best of the year countdowns. Paint has the honor of the final number one album of the week in 2018.
This week we chat with Olivia Scibelli, frontwoman to Nashville-based band Idle Bloom & listen to their most recent album.
Pearl Charles has been hard at work since last we saw her in Austin in 2016. The Los Angeles-based folk musician released her debut full length earlier this year and has been performing and touring…
Trump winning the election made us all feel helpless, but Idle Bloom uses their music to help us get through it.
PAINT's debut self-titled full length is defintely a ~must~ listen.
All double shot best of start NOW!  4 Weeks of my favorite picks of the year, 2 tracks from each record and artist.  Week 1 starts with Hollie Cook and ends with Ezra Furman.
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,…
DJRePete’s spotlights Dan Mangan and Unknown Mortal Orchestra ahead of their 2019 tours! + electro w/Bob Moses & soul w/Saun & Starr
DJ Emily's got some of the best artists played on this all-female music mix in 2018. Check out artists like SC Mira, Caroline Says and Ruby Boots in the mix today.
Bilge Rat is a rock trio based in New Haven, Connecticut. With slow, grungy grooves and skronky goodness all over, singer/guitarist Mike Kusek’s songs push and pull with a nervous energy that both…
This week we revisit the Stockholm, Sweden-based label, PNK SLM Recordings, catching up with their releases from 2018 and chatting with founder Luke Reilly about the label's beginnings, changes in the…
Shaw's powerful performance with a nine-piece band and an amazing lineup of musicians was destined to be memorable.
Sun Breaks, Tallies, Azure Ray and more!
Big Ups recently announced they’re going on indefinite hiatus and they’ll be playing their final shows in January 2019 -- with their final show being at The Bowery Ballroom in NYC on Friday,…
Like always, I've got lots of tracks from brand new albums for ya here.  Happy December, everybody! Tune-in xoxo
Doe Paoro is a songwriter from Syracuse, New York, who is currently based in Los Angeles. Known for ambitious compositions and collaborations, her latest album pulls things back to their most honest…
Doe Paoro is a songwriter from Syracuse, New York, who is currently based in Los Angeles. Known for ambitious compositions and collaborations, her latest album pulls things back to their most honest…
DJ Emily's picking her favorite tracks played on The Tryst this year and handing out some superlatives. You'll hear it here on BTR, every Tuesday in December. If you're new to BTR or you missed an episode or two, tune in so you don't miss out on the best of the best of 2018.
We've got four albums making their countdown debut. Plus, Jasmin Kaset and Quichenight take the one spot for the first time with their album "Tuxedo".
This week we listen to NYC gritty, thrashy & trashy punk rockers Surfbort & chat w/ frontwoman Dani Miller.
Deeper is a Chicago-based post-punk band who’s been steadily crafting their sound and conceptual attack for the past few years, in preparation for the release of their current self-titled debut.…
Jasmin Kaset (from Birdcloud) & Quichenight is leading with their debut album 'Tuxedo.'
First weekend in the last month of the year.  Next week starts "Best Of's"  Until then, enjoy the newest of the new new tunage and some sweet double shot blocks.
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…
New month, new mix in The Listening Booth w/Grapetooth electro, Neighborhood of Make Believe folk, & The Rusty Guns' reckless bluegrass rock
Las Rosas is the Brooklyn-based rock trio of Joses Boyer and Aybar, along with drummer Christopher Lauderdale. They’ve been rockin’, rollin’, janglin’, and hangin’ out in the local scene and living the rock ‘n roll road life for a few years now, firmly establishing themselves as a solid, go-to, good times band. The guys stopped by Serious Business Music in Brooklyn to share a brand new song. Shadow By Your Side is available now from Greenway Records.
This week we're featuring Lame-O Records, aka "Philadelphia's finest independent record label" since 201 with a visit from founder Eric Osman. We cover the label's releases, the important of…
Tracks courtesy of Azure Ray, Julia Holter, Tobias Berblinger and more!
Get down to these new garage, synth and pop rock tracks! You're welcome.
The garage punk band is causing mayhem with non-stop party tunes.
The World’s Greatest Detective is a Brooklyn-based punk band made up of Alex Heigl, Jordan Runtagh, Matt Rappold, West Smith, and Mario Gutierrez. With old brash, blistering, old school jammers, the…
Back at it this Tuesday and kicking off the show with a brand new single from Sarah Shook & The Disarmers. Turn it up.
The Monday after a holiday weekend can be tough to deal with. Fortunately, you've got the best indie music of the week laid out before you. The BTR Top 10 features countdown newcomers Paint and J. Fernandez. As well as a new number one album from Heaters.
The leftover turkey sandwiches are running thin but we're still giving thanks. Join your favorite DJs on this edition of Roadside Assistance and give thanks for some of the best indie music around.
This week we listen to & chat with west coast rockers Destroy Boys—a Billie Joe Armstrong favorite!
Kevin Krauter is a musician based in Bloomington, Indiana, who plays in the increasingly popular band Hoops. As with that project, Krauter employees similarly universal melodies with his solo music,…
Heaters leads with their album 'Suspended Youth'—make sure you give it a listen!
Right in between Black Friday that was Cyber Monday that will be we find our Sunday Dealer's Choice show.   Good news for all you, it's free and it's 2 hours long.  Save your money and your ears!  It's Dealer's Choice time!
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.  
Step into The Listening Booth where DJRePete is spinning a smorgasbord of genres and eras! New R&B from Tash + throwbacks from Asobi Seksu!
Jasmin Kaset and Quichenight's new album "Tuxedo" is full of amazing 70s pop goodness. So, we are featuring the new album as the artist spotlight today. There is a new track from Laura Jane Grace in the mix. Plus, BTR's artist of the week Julia Holter.
Thanksgiving was so yesterday; it’s time to focus on Christmas, Hanukkah & Kwanzaa.
Shana Falana is a dream-pop artist currently based in Kingston, New York. Shana and Michael Amari explore darkness and light in their almost-meditative songs, which are illuminated by dazzling visual projections at live shows and during this session. The group paid us a visit at Serious Business Music in Brooklyn late last year to discuss their music and plans for 2018. Here Comes The Wave is available now from Team Love Records. Listen to the audio podcast for more music and interview.
Today's show features music from Shana Falana, The Duke of Surl, Adeline Hotel, and Max Pain & The Groovies.
For this post-Thanksgiving musical journey, we're keeping things on the chill side with tracks from Adriane Lenker, Ari Roar, Jerry David Decicca, Woods, Rainer Maria, Milagres, Beat Radio, and much…
It's a Thanksgiving day themed mix!
Shilpa Ray, NO ICE, Crazy Pills, and more are playing ‘Sunday for SAVI: A Thanksgiving Concert’ to benefit the Mount Sinai Sexual Assault & Violence Intervention Program (SAVI). Milagres has…
New music for your long ride home in this heavy Thanksgiving traffic—enjoy & rock out to these brand new tracks.
Farao is the musical moniker of Kari Jahnsen, a multi-instrumentalist and producer from Berlin by-way-of Norway.
Farao is the musical moniker of Berlin by-way-of Norway multi-instrumentalist/producer Kari Jahnsen. Blending minimalist beats and swirling synths in tandem with a zither and chimes, Farao’s…
With their newest album ‘Memory Foam’ out into the world didi is unafraid to wear their emotions on their sleeves.
The Tryst kicks off with Illinois' JDR and The Broadcast bringing their alt-country, Americana flair. There are some great tracks at the end of the mix to get you in the Thanksgiving spirit and 10 of the most played artists on the site are in the middle of it all.
Photos from The Dodos' show at Bowery Ballroom in NYC.
Julia Holter's latest album "Aviary" is number one in our hearts this week.
This week we listen to the newest EP Nothing's On My Mind by Clean Spill and include a chat we had on Halloween. They were dressed as farmers and on their way to record new material.…
The indie rockers use music and surfing to rebel against the elite in their upper class town.
The latest song from the San Fransisco experimental music project spins beauty out of nightmares.
Julia Holter's savory vocals and soothing melodies from her newest album 'Aviary' have reigned this week.
New tunes as we creep into the holiday season.  Double shots and new tunes from top to bottom this week.  Can you dig it?
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…
The Listening Booth keeps you warm with some throwback tunes from One Eskimo and Luke Temple of Here We Go Magic! New tunes too. Hit it!
The Underhill Family Orchestra is a band of siblings (by choice, not by blood) based out of Mobile, Alabama, stomping out epically anthemic, soul-churning roots music from the swamp to the stadium.…
This week we turn our ears towards Community Records. Based in New Orleans, the label began in 2008 and has been growing strong since. We chat with two of its founders, Greg Rodrigue and Daniel…
Tracks by Swearin', Blue Ranger, Kero Kero Bonito, Goodbye Honolulu and more!
Happy hump day! We're back at it over here with all the best new tracks in the world of new music coming out that is actually good. So tune in and learn a thing or two! xoxo
Samia, the band, is the musical project of 21 year old NYC native Samia Finnerty. With a powerful voice and uncanny ability to write poignant, confessional pop songs ranging from the soft and subtle…
Samia (the band) is the musical project of 21-year-old NYC native Samia Finnerty. With a powerful voice and uncanny ability to write poignant, confessional pop songs ranging from the soft and subtle…
Music from Brussels, Belgium - based artists including Karin Clercq, Capelo, Sueellen and more!
Laura Jane Grace's new album is out now! DJ Emily is doing sample sets from some of the other shows she hosts on BTR. You'll hear some of the best new indie music out there. Turn up The Tryst.
John Grant debuts on the countdown at number 10. Surfbort shoots up the countdown to number one! There are eight awesome songs in between for you listening pleasure.
Current Joys is the solo musical project of Los Angeles-based musician and video director, Nicholas Rattigan. Rattigan has bounced around quite a bit, from Reno (where his rockin’ duo Surf Curse is…
This week we chat w/ classic pop punk band Tokyo Police Club & listen to their most recent album 'TPC'!
The indie band has been touring for over a decade and they’ve got a system.
Gritty NYC punk rockers Surfbort take the lead this week with their new album 'Friendship Music!'
Happy Veterans Day Weekend.  Celebrate our country and our Vets with 2 hours of dope tunes and a 2 double shot blocks right in the middle.  Let freedom ring!
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…
The Listening Booth's has upbeat alt w/Dead Tooth, dreamy electro to get lost in from Matthew Dear, and a Minus the Bear farewell tour?
Laura Jane Grace is dropping her solo debut album today and we've got it to start off the show. Plus, brand new music from Tasha and Julia Holter.
From our friends at Greenway Records, Max Pain And The Groovies are here with some catchy, blazing garage-rock on their latest record. Fast, fun, and groovy (duh), the NYC band dropped by Serious…
From our friends at Greenway Records, Max Pain And The Groovies are here with some catchy, blazing garage-rock on their latest record. Fast, fun, and groovy (duh), the NYC band dropped by Serious…
My feet may still be sore from dancing and I hardly have a voice, but it was totally worth it.
This week we're featuring the LA-based label, Felte, and speaking with its founder Jeff Owens about their first 5 years, latest releases, and the upcoming two-night party celebrating the label in LA on November 16 and 17th.
Tunes by El Radio Fantastique, Rude Dude and the Creek Freaks, Cobra Man, Kramies and more!
Brooklyn DIY spot Pet Rescue is celebrating its 5th anniversary, so founder Brian LaRue is here to talk to us about the history of the venue as well as what’s in store for the future. Also, old…
An eclectic playlist of brand new punk, indie, pop and garage songs to lose your mind to—tune in!
We last caught up with Adeline Hotel, the Brooklyn-based indie folk project of songwriter Dan Knishkowy, at Baby’s All Right in Brooklyn a couple of years ago. Now the band is back with a brilliant new collaborative album, so it was time to have them swing by for a session at Serious Business Music in Brooklyn. Away Together is available now. Listen to the audio podcast for more music and interview.
We last caught up with Adeline Hotel, the Brooklyn-based indie folk project of songwriter Dan Knishkowy, at Baby’s All Right in Brooklyn a couple of years ago. Now the band is back with a brilliant…
Time to Buddy the Elf this and bust out some Holiday tunes to kick off the show. Plus all sorts of great new music in the mix. Turn it up!
Cat Power and Molly Burch are remaining on the countdown this week. Big Bliss is making a countdown debut at number one! Listen to all the best new indie music out there in one spot.
This week we chat with the eccentric, dramatic and epic rocker Scott Yoder and listen to his most recent LP—tune in!
The indie musician has gone solo and tapped into his more glamorous side with capes, sparkles and strobe lighting.
Big Bliss is bringing pop punk to the indie world with their newest album 'At Middle Distance.'
With Daylight Savings ending tonight and the midterm elections coming this week, the times are literally changing.  Listen, change the clocks, then vote.  Double shots and themed blocks make up 2 hours of some good tunes.  Enjoy!
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.
The Listening Booth is all new with alt from Miss World, electronica from FADE, + blues and R&B w/Doe Paoro and The Royal Pendletons!
Jane Church is the Queens-based band led by former Spires singer/guitarist Matthew Stevenson. The band’s tunes have a timeless pop quality, falling into some kind of sweet…
The solo project from The Coax frontman focuses on musical experimentation and the life of a vampire.
New music time! Check out brand new songs from Sat. Nite Duets, Sunshine And The Rain, The Dirty Nil, Papercuts, Pill, and more this week as we take a brief detour from our usual record label…
We checked out Jonathan Toubin's Haunted Hop Halloween Spooktacular at the Knockdown Center in Queens!
BOO! This week we celebrate Halloween with new spooky songs from killer punk rockers like Yaasss, Surfbort, Pill and so much more—tune in!
LUMPS is the musical beast created by Aaron Hester. Previously West Coast-based, the solo project-turned-trio-turned-Brooklyn band has certainly seen some changes, but what’s remained is Hester’s…
Today's set kicks off with a Halloween inspired mix. Next up, Bottle Rockets have dropped a new album called Bit Logic and we've got the title track for you. Plus, DJ Emily's got all of the most played albums on the site to round out today's set with a BTR Top 10 Remix.
All top new indie albums are ready for you. We've lined them up based on the most played by our DJs this week and there is some good stuff in this 10 song countdown. Including The Dodos who have made their countdown debut at number one.
Neighbor Lady has already made quite an impression on us here at BTRtoday with their debut album, snagging a top artist of the week nod in June. And they’ve only continued to get love on our various podcasts since then. The Atlanta-based band plays incredibly charming, reverby, country-tinged indie rock with the secret weapon of lead singer Emily Braden’s powerful vocals. Check out this special performance recorded live at Serious Business Music in Brooklyn. Maybe Later is available now on Friendship Fever. Listen to the audio podcast for more music and interview.
This week listen to Paloma's Hand, the latest EP by Sibille Attar and have an in-studio chat with the artist herself—tune in!
Sick of compromising and being told what to do, she dropped her big label and released her newest album independently.
The Dodos are back and touring with a new album 'Certainty Waves' that's #1 this week on BTRtoday.
Happy Pre-Halloween!  Spend this Sunday getting your costume right, filling your candy buckets and digging all these holiday themed tunes.  Don't forget the 2 Halloween themed double shots right in the middle.  It's spooky!
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…
A ghoulishly good pre-Halloween mix awaits in The Listening Booth w/new Cat Power, Radical Face, & epic site news w/Lord Sonny The Unifier!
Anna St. Louis, Doe Paoro, Munya and Helena Deland are new on the show. Enjoy this all-female music mix. It's one hour of music that you won't want to miss.
Cool crisp air, sports, concerts, good food and your beverage of choice... all you need is the perfect soundtrack to play at your tailgate. We've got it for you.
Those who listen to BTRtoday’s music podcast surely know we’re fans of The Duke Of Surl (aka Will Brown). Now, he’s finally graced us with a Live Studio session. Dressed in fully appropriate…
Pioneer Works is a non-profit cultural center in Red Hook, Brooklyn. The arts institution recently launched a record label under their publishing umbrella with new music from Miss Information (Miho…
Music courtesy of Les Big Byrd, Cat Power, Death Valley Girls and more!
The legendary Jesse R. Berlin stops by to talk about his illustrious career and why he’s decided to end it and go into witness protection. He shares details about his final show, his new album, his…
October has brought tons new music. IT'S VERY EXCITING—tune in to hear some killer rock 'n' roll & punk rock!
L’FREAQ is the musical project of Lea Cappelli. The rising Brooklyn and LA-based artist crafts dense and enchanting synth-pop music that bridges the gap between indie rock and soul in a beautiful…
New music from Anna St. Louis starts off the show. Our most played album of the week, which comes from Cat Power, will close the show today. Tons of new music in between from Amber Arcades, Tim Cohen, Adrianne Lenker and more.
Half of today's list is comprised of countdown debuts. Molly Burch held the one spot last week and is still sticking around. Cat Power is number one in our hearts this week.
Mike Pace, formerly of Brooklyn post-punks Oxford Collapse, is back with another excellent batch of catchy tunes from his eponymous project. While we last saw Mike in an acoustic phase (doing…
This week we chat w/ Dodos' frontman Meric Long and listen to their most recent album Certainty Waves. Tune-in! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_YJATSwyVcE The Dodos…
The indie duo has been together for over ten years but still sound unique and play from the heart.
Cat Power is back and in full throttle with her robust voice and emotional tracks.
Would you be mine, could you be mine - won't you be my neighbor?  We are in the same music community for the next 2 hours so sit back and enjoy 2 double shot blocks and new indie tunes to welcome you home.
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?
Take a flashback in The Listening Booth & fill the void of CMJ w/a re-discovery mix from those playing the college radio festival in NYC!
Joanna Teters is a Brooklyn-based singer, songwriter, and bandleader. From soul to blues and reggae, her smoky, captivating voice is more than capable of genre-hopping. Backed by an ace group of…
This is a first: we're checking back in on a previously featured label for the THIRD time. Father/Daughter Records is a great one, and it's been another busy year for them, so we're getting a look at…
Pittsburgh - based outfit Rave Ami make their debut on the show today. Their album, All Great Bands Break Up, is out now on Misra Records. You'll also hear tracks from John Grant's latest album, Love is Magic, Cat Power, Helena Deland and Leem of Earth. Plus, stay tuned for artists that I highlighted on my October edition of Spotlight on the City in which I featured St. Louis, Missouri.
New tracks from Aussie pop punkers Bleeding Knees Club, sultry vocalist Cat Power and more—tune-in if you like good music!
None of that “Monster Mash” b.s.—your friends might die of pure fright after hearing how cool this playlist is.
The Rareflowers are a New Brunswick, NJ-based trio, comprised of brothers Jimmy and Kane Maraday along with drummer Aaron Gollubier. The band’s basement DIY show-honed psychedelic power…
His recent EP collaboration with Jay Som reveals a softer side to the blossoming singer-songwriter.
Laura Jane Grace and the Devouring Mothers kick off the show once again this week. They've now dropped a second single from their forthcoming album and we've got it for you. Fallow Ground dropped some new tunes this week as well and we've got an awesome Cat Power track that features Lana Del Ray.
Countdown debuts from Mutual Benefit, Spirit of the Beehive and Das Body. Molly Burch skyrockets to number one with her new release.
This week we listen to and chat w/ illuminati hotties—tune in!
You’re going to want a nap and a burrito after listening to the newest album by illuminati hotties.
Molly Burch takes the lead with her smooth and sultry voice paired to catchy sweet melodies.
Mid Rocktober means NEW NEW NEW!  Got 2 double shot blocks, huge intro and outro blocks of indie tunes, and it's all wrapped up in a 2 hour long Sunday Funday package.  Yes!
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…
DJRePete is in the Listening Booth, spinning brand new alt from The Sharp Shadows, autumn throwbacks from the likes of Blitzen Trapper, and trippy goodness from Hypoluxo. Plus, some new music facts to go with the autumn throwbacks, including the story behind Adrianne Lenker’s recent solo album after years of touring as a part of Big Thief. And though the festival might be done in Bavaria, Oktoberfest is still going strong in Arizona where BTRtoday band Wyves is playing this weekend. All that, and Neko Case 2019 US tour news on a packed Listening Booth on BTRtoday!
Starting the show with the lead single off the debut LP from Laura Jane Grace and the Devouring Mothers. New tunes from Cat Power and Madeline Kenny. And, Ruby Boots is going on tour. Find out all the details on today's all-female music mix.
Garcia Peoples is a band from New Jersey who run their love of The Dead through a set of punk and rock filters. The result is a jammy, melodic, awesomely riffy sort of indie rock. They dropped by…
Garcia Peoples are a band from NJ who filter their love of the Dead thru their punk and rock musical backgrounds. The result is a jammy, melodic, awesomely riffy sort of indie rock that actually works…
This week we're checking out new music from Cat Power, Adrianne Lenker, Wild Nothing, Madeline Kenney, and Molly Burch while digging into the playlist archives to show some love to more tracks from…
Momma, Molly Burch, Villagers and more on The Jaunt today!
The U.K. punk band, joined by NYC locals Public Practice and Bodega, created a night of acceptance and mayhem.
New music from Nikkie McLeod and Feral Scouts. A big block of Fred Thomas and Anna Burch. And a dash of Shana Falana, too.
Get in the fall mood with some rock 'n' roll and some moody indie. All brand new tunes, of course! 
Spooky Cool is a band from Richmond, Virginia, fronted by Zac Hryciak. The group’s music is difficult to define. They certainly draw on familiar sounds from rock, classical, punk, and pop, but the result is a unique creation all their own. The band stopped by Serious Business Music in Brooklyn to give us an exclusive look at how they craft their sonic surprises. Every Thing Ever is available now from Citrus City Records.
Music from St. Louis, Missouri - based artists including Little Big Bangs, Pealds, David Beeman, Devon Cahill and more!
Laura Jane Grace of Against Me! fame is dropping her debut solo effort under the name Laura Jane Grace & the Devouring Mothers on November 9th. We've got the debut single from the album to kick off the show. Plus a BTR Top 10 remix is in store. You'll hear all the most played albums on the site and get a taste of the best new indie music out there.
Advance Base, Ava Luna and Black Belt Eagle Scout are making their countdown debuts. Dilly Dally is sticking around. And, Mothers are debuting on the countdown at number one!
New York rock group Operator Music Band land somewhere on planet sound between Kraftwerk and Devo, with minimalist, repetitive pulsations and woozy synth swells forming a base for their punchy,…
This week we've got frontman of Dante High on the phone & we listen to their debut self-titled album—tune in! 
The self-titled album is filled with pop ballads and danceable beats, but also has a spooky side.
This week the lovely Mothers leads at #1 with her newest album 'Render Another Ugly Method.'
Enjoy this dang Sunday show!  2 hours of tunes, new new new and double shots galore!  I have a Sunday sweet tooth so I'm gonna eat chocolate and listen to my own Dealer's Choice show today.  Join me wont you?
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.
Join The Listening Booth for a music discovery mix including addictive electro alternative from Wild Nothing + a throwback from Chairlift!
A Deer A Horse has been bubbling up in the local Brooklyn scene for the past few years. When we first encountered them back in 2015, they were only just starting to show signs of what would come in the following years of writing, recording, living, and touring. Now, with several extensive tours and life changes behind them, the trio is working a full metal tilt -- heavier, darker, and far more intense than ever. The “Double Wide” single is available now.
A Deer A Horse has been bubbling up in the local Brooklyn scene for the past few years. When we first encountered them back in 2015, they were only just starting to show signs of what would come in…
The pop rock band has a feisty new music video for their debut single and it’ll get your butt moving.
Marijuana Deathsquads, Broncho, Spirit of the Beehive and more!
OMG. GUYS. New Vibrations is on its 100th episode & we're partying it up with a two-hour special of rockin' jams—tune in!!
It’s going to be a busy fall season filled with bands like The Dead Milkmen, Mitski, The Dodos and The Damned.
MOURN is an impressive, young four-piece post-punk band from Barcelona. Comprised of dual lead singer-guitarists Carla Pérez Vas and Jazz Rodríguez Bueno, along with brilliantly tight drummer Antonio Postius and bassist Leia Rodríguez, the group’s dedication is apparent.
Matt Krahula & the Nightmare River Band are brand new to rotation. Plus a new song from William Elliott Whitmore and a BTR Top 10 remix. Enjoy the two-hours of tunes.
Max Pain and The Groovies make their countdown debut. Oh Sees and Idles are sticking around. And, Dilly Dally are shooting up the countdown to number one.
Citris is the grunge-inflected Brooklyn pop band headed up by singer/guitarist Angelina Torreano. Her heavy-hooked, sludgy riffs and tastefully dynamic verse-chorus-verse vibes are fleshed out by…
This week we chat with U.K.'s lovely Miss World and listen to her debut solo album 'Keeping Up With Miss World'—tune in!
The London-born musician just released her debut album, which she describes as one big elaborate selfie.
This week,Toronto's Dilly Dally is back and taking the top spot with their newest album 'Heaven!'
See you next September.  Today we say goodbye to September 2018 with 2 hours of awesome indie tunes and 2 double shot blocks.
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…
The Listening Booth is all-new w/Great Lake Swimmers, electronica with Bob Moses, and addictive alternative from Hotel Mira!
The ladies are bringing it for today's mix. Ladies Skate debuts from Hello June and Rachel Bachman. Plus Madeline Leman and The Desert Swells and more. Turn up the music for this all-female music show.
Looms is a Brooklyn indie rock band made up of Sharif (vocal, keys, guitar), Harry (guitar), Andy, (bass), Louis (drums). The group’s versatile sound seamlessly weaves from groovy, chill vibes to…
Ziggy, Zaggy, Ziggy, Zaggy Oi! Oi! Oi! Drink a cold beer, eat some schnitzel and celebrate the most wonderful time of the year with some of your favorite BTR DJs. It's Oktoberfest, friends!
Looms are a Brooklyn indie rock band made up of Sharif (vocal, keys, guitar), Harry (guitar), Andy, (bass), Louis (drums). The group’s versatile sound weaves from groovy, chill vibes to full on…
For our 100th episode, we're revisiting Exploding In Sound Records, the label we first featured back on episode 52 with our first record label interview. One year later, we're catching up on the many…
October is upon us. Ohmme and Renata Zeiguer play C’mon Everybody on 10/2. Lomelda plays The Bowery Ballroom on 10/7. Gracie Mansion plays Gold Sounds on 10/18. Oh Sees plays Warsaw on 10/19. Guided…
Moshing like crazy and crowd surfing for a full 10 minutes to punk rock is exactly what the doctor prescribed.
Navy Gangs is a rock band based in NYC, but with midwestern roots. Formed in Brooklyn by singer Matthew Tillwick and guitarist Noah Kohll (both from Omaha, NE), the band has carved out a strong niche…
Navy Gangs is a rock band based in NYC, but with midwestern roots. Formed in Brooklyn by singer Matthew Tillwick and guitarist Noah Kohll (both from Omaha, NE), the band has carved out a strong niche…
They formed in the East Coast cold and moved to the West Coast sunshine—now they’re cranking out some killer new tunes.
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!
This week I call up solo artist Fred Thomas to have a chat and listen to his latest album Aftering, out now!
He was the type of guy always playing in multiple bands, now he’s a solo artist and just put out a new LP.
Animal Electricity's newest album 'Beginning To See The Light' is number one this week.
Come on folks, just get your motor running, and head out on the highway.  Start looking for adventure, and whatever comes your way.  You just gotta go make it happen! Take the damn world in a love embrace!  Ok you get the point, dig into some good indie tunes - 2 hours worth - with 2 double shots and me your lovable host DJ Drew.  BORN TO BE WILD!
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 &…
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
The Brooklyn six-piece released their debut surrounded by friends on stage and off.
Dumb is a Vancouver post-punk quartet, whose clever, groovy, punchy tunes take a critical look at the world.
Figureight Records is a fascinating new label and collective connected to the Brooklyn-based studio (Figure 8) and Shahzad Ismaily. Here, we spend an hour with label manager Hildur Maral via Skype,…
Dilly Dally, Spiritualized, Demob Happy, The Brutalists, Advance Base and more!
Fall is approaching and so is some brand new rock 'n' roll. Tune in and get in the mood.
While these punk rockers traveled far and wide, they ended up in the same place night after night: music city, baby.
Little Junior are a refreshingly poppy and charming garage rock band from Toronto. Power pop songs with shout-singing choruses and catchy buzzsaw guitars are the norm here, for a band whose…
Little Junior is a refreshingly poppy and charming garage rock band from Toronto. Power-pop songs with shout-sung choruses and catchy buzzsaw guitars are the keystones for the band, whose performances will certainly leave a mark. The band stopped by Serious Business Music in Brooklyn to show us how they do it. Hi by Little Junior is available now from Grand Jury. Listen to the audio podcast for more music and interview.
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".
We're chatting w/ frontman of Chicago-based band Sonny Falls & spinning their latest 'Some Kind of Specter.' 
Frontman tells BTRtoday about the damage heroin addiction had on his friends and the songs it inspired.
The Beths knock down Oh Sees to number two, taking the spot at the top of the list.
Double shots, indie tunes and Sunday fundays are what I'm known for and I couldn't be prouder.  Dig into it today and every Sunday with 2 hours of tasty tunes only on BTRtoday.com
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…
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.
Madeline Leman and The Desert Swells are our artist spotlight. Plus new music from Ex-Debutante and The New Zeitgeist. Enjoy this all-female music mix on BTR!
DEZORAH is a post progressive metal band from McAllen, Texas, formed in 2014 by guitarist Eric Martinez and vocalist Danica Salazar. They brought their intensity, musical skill, and pure passion to the studio at Serious Business Music in Brooklyn for this heavy session. Creando Azul is available now. Listen to the audio podcast for more music and interview.
DEZORAH is a post progressive metal band from McAllen, TX formed in 2014 by guitarist Eric Martinez and vocalist Danica Salazar. We were immediately blown away by their intensity, musical skill, and…
This week we're taking a look at the Rochester, NY-based label, Dadstache Records. Currently in its 5th year, owner JT Fitzgerald joins us on the phone to talk about the label's beginnings, the…
Tunes from Dilly Dally, Insecure Men, Blood Orange and more!
King Pizza Records ends the summer with its Psychic Luau party at City Reliquary. PowerSnap is at Alphaville. Neko Case is at the Beacon Theatre. Henry Jamison plays The Wild Honey Pie’s dinner…
Premiering emotional and gritty new track “Lose Sometimes"—Don Babylon's first single from their upcoming LP.
It's hump day & time to get back to a regular programming of BRAND SPANKIN' NEW SONGS—tune in!
Music from Dallas ,Texas - based artists including Midnight Opera, Robert Jones, A. J. LeGrand and more!
Neighbor Lady has already made quite an impression on us here at BTRtoday with their debut album, snagging a top artist of the week nod in June. And they’ve only continued to get love on our various…
Neighbor Lady have already made quite an impression on us here at BTRtoday with their debut album, snagging a top artist of the week nod in June and continuing to get love on our various podcasts.
From Pittsburgh to D.C., these gritty NYC rockers took me on a wild ride full of chaos and punk rock.
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.
On Saturday, September 8, Ava Luna celebrated their new album, 'Moon 2', with a concert at Music Hall of Williamsburg with openers Katie Von Schleicher and L'Rain.
Former number ones Echo Courts and Dirty Projectors are sticking around on the countdown. Plus, Oh Sees are shooting up to number one!
We've got Maxband on this week's show—a side project of members from Parquet Courts, A Beacon School & Bob Dylan Deathwatch. Tune in!
Soccer Mommy is the project of Sophie Allison, a young artist from Nashville who splits her time between there and NYC, where she’s in college. For the past few years, she’s self-released her…
The newest project from band members of Parquet Courts, A Beacon School and Bob Dylan Deathwatch.
Oh Sees are back without the 'The' and are on the top of our list with their newest album 'Smote Reverser.'
9/9 and feeling fine!  Enjoy double shots, number themed tunes and a general sense of awesomeness through 2 hours of my picks this week.  Do it!
New singles from BRONCHO, Hippo Campus, and Skylar Spence. And new album tracks from Teleman and Neil & Liam Finn.
DJRePete marks 13 years on the BTRtoday airwaves today w/a throwback mix: alt from Throw Me the Statue, RAC remixes, & beats w/High Decibels
Pearl Charles has been hard at work since last we saw her in Austin in 2016. The Los Angeles-based folk musician released her debut full length earlier this year and has been performing and touring…
This week we're revisiting Castle Face Records, diving in for a full episode with plenty of music from the deep catalogs of Thee Oh Sees, OCS, Oh Sees, and much much more from the label.
Playing with FAZI & fellow Brooklynites The Wants, Bodega played a surprise set under the moniker ATM.
A catchy Sweden-based five-piece creating their own land and rules in the world of rock ‘n’ roll.
This week jam out to tons of really great new ones from all over the world, like U.K.'s IDLES and Chicago's OHMME. xoxo
The Black Black are a Brooklyn punk band in transition. Previously known for their heavy punk sound, the band’s groove-loving tendencies have pushed things so far that they’ve landed closer to the…
The NYC punkers are all about moshing with friends, loving their cat and screaming fast songs about dying.
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.
Listen to their NYC punk rockers' Retail's albums 'Die,' 'Dead' and their most recent release 'Done'—plus, a chat with frontman Austin.
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.'
Labor Day weekend has its Pros and Cons.  Unfortunately it's the unofficial end of the summer, but at least we get to celebrate this Sunday like it's a Saturday.  Extend the weekend with this 2 hour long show, including 2 dope double shot blocks and all new indie goodness!
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…
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.
Kris Gruen has done quite a bit of touring and writing since he last visited us at BTR Live Studio 6 years ago. His latest album was primarily written in California, though still strongly represents…
A selection of long songs for these hazy end-of-summer days.
New tunes from Saintseneca, Baked, Lung, Calicoco and more!
Toebow and Maia Macdonald are at C’mon Everybody. The New Restaurants are performing as “Taylor Slow” for Covers 4 Causes at the Footlight to race money for RAICES of Texas. Jennifer Castle is…
Some people might think Monday nights are for resting, but NYC punks would say otherwise.
This week get ready to blow your eardrums out with new ones by some classic contemporary punk rockers, just listen for yourself! 
Though the song about smoke breaks is what put them on the map, they've been working hard on big and better things.
Kittel & Co. is a contemporary string quintet fronted by Brooklyn musician Jeremy Kittel -- formerly of the GRAMMY award-winning Turtle Island Quartet. Drawing on folk, bluegrass, jazz, and classical, the group blends time-tested acoustic techniques with modern sensibilities and masterful precision to craft mesmerizing, original tunes.  
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 Baffler turned 30 and threw a party with Deerhoof!
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.
Yazan is a versatile musician from New York City whose refreshing vibrancy and positivity shines through the music he makes, whether it’s his own or that of several other bands he’s involved with.…
This week we chat with Goon about singing to Partisan and working on their debut LP—tune in!
The West Coast indie/punk group just got signed, re-released a double EP & has a frontman who can finally breathe.
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!
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.
Fetch a dog days of summer mix in The Listening Booth today where DJRePete dives into the origins of the time to some dog-inspired tunes!
Football, PSL, leaves changing color... Fall is in the air and we want to celebrate. Kickoff the season with some of your favorite BTR DJs and tracks they've hand selected for this themed mix.
Benjamin Jaffe may be familiar as half of the group HONEYHONEY (his musical partner in that band, Suzanne Santo, is no stranger to us here at BTR Live Studio). Here, though, he sets out on a solo path…
Benjamin Jaffe may be familiar as half of the group HONEYHONEY (his musical partner in that band, Suzanne Santo, is no stranger to us here at BTR Live Studio). Here, though, he sets out on a solo path…
This week we're taking a look at Grand Jury, an independent record label founded in NYC in 2014. Robbie Mackey (half of the team leading the label, along with Craig Winkler) joins us in the studio to…
Though their newest album ‘Poach’ came out 8/3, they had to have late-but-raging record release party at the Brooklyn staple venue.
Sweet tunes from Pram, Zook, Oh Sees, Rubblebucket and more!
We dabble in electronic & pop this week along with our usual garage-y take on music—tune in!
We chat with the musical brothers about the video’s Twin Peaks/Tarantino inspirations & their upcoming debut album.
Quichenight is the project headed up by Nashville-based musician Brett Rosenberg, blending cool, quirky pop with catchy rock for those tasty laid-back grooves. The band dropped by Serious Business…
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.
We took a 'Walk On The Wild Side' and saw some NYC rock 'n' roll landmarks with music city tour guide Jesse Rifkin.
Free Cake For Every Creature are debuting on the countdown today. Goon are back in the mix. Plus, Dirty Projectors have made it to number one!
This week we get sultry with Cornelia Murr and chat about life, music and much more—tune in!
“It feels comfortable to walk the earth now with a little bit more of my personality out there.”
Dirty Projectors take the lead this week with their new album 'Lamp Lit Prose.'
It's not over yet, but i had to give you my favorite albums so far this summer, and I had to do it with 3 songs per artist.  3 is the magic number this summer, so dig in!
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…
The Listening Booth gets trippy and electro alt today with R&B beats with S4U and electro from The Good Life Experience performer 77:78!
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".
Zander Hawley is an impressive young musician from Los Angeles whose bittersweet songs have an instant appeal. He honed his skills alongside the likes of Phoebe Bridgers (who appears on several songs…
The badass bands played a sold out Rough Trade covered in glitter & tattoos, welcoming everyone to boldly be themselves.
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!
“I've been enjoying it and I think people do too—love doesn't go out of style.”
BTRtoday photographer and videographer, Jeanette D. Moses, is having a 30th birthday party at Our Wicked Lady, featuring 4 bands very familiar to this podcast (LUMPS, The Royal They, Darkwing, Thick).…
Everybody's vacations are ending & now we feel lost—at least we've got these sweet new jams to keep us company! 
SPOUSE is an indie rock band that originated in 1995, led by frontman/singer José Ayerve. The project has gone through so many changes in its 2+ decade history -- including a hiatus or two -- that…
SPOUSE is an indie rock band that originated in 1995, led by frontman/singer José Ayerve. The project has gone through so many changes in its 2+ decade history -- including a hiatus or two -- that…
Music from Brattleboro, Vermont - based artists including Pinedrop, The Gaslight Tinkers, OSABA, Belle Machine and more!
We're saying "Goodbye Summer" with Shannon Shaw. There's a new number one on the Top 10 portion of the show. And, it all starts off with Aeves.
Dirty Projectors kick things off in the 10 spot. Echo Courts make their countdown debut. And, A.P. Simpson shoots up the countdown to number one.
Listen to Shilpa Ray's 'Door Girl' & hear what she has to say about Jersey, her music, working w/ Nick Cave & what's coming up.
Shilpa Ray in Brooklyn tells us stories about working with Nick Cave, observations on her new music & talking "Jersey."
This week, AP Simpson's 'Newly Almost Famous' lands our #1 spot.
Yes we shall!  Enjoy the 2 hours of tunes filled with indie rock gems, ambient synths and double shots galore!  I'm enjoying what's left of the summer, you should too!
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.
DJRePete has the latest rock from Dott, int'l atl via El Pan Blanco, and the very real and bare origins of The Nude Party who lived the name
Monograms is the Brooklyn-based project of songwriter Ian Jacobs. Evolving from bedroom recordings to a loud and powerful post-punk/new wave/psych force of nature over the past few years, Monograms…
It's the dog days of summer but you can keep it indie cool with our playlist.
Northern Spy has been "Documenting Modern Music Since 2010" - the eclective Brooklyn record label is known for releasing interesting, challenging music in a variety of genres from jazz to rock and pop…
“August rain: the best of the summer gone, and the new fall not yet born. The odd uneven time.” ― Sylvia Plath
This week we start partying & come down with some trippy hazy babies—it's the entire life span of a party.
The NYC band of falafel rockers bring glitter, punk rock and chaos to every show they play—did we mention glitter?
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.
The Tryst is the perfect two-hours of tunes for your Tuesday. Today's episode features LA-based grunge rockers Goon, our most played artist of the week on BTR.
Henrik Appel is making his countdown debut at number 10. LA-based grunge rockers Goon are taking the one spot. And, there is lots of musical goodness in between.
NADINE is a project bringing together Nadia Hulett (Phantom Posse), and Brooklyn’s dynamic production/live band duo of Carlos Hernandez and Julian Fader (both of Ava Luna and Gravesend Recordings).…
Canadians Dumb chat w/ us about signing to Mint records, their latest album & so much more—tune in! 
Dumb, the punk band from Canada, chats with us about signing to Mint Records and releasing their debut album.
This week we've got Goon's 'Dusk Of Punk/Happy Omen' coming in hot as #1.
New stuff from top to bottom today. That goes for both double shot blocks as well. I only want to play new things because it keeps me young! If you haven't heard it yet, it's new to you too!
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…
Get on over to The Listening Booth has new alt w/Flasher, a jazz set via Sun Ra, & the origins of true NY band PMS & the Mood Swings!
Valley Queen are the artist spotlight on today's mix with tracks from their debut album. There's music from Caroline Says and Neko Case in the mix. And, the show kicks off with new music from Aeves, who have DJ Emily completely smitten.
Colatura is a new NYC garage-pop band. With classic pop vocals by bassist Jennica, shimmery lead guitar and backing vocals by Digo (The Teen Age), and powerhouse drums by Rich (Gunfight!, The New…
Colatura is a new NYC-based Garage Pop band. With classic pop vocals by bassist Jennica, shimmery lead guitar and backing vocals by Digo (The Teen Age), and powerhouse drums by Rich (Gunfight, The New…
Photos of a chaotic and lawless sex, drugs & rock 'n' roll adventure at the musical haven called Meltasia.
It's been a year since we checked in with local NYC label Greenway Records, so we invited founder Harry Portnof in to share some new music and chat about the label and it's short but busy three year…
New music from Pittsburgh - based artist, Chet Vincent. His latest album, Where the Earth Opens Wide, is out now on Misra Records.
Reheated Spaghetti has a stacked show at DRTY SMMR for their 2nd Annual summer BBQ. Speedy Ortiz is playing with the Breeders at Celebrate Brooklyn. Chad Valley will be Knitting Factory. And…
We chat with the artist about this newest song “A Song About Holding Hands” and his upcoming album.
A music festival catered to the coolest of the cool—not only rock out to your favorite bands, but also party with them later.
Saint Marilyn is the Brooklyn-based synth duo of multi-instrumentalists Che Houston and Kevin Marksson (performing here as a trio along with drummer Jon). The band creates dark, danceable, surreal pop…
Brand new music from Ty Segall & White Fence starts off the show. There's new music from Kim Richey. Plus, a BTR Top 10 remix, that features BTR's most played artist this week, Momma.
Los Angeles bases Momma are moving up the countdown to number one! The Essex Green are making their countdown debut at 10. And, there are eight fantastic tracks in between. Enjoy.
This week we chat with Alex White from Chicago-based band White Mystery—tune in!
The brother-sister rock ’n’ roll duo turns ten this year and hasn’t slowed down even once.
L.A.-based indie band Momma stealing the lead this week with their new emotionally soaked album 'Interloper.'
Where did the summer go?  Enjoy the final day of the weekend in the final few days of July, and unfortunately almost the end of the summer!  Can it be?  Sorry but yes.  Enjoy the doubleshot dankness!
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…
Lollapalooza takes center stage in The Listening Booth this week with a survival kit mix for festival goers from Post Animal & CHVRCHES!
Monteagle is the new project from Justin Giles Wilcox of the band Nassau. Slightly more ethereal than his work with Nassau, Monteagle works within the country-tinged Americana world, with a bit of a…
Monteagle is the new project from Justin Giles Wilcox of the band Nassau. Slightly more ethereal than his work with Nassau, Monteagle works within the country-tinged Americana world, with a bit of a…
DJ RePete is bringing the charcoal. Lottie's got the burgers. Who's bringing the potato salad? It's time for Roadside Assistance BBQ and all of your favorite DJs coming to the table with awesome music selections.
Here we are, once again, with our semi-regularly-scheduled "catching up on new music" episode of the show! With some great new stuff from the labels you know and love (from listening to this show, of…
New tunes from Champagne Superchillin, Astronauts, etc., yOya and more!
In a BTRtoday exclusive interview, the former members of Diarrhea Planet explain their recent breakup.
We are jammin' out this week to some of the most fun tunes hitting the street! Whether it's punk rock or pop get ready to shake that thang.
They’re looking for female/ non-binary musicians to join them on their Girls Rock London & Girls Rock Camp Alliance tour.
PowerSnap is a powerful young Brooklyn garage rock band whose roots go back to their core members’ home of Israel. They dreamed of releasing music here in the U.S. and nowthey’re tearing it up…
PowerSnap is a powerful young Brooklyn garage rock band whose roots go back to their core members’ home of Israel. They dreamed of releasing music here in the U.S. and now they’re tearing it up…
We chat with experimental indie group ackerman about their newest song “Loverboy” and what's coming in the near future.
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.
Ben Caplan's latest release "Old Stock" dropped just over a month ago and it's still picking up speed here at BTR. In fact, it's our most played album of the week. Tune in to hear 9 other albums that have been in heavy rotation on the site.
This week Mother Feather came by the studio fully caffeinated & ready to talk about music, life & rockin' the glam metal.
Kevin Krauter is a musician based in Bloomington, Indiana, who plays in the increasingly popular band Hoops. As with that project, Krauter employees similarly universal melodies with his solo music,…
With their debut LP under their belt, Mother Feather has locked themselves up to bleed out new tunes.
This week Ben Caplan takes over the top spot with his album 'Old Stock!'
Let's relax in the heat this Sunday with a chill summer mix, including 2 doubleshot blocks right in the middle.  Calm down while you turn the volume up.
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,…
DJRePete has alt rock w/Petal, a throwback from Laura Marling, & electronica w/self-proclaimed progressive weirdness of Let’s Eat Grandma!
There's an artist spotlight on Kim Richey in today's show. Shannon Shaw is back on the show. Plus new music from The Ophelias.
Buck Meek is lead guitarist and one half of the songwriting duo behind the band Big Thief. He’s now front-and-center with his debut solo release, which offers a sweet and casually smooth…
Buck Meek is lead guitarist and one half of the songwriting duo behind the band Big Thief. He’s now front-and-center with his debut solo release, which offers a sweet and casually smooth…
This week we head north to the excellent New England music town of Burlington, VT to chat with Toby Aronson from the 10-year-old label NNA Tapes about formats (they don't JUST release tapes), aiming…
Henrik Appel, Hana Vu, Halo Maud and more on The Jaunt!
We’ll be checking in with four local artists who’ve recent visited us for BTR Live Studio sessions: Pale Ramon, LANZ, Trace Mountains, and the Rizzos. Also, my old friend Nikkie McLeod had a new…
We rock out to so many good bands this week with tons of music from albums that don't even come out until the fall—tune in!
I met up with NY-based musician Matt Stevenson in Ridgewood, Queens to chat about his new project Jane Church.
Pale Ramon is a new NYC band formed around the core duo of Emanuel Ayvas (Emmanuel and the Fear) and Kevin Plessner (Oceanographer). With Ayvas’ memorable, kinetic songwriting and performance style…
Pale Ramon is a new NYC band formed around the core duo of Emanuel Ayvas (Emmanuel and the Fear) and Kevin Plessner (Oceanographer). With Ayvas’ memorable, kinetic songwriting and performance style atop driving rhythms, this project takes a leaner approach than what we’ve heard from him in the past -- and to great effect. The band stopped by Serious Business Music in Brooklyn to share some of their tunes. Listen to the audio podcast for more music and interview.
Robbie Fulks & Linda Gail Lewis are collaborating on a new album due out in August and we have the lead single from the album to kick off the show. There's also some Sarah Shook news and a BTR Top 10 Remix to end the show!
Neighbor Lady recently topped our charts and played The Glove in Brooklyn.
Shannon Shaw of Shannon and The Clams takes the one spot this week with her solo debut! Let's countdown the most played albums on BTR this week.
This week we chat w/ and listen to the mighty oxymoron band from NYC, God Tiny! Tune-in!
While they’re not the holy rollers their name conveys, God Tiny uses rock ‘n’ roll to help discover inner passions.
The sweet sultry voice of Shannon Shaw (from Shannon & The Clams) takes the lead this week with her debut solo album.
All Double Shots!  All BTR Live Studio 2018!  All Show Long!  Yes Yes Yes!  Half way through the year, so here are some of the best 2018 BTR Live Studio artists and tracks.  Enjoy!
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…
Hit up The Listening Booth for blues alt with RF Shannon, Gogole Bordello + Ben Caplan, and .357 Lover—who play Bushwick Starr tonight!
Deeper are a Chicago-based post-punk band who’ve been steadily crafting their sound and conceptual attack for the past few years, in preparation for the release of their current self-titled debut.…
Deeper is a Chicago-based post-punk band who’s been steadily crafting their sound and conceptual attack for the past few years, in preparation for the release of their current self-titled debut.…
Frontman Laith Scherer gets vulnerable and tells us about the abusive backstory to the powerful new song.
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…
Mo Douglas is back with his third album, Breakfast at the Continental, which is out now on Ten Dollar Recording Company!
Joan As Police Woman, from featured artist on BTRtoday to an enchanting set at Nublu 151 in NYC.
The five-year-old celebration of small concert spaces comes to the States this week.
This week we jam out to some real awesome tunes from some real awesome bands—you gotta tune in! 
Music from Anchorage, Alaska - based artists including Termination Dust, Bricks & Honey, Emma Hill, Chartreuse Noose and more!
The Rizzos are those cool rockers you might’ve known in high school -- the friendly older kids who are kind of tough, but also total sweethearts who look out for you when the school bully throws you…
The Rizzos are those cool rockers you might’ve known in high school -- the friendly older kids who are kind of tough, but also total sweethearts who look out for you when the school bully throws you…
It’s the day we’ve all been waiting for—the debut record release show for the one and only The Nude Party.
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.
Our DJs pick and play our own music and we've got the most played albums of the week all in one spot for you. Count 'em down with DJ Emily.
This week we chat with U.K. based artist L.A. Salami and listen to his latest album City of Bootmakers—tune in!
Russian Baths is a New York band that lays the noise on thick for their fuzzy and heavy, yet harmonious post-punk/psych sounds. Big riffs, hooks, dissonance, and squealing feedback are all over their…
U.K. musician L.A. Salami says he tries his best to capture that first-time sync with his music in the studio.
The holiday threw our usual top 30 off, but we’re brining you guys our top 10 w/ indie rockers Deeper leading the way!
It's the end of a holiday week/weekend, and it's the summer, so why the hell should we stop celebrating?  We don't have to.  Double shots and indie tunes galore on this 2 hour holiday extending Dealer's Choice show.
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!
DJRePete has soulful beats w/Kadhja Bonet + Neko Case & a set playing BTRtoday+StereoActiveNYC's Independent Venue Week show at Pianos!
Today on the all-female music mix, we will be showcasing tracks from Shannon Shaw and her new release, "Shannon In Nashville." Plus new tunes from Hana Vu and Halo Maud.
LANZ, aka Benjamin Lanz, is a talented musician who somehow finds time to craft his own unique quirky pop music when he isn’t playing with indie rock’s biggest names (The National, Beirut,…
LANZ, aka Benjamin Lanz, is a talented musician who somehow finds time to craft his own unique quirky pop music when he isn’t playing with indie rock’s biggest names (The National, Beirut, Sufjan…
Pronounced 'Man-Who-Hey,' this brand new Brooklyn three-piece is the most fun and lively heavy metal band in NYC.
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.
This week we get down 'n' dirty for the 4th ('cause I'm not too happy with America right now) & listen to some badass new music!
Why not celebrate America for what really makes it great this Fourth of July?
Independent Venue Week is a festival that began in the UK in 2014. This year it spreads to the states with StereoactiveNYC and BTRtoday presenting its New York City showcase at Pianos on Thursday July…
Billy Libby is the Brooklyn-based songwriter and guitarist at the center of the band Fort Gorgeous. With a sound as beautiful, complex, and mysterious as their Maine-based namesake (and island fort in Casco Bay, just off the coast of Portland), the group crafts perfectly composed, heartfelt songs that effortlessly cruise from breezy to epic.
Billy Libby is the Brooklyn-based songwriter and guitarist at the center of the band Fort Gorgeous. With a sound as beautiful, complex, and mysterious as their Maine-based namesake (and island fort in…
Our number one artist of the week, Sam Evian is in the mix. Plus new tunes from Daisy O'Connor, Brent Amaker and more. Zone out for two hours and enjoy this tracks alongside DJ Emily.
Sam Evian shoots up the countdown and Brent Amaker makes his countdown debut. Tune in to hear the most played albums on BTR this week.
This week we talk to sweet-honey drop Shannon Shaw from Shannon & The Clams about going solo & listen to her debut album—tune-in!
Ora Cogan is a Montreal-based artist creating dark, sweeping tunes with elements of folk, shoegaze and orchestral music in an experimental blend that uniquely fits her powerful voice. We caught up…
She chats with us about her ups and downs of going solo, working with Dan Auerbach and becoming a godmother.
Sam Evian leads the way this week with his sad folk/indie tunes that's pulling everybody's heartstrings.
The first is the best, not the worst!  Especially this close to the 4th of July.  Let's dig the summer vibe and get into it with new new new stuff and 2 double shot blocks right in the middle!
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…
Join DJRePete in the Listening Booth for new alt w/Sam Evian, new beats with Nightmares on Wax, and the latest album by Neko Case!
Bodies Be Rivers is a Brooklyn-based band, formed around the songwriting team of Lauren Smith and Thomas Stephanos. Their intimate songs are incredibly lush thanks to the musical talents of Summer…
Your favorite BTR DJs are back at it again for this Fireworks Party on Roadside Assistance. We're all picking some tracks that make us feel patriotic. Get different perspectives on this celebration as you delve into this mix.
This week, we take a look at the brand new Brooklyn-based label, Chaikan Records. Founded by Brian Chase (drummer from Yeah Yeah Yeahs, Man Forever, Beach Creeps, etc), the label's initial releases -…
Gabrielle Marlena, Anemone, MOURN and more!
This week's playlist is pretty romantic, actually. So cuddle up with that summer fling & listen to these new tunes!
After a five-week tour Las Rosas returns to NYC to play a wild LP release show/ all-night party in Brooklyn’s Alphaville.
Trace Mountains is a band started by songwriter Dave Benton. His name and voice may be familiar from the band LVL Up, but unlike that project, here he takes the lead on crafting and singing songs, though Trace Mountains is ultimately a collaborative effort.
There's a nice ring to the brand new songs by this Nashville-based band—read what they have to say about it.
Trace Mountains is a band started by songwriter Dave Benton. His name and voice may be familiar from the band LVL Up, but unlike that project, here he takes the lead on crafting and singing songs,…
I don't know how so much music is in this mix ... but it is. Har Mar Superstar starts it off. Peter Oren and Ty Richards are smack dab in the middle. And, there is music from our number one artist of the week, Las Rosas in the BTR Top 10 remix.
The BTRtoday chart-topping group shared the stage with Maps and Atlases.
Las Rosas out of Brooklyn, NY are shooting up the countdown to number one! Turn it up and enjoy a selection of the most played albums on the BTRtoday. All in one spot.
This week we chat w/ frontman of LA-based band SadGirl & listen to their newest single along with all their oldies-but-goodies. They're the ultimate sad boys out of all the sad girls in LA—Tune…
Trevor Sensor is a 23 year old songwriter from Sterling, Illinois. With a voice that reveals his clear musical lineage (Guthrie>Dylan>Waits) and a fresh punkish attitude, the prolific artist has…
The L.A. group was just signed to Suicide Squeeze and are already embracing the doo-wop tradition of keeping love in music.
Las Rosas' sultry and sensitive rockin' album 'Shadow By Your Side' takes the lead this week.
How about 2 hours of shimmying and shaking it on this lovely Summer Sunday? Doubleshots, new indie tunes and a weekend in the sun! Sounds good to me! Let's do it!
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…
The Listening Booth marks BTRtoday’s 13th bday w/new Distractor, blues via Sharon Jones & the Dap-Kings, & early tunes from Matisyahu!
Get all of the best new indie music in one spot. The twist? We're showcasing some of the best female talent out there. This week, includes an artist spotlight on Melody's Echo Chamber.
Yazan is a versatile musician from New York City whose refreshing vibrancy and positivity shines through the music he makes, whether it’s his own or that of several other bands he’s involved with.…
Yazan is a versatile musician from New York City whose refreshing vibrancy and positivity shines through the music he makes, whether it’s his own or that of several other bands he’s involved with.…
A list of fiction novels about music or written by musicians—books by Leonard Cohen, Nick Cave, Jimmy Buffett and more.
Once again, we turn our attention towards the Nashville-based label, YK Records. A longtime friend of Bryan's, the label's founder, Michael Eades (who also runs a podcast network called We Own This…
Summer, summer, summertime!
A book list of bios, memoirs, oral histories and more from all genres that every music lover needs to read.
The Planes are playing songs from their album, Wax Diamond, at El Cortez on 6/27, with the lineup that played on the album. Then Kanine Records is throwing a summer party on the rooftop at Our Wicked…
We start off punk rock, we end up country. It's quite a ride—tune in!
NYC experimental punk band Chorizo rocked out in Brooklyn along with NYC’s Crammm and Long Hots from Philadelphia.
Donovan Woods is a Polaris Prize and Juno Awards-nominated Nashville songwriter, originally from Sarnia, Ontario. Writing pop and country songs for some of the industry’s best-known performers,…
We chat with GRLwood—who are fighting heteronormativity in the heart of Kentucky and they're weapon of choice is catchy punk rock.
Two-hours of tunes for your Tuesday. A BTR Top 10 countdown remix. New music galore. Turn up the volume and let's get through this work week.
You like indie music? You want to hear the best new stuff out there? Well, turn up the volume because we've got 10 of the best new albums out there for you and it's all in one spot.
Promiseland is an experimental punk rock workout—tune in to hear music & a chat backstage at The Voidz' residency.
The story goes that Baltimore musician Ed Schrader had been performing solo, with just his voice and a drum, until the need to expand his sound required the addition of the talented Devlin Rice on…
Visits from Surfbort, matching sunglasses and chats about hypnosis, past lives and music.
The bubbly and witchy Peach Kelli Pop leads the way this week, with Beach Skulls & Deeper coming in second and third.
All The old dudes get to celebrate today! Proud Dads everywhere raise up your beers and salute yourselves! Enjoy this Sunday Funday Fathers celebration with 2 hours of music (including 2 huge double shot blocks!)
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…
Dive into The Listening Booth for an 80s esc power rock spotlight w/BTRToday newcomer Turbonegro + electro w/GUM & alt w/Las Rosas!
Kim Talon is the force behind the project known as Kino Kimino. While a connection to Sonic Youth certainly doesn’t hurt,* it’s truly Talon’s powerful performance style and intriguing delivery…
Kim Talon is the force behind the project Kino Kimino. There’s no question that the project’s connections to Sonic Youth (recording at their studio with mem bers of the band on the album)…
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!
For Esmé, Flasher, Goon and much, much more on this edition of The Jaunt.
Two nights of rock ‘n’ roll brought to you by The Mystery Lights, Ad Hoc and Modern Sky USA.
This week we've got our usual punk rock & garage indie songs for you, but we've also got some country music influenced jams—it's badass.
Varsity is a Chicago band with an especially shimmery take on indie pop, drawing on classic rock ‘n roll grooves without sounding derivative of anything in particular, which is rare and highly…
Varsity is a Chicago band with an especially shimmery take on indie pop, drawing on classic rock ‘n roll grooves without sounding derivative of anything in particular, which is rare and highly…
Music from Albany, NY - based artists including Moon Worship, Mystery Girl, Modern Psychics plus bands from Cacophone Records.
New tunes from Neko Case, Sam Evian, Tancred and more. Plus a BTR Top 10 remix.
The Burning Peppermints are shooting up the countdown to number one and there are nine other fantastic artists before we get to them.
This week I chat w/ Claudi & Raimundo of Pinc Louds and listen to their latest album Delancey Street—tune in!
Current Joys is the solo musical project of Los Angeles-based musician and video director, Nicholas Rattigan. Rattigan has bounced around quite a bit, from Reno (where his rockin’ duo Surf Curse is based) to NYC and LA, providing a wealth of inspiration to draw on for his 5th solo release. A visual album, it features self-directed videos for all 9 tracks that evoke the dark melancholy of his songwriting. While watching the videos isn’t required to appreciate or enjoy these songs, it certainly amplifies them and drives Nick’s vision home in a truly revealing way. We caught up with Current Joys in the backyard of Ridgewood, Queens, venue Trans-Pecos before a show for this intimate performance. A Different Age by Current Joys is available now from Danger Collective Records.
The rock band is not just about music, but also about the experience—with puppets, dancing and, of course, love.
This week BTRtoday is all about the psych-punk band from Alabama, The Burning Peppermints.
How about new tunes?  Only if you ask nicely!  Doubleshots and more including my favorite voice of reggae right now Hollie Cook and a closer from Double Ferrari.  Get into it!
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…
Festival fever continues in The Listening Booth where DJRePete is spinning a mix of performers at BOTH the Bonnaroo this weekend and the Northside Festival still going strong in Williamsburg Brooklyn.…
NADINE is a project bringing together Nadia Hulett (Phantom Posse), and Brooklyn’s dynamic production/live band duo of Carlos Hernandez and Julian Fader (both of Ava Luna and Gravesend Recordings).…
NADINE is a project bringing together Nadia Hulett (Phantom Posse), and Brooklyn’s dynamic production/live band duo of Carlos Hernandez and Julian Fader (both of Ava Luna and Gravesend Recordings).…
For their first night, The Voidz were joined by fellow Cult Record artists Surfbort and Promiseland.
For this week's record label feature, Jake Saunders of Ramp Local joins us to chat about the label's unique origin, and to dive into some of the fascinating stories behind its artists and…
The Magic Numbers, Neko Case, Daisy O'Connor and more on The Jaunt!
Or so they’re hoping—we chat with guitarist Matt Williams about Elon Musk, The Office and Interplanetary Falcon Rock.
This episode essentially functions as something of an itinerary for this year’s Northside Festival, offering suggestions of artists you can see each night at various venues around town if you’re…
We start off angsty & pissed off, but end sweet & in love. New music every week—tune in!
Barlow’s great gift is in distilling the essence of folk music. With a punk rockers impatience, he strips away the ornamentation of folk.
Aisha Badru has one of those voices that cuts through the music in a very special way. Soft, soulful, and distinct, her songs are deceptively beautifully - delivering a ton of emotion and energy,…
Aisha Badru has one of those voices that cuts through the music in a very special way. Soft, soulful, and distinct, her beautiful songs deliver a ton of emotion and energy alongside mesmerizing instrumentation... and, again, that voice. If Aisha Badru’s music is new to you, start paying attention now. She stopped by for this beautiful session in the live room at Serious Business Music in Brooklyn. Pendulum by Aisha Badru is available now via Nettwerk. Listen to the audio podcast for more music and interview.
Lou Barlow, Shana Falana & The Goon Sax 6/7 @ 7PM at Knitting Factory, Brooklyn—$15 ADV / $17 DOS, All Ages.
New music from Luke Winslow-King. Plus a Top 10 Remix to end the show, including music from our number one artist of the week, Neighbor Lady.
We caught Philly band Hop Along at their sold out Brooklyn show