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Our special holiday broadcasts wrap up today with music and interviews from Half Waif, Bethlehem Steel, Adrian Daniel,…
Our holiday broadcasts continue today, with interviews and live music from Uni Ika Ai, Astronautalis, Coco Rosie, and…
Our holiday broadcasts continue today, with interviews and live music from Fear of Men, The Spook School, Alex Napping,…
Our holiday broadcasts begin today, looking at back at some fun sessions from 2016. We're kicking of the celebrations…
Grace Joyner has officially stepped out of the shadows. Whereas she used to sing harmonies in various bands around…
Walker Lukens’ EP, Never Understood, is available now from Modern Outsider.
The core members of Brooklyn world party band Balkan Beat Box -- Tomer Yosef, Ori Kaplan, and Tamir Muskat -- have been…
The Dan Pugach Nonet on today’s episode of The Jazz Hole Live with Linus, with a set recorded at the Williamsburg…
Kendra Lou is a songwriter from Copenhagen, Denmark, currently living in New York City. Her music has strong roots in…
SUSTO is the musical project of Justin Osborne and his gang of “Acid Boys,” based out of Charleston, South Carolina.…
Today's episode features an exclusive in studio performance and interview with Lisa Prank.
Lisa Prank is the musical alter ego of Seattle-based songwriter Robin Edwards, backed by the ever-reliable rhythm…
We celebrate this holiday weekend by looking back at some notable sessions of 2016. Today we feature Michael Nau, Tom…
Racing Heart is the musical identity of Mathias H. Tjønn. Based in Oslo, Norway, and aided by the production skills of…
Cody ChesnuTT emerged on the national musical landscape in 2002 with his appropriately-titled The Headphone Masterpiece.…
Adia Victoria is a songwriter currently based in Nashville. With her “gothic country” take on rock n’ roll,…
Total Slacker is, according to their own description, a slimegaze band from Brooklyn. Comprised of Tucker Rountree,…
Eros and the Eschaton is a Colorado-based indie rock band. Their pop tendencies are lightly coated in shoegaze touches,…
Today’s live set on The Jazz Hole Live comes from the Pit Inn in Tokyo, Japan, where the NYC-based trio MURAL…
Fairweather by Dinowalrus is available now.
Queens five-piece Oxymorrons is a high energy, experimental hip hop collective. Falling somewhere between sample-happy…
Kuroma has long been the dense, psych-laced pop project of Hank Sullivant, based in Athens, Georgia, who has played in…
Computer Magic is New York-based mastermind Danielle “Danz” Johnson. Danz grew up in the Catskills in upstate New…
Tom Brosseau is a folk musician from North Dakota. We last caught up with him down in Austin, Texas, where we spent a…
Lafayette, Louisiana’s own Zydeco Radio! first came to our attention during SXSW a couple years ago, when they stopped…
Lafayette, Louisiana’s own Zydeco Radio! first came to our attention during SXSW a couple years ago, when they stopped…
Bushwick’s own Not Blood Paint is back. Last time they joined us in the studio, they were aliens, speaking of new…
Alex Napping is a band that began just a few years ago in Austin, Texas (though now they're partially NYC-based),…
Check out a live set from the 55 Bar by the NYC-based band Walking Distance on this month’s BTR The Jazz Hole Live…
Uni Ika Ai is a Brooklyn band whose personnel reads like a supergroup of the borough's most notable acts from the past…
It’s been a minute since we’ve checked in with Brooklyn rock band Heliotropes. Principal songwriter/singer Jessica…
Breanna Barbara is a Brooklyn-based musician, but don’t let the geography throw you -- her music is steeped in…
Corbu is a psych-electronic band from New York. The band has a flair for the dramatic, with mesmerizing lights and an…
Tank & The Bangas is a soul/hip-hop/rock band blasting forth from New Orleans and overflowing with spirit and energy.…
EZTV play easy, breezy pop -- like, seriously catchy, smooth pop. At times it’s so fragile that it feels as if it…
Gringo Star is the Atlanta-based punky psych-rock outfit you know and love -- or, at least, should get to know and love!…
Jaw Gems is an electronic foursome based in Portland, Maine, crafting complex and groovy instrumental vibes -- they call…
Joe Michelini, whose much loved New Jersey-based band River City Extension recently called it quits, has launched a…
Oakland, California quartet Happy Diving is, simply put, a fuzzy, crunchy, tight rock band. Wailing guitar solos,…
Jean-Michel Pilc recorded live at Laure Mayoud’s home in Lyon, France, plus two album tracks on this month’s BTR The…
Waterstrider is a project based in Oakland, California, led by the nimble guitar playing and tender vocals -- in the…
Toronto’s Greys return to BTR Live Studio. Last time around, lead singer Shehzaad was a bit under the weather and had…
Fear Of Men are back. The band, from Brighton, England, previously appeared on BTR Live Studio a few years ago, but now,…
At first glance, Arc Iris appears to have landed here from the future of music -- and it’s not just the flashy outfits…
From his homebase in The Berkshires of Massachusetts, Woodson Black crafted the elegant genius of Haux and the…
Big Eyes is a super tight, badass rock band from NYC. Kait Eldridge formed and leads the project, and it owes much to…
Justin Peter Kinkel-Schuster is mostly known as the lead singer of the Oxford, Mississippi trio, Water Liars. In…
Laura Loriga is the principal songwriter and performer for the band Mimes Of Wine. Currently splitting her time (and…
Pedro Giraudo Big Band (featuring Sofia Tosello) recorded live at Blue Note Jazz Club in NYC on this month’s BTR The…
NYC garage rock band Rich Girls -- usually a trio led by Luisa Black, but a duo here -- brings that gritty blend of…
Ishmael Osekre is a Ghanaian-born musician and writer who has made a name for himself as an active proponent…
Songwriter Michael Nau lives in Cumberland, Maryland. Initially gaining recognition for his songcraft in the band Page…
We last caught up with the Massachusetts-based duo, You Won’t, in Austin during SXSW a couple years ago, and they’ve…
00:00 BTR Live Studio: Amy Klein 00:38 Twenty Seven 04:41 Ocean Grove 09:37 Interview 12:15 Parallel 17:04…
NYC songwriter Sonya Kitchell began her career in western Massachusetts, releasing her first gentle folk record ten…
The Spook School is a wonderful group of people from Edinburgh, Scotland, who make upbeat, memorable queer indie-pop…
Chicago trio Tiny Fireflies came together in a perfect way: Kristine Capua (Tiny Microphones) and Lisle Mitnik…
Iris Ornig The IO-5 on this month’s BTR The Jazz Hole Live with Linus. Check out their live set recorded at The Kitano…
Dead Leaf Echo is a dream-pop band from NYC, calling their take on the genre “Nouveau Wave.” The group blends the…
Weakened Friends is a heart-on-the-sleeve indie rock band from New England. Comprised of Sonia Sturino and Cam Jones…
free cake for every creature, with its adorable and almost sickly sweet name, is bringing twee back. Katie P.…
Astronautalis, aka Andy Bothwell, is a man with a lot on his mind. Let’s start with the basics: he’s a rapper known…
Acid Dad are a no-nonsense psych-punk band. In the vein of the likes of Thee Oh Sees, Parquet Courts, and The Strokes…
Dentist is an indie rock band based in Asbury Park, New Jersey, whose music hits the sweet spot between surf, punk, and…
Violet Sands is the new project from Deidre Muro (who has been on BTR Live Studio previously with Deidre & the Dark…
SAVAK is a Brooklyn band composed of some very experienced musicians. Having previously played in such notable groups as…
Brooklyn psych-surf-garage-rock band Fruit + Flowers’s appeal is centered around the interplay between Caroline Yoder,…
Lissie is originally from Rock Island, Illinois. She landed in California as a young singer-songwriter and learned a lot…
This month’s episode of BTR The Jazz Hole Live with Linus features a great set by the Sam Trapchak Quartet performed…
Tangerine is a Seattle-based garage pop trio with a rough and dreamy style that complements their straightforward,…
John Mark Nelson is a musician from Excelsior, Minnesota. While young, he’s far from inexperienced, having spent the…
00:00 BTR Live Studio: Del Water Gap 00:33 Vanessa 04:53 Let's Pretend 08:52 Interview 15:04 Alright 17:57 Don't Read…
Guerilla Toss seems to exist in an acid-drenched cartoon world of future music. Stylistically, there’s some sort of…
Audacity is a garage punk band from Fullerton, California. They’ve been bashing out fun, uncompromising tunes since…
Miwi La Lupa, a NYC-based songwriter who previously visited BTR Live Studio around the release of his debut album, is…
Moving Panoramas is an Austin-based trio that plays shoegaze-inspired pop, bouncing through chill grooves with soft,…
Atlanta punk trio The Coathangers just cruised into their 10th year of rockin’ -- and to say they’ve come a long way…
Ryan Keberle & Catharsis performed a killing set at London’s PizzaExpress Jazz Club on March 18th 2016. Check out…
Journalism is a Brooklyn band fronted by Kegan Zema. Kegan recently staged a multimedia exhibit at the Bushwick,…
2001 is a bit of a supergroup. With an impossible to Google band name, unconventional pop rhythms and song structures,…
The Dead Ships is the Los Angeles-based garage rock trio of Devlin McCluskey, Christopher Spindelilus, and Alex Moore.…
Sons Of An Illustrious Father is the Brooklyn-based trio of Osh Aubin, Lilah Larson, and Ezra Miller. The band has a…
Flora Cash is the folk-pop duo of Shpresa Lleshaj & Cole Randall. Their story is a classic modern romance: meeting…
Paul & Kris Masson are the duo at the core of the Baltimore-based Great American Canyon Band. Their dreamy folk rock…
CocoRosie is the eccentric and fascinating musical project of sisters Bianca and Sierra Casady. The duo first gained…
Lucy Dacus is a young musician based out of Richmond, Virginia, who came out of nowhere and immediately caught our…
Check out Arun Luthra’s Konnakol Jazz Project today on The Jazz Hole Live with Linus. Tracks from two different sets,…
Mise En Scene is a Canadian band from Winnipeg whose music is centered around the collaboration between Stefanie Blondal…
Guts Club is Lindsey Baker. Currently residing in New Orleans, Baker writes and performs striking, flowing stories in…
Dreamers is telling it like it is, singing about what they know. This Brooklyn-originating trio bashes around with punk…
Holy Esque is a rock band from Glasgow, Scotland. With sweeping soundscapes and dark themes, the music on their…
Pearl Charles is a young songwriter from Los Angeles. At just 23 years old, she already has about five years of touring…
Adan Jodorowsky (formerly operating under the name Adanowsky) and Xavi Polycarpe (of the rock band Gush) are French…
Tiny Hazard are an impossible-to-define experimental Brooklyn pop band. Fronted by the dynamic singer Alena Spanger, the…
Eskimeaux is the musical project of Gabrielle Smith, a founding member of Brooklyn collective The Epoch. Begun in 2007,…
Emanuel & The Fear (aka songwriter Emanuel Ayvas and his gang of musical cohorts) returns to BTR Live Studio with…
We’re pretty sure that mood ring pop isn’t an actual genre, but Half Waif’s self-description does feel pretty spot…
The Jazz Hole Live presents a set by the Grammy-nominated trumpet legend Tim Hagans and the NYC-based German drummer Joe…
New Brunswick, New Jersey, has developed a reputation as a hub of DIY/punk music over the past decade or so and, while…
Hellrazor -- formerly known as Dead Wives -- is among the grungy spawn of New Haven, Connecticut. Fronted by Speedy…
Growing out of the bedroom recordings of Montclair, New Jersey’s Cody Fitzgerald, Stolen Jars has evolved since its…
Spritzer is a new project from Friend Roulette’s Matt Meade. Like the refreshing beverage of their namesake, the band…
Now you can watch us on your iPhone or iPad! Check out the BTRtoday App! Adrian Daniel is a musician from Brooklyn, New…
It was a couple of years ago that we last caught up with songwriter Sean McMahon’s folk ensemble Workman Song in a…
The Perennials are Pete and Amanda Wells. The band began in Spokane, Washington, but has spent the past few years in…
Courtesy Tier exist in New York City, but come from all over the world. Their diverse backgrounds, both personal and…
Enjoy a quality set by the Curtis Nowosad Sextet on today’s edition of BTR The Jazz Hole Live. All compositions by…
Bethlehem Steel, a Brooklyn trio of fuzzy, poppy-punk loving rockers, has a real way with dynamics. It’s that…
Old Man Canyon is the Vancouver-based project of musician Jett Pace. This is total pop, from the shimmery guitar and…
Fireships is the latest project from NYC-born songwriter Andrew Vladek. This Brooklyn-based (and Brooklyn-inspired)…
The New Tarot is a young Brooklyn-based band with the Walker sisters - Monika (vocals/guitar) and Karen…
Starlight Girls is a Brooklyn band of self-proclaimed “genre-undefining hyper weirdos” with a flair for theatrics.…
Fern Mayo is a Brooklyn-based trio of 90s-style skronky, fuzzy, poppy punk-loving indie rock devotees currently leaving…
Miranda Lee Richards is a San Francisco-based musician whose roots lie in the folk and Americana worlds. Though her…
Gramma’s Boyfriend is the latest project fronted by the twin cities’ own Haley Bonar. A household name in certain…
Today’s edition of BTR The Jazz Hole Live features live and studio tracks by the Novas Trio (Jeff Miles, Carlos Vera…
DeQn Sue’s music is difficult to define. The Los Angeles-born singer, whose stage name is an ode to both her…
Sweet Spirit began as a sort of side project for Austin’s Sabrina Ellis. Launched as a more country and soul-inspired…
Raya Brass Band is a Brooklyn-based five-piece group with a reputation for starting a party everywhere they (and their…
Happy New Year! On today's fourth and final installment of Live Studio: Holidays, we feature sessions from Des Ark,…

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