Categories
Live Music
The Beths are a rock band based in Auckland, New Zealand, founded by lead singer/songwriter Elizabeth Stokes and…
The Richard Shulman Group with their live recorded CD release concert at the White Horse in Black …
Today we're revisiting some of our favorite sessions of the year - including music and interviews from Tubafresh,…
tubafresh is the dynamic new solo project from Chanell Crichlow, a Brooklyn-based producer, songwriter, and horn player…
NYC band Language is the trio of Omar, Wes, and Charles. Stylistically rooted in everything heavy, propulsive, and…
Today we're revisiting some of our favorite sessions of the year - including music and interviews from Heaven, Renata…
Renata Zeiguer (like tiger, with a Z) is a Brooklyn-dwelling NYC native with a broad depth of musical knowledge that…
Noisy guitars, big drums, super sweet melodies and a heavy romantic nostalgia are the ingredients that make up…
Today we're revisiting some of our favorite sessions of the year - including music and interviews from Idgy Dean, Buck…
Kevin Krauter is a musician based in Bloomington, Indiana, who plays in the increasingly popular band Hoops. As with…
This year, I traveled the midwest, deep south and more. These were the wildest rides.
Idgy Dean is the live-loop-based solo musical endeavor of Brooklyn’s Lindsay Sanwald. Sanwald’s presence is…
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…
Our holiday broadcasts commence today, with a look back at some of our favorite sessions of the year. On today's show we…
Garcia Peoples is a band from New Jersey who run their love of The Dead through a set of punk and rock filters. The…
Cherry is the latest project from Philadelphia-based guitarist/singer Russell Edling of Kite Party. The band operates on…
Cherry is the latest project from Philadelphia-based guitarist/singer Rusell Edling of Kite Party. The band operates on…
Coco Verde is the project led by Brooklyn songwriter Julian Anderson, along with an excellent band comprised of Koko…
Coco Verde is the project led by Brooklyn songwriter Julian Anderson, along with an excellent band comprised of Koko…
Pearl Charles has been hard at work since last we saw her in Austin in 2016. The Los Angeles-based folk musician…
Bilge Rat is a rock trio based in New Haven, Connecticut. With slow, grungy grooves and skronky goodness all over,…
Bilge Rat is a rock trio based in New Haven, Connecticut. With slow, grungy grooves and skronky goodness all over,…
Shaw's powerful performance with a nine-piece band and an amazing lineup of musicians was destined to be memorable.
Doe Paoro is a songwriter from Syracuse, New York, who is currently based in Los Angeles. Known for ambitious…
Doe Paoro is a songwriter from Syracuse, New York, who is currently based in Los Angeles. Known for ambitious…
Deeper is a Chicago-based post-punk band who’s been steadily crafting their sound and conceptual attack for the past…
A live set by the acclaimed Toronto-based drummer/composer Nick Fraser and his Nick Fraser New(ish) …
Las Rosas is the Brooklyn-based rock trio of Joses Boyer and Aybar, along with drummer Christopher Lauderdale. They’ve…
Las Rosas is the Brooklyn-based rock trio of Joses Boyer and Aybar, along with drummer Christopher Lauderdale. They’ve…
The World’s Greatest Detective is a Brooklyn-based punk band made up of Alex Heigl, Jordan Runtagh, Matt Rappold, West…
The World’s Greatest Detective is a Brooklyn-based punk band made up of Alex Heigl, Jordan Runtagh, Matt Rappold, West…
Kevin Krauter is a musician based in Bloomington, Indiana, who plays in the increasingly popular band Hoops. As with…
Shana Falana is a dream-pop artist currently based in Kingston, New York. Shana and Michael Amari explore darkness and…
Today's show features music from Shana Falana, The Duke of Surl, Adeline Hotel, and Max Pain & The Groovies.
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…
Photos from The Dodos' show at Bowery Ballroom in NYC.
A Deer A Horse has been bubbling up in the local Brooklyn scene for the past few years. When we first encountered them…
The show was a whirlwind of different kinds of pop punk and new levels or moshing.
The Underhill Family Orchestra is a band of siblings (by choice, not by blood) based out of Mobile, Alabama, stomping…
The Underhill Family Orchestra is a band of siblings (by choice, not by blood) based out of Mobile, Alabama, stomping…
Samia, the band, is the musical project of 21 year old NYC native Samia Finnerty. With a powerful voice and uncanny…
Samia (the band) is the musical project of 21-year-old NYC native Samia Finnerty. With a powerful voice and uncanny…
Current Joys is the solo musical project of Los Angeles-based musician and video director, Nicholas Rattigan. Rattigan…
From our friends at Greenway Records, Max Pain And The Groovies are here with some catchy, blazing garage-rock on their…
From our friends at Greenway Records, Max Pain And The Groovies are here with some catchy, blazing garage-rock on their…
My feet may still be sore from dancing and I hardly have a voice, but it was totally worth it.
We last caught up with Adeline Hotel, the Brooklyn-based indie folk project of songwriter Dan Knishkowy, at Baby’s All…
We last caught up with Adeline Hotel, the Brooklyn-based indie folk project of songwriter Dan Knishkowy, at Baby’s All…
MOURN is an impressive, young four-piece post-punk band from Barcelona. On their latest release, they exorcise the…
Check out a set by Gordon Hyland’s \\livingfossil// from Toronto’s Burdock Music Hall on today’s …
Jane Church is the Queens-based band led by former Spires singer/guitarist Matthew Stevenson. The band’s…
We checked out Jonathan Toubin's Haunted Hop Halloween Spooktacular at the Knockdown Center in Queens!
The NYC punk group just released their debut album ‘Friendship Music’ and celebrated with friendship, music and…
LUMPS is the musical beast created by Aaron Hester. Previously West Coast-based, the solo…
LUMPS is the musical beast created by Aaron Hester. Previously West Coast-based, the solo…
Neighbor Lady has already made quite an impression on us here at BTRtoday with their debut album, snagging a top artist…
Those who listen to BTRtoday’s music podcast surely know we’re fans of The Duke Of Surl (aka Will Brown). Now,…
Those who listen to BTRtoday’s music podcast surely know we’re fans of The Duke Of Surl (aka Will Brown). Now,…
L’FREAQ is the musical project of Lea Cappelli. The rising Brooklyn and LA-based artist crafts dense and enchanting…
L’FREAQ is the musical project of Lea Cappelli. The rising Brooklyn and Los Angeles-based artist crafts dense and…
Oh Sees tore it up at Warsaw for an epic three-night run.
Mike Pace, formerly of Brooklyn post-punks Oxford Collapse, is back with another excellent batch of catchy tunes from…
Joanna Teters is a Brooklyn-based singer, songwriter, and bandleader. From soul to blues and reggae, her smoky,…
Joanna Teters is a Brooklyn-based singer, songwriter, and bandleader. From soul to blues and reggae, her smoky,…
The Rareflowers are a New Brunswick, NJ-based trio, comprised of brothers Jimmy and Kane Maraday along with drummer…
The Rareflowers is a trio based in New Brunswick, New Jersey, comprised of brothers Jimmy and Kane Maraday and drummer…
Garcia Peoples is a band from New Jersey who run their love of The Dead through a set of punk and rock filters. The…
Garcia Peoples are a band from NJ who filter their love of the Dead thru their punk and rock musical backgrounds. The…
The U.K. punk band, joined by NYC locals Public Practice and Bodega, created a night of acceptance and mayhem.
Spooky Cool is a band from Richmond, Virginia, fronted by Zac Hryciak. The group’s music is difficult to define. They…
Spooky Cool is a band from Richmond, Virginia, fronted by Zac Hryciak. The group’s music is difficult to define. They…
New York rock group Operator Music Band land somewhere on planet sound between Kraftwerk and Devo, with minimalist,…
Enjoy a live set by the Nick Biello Quintet on today’s episode of The Jazz Hole Live - recorded at …
A Deer A Horse has been bubbling up in the local Brooklyn scene for the past few years. When we first encountered them…
A Deer A Horse has been bubbling up in the local Brooklyn scene for the past few years. When we first encountered them…
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…
MOURN is an impressive, young four-piece post-punk band from Barcelona. On their latest release, they exorcise the…
Citris is the grunge-inflected Brooklyn pop band headed up by singer/guitarist Angelina Torreano. Her heavy-hooked,…
Looms is a Brooklyn indie rock band made up of Sharif (vocal, keys, guitar), Harry (guitar), Andy, (bass), Louis…
Looms are a Brooklyn indie rock band made up of Sharif (vocal, keys, guitar), Harry (guitar), Andy, (bass), Louis…
Navy Gangs is a rock band based in NYC, but with midwestern roots. Formed in Brooklyn by singer Matthew Tillwick and…
Navy Gangs is a rock band based in NYC, but with midwestern roots. Formed in Brooklyn by singer Matthew Tillwick and…
Cheekface is a new Los Angeles mystery. Speak-singing their post-punk from the burbs to the city, the trio of Greg Katz,…
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.
Dumb is a Vancouver post-punk quartet, whose clever, groovy, punchy tunes take a critical look at the world. They…
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…
Little Junior is a refreshingly poppy and charming garage rock band from Toronto. Power-pop songs with shout-sung…
We barely made it out alive from our second photo-taking foray into Brooklyn no-ring wrestling.
DEZORAH is a post progressive metal band from McAllen, Texas, formed in 2014 by guitarist Eric Martinez and vocalist…
DEZORAH is a post progressive metal band from McAllen, TX formed in 2014 by guitarist Eric Martinez and vocalist Danica…
Neighbor Lady has already made quite an impression on us here at BTRtoday with their debut album, snagging a top artist…
Neighbor Lady have already made quite an impression on us here at BTRtoday with their debut album, snagging a top artist…
From Pittsburgh to D.C., these gritty NYC rockers took me on a wild ride full of chaos and punk rock.
On Saturday, September 8, Ava Luna celebrated their new album, 'Moon 2', with a concert at Music Hall of Williamsburg…
Soccer Mommy is the project of Sophie Allison, a young artist from Nashville who splits her time between there and NYC,…
A live set by the Philippe Lemm Trio (with Angelo Di Loreto & Jeff Koch) on today’s episode of The …
Pearl Charles has been hard at work since last we saw her in Austin in 2016. The Los Angeles-based folk musician…
Pearl Charles has been hard at work since last we saw her in Austin in 2016. The Los Angeles-based folk musician…
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.
The Black Black are a Brooklyn punk band in transition. Previously known for their heavy punk sound, the band’s…
The Black Black are a Brooklyn punk band in transition. Previously known for their heavy punk sound, the band’s…
Kris Gruen has done quite a bit of touring and writing since he last visited us at BTR Live Studio 6 years ago. His…
Kris Gruen has done quite a bit of touring and writing since he last visited us at BTR Live Studio 6 years ago. His…
Some people might think Monday nights are for resting, but NYC punks would say otherwise.
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…
Kittel & Co. is a contemporary string quintet fronted by Brooklyn musician Jeremy Kittel -- formerly of the GRAMMY…
The Baffler turned 30 and threw a party with Deerhoof!
Yazan is a versatile musician from New York City whose refreshing vibrancy and positivity shines through the music he…
Benjamin Jaffe may be familiar as half of the group HONEYHONEY (his musical partner in that band, Suzanne Santo, is no…
Benjamin Jaffe may be familiar as half of the group HONEYHONEY (his musical partner in that band, Suzanne Santo, is no…
Though their newest album ‘Poach’ came out 8/3, they had to have late-but-raging record release party at the…
Quichenight is the project headed up by Nashville-based musician Brett Rosenberg, blending cool, quirky pop with catchy…
Quichenight is the project headed up by Nashville-based musician Brett Rosenberg, blending cool, quirky pop with catchy…
Zander Hawley is an impressive young musician from Los Angeles whose bittersweet songs have an instant appeal. He honed…
Zander Hawley is an impressive young musician from Los Angeles whose bittersweet songs have an instant appeal. He honed…
The badass bands played a sold out Rough Trade covered in glitter & tattoos, welcoming everyone to boldly be themselves.
SPOUSE is an indie rock band that originated in 1995, led by frontman/singer José Ayerve. The project has gone through…
SPOUSE is an indie rock band that originated in 1995, led by frontman/singer José Ayerve. The project has gone through…
IDLES is a lightning bolt shooting straight out of Bristol, England, and tearing through the mess of a world we’re all…
Check out today’s experimental jazz set by Kaze (Satoko Fujii, Natsuki Tamura, Christian Pruvost and …
Monograms is the Brooklyn-based project of songwriter Ian Jacobs. Evolving from bedroom recordings to a loud and…
Monograms is the Brooklyn-based project of songwriter Ian Jacobs. Evolving from bedroom recordings to a loud and…
The Beths are an Auckland, NZ-based rock band, founded by lead singer/songwriter Elizabeth Stokes and guitarist Jonathan…
The Beths are a rock band based in Auckland, New Zealand, founded by lead singer/songwriter Elizabeth Stokes and…
NADINE is a project bringing together Nadia Hulett (Phantom Posse), and Brooklyn’s dynamic production/live band duo of…
Colatura is a new NYC garage-pop band. With classic pop vocals by bassist Jennica, shimmery lead guitar and backing…
Colatura is a new NYC-based Garage Pop band. With classic pop vocals by bassist Jennica, shimmery lead guitar and…
Photos of a chaotic and lawless sex, drugs & rock 'n' roll adventure at the musical haven called Meltasia.
Saint Marilyn is the Brooklyn-based synth duo of multi-instrumentalists Che Houston and Kevin Marksson (performing here…
A music festival catered to the coolest of the cool—not only rock out to your favorite bands, but also party with them…
Saint Marilyn is the Brooklyn-based synth duo of multi-instrumentalists Che Houston and Kevin Marksson (performing here…
Monteagle is the new project from Justin Giles Wilcox of the band Nassau. Slightly more ethereal than his work with…
Monteagle is the new project from Justin Giles Wilcox of the band Nassau. Slightly more ethereal than his work with…
PowerSnap is a powerful young Brooklyn garage rock band whose roots go back to their core members’ home of Israel.…
PowerSnap is a powerful young Brooklyn garage rock band whose roots go back to their core members’ home of Israel.…
Kevin Krauter is a musician based in Bloomington, Indiana, who plays in the increasingly popular band Hoops. As with…
Buck Meek is lead guitarist and one half of the songwriting duo behind the band Big Thief. He’s now front-and-center…
It was hot as hell for Navy Gangs' first show home from tour, but we were ready to sweat to rock’n’roll all night…
Buck Meek is lead guitarist and one half of the songwriting duo behind the band Big Thief. He’s now front-and-center…
Pale Ramon is a new NYC band formed around the core duo of Emanuel Ayvas (Emmanuel and the Fear) and Kevin Plessner…
Pale Ramon is a new NYC band formed around the core duo of Emanuel Ayvas (Emmanuel and the Fear) and Kevin Plessner…
Neighbor Lady recently topped our charts and played The Glove in Brooklyn.
A brilliant set by The Mitch Perrins Atlantic Quintet from Jewellery Quarter Jazz Festival (UK) on …
Deeper are a Chicago-based post-punk band who’ve been steadily crafting their sound and conceptual attack for the past…
Deeper is a Chicago-based post-punk band who’s been steadily crafting their sound and conceptual attack for the past…
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.
The Rizzos are those cool rockers you might’ve known in high school -- the friendly older kids who are kind of tough,…
The Rizzos are those cool rockers you might’ve known in high school -- the friendly older kids who are kind of tough,…
It’s the day we’ve all been waiting for—the debut record release show for the one and only The Nude Party.
Russian Baths is a New York band that lays the noise on thick for their fuzzy and heavy, yet harmonious post-punk/psych…
LANZ, aka Benjamin Lanz, is a talented musician who somehow finds time to craft his own unique quirky pop music when he…
LANZ, aka Benjamin Lanz, is a talented musician who somehow finds time to craft his own unique quirky pop music when he…
Why not celebrate America for what really makes it great this Fourth of July?
Billy Libby is the Brooklyn-based songwriter and guitarist at the center of the band Fort Gorgeous. With a sound as…
Billy Libby is the Brooklyn-based songwriter and guitarist at the center of the band Fort Gorgeous. With a sound as…
Ora Cogan is a Montreal-based artist creating dark, sweeping tunes with elements of folk, shoegaze and orchestral music…
Bodies Be Rivers is a Brooklyn-based band, formed around the songwriting team of Lauren Smith and Thomas Stephanos.…
Bodies Be Rivers is a Brooklyn-based band, formed around the songwriting team of Lauren Smith and Thomas Stephanos.…
After a five-week tour Las Rosas returns to NYC to play a wild LP release show/ all-night party in Brooklyn’s…
Trace Mountains is a band started by songwriter Dave Benton. His name and voice may be familiar from the band LVL Up,…
The BTRtoday chart-topping group shared the stage with Maps and Atlases.
Trevor Sensor is a 23 year old songwriter from Sterling, Illinois. With a voice that reveals his clear musical lineage…
Yazan is a versatile musician from New York City whose refreshing vibrancy and positivity shines through the music he…
Yazan is a versatile musician from New York City whose refreshing vibrancy and positivity shines through the music he…
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.…
Donovan Woods is a Polaris Prize and Juno Awards-nominated Nashville songwriter originally from Sarnia, Ontario. Writing…
The story goes that Baltimore musician Ed Schrader had been performing solo, with just his voice and a drum, until the…
NYC bassist/composer Frank Wagner and his bandmates Marco Di Gennaro and David Meade recorded a special …
Kim Talon is the force behind the project known as Kino Kimino. While a connection to Sonic Youth certainly doesn’t…
Kim Talon is the force behind the project Kino Kimino. There’s no question that the project’s connections to Sonic…
Two nights of rock ‘n’ roll brought to you by The Mystery Lights, Ad Hoc and Modern Sky USA.
Varsity is a Chicago band with an especially shimmery take on indie pop, drawing on classic rock ‘n roll grooves…
Varsity is a Chicago band with an especially shimmery take on indie pop, drawing on classic rock ‘n roll grooves…
Current Joys is the solo musical project of Los Angeles-based musician and video director, Nicholas Rattigan. Rattigan…
BTRtoday's Northside Festival showcase at Brooklyn's Knitting Factory was awesome.
NADINE is a project bringing together Nadia Hulett (Phantom Posse), and Brooklyn’s dynamic production/live band duo of…
NADINE is a project bringing together Nadia Hulett (Phantom Posse), and Brooklyn’s dynamic production/live band duo of…
For their first night, The Voidz were joined by fellow Cult Record artists Surfbort and Promiseland.
Aisha Badru has one of those voices that cuts through the music in a very special way. Soft, soulful, and distinct, her…
Aisha Badru has one of those voices that cuts through the music in a very special way. Soft, soulful, and distinct, her…
Lou Barlow, Shana Falana & The Goon Sax 6/7 @ 7PM at Knitting Factory, Brooklyn—$15 ADV / $17 DOS, All Ages.
We caught Philly band Hop Along at their sold out Brooklyn show
Lowlight is a rising indie-folk band from Asbury Park, New Jersey. With no shortage of local accolades, the band has…
Lowlight is a rising indie-folk band from Asbury Park, New Jersey. With no shortage of local accolades, the band has…
Loud, heavy, abrasive, and ready to rock, Nihiloceros have blasted onto the Brooklyn scene with what they call “trash…
Loud, heavy, abrasive, and ready to rock, Nihiloceros have blasted onto the Brooklyn scene with what they call “trash…
Tracy Bonham is the Grammy-nominated songwriter whose work is as timeless and powerful today as her memorable 90s hits.…
Oracle Room is the musical project of Brooklyn-based songwriter and singer Alex Nelson. Tapping into some sort of hazy…
Oracle Room is the musical project of Brooklyn-based songwriter and singer Alex Nelson. Tapping into some sort of hazy…
Toebow is an NYC-based 5-piece band whose experimental, clever take on rock and jazz-inflected pop is original enough to…
Toebow is an NYC-based 5-piece band whose experimental, clever take on rock and jazz-inflected pop is original enough to…
The Jazz Hole Live with the Toronto-based Myriad3 (Chris Donnelly, Dan Fortin, Ernesto Cervini) recorded …
It’s been 4 years since the last time Aloud visited us at BTR Live Studio. Having left their unforgettable mark on the…
It’s been 4 years since the last time Aloud visited us at BTR Live Studio. Having left their unforgettable mark on the…
NYC band Language is the trio of Omar, Wes, and Charles. Stylistically rooted in everything heavy, propulsive, and…
NYC band Language is the trio of Omar, Wes, and Charles. Stylistically rooted in everything heavy, propulsive, and…
The story goes that Baltimore musician Ed Schrader had been performing solo, with just his voice and a drum, until the…
Holly Miranda has been one of the most fascinating and interesting singers and songwriters around since we first heard…
Holly Miranda has been one of the most fascinating and interesting singers and songwriters around since we first heard…
Tracy Bonham is the Grammy-nominated songwriter whose work is as timeless and powerful today as her memorable 90s hits.…
Tracy Bonham is the Grammy-nominated songwriter whose songwriting is as timeless and powerful as her memorable 90’s…
The Red Bull Music Festival launches with an event inspired by the influential and visionary hip hop artist RAMMELLZEE.
Jane Weaver is a musician from Liverpool, England. As someone who runs a record label and plays in several groups, she…
New York rock group Operator Music Band land somewhere on planet sound between Kraftwerk and Devo, with minimalist,…
New York rock group Operator Music Band land somewhere on planet sound between Kraftwerk and Devo, with minimalist,…
Citris is the grunge-inflected Brooklyn pop band headed up by singer/guitarist Angelina Torreano. Her heavy-hooked,…
Citris is the grunge-inflected Brooklyn pop band headed up by singer/guitarist Angelina Torreano. Her heavy-hooked,…
It’s been about four years since Sweden’s Alice Boman first visited us for BTR Live Studio, and her hazy, sweet…
It’s been about four years since Sweden’s Alice Boman first visited us for BTR Live Studio, and her hazy, sweet…
Lola Pistola, Mima Good, Pom Pom Squad & Menjuje ripped the stage apart and melted faces with raw and vicious rock 'n'…
Hudson Taylor is an Americana/folk duo from Dublin, Ireland, made up of brothers Harry and Alfie Hudson Taylor.…
Hudson Taylor are an Americana/folk duo from Dublin, Ireland, made up of brothers Harry and Alfie Hudson Taylor.…
Erika Wennerstrom’s name might be new to some, but many will know her voice as the focal point of the popular…
Today’s episode of The Jazz Hole Live features VEIN’s CD release concert VEIN plays Ravel, live at Volkshaus in…
Luke Elliot is a musician out of time. His heartfelt, crooning pop-songwriting could be from the 50s, the 60s, the…
Luke Elliot is a musician out of time. His heartfelt, crooning pop-songwriting could be from the 50s, the 60s, the…
For their first headlining U.S. show, Inheaven had The Britanys & Boniface join their party of chaos and madness.
Brooklyn quartet Monogold return to BTR Live Studio with a fresh batch of tunes. Still rocking their unique psych-tinged…
Brooklyn quartet Monogold return to BTR Live Studio with a fresh batch of tunes. Still rocking their unique psych-tinged…
Fascinations Grand Chorus is the NY/NJ duo of Stephanie and Andrew. Together, they craft bright indie-pop that draws on…
The NY/NJ duo of Stephanie and Andrew, as Fascinations Grand Chorus, crafts bright indie pop that draws on classic…
A new band taking the stage plus new music from old bands made for the freshest show in Manhattan Monday night.
IDLES is a lightning bolt shooting straight out of Bristol, England, and tearing through the mess of a world we’re all…
IDLES is a lightning bolt shooting straight out of Bristol, England, and tearing through the mess of a world we’re all…
Thelma and the Sleaze is the hardest working band in Nashville! At least that’s what they say… and we’re inclined…
Radio Jarocho is a New York City band that plays a regional style of Mexican Son music from Veracruz called Son Jarocho.…
Radio Jarocho is a New York City band that plays a regional style of Mexican Son music from Veracruz called Son Jarocho.…
NYC got a different kind of Easter bunny this year—one not afraid to light shit on fire, start mosh pits & throw…
Meklit is an Ethio-American singer-songwriter/composer and TED Senior Fellow, whose latest album was produced by…
Meklit is an Ethio-American singer-songwriter, composer, and TED Senior Fellow whose latest album was produced by…
Elizabeth and the Catapult is New York musician Elizabeth Ziman, a critically acclaimed and incredibly talented…
The Nashville band plays flowery melodies with intricate harmonies and choruses that’ll stay in your head like the…
Ezra Feinberg, founder of San Francisco psych-pop band Citay, left music when he moved to Brooklyn in 2012, taking on an…
Ezra Feinberg, founder of San Francisco psych-pop band Citay, left music when he moved to Brooklyn in 2012, taking on an…
The sold out Brooklyn show was an explosion of bloody uteruses, sweaty t-shirts & vengeful head bangers loving each…
Twenty-six photos of rock 'n' roll capturing the whirlwind of madness in Austin both on and off the stage.
Six days of shows, partying and driving throughout the Midwest with a couple of NYC’s best underground musicians.
Cheekface is a new Los Angeles mystery. Speak-singing their post-punk from the burbs to the city, the trio of Greg Katz,…
Cheekface is a new Los Angeles mystery. Speak-singing their post-punk from the burbs to the city, the trio of Greg Katz,…
Lena Bloch & Feathery are featured on today’s episode of The Jazz Hole Live, recorded at The Drawing Room and at Korzo…
tubafresh is the dynamic new solo project from Chanell Crichlow, a Brooklyn-based producer, songwriter, and horn player…
tubafresh is the dynamic new solo project from Chanell Crichlow, a Brooklyn-based producer, songwriter, and horn player…
We played our favorite game at SXSW this year: Seeing how much rock 'n' roll our music reporter can take before she…
Sur Back is the project of NYC-based Caroline Sans. Leaving behind her roots in Florida as a ballerina, Sans has…
Sur Back is Caroline Sans. Leaving behind her roots in Florida as a ballerina, Sans is now in NYC and has developed an…
Our final look at SXSW 2018 closes out our festival coverage with band portraits and unofficial showcase concert photos.
Anna Burch has arrived. Though she’s been around the music scene a bit, playing with various bands over the past few…
We wrap up our SXSW 2018 Music official coverage with an epic night of rock 'n roll from Burger Records.
Friday at SXSW was where all the beer, sweat, tacos, and rock 'n roll came together in an explosion of fun.
On Day three of SXSW, things got psychedelic—and a bit destructive.
MALLRAT is the Brooklyn trio of Melo (vocals, guitar), Mei (vocals, guitar), and Rachika (drums). With sharp, emotional…
MALLRAT is the Brooklyn trio of Melo (vocals, guitar), Mei (vocals, guitar), and Rachika (drums). With sharp, emotional…
BTRToday music writer Elena Childers reports via text message on her adventures and encounters at the South by Southwest…
Day 2 of SXSW 2018 was filled with sweat, nudity, tacos and, of course, amazing music.
The 2018 SXSW Music Festival in Austin, TX has begun, and our photographer is there to catch the magic.
Renata Zeiguer (like tiger, with a Z) is a Brooklyn-dwelling NYC native with a broad depth of musical knowledge that…
Renata Zeiguer (like tiger, with a Z) is a Brooklyn-dwelling NYC native with a broad depth of musical knowledge that…
Songwriter Walter Martin is known as a lyricist and multi-instrumentalist for The Walkmen -- and before that, Jonathan…
Bell’s Roar is the solo project of NY-based producer, songwriter, and vocalist Sean Desiree. They draw on a wide range…
Bell’s Roar is the solo project of producer, songwriter, and vocalist Sean Desiree. They draw on a wide range of…
Russian Baths is a New York band that lays the noise on thick for their fuzzy and heavy, yet harmonious post-punk/psych…
NY-band Russian Baths lay the noise on thick for their heavy, harmonious, fuzzy psych and post-punk sounds. Big riffs,…
Native Harrow is Devin Tuel, accompanied by her musical partner and conspirator, composer/multi-instrumentalist Stephen…
BTRtoday chats with NJ-based rock/metal group about their lengthy run as a band and their new album ‘All At Once.’
CHAPPO is a Brooklyn-based psych-rock band. With their new, John Vanderslice-produced record, the group covers tricky…
CHAPPO is a Brooklyn-based psych-rock band. With their new John Vanderslice-produced record, the group covers tricky…
The Miami rockers brought sexy vibes and rock energy to Baby’s All Right.
QTY are a NYC rock band. With fairly straightforward, no-nonsense rock grooves and licks, they employ a satisfying…
QTY is a New York City rock band that employs no-nonsense rock grooves and a satisfying speak-singing style that plants…
Live music from Jonathan Saraga’s CD release concert back in October at Dazzle in Denver, CO on today’s episode of…
Soccer Mommy is the project of Sophie Allison - a young artist from Nashville. For the past few years, she’s…
Soccer Mommy is the project of Sophie Allison, a young artist from Nashville who splits her time between there and NYC,…
Death Match 8 at Tender Trap was full of music, blood, and good old no ring wrestling.
The Mad Doctors are the fuzzy, scuzzy, fun wild genius punks at the center of the growing Brooklyn whirlwind scene that…
The Mad Doctors are the fun and fuzzy, wild genius punks at the center of the growing Brooklyn whirlwind scene that is…
Hailing from the rich cultural breeding ground of Philadelphia, Joy Again is a quintet right at that vital point in…
Anna Burch has arrived. Though she’s been around the music scene a bit, playing with various bands over the past few…
Anna Burch has arrived. Though she’s been around the music scene a bit, playing with various bands over the past few…
“I was thinking, 'am I the last Iranian to set foot in America?’”
Handsome Ghost is the project of Boston native and English teacher, Tim Noyes. Blending his folk music roots with a love…
Handsome Ghost is the project of Boston native and English teacher, Tim Noyes. Blending his folk music roots with a love…
Noisy guitars, big drums, super sweet melodies and a heavy romantic nostalgia are the ingredients that make up…
Noisy guitars, big drums, super sweet melodies and a heavy romantic nostalgia are the ingredients that make up…
The Royal They seem to be quite deserving of the royal treatment lately, having become the latest must-see Brooklyn…
The Royal They seems to be quite deserving of the royal treatment lately, having become the latest must-see Brooklyn…
Lina Tullgren is a musician operating out of the mystical north of New England, somewhere in the wilds of Maine.…
Paperhaus is a band based out of Washington, DC. Founding member Alex Tebeleff has more recently been joined by new…
Paperhaus is a band based out of Washington, DC. Founding member Alex Tebeleff has more recently been joined by new…
Shana Falana is a dream-pop artist currently based in Kingston, New York. Shana and Michael Amari explore darkness and…
Shana Falana is a dream pop band currently based in Kingston, NY. Shana Falani and Michael Amari explore darkness and…
Suzanne Santo is best known as the singer from Los Angeles-based Americana band, honeyhoney. Here, she steps out on her…
Exciting live jazz from Toronto-based drummer and bandleader Ilios Steryannis’ CD release concert recorded live at The…
Benjamin Cartel, whom you may recognize from his previous project Kaiser Cartel, has returned to his solo project roots.…
Benjamin Cartel, whom you may recognize from his previous project Kaiser Cartel, has returned to his solo project roots.…
Mark E. Smith is lost in music now.
Morning Teleportation is a psychedelic rock band from Bowling Green, Kentucky. They visited us late last year to perform…
Morning Teleportation is a psychedelic rock band from Bowling Green, Kentucky. They visited us at Serious Business Music…
Jonas Alaska is a Grammy-winning singer/songwriter from Norway. He joined us at Banyan Studios in Brooklyn to perform…
Pow Pow Family Band wants you to know that we’re all living in a simulation. That simulation includes Providence,…
Pow Pow Family Band wants you to know that we’re all living in a simulation. That simulation includes Providence,…
Rest in peace to the lead singer of The Cranberries, Dolores O’Riordan.
Look to the basements and tree houses of Brooklyn, and you might find BIRDS, a psych rock band originally formed around…
Look to the basements and tree houses of Brooklyn and you might find BIRDS, a psych-rock band originally formed around…
Fufanu is a rock band from Iceland, whose beat-heavy sound reveals their techno inspiration, as well as their past as…
Peter Oren's baritone voice instantly begs attention. The songwriter's thoughtful new album, Anthropocene (Western…
Peter Oren's baritone voice instantly begs attention. The songwriter's thoughtful new album, Anthropocene (Western…
Self-described “fairy-folk” artist Jordan Klassen is a prolific songwriter based in Vancouver, BC,  who has spent…
Self-described “fairy-folk” artist Jordan Klassen is a prolific songwriter based in Vancouver, British Columbia, who…
Norwegian pop artist, Billie Van, stopped by Banyan Studios in Brooklyn to perform the single “I’m Totally Fine With…
Transitioning from gritty to glam rock isn't easy, but these guys have got it down.
Songwriter Jaye Bartell playfully recorded his fourth album back in his old stomping ground of Asheville, NC, with…
Songwriter Jaye Bartell playfully recorded his fourth album back in his old stomping ground of Asheville, North…
Strawberry Runners is the project of guitarist and songwriter Emi Night. Her tender, deeply personal songs are…
Strawberry Runners is the project of guitarist and songwriter Emi Night. Her tender, deeply personal songs are…
Closeness is the new duo of Todd Fink (The Faint) and Orenda Fink (Azure Ray), who were married for a decade before…

recommendations