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Staying home this Thanksgiving? Missing Family? Or, feeling thankful you don’t have to see family and friends? Either way, the BTR staff is here for you to provide some company and the soundtrack.
New tunes from John Calvin Abney, Pearl Charles, Jeremy Ivey, Malin Pettersen, Strays Don’t Sleep… the list goes on. Enjoy this hour of Alt-Country tunes on BTR.
Laramie, Wyoming – based musicians are featured on the November edition of Spotlight on the City.
Check out an astounding live set by the Ben Rosenblum Nebula Project recorded at Kitano in NYC on today’s episode of The Jazz Hole Live
Get spooky with the BTR crew on this Halloween edition of Roadside Assistance. A selection of haunting tracks to get you in the Halloween spirit.
Fort Wayne, Indiana – based musicians are featured on the October edition of Spotlight on the City.
Listen to a set by Nick Finzer recorded at the Blue Whale in Los Angeles, CA on March 8th 2020 on today’s episode of The Jazz Hole Live
Prost! We won’t be cheersing beer mugs and dancing on tables this year but you can still crack open a Hefeweizen at home and scream ‘Ziggy Zaggy, Ziggy Zaggy, Oi Oi Oi!’ while listening to this mix.
Cosmic country, Americana, cowpunk, psych-folk… What does it all mean? No clue! But, we’re filing it under Alt-Country & you should tune into the mix.
Gainesville, Florida – based musicians are featured on the September edition of Spotlight on the City.
Tune in for a creative set by Lena Bloch & Feathery recorded on March 8th 2020 at The Falcon in Marlboro, NY.
This fall, stay home! Then click the link to listen to this mix provided by a crew of your favorite BTR DJs.
Getting folky and poetic in today’s mix which features new tunes from Allegra Krieger and Jaye Bartell. There’s a new single from Great Peacock and Emily discusses her Drag City standom.
Youngstown, Ohio – based artists are featured on the August edition of Spotlight on the City.
The Richard Shulman Trio performed at The Orange Peel in Asheville, NC for a Quarantine Concert Series sponsored by www.iamavl.com
Cooking outside and need an eclectic mix to accompany you? The BTR staff has joined together for this mix and we’ve got you covered.
H. Kink’s new EP ‘men.’ drops today and we’re kicking off the show with tracks from it. Plus, Lydia Loveless announces a new album ‘Daughter’ and we have the first single.
Virginia Beach and Norfolk, Virginia – based artists are featured on the July edition of Spotlight on the City.
Today’s set on The Jazz Hole Live is by the Jonathan Saraga Sextet, recorded live back in February at NYC’s famous Smalls Jazz Club
Marginalized groups are fighting for equality. It’s painful. It’s frustrating. But, today on Roadside Assistance we are celebrating the fact that progress is being made.
Sam Rae (cellist for Brandi Carlile) drops her solo album “Ten Thousand Years” on August 7th and we’ve got the premiere single to kick off the show! Plus, Cullen Wade and the Waters join the BTR rotation.
Have a listen to Swiss trio VEIN’s set from Museo Vincenzo Vela in Locarno, Switzerland on today’s episode of The Jazz Hole Live with Linus.
Chattanooga, Tennessee – based artists are featured on the June edition of Spotlight on the City.
A bunch of soon to be released albums and new releases in the mix. You’re gonna want to add each and every one to your collection. Blitzen Trapper, Courtney Marie Andrews, and Kim Richey… just a little of what’s in store.
Roadside Assistance travels to the living room for an Indoor Beach Party. Join us for this mix with tracks selected by 8 of your favorite BTR DJs.
Time for The Jazz Hole Live with the wonderful NYC-based, African-infused jazz duo AfuriKo live in Mercedes, Uruguay and Sheffield, England.
Lexington, Kentucky – based artists are featured on the May edition of Spotlight on the City.
Get dressed up (or not), pour yourself a drink (or 2) and join some of your favs from the BTR crew for this special Quarantine Relief edition of Roadside Assistance.
Today we’re welcoming Andy Brasher to the mix. We’ll sample some tunes from Brasher’s latest album, Myna Bird. Plus tunes from Trace Mountains, Waxahatchee and more.
Today’s live set on The Jazz Hole Live is by the NY-based Thai pianist/composer Kengchakaj and comes to us from Rockwood Music Hall
Brisbane – based artists are featured on the April edition of Spotlight on the City.
Spring break can still be fun at home! Just turn this mix on and pretend you’re hanging out with your favorite BTR DJs dancing the day/night away. We’ve got a great set.
Pick an artist in today’s mix you love and support them (if you can) by purchasing an album or some merch. There are lots to choose from. ‘Burn The Witch’ the latest release from Sarah Peacock is new to the show. And, Waxahatchee’s latest, ‘Saint Cloud’ is in there as well.
Check out the album release show by Stephanie Urquhart Quartet (featuring Mallory Chipman), recorded live at The Yardbird Suite in Canada.
Edmonton, Alberta – based artists are featured on the March edition of Spotlight on the City.
Jen Starsinic opens (and closes) today’s mix with music from her new release, Bad Actor. Plus, new music from Rookie, Aaron Beckum and Christopher Paul Stelling.
Celebrate Fat Tuesday with some of your favorite BTR DJs. Enjoy their takes on the holiday on this edition of Roadside Assistance.
Music by the Dor Herskovits Quartet (and Quintet) recorded live at The Lilypad in Cambridge, MA on today’s The Jazz Hole Live with Linus.
Long Beach, California based artists are featured on the February edition of Spotlight on the City.
Punxsutawney Phil did not see his shadow so we are in for an early spring. We’re ready for things to warm up here at the alt-country show and hope that this mix does the trick.
Today on Roadside Assistance we tackle Presidents Day. 8 DJs have chosen tracks they feel fit the theme and we have some fun along the way. Enjoy.
Enjoy a set by Triio (a sextet led by the Canadian bassist and composer Alex Fournier) on today’s episode of The Jazz Hole Live.
New Orleans based artists are featured on the January edition of Spotlight on the City. You’ll hear from Doctor Lo, IZE, Delores Galore and more!
Eight of your favorite BTR DJs are easing your winter woes with a Winter Break mix. With lots of genres represented and lots of interpretations of our theme, there are sure to be lots of surprises.
Back at it in 2020 and Emily has her ears set on Grand Canyon. The group out of Los Angeles dropped their Yesterday’s News EP in August and you’ll get to hear a few tracks from it in the mix today.

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