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Sunday and Alt-Country music go to together like peanut butter and jelly. Enjoy a cup of coffee and an hour of country tunes, with your host DJ Emily.
The Best of Spotlight on the City for 2016
The Dan Pugach Nonet on today’s episode of The Jazz Hole Live with Linus, with a set recorded at the Williamsburg Music Center in Brooklyn, NY.
There have been amazing new alt-country release lately and DJ Emily is focusing in on three of her favorites for the edition of The Alt-Country Show!
The BTR crew are ready for the Holiday season. A few of your favorite DJs have gathered together to bring you some good tunes for all your holiday travels! Enjoy!
Today’s live set on The Jazz Hole Live comes from the Pit Inn in Tokyo, Japan, where the NYC-based trio MURAL performed last year.
Spotlight on the City for the month of November 2016 will feature Eugene, Oregon.
Pack your bags and go on an excursion with us. Roadside Assistance is a roundtable discussion featuring eight different BTR hosts who comment with music instead of statements. Football is in full swing, there is a crispness in the air and we are ready for some tailgate celebrations. You'll definitely enjoy our DJs picks for the festivities.
Get your alt-country fix! This Sunday set features new music from Hiss Golden Messenger and Wilco!
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 with Linus
The October edition of Spotlight on the City will feature Zurich, Switzerland.
OST Miss Sharon Jones Illuminate Your Room Bueno Live in San Francisco Thee Oh Sees  
Alt-country is one of DJ Emily's favorite genres and she's comprised an hour long set for you to jam out to this Sunday on BTR.
The September 2016 edition of Spotlight on the City will feature Boulder, Colorado.
Jean-Michel Pilc recorded live at Laure Mayoud’s home in Lyon, France, plus two album tracks on this month’s BTR The Jazz Hole Live
It’s time for the Fall Kick Off on BTR’s Roadside Assistance, presented by United Airlines! Listen as 8 different BTR DJs present 8 different interpretations on what kind of soundtrack goes best with letting go from the summer
Satiate your alt-country cravings with this mix. The perfect hour of tunes for your Sunday.
Pedro Giraudo Big Band (featuring Sofia Tosello) recorded live at Blue Note Jazz Club in NYC on this month’s BTR The Jazz Hole Live
Spotlight on the City for the month of August 2016 features bands and artists from Charleston, South Carolina.
An hour of alt-country tunes for your Sunday. Enjoy this mix with your host DJ Emily and some of the best indie alt-country artists around.
It’s time for a summer BBQ on BTR’s Roadside Assistance, presented by United Airlines! Listen as 8 different BTR DJs present 8 different interpretations on what kind of soundtrack goes best with grilling outdoors!
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 in New York, NY on May 18th 2016 with Iris Ornig (bass, compositions), Jonathan Powell (trumpet, flugelhorn), Jeremy Powell (tenor sax), Billy Test (piano) and Allan Mednard (drums).
Spotlight on the City for July 2016 will feature Tel Aviv, Israel. You'll hear from artists such as Bill & Murray, Ha'mifsaot, Joove, Cannons, Skirly Kones and more!
Get your alt-country fix this Sunday! This mix features new tunes from William Tyler and Case/Lange/Viers... yes, those last names match up to some pretty talented ladies.
Holy trinitrotoluene it’s time for a Fireworks party on BTR Today's Roadside Assistance, presented by United Airlines! Listen as 8 different BTR Today DJs present 8 different interpretations on what kind of soundtrack goes best with explosions in the sky!
Spotlight on the City for June 2016 will feature Greensboro, North Carolina. You'll hear from artists such as LeBaron, Gar Clemens, The Bronzed Chorus, and more!
This month’s episode of BTR The Jazz Hole Live with Linus features a great set by the Sam Trapchak Quartet performed at LIC Bar in Queens, New Yok on February 2nd, 2015. Sam Trapchak (bass, compositions), Jeremy Powell (tenor sax), Jeff Miles (guitar) and Nick Anderson (drums).
Get your alt-country fix on this mix, hosted by DJ Emily. Evey show brings you and hour of tunes from some of the best in the genre.
Holy hotness let's hit the beach on BTR Today's Roadside Assistance, presented by United Airlines! Listen as 8 different BTR Today DJs present 8 different interpretations on what kind of soundtrack goes best with blazing days by the shore!
Ryan Keberle & Catharsis performed a killing set at London’s PizzaExpress Jazz Club on March 18th 2016. Check out a large junk of it on today’s episode of The Jazz Hole Live with Linus. Also check out the band’s brand new album Azul Infinito. Ryan Keberle (trombone, melodica, compositions), Camila Meza (voice), Mike Rodriguez (trumpet), Jorge Roeder (bass) and Eric Doob (drums).
Spotlight on the City is the program on BTR that features musicians and bands from local music scenes across the globe. For the month of May, you'll hear 16 acts from Belgrade, Serbia.
Get your fix of alt-country tunes this Sunday on BTR! We're featuring a handful of artists that have recently dropped new records.
Holy toledo School is OUT on BTR Today's Roadside Assistance, presented by United Airlines! Listen as 8 different BTR Today DJs present 8 different interpretations on what kind of soundtrack goes best with not going to school at all!
Check out Arun Luthra’s Konnakol Jazz Project today on The Jazz Hole Live with Linus. Tracks from two different sets, one at The New School as part of the ”Jazz Presents" concert series at The School of Jazz of The College of Performing Arts here in NYC in March 2015, the other one from a July 2015 show in Easton, PA at The Lafayette Bar. Arun Luthra is also interviewed on this show, discussing his Konnakol Jazz Project and more.
Spotlight on the City for April 2016 will feature New Brunswick, New Jersey. You'll hear from artists such as Cook Thugless, Red Giant, Julian Fulton, The Dollys and more!
Get your alt-country music fix this Sunday! Enjoy this hour long set with tunes from Jonathan Rado, The Wooden Sky and more.
Holy mackerel it's Spring Break part II on BTR Today's Roadside Assistance, presented by United Airlines! Listen as 8 different BTR Today DJs present 8 different interpretations on what kind of soundtrack goes best with hot days and cold drinks down by the beach
Get your alt-country fix with this hour long mix on BTR! New music from Carter Tanton!
The Jazz Hole Live presents a set by the Grammy-nominated trumpet legend Tim Hagans and the NYC-based German drummer Joe Hertenstein recorded live (by sound engineer Onur Gul) at Nublu as part of the 2015 Nublu Jazz Festival in New York, NY on December 13th 2015. Their duo project The Bad Duets began as a bi-weekly concert series of freely improvised music and usually features a special guest. This time they were joined by two internationally-acclaimed saxophonists: Ravi Coltrane and Jon Irabagon.
Spotlight on the City for March 2016 will feature Winnipeg, Manitoba. You'll hear from Sweet Alibi, Raine Hamilton, Futurekids and more plus artists from local labels Pipe and Hat, Dub Ditch Picnic and Sundowning Sound Recordings.
Alright it's Spring Break on BTR Today's Roadside Assistance, presented by United Airlines! Listen as 8 different BTR Today DJs present 8 different interpretations on what kind of soundtrack goes best sans school on a debaucherous trip to the beach!
Get your alt-country fix on today's mix with new music from Marlon Williams!
Enjoy a quality set by the Curtis Nowosad Sextet on today’s edition of BTR The Jazz Hole Live. All compositions by bandleader and drummer Curtis Nowosad, featuring Adam O’Farrill on trumpet, Matt Woroshyl on alto saxophone, Grant Goldstein on guitar, Billy Test on piano and Adrian Moring on bass - recorded live at Manhattan School of Music on April 1st 2015.
Spotlight on the City for February 2016 features Rochester, NY.
It's time for Mardi Gras on BTR Today's Roadside Assistance, presented by United Airlines! Listen as 8 different BTR Today DJs present 8 different interpretations on what kind of soundtrack goes best the fattest of Tuesdays!
Some Alt-Country tunage for your Sunday. Enjoy this hour of good tunes alongside DJ Emily!
Today’s edition of BTR The Jazz Hole Live features live and studio tracks by the Novas Trio (Jeff Miles, Carlos Vera L. and Rodrigo Recabarren) and special guest Dayna Stephens. Some of the tracks were recorded live at The Cornelia Street Cafe in New York, NY on April 24th 2014, others were taken from their debut album Borderfall.
Spotlight on the City for January 2016 will feature Paris, France. You'll hear from artists and bands like Aube L, My Friend Is and Ilitch plus labels, Antinote, Le Disques Entreprise, Existence Label and more!
It's time for Winter Break on BTR's Roadside Assistance, presented by United Airlines! Listen as 8 different BTR DJs present 8 different interpretations on what kind of soundtrack goes best with kicking back in the cold

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