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Your cheat-sheet to 2017’s underground indie album releases.
Ten of the most wild & crazy nights of 2017.
Underground shows to avoid the swarm of amateurs drinking in Times Square.
Instead of going through Hoops, just chill out with them instead.
Local artists are well represented at Brooklyn venues in the last days of November and first days of December, with shows featuring Mount Sharp, Flying Pace, Shilpa Ray, Acid Dad, and gobbinjr. Plus…
The perfect lineup to convey the badass soul of the Brooklyn music scene assembled in Bushwick.
New Candys make music bursting with visual flavor--we chat new album & lots more!
Liza Colby’s theme song would be raw rock ‘n’ roll and her superpower is pure, strong and dangerous female sexuality.
Cherry Glazerr, Thick and Dances had the room bursting with energy and excitement. Not bad for a Sunday night.
LuxDeluxe released 'Let’s Do Lunch' this past summer--heavily influenced by NRQB, they also experimented w/ the recording & creative process.
No mouth-breathers allowed! Songs picked from both seasons, plus songs they should've included.
Meet the psych-rock band from Miami, Deaf Poets--come for the memes, stay for the music.
This Halloween season, you don’t want to miss these spook-tacular events.
There are a lot of shows going on between October 26th and November 9th...We’ve got brand new stuff by Winston C.W., pretty new stuff by Heaters, and exclusive BTRtoday live tracks by Marijuana…
They have a song about needing a burrito and drugs, and it’s beautiful.
BTRtoday Music Director, Lottie (aka ‘Ms. Lottie’) joins us this week as we listen to some of the tracks that end the new releases we added to our music library this week. What makes a final track a final track? How does Ms. Lottie pick the music she brings in? What’s Bryan’s new single sound like? Will we answer any of these questions? Spoiler alert: maybe.
This week, Bryan and J discuss social media and even create a tumblr for the podcast. Also, they listen to a lot of great new music -- no duds at all despite one of the band’s names.
You can’t just leave Otis Mountain Get Down without lasting memories--or at least a stick-and-poke tattoo...
You don’t truly know what an all night party is until you’ve gone to Meltasia.
The best cure for seasickness is booze, confetti and live rock ‘n’ roll--this is High Waisted At Sea 4: Rock 'N' Roll Booze Cruise!
This party is like your birthday, plus New Year's Eve, plus your senior prom, plus your wedding all in one night.
Center yourself by pressing play on Native Sun’s new single “Palindrome.”
Raise a glass to a band as effervescent and effortlessly cool as their name suggests.
I made a fashionably late entrance this year. I brought my sunscreen, sunglasses and wore my most summery outfit. But the joke was on me. I avoided sunburn but left the fest drenched and shivering.
The Gorilla Biscuits and Quicksand vet lets his freak flag fly with Dead Heavens.
City scenesters escaped the concrete jungle for two nights of fun in Rockaway Beach.
The Nude Party put on an epic music festival called 'Send It Week' before moving to NYC. These are the pictures from it--complete with dicks & dildos.
They’ll rescue emus, shriek at spiders and bring back grunge all in one night--they're as exciting as wrestling a crocodile.
Oak House is an indie/psych-rock trio from Athens, Georgia -- or guitarist Gresham Cash, drummer Wes Gregory and bassist Connor Sabula. With huge, grungy dynamics and epic choruses, the band plays with a ton of passion. This is definitely guitar rock, and the classic trio formation feels brand new when a band like this comes along to freshen it up. The guys dropped by Serious Business Music in DUMBO, Brooklyn, to show us how it’s done. Hot or Mood, the sophomore LP from Oak House, is available now. Listen to the audio podcast for more music and interview.
There’s no need to focus on how lady-centric these bands are, but you can't deny these gals kick ass.
From made up psychedelic ouija pop band to totally real -- as in loud, fast, and sweaty real -- band, this supergroup composed of members of Fat White Family and the Eccentronic Research Council have come together to destroy pop music and rebuild it. They brought their chaos to Serious Business Music in DUMBO, Brooklyn for this eye-opening session. Interplanetary Class Classics is available now from Chimera Music. Listen to the audio podcast for more music and interview.
Post Animal took the stage and immediately had complete control of everyone’s attention—without a single Netflix show actor on stage.
Pairing mesmerizing rhythm guitars with vocals that are rich in harmony but hit harsh peaks, the Cool Ghouls make music that’s catchy as hell.
This week we chat with Nashville's Daddy Issues & listen to a SNEAK PEEK of 'Deep Dream'--out May 19.
Webster Hall put on a sinful evening of music blessed by the gods—plus a special appearance from Sean Lennon.
The King of Surf Guitar, Dick Dale, turned 80 this month, and surf rock is back. 
A too-cool-for-school kind of Friday night, brought to you by Flatbox Presents!
Culture and lifestyles are different everywhere—this is no exception to music! BTRtoday explores the music scenes around the world.
Meet Monograms! They're a mixture of synth pop and punk rock, and who could ask for more??
We chat w/ NYC music pioneers Sharkmuffin, and, boy oh boy, do they have a killer record coming out May 5--check it out!
The pioneer punk rockers from the '80s got back together for one chaotic weekend & released a re-mastered vinyl!
Cult Records & Alt Citizen get together to create Cult Citizen—an event featuring awesome artists you NEED to know about!
From Australia, we're premiering Ruth Carp & The Fish Heads' newest album ‘Can Men Like Us Go To Heaven?’
Breanna Barbara is a Brooklyn-based musician, but don’t let the geography throw you -- her music is steeped in southern/blues rock traditions, as seen through the sweat-drenched eyes of New York City. Howling, yelping, and rockin’ with a furious intensity -- even at slower tempos, like a psychedelic waltz -- Barbara is fast becoming a force to reckon with in the local scene. Mirage Dreams by Breanna Barbara is available now. Listen to the audio podcast for more music and interview.
Meet Shadow Band--the dark and mysterious group that everyone is looking for. They've got some edge, some sweetness, and some eeriness.
Let's get weird with Weird Omen--a dark and mysterious French band that sings explosive rock 'n' roll.
Nelson, Humberto, Andrea, and Luis are Brooklyn-based band, Stuyedeyed. Full of brilliant, nervous energy, their music explodes in every direction at once, pulling from the archives of garage and psych rock beauty for their own take on jangly pop and overdriven rock. They stopped by to destroy the live room at Serious Business Music in DUMBO, Brooklyn for this special session! Funeral by Stuyedeyed will be released March 10, 2017. Listen to the audio podcast for more music and interview.
Breanna Barbara is a Brooklyn-based musician, but don’t let the geography throw you -- her music is steeped in southern/blues rock traditions, as seen through the sweat-drenched eyes of New York City. Howling, yelping, and rockin’ with a furious intensity -- even at slower tempos, like a psychedelic waltz -- Barbara is fast becoming a force to reckon with in the local scene. Mirage Dreams by Breanna Barbara is available now. Listen to the audio podcast for more music and interview.
Nelson, Humberto, Andrea, and Luis are Brooklyn-based band, Stuyedeyed. Full of brilliant, nervous energy, their music explodes in every direction at once, pulling from the archives of garage and psych rock beauty for their own take on jangly pop and overdriven rock. They stopped by to destroy the live room at Serious Business Music in DUMBO, Brooklyn for this special session! Funeral by Stuyedeyed will be released March 10, 2017. Listen to the audio podcast for more music and interview.
Solilians is a psychedelic drone pop band from Long Island, New York. Appropriately enough, their album is dedicated to the memory of the late, great Leonard Nimoy, and sung in Hebrew. This cosmic crew of Sharon Malkin, Benjamin Malkin, Gabriel Walsh, and Neptune Sweet is very much on their own, special trip and we’re along for the ride. They dropped into Serious Business Music in DUMBO, Brooklyn, to bring some of their vibes our way for this session. Shin from Solilians is available now. Listen to the audio podcast for more music and interview.

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