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Noisy guitars, big drums, super sweet melodies and a heavy romantic nostalgia are the ingredients that make up Heaven’s timeless music. With nods to all things both shoegaze and gorgeous psych-rock,…
For our final episode of the year, we’re looking back on some music by local artists that came out in 2018. This is music that made an impact on us and we hope it has or will make an impact on you.…
Like always, I’ve got lots of tracks from brand new albums for ya here.  Happy December, everybody! Tune-in xoxo
The latest song from the San Fransisco experimental music project spins beauty out of nightmares.
Happy hump day! We’re back at it over here with all the best new tracks in the world of new music coming out that is actually good. So tune in and learn a thing or two! xoxo
An eclectic playlist of brand new punk, indie, pop and garage songs to lose your mind to—tune in!
This week we chat with the eccentric, dramatic and epic rocker Scott Yoder and listen to his most recent LP—tune in!
Sick of compromising and being told what to do, she dropped her big label and released her newest album independently.
The legendary Jesse R. Berlin stops by to talk about his illustrious career and why he’s decided to end it and go into witness protection. He shares details about his final show, his new album, his…
The twangy rocker from Nashville gets bluesy and dark in his newest album ‘Bohemian Mechanics.’
This week, we play (and, duh, react to) nothing but singles. We have new ones from Anemone, Girlpool, Soccer Mommy, Speedy Ortiz, and Go Dark. Plus we may be building a time machine?
None of that “Monster Mash” b.s.—your friends might die of pure fright after hearing how cool this playlist is.
The Rareflowers is a trio based in New Brunswick, New Jersey, comprised of brothers Jimmy and Kane Maraday and drummer Aaron Gollubier. The band’s basement DIY show-honed psychedelic power-pop style…
This week,Toronto’s Dilly Dally is back and taking the top spot with their newest album ‘Heaven!’
Looms is a Brooklyn indie rock band made up of Sharif (vocal, keys, guitar), Harry (guitar), Andy, (bass), Louis (drums). The group’s versatile sound seamlessly weaves from groovy, chill vibes to…
They formed in the East Coast cold and moved to the West Coast sunshine—now they’re cranking out some killer new tunes.
This week I call up solo artist Fred Thomas to have a chat and listen to his latest album Aftering, out now!
He was the type of guy always playing in multiple bands, now he’s a solo artist and just put out a new LP.
The Brooklyn six-piece released their debut surrounded by friends on stage and off.
We’re chatting w/ frontman of Chicago-based band Sonny Falls & spinning their latest ‘Some Kind of Specter.’ 
From Pittsburgh to D.C., these gritty NYC rockers took me on a wild ride full of chaos and punk rock.
Oh Sees are back without the ‘The’ and are on the top of our list with their newest album ‘Smote Reverser.’
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.
Songs that’ll get you back into work and/or school mode and get you pumped for the fall.
Though the song about smoke breaks is what put them on the map, they’ve been working hard on big and better things.
The West Coast indie/punk group just got signed, re-released a double EP & has a frontman who can finally breathe.
Echo Courts’ sultry & emotional new album ‘Room With A View’ takes the #1 spot this week by storm.
We chat with the musical brothers about the video’s Twin Peaks/Tarantino inspirations & their upcoming debut album.
Dirty Projectors take the lead this week with their new album ‘Lamp Lit Prose.’
“I’ve been enjoying it and I think people do too—love doesn’t go out of style.”
This week, AP Simpson’s ‘Newly Almost Famous’ lands our #1 spot.
It’s the dog days of summer but you can keep it indie cool with our playlist.
This week we’ve got Goon’s ‘Dusk Of Punk/Happy Omen’ coming in hot as #1.
Photos of a chaotic and lawless sex, drugs & rock ‘n’ roll adventure at the musical haven called Meltasia.
We chat with the artist about this newest song “A Song About Holding Hands” and his upcoming album.
A music festival catered to the coolest of the cool—not only rock out to your favorite bands, but also party with them later.
This week we chat with Alex White from Chicago-based band White Mystery—tune in!
The brother-sister rock ’n’ roll duo turns ten this year and hasn’t slowed down even once.
In a BTRtoday exclusive interview, the former members of Diarrhea Planet explain their recent breakup.
We chat with experimental indie group ackerman about their newest song “Loverboy” and what’s coming in the near future.
This week Ben Caplan takes over the top spot with his album ‘Old Stock!’
I met up with NY-based musician Matt Stevenson in Ridgewood, Queens to chat about his new project Jane Church.
The sweet sultry voice of Shannon Shaw (from Shannon & The Clams) takes the lead this week with her debut solo album.
It’s the day we’ve all been waiting for—the debut record release show for the one and only The Nude Party.
Pronounced ‘Man-Who-Hey,’ this brand new Brooklyn three-piece is the most fun and lively heavy metal band in NYC.
Why not celebrate America for what really makes it great this Fourth of July?
She chats with us about her ups and downs of going solo, working with Dan Auerbach and becoming a godmother.
There’s lots of psychedelicness in this episode, along with some retro vibes here and there. Other things you can expect in this episode are emphatic, clattering grooves, smoothness, talk of…
Two nights of rock ‘n’ roll brought to you by The Mystery Lights, Ad Hoc and Modern Sky USA.
This week BTRtoday is all about the psych-punk band from Alabama, The Burning Peppermints.
Or so they’re hoping—we chat with guitarist Matt Williams about Elon Musk, The Office and Interplanetary Falcon Rock.
Guantanamo Baywatch is the kind of surf rock that can never go wrong—tune in!
For over a decade this surf rock trio has been spearheading a beach punk movement from Portland to all over the world.
There’s an exceptional crop of music in this week’s episode, from Irish indie-surf-pop to guitar driven punk and post-punk to cosmic country to dubbed out reggae-inflected jams to Neil Young-esque…
It’s already 80-something degrees out. It’s time to spend those long summer nights in debauchery and rock ‘n’ roll.
This week we chat with Alabama’s psych-punk band The Burning Peppermints & listen to their newest album ‘Glittervomit.’
We chat about the thrasher debut album ‘Dirty Rainbow!!,’ the catchy new LP ‘Glittervomit’ and growing up in Alabama.
Oracle Room is the musical project of Brooklyn-based songwriter and singer Alex Nelson. Tapping into some sort of hazy cosmic wavelength, this super tight and highly skilled band’s songs float through the air, dropping bits of pop, rock, and dance textures around as they go, all carried by Nelson’s captivating vocal melodies. The band stopped by Serious Business Music in Brooklyn to share some tunes with us for this session. Out There EP is available now. Listen to the audio podcast for more music and interview.
BTRtoday is presenting a showcase at the Northside Festival in June that will feature Lou Barlow, Shana Falana, and the Goon Sax playing at Knitting Factory. We’ve got a big block of Shana Falana…
Your summer fling this year will be with punk rock, garage, indie and, of course, rock ‘n’ roll—and it’ll be your best one yet.
Brooklyn-based by way of Miami, we chat with post-punkers/ experimentalist Mons Vi!
Their mantra, “let’s burn this fucker down” is a perfect summation of their fuzzed out dark and heavy rock.
This week we chat with the deep, spiritual and heavy new wave Dinosoul!
A band that formed together during the midst of a spiritual awakening, discovery of truths and yearning for self-awareness.
Teaming up with the likes of Weyes Blood & Ariel Pink, Raw Thrills tells us about his brand new track & GunkTV Records.
When it’s 4/20 and you’re trapped in a YouTube black hole watching alien docs, turn these tunes up & blaze it.
With his debut psych/indie EP ‘Waves After Work’ coming out next month, Nelson is experimenting with a whole new sound.
Dizzying psychedelia that’s sultry and serene—with a new album just released, there’s no stopping these peacemakers.
The Nashville band plays flowery melodies with intricate harmonies and choruses that’ll stay in your head like the Titanic at the bottom of the ocean.
Max Goransson is a veteran of the local NYC/Brooklyn music scene and played in numerous bands over his years in the city before moving to Massachusetts a few years back. He’ll be back in town in…
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.
We played our favorite game at SXSW this year: Seeing how much rock ‘n’ roll our music reporter can take before she explodes.
These gritty New Yorkers whirl up a chaotic tornado of powerful punk & dirty garage rock that’ll rattle your brain.
On Day three of SXSW, things got psychedelic—and a bit destructive.
Meteorologists said the blizzard was the most powerful force that night. They didn’t know about this rock show.
CHAPPO is a Brooklyn-based psych-rock band. With their new John Vanderslice-produced record, the group covers tricky emotional and musical ground while maintaining their joyous stride. Lead singer…
The Miami rockers brought sexy vibes and rock energy to Baby’s All Right.
‘Another Age,’ released on Captured Tracks Feb. 16, is a personal statement for the Widowspeak guitar player.
“I was thinking, ‘am I the last Iranian to set foot in America?’”
The ultimate trifecta to create the most unique psych-rock.
Morning Teleportation is a psychedelic rock band from Bowling Green, Kentucky. They visited us at Serious Business Music in Brooklyn late last year to perform songs from Salivating For Symbiosis, their highly anticipated sophomore album, recorded at Isaac Brock’s Ice Cream Party studio in Portland, Oregon. Salivating For Symbiosis is available now from Glacial Pace Recordings. Listen to the audio podcast for more music and interview.
Pow Pow Family Band wants you to know that we’re all living in a simulation. That simulation includes Providence, Rhode Island, where founder Miles Robbins began writing the songs that would form the backbone of the band/collective. A rotating cast of characters now fills the stage during Pow Pow Family Band’s inventive live shows and for this recent session at Serious Business Music in Brooklyn. Pow Pow Family Band’s debut album, All Right, will be available on February 10, 2018.
In the meantime, they’ve released the catchy & relatable single “Leagues.”
Look to the basements and tree houses of Brooklyn and you might find BIRDS, a psych-rock band originally formed around the songs of Duane Lauginiger. Lauginiger, along with bandmates Jess Rees, Tim…

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