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Some of the best albums from underground artists that the dumb charts decided to ignore.
These are songs from artists who I had the best interviews with in 2019—they'll rock your socks off. (Part 1 of 2)
2019 was a rough year. At least we had our weekly Monday music column & podcast to get us through it.
Chatting with musicians about all kinds of wild shit all year long.
Dawn in the new year w/ this part one of THE TOP SONGS of 2019—the only good thing to come out of this year.
Many of these EPs might have flown under your radar—catch up on them today & we promise you won’t regret it.
If you're looking for "Jingle Bells" or "Winter Wonderland" then you've come to the wrong place, ya square.
You won't find "Jingle Bells" on this playlist.
A look back at the wildest and craziest nights of 2019.
Get rockin' to the best underground music holiday playlist!
It's difficult to keep up with musicians on the road, but somehow I survived it all.
Camilo Medina and Javier Forero met as kids in Bogotá before reuniting in Miami, where they began their musical collaboration. In Chicago, the duo was joined by Guillermo Rodriguez and Pierce Codina…
If you're looking for "Jingle Bells" or "Winter Wonderland" then you've come to the wrong place, ya square.
These are the albums our podcast hosts and producers listened to the most.
We're getting some tough love this week from indie artist Erin Anne.
Musicians—they mess around on Instagram just as much as the rest of us.
Nothing can stop this brother indie duo from making the music they want.
Fran gets in your face with killer jams this week.
You're going to need something to keep your energy levels high—so, listen to this playlist.
A nice & calm playlist to keep the kickoff to your holiday season chill.
Is that turkey and stuffing really worth all the family drama? Here's your tool to avoid an epic freak out this holiday.
Ali Barter with her high pitched & in-your-face vocals take the lead.
Color Tongue are a Brooklyn band whose sound is difficult to describe - at times they dip into artsy, experimental zones, while also keeping things pretty straightforward fuzzy rock - whatever it is,…
A chat w/ the frontman of The Shivas and listening to tracks from their newest album 'Dark Thoughts.'
This time around, the band wanted more than just fun dance music.
Lisa Prank isn't taking anybody's shit in new album 'Perfect Love Song' and we love it!
Nothing like a little garage-y psych rock to play along to a twist ending.
Mind-melting photos from the world's greatest psych-rock music festival.
A beautiful night for all the freaks of NYC to let loose with bands, dancing, a costume contest and more.
Chattin' about psych-rock and acid with Levitation Room!
The psych-rockers just wanna jam and share their music with the world—is that so wrong?
Getting spacey & sweet with the Allah-Las this week.
A disposable camera catching psychedelics in the desert and rock 'n' roll in Utah.
Let these music videos roll to have the spookiest and best musically-curated Halloween ever.
Halloween is tomorrow, but our Halloween special was last week 'cause we be celebrating Halloween since October 1st over here! But here is a playlist of brand spankin' new songs for you to get ready…
Tune in to hear about the wild times of the '60s & '70s w/ pioneering psych garage rockers Flamin Groovies!
The only original member still playing from the '60s pioneering psych garage rock band tells all.
When you’re with these partiers, even Salt Lake City turns into the wildest place on earth.
These labels will definitely keep you cool music-savvy.
It's like tripping on acid, but no possibility of a bad trip or failing a drug test.
If you're celebrating Halloween in NYC this year, are cool and into good music, then these shows are for you.
This week we start with new fast & thrashy and end on new melodic & twangy with a little new psych sprinkled in.
The Italian trio brings you fuzzed-out garage rock no matter how difficult it gets.
Their latest album is inspired by T.S. Eliot, ‘50s rock 'n' roll and friendship.
Fime takes our wandering minds to a universe of miniature landscapes and sultry sounds.
We ain’t talking scary scores. We’re talking killer tunes—beware.
There’s nothing like nudity and good tunes to really get you in the mood.
Versus getting you in the fall mood with their newest album.
We'll miss you summer—listen to some of The Music Meetup's favorite featured artist from this year so far!
Squeeze the most out of your last beach parties & BBQs w/ some of the show’s hottest featured artists from the year.
They’re as colorful and entertaining as the children’s toy they’re named after.
Cellphones and minds we’re lost the first night and oh, what a magical time it was.
Retro rockers Alex Little & The Suspicious Minds will get you in the mood—guaranteed.
We rock out to young punkers Weeping Icon and pioneering punkers Violent Femmes and so so much more.
Meltasia Music Festival is THIS weekend in Upstate NY—don't miss out on the chaos. Tune in to hear the bands playing!
Discover your own dark path to epicness with these hazy rock ‘n’ rollers newest album ‘Eat Your Shadow.’
The psych-garage rockers ask whether it’s possible to create something new in this world.
This week I chat with Manchester, UK-based garage rockers Fruit Tones and listen to their newest album 'Natural Selection."
There's nothin' like two to five songs to give you that thirst for more great tunes.
Be Forest is a dark shoegaze trio from Italy. Costanza Delle Rose (bass, vocals), Nicola Lampredi (guitar), and Erica Terenzi (drum, synths and vocals) craft a hazy, moody sort of atmospheric…
2019 has been a rough one, but these rockin' indie, punk, garage albums and more make it bearable.
Divino Niño brings the trippy vibes and makes your soul feel the happiness it deserves.
Happy 4th! Here's a playlist of new songs that are either not in English or are unhappy w/ the government—tune in!
Anemone is the Montreal-based project of Chloé Soldevila. Blending sweet psych-pop melodies with subtle touches of funk jams to perfect effect, the project evokes blissed out sunny days with nearly…
French Vanilla takes the lead with their funky experimental rock 'n' roll dance party jams.
We've got Chicago-based band The Curls talking about music, dogs & the sound of doing too much speed & acid.
We chat with the frontman about drugs, music and music that sounds like drugs.
A disposable camera caught some deranged rockers taking over the unsuspecting state of Delaware.
NYC-based psych band/ king partiers kidnapped me for a weekend of debauchery in Delaware.
I met up with the rockin’ mountain boys/turned city boys across the pond for a grand ‘ole time.
This week we chat with singer/drummer Amy Findlay from Australian band Stonefield & listen to their music—tune in!
Out June 14, the forthcoming album ‘Bent’ is meant to make fellow women feel empowered.
The Australian band’s trippy new record will take you places you’ve never been.
The freakedelic, rock ‘n’ roll psych bands got the crowd at the brand new Williamsburg venue moving.
From the Brooklyn DIY giants at King Pizza, we bring you The Fucktons, a two-man gas-guzzlin’ reverb-swimming overdrive-blurtin’ powerhouse of rock. You may recognize these two from The Mad…
The Nashville rockers chat music and Facebook glitches before their Manhattan show on Friday.
At midnight it was Earth Day & Brooklyn made sure to celebrate with some of its best bands.
This week I share the EP by Australian band Greenwave Beth & a chat I had w/ them in our very own NYC studios—tune-in!
The duo comes from an indie rock background, but wanted to experiment with techno.
The solo artist Evan O’Malley imagines an alien world created by music for you to relax to.
Anemone is the Montreal-based project of Chloé Soldevila. Blending sweet psych-pop melodies with subtle touches of funk jams to perfect effect, the project evokes blissed out sunny days with nearly…
The psychedelic rockers will bring you to a whole new world with their newest album 'Zam!'
A peek into BTRtoday music writer Elena Childer's week in Austin.
From the pivotal Yeah Yeah Yeahs’ to her emotional ‘Crush Songs’—Karen O is the voice of a generation.
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…
Balthazar brings an edge to the top of BTR's charts.
The wild psych-rockers were billed as a “secret headliner” until just the day before.
On the 45th anniversary of Pink Floyd’s magnum opus, the question arises: is it actually any good?
The song combines his love for art and philosophy with his conflicting feelings for social media.
We have two big blocks of music for you in this episode. One features BTR Live Studio session tracks from Lumps, The Duke of Surl, The World’s Greatest Detective, and Powersnap, all of which are…
Liz Cooper And The Stampede is the trio of Cooper, Grant Prettyman (bass), and Ryan Usher (drums). The Nashville-based group has chops to spare, which are put to unique use in their lively,…
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 Holy Knives is the musical project of San Antonio-based brothers Kyle and Kody Valentine, whose catchy rock tunes feature groovy, moody vibes infused with a touch of desert psychedelia. The band…
Pearl & The Oysters is the French pop duo of Juliette Davis and Joachim Polack, who somehow landed in Florida and ended up leading a mind-altering pop band signed to Burger Records. The foursome…

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