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Wanderers through the watering holes of late night Kings County may have stumbled upon Evan Fricks, a Southern Gothic…
In this episode, Latishe reminisces about a relationship that started purely based on physical attraction and how,…
Re-TROS (Rebuilding the Rights of Statues) is a trio based out of Beijing, China. With lead singer/guitarist Hua Dong…
Madeline Kenney is a singer-songwriter based in Oakland, California. Her debut album, Night Night At The First Landing,…
Idgy Dean is the live-loop-based solo musical endeavor of Brooklyn’s Lindsay Sanwald. Sanwald’s presence is…
John Knefel offers insight on recent policies from the White House that indicate the administration is promoting…
In this episode, Eòghan shares his reasons for teaching Gaelic, the native language of Scotland. He also reflects on…
Roselit Bone is the 9-piece gang of cowboys spreading the dark visions of Joshua McCaslin, based out of Portland,…
West Virginia songwriter William Matheny cut his teeth in the excellent band Southeast Engine before setting out on his…
Chicago trio Dream Version -- Eric Brummitt, Alec Jensen, and Michael Kunik -- have been perfecting their poppy,…
Molly Knefel offers insight on President Trump’s recent remarks to a Suffolk County Police Department where his…
In this episode, Regina recalls how she used to dress up in costumes when she was younger, including one particular…
Dinosaur Pile-Up is the UK-based grunge trio of Matt Bigland, Michael Sheils and Jim Cratchley. Though the sound…
The End is a Brooklyn coffee shop, known for whimsical atmosphere and Instagram-worthy creations, inspired by its sister…
Brian Hill is an ever-evolving work of art in progress. From a brief time in the modeling world to playing guitar in the…
John Knefel offers insight on the increasingly authoritarian practices of President Trump which began during his…
In this episode, Mary talks about how a trip to New York led to a change in goals and a career in fashion. She also…
Thelma and the Sleaze is the hardest working band in Nashville! At least that’s what they say… and we’re inclined…
Active Bird Community is a Brooklyn-based indie garage pop band who’ve been bubbling up in the local scene for just a…
Molly Knefel offers her take on the recent statements from the Department of Education which appear to support the roll…
In this episode, Tomi talks about turning 21 and shares why she thinks that milestone birthday is overrated and which…
Saw Black is an Americana rock musician based in Richmond, Virgina. Relatively new to the music industry and having just…
Over the past of couple years, Jess Carvo and Alex Marko have been producing jams as the indie electro-pop duo Satellite…
Grim Streaker is a musical force to be reckoned with. Full speed ahead, all systems go, with the power of a jet engine…
John Knefel offers his take on the importance of the information leaked by NSA contractor Reality Winner that revealed…
In this episode, Henry recalls how he used to fight with his sister when he was younger and how one such fight led to…
Alyse Vellturo is the heart and soul of this Brooklyn synth/guitar indie pop band. Catchy melodies, a bit of punkish pop…
Imaginary Tricks reflects the mad, musical world of Queens-based Mike Visser (previously of the California band Frank…
Molly Knefel offers her take on President Trump's most recent, and widely publicized, sexist remarks about MSNBC host…
In this episode, Ashley recounts her experience of moving to New York City and getting involved in a serious…
Charly Bliss is one of those bands that immediately brings to mind a slew of favorites, especially for those of us who…
John Knefel -- one half of the sibling host team of the longrunning progressive politics podcast, Radio Dispatch --…
In this episode, Lea shares the story of a relationship that stemmed from a moment where she was acting like someone…
Brooklyn indie rock trio Holy Tunics have been making the scene for a minute now, and we think they’re on to something…
The Nashville-based brothers, bandmates, producers, and co-songwriters Michael Ford, Jr., and Ben Ford cut their teeth…
Molly Knefel -- one half of the sibling host team of the longrunning progressive politics podcast, Radio Dispatch --…
In this episode, Jeffrey shares the story of how he was arrested and jailed in China before the 2008 Olympics. He…
Sweet Crude is an exciting, young six-piece from New Orleans, Louisiana. They’ve found a fascinating balance for…
Matisyahu -- first known as a jam-loving, spiritually-influenced, and passionate singer -- has evolved over that past…
John Knefel -- one half of the sibling host team of the longrunning progressive politics podcast, Radio Dispatch --…
In this episode, Yvonne recounts the two scariest moments in her life, which both took place while traveling in…
Rachel Trachtenburg is back at it with a new band. We know her from the cute and quirky Supercute!, The Prettiots, and…
Anders Parker is a veteran musician with a prolific output, releasing nearly twenty albums over the past two decades,…
Molly Knefel -- one half of the sibling host team of the longrunning progressive politics podcast, Radio Dispatch --…
In this episode, Jose recounts the time he was robbed in Arkansas while on a trip. He shares what he was feeling in the…
West Virginia songwriter William Matheny cut his teeth in the excellent band Southeast Engine before setting out on his…
EZTV play easy, breezy pop -- like, seriously catchy, smooth pop. At times it’s so fragile that it feels as if it…
Blank Range is a Nashville rock n’ roll band -- which could mean any of a million things, but in this particular case,…
John Knefel -- one half of the sibling host team of the longrunning progressive politics podcast, Radio Dispatch --…
Bruce reminisces about a childhood trip to Lake Tahoe in which he, his sister and a friend attempted to swim across…
Emel Mathlouthi is a Tunisian singer-songwriter who is known for her unique blend of traditional sounds and electronic…
Cat Camp is a cat lover's dream come true. The "cat-centric symposium" was held for the first time in Manhattan this…
Laetitia Tamko is the Brooklyn-based musician behind the much buzzed about project, Vagabon. With an adept skill for…
John Knefel -- one half of the sibling host team of the longrunning progressive politics podcast, Radio Dispatch --…
​In this episode, Alice talks about her first crush and, consequently, her first romantic letdown before getting to…
Gracie (Coates) and Rachel (Ruggles) are a remarkable new Brooklyn-based orchestral pop piano and violin duo with a…
Roya is a Brooklyn-based band with a strong pedigree in the local and national scene, with members from notable acts…
Fraidycat is the Brooklyn-based trio of Andy Kinsey, Daniel de Juan, and Charlotte Kahn. They call their music “slop…
Molly Knefel -- one half of the sibling host team of the longrunning progressive politics podcast, Radio Dispatch --…
​Antonia recounts the scariest experience she's ever had, which was when ​she and a friend were visited by a ghost.…
A seasoned veteran of the music scene, James A.M. Downes has been involved in many projects over the years, currently…
Lexie Roth grew up in upstate New York, surrounded by some huge musical figures connected to her guitarist father, Arlen…
John Knefel -- one half of the sibling host team of the longrunning progressive politics podcast, Radio Dispatch --…
In this episode, Carol talks about how a DNA test brought her together with family members she never knew existed, as…
Active Bird Community are a Brooklyn-based indie garage pop band who’ve been bubbling up in the local scene for just a…
Molly Burch grew up in a showbiz family in LA, raised on classic pop and jazz music that inspired her to dive into her…
The Tablets are the Brooklyn-based duo of Liz Godoy and Brenden Beu. Their story began in Mexico, came together in San…
Molly Knefel -- one half of the sibling host team of the longrunning progressive politics podcast, Radio Dispatch --…
In this episode, Naya shares what it is like to be a twin. She discusses some of the benefits as well as some of the…
Imaginary Tricks reflects the mad, musical world of Queens-based Mike Visser (previously of the California band Frank…
The BTRtv drone explores the skies over South Beach, Staten Island, for your visual enjoyment, all set to the tune of…
A lot has happened since last we caught up with Fred Thomas (in a backyard in Austin, TX). In the two years since then,…
Molly Knefel -- one half of the sibling host team of the longrunning progressive politics podcast, Radio Dispatch --…
In this episode, Yasi discusses her involvement with the Black Lives Matter movement. She describes the atmosphere she…
Nana Grizol is an indie folk band based in Athens, Georgia, fronted by Theo Hilton, and featuring a sort of who’s who…
Cat Camp is a cat lover's dream come true. The "cat-centric symposium" was held for the first time in Manhattan this…
Living Body is the latest project of Jeff T. Smith (previously of Juffage) -- a Leeds-based musician originally from…
Molly Knefel -- one half of the sibling host team of the longrunning progressive politics podcast, Radio Dispatch --…
As a recent transplant to New York City from Seattle, Jack shares what it’s been like to leave his best friend and…
Closeness is the new duo of Todd Fink (The Faint) and Orenda Fink (Azure Ray), who were married for a decade before…
Wyldlife is a supercharged 70s-style punk rock ‘n roll gang from New York City. These guys are the total package --…
Desert Mountain Tribe (or DMT? Coincidence? We think not!) is a groovy psychedelic rock band from London. Big guitars,…
Molly Knefel -- one half of the sibling host team of the longrunning progressive politics podcast, Radio Dispatch --…
In this episode, Ali talks about what it was like to be the oldest sister growing up. She shares stories of sibling…
Over the past decade or so, the Los Angeles-based Blake Hazard has gone from playing on the streets of New York City to…
Breanna Barbara is a Brooklyn-based musician, but don’t let the geography throw you -- her music is steeped in…
The Gift is an alternative rock band from Portugal who recently celebrated their second decade of music-making. On their…
Molly Knefel -- one half of the sibling host team of the longrunning progressive politics podcast, Radio Dispatch --…
In this episode, Builder shares what drew him to photography as an artistic medium for his own self-expression. He also…
Skout is Laura Valk and Connor Gladney -- a duo that have found the sweet spot between folk and pop that’s often…
We’re going to let Darkwing describe themselves here: “Anti-hero Theme Music. Yin yang grunge. Music to promote…
Frontier Ruckus is the Detroit, Michigan-based foursome of Matthew Milia, David Jones, Zachary Nichols, and Anna Burch.…
Molly Knefel -- one half of the sibling host team of the longrunning progressive politics podcast, Radio Dispatch --…
Sanatorium is a hospital-themed bar and lounge in the East Village neighborhood of Manhattan. Inspired by the history of…
Brian Chillemi is a Brooklyn musician known for his garage rock work in the bands Junk Boys and Organs. CHILLEMI is his…
Vinegar Mother is a progressive soul group begun in Connecticut and now making moves in the New York City music scene.…
Sweet Crude is an exciting, young six-piece from New Orleans, Louisiana. They’ve found a fascinating balance for…
Molly Knefel -- one half of the sibling host team of the longrunning progressive politics podcast, Radio Dispatch --…
In this episode, Jack describes what it was like being raised in a military family. He also shares how he broke away…
Molly Burch is an artist based in Austin, Texas, who grew up surrounded by art and music in Los Angeles. With a diverse…
From Indian Lakes -- or Joey Vannucchi, who grew up near Indian Lakes, outside Yosemite National Park -- is a…
Lilah Larson is one-third of the band Sons Of An Illustrious Father, who recently visited BTR Live Studio for an…
Molly Knefel is one half of the sibling host team of the longrunning progressive politics podcast, Radio Dispatch. Here,…
Sanatorium is a hospital-themed bar and lounge in the East Village neighborhood of Manhattan. Inspired by the history of…
Fiona Silver is a New York City musician who embraces the famously gritty vibe of the downtown music scene, treading the…
Parlor Walls is the Brooklyn-based trio of Alyse Lamb, Chris Mulligan, and Kate Mohanty. Lamb and Mohanty honed their…
Rose Cousins is a Canadian songwriter and performer, born in Prince Edward Island and currently living in Halifax, Nova…
John Knefel is one half of the sibling host team of the longrunning progressive politics podcast, Radio Dispatch. Here,…
In this installment of 1st Person, Brittany talks about how she got involved with art as a form of therapy and how her…
Wyldlife is a supercharged 70s-style punk rock ‘n roll gang from New York City. These guys are the total package --…
Auditorium is the musical project of Los Angeles-based Spencer Berger, who began his music career singing with The…
Molly Knefel is one half of the sibling host team of the longrunning progressive politics podcast, Radio Dispatch. Here,…
In this installment of 1st Person, Marc explains what age he would go back to if he could and why. He also shares some…
Like any good Jersey band, Springfield’s The Vaughns are inspired by bowling, fried food, and music. Their riffy,…
The BTRtv drone explores the skies over Floyd Bennett Field in Brooklyn, New York, for your visual enjoyment, all set to…
Brooklyn indie rock trio Holy Tunics have been making the scene for a minute now, and we think they’re on to something…
John Knefel is one half of the sibling host team of the longrunning progressive politics podcast, Radio Dispatch. Here,…
In this installment of 1st Person, we meet Briana Joelle; a hair stylist and musician who believes both pursuits are…
From Indian Lakes -- or Joey Vannucchi, who grew up near Indian Lakes, outside Yosemite National Park -- is a…
Nelson, Humberto, Andrea, and Luis are Brooklyn-based band, Stuyedeyed. Full of brilliant, nervous energy, their music…
We’re going to let Darkwing describe themselves here: “Anti-hero Theme Music. Yin yang grunge. Music to promote…
John Knefel is one half of the sibling host team of the longrunning progressive politics podcast, Radio Dispatch. Here,…
Baked goods are the best. Even better, are baked goods made from scratch. They are a tiny way to show off your ability…
Vinegar Mother is a progressive soul group begun in Connecticut and now making moves in the New York City music scene.…
Tancred is the solo project of Jess Abbott, member of the Minneapolis band Now, Now. Born in California before growing…
Secret Crush is an extremely likeable Brooklyn rock band made up of Greg Timmes, Matt Billington, Nick Rogers, and John…
Molly Knefel is one half of the sibling host team of the longrunning progressive politics podcast, Radio Dispatch. Here,…
Sunset Botanica is a Brooklyn-based company which makes shrubs, bitters, and other cocktail components. To help get in…
Parlor Walls is the Brooklyn-based trio of Alyse Lamb, Chris Mulligan, and Kate Mohanty. Lamb and Mohanty honed their…
The BTRtv drone explores the skies over Marine Park in Brooklyn, New York, for your visual enjoyment, all set to the…
Roya is a Brooklyn-based band with a strong pedigree in the local and national scene, with members from notable acts…
John Knefel is one half of the sibling host team of the longrunning progressive politics podcast, Radio Dispatch. Here,…
In this installment of 1st Person, we meet Morticia, who left her Florida home and southern baptist community for New…
Breanna Barbara is a Brooklyn-based musician, but don’t let the geography throw you -- her music is steeped in…
Nelson, Humberto, Andrea, and Luis are Brooklyn-based band, Stuyedeyed. Full of brilliant, nervous energy, their music…
The BTRtv drone explores the skies over DUMBO, a neighborhood in Brooklyn, New York, for your visual enjoyment, all set…
The Royal Munkey aims to bring the flavor and feel of “Old Bombay” to New York City. Inspired by the Anglo-Indian…
Solilians is a psychedelic drone pop band from Long Island, New York. Appropriately enough, their album is dedicated to…
Our old buddies Howth (rhymes with growth) perform their song, “Tourist Town,” as a stripped down 4-piece rock band…
Samuel Tyrone Cotton is a singer, songwriter, and guitarist from Louisville, Kentucky. Playing music since his early…
The BTRtv drone explores the skies over Red Hook, a waterside neighborhood in Brooklyn, New York, for your visual…
The Royal Munkey aims to bring the flavor and feel of “Old Bombay” to New York City. Inspired by the Anglo-Indian…
Emilyn Brodsky plays the ukulele with so much fire that you have to wonder why she doesn’t make the move to electric…
Ahead of the release of her new album, Brooklyn songwriter/autoharp enthusiast/artist Elizabeth Devlin returns for her…
This week on BTR Pulse, Sarah Fraser talks with people about New Year’s resolutions. People talk about the resolutions…
As part of an aviation unit, Freddie jumped out of countless airplanes during his four years in the Army. In this…
Very Fresh is the musical project of Cindy Lou Gooden, a versatile musician who floats around the familiar Ava Luna and…
LaKendra Tookes, who waist-trained and contoured in preparation for her visit to the tub, stops by to discuss racism,…
Frances Cone is songwriter-keyboardist Christina Cone, along with Andrew Doherty, Alex Baron, and Adam Melchor. Their…
BTR’s Lisa Autz and Zach Schepis recently visited the Javits Center in New York City to speak with marathon runners,…
Vancouver songwriter and writer Dan Mangan returns to BTR Live Studio to share some of his latest music in this intimate…
“1st Person” is a new recurring segment that will feature people telling firsthand stories about their own lives and…

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