Black Nash is the bedroom-pop recording project of Jody Smith, a Brooklyn-based songwriter whose work reflects on his five years in the U.S. Army. Here, he joins Jen Meller for a conversation about his self-titled album, the musical process, and the making of the music video for "Alligator," along with an exclusive performance for BTR Live Studio at Home.
While attending a teaching program in Israel, Ari was overcome with anxiety and depression. Not usually one to be homesick, she was confused by her new emotions. After a little over a month, she cut her planned year-long trip short and returned to New York. She revisited her therapist whom she hadn’t seen since she was a teenager and was diagnosed with bipolar disorder. Ari shares what it has been like living with the disorder and how it is not something to be ashamed about.
On today’s episodes of BTR Live Studio at Home, Rhode Island-based NOVA ONE stops by. Roz discusses their LP Loveable released April 2020 at the brink of the lockdown, the inspiration for the costumes, the making of the music video for “Your Girl” and their fondest tour memory.
When Lee was attending grad school in Upstate New York, it was hard for him to find friends since most of his colleagues lived far from campus. After visiting a local gaming club, Lee got into a card game that connected him to a community that he is still part of today.
On today’s episodes of BTR Live Studio at Home, Brooklyn based now Miami transplant niecesandnephews stops by. niecesandnephews is releasing a full length album, Mnemosyne on July 16th 2021. Jen sits down with Mario and discusses his Feb 2021 release Hit By A Parked Car. Mario explains his musical process, how quarantine effected him, and what it was like touring in Israel. In September 2020 Mario did a merch fundraiser which raised $800 dollars for National Alliance on Mental Health NYC, Warriors in the Garden, and Fair Fight Action.