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The Alt-Country Show
The Alt-Country Show puts your terrestrial country station to shame. Get back to the roots of country music and enjoy a little indie flare.
As a kid, Emily Smith could often be found in her bedroom recording radio shows. She obsessively recorded songs off the radio onto cassettes and mixed them together on a dual player. She was in love with…
Recent Episodes
The alt-country, Americana, queer country and traditional country music scene BROUGHT IT in 2019. Emily couldn't be more excited to bring you this year end mix.
Mail the Horse and Jesper Lindell are new to the show!
JDR and The Broadcast kicks things off. Fallow Ground winds it down. EB The Younger, Esther Rose and more are in between. Check out some of DJ Emily's favorite artists of the year.
Fallow Ground out of Raleigh, NC kick off the show with one of their new singles! Plus, our most played album of the week is in the mix. That honor is held by Esther Rose who you'll hear in the first set.
On August 7th, Drag City announced the death of one of its artists, David Berman. Berman fronted Silver Jews and his honest and raw lyrics built a cult following (which included the BTR Staff). Today on The Alt-Country Show, we are paying tribute to him by featuring tracks from his latest project, Purple Mountains. The project dropped its first and only album less than a month before his death. RIP to one of the greats.
Robbie Fulks is releasing his debut album on Vinyl for the first time and we've got some tracks for you. Plus new music from Jade Jackson and Joanna Sternberg.

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