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Musicians play exclusive sets and chat about their craft and experiences with our team of hosts, each a veteran of their music scene with a knack for asking questions musicians actually enjoy answering.

Maia was the show's longtime host and producer, leaving in 2020. Her 14 year run is something we'll always be proud of!
As of July 2020, our flagship music podcast, BTR Live Studio, is hosted by several different people on an episode by episode basis. A few of those people are: - Bryan Bruchman - Crazy DJ Bazarro - Jeanette D.…
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Featured Episodes
Prolific producer and songwriter Felicia Douglass is a fierce musical talent, whom you may recognize from her solo project or her work with Gemma, Dirty Projectors, Ava Luna, Baile, and Lip Set. This spring she has collaborated with dozens of artists online, found ways to keep moving while inside, and released several new tracks. This June, she’ll be the featured vocalist on Dirty Projectors new EP, Flight Tower. She recently invited us inside her Brooklyn home for a performance in her music room, along with a conversation with Maia Macdonald. “Ready For Your Miracle” (Felicia Douglass) and “Lose Your Love” (Dirty Projectors) are available now.
Today’s podcast features a recent conversation between Shana Falana and myself about everything, including life as a house painter, Slow TV’s National Knitting Evening, a chance encounter with young Brad Pitt in Bozeman Montana, Ram Dass and much more. Check out the latest song and video from Shana Falana, called “Everyone Is Gonna Be OK,” along with October 2019’s album Darkest Light, 2016’s Here Comes The Wave, and 2015’s Set Your Lightning Fire Free. Please check out the accompanying video from today’s show, which features a video diary shot by Shana herself.
The Joy Formidable is a Welsh alternative rock band currently based in London, whose dynamic songwriting and epic performances have made quite a mark over the band’s decade plus history. Now, in celebration of the 10th anniversary of their landmark debut record, A Balloon Called Moaning, the group has reissued that album with an additional version featuring Welsh versions of all 8 songs. Here, the band shares an intimate performance which, while a bit quieter and more acoustic than fans may be used to, shows no less power than their fully amped up shows. A Balloon Called Moaning (10th Anniversary Edition) is available now.
Recent Episodes
Photo Ops is the LA-based project of Terry Price. Following a move from Nashville, his songwriting shifted towards a more personal, folk-tinged sort of pop. What remains is his super-attuned sense of melody, in what he refers to as “adult lullabies.” We caught up with him and get into some of the inspiration behind his latest work, and he shares an exclusive, intimate acoustic performance, recorded at his home studio.  Pure At Heart is out now from Western Vinyl.
On today’s episode of BTR Live Studio at Home, Colorado based folk artist Xanthe Alexis plays some of her latest tunes of her new album The Offering. Xanthe speaks with Jen about the process of creating the album, her relationship with healing, and her love of tour.
Welcome to the world of Hastyle Rhymes. A hip-hop artist, a cartoon artist. a barber, and a man who served in the U.S. Air Force. A man of many skills and trades, HaStyle is a world traveler and a lyrical writer who has something to say about the state of hip-hop and where it’s going. The crazy one Bazarro sits down and talks to the man who wears many hats…
Today we’re checking in with the genre-defying Nashville-based rock band, Oginalii. They recently signed to the Mexico City-based label Devil In The Woods, and have released two singles ahead of their upcoming Pendulum EP. We had a great chat with Emma, Emma, Simon, and Ryan, and they recorded an exclusive performance of three songs – two from their previous album and one of their new singles – for us in this episode of BTR Live Studio At Home.
On this episode of BTR Live Studio at Home, DC based rock band, BRNDA plays us some tunes. Jen sits down and talks with Leah Gage, Torrey Sanders, and Dave Lesser about their new album, the impact of the pandemic on the music scene, and their love for touring.
Wize Crack is an MC from Newark, NJ with serious skills when it comes to clever punch lines and a great flow, who’s been doing it since high school.  DJ Wayne Ski checks in with him for an interview and exclusive performance.

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