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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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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.
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Listeners, thank you for fourteen years. Artists, thank you. BTR colleagues, thank you for everything. Stay healthy, keep creating. Signing off -  Maia
It's almost the end, folks. On today's show, I'm revisiting moments in the studio with Jo Schornikow, Air Waves, Liz Vice, Worriers, and Miwi La Lupa.
Hi. On today's episode, the fourth of six goodbye episodes, I reminisce some more about my fourteen years at BTR, and revisit moments with Amy O, Dar Williams, Vagabon, Lina Tullgren, Sophie B.Hawkins, and Tom Brosseau.
Hello friends, on today's episode, I reminisce about past sessions with Heliotropes, Orenda Fink, sad13, Shilpa Ray, and Thelma & The Sleaze.
In the second of six farewell episodes, I reminisce and revisit some truly special sessions from the past, including interviews with Des Ark, Courtney Barnett, and Fred Thomas.
Well, friends, all good things must come to an end. After fourteen twisting and turning years and interviews with some 1400+ artists, I have decided to move on from BTR. Today's episode, along with the next 5 episodes, will contain my goodbyes. Please join me as I revisit memories and sessions from the past decade. Today's show looks back at performances and conversations with Dan Mangan, Vandana, Adia Victoria, Becca Mancari, gobbinjr, and Rose Cousins.

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