Ep 214 // Meet BTR: Emily Smith / ‘My Octopus Teacher’

Premiere DateMay 14, 2021
00:00 Intro
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01:12 START /// Meet Emily Smith… earliest musical memory
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03:44 Getting involved in music
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06:00 Stagefright vs. on air / 1st concert
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09:25 Path to BTR
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12:50 Industry changes over the years / grassroots music support
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20:10 Pandemic / recent + upcoming podcast highlights /// END
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22:40 Movie Review: Jacqueline Soller on ‘My Octopus Teacher’
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24:20 Movie Chat: Jacqueline Soller + Charles Hinshaw [SPOILER ALERT]
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54:35 “Circles" (BTR Live Studio, 2021) Juliet Quick
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60:40 Outro/credits
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61:25 Finish.
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J. McVay speaks with Emily Smith, as we continue our series of recurring segments in which we meet the people behind what we do here at BTRtoday. Emily produces Ladies Skate Only, BTR Top 10, The Alt-Country Show, and Roadside Assistance.

Later in the episode, Jacqueline Soller and Charles Hinshaw discuss the film ‘My Octopus Teacher,’ which recently won the Academy Award for Best Documentary Feature.

Plus a live performance from Juliet Quick, recorded exclusively for BTRtoday.

Episode Credits:

  • Producer/Host: J. McVay
  • Contributors on Movies: Jacqueline Soller, Charles Hinshaw
  • Composer/Editor: Hansdale Hsu
Host J. McVay
J grew up down in Louisiana and Texas before moving to NYC for college. After college, he decided to stick around, working in film and television production for well over a decade. He came to BTR in 2011 when he…

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