BTR chats with Tenenbaums, a dream rock trio from Sioux Falls, South Dakota.
BTR catches up with Brooklyn based improvisational artist Ben Seretan.
BTR chats with Baltimore based indie rockers, The Milestones.
BTR chats with Brooklyn based band Infinity Girl about their sophomore LP and their plans for a future release.
BTR chats with the lead singer of We Leave At Midnight about their upcoming sophomore release.
BTR chats with multi-instrumentalist Mauricio Vazquez (Fair Coyote) about the creative process for his debut EP.
BTR chats with Lucien Fraipont of Brussels-based band Robbing Millions about their upcoming debut.
On sketchy Craigslist communion and the importance of supporting quality songwriters.
On unlikely communion and boundary-pushing pop.
On the current state of pop music and revisiting the golden age of the ‘80s.
On raising a son while rocking the bass and the benefits of taking your time.
Perfection in the studio with lifelong friends
On touring with The War on Drugs and the democracy of songwriting
One man’s musical journey from the streets of Brazil to the heart of Manhattan’s jazz community
The kind of rock and roll dolphins would make… if they could!
On fusing together the worlds of math-rock and pop
On female Christian rock bands and fusing politics with art
On drunken French antics and the paradox between sentiment and satire
On controlled explosions and Japanese karaoke
Moving on after the loss of a band-mate and escaping stereotypes of the South
On what’s hip, virtuosity, and the musical family
The resurrection of classic 70s hard rock has arrived, and it’s still fresh!
On the interconnectedness of all life and freeing the nipple
On not disappointing your professor and the music of nature
On otherworldly sounds and deliberation versus spontaneity
On gettin’ it done, country with an edge, and bringing it all back home.
Rock and roar if you’re a badass bear playing the heavy metal banjo!
David Block explores music in every country with a little help from his friends
Telekinesis, beauty versus horror, and getting high on the sun
The benefits of writing a song in a day while underground in a Cold War bunker
On dropping out of school to follow music and expanding the sounds of a trio
Capturing the spirit of the desert and embracing what it means to be an outlaw
Weaving electronic lullabies and finding love in the heart of nature
A chance discovery that would lead two songwriters from different parts of the world together
A man in love with his Minimoog and chopping up cellos
Living on the island of Corsica and merging the worlds of literature and music
Getting lost in the world and bringing back the stories of others
Hello and welcome to Discovery Corner on BTR! This week we’ll be checking out Magpies–a band based out of Missoula, Montana that’s equal parts garage fuzz meltdowns and bittersweet harmonies and hooks.
An interview with Dustin Hill from the band Black Pussy, about psychedelics and unearthing songs
A talk with Roger Sellers about being a one-man band and creating cosmic layers
How sickness led to the sinister, sincere, and silly sides of a budding Austin rock band
On working with The Flaming Lips and Bon Iver, samples on samples, and shoegazing from the future
Taking it to the streets of Detroit to talk with Turn to Crime’s Derek Stanton about experimenting and making the music in your head
The smoky tumble and roll of the Whiskey Folk Ramblers create their own genre, ‘folk-noir’
An exploration of folksy Irish roots through the heartbreaking beauty of cellist Alana Henderson
How to balance Zen and partying, becoming professional, and playing some kickass rock and roll
On companies fueling artists, layering perspectives, and taking the time to do it all right
A talk with jazz bassist Francesco Marcocci about exploring world influences and jamming with giants
What do you get when you combine bluegrass, reggae, and a whole lot of soul? Grayak!
Featuring Wil Farr–lead guitarist and vocalist from Hurrah! A Bolt of Light! Treading the line between ‘A Wrinkle in Time’ and Bruce Springsteen.
This week I feature Jesse Macht, the singer songwriter from LA whose brother is the star on the series ‘Suits’