On this week’s show, we’re going gloomy. Sometimes, when you’re feeling depressed, you have to lean into it to get out of it. So we’re going full on gloom. I mean, we’re playing Mr. Gnome, the gloomiest band ever, and all of the other great sad tracks that go along with them. Sometimes, you might just need a playlist like this. Plus, the songs are just great. Stay tuned for Marissa Nadler, Sam Amidon, and The Antlers.
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Joyful Noise Recordings is an Indianapolis-based eclectic indie label begun in 2003 by Karl Hofstetter. In this episode, we'll hear a ton of great music from the label's releases, along with an interview with Karl where we cover the label's beginnings, the importance of physical art objects, and how… | listen
LA-based singer songwriter Willa Amai is a superb young talent and the protegée to legendary songwriter Linda Perry (4 Non Blondes). With extensive critical praise ahead of the release of her debut record, it’s no surprise that Amai delivers a stunning solo performance here for BTR Live Studio at… | watch
Ben made long walks a part of his quarantine routine once conditions in New York City were safe enough for that activity. On one of those walks, he was faced with a split-second decision to abandon all the caution he’d previously practiced (and which he discussed in a previous episode of 1st… | watch