Happy Wednesday! We have some really cool music for you on God Bless Weirdmerica today. Even though we technically play New Weird America music, we’re kicking off the show with a string of non-American bands today, or at least bands who use international genres to create a new sound. It’s great sometimes to hear the traditions that some of the freak folk and even more popular indie bands today come out of. And don’t forget to follow BTR on Facebook, Twitter, tumblr, Pinterest, Instagram, and SoundCloud!
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Bartees Cox is a songwriter and producer who spent years playing in bands in Brooklyn before making the move to Washington, DC, where his solo project, Bartees Strange, took focus and grew - from an album of reinterpretations of The National’s music to his stunning full-length, genre-bending… | watch
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