Catch up on some alt, electro, and rock tunes in the Listening Booth this week with Mew, The Pack A.D., and The Mountain Goats. Plus hit up a Backroom Blues spotlight on activist, R&B maven, dare we say living legend: Mavis Staples and the new album out just a few weeks ago entitled If All I Was Was Black. 15 studio albums over 50 years, a Chicago fixture, and almost a Dylan! Hear that story, tour news, and (of course!) the record in the Listening Booth with DJRePete on BTRToday!
Aliah Sheffield is the singer/songwriter also known as Nikkie Aliah. Her song, “Earth is Ghetto,” recently went viral and she chatted with Nikkiesha about what led her to her viral moment, her musical inspirations, and what she hopes and plans to do next… oh, and tequila. This podcast is… | listen
Whether you're a metalhead or not, this NYC trio will have you wrapped up in its soothing dark thrashers. | read
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