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!
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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
The trailer for Tony Soprano's origin story is here, and it's in the best hands it could possibly be. | read
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
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