Summer! The first episode of the summer on the Listening Booth is both busy and chill with a preview mix of next week’s Glastonbury festival in the UK featuring the likes of Hot Chip, Sharon Van Etten, and Mavis Staples. Plus, DJRePete dusts off some surfer beach rock with brand new punk tracks from the Fruit Tones. And to cap it off, summer escapist electro from Said The Whale and seasonally appropriate lyrics via Dan Mangan throwbacks.
Whether you're a metalhead or not, this NYC trio will have you wrapped up in its soothing dark thrashers. | read
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
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