The Listening Booth takes a beat this week with a healing through music mix, bookending the program with a reflective, lyricless electro set featuring throwbacks by Geotic and Jeffrey Silverstein, as well as a soul blues set with Mavis Staples and a throwback by Sharon Jones and The Dap-Kings. New alternative in between including Tim Burgess of Charlatans fame, Sweet Spirit, and Katie Malco—who has a sweet limited edition vinyl release going on. Plus, tune in to hear the unique way Justin Vernon of Bon Iver has been participating in the recent rallies in both Minnesota and in his home of Wisconsin.
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
Get spiritual with Spiritual Mick! | read
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