The Listening Booth marks Juneteenth, Father’s Day, and the summer solstice with an It’s Basically Summer Mix today, featuring seasonal folk ballads from Emmy The Great, Dark Tea, and Cory Hanson. Also tune in for anthem electro alt from Cartalk and Sacred Shrines, R&B via Alfa Mist and Ludic, and tripper beats with Black Plastique. Plus, new album news from Molly Burch and Half Moon Run as well as post (ish) pandemic shows from Sacred Shrines, Anjimile, and Reed Burnam.
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
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
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