DJRePete is celebrating BTRToday’s 11th birthday today with a retrospective music discovery mix of artists that have broken thru over the years on the site, including populist tracks from Peter Bjorn & John, The Submarines, and Yael Naïm. Plus, hit up alt from Quilt and Radical Face, folk alt with The Head and the Heart and Gogol Bordello, and electronica via CSS and CHVRCHES. Don’t miss a set with a beat, featuring the underrated High Decibels as well as an anecdote about Of Montreal’s early days. And hit up some timely info on festivals, and the reopening of Le Bataclan in Paris. Come usher in the next year of BTRToday with the Listening Booth and DJRePete!
Yael Naim / Photo by Yael Naim
Radical Face / Photo by Radical Face
The High Decibels / Photo by The High Decibels
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