Get your weekly does of music discovery via the Listening Booth and DJRePete. This week, hit up rock alt from Xenia Rubinos and White Fang, electronica cross-over alt from the Smiths-sounding Eagulls, and folk from the likes of Tanya Donelly. Also, grab that passport and hit up info and artists playing four festivals spanning France to Canada to Portugal to Slovakia. And enter the Backroom in the Listening Booth for this week’s spotlight on blues, featuring traditional tracks by C.W. Stoneking and The Rusty Guns. That’s your Wednesday mix with DJRePete on BTRToday!
Xenia Rubinos / Photo by Xenia Rubinos
Andy Shauf / Photo by Andy Shauf
Cian Nugent / Photo by Cian Nugent
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
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
Whether you're a metalhead or not, this NYC trio will have you wrapped up in its soothing dark thrashers. | read