We’re celebrating (the not end of) summer in the Listening Booth today with a surf rock mix to accompany your holiday weekend adventures. Hit up new beach born tracks from The Creation Factory and Echo Courts, along with Ventures-like throwbacks from Black Flamingos and High Waisted. Plus, check out must hear new alt from Jeremy & the Harlequins and The Beths—who play this weekend’s King Street Crawl festival in Sydney’s Newtown. And stick around for a dose of trippy electronica with Shy Boys and Champagne Superchillin.
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
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
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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
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