Ups and downs in The Listening Booth with an appropriate 2020 mix featuring downbeat alt via Helena Deland and Laura Jane Grace and upbeat alt with Eels and Slow Pulp. Plus, new beats with Fat Tony and The Budos Band. Also, tune in for info on new live session recordings from the Mountain Goats, PYNKIE talks nursing and music in the times of COVID, and the Cayucas hit the road for their latest music video.
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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
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
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