Bringing you the SXSW that wasn’t in The Listening Booth this week is DJRePete who is keeping the festival music discovery alive for you with a virtual mix. Hit upbeat alternative with Partner and Great Grandpa, rock from the touring duo The Aquadolls and Beach Slang, and electronica with Shana Falana and Dan Mangan—amid his 10 year anniversary tour. Plus, tune in for a few tips on how you can still support the artists and venues of SXSW amid this cancellation.
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
The trailer for Tony Soprano's origin story is here, and it's in the best hands it could possibly be. | read
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