We’re celebrating 12 years of BTRToday in the Listening Booth! DJRePete is spinning breakthru artists from the first few years of the station, including throwback R&B with Joan As Police Woman and The BellRays, alt via B.C. Camplight and Bishop Allen, and electronica from Passion Pit and Shugo Tokumaru. Also, hit up one of the very first artists to be played with Oucho Sparks whose 12 year old song Mercedes 300d was about a 12 year old car. Meta. Plus tune in for info on a trio of music festivals including this week’s Taste of Chicago in Grant Park. Join the party in the Listening Booth with DJRePete and BTRToday!
Joan As Police Woman
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