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
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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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
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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