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For our final episode of the year, we’re looking back on some music by local artists that came out in 2018. This is music that made an impact on us and we hope it has or will make an impact on you.…
Big Ups recently announced they’re going on indefinite hiatus and they’ll be playing their final shows in January 2019 -- with their final show being at The Bowery Ballroom in NYC on Friday,…
Shilpa Ray, NO ICE, Crazy Pills, and more are playing ‘Sunday for SAVI: A Thanksgiving Concert’ to benefit the Mount Sinai Sexual Assault & Violence Intervention Program (SAVI). Milagres has…
Brooklyn DIY spot Pet Rescue is celebrating its 5th anniversary, so founder Brian LaRue is here to talk to us about the history of the venue as well as what’s in store for the future. Also, old…
The legendary Jesse R. Berlin stops by to talk about his illustrious career and why he’s decided to end it and go into witness protection. He shares details about his final show, his new album, his…
New music from Nikkie McLeod and Feral Scouts. A big block of Fred Thomas and Anna Burch. And a dash of Shana Falana, too.
October is upon us. Ohmme and Renata Zeiguer play C’mon Everybody on 10/2. Lomelda plays The Bowery Ballroom on 10/7. Gracie Mansion plays Gold Sounds on 10/18. Oh Sees plays Warsaw on 10/19. Guided…
King Pizza Records ends the summer with its Psychic Luau party at City Reliquary. PowerSnap is at Alphaville. Neko Case is at the Beacon Theatre. Henry Jamison plays The Wild Honey Pie’s dinner…
Toebow and Maia Macdonald are at C’mon Everybody. The New Restaurants are performing as “Taylor Slow” for Covers 4 Causes at the Footlight to race money for RAICES of Texas. Jennifer Castle is…
BTRtoday photographer and videographer, Jeanette D. Moses, is having a 30th birthday party at Our Wicked Lady, featuring 4 bands very familiar to this podcast (LUMPS, The Royal They, Darkwing, Thick).…
Reheated Spaghetti has a stacked show at DRTY SMMR for their 2nd Annual summer BBQ. Speedy Ortiz is playing with the Breeders at Celebrate Brooklyn. Chad Valley will be Knitting Factory. And…
We’ll be checking in with four local artists who’ve recent visited us for BTR Live Studio sessions: Pale Ramon, LANZ, Trace Mountains, and the Rizzos. Also, my old friend Nikkie McLeod had a new…
Independent Venue Week is a festival that began in the UK in 2014. This year it spreads to the states with StereoactiveNYC and BTRtoday presenting its New York City showcase at Pianos on Thursday July…
The Planes are playing songs from their album, Wax Diamond, at El Cortez on 6/27, with the lineup that played on the album. Then Kanine Records is throwing a summer party on the rooftop at Our Wicked…
This episode essentially functions as something of an itinerary for this year’s Northside Festival, offering suggestions of artists you can see each night at various venues around town if you’re…
BTRtoday is presenting a showcase at the Northside Festival in June that will feature Lou Barlow, Shana Falana, and the Goon Sax playing at Knitting Factory. We’ve got a big block of Shana Falana…
Once a year, the King Pizza Records universe fully descends from its pizzafied plane of existence to deliver a weekend of unadulterated rock and roll madness upon our lowly terrestrial orb.
Another new track from Parlor Walls in advance of their EP release show at Alphaville. Also, Holy Tunics is at Mercury Lounge, Soccer Mommy is at Rough Trade, Forth Wanderers and Trace Mountains are…
There’s a lot of excellent new music out by Brooklyn artists this April. In fact, you can attend release shows three nights in a row from Thursday, April 26th, through Saturday, April 28th for three…
Max Goransson is a veteran of the local NYC/Brooklyn music scene and played in numerous bands over his years in the city before moving to Massachusetts a few years back. He’ll be back in town in…
Jesse R. Berlin and Jonathan Pilkington Kahnt are at Pine Box Rock Shop in Brooklyn. Oneida has a new album. And a whole bunch of NYC bands are down in Austin, Texas, for the 2018 South By Southwest…
Grooms and Oneida are both playing Secret Project Robot (different nights). Richard Buckner is at Union Hall. Big Thief’s Adrianne Lenker plays solo. New BTR Live Studio tracks from The Mad Doctors,…
Lina Tullgren is playing at Alphaville and Three’s Brewing. Strfkr and Reptaliens are playing at Brooklyn Steel. Operator Music Band and Shana Falana are playing at H0L0. Hear them all on…
Oh My Rockness has a list of what they call the “Hardest-Working Bands of 2017” -- the artists who they listed the most shows for last year. Of the ten on the list, six will be playing a show…
In this episode, we feature lots of excellent artists based in New York who’ve recently visited us for a session of BTR Live Studio.
Our first episode of 2018 features details about the Gold Streets reunion delivered by guitarist/singer Norm Vino. We also have excellent new music from The Royal They’s Foreign Being LP and Jesse…

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