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 mid-April for a reunion of Quiet Loudly, the group he started with his old buddy Sal Garro and for which he provided much of the songwriting and sonic direction. Max stopped by for a discussion of his musical history, songwriting, and especially the band he and Sal began, which eventually included Tony Aquilino, John Weingarten, and Jonathan Pilkington Kahnt.
Clouder is a band that always puts on a memorable live show -- a live show that will likely end with at least a portion of the audience drenched in spilled beer. The band is no stranger to BTR, having stopped in for a couple of studio sessions and played one of our SXSW day parties. It’s been a… | listen
GunFight has been a band for 10 years now and just being a band at all is hard enough, so being a band for 10 years is a laudable accomplishment -- of course, then it’s even harder to be as good as GunFight! consistently and continually is. They’ve got a new album coming out that’s been in the… | listen
The trailer for Tony Soprano's origin story is here, and it's in the best hands it could possibly be. | 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
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