Ep 71 // Take 3 w/ The Unsacred Hearts

Premiere DateJul 17, 2019
Categories Indie Music Rock
00:00 // StereoactiveNYC / BTRtoday ID //
01:06 // Welcome / The Unsacred Hearts //
03:08 “Gotta Gotta Shake It” (clip) The Unsacred Hearts
03:41 // INTERVIEW: How J met Travis and the Unsacred Hearts / The Shack recording studio / formation of the band / mix of punk and classic rock / the first EP //
14:16 “Plug Me In” The Unsacred Hearts
16:07 // INTVW: music about rock and roll / visual memories of UH / live show goals: lose themselves and get the audience to lose themselves, too / winning over rooms / ‘In Defense of Fort Useless’ both shrinks and expands their song stylings / switching Andys / new recording studio / storytelling //
32:09 “Somewhere Deep In NYC” The Unsacred Hearts
35:40 // INTVW: “all my favorite singers couldn’t sing” / story songs / Travis’ drumming styles and influences / Joe’s untraditional singing / Travis’ recording skills as part of the band and writing process / ‘The Honor Bar’ //
51:37 “The Honor Bar” The Unsacred Hearts
55:33 // INTVW: figuring out how to play studio arrangements live / more on ‘The Honor Bar’ / The Serious Business Revues / new album: ‘City To Sea’ / more live shows to come?
69:13 “Paper Trails” The Unsacred Hearts
72:36 “Too Bright” The Unsacred Hearts
75:24 “True Nature of Ink” The Unsacred Hearts
79:24 “Hey Sol Lewitt” The Unsacred Hearts
80:46 “I Would Never Let You Drink Alone” The Unsacred Hearts
84:24 “Roots and Herbs” The Unsacred Hearts
89:35 “1000 Hot Babies” The Unsacred Hearts
91:42 “Point of Pride” The Unsacred Hearts
93:08 “We Were A Band” The Unsacred Hearts
96:19 “I Was Raised To Be Polite and Kind” The Unsacred Hearts
97:40 // Mic Break //
99:15 // Outro + Disclaimer //
100:32 // End Transmission //

Joe Willie and Travis from The Unsacred Hearts join J to discuss the history of the band from its formation out of the remains of previous projects, through their evolution over the course of more than a decade and a half of live shows and studio recordings, all the way up to their brand new release, ‘City To Sea.’

Host J. McVay
J grew up down in Louisiana and Texas before moving to NYC for college. After college, he decided to stick around, working in film and television production for well over a decade. He came to BTR in 2011 when he…