Ep 72, part 1 // What's In Your Past...

Premiere DateJul 31, 2019
00:00 // StereoactiveNYC / BTRtoday ID //
00:37 "Somewhere Deep In NYC" The Unsacred Hearts
04:27 // Welcome to our final episode / digging into the past //
07:09 "Lost In Boredom" The Art of Shooting
10:17 "Land!" Oxford Collapse
14:54 "Go Out West" Mo Matching Drapes
17:28 "Toy" (Nature Cruise Remix) Old College Try
20:44 "We Found A Map" The Song Corporation
23:33 "Dopamine & Sunshine" Emma La Reina
28:16 "Michigan" El Jezel
34:05 "Funny Cry Happy" Gold Streets
37:23 "Dead Kid Kicks" The Muggabears
41:15 "We May Find A Pearl" The Secret Life of Sofia
46:32 "Moving In Time" Mistakes!
49:27 "Hetchie Hutchie Footchie" Mancino
52:27 "Developing Active People" Via Audio
55:38 "Bear Island" DraculaZombieUSA
59:33 "The Shore" Renminbi
63:11 "Volcano" Up The Empire
67:06 "We've Come So Far" A Place To Bury Strangers
72:05 "Goes Cube Song 30" Goes Cube
75:16 // Song + Artist Credits //
76:28 // First getting into music in NYC //
78:29 "Hear Me" (Serious Business, 2012) She Keeps Bees
81:11 "Like I Do" The Naked Hearts
84:11 "Every Time the Sun Comes Up" Sharon Van Etten
88:06 "Thought Balloons" Flying Pace
91:05 "A Chorus Divine" Elizabeth Devlin
92:55 "Imaginary Conversation" (Serious Business 2013) JPK
96:47 "Black Label" (lo fi demo) Holy Moly
99:31 "Cowboy" Bel Air
104:30 "Look Good Future, Part II" Mama Bear
106:42 "Skeptical Eyes" Gunfight!
111:03 "Prelude To A Charly" Higgins
114:19 "Charly" Higgins
119:26 "Over The Balcony" Quiet Loudly
125:08 "Glitch Shake" Pet Ghost Project
130:28 "Shape of Your Head" The Binary Marketing Show
133:52 "Teenage Whore" Dinosaur Feathers
137:47 "It Goes (Home)" The Art Of Shooting
142:50 // Song + Artist Credits //
144:07 // Second wave of friends’ bands / my next band//
147:47 "Shellfish Beach" (Hear & There, 2011) Son of the Granite State
151:30 "Don't Stop To Look" pow wow!
155:09 "Once and for Awhile" I’m turning into
158:13 "Creep Academy" My Teenage Stride
160:41 "Sleepwalking” The Jaguar Club
164:13 "I'm An Animal" Shark?
167:39 "Maurice Narcisse" EULA
169:46 "Go Axe Huh" Serica Ux
171:57 "Fresh Meat" (Serious Business, 2012) Big Ups
174:19 "Shifty Eyes" The Whisperians
176:56 "Awkward as a Hilltop in Kansas" Diehard
181:38 "Dancing" (BTR Live Studio, 2013) Birds In Weather
185:07 "Broadcast Victims" (Serious Business, 2011) Clouder
188:54 "Supernova" Quilty
192:48 // Song + Artist Credits //
194:11 // About the songs, etc //
196:06 // Wrapping up part 1 //
197:14 To be continued…

After moving to NYC in 1998 and beginning to seriously play music there in 2001, J is leaving the city in the fall, so this is the last episode of the podcast. It’s packed with around 6 hours of music, so it’s split into two parts, and reviews many of the artists he’s gotten to know either personally or musically during his time in New York.

NOTE // This is continued in Part 2



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…