This episode features a lot of music, mostly by artists playing in the NYC area from about February 24 to March 9. Also, we give the rundown on who’s playing at Our Wicked Lady throughout March for their benefit series, Thursdays For The Cause; put a spotlight on a few artists from the King Pizza Records collective; and hear some brand new music by the likes of Vagabon, A Deer A Horse, and PWR BTTM, as well as a collaboration between Aloud and Cold Blood Club to benefit victims of the water crisis in Flint Michigan.
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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
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
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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