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The Subliminal Inevitable Show
The Subliminal Inevitable Show started on the airwaves of WNYU-AM in the pre-blog world. Focusing on new and notable indie rock and whatever weirdness comes our way, the Sub-Inev show is back on BTRtoday to help you navigate these noisy waters. Each week on the show, we'll also spend some time looking at the latest releases from a different record label.
Bryan has been blogging about, photographing, and making music for the better part of two decades. As a Senior Video Producer on the BTRtv video team, he works closely with artists, labels, and the music industry…
Recent Episodes
In this super-sized playlist mix episode, we’re serving up tracks from the labels featured here on the show so far in 2020 – some lesser-heard artists, additional album tracks, and a few things that we liked so much we had to play them again!
For the second half of this indie record label feature on Pittsburgh-based Misra Records, we’re taking a deep dive into the label’s catalog of 20 years with a full two hour mix of music. Check out our interview with Misra Records label manager Jeff Betten.
For the 200th episode of this show, we’re featuring the Pittsburgh-based label, Misra Records, including an interview with label manager Jeff Betten. In this episode, we cover Misra’s 20 year history, the relationship between physical records and streaming, the impact of the pandemic on the music industry at large, the geography of Pittsburgh and it’s inherent benefits, and signing artists from unsolicited demos! This is part one of two focusing on Misra – in this episode you’ll hear the interview and some new music from the label as well as other artists mentioned in our conversation, and then for next week, we’ll take a deeper dive thru the label’s two decades worth of music.
On this episode, we’re checking out the new Portland, Maine-based label Repeating Cloud, featuring an interview with the label’s founder, Galen Richmond, and a bunch of music from the labels releases plus brand new tracks, from artists like Crystal Canyon, Heaven’s Cameras, Crunchcoat,  Festiva, FonFon Ru, Cache Mirrors, Lemon Pitch, Sojourn Suspect, and Galen’s own band, Lemon Pitch. We talk starting a new label in 2020, the Galen family tree of bands, and learning to play basketball during a pandemic.
Over the past several months, so many great singles have been coming out for August and September releases that I wanted to take a week to look at these two months, and preview (or in a few cases revisit) those records. Dig in and find something new!
This week we’re catching up with Brooklyn-based musician Elise Okusami, who has a band called Oceanator (pre-order their new record Things I Never Said, out August 28) and recently launched the record label, Plastic Miracles. Here, we cover the motivation behind launching the label, how some of Oceanator’s creative merch came to be, and learn how to play Farkle.

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