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This is the second half of our massive double episode recapping our favorite tracks and artists from 2018 in no particular order.
It's time for the 2018 recap! Here's the first half of our massive double episode recapping our favorite tracks and artists from 2018 in no particular order.
For the first of our 2018 year-end recaps, we're taking a look at our favorite exclusive performances from BTR Live Studio - many of which have been from artists who were covered here in our record…
This week we revisit the Stockholm, Sweden-based label, PNK SLM Recordings, catching up with their releases from 2018 and chatting with founder Luke Reilly about the label's beginnings, changes in the…
This week we're featuring Lame-O Records, aka "Philadelphia's finest independent record label" since 201 with a visit from founder Eric Osman. We cover the label's releases, the important of…
For this post-Thanksgiving musical journey, we're keeping things on the chill side with tracks from Adriane Lenker, Ari Roar, Jerry David Decicca, Woods, Rainer Maria, Milagres, Beat Radio, and much…
This week we turn our ears towards Community Records. Based in New Orleans, the label began in 2008 and has been growing strong since. We chat with two of its founders, Greg Rodrigue and Daniel…
This week we're featuring the LA-based label, Felte, and speaking with its founder Jeff Owens about their first 5 years, latest releases, and the upcoming two-night party celebrating the label in LA on November 16 and 17th.
New music time! Check out brand new songs from Sat. Nite Duets, Sunshine And The Rain, The Dirty Nil, Papercuts, Pill, and more this week as we take a brief detour from our usual record label…
Pioneer Works is a non-profit cultural center in Red Hook, Brooklyn. The arts institution recently launched a record label under their publishing umbrella with new music from Miss Information (Miho…
This is a first: we're checking back in on a previously featured label for the THIRD time. Father/Daughter Records is a great one, and it's been another busy year for them, so we're getting a look at…
This week we're checking out new music from Cat Power, Adrianne Lenker, Wild Nothing, Madeline Kenney, and Molly Burch while digging into the playlist archives to show some love to more tracks from…
For our 100th episode, we're revisiting Exploding In Sound Records, the label we first featured back on episode 52 with our first record label interview. One year later, we're catching up on the many…
Figureight Records is a fascinating new label and collective connected to the Brooklyn-based studio (Figure 8) and Shahzad Ismaily. Here, we spend an hour with label manager Hildur Maral via Skype,…
This week we're taking a look at the Rochester, NY-based label, Dadstache Records. Currently in its 5th year, owner JT Fitzgerald joins us on the phone to talk about the label's beginnings, the…
This week we're revisiting Castle Face Records, diving in for a full episode with plenty of music from the deep catalogs of Thee Oh Sees, OCS, Oh Sees, and much much more from the label.
A selection of long songs for these hazy end-of-summer days.
This week we're taking a look at Grand Jury, an independent record label founded in NYC in 2014. Robbie Mackey (half of the team leading the label, along with Craig Winkler) joins us in the studio to…
This week we're catching up on new releases and recent favorites once again, with great new stuff from Oh Sees, Odetta Hartman, Thin Lips and more!
Northern Spy has been "Documenting Modern Music Since 2010" - the eclective Brooklyn record label is known for releasing interesting, challenging music in a variety of genres from jazz to rock and pop…
It's been a year since we checked in with local NYC label Greenway Records, so we invited founder Harry Portnof in to share some new music and chat about the label and it's short but busy three year…
Here we are, once again, with our semi-regularly-scheduled "catching up on new music" episode of the show! With some great new stuff from the labels you know and love (from listening to this show, of…
This week we head north to the excellent New England music town of Burlington, VT to chat with Toby Aronson from the 10-year-old label NNA Tapes about formats (they don't JUST release tapes), aiming…
Josh Higgins of the Charlotte, NC-based label Refresh Records joins us by phone to chat about the 3-year old label. We check out music from Echo Courts, Emily Donohue, Cuzco, and more before digging…
We're halfway through 2018, so it's time to take a quick look back at the past 6 months of new music! Think of it as a refresher as we head into the second half of the year of listening - by no means…
This week, we take a look at the brand new Brooklyn-based label, Chaikan Records. Founded by Brian Chase (drummer from Yeah Yeah Yeahs, Man Forever, Beach Creeps, etc), the label's initial releases -…
Once again, we turn our attention towards the Nashville-based label, YK Records. A longtime friend of Bryan's, the label's founder, Michael Eades (who also runs a podcast network called We Own This…
Time for a break from the record label features, as we dive into other new music from the past couple of months, including new releases from Scott Orr, Boy Azooga, Ari Roar, Frog Eyes, Bernice, and much, much more!
For this week's record label feature, Jake Saunders of Ramp Local joins us to chat about the label's unique origin, and to dive into some of the fascinating stories behind its artists and…
Zac Thomas of 10 Foot Woody Records joins us by phone from the record label's home in Columbia, South Carolina for an introduction to their releases!
A playlist filled with new music, picks from recently featured record labels, and random awesomeness from the music library to make your holiday weekend more excellent.
Five Kill Records is a brand new upstate NY collective, drawing on the experiences and resources of 5 area entities: B3nson Recording Company, Swordpaw Collective, Collar City Records, The Rev…
This week, we look to the north, to Hamilton, Ontario, where we catch up with Scott Orr who runs the Canadian independent record label, Other Songs, as well as the Other Record Labels podcast,…
This week, we dive into the music of Brooklyn-based Bayonet Records with one of the label's two founders, Katie Garcia. With brand new music from Kevin Krauter, an exclusive announcement about an…
This week we're catching up on new and recent releases again, including a special block of new title tracks we're loving!
All the way from sunny Los Angeles, half of the team behind the young Golden Brown label, Thom Sunderland, joins us by phone to chat about its beginnings in Portland, OR, just what texture-pop is, and…
As we round the corner in the into the final quarter of the first 100 episodes of the show, we welcome Mike Mehalick of Good Eye Records (and Speak Into My Good Eye) to talk us through the genesis of…
Trevor from Fire Talk Records joins us this week to talk accidental beginnings, beating the algorithms, how to submit music and get it heard, and learning how to grow an artist-first label.
Sometimes you need to stop, take a breath, and just listen to the music. This episode is about taking in a ton of great (mostly) new music. No label feature or interview this week, just a fun mix…
​This week we take a look at the Brooklyn-based holistic tape label, Soap Library, with co-founder Rachel Barnhart (her partner Kerry Santullo couldn't make it). We talk about pairing physical…
David Rogers-Berry of the 2-year old NYC-originated and now Portland, Maine-based label, Imaginator Records, joins me in the studio to chat about his approach to starting the label and what they've…
It's that time of the year again! Next week, musicians will descend upon Austin, TX for South By Southwest. This week on the show I've picked some of my favorites who will be performing there, in an…
In the first half of this week's episode, we check in with Matt Linden of the 6-year old Minneapolis-based label, Forged Artifacts
Straight out of LA, New Professor Music - The World's Greatest Record Company - found, Greg Katz, drops by to talk album art, touring, and why you don't actually need a label. We also listen to a…
Another week, another sweet mix of new and recent music. 2018 is off to a VERY strong musical start. Come listen.
This week, we dig into the BTR music library and uncover an amazing label with tons of great music hiding right in front of our eyes! With the release of the new full length from Born Ruffians, we…
This week we've got a half-show record label feature, taking a look at a handful of artists on the London-based Heavenly Recordings' roster, before getting psyched about some of the excellent new…
New music is starting to roll in for 2018, so we're skipping the record label feature this week to get into a whole bunch of new music, including brand new tracks from A. Spencer, Greg Jamie, NADINE,…
For our first record label interview episode of 2018, Cathy Pellow of Sargent House Records joins us on the phone from LA. We start with a bit of praise for Blis., and hit hot topics such as the…
For our first record label feature of 2018, we check out the London/Stockholm-based label, PNK SLM Recordings! Once we're acquainted with some of their output, we get into new music from The Duke Of…
In our first episode of 2018, we take a look ahead, sampling several record labels who we'll be featuring here on the show this year. Get a taste of Company Records, Sargent House, Imaginator, Joyful…

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