This week we finally get to the long-awaited Exploding In Sound Records feature on the show, including an interview with the label’s founder, Dan Goldin (who also runs the music blog Post-Trash)! We cover everything from the label’s beginnings, to the EIS Tape Club, the Shea Stadium compilation, music blogs, artwork (check out We Three Club design, Adric Giles, and Nicole Rifkin illustration), and more. We even get a little nostalgic about the time Exploding In Sound took over the show Serious Business On BTR and come up with a new description for the label’s sound: slimy, in a good way.
Exploding In Sound is a Brooklyn-based music blog and label, specializing in the often-guitar-heavy, 90s-leaning rock sound that we love so much at Serious Business On BTR. They cut no corners whatsoever on their promise of "delivering good rock music since 2008." We've had a number of EIS-connected… | watch
This episode actually starts outside of NYC, featuring music by a couple of artists who recently played at Festival International in Lafayette, Louisiana. Then, we explore music by the members of a new project called Gracie Mansion, all of whom are veterans of the local music scene. And, finally, we… | listen
In this episode, we hear music by artists who are playing around the NYC area from January 11th-26th. Among them are Shark?, who are playing a reunion show, and Landlady, who are playing an album release party. Also, Cake Shop, an institution of the local scene for over a decade, closed on New… | listen
Wow! Only two more episodes left (including this one) with your hosts DJ Patrick K and Matt Your Other Host! Hope you like changes, because come November you're in for a bunch! This week, DJ Patrick K guides you through some of his favorite moments from the episodes we recorded in the year 2015.… | listen
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