Great music this week on the show, most of it pretty new. Open your earholes and enjoy!
This coming Friday is Juneteenth. If you’ve never heard of it, or don’t know what it is, educate yourself. Here’s a link to get started.
Also, confederate statues and other racist monuments are coming down! Let’s keep that going. There are a lot of petitions out there to sign. Not all action includes protesting in the streets. Lots of all small actions add up.
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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
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