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The Music Digest
The Music Digest is a music reaction show hosted by Bryan B and JLM. In it, these two well-seasoned music nerds play a handful of songs either new to them or still pretty fresh and share their thoughts as they go.
Bryan B and JLM started co-hosting BTR's Music Digest podcast in November 2016. They used to be in a band, too, we think...
Reg. Contributors Bryan Bruchman J. McVay
Recent Episodes
Nevermind the tangents, we've got tons of singles this week! New music from Amy O, The Medium, Maria Usbeck, Empty Country, Stone…
Bryan and J listen to new tracks from Ezra Furman, FRANKIIE, Julien Chang, Tinariwen, Darrin Bradbury, and Doe Paoro.
We spend some time recapping J's recent (final) episodes of his other music podcast and talking about the shows we saw last…
Bryan and J listen to recent album tracks from Alex Little and the Suspicious Minds, Night Moves, Sarah Bethe Nelson, Illiterates;…
In a world where we listen to music and react to it… we mostly do that in this episode with very few tangents - at least we keep…
Abby and Peter, from the band Day & Dream, called in from Asheville, NC, to chat with J about their song, “We’re Gonna Need…
We're heavy on the tangents, from record shops tucked away inside barbershops, to drum circles, to sweet visual effects on artist…
Musician and songwriter Annie Pichan stopped by to chat with J about her haunting new song, “My Lover, I Don’t Need You.”…
We tangent all over the place this week, but somehow along the way we also listen to great new music from Palehound, Peter…
Mythical Michael (or is it Mystical Michael?) joins Bryan and J to listen to new singles by Jay Som, Penelope Isles, Black…
This week, Music Director Ms. Lottie made a last-minute substitution as J was out sick, so we checked out the first track from a…
J and Bryan listen to singles from Cat Clyde, Bodywash, and Necking and album tracks from Gemma and Half Stack. And, yes, there…

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