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The Music Digest
The Music Digest is a music reaction show hosted by Bryan B . In it, this well-seasoned music nerd invites guests to listen to a handful of songs either new to them or still pretty fresh and share their thoughts as they go.

From November 2016 to August 2019, the show was co-hoisted by JLM and Bryan B. Before that it was co-hosted by Patrick K and Latola.
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…
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Featured Episodes
Musician and songwriter Isaac Gillespie stopped by to chat with J about his great new song, “Tropical Climes,” produced by Adam Schatz. Then Bryan and J listened to new singles from Son Step, Diane Coffee, Christelle Bofale, and Toebow.
Over the course of 2018 we interviewed four different musicians who had new music out: Nikkiesha McLeod, Kyle Wilson from Milagres, Tom D’Agustino from Active Bird Community, and Gabriel Birnbaum…
Musician and songwriter Yoni Gordon stopped by to chat with J about his great new song, “Song of the Summer.” Then Bryan and J listened to new singles from Pip Blom, Palehound, Kedr Livanskiy, and…
Recent Episodes
This week we're recording in Bryan's basement, and have Jon The Guilt stopping by to share the first song - "Sycophant American" - from the project, and of course to do the whole listen-and-react to new music thing, featuring tracks from Vundabar, Honey Cutt, addy, Pottery, The Bobby Lees, Melody English, The Big Net, Nova One, and Wilma Archer!
Stephen Perry of Brooklyn indie rock band <a href="https://theplanesnyc.bandcamp.com/">The Planes</a> drops by to talk a bit about his own music and to do the whole listen-and-react thing, including new music from Crisman, Arbor Labor Union, Deeper, Lemon Pitch, Phantom Posse, and Post Louis.
BTRtoday music writer, podcaster, and underground music scene guru Elena Childers is back on the show to do the listen-and-react-to new music thing with new tunes from Activity, Andy Shauf, Scratchy Blanket, Red Mass, Tan Cologne, Torres, and Glass Beach!
John Daily (The Black Black, Kissed By An Animal, Von Goose, East Williamsburg Econolodge) stops by to talk a bit about his own music and the Brooklyn DIY space he runs, and of course to do the whole 'listen-and-react-to" new songs thing with us! Featuring great new music from Smoke Fairies, ...And You Will Know Us By The Trail Of Dead, Bad Pelicans, Mr. Elevator, CocoRosie, and Alice Boman.
Videographer/photographer Jen Meller joins us this week to talk music, technology-free hikes, and upcoming projects. Featuring new singles by Anna Burch, Disq, Shell of a Shell, Foxtails Brigade, Frances Quinlan, and Wax Machine.
Special guest, Music Director Lottie, is back again to join us and to ring in the new year with our first new music episode of 2020! We check out new tunes from Yumi Zouma, Gladie, Praises, Aoife Nessa Frances, and YlangYlang, but for some reason do quite a bit of talking about Angel Olsen, Eleanor Friedberger, and a band whose music video we watched today and hated, but refuse to name. It's a real hot start to the year.

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