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Over the course of 2018 we interviewed four different musicians who had new music out: Nikkiesha McLeod, Kyle Wilson…
While we do our best to cover as much new music as possible here on The Music Digest, there's always going to be stuff…
We took a look back at every artist we played in 2018 and assembled a batch of tracks by those artists we either found…
For our final “new music” episode of the show in 2018, our buddy Max Goransson makes his third appearance - ready to…
The usual duo is back at it, thick in the midst of year-end prep but ready to keep the new jams coming. We’ve got…
BTRtoday’s Ms. Lottie and Elena Childers are here with J to discuss new singles by FEWS, Du Blonde, and Homeshake and…
This week, we have new singles from Foxwarren, Mike Krol, Piroshka, and Toro y Moi as well album tracks off of new…
New singles and album tracks, plus some sage-like advice from an old friend! Come along for the adventure and check out…
We lead off with some new music from old friends, Mancino, followed by an album track from Stove’s new one and singles…
This week, we cover our YouTube watching habits, the nature of prog rock, biomusicology, and more! We also check out new…
This week, we play (and, duh, react to) nothing but singles. We have new ones from Anemone, Girlpool, Soccer Mommy,…
This week we get turned on to excellent new music from Timmy’s Organism, Les Big Byrd, Miss Information, David August,…
We have new singles by Monteagle, Django Django, and PAINT. And we have new album tracks from Kero Kero Bonito, Madeline…
In which we don’t really talk about the songs, because J’s off working on some super duper top secret project…
It’s nothing but singles in this week’s episode. We’ve got new ones from Cat Power (featuring Lana Del Rey),…
This is the episode in which we make sense of it all. Every lingering questions. Every tricky riddle. Every hankering…
New singles from BRONCHO, Hippo Campus, and Skylar Spence. And new album tracks from Teleman and Neil & Liam Finn.
Lottie sits in for JLM once again as we make our way through some new singles from Nicole Yun, Idles, and Scott Orr, and…
New singles from Molly Burch, Shannen Moser, and Bobey. Album tracks from new and newish releases by Mike Pace and the…
In yet another tangent-filled episode, we manage to squeeze in listening to 6 new (and newish) songs, leaning heavily on…
Gabriel Birnbaum from Wilder Maker stops by to chat with J about the band’s new single, “Gotta Get My Money,” off…
Coffee gets spilled, new singles and album tracks get listened to (and reacted to), and we try to remember when last we…
Tom D’Agustino from Active Bird Community stops by to chat with Bryan about the band’s new single, “Unwind With…
This week is all about brand new singles (and one track that isn’t exactly a single but come on give us break,…
New singles by Hello June, Art d’Ecco, and Dilly Dally. Album tracks from new releases by Field Division, Mo Douglas,…
This week, Bryan's driving the unicycle, all the way up to Canada! Not sure what we mean? Listen in and then give us a…
Mr. Kyle Wilson, from the band Milagres, stops by to discuss the band’s new single, “Pindrop,” with Bryan. He also…
Nikkie McLeod’s new single, “Deep Cry” is featured in this episode. J. McVay spoke with Nikkie about the song, the…
There’s lots of psychedelicness in this episode, along with some retro vibes here and there. Other things you can…
It's one of those weeks on The Music Digest where we just happen to have the good fortune of stumbling ass-backwards…
There’s an exceptional crop of music in this week’s episode, from Irish indie-surf-pop to guitar driven punk and…
New and/or newish tunes abound in this episode. This time by Empresarios, Ty Richards, Remember Sports, Jennifer Castle,…
J has run off to some other, less rainy place this week, so it's time for another special guest co-host! This time…
This is definitely the most profound, revealing, inspirational episode of The Music Digest on BTR yet. Come along with…
Via some level of serendipity, this week’s episode ends up starting with an energetic track, before getting real…
JLM is busy with Tribeca Film Festival fun times this week, so the artist-formerly-known-as-Ms.-Lottie returns to drops…
Remember when Max was here week before last? Well, he’s not here this week, but we saw him the other day anyway. Also,…
This episode is jam-packed with titillating golf talk, a little blood, and all sorts of deep deep deep tangent holes.…
In addition to listening to SOOOOO much excellent new music in this episode, we also somehow end up talking about love…
Great friend of the show, Mr. Max Goransson, has returned! On a special visit from the icy north, he graces us with his…
Sometimes songs have familiar names. Funk will still exist in the future and we now know what it will sound like.…
This is an extra-caffeinated episode, in which we tangent at an accelerated pace. We also listen to a bunch of great new…
So many familiar sonic face in this episode, from artists we’ve heard before, to artists we played shows with way back…
We’re blazing through new music like it’s candy this week! As always, phone lines are open for your feeback: (408)…
Lots of great new music this week and a tangent or two along the way. Feedback is welcome at (408) SUB-INEV.
A lobster, some peanut butter cups, and a bunch of great new music walk into the podcast studio, and this tangent-laden…
The new music flow for the year is really getting going now, and we’re getting caught up in it with singles and album…
Bryan’s back and he brought the tangents. Now with more nuts! Oh, and cool new music for us to listen and react to!
Bryan is still on leave, but that just means we get to hear from BTRtoday’s Music Director, Ms. Lottie again! And as…
Bryan is out again this week, but his brilliant bandmate, Sarah Wood (aka Swood) is here to fill in for him. And she…
Jonathan Pilkington Kahnt (aka JPK) joins J this week, filling in for Bryan. JPK is in the bands Mount Sharp (with…
BTRtoday’s Music Director, Ms. Lottie, fills in for Bryan in our first episode of the year and we have a good time…

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