Every artist in this episode is new to BTR this week, just like most weeks. And they’re all on Bandcamp, just by lovely coincidence. And we talk about our website and old school BrooklynVegan comment trolls and Scantron and the band Dinner on a few of our patent-pending tangentzzz.
Our friend, native Brooklynite, and photographer Maryanne Ventrice fills in for JLM this week, and provides some insight on knowing what shows look like just by hearing the music, burning the candle at both ends, and rosé. We’ll take your comments at (408) SUB-INEV. | listen
Big Bliss is a Brooklyn band formed in 2015 by brothers Cory (drums) and Tim (vocals, guitar) Race, along with bassist Wallace May. The trio blasts out a furious sort of post-punk and indie rock that draws a bit on shoegaze (think perhaps a little Mission Of Burma here, a little Interpol there), and… | watch
For the last proper record label feature of the year, we take a look to the north, checking out the fine music from Canada's Mint Records! Plus the usual selection of awesome jams from this year and a few goodies from the past. Check out some episodes of BTR Live Studio featuring Mint records… | listen
Adult Books started with what they knew best, hardcore punk, and morphed into a full-on post-punk band. | read
In this episode, we’re focused on artists playing shows around NYC in the weeks after October 11. The Duke Of Surl is kicking off a tour. The Footlight has Baked one night and a benefit show for Drew St. Aubin featuring GunFight! And Robot Princess the next, Cults is at Music Hall of Williamsburg… | listen