Mythical Michael (or is it Mystical Michael?) joins Bryan and J to listen to new singles by Jay Som, Penelope Isles, Black Grapefruit, KOKOKO! Also, the YK Records and We Own This Town guru brings a couple of hand picked selections from his hometown of Nashville: Z and Bleary! Along the way, there’s discussion of Michael’s push for SNL to recognize and celebrate their episode 20 years ago when Garth Brooks hosted with musical guest Chris Gaines (#GarthGaines20 @GarthGainesSNL), Instagram ad terms, and more… plus a bit of Bill & Ted style time travel!
This week on the show, we take a look at YK Records. This vinyl-focused label began in Nashville in 2009 and just had a great year with 10 records in 2016, and has 2017 already off to a fantastic start with two critically-acclaimed new releases about to drop. Get caught up and acquainted with a… | listen
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
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