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Rachel Lawlor
Pearl Charles has been hard at work since last we saw her in Austin in 2016. The Los Angeles-based folk musician released her debut full length earlier this year and has been performing and touring…
Citris is the grunge-inflected Brooklyn pop band headed up by singer/guitarist Angelina Torreano. Her heavy-hooked, sludgy riffs and tastefully dynamic verse-chorus-verse vibes are fleshed out by…
Little Junior is a refreshingly poppy and charming garage rock band from Toronto. Power-pop songs with shout-sung choruses and catchy buzzsaw guitars are the keystones for the band, whose performances will certainly leave a mark. The band stopped by Serious Business Music in Brooklyn to show us how they do it. Hi by Little Junior is available now from Grand Jury. Listen to the audio podcast for more music and interview.
Soccer Mommy is the project of Sophie Allison, a young artist from Nashville who splits her time between there and NYC, where she’s in college. For the past few years, she’s self-released her…
Pearl Charles has been hard at work since last we saw her in Austin in 2016. The Los Angeles-based folk musician released her debut full length earlier this year and has been performing and touring ever since. Her catchy alt-country songs have an incredibly sweet Americana sensibility with an edge, which is served well by the huge rock sound of her recording and live band. She stopped by with the whole gang for this session at Serious Business Music in Brooklyn. Sleepless Dreamer is available now from Kanine Records. Listen to the audio podcast for more music and interview.
The Black Black are a Brooklyn punk band in transition. Previously known for their heavy punk sound, the band’s groove-loving tendencies have pushed things so far that they’ve landed closer to the…
Benjamin Jaffe may be familiar as half of the group HONEYHONEY (his musical partner in that band, Suzanne Santo, is no stranger to us here at BTR Live Studio). Here, though, he sets out on a solo path…
Quichenight is the project headed up by Nashville-based musician Brett Rosenberg, blending cool, quirky pop with catchy rock for those tasty laid-back grooves. The band dropped by Serious Business…
Saint Marilyn is the Brooklyn-based synth duo of multi-instrumentalists Che Houston and Kevin Marksson (performing here as a trio along with drummer Jon). The band creates dark, danceable, surreal pop music with soaring vocals, accompanied by equally mesmerizing visuals. The band stopped by Serious Business Music in Brooklyn for this special performance of their new tunes. Tangle is available now digitally and on cassette via Really Great Gum. Listen to the audio podcast for more music and interview.
Chelsea continues her summer search for the best ice cream in New York City with a stop at Taiyaki NYC. Located in the heart of Chinatown, Taiyaki NYC serves its ice cream in adorable fish-shaped…
Monteagle is the new project from Justin Giles Wilcox of the band Nassau. Slightly more ethereal than his work with Nassau, Monteagle works within the country-tinged Americana world, with a bit of a…
PowerSnap is a powerful young Brooklyn garage rock band whose roots go back to their core members’ home of Israel. They dreamed of releasing music here in the U.S. and now they’re tearing it up…
Buck Meek is lead guitarist and one half of the songwriting duo behind the band Big Thief. He’s now front-and-center with his debut solo release, which offers a sweet and casually smooth…

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