Meltasia, The Mets and Mole sauce

This week, BTR partied it up with our favorite bands, heard some great new music and questioned the talent of professional sports ballers. Also, what is mole sauce? I’ve wondered my entire adult life. Find the answer and more in our story picks of the week.

The Amazing Rock ‘n’ Roll Story Hidden in Seymour Hersh’s Memoir

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America’s greatest investigative journalist was such a Watergate-obsessed nerd he didn’t realize he was talking to the most famous couple on the planet.

An Intimate, Trippy Meltasia

Photos by Elena Childers

A music festival catered to the coolest of the cool—not only rock out to your favorite bands, but also party with them later.

Experimental Post-Punk/Pop Gregor Premieres New Song

Photo courtesy of Chapter Music

We chat with the artist about this newest song “A Song About Holding Hands” and his upcoming album.


Shannon & The Clams Took New York By Storm

Photo by Jeanette D. Moses

Shannon And The Clams played Rough Trade in Brooklyn.

How We Can Get More Women in Trail Running

Photo by Nathalie Désirée Mottet on Unsplash

Men and women alike need to take the initiative to get more women racing in the dirt.

Are The Mets Having Their Worst Season Ever

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Bad teams aren’t usually entertaining, but the 2018 Amazin’s are impossible to look away from.

Upping Your Mexican Food IQ: What is Mole Sauce?

Photo by Molly Tavoletti

You’ve tackled Taco Tuesdays—now learn how to make our southern neighbor’s national dish.