Happy New Year, everybody.
Overall, 2018 was confusing, dark and downright stressful. But every Monday I brightened up the place by interviewing an awesome band and rocking out to their music—you’re very welcome.
Out of the hundreds of bands I chatted with this year, these are my top fifteen favorite. Check the list out below (in order from oldest to most recent) and head to The Music Meetup page to listen to all the episodes and choose your own favorites.
Powerful & dangerous rock ‘n’ roll.
Exploring the good and evil side of music.
BTRtoday chats with NJ-based rock/metal group about their lengthy run as a band and their new album ‘All At Once.’
The Nashville band plays flowery melodies with intricate harmonies and choruses that’ll stay in your head like the Titanic at the bottom of the ocean.
The Australian quintet’s newest album was shaped by their time traveling on the wide-open roads of America.
Haley Dahl talks religion, celibacy and the epic NSFW tale that is her newest album ‘Willow.’
She chats with us about her ups and downs of going solo, working with Dan Auerbach and becoming a godmother.
For over a decade this surf rock trio has been spearheading a beach punk movement from Portland to all over the world.
Visits from Surfbort, matching sunglasses and chats about hypnosis, past lives and music.
With their debut LP under their belt, Mother Feather has locked themselves up to bleed out new tunes.
The L.A. group was just signed to Suicide Squeeze and are already embracing the doo-wop tradition of keeping love in music.
The brother-sister rock ’n’ roll duo turns ten this year and hasn’t slowed down even once.
The NYC punkers are all about moshing with friends, loving their cat and screaming fast songs about dying.
The London-born musician just released her debut album, which she describes as one big elaborate selfie.
Thrashy and trashy NYC punkers just want to be your friend and for everybody to love each other.