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From Tamagotchis to OJ slammin’, the young MC from Auckland rose out of nowhere.
BTR caught up with the power duo to chat about vampires.
Reminiscence on singing in church, singing through loss, and playing naked bass.
BTR caught up with the Kentucky based singer-songwriter to chat about “showing up.”
Scarlett Johansson’s role on creative inspiration and why Baltimore rocks.
Musician Isaac Gillespie tells BTR about the time he was on a boat in the Hudson River with Mickey Hart.
On the difference between playing in NYC and Australia, and working with a Grammy-winning producer.
Warning: This interview contains content that may be deemed inappropriate for some readers.
BTR catches up with the Brooklyn foursome for an exploration in how movement and dance can inform music making.
From Lou Reed to Werner Herzog, 'Dookie', and the art of not-practicing.
BTR catches up with the anti-folk trio to chat about boys and music.
Getting psychedelic without the “psychedelic."
On the transmutation of darkness to light, missing vowels, and the danger of love.
Something that sounds like nighttime, something that sounds like the middle of nowhere.
BTR caught up with Bell Cenower of the Brooklyn trio Amadels to chat about her solo project Nice Knees.
We talk with record label founder Robbie Pfeiffer about the Phoenix music scene and the unrelenting enemies of technology and…
BTR catches up with Mish Way of Canadian trio White Lung to chat about how she went from figure skater to punk rocker.
York’s finest explore the art of creating “shitty” pop.
BTR catches up with Russian psychedelic rock duo Markaria Rho to chat about music and the Motherland.
We talk with the Grammy-winning musician about the Skatalites, reggae, and teaching Regina Spektor.
BTR catches up with Yeasayer’s Anand Wilder to talk about the biggest collaborative rock opera in indie-rock history.
BTR chats with John Ringhofer of Half-Handed Cloud, the Christian-pop phenomenon.
Drum parties, Russian music pirates, and why the sax reigns king
BTR chats with singer/songwriter Lucy Cioffi about her honest storytelling.
Chris Chaisson, frontman for the beloved Massachusetts trio, chats about wearing your influences on your sleeve, perseverance, and…
BTR catches up with the Brooklyn based prog-rock duo Mountain Animation to chat about making images with electricity and Steve…
What do bath tubs, folkloric beasts, and Jerry Garcia all have in common?
The foursome out of Providence, RI is living proof that punk isn’t dead--it’s evolved.
On vibing hard and enjoying the ‘finerest' things in life… man.
BTR catches up with indie-rock duo Saint Rich to define “organic” music.
Two West-Coast twin-sisters share their musical journey and how songs can be gifts
With their first LP on the way, Dion Nania, Aussie lead singer of the jangle-tastic band Free Time, shares his inspiration.
We catch up with the Jus Like Music producer to hear how he puts the jazz in his beats.
BTR chats with the singer-songwriter about recording in all-analog to get that “worn-in baseball glove" sound.
Chanting, free associating, realizing the importance of jingle-writing aesthetic and why it’s always possible to get weirder.
BTR catches up with Adam Schatze, sax player for Vampire Weekend and Man Man, to chat about his indie-rock project Landlady.
Roaming the space highways with some good friends, funk, and the ghost of James Brown.
BTR chats with Chris Chagnon, of Laughing Fingers, about what happens when the mind turns in on itself.
A psychic birth of pop melodies.
BTR talks some dope shit with North Carolina pop foursome drag ur world.
Masturbating to Miley Cyrus, citrus fruit tunes, and why the pop music well will never run dry.
BTR catches up with sample master Lee to chat about getting drunk, jazz, and soul.
BTR chats with Canadian trance trio Doomsquad about transcending barriers and Astral Projection.
Three musical brothers create some cosmic heavy tunes on their farm.
Find out what’s on top of Brooklyn’s hometown psyche-heroes.
BTR catches up with Zac Little from Saintseneca to chat about The Cure, the Ohio music scene, and recording in an attic.
BTR tunes into the noise-rock mind behind music’s favorite plant.
BTR talks tours, tones and timing with Zane Kanevsky of Philadelphia based alt rock duo Banned Books.
BTR chats with the Canadian lonewolf about going solo.
BTR sits down with the Philly-based beach pop rock band to discuss Britney Spears and their latest single.