Dec 25, 2015
BTR catches up with two members of 'Nuf Said, a five-piece, world-touring funk and jazz band based in New York City.
Dec 18, 2015
BTR chats with New York-based rocker Anna Rose about her rock roots, constantly evaluating your surroundings, and her forthcoming…
Dec 11, 2015
BTR catches up with singer-songwriter Alec Chambers to chat about what learning piano on YouTube was like!
Dec 4, 2015
On the nostalgia of doo-wop and technology’s ability to capture the past.
Nov 27, 2015
BTR catches up with the pop-rock band East Love to chat about their creative process and their future plans.
Nov 20, 2015
BTR chats with Emma Witmer about her teen angst-inspired debut and the beauty hidden in junk shops.
Nov 13, 2015
BTR chats with Brooklyn-based band Animal Years about recording in a cabin in the woods and where they got their very unusual and…
Nov 6, 2015
Listening to Worthless, the effervescent brainchild of Curtis Godino, is a bit like watching one of the madcap’s liquid light…
Oct 30, 2015
Zen Anton is a songwriter who cuts straight to the marrow. His music carries an honesty that shrugs in the face of vulnerability,…
Oct 23, 2015
New York City has started to wind down after another successful CMJ Music Marathon, but the buzz around certain bands continues to…
Oct 16, 2015
Illa J, the brother of late hip-hop artist J Dilla, has released his long-awaited, self-titled sophomore album, produced by the…
Oct 9, 2015
Over the years, many members of Animal Flag have come and gone, but the current lineup brings serious talent to the project: lead…
Oct 2, 2015
He’s tall and wily. He flails across stages with a manic glint in his eyes; he plays chess and not checkers. His songs are…
The Winter Passing
The Winter Passing
Sep 25, 2015
After writing music together for the last three years, The Winter Passing has great reason to celebrate. The Irish five-piece…
Sep 18, 2015
Interested in space exploration? Ruckzuck might be the band for you. The psychedelic trio hailing from Long Island, NY, has the…
Sep 11, 2015
There’s a prismatic depth to the sounds of Modern Merchant, the Brooklyn-based indie-rock band who just dropped their second EP,…
Sep 4, 2015
Abdu Ali left his community in Baltimore to seek inspiration in Brooklyn, NY. What he discovered, however, was far from what he…
Aug 28, 2015
Whitewash consists of lead singer and guitarist Sam Thornton, bassist Jonathan Ben-Menachem, rhythm guitarist Aram Demirdjian, and…
Aug 21, 2015
Mexican Slang, the punk-ish, psychedelic power trio from Toronto, Ontario, dropped their EP 'Inside the Velvet Castle' in July.…
Aug 14, 2015
Try to imagine an apathetic Buddy Holly who just moved to Brooklyn from the countryside, loves to get drunk, and sing pop numbers…
Aug 7, 2015
At the heart of DIY, queer punk duo PWR BTTM's spirited sets are quick and catchy songs that touch on a range of topics. From…
Jul 31, 2015
Pinegrove's current line-up consists of lead singer and guitarist Hall, Nick Levine also on guitar, his brother Zack Levine on…
Jul 24, 2015
BTR catches up with Brooklyn-based label Miscreant Records founder Jeannette Wall to chat about what it means to unapologetically…
Jul 17, 2015
If you haven't heard the band Heat yet, get ready for some ultra-wavy, head-bobbing pop-perfection. BTR spoke with frontman Susil…
Jul 10, 2015
The members of Scout Boys may spend as much time trying to convince you that aliens exist as they do playing music. Sometimes,…
Jul 3, 2015
BTR catches up with Utica, New York based garage pop band Comfy for a lesson in fighting writer’s block. Comfy’s founder, lead…
Jun 26, 2015
Composer Gizem Gokoglu's output is immeasurably diverse, including soundtracks to short films, re-scores of cinema classics, and…
Jun 19, 2015
You won’t believe the raw power of the garage rock band Winstons. BTR catches up with Lou Nutting and Ben Brock Wilkes who make…
Jun 12, 2015
Never mind the Lords of Dogtown--here’s a different platoon of riders from the concrete vistas that you should know about. Over…
Jun 5, 2015
BTR chats with Peter Kegler from California surf rock group, Babewatch. Kegler talks about how these guys are not very serious,…
May 29, 2015
Andrew Vladeck, principal songwriter, vocalist, and guitarist for the band Fireships, is currently on tour to promote the group's…
May 22, 2015
If ever there was an artist capable of convincing you to “Remember The Highs”, it’s UK singer-songwriter Lucy Hill. BTR…
Sick of Sarah
Sick of Sarah
May 15, 2015
BTR sits down with two members of the Minnesota-based quartet Sick of Sarah. Jesse Farmer and Jessica Forsythe discuss new…
May 8, 2015
BTR sits down with the two founding members of Austin-based rock group Sweet Spirit. Andrew Cashen and Sabrina Ellis chat about…
May 1, 2015
Take two blokes from successful indie Brit bands and throw them together to paint their masterpiece, or rather, their ultimate…
Apr 24, 2015
Brooklyn-based producer Richie Quake’s new aptly named single, “Slow Down”, is the type of track you put on when you’re…
Apr 17, 2015
New Jersey-based songwriter Rylan Stowe talks to BTR about changing band lineups, 2015 plans, and his songwriting process. Stowe…
Apr 10, 2015
BTR sits down with indie-rockers Hippo Campus, of Minneapolis, MN. Comprised of Jake Luppen, Zach Sutton, Nathan Stocker, and…
Apr 3, 2015
Stevie Pohlman from Portland-based rock band Mope Grooves sits down with BTR to talk about abandoned high schools, best-friend…
Mar 27, 2015
The London-based producer is bringing new grace to EDM tropes.
Mar 20, 2015
On naked garbage bag jams and serious humor.
Mar 13, 2015
BTR chats with James Krivchenia of the nine-piece, Brooklyn-based indie-pop band Happy You.
Mar 6, 2015
On the similarities between insects and romantic courtship while throwing snowballs through hell.
Feb 27, 2015
BTR chats with rising star Brika about the inspiration behind 'Voice Memos.'
Feb 20, 2015
Goth-trap, department stores, Greek mythology, and Christina Aguilera?
Feb 13, 2015
A can’t miss interview with the bluesman who is blowing up.
Feb 6, 2015
A sixteen year-old who makes dope jazz beats, writes love letters to fans, and eats limes with the skin still on.
Jan 30, 2015
The electronica duo Gosh Pith tells BTR what it’s like to live with a Zen Master.
Jan 23, 2015
Being a boss of bossa nova while bringing the noise.
Jan 16, 2015
BTR catches up with the pop-rock duo to chat about pool busts.
Jan 9, 2015
The all-girl band from Spain trade feelings to sing, riff on ex-boyfriends, and love Bill Murray.
Jan 2, 2015
BTR catches up with the experimental pop duo Soft Touch that makes killer dance music.