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The countdown is on! DJRePete helps you close out 2014 this New Years Eve with a Best in Mix featuring artists who broke thru the BTR airwaves this year. Hit up alt with Quilt and The War On Drugs, a 70s vibe and beats with Laetitia Sadier as well as Flight Facilities, and addictive rock alt with Los Straitjackets and Ex Hex. And closing out with an appropriately reflective track by Field Report. Usher in 2015 with BTR and DJRePete!
DJRePete is breaking format today with a holiday mix that’s sure to please EVERYONE—even the anti-holiday music lover! Hit up alternative from Sufjan Stevens and St. Vincent, acoustic with Asobi Seksu and Caitlin Rose, and electro beats with Saint Etienne. And back for the second straight year, DJRePete pulls out the brass for a string of Christmas tracks that will make you feel right at home on Bourbon Street. Happy holidays from DJRePete and BTR!
DJRePete starts his annual tradition, reviewing 2014 with the first of two Best In Mix editions. Tune in for electronica tracks by Lia Ices and Electric Youth, alt from Bishop Allen and King Tuff, and blues with Sean Rowe and Son Little. Also, hit up info on a few BTR bands playing Shaun White’s LA-based Air + Style snowboard festival this winter, as well as artists playing the Tomorrow Never Knows Festival in Chicago. Start the countdown to the new year today, on your BTR Wednesday with DJRePete!
DJRePete’s at the controls kicking off your BTR Wednesday with alt via Bishop Allen and Ty Segall, electronica crossover with a bloc by Literature, and a reflective track by The History Of Apple Pie. Plus, if you’re downunder this month, DJRePete’s got you covered previewing a slew of shows across Australia including this weekend’s Festival of the Sun. And tune in for a sneak preview of his upcoming Best in Mix shows to close out 2014. That’s your BTR start with DJRePete!
Hump Day on BTR with DJRePete keeps it holiday music free, breakin’ thru with rock alt from Team Spirit, folk pop with Lily & Madeleine, and electro beats with Kele and Electric Youth. Plus, more from the concept album by Los Straitjackets, info on where next to catch the solo gigs of David Barnes via Of Montreal fame, and some nostalgic throwbacks from the likes of The Alternate Routes. Get your midweek fix on BTR with DJRePete!
Inching you closer to your holiday weekend in the states, DJRePete has your pre-Thanksgiving mix including, appropriately, Big D & the Kids Table as well as some family values with BTR newcomer Energy Slime. Plus, high energy rock blocs by Team Spirit and King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard. And don’t miss a pair of blues artists with upcoming shows at NYC’s famed Apollo Theater: Naomi Shelton & The Gospel Queens and The Budos Band. So hit up DJRePete as he thankfully gets you 90 minutes closer to the long weekend on BTR!
Get your midweek mix fix with DJRePete who’s spinning a no-nonsense lineup of alternative by Gossling and Sharon Van Etten trippy tracks by Unknown Mortal Orchestra and Foxygen, and blues with King Tuff and Elliot Brood. Plus music discovery with King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard as well as the brand new single Bones by Maia Vidal. That’s your Wednesday start on BTR!
DJRePete gets things started on your BTR Wednesday! Tune in for the new concept album by Los Straightjackets, info on an upcoming Bowie-themed concert series by Of Montreal, and a Kalamzoo MI show going down tonight featuring White Reaper and Deerhoof. Plus, alt with the Generationals, rock with PUJOL, and dreamy Icelandic piano with Óbó. And a throwback by The Head and the Heart for good measure. That’s a jam-packed start on BTR!
Get over the election day hangover with a 90 minute mix from DJRePete, featuring a review of The History Of Apple Pie’s new record, more from Foxygen, and the BTR debut of Jack Skuller’s new single. Plus, high energy electro alt with The Rentals, modern punk with King Tuff, and a zen set headlined by a track off the week old album Fumes by Lily & Madeleine. And a trio of banjo tracks for good measure. That’s your BTR Wednesday with DJRePete!
Building up your Wednesday with a worthy mix is DJRePete. He’s spinning alternative from Bishop Allen and Nobunny, dreamy electronica with Hundreds and the Nightmares on Wax, and rock from Motel Beds and Speedy Ortiz. Plus, a trio of crowd pleasing throwbacks from Chairlift, The Blow, and Lykke Li. And don’t miss US tour news from Tycho and the trippy amazingness of the UK’s Dan Melchior Und Das Menace. All that, on this edition of your Wednesday mix with DJRePete on BTR!
CMJ is upon us! And DJRePete is here to help you plan your route or live vicariously via a mix exclusively comprised of artists playing the festival in New York. Hit up alternative with the Popstrangers and Cold War Kids, beats with Serengeti, and alt rock via the Heliotropes. Plus, tune in for info and tracks from the artists playing BTR’s CMJ Showcase at Cake Shop on Friday. Get psyched! It’s CMJ!!!!
An all-new mix awaits your BTR Wednesday start with DJRePete, who’s spinning blocs from the new albums by Ex Hex and Foxygen. Plus, alternative rock with King Tuff, lighter alt via the latest from The Rural Alberta Advantage, and beats with The Budos Band. Also tune in for info on a jampacked concert going down in Iceland and featuring Lay Low. And hit up a track by Dinosaur Feathers ahead of their appearance at the BTR CMJ showcase at New York’s Cake Shop. Get up to date with DJRePete on BTR!
BTR starts your Wednesday with DJRePete who’s got more from the latest album by Lia Ices, while Hiss Golden Messenger continues to make a case for a genre he’s calling “autumn.” Plus trippy goodness with My Brightest Diamond, some throwbacks via Bibio and Unknown Mortal Orchestra, and an electronica disco pop start to the day with Saint Pepsi. And don’t miss a few festival previews in California and Mexico. That’s your Wednesday start on BTR with DJRePete!
DJRePete opens your Wednesday mix! And as we turn the calendar, tune in for info on the upcoming Treasure Island Festival in San Francisco, as well as a preview of CMJ happenings later this month. Plus, hit up brand new music from Stu Larsen, alt via The Antlers, and electro trippy rock from Trin Tran. And for good measure, a throwback by Of Montreal. Get your midweek fix on BTR with DJRePete!
DJRePete is spinning an all new mix today with the latest from Lia Ices and My Brightest Diamond. Plus, zone out with some beats from the likes of Les Sins, hit up rock alt by Field Mouse, and get into the autumn season with a ballad by Holy Ghost Tent Revival. And don’t miss an instrumentally rich track by Marketa Irglova that’s sure to please. Consider your Wednesday soundtrack solved via DJRePete and BTR!
An all new mix fuels your Wednesday start on BTR with DJRePete. Tune in for brand new alternative from Roadkill Ghost Choir and Ty Segall, a zen-like track from Karnamrita Dasi, and the choral strums of Quilt. Plus, hit up Passenger tour news and a double dose of Justin Vernon of Bon Iver and Volcano Choir fame. Get to it! It’s BTR with DJRePete!
DJRePete marks 9 years on the air today with a mix comprised of artists from over the past several years including folk from Neko Case, electronica remixes with Florence and the Machine, and beats by Ugly Duckling. Plus, revisit Remix Artist Collective with spins on You Say Party! We Say Die! as well as Thomas Tantrum. And hit up new music animation news from One Eskimo. Celebrate with DJRePete and this retrospective mix on this BTR Wednesday!
can buy it by Sean Rowe, high energy rock with The Rentals, and dreamy electronica with Devonté Hynes. Plus, the much anticipated new album by Basment Jaxx, addictive alt by Roadkill Ghost Choir, and an in-store record signing + show to highlight in America’s heartland. And don’t miss a special throwback set teaser. It’s a secret. Tune in with bated breath to DJRePete on BTR!
DJRePete inches you closer to the holiday weekend in the states with the latest from Bishop Allen, and alternative from Literature, and Joel Jerome. Plus, fresh off their Arcade Fire opener shows, he highlights The Unicorns who are still on the road. And don’t miss info on a trio of festivals including LouFest in St. Louis and the Hopscotch Music Fest in Raleigh, and the POP Montreal International Music Festival. Blues, electronica, and throwbacks from Matt & Kim, Arc Iris, and Euphone. That’s your Wednesday start with DJRePete on BTR!
DJRePete starts your BTR Wednesday high energy via The Trouble with Templeton. Also breakin’ thru, new rock alt by The Might Stef, blues with Jolie Holland, and psychedelic-ness with Moodoid. Plus, DJRePete hits up the range that is the Spider Bags Frozen Letter album, and tune in for info on a trio of festivals on both sides of the pond. That’s your Wednesday start on BTR!
90 minutes of awesome via DJRePete, spinning electronica with the latest from Lusine and Nightmares on Wax. Plus, more from FM Belfast, uptempo alternative via the Spider Bags, and some throwbacks with Oberhofer and Denison Witmer. Also in the mix, RePete highlights a French connection of shows across the pond, including the Marsatac Festival. Get started on your Wednesday with BTR and DJRePete!
Straight to the point, BTR Wednesday with DJRePete has alternative with Unknown Mortal Orchestra, electronica with Sylvan Esso, and a throwback by the Born Ruffians. Plus, hit up new album news from the Generationals. And, to boot, an Irish Drinking ska ballad out of New Jersey, because? Well, just because. It’s BTR with DJRePete!

Your Wednesday start on BTR includes a 90 minute mix by DJRePete. Tune in for artists and info for 4 upcoming festivals including Lollapalooza in Chicago this weekend (!!!). Plus, electro beats with Lykke Li, rock blues by Reigning Sound, and upbeat alternative with Woods. And hear a tale of what happened to Alvvays the day their album went live. That’s your midweek mix with DJRePete on BTR!
DJRePete kicks off your Wednesday on BTR with electronica crossover by Amatorski, alt with Spider Bags, and beats with Hundreds. Plus, discover music before you can buy it by My Brightest Diamond, check out the range that is How To Dress Well, and hit up a parade of acoustic throwbacks headlined by Laura Marling. Get your midweek fix on BTR!
An enlightened mix awaits you with DJRePete as he kicks off your BTR Wednesday with a mix including zen-like throwbacks from Bon Iver and Noah and the Whale, plus the BTR debut of the new Back Up Jackson record, and R&B with Naomi Shelton & The Gospel Queens. And, for anyone touring Europe this summer, check out info on the 3 month festival Rock In Roma. Get learned with DJRePete on BTR!
DJRePete’s got your midweek #musicdiscovery fix with new alternative by Devon Williams, electronica with Dinowalrus, and beats by Chimurenga Renaissance. Plus, hit up info and an artist playing this weekend’s Nice Jazz Festival in France. And speaking of France, also tune in for a throwback track by France’s former first lady. Hint: it’s not Marie Antoinette. Grab the hump day tunes with DJRePete on BTR!
DJRePete celebrates BTR’s 9th Birthday today with a countdown mix of BreakThru artists through the years, including: new alternative from Painted Palms and Hospitality, 2013 hits by Neko Case and the Night Beds, 2012 beats with Lushlife and Big K.R.I.T., electro-tracks by Mitten and Someone Still Loves You, Boris Yeltsin from 2011, Elastic Bond and Stars out of the year 2010, breakthrough tracks by The Pains of Being Pure At Heart and Florence and the Machine, and last but not least one of the very first artists to hit the virtual airwaves on the station! Reminisce with DJRePete and BTR on your BTR Wednesday!
Glastonbury is upon us! The every-other-year festival on Worthy Farm in Somerset England kicks up this week, and DJRePete is previewing the BTR talent hitting the stage including electronica crossover from The War on Drugs and Bipolar Sunshine, alternative via Cate Le Bon and St. Vincent, and beats with Speech Debelle and Tiga. Plus, representing the plethora of electronica talent at Glastonbury, hit up a set with Massive Attack and Shit Robot. Get psyched for the festival or live vicariously with DJRePete and BTR!
Get your midweek dose of music discovery with DJRePete on BTR! Hear music before you can buy it from Phox. Plus info and a pair of BTR bands playing a Netherlands festival so exclusive they called it the Best Kept Secret. And fresh off their appearances at Bonnaroo, hit up blues from the likes of White Denim and the Yonder Mountain String Band and a set with a beat headlined by a Janelle Monáe remix. That’s your Wednesday start with DJRePete on BTR!
DJRePete is wall-to-wall Bonnaroo today, previewing artists playing the festival in Manchester, TN this weekend! Tune in for alternative with Caucas and Jeremy Messersmith, folk alt with The Head and the Heart and Dr. Dog, and electro sets with Phoenix and The Glitch Mob. Plus Fitz & the Tantrums represents the Bonnaroo blues talent, and learn about the epic wonder that is the legendary Bonnaroo Superjams! Get psyched for the festival or live vicariously today with DJRePete on BTR!
DJRePete infuses some music discovery into your Wednesday with upbeat alternative by The Jezabels, electronica crossover via FM Belfast, and beats from the likes of Major Lazer. Plus, tune in for a highlight of several artists with interesting summer concerts at The Natural History Museum in LA, an Aquarium in Fargo, and several European festivals including the UK’s Glastonbury, Beaches Brew Festival in Italy, and—seriously—The Lunatic Festival in Luneburg, Germany. Capped by an epic anthem by Reuben and the Dark, it’s a full 90 minutes with DJRePete on BTR!
Your Wednesday start with DJRePete features new alternative from Young the Giant, Ages and Anges, and Jollie Holland. Plus, electronica crossover including a throwback from The Apples in Stereo, as well as info on a pair of festivals going on this weekend in Barcelona and Chicago. And hit up a set that can best be described as modern blues crossover, featuring Mirah and The High Decibels. That’s your midweek mix with DJRePete on BTR!
Stay musically informed today with DJRePete and BTR, as he hits up a track and info on Arc Iris—who are headed to Bonaroo in less than a month! Plus, news and alternative from the Toronto Fieldtrip Music & Arts Festival, and a band poised to rock the halls of the MoMa this summer in New York. And of course, music discovery with new tracks by The Trouble with Templeton, blues by the New Cool Collective, and electronica with the Lymbyc Systym. A great way to start your Wednesday on BTR!
Kicking off the Wednesday mix on BTR is DJRePete. Tune in for a pair of artists playing Barcelona’s Premivera Sound, and another headed to Governor’s Ball in New York. Plus, alt rock before you can buy it from Archie Bronson Outfit, a piano ballad from Jolie Holland, and power electronica with Strange Talk. And, fitting nicely, some throwbacks with alternative by Sharon Van Etten, a dreamy instrumental from William Tyler, and electronica crossover via Natalie Portman’s Shaved Head. Consider your Wednesday musically jam-packed on BTR with DJRePete!
A fresh dose of music discovery awaits with DJRePete on Wednesday with alt from Woods, electronica with FM Belfast, and beats by Jackie Onassis. Plus, don’t miss music-before-you-can-buy-it from the Popstrangers and The Fresh & Onlys, a BTR band playing the upcoming Nelsonville Music Festival in Ohio, and an epic track featuring the London Boys’ Choir. And for good measure, a few hits by Of Montreal, CSS, and Blood Orange. That’s your BTR Wednesday start with DJRePete!
An eclectic mix of music discovery awaits your Wednesday with DJRePete. Hit up new alternative with Liam Finn, the Pink Mountaintops, and the Eels. Plus, for you Europeans or festival travellers, preview a pair of BTR artists playing upcoming festivals in Norway and Spain. And don’t miss beats by Preech Man, brand new Wye Oak, and BTR throwback by Big D & The Kids Table. And that’s just the start to your BTR Wednesday! Hit up the mix DJRePete on BTR!
A music discovery Wednesday awaits you with DJRePete, whose spinning new alternative by the Glass Towers and the Len Price 3, blues with The Hold Steady and Leopold and His Fiction, and folk via City and Color and Hannah Fairchild. Plus, music before you can buy it from Sylvan Esso, as well as festival info out of Brighton in the UK where the Great Escape 2014 goes down in May. All that and more with DJRePete on your BTR Wednesday!
Plenty doin on your BTR Wednesday. 3 days to Record Store Day, and DJRePete can hardly contain it! Hit up info on the global happenings, including a New England store show by Arc Iris. Plus, between Coachella weekends, he hits up another set of bands playing the festival in Indio, CA including Glitch Mob. Also, new alternative including a clap-track by Twin Fork. And for good measure, a throwback set with the likes of, well, The Like. That’s Wednesday on BTR with DJRePete!
DJRePete breaksthru Wednesday with a preview mix for revellers headed to Indio, California for week 1 of Coachella! Hit up folk-alt tracks by The Head and the Heart and Neko Case, alt rock with the Dum Dum Girls and Surfer Blood, and electro beats with Blood Orange and a b-side by Chvrches. Plus, crossing genres with a pair of fun electro remixes of works by festival artists Bombay Bicycle Club and Lana Del Rey. Get psyched for Coachella, or live vicariously today on BTR with DJRePete!
A jam packed mix starts your Wednesday with DJRePete who’s spinning music-before-you-can-buy-it by Incan Abraham. Plus, new alt by The War on Drugs, spoken-word with The Blue Jean Committee, and beats by Sisyphus. Tune in for a pair of festival previews—Iowa’s Mission Creek and Denver’s Snowball—featuring bands such as the Pretty Lights and STRFKR. And Zach Brock transitions us out of winter, in a bi-annual tradition. That’s your midweek start on BTR with DJRePete!
BTR starts all new Wednesday with DJRePete who’s got the station debut of alt rock band Vomit Face ahead of their EP release party in New York. Also in the mix, new alt tracks by Linda Perhacs, Warm Soda, and Saintseneca. Plus, electronica by Koushik and Blood Orange, as well as throwbacks by Electric Guest and Masha Qrella. That’s your packed Wednesday start with DJRePete on BTR!
Start your Wednesday high energy and anthem with DJRePete and the latest from Ages and Ages, Hospitality, and Saintseneca. Also in the mix, some blues-funk with the Poets of Rhythm, and a set with a beat headlined by Modill. Hit up info and a preview of the Treefort Music Festival going down this weekend in Boise, Idaho. Plus, hit up some recent alternative by Of Montreal, Unknown Mortal Orchestra, and The Lower 48. That about sums up your packed Wednesday start with DJRePete on BTR!
All SXSW, all the time. Whether you’re scheming your showcase schedule or need to live vicariously this year, DJRePete helps get you psyched for the Austin festival with a 90 minute mix exclusively comprised of artists playing SXSW. Hit up alt from the Painted Palms and Quilt, electro-rock with the Dum Dum Girls, and blues from the Pack A.D. Plus, for good measure, some throwback tracks by festival performers Paper Lions and The Pains of Being Pure At Heart. Join in the festival, with a mix by DJRePete on BTR!
An impatient DJRePete can’t wait till next week’s SXSW showcases to share a mix of artists playing the festival. Hit up his Wednesday mix for alternative from Nikki Lane & Oberhofer, softer ballads with Hey Marseilles & Haley Bonar, and rock with GRMLN & The Fresh & Onlys. Plus, hit up DJ tent beats headlined by Dirty Vegas. USA festival season is almost upon us! Get into it with DJRePete and a SXSW preview mix today on BTR!
An eclectic mix awaits on your BTR Wednesday with DJRePete with beats by Big K.R.I.T. and the Funkoars, brand new alt rock from Bleeding Rainbow and Speedy Ortiz, and choice throwbacks by Sharon Van Etten and Fránçois & The Atlas Mountains. Plus, info on an epic Neko Case show, and a trippy set headed up by Of Montreal. That’s your midweek mix to kick things off Wednesday on BTR!
DJRePete kickstarts your humpday with some claptrack-esc alternative by Jeremy Messersmith and a brand spankin’ new track by Angel Olsen. Preview artists playing a pair of festivals in the US and Australia, including a pre-SXSW session in San Diego. Plus, international music discovery with Beruit’s Yasimine Hamdan. And a few choice throwbacks from the likes of A.C. Newman, Alex Winston, and a b-side by Phoenix. A pretty packed Wednesday for you on BTR with DJRePete!
Today on BTR, DJRePete expands your music horizons with new alt from Young the Giant and Quilt, raw rock with Pow! and the Dead Stars, and beats by Elastic Bond and TheSatisfaction! Plus, music before you can buy it from Ages and Ages, and an exclusive live cut from the studios of Serious Business on BTR! And for good measure, some retro throwbacks from the likes of Free Energy. That’s your midweek mix with DJRePete on BTR!
DJRePete is brimming with music discovery today! Spinning tracks off the new albums by Gardens & Villa, Quilts, and The Autumn Defense with John Stirrat and Pat Sansone of Wilco fame. Plus, throwback electro rock from Evans the Death and Popstrangers, a cameo by The Apples In Stereo, and kazoo madness from Rachel Goodrich. And an international set featuring afrobeat bands Kola Ogunkoya and Lekan Babalola. Get learned, musically, today with DJRePete on BTR!
Your Wednesday breaks thru with DJRePete who’s spinning alt rock with MiniBoone, as well as hip/hop-blues-electronica beats via I’ll Be John Brown and Childish Gambino, aka Donald Glover of Community fame. Plus, a few throwbacks mixed in as well including Peter Bjorn & John, Los Straightjackets, and a self-indulgent electronica crossover track by Music Go Music. And don’t miss an exclusive live cut from the Serious Business archives. Yep, all that in 90 minutes. It’s DJRePete on BTR!
DJRePete’s at the controls to start your Wednesday BTR mix with upbeat, trippy alternative from the Painted Palms & Jessica Pratt, singles by Of Montreal & UMO, as well as a few choice BTR throwbacks including some new album news from the Dum Dum Girls! Plus, you can’t miss the brand new funk album breakin’ thru on the station by Sharon Jones & the Dap-Kings. And if you happen to be down-under, it’s all about summer shows this time of year, and DJRePete’s got a few to highlight. Hit him up, today, on BTR!
Grab yourself some music discovery Wednesday with DJRePete on BTR, spinning mellow alternative from Robyn Hitchock, dreamy electronica with Girls Names, and balanced by some raw rock with the Virginmarys. Plus, kick off Chicago’s Tomorrow Never Knows festival with a track by a BTR artist playing Lincoln Hall. And for you festival travel warriors, hit up some advanced notice tunes for the upcoming Wakarusa Music & Art Festival going down in June in Ozark, AR. Plenty to get to, so get to it! Tune in to DJRePete on BTR!
Midweek on BTR with DJRePete and an eclectic mix awaits! Hit up a pair of artists playing the upcoming Big Day Out festival going down down-under in New Zealand and Australia. Plus, a single from Phoenix, addictive rock from the Heliotropes, and a track by Amatorski that we dare you—DARE YOU—to resist head bopping to. That’s your Wednesday on BTR with DJRePete!
Usher in the New Year with a fresh mix, chock full of music discovery with DJRePete! Hit up alternative from Asobi Seksu, Rubblebucket, and Here We Go Magic. Plus, a reflective set to mark the New Year with dreamy jazz from Zack Brock. And if 2013 wasn’t your year, a track by the Harlem Shakes will help you slam the door on it! Kick off 2014 right with a special edition of your BTR Wednesday with DJRePete!

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