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DJRePete’s Best In Mix 2015 concludes this week with electronica from CHVRCHES and Bob Moses, alternative from Toro Y Moi and FFS, and soulful beats with Saun & Starr and 11 Acorn Lane. Tune in for info on BTR bands playing New Years Eve shows, including one doing an “eve eve” show instead. Plus, some trippy goodness with Unknown Mortal Orchestra, Michael Rault, and Of Montreal. Start the countdown a day early as DJRePete closes out 2015 on your BTR Wednesday!
DJRePete starts the countdown to 2016 today with part 1 of his annual BTR Best In Mix. Today he’s spinning a choice set of tracks that ‘broke thru’ on the station in 2015, including alternative from Baio and Mike Pace and the Child Actors, electronica cross-over with Eternal Summers and Teen Daze, and folk with the Sugarplum Fairies and Little Lapin. Plus, Speedy Ortiz headlines a high energy punk alt set to power you into your holiday weekend. That’s your Wednesday start on BTR!
DJRePete energizes your BTR Wednesday start with alt with Oberhofer and Peach Kelli Pop. Hit up blues with Joel Plaskett and Glen Hansard, dancy beats with !!! and Icky Blossoms. Plus, to help you hide from the holiday season madness, enjoy a few escapist tracks including a string folk set headlined by a bloc with The Mae Trio and warm weather thoughts with Beach Slang. And ahead of next week’s annual Best In Mix, DJRePete opens up the 2014 archives for a few choice tracks from last year. Get you midweek music discovery fix with BTR!
Midweek on BTR means a music discovery mix with DJRePete who’s spinning “psychedelia” via Dungen and Axel Krygier, seductive electronica with Icky Blossoms and CHVRCHES, and alt ballads from Baio and Joel Michael Howard. Plus, hit up info on a neat venue Mikal Cronin is playing in Portland of the McMenamins variety. And get a heads up on a mid-winter festival in Madison, WI, aptly called FRZN, where you can find BTR artist John Mark Nelson. Plus, some beautifully trippy instrumentation with Joanna Newsom. That’s your BTR Wednesday start with DJRePete!
DJRePete spares you from the holiday music today with alternative from Oberhofer and The Mountain Goats, a trippy set with Michael Rault and the very 60s-sounding Hierophants, and electronica beats with Skylar Spence and Soda Shop. Also, hit up info on the Stereosonic Festival going on this weekend in Australia and featuring an appearance by BTR artist Claptone. Plus, discover alt artist Shirlette Ammons and don’t miss a cameo from Peter, Bjorn, and John. Spare yourself the sleigh bells for this 90 minute music discovery mix with DJRePete on BTR!
DJRePete inches you 90 minutes closer to the Thanksgiving weekend in the US with power electric alt from CHVRCHES and Metric. He’s also thankful for the latest album from Here We Go Magic and an addictive beat track from Bob Moses. Plus, hit up a folk set headlined by The Mae Trio head of their appearance down-under to play the new MOTH venue in Brisbane. And get info on Evening Hymns’ doubleheader this Friday in Toronto. That’s your Thanksgiving Eve start with DJRePete on BTR!
DJRePete energizes your Hump Day with high octane alt from Oberhofer and a track off the new album by CHVRCHES! Also, lose yourself in some trippy tracks by Of Montreal and Strange Talk as well as soulful blues tracks from Son Little and K’s Choice. Plus, check out some music before you can even buy it by Beat Happening whose new album Look Around drops on Friday. And don’t miss an electric set with the latest from Metric and Saintseneca. That’s your Wednesday start with DJRePete on BTR!
BTR opens up your Wednesday with DJRePete. Today he’s spinning the new album by the Born Ruffians, highlighting the piano and vocal talents of Soren Bryce, and sampling some BTR’s international talent with the likes of Abdias Ernesto Garcia. Plus, hit up some electronica range with Superhuman Happiness, Summer Camp, and the Eternal Summers. And don’t miss alt with Someone Still Loves You Boris Yeltsin, and a bloc by BTR newcomer out of New Jersey: The Front Bottoms. That’s your midweek mix with DJRePete on BTR!
Today on your BTR start, DJRePete is breakin’ thru new music from Zerobridge! Plus, hit up alternative from Farao and Craig Finn, blues with William Elliott Whitmore and Low Cut Connie, and rhythm beats via Allday and Bob Moses. Also tune in for info and BTR bands playing today at the Arizona State Fair and the Cardinal Sessions Festival this weekend in Germany. And for fun this post-Election Day in America, check out a political throwback track from Skidmore Fountain. That’s your BTR Wednesday with DJRePete!
Midweek on BTR starts with DJRePete! Tune in for info on the Liverpool Music Week going on now, as well as a modern pop opera going on at BAM next month with Shara Worden of My Brightest Diamond. Also, hit up seasonally appropriate tracks from Standfast and Jumbling Towers. And as Halloween approaches this weekend, DJRePete musically gets you into the spirit with a creeptastic set including Johan Agebjörn and Sarah Kirkland Snider. That’s your Wednesday lead off mix on BTR!
BTR starts off by breakin’ thru to the future on this Back to the Future Day with an appropriate mix in homage to 2015, the films, and the future. Hit new tracks by Vundabar and Someone Still Loves You Boris Yeltsin. Plus, electronica with The Blow, Hot Chip, and Electrolightz as well as back-in-time alt throwbacks from The Apples In Stereo, The Futureheads, and a Delorean. Also in the mix, festival news for The Drums as they help kick off festival season in Melbourne Australia. And the band Diehard pines for a Back to the Future IV. Go back in time with DJRePete to start your Wednesday on BTR!
CMJ is upon us!! DJRePete is spinning a mix exclusively comprised of artists playing the New York festival to help you plan your route or live vicariously. Hit up brand new alt with Mercury Rev and Sleep Thieves. Plus, rock with Ex Hex and Iceland band Mammút, electronica crossover with Line & Circle and Eternal Summers, and trippy goodness with Michael Rault and Shayfer James. Join the BTR team including DJRePete in Manhattan and Brooklyn this week in our music discovery quest at CMJ!
DJRePete kicks off your Wednesday on BTR with some high energy pop alt from Destroyer! Also, find out how to best keep tabs with BTR during CMJ coverage next week as well as where to tune in to plan your musical route. Plus, a wistful ballad by Soda Shop, trippy goodness with Unknown Mortal Orchestra, and punk with Joanna Gruesome. And don’t miss album news from the culture mashup band Delhi 2 Dublin. DJRePete’s got your midweek fix on BTR!
DJRePete closes out the month with the debut of the new album by Setting Sun, Nashville electronica via MYZICA, and apropos sweet ballads with Sweet Badoo. Also on the program, RePete revisits the live album by the Eels from the UK’s Royal Albert Hall, keeps tabs with Summer Camp and Little Boots, and gets lost in a track by Thee Oh Sees. Plus, zen out with a folk alt set complete with strings via Destroyer and The Ghoul Goes West. That’s your September finale with DJRePete on BTR!
DJRePete is giving way to fall today on BTR, with an apropos autumn mix featuring throwbacks from Blitzen Trapper, The Head And The Heart, and Bon Iver. Hit up info on the ‘other BAM,’ a festival going on across the pond in Barcelona and featuring Saun & Starr. Plus, new soul with Ambrosia Parsley, Neko Case will make you yearn for outdoor fall concerts, and throwback populism with Bright Eyes. And for fun, DJRePete nominates arguably his favorite lyricless track of all time. You be the judge on this, your BTR Wednesday!
Energize your Wednesday start on BTR with DJRePete who’s spinning some power alt with Oberhoffer and the very 60s sounding Rope Store to start. Plus, addictive electronica with Fenster, melancholy alt via Alex G, and ballads from the likes of Frogs Eyes. More from the latest by Little Boots also in there, as well as some Of Montreal ahead of their show Friday at the Music Hall of Williamsburg. Finally, in a blast from the past, Silicon conjures up visions of the long lost 90s dancing baby. That’s your midweek start on BTR!
DJRePete marks his own decade on the BTR airwaves with a self-indulgent mix of throwbacks from over the last 10 years. Tune in for power rock from Music Go Music, addictive folk with Here We Go Magic, and beats with TheSatisfcation. Plus, DJRePete revisits hip hop band The High Decibels, gets lost in a pair of lyricless tracks by Delicate Steve and Euphone, and semi-coins the genre alt soul through Joan As Policewoman. And hit up info on the One Eskimo animated experience with a message. As always, a solid mix to start your BTR Wednesday!
DJRePete’s serving up a dose of music discovery today with ballads from the likes of Flo Morrissey, music before you can buy it by Starlight Girls, and new beats from Little Boots. Plus, info on a trio of festivals including one this weekend at the (you-must-see-before-you-die) Tivoli Gardens in Copenhagen, Denmark where the Offspring Festival is going down. Also hit up a jazzy international set led by La Chiva Gantiva. And for fun, look for the Finding Nemo Easter egg in today’s show. Your BTR Wednesday awaits!
DJRePete has your soundtrack for these dog days of summer, spinning a mix of blues with Matthew E. White and Low Cut Connie, electronica with Sally Shapiro and the Pinkertones, and modern New Orleans funk with the Stoop Kids and 11 Acorn Lane. Plus, alt with Young Guv, Jaill, and The Cribs as well as throwbacks from Tiga and Peter Kruder. And hit up info on a Toronto non-profit residency space that’s doing some great work. Plus, tacos and beer. It’s your BTR Wednesday start with DJRePete!
DJRePete energizes your BTR start today with some power rock from Cusses, Icky Blossoms, and Someone Still Loves You Boris Yeltsin! Tune in for the scoop on another US “palooza” festival, this one featuring both a BTR band + an attempt at the world record for high fives in 60 seconds. Uh-huh. Plus, Laura Marling, Sharon Van Etten, and a jazz throwback with Zach Brock. Basically, a solid mix to start your BTR Wednesday!
Your midweek mix on BTR starts with DJRePete whose got alternative from Wild Yaks, a live cut with the Eels, and trippy goodness from [dunkelbunt]. Plus, festivals abound today with info across outdoor music events in the US and Europe, including a double dose of the Carolinas within two days for Bombadil and the Lollapalooza gang heads Way Out West for their next act in Sweden. And hit up info on a cool show at the Rock N Roll Hall of Fame as well as a bloc from In-Flight Safety. Start your Wednesday with DJRePete and BTR!
DJRePete opens up your Wednesday lineup on BTR with a star-studded mix featuring Of Montreal, FFS, Hot Chip, and Laura Marling. Plus, more beats from the new album by Stoop Kids, choice throwbacks with Speech Debelle, and blues with Joel Plaskett. Also, tune in to hear about Ireland’s answer to Lollapalooza, including castles, magic, and merriment. Yep. That’s your Wednesday start with DJRePete on BTR!
We’re all Lolla, all the time to start your Wednesday on BTR! We’re talking Lollapalooza, of course! Get psyched for the festival or live vicariously through DJRePete’s 90 minute mix comprised exclusively of bands playing the festival in Chicago’s Grant Park, including electronica from Flying Lotus and Hot Chip, folk with The Tallest Man On Earth and Father John Misty, and alt with Toro Y Moi and Gogol Bordello. Plus, hit up info and the line-up on the festival-within-the-festival: Kidzapalooza! Hit up this festival mix with DJRePete on BTR!
Midweek on BTR features DJRePete spinning a music discovery mix comprised of beats from the likes of the Stoop Kids, a blues bloc by The Ghoul Goes West, and alt rock off the new album by Jaill. Plus, a seasonally apropos track by Dylan Fox And The Wave entitled Mid July, and bands + info on this weekend’s Gateway Festival in Saskatchewan. That’s your Wednesday start on BTR with DJRePete!
This fine Wednesday begins with DJRePete at the controls, spinning beats by Brika, a softer set with the likes of Laura Marling, and an upbeat set including the debut by FFS—that’s Franz Ferdinand + Sparks. Plus, hit up some in-store shows and festival info on the way from N America and Europe. And Jim O’Rourke throws in some advertising irony for good measure. It’s your Wednesday start on BTR with DJRePete!
It’s Wednesday with DJRePete and he’s spinning a mix that’s sure to please. Hit up some upbeat alt with Mike Pace and the Child Actors and Bombadil, low-fi with The Prefab Messiahs and Drug Cabin, and soft electronica with In-Flight Safety and Waxahatchee. Plus, festival info along with artists Toro Y Moi and Hot Chip. And an R&B set featuring Saun & Starr who will be gracing the stage at Lincoln Center later this summer! Tune in for the details and your midweek music fix with DJRePete on BTR!
DJRePete gets you 90 minutes closer to your holiday weekend in the states and celebrates Canada at the same time with a mix of alt with Eternal Summers, blues with Low Cut Connie, and an electro power ballad from Holychild. Plus, hit up tracks from the new albums by Someone Still Loves You Boris Yeltsin as well as the tireless Sharon Van Etten. And hit up artists playing the BBK Live festival in Bilbao Spain this summer. That’s your Wednesday start with DJRePete on BTR!
DJRePete pays homage to 10 years of BreakThru Radio today with a mix of artists from over the years on BTR, including power pop from The 1990’s and Matt & Kim, alt rock with Zambri and Exit Clov, and beats with Elastic Bond and Bag Raiders. Plus, a few ballad throwbacks from Neko Case, Beach House, and Bedouin Soundclash. And along the way, he previews a few festivals featuring these BTR all-stars: Pemberton Music Festival and Kraftskiva! Hit up a nostalgic mix and celebrate 10 years of BTR!
DJRePete kicks things off on BTR Wednesday! Hit up new alt with the brand new album by the Heartless Bastards which hits stores this week. Plus, a trippy track by Jacco Gardner, hip hop beats from Brika, and a zen track from Uoh! Also tune in for details on the NXNE festival which kicks off today in Toronto, as well as DJRePete’s recap of Michael Rault’s show at the Northside Festival in Brooklyn last week. And hear this week’s throwback set in homage to BTR’s 10th birthday featuring Alex Winston! That’s your hump day start to your lineup on BTR!
On this Bonnaroo Eve (it’s a thing), DJRePete is spinning a mix of BTR artists playing the 14th annual festival in Manchester TN, including alt from The Warn ON Drugs, blues with Son Little, and electronica via Tycho. Plus hit up the next installment of BTR tribute sets as the station celebrates its 10th birthday later this month, this week highlighting artists and tracks that brokethru in 2013 with Volcano Choir, Adam Lareau, and Lily & Madeleine. Get psyched for Bonnaroo or live vicariously today with DJRePete and BTR!
Your Wednesday start on BTR is as diverse as it is informative, as DJRePete catches you up on the latest releases, including the new album by Summer Camp that he’s absolutely obsessed with, fresh Unknown Mortal Orchestra which has a colorful rare vinyl release, and King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard which of course is just fun to say. Also, tune in for the first of many BTR tribute sets as the station celebrates its 10th birthday later this month. DJRePete’s inaugural celebratory set includes throwbacks from Laura Marling and the Depreciation Guild. And by the end of the mix, you’ll be zoning out with a little jazz from the likes of Antônio Carlos Jobim. That’s your midweek mix from DJRePete on BTR!
DJRePete has your Wednesday start on BTR, spinning new alternative with Mikal Cronin, Hop Along, and more from Michael Rault. As well as an electronica pack with BTR newcomer Kaitlyn Aurelia Smith. Plus, he explores the depth that is the latest album by Bob Moses, called All in All. And don’t miss throwbacks from Gogol Bordello and the Kabeedies, headlining respective alt punk sets. Get your midweek music fix with DJRePete on BTR!
DJRePete gets you 90 minutes closer to your holiday weekend with a mix of R&B with NY rising stars Saun & Starr, electronica with Squarepusher, and a slew of new alt including the latest by Speedy Ortiz and Warm Soda. Plus, get lost in an international set that closes out with the addictive trippy jazz of Novalima. And for good measure, hit up throwbacks from Strange Talk and Sally Shapiro. That’s your Wednesday mix with DJRePete on BTR!
DJRePete kicks off your midweek mix with alt from Mikal Cronin and Peach Kelli Pop, and electronica beats with Bob Moses and DJ Monkey. Plus, feeling nostalgic? A slew of throwbacks also awaits with My Teenage Stride and the Autumn Defense. And don’t miss a bloc off the brand new album by The Tallest Man On Earth. That’s your Wednesday start on BTR!
DJRePete kicks off your Wednesday right with upbeat alt from Calexico, blues with Joel Plaskett, and reggae alt with The Skints. Plus, hit up electronica from Gaudi ahead of his appearance at this weekend’s Re:Birth Festival in Futtsu, Japan as well as more from the latest album by Laura Marling. And because he’s obsessed, DJRePete delves deeper into the new record by Toro Y Moi for a trippy bloc. Get your weekly dose! It’s DJRePete and your BTR Wednesday!
DJRePete’s at the controls for the first 90 minutes of your BTR Wednesday with new electronica from LoneLady, the brand new album by The Mountain Goats, and alt rock with POW! Plus, a throwback live track from Ty Segall, more from the latest album by Sufjan Stevens, and a trio of US festivals to highlight from California to Ohio to Georgia. And to keep things jazzy, some beats with 11 Acorn Lane and Dunkelbunt! Get movin’, it’s your BTR Wednesday with DJRePete!
Stick with DJRePete to start your Wednesday as we find out which BTR band fits this self description: “Existential Glitter Popsicle Crisis.” Among his mix, hit up the latest from Laura Marling, rock with Waxahatchee, and alt with The Cribs. Plus, a throwback hip hop set featuring Grieves and The High Decibels. And get the scoop on a pair of festivals going on in Missouri and Leeds in the UK, as well as info on the new album by The Very Best featuring Vampire Weekend’s Chris Baio. That’s your midweek mix with DJRePete on BTR!
Coachella invades your Wednesday mix on BTR with DJRePete, as he’s spinning a mix exclusively comprised of artists playing the festival in Indio, CA. Hit up the new album by Toro Y Moi, throwbacks from the likes of St. Vincent and Florence and the Machine, and remixes from Alt-J. Plus, blues with Lykee Li, electronica with St. Lucia, and alt with The War on Drugs and Father John Misty. Get psyched for the 2nd half of the festival this weekend or live vicariously with DJRePete on BTR!
Your Wednesday starts fresh with a DJRePete mix featuring new alt pop by Bombadil, alt rock with The Aquadolls, and blues with Low Cut Connie. Plus, hit up info where you can catch a great show amid a garage sale vibe in LA as well as what’s doing next week in Princeton, NJ with My Brightest Diamond. And delve into the first new album by Sufjan Stevens in 3 years with a track off Corrie & Lowell, and get your dance pants on for a funky electro set headlined by 11 Acorn Lane. Good start to your BTR Wednesday with DJRePete!
DJRePete isn’t foolin’ around today with your BTR Wednesday mix. Playing it straight with upbeat ballads from Drug Cabin and Arc Iris, more from the latest album by Of Montreal, and jazz electronica with Young Guv and a throwback by the Maido Project out of Paris. Plus, as the weather warms in the states, a few festivals to highlight including Sonny & The Sunsets pairing music with food and wine in Sonoma. Get to it, it’s your weekly BTR Wednesday mix with DJRePete!
DJRePete takes your midweek mix up a notch featuring the BTR debut of Paddy Boom, new alt with Evans The Death, and trippy electro tracks from the likes of The Acorn. Plus, hit up the diversity that is the Vamala album from The Champs, as well as some trippy alt with Sarah Bethe Nelson. And for those who missed out on SXSW, RePete’s got you covered with a mini festival set and info on BTR’s coverage. Catch all the action on your BTR Wednesday!
SXSW is upon us! Whether you’re planning your route or living vicariously, DJRePete has you covered today with a mix comprised of bands playing in Austin this week, including bands playing the FREE Breakthru Radio Day Party at The Liberty on Friday: Icky Blossoms, Eula, and THESatisfaction to name a few. Also tune in for alt from Hot Panda and the Twerps, folk alt with Laura Marling and Elliott BROOD, and electro beats with Humans and Paper Tiger. #BTRSXSW
DJRePete’s spinning new alternative caffeinate your Wednesday start with Young Guv and the Diamond Rugs. Plus, hit up a preview of some of the artists playing the FREE Breakthru Radio Day Party at The Liberty in Austin during SXSW, as well as another BTR artist that could play your living room soon. And hit up the latest from Of Montreal, more blues beats with 11 Acorn Lane, and an international set hailing from Brazil and France. Get your midweek fix on BTR with DJRePete!
DJ RePete-March 04, 2015-The Wednesday Show
Get your midweek fix of music discovery with DJRePete, kicking off your Wednesday with new alt from Sonny & The Sunsets, funk electro beats with 11 Acorn Lane, and choice throwbacks from Gogol Bordello and My Brightest Diamond. Tune in for album news from the Caravan of Thieves and see which BTR band is playing Carnegie Hall (!!!) this weekend. And hit up the meeting of American blues and international talent with a unique set from across the globe. Get listenin’ to BTR!
DJRePete has something for everyone on your Wednesday start on BTR! Tune in for a no-nonsense music mix featuring upbeat alt with Mike Pace and the Child Actors and The Twerps, as well as punk with King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard. Plus new electronica breakin’ thru from The Amazing and Sweden’s Johan Agebjörn, and chill beats with Brika. And hit up the latest from The Fauntleroys in an addictive blues set that also includes an instrumental by the Dry Heeves. Solid. It’s DJRePete on BTR!
Hump day on BTR kicks off with DJRePete spinning a great mix of alt with The Aquadolls, electronica with Lena Fayre, and throwback beats with The High Decibels. Don’t miss out on some dreamy folk and beats with Jessica Pratt and Intended Immigration, and hit up an early preview of the new Toro Y Moi album with the new single Empty Nesters. Plus, in homage to Valentine’s Day this weekend, a Denison Witmer ballad will channel your inner romantic. Wednesday, hit up DJRePete on BTR!
DJRePete helps thwart the winter blues today with rhythm & (of course) blues beats by TheSatisfaction, Chuck E. Weiss, and the Flight Facilities. Plus he highlights a pair of summer Aussie festivals going down this week, and fits in an apropos track by Balmorhea, Dream of Thaw. And hit up the latest alt tracks by the Twerps and Oh Honey, a bloc to introduce Mike Pace and the Child Actors, and a throwback from Of Montreal. That’s your BTR Wednesday with DJRePete!
Your Wednesday start on BTR has new pop punk with The Aquadolls, rock from Nobunny, and electronica via Strange Talk! Plus, DJRePete delves into the new project by Dan Mangan + Blacksmith, hits up a b-side by Phoenix, and a bloc by BTR newcomer Jack Name. And don’t miss highlights from Mirah’s living room tour—which is exactly like it sounds. That’s the rundown for this edition of DJRePete on BTR!
Midweek on BTR starts with DJRePete who’s spinning yet-to-be-released music from Purple as he explores the depth of the new 409 album with a non-consecutive bloc. Also, new alternative from Dam Gila, electronic R&B via Brika, and a straight up R&B set including throwbacks from the likes of The BellRays. And with just a few days to go in the Sydney Festival 2015, hit up info and a track by festival performer Dan Deacon. That’s your Wednesday start on BTR!
DJRePete brings you a winter mix, starting with warm thoughts and alt by Summer Camp. Plus, folk with Jam Jars and Oh Honey, beats with White Hinterland and Ty Segall, and international artists from Reykjavik to Tel Aviv. And hit up info on artists playing a new festival going down in Glendale AZ Super Bowl weekend: the first ever Super Fan Fest! That’s your Wednesday start on BTR with DJRePete!
It’s your BTR Wednesday! One week into the new year and DJRePete’s already plotting and planning spring festivals. Tune in for info on the Mission Creek Festival going down in Iowa City in April, and featuring Foxygen. Plus, some new alternative from Bonfire Beach, beats with Flight Facilities, and a lyricless throwback sendoff by The Go! Team. Get your midweek fix on BTR!

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