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DJRePete closes out 2016 in the Listening Booth a Best In Mix (part 2) spinning R&B-rock fusion w/Xenia Rubinos + remembering Sharon Jones..
DJRePete starts the countdown clock on 2016 in the Listening Booth, kicking off his annual Best In Mix w/Coves, Of Montreal & Kelley Stoltz!
Dashing thru the holidaze in the Listening Booth w/indie holiday tracks from the BellRays and New Birth Brass Band! + new alt w/Wyatt Blair!
On tap on the Listening Booth with DJRePete: new alt rock from Del Caesar and Flying Pace, and electro crossover with Scam Avenue and Sad13!
Listen up for more off the new albums by The Seams, Sam Kogon, and Mo Douglas on this week’s edition of the Listening Booth on BTRToday!
DJRePete’s mix is certifiably guaranteed to get your 120 min closer to ur holiday wknd in the states w/alt by Earwig, Luke Temple, & Sad13!
Midweek on the Listening Booth has STRFKR, throwbacks via The Alternate Routes, and info on this weekend’s Corona Capital Festival in Mexico City
The Listening Booth has your election hangover edition with a blues spotlight with soulful pause from Sharon Jones and the Dap Kings!
DJRePete debuts jazzy Dahlia Dumont & beccs + an escapist spin on the US elections today with a politics inspired alternative throwback set!
Pack your bags and go on an excursion with us. Roadside Assistance is a roundtable discussion featuring eight different BTR hosts who comment with music instead of statements. Football is in full swing, there is a crispness in the air and we are ready for some tailgate celebrations. You’ll definitely enjoy our DJs picks for the festivities.
In the Listening Booth hit up a Halloween mix from My Brightest Diamond; plus, a holiday swag alert from Sharon Jones and The Dap-Kings!
Today the Listening Booth pays tribute to CMJ, the NYC festival that would’ve had its 36th annual festival about this week!
The Listening Booth has zen electro beats from The Range + unusual folk via rock band Deepakalypse & pop alt from EZTV!
DJRePete spins an autumn mix in the Listening Booth today with Blitzen Trapper folk, Nathan Bowles banjo, & Sharon Jones blues on BTRToday!
The Listening Booth has a Dylan esc alt from Allah-Las & info on a neat repurposed venue in OR. Plus, blues, punk, & electro on BTRToday!
The Listening Booth bids farewell to summer today with an appropriate folk ode by Woodpigeon. Plus, alt rock, pop, and R&B!
Celebrate with DJRePete as he marks 11 years on the BTRToday airwaves with a throwback mix including One Eskimo, Metric, and Ane Brun!
The Listening Booth has an electro spotlight w/the new Of Montreal, plus the new album by Meatloaf-Queen-inspired .357 Lover. Check it!
The Listening Booth this week features a dog days of summer blues spotlight, and throwbacks from Gogol Bordello + Florence and the Machine!
DJRePete is winding down summer w/a trio of UK music festivals. Alt, folk, & electronica via artists at Leeds, Bestival, & End of the Road!
DJRePete’s spinning lofi with UMO, throwbacks with Maido Project, and a summertime folk spotlight on this week’s Listening Booth!
Catch some #musicdiscovery on the Listening Booth via Eagulls, Mariya May, & 2x the Vernon throwback: Bon Iver & Volcano Choir!
Catch up on your #musicdiscovery this week with DJRePete in the Listening Booth where he’s spinning pop alt with Papa Satch and Thomas Cohen, more surf vibes from Black Flamingos and Satan’s Pilgrims, and some R&B via Mirah and TheSatisfacation. Plus, hit some global festival previews and release shows going on from Europe to the states to Australia. And don’t miss a punk party spotlight with some new tracks via Deerhoof and throwbacks from the likes of the Dum Dum Girls! That’s your Wednesday lineup on the Listening Booth with DJRepete on BTRToday!
Music Discovery hits the road this week on the Listening Booth as DJRePete previews the Lollapalooza festival going down this weekend in Chicago’s Grant Park. Hear from alt bands Frightened Rabbit and Two Door Cinema Club, electronica with Miike Snow and Major Lazer, and beats with Lettuce and St. Lucia. Plus, hit up the BTR archives for throwbacks you might hear on stage at Lolla from Chairlift, Foals, and The Joy Formidable. Plan your route if you’re making it to the festival, or live vicariously with DJRePete via this Lolla mix in the Listening Booth on BTRtoday!
Midweek on BTRToday and the Listening Booth is jammin’ with some summer surf inspired tracks by the Black Flamingos and The Everymen, upbeat alt via Brave Baby and Matt & Kim, and dreamy electronica with Japanese Breakfast and Blood Orange. Plus, hit up info and bands playing a trio of summer festivals. And step into the Backroom of the Listening Booth for a blues spotlight The Love Dimension and the debut of Papa Satch. Get your music discovery on, in the Listening Booth with DJRePete on BTRToday!
This week on the Listening Booth hit up some electronica via the new album by Ladyhawke, lofi alternative from newcomer Whitney, and a folk bloc by the collaboration of case/lang/veirs. Plus, inspired by the recent BTRToday birthday celebration, DJRePete dives deep into the archives for a throwback alt rock set for you to discover or rediscover. And he spans the globe to highlight five festivals going down this weekend, including this Pitchfork Music Festival in Chicago and both the Latitude Festival in the UK and the Longitude Festival in Ireland. That’s your weekly dose in the Listening Booth on your BTRToday Wednesday with DJRePete!
Get your weekly does of music discovery via the Listening Booth and DJRePete. This week, hit up rock alt from Xenia Rubinos and White Fang, electronica cross-over alt from the Smiths-sounding Eagulls, and folk from the likes of Tanya Donelly. Also, grab that passport and hit up info and artists playing four festivals spanning France to Canada to Portugal to Slovakia. And enter the Backroom in the Listening Booth for this week’s spotlight on blues, featuring traditional tracks by C.W. Stoneking and The Rusty Guns. That’s your Wednesday mix with DJRePete on BTRToday!
DJRePete is celebrating BTRToday’s 11th birthday today with a retrospective music discovery mix of artists that have broken thru over the years on the site, including populist tracks from Peter Bjorn & John, The Submarines, and Yael Naïm. Plus, hit up alt from Quilt and Radical Face, folk alt with The Head and the Heart and Gogol Bordello, and electronica via CSS and CHVRCHES. Don’t miss a set with a beat, featuring the underrated High Decibels as well as an anecdote about Of Montreal’s early days. And hit up some timely info on festivals, and the reopening of Le Bataclan in Paris. Come usher in the next year of BTRToday with the Listening Booth and DJRePete!
BTRToday opens up your Wednesday with a new edition of the Listening Booth featuring upbeat alt from Dressy Bessy and Death by Unga Bunga, electronica by Teen and the High Highs, and folk alt via Villagers and Cian Nugent. And don’t miss the trippy fusion of Bibio and Tycho in a remix that’s sure to please. DJRePete is also getting you ready for Glastonbury in the UK by playing bands hitting the stage this weekend. And for good measure, hit up a track by Talisco as they kick-off the first of ten festivals they’ll be playing this summer! That’s your weekly dose of the Listening Booth with DJRePete on BTRToday!
Get thee to the Listening Booth today where DJRePete is spinning high energy alt from Dutch Party and Hey Marseilles, and electro bloc by Tenniscoats, and some lighter alt via Quilt and Damien Jurado. Plus, some choice throwbacks mixed in from Noah and the Whale, Passenger, and Justin Vernon’s two bands: Bon Iver and Volcano Choir. Also hit up bands playing this weekend’s Firefly Festival in Dover Delaware as well as the Best Kept Secret Festival in the Netherlands. And in this week’s spotlight, get lost with some trippy jazz freestyle from the likes of the Sunwatchers. That’s this week’s midweek fix with DJRePete on BTRToday!
The Listening Booth goes on the road today, with a playlist spanning the Northside Festival in Williamsburg + the Bonnaroo stages in Manchester Tennessee. Just in time for both, DJRePete is spinning a mix guide for festival goers and/or a playlist for those who want to attend vicariously. Hit up alternative from Jeff the Brotherhood and the Heliotropes, electronica crossover with Scam Avenue and Bob Moses, and blues-funk from Charles Bradley and Lettuce. Plus, catch a few populist b-side tracks from Chvrches and Two Door Cinema Club, as well as appropriate festival trippy goodness from Tame Impala and Michael Rault. It’s (sorta) officially summer, folks, in the Listening Booth with DJRePete on BTR!
DJRePete turns the calendar for you with alt rock tracks by Pity Sex and A Giant Dog, more folk from Tenniscoats and Tanya Donnelly, and throwbacks from The Like and M. Ward. And speaking of throwbacks, DJRePete harkens back to his Backroom Blues Hour program with a spotlight featuring R&B by The BellRays, rock from The Pack A.D. , and folk blues with Juba Dance. Plus, hit up info on the upcoming Celebrate Brooklyn festival featuring Sharon Jones & the Dap Kings as well as the members of Saun & Starr. That’s your Listening Booth line-up and your June start on BTRtoday!
Inching you closer to your holiday weekend, grab a 2 hour dose of DJRePete and the Listening Booth where he’s spinning electro crossover tracks by Adult Books and the Cellars, alt with La Sera and Quilt, and trippy lofi with Bibio and Unknown Mortal Orchestra. Plus, dive into the BTRtoday archives for some beat discovery with R&B by Speech Debelle, a hip hop throw-down by Ugly Duckling, and an anthem rap bloc by The High Decibels. And hit up info on this weekend’s Sasquatch Festival featuring Hop Along. That should get you through to the weekend; it’s The Listening Booth with DJRePete on BTRtoday!
Get your midweek music discovery fix in the Listening Booth today with DJRePete. He’s got more collaborations from Tanya Donelly’s Swan Series, electro alt via Alex Napping and Eagulls, and a “Bowie-inspired” set featuring Fauna Shade and a throwback by Pond. Plus hit up info on the upcoming Bravalla Festival in Sweden featuring hometown band The Sounds. And don’t miss an all-female vocals spotlight with the likes of Chairlift, Ex Hex, Night School, and Pity Sex. That’s what’s doin on this edition of the Listening Booth on your BTRtoday Wednesday!
Enter the Listening Booth this Wednesday where DJRePete is spinning a mix of alt from Marco Benevento, the latest by Cate Le Bon, and electronica crossover via Cellars. Tune in for a preview of music before you can buy it from Tanya Donelly, including the wide folk-to-rock range of her forthcoming album Swan Song Series. And zen out with a folk-tastic spotlight featuring Tenniscoats out of Japan and a throwback instrumental from William Tyler. Join the Listening Booth today on BTRtoday!
The Listening Booth starts up with some music discovery alt from Kitten , more from the latest trippy album by Bibio, and a blues spotlight bringing you funk, R&B, and folkier blues. Plus, hit up a timely throwback from Florence and the Machine, a folk bloc with Carter Tanton, and info on the upcoming Primavera Music Festival in Barcelona. And DJRePete acknowledges Star Wars Day with a track from Tetherball on the Jedi. That’s your midweek dose of the Listening Booth on BTRtoday!
On this edition of the Listening Booth with DJRePete, dive into the new album by Bleached, hit some alt rock with Talisco, and zen out with folk from Melaena Cadiz. Plus, tune in for info on a trio of music festivals from North America to Europe, hit up a spotlight on BTRtoday’s Latin music talent, and check in with Neko Case on her latest collaboration project and summer tour. Also in the mix, beats from Lushlife, a throwback from Big D & The Kids Table, and a cameo by Reggie Watts. That’s your Wednesday start with the Listening Booth on BTRtoday!
This week’s edition of The Listening Booth with DJRePete kicks up with alt from Miwi LaLupa, trippy goodness with Bibio, and a dreamy set to get lost in with Black Mountain. Plus, in this week’s spotlight, check out a bevy of throwback electro crossover tracks including Tycho, Kiln, and Sharon Van Etten. And don’t miss info on the Hangout Festival with appearance by BTRtoday band Florence and the Machine. And experience some music discovery in the Listening Booth with Save the Clock Tower and a block by the Summer Twins. That’s your midweek mix with DJRePete on BTRtoday!
DJRePete debuts The Listening Booth today with some music discovery and a spotlight on Record Store Day! Hit up an eclectic mix of alternative from Aurora and music before you can buy it from Prism Tats. Plus, get your shopping list ready for Saturday’s 9th annual Record Store Day with a spotlight playlist of bands releasing new works this weekend. Sample music in the Listening Booth from the likes of Radical Face, Chvrches, and Blitzen Trapper. And don’t miss some of the jazz and blues talent with new album drops this weekend, including Sun Ra and Eli “Paperboy” Reed. That’s your inaugural Listening Booth mix with DJRePete on BTRtoday!
DJRePete’s got your midweek soundtrack with brand new alternative from Bleached and Masha Qrella, electro trippy-ness from The Range and Beacon, and R&B throwbacks from Honey Larochelle and Meklit Hadero. You’ll also hear from Tycho and Lettuce, two acts playing this weekend’s Euphoria Fest in Austin. And in his inaugural weekly music spotlight, DJRePete harkens back to his Blues Hour days with a mix of funk from Mavis Staples, alt blues with M. Ward, and rock blues from Hill Country Revue. Check in with the new expanded edition of DJRePete on this BTRtoday Wednesday!
An eclectic mix awaits your LISTEN start to your BTRtoday Wednesday. DJRePete’s spinning a mix of electronica with Prince Rama and Saint Pepsi, punk via Adult Books and Feels, and alt with Susanna Rose and Tetherball. Plus, Zach Brock headlines a jazz set with a seasonally appropriate track. Also tune in for info on a band playing an upcoming in-store show at Amoeba records. And baked in are some throwbacks from the Dum Dum Girls, Dimestore Mystery, and Okkervil River. Something for everyone to start on BTRtoday with DJRePete!
DJRePete’s got a new edition today featuring a blend of music discovery and throwbacks you should know for a stitched mix that’s sure to please. Hit up the latest alt from Hey Marseilles and Quilt, electro with Hop Along and Ben Abraham, and blues via Mavis Staples and Carter Tanton. Plus, some choice cuts from The Blow, Chairlift, and Lykki Li. And hit up info on a quartet of festivals from across the globe. That’s your BTR Wednesday with DJRePete!
We’re all SXSW, all the time to start your Listen mix on BTRtoday. DJRePete is spinning artists exclusively playing the festival in Austin including alt rock with Beach Slang and Ex Hex, electro beats from Chairlift and CHVRCHES, and some funk with Charles Bradley and Har Mar Superstar. Plus, tune in for news on why Eleanor Friedberger loves and leaves Brooklyn. And hear why Death By Unga Bunga is playing the most delicious sounding venue in all of Austin this week. Plan your route or live vicariously with this SXSW mix on BTRtoday!
DJRePete opens up your Wednesday on BTRToday with alt rock via Norway band Death By Unga Bunga ahead of their NYC show later this month. Plus, hit up blues from Benji Hughes, more beats from the album by Lushlife + CSLSX, and dreamy electronica with Tycho. Also, hit up info on the upcoming Treefort and Little Waves 2016 music festivals. And DJRePete revisits some alternative tracks with throwbacks by Calexico, Lia Ices, and Rachel Goodrich. That’s your midweek start on BTR Today with DJRePete!
DJRePete’s got your midweek music discovery with R&B from Mavis Staples, alt rock from Quilt, and choice throwback tracks from Bon Iver. Plus, as we approach the change in season in the states, hit up info on the upcoming Treefort and 35 Denton music festivals. Also, hit up album news and tour info from Charles Bradley, who headlines some rhythm and blues. And zen out with some jazz from the likes of the New York Art Quartet. That’s your diverse start to your music discovery Wednesday on BTR Today with DJRePete!
Your Listen adventures on BTR Today open up with DJRePete and a 90 minute dose of electronica with Radiation City, folk with Night Beds, and international throwbacks from the likes of Angélique Kidjo. Plus, music before you can buy it from Tetherball, who is also dropping news of six—yes, six—total EPs being released in 2016. Tune in for the scoop on that. Plus, hit up BTR Today newcomer Susanna Rose and hear where you can see her at a house party this weekend. And if you’re in Boston, find out which long-time BTR Today band is rocking the MFA this Friday. That’s your Wednesday start on BTR Today with DJRePete!
BTRToday kicks up your Wednesday with a mix from DJRePete including funk with Lettuce and The James Hunter Six, soul with Betty LaVette, and electronica crossover with the High Highs and Aidan Knight. Plus, music before you can buy it from Talisco, info on the OkeeChobee Festival—which is fun to say—and an alt throwback set with the likes of The Clientele and Almost Charlie. Hit up your weekly dose of DJRePete and BTRToday!
DJRePete has your Wednesday mix covered with new alt from Requin Chagrin and Sunwolf, beats with Brika and Laser, and electronica with Aidan Knight and Pascal Pinon. Check out a band that’s hitting the high seas in the name of music discovery. Plus, info on the upcoming Cosmosis Festival in Manchester featuring Of Montreal.
DJRePete at the controls to start your Wednesday with some high energy rock from the Freshkills to start your day. Plus, blues with War & Pierce, electronica with Flight Facilities, and light alt throwbacks from the likes of Zoe Boekbinder. Dream your way out of colder weather with Cass McCombs and info on where you might join him at a festival vacation: Barcelona where the Primavera Sound festival is going on in June. And hit up a great, new lofi mashup featuring Bibio and Tycho. That’s your Wednesday start on BTR!
DJRePete has your midweek fix with something for everyone. He’s spinning music before you can even buy it from Dressy Bessy and Prince Rama. Plus, tune in for hip hop from High Decibels, jazz with Paul Dunmall, and alt rock with The Len Price 3. Also, Ex Hex pops in for a cameo and to remind us that it’s never too early to start thinking Coachella. And for good measure, hit up a lyricless ballad from Cian Nugent. That’s your midweek mix with DJRePete on BTR!
Your midweek soundtrack on BTR starts with DJRePete. He’s spinning addictive, trippy alternative from Kelley Stoltz and Sunwolf, electronica crossover with High Highs and Line & Circle, and funk with Lettuce and Low Cut Connie. Plus, hit up a throwback by Irish-Indian mashup band Delhi 2 Dublin ahead of their appearance at this weekend’s Jaipur Literature Festival. And rewind a few years back for a throwback set spanning the globe and the BTR archives from Alan Wilkis to B. Fleischmann. All that and more on the Wednesday show with DJRePete!
An eclectic mix awaits you today on your BTR Wednesday start with DJRePete. He’s spinning new electronica with Young Galaxy and Beacon, throwback R&B from The BellRays and Cheyenne Marie Mize, and the latest alternative from Cass McCombs and Mount Moriah. Plus, tune in for a bloc off the 10th anniversary rerelease of Okkervil River’s Black Sheep Boy. And hit up the new album by Ty Segall while hearing about the even newer album that’s on the horizon! That’s your start today, your BTR Wednesday!
DJRePete has the cure for your first hump day of 2016: 90 minutes of music discovery with Bitter Sweet beats, alternative with Setting Sun and Oh Honey, and electronica crossover with Shana Falana and Little Boots. Plus, whether you’re ‘down under’ where it’s summer or you’re scheming your 2016 festival travels, DJRePete’s got you covered today with info on where you can escape to warmth and tunes this year. That’s your Wednesday start on BTR!

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