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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!
BTR catches up with Brooklyn based improvisational artist Ben Seretan.
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!
BTR chats with Baltimore based indie rockers, The Milestones.
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!
Whats Up World & Happy Thanksgiving from us at BTR! In the show tonight we got new music from Lady Bee, plus indie rock, dance and pop from CSS, Cold War Kids and Cut Copy. We kick off the night with music from Penguin Prison and find out which group in the playlist have recently broke up.
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!
As we continue to navigate through this crazy world music can be medicine to most. I provided a deep groove soundtrack track for you ears. Check out Trust Romanthony Motor City Drum Ensemble Deep Mix. Make sure you let your people know about the groove on Sundays. Hit me up on social media if you’ve not done so already.
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!
In this episode we look to the different research that opens our minds to the true balance we strike within our biological selves, even down to the DNA sequence itself.
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!
It’s the ROCK SHOW! And you know it is… New Joanna Newsom (!!), Pure Bathing Culture, Mantles, and, like, SO much other good ones. It’s fun, it rocks, but it won’t upset you! It’s just right!
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!
New York City has started to wind down after another successful CMJ Music Marathon, but the buzz around certain bands continues to linger. One band in particular caught the attention of us here at BTR, an alternative foursome originally from West Palm who have found their way into the Brooklyn scene called Hypoluxo.
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!
This is just a good, old-fashioned chill-out set… The chill is beginning to set in the air, so I figured it was appropriate. You will love to hear these songs from Walking Trails, Peter Gutteridge, Brenda Ray, and more!
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!
Today’s podcast speaks with experts who are mobilizing action to discover unknowns in fields from astronomy to forensic anthropology.
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!
Mexican Slang, the punk-ish, psychedelic power trio from Toronto, Ontario, dropped their EP ‘Inside the Velvet Castle’ in July. BTR chats with band member Annabelle Lee of Mexican Slang about the evolution on her sound and the band’s super strange album art.
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!
The Summer Party Vibe continues with music from Crookers, A-Trak, Chromeo and Major Lazer. We got some really good remixes of The Chainsmokers last two singles “Kanye” and “Let You Go” and as always a great mix of indie music for your weekend.
It’s now very deep into 2015, so I have very nobly taken it upon myself to create a wonderful set of some of my favorite music of the year SO FAR. Basically it’s a heavy rock set with bands like Vexx, Toupee, Coneheads, etc., followed by a cool pop set with bands like Fred Thomas, Katie Dey, and Honey Radar. So much good stuff! Listen to it!
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!
Tonight the Party Hour give you a playlist packed with several artist performing at this weekends Lollapalooza out in Chicago, IL. We got a great mix of independent music including double tracks by twenty one pilots, Kid Cudi and The Chainsmokers. A mix of EDM, Hip Hop, Pop, Alternative and Remixes throughout the playlist!
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!
Another Saturday, another weekend filled with great music. Summer Camp lives up to their name with a catchy new title track from their album Bad Love (don’t worry, this doesn’t sound anything like the new Taylor Swift single), plus we hear from new artist Chui Wan and get a brand new track from My Brightest Diamond. So just sit back, relax, and let the music take care of your summer Saturday soundtrack.

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