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Today features music from DreCat and Cali the Dreamer, Mondo Slade, MeRCY, and more.
Today’s show features new music from LS Camp, Lyes Papparazzi, Melly-Mel x Tone Spliff.
The amazing NYC and newly Nashville, TN based saxophonist and composer Joel Frahm talks about his new album The Bright Side.
Black Nash is the bedroom-pop recording project of Jody Smith, a Brooklyn-based songwriter whose work reflects on his five years in the U.S. Army. Here he delivers an exclusive performance for BTR Live Studio at Home.
Today features music from ELLI$ & Brain Trust new album SOLIDIFIED.
Today’s show features new music from Melly-Mel x Tone Spliff.
Today features music from NapsNDreds, Josiah The Gift, Montener The Menace, and more.
Today’s show features new music from Indigo Phoenyx.
OK Cowgirl is a dream-rock project fronted by singer/songwriter Leah Lavigne, currently splitting time between Detroit and Brooklyn. Here, the band delivers a stunning performance from a rooftop in Brooklyn for BTR Live Studio.
Straight outta Crown Heights, Brooklyn comes the living legend, the emcee Skanks The Martyr with his crew, Bankai Fam. Here he drops some fire from home.
Straight Outta Crown Heights, Brooklyn comes the living legend Skanks The Martyr with his crew Bankai Fam. A real deadly and potent lyrical gunner on the mic, Skanks never pulls any punches. If you think you have him trapped into a corner, boom out of nowhere comes the Bankai Fam. Check out this interview and exclusive live performance!
Today features music from DreCat and Cali the Dreamer, Mondo Slade, MeRCY, and more.
Today’s show features new music from Mondo Slade.
Ben made long walks a part of his quarantine routine once conditions in New York City were safe enough for that activity. On one of those walks, he was faced with a split-second decision to abandon all the caution he’d previously practiced (and which he discussed in a previous episode of 1st Person) in order to come together with strangers to take quick, collective action to save someone from self-harm. 1st Person is presented by Urban Outfitters. Music featured in the episode: "Moon" by Bachelor
Today features a conversation with Hip Hop artists Animal Gang.
Today’s show features ELLI$ & Brain Trust new track featuring Elcamino titled Oh Lord 2.
Brooklyn punks Thick are known for their rowdy live shows and supercharged performances - in the year since their album came out and touring disappeared, they’ve learned to adapt - while working on a follow up. Here, the trio joins us for an exclusive, stripped down performance at home.
Cooking, life check-ins, and what’s going on with the Chipotle wage and burrito bowl debate. photo courtesy of John Knefel
Today features music from Whichcraft x Dead Poetz Society, Eleven & Jason D, Jacques Retro, and more.
Milly is the project of Brendan Dyer, Spencer Light, Yarden Erez, and Zach Capitti Fenton. Here, the mainly Los Angeles-based band delivers a strong performance recorded live at Brooklyn venue Baby’s All Right, recorded upon the release of their EP earlier this Spring.
Today’s show features music from Shabaam Sahdeeq, Skyzoo, T.R.A.C., and more.
Today features music from Jacques Retro, Dani and Lizzy, Joe Dirrt, and more.
Alex Lleo is a UK-based songwriter whose new EP, Morning Heights, was recorded in Brooklyn, NY and is out now from Babywoman Records. In this episode, Alex chats about the inspiring process of creating the record, and delivers an exclusive acoustic performance, recorded live at home.
Alex Lleo is a UK-based songwriter whose new EP, Morning Heights, was recorded in Brooklyn, NY and is out now from Babywoman Records. In this episode, Alex delivers an exclusive acoustic performance, recorded live at home.
Today’s show features music from Skanks The Rap Martyr, The Quarter Inch Kings, J Scienide, Ultra Beast, and more.
Phantom Wave is a Brooklyn shoegaze/dream-pop band driven by core members Ian Carpenter (guitar, vocals) and Rachel Fischer (drums). Here, the band offers a lush, dreamy performance from their practice space. Wilds is available now from Phantom Wave. Listen to the audio podcast for more music and interview.
Today features music from LocalBlac X Tone Spliff, Ultra Beast, Wize Crack, Billy NoJokes, and more.
Golden Alphabet is an “overly colorful, reverb-saturated, indie-psych-folk” band originally from Tucson, Arizona, currently based in In Brooklyn, NY. Here, they join us from home for an intimate performance. Removable Baby Jesus is available now. Listen to the audio podcast for more music and interview.
Today’s show features music from ArOzA Crew, The Quarter Inch Kings, J Scienide, Ultra Beast, and more.
Today features music from Nivek Boogeezi X Craig G, LocalBlac X Tone Spliff, Shabaam Sahdeeq, and more.
Brooklyn indie rock trio The Planes deliver a fully amped-up performance with a single from their new record, Eternity On Its Edge, exclusively for BTR Live Studio at Home.
Today’s show features music from Freddie Black x King Hansom, Jimmy Beam, Animal Gang, and more.
Endearments is a brand new project from Brooklyn-based musician Kevin Marksson, formerly of synth rock duo Saint Marilyn. Here, he and his band deliver a stunning performance recorded live at Our Wicked Lady in Brooklyn, for our 1000th episode of BTR Live Studio.
Today features music from Stove God Cook$, MeRCY, J Scienide, and more.
Today’s show features music from Kahlee x J57, Little Vic, Deuce Ellis, and more.
Today features music from Decaf Black & Nellz, Stank Nitty, LocalBlac X Tone Spliff, Stonam, and more.
Brooklyn-based jazz musician and composer Jonathan Parker delivers a unique multitracked, solo live performance for this episode of BTR Live Studio at Home.
Today’s show features music from Kahlee x J57, Bumpy Knuckles, Decaf Black & Nellz, M-Dot, and more.
Today features music from Shabaam Sahdeeq, LocalBlac X Tone Spliff, Pre Stigious, and more.
Juliet Quick is a Hudson Valley-born, Brooklyn-based singer-songwriter whose work reflects on climate terror, misogyny, self-interrogation, and holding on to hope. Here, she shares an intimate look at her music, performed exclusively for BTR Live Studio At Home. Glass Years EP is available now from Substitute Scene Records. Listen to the audio podcast for more music and interview.
Today’s show features music from Bumpy Knuckles, Decaf Black & Nellz, Kool Taj The Gr8, and more.
The video documents the frontman's life and his experience going through a huge & relatable life change.
Today features music from Stank Nitty, Money Mogly, Visionaries, and more.
Today’s show features music from Bumpy Knuckles, Decaf Black & Nellz, Kool Taj The Gr8, and more.
A rock 'n' roll cabaret music video that we're already wishing would turn into an actual show on the stage.
Today features music from ElCamino, L-Biz, Kev Brown & J Scienide, and more.
Today’s show features music from Jamel Rocwell, Montener The Menace, Kool Taj The Gr8, and more.
Today features music from Stalley, Bumpy Knuckles, Justo The MC & DK, Tef, and more.
A Very Special Episode is a New York City post-punk band featuring Kasey Heisler (vocals, bass), Patrick Porter (guitar), and Chayse Schutter (drums).
Today’s show features music from Wounded Buffalo Beats, Montener The Menace, Kool Taj The Gr8, and more.
Brooklyn indie punk band LAPÊCHE returns to BTR Live Studio as they release their latest J. Robbins-co-produced full length record, with a fantastic live performance recorded at Red Panda Recording in Brooklyn.
Today features music from Eloh Kush x Ras Beats, Justo The MC & DK, Montener The Menace, and more.
Today’s show features music from Papoose, Tone Chop and Frost Gamble, MeRCY, and more.
Today features music from MeRCY, Roc Marciano, Ryck Jane, and more.
Right before the world as we knew it came to a screeching halt last March The Black Black were keeping busy at Studio G in Brooklyn, recording with Jeff Berner. Those tracks eventually became the songs that make up their newest album, Careful On Your Way Out, which was released in January on vinyl and limited to 100 copies. In this episode they will be chatting with me about the new record and how they’ve fine tuned their livestream game in the era of global pandemic.
The Black Black is a crucial part of their vibrant NYC music scene, and they make their return to BTR Live Studio with an at Home session from their vibey practice/performance space somewhere in Brooklyn.
Today’s show features music from MeRCY, ELLI$, Tone Chop & Frost Gamble, Through, and more.
Today features music from T.R.A.C., The Visionaries, Omen44, and more.
Today’s show features music from MeRCY, Stank Nitty, Kev Brown & J Scienide, and The Uglee Trooth.
Megan Mancini and Justin Ferraro of Brooklyn garage punk band The Rizzos - along with drummer Cody Buesing - join us for a very different return appearance on BTR Live Studio, this time from Justin’s living room in Ridgewood, Queens! The Rizzos are working on a full-length album due some time in 2021! Check out the video for "Way Out" and listen to the audio podcast for more music and interview.
This week we chat w/Oceanator about pandemic life, music-making—past, present, & future—& spin her 2020 album 'Things I Never Said.'
NYC musician Elise Okusami has been rockin’ out since she was nine & has no plans of slowing down.
Today features music from Bumpy Knuckles x Nottz, Billy Danze, Saga, and more.
Today’s show features music from MeRCY, Stank Nitty, Kev Brown & J Scienide, and Milano x Showbiz.
After months quarantined away from each other New York’s Mala Vista recently reunited to head to the studio and record some fresh tracks for an upcoming release. In this episode they will be sharing live versions of those unreleased songs and talking about how a year away from each other influenced the writing process and what their hopes are for the long-awaited return of live music.
Whether you're a metalhead or not, this NYC trio will have you wrapped up in its soothing dark thrashers.
Ben details his experience of contracting the coronavirus back in late February/early March of 2020, before lockdowns shut NYC down. He also shares how the city and local indie rock scene he’s a part of reacted to the pandemic.
Today features music from Lyric Jones, Dynasty, Young Old Soul, Liv East, and more.
Today’s show features music from Kev Brown & J Scienide, Snowgoons & Planet Asia, Alph The Alien, and more.
Today features music from Kev Brown & J Scienide, Johnny Burgos, Billy NoJokes, and more.
Today’s show features music from Kev Brown & J Scienide, Snowgoons & Planet Asia, Roc Marciano, and more.
Today features music from Kev Brown & J Scienide, MC WhiteOwl, ELLI$, and more.
T.V.O.D. has been hard at work writing and recording their debut album during the era of global pandemic. In this episode they’ll be talking with me about that process and also sharing live versions of some of the tracks recorded at their home base studio space in Ridgewood, Queens.
Television Overdose (T.V.O.D.) is a disco-punk band from Brooklyn. Here they tear through their music in an exclusive performance direct from Ridgewood, Queens.
Today’s show features music from Kev Brown & J Scienide, King Shampz, Indigo Phoenyx, and more.
Today features Loops & Lullabies by Young Old Soul.
Today’s show features music from Greenlights Music, Ryck Jane, Wize Crack, Beni-Hana, and more.
Today features music from Tragedy Khadafi, Roc Marciano, Ryck Jane, and more.
Ok Cowgirl is a dream-rock project fronted by singer/songwriter Leah Lavigne, currently splitting time between Detroit and Brooklyn. For this episode, the band delivers a memorable rooftop performance, and joins us from Detroit and Brooklyn for a conversation covering their musical past (full of meet-cute stories), and the challenges of relaunching a project during a pandemic.
Ok Cowgirl is a dream-rock project fronted by singer/songwriter Leah Lavigne, currently splitting time between Detroit and Brooklyn. Here, the band delivers a stunning performance from a rooftop in Brooklyn for BTR Live Studio. OK Cowgirl has two singles available now with more on the way. Listen to the audio podcast for more music and interview. Additional credits: Audio Recording/Editing: John Miller Video Editor: Matt Birkenholz Videographers: Jordan Schopick and Molly Waterman
Today’s show features music from Ryck Jane, Wize Crack, Lyric Jones, and more.
Today features music from and more Prestigious & Ras Beats, Frank Knight & Chuck LaWayne, Greenlights Music, and more.
Brooklyn punks Thick are known for their rowdy live shows and supercharged performances. In the year since their album came out and touring disappeared, they’ve learned to adapt–while also working on a follow up. Here, the trio joins us for an exclusive, stripped down performance at home! Five Years Behind is available now from Epitaph Records. Listen to the audio podcast for more music and interview.
Today’s show features music from Bumpy Knuckles, B Barber, Billy Danze, and more.
Today features music from Wize Crack & Byrd Land, Bumpy Knuckles x Snoop Dogg, DMC, Ras Kass, and more.
Wayne Ski kicks off Groundhog Day with great tunes and conversation. Make sure you follow us on social media @BTRtoday.
Today features music from Saga, Visionaries, Greenlights Music, and more.
Today’s show features music from Frank Knight & Chuck LaWayne, Saga, Tef, and more.
Today features an interview with Frank Knight & Chuck LaWayne.
Today’s show features music features Kool Taj The Gr8, Frank Knight, L-Biz & Castle Money Beats, and more.
Stephen detais his experience of contracting the coronavirus back in late February/early March of 2020, before lockdowns shut NYC down. He also shares how the busy Brooklyn music scene he’s a part of may have helped to spread it among his friends before people knew how serious the pandemic would turn out to be–and perhaps already was, in retrospect–along with his thoughts on the response to the crisis and how, while hard to live through, it’s confirmed why he loves the city. 1st Person is presented by Urban Outfitters. Music featured in the episode: "Featherweight" by Fleet Foxes
Today features music from Billy Danze, Deuce Ellis, Writers Guild, and more.
In this episode, rapper Thunny Brown takes it to the roof in Brownsville for a raw performance! Heavenly Sword is available now. Listen to the audio podcast for more music and interview.
Take a ride to Brooklyn if you're from out of town and trust me, somewhere in the conversation the town Brownsville will come up. Brownsville, Brooklyn has let loose some of the hardest hip-hop artists for years. Well check it, here are two more artists from the Ville. First up, Thunny Brown aka Thundah God aka Thundah Foot who hails from almost everywhere and Brownsville. His partner Stuck B is from Brownsville also. We all hear how tough it is to grow up Brownsville. You become a man early. Surviving might be the only option. That never stops anyone who lives there from doing what they have to do. Peep the interview hosted by Crazy DJ Bazarro as Thunny & Stuck talk about the pandemic, the rap game and politics. Enjoy!
Today’s show features music features Wize Crack & Byrd Land, ELLI$, Teflon, and more.
Sammi Lanzetta released her debut LP Ceiling Mirror in 2019 on 6131 Records, and like many musicians with a fresh release she was expecting to spend most of 2020 on tour promoting it. Of course, that didn’t happen. In this episode of BTR Live Studio at Home, Lanzetta delivers an intimate solo performance from her NYC fire escape. Ceiling Mirror is available now from 6131 Records. Check out the video for "House Plants" and listen to the audio podcast for more music and interview.
Today features music from Sick Boy, PA Flex, Roc Marciano, and N.B.S.
Today’s show features music features Timbo King x King Magnetic, Billy Danze, Lyric Jones, and more.