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Genghis Hans is the cleverly named Brooklyn-based pop duo of guitarist/singer Hansdale Hsu and producer Stryker…
Melaena Cadiz is a Brooklyn-based songwriter originally from Kalamazoo, Michigan, who plays a dreamy sort of…
The Brooklyn-based indie pop group that makes you see double.
Shark? return! Remember, it's not “Shark!” or “Shark” -- the question mark is important, asking "is it a shark?"…
The final night of Hanukkah is celebrated in Brooklyn and the Rockefeller Christmas Tree lights up Manhattan.
Anthonie Tonnon is a songwriter and performer based in Auckland, New Zealand, who performs both solo and with a four…
Calling all fashion fanatics! It's Fanaticism Week here on the station, and I've got an obsession-worthy guest for you…
Put simply, Grooms are a noise pop band based in Brooklyn. From shifting lineups and genre experimentation to…
The annual punk festival that keeps us coming back year after year.
Happy November! Can you believe it's *already* here?? In the spirit of things-that-arrive-ahead-of-their-time, I have an…
Last November, we spoke to residents of the Red Hook community that had been devastated by Hurricane Sandy. Despite the…
The Black Label Bike Club of Brooklyn, NY hosts the 10th Annual Bike Kill in the heart of Bed-Stuy.
Puppies and pooches came out in packs to strut their stuff in this second annual costume contest!
The Brooklyn-based electro-pop group that offers a moment in time captured in a visual.
Join BTR's Matt Latola as he makes his way through the 2013 CMJ Music Marathon, proving that you can see plenty of…
A look back on the madness, music, and meaning behind what brings us all together for one special week.
A little recap from our BTR's own CMJ showcase from over the weekend, just in case you missed it...
Heavy metal finds a home in Brooklyn at Saint Vitus during CMJ Week.
DJ Diaper in da house; a new method of music education for babies that greatly contributes to their development.
Aly Spaltro began her musical career in the back room of a DVD rental shop in Brunswick, Maine. Bart & Greg's DVD…
The 4th Annual Sweet Sugar Festival in Williamsburg Brooklyn.
The Brooklyn country band that only gets better with age.
The Brooklyn-based dance punk band that invites you to join their break-up party.
The Cardboard Tube Fighting League takes to McCarren Park for some hardcore competition.
The once Long Island-based, now Brooklyn-based rapper with the old soul of a record store employee.
Radical Dads are the Gowanus, Brooklyn-based trio of Lindsay Baker, Chris Diken, and Robbie Guertin (formerly of Clap…
Afropunk Festival provides for good music and a chill time in Brooklyn style.
How a Brooklyn-bred photographer captured a critical movement in American cultural history, and how his work continues…
Katie Mullins is a Brooklyn-based singer/songwriter with a background as an opera singer and actress. Not your typical…
Coney Island hosts the 23rd Annual Sand Sculpture Competition!
Tri-State businesses discuss their repairs after Sandy, and how to prepare for the ongoing hurricane season.
Radical Dads are the Gowanus, Brooklyn-based trio of Lindsay Baker, Chris Diken, and Robbie Guertin (formerly of Clap…
Kickstarter hosts its 3rd Annual Film Festival in North Brooklyn, NY.
Plume Giant is a chamber folk trio of Yale graduates who use viola, violin, guitar, and their voices -- among a few…
In Brooklyn Bridge Park a fence transcends its nature to divide and shows us how a community comes together.
Yoni Gordon is a soulful troubadour who cut his teeth in Boston before landing in Brooklyn. Standing tall and proud, his…
MiniBoone, Cult Fever, Shark?, Clouder, Lisa/Liza, and more grace us with their presence over the weekend.
The Brooklyn by-way-of Athens, GA trio that transforms dreams into records.
WooHoo! It's Tuesday on BTR! Enjoy this fabulous 90 minute mix!
Brooklyn trio Dead Stars make self-described nerd grunge, which turns out to be the perfect description of their sound.…
Eastern Hollows is a Brooklyn quintet led by Travis DeVries, whose previous solo efforts and work with The Turn-ons…
The electronic-duo that’s making musical use of the daily commute.
New York City’s most populated borough also offers lots of socializing outlets for hobbyists of crafting endeavors.
Bird Courage appeared on BTR Live Studio back when they were the duo of Sam Saffery and Erik Meier and accustomed to…
When you hear the phrase "plastic dress," chances are, at least for fans of the uber-popular fashion phenom TV show…
Chalk and Numbers is the indie pop duo of Sable Yong and Andrew Pierce, based in Brooklyn, NY. Joined live and here in…
The grand finale for New Museum's StreetFest shows NYC is a city just chuck full of ideas.
How social media has become the newest tool of the NYPD.
Roderick Romero’s installation at the Brooklyn Botanic Garden.
Bird Call is a NYC-based musical project founded by singer and musician Chiara Angelicola. Featuring synthesizers and…
The Brooklyn-based artisanal flea market is back.
Spring marks the return of bountiful fresh, local food, but what about fresh, local… fashion? Kate Huling and Andrew…
The accessible and economical arts showcase returns to Manhattan.
What's better than the semi-smug satisfaction of discovering a new, emerging talent in design? Pretty much nothing.…
We're back from vacation with stories of classwar and revolution from Paris. Also, coverage of the Guantanamo Bay hunger…
Brooklyn post-punk trio Fan-Tan began in 2007 when Ryan Lee and Sandee K moved from Chapel Hill, NC to Brooklyn, NY, and…
Supercute! is a an all-girl band from Brooklyn who definitely live up to their name. Founded by 19-year old singer…
Time for our first Radio Dispatch book club. Today, we spend the hour discussing bell hooks' Feminism is for Everybody,…
Chris Faraone on the closing of the alt-weekly The Boston Phoenix, and the paper's amazing history. Also, the new form…
Opened in May 2011 in Jersey City, Mana Contemporary is a multi-dimensional art complex that provides services and space…
Over 1,000 attend Kimani Gray's wake on Friday, and activists hold a march in East Flatbush on Sunday. Also, tons of…
Alexis Goldstein joins us to explain the latest crimes of JP Morgan, how they get away with it, and what might stop…
Infamous Brooklyn punks, party-starters, Mets fans, and wranglers of legendary DIY venues Market Hotel and Shea Stadium,…
An elephant parade from Ringling Bros. Circus draws a crowd of animal rights protesters in NYC.
It's the tenth anniversary of the beginning of the Iraq War, and little has changed in the overall media landscape. We…
Ryan Devereaux on the increasingly complicated case of Kimani Gray, the 16 year old who was shot and killed earlier this…
Artist Joey Parlett is know for drawings that feature a bizarre cast of reoccurring characters and densely drawn…
On the ground reports from the vigil for Kimani Gray that became known as the Brooklyn Protest. Also, we have like five…
Cold Blood Club usually exhibit their inspired take on dance pop through sweaty beats and joyous bursts of electro…
Leaving behind the more aggressive group The Twees, Jason Abrishami started Brooklyn indie band Lazyeyes with the…
In celebration of New York Beer Week, BTR Pulse explores the wonderful world of craft beer. Lauren Hawker visits three…
NYC indie rock band MiniBoone is the real-life mashup of the catchiest, spazziest, most heart-wrenchingly honest,…
Tall Tall Trees, an NYC-based band formed in 2008, is the musical project of multi-instrumentalist/songwriter Mike…
Yukon Blonde is a Canadian indie rock band from Vancouver, though they tour so much they’re rarely actually there.…
Dynasty Electric is an internationally-touring Brooklyn band making psychedelic electronic dance rock. Built on the…
Jenny B recalls an anecdote about modeling and some of its woes.
Union Street Preservation Society is an Americana/bluegrass band based in Brooklyn, NY (yes, on Union Street). This…
Launched in 1975 and spanning 15 issues through 1979, Punk Magazine was an integral part of the music and art scene of…
Yukon Blonde is a Canadian indie rock band from Vancouver, though they tour so much they’re rarely actually there.…

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