I can barely believe it’s October! Summer festivals are just a distant memory, school is in full swing, and open-toed shoes are just about behind us. But we’re keeping up the warm summer vibes on the Saturday Show with a bunch of great rock and roll for you. We’ve got girl rockers Ex-Hex, punk rockers Ausmuteants, and Brooklyn weirdos Dinosaur Feathers- all new on the show today! And don’t forge to follow BTR on Facebook, Twitter, tumblr, Pinterest, Instagram, and SoundCloud!!
Did somebody say new King Tuff? Uh, yeah, I did! We’ve got brand new King Tuff on the show today, which is always a big Saturday treat. Plus, new tracks from Twerps, Purling Hiss, and even a band called Tweedy aka Jeff Tweedy and his son! Don’t forget to follow BTR on Facebook and Twitter too for all of the latest updates on the station!
Happy September Saturday! I hope everyone out there has been enjoying the sweater weather- I know I am. There’s nothing better than being able to wear something snuggly AND get away with open toed shoes. If you need your early fall perfectly soundtracked, then BTR is the sweater/sandals music combo you’ve been looking for! We’ve got amazing new stuff on the show today from a Swedish band named Goat, an Irish band named So Cow, and a Canadian man named, of course, Moonface. Stay tuned to check it all out!
With the announcement of the new Apple products this week, we all found a free download of the new U2 album in our iTunes. Which is cool. The only thing is- BTR has a free download of all of today’s very best new indie music multiple times every day! And today we have a great playlist for your Saturday- make sure to check out exciting new releases from Moonface, So Cow, and an AUSTRALIAN band called Lower Plenty. Plus, don’t forget to check us out on Facebook, Twitter, tumblr, Instagram, Pinterest, and SoundCloud!
It’s my six year anniversary of DJing the Saturday show! It’s hard to believe that much time has passed, but it’s been great being part of the BTR family. Playing good music every Saturday for the best listeners around is the coolest. Today to celebrate I play all of my absolute favorite tunes from the past six years. It’s a great show, so stick around and party with me!
We’re getting this August Saturday off to a rollicking start with Irishman So Cow’s new track Barry Richardson. Barry Richardson is, by the way, a football player! A big one - for the NFL! We’ve also got a track from recent live-studio performer Sally Setlmann and a new one form The Rosebuds! For more great bands and photos from BTR, make sure to follow us on Facebook, Twitter, tumblr, Pinterest, and Instagram!
This week on the show we go from garage rock to electronic to punk rock to sweet sweet folk. You want it, we’ve got it. Plus, remember to check out BTR on social media like Facebook, Twitter, tumblr, Pinterest, Instagram, and SoundCloud!
This week on the show there were so many good new garage-type bands dropping records! The Real Kids! Alvvays! Spider Bags! White Fence! Monomyth! I loved it! It was easy to put together a very fun show for you today, so whether you’re at the beach or BBQing in your own back yard, this is a great playlist to put on for your Saturday. And don’t forget come Monday, when you’re slumped over your computer again trying to distract yourself at work, BTR has a TON of amazing videos and articles for you to check out! Follow us on Facebook, Twitter, tumblr, and Instagram for all of the latest!
We’re mid-way through July- I can barely believe it! Good thing we’ve got lots of new tunes coming your way here on the station today. Check out fresh tracks from Reigning Sound, The Skygreen Leopards, and Spazzkid, and listen as I admire their very cool album art. Plus, check out BTR on all of our social media for more excellent things to hear and see!
Today is the day that Brazil gets to either redeem themselves somewhat or embarrass themselves further in the World Cup third place game, but the big show is really tomorrow with Germany and Argentina. Everyone knows though that a summer July Saturday is a party waiting to happen, so even though the third place game is today, we’re treating this like it’s going to be the best summer Saturday of all time here on BTR. We’ve got your breezy summer soundtrack. With bands like Beverly and Mark McGuire, you can just sit back with a gin and tonic in hand and watch the Netherlands do what they will with Brazil. And as always, make sure to check out BTR on social media!
It’s the day after Fourth of July! The Fifth of July! Those words don’t carry quite the same weight, but it was rainy on the whole right side of the US yesterday, so hopefully everyone is out BBQ-ing today! Either that, or watching the World Cup quarterfinals! Either way, we’ve got a breezy summer soundtrack on the show today to keep you company. Plus, don’t forget to check out BTR on social media!
We’ve got an amazing contest running for you on BTR to celebrate our birthday, so make sure to tune in today if you want all the deets on how to win an amazing prize. Plus, we’ve got new music from White Fence, Secret Cities, and Hundreds! And of course, don’t forget to follow BTR on social media for all of the latest and greatest updates on the station and all of the amazing bands we follow for you!
Happy Saturday! Oooh boy, do we have a ton of great music for you on the show today! First of all, we're so excited that the Discovery Artist this week is Sleepy Sun. I love that band. And speaking of loving bands, we've also got The Antlers, Charles Bradley, and Bosco Del Rey with new tracks! And while we're at it, make sure to check out BTR on Facebook, Twitter, tumblr, Pinterest, Instagram, and SoundCloud!
It's time to celebrate because it's the first World Cup Saturday!! Today we have the perfect playlist for your first Saturday of soccer, and we're starting off the show with the internationally appropriate La Chiva Gantiva, who have a brand new album out! Plus, new tracks from the comeback band of the year (maybe?) Clap Your Hands Say Yeah. All of that, plus don't forget to check out BTR on Facebook, Twitter, tumblr, Pinterest, Instagram, and SoundCloud!
BTR is turning nine years old! In honor of this, we're hosting our 9 at 9 contest this month, where you can win a Go-Pro amongst other awesome prizes! Make sure to check out BTR's Facebook page for more details! And make sure to check out the show today for awesome new music. It's a show for veterans (music industry vets, that is)- Bob Mould, Sharon Jones, and The Everymen. Stay tuned, and don't forget to follow BTR on Facebook, Twitter, and all our social media platforms!
Happy Memorial Day Weekend! With Monday off of work, Saturday is like the new Friday. Except Friday is all day long and you don't have to go to work! You better have a great playlist for that day! Good thing we have it for you here on BTR's Saturday show. With new tracks from PUJOL, Sharon Van Etten, and Archie Bronson Outfit. And don't forget to follow BTR on Facebook, Twitter, tumblr, Pinterest, and Instagram!
Today on the show we're starting out with a bang with some international vibes, plus a new trace from Brooklyn's very own The Antlers' new album. And filling out the show with new Woods, new Thee Oh Sees, and new Avey Tare, you pretty much can't go wrong this Saturday. And don't forget to check out BTR on Facebook, Twitter, tumblr, Pinterest, Instagram, and SoundCloud.
Holy smokes! We have a hot hot hot guest on BTR Live Studio this week, and we're starting off the show with one of our favorite Brooklyn rockers in honor, Shilpa Ray. Plus, new tracks from Jolie Holland, Young Magic, and brand new band, Mount Sharp. And, of course, don't forget to follow BTR on Facebook, Twitter, tumblr, Pinterest, Instagram, and Soundcloud!
On today's show we have a ton of new music, ranging from electronic to folk to rock and roll. I'm most excited for new tracks from Woods, Thee Oh Sees, and The Fresh & Onlys. Don't forget to check out BTR on social media, too! We've got a ton of great content on there for you, in addition to all of the music on today's show!
Happy April! We've got a ton of great new music for you on the show today, including new tracks from The Antlers, Pink Mountaintops, and Liam Finn. Make sure to check out BTR on Facebook, Twitter, tumblr, Pinterest, Instagram, and especially our BTR Found Sound on SoundCloud!
This week on the show we have more brand new, or rather brand old, tracks from Death, who you can see a documentary about on Netflix called A Band Called Death. We've also got new new tracks from old band Pixies and brand new stuff from Wye Oak, that's gone in a much different direction than their previous work. And don't forget to follow BTR on Facebook, Twitter, tumblr, SoundCloud and all of our social media sites!
The days are longer, the temperature isn't freezing cold anymore, and today's show is jam-packed with fun, fun music. We've got a lot of punk, some hip-hop, and even brand new bizarro tracks from Avey Tare and Sylvan Esso! It may be Blues Week on BTR, but the music on today's show is nothing but happiness! And as always, don't forget to follow us on Facebook, Twitter, and tumblr.
Spring has sprung! And, thank goodness, so have new albums! We're swimming in new music this week, including my personal favorites, The Hold Steady, plus new tunes from new bands like Ausmuteants and Tony Molina, and more old favorites like Sleepy Sun. Don't forget to check out BTR on Facebook, Twitter, tumblr, Pinterest, Instagram, and SoundCloud!
Today on the show we have brand new tracks from Tycho, Burnt Ones, and even S. Carey. Did you know that BTR has an amazing SoundCloud account? We do. It's called BTR Found Sound and we post a brand new track for you every day, that I'd bet my bottom dollar will be new to you. If you like what you're hearing on the Saturday Show, make sure to wonder on over there and follow us and check it out! And don't forget to tune into all of the other programming we have for you on BTR today- from your Saturday morning coffee to your Saturday night party- we've got you covered.
This Saturday we're bringing you a song from the brand new amazing album from Philadelpha's The War on Drugs, plus for comedy friends a brand new song from The Blue Jean Committee aka the silliest band name ever aka Fred Armisen's fake band from SNL. Plus, don't forget to check out BTR on Facebook, Twitter, tumblr, Pinterest, Instagram, and Soundcloud!
Very, very excited to have DEATH on the show for the first time ever today! They're a black Detroit punk band from the 70s, who were shaping the Detroit sound with the MC5 before Iggy and the Stooges. So it's a real honor to play their music on the show today. And as always, make sure to follow BTR on Facebook, Twitter, tumblr, Pinterest, Instagram, and SoundCloud.
It's March!! March Madness! Or rather, music madness! We have a new album from Real Estate on the show today, which makes me so happy. But that's not all, we've got new Ava Luna and Black Lips, too! Plus, don't forget to check out BTR on Facebook, Twitter, tumblr, Pinterest, Instagram, and SoundCloud!
Happy Saturday!! Today there's a ton of great new music on the show. I'm very excited to play tracks from a brand new Eternal Summers album, The Drop Beneath. Plus, a new track from some of our favorite Brits, Wild Beasts. And, of course, make sure to follow us on Facebook, Twitter, tumblr, Pinterest, Instagram, and SoundCloud.
Happy Saturday!! I don't know about you, but I really need a great Saturday to recover from my major Olympics hangover. What will I do without all the downhill skiing and ice hockey? I know! Listen to great tunes on BTR. Check out new tracks from Cloud Nothings, ceo, and Com Truise on the show today. And don't forget to follow us on Facebook, Twitter, tumblr, Pinterest, and Soundcloud!
It's the day after Valentine's Day! I love Valentine's Day- even though I'm single, I think it's a great day to eat chocolate sweets and tell people you love them! Plus, it's a great excuse to OD on love songs, which is exactly what we're doing on the show today! First we play some great new tracks, and then on to the love songs! Lovin' it here on BTR!
It's the first Saturday in February and we all know what that means….it means…uh….Valentine's Day is soon? False! It means we have a show PACKED to the gills with great new music here on BTR! We've got brand new tracks from Xiu Xiu, Jeremy Messersmith, and Yasmine Hamdan, plus excellent stuff from favorites like Woods, Bibio, and Diane Coffee. And don't forget to follow BTR on Facebook, Twitter, tumblr, Instagram, Pinterest, and Soundcloud.
It's David and Goliath week here on BTR, which is extremely appropriate, since I would say most of the music we play on the station definitely goes in the David category. It's also the first day of February, which means we're on the long back end of winter! Either way, we've got great music to keep your warm all Saturday long! And don't forget, follow BTR on Facebook, Twitter, tumblr, Pinterest, Instagram, and Soundcloud!
Today on the show we remind you about a really amazing thing that BTR has called BTR Found Sound. Every day on our Sound Cloud page we post a cool new song for you to check out! So if you like what you're hearing here, and I hope you do, then you can find more there! And as always, don't forget to check out BTR on Facebook, Twitter, tumblr, Pinterest, and Instagram for all of the latest updates on the station!
It's fitness week here on BTR, and I know we're all in that stage of the game where we're wondering if we'll keep our New Year's Resolutions. Well, I answer that question for myself with our first song, and then I play a whole bunch of awesome new ones for you, including tracks from Damien Jurado, Sharon Jones & The Dap-Kings, and newcomers Daytona. And don't forget to follow BTR on Facebook and Twitter for all of the latest updates on the station!
It's a new show with a ton of great new music! AND, it's Saturday. That's two great reasons to celebrate! Oh, wait, we do this every Saturday? Well then that's pretty amazing! Check out our Discovery Artist this week, The Sound of Sight, plus awesome tracks from everyone from jazz artists The Nels Cline Singers and hip-hop newcomer Lizzo. And make sure to follow us on Facebook, tumblr, Twitter, Pinterest, and Instagram.
HAPPY NEW YEAR!!! Can you believe it's 2014?! Personally, I'm ecstatic. I prefer even numbered years. Plus, a new year means a whole new year of music for us today enjoy. But today we're doing part three of my 2013 chronological countdown, so we have just ninety more minutes of 2013 left! And while you enjoy this walk down recent-memory-lane, don't forget to check BTR out on Facebook, Twitter, tumblr, Pinterest and Instagram.
NYC band Activity is a supergroup of sorts, with Travis Johnson, Steve Levine, Zoë Browne, and Jess Rees coming from the excellent bands Grooms, Field Mouse, and Russian Baths. This particular… | watch
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