Happy Fourth of July weekend! It may not be exactly the fourth yet, but we are having a fourth extravaganza on the show today, with lots and lots of boom-flavored songs. All that, plus some hip hop and folk and pop. Make sure to stay tuned, and don’t forget to check out BTR on Facebook, Tiwtter, tumblr, Pinterest, and Instagram.
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!
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!
Wow! It's 2016 already. Not too much new stuff has come out this year just yet, but rest assured, all of us at BTR are waiting for it! In the meantime, here's a great set of great tunes for ya!