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DJ Wynn continues his countdown of his favorite albums of the year with music from Ty Segall, Angel Olsen, and TEEN.
DJRePete’s at the controls kicking off your BTR Wednesday with alt via Bishop Allen and Ty Segall, electronica crossover with a bloc by Literature, and a reflective track by The History Of Apple Pie. Plus, if you’re downunder this month, DJRePete’s got you covered previewing a slew of shows across Australia including this weekend’s Festival of the Sun. And tune in for a sneak preview of his upcoming Best in Mix shows to close out 2014. That’s your BTR start with DJRePete!
Hump Day on BTR with DJRePete keeps it holiday music free, breakin’ thru with rock alt from Team Spirit, folk pop with Lily & Madeleine, and electro beats with Kele and Electric Youth. Plus, more from the concept album by Los Straitjackets, info on where next to catch the solo gigs of David Barnes via Of Montreal fame, and some nostalgic throwbacks from the likes of The Alternate Routes. Get your midweek fix on BTR with DJRePete!
DJRePete gets things started on your BTR Wednesday! Tune in for the new concept album by Los Straightjackets, info on an upcoming Bowie-themed concert series by Of Montreal, and a Kalamzoo MI show going down tonight featuring White Reaper and Deerhoof. Plus, alt with the Generationals, rock with PUJOL, and dreamy Icelandic piano with Óbó. And a throwback by The Head and the Heart for good measure. That’s a jam-packed start on BTR!
It's a sad day friends. Glasslands announced they are closing their doors on New Year's Eve, and DJ Wynn is gonna turn into one of those New Yorkers who starts conversation with, "You remember when..." Today's show features acts DJ Wynn caught the past 6 years living in the city such as Nils Frahm, Shannon and The Clams, Twin Shadow, Grimes, Ava Luna, and Das Racist.
My dear listeners... DON'T FORGET to come to the BTR CMJ Day Party TODAY! IT'S HAPPENING RIGHT NOW! We've got the likes of Literature, Popstrangers, Dinosaur Feathers, and more! And you can listen to them on this very episode of the Rock Show!
CMJ is upon us! And DJRePete is here to help you plan your route or live vicariously via a mix exclusively comprised of artists playing the festival in New York. Hit up alternative with the Popstrangers and Cold War Kids, beats with Serengeti, and alt rock via the Heliotropes. Plus, tune in for info and tracks from the artists playing BTR’s CMJ Showcase at Cake Shop on Friday. Get psyched! It’s CMJ!!!!
Join BTR on Oct 24th at Cake Shop for our FREE CMJ Day Party featuring White Reaper, Literature, Dinosaur Feathers, Monomyth, DOTT, Flowers, and Popstrangers.
My dear listeners... DON'T FORGET to come to the BTR CMJ Day Party next Friday! We've got the likes of Literature, Popstrangers, Dinosaur Feathers, and more! And you can listen to them on this very episode of the Rock Show!
BTR starts your Wednesday with DJRePete who’s got more from the latest album by Lia Ices, while Hiss Golden Messenger continues to make a case for a genre he’s calling “autumn.” Plus trippy goodness with My Brightest Diamond, some throwbacks via Bibio and Unknown Mortal Orchestra, and an electronica disco pop start to the day with Saint Pepsi. And don’t miss a few festival previews in California and Mexico. That’s your Wednesday start on BTR with DJRePete!
This Upper West Side bar knows the arts of both literature and cocktailing.
It's time for Oktoberfest on BTR's Roadside Assistance, presented by United Airlines! Listen as 7 different BTR DJs present 7 different interpretations on what kind of soundtrack goes best with beer, brats and more beer
DJ Wynn shares memories inspired by the Richard Linklater film, "BoyHood," as well as new tracks from Slowclub, Naomi Shelton & The Gospel Queens, My Brightest Diamond, and Literature.
Binge Week - The best kind of aftershock that a binge can leave behind.
Classic episode today. First set rocks, second set rolls! Featuring hits from Twerps, Robyn Hitchcock, Coachwhips, and more!
DJRePete inches you closer to the holiday weekend in the states with the latest from Bishop Allen, and alternative from Literature, and Joel Jerome. Plus, fresh off their Arcade Fire opener shows, he highlights The Unicorns who are still on the road. And don’t miss info on a trio of festivals including LouFest in St. Louis and the Hopscotch Music Fest in Raleigh, and the POP Montreal International Music Festival. Blues, electronica, and throwbacks from Matt & Kim, Arc Iris, and Euphone. That’s your Wednesday start with DJRePete on BTR!
DJ Wynn spins oldies with The Unicorns, scuzzy new tracks from The Amazing Snakeheads, and bright beats from JJ.
Sundays with DJ Drew on BTR
Today on the show we feature brand new tracks from a smart, fun band appropriately called literature, a familiar floaty songstress called JJ, and a live band track from way way back from fan favorites Holiday Shores.  All that plus, your perfect soundtrack to one of the last summer Saturdays!  So sit back, relax, and enjoy BTR, and while you’re at it, check us out on Facebook, Twitter, tumblr, and SoundCloud!
This week, the station is taking a look at one of my favorite topics: photography. Here on Sew & Tell, I had a the pleasure of chatting with visual anthropologist, professor, and street style blogger Brent Luvaas of Urban Fieldnotes, about the ways in which street style photography is influencing and shaping the fashion industry. Brent documents not only the colorful street styles of Philadelphia, but also the culture of street style blogs themselves, using Urban Fieldnotes as an ongoing research project. On today’s show, he shares his insights into the nature of street style photography, some of the movements’ founders and historic influences, the ways in which the widespread popularity of street style blogs is shaping high-end fashion editorial, his own approach to street style documentation, and more. Plus, a very photogenic playlist full of tracks old and new - you’ll hear the latest from Montreal’s Ark Life and Philly band Literature, alongside earlier songs from Phosphorescent and Matt and Kim. So grab your camera(phone) and get inspired to hit the streets, with Sew & Tell on BreakThru Radio!
Nick Hakim. OOIOO. Shabazz Palaces. Julia Holter. Literature. Shabazz Palaces. Lee(Asano+Ryuhei). Spoon. The Wavelengths. And more...
The case against putting trigger warnings on classic literature.
It’s Folk Week on BTR, and for today’s Sew & Tell, I got to speak with one of the thirteen designers showcased in the current Folk Couture exhibit at the American Folk Art Museum. Gary Graham is a New York-based designer whose work had captivated the fashion world even before the 1999 launch of his eponymous label. With a background in costume design, including his textile contributions to the award-winning costumes for Broadway’s “The Lion King,” Gary’s collections juxtapose seemingly contradictory elements: intricate details balance simple silhouettes, bold prints balance active textures, and clean lines balance luxe fabrics. On today’s show, Gary talks about the path that took him from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago to his own flagship store in Tribeca, the ways in which he draws on landscape and literature for inspiration, the special methods he used to create his Folk Couture coat-dress, and more. Plus, I’ve created possibly my favorite playlist of all shows today, taking a walk down my own memory lane of folk music with songs from the archives of artists like Neko Case, Iron & Wine, Phosphorescent, Sharon Van Etten, and more. So join us today on Sew & Tell as we discover style inspiration in the rich history of folk culture!
Independent bookstores keep afloat amidst the age of e-reading.

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