Inching you closer to your holiday weekend in the states, DJRePete has your pre-Thanksgiving mix including, appropriately, Big D & the Kids Table as well as some family values with BTR newcomer Energy Slime. Plus, high energy rock blocs by Team Spirit and King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard. And don’t miss a pair of blues artists with upcoming shows at NYC’s famed Apollo Theater: Naomi Shelton & The Gospel Queens and The Budos Band. So hit up DJRePete as he thankfully gets you 90 minutes closer to the long weekend on BTR!
Thus Owls is a transatlantic band centered around husband and wife duo Erika and Simon Angell. Originally an outlet for Erika’s songs in her home country of Sweden, meeting and falling in love with Simon’s music on tour ultimately led to the pair being married and living together in Montreal. Musically, their style is an experimental collage of genres, from rock to folk and pop, building lush, epic melodies with a nostalgic, almost psychedelic feel. Erika’s connection to her grandmother — largely tied to growing up in the same house she once lived in — inspired the stories, artwork, and songs on the band’s latest record.
This week on Sew & Tell, as the station looks at questions and concepts of identity, we’ll take a look at unisex fashion. I’m joined by designer Rad Hourani, whose unisex line is admired worldwide for its minimalistic, sculpted aesthetic. A particular favorite of Lady Gaga, Rad’s collections are built to be seasonless, timeless, and gender-less, offering unrestricted freedom of expression to the world of fashion. On today’s show, Rad talks about his passion for math, art, and symmetry in design, his interpretation of unisex style, the differences in his process for designing haute couture vs. ready-to-wear pieces, some of his upcoming projects, and more. Plus, a playlist full of brand new music, including sneak previews of upcoming releases from The Antlers, Broken Twin, Pink Mountaintops, and more. So join us as we explore the ways in which fashion informs identity, here on BTR!
BTR talks tours, tones and timing with Zane Kanevsky of Philadelphia based alt rock duo Banned Books.