Happy Weird Wednesday! On today’s God Bless Weirdmerica, we start off with what is technically, I suppose, a hip-hop track from Blood Orange (aka Lightspeed Champion aka Devonte Hynes), but I think his amazing blend of electronic elements make it an excellent candidate for an out-of-genre experience. Plus, new music from deColalge and No One Mind, and old favorites like Dan Deacon.
Happy Saturday! Today on Garbage Garage I’m bringing you all the best that BTR has to offer, plus a half hour set of Spencer Krug and nothing else. The incredibly-voiced Canadian has been responsible for some of the best bands of the last decade plus, including Wolf Parade and Frog Eyes. So enjoy as we talk through a few of his many great ones. And don’t forget to follow BTR on Facebook, Twitter, tumblr, Pinterest, Instagram, and SoundCloud.
Have you downloaded BTR’s new app yet? If not, then you need to check it out ASAP! It’s such a great and easy way to find all of your favorite BTR shows and take them with you on your phone or on your iPad. You’ve gotta check it out. You’ve also got to check out today’s amazing show, with artists like The Blow, Prince Rama, and Roisin Murphy. You don’t want to miss it.
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
Joe Virgillito chats with Prof. Gerald Friedman about COVID-19 and the case for Medicare For All. J. McVay and Jacqueline Soller discuss 2011 movie, ‘Contagion.’ Plus a preview of Scoville Unit’s upcoming BTR Live Studio session.