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Robert Ellis is a Texan singer-songwriter who sings with an old soul. While his songs have the feel of classic country,…
This week on BTR Pulse, to celebrate the announcement of a new bike share program in NYC via Alta Bicycle Share, we ask…
Strolling around Madison Square Park in NYC's Flatiron District, we ask people if any of the Republican candidates for…
Fronted by Andrew Kenny (American Analog Set, Broken Social Scene) and including members of Matt Pond PA, the Wooden…
A scene recently played out at a Brooklyn L train station in which several onlookers avoided assisting a man who'd…
The Two Man Gentlemen Band plays retro music that harkens back to decades past -- but not pre-millennial so much as…
There have been a few articles floating around the web this week that discuss the clash of bikes on pedestrians on NYC…
Brooklyn’s Dinosaur Feathers create upbeat pop music with layers of harmonized vocals, grooved out melodies, and…
Brooklyn Singer-songwriters Annie Lynch (of Annie and the Beekeepers) and Michaela Anne make acoustic folk music graced…
Brooklyn’s Bandana Splits is a trio that sings doo-wop-inspired pop music. Lauren Balthrop, Annie Nero, and Dawn…
Robert Ellis is a Texan singer-songwriter who sings with an old soul. While his songs have the feel of classic country,…
Always a difficult thing to decide: When is it time to dump/break up with one's boyfriend/girlfriend. We asked some…
Sallie Ford & the Sound Outside play a well-blended mix of roots, blues, country, jazz, and rock. At first, it may…
Says Travis: "These guys love rock and roll. This is a true rock band. I'm not just saying it. It is for real. You can…
Dzian! is a band that plays retro Asian garage-pop. While mixing in vintage sounds and vibes, their sound is vibrantly…
Support beams from the September 11th wreckage, in the shape of a crucifix, have become a topic of debate -- the…
Brooklyn’s Spanish Prisoners are about to release their sophomore album, ‘Gold Fools’ - a psychedelic pop record…
Richard Buckner plays a deep, soulful hybrid of rock and country. His powerful voice conveys a wisdom that compliments…
Fort Lean is a rock band whose tightly-structured, excellently executed songs belie the fact that they’d only been…
Self-proclaiming their genre as “Psychefaeriedelica,” Australia’s Sherlock’s Daughter features aesthetically…
Lately I've noticed more and more GOURMET food trucks parked around my labor-hood around lunch time. It's great to have…
y/y is a Brooklyn-based duo Jason Meeks and Conrad Burnham. Together they craft experimental rock music that weaves…
Brooklyn band Milagres plays a brand of rock that’s more dynamic than most -- unafraid to shift from atmospheric and…
Les Sans Culottes, a vibrant band of seven, play their own catchy, fun take on pop-rock with a French twist.
Rapper Grieves and producer Budos stop by BTR Live Studio to perform their song "Tragic" off their album,…
Recently launched is the new Google Plus (currently in beta testing) - it has some interesting features but will it be…
Mama Bear is a Brooklyn-based duo who plays pop music with a twang. Dale Pittner's bouncy riffs and Victoria…
Brooklyn’s Cassettes Won’t Listen plays electronic pop music, weaving together playful melodies with an 80’s…
Brooklyn band A Million Years has a talent for matching great power-pop guitar riffs with catchy, often anthemic lyrics.
Bass Drum of Death, originally from Mississippi, play garage rock, with edgy lyrics and skillful guitar riffs.…
Recently a fan returned Derek Jeter's valuable 3000th hit ball even though he really could've used the money he might…
Originally hailing from New Jersey, Jonathan Pilkington Kahnt deals in a brand of songwriting that places sincerity at…
As Miracle Fortress, Montreal musician and producer Graham Van Pelt composes full on psychedelic music infused with pop…
El Jezel have been active in the NYC/Brooklyn indie rock scene for a decade and have worked with Travis Harrison…
Radical Dads is a Brooklyn trio channeling 90s rock, with up-tempo, catchy tunes that will make you want to keep…
On this weeks episode of Pulse host Jess Westberg asks New Yorkers in the trendy East Village what they like to do for…
Brooklyn's Alina Simone, originally from the Ukraine, plays folk music with a dark side. A powerful singer-songwriter,…
Singer-songwriter Tracy Bonham plays unique rock music, sometimes accompanied by striking violin, sometimes by powerful…
Let's find out what New Yorkers think about the state senate legalizing same sex marriages.
Brooklyn’s Bel Air is a sometimes-folky, alt-country rock band featuring sweet, harmonic vocals, smooth guitars, and a…
Toronto rock band Dinosaur Bones play music that features seriously great lyrics, skillful electric guitar and a full,…
Brooklyn band Quiet Loudly wows with their sound. Featuring loud, electric guitar, dreamy lyrics, and an in-the-pocket…
You might be thinking the name sounds familiar, but the band doesn't play the kind of music you'd normally associate…
Brooklyn band Teletextile features sweetly-sung, melodic vocals, sincere lyrics, and a unique range of instruments, from…
On this weeks episode of Pulse, host Lauren Hawker walks the NYC High Line to enjoy the scenic views, architecture, and…
Watch our BTR Live Studio session with artist Chris Mills. Happy folk-like indie-rock music with great lyrics and…
Weird Children are a fun-loving indie-pop band from Brooklyn with a sound somewhat reminiscent of 80's power pop with…
Swedish band Wildbirds & Peacedrums play electronic music with soft vocals and killer percussion. Their sound is…
Don't miss our Hear & There episode with Johanna and the Dusty Floor as the band performs in Brooklyn in Johanna's…
Watch as host Lauren Hawker goes around to ask New Yorkers how they feel about the abundance of sidewalk charity…
An Horse has a catchy indie-rock sound that leaves you wanting more. Carefully crafted lyrics mixed with some fun-loving…
After watching indie-rock band Bunny's A Swine perform, you'll be hooked. Their brand of grunge-tinged pop is…
We know you've been missing Peggy Sue, so we're here to deliver you more. Catch outtakes of Peggy Sue's folky sound that…
Indie-rock band Automatic Children perform the unforgettable song, "Now You Know" at the KGB bar in NYC. Don't miss…
On this weeks Pulse, host Lauren Hawker examines analog vs. digital by chatting with some NYC park dwellers. She asks…
British indie-folk band, Peggy Sue, stopped by to have a jam session with BreakThru Radio. Their sound is tranquil and…
Brooklyn band Yellowbirds has an indie 60's rock sound that's immediately ear-catching. Travis Harrison sat down with…
It's our week of encores and we're back with Reggie Watts. Listen to the Brooklyn musician and comedian perform "Goldie…
Our first Hear & There episode is back for an encore. It's hard not to have fun when Japanther's around. A loud,…
On this weeks Pulse, host Lauren Hawker asks if the way that soldiers are respected has changed since the wars of…
They're a band you don't want to miss, and in case you did, here's another shot. Listen to Hank & Cupcakes perform…
This week, we've compiled a "best of" segment we're calling "Smash Hits, Vol. 1," which pulls together a number of our…
We know you wanted more. Here's the outtakes from our Live Studio session with Levek. Listen to the band talk about how…
Listen as The Gypsy West unleash their "psychedelic" rock onto customers at the Main Drag. Performing at the guitar…
On this weeks Pulse, host Lauren Hawker attends a rally of NYC teachers protesting proposed budget cuts and layoffs. The…
See Levek perform "Dream Entry No. 1," live in our studio. Levek can be said to be creating a genre in itself and this…
Bronx native Rene Lopez and his band perform his Latin soul track "Honey Got Some Love" live at Mirror Image Salon in…

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