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Blush is the solo project of Maura Lynch (formerly of Darlings) - her songs have a hazy, sweet melodic quality that’s super addictive, so expect to be left wanting much more after checking out the tunes. Lynch brought the band down to Serious Business Music in Brooklyn for this very special session. Blush (Digital Deluxe) is available now from Arrowhawk Records. Listen to the audio podcast for more music and interview.
Today features music from Roc Marciano, ElCamino, HEEM STOGIED x J57 and more.
Joanna Sternberg is an artist and musician from Manhattan, NY. With a background in jazz and tons of experience on a wide range of instruments, their own music uses folk composition to tell brutally…
Today’s live set is by Ben Rosenblum’s Nebula Sextet recorded live at the Puffin Cultural Forum in Teaneck, NJ on April 13th 2019.
There's a lot to see around NYC each year and we tried to see as much as possible. Here are some of our favorite moments captured by our photographers.
Dub Trio are Brooklyn legends at this point, with over 20 years of collaboration under the band’s belt. It’s members - Stu Brooks, DP Holmes, and Joe Tomino - all have incredibly impressive…
Joanna Sternberg is an artist and musician from Manhattan, NY. With a background in jazz and tons of experience on a wide range of instruments, their own music uses folk composition to tell brutally…
Today's show features music from Liv East, Stalley, Villa G, Mike Dunn and more.
Meg Myers is an L.A.-based pop songwriter originally from Tennessee, with a powerful voice and a totally intense vibe. Joined here for this intimate session by Josh Rheault on guitar, Meg delivers a…
Today features music from Danny Brown, Bumpy Knuckles, Royal Flush and more.
Joanna Sternberg is an artist and musician from Manhattan, NY. With a background in jazz and tons of experience on a wide range of instruments, their own music uses folk composition to tell brutally…
This week and last week, The Jazz Hole with Linus is looking back at the music of some of 2019’s interview guests. Enjoy!
Prateek Kuhad is an indie singer-songwriter from Jaipur, India with an impressively strong sense of melody, composition, and performance, paired with an incredibly delicate vocal touch that turns his…
Today features tracks from Detroit Swindle, Md X-Spress, Harry Romero, Liv East and more.
Joanna Sternberg is an artist and musician from Manhattan, NY. With a background in jazz and tons of experience on a wide range of instruments, their own music uses folk composition to tell brutally…
Today's show features music from Josiah The Gift, 60 East, DJ Premier and more.
Camilo Medina and Javier Forero met as kids in Bogotá before reuniting in Miami, where they began their musical collaboration. In Chicago, the duo was joined by Guillermo Rodriguez and Pierce Codina…
Today features music from Liv East & CD Spinz, Consequence, Danny Brown and more.
Joanna Sternberg is an artist and musician from Manhattan, NY. With a background in jazz and tons of experience on a wide range of instruments, their own music uses folk composition to tell brutally…
This week and next week, The Jazz Hole with Linus is looking back at the music of some of 2019’s interview guests. Enjoy!
Melbourne, Australia-based musician Alexander Biggs writes honest, smart songs with a warm and gentle style that we instantly fell for on first listen. He dropped by Serious Business Music in Brooklyn…
Today features tracks from Mattei & Omich, Kerri Chandler, Una and more.
Gil talks about how his passion project, drawing portraits for people in the park, has allowed him to meet and connect with people from all over the world.
Today's show features music from Liv East, DJ E-Clyps, Stalley and more.
Queen Of Jeans, the Philadelphia-based trio of Miri Devora, Mattie Glass & Patrick Wall, makes heartfelt, relatable, catchy, poppy/punky indie rock that is instantly likeable. The band dropped by…
Queen Of Jeans, the Philadelphia-based trio of Miri Devora, Mattie Glass & Patrick Wall, makes heartfelt, relatable, catchy, poppy/punky indie rock that is instantly likeable. The band dropped by…
Today features music from Roc Marciano, Torae, Villa G and more.
Odetta Hartman is an NYC-born artist with an impossible-to-define style. Informed by the wildly diverse cultural and musical landscape she grew up around, her music blends sounds and techniques from…
Arthur Moon is a project led by NY-based musician Lora-Faye Åshuvud, whose boundary-pushing performance and vocals style blends well with an experimental sort of electronic dance music to create a…
Arthur Moon is a project led by NY-based musician Lora-Faye Åshuvud, whose boundary-pushing performance and vocals style blends well with an experimental sort of electronic dance music to create a…
Today features tracks from The DangerFeel, David Penn, Catz 'n Dogz and more.
Lujayn shares the varying degrees of Islamophobia she has dealt with before and after removing her hijab, and the ways she has responded to people in those situations.
Today's show features music from Stalley, Five Steez, Cormega and more.
Brooklyn musician Sean Cahill’s band The Next Great American Novelist has been a study in change. Nearly reaching its end when a meeting with Jason Cummings launched the current phase of the reinvigorated project, which blends dreamy, melodic indie rock with hints of sun-kissed pop in a way that feels somewhat more West Coast than Brooklyn in a super refreshing way. The band dropped by Serious Business Music in Brooklyn to brighten up the basement studio for this session. Careless Moon will be the sophomore album from The Next Great American Novelist. Listen to the audio podcast for more music and interview.
Brooklyn musician Sean Cahill’s band The Next Great American Novelist has been a study in change. Nearly reaching its end when a meeting with Jason Cummings launched the current phase of the…
Today features music from Five Steez, Lyric Jones, TRDMRK and more.
Shormey Adumuah resides in Chesapeake, Virginia, where she records her output as Shormey in her bedroom. Blending soul and disco into a fresh, groovy sort of psych pop, she aims to create music that…
Christoph Irniger Pilgrim is today’s group on The Jazz Hole Live with Linus. This set was recorded live at Dommelhof in Neerpelt, Belgium.
Juan Wauters first appeared on the NYC music scene as a member of the band The Beets. Currently repping Jackson Heights, Queens, the Montevideo, Uruguay native brings a lively, brilliant rawness to…
Today features tracks from The DangerFeel, David Penn, Mike Dunn and more.
Princess shares an experience when she doubted herself and how she got over those feelings.
Today's show features music from Stalley, Five Steez, Cormega and more.
New York band Alpenglow is Peter Coccoma, Graeme Daubert, and Elori Kramer - joined here by Daniel Ocanto and Nico Hedley. The band’s warm, sprawling sound has such a familiar and inviting feel to…
New York band Alpenglow is Peter Coccoma, Graeme Daubert, and Elori Kramer - joined here by Daniel Ocanto and Nico Hedley. The band’s warm, sprawling sound has such a familiar and inviting feel to…
Today features music from Sophisticated Savage, Homeboy Sandman, Rigz and more.
The NYC Winter Lantern Festival lights up Staten Island.
Human People - aka the NYC rock band comprised of four human people: Hayley Livingston, Marisa Gershenhorn, Victoria Guillem, and Abigail Austin - brings an excitedly catchy, scrappy, poppiness to the…
Color Tongue are a Brooklyn band whose sound is difficult to describe - at times they dip into artsy, experimental zones, while also keeping things pretty straightforward fuzzy rock - whatever it is,…
Color Tongue are a Brooklyn band whose sound is difficult to describe - at times they dip into artsy, experimental zones, while also keeping things pretty straightforward fuzzy rock - whatever it is,…
Today features tracks from The DangerFeel, David Penn, Catz 'n Dogz and more.
Justice shares how he was able to embrace his identity and not change to meet any expectations when he moved to New York City from a small town. 1st Person is presented by Urban…
Today's show features music from Thorough, Stalley, Homeboy Sandman and more.
Briston Maroney is an energetic young musician based in Nashville, whos vibrant, hooky take on rock pairs well with his scrappy, diy background. He brought the band by Serious Business Music in DUMBO…
Briston Maroney is an energetic young musician based in Nashville, whos vibrant, hooky take on rock pairs well with his scrappy, diy background. He brought the band by Serious Business Music in DUMBO for this super fun session! Briston Maroney’s lasted Miracle Series single, “Chattanooga,” is available now. Listen to the audio podcast for more music and interview.
Today features music from WhiteOwl, Stalley, Shabaam Sahdeeq & J57 and more.
James Supercave is the LA-based trio comprised of Joaquin Pastor, Patrick Logothetti, and Andrés Villalobos (joined here by drummer Julien Boyé). The group’s soulful music embodies the sort of…
Nick Zanca is the producer, composer, and musical mastermind behind the glitchy, heady, “nocturnal pop” songs of Mister Lies. Crafting his textural sonic world at home in his bedroom, Zanca has…
Nick Zanca is the producer, composer, and musical mastermind behind the glitchy, heady, “nocturnal pop” songs of Mister Lies. Crafting his textural sonic world at home in his bedroom, Zanca has…
Today features tracks from Ananda Project, Armand Van Helden, DJ E-Clyps and more.
Letha talks about how she became a flight attendant and what personality traits she possesses that made her successful in that role. 1st Person is presented by Urban Outfitters. Music featured…
Today's show features music from Thorough, Stalley, Homeboy Sandman and more.
It’s hard to imagine that before meeting via Craigslist, Desert Sharks were just strangers swimming in the sea of the Brooklyn music scene. With a striking rock n’ roll gang chemistry and some…
With a striking rock n’ roll gang chemistry and some serious live intensity, the quartet of Stephanie, Stefania Rovera - guitar, Rebecca Rose, and Sunny Veniero have been growing a devoted following in the local scene via fun live showings and several singles and EPs prior to their debut full length.
Today features music from Danny Brown, Planet Asia, Shabaam Sahdeeq & J57 and more.
Be Forest is a dark shoegaze trio from Italy. Costanza Delle Rose (bass, vocals), Nicola Lampredi (guitar), and Erica Terenzi (drum, synths and vocals) craft a hazy, moody sort of atmospheric…
Meet Wayne Ski, longtime BTR producer and host. Also, we review new movie, ‘Motherless Brooklyn.’ Plus a preview of Desert Sharks’ upcoming BTR Live Studio session.
Kate Davis is an NYC-based musicians currently celebrating her debut album. While the music has a well-crafted indie rock feel, it’s pop and jazz roots show through in interesting ways that reveal…
Kate Davis is an NYC-based musicians currently celebrating her debut album. While the music has a well-crafted indie rock feel, it’s pop and jazz roots show through in interesting ways that reveal…
Today features tracks from Dennis Ferrer, Mike Dunn, Wh0 and more.
Kevin talks about aging and how his perspective on life has changed over time.
Today's show features music from Thorough, Stalley, Homeboy Sandman and more.
The music of Maneka - the sonically-eclectic project of guitarist Devin McKnight, also of the band Speedy Ortiz - draws on a multitude of influences in an attempt to reflect McKnight’s unique…
Today features music from Danny Brown, Big Shug, Planet Asia and more.
Jesca Hoop is a Manchester, UK-based musician. For her latest album, she returned to her stateside home of California to record the songs that would ultimately see producer John Parish adding his…
Listen to a live set by Iris Ornig: Pilgrim (lead by bassist and composer Iris Ornig) on today’s episode of The Jazz Hole Live with Linus
Ramonda Hammer are a four-piece grunge rock band from LA. With masterful loud-quiet-loud explosive dynamics and heart-on-the-sleeve lyrics, the band - and particular lead singer Devin Davis - has the…
Today features tracks from Dennis Ferrer, Havon & Lawn, Sidney Charles and more.
Kate recounts a time where she confronted a stranger as well how the aftermath of that event has affected her willingness to intervene again.
Today's show features music from Thorough, Liv East & CD Spinz, Homeboy Sandman and more.
Weeping Icon is the Brooklyn-based experimental punk band comprised of Sara Fantry (guitar, vocals), Sarah Reinold (bass), and Lani Combier-Kapel (drums, vocals). With a super heavy sound and serious…
Weeping Icon is the Brooklyn-based experimental punk band comprised of Sara Fantry (guitar, vocals), Sarah Reinold (bass), and Lani Combier-Kapel (drums, vocals). With a super heavy sound and serious…
Today features music from Danny Brown, Ruste Juxx, Thorough x Illa Ghee, Planet Asia and more.
Jo Schornikow is an Australian songwriter - currently based in Nashville - with an impressively strong and gentle voice. As a member of her partner Matthew Houck’s band, Phosphorescent, she plays a…
Daughter Of Swords is the new project from the Durham, NC-based songwriter Alexandra Sauser-Monnig, whose voice will be familiar to listeners of her band Mountain Man. Here, she breaks out on her own…
Daughter Of Swords is the new project from the Durham, NC-based songwriter Alexandra Sauser-Monnig, whose voice will be familiar to listeners of her band Mountain Man. Here, she breaks out on her own…
Today features tracks from David Penn, Sidney Charles, Blaze and more.
Doug talks about losing his home in Hurricane Sandy and what it was like to live in the NYC shelter system before getting back on his feet.
Today's show features music from Thorough, Big Shug, Homeboy Sandman and more.
Odetta Hartman is an NYC-born artist with an impossible-to-define style. Informed by the wildly diverse cultural and musical landscape she grew up around, her music blends sounds and techniques from…
Odetta Hartman is an NYC-born artist with an impossible-to-define style. Informed by the wildly diverse cultural and musical landscape she grew up around, her music blends sounds and techniques from…
Today features music from Danny Brown, Ruste Juxx, Thorough x Illa Ghee, Josiah The Gift & more.
Get a first look inside the newly-renovated and expanded MoMA.
Dad is a Brooklyn hardcore punk band carving a new path of fatherly disappointment through intense jams. The band, consisting of Jeremy Duvall, Jesse Fairbairn, Jon Murphy, and James Watson dropped by…
Alexandra Levy is the Montreal-based songwriter performing as Ada Lea, whose debut album reveals a collection of songs that balance an often big and bold rock sound with fragile, revelatory pop songs…
Alexandra Levy is the Montreal-based songwriter performing as Ada Lea, whose debut album reveals a collection of songs that balance an often big and bold rock sound with fragile, revelatory pop songs…
Today features tracks from Karen Harding x Wh0, Sidney Charles, Roberto Surace, DJ E-Clyps and more.
Matt recounts the story of how he got Ariana Grande to follow him on Twitter, twice. 1st Person is presented by Urban Outfitters. Music featured in the episode: "A List Of The Virtues" by…
Today's show features music from Kool Taj The Gr8, Five Steez, J-Zen, Danny Brown and more.
Shane Conerty’s ambitious indie pop project, Color Collage, has come a long way since its beginnings as a solo project. Fully fleshed out with a full band - even joined by Doo-wop inspired backup…
Today features music from Danny Brown, Certain.Ones, Roc Marciano and more.
Fatherson is a Scottish alternative rock trio from Kilmarnock. With their latest album, the band has been steadily raising their profile internationally, and lead singer Ross Leighton stopped by NYC…
Agua Viva is the music project of Buenos Aires-bred, Brooklyn-based songwriter Josi Arias - blending breezy tropical vibes with timeless pop traditions and bilingual Spanish/English lyrics for a hazy,…
Agua Viva is the music project of Buenos Aires-bred, Brooklyn-based songwriter Josi Arias - blending breezy tropical vibes with timeless pop traditions and bilingual Spanish/English lyrics for a hazy,…
If you're celebrating Halloween in NYC this year, are cool and into good music, then these shows are for you.
Today features tracks from Karen Harding x Wh0, Sandy Rivera, Dj E-Clyps and more.
Harmony describes feelings of nostalgia from childhood and reminisces about a favorite toy store that is no longer open.
Today's show features music from Kool Taj The Gr8, Five Steez, J-Zen, Skyzoo & Pete Rock and more.
Jesca Hoop is a Manchest, UK-based musician. For her latest album, she returned to her stateside home of California to record the songs that would ultimately see producer John Parish adding his touch…
Jesca Hoop is a Manchester, UK-based musician. For her latest album, she returned to her stateside home of California to record the songs that would ultimately see producer John Parish adding his…
Today features music from Five Steez & J-Zen, Jamo Gang, Freddie Black and more.
Thumpasaurus is a punk-funk wild rollercoaster ride of a party machine full of aliens, tearing out of LA. With a ridiculously entertaining vibe and a flair for the dramatic (think somewhere along the…
Get to hear a live set from The Jazz Room in Waterloo, ON, Canada by the amazing Toronto-based Teri Parker Quartet on The Jazz Hole Live
Jordan Moser is an Austin, Texas-based musician, dancer, and filmmaker. His touching, literary folk rock feels extremely raw and true, drawing on the tradition of heartfelt folk rock paired with a…
Jordan Moser is an Austin, Texas-based musician, dancer, and filmmaker. His touching, literary folk rock feels extremely raw and true, drawing on the tradition of heartfelt folk rock paired with a…
Today's show features tracks from Karen Harding x Wh0, Sandy Rivera, Roberto Surace, and more.
Today's show features music from Five Steez, J-Zen, Skyzoo & Pete Rock and more.
Shormey Adumuah resides in Chesapeake, Virginia, where she records her output as Shormey in her bedroom. Blending soul and disco into a fresh, groovy sort of psych pop, she aims to create music that…
Shormey Adumuah resides in Chesapeake, Virginia, where she records her output as Shormey in her bedroom. Blending soul and disco into a fresh, groovy sort of psych pop, she aims to create music that…
Today features music from Five Steez & J-Zen, Jamo Gang, Freddie Black and more.
From the Brooklyn DIY giants at King Pizza, we bring you The Fucktons, a two-man gas-guzzlin’ reverb-swimming overdrive-blurtin’ powerhouse of rock. You may recognize these two from The Mad…
Ryan Egan is a songwriter currently splitting his time between Paris and NYC. With a sweet and hazy sort of vibe, Egan blends whole lot of Princely twists over catchy grooves with his own unique…
Today features tracks from Roberto Surace, Seamus Haji, Darius Syrossian & more.
Nifemi shares her thoughts on how an active childhood shaped her experience and the difference she notices in the way children are being brought up today. 1st Person is presented by Urban…
Ali Awan is a Philadelphia-based songwriter/producer with a knack for timeless, catchy hooks, regardless of whatever genre he happens to be dipping into. From rock n’ roll to soulful folk, Awan’s…
Ali Awan is a Philadelphia-based songwriter/producer with a knack for timeless, catchy hooks, regardless of whatever genre he happens to be dipping into. From rock n’ roll to soulful folk, Awan’s…
Today features music from Shabaam Sahdeeq & J57, Ras Beats, Josiah The Gift, Five Steez and more.
Pip Blom the band is led by the young Amsterdam songwriter of the same name. Using post-punk urgency, 90’s alt-rock hooks and twists, and a genuine knack for songwriting and expression, the music is…
Onesie is the Brooklyn power pop band based around the songwriting of Ben Haberland, along with Zack Fanelli, Lee Madaus, and Andrew Nelson. With heavy nods to British invasion, power pop, and 90’s…
Onesie is the Brooklyn power pop band based around the songwriting of Ben Haberland, along with Zack Fanelli, Lee Madaus, and Andrew Nelson. With heavy nods to British invasion, power pop, and 90’s…
Sarmishta Govindhan joins the show to discuss the New York City Youth Climate Strike and what people can expect to see from strikes across the globe.
Today features tracks from DJ E-Clyps, Too $hort, Catz 'n Dogz, HiFi Sean & more.
Pat reminisces about what it was like to be involved with boxing as a young man, and how things have transformed over the years. 1st Person is presented by Urban Outfitters. Music featured in the episode: "A Day In The Park" by Those Pretty Wrongs
Today's show features music from Taj Mahal, Kev Brown, Roc Marciano and more.
Big Bend is the experimental musical project of Ohio-born, NYC-based composer Nathan Phillps. With a focus on collaboration and clever use of improvised electronics as a base for his songwriting,…
Big Bend is the experimental musical project of Ohio-born, NYC-based composer Nathan Phillps. With a focus on collaboration and clever use of improvised electronics as a base for his songwriting,…
Today features music from Lyric Jones, Ruste Juxx, DJ Premier and more.
Bird Streets is the musical project of NY-based songwriter John Brodeur. The moniker - a reference to a neighborhood in LA - which happens to be where he recorded the band’s debut album, revealed a…
RVBY MY DEAR is the musical project of the Brooklyn-based, Australian-born musician Gabbi Coenen. Her pop songs are often anthemic and dramatic, with an arty edge that borrows from indie rock more…
RVBY MY DEAR is the musical project of the Brooklyn-based, Australian-born musician Gabbi Coenen. Her pop songs are often anthemic and dramatic, with an arty edge that borrows from indie rock more…
Today features tracks from DJ E-Clyps, Too $hort, The Vision, Horse Meat Disco and more.
Reflecting on raising her son, Edie shares what she believes were poor choices in parenting. 1st Person is presented by Urban Outfitters. Music featured in the episode: "After You" by Joyero
Today's show features music from Taj Mahal, Kev Brown, Roc Marciano and more.
Dub Trio are Brooklyn legends at this point, with over 20 years of collaboration under the band’s belt. It’s members - Stu Brooks, DP Holmes, and Joe Tomino - all have incredibly impressive…
Dub Trio are Brooklyn legends at this point, with over 20 years of collaboration under the band’s belt. It’s members - Stu Brooks, DP Holmes, and Joe Tomino - all have incredibly impressive…
Today features music from Big Twins, BigBob, Wize Crack and more.
A live jazz set from Berlin, Germany by GULF of Berlin (Gebhard Ullmann, Gerhard Gschlössl, Johannes Fink, Jan Leipnitz, Michael Haves)
Pearla - the musical project of Brooklyn songwriter Nicole Rodriguez - is an amorphous sort of endeavor, with sounds drawing on folk, americana, and pop, all with a hazy cloud around it, and…
Pearla - the musical project of Brooklyn songwriter Nicole Rodriguez - is an amorphous sort of endeavor, with sounds drawing on folk, americana, and pop, all with a hazy cloud around it, and Rodriguez’s powerful vocals floating in and around the melodies. Here, she joins us solo at Serious Business Music, accompanied simply by an Omnichord, for this intimate performance.
Today features tracks from DJ E-Clyps, Too $hort, The Vision, Horse Meat Disco and more.
Marsha reminisces about her time living in Afghanistan more than four decades ago and shares what memories stand out most.
Today's show features music from Pete Rock, Allen Thomas, J Scienide x Kev Brown and more.
Diane Coffee - aka the pop alter-ego of Bloomington, IN musician Shaun Fleming - has transformed since we first encountered the experimental, shape-shifting project a few years ago. With his latest release, Fleming has pushed further into the pop realm, exploring themes of technology and the isolation of our increasingly digitized world through epically catchy and danceable songs. The band dropped by Serious Business Music in Brooklyn to share a few tunes with us in this massively fun session! Internet Arms is available now from Polyvinyl. Listen to the audio podcast for more music and interview.
Diane Coffee - aka the pop alter-ego of Bloomington, IN musician Shaun Fleming - has transformed since we first encountered the experimental, shape-shifting project a few years ago.
Today features music from Big Twins, BigBob, Wize Crack and more.
Joanna Sternberg is an artist and musician from Manhattan, NY. With a background in jazz and tons of experience on a wide range of instruments, their own music uses folk composition to tell brutally…
Taali - aka native New Yorker Talia Billig’s collaborative solo project - blends pop, electronic music, and a sort of breathlessly joyful performance with the musician’s jazz background and…
Taali - aka native New Yorker Talia Billig’s collaborative solo project - blends pop, electronic music, and a sort of breathlessly joyful performance with the musician’s jazz background and…
Today features tracks from Ferreck Dawn, DJ Spinna, Trutopia, Slam Dunk'd and more.
Melissa talks about how she became a hairdresser before sharing some of the highs and lows she’s experienced throughout her career. 1st Person is presented by Urban Outfitters. Music featured…
Today's show features music from Little Brother, Liv East, CD Spinz and Homeboy Sandman.
It’s been a few years since Pittsburgh songwriter Brooke Annibale stopped by our studio for a session. In that time, her sound has continued to grow and evolve - holding onto that timeless quality…
It’s been a few years since Pittsburgh songwriter Brooke Annibale stopped by our studio for a session. In that time, her sound has continued to grow and evolve - holding onto that timeless quality we’ve always loved while introducing some fresh elements to keep things exciting. While we’re still inclined to call her music folk, there are strong elements of extremely radio-friendly pop creeping in these days. She brought the band to Serious Business Music in Brooklyn to share some new songs with us. Hold To The Light and a remix EP are available now. Listen to the audio podcast for more music and interview.
Today features music from L.I.F.E.Long, Skyzoo, Little Brother and more.
Joanna Sternberg is an artist and musician from Manhattan, NY. With a background in jazz and tons of experience on a wide range of instruments, their own music uses folk composition to tell brutally…
The Nuclears are a badass rock ‘n roll band from New York City. What more do you need to say? They rip, and they stormed the live room at Serious Business Music to show us just how awesome they…
The Nuclears are a badass rock ‘n roll band from New York City. What more do you need to say? They rip, and they stormed the live room at Serious Business Music to show us just how awesome they…
Today features tracks from Kidnap, Trutopia, Slam Dunk'd and more.
Samantha describes how she feels after finding out that one of her professors is part of an alt-right group on her campus. 1st Person is presented by Urban Outfitters. Music featured in the…
Today's show features music from J Scienide x Kev Brown, DJ Muggs x CRIMEAPPLE, Free Lord and more.
Lapêche is a Brooklyn-based indie rock four piece led by singer/guitarist Krista Holly Diem, whose dark, melodic songs offer a refreshing twist on post-punk inspired indie rock. The band - which also…
Lapêche is a Brooklyn-based indie rock four piece led by singer/guitarist Krista Holly Diem, whose dark, melodic songs offer a refreshing twist on post-punk inspired indie rock. The band - which also…
Today features music from Bumpy Knuckles, Skyzoo, Billy Danze, L.I.F.E.Long and more.
Joanna Sternberg is an artist and musician from Manhattan, NY. With a background in jazz and tons of experience on a wide range of instruments, their own music uses folk composition to tell brutally honest stories through song, with a sadness and honesty aimed at perhaps - hopefully - helping the listener to deal with their own personal challenges. Check out our mini documentary/profile on Joanna, No One Really Knows You. Then I Try Some More is available now from Team Love Records.
Anna and Catherine Wolk are Verdigrls. The New York-based duo work closely, crafting dense, magical worlds of bedroom pop in a truly DIY way.
Anna and Catherine Wolk are Verdigrls. The New York-based duo work closely, crafting dense, magical worlds of bedroom pop in a truly DIY way. Drawing on a background of classical music and…
Today features tracks from The Vision, Jamie Jones, Slam Dunk'd, David Penn and more.
Gil describes how a close friend betrayed him and why he was able to forgive that betrayal.
Today's show features music from J Scienide x Kev Brown, DJ Muggs x CRIMEAPPLE, Pete Rock and more.
Honeyblood is the solo project of Scottish indie rock songwriter Stina Tweeddale. With carefully calculated pop hooks woven throughout her catchy 90’s-leaning rock songs, Tweeddale sings with a…
Honeyblood is the solo project of Scottish indie rock songwriter Stina Tweeddale. With carefully calculated pop hooks woven throughout her catchy 90’s-leaning rock songs, Tweeddale sings with a…
Today features music from Billy Danze, Allen Thomas and J Scienide x Kev Brown.
Today: a live set by the Hyuna Park Trio (Hyuna Park, Myles Sloniker, Peter Traunmueller + guest Amadis Dunkel) from Birdland Theater
Blush is the solo project of Maura Lynch (formerly of Darlings) - her songs have a hazy, sweet melodic quality that’s super addictive, so expect to be left wanting much more after checking out the tunes. Lynch brought the band down to Serious Business Music in Brooklyn for this very special session. Blush (Digital Deluxe) is available now from Arrowhawk Records. Listen to the audio podcast for more music and interview.
Maia Macdonald has a brand new show called Mutual Core. It's about music from around the world. It's about music from New York. It's about music that she loves. Sometimes she'll talk to…
They’re as colorful and entertaining as the children’s toy they’re named after.
Today features tracks from The Vision, DJ Spinna, Mattei & Omich and more.
Kristen describes a recent situation in her workplace where she was wrongfully accused of behavior that she did not commit. 1st Person is presented by Urban Outfitters. Music featured in the episode: "Why I Say No" by Jay Som
Today's show features exclusive music from Liv East.
Dead Swords is the NJ-based band centered around the collaboration between Alex Rosamilia (The Gaslight Anthem) and Corey Perez (Bottomfeeder, Let Me Run). Drawing more on shoegaze and black metal…
Dead Swords is the NJ-based band centered around the collaboration between Alex Rosamilia (The Gaslight Anthem) and Corey Perez (Bottomfeeder, Let Me Run). Drawing more on shoegaze and black metal…
Wayne Ski turns up the heat with some new music for you to listen to. Make sure you follow BTR Today on social networks for more information.
This week we listen to the sweet voice of Mima Good and listen to her past and newest tracks!
We first met Brooklyn bassist extraordinaire Eva Lawitts when the band Citris dropped by, but she’s a musician who you’ve likely heard already, whether you realize it or not. Be it one of her own…
She’s a big fan of her therapist, ‘Breakfast At Tiffany’s’ and moving on with her life.
Anna Tivel is a Portland, Oregon-based songwriter who uses folk music and her touching, powerful voice to shine a light on the small beauty of the world - telling touching stories through song. She dropped by Serious Business Music in Brooklyn to share this intimate solo performance with us. The Question by Anna Tivel is available now from Fluff And Gravy Records. Listen to the audio podcast for more music and interview.
Anna Tivel is a Portland, Oregon-based songwriter who uses folk music and her touching, powerful voice to shine a light on the small beauty of the world - telling touching stories through song.
Today features tracks from Robert Surace, DJ E-Clyps, Daniel Leseman and more.
After moving to NYC in 1998 and beginning to seriously play music there in 2001, J is leaving the city in the fall, so this is the last episode of the podcast. It’s packed with around 6 hours of…
Devin talks about getting turned down by a crush and offers advice to anyone who might be about to share their feelings with someone else. 1st Person is presented by Urban Outfitters. Music…
Today's show features music from Nas, Pete Rock, Audible Doctor and more.
Caleb Hawley is a New York-based songwriter who fuses modern pop with dance rock (and a heavy dose of that classic Minneapolis sound) for his own compositions. Caleb brought the whole crew down to…
Caleb Hawley is a New York-based songwriter who fuses modern pop with dance rock (and a heavy dose of that classic Minneapolis sound) for his own compositions. Caleb brought the whole crew down to…
Today features music from Lyric Jones, Audible Doctor, Pete Rock and more.
Saint Mela is an indie pop band based in NYC, founded by Steven Dewey and Wolf Weston, and bolstered by drummer Jason MacDermott and synth bass from Josh Rollin. Together, they blend heavy grooves and…
Today features tracks from Robert Surace, Ross Couch, Austin Millz and more music.
John shares his thoughts on movies and TV and how they have influenced his outlook on life. 1st Person is presented by Urban Outfitters. Music featured in the episode: "Levitator" by Deep State
Je T’aime Oh No’s lineup got together some of the fiercest vocals currently in the NYC same.
Today's show features music from Nas, Pete Rock, Audible Doctor and more.
Here, Wauters uses the space of the live room at Serious Business Music in Brooklyn in ways that few have. Come along and see. 
Juan Wauters first appeared on the NYC music scene as a member of the band The Beets. Currently repping Jackson Heights, Queens, the Montevideo, Uruguay native brings a lively, brilliant rawness to…
Today features music from Lyric Jones, Audible Doctor, Pete Rock and more.
Joanna Sternberg is an artist and musician from Manhattan, NY. With a background in jazz and tons of experience on a wide range of instruments, their own music uses folk composition to tell brutally…
Prateek Kuhad is an indie singer-songwriter from Jaipur, India with an impressively strong sense of melody, composition, and performance, paired with an incredibly delicate vocal touch that turns his…
Today features tracks from Live East, Pete Heller, Sticks & Stonez and more music.
Joe Willie and Travis from The Unsacred Hearts join J to discuss the history of the band from its formation out of the remains of previous projects, through their evolution over the course of more…
Grace discusses how hear fear of noodles came about and how it has impacted her over the years. 1st Person is presented by Urban Outfitters. Music featured in the episode: "Waiting For The…
Today's show features music from Dynasty, Lyric JOnes, Kyah Baby and more.
Slow Caves is an indie rock band from Fort Collins, Colorado, built around the songwriting duo of brothers Jakob and Oliver Mueller along with their friend David Dugan. From playing in high school…
Slow Caves is an indie rock band from Fort Collins, Colorado, built around the songwriting duo of brothers Jakob and Oliver Mueller along with their friend David Dugan.
Today features music from Benny, Jamo Gang, Five Steez, Conway and more.
Joanna Sternberg is an artist and musician from Manhattan, NY. With a background in jazz and tons of experience on a wide range of instruments, their own music uses folk composition to tell brutally…
Today’s Jazz Hole Live set features the Brooklyn-based trio Curtis + Garabedian + Sperrazza, recorded live at Brooklyn’s Owl Music Parlor
AMES, aka Amy Kuney’s songwriting is familiar to so many people - though they may not realize it, since the LA-based musician has spent years crafting hit compositions for the likes of Michelle…
AMES, aka Amy Kuney’s songwriting is familiar to so many people - though they may not realize it, since the LA-based musician has spent years crafting hit compositions for the likes of Michelle…
Today features tracks from Robosonic, Adri Block, Ferreck Dawn and more.
Justin talks about how he got involved with performing magic and how it allowed him to connect with others while also shaping how he perceives each moment. 1st Person is presented by Urban…
Today's show features music from Audible Doctor, Westside Gunn, 60 East and more.
Be Forest is a dark shoegaze trio from Italy. Costanza Delle Rose (bass, vocals), Nicola Lampredi (guitar), and Erica Terenzi (drum, synths and vocals) craft a hazy, moody sort of atmospheric soundscape
Be Forest is a dark shoegaze trio from Italy. Costanza Delle Rose (bass, vocals), Nicola Lampredi (guitar), and Erica Terenzi (drum, synths and vocals) craft a hazy, moody sort of atmospheric…
Today features music from Freddie Gibbs, Audible Doctor, Jamo Gang, MC WhiteOwl and more.
Meg Mac is a songwriter from Melbourne, Australia, whose powerful, keyboard-driven pop has an often unexpected depth paired with huge, epic production. She stopped by Serious Business Music in…
The NYC big boy and I drink beers and chat in the studio—tune in!
Meg Myers is an L.A.-based pop songwriter originally from Tennessee, with a powerful voice and a totally intense vibe. Joined here for this intimate session by Josh Rheault on guitar, Meg delivers a…
Meg Myers is an L.A.-based pop songwriter originally from Tennessee, with a powerful voice and a totally intense vibe. Joined here for this intimate session by Josh Rheault on guitar, Meg delivers a…
Today features tracks from Kings Of Tomorrow, JT Donaldson, Shapeshifters and more.
Kim talks about her educational journey and how it has taught her the way that work is valued in academia.
Today's show features music from Benny, Roc Marciano, Five Steez & more.
Adir L.C. is an NYC-based songwriter with a refreshing, folk-inflected indie rock style that makes great use of dynamics and lush arrangements.
Adir L.C. is an NYC-based songwriter with a refreshing, folk-inflected indie rock style that makes great use of dynamics and lush arrangements. With a huge sound that feels both grounded and ambitious…
Today features music from Benny, Pete Rock, Royal Flush and more.
The NYC Pride Parade took over the streets of NYC this weekend.
Anemone is the Montreal-based project of Chloé Soldevila. Blending sweet psych-pop melodies with subtle touches of funk jams to perfect effect, the project evokes blissed out sunny days with nearly…
This week I have a group chat with NYC metal punk thrashers A Deer Horse—tune in!
Metal, punk rock, garage thrashers—whatever you want to call them, they’re here to shred & have a blast.
Josie Boivin is a Montreal-based musician who records under the name MUNYA. With pristine production, tasteful live instrumentation, and an impossibly gorgeous vocal delivery, MUNYA’s music is a…
Josie Boivin is a Montreal-based musician who records under the name Munya. With pristine production, tasteful live instrumentation, and an impossibly gorgeous vocal delivery, Munya’s music is a…
Today features tracks from Robosonic, Gianni Bini & Fabio Vela, Ferreck Dawn and more.
Sam recalls the worst teacher she encountered while in school a particular moment that has stuck with her many years later.
Today's show features music from Justo the MC & maticulous, Jamo Gang, Mark Ski & more.
For better or for worse, we’ve all had a dad. Our storytellers for this month take the decidedly “for better” approach, as they share with us tales of dads getting bullied at Disney World, cheering on daughters at talent shows, and showing their love in their own ways. Now go and mow the lawn. Julia Whitehouse (juliawiedeman.com) Jeff Hiller (ucbtheatre.com) Adam Wade (ucbtheatre.com)
Camilo Medina and Javier Forero met as kids in Bogotá before reuniting in Miami, where they began their musical collaboration. In Chicago, the duo was joined by Guillermo Rodriguez and Pierce Codina…
Camilo Medina and Javier Forero met as kids in Bogotá before reuniting in Miami, where they began their musical collaboration. In Chicago, the duo were joined by Guillermo Rodriguez and Pierce Codina…
Today features music from Conway, Jamo Gang, UFO Fev and more.
Kevin Patrick is Field Medic, a “bedroom folk” artist whose songs pair timeless and minimalist acoustic stylings with modern lyricism. A captivating performer with a knack for connecting with his…
Dark Tea is the musical project of Gary Canino, an NYC-based songwriter whose country-inflected rock takes on an amorphous quality, moving from moody to shimmery, pulling the listener in and taking…
Dark Tea is the musical project of Gary Canino, an NYC-based songwriter whose country-inflected rock takes on an amorphous quality, moving from moody to shimmery, pulling the listener in and taking…
Today features tracks from Todd Edwards & Sinden, Liv East, Ferreck Dawn and more.
Jose Martinez (@JMartinezNYC) joins the show to discuss the MTA's renewed crackdown on farebeating on NYC subways and buses.
Mareda recalls how having her mother as the director of her pre-school gave her a sense of authority and what she would tell her younger self today. 1st Person is presented by Urban…
It was a night filled with love, support, moshing and even a marriage proposal.
Today's show features music from Jamo Gang, J57, Lyric Jones and Billy Danze
Warpark are an NYC trio who play loud, groovy rock music. Using the classic drums/bass/guitar setup with a heavy dose of far out sonic textures, the group has a unique take on guitar rock. The band…
Warpark are an NYC trio who play loud, groovy rock music. Using the classic drums/bass/guitar setup with a heavy dose of far out sonic textures, the group has a unique take on guitar rock.
Today features music from Kool Taj The Great, J57, Bumpy Knuckles and more.
LA trio Warbly Jets - aka Samuel Shea, Julien O'neill, and Dan Gerbang - has already toured the world both on their own and opening for the likes of Liam Gallagher, The Dandy Warhols, and Mystery…
On today’s episode of The Jazz Hole Live with Linus, check out a brilliant live set by Lena Bloch & Feathery, recorded at UMass Amherst
James Supercave is the LA-based trio comprised of Joaquin Pastor, Patrick Logothetti, and Andrés Villalobos (joined here by drummer Julien Boyé). The group’s soulful music embodies the sort of…
James Supercave is the LA-based trio comprised of Joaquin Pastor, Patrick Logothetti, and Andrés Villalobos (joined here by drummer Julien Boyé). The group’s soulful music embodies the sort of…
Today features tracks from HiFi Sean, Liv East, Mattei & Omich and more.
Anastasia recalls an incident where she could have intervened to help someone in need but did not, and what means to be a bystander today.
Today's show features music from Five Steez, Sav Kilz and J57.
Ida Mae is the Nashville-based duo of Chris Turpin and Stephanie Jean, who are originally from the UK. The musical and romantic partners developed the project in the wake of their previous band, taking inspiration from the Sonny Terry and Brownie McGhee song, “Ida Mae” as they forged a new musical path. Their powerful blend of guitar and voice uses a strong sense of melody and pop structure, making for a refreshing mix of British soul and Americana. The duo stopped by while on tour with Greta Van Fleet to share this intimate look at their tunes with us at Serious Business Music in Brooklyn. Ida Mae’s debut album, Chasing Lights, is available now from Thirty Tigers.
Ida Mae is the Nashville-based duo of Chris Turpin and Stephanie Jean, who are originally from the UK. The musical and romantic partners developed the project in the wake of their previous band,…
Today features music from Mark Ski, Tome Spilff, Sav Killz & more.
Strawberry Generation is an indie pop group from Providence, Rhode Island, featuring the dual lead vocals of Luk and Val. There’s a totally adorable youthful exuberance to them - and their music -…
Jo Schornikow is an Australian songwriter - currently based in Nashville - with an impressively strong and gentle voice. As a member of her partner Matthew Houck’s band, Phosphorescent, she plays a…
Jo Schornikow is an Australian songwriter - currently based in Nashville - with an impressively strong and gentle voice. As a member of her partner Matthew Houck’s band, Phosphorescent, she plays a…
Today features tracks from Liv East, Cueber, Amor and more.
The Mad Doctors recently announced they’ll be bringing their band to an end, but not before putting out aa final EP, appropriately titled ‘RIP,’ and doing one last run of tour dates. First,…
Madeline recalls what brought on the most trivial fight she was part of and how it was resolved. 1st Person is presented by Urban Outfitters. Music featured in the episode: "Propagation" by Com Truise
Today's show features music from Kev Brown, Pete Rock, DJ Premier & more.
Human People - aka the NYC rock band comprised of four human people: Hayley Livingston, Marisa Gershenhorn, Victoria Guillem, and Abigail Austin - brings an excitedly catchy, scrappy, poppiness to the…
Today features music from Bumpy Knuckles, MeRCY, DJ Premier, DJ Skizz, Pete Rock & more.
Clarence Greenwood, aka Citizen Cope, is a singular artist - an American songwriter whose career has drawn on rock, blues, soul, and folk music for over twenty years. From working with labels to forging his own, fully independent career, Greenwood has stayed true to his musical vision all along. He stopped by Serious Business Music in Brooklyn to share this intimate performance with us. Heroin And Helicopters is available now from RainWater Recordings. Listen to the audio podcast for more music and interview.
Antagonista is the Brooklyn-based trio of Sean Davenport, Michael Alan Hams, and Andrew Monorchio. With a dizzying array of genres dropping inspiration into the mix, the band’s composition weaves…
Antagonista is the Brooklyn-based trio of Sean Davenport, Michael Alan Hams, and Andrew Monorchio. With a dizzying array of genres dropping inspiration into the mix, the band’s composition weaves…
We got a sneak peak at the updated SummerStage at Central Park.
Fresh off their debut music video for “Eh Eh Hem,” the NYC trio is ready to rumble.
Today features tracks from Daniel Leseman, Rhemi, Ferreck Dawn and more.
Jo talks about what it’s been like to live life on the road since retiring and how her travels have given her a new perspective on life.
Today's show features music from Kev Brown, Pete Rock, DJ Premier & more.
Dad is a Brooklyn hardcore punk band carving a new path of fatherly disappointment through intense jams.
Dad is a Brooklyn hardcore punk band carving a new path of fatherly disappointment through intense jams. The band, consisting of Jeremy Duvall, Jesse Fairbairn, Jon Murphy, and James Watson dropped by Serious Business Music in Brooklyn to tear it up for this session. Road Soda is available now! Listen to the audio podcast for more music and interview.
Today features music from DJ Premier, DJ Skizz, Pete Rock & more.
And The Kids is a band from Northampton, MA. Formally a trio (with a member based in Montreal) they're currently operating live as the duo of Hannah Mohan and Rebecca Lasaponaro -- along with the extremely notable presence of album cover star and tour companion, Little Dog. The band plays engaging, indie rock that draws on post-punk and pop, making for a uniquely strange, but beautiful sort of experience. They stopped by Serious Business Music in Brooklyn for this session. When This Life Is Over is available now. Listen to the audio podcast for more music and interview.
Pip Blom the band is led by the young Amsterdam songwriter of the same name. Using post-punk urgency, 90’s alt-rock hooks and twists, and a genuine knack for songwriting and expression, the music is…
Pip Blom the band is led by the young Amsterdam songwriter of the same name. Using post-punk urgency, 90’s alt-rock hooks and twists, and a geniune knack for songwriting and expression, the music is…
Today features tracks from OFFAIAH, Roog, Ferreck Dawn and more.
Haybaby is releasing a new album called ‘They Get There,’ so they’re playing a release show on Monday, May 27th, at Alphaville in Brooklyn. Also on the bill is Shark?, who are reuniting after…
In this episode, Molly shares her thoughts on the drawbacks of too much screen time.
Today's show features music and a conversation with T3 of Slum Village.
Fatherson is a Scottish alternative rock trio from Kilmarnock. With their latest album, the band has been steadily raising their profile internationally, and lead singer Ross Leighton stopped by NYC…
The last time these NYC-based rockers released an album was the last time there was a blue moon, so it was time.
Fatherson is a Scottish alternative rock trio from Kilmarnock. With their latest album, the band has been steadily raising their profile internationally, and lead singer Ross Leighton stopped by NYC en route to SXSW, dropping by Serious Business Music in Brooklyn to share an intimate, direct take on a few of the band’s tunes for us in this special session. Sum Of All Your Parts is available now from Easy Life Records. Listen to the audio podcast for more music and interview.
Today features music from Kool Taj The Great, Bumpy Knuckles, MAID, Pete Rock & more.
Bedstudy is the electro-RNB trio of Peter Baldwin, David Plakon, and Ranson Vorpahl. Originating in Orlando, FL, but now based in Brooklyn, NY, the group has honed a super tight sound and aesthetic.…
A fantastic set by Convergence, a new project by Swiss drummer Florian Arbenz featuring the Cuban Vistel brothers, Jim Hart and Heiri Känzig
Thumpasaurus is a punk-funk wild rollercoaster ride of a party machine full of aliens, tearing out of LA. With a ridiculously entertaining vibe and a flair for the dramatic (think somewhere…
Thumpasaurus is a punk-funk wild rollercoaster ride of a party machine full of aliens, tearing out of LA. With a ridiculously entertaining vibe and a flair for the dramatic (think somewhere along the…
Today features tracks from OFFAIAH, Roog, Jack Back and more.
Jane talks about how being the oldest sibling taught her to take the lead and delegate when it came to chores and responsibilities among her and her siblings. 1st Person is presented by Urban Outfitters. Music featured in the episode: "Chinatown" by Barrie
Today's show features music from Pete Rock, H3RO, Kool Taj The Great and more.
Nashville brothers Ben Ford and Michael Ford, Jr. have returned with a fresh batch of their distinctly catchy, melodic indie rock, this time with a new EP produced by the acclaimed producers/band…
The freakedelic, rock ‘n’ roll psych bands got the crowd at the brand new Williamsburg venue moving.
Nashville brothers Ben Ford and Michael Ford, Jr. have returned with a fresh batch of their distinctly catchy, melodic indie rock, this time with a new EP produced by the acclaimed producers/band…
Today features music from Josiah The Gift, Hermetic Order, Bumpy Knuckles, J57, Pete Rock & more.
Daddies is a super fun garage punk ‘n roll band from New Jersey. With catchy hooks, sexy rhythms, and lyrics you can’t help but get down with, the band is an instant good time. They invaded…
From the Brooklyn DIY giants at King Pizza, we bring you The Fucktons, a two-man gas-guzzlin’ reverb-swimming overdrive-blurtin’ powerhouse of rock. You may recognize these two from The Mad…
From the Brooklyn DIY giants at King Pizza, we bring you The Fucktons, a two-man gas-guzzlin’ reverb-swimming overdrive-blurtin’ powerhouse of rock.
Today features tracks from Kings of Tomorrow, Demuir, Dennis Ferrer and more.
New York’s own Grim Streaker has a new album called ‘No Vision,’ and they’re playing a record release show at Alphaville with Big Bliss. Field Medic is also playing a show at Alphaville. And…
Today's show features music from Pete Rock, H3RO, Billy Danze and more.
In collaboration with producer Jason Falkner, Brodeur has crafted a selection of tight, melodic pop/rock songs that’ll be stuck in your head for days.
Bird Streets is the musical project of NY-based songwriter John Brodeur. The moniker - a reference to a neighborhood in LA - which happens to be where he recorded the band’s debut album, revealed a…
Today features music from Kool Taj The Great, Dollarmentary, Hermetic Order, Bumpy Knuckles, 38 Spesh & more.
A look inside a Digester Egg at the Newtown Creek Wastewater Treatment Plant.
TOP Nachos is the duo of Eli Frank (guitar) and Kenny Hauptman (drums). Hailing from New Paltz, NY, and playing what they call “goof rock,” the band is doing more than just goofing off even if…
Strawberry Generation is an indie pop group from Providence, Rhode Island, featuring the dual lead vocals of Luk and Val. There’s a totally adorable youthful exuberance to them - and their music -…
Strawberry Generation is an indie pop group from Providence, Rhode Island, featuring the dual lead vocals of Luk and Val.
Today features tracks from Robosonic, Purple Disco Machine, Qubiko, Roog and More.
The Nashville quartet’s fun vibes and groovy beats took over the Lower East Side.
After sharing about some of the places he’s lived, Rafael talks about the places he and his service dog, Maria, plan to travel to. 1st Person is presented by Urban Outfitters. Music featured…
Today's show features music from Lyric Jones, Superior X Eto, Smif N Wessun and more.
Clarence Greenwood, aka Citizen Cope, is a singular artist - an American songwriter whose career has drawn on rock, blues, soul, and folk music for over twenty years. From working with labels to…
Clarence Greenwood, aka Citizen Cope, is a singular artist - an American songwriter whose career has drawn on rock, blues, soul, and folk music for over twenty years. From working with labels to…
Today features music from Hermetic Order, Bumpy Knuckles, 38 Spesh & more.
Though Plaid Dracula hails from Brooklyn, NY, they could just as easily be from Transylvania in an alternate universe where the gothic landscape was covered in glitter. While their name might evoke a…
We first met Brooklyn bassist extraordinaire Eva Lawitts when the band Citris dropped by, but she’s a musician who you’ve likely heard already, whether you realize it or not. Be it one of her own…
We first met Brooklyn bassist extraordinaire Eva Lawitts when the band Citris dropped by, but she’s a musician who you’ve likely heard already, whether you realize it or not. Be it one of her own…
Today features tracks from Purple Disco Machine, Qwestlife, Roog and More.
Gloria relives her experience of meeting Michael Bloomberg and how he compared to her expectations.
Today's show features music from Conway The Machine, White Owl, Snowgoons and more.
It’s been a few years since we last caught up with the Philadelphia-based orchestral indie pop band, Grandchildren. Aleks Martray’s compositions have remained the core of the band’s tightly…
It’s been a few years since we last caught up with the Philadelphia-based orchestral indie pop band, Grandchildren. Aleks Martray’s compositions have remained the core of the band’s tightly…
Today features music from Conway, TRDMRK, Lyric Jones, Bumpy Knuckles & more.
The Sharp Shadows is the Brooklyn-based power-pop trio of Steve Bailey, Rob Mellinger, and Zac Pless. With extremely sharp Costello-style melodies and hooks, the band doesn’t mess around when it…
Today’s episode of The Jazz Hole Live with Linus features three live tracks by the Toronto-based guitarist, composer and educator, Harley Card, plus two studio tracks from his latest album “The…
Tuff Sunshine is a NYC indie rock group headed up by singer/songwriter Johnny Leitera. For this incarnation of the group, bassist Turner Stough brings in his I Am The Polish Army bandmate Emma…
Tuff Sunshine is a NYC indie rock group headed up by singer/songwriter Johnny Leitera. For this incarnation of the group, bassist Turner Stough brings in his I Am The Polish Army bandmate Emma…
Today features tracks from Purple Disco Machine, Atjazz, Jack Back & more.
Neelab reflects on what it was like to grow up as the oldest child in her family and how that experience shaped her as a person. 1st Person is presented by Urban Outfitters. Music featured in…
Today's show features music from Conway The Machine, Jamo Gang, Villa G and more.
Saint Mela is an indie pop band based in NYC, founded by Steven Dewey and Wolf Weston, and bolstered by drummer Jason MacDermott and synth bass from Josh Rollin. Together, they blend heavy grooves and tasteful synth sounds to capture hearts and make bodies move. They took over Serious Business Music in Brooklyn to blow the roof off the place with Wolf’s unforgettable vocals and a lively performance.
Saint Mela is an indie pop band based in NYC, founded by Steven Dewey and Wolf Weston, and bolstered by drummer Jason MacDermott and synth bass from Josh Rollin. Together, they blend heavy grooves and…
Today features music from Conway, Crimeapple, Josiah The Gift and Ras Beats.
Jocelyn & Chris Arndt are a pair of Harvard-educated siblings making a name for themselves with a polished, poppy take on classic rock, honed with the help of some musical heavy-hitters. The band stopped by Serious Business Music in Brooklyn to show us what all the buzz is about. The Fun in the Fight is available now. Listen to the audio podcast for more music and interview.
Jocelyn & Chris Arndt are a pair of Harvard-educated siblings making a name for themselves with a polished, poppy take on classic rock, honed with the help of some musical heavy-hitters. The band…
The legendary NYC venue celebrated their 25th birthday with some serious shredding.
Today features tracks from Trutopia, Kings Of Tomorrow, Jack Back & more.
Confidence Man is playing at the Knitting Factory. Reptaliens is at Brooklyn Steel. Big Thief and Lomelda are at Elsewhere. EX HEX and THICK are also at Elsewhere. And Broken Social Scene is at…
Alison describes what she feels is different about growing up in the world today as compared to past generations and offers advice to parents. 1st Person is presented by Urban Outfitters. Music featured in the episode: "Low Expectations" by Zoe Boekbinder
Today's show features music from Conway The Machine, Jamo Gang, Villa G and more.
It’s been a couple years since Matt Meade -- who we first got to know from his other band, Friend Roulette -- brought his Spritzer project to BTR Live Studio. In the years since, the band has…
It’s been a couple years since Matt Meade -- who we first got to know from his other band, Friend Roulette -- brought his Spritzer project to BTR Live Studio. In the years since, the band has…
Today features music from Nipsey Hussle and more.
Rachel Ana Dobken is a unique musician. The multi-instrumentalist based out of Asbury Park, NJ, first landed on our radar while drumming in another band, but in the years since has seen her…
Meg Mac is a songwriter from Melbourne, Australia, whose powerful, keyboard-driven pop has an often unexpected depth paired with huge, epic production. She stopped by Serious Business Music in…
Meg Mac is a songwriter from Melbourne, Australia, whose powerful, keyboard-driven pop has an often unexpected depth paired with huge, epic production. She stopped by Serious Business Music in Brooklyn to share a few songs with us in this very special session. “Something Tells Me” is Meg Mac’s latest single, available now from 300 Entertainment. Listen to the audio podcast for more music and interview.
Today features tracks from Chic, Kings of Tomorrow, Kiko Navarro & Tuccillo and more.
Vanessa shares what prompted her move from Denver, Colorado, to New York City and why she regrets not making the move sooner. 1st Person is presented by Urban Outfitters. Music featured in the episode: "Ride Baby Ride" by United Ghosts
Today's show features music from Bumpy Knuckles x DJ Chanin, Billy Danze, Flee Lord, TRDMK & more.
Anemone is the Montreal-based project of Chloé Soldevila. Blending sweet psych-pop melodies with subtle touches of funk jams to perfect effect, the project evokes blissed out sunny days with nearly…
Anemone is the Montreal-based project of Chloé Soldevila. Blending sweet psych-pop melodies with subtle touches of funk jams to perfect effect, the project evokes blissed out sunny days with nearly…
Today features music from Billy Danze, Masta Ace, Bumpy Knuckles, Five Steez and more.
It has been an eventful few years for Erika Spring since her last solo release. Since then, the Brooklyn-based musician reunited with her band, Au Revoir Simone, and toured with the Jenny…
Kevin Patrick is Field Medic, a “bedroom folk” artist whose songs pair timeless and minimalist acoustic stylings with modern lyricism. A captivating performer with a knack for connecting with his…
Kevin Patrick is Field Medic - a “bedroom folk” artist whose songs pair timeless, minimalist, acoustic tactics with modern lyricism. A captivating performer with a knack for connecting with his…
Today features tracks from Low Steppa, Trutopia, Saison & Catz 'n Dogz.
On a recent visit to the United States from Germany, Matthias explains how the depiction of America in the media compares to his actual experience. 1st Person is presented by Urban Outfitters. Music featured in the episode: "Purple Boy" by Delicate Steve
Today's show features music from Bumpy Knuckles x DJ Chanin, Billy Danze, Flee Lord, TRDMK & more.
LA trio Warbly Jets - aka Samuel Shea, Julien O'neill, and Dan Gerbang - has already toured the world both on their own and opening for the likes of Liam Gallagher, The Dandy Warhols, and Mystery…
LA trio Warbly Jets - aka Samuel Shea, Julien O'neill, and Dan Gerbang - has already toured the world both on their own and opening for the likes of Liam Gallagher, The Dandy Warhols, and Mystery…
Today features music from Davis May, Bumpy Knuckles, Five Steez and more.
The traveling public art installation Prismatica brings color and creativity to downtown NYC.
LUMPS is the musical beast created by Aaron Hester. Previously West Coast-based, the solo project-turned-trio-turned-Brooklyn band has certainly seen some changes, but what’s remained is Hester’s…
The Jazz Hole Live - today with a set from right here in NYC at Brooklyn’s Bar Lunàtico by guitarist and composer Q Morrow and his band
Zenizen is the project of Opal Hoyt, whose music reveals her journey from her roots in Alaska through Vermont, Jamaica, Washington DC, and ultimately Brooklyn. With a jazz foundation and soulful expression, the music is captivating and curious, blending styles and textures to great effect. The band joined us at Serious Business Music in Brooklyn for this special session. Es Is is available now. Listen to the audio podcast for more music and interview.
Zenizen is the project of Opal Hoyt, whose music reveals her journey from her roots in Alaska through Vermont, Jamaica, Washington DC, and ultimately Brooklyn. With a jazz foundation and soulful…
Today features tracks from Low Steppa, Trutopia, Martin Badder & Peznt, Javonntte & more.
Pieter shares what it has been like to travel around the world without a predetermined path.
Today's show features music from Bumpy Knuckles x DJ Chanin, Billy Danze, Kyah Baby & more.
Pablo Dylan is a musician in an entirely new phase of his music career. With a past that dove headfirst into rap and saw collaborations with several high-profile artists and producers, he has…
Pablo Dylan is a musician in an entirely new phase of his music career. With a past that dove headfirst into rap and saw collaborations with several high-profile artists and producers, he has…
Today features music from Grand Surgeon, Masta Ace & Marco Polo, MentPlus and more.
Samia, the band, is the musical project of 21 year old NYC native Samia Finnerty. With a powerful voice and uncanny ability to write poignant, confessional pop songs ranging from the soft and subtle…
And The Kids is a band from Northampton, MA. Formally a trio (with a member based in Montreal) they're currently operating live as the duo of Hannah Mohan and Rebecca Lasaponaro -- along with the…
And The Kids is a band from Northampton, MA.
Today features tracks from Javonntte, Catz 'n Dogz, Mattei & Omich and more!
BTRtoday presents Dilly Dally at Music Hall Of Williamsburg. Lumps, Darkwing, Coco Verde, BIRDS, Jamie Frey of NO ICE, and Holly Overton play Fauxmo Fest 2019. Shelter Dogs is at Alphaville. Remember…
While recalling details from her first date, Dalin reflects on what she was like as a teenager and what advice she would give her younger self. 1st Person is presented by Urban Outfitters. Music…
Today's show features music from Cormega, Homeboy Sandman & Edan, Masta Ace & Marco Polo and Lyric Jones.
Rachel Ana Dobken is a unique musician. The multi-instrumentalist, based out of Asbury Park, NJ, first landed on our radar while drumming in another band, but in the years since has seen her…
Rachel Ana Dobken is a unique musician. The multi-instrumentalist and see, based out of Asbury Park, NJ, first landed on our radar while drumming in another band, but in the years since has seen her…
Today features music from Masta Ace & Marco Polo, Kool Taj The Gr8 x Merge Beats, Smif N Wessun & Roc Marciano.
Bear Grass is a band based out of Troy, NY, made up of Katie Hammon, Ian White, August Sagehorn, and Tommy Krebs. The band is remarkably unassuming in their pop sensibility, with an offbeat sort of…
Bear Grass is a band based out of Troy, NY, made up of Katie Hammon, Ian White, August Sagehorn, and Tommy Krebs.
Today features tracks from Masaki Morii & Aaron K Gary, Austin Ato & Brushy One String and HiFi Sean.
Alma shares what it was like for her to move to China without friends or family and how she grew from that experience. 1st Person is presented by Urban Outfitters. Music featured in the episode: "My Uncle’s Navy" by Neko Case
Brian, Alex, Madi, and Dan are the Brooklyn-based band, Shelter Dogs. Always up for a good party, they’ve got a great garage/powerpop sound that sets them apart from many of the borough’s other…
Today's show features music from Vstylez, MentPlus, Pistol Mcfly & more.
Brian, Alex, Madi, and Dan are the Brooklyn-based band, Shelter Dogs. Always up for a good party, they’ve got a great garage/powerpop sound that sets them apart from many of the borough’s other…
Today features music from Choosey & Exile, Vstylez, Dave Dar, CRIMEAPPLE x DJ Skizz & more.
The Barely Legal Brunchin' Biddies, The Cthululemon, Bernie Sandwiches and more trekked out to a wintry Prospect Park this weekend to vie for big picnicking prizes.
Bel Aviv is the new project from NYC’s Karen Kanan Correa and Sivan Harlap, whose band Demander was a staple of the local scene in the 2000s, as were their later projects: Futurebrite, Writer, and Dams of the West. Now, as they prepare the debut Bel Aviv EP alongside Frightened Rabbit’s Andy Monaghan, the band dropped by Serious Business Music in Brooklyn to share what they appropriately call “breakup beach songs” for this session. “Sun & Air” is the first single from Bel Aviv, available now. Listen to the audio podcast for more music and interview.
Bel Aviv is the new project from NYC’s Karen Kanan Correa and Sivan Harlap, whose 00’s band Demander was a staple of the local scene (their later projects Futurebrite, Writer and Dams of the West…
Today features tracks from Blaze Presents UDAUFL, Illyus & Barrientos and Finest Wear.
Son Lux is playing Lincoln Center’s American Songbook Series. Ty Segall & White Fence are playing Warsaw. Van Goose has a release show at the Footlight. Jim Wood’s birthday show at Pet Rescue…
There’s nothing like moshing and crowd surfing in a tux or gown.
Doug shares what prompted him to shift his career later in life and offers advice to others who might wish to do the same thing. 1st Person is presented by Urban Outfitters. Music featured in…
Today's show features music from Vstylez, Cormega, Five Steez & more.
Elise Davis is a Nashville-based Americana songwriter, originally from Little Rock, Arkansas. Her latest batch of songs presents both a wide range of styles and subject matter, from desert folk to…
Elise Davis is a Nashville-based Americana songwriter, originally from Little Rock, Arkansas. Her latest batch of songs present both a wide range of styles and subject matter, from desert folk to…
Today features music from TRDMRK, Dave Dar, Ras Beats, CRIMEAPPLE x DJ Skizz & more.
L’FREAQ is the musical project of Lea Cappelli. The rising Brooklyn and Los Angeles-based artist crafts dense and enchanting synth-pop that bridges the gap between indie rock and soul in a beautiful…
Enjoy a set by Julian Gerstin Sextet recorded live at Wendy Redlinger's House in Guilford, VT on this month’s episode of The Jazz Hole Live
Van Goose is the high-energy, beat-driven, DFA/no wave-inspired project of Shlomi Lavi.
Van Goose is the high energy, beat-driven project of Shlomi Lavi. The Brooklyn-based musician, inspired by DFA and the no wave genre, has had a wild musical ride.
Today features tracks from Todd Edwards, Kerri Chandler, Tuccillo & Kiko Navarro.
Elijah talks about his relationship with his grandmother and shares the most important lessons he’s learned from her. 1st Person is presented by Urban Outfitters. Music featured in the…
Today's show features music from J57, Five Steez, Cormega & more.
It has been an eventful few years for Erika Spring since her last solo release. Since then, the Brooklyn-based musician reunited with her band, Au Revoir Simone, and toured with the Jenny…
It has been an eventful few years for Erika Spring between her previous solo release and the latest - in which the Brooklyn-based musician reunited with her band, Au Revoir Simone, and toured with the…
Today features music from TRDMRK, Wize Crack, J57,CRIMEAPPLE x DJ Skizz & more.
Las Rosas is the Brooklyn-based rock trio of Joses Boyer and Aybar, along with drummer Christopher Lauderdale. They’ve been rockin’, rollin’, janglin’, and hangin’ out in the local scene and…
Daddies is a super fun garage punk ‘n roll band from New Jersey. With catchy hooks, sexy rhythms, and lyrics you can’t help but get down with, the band is an instant good time. They invaded…
Daddies are a super fun garage punk ‘n roll band from NJ. With catchy hooks, sexy rhythms, and lyrics you can’t help but get down with, the band is an instant good time. They invaded Serious…
Today features tracks from Todd Edwards, Kerri Chandler, Tuccillo & Kiko Navarro.
Emina describes her first date, which was something of a disaster. She also compares that to the best date she’s ever been on. 1st Person is presented by Urban Outfitters. Music featured in the episode: "Turn Around" by Dungen & Woods
Skip the crowded overpriced restaurants and treat your sweetie to some romantic rock ‘n’ roll instead.
Today's show features music from recording artist F.Y.I.
Vera Sola is a dynamic performer whose Western-tinged tales flow with a captivating energy. Drawing on a wealth of both socially-conscious issues and romantic poetics, she infuses her songs with…
Today features music from TRDMRK, Skanks & DJ Ready Cee, Roc Marciano and more.