Happy Fourth of July weekend! It may not be exactly the fourth yet, but we are having a fourth extravaganza on the show today, with lots and lots of boom-flavored songs. All that, plus some hip hop and folk and pop. Make sure to stay tuned, and don’t forget to check out BTR on Facebook, Tiwtter, tumblr, Pinterest, and Instagram.
BTRToday opens up your Wednesday with a new edition of the Listening Booth featuring upbeat alt from Dressy Bessy and Death by Unga Bunga, electronica by Teen and the High Highs, and folk alt via Villagers and Cian Nugent. And don’t miss the trippy fusion of Bibio and Tycho in a remix that’s sure to please. DJRePete is also getting you ready for Glastonbury in the UK by playing bands hitting the stage this weekend. And for good measure, hit up a track by Talisco as they kick-off the first of ten festivals they’ll be playing this summer! That’s your weekly dose of the Listening Booth with DJRePete on BTRToday!
DJRePete turns the calendar for you with alt rock tracks by Pity Sex and A Giant Dog, more folk from Tenniscoats and Tanya Donnelly, and throwbacks from The Like and M. Ward. And speaking of throwbacks, DJRePete harkens back to his Backroom Blues Hour program with a spotlight featuring R&B by The BellRays, rock from The Pack A.D. , and folk blues with Juba Dance. Plus, hit up info on the upcoming Celebrate Brooklyn festival featuring Sharon Jones & the Dap Kings as well as the members of Saun & Starr. That’s your Listening Booth line-up and your June start on BTRtoday!
DJRePete opens up your Wednesday on BTRToday with alt rock via Norway band Death By Unga Bunga ahead of their NYC show later this month. Plus, hit up blues from Benji Hughes, more beats from the album by Lushlife + CSLSX, and dreamy electronica with Tycho. Also, hit up info on the upcoming Treefort and Little Waves 2016 music festivals. And DJRePete revisits some alternative tracks with throwbacks by Calexico, Lia Ices, and Rachel Goodrich. That’s your midweek start on BTR Today with DJRePete!
DJRePete has your Wednesday mix covered with new alt from Requin Chagrin and Sunwolf, beats with Brika and Laser, and electronica with Aidan Knight and Pascal Pinon. Check out a band that’s hitting the high seas in the name of music discovery. Plus, info on the upcoming Cosmosis Festival in Manchester featuring Of Montreal.
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Your midweek soundtrack on BTR starts with DJRePete. He’s spinning addictive, trippy alternative from Kelley Stoltz and Sunwolf, electronica crossover with High Highs and Line & Circle, and funk with Lettuce and Low Cut Connie. Plus, hit up a throwback by Irish-Indian mashup band Delhi 2 Dublin ahead of their appearance at this weekend’s Jaipur Literature Festival. And rewind a few years back for a throwback set spanning the globe and the BTR archives from Alan Wilkis to B. Fleischmann. All that and more on the Wednesday show with DJRePete!
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
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