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Travis Harrison
Travis Harrison is a recording engineer, producer, drummist, and all around music professional. He owns and operates Serious Business Music, where nearly every episode of BTR Live Studio is recorded. He also hosted and produced his own podcast and video series, Serious Business on BTR from 2010-2014.
Recent Posts
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 for this intimate session! “Miserable” is available now. Check out the video for "Madeleine" and listen to the audio podcast for more music and interview.
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 emerged with a twisted, driven sound that will have you totally enraptured. He brought his magic to the live room at Serious Business Music in Brooklyn to show us how he does it. Mister Lies by Mister Lies is available now. Check out the video for Mister Lies' "Speedboat" and listen to the audio podcast for more music and interview.
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 it that the songs seem familiar at first, then unravel new threads along the way. The band joined us at Serious Business Music to share some music from their new record. Oceans In Between is available now. Check out the video for Alpenglow's "Figure 8" and listen to the audio podcast for more music and interview.
Adam Melchor is a young musician from New Jersey, currently living in LA. With a strong, soft sensibility to his songwriting, his songs have just the right balance of timeless pop hooks and interesting arrangements to keep everything sounding fresh. He dropped by Serious Business Music in Brooklyn to share a few tunes with us in this solo session. Plan On You is available now. Check out the video for Adam Melchor's "I Don’t Wanna See You Cryin’ Anymore" and listen to the audio podcast for more music and interview.
Banana is a rock trio from Boston, MA. With heavy riffs, deep hooks, and the full range from jangly to full on wall of sound, they’re out to give you more than just your daily dose of potassium. The band dropped by Serious Business Music in Brooklyn while passing thru NYC to show us how they do it. Post-Grunge Revival is available now from King Pizza Records. Check out the video for Banana's "Kittie" and listen to the audio podcast for more music and interview.
A longtime BTR Live Studio favorite, Workman Song has been an ever-evolving project showcasing the songwriting of Sean McMahon, whose rich and bold-hearted folk music is as timeless as it is unconventional. This time around, McMahon performed solo for us at Serious Business Music in Brooklyn to give us a taste of some of his latest work. “Ragnarok” is the latest single out now from Workman Song. Check out the video for "I Want To Be With You" and listen to the audio podcast for more music and interview.