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Executive Producer: Jeremiah McVay
Senior Producers: Bryan Bruchman, Charles Hinshaw, Jacqueline Soller
Associate Producer: Jeff Nazareno
LA-based Raye Zaragoza is an acclaimed folk songwriter and performer whose new album is about to drop. Here, she takes a break from roller skating to show us around her apartment/home studio, and give an exclusive performance of her powerful song, “The It Girl.” Woman In Color will be out October 23, 2020. Listen to the audio podcast for more music and interview.
Washington DC, indie pop band Lotion Princess stops by BTR Live Studio for a special At Home Session, recorded and filmed remotely in the backyard at a safe social distance by Mariah Miranda. “In The Summer” by Lotion Princess is available now. Watch our previous video for Lotion Princess’ “In The Summer” and listen to the audio podcast for more music and interview.
Sadie Dupuis of Speedy Ortiz returns to BTR Live Studio with her pop-oriented solo project, Sad13, on the occasion of the second album, Haunted Painting. Here, Sadie takes us inside her home studio in Philadelphia, and shares an exclusive solo performance of the song “With Baby.” Haunted Painting is available now from Wax Nine. Listen to the audio podcast for more music and interview.
Juxx Diamondz is a rapper, producer, and director from Brownsville, Brooklyn. Here, he shares an exclusive performance recorded live at his home studio. B.O.D.B. is available now. Listen to the audio podcast for more music and interview.
Thanya Iyer is joined by Pompey in their new home in Montreal for a very special performance in their music space. Video includes visual overlay by Thanya Iyer collaborator Sophie Grouev, and a taste of music from the brand new record. Thanya Iyer’s sophomore album, KIND, is available now from Topshelf Records. Watch our previous video for Thanya Iyer’s “Bring Back That Which Is Kind To You” and listen to the audio podcast for more music and interview.
Cartalk is the project of LA-based musician Chuck Moore. They’ve been an integral part of a lively scene of bands and musicians there for the past couple of years, and have just emerged with a spectacular debut album that blends indie rock, americana, and punk in a brilliant way. Here, Chuck joins us from their home to share an intimate, solo look at some of that music. Pass Like Pollen is out now from Anxiety Blanket. Listen to the audio podcast for more music and interview.
​John Knefel  explains why even the best case scenario for the United States in 2021 is less than ideal.​
John Knefel explains how Donald Trump’s failure to shut down white supremacist groups during the first presidential debate serves to mobilize those same groups leading up to Election Day.
Following the New York Times detailed reporting on Donald Trump’s tax returns, John Knefel outlines why the wealthy elite would benefit from Trump’s reelection.
Erinn talks about how gardening makes her feel connected to her grandmother as well as the others who came before her, and how it is meaningful that today her labor benefits only herself and those of her choosing.
After getting clean, Enzo worked hard to maintain his sobriety with the support of his three pillars — school, the gym, and his relationship.
Jen shares why she doesn’t trust the police and believes that they use their power and privilege to only benefit themselves and their own.
Andrew recounts his first experience with online dating which did not go as expected.
Transferring schools helped C.B. realize that everyone does not have access to the same resources and we must lend a hand towards gaining equal footing.
Stephanie talks about how second chances can change lives and how they should be extended to everyone without bias.
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…
Kevin Krauter is a musician based in Bloomington, Indiana, who plays in the increasingly popular band Hoops. As with that project, Krauter employees similarly universal melodies with his solo music,…
Mike Pace, formerly of Brooklyn post-punks Oxford Collapse, is back with another excellent batch of catchy tunes from his eponymous project. While we last saw Mike in an acoustic phase (doing…
Kevin Krauter is a musician based in Bloomington, Indiana, who plays in the increasingly popular band Hoops. As with that project, Krauter employees similarly universal melodies with his solo music,…