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Executive Producer: Jeremiah McVay
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Lakes is a UK-based band whose album Start Again is out now. Here, Roberto Cappellina delivers a fantastic solo acoustic performance. Audio and video for this session was recorded by bandmate Matt Shaw.
Mario Gutierrez is a Brooklyn-based musician originally from Miami. Known for his drumming in several great NYC bands, niecesandnephews is his experimental pop project where he stretches his musical wings in all directions - with hints of indie rock, ambient folk, americana, and electronic music, Mario ties it all together with a hazy, dreamlike aesthetic. Here, he presents a lush, solo performance from home. Stay tuned for the followup videos, which present a bit of a departure in sound and vision. Mnemosyne is available now. Listen to the audio podcast for more music and interview.
Black Nash is the bedroom-pop recording project of Jody Smith, a Brooklyn-based songwriter whose work reflects on his five years in the U.S. Army. Here he delivers an exclusive performance for BTR Live Studio at Home.
NOVA ONE is the current project of Providence, Rhode Island-based musician Roz Raskin and various friends, begun in 2017. Here, Roz delivers a solo take on their hazy, dreamy indie pop songs.
Mario Gutierrez is a Brooklyn-based musician originally from Miami. Known for his drumming in several great NYC bands, niecesandnephews is his experimental pop project where he stretches his musical wings in all directions - with hints of indie rock, ambient folk, americana, and electronic music, Mario ties it all together with a hazy, dreamlike aesthetic. Here, he presents a lush, solo performance from home. Stay tuned for the followup videos, which see present a bit of a departure in sound and vision. Mnemosyne is available now. Listen to the audio podcast for more music and interview.
Will Stratton is an American musician living in Beacon, New York. His 7th album, The Changing Wilderness, was recently released and brings yet another shift in his work, as his very personal, intimate songwriting explores the political landscape of recent years, and its effect on the world, both inside and out. Here, he delivers a lovely solo, acoustic performance from home. The Changing Wilderness is available now from Bella Union. Listen to the audio podcast for more music and interview.
As hospitals across the country fill with people suffering from COVID-19, especially in states where vaccination rates are low, conservative media has changed their messaging.
After a brief reprieve with vaccine rollout this spring, the number of COVID cases in the U.S. is on the rise with breakthrough infections, including those caused by the delta variant which is spreading rapidly, especially to those who are unvaccinated. MJ Knefel comments on the best way to move forward while also balancing all the relevant factors.
Following the recent profile of Lil Nas X in The New York Times Magazine, MJ Knefel comments on the pop star's impact on the visibility and celebration of queer people beyond the realm of heteronormativity. MJ and John Knefel are hosts of the longrunning progressive politics podcast, Radio Dispatch. Music featured in the episode: "Awake” by Tycho
After a bad breakup, Lo Gwynn tattooed herself as a way to give herself new skin. She shares how tattooing saved her from a dark time in her life and created a new passion for herself.
While attending a teaching program in Israel, Ari was overcome with anxiety and depression. Not usually one to be homesick, she was confused by her new emotions. After a little over a month, she cut her planned year-long trip short and returned to New York. She revisited her therapist whom she hadn’t seen since she was a teenager and was diagnosed with bipolar disorder. Ari shares what it has been like living with the disorder and how it is not something to be ashamed about.
When Lee was attending grad school in Upstate New York, it was hard for him to find friends since most of his colleagues lived far from campus. After visiting a local gaming club, Lee got into a card game that connected him to a community that he is still part of today.
Omari describes how he and a friend started and ended a recording studio, what he learned from the process and how his approach might be different if he were going to do it again.
Ben made long walks a part of his quarantine routine once conditions in New York City were safe enough for that activity. On one of those walks, he was faced with a split-second decision to abandon all the caution he’d previously practiced (and which he discussed in a previous episode of 1st Person) in order to come together with strangers to take quick, collective action to save someone from self-harm. 1st Person is presented by Urban Outfitters. Music featured in the episode: "Moon" by Bachelor
During her freshman year at university, Natasha was aimless. Her major in Economics and Politics didn’t excite her and she wanted to work in a more creative field, so she joined the student newspaper and wrote an article that earned her an award. She shares how that success gave her the confidence to pursue a career in journalism. 1st Person is presented by Urban Outfitters. Music featured in the episode: "Only You" by Anemone
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,…