TV
Executive Producer: Jeremiah McVay
Senior Producers: Bryan Bruchman, Charles Hinshaw, Jacqueline Soller
Associate Producer: Jeff Nazareno
Colorado based indie-folk artist Xanthe Alexis shares a look inside her home and an intimate, acoustic performance. The Offering is available now. Listen to the audio podcast for more music and interview.
Kyle Forester – who has played in the bands Woods, Crystal Stilts, and Purple Mountains – joins us from his home in Queens for an exclusive solo performance of songs from his new record. Hearts In Gardens is available now. Watch our previous video for Kyle Forester’s “Strange Vision” and listen to the audio podcast for more music and interview.
HaStyle Rhymes is a hip-hop artist, a cartoon artist and a barber who served time in the U.S. Air Force. A man of many skills and trades, a world traveler and a lyrical writer who has something to say about the state of hip-hop and where it’s going. Here he brings us into his home for a straight up performance for BTR Live Studio At Home. Return To Earth is available now. Listen to the audio podcast for more music and interview.
Oginalii is a genre-blending rock band from Nashville, whose sludgy, technical, desert psych has a way of creeping into your brain and sticking there. For this episode of BTR Live Studio At Home, Emma, Emma, Ryan, and Simon descend to an appropriately cave-like basement music space to share an exclusive performance of their latest single with us. “Pillars” is available now. Listen to the audio podcast for more music and interview.
Monteagle is songwriter and composer Justin Giles Wilcox, who brought his full live band to perform for BTR Live Studio back in May 2018. The Brooklyn based musician recently invited us into his home for a solo acoustic performance of music from his recently released EP, A Colorful Moth. He caught up via video chat with Maia to discuss the EP, plans for the next full length album, Tennessee, Nintendo games, and more. A Colorful Moth is available now from Fire Talk Records. Watch our previous video for Monteagle’s “In Reality” and listen to the audio podcast for more music and interview.
BRNDA is a band from Washington, DC who have two rules: No covers, and no love songs. For this session, Leah Gage, Dave Lesser, Torrey Sanders, and Mark McInerney masked up to dish out some post-punk and indie rock from their garage practice space, and even got to have a bit of an audience! Thanks For Playing is available now from Banana Tapes. Listen to the audio podcast for more music and interview.
John Knefel explains that the increasingly militant language being used by Donald Trump and his administration combined with the strained environment in the United States will almost certainly lead to more violence in the coming months.
John Knefel comments on some recent reactions of Joe Biden on the campaign trail and suggests that his attempts to win over affluent white voters may cause him to lose the support of other key voting groups.
While violence from Donald Trump’s supporters has been common throughout his presidency, John Knefel comments on the increase in violent incidents over recent months and the likelihood that more violence from the right can be expected.
Stephanie talks about how second chances can change lives and how they should be extended to everyone without bias.
Megan shares the hardships of growing up with a mother who wants to be more like a friend than a parent and gives advice on how those suffering with addiction and the people who care about them can get help.
After moving into a predominantly white neighborhood almost 30 years ago, Jean and her family experienced discrimination and harassment due to the color of their skin. Jean shares how she persevered and why she still lives in the neighborhood today.
While moonlighting as a cabbie, Devon discovers that the old man who hangs outside the local grocery store with a jug of wine in his lap has more than meets the eye.
Gabriele risked his financial security during a time of global uncertainty in order to pursue his dream of becoming a professional gamer. He talks about how he prepared for this major life change and how the support of his friends and family helped ease the transition.
During a trip to New York City, Simon experiences virtual reality for the first time and becomes inspired to quit his job and found a VR business in his home country of Denmark. He discusses how people must take action quickly in order to avoid being stuck in the concept stage.
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,…