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Executive Producer: Jeremiah McVay
Senior Producers: Bryan Bruchman, Charles Hinshaw, Jacqueline Soller
Associate Producer: Jeff Nazareno
Bird Language is Jake Backer and Will Hutchison, a producing duo who met back in college and have been making beats in Brooklyn ever since. In this episode, the duo brings us inside their creative process as they create a beat/song from scratch, including a stirring game of Truth And Dare. Insider Art 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.
RVBY MY DEAR is the musical project of the Brooklyn-based, Australian-born musician Gabbi Coenen. Her pop songs are often anthemic and dramatic, with an arty edge that borrows from indie rock more than the dancefloor. The band dropped by Serious Business Music in Brooklyn for this intimate session. Waiting by RVBY MY DEAR is available now. Watch our video for our previous video from RVBY MY DEAR, “Try” and listen to the audio podcast for more music and interview.
Dolly Valentine welcomes us into her Cape Cod garden for a little tour of the veggies before delivering a beautiful performance (alongside Andrew Valenti) of a track from her excellent new record. Dolly Valentine’s debut album, How To Be Good, is available now. Listen to the audio podcast for more music and interview.
Shamir is Shamir is Shamir. Nothing more really needs to be said. A singular voice and chameleon-like talent across mediums, sliding thru music genres and aesthetics – from pop beginnings to “indie rock Shamir” – he’s been thru it all, and puts his whole heart into every single release. Here, Shamir shares an raw, intimate acoustic performance from his home in Philadelphia. “I Wonder” is available now. Listen to the audio podcast for more music and interview.
KIN is a London-based atmospheric indie pop trio who blend groovy electronics with sweet guitar riffs. Here, two-thirds of the band (Adam Collier and Grace Strickland de Souza) deliver an intimate, exclusive acoustic performance just as the rain starts to fall. “L.O.V.E.” is the latest single available from KIN. Listen to the audio podcast for more music and interview.
Although the MAGA march that brought thousands to the streets on November 14, 2020 was not successful in garnering support for Donald Trump, John Knefel warns that the far right extremists responsible for the demonstration should not be so easily dismissed.
In the wake of the 2020 election season, John Knefel comments on centrist Democrats’ public disdain for Leftist policies and what that means for the Biden Administration.
As cold weather closes in and COVID-19 cases continue to climb in the United States, John Knefel explains why, especially for conservatives, a vaccine will be the only possibility of life without coronavirus.
Tiffany shares how she let go of a dead end relationship and aspired for bigger dreams.
After struggling to finish high school, Antonina took a break from her education to work on herself. Despite the lack of support she got at that time, she knew it was the right move for her. Now four years later, in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, Antonina decided she was ready to attend college and is glad she waited until she was in the right mindset to begin.
Music has always been a part of Diana’s life, but she never had the confidence to share her songwriting until she met Crow. He helped her achieve happiness both musically and romantically. When Diana experiences two great losses with less than a decade between them, she finds a way to heal and continue on through music. 1st Person is presented by Urban Outfitters. Music featured in the episode: “All of Me Wants All Of You (Helado Negro Remix)” by Sufjan Stevens
Amanda doesn’t have the best relationship with her father. When she was a child, he preferred partying and doing hard drugs over being a decent dad. Her parents divorced when she was very young, and she didn’t see her father again until she was in grad school. After inviting her to reconnect with him in Paris, Amanda learns that sometimes people don’t change.
Livia shares what she learned from her marriage at a young age and what she is looking for in a partner today.
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.
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,…