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Executive Producer: Jeremiah McVay
Senior Producers: Bryan Bruchman, Charles Hinshaw, Jacqueline Soller
Associate Producer: Jeff Nazareno
Nasimiyu is a Brooklyn-based musician whose style has evolved over the years from her time in New Orleans making music to her deeply personal, experimental pop. Last seen on BTR Live Studio with the fun and creative Baeb Rxxth, Nasimiyu returns with a very special At Home performance, debuting new music from her upcoming record – the first in 7 years under her own name – with a unique solo performance utilizing live loops and samples and her stunning vocals. Here, Bryan B catches up with Nasimiyu to talk about the song a day project that kickstarted this record, the unique challenges of solo performance, and taking inspiration from the Black Lives Matter movement. Nasimiyu will be releasing new music soon. Listen to the audio podcast for more music and interview.
Portland, Maine songwriter Jeff Beam returns to BTR Live Studio for a very special At Home session, featuring three songs recorded remotely and filmed on VHS – performed with Kate Beaver in their living room/recording studio/dining room. Here, the duo tackles one of the most dynamic tracks off Beam’s latest record, using loops and backing tracks for a stunning experimental pop performance set against a Maine sunset and dripping with psychedelic vibes. Jeff Beam’s self-titled LP is available now. Watch our previous video for Jeff Beam’s “Disarray” and listen to the audio podcast for more music and interview.
Photo Ops is the LA-based project of Terry Price. Following a move from Nashville, his songwriting shifted towards a more personal, folk-tinged sort of pop. What remains is his super-attuned sense of melody, in what he refers to as “adult lullabies.” Here, he shares an exclusive, intimate acoustic performance from his home studio. Pure At Heart is out now from Western Vinyl. Listen to the audio podcast for more music and interview.
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.
As coronavirus cases rise both in the U.S. and globally, it must be considered that the reactionary approach by both state and federal governments will lead to even more preventable deaths.
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.
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.
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.
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,…