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Kris Gruen has done quite a bit of touring and writing since he last visited us at BTR Live Studio 6 years ago. His latest album was primarily written in California, though still strongly represents his New York roots and long-time home of Vermont. It involves plenty of strong collaborators as usual, but here Gruen drops by Serious Business Music in Brooklyn for an intimate solo performance. Coast and Refuge is available now from Mother West. Listen to the audio podcast for more music and interview.
Kittel & Co. is a contemporary string quintet fronted by Brooklyn musician Jeremy Kittel — formerly of the GRAMMY award-winning Turtle Island Quartet. Drawing on folk, bluegrass, jazz, and…
Yazan is a versatile musician from New York City whose refreshing vibrancy and positivity shines through the music he makes, whether it’s his own or that of several other bands he’s involved with.…
Benjamin Jaffe may be familiar as half of the group HONEYHONEY (his musical partner in that band, Suzanne Santo, is no stranger to us here at BTR Live Studio). Here, though, he sets out on a solo path…
Quichenight is the project headed up by Nashville-based musician Brett Rosenberg, blending cool, quirky pop with catchy rock for those tasty laid-back grooves. The band dropped by Serious Business…
Zander Hawley is an impressive young musician from Los Angeles whose bittersweet songs have an instant appeal. He honed his skills alongside the likes of Phoebe Bridgers (who appears on several songs…
SPOUSE is an indie rock band that originated in 1995, led by frontman/singer José Ayerve. The project has gone through so many changes in its 2+ decade history — including a hiatus or two — that…
IDLES is a lightning bolt shooting straight out of Bristol, England, and tearing through the mess of a world we’re all currently suffering through, guiding the masses with a grin and a fist while…
The Beths are a rock band based in Auckland, New Zealand, founded by lead singer/songwriter Elizabeth Stokes and guitarist Jonathan Pearce. Blending cool, catchy riff rock with fun vocals — from all four band members, no less — the band has a likeably addictive sound. They stopped by Serious Business Music in Brooklyn to share some tunes ahead of their debut full length record release. Future Me Hates Me from The Beths will be available August 10, 2018 from Carpark Records. Listen to the audio podcast for more music and interview.
NADINE is a project bringing together Nadia Hulett (Phantom Posse), and Brooklyn’s dynamic production/live band duo of Carlos Hernandez and Julian Fader (both of Ava Luna and Gravesend Recordings).…
Colatura is a new NYC garage-pop band. With classic pop vocals by bassist Jennica, shimmery lead guitar and backing vocals by Digo (The Teen Age), and powerhouse drums by Rich (Gunfight!, The New…

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