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Loud, heavy, abrasive, and ready to rock, Nihiloceros have blasted onto the Brooklyn scene with what they call “trash pop.” The trio of Mike Borchardt, Alex Hoffman, and Gabe Savitz stormed into…
Tracy Bonham is the Grammy-nominated songwriter whose work is as timeless and powerful today as her memorable 90s hits. Having recently revisited her 20-year old record to deconstruct and reimagine the music from that era, Bonham stopped by the live room at Serious Business Music in Brooklyn to share this intimate look at some of her songs. Modern Burdens is available now from ECR Music Group Listen to the audio podcast for more music and interview.
Oracle Room is the musical project of Brooklyn-based songwriter and singer Alex Nelson. Tapping into some sort of hazy cosmic wavelength, this super tight and highly skilled band’s songs float through the air, dropping bits of pop, rock, and dance textures around as they go, all carried by Nelson’s captivating vocal melodies. The band stopped by Serious Business Music in Brooklyn to share some tunes with us for this session. Out There EP is available now. Listen to the audio podcast for more music and interview.
Toebow is an NYC-based 5-piece band whose experimental, clever take on rock and jazz-inflected pop is original enough to need its own genre, progressive cartoon rock. Rising from the ashes of the band…
It’s been 4 years since the last time Aloud visited us at BTR Live Studio. Having left their unforgettable mark on the city of Boston, the band’s core of Henry and Jen have since moved to Los…
NYC band Language is the trio of Omar, Wes, and Charles. Stylistically rooted in everything heavy, propulsive, and riffy, the band is a fully capable force of brutal yet smooth rock power. As they prepared to kick into high gear with an incredible new EP and storm the local music scene, the band stopped by Serious Business Music in Brooklyn to give us a taste of what they’ve got going on. Plymouth EP will be released May 18, 2018 from Good Eye Records. Listen to the audio podcast for more music and interview.
Holly Miranda has been one of the most fascinating and interesting singers and songwriters around since we first heard her with the band Jealous Girlfriends. Years later, she’s deep into her solo career, with a history of countless incredible collaborations and a knack for surprising and masterfully-executed covers. Now, Miranda’s latest full length is a beautiful exploration of sound and a raw document of her emotions. She stopped by Serious Business Music in Brooklyn to share an intimate, exclusive performance with us. Mutual Horse is available now on Dangerbird Records. Listen to the audio podcast for more music and interview.
Tracy Bonham is the Grammy-nominated songwriter whose work is as timeless and powerful today as her memorable 90s hits. Having recently revisited her 20-year old record to deconstruct and reimagine…
Jane Weaver is a musician from Liverpool, England. As someone who runs a record label and plays in several groups, she is certainly no stranger to collaboration, but as a songwriter and performer…
New York rock group Operator Music Band land somewhere on planet sound between Kraftwerk and Devo, with minimalist, repetitive pulsations and woozy synth swells forming a base for their punchy, hypnotic future-music. Perhaps a bit retro but also totally of the moment, Operator Music Band is here and needs to be heard. They invaded Serious Business Music in Brooklyn to teach us a little lesson. Coördination EP is available now from New Professor Music. Listen to the audio podcast for more music and interview.
Citris is the grunge-inflected Brooklyn pop band headed up by singer/guitarist Angelina Torreano. Her heavy-hooked, sludgy riffs and tastefully dynamic verse-chorus-verse vibes are fleshed out by Chris Krasnow (guitar/vocals), Eva Lawitts (bass), and Zane West (drums). The band stopped by Serious Business Music in Brooklyn to get their songs all stuck in our heads. “Driving Me Crazy” single is available now from New Professor Music. Listen to the audio podcast for more music and interview.

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