Jesse Marchant, or JBM as he’s more commonly known in the music world, creates delicate, subdued and moving indie rock. Written mostly on an acoustic guitar, his songs are sparse, though never simplistic — he’s classically trained on the guitar and quick with his fingers — and overall the music often conveys a haunting, yet beautiful emotional quality. He’s shared the stage with well-known acts like St. Vincent and The Tallest Man On Earth.

Featured song: “Moonwatcher”

Stray Ashes, the sophomore album by JBM, is out via Western Vinyl.

Complete radio broadcast and playlist: http://bit.ly/Ji5DP5

Official website: http://www.jbm-music.com

Upcoming tour dates:
6/3 @ MilkBoy in Philadelphia, PA
6/4 @ Rockwood Music Hall in New York, NY
6/5 @ DC9 in Washington, D.C.
6/7 @ Cafe 939 in Boston, MA
6/11 @ Rockwood Music Hall in New York, NY
6/12 @ DC9 in Washington, D.C.

About Live Studio on BTR:
BTR Live Studio features a mix of breaking and established musicians playing exclusive sets in our studios, then sitting down for a chat with host Maia MacDonald. Maia is a musician and DJ who’s been involved with the music scene for a number of years and has a knack for asking the questions that musicians actually enjoy answering. Watch more episodes of BTR Live Studio on our Blip page: http://blip.tv/btrlivestudio