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Up and Down Beat Mix

DJRePete is spinning upbeat, downbeat, and everything in between today in The Listening Booth with electronica, alternative, and R&B from the likes of The California Honeydrops and Postdata. Plus hear about a very cool benefit concert going down in Austin to support musicians’ healthcare. And it’s never too early to talk Coachella—tune in for details on one BTRtoday band slated to play two shows at the April festival. 00:00 - Mic Break 00:59 - Ursula - Death of Lovers 05:35 - No Strings -...


A Hello 2019, Stress-Free Mix

DJRePete ushers in 2019 in The Listening Booth with a stress-free mix for you featuring upbeat alt from Mo Douglas, blues via The California Honeydrops, and a dash of punk from The Burning Peppermints for good measure. Plus, catch up with some random news, including how the Brooklyn real estate crunch may or may not have relocated The Essex Green. And how you may or may not be able to check out Linen Closet at King Electric Recording in Austin later this month for a recording on a sweet...


DJRePete Best In Mix 2018 Part 2

DJRePete is counting down to the New Year today in The Listening Booth with part 2 of his annual BTRtoday Best In Mix for 2018. Tune in for downbeat folk with Cat Power, R&B from Kadhja Bonet, and blues via Jonathan Jeremiah. Also, if you’re still thinking of a last minute New Years Eve getaway, hit up info on a mini residency by The California Honeydrops in Lake Tahoe. Plus, The Listening Booth looks forward to a few shows in 2019 already, including one at the famed Roundhouse in London....

DJRePete Best In Mix 2018 Part 1

DJRePete kicks off an annual tradition in The Listening Booth this week with part 1 of his year end Best In Mix. Tune in for a mix that’s sure to please with fem punk rock from Peach Kelli pop, alt folk with Neko Case, and electronica from the likes of Bob Moses. Also, preview a track by The Nude Party ahead of their New Year’s Eve show in New York at City Winery. And one lucky BTRtoday artist has found their way into this Best In Mix twice for the same song. Tricky. Check in with The...


Alternative Holidays

Fall down and get ready for the winter season with an alternative holidays mix in The Listening Booth where DJRePete has new alt rock with Rick Rude, an upbeat throwback with The Go! Team, and folk with Valley Queen. Plus, hit up a solstice inspired mix with a spin on Christmas tunes. No, no rockin’ around the Christmas tree. But some new alternative holiday tracks from the likes of Sufjan Stevens and Sally Shapiro! 00:00 - Mic Break 01:06 - Verb for Dreaming - Rick Rude 03:05 - I Am...


Get Ready Mix!

You’ve found The Listening Booth!—DJRePete’s weekly mix. This week he’s getting ready for the New Year (already), featuring a spotlight this week on the new album More Or Less by Dan Mangan ahead of his 2019 world tour. Also tune in for new and classic lofi alt from BOYO, PAINT, and Unknown Mortal Orchestra who has some down-under tour news for January. And continue to get ready for the upcoming 2018 best in mix with some throwbacks from mix’s past including electronica from Bob Moses and...


A Turn the Calendar Mix

New month, new mix in The Listening Booth where DJRePete is spinning more alt from Antarctigo Vespucci and Part Time, electronica crossover alt from Heaters and Grapetooth, and R&B blues from the likes of Dabrye and Fovea. Plus, folk blues with Neighborhood of Make Believe, throwbacks from My Teenage Stride and Ladyhawke, and introducing you to some reckless bluegrass rock ‘n roll with The Rusty Guns ahead of their NYC show tonight! 00:00 - Mic Break 00:55 - Do It Over - Antarctigo...


Thanksgiving Leftover Smorgasbord Mix

If you’re in day 3 of your post-holiday food coma, you should step into The Listening Booth where DJRePete is spinning a smorgasbord of genres and eras. Starting with more from the latest Dan Mangan record as well as new R&B from Tasha. And then dive into the BTRtoday archives in the time machine Listening Booth. As we approach the final weeks of 2018 and head toward this year’s best in mix, DJRePete revisits some best in mixes of years past including electronica from Asobi Seksu, alt via...


Fresh Tunes & Warm Gold Throwbacks

The Listening Booth keeps you warm with some throwback tunes of the season from One Eskimo and Luke Temple of Here We Go Magic. And as always, DJRePete is also spinning brand new tracks, including alt from Dan Mangan and the Cloud Nothings, electronica from Les Big Byrd, and quirky power rock with Cobra Man. Plus get the scoop on next weekend’s Dutch showcase: Explore The North Festival. 00:00 - Mic Break 00:56 - Kimmy - Antarctigo Vespucci 03:16 - How To Quit Smoking - Papercuts 06:20 -...


New Alt Minus the Bear Send-Off

Your fresh dose of music discovery arrives in The Listening Booth today, where DJRePete is serving up upbeat alt with Dead Tooth, dreamy electro to get lost in from the likes of Matthew Dear, and punctuated by some radio punk via Death Valley Girls. Also, tune in for the story behind the new album by Minus the Bear and their forthcoming farewell tour. Minus the Bear Farewell Tour website Minus the Bear Farewell Tour website. 00:00 - Mic Break 00:54 - Liars - Dead Tooth 03:26 - I've Done...


Fall Back on The Listening Booth

The Listening Booth is all new with alt from Miss World, electronica from FADE, and rock with Les Big Byrd. Plus, tune in for a nearly winter festival celebrating its 15th year in Sonoma County, CA. It’s the Emerald Festival. Also hit up a blues and R&B spotlight with Doe Paoro and The Royal Pendletons. Plus, for good measure a few choice throwbacks by Gogol Bordello, Someone Still Loves You Boris Yeltsin, and Lazy Poker. 00:00 - Mic Break 00:49 - Click and Yr Mine - Miss World 03:27 -...


Spooky Good Tunes

A ghoulishly good pre-Halloween mix awaits in The Listening Booth where DJRePete is spinning some spooky good tracks with only the bare minimum of holiday puns. Promise. Tune in for the latest electronica by Bob Moses, punk with Death Valley Girls, and alt via Cat Power including a track featuring Lana Del Rey. Plus a slew of seasonal throwbacks including alt from Radical Face and a creepy set with My Brightest Diamond. And hit up news on the Metropolis Festival going down this weekend in...


CMJ Flashbacks

Take a flashback in The Listening Booth this week as DJRePete fills the void of CMJ with a music re-discovery mix from artists who played the college radio festival in years past in New York City. Also, tune in for brand new music from Miss World, Man’s Body, and Teleman. And hit up Of Montreal Brooklyn concert news! 00:00 - Mic Break 01:07 - Don’t U Wanna Be Me Sometime? - Miss World 03:23 - Talk of the Town - The Brutalists 06:40 - End Of The Bender - Man's Body 10:42 - Nogoshow - Man's...


New Music Facts & Autumn Throwbacks

DJRePete is in the Listening Booth, spinning brand new alt from The Sharp Shadows, autumn throwbacks from the likes of Blitzen Trapper, and trippy goodness from Hypoluxo. Plus, some new music facts to go with the autumn throwbacks, including the story behind Adrianne Lenker’s recent solo album after years of touring as a part of Big Thief. And though the festival might be done in Bavaria, Oktoberfest is still going strong in Arizona where BTRtoday band Wyves is playing this weekend. All...


Neighbourhood Festival

DJRePete joins you in The Listening Booth for a music discovery mix including addictive electro alternative from Wild Nothing, alt from Hello June, and anti-folk group Ben Morey & The Eyes. Plus, a way-back throwback from Chairlift, info on BTRtoday bands playing this weekend’s Neighbourhood Festival, and the On The Road origins of Jonathan Jeremiah. 00:00 - Mic Break 00:45 - Letting go - Wild Nothing 04:21 - Oscillation - Wild Nothing 07:56 - Don’t Beat the Girl out of My Boy - Anna Calvi...


Autumn Vibes & Blues Discovery Treasures

The Listening Booth starts up with an all-new line-up featuring the latest albums by Great Lake Swimmers, electronica with Bob Moses, and addictive alternative from Hotel Mira. Plus, hit up another throwback autumn alt set with the likes of Laura Marling and Of Montreal—ahead of their upcoming show in Brooklyn at the Bell House—along with seasonally appropriate blues and folk with Ben Morey & The Eyes and a bloc from Jonathan Jeremiah. So catchup on your music discovery with DJRePete on...


Autumn Alt Mix

The Autumn Equinox is upon us in The Listening Booth. And as such, DJRePete is spinning seasonally appropriate throwbacks from the likes of Neko Case, Blitzen Trapper, and Bon Iver. Plus, brand new alt rock from Honyock, folk from Shannen Moser, and blues with Curse of Lono. And tune in for the origin story of NJ band The Happy Fits, both cliché and original. 00:00 - Mic Break 00:41 - Happy Unhappy - The Beths 04:07 - Mary - The Happy Fits 07:18 - Heart of a Dancer - The Happy Fits 10:53 -...


Alt-Jazz Summer Sunset

The final Listening Booth of the summer season (for real this time) has more from the new album by The Beths, the return of BC Camplight, plus the debut of 3 brothers and their 9th grade math class friend: it’s the band Dizzy. And to close out the season, DJRePete is spinning a sunsetting jazz set including new trippy, alt-jazz by Pram. 00:00 - Mic Break 00:55 - Smokings For Quitters - Thin Lips 04:31 - I Know I'm The Asshole - Thin Lips 07:20 - Over On Everyone - Beechwood 11:09 - Uptown...


DJRePete celebrates 13 Years on BTRtoday!

DJRePete marks 13 years on the BTRtoday airwaves today with an epic throwback mix featuring alt from Throw Me the Statue, RAC electro remixes from the likes of Tokyo Police Club and Phoenix, and crowd pleaser hip hop from The High Decibels. Plus, just as he’s done for the last 13 years, DJRePete is breakin’ thru new tracks from Mike Pace and the Child Actors, Calicoco, and OHMME. And hit up a info on a star-studded political fundraiser show going down in Queens later this month featuring...


Unofficial End of Summer Surf Mix

We’re celebrating (the not end of) summer in the Listening Booth today with a surf rock mix to accompany your holiday weekend adventures. Hit up new beach born tracks from The Creation Factory and Echo Courts, along with Ventures-like throwbacks from Black Flamingos and High Waisted. Plus, check out must hear new alt from Jeremy & the Harlequins and The Beths—who play this weekend’s King Street Crawl festival in Sydney’s Newtown. And stick around for a dose of trippy electronica with Shy...