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Every Saturday, escape into The Listening Booth, where you'll discover an enlightened blend of modern tracks from across the genre spectrum -- it may very well be the place you will hear BluesPunktastic! In his ten years on BTRtoday, DJ RePete has always focused on the mix rather than straight headliners, aiming to make introductions to new artists an organic experience for listeners. And adding efficiency to your weekly music dose, he keeps you updated with a side of album and tour news from the best in underground music.

Every Saturday, escape into The Listening Booth, where you'll discover an enlightened blend of modern tracks from across the genre spectrum -- it may very well be the place you will hear BluesPunktastic! In his ten years on BTRtoday, DJ RePete has always focused on the mix rather than straight headliners, aiming to make introductions to new artists an organic experience for listeners. And adding efficiency to your weekly music dose, he keeps you updated with a side of album and tour news from the best in underground music.

Location:

United States

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Every Saturday, escape into The Listening Booth, where you'll discover an enlightened blend of modern tracks from across the genre spectrum -- it may very well be the place you will hear BluesPunktastic! In his ten years on BTRtoday, DJ RePete has always focused on the mix rather than straight headliners, aiming to make introductions to new artists an organic experience for listeners. And adding efficiency to your weekly music dose, he keeps you updated with a side of album and tour news from the best in underground music.

Language:

English


Episodes

Mixed Up Spring Mix

5/15/2021
"A crowd pleasing, genre-filled mix awaits you in The Listening Booth where a Mixed up Spring Mix awaits. Tune in for DJ RePete’s playlist featuring folky blues and country from Delgres and Courtney Marie Andrews, R&B with Tirzah, and jazz with Alfa Mist. Plenty of alt mixed in as well, including some anthem with Indigo De Souza and rock with Old Joy and Art d’Ecco. Plus tune in for info and a sample of the new record by the late, great Gord Downie as well as aspiring tour news across the...

Duration:02:08:59

Escapist Spring Travel Spotlight

5/8/2021
"Escape into the Listening Booth this week, but bring your passport as spring travel vibes await with a vacation inspired spotlight featuring Juan Wauters and Alfa Mist, wandering light electro with Hannah Georgas and Childe, and light folk ballads via Lightning Bug and Sunny War. Plus, tune in for some merch tricks via Kero Kero Bonito, late summer tour news including Indigo De Souza, and catchup on the latest music dropping this week from Madi Diaz. 00:00 - Mic Break 01:04 - Beautiful -...

Duration:02:04:24

Nostalgic Electro Mix

5/1/2021
"The Listening Booth has downbeat alt on the playlist today with new Hey, King! and MAN’S BODY, blues and R&B via Kishi Bashi and Frazey Ford, and nostalgic electro from (the very 80s sounding) Hotel Nights. Plus, tune in for info on Circa Waves preparing for touring again, the Frazey Ford Bob Dylan cover dropping this week, and how BTRtoday is standing with #StopAsianHate. 00:00 - Mic Break 01:24 - Something's Gotta Give - Fake Shark 03:54 - Superstitious Thing - Fake Shark 06:45 - Big Lies...

Duration:02:07:29

Electrified Edition

4/24/2021
"An electrified Listening Booth awaits on BTRtoday where DJRePete hits up the sub-genres of electronica through new music by Working Men’s Club, light trippy electro via The Berries, and some operatic electronic tracks featuring Ohtis and Jackie Puppet. Plus, hear new tunes and good vibes by Kishi Bashi and Reuben and the Dark, as well as a review of Lo Talker’s new record and the tales of Juan Wauters---citizen of the world! And we cap off this 420 week with some trippiness via Mo Douglas....

Duration:02:01:09

Springtime Music Discovery Mix

4/17/2021
"Springtime music discovery awaits in The Listening Booth this week with DJRePete, featuring trippy escapism on the way from Madi Diaz and WOMBO, along with R&B beats with Sunny War and Aroe Phoenix, as well as alternative with Falcon Jane and the Country Westerns. Tune in to hear music before you can buy it from Squirrel Flower, L’Rain, and Remember Sports. Plus, hear the details of some special, handcrafted album releases by Landlady in CD form and the Dirty Projectors in mixtape form....

Duration:02:04:18

Non-Record Store Day RSD Edition

4/10/2021
"On what would have been Record Store Day 2021, DJRePete dives into the official list to spin artists with new releases later this year during RSD 2021 dates in June and July. Plus, tune in for power alt with Rich Aucoin and Maximo Park, new spring folk with The Paper Kites and The Antlers, escapist travel vibes from Doohickey Cubicle and Lost Horizons, as well as some fabulously messy rock via Young Winona. 00:00 - Mic Break 01:07 - How it Breaks - Rich Aucoin 04:35 - Reset - Rich Aucoin...

Duration:02:06:03

Coming Out Of Hibernation Ballad Mix

4/3/2021
"Come out of hibernation and into The Listening Booth where a mix of ballads await from the likes of Sunny War with some R&B, folk via Kishi Bashi, and electro alt with Postdata. Plus DJ RePete brings you tour news to look forward to from Born Ruffians, Madison McFerrin, and Rich Aucoin. And hit up info on a virtual pandemic show rewind via INEZ featuring tracks from her Voicemails And Conversations album and a Nina Simone cover. 00:00 - Mic Break 01:08 - Behind You - Postdata 04:15 - Types...

Duration:02:07:46

A Beats and Trippy Goodness Mix

3/27/2021
"Enter the Listening Booth where things get trippy this week with a mega spotlight on some trippy electro alternative with Doohickey Cubicle and Kinlaw. Also rock via Remember Sports and Hey, King!, the latest alt from the Born Ruffians, and R&B beats with Ifeanyi Elswith. Plus, tune in for a review of merch in the time of pandemic, The Deathray Davies may or may not be singing an ode to Amazon’s Alexa, and Maximo Park is spreading the seeds of spring, literally. 00:00 - Mic Break 00:44 -...

Duration:02:00:38

Fresh Equinox Mix

3/20/2021
"DJ RePete springs into The Listening Booth with some fresh equinox music discovery including upbeat alt with Little Gold, bluesy folk from Victoria Bailey, and electro with Small Sins. Tune in for pandemic era concert viewing news with streaming tour dates via Tucker Riggleman & The Cheap Dates and Buffalo Rose. Plus, Teenage Fanclub plans a Twitter party and The Fleshtones release a behind the scenes track commentary while traditional shows are optimistically planned for fall with...

Duration:02:04:10

Farewell to Winter Mix

3/13/2021
"The Listening Booth says farewell to winter this week with some winter folk ballads via Yasmin Williams. Plus, tune in for self-proclaimed disco rock with Barry, Paquin, Roberge, along with R&B beats from Sashathem and James Gardin, electro alt with Moonbeau, and an olde timey folk ditty with Jocelyn Mackenzie. Also, hit up the haunting tale of Sad13’s latest album cover. And get the tour scoop as The Weather Station and Puma Blue stay virtual while Balthazar and Maximo Park plan in person...

Duration:02:02:06

Non-Consecutive Blocs

3/6/2021
"Going down in The Listening Booth is blues with Menahan Street Band, some light electro via Couch Prints, and alt country Thunder Jackson. DJRePete also dives into the genre-range of new albums by Kyle Edward Connolly and The Weather Station with a few non-consecutive blocs. And he checks in with creative performances in the times of pandemic via Albertine Sarges and Pearl Charles. Plus, hit up info on an optimistic fall tour planned for the UK for the new Maximo Park record. 00:00 - Mic...

Duration:02:04:55

Mid-Winter Music Discovery

2/27/2021
"DJ RePete is spinning some mid-winter music discovery in The Listening Booth this week with disco vibes from Pearl Charles, folk blues with Brother Galen, and anthem alt via The Fleshtones—who are out with their first new music record in 5 years! And speaking of new music, hit up yet-to-be-released tunes from Major Murphy and Alfa Mist, along with new music news from K Michelle DuBois and Felicia Douglass. And Tucker Riggleman & The Cheap Dates play a bar gig in front of an audience of no...

Duration:02:00:37

Pandemic Performances

2/20/2021
"The Listening Booth and DJRePete tackle pandemic performances: 2020’s innovative live concerts, Arlo Parks swaps a tour for a virtual festival, and Laura Jane Grace optimistically planning a show next month in Phoenix. Tune in for a preview of some music off forthcoming albums by Xiu Xiu, Ohtis feat. Stef Chura, and Menahan Street Band. And hit up alt rock from Mounbeau, folk country via Brother Galen, and downbeat alt with Nigeria’s Femi Kuti. 00:00 - Mic Break 00:58 - Love Rollercoaster -...

Duration:02:00:38

Valentine’s Day Eve Mix

2/13/2021
"Find love in The Listening Booth, where DJRePete’s spinning a Valentine’s Day Eve mix for lovers, haters, and inbetweeners. Swoon over rock with WE ARE JOINERS, electro via Moonbeau, and folk from Buck Meek. Plus, tune in for news of new tunes by Francis of Delirium this week, a new video from Postdata featuring art in the times of COVID, and a chat by It Could Be Franky about making music with her kids. Mask up for this one in the Listening Booth! 00:00 - Mic Break 00:55 - Manic Panic -...

Duration:02:01:05

Pandemic Groundhog Day Escape Edition

2/6/2021
"Drop into the Listening Booth this Ground Hog Day week to break free from the day-to-day monotony of our times and escape with some trippy alt from Hermitess, electronica via Molly Burch and It Could Be Franky, and an upbeat and downbeat set. Tune in for Buck Meek’s guitar teaching tips that double as music discovery. Also daydream of festivals with the Nostalgia Festival going down this weekend in New Zealand. Plus, new tunes news from Hiss Golden Messenger and Chubby and the Gang. 00:00 -...

Duration:02:01:06

Anthem, Alt Treats & R&B Winter Beats

1/30/2021
"Enter the Listening Booth where music discovery awaits with R&B from Yukon Blonde and Frazey Ford, along with some trippy alt vibes via Jack Name and Boniface. And tune in for anthem alternative from the likes of Postdata and Slaughter Beach, Dog. DJ RePete also demonstrates the range that is the self-titled Call Me Spinster record, and Arlo Parks gets a bloc spotlight in this very week her first record officially drops. And catch up with Thao & The Get Down Stay Down and news of a fall...

Duration:02:01:46

New Horizons & New Tunes Mix

1/23/2021
"The Listening Booth turns the page into our new horizons with some new tunes from The Soods, electro via Trace Mountains and Circa Waves, and trippy instrumental alt with SUUNS. Plus, tune in for news on new bonus tracks by of Montreal as a part of their 15th anniversary re-issue of their Sunlandic Twins record. Also, Day Wave takes to Twitch to give fans an insiders view of the creative process and an early listen of new music. And Alex the Astronaut finds a safe outdoor space for a...

Duration:02:00:30

Carry On Mix

1/16/2021
"The Listening Booth carries on through uncertain times with an escapist mix. DJ RePete’s breaking thru new albums before you can buy them with the new singles by Cloud Nothings and The Deathray Davies off their first new album in 15 years. Plus, tune in for alt rock with The Soods, electro with Marina Kaye, R&B collaborations by Gotts Street Park, and folk from Kate Teague. And don’t miss the delightfully cheerful new video by Katy J Pearson. 00:00 - Mic Break 01:06 - Morning Harold! - The...

Duration:02:03:05

Back in the Groove Mix

1/9/2021
"DJ RePete turns the page on 2020 and is back in the groove in The Listening Booth with some catchup music discovery after a few weeks of retrospectives. Tune in for blues from John Calvin Abney, electro with Isla Den, and rock from Stephen Chopek. Plus, hit up info from artists making the most of our strange times: Caitlin Harnett & The Pony Boys is playing a scaled down festival in Australia, Call Me Spinster seeks out a reboot of vintage MTV for their videos, and Gaspard Eden uses what he...

Duration:02:02:58

2020 Best In Mix Part 2

1/2/2021
"The Listening Booth gives you permission to holiday a little longer this weekend with a final look at 2020 in part 2 of DJ RePete’s annual Best In Mix on BTRtoday. Tune in for alternative from Laura Marling and Laura Jane Grace, much needed chill vibes via Cayucas and Bibio, and Lord Sonny the Unifier and Taylor Locke bring the opposite with some high energy rock and electro to jump into the New Year. Plus, if your resolution is more music discovery, hit up info on a famed New York City...

Duration:02:00:43