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The Sharp Shadows

1/15/2019
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The Sharp Shadows is the Brooklyn-based power-pop trio of Steve Bailey, Rob Mellinger, and Zac Pless. With extremely sharp Costello-style melodies and hooks, the band doesn’t mess around when it comes to pop music. They stopped by Serious Business Music in Brooklyn to rock out for us. Lessons by The Sharp Shadows is available now from Dadstache Records. 00:00 - The Sharp Shadows 00:46 - Why Don’t You Do It 04:17 - Interview - The Sharp Shadows 09:40 - Push Push Push 11:45 - Interview - The...

Duration:00:33:49

Pearl and the Oysters

1/11/2019
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Pearl & The Oysters is the French pop duo of Juliette Davis and Joachim Polack - who somehow landed in Florida and ended up leading a mind-altering pop band signed to Burger Records. The foursome dropped by Serious Business Music in Brooklyn to share a bit of their magic with us for this special session! Canned Music is available now from Burger Records. 00:00 - Pearl and the Oysters 01:06 - Mercury Comet Caliente 04:38 - Interview - Pearl and the Oysters 08:30 - Mermaid Parade 12:44 -...

Duration:00:38:42

Glass Slipper

1/8/2019
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Glass Slipper is a garage punk band from NYC, where garages are actually kind of hard to come by. Luckily, the catchy, scuzzy, fun vibe isn’t, and this band has tons of it. They dropped by Serious Business Music in Brooklyn to tear it up! Glass Slipper’s self-titled tape is available now from King Pizza Records. 00:00 - Glass Slipper 01:15 - Loose Ends 08:18 - Interview - Glass Slipper 10:57 - Like You 12:35 - Interview - Glass Slipper 15:14 - Best Friends 18:20 - Interview - Glass Slipper...

Duration:00:22:59

The Dirty Nil

1/4/2019
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The Dirty Nil are a trio from Ontario, Canada who play fun, trashy, riffy, punk-inflected rock ‘n roll. The band dropped by Serious Business Music in Brooklyn for this long-overdue, heavy-hitting session. Master Volume by The dirty Nil is available now from Dine Alone Records. 00:00 - The Dirty Nil 00:59 - That’s What Heaven Feels Like 03:50 - Interview - The Dirty Nil 09:53 - Super 8 12:15 - Interview - The Dirty Nil 13:21 - I Don’t Want That Phone Call 15:33 - Interview - The Dirty Nil...

Duration:00:29:29

Live Studio Holidays 2018: The Beths, Trace Mountains, Aisha Badru, Farao

1/1/2019
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Today we're revisiting some of our favorite sessions of the year - including music and interviews from The Beths, Trace Mountains, Aisha Badru, and Farao. 00:00 - Live Studio Holidays Part 5 01:03 - Future Me Hates Me - The Beths 05:05 - Interview - The Beths 06:55 - Uptown Girl - The Beths 09:23 - Interview - The Beths 11:06 - Lying In The Sun - The Beths 15:30 - A Partner To Lean On - Trace Mountains 18:50 - Interview - Trace Mountains 21:36 - Salty Sweet - Trace Mountains 23:49 -...

Live Studio Holidays 2018: Tubafresh, Language, Doe Paoro, Mourn

12/28/2018
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Today we're revisiting some of our favorite sessions of the year - including music and interviews from Tubafresh, Language, Doe Paoro, and Mourn. 00:00 - Live Studio Holidays Part 4 00:46 - Extra Syrup - Tubafresh 04:30 - Interview - Tubafresh 09:06 - Part Of Me - Tubaresh 13:58 - Interview - Tubafresh 17:55 - Game Piece - Language 20:10 - Square Winds - Language 22:10 - Interview - Language 31:44 - Cage of Habits - Doe Paoro 35:20 - Interview - Doe Paoro 38:56 - Second Door - Doe Paoro...

Live Studio Holidays: Heaven, Renata Zieguer, Alice Boman, and Dezorah

12/25/2018
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Today we're revisiting some of our favorite sessions of the year - including music and interviews from Heaven, Renata Zieguer, Alice Boman, and Dezorah. 00:00 - Live Studio Holidays Part 3 01:02 - Failing Hearts - Heaven 06:23 - Interview - Heaven 10:56 - She’s Closer Than Everyone - Heaven 16:36 - Follow Me Down - Renata Zieguer 20:56 - Interview - Renata Zieguer 25:30 - Wayside - Renata Zieguer 28:54 - End of Time - Alice Boman 32:42 - Interview - Alice Boman 35:05 - Dreams - Alice Boman...

Duration:01:02:12

Live Studio Holidays 2018: Idgy Dean, Buck Meek, Anna Burch, and Joanna Teters

12/21/2018
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Today we're revisiting some of our favorite sessions of the year - including music and interviews from Idgy Dean, Buck Meek, Anna Burch, and Joanna Teters. 00:00 - Live Studio Holidays Part 2 01:01 - Jazinka - Idgy Dean 10:30 - Interview - Idgy Dean 15:49 - Krishna - Idgy Dean 21:09 - Joe By The Book - Buck Meek 23:02 - Interview - Buck Meek 26:40 - Fool Me - Buck Meek 30:05 - So Easy To Love - Joanna Teters 35:10 - Ride With You - Joanna Teters 39:03 - Tea - Soaked Letter - Anna Burch 42:52...

Duration:00:58:17

Live Studio Holidays 2018: Garcia Peoples, Meklit, Kittel & Co, Holly Miranda

12/18/2018
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Our holiday broadcasts commence today, with a look back at some of our favorite sessions of the year. On today's show we are revisiting music and interviews from Garcia Peoples, Holly Miranda, Kittel & Co, and Meklit. 00:00 - Live Studio Holidays Part 1 00:48 - Hangin’ On - Garcia Peoples 05:10 - Interview - Garcia Peoples 07:26 - Show Your Troubles Out - Garcia Peoples 11:45 - Interview - Garcia Peoples 13:15 - Suite: All The Time - Garcia Peoples 16:45 - Yesterday Is a Tizita - Meklit...

Duration:01:00:33

Cherry

12/14/2018
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Cherry is the latest project from Philadelphia-based guitarist/singer Rusell Edling of Kite Party. The band operates on a principle of creating without expectations, and it seems to be working out pretty great so far, as a few releases in they’ve managed to keep their musical output strong, with catchy, melodic indie rock full of hooks. They dropped by Serious Business Music in Brooklyn to give us a taste of what they do. The Strong 7” by Cherry is available now from Lame-O Records. 00:00 -...

Duration:00:39:36

Coco Verde

12/11/2018
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Coco Verde is the project led by Brooklyn songwriter Julian Anderson, along with an excellent band comprised of Koko Williams on keys and vocals and Jonathan Sacca and Ryan Laetari on guitars. The band’s nostalgia-tinged pop songs are full of catchy hooks and bouncy goodness, and they stopped by Serious Business Music in Brooklyn to share them with us in this special session. Coco Verde’s Marathon EP is available now from Never Better. 00:00 - Coco Verde 00:53 - Marathon 06:09 - Interview -...

Duration:00:29:47

Bilge Rat

12/7/2018
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Bilge Rat is a rock trio based in New Haven, Connecticut. With slow, grungy grooves and skronky goodness all over, singer/guitarist Mike Kusek’s songs push and pull with a nervous energy that both draws you in and drags you along. The band, including touring bassist and pedal-maker Mike Boner of Stove and Ovlov, stopped by Serious Business Music in Brooklyn on a recent tour to give us a live taste of their jams. Pal is available now from Bee Sides Cassettes. s 00:00 - Bilge Rat 00:57 - Cupio...

Duration:00:29:04

Doe Paoro

12/4/2018
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Doe Paoro is a songwriter from Syracuse, New York, who is currently based in Los Angeles. Known for ambitious compositions and collaborations, her latest album pulls things back to their most honest and raw form featuring music that can be performed anywhere. The result is a stunning and honest depiction of Doe’s power. She stopped by Serious Business Music in DUMBO with a New York-based live band featuring Rosie Slater (New Myths, Wooing) on drums, Sara Goldstone on keys, and Stephanie...

Duration:00:37:13

Las Rosas

11/30/2018
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Las Rosas is the Brooklyn-based rock trio of Joses Boyer and Aybar, along with drummer Christopher Lauderdale. They’ve been rockin’, rollin’, janglin’, and hangin’ out in the local scene and living the rock ‘n roll road life for a few years now, firmly establishing themselves as a solid, go-to, good times band. The guys stopped by Serious Business Music in Brooklyn to share a brand new song. Shadow By Your Side is available now from Greenway Records. 00:00 - Las Rosas 00:30 - Blue 04:49 -...

Duration:00:24:09

The World's Greatest Detective

11/27/2018
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The World’s Greatest Detective is a Brooklyn-based punk band made up of Alex Heigl, Jordan Runtagh, Matt Rappold, West Smith, and Mario Gutierrez. With old brash, blistering, old school jammers, the band pummels you with hooks before descending into some good old roots rock riffing. They stopped by Serious Business Music in Brooklyn to rock our faces off. Pennsylvania Trash Sports is available now. 00:00 - The World’s Greatest Detective 00:36 - TCBB 04:09 - Interview - The World’s Greatest...

Duration:00:24:37

BTR Live Studio Thanksgiving 2018

11/23/2018
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Today's show features music from Shana Falana, The Duke of Surl, Adeline Hotel, and Max Pain & The Groovies. 00:00 - BTR Live Studio Thanksgiving 2018 01:08 - Cloudbeats - Shana Falana 06:04 - Interview - Shana Falana 09:40 - Go - Shana Falana 12:56 - Interview - Shana Falana 16:23 - Cool Kids - Shana Falana 24:01 - Stone Lover - The Duke of Surl 28:46 - Interview - The Duke of Surl 30:51 - The Silk Cocoon - The Duke of Surl 34:25 - Interview - The Duke of Surl 36:46 - Lightning - Adeline...

Duration:01:01:37

Farao

11/20/2018
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Farao is the musical moniker of Berlin by-way-of Norway multi-instrumentalist/producer Kari Jahnsen. Blending minimalist beats and swirling synths in tandem with a zither and chimes, Farao’s disco-inspired sound is both familiar and alien, and wholly enticing. Paired with Jahnsen’s vocals, the songs head into a lush pop territory that’s super satisfying. She stopped by Serious Business Music in Brooklyn for this flawless session. Pure-O is available now from Western Vinyl. 00:00 - Farao...

Duration:00:31:33

The Underhill Family Orchestra

11/16/2018
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The Underhill Family Orchestra is a band of siblings (by choice, not by blood) based out of Mobile, Alabama, stomping out epically anthemic, soul-churning roots music from the swamp to the stadium. Drawing heavily on their Southern roots and 4 strong vocalists, the group stirs up quite a pleasant racket that fans of pop, country music, and indie rock can all enjoy. They stormed the live room at Serious Business Music in Brooklyn for this session. Tell Me That You Love Me is available now...

Duration:00:31:23

Samia

11/13/2018
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Samia (the band) is the musical project of 21-year-old NYC native Samia Finnerty. With a powerful voice and uncanny ability to write poignant, confessional pop songs ranging from the soft and subtle to the loud and fierce, Samia is off to an incredibly strong start in her music career. She brought the band by Serious Business Music in Brooklyn for this intimate session. The “Milk” single is available now from Grand Jury Music. 00:00 - Samia 01:04 - Welcome To Eden 04:26 - Interview - Samia...

Duration:00:26:48

Max Pain & The Groovies

11/9/2018
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From our friends at Greenway Records, Max Pain And The Groovies are here with some catchy, blazing garage-rock on their latest record. Fast, fun, and groovy (duh), the NYC band dropped by Serious Business Music in Brooklyn to shake things up for this session. Sounds From The Hole EP is available now in a hand-poured limited edition 7” vinyl from Greenway Records. 00:00 - Max Pain & The Groovies 00:54 - Checkin’ Out Late 04:32 - Crude Love 08:19 - Interview - Max Pain & The Groovies 10:19 -...

Duration:00:26:43