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Holiday Helpings & Blues

A packed Listening Booth today! Tune in for the BTRToday debut of the mysterious legend that is Lord Sonny The Unifier. The Brooklyn band’s debut album still baking but you can catch a preview today in the Listening Booth for their epic anthem alt rock sound, and also take a sneak peak at their first video on YouTube. Also in the Booth, just in time for the holidays and reminding us there’s good out there, an inspiring benefit concert to highlight with the trippy folk electro tunes of...

Duration: 01:59:58

Veteran Beat Spotlight

The Listening Booth has a mix that’s sure to please stretching from electro, alt rock, folk, and some beats. And on this Veteran’s Day, DJRePete spins a track in homage, plus a set of veteran throwback bands including New Orleans artist Dawn Richard of D∆WN and a spotlight of her album Redemption. Also, another look at this year’s release by Little Lapin: Wake Up With The Sun. Catchup with DJRePete this week in the Listening Booth on BTRToday! 00:00 - Mic Break 00:46 - This Heart - Donora...

Duration: 02:00:11

Pop-Electro-R&B-Diversity Edition

The Listening Booth is spinning high energy pop alt, electronica, and R&B this week in a diverse mix that’s sure to please. Along the way, DJRePete has a spotlight on the new album by Weaves—their second, entitled Wide Open—a band born out of jam sessions and demos over the last five years and currently jammin’ on tour in Europe. Plus, tune in for the story of band Donora’s unexpected parental influence beginnings. And hit up a pair of tracks from the BTR Live Studio sessions of Suzanne...

Duration: 02:00:04

Halloween Party Alt

Some Halloween party inspired alt tunes lead off in The Listening Booth this week via The Mynabirds, A Giant Dog, and Spacebirds with some witchin (read: bitchin) tunes for the holiday. Plus, The Rural Alberta Advantage is back this week in The Listening Booth with a track off their addictive new album The Wild and ahead of their hometown appearance tonight in Banf at Rose & Crown. A vinyl drop and a UK / EU tour also ahead for these Toronto transplants. Also in the mix, electro with Kllo,...

Duration: 02:00:24

The Listening Booth: 2nd Annual CMJ In Memoriam Spotlight

The Listening Booth serenades the spirit of CMJ this week, as DJRePete commemorates the canceled festival by spinning artists from showcase past and several artists that could have played this year! Tune in for new music by Ride, Alvvays, and White Reaper. Plus, hit up the BTRToday vault and check in with today’s happenings with CMJ performers Eternal Summers, Foxygen, and Jesca Hoop. Also, hit up info on two upcoming European festivals and catchup with some electro alt via The Rural...

Duration: 02:00:29

Week of 10/14/17

New rock, electronica, and alternative awaits you in the Listening Booth with DJRePete, who is spinning INHEAVEN, the Fresh & Onlys, and Lovely Bad Things. Also hit up Saturday night dance tracks in a electronica crossover spotlight featuring Little Boots, CHVRCHES, and Cut Copy. Plus, a trio of exclusive cuts from the BTR Live Studio by Grim Streaker and Skout. Book some time in the Listening Booth on BTRToday! 00:00 - Mic Break 00:35 - Regeneration - INHEAVEN 04:11 - Wolf Lie Down -...

Duration: 02:00:30

Week of 10/07/17

The Listening Booth gets into the seasonal spirit this week with an autumn alt and folk mix featuring new track by Faith Healer, The Harpoonist & the Axe Murderer, and Judah and The Lion. Plus hit up info on Boston event dubbed A Nightmare Before Halloween, featuring Big D & The Kids Table. And tune in for a few seasonal throwbacks from the likes of Bon Iver, Laura Marling, and Blitzen Trapper. Grab something pumpkin and dive into a pile of leaves today in the Listening Booth with DJRePete...

Duration: 02:00:25

Week of 09/30/17

It’s the Listening Booth on BTRToday! Today on the program, DJRePete is still not admitting it’s fall yet, with summer vibes of adventure via The Go! Team and Anthony Mudrick, whimsical folk vibes from Roselit Bone, and an electro spotlight with the latest from Broken Social Scene and Kim Churchill. Plus, hit up info on Cal Fest 2017 as well as the unfortunate acronymed HOC Festival. And check out throwback tracks by the Pains of Being Pure At Heart and the mother of all throwbacks by I Am...

Duration: 02:00:30

Week of 09/20/17

DJRePete closes out the summer season on the Listening Booth appropriately, with a summer blues spotlight featuring rock blues with Black Mekon, Black Lips, and a BTR Live Studio track from Chillemi. Also, hit up the new alt rock album by Alvvays, anthem alt from Judah and The Lion, and a whimsical ballad by Woods. And for good measure, psychedelic trippiness via Fai Baba and throwbacks by Lazy Poker and the fem rock band Plasticines. Wipe those summer blues away in the Listening Booth on...

Duration: 02:00:26

Week of 09/13/17

DJRePete marks 12 years on the BTRToday airwaves with a mix in the Listening Booth comprised of new tracks and a self-indulgent throwback spotlight! Tune in for more tracks off the new albums by Kelley Stoltz and Hiccup as well as Lee Bozeman’s new EP. Then, hit up alt by Ex Hex and The Submarines, folk with Walter Sickert & The Army Of Broken Toys and the Last Good Tooth, and R&B via Speech Debelle and Heather Greene. Plus, hear DJRePete’s pitch for the most underrated band he’s heard...

Duration: 01:59:39

Week of 09/06/17

Your BTRToday Wednesday starts in the Listening Booth where DJRePete is spinning trippy tracks off the new albums by the Trailer Trash Tracys and Dent May, alternative with Kim Churchill and Aron D'Alesio, and throwbacks from My Teenage Stride as well as The Go! Team. Plus, tune in for a folk spotlight that touches electro with O+S, visits a pair of tracks from the BTR Live Studio, and even reaches Iceland to spotlight the new album by Mammút. Mix it together and you have your weekly dose...

Duration: 02:00:30

Week of 08/30/17

Join DJRePete in the Listening Booth where this week he’s got fresh alt tracks by Kelley Stoltz, The Mynabirds, and Ghostpoet. Plus, hit up a bloc of blocs, from the likes of Sam Coffey and the Iron Lungs and A Giant Dog as well as a trio of exclusive live cuts from the BTR Live Studio. Also, listen in for an electronica spotlight to get you to your holiday weekend featuring new music by LIMITS and Matisyahu, and a throwback by Walter Meego. And grab yourself info on the upcoming Folk...

Duration: 02:00:30

Week of 08/23/17

Turn it up in the Listening Booth on BTRToday, where DJRePete is blasting summer surf vibes by the Black Flamingos and Los Straight Jackets in a mini preview of the Asbury Park NJ Surf Music Festival this weekend. Plus, hit up brand new blues with The Harpoonist & the Axe Murderer, alternative from Those Lavender Whales, and trippy goodness with Girl Ray. Also tune in for info on a Mausoleum showroom turned venue where you’ll find Shannen Moser. And mixed in, hear throwbacks from B.C....

Duration: 02:00:27

Week of 08/16/17

Wednesday on BTRToday means a new edition of the Listening Booth with DJRePete, spinning new hip hop from ZGTO, high energy alt with Japandroids, and dreamy electro from Briana Marela. Plus, hit up info on a neat venue in Vienna hosting the Japandroids. Also, a slew of artist cameos from the BTR Live Studio. That’s your midweek mix, in the Listening Booth on BTRToday! 00:00 - Mic Break 00:49 - In A Body Like A Grave (DIRTY) - Japandroids 05:12 - Don't Stop Now - Warm Soda 07:35 - Your Cat...

Duration: 02:00:17

Week of 08/09/17

DJRePete goes Way Out West today in the Listening Booth with a spotlight on the annual festival going down this weekend in Gothenburg Sweden. Get a preview with alt from the Shout Out Louds and Gothenburg native Jens Lekman, rock via Pixies and Thee Oh Sees, and electronica remixes from Lana Del Ray and Major Lazer. Plus, hit up new music from Slaughter Beach, Dog and the BTRToday debut of Dutch beat duo Justin & Julien. That’s the weekly dose of Listening Booth with DJRePete on BTRToday!...

Duration: 01:59:30

Week of 08/02/17

Lollapalooza and the Osheaga Music Festival invade The Listening Booth this week, where DJRePete is spinning exclusively artists playing the Chicago and Montreal sister-line-up festivals. Tune in for light alt throwbacks from The Head and the Heart, brand new tracks by Mac DeMarco, and more from the latest by White Reaper—self-proclaimed The World's Best American Band! Also check out some of the beats and electronica talent making appearances at the festivals including The XX, Gordi, and a...

Duration: 02:00:26

Week of 07/26/17

Get your dose of music discovery in the Listening Booth with DJRePete who is spinning new alt from Moons of Mercury, electro beats with Soulwax, and punk with Great Grandpa. Also in the mix, a slew of tracks from the BTR Live Studio, deep cut throwbacks from the likes of Bon Iver, and the BTRToday debut of Texas jangle-wave band Siberian Traps. And hit up a folk spotlight in the Booth with the new albums from Waxahatchee and Toro Y Moi. Get over the hump with this Wednesday mix from...

Duration: 02:00:30

Week of 07/19/17

A mix of fresh tracks and summer nostalgia await you in the Listening Booth with DJRePete. On the new side, tune in for electro crossover with The Jagaur Club, dreamy electro from the Sneaks, and alt rock with Ride. On the throwback side, hit up retro electronica from The Blow and Chairlift, summer blues beats with the Maido Project, and alt rock with the Alternate Routes. Get your mid week dose of music discovery with DJRePete on BTRToday! 00:00 - Mic Break 00:41 - The Last of Night - The...

Duration: 02:00:30

The Listening Booth: Triptastic Electro Spotlight

Midweek on BTRToday means fresh tracks in the Listening Booth. Hit up the debut of alt band Moons of Mercury, along with electronica crossover from Ride, folk with Fai Baba, and trippy electro beats via Noga Erez. Also, tune in for live cuts from the BTR Live Studio via The Gift, Lexie Roth, and Matisyahu. Plus, ‘tis the festival season, so hit up info on four festivals spanning the US and Europe! That’s your midweek mix with DJRePete on BTRToday! 00:00 - Mic Break 00:49 - Charm Assault -...

Duration: 02:00:30

Week of 07/05/17

We’re celebrating 12 years of BTRToday in the Listening Booth! DJRePete is spinning breakthru artists from the first few years of the station, including throwback R&B with Joan As Police Woman and The BellRays, alt via B.C. Camplight and Bishop Allen, and electronica from Passion Pit and Shugo Tokumaru. Also, hit up one of the very first artists to be played with Oucho Sparks whose 12 year old song Mercedes 300d was about a 12 year old car. Meta. Plus tune in for info on a trio of music...

Duration: 01:59:52

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