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Great Western Plain on BTR

Maine dudes Great Western Plain recently stopped by Serious Business in NYC for this brand spankin’ new episode of Serious Business On BTR! Check it out!

Lady Lamb: Return To Maine documentary

We produced this video in collaboration with Aly Spaltro (Lady Lamb) and BreakThru Radio. Thanks to Jeff Beam, SPACE Gallery, WCYY, Bart & Greg’s, Bull Moose, and everybody else who helped out or let us film on those whirlwind couple of days back in March.

Enjoy.

HillyTown Northside Festival Showcase Sunday!

While we’ve been keeping things a bit quiet here on the site, we’ve been busy prepping for a full summer of events! Things start off this weekend, as The L Magazine’s Northside Festival takes over North Brooklyn, and we’re back for our second annual HillyTown showcase.

On Sunday, June 16, HillyTown is teaming up . . . → Read More: HillyTown Northside Festival Showcase Sunday!

Endless Jags on BTR Live Studio

Lately it seems like we’ve got another Maine-related video from BTRtv to post every day! The fun will just keep going with more coming soon, too!

Here’s Endless Jags being interviewed by the dude who runs this site. Enjoy!

. . . → Read More: Endless Jags on BTR Live Studio

BTR Hear & There MAINE #3: Lisa/Liza – “There In The Water”

For this, the third installment of our collaboration with BTR Hear & There, we stopped by Lisa/Liza‘s apartment in the West End of Portland on a chilly, foggy day, for an intimate, solo performance of her song, “There In The Water.”

The video is also available on YouTube.

Upcoming tour dates: 2/14 @ Precinct . . . → Read More: BTR Hear & There MAINE #3: Lisa/Liza – “There In The Water”

Slippery Sunday, What To Do Tonight

What, did you think that just because it’s Sunday and a soggy day that you get to stay in for the night? Think again. Two shows in the Arts District are sure to get the crowds out. Port City has Trampled By Turtles (whose name we just can’t get past, but they do seem quite . . . → Read More: Slippery Sunday, What To Do Tonight

The Rattlesnakes studio session: Serious Business on BTR

So many of our favorite Maine bands have managed to make their way down to NYC and found time to do sessions at Serious Business Music for BreakThru Radio: Kurt Baker, Sunset Hearts, Brenda, The Milkman’s Union, Marie Stella, etc… and now The Rattlesnakes! Watch the video below!

Listen to the whole interview and . . . → Read More: The Rattlesnakes studio session: Serious Business on BTR

A Severe Joy on BTR Hear & There

This is some pretty fun news to share. While I was in Maine for the recent week of HillyTown shows, I caught up with José Ayerve, aka A Severe Joy, to shoot a performance video in Portland for BreakThruRadio‘s video series, Hear & There. Check out the video of the song “Inside Out and Hand . . . → Read More: A Severe Joy on BTR Hear & There

When Particles Collide on BTR

Brenda on BTR

The parade of Portland bands stopping by our pal Travis Harrison’s podcast/video show Serious Business on BreakThru Radio just keeps on rolling. This time around it’s Brenda – by special request of The Milkman’s Union. The guys hit the studio to record 4 songs and talk to Travis the day after playing a show at . . . → Read More: Brenda on BTR

Audrey Ryan BTR Video

While in Brooklyn for a show recently, Audrey Ryan – a Boston-based Maine native, did a Hear and There video session on the street with Breakthru Radio for her song “Way I Am.” Watch it below:

Audrey has a book out. The Need To Be Heard documents the challenges of independent music through . . . → Read More: Audrey Ryan BTR Video