I had a website a few years ago in Seattle that was designed to be an easy way for bands, promoters and venues to get in touch with each other
New York, NY (PRWEB) March 5, 2007
BreakThru Radio (BTR), the Internet's voice of the World's Best Independent Music, announced today it will air a brand new specialty show from DJ Joanna, entitled "The Northwest Show." This exciting new show will feature great independent music from the Northwestern region of the United States.
DJ Joanna's aim is to bring BTR listeners the best new music from the Northwest, particularly but certainly not limited to the Portland and Seattle areas. She also conducts a special interview with artist Brent Knopf of Menomena during the show.
"I had a website a few years ago in Seattle that was designed to be an easy way for bands, promoters and venues to get in touch with each other," explains DJ Joanna. "Through that, I was able to learn about a lot of good bands in the Northwest. I like finding new music that is really good, but that not many people may have necessarily heard before."
In addition to the Knopf interview, this inaugural edition of "The Northwest Show" will also feature artists from local labels Reverb Records and Woodson Lateral Records. All of the bands on the show are listed on MySpace at the address http://www.myspace.com/breakthrunw.
"The Northwest Show" premieres on BTR today and will air all week. A new edition of "The Northwest Show" will air periodically on BTR. Listeners can download the show to their computer or mp3 player by visiting http://www.breakthruradio.com.
About BreakThru Radio
BreakThru Radio (BTR) is the Internet's voice of the World's Best Independent Music, where DJs take music personally, ranging from the biggest death metal fans, to dance party mixes, and everything in between. "Music for music lovers," is BTR's motto, and one that their DJs take very seriously. In a world where independent music is becoming more and more accessible, the need for select sources to filter the best is a necessity. Music fans across the globe have become frustrated and victimized by commercial radio.
BTR offers listeners access to unknown artists throughout the world, with a daily audience that includes more than two dozen countries. The site has garnered over 80 million listeners in its first year with its unique on-demand musical programming and focus on the best new independent music worldwide. With the addition of top-notch editorial content, independent video coverage, and worldwide show calendars, BTR puts everything a music fan needs and wants - in one place.
Unlike other radio stations, BTR offers listeners on-demand programming. A first in internet radio, listeners can cater to their musical preferences, while still finding the best independent and unsigned artists across the world.
Using UpSNAP's cutting edge technology, BreakThru Radio makes its weekly and specialty shows more accessible for an on-the-go market of students and young professionals with exclusive access to its on-demand programming through their mobile phones. BreakThru Radio services are available through virtually all of the major carrier networks in the U.S. These include Nextel/Sprint, Cingular, Verizon, Alltel and T-Mobile.
BTR can be heard on http://www.breakthruradio.com and http://www.NYTrack.com, New York's only website dedicated to the tri-state high school track community, thus reaching over 5 million high school students.
Colleen McAllister, BreakThru Radio
(colleen @ breakthruradio.com)