Alt-Country Comes to BreakThru Radio

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BreakThru Radio (BTR), the Internet's source for the World's Best Independent Music, announced today that it will air a brand new specialty show from DJ Emily, entitled "The Alt-Country Hour". This fun new show caters to listeners who are alt-country music fans. "The Alt-Country Hour" is the latest installment in the station's unique series of specialty shows. This rousing new playlist can be found only on http://www.breakthruradio.com.

A lot of tracks I picked for the first show are from 'alt-country' bands, but a big chunk of them are tracks from current BTR bands that have songs with an alt-country style

BreakThru Radio (BTR), the Internet's source for the World's Best Independent Music, announced today that it will air a brand new specialty show from DJ Emily, entitled "The Alt-Country Hour". This fun new show caters to listeners who are alt-country music fans. "The Alt-Country Hour" is the latest installment in the station's unique series of specialty shows. This rousing new playlist can be found only on http://www.breakthruradio.com.

"The Alt-Country Hour" brings listeners an exciting series of alt-country music from talented artists such as The Wynn Brothers Band, Cheyenne, Trainwreck Riders, and Royal City. With the addition of the show, BTR further fulfills its goal of offering listeners complete on-demand, free programming that caters to whatever music niche their taste lies in. Other BTR specialty shows include a folk show, a heavy metal show, a dance music show and a hip-hop show.

"A lot of tracks I picked for the first show are from 'alt-country' bands, but a big chunk of them are tracks from current BTR bands that have songs with an alt-country style," explains DJ Emily. "We have access to a ton of alt-country music now so we'll have a lot of new stuff in the next few episodes."

The "The Alt-Country Show" will premiere on BTR today and will be available in the station's archive and program guide, along with all of BTR's previous specialty programs. Listeners can tune in to hear DJ Emily's picks by visiting http://www.breakthruradio.com.

ABOUT BREAKTHRU RADIO

BreakThru Radio (BTR) is the Internet's source for the World's Best Independent Music, where expert DJs expose the rich underground of sound not found on commercial radio. Whether it's death metal, dancehall, hip-hop, indie rock, roots country, reggae, electronica, acid jazz, ambient beats, dub, two-step or folk, whatever genre you can imagine, BTR has it well-stocked, and with no expiration date.

In a world where independent music is becoming infinitely more accessible, the need for informed sources to filter out the best of it has become a necessity. Music fans across the globe are beyond frustrated with commercial radio, and often feel victimized by it.

Until now.

"Music for music lovers," is BTR's motto, and one that its DJ's take very seriously.

BTR offers its listeners unlimited access to underground music, twenty-four hours a day, seven days a week, with a daily audience that includes more than two dozen countries. With its unique on-demand musical programming and focus on the best in new, independent music, it's no surprise the site has garnered over 80 million listeners in its first year.

2007 has seen the addition of independent video coverage to BTR, as well as top-notch editorial content and an intuitive global show calendar. In fact, you could say that BTR has taken everything a music fan could ever need or want, and put it all into one cohesive website, completely free of charge.

Unlike other radio stations, BTR offers on-demand programming; a first in internet radio. Listeners can cater to their specific musical preferences, and at the same time discover the best independent and unsigned artists from across the world.

Using the cutting edge technology of UpSNAP, BreakThru Radio makes all of its shows more accessible to an on-the-go market of students and young professionals, via exclusive access to its on-demand programming through the medium of mobile phones. BreakThru Radio services are available through virtually all of the major carrier networks in the U.S., including Nextel/Sprint, Cingular, Verizon, Alltel, AT&T 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.

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Colleen McAllister, BreakThru Radio

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