BreakThru Radio Shows Off Its Funk and Soul

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BreakThru Radio (BTR), the Internet's source for the World's Best Independent Music, announced today that it will air an exclusive new specialty show from DJ Pat, the "BTR Funk & Soul Hour." This spirited new addition to the BTR lineup will bring listeners the best in soul music. "BTR Funk & Soul Hour" is the latest installment in the station's successful series of specialty shows. This exciting new playlist can be found only on http://www.breakthruradio.com.

BreakThru Radio (BTR), the Internet's source for the World's Best Independent Music, announced today that it will air an exclusive new specialty show from DJ Pat, the "BTR Funk & Soul Hour." This spirited new addition to the BTR lineup will bring listeners the best in soul music. "BTR Funk & Soul Hour" is the latest installment in the station's successful series of specialty shows. This exciting new playlist can be found only on http://www.breakthruradio.com.

"BTR Funk & Soul Hour" is a show dedicated to bringing back the high standard of soul music that was established in the 1970s. It will highlight artists such as Sharon Jones & The Dap-Kings, Jamie Lidell, Charles Walker, Antibalas Afrobeat Orchestra, and Alice Russell.

"There are many musicians and bands that really understand what good R&B and soul music is," says DJ Pat, who will feature Sharon Jones & The Dap-Kings in the show's premiere. "These artists continually come out with amazing music in that same style. I want to bring these artists that inspire me to a new audience that may not know that this scene still exists."

With the addition of "BTR Funk & Soul Hour," BreakThru Radio further fulfills its goal of offering listeners complete on-demand, free programming that caters to whatever music niche in which their taste lies. Other BTR specialty shows include a folk show, a blues show, a heavy metal show, a dance music show and a hip-hop show.

"BTR Funk & Soul Hour" 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 Pat's hot new show 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 over 800,000 listeners daily.

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.

CONTACT
Colleen McAllister, BreakThru Radio (colleen@breakthruradio.com)

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