BreakThru Radio Goes Punk

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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 weekly specialty show from writer, agent and now DJ Bryan Swirsky, entitled "Loud, Fast Rules!". This high-energy program is the latest installment in the station's successful run of specialty shows. "Loud, Fast Rules!" will run every Monday at noon and will highlight the best and brightest music ever to come out of the punk scene, by both contemporary and historical artists from all over the world. The playlist can be found only on http://www.breakthruradio.com.

So rather than keeping the show oriented towards mainstream idea of punk, I'm going to focus in on its history as well as getting back to the forgotten roots of punk. I will also highlight music from some newer bands who are quite relevant to the overall culture.

BreakThru Radio (BTR), the Internet's source for the World's Best Independent Music, announced today that it will air an exclusive weekly specialty show from writer, agent and now DJ Bryan Swirsky, entitled "Loud, Fast Rules!". This high-energy program is the latest installment in the station's successful run of specialty shows. "Loud, Fast Rules!" will run every Monday at noon and will highlight the best and brightest music ever to come out of the punk scene, by both contemporary and historical artists from all over the world. The playlist can be found only on http://www.breakthruradio.com.

A born and bred New Yorker, DJ Bryan was first exposed to The Ramones, the Damned, the Clash and the Sex Pistols in 1977 and he's been paying for it ever since. "I've seen underground punk culture start from nothing and grow into what exists today," says DJ Bryan, whose first show includes tracks from The Avengers, Mission of Burma, Down By Law, as well as music from one of his favorite new, punk bands, MOTO. "So rather than keeping the show oriented towards mainstream idea of punk, I'm going to focus in on its history as well as getting back to the forgotten roots of punk. I will also highlight music from some newer bands who are quite relevant to the overall culture."

With the addition of "Loud, Fast Rules!", 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 jazz show, a blues show, a heavy metal show, a dance music show and a hip-hop show.

"Loud, Fast Rules!" 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 Bryan's 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.

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Colleen McAllister, BreakThru Radio ([email protected])

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