BreakThru Radio To Air Brand New TransPacific Show

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BreakThru Radio (BTR), the Internet's source for the World's Best Independent Music, is proud to announce the premiere of "TransPacific," a brand new specialty show from Australian DJ Chris Hatzis. This exciting show kicks off on Saturday, January 5, and will feature the very best of underground music from the land Down Under.

I want to show people the great range of music being produced in the country I am from. My main purpose is to provide listeners with examples of what I think is great music and let them make up their own minds. I love the fact that BTR treats the listener with respect, instead of force-feeding people music. I hope we can have some fun!

BreakThru Radio (BTR), the Internet's source for the World's Best Independent Music, is proud to announce the premiere of "TransPacific," a brand new specialty show from Australian DJ Chris Hatzis. This exciting show kicks off on Saturday, January 5th, and will feature the very best of underground music from the land Down Under.

"TransPacific" is dedicated to playing the most essential, vital new and independent music from both Australia and New Zealand. DJ Chris's picks stretch across all genres and are chosen from both current music and older favorites. The premiere edition of "TransPacific" will include some artists that American music fans may be familiar with, such as New Buffalo and Gotye, as well as bits and pieces from talented Australian and New Zealand acts such as Mick Harvey, The Brunettes, Lisa Miller and Young & Restless.

"I hope listeners will appreciate the selections I make," says DJ Chris. "I want to show people the great range of music being produced in the country I am from. My main purpose is to provide listeners with examples of what I think is great music and let them make up their own minds. I love the fact that BTR treats the listener with respect, instead of force-feeding people music. I hope we can have some fun!"

With the addition of "TransPacific," 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 regional specialty shows focus on areas such as Boston, Memphis, the Northwestern United States, the Bay Area and Canada.

"TransPacific" will premiere on BTR at noon 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 Chris's special 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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