BreakThru Radio Premieres New Emo Show

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BreakThru Radio (BTR), the World's Source for the Best Independent Music on the Internet, announces that it will air a new specialty show called "The Emo Show" from the newest member of the BTR team, DJ Plumbline. This new addition to the BTR lineup is designed to let listeners feel their emotions through music. "The Emo Show" is the latest installment in the station's successful series of specialty shows. This expressive new show can be found only at http://www.breakthruradio.com.

There's a whole world of savvy, aesthetically sophisticated listeners out there, but for me, music has always been primarily an emotional experience

BreakThru Radio (BTR), the World's Source for the Best Independent Music on the Internet, announces that it will air a new specialty show called "The Emo Show" from the newest member of the BTR team, DJ Plumbline. This new addition to the BTR lineup is designed to let listeners feel their emotions through music. "The Emo Show" is the latest installment in the station's successful series of specialty shows. This expressive new show can be found only at http://www.breakthruradio.com.

The goal of "The Emo Show" is to focus on the idea of emotional listening rather than to just simply spotlight all emo music. In the first edition, listeners will hear songs from Hot Hot Heat, Sebadoh, Yo Le Tengo, and Broken Social Scene. "The Emo Show" premieres on Saturday, January 12, and will continue to air on a weekly basis.

"There's a whole world of savvy, aesthetically sophisticated listeners out there, but for me, music has always been primarily an emotional experience," explains DJ Plumbline, who is a New York City-based writer and musician. "With this new show, I hope to share that, and to rediscover it a little bit myself."

With the addition of "The Emo Show," BreakThru Radio further fulfills its goal of offering listeners complete on-demand, free programming. Other BTR specialty shows include a folk show, a blues show, a heavy metal show, a fringe show, a dance music show and a hip-hop show.

"The Emo Show" will premiere on BTR tomorrow 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 Plumbline's exclusive new show by visiting http://www.breakthruradio.com.

About BreakThru Radio

BreakThru Radio (BTR) is the World's Source for the Best Independent Music on the Internet, where expert DJs expose the rich underground of sound not found on commercial radio. Whether it's death metal, dancehall, dubstep, hip-hop, indie rock, skronk, 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 on the Internet, the need for informed sources to filter out the best of it has become a necessity. Unfortunately, this wealth of relevant music simply cannot be found on the graveyard known as commercial radio. Serious music aficionados are beyond sick and tired of feeling victimized by the expendable airwaves ejaculated by the old corporate radio structure.

Their frustration, however, is at an end.

"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 1,000,000 listeners daily, the majority of which are aged 13-24 years old. BTR is constantly evolving, and 2007 saw the creation of a unique BTR Facebook application, making it possible for Facebook users to install a miniature version of BTR's unique media player upon their personal pages. Also, independent video coverage was added to BTR, as well as top-notch editorial content and an intuitive global show calendar. Plus, BTR's live musical content experienced immense growth, with exclusive recordings from Ardent Studios (Memphis, Tennessee), Old School Studios (Bury St Edmunds, United Kingdom) and Dubway Studios (New York City, New York) becoming part of BTR's regular show schedule.

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 to is users.

Unlike other radio stations, BTR offers complete on-demand programming; a first in internet radio. Listeners can cater to their specific musical preferences, whatever the genre, 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.

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Colleen McAllister, BreakThru Radio (colleen(at)breakthruradio.com)

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