Calexico 4.20.18

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Calexico 4.20.18

Posted by on Apr 23, 2018

Calexico stopped by Studio 1A before their performance at Old Settler’s Music Festival to play a few songs and talk about their ninth album, The Thread That Keeps Us. The band consists of Joey Burns on vocals and guitar, Sergio Mendoza on keys, and Conner Gallager on guitar. Talking about the new album, Burns told us, “I really just wanna capture a room sound. I wanna capture what’s living and breathing in the room.” Each song has its own personality, shifting from folk to synth to rock, and back again. Check out the full session and interview below.

– Gab Soong

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Ty Richards 4.19.18

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Ty Richards 4.19.18

Posted by on Apr 23, 2018

Ty Richards, Austin’s own psychedelic, electric funk artist, stopped by Studio 1A to play a few songs and talk about his new album, Welcome to Flat Earth. Richards told us, “It’s like if a metalhead played synthesizers. It’s a very 8-bit sounding record, everything kind of has a very nostalgia, Nintendo kind of vibe to it.” The band consists of Ty Richards on vocals and guitar, Andrew Nolte on keys and guitar, Jason Decuir on bass, and Garry Franklin on drums. They played a release show at Mosaic Sound Collective on April 20th featuring performances by James Cook and The Cuckoos, and live paintings by The Blue Dozen Collective. Check out the full Studio Session with Interviews below.

– Gab Soong

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Wild Moccasins 4.20.18

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Wild Moccasins 4.20.18

Posted by on Apr 20, 2018

Houston, TX-based pop band Wild Moccasins stopped by Studio 1A before their show at Stubbs Indoors to play a few songs from their new album, Look Together, which comes out June 29 on New West Records. The band consists of Zahira Gutierrez on vocals and keys, Cody Swann on vocals and guitar, Avery Davis on drums, and Nicholas Cody on bass. The emotionally charged, shimmery pop songs will have you dancing in no time. Check out the full studio session and interview below.

– Gab Soong

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Christy Hays 4.20.18

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Christy Hays 4.20.18

Posted by on Apr 20, 2018

Country singer Christy Hays stopped by Studio 1A to play a few songs from her new album, River Swimmer, which comes out on April 27. With heartfelt lyrics and warm folk vibes, her new album is a dream. Featuring Christy Hays on vocals and guitar, Mike St. Clair on bass, Josh Greco on drums, and Jonas Wilson on guitar, the instrumentation is highly emotionally charged. Catch her at C Boys tomorrow, April 21 for her release show with Night Glitter. Don’t forget to listen to the full studio session and interview below.

– Gab Soong

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Morgan Saint 4.14.18

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Morgan Saint 4.14.18

Posted by on Apr 17, 2018

Morgan Saint stopped by Studio 1A to play a few songs from her debut EP, 17 Hero. The moody pop songs have a dreamy, infectious rhythm and honest lyrics. The song “Just Friends” makes you want to dance, laugh, and cry all at the same time. Saint said that she hopes people can find a home in her songs, and that she finds inspiration for her music in the visual art she creates. Check out the full session and interview below.

 

– Gab Soong

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