Clairy Browne & The Bangin’ Rackettes combine the saxophone, guitar, keyboard and drums to make a soulful soothing sound. This Australian 9 piece band brings jazz to a whole different level with great beats and beautiful harmonies. Led by lead vocalist is Clairy Browne with her Bangin’ Rackettes of Camilla McKewen, Loretta Miller and Ruby Jones mix their voices to travel back in time to soul music era. Formed in 2009, they released their first studio album titled Baby Caught the Bus. They are currently touring throughout the states until October 1, 2014. Check out their live session from when they came by Studio 1A right here.
- Kristina Latham
!!!, or pronounced Chk Chk Chk, comes to us from California with their slick music beats and techno vibe. The group has been together since 1995 and five albums later, they are still going strong. As you can see in their music videoes, the unique group has a distinct sound that is sure to draw attention and get the crowd dancing. Their latest album titled THR!!!ER realesed April 28, 2013 and are currently on tour in North America, as well as a show in Spain. The energetic band with lead man Nic Offer will be here in the KUTX Studio 1A on July 24, 2014. Check it our HERE!.
- Kristina Latham
In 2011, Austin singer-songwriter Seth Sherman recorded an album with a back up band consisting of Devon McDermott, Morris Ramos, and Drew Schlegel. The resualt was a spectactualr colaborative work prompting them to work together under a new name, Tinnarose. The group has adopted a folky, youthful asthetic that mirrors the sound of greats like Neil Young, Harry Nilson, and Cass McCobs.
You can see them live August 22nd at Dan’s Silverleaf, and the 23rd at Stubb’s, and don’t miss them here LIVE at Studio 1A August 20th at 4 p.m.
Austin based psycho pop band, Wildcat Apollo, first started making there “wildly unique” brand of folk in 2012. In 2013 the quartet embarked on a pilgrimage to Austin where they recorded their debut album, High and Low. The album received much critical acclaim, and shortly after its release Wildcat Apollo won several awards from the John Lennon Songwriting Contest. In 2014 Wildcat apollo joined the Vans Warped Tour in June.
Located just outside of Austin in the Texas hill country, you can hear the land in Israel Nash’s music. Originally from Missouri Nash moved out of the heartland to New York to pursue his musical ambitions, there he released his first record Barn Doors and Concrete Floors to much critical acclaim. Since moving out to Austin Israel Nash’s sound has taken a turn reflecting his deep appreciation of the ‘endless Texas skies.’
You can see Israel Nash Gripka LIVE Lamberts August 20th, and you can listen to his live performance here in studio 1A August 19th!