This Song: Clara-Nova

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This Song: Clara-Nova

Posted by on May 23, 2018

On this episode of This Song, Sydney Wayser, aka Clara Nova, talks about the impact Rufus Wainwright’s song “Oh What A World” had on her own music and how her feeling of connection with artists, both visual and musical,  continues to inspire her creative process.

Listen to Clara-Nova’s latest single “Electric” and her EP The Iron Age.

Her next EP, The Golden Age, will be out July 27th.

Watch Clara Nova’s video for the  for the Illusionist

Check out Clara-Nova’s set at the KUTX Live at the Four Seasons show.

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This Song: Tanya Donelly of Belly

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This Song: Tanya Donelly of Belly

Posted by on May 16, 2018

Tanya Donelly, front woman for the band Belly and founding member of Throwing Muses and the Breeders, has played music all of her life.  Listen as she describes how listening to the Beatles “All You Need is Love as a teenager was an “epiphanal moment” for her that would influence her entire future musical career.

Belly just released Dove their first record in 23 years. Listen to it here  iTunes or Amazon.

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Check out Belly’s Tour Dates

Listen to Songs from Episode 131 of This Song

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This Song: Shakey Graves

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This Song: Shakey Graves

Posted by on May 9, 2018

For an artist who got his start as a one-man band, it may come as a surprise that one of Shakey Graves favorite pieces of music comes from one of the most famous musicals of all time. On this episode, Austin’s Shakey Graves talks about his childhood love of the “Overture” from Phantom of the Opera and how it helped him explore his own theatricality on his latest album, Can’t Wake Up.

📸 Julia Reihs/KUTX

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Listen to Shakey Grave’s new record “Can’t Wake Up.”

Check out Shakey Grave’s Tour Dates

Listen to Songs from Episode 130 of This Song

 

This Song: Lincoln Durham

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This Song: Lincoln Durham

Posted by on May 2, 2018

Austin artist and self described  Southern-Gothic Psycho-Blues Revival-Punk One-Man-Band Lincoln Durham describes how the music of Nick Cave allowed him to embrace his own darkness and make the music he needed to make.

Lincoln Durham has a new record out called And Into Heaven Came the Night.

📸 Jay Trevino

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Listen to Lincoln Durham’s new record Into Heaven Came the Night

Check out Lincoln Durham’s tour dates

See Lincoln Durham perform “Beautifully Sewn, Violently Torn” on Vuhaus

Listen to Songs from Episode 129 of This Song

 

This Song: Ibeyi

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This Song: Ibeyi

Posted by on Apr 25, 2018

Lisa-Kaindé Diaz of Ibeyi explains how Nina Simone’s version of “I Put a Spell on You” helped her understand what singing was really about and how music helped heal the relationship with her sister Naomi.  Oh yeah, and what it was like to be a part of Beyonce’s Lemonade!

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Listen to Ibeyi’s second record Ash

Check out Ibeyi’s tour dates With David Byrne. Look for the dates marked with a ^^

Listen to the  Two and Fro episode celebrating the two year anniversary of Beyonce’s Lemonade

Listen to Songs from Episode 128 of This Song