This Song: Charlie Faye

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This Song: Charlie Faye

Posted by on Dec 12, 2018

Austin based singer and songwriter Charlie Faye leads the sixties inspired girl group Charlie Faye and the Fayettes. Listen as she describes how her childhood love of  “Be My Baby” by the Ronettes helped her find her musical way and how it inspired the band’s new single “I Don’t Need No Baby.”

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This Song: Parquet Courts

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This Song: Parquet Courts

Posted by on Dec 5, 2018

Andrew Savage from Parquet Courts loves karaoke. Hear from whence that love springs, how that love led him to Roxy Music and why he love that band’s song “Re-Make / Re-Model.”  Then listen as he explores the ways the Parquet Courts deals with the current chaotic moment we all find ourselves in on their latest record “Wide Awake!”

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This Song: Zettajoule

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This Song: Zettajoule

Posted by on Nov 28, 2018

On this episode of This Song,  Meggan Carney and Matt Sheffer of Austin’s Zettajoule tell us how Kate Bush’s “Running Up that Hill (A Deal With God)” and Rufus Wainwright’s “Cigarettes and Chocolate Milk” helped them expand their ideas about the possibilities of  pop music and explain what  inspired them to record their new low-fi electronic EP,  Always Looking Up, on an iPhone.

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This Song: BUHU returns

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This Song: BUHU returns

Posted by on Nov 21, 2018

Austin’s BUHU returns to This Song with a new lineup and a new sound. Now the band centers around the husband and wife team of Jeremy Rogers and Tiffany Paciga. In this episode Jeremy explores how Tiffany, along with Peter Gabriel’s “In Your Eyes” inspired him to be more open and vulnerable in his work. Later Tiffany explores how “I Wanna Win” by Jaako Eino Kalevi made her feel safe enough to let loose.

 

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This Song: Duckwrth

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This Song: Duckwrth

Posted by on Nov 16, 2018

Rapper and songwriter Duckwrth talks about how “If 6 was 9” by Jimi Hendrix opened his mind to the universe, why San Francisco and psychedelia call to him and what the key to finding peace might be.

 

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