This Song: Tame Impala (Rerun)

This Song

This Song: Tame Impala (Rerun)

Posted by on Jul 18, 2018

Kevin Parker of Tame Impala describes how hearing Led Zeppelin’s “Good Times Bad Times” made him realize that he could meld his love of rock music with his love of dance music.

Tame Impala will be headling Float Fest in San Marcos Texas on July 22nd.  Buy tickets to Float Fest.

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This Song: Jamila Woods

This Song

This Song: Jamila Woods

Posted by on Jul 14, 2018

It should come as no surprise to fans of Jamila Woods that the up-and-coming R&B singer grew up listening to Stevie Wonder. Both artists explore big ideas through intricate arrangements and soul searching lyrics.  Listen as  Jamila Woods tells us how Stevie Wonder’s “Heaven is 10 Zillion Light Years Away” affected her deeply as a child, and how it has inspired her own songwriting.

Jamila Woods is coming to Hogg Auditorium in Austin Texas on July 14th to play a show with Sarah Jaffe as part of KUTX’s 5th Birthday Concert Series. Buy tickets here! Enter code BOGO at checkout out for a buy one get one free ticket deal.

📸 Jorge Sanhueza-Lyon/KUTX

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This Song: Jake Lloyd

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This Song: Jake Lloyd

Posted by on Jul 5, 2018

Austin Artist Jake Lloyd has been making a name for himself by producing music that mixes R&B, hip-hop, soul, rock, and reggae.  Listen as he describes how hearing  Tony! Toni! Tone!’s “Let’s Get Down” as a kid made him realize that he wanted to be a musician. Also, he talks about what it’s like to be working as an artist in Austin’s burgeoning hip-hop and R&B scene.

 

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Watch the new video for Jake Lloyd’s song “Rasclat.”

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Get Jake Lloyd’s song “Mile” as part of our Song of the Day series

Read the Austin Monthly episode about The Breaks

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This Song: Ali Holder

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This Song: Ali Holder

Posted by on Jun 27, 2018

Ali Holder was born with Hepatitis C but wasn’t diagnosed until her early twenties. On this episode, Ali tells us how Arcade Fire’s “Wake Up” helped her through the challenging emotions that come with treatment for a serious medical condition and how the experience continues to influence her music.

Ali Holder is in the middle of a crowdfunding campaign for her upcoming record. Check out her Indiegogo campaign.

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This Song: John Prine

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This Song: John Prine

Posted by on Jun 20, 2018

Songwriting legend John Prine  just released, “The Tree of Forgiveness,” his first record of original material in 13 years. He sat down with host Elizabeth McQueen at a live taping of  This Song at Waterloo Records to talk about Bob Dylan’s “The Lonesome Death of Hattie Carroll,” songwriting, empathy, and why he had to sequester himself in a hotel to write for the new record.

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