My KUTX: Black Pistol Fire

Artist of the Month

My KUTX: Black Pistol Fire

Posted by on May 20, 2016

Photo by Jorge Sanhueza-Lyon/KUTX

Black Pistol Fire is the KUTX Artist of the Month for May. Learn more here.

Kevin McKeown and Eric Owen formed Black Pistol Fire a few years ago in their hometown of Toronto, but they’ve really made a mark locally. This is one of the best live bands around town, and their new album, Don’t Wake The Riot, mixes in some new sounds. They sound a lot bigger than just guitar and drums, and on their guest DJ set, they go real big: old-school Outkast, pre-show pump-ups, and badass rock and soul. Tune in Saturday, May 21 at 6 p.m. or listen anytime in the player below.

–Art Levy

Playlist:

[intro music: Black Pistol Fire – “Storm Cussin'”]

1. The Secret Sisters – “Big River”

2. Alabama Shakes – “Always Alright”

3. Nirvana – “Lounge Act”

4. The Misfits – “Hybrid Moments”

5. The Kills – “Fried My Little Brains”

6. Yeah Yeah Yeahs – “Phenomena”

7. Lee Dorsey – “Get Out My Life Woman”

8. Outkast – “Southernplayalisticadillacmuzik”

9. Big Mama Thornton – “Hound Dog”

10. Jessica Lea Mayfield – “We’ve Never Lied”

11. Black Rebel Motorcycle Club – “Beat The Devil’s Tattoo”

12. Bass Drum of Death – “Get Found”

13. Sonny & the Sunsets – “Too Young To Burn”

14. Bootsy Collins – “I’d Rather Be With You”