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  My KUTX: Gina Chavez  

Gina Chavez’s electro-tinged anthems are built on a foundation of folkloric sounds, and this week on My KUTX, the Artist of the Month explores electronic and folk traditions from Mexico, Colombia, Austin, and more.

11.20.2020
  Our Favorite Songs of 2017 So Far  

We’ve just about reached the halfway point on 2017, so it seems like a good time to pause and recognize some of the great tracks that have come out so far this year. We asked KUTX staffers for their five favorite songs of 2017 so far – here’s what they had to say. (Top image: […]

06.26.2017
  Goat: “I Sing In Silence”  

Photo by Andreas Johansson Goat is a Swedish band that plays “world music” in the most literal sense. The group’s sound is nearly unclassifiable, drawing from African blues, American psychedelia, Middle Eastern folk, and more. Goat’s third album, Requiem, dials down some of the past psych-rock explorations in favor of an acoustic, pastoral sound. “I […]

11.15.2016
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  Imarhan 4.29.16  

Another Levitation castaway, Imarhan brought their distinctively funky take on traditional Tuareg music to Studio 1A after dangerous weather derailed their scheduled gig out at the festival.

05.02.2016
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  Imarhan: “Assossamagh”  

Like Tinariwen and Bombino before them, Imarhan is bringing its bluesy, psychedelic Tuareg rock to Western ears. Catch them at Levitation Fest tomorrow and download a free song here.

04.28.2016
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