My KUTX: Jess Williamson

Photo by Julia Reihs/KUTX

Jess Williamson moved from Austin to L.A. a few years back, but she still holds tight to some local roots. Her just-released third album, Cosmic Wink, was recorded at Dan Duszynski’s studio in Dripping Springs, the space that helped shape Loma and KUTX Artist of the Month alumni Cross Record. Austin’s RF Shannon served as Williamson’s backing band on Cosmic Wink, lending a Hill Country haze to Williamson’s country/folk songs.

This week on My KUTX, Williamson is back in town to host her very own guest DJ set. Hear it on Saturday, June 2, 6 to 7 p.m. or anytime at the bottom of the page.

–Art Levy // producer, My KUTX


1. Townes Van Zandt – “No Lonesome Tune”

2. Bruce Springsteen – “Tougher Than The Rest”

3. RF Shannon – “Tooth Ache”

4. Emmylou Harris – “Red Dirt Girl”

5. Jess Williamson – “I See The White”

6. Emahoy Tsegue-Maryam Guebrou – “The Homeless Wanderer”

7. Willie Nelson – “Can I Sleep In Your Arms?”

8. Jesse Woods – “Misery’s Love Song”

9. Amen Dunes – “Miki Dora”

10. Kacey Musgraves – “Space Cowboy”

11. Molly Burch – “Try”

12. Ali Farka Touré & Toumani Diabaté – “Ruby”

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