My KUTX: Leopold & His Fiction

Photo by Martin do Nascimento/KUTX

Austin’s Daniel Leopold is soft-spoken in person, but onstage, he easily shows off his Detroit roots. Leopold & His Fiction is Motor City through-and-through, and on its new album Darling Destroyer, the band sounds like a combination of Leopold’s twin influences: Iggy Pop mania and Stevie Wonder soul. This week on My KUTX, Leopold shifts easily between these two poles as our guest DJ, cuing up sweet soul hits before revving his rock and roll engine. Tune into his guest DJ set on Saturday, January 28 at 6 p.m. or listen anytime at the bottom of the page.

–Art Levy // producer, My KUTX


[intro music: Leopold & His Fiction – “That’s How I Feel (Free)”]

1. Iggy & The Stooges – “Search & Destroy”

2. Brenton Wood – “Oogum Boogum Song”

3. Elvis Presley – “Wooden Heart”

4. Nirvana – “Territorial Pissings”

5. Stevie Wonder – “I Don’t Know Why”

6. Jeff Buckley – “Mama, You Been On My Mind”

7. The Rolling Stones – “Memo From Turner”

8. Iggy Pop – “Success”

9. Stevie Wonder – “We Can Work It Out”

10. Son Little – “Cross My Heart”

11. David Bowie – “Velvet Goldmine”

12. James Brown & The Famous Flames – “Try Me”

13. Charlie Rich – “It’s Too Late”

14. The Strokes – “Fear Of Sleep”

15. Cactus – “Evil”

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