My KUTX: T Bird & The Breaks

T Bird & the Breaks–our artist of the month–spread the gospel of “chunk”: soul, funk, hip-hop, and rock all brewed together. Since 2007, they’ve quickly becoming one of the must-see acts around town, and you can catch them at 2nd Street Soundcheck on Saturday. Harmonizm, the band’s third album, is bigger and brighter, veering between the sounds of New Orleans, Memphis, and Detroit while still adding some local flavor. T Bird himself (a.k.a. Tim Crane) takes over My KUTX this week with the help of sax man Andy Panda McCormick. Listen to their guest DJ set and see their playlist below!

–Art Levy

T Bird & The Breaks’ playlist:

1. Pointer Sisters – “Pinball Number Count”

2. Kool & The Gang – “Ancestral Ceremony”

3. Fatima – “The Biggest Joke Of All”

4. Roberta Flack – “Compared To What”

5. Dr. John – “Singalong Song”

6. Greyhounds – “What’s On Your Mind”

7. Drew Smith’s Lonely Choir – “Something So Much”

8. Charles Wright & The Watts 103rd Street Rhythm Band – “Doin’ What Comes Naturally”

9. D’Angelo & The Vanguard – “Til It’s Done (Tutu)”

10. Vulfpeck – “Wait For The Moment”

11. Johnny “Guitar” Watson – “Feel The Spirit (Of My Guitar)”

12. Ernie K. Doe – “Here Come The Girls”

13. Jay Electronica – “Better In Tune With The Infinite”

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