Indie Orchestra on KUTX

Indie Orchestra has been financed in part by the City of Austin’s Live Music Fund Event Program.

Indie Orchestra airs on KUTX Tuesday, February 13 at 8 p.m.

Austin PBS held this season’s production of Indie Orchestra at their brand-new Austin Media Center on February 1st, featuring performances by amazing local artists A Giant Dog, Caleb De Casper, Daniel Fears, promqueen, and Thor & Friends, all backed by the orchestra/choral forces of Brent Baldwin & Unwound Sound.

***Thanks to Big Country Brewing for their support***

Indie Orchestra

Full Broadcast / Recorded February 1st, 2024

Set List:

Drone – Thor & Friends
Sunday Morning (The Velvet Underground) – Unwound Sound

Keep On – Daniel Fears

Sweet Release – Daniel Fears

Everything Changes – Daniel Fears

Home – Daniel Fears

Christmas Eve at the Wizard’s House – Thor & Friends

out of my head – promqueen

hungry – promqueen

ain’t Perfect – promqueen

roulette – promqueen

Anne Sexton’s Glasses – Thor & Friends


Waking Light (Beck) – Unwound Sound

Sik Culture – Caleb De Casper

Chemical Blue – Caleb De Casper

Too Many Boys – Caleb De Caspser

Good Boy – Caleb De Casper

Off Her Meds – Thor & Friends

I Believe – A Giant Dog

In Rainbows – A Giant Dog

A Daydream – A Giant Dog

Watch It Burn – A Giant Dog

With A Little Help From My Friends (Beatles/Joe Cocker) – Unwound Sound and featured artists

Featured Artists:

Daniel Fears: vocals, keys

promqueen: Casie Luong – vocals; Waverly – production tracks

Caleb De Casper: vocals, keys

A Giant Dog: Sabrina Ellis – vocals, Andrew Cashen – guitar, vocals; Andy Bianculli – keys

Thor & Friends: Thor Harris – percussion; Peggy Ghorbani – percussion; Lyman Hardy – percussion; Lacey Lewis – percussion; Julia Austin – clarinet; Travis Weller – violin; Joey Reyes –  cello; Victor Bracht – French horn; Millie Twine – bass clarinet; Brant Bingamon – bass guitar, Brent Baldwin – pedal steel

Unwound Sound: 

Brent Baldwin – Conductor and Indie Orchestra Producer


Sarah Adler, Lainey Brown, Michael Brown, Marshal Crenshaw, Jacquie Fuller, Ross Glore, Deidre Gott, Ellie Harkrider, Robert Harlan, Kathy Hatch, Zoe Littleton, Melissa Lype, Jim Maxwell, Elizabeth McQueen, Leigh Northcutt-Benson, Nikki Northcutt, Meredith Orf, Jason Phelps, Amy Pooley, Senaida San Miguel, Joy Scott, Theo Snow, Christina Tannert , Megan Weaver, Sarah Youree


Seetha Shivaswamy – flute; Vanguel Tangarov – clarinet; Kenken Gorder – trumpet; Javier Stuppard – trombone; Nick Montopoli – violin; Camille Schiess – violin; Luis Eduardo Bellorín – viola; Anna Park – cello; Andrew Potter – double bass; Thor Harris – percussion, Brant Bingamon – bass guitar

Unwound Sound Production Coordinators:

Phil Pollack, Robert Harlan

Indie Orchestra Graphic Design: Chris Varnum

Austin PBS:

Video Engineering – Richard Mall, Jeffrey Boer, Dan Martaus; Lead Audio Engineer –  Randy Reynolds; Recording Engineer: Arun Venkatesh; Audio Support: Carla Saul, Artemis Lesgaux; Director – Robert Moorhead; Floor Manager – Rodney Connell; Camera Operators – Doug LaValliere (Jib), Joe Rocha (Ped-1), Katie Nelson (Ped-2), Meg Seidel (PTZ), Daniel Veliz (Ped-3); Technical Director – Alex Wolff; Lighting Director – Walter Olden; Light Board Operator – Ethan Balmer; Videotape Operator –  Michael Emery; Audio Intern – Gildardo Soriano; Production Interns – Brianna Archer, Oscar Areno, Arunima Chhimwal; Production Coordinator – Stephanie Dale; Manager of National Productions – Michael Toland; VP of Production – J.J Weber; Director of Events – Carolyn Krawczyk; Venue Manager – A.D Dungan; Volunteer Coordinator – Mari Paloma; Marketing Manager – Austin Hegarty; chief people & culture officer AUSTIN PBS – Oliver Rowe; chief technology officer AUSTIN PBS – Chris Ostertag; chief financial officer AUSTIN PBS – Elizabeth Perch; chief operating officer, AUSTIN PBS – Lori Bolding; chief marketing officer AUSTIN PBS – Carolyn Connolly; executive in charge of production AUSTIN PBS; Sara Robertson; President & CEO, AUSTIN PBS; Luis Patiño 


Broadcast Audio Mix – Jake Perlman; Video Edit: Deborah Cannon; Marketing Manager and Volunteer Coordinator –  Jacquie Fuller; Promotion Assistant – Confucius Jones; Post Production Manager – Deidre Gott

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