Song Confessional x Pause/Play

Song Confessional

Song Confessional x Pause/Play

Posted by on Dec 8, 2020

Today we’re presenting another KUT/KUTX  podcast Pause/Play – a podcast about live music, a global pandemic and what comes next. Live Music has returned to Austin, even as COVID cases continue to surge in Texas. Hear about three live music experiences from the perspective of a fan, three musicians and a promoter.

In this episode you’ll hear from: host Elizabeth McQueen stepping into the role of a fan, Greg Gonzalez bass player for Money Chicha & Grupo Fantasma, Tomar Williams from Tomar and the FC’s, Geoff Earle from Stiletto Feels, and Song Confessional co-host Walker Lukens.

72 Hours In Newport – Houndmouth “Some Paradise”

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72 Hours In Newport – Houndmouth “Some Paradise”

Posted by on Sep 25, 2020

Our final episode of “72 Hours in Newport” features alternative blues band, Houndmouth! This week our confessor shares a story of his death-defying sailing trip from Hawaii to California, ultimately pushing him to propose to his then-girlfriend. Later, Walker sits down with Matt Myers of Houndmouth to discuss how the music industry can adapt post-Covid, Houndmouth’s secret band member, and how Matt is unintentionally romantic.   

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72 Hours In Newport – Wild Child “Going In”

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72 Hours In Newport – Wild Child “Going In”

Posted by on Sep 18, 2020

Episode 4 of “72 Hours in Newport” features Austin-based indie pop band, Wild Child! In this episode our confessor tells us about meeting her long lost half-brother at a party in high school. (Oh, she had no idea he even existed beforehand.) Later, Zac and Kelsey Wilson of Wild Child discuss how boring the ‘end of the world’ is, finding her voice in multiple musical projects, and building community around her.

 

 

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72 Hours In Newport – Band of Heathens – Black Cat

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72 Hours In Newport – Band of Heathens – Black Cat

Posted by on Sep 4, 2020

Episode 2 of 72 Hours in Newport features Austin-based Americana troubadours, Band of Heathens! In this episode our confessor recounts some of his grandfather’s best stories – from coming to America in a barrel to wrestling a panther – Are they true? Are they false? Does it matter? Walker and Gordy Quist (of BOH) discuss the power of family origin stories and the making of “Black Cat.”

For a deeper dive into Americans’ origin history, check out this episode of Code Switch on how projects are using DNA tests to talk about race in America. Listen Here.

 

 

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72 Hours In Newport – Kat Edmonson “Where I Am”

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72 Hours In Newport – Kat Edmonson “Where I Am”

Posted by on Aug 28, 2020

Episode 1 of the “72 Hours In Newport” mini-season features vintage pop singer-songwriter Kat Edmonson and her endearing track, “Where I Am.” Kat’s song was inspired by a confessor that shares her story of falling in love and managing her significant others’ mental health. This episode deals with intense topics related to mental health. If that might be triggering for you, we suggest not listening to this episode and checking back in next week.

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline 1-800-273-8255

Crisis Text Line – text TALK to 741741

Veterans Crisis Line – text 838255

AFPS.org American Foundation for Suicide Prevention

 

 

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