This Song: Kevin Morby // Margaret Glaspy

This Song

This Song: Kevin Morby // Margaret Glaspy

Posted by on Aug 31, 2016

In this episode we explore the life changing power of indie folks songs.  First, singer songwriter Kevin Morby expounds on how the raw beauty of The Mountain Goats made making folk music seem both accessible and punk. Then Margaret Glaspy explains how Vic Chestnutt’s unflinching take on life and and Elliot Smith’s use of metaphor influence her as a writer.

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Watch Kevin Morby perform “Destroyer” on Vuhaus

Listen to Kevin Morby’s Studio 1A Session

Watch Margaret Glaspy perform “Emotions and Math” on Vuhaus

Listen to Margaret Glassy’s Studio1A Session

This Song: Jonathan Meiburg of Shearwater // Cross Record

This Song

This Song: Jonathan Meiburg of Shearwater // Cross Record

Posted by on Feb 23, 2016

Shearwater’s Jonathan Meiburg grew up listening to his parent’s classical music and white bread pop. Then he heard Vic Chesnutt. In this episode of “This Song” you can hear how  Chesnutt’s “Big Huge Valley”  helped him realize there was a whole world of music bubbling beneath the mainstream. Plus, he makes the case that  Nina Simone is the “best popular musician of the 20th century, and maybe the 21st century too.”

Then Emily Cross of the KUTX Artist of the Month Cross Record  describes the effect Imogen Heap’s“Hide and Seek” had on her while her partner, Dan Duszynski, explains how King Tubby expanded his ideas of what music could be.

Listen to Shearwater’s Studio 1A performance

Listen to Cross Record’s Studio 1A performance

Listen to Cross Record’s MyKUTX guest DJ set

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Listen to the songs featured in Episode 28 of “This Song”.