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My KUTX: Go Fever

photo by Mel Koutchavalis

Go Fever is the KUTX Artist of the Month for September 2021. Photo by Mel Koutchavalis.

Go Fever's Acey Monaro

My KUTX // September 25, 2021

Go Fever is a familiar presence in Austin’s rock scene, playing alongside A Giant Dog and recording at White Denim’s Radio Milk studios. But singer and songwriter Acey Monaro’s Australian roots bring something else to this city. Her songs are filtered through a love of classic country and the kind of loose pub rock you can only find in Australia. You can rock out, but you might miss the sharp wit of her storytelling.

On October 8, Go Fever returns with Velvet Fist, and this week on My KUTX, Monaro is back as our guest DJ. She’s come up with an hour of songs that have influenced the new record–Squeeze, jump blues, Australian jukebox hits–and songs that have kept her going through trying times. Hear Go Fever’s My KUTX on Saturday, September 25 at 6 p.m. or listen anytime in the player above.

–Art Levy // producer, My KUTX

Playlist:

[intro music: Go Fever – “Long Run”]

1. Squeeze – “In Quintessence”

2. Patti LaBelle – “Lady Marmalade”

3. Daddy Cool – “Eagle Rock”

4. Liz Stringer – “First Time Really Feeling”

5. T-Bone Walker – “Tell Me What’s The Reason”

6. Flor de Toloache – “Dulces Recuerdos”

7. Minutemen – “I Felt Like A Gringo”

8. Yola – “Goodbye Yellow Brick Road”

9. Joan Armatrading – “Water With The Wine”

10. Us Mob – “Genocide”

11. The B-52’s – “Hero Worship”

12. Tom T. Hall – “Subdivision Blues”

13. Dead Kennedys – “Moon Over Marin”

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