Carrie Rodriguez © KLRU photo by Scott Newton

Carrie Rodriguez

Carrie Rodriguez stepped into the national spotlight with her unique collaboration with veteran songwriter Chip Taylor, which yielded three critically acclaimed albums of duets. But … Continue reading

The 2013 Americana Music Festival

ACL Presents: Americana Music Festival 2013

ACL Presents: Americana Music Festival 2013, reflects the breadth of the genre’s musical reach with star-studded performances recorded live at the historic Ryman Auditorium in … Continue reading

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Blues Traveler

Blues Traveler hit the national spotlight when the song “Run Around” from their fourth CD became a hit. The band earned a Grammy, extensive critical … Continue reading

Heartless Bastards ©KLRU photo by Scott Newton

Heartless Bastards

Rich with purpose, passion, and commanding musicianship, Heartless Bastards’ new album Restless Ones – their fifth studio album – captures an idiosyncratic band exploring their … Continue reading

TV on the Radio ©KLRU photo by Scott Newton

TV on the Radio

Drawing from a broad spectrum of influences, from soul to ambient to postpunk, TV on the Radio’s complex brand of indie rock defies genres. For … Continue reading

Bon Iver © KLRU by Scott Newton

Bon Iver

Grammy Award winner Bon Iver’s ability to stir emotions with their orchestral, lushly-arranged folk songs “achieves a beautiful fantasy” (Entertainment Weekly). Bon Iver is the … Continue reading

Iron and Wine © KLRU photo by Scott Newton

Iron and Wine

Filtering old-fashioned, song-based folk rock through an indie rock lens, Iron and Wine has in the last half decade become one of the most acclaimed … Continue reading

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The National

While lead singer Matt Berninger sustains The National with his resonant baritone voice, his bandmates masterfully round out their soul-haunting sound. With their cathartic, raw … Continue reading

John Mayer © KLRU photo by Scott Newton

John Mayer

“The night I was recognized for ‘Daughters’ at the Grammys was the night this record started,” said Mayer. “I knew I had bought the time … Continue reading

ACL Hall of Fame New Year's Eve 2017 ©️KLRU by Scott Newrton

ACL Hall of Fame New Year’s Eve 2017

On October 25th, 2017, three American musical innovators were inducted into the fourth annual Austin City Limits Hall of Fame: singer/songwriter Rosanne Cash, New Orleans … Continue reading