Sufjan Stevens © KLRU photo by Scott Newton

Sufjan Stevens

Detroit native Sufjan Stevens experiments with music and words to create multi-layered songs that put him at the forefront of the folk indie pop revival. … Continue reading

Franz Ferdinand ©KLRU photo by Scott Newton

Franz Ferdinand

As “the coolest thing to come from Scotland since Sean Connery”(People), Franz Ferdinand has taken the world by surprise since the release of their debut … Continue reading

The Steve Miller Band © KLRU photo by Scott Newton

The Steve Miller Band

Legendary rock guitarist Steve Miller and his band have been inspiring fans for more than four decades with Miller’s unique brand of rousing American rock … Continue reading

Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds ©KLRU photo by Scott Newton

Nick Cave & the Bad Seeds

A recent New York Times Magazine profile of Nick Cave noted that “Cave can claim at least half a dozen vocations: songwriter and performer with … Continue reading

© KLRU photo by Scott Newton

Gary Clark Jr.

Austin native Gary Clark Jr.’s goal is to make timeless music that’s reflective of his disparate confluence of inspirations, from classic rock and soul, to … Continue reading

Eric Church ©KLRU photo by Scott Newton.

Eric Church

Amidst a world tour, one of country music’s latest superstars, Eric Church, joins Austin City Limits to share his bluesy, rock and roll country. Eric … Continue reading

Patty Griffin & Friends © KLRU photo by Scott Newton

Patty Griffin & Friends

Patty Griffin’s remarkable ability to copiously fill every note on her album Downtown Church with the soulful passion of a gospel veteran leaves even the … Continue reading

Pinetop Perkins © KLRU photo by Scott Newton

Pinetop Perkins

Earning multiple Grammy nominations and recording all-star blues CDs is not the way most 90-somethings spend their days, but Austin’s Pinetop Perkins is doing just … Continue reading

The Raconteurs © KLRU photo by Scott Newton

The Raconteurs

When four friends get together to make music, you expect the fun to show through. But when those friends are Jack White of The White … Continue reading

Future Islands ©KLRU photo by Scott Newton

Future Islands

The bass-heavy ballads and light, bouncy beats of synth-pop trio Future Islands were refined to excellence this year with their new album Singles. The band … Continue reading