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Tom Waits

Tom Waits, looking like a grown-up Dead End Kid and spinning out stories of the sordid side of city life, is without equal as a … Continue reading

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Bloc Party

Not many bands portray their music as “living noise,” but British indie-rock band Bloc Party says that’s exactly what they play. With their jerky guitar … Continue reading

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Alabama Shakes

Raucous newcomers Alabama Shakes combine the old and the new to lay down gritty, bass-heavy rhythms for a perfect Southern cocktail. Fronted by the powerful … Continue reading

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Gillian Welch

American singer-songwriter Gillian Welch has allured audiences with her deep country lyrics and Americana sound for decades. This marks her third appearance on Austin City … Continue reading

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St. Vincent

St. Vincent is known for writing songs full of lyrical “detail and charm” (Billboard) and “creative instrumentation and melodically special music” (Delusions of Adequacy). The … Continue reading

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Jack White

After rising to the top of the garage rock revival with the White Stripes, Jack White has maintained his stature as one of the most … Continue reading

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Tim McGraw

Tim McGraw’s success is undeniable – he’s sold over 40 million records, won three Grammy Awards, 14 Academy of Country Music Awards, 11 Country Music … Continue reading

Dave Matthews Band © KLRU photo by Scott Newton

Dave Matthews Band

Since their debut in the early 90s, the Dave Matthews Band has combined the worlds of jam and pop to win multiple Grammys and gain … Continue reading

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Gretchen Wilson

With her debut album 2004′s Here for the Party, Gretchen Wilson was hailed as the “most important new artist to hit country music since the … Continue reading

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Ray LaMontagne

Rolling Stone called Ray LaMontagne “the backwoods Van Morrison” when the magazine placed him on their 2004 Hot List. His 2004 Austin City Limits Music … Continue reading

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