Mumford & Sons

Mumford & Sons

Blending acoustic instrumentation, rock ‘n’ roll drive and a tireless work ethic, Mumford & Sons have an international reputation as one of the best live … Continue reading

Sonic Youth © KLRU photo by Scott Newton

Sonic Youth

Drawing equal inspiration from the experimental proto-punk of the Stooges and the Velvet Underground and the avant-garde classical music of John Cage, Henry Cowell and … Continue reading

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Bob Mould

It’s been three decades since acclaimed singer-songwriter Bob Mould surfaced in the Minneapolis hardcore punk scene as frontman for Hüsker Dü. Since then, he has … Continue reading

The New Orleans Social Club © KLRU photo by Scott Newton

The New Orleans Social Club

Weeks after Hurricane Katrina, a group of New Orleans musicians gathered in Austin to record music in celebration of the ravaged city’s musical history and … Continue reading

K’NAAN © KLRU photo by Scott Newton


“A talented artist that isn’t afraid to wear his heart on his sleeve” (PopMatters), Somali-Canadian K’NAAN’s inventive take on hip hop is earning him international … Continue reading

Flogging Molly © KLRU photo by Scott Newton

Flogging Molly

With their astounding melodies and a heavy influence of traditional Irish folk music, Flogging Molly has brought the distinct spheres of rock and folk music … Continue reading


The Swell Season

Grammy recipients have appeared on Austin City Limits numerous times; it’s a rare thing for Oscar winners to grace the stage in studio 6A. But … Continue reading

Tift Merritt ©KLRU photo by Scott Newton

Tift Merritt

With a voice that “is a magical combination of cool reserve and effortless warmth” (Entertainment Weekly), Tift Merritt pulls together country, blues and soul to … Continue reading

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Rodrigo y Gabriela with C.U.B.A.

With their thrilling and dynamic hybrid of metal, Latin and jazz, guitar duo Rodrigo y Gabriela have become an international sensation with their flawless live … Continue reading

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Jason Isbell

Jason Isbell’s raw, open, and reflective approach to music has led him to creat what Rolling Stone considers to be an album that is “…one … Continue reading