Explosions in the Sky © KLRU photo by Scott Newton

Explosions in the Sky

Austin’s Explosions in the Sky brings an emotional heft and sense of hope to the instrumental music genre. With epic songs that contain no singing, … Continue reading

Thievery Corporation © KLRU photo by Scott Newton

Thievery Corporation

With their first releases in the late ’90s, Thievery Corporation defined a new genre of electronic music. “Blending vocal theatrics, spiritual exploration and subtle songcraft” … Continue reading

The Decemberists © KLRU photo by Scott Newton

The Decemberists

With the ability to create a sound that blends American folk with a hint of southern gothic inspiration, The Decemberists have garnered a fan base … Continue reading

Nine Inch Nails ©KLRU photo by Scott Newton

Nine Inch Nails

Nine Inch Nails deliver one of the best live shows on the planet, are considered a pioneer in the industrial music movement and have been … Continue reading

Joanna Newsom © KLRU photo by Scott Newton

Joanna Newsom

Avant-garde folk princess Joanna Newsom has wooed audiences from all over with her unique songs that reflect her deep running, musical roots. Critics and fans … Continue reading

Crowed House © KLRU photo by Scott Newton

Crowded House

After an 11-year hiatus, Australia’s Crowded House is back and they are making their Austin City Limits debut tonight. Known for their superb song-writing skills, … Continue reading

Aimee Mann © KLRU photo by Scott Newton

Aimee Mann

For decades, Aimee Mann has been known as one of the top songwriters in contemporary music. Mann frequently pairs the bleakest of poetry with soaring, … 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

The Black Angels ©KLRU photo by Scott Newton

The Black Angels

The Black Angels have proven themselves to be the undisputed avatars of contemporary psychedelic rock, simultaneously exalting the genre’s kaleidoscopic past as they thrust it … Continue reading

Madeleine Peyroux © KLRU photo by Scott Newton

Madeleine Peyroux

After growing up in places like Brooklyn, Southern California and Paris, Madeleine Peyroux has been influenced by the world of music to create a unique … Continue reading