New Pearl Jam and Head And The Heart On The Music Meeting Tonight

Posted 10/15/2013 3:22:00 PM

Tonight at midnight on The Music Meeting – our show for nothing but new music- we’ll share new music from both The Head And The Heart and Pearl Jam. Both bands released new albums today and we’ll play two tunes from each of the albums.
Can’t wait for the Music Meeting at midnight tonight? Here’s a listen to a tune from The Head And The Heart’s Let’s Be Still,  “Another Story":

LISTEN: A Pre-Release Stream Of Lorde's Debut Album

Posted 9/23/2013 3:04:00 PM

The highly-anticpated debut album from Lorde, Pure Heroine, will be released next Tuesday, but you can already listen to the whole album thanks to the folks at The 17 year-old's "Royals" is arguably KGSR's most-requested tune.


Since the album streams as one long chunk you'll find the full track listing below:

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1 Tennis Court

2 400 Lux

3 Royals

4 Ribs

5 Buzzcut Season

6 Team

7 Glory And Gore

8 Still Sane

9 White Teeth Teens

10 A World Alone

WATCH: Jack Johnson at Bonnaroo Mini-Documentary

Posted 9/12/2013 2:41:00 PM

In June, at Bonnaroo, Jack Johnson stepped in at the last minute to replace Mumford & Sons. The day before the headlining gig, I MC'd a private press-only performance and a chunk of my Q&A from that day is featured in this new behind-the-scenes mini-doc on Jack and his Bonnaroo experience.

Jack Johnson's new album, From Here To Now To You, is out on Tuesday.



ProTip: Petty Fest Tickets Are Somehow Still Available

Posted 8/22/2013 3:41:00 PM

Just stumbled upon the fact that somehow, against all odds, tickets are still available for the sure-to-be-a-sellout Petty Fest at the Mohawk on Spetember 25.

The lineup included Norah Jones, Doyle Bramhall II, Jakob Dylan, Jason Isbell, Ian McLagan, Erika Wennerstrom of Heartless Bastards, Lukas Nelson, Jessica Lea Mayfield, Butch Walker, The Whigs, Ruby Amanfu, Amanda Shires, Cory Chisel & Adriel Denae, The Whiskey Sisters, Nolan Wheeler, Josh Lattanzi of The Candles and the potential for suprise guests.

Better yet, it's a benefit for the Sweet Relief Musicians Fund.

Get tickets HERE

And here's Norah Jones peforming at the 2010 Petty Fest:


WATCH: 5 New Live Performances Of Songs From The KGSR Music Meeting

Posted 8/13/2013 2:10:00 PM

In the second edition of a new semi-regular feature, here’s a sampling of music videos for songs that appear regularly on The Music Meeting- KGSR’s new music showcase. Each is a recently recorded live performance. You can hear the show at midnight Monday through Friday and familiarize yourself with the songs here:


Brett Dennen, "Wild Child":

Black Joe, "Come To My Party"


Lissie, "Further Away (Romance Police)"


Lucy Rose "Middle Of The Bed"

Houndmouth, "On The Road"

LISTEN: The New Kings Of Leon single, "Supersoaker"

Posted 7/17/2013 2:06:00 PM

Just in. The first single from The Kings Of Leon's next album - Mechanical Bull - is here for you to listen to.

The album is set for release on September 24.

Listen: One Of Wednesday's Blues On The Green Artists, Max Frost

Posted 7/8/2013 3:05:00 PM

A few months back, 20 year-old Austin musician Max Frost landed the #1 song on The Hype Machine - a site that collects and ranks the most popular songs on the web. By now, over 300,000 people have listened to his latest single, "White Lies," on SoundCloud and all those plays caught the attention of Atlantic Records. Last month, Frost officially signed to the label.

HEREis a piece from the Austin Chronicle about his Atlantic Records deal

Frost and his band will play Blues On The Green Wednesday night, setting the stage for one of his most vocal supporters, Bob Schneider.

In preparation for the show, listen to "White Lies" here:


READ: Blues On The Green Headliner Bob Schneider's Songwriting Game

Posted 7/1/2013 4:12:00 PM

Sunday, a piece I wrote about Bob Schneider's songwriting game appeared in the Texas edition of the New York Times.

The story, "Take a Phrase, Wrap It in a Song, E-Mail It on Friday" is available HERE. Schnedier has been playing the game since 2001. It involves an invitation-only e-mail list that challenges musicians to turn in a new song every Friday. The song has to incorporate a preselected term or phrase. Most of Schnedier's songs, including all but one song on his new Burden Of Proof album, come from the game.

Bob plays our next Blues On The Green on July 10 in Zilker Park.

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