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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-...
In the inaugural 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. You can hear the show at midnight Monday through Friday and familiarize yourself with the songs here: The...
In August, Austin's Black Joe Lewis will release Electric Slave , the band's first effort on Vagrant Records. Next Wednesday, he'll headline the third installment of the 2013 KGSR's Blues on the Green series , with openers Dupree. But before everything goes down, you can catch...
Grace Potter & the Nocturnals have released a new live video for “The Lion The Beast The Beast"- the title track to their current album. They'll play the Austin 360 Ampitheater May 31 w/ Dawes and The Avett Brothers. The same day, KGSR will host the band for a special...
On May 21, The Dave Matthews Band will play the Austin360 Amphitheater. But before they hit town, they've announced their plan to help with the relief work happening up the road in West, Texas. The Bama Works Fund of Dave Matthews Band has awarded a $100,000 grant to the West,...
The National will play the Austin City Limits Music Festival in October. Their highly-anticipated new album - Trouble Will Find M e - hits stores next Tuesday, May 21. For weeks, we've been playing the record's first single, "Don't Swallow The Cap," on KGSR's The Music Meeting...
Austin's resident Rock God- Robert Plant- has announced he'll return to the road this summer on a tour billed as "Robert Plant Presents The Sensational Space Shifters." Plant's tour- with a new collective that he started working with just last May- kicks off June 20 in Dallas...
On May 7th, Patty Griffin will release American Kid. The set's first single is "Ohio," which features Rpbert Plant is featured on the backing vocal. Today, Griffin unveiled a new video for the track that features intrictate backdrops of cut paper. In other Griffin news, our KGSR...
Austin's public television station, KLRU, has scored a big get for their All-Star Celebration, May 16 at ACL Live- The Dixie Chicks. Both halves, so to speak of the Dixie Chicks, will also play the benefit concert- Court Yard Hounds and Natalie Maines. Plus, there will be a...