Andy

"I'd never marry a guy I didn't like," Willie Nelson told me Wednesday night in an interview at ACL Live for Texas Monthly. At TexasMonthl.com, you'll find the interview and a series of photos featuring Nelson with a series of signs created by the Austin-based design agency...
On May 7, Austin's Patty Griffin will release American Kid , her first album of entirely new songs since 2007's Children Running Through. Today, Gtiffin released the album's first single, "Ohio." The song featues a guest vocal from Robert Plant, Listen to "Ohio" HERE And hear "...
Better than perhaps anybody we had play the W Austin last week for SXSW, Charlie Mars knows what do with a fill room of music fans: lead em' through a sing-along. That seems to be his plan year in and out at our morning broadcasts. And it works without fail. This year, he...
For the next week or so I'll be inundating you with links to videos from our W Hotel SXSW Morning Shows. Maybe you couldn't make it? Maybe you were there and want to relive it? Maybe you just really love one of these bands. We'll begin our look back with one of our Saturday...
Newcomer Jamie N Commons - a man with a great new EP and John Hiatt's voice- plays our W Hotel Morning Show on Saturday 3/16 at 8am. His appearance last night on Conan should be all the proof you'll need to get there early:
Every year in the UK, tastemakers at the BBC release a list of bands they believe could make a major impact in the coming year. Dublin’s Kodaline made the cut in this year’s BBC Sound of 2013 Poll, who declared “ Lush arrangements and swooping choruses recall a golden age of...
Seattle’s Ivan & Alyosha – who sport a name lifted from from Dostoevsky’s The Brothers Karamazov – are actually a quartet, not a duo. The just-released All the Times We Had , their full-length album, follows two prior indie EP releases. The hard-touring band is hardly...
A veteran of both SXSW and our W Austin Hotel morning show, this NYC-based singer-songwriter is readying her full-length debut for RCA Records. She’s got a huge voice and based on her EP, last year’s The Elle King EP , a knack for writing huge-sounding anthems. She’s a lot of...
Wake Owl is singer/songwriter Colyn Cameron. Based in Vancouver, BC and Portland, OR, Cameron recorded his Wild Country EP last year and released it stateside in January. The EP features songs that come across as singularly ambient and catchy. His pop sensibilities are all over...