Kristen

We're constantly trying to bring you the best new music on KGSR, but every time December rolls around (when did that happen?!), we always feel like some of the good stuff got crowded out or otherwise slipped through the cracks. You know my love for Hozier (his self-titled...
First , we should mention the Blue Genie Art Bazaar, now in its 14th annual run at the Marchesa Hall & Theater. Parking and admission to this collection of work from over 200 local & regional artists is always free. Just to throw in some extra awesome, a portion of the...
VH1 named Hozier their You Oughta Know artist of the month and put him on a timer. They gave him 60 seconds to play "Take Me To Church" and 15 seconds for a rapid fire Q&A. And you know what? The 60 second song wasn't bad! Watch the song and Q&A here...
All this week, The Daily Show with Jon Stewart is broadcasting from the Zach Theatre right here in Austin. Why? Well, because it's the week before midterm elections, and Texas is a hotbed for all political issues. Here's a great clip exploring this issue from last night's...
Ooooh boy, does this make me happy! "Budapest" is my favorite song we're playing on KGSR right now. Here's OneRepublic covering the 21-year-old English singer/songwriter George Ezra's gem.
Considering "Jack Johnson" sounds like a generic name an inexperienced improviser would use on stage, I can't really blame these people for not realizing they were tweeting at the wrong guy. However, I'd like to applaud the Columbus Blue Jets defensemen for sending funny tweets...
Andrew Hozier-Byrne himself will answer the phone and chat if you call (646) 812-3313 in the next 24 hours (at the time of this posting, it is noon on 10/8). Good luck getting through, he told me it's ringing off the hook - and if you do, be nice :)
The ability to see 130 bands in one place over a three day period is fun! It can also be exhausting. Here are my tips for staying comfortable and energetic throughout the 2014 festivities. 1) The Secret to Choosing the Cleanest Toilet at a Music Festival 2) The Right Shoes...
Three-day passes to the Austin City Limits Music Festival are sold out ... unless you're a student! This Saturday, Sept 27th, a limited number of discounted passes for BOTH weekends of ACL will be made available to those with valid high school or college ID's. To score these $...