Kristen

Jim Morrison was one insightful dude – he accurately predicted the future (now current) state of music back in 1969! Meanwhile, I never would have guessed I’d find this video on my mom’s Facebook wall, sandwiched between a picture of this large cat: And something, uh … political...
Well, it made me cry, anyway. Watching this while I was on-air was a bad choice! But also fitting, I suppose, considering I was on-air the first time I heard Amy Winehouse's music. I was just part-time talent at Boston's 92.9 WBOS in 2006 (which, at the time, was a lot like KGSR...
Where He’s From: Seattle What You Need To Know: Remember the first time you saw Shakey Graves in all of his one-man-band awesomeness, and you were immediately taken with both his heartfelt songwriting skills and his flawlessly coordinated performance? Get ready to be affected...
Where he's from: Chicago What you need to know: This 24-year-old singer/songwriter began his music career playing in experimental free/noise-rock bands. Thanks to the collaborative nature between different genres of the Midwest music scene, he developed a moody jazz/folk sound...
Where he's from: Michigan-born, LA-based What you need to know: Dude lived in a treehouse while he wrote his forthcoming debut album. The songs born there and featured on his 4-track teaser EP, Candy, reflect the artistic childhood to which Garret Borns has obviously remained...
Listen, I liked Alabama Shakes plenty after their debut album, Boys & Girls . I was already digging their new single we're playing, "Don't Wanna Fight," and looking forward to their sophomore effort Sound & Color , which is due out 4/21. But after their performance on...
Kristen totally teased us before she left the station on Friday. Her side of the conversation went something like this: "Oh by the way, I'm going to play the Sheppard Music Lounge on Acoustic Sunrise." But that's not all... "Oh! Also, I'll play a couple artists that are going to...
Round Rock Express is holding auditions for solo singers and small ensembles from 6-9pm on Monday, February 16th (choirs and larger groups are welcome to sign up to perform our National Anthem at games without trying out). Musical instrument accompaniment is OK, but the audition...
Honesty hour: I avoid most Top 40 pop music and have never heard the original version, so this is like a new Hozier song for me! But I'd listen to this man sing the phone book, so whatever. Maybe we can get him to do that if he agrees to a KGSR Music Lounge this April? In the...