WXPNThe longtime Austin resident and Gospel GRAMMY winner is in the studio today for our Sense of Place series. We'll talk about her hometown and hear a new unreleased song.
WXPNA longtime resident and radio personality gives us his take on the music history of Texas — a "groover's paradise," in the words of songwriter Doug Sahm — for this Austin episode of Sense of Place.
WXPNThe Grammy-winning nine-piece Latin funk band specializes in being diverse, from Colombian cumbia to a Black Sabbath tribute. They're in the studio for our Sense of Place series.
WXPNWe're meeting up with the 2013 Austin Music Awards Best Indie Band at the KUTX studios. You can download their performance of "This Place" from this Sense Of Place episode.
WXPNTo find out the best new bands in Austin for our Sense of Place visit, we went to the source at KUTX Radio.
The Black Angels are successfully carrying on Austin's psychedelic rock legacy. We'll hear a set of music from their 2013 album Indigo Meadow. You can download a song from our set today as well.
WXPNThe co-founder and managing director of the South By Southwest Music Festival, now the largest of its kind, talks to the World Cafe about its modest beginnings and its changes over the years.
WXPNWe've asked the music-obsessed founder of NPR's All Songs Considered to pick the five acts — out of the 1400 scheduled to play SXSW this year — he is most excited about seeing.
WXPNFrom his Public Hi-Fi studio, the Spoon drummer tells us about his unique side projects and the beginnings of his Austin studio in this interview with Jim Eno.
WXPNOur Sense of Place guest is often described as one of the best solo acts in Austin. Listen to what this natural-born performer can do with his finger-picked guitar and suitcase drum.
WXPNToday the Mexican-American singer-songwriter reminisces about coming to Austin as a kid and what convinced him to move back.
WXPNThe band Orthy illustrates the breadth of the Austin music scene. Their inspiration comes from a weekly dance party created to turn rock fans on to dance music and vice versa.
WXPNThe musician everyone wants playing on their record co-founded Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers, and just put out his debut solo album. Hear him perform songs from the record.
WXPNThe Minneapolis musician brought in the full band today to perform his elegantly crafted love songs that speak to the underdog.
WXPNHurricane Sandy may have uprooted Atkins from her New Jersey home, but opportunity knocked from faraway Sweden. With new goals and a familiar producer, Slow Phaser came into being.
WXPNBrooke wrote and composed a critically-acclaimed one-woman musical about taking care of her ailing mother. Now, she's taking those songs and recording an album.
WXPNListen for hints of Local Natives and early Yeasayer.
WXPNThe "Space Cowboy" sits down for a lengthy interview with World Cafe host David Dye.