David D. Brown

Producer and Host, KUT

David D. Brown is executive producer and host of the award-winning cultural journalism program Texas Music Matters at NPR affiliate KUT-FM in Austin. He is former anchor of the award-winning public radio business program Marketplace, and a veteran public radio journalist. He has reported national and international affairs for Monitor Radio from bases in Atlanta, Boston, London, Los Angeles, and Washington, D.C.

Brown is currently completing his Ph.D. in Journalism at The University of Texas in Austin, and has been an active member of the California Bar since 2000.

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Songwriter Jay Clementi works on a song with Sgt. 1st Class Scott McRae at the weekend retreat near Fort Hood in Central Texas. Jorge Sanhueza-Lyon for NPR hide caption

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The Record

Cotton Mather's 'Kontiki,' The Album That Won't Go Gently

The 15-year-old album went out of print, but big-name fans pushed for a reissue and a reunion gig.

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Favorite Sessions

The Calm Blue Sea: Roiling And Towering

KUT 90.5

Listen to the guitar-driven band perform a sweeping, cinematic set in this live session with KUT.

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