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Video Sessions

The Heavy Gets Dirty and Funky

The Current

Traveling from Noid, a small town in England, The Heavy creates a one-of-a-kind retro-soul sound that's heavy, dirty, and funky. Performing at the corner of 7th and Red River in Austin, Tex., the band plays "That Kind of Man" for a crowd at the South by Southwest Music Festival.

Video Sessions

Carbon/Silicon Spreads 'The News' at SXSW

The Current

Carbon/Silicon is a collaboration between The Clash's Mick Jones and Tony James of the Billy Idol-fronted Generation X, but its sound veers more toward danceable rock. See and hear the band play "The News" at the corner of 7th and Red River in Austin, Tex., for SXSW.

Music Articles

Bowerbirds: What Sunday Morning Sounds Like

With sharp songwriting and constant touring, the Bowerbirds trio of North Carolina are turning heads around the country. They play from their debut album, Hymns for a Dark Horse.

Bowerbirds: What Sunday Morning Sounds Like

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Lizz Wright Returns with 'The Orchard'

The soulful singer-songwriter talks about her new album, The Orchard, during a studio performance chat. Wright opens up about her music, her life, and what's next for her recording career.

Lizz Wright Returns with 'The Orchard'

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Music Articles

Ingrid Michaelson Is Everywhere

New York City indie-pop artist Ingrid Michaelson got her big break when Old Navy used her song "The Way I Am" for a sweater collection. She takes time out to play for the Bryant Park Project.

Ingrid Michaelson Is Everywhere

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Video Sessions

Jose Gonzalez: Unlikely Art

KUT 90.5

Beneath the gentle exterior of Jose Gonzalez's soothing, lilting voice and trademark "chord-picking" guitar lies a deeper and sometimes darker driving force. For KUT's Retread Sessions, Gonzalez performed two songs at the Blanton Museum to pleasantly surprised visitors.

Music Articles

In from the Cold with White Hinterland

Singer-songwriter Casey Dienel talks about making the transition from solo artist to bandleader, struggling with nerves as a performer, and watching people disassemble a giant whale that had washed up on the beach near her hometown.

In from the Cold with White Hinterland

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Hot Chip Finds Magic in the 'Dark'

The British electro-pop band Hot Chip samples and tweaks old sounds to create new songs. The group performs work from its latest album, Made in the Dark.

Hot Chip Finds Magic in the 'Dark'

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