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Farewell to George Jones-- and hell-o again to Natalie Maines! This week's hour long musical mystery tour includes Jim James, Patty Smith and more.

  • Added: May 03, 2013
  • Length: 54:41
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Volatility on Wall Street, talk of a double dip recession---bad news for the markets. But good news for music? During times like these, we witness...

Bought by KFOK-LPFM


  • Added: Aug 15, 2011
  • Length: 57:46
  • Purchases: 1
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It got its start in the oilfields, ranches, and lumber camps of the early 1900s. And it went on to reshape American music. Join music historian Al...

Bought by KFOK-LPFM


  • Added: Jul 30, 2011
  • Length: 54:39
  • Purchases: 1
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On this episode, we explore songs that challenged the stereotypes of Texas music. Though "country" music may be what the Lone Star State is most we...

Bought by WTIP


  • Added: Jul 22, 2011
  • Length: 56:24
  • Purchases: 1
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On this edition of Texas Music Matters, we take a behind the scenes tour of the award-winning PBS show Austin City Limits. This show features rare ...

Bought by KGLT


  • Added: Jul 13, 2011
  • Length: 54:27
  • Purchases: 1
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The musical ‘homage’ seldom gets the credit it deserves. Done artfully, the ‘cover song’ can both refer to the past and hint at a new direction fo...

  • Added: Jul 08, 2011
  • Length: 56:57
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Question. How good has this year been for music? Well, let's put it this way: Recently, NPR Music decided there was no need to wait til the end of ...

Bought by Marfa Public Radio


  • Added: Jul 01, 2011
  • Length: 54:40
  • Purchases: 1
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Today we'll honor some of the best known soul musicians from around the Lone Star State - as well as some hidden gems. Austin-based music journali...

Bought by KFOK-LPFM and KGLT


  • Added: Jun 17, 2011
  • Length: 50:22
  • Purchases: 2
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Features a song from the nearly mythical forthcoming album by ZZ Top is leaked to the Space Station crew. Also new tunes by Austin’s Wooden Birds, ...

  • Added: Jun 10, 2011
  • Length: 55:07
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On this edition of Texas Music Matters, we’ll talk with Travis Stimeling, author of “Cosmic Cowboys and New Hicks,” about the music that transform...

  • Added: Jun 03, 2011
  • Length: 57:30
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During this edition of Texas Music Matters, Austin’s Amy Cook takes on Janes Addiction, Suzanna Choffel debuts a new album, and we take on a new un...

Bought by KFOK-LPFM and NPR Illinois


  • Added: May 27, 2011
  • Length: 55:51
  • Purchases: 2
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Features the unreleased music of Birmingham/Austin rockers Monarchs, also Adele covers a Sam Cooke classic in Austin's historic Studio 1A, Paul McC...

  • Added: May 20, 2011
  • Length: 53:32
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Features the music of Blues-belter Nakia as well as Steve Earle, Athens' Of Montreal, Austin guitar-legend David Grissom, Texas rockers The Couch, ...

  • Added: May 20, 2011
  • Length: 59:10
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There are some guitarists for whom one insturment isan't enough. Brian Gore is one of them. For the past decade, he’s been realizing his ambition...

Bought by New Hampshire Public Radio


  • Added: Apr 22, 2010
  • Length: 03:30
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Chris Bocast
Ambient guitar meets electronica percussion via the internet in a CD of cinematic sweep

  • Added: Sep 04, 2009
  • Length: 03:30
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Wendy Melvoin and Lisa Coleman came to renown in Prince's 1980s band, The Revolution, helping him compose the music of albums like Purple Rain. But...

Bought by WAMC


  • Added: May 05, 2009
  • Length: 03:30
  • Purchases: 1
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The Reincarnation of an Austin Rocker

  • Added: Mar 13, 2008
  • Length: 04:49
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One of the most stunning comebacks in the history of rock and roll...

Bought by PRX Remix and WMPG


  • Added: Mar 10, 2008
  • Length: 05:44
  • Purchases: 2
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Think you know what 'Austin music' sounds like? Now hear this!

Bought by KXOT Public Radio


  • Added: Aug 18, 2006
  • Length: 58:58
  • Purchases: 1
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Do you remember...? It's the song that immortalized Border Radio. Here's the story behind the song.

Bought by WXXI


  • Added: Mar 09, 2006
  • Length: 05:56
  • Purchases: 1