Tag Archive: Texas

Diggin’ This: Sons Of The Sun – “Underwater Dreaming” (BBE Music)

  Bumping this excellent new neo-soul from transatlantic duo Sons of the Sun.       Sons Of The Sun – “Underwater Dreaming”           “Underwater Dreaming” is out now… Continue reading

Diggin’ This: Khruangbin – “Maria También” (Night Time Stories)

  Literally impossible to dislike.       Texas trio Khruangbin return with the absolutely delightful “Maria También,” a rigorously funky first single from their upcoming second album, Con Todo El Mundo, which… Continue reading

Diggin’ This: Philippe Edison & The Black Luster Quintet – “Chris Dave’s Theme”

  Sometimes music sounds tightest when it’s loosest.       Shout out to Chris Dave.   Track of the day.   Philippe Edison & The Black Luster Quintet – “Chris Dave’s Theme”    … Continue reading

Diggin’ This: Khruangbin – “White Gloves”

  What is it with the Lone Star state and making gloriously expansive, post-rocky-shoegazey, starry, meditative music?       Enter Texas three-piece Khruangbin, comprised of Laura Lee on bass, Mark Speer on guitar, and Donald… Continue reading

UME INTERVIEW AT DANGERBIRD RECORDS & LIVE PERFORMANCE AT THE SATELLITE IN SILVER LAKE – TV SEGMENT PRODUCED FOR NUVOTV’S MUSIC SHOW THE COLLECTIVE (VIDEO)

  CLICK HERE TO WATCH THIS SEGMENT ON VEVO.COM NOW.     I recently produced this piece on the awesome Austin three-piece rock band Ume for NUVOtv‘s flagship music program, The Collective.           Ume Interview… Continue reading

Abhi & Dijon – “Let You Know” (Dpat & Atu Remix) (Free Download)

  Soulection fam Dpat and Atu weave something wonderful on this slowed-down flip of Maryland musicians Abhi and Dijon’s “Let You Know.”       Houston producer Dpat first wowed me with his drum designs… Continue reading

Jay Electronica ft LaTonya Givens – “Better in Tune with the Infinite” (Free Download)

“The universe is listening.”       Since signing to Jay Z’s Roc Nation in 2010, Jay Electronica has been quiet on the release front, save for his guest appearance on Big Sean’s… Continue reading

Botany – “Quatic” (Free Download)

Spencer Stephenson is Botany. Hailing from Texas, he blends synth washes with a collage of blurred bleeps, overcooked chimes, and ominous bells, all woven through a pleasing boom-bap beat. “I tried to evoke… Continue reading

Explosions in the Sky – “Postcard from 1952” (Official Music Video)

There are plenty of bands who try to emulate the instrumental post-rock, do-without-the-singer thing, but Explosions in the Sky do it better than all of them.   Can’t wait to see the follow-up… Continue reading

Communion (Michael Kiwanuka, Ben Lovett, Ben Howard, the Staves, Johannes of Bear’s Den) – “Over the Hill” (John Martyn Cover) (Performed at SXSW 2012 in Austin, Texas)

I’ve been evangelizing to anyone who will listen about the brilliance of Michael Kiwanuka for some time now. This video will convince you of that brilliance. It’s quite, quite heartwarming and beautiful.  … Continue reading