2016-02-13 Playlist & Stream

Feb 10

This week, we’re continuing to preview this year’s South by Southwest, plus we’ve got new music from David Wax Museum’s Suz Slezak, The Que Pastas, Lucky Diaz, Joe McDermott, and more.

1st set
They Might Be Giants – It’s Spare the Rock
ID
They Might Be Giants – Lincoln, Washington, and that Jefferson Guy
Wee Hairy Beasties – Animal Crackers
ID
Laura Freeman – Indigo and Violet
Lunch Money – To Be a Fossil
ID
Mates of State – Jellyman Kelly

[KUTX – MeltdownBoogie Promo
KUTX – Cat & A Bird – Bee Jive

[WJFF/KCMJ – Zee Avi – The Circle Game

2nd set
Suz Slezak – You got Love
ID/prep to Rock
TMBG – Don’t Spare the Rock!
ID
The Not-Its! – Bird on a Wire
Lucky Diaz – Cantaba La Rana
Sugar Free Allstars – Banana Pudding
Frank Turner – I Still Believe
ID

[KUTX – Rock and Read Promo
[KUTX – Rare Earth – I Just Want To Celebrate (Mocean Worker remix)

[WJFF/KCMJ – Rare Earth – I Just Want To Celebrate (Mocean Worker remix

3rd set
Mister G – La Rana
The Que Pastas – Common Denominator (new)
ID
The Deedle Deedle Dees – Cool Papa Bell
Thao – Bag of Hammers
Sister Sledge – We Are Family
Joe McDermott – Kitty Fight
ID
They Might Be Giants – 813 Mile Car Trip
They Might Be Giants – Spare the Rock

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2016-02-06 Playlist & Stream

Feb 02

1st set
They Might Be Giants – It’s Spare the Rock
ID
They Might Be Giants – Zeros
Teddy Thompson & Rufus Wainwright – King of the Road
ID
Renee & Friends – Wherever You Go
Charlie Hope – Like an Evergreen
Lard Dog & the Band of Shy – Catch that Pretzel (new)
ID (sxsw)
Strumero – Monkeys Gonna Steal Your Food

[KUTX – Sweet Honey in the Rock – Shoo Fly

[WJFF/KCMJ – Sweet Honey in the Rock – Shoo Fly

2nd set
The Wiggly Tendrils – Song for Play (new)
ID/prep to Rock
TMBG – Don’t Spare the Rock!
ID (dees at sxsw)
The Deedle Deedle Dees – Obedience School
Michael & the Rockness Monsters – Rock It!
Hipwaders bumper
Hipwaders – Sesame Street Theme
Paul Westerberg – Mr. Rabbit
The Not-Its! – Green Light Go!

[KUTX – Sara Hickman – I Like My Boots

[WJFF/KCMJ – Jad Fair – Old McDonald (in-studio)

3rd set
ID
John Legend & the Roots – Humanity (Love the Way It Should Be)
Moona Luna – Old School Way
King Curtis – Memphis Soul Stew
ID (sxsw)
Wee Hairy Beasties – Cuttlefish Bone
Paper Moon – Your Attitude Towards Cuttlefish
ID
They Might Be Giants – Electronic Istanbul
They Might Be Giants – Spare the Rock

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2016-01-30 Playlist & Stream

Jan 27

1st set
They Might Be Giants – It’s Spare the Rock
ID
They Might Be Giants – Alphabet of Nations (in-studio)
Frances England – City Don’t Sleep
ID
Julie Beman – Hollyhocking (new)
Phoebe Lichty – Carry on (new)
ID
Frank Black – Jumpin’ Beans
Tom Waits – Bend Down the Branches
Duke Otherwise – Dancing Pig (new)
ID

[KUTX – Crosspulse Percussion Ensemble – Cumbe

[WJFF/KCMJ – Crosspulse Percussion Ensemble – Cumbe

2nd set
Beleza – Marinheiro So (new)
ID/prep to Rock
TMBG – Don’t Spare the Rock!
ID (TNI! at SXSW)
The Not-Its! – Traffic Jam
Best Coast – Thank You
Danny Weinkauf – Picky Eaters (feat. Kai)
Recess Monkey ID
Recess Monkey – Haven’t Got a Pet Yet
Red Yarn – Grizzly Bear
ID

[KUTX – Kimya Dawson – Little Panda Bear

[WJFF/KCMJ – Lunch Money – Are You a Rabbit?

3rd set
Turkey Andersen – I Like To Be Surprised (world premiere)
ID
Lucky Diaz – The Best Day (new)
Dale Watson – Texas Armadillo
ID
Lori Henriques – In a Park
Jazzy Ash – Leap Frog
Mister G – Siete Elefantes
ID
They Might Be Giants – Out of a Tree
They Might Be Giants – Spare the Rock

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Spare The Rock By Southwest

Jan 22

We’ve got three full-on showcases coming up during South by Southwest this year, plus we’ll present a couple of bands (Red Yarn and David Wax Museum) during KUTX’s Wednesday morning show at the Four Seasons.  Every show is free, no badge required.

Family Music Meltdown

meltdownWednesday, March 16 • 3 – 7 pm (rain date Thursday)

Pan Am Park’s Hillside Theater, 2100 E. Third Street, Austin

Confirmed Acts:

Yes, by the way, we’ve got two Latin Grammy winners on one bill (Mister G and Lucky Diaz), along with the 2015 Austin Chronicle Musician of the Year (Gina Chavez)!  That’s crazy great.  We’ll also have science activities, trampolines courtesy of sponsors Springfree, and much more!


All The Children Boogie: A Family-Friendly Tribute to David Bowie

Friday, March 18 • 11 am – 4 pm (times may be adjusted) • an LMNO Show

Scottish Rite Theater

  • Jon Langford + Band
  • Riders Against the Storm
  • David Wax Museum
  • Nakia
  • The Deedle Deedle Dees with Red Yarn
  • Joe McDermott
  • The Barton Hills Choir
  • Rockaroni & Cheese
  • Lucky Diaz
  • Groundwork Music Orchestra feat. Elizabeth McQueen

…and more TBA


 

Rock & Read

Sunday, March 20 • 1 – 5:30 pm (times approximate still)

The Domain • Austin

Confirmed acts:

We’ll also have a series of authors doing story time, thanks to amazing book store Book People!


 

Mark your calendars, friends, ’cause this is going to be great.  And it’s all free!

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2016-01-23 Playlist & Stream

Jan 20

1st set
They Might Be Giants – It’s Spare the Rock
ID
They Might Be Giants – Omnicorn
Elizabeth Mitchell – Kooks
ID
David Bowie – Andy Warhol
Moby – We Are All Made of Stars
ID
Dan Zanes & Lou Reed – What a Wonderful World

[KUTX – Ralph’s World – Bedtime Girl

[WJFF/KCMJ – Ralph’s World – Bedtime Girl

2nd set
David Bowie – There Is a Happy Land
ID/prep to Rock
TMBG – Don’t Spare the Rock!
ID
The Sippy Cups – Seven is the New 14
Rolling Stones – She’s a Rainbow
David Bowie & Mick Jagger – Dancing in the Street
ID

[KUTX – Robbert Bobbert & the Bubble Machine – A Tiny Sheep

[WJFF/KCMJ – Walter Martin – We’re All Young Together

3rd set
Mates of State – Starman
ID
Uncle Rock – Disco Nap
Tim Burgess – Say Yes
Queen – You’re My Best Friend
David Bowie – Changes
ID
They Might Be Giants – Au Contraire
They Might Be Giants – Spare the Rock

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2016-01-16 Playlist & Stream

Jan 13

1st set
They Might Be Giants – It’s Spare the Rock
ID
They Might Be Giants – I Am Invisible
Old Crow Medicine Show – A Little Zero Goes a Long Long Way
ID (Jay at Eric Carle Museum 1/23 at 11 am)
Jay Mankita – Rain Rain
Jose-Luis Orozco – The Fruit Conga
The Umoza Music Project – Gule Wakwathu
ID
The Que Pastas – Llama (world premiere)
Marian Call – The Elements
ID

[KUTX – Secret Agent 23 Skidoo – Time Machine

[WJFF/KCMJ – Secret Agent 23 Skidoo – Time Machine

2nd set
Beleza – O Pato (new)
ID/prep to Rock
TMBG – Don’t Spare the Rock!
ID
The Not-Its! – Dance With Me (world premiere)
Best Coast – Taking Turns
The I Don’t Cares – 1/2 2 P
The Jam – Going Underground
The Deedle Deedle Dees – Obedience School
ID (Dees at sxsw)

[KUTX – Chickasaw Mudd Puppies – Jambalaya

[WJFF/KCMJ – Frances England – Don’t Fly Away

3rd set
Kishi Bashi – The Ballad of Mr. Steak (live)
Ozomatli – Opposable Thumbs
ID
Joe McDermott – 18 Wheels (new)
Feist – Mushaboom
ID
They Might Be Giants – Elephants (feat. Danny Weinkauf)
They Might Be Giants – Spare the Rock

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2016-01-09 Playlist & Stream

Jan 07

1st set
They Might Be Giants – It’s Spare the Rock
ID
They Might Be Giants – Thinking Machine (new)
Stevie Wonder – 1-2-3 Sesame Street
ID
Molly Ledford & Billy Kelly – Meet You By The Roots
Lucky Diaz & the Family Jam Band – Lines and Dots
ID
Mojo Nixon – Elvis is Everywhere

[KUTX – Barbara Brousal – I Wonder

[WJFF/KCMJ – Barbara Brousal – I Wonder

2nd set
Linda Perry & Sara Gilbert – He + She
ID/prep to Rock
TMBG – Don’t Spare the Rock!
ID
Josh & the Jamtones – I Heart Ur Face
Mighty Mighty Bosstones – Kinder Words
Carl Kassel Bumper
Moona Luna – Vamos, Let’s Go!
Jason Didner & the Jungle Jam Band – My Superpower
Mike Park – Wiggly Wiggly Worm
ID

[KUTX – Jose-Luis Orozco – La Comida En Mi Plato

[WJFF/KCMJ – Father Goose – Jane and Louisa

3rd set
Lucas Miller – Go Wild – Read!
Mike Doughty – Super Bon Bon
ID
Wunmi – Rainbow
Jonathan Coulton – The Princess Who Saved Herself
ID
They Might Be Giants -Four of Two
They Might Be Giants – Spare the Rock

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