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April 1, 2020

Lord Buffalo: “Halle Berry”

By: Jack Anderson

For many groups, self-assigned and off-kilter genre labels tend to overdo it when describing a sound. But somehow (almost inexplicably), Austin four-piece¬†Lord Buffalo stays true to descriptors like “mud-folk”, “ghost-town Americana”, and even “Crappalachian butt rock”.

Going back to their 2012 eponymous debut, these bison barons have stirred up a soil between rustic soul tones, stony-faced vocals, gloomy psychedelic arrangements, and grimy rhythms. And since then Lord Buffalo’s continued to roam around the Lone Star State on a mission to keep classic Southern styles from going extinct in the modern era. Last Friday Lord Buffalo pulled their latest hide off the tanning rack, Tohu Wa Bohu, featuring eight-tracks that’ll keep you content in these trying times, one of which certainly gives the quartet some solid celebrity status,¬†“Halle Berry”!


September 29, 2023

Tribe Mafia: “Take Me” (feat. Erik Goca)

It’s beyond satisfying to hear a homegrown Austin artist not just outside the local city limits, but in a piece of media that gets global reach. And while it may be impossible to top White Denim in the official Nintendo Switch trailer, we gotta give it up to Tribe Mafia for their recent induction into […]


September 28, 2023

Daniel Fears: “Say Something”

Here at KUTX and Song of the Day, we try to be as dutiful as we can in providing both an accurate representation of the Austin Music Experience and great tunes. But honestly, all talent aside, for some local artists we often have to dig around to find something that’s actually airwave worthy. Daniel Fears, […]


September 27, 2023

Nihiloxica: “Asidi”

What happens when you aggressive UK bass collides with testosterone-driven Bugandan percussion? Nothing quiet, that’s for sure. That specific combo of acoustic and electronic, of modern and traditional first came about with the formation of Nihiloxica half a decade back, when UK producers Spooky-J and pq linked up with Nilotika Cultural Ensemble members Isa, Sally, […]