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September 17, 2020

Petticoat: “The Middle”

By: Jack Anderson

We’ve all heard of Halsey, but have you heard of David Halsey? Better known by his stage nameĀ Petticoat this twenty three year old Bay Area songwriter blends the best elements of ’80s new wave and modern club production. Petticoat dropped his debut five-song EP InFormat last year and just today Halsey pulled up the silk to reveal his latest single.

“The Middle” once again finds Petticoat planted equidistant between contemporary electronic and retro synthpop, with Halsey’s robust vocals floating over the bouncing rhythms and delicate arrangements to create something unique, yet perfect for a playlist of vintage stuff or currents.

Photo: Nas Bogado


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, […]