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September 21, 2020

Waylon Payne: “All The Trouble”

By: Jack Anderson

As the son of Willie Nelson guitarist Jody Payne and Grammy winning singer Sammi Smith, Waylon Payne‘s blood runs thick with country songwriting. It’s been a little past a decade and a half since Payne’s previous album, but after sixteen long years he’s returned with his LP Blue Eyes, The Harlot, The Queer, The Pusher & Me.

Aside from its mouthful of a title, BEHQPM proves an awesome twelve-song romp across country, blues, and rock, with Payne’s vocals front-and-center. Hear for yourself on one of Blue Eyes‘ strongest tracks, appearing at the one-third mark on the record, “All The Trouble”!


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, […]


September 26, 2023

Restos: “Time”

If you remember Western Youth, then you’re familiar with Graham Weber. And if you know Graham Weber, you know he lays down great work wherever he may wander. A decade and a half into his solo discography, Weber launched Western Youth right here in Austin in the late twenty-teens and spearheaded their solo eponymous full-length. […]


September 25, 2023

Katherion: “Roses and Daisies”

Song of the Day is finally back from a much-needed break! And as a token of appreciation for everyone’s patience in the interim, we’ve got some great new picks to catch y’all up on, one of which made an inaugural streaming appearance just last weekend. We’re talking about Katherine Yuna, also known as Rion Reed, […]