Confessions

Confession & Song: Wood Belly – “Late Bloomer”

Colorado “new grass” aficionados, Wood Belly, turn our confessor’s low key embarrassing first romantic encounter into high key folk pop delight in OUR FIRST EPISODE OF OUR THIRD FULL SEASON. HuZzAH!!! In this here part 1, you’ll hear the song and confession, and Zac talk about meeting his wife. In part 2, you’ll hear Wood Belly member Brennan tell you about the band’s history and what exactly it sounds like when doves cry.

Check out more Wood Belly here: https://www.woodbellymusic.com/

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Confession & Song: The Tender Things – “One Like You”

The Tender Things cooked up a classic song based on reckless decision gone wrong. In Part 1, you’ll hear the confession and The Tender Things’ live recording of “One Like You”. Tune in for the next edition, when Walker talks with Jessie about the confession, how it inspired the song, self care, and a whole host of other fun stuff.

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Confession Call #2: Omg you drank my…

We’re calling on YOU to help us out. If you’ve been following along and thinking to yourself, “I could have totally written a song for this confession!”, well now’s your chance! We’re asking you to listen to this confession, and then write and record your own song based on it. All submissions will be included in the follow up episode.

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Confession & Song: Matthew Logan Vasquez – “Untouchable”

Matthew Logan Vasquez creates a song about a rich boy in west Texas who seems to get away with everything…including homicide. In Part 1, you’ll hear the confession and the song. Tune in for Part 2 to hear an interview with Matthew.

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Confession & Song: Ley Line – “The Call”

Ley Line – the multilingual folk band from Austin, Texas – creates a song based on a compelling and complex love story. In Part 1, you’ll hear the confession and the song. Tune in for Part 2 to hear an interview with Ley Line.

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Confession & Song: The Bright Light Social Hour & Walker Lukens – “$eed”

The legendary Austin, Texas band The Bright Light Social Hour teams up with Walker Lukens to create a song based on a grandmother’s wish to extend her lineage. In Part 1, you’ll hear the confession and the song. Tune in for Part 2 to hear an interview with BLSH.

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Confession Response #1: HS Queer Baiter

We’re ending 2022 with the premiere of 4 new songs that were submitted after our previous episode.

Songs from Caelin, Roman Kuebler, Steel Gemini, and M. Walker were inspired by last week’s episode about a queer baiter. Walker and Zac break down each song and how everyone had a different take on the confession itself.

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Capyac – EarthMemory part 1

This week’s episode, features Capyac and the debut of their new song “EarthMemory”.

“EarthMemory” was inspired by a crooked doctor who gives out prescription drugs to his patients that are addicts as well as sleeps with them.

And keep your eyes to your podcast feed for next week when Walker sits down with Capyac to hear how they channeled this confession into their latest tune.

Pom Pom Squad – River part 2

This week Walker sat down with the brainchild of Pom Pom Squad, Mia Barren.

They discuss how crazy Pom Pom Squad’s 2022 has been including, touring across the globe, how Mia is taking care of herself amidst the chaos of touring, how she and her band have grown, and what parts of last week’s confession inspired her to write “River”.

If you haven’t heard part 1 before this, go back and listen to the confession as well as Zac and Walker’s thoughts on last week’s confession.

Superfónicos – Tu Voz

This week launches the first episode in our new season!

For the first time, we’re pulling an unreleased track from the vault inspired by the 2018 midterms.

Austin-based, Columbian fusion outfit, Superfónicos, wrote and live recorded a groovy track encouraging us all to get out and vote.

 

Full Fat Tony Interview Unedited

This is our last offering in our unedited interview series from the Hotel Magdalena season.

It features Fat Tony chopping it up with Walker about all things Houston and how beautiful it is to fall in love.

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Cashandra (aka Sabrina Ellis & Andrew Cashen) Interview Unedited

We had a number of great interviews from our latest Hotel Magdalena season.

This week, we’re revisiting Cashandra (Sabrina Ellis & Andrew Cashen of Sweet Spirit & A Giant Dog) where they discuss how their time at the hotel brought them back to their roots of songwriting, growing up playing shows in Houston and hearing real outtakes from their songwriting process.

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Full Boyfriend Interview (Unedited)

We had a number of great interviews from our latest Hotel Magdalena season that we wanted to release the full interviews to check out!

We’re revisiting Boyfriend’s interview from earlier this year where she discusses her songwriting process, her father’s songwriting prowess, and a little incident with cupcakes at Cheer Up Charlie’s.

Check out Boyfriend’s full interview with Walker wherever you get your podcasts.

Carrie Rodriguez and Suzanna Choffel – Barcelona

We’re back with a new episode of our mini-season featuring stories collected in our permanent confessional booth at Hotel Magdalena! This week’s confessor shares his perfectly romantic escapade through Spain and the unexpected decision he made to keep it that way.

Inspired Austin sirens Carrie Rodriguez and Suzanna Choffel effortlessly collaborate, writing a song that leaves you longing for the best times.

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