Christine Renner: “Drown”

Enjoying 2021 at the tender age of 21, singer-guitarist Christine Renner has graduated from her teenage diary onto passionate pop-rock lyricism. The native Austinite’s managed to build a bridge between the stimulating instrumental arrangements of classic rock and the romantic-minded content of modern pop, forming Renner’s unique brand of retro-inspired originals.

This year you can expect the release of Renner’s fourth record, Heartbreaker, produced and recorded by Grammy Nominee Chris “Frenchie” Smith at The Bubble Studios. So while Heartbreaker crests over the horizon, submerge yourself into an ’80s aesthetic with the album’s lead single (and music video) that reckons with self-imposed isolation, “Drown”!

Texas Standard: August 3, 2017

There’s a group of Texans who could see health care costs skyrocket, unless the House and Senate compromise. We’ll explore. Retired teachers across the state are hoping a proposal to funnel money into health care plans goes through, but both would be temporary fixes. Also you’ve heard of the Crips and Bloods, maybe the Texas Mexican Mafia. How about Tango Blast? A new report says it’s the biggest gang threat in Texas. Plus, heard of the town “Midnight,” Texas? We explain why you won’t find it on the map. and how to visit. That’s all coming up on the Texas Standard: