Stevie Wonder

Officially the Best Radio Show

After so many consecutive nominations, Confucius and Fresh reflect on their first ever ‘Best Radio Show’ Austin Music Award before discussing why longtime Austinites are jaded to good opportunities. And in between Hip-Hop Facts and Confucius Reads the News, Fresh dishes a particularly Unpopular Opinion on why the music industry actually doesn’t need to change.

This Song: Jamila Woods

It should come as no surprise to fans of Jamila Woods that the up-and-coming R&B singer grew up listening to Stevie Wonder. Both artists explore big ideas through intricate arrangements and soul searching lyrics.  Listen as  Jamila Woods tells us how Stevie Wonder’s “Heaven is 10 Zillion Light Years Away” affected her deeply as a child, and how it has inspired her own songwriting.

Jamila Woods is coming to Hogg Auditorium in Austin Texas on July 14th to play a show with Sarah Jaffe as part of KUTX’s 5th Birthday Concert Series. Buy tickets here! Enter code BOGO at checkout out for a buy one get one free ticket deal.

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