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January 31, 2013

Big Broadcast: It’s All About Connections

By: David Brown

On this week’s edition of Texas Music Matters: guitar ace Denny Freeman talks about the first mass migration of musicians to Austin, and the resurrection of ‘Big Guitars from Texas’.  Also, singer-songwriter Miranda Dodson opens up with a deeply personal story of starting a family.  Plus music and conversation with East Cameron Folkcore, Turk Pipkin on a big celebration honoring Kris Kristofferson, the week’s music news –and lots of surprises.  Join us for Texas Music Matters–Friday at noon and again Friday night at 11 on KUTX 98-9.  Or tune in Saturday morning at 11 right after ‘Wait, Wait’ on KUT 90.5. You can also listen anytime below!




September 3, 2013

Big Broadcast: The Texas Trinity

On the next edition of Texas Music Matters, it’s the stories of the Texas Trinity: The Bard of Corsicana, The Master Craftsman, and The Troubled Troubadour.


August 8, 2013

Big Broadcast: Pirate Radio

For much of the 20th century, radio was the voice of the establishment, selling not just detergent, but a whitewashed, idealized vision of America. But that wasn’t entirely true. From the early 30’s until the early 70’s, late at night, strange sounds would skip across the stratosphere, filling the air over America with the howls […]


August 1, 2013

Big Broadcast: How Long Must I Dream

Of the many Texas music musicians who’ve made a major impact on the American songbook, one of the most often overlooked is Roy Orbison.