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January 10, 2013

Big Broadcast: Visiting the Relatives

By: David Brown

Jim Eno of Spoon spills the beans on the end of a year long hiatus for one of Austin’s most acclaimed bands – as well as his work in the interim producing psychedelic gospel legends “The Relatives“.  Also, what’s at stake to make guitars more “green,” brand new music by Dale Watson, Ruthie Foster caught live, the weeks music news and lots of surprises on the next Texas Music Matters. Friday at noon and again at 11pm on KUTX 98.9, and Saturday morning at 11 right after ‘Wait, Wait Don’t Tell Me’ on KUT 90.5.


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.