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February 22, 2013

The Big Broadcast: Old San Antonio Soul & New Sounds From 1a

By: David Brown

After 16 years of marriage Austin’s Bruce Robison and Kelly Willis finally record an album together —and it hits the top of the charts–Bruce and Kelly caught live. Also, live music by Hayes Carll, Rosie Flores in her own words–as she prepares to play MapJam, lost and found soul sounds from San Antonio, the week’s music news and lots of surprises on the next Texas Music Matters. Join us Saturday morning at 11 on KUT 90.5.



June 5, 2013

Big Broadcast: Texas Garage Rock

Few musical movements can be said to have started with a specific event…and ended just as rapidly.  But during a brief period between The Beatles on Ed Sullivan and the ‘Summer of Love’, hundreds of kids picked up guitars and drumsticks across Texas and began making music that would reverberate for decades…though the songs themselves would be […]


May 23, 2013

Big Broadcast: The Road Goes On…

Is there life after Lubbock? Joe Ely revisits his old stomping grounds. Also, Lyle Lovett and Robert Earl Keen caught live in Studio 1A, Warren Hood takes a sharp musical turn with an assist from Emily Gimble–plus new music by the Boxing Lesson, Brazos, the week’s music news and more.


May 17, 2013

Big Broadcast: Second Chances

A musical Rip Van Winkle tale from Denton: the unexpected return of the Baptist Generals. Plus a real life story from the road: musician David Ramirez with an intimate coming of age tale — the weeks music news and more.


May 9, 2013

Big Broadcast: Festivus For The Rest Of Us

Hope you can join us for Texas Music Matters–Friday at noon and Friday night at 11 on KUTX 98-9, and Saturday morning at 11 on KUT 90.5.


April 19, 2013

Big Broadcast: Patty, Bobby, Billy, Willie and Their Mother Falcon

Austin orchestral rock innovators Mother Falcon come of age with a new album. Also, Billy Gibbons of ZZ Top talks about the re-birth of his psychedelic band The Moving Sidewalks. Also, brand new music by Willie Nelson and Tacks, The Boy Disaster, a report on the revival of vinyl, Patty Griffin and Robert Plant caught […]


April 12, 2013

The Influences and The Influencers

On the next edition of Texas Music Matters: Mojo Hand—the legend of Lightnin’ Hopkins, reconsidered. Also, with Austin Psychfest on the horizon, a conversation with the Godfather of Psychedelic rock. Plus…a trip to the Gulf Coast Museum with Kevin ‘Shinyribs’ Russell, Spoon drummer Jim Eno on the launch of his Public Hi-Fi label, the week’s […]


March 29, 2013

Big Broadcast: Dripping Springs Reunion

In the spring of 1972, an event took place in a field west of Austin. It would not only give birth to Willie Nelson’s now-famous 4th-of-July picnics, it would elevate Austin’s profile as a music center, launch a new counter-culture movement, and leave an indelible mark on the American songbook. The ‘Dripping Springs Reunion’–revisited—on the […]


March 22, 2013

Big Broadcast: Ray Wylie’s Grits and Fresh Hits from Austin

Join us for Texas Music Matters. Friday at noon and Friday night at 11 on KUTX 98-9.