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April 29, 2016

The Ticket: Presidential Candidates Wonder Who’s Master of Their Domain

By: Ben Philpott


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June 13, 2024

Rival Waves: “Time’s Up”

When you’re in the high seas, you’re at the mercy of rogue waves. When you’re in Texas during the summertime, you’re at the mercy of heatwaves. But if you’d prefer to get thrashed around and work up a sweat without ever facing the sun or leaving port, here in Austin we’ve got Rival Waves. Starting […]

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May 10, 2024

Tobias Lund: “Let Me Know” (feat. Phono Magic)

Everyone’s got their favorite blue-eyed soul artists. And sure, it’s technically a derogatory term, but if you’re after some super blue-eyed soul…like so blue-eyed it’s Scandinavian, then look no further than Austin’s Tobias Lund. This is the third time we’ve talked up Tobias, and long story short, the keyboardist-singer’s already shown a ton of talent […]

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May 3, 2024

UT Austin says protesters carried guns and assaulted people. Prosecutors haven’t seen proof.

Despite UT Austin’s claims about weapons and assaults at the recent campus protests, Travis County Attorney Delia Garza says her office hasn’t seen a single charge. She joins KUT’s Jerry Quijano to discuss the ongoing situation.

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April 25, 2024

Nick Taylor: “Dead Land Future”

For native residents of cultural music hubs, the locale’s unique opportunities tend to be taken for granted. But for folks from comparatively podunk parts of the country, the prospect of a potentially transformative emigration is too good to pass up. Yeah, you can draw parallels to those poor Okies’ desperate westward flight from The Grapes […]

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April 11, 2024

Street Peach: “Heavy”

If we’ve learned one thing from Destiny’s Child, it’s that vocal groups aren’t always limited to one breakout singer. Even if fate favors one over another in the long run. And that’s kind of lining up with how we see some of the expats from former Austin R&B trio Keeper. See, while Keeper’s Yadira Brown […]

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February 25, 2024

Byron Hurt and Althier Eady, pt. 2 (Ep. 13, 2024)

This week on In Black America, producer and host John L. Hanson, Jr. concludes his conversation with writer and filmmaker Byron Hurt and Althier Eady, granddaughter of Lee and Liza Hurt, discussing the development and production of Lee and Liza’s Family Tree, Hurt’s documentary film about the history of the Hurt family.

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February 23, 2024

A Case For Curiosity Part II

Have you ever wondered about something but didn’t ask about it because you thought it was something you should already know about? You may have worried someone might think less of you for not knowing. It turns out that that happens more often than we’d like to admit mainly because of subtle judgments we may […]

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