Song of the Day – KUTX

By Song of the Day – KUTX

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The KUTX team looks high and low for songs and artists that should be on your radar.

Episode Date
Christina Cavazos: “Forever”
A fresh track from one of Austin's folkstress who redefines "up-and-coming." She's arrived, baby.
Jun 20, 2018
MorMor: “Waiting on the Warmth”
Seth Nyquist has explored every inch of his imagination to write his debut EP, out this Friday!
Jun 19, 2018
Rolling Blackouts Coastal Fever: “The Hammer”
Melbourne rockers RBCF just put out their first full-length last Friday! Pry yourself out of the menial mindset with "The Hammer".
Jun 18, 2018
Sun June: “Young”
Don't linger in life's regrets! Pop into the weekend with Sun June's debut album!
Jun 15, 2018
Bruno Major: “Just The Same”
Britain's Bruno Major has chops to match Sam Smith - see him perform tonight at Stubb's!
Jun 12, 2018
Daisy O’Connor: “Cult of Two”
This Austin treasure is back with her self-described Folkadelic Queer Pop. Catch her tonight at the Cactus Cafe.
Jun 11, 2018
Hannah Gill: “Lose”
Settle down into the smooth jazz stylings of a 20-year-old woman harnessing the vocal prowess of influential women from eras past.
Jun 11, 2018
PR Newman: “Go To Hell” (Live in Studio 1A)
Spencer Garland's project PR Newman continues their month long residency at Cheer Up Charlie's tonight!
Jun 11, 2018
Kiefer: “What A Day”
Piano pro and beat composer Kiefer is back with his sophomore full-length, released just today!
Jun 08, 2018
Galeano: “El Gue Gue”
Grupo Fantasma's Jose Galeano has a brand new Latin roots rock project 11 members strong playing Antone's every Tuesday this month.
Jun 07, 2018
The Beths: “Future Me Hates Me”
Fun melodies and bright harmonies inhabit this pop-punk gem from the New Zealander's debut full-length.
Jun 06, 2018
Las Rosas: “Tax Man”
Brooklyn's Las Rosas just put out their second full-length; be sure to check out the latest songs tomorrow night at Hotel Vegas!
Jun 05, 2018
Jerry Paper: “Your Cocoon”
Multi-instrumentalist Lucas Nathan furthers his metamorphoses as Jerry Paper with a new single and upcoming full-length!
Jun 04, 2018
Sam Pace and The Gilded Grit: “Punch ‘Em In the Ear” (Live in Studio 1A)
Sam Pace and the Gilded Grit just unfurled their latest album! Enjoy a live performance before they hit the road!
Jun 01, 2018
Tancred: “Queen of New York”
Fun power-pop vibes spewing from this sneak peek from her new album Nightstand, out tomorrow.
May 31, 2018
The Sour Notes: “Welcome to the Club”
Austin's sweet-tarts celebrate their 10th anniversary with a new 7-inch and a (FREE) show tonight at 3Ten at ACL Live!
May 30, 2018
Anna Burch: “Tea-Soaked Letter”
Detroit's Anna Burch bridges dark lyrics with bright '60s instrumentation - check it out before her Barracuda performance this Saturday!
May 29, 2018
Andrew Duhon: “Let You Down”
New Orleans narrative-driven singer Andrew Duhon just released a new full-length album!
May 28, 2018
Paul Cauthen: “Resignation”
Austin's Paul Cauthen just released a kickin' new country single today before his next EP comes out in June!
May 25, 2018
Low Cut Connie: “Beverly”
Crank up the volume on this Philly six-piece's fifth full-length record!
May 24, 2018
Mazzy Star: “Quiet, the Winter Harbor”
Mazzy Star has resurfaced once again, and their new single is exactly what you'd expect. Dark, haunting, and lovely.
May 23, 2018
Lola Tried: “Steam”
This Austin rock outfit is popping open a big ol' can of earworms with their debut full-length. Here's an especially wiggly one.
May 22, 2018
Buenos Diaz: “Empty Head”
Austin's Buenos Diaz greets the world with some new material tomorrow!
May 21, 2018
Ric Wilson: “Sinner” feat. Kweku Collins, Nick Kosma & Rane Raps
Chicago's Ric Wilson releases his new EP Banba today - dive right in with a free download of a posse cut!
May 18, 2018
Amber Mark: “Love Me Right”
Outlaying the emotional turbulence of communicating your needs to deaf ears to the tune of R&B, here's the newest single from Amber Mark.
May 17, 2018
Niña Dioz: “Tambalea”
A fresh feminist anthem from Monterrey's most sharp-tongued emcee.
May 16, 2018
El Dusty: “La Cumbia” feat. Boogat
Turn up the tempo this Tuesday with brand new material from El Dusty and Boogat!
May 15, 2018
ATLYS: “Apples And Apricots”
In need of intricate string arrangements? There's an ATLYS of music waiting for you!
May 14, 2018
Kassin: “Momento De Clareza”
A major figurehead in Brazilian music releases a self-produced, self-performed album today!
May 11, 2018
Jake Bugg: “Lightning Bolt” (Live In Studio 1A)
A stripped down version of one of Bugg's staples, recorded live in our Studio 1A.
May 10, 2018
Tracyanne & Danny: “Alabama”
Indie-pop from across the pond courtesy of the new project from the leads of Camera Obscura and Crybaby.
May 09, 2018
Ashley Campbell: “Cry”
The daughter of Glen Campbell shares her sophisticated country-infused debut full-length this week!
May 08, 2018
Prophet: “Tonight” feat. Nite Jewel
'80s underground synth producer Prophet reemerges with a brand new full-length this Friday!
May 07, 2018
The Buttertones: “You And Your Knife”
Slather up for the weekend with a brand new full length from The Buttertones!
May 04, 2018
Cut Worms: “Cash For Gold”
The newest single from the 21st-century's folk-pop Everly Brother, Max Clarke.
May 03, 2018
Skating Polly: “Hollywood Factory”
The latest in "ugly-pop" from this (now) trio from OKC, playing Stubb's Indoors next Tuesday.
May 02, 2018
The Wheelwrights: “Travelin’ On”
Get your helping of hand-crafted indie folk Americana courtesy of Austin trio The Wheelwrights!
May 01, 2018
Jonathan Terrell: “Thinking About You” (Live in Studio 1A)
Get wild about Texas music with local solo troubadour Jonathan Terrell!
Apr 30, 2018
Dead Meadow: “I’m So Glad”
Dead Meadow wraps up their national tour this weekend at Levitation Fest!
Apr 27, 2018
Golden Dawn Arkestra: “Lovely Day”
The latest single from Austin's most cosmically in-tune collective of avant-garde souls.
Apr 26, 2018
Calexico- The Town & Miss Lorraine (Live in Studio 1A)
The music is light and airy, but the lyrics are heavy and pensive. Have some free, live Calexico on us, courtesy of Studio 1A.
Apr 25, 2018
L.A. Witch: “Drive Your Car”
Welcome the punk California coven to Levitation Fest this Friday!
Apr 24, 2018
Stimulator Jones: “Tempt Me With Your Love”
New Stones Throw producer and multi-instrumentalist Stimulator Jones invites you to Exotic Worlds this Friday!
Apr 23, 2018
Tomar & The FCs: “Shine Your Light” (Live in Studio 1A)
Tomar Williams and his fierce soul force of FCs wrap up this evening's performances out at Old Settler's!
Apr 20, 2018
Jess Williamson: “I See the White”
The latest single from this former Austin-based pensive songstress. A reflection on the passage of time.
Apr 19, 2018
Night Drive: “Anyone’s Ghost”
This Austin mainstay's latest single takes on a favorite by the National and rewraps it in a thumping, dark 80s-synth-pop package. And it's our free gift to you.
Apr 18, 2018
Jamestown Revival: “Love Is A Burden” (Live in Studio 1A)
American genre-benders Jamestown Revival heads to Old Settler's this weekend before unfurling their new album later this year.
Apr 17, 2018
Scenery: “Lady Bird”
Brand new cassette-ready tunes from Austin's Scenery will help you take the scenic route back into the work week this Monday!
Apr 16, 2018
Makeness: “Who Am I to Follow Love”
Meet the UK producer Kyle Molleson and his avant-garde approach to dance music!
Apr 13, 2018
Laura Veirs: “Watch Fire” (ft. Sufjan Stevens)
Get a free taste of this folk-pop icon's latest album, featuring Sufjan Stevens.
Apr 12, 2018
Tom Misch: “It Runs Through Me” (ft. De La Soul)
Jazz guitar-infused R&B, velvet vocals, and a little help from some hip-hop icons. Eat it up, it's free!
Apr 11, 2018
Arthur Yoria: “I Just Want To Sit Here”
Channel your inner intergalactic cowboy with Houstonian Arthur Yoria's brand new album "After You".
Apr 10, 2018
Shy Beast: “For Now” (Live in Studio 1A)
Austin's Shy Beast just might tease some of their new material this Friday at Geraldine's!
Apr 09, 2018
Michael Rault: “I’ll Be There”
Montreal-based retro pop rocker Michael Rault teases his upcoming sophomore album with a video and single!
Apr 06, 2018
CAPYAC: “Fade Out” (Live In Studio 1A)
Hey, it's me, your almost-Friday dance party. Got something live and local for you to groove to. Let's boogie!
Apr 05, 2018
Joan As Police Woman: “Tell Me”
Joan Wasser's newest record leaves a lot of space between the sound waves and gives center stage to her bare-all lyrics. Taste the space and the emotion.
Apr 04, 2018
Fastball: “Just Another Dream” (Live in Studio 1A)
'90s Austin mainstays Fastball launch a quick regional tour tomorrow - get an exclusive live recording from their time in Studio 1A!
Apr 03, 2018
Poly Action: “Defeated Red Bells”
A new month means a new release and new horizons for local rock quartet Poly Action!
Apr 02, 2018
Henry + The Invisibles: “Let’s Bounce”
Hop right into the weekend with a new single from Austin's Henry + The Invisibles!
Mar 30, 2018
Nap Eyes: “Every Time the Feeling”
Imagine Lou Reed and Belle and Sebastian writing an album together and you’ve got Nap Eyes, a Halifax-based indie-rock band that’s not afraid to blend alt-country-twanged guitars with their dark 60’s rock influences. Their third album I’m Bad Now is the band’s most conscientious record to date, marrying their refreshing, downtempo sound to lyrics that range from failed […]
Mar 29, 2018
Buzzy Lee: “Coolhand”
Take a break from the grind of the work week, and let yourself breathe and your muscles relax to the smooth synth sounds of L.A.'s Sasha Spielberg's latest project.
Mar 28, 2018
NoMBe: “Man Up”
Satisfy your electric soul with German-born, L.A.-based producer & singer NoMBe!
Mar 27, 2018
Robert Ellis: “Perfect Strangers” (Live in Studio 1A)
Robert Ellis performs back-to-back shows this week at the Mohawk - treat yourself to a free download of one of his live recordings!
Mar 26, 2018
Guy Forsyth & The Hot Nut Riveters: “300 Miles” (Live in Studio 1A)
Guy Forsyth releases a new album with the Hot Nut Riveters tomorrow night - relive his Wednesday morning Studio 1A performance before enjoying his latest tunes at the Cactus!
Mar 23, 2018
Jade Bird: “Cathedral” (Live at the Four Seasons)
Another cut from our party down at the Four Seasons last week! This one from one of this year's SXSW Gulke Prize winners.
Mar 22, 2018
Soccer Mommy: “Last Girl”
When we're in the throes of new love, our insecurities are ready to rear their ugly head and try to tank it. Commiserate on that all-too-familiar feeling with a new one from this Nashville-lo-fi-songstress.
Mar 21, 2018
Nilüfer Yanya: “Thanks 4 Nothing”
Grab your free download of Nilüfer's newest single before she appears on Pitchfork's "Juan's Basement"!
Mar 20, 2018
Lukas Nelson & The Promise of the Real: “Just Outside of Austin” (Live at the Four Seasons)
Live Lukas Nelson?! Don't get caught up in the post-SXSW blues and cheer up with some cheerful country-folk!
Mar 19, 2018
Joey Dosik: “Game Winner”
Soak in the South By Soul with some blue-eyed soul courtesy of LA's Joey Dosik!
Mar 15, 2018
Caroline Rose: “Bikini”
All this week, Song of the Day exclusively brings you artists playing SXSW 2018 (official and unofficial)  Caroline’s back! And this time she’s got a loaded bag of tricks exploding with different sounds and moods to match any and all of yours. Track-to track her sophomore album Loner shifts between smoother indie pop gems and shorter, edgier […]
Mar 14, 2018
Common Holly: “Nothing”
Slow, dark, and introspective paint the mood of this folk noir gem about making difficult mature decisions in the wake of heartbreak.
Mar 13, 2018
TØMA: “Book of Yesterday”
A brand-spankin-new single from these Austin new-wave heartthrobs. Made 30 years later than it sounds.
Mar 12, 2018
Ama: “Love Demons”
This local indie rock quartet releases their second EP before their release show and an unofficial SXSW appearance!
Mar 09, 2018
Go Fever: “Nobody’s Business”
Grab your knives, shivs, broken hearts, and starting overs this a-way. We've got something with rocking new-wave energy cookin ready to fill you up.
Mar 08, 2018
BRONCHO: “Record Store” (Live in Studio 1A)
We unearthed an old Studio 1A gem from these punk-rock Okies coming back for SXSW who prove some good things do come out of Norman, OK.
Mar 07, 2018
Whiite Walls: “Fine Fitting”
Local dance quintet Whiite Walls premieres a brand new track before unofficial SXSW shows this weekend!
Mar 06, 2018
Sphynx: “Patterns”
Sink your teeth into some sweet new Sphynx before South By!
Mar 05, 2018
Sue Foley: “Run” (Live in Studio 1A)
Enjoy a full-band live performance from The Ice Queen herself before tonight's acoustic set at the Cactus!
Mar 02, 2018
Caroline Says: “I Tried”
New album, new sound from this Austin-by-way-of-Alabama songwriter's upcoming sophomore LP.
Mar 01, 2018
Marmalakes: “Not Gonna Control You”
New tune, new video. These Austin mainstays offer some treats ahead of the release of their debut full-length, out this May.
Feb 28, 2018
Dryspell: “Can’t Wait”
Break (into) the Dryspell before their EP release this Friday!
Feb 27, 2018
Chief Perch: “Far Away”
Start your work week with future funk before heading to Chief Perch's performance at Spiderhouse this Friday.
Feb 26, 2018
Holiday Mountain: “All Night”
Kick your weekend off early with the premiere of a previously unheard single from Brooklyn's Holiday Mountain!
Feb 23, 2018
Rosie & the Riveters: “Ms. Behave”
These Canadian sticks of vintage-sounding feminist dynamite return with their new album of empowerment anthems. Get fired up, lady!
Feb 22, 2018
Midcentury: “Warrior” (Live in Studio 1A)
Get funky and rock out 80's-meets-2018 style with a live cut from these Austin-based righteous dudes.
Feb 21, 2018
Olden Yolk: “Vital Sign”
Big Apple-born Dystopian folk? Count us in! Olden Yolk releases their self titled debut this Friday!
Feb 20, 2018
Gina Chavez: “Heaven Knows”
New Gina Chavez?! You heard correctly - dive in and start your week off in the best way possible!
Feb 19, 2018
Matthew McNeal: “Run”
Eager for analog awesomeness to kick off your weekend? Matthew McNeal's got your back!
Feb 16, 2018
Bonnie Montgomery: “No More”
A #metoo movement anthem for the classic country lovers. Piping hot and free for the taking!
Feb 15, 2018
Blushing: “Bound” (Live in Studio 1A)
Valentine's Day doesn't get too sappy 'round these parts, but a killer live track from a localband made up of two married couples is as far as we'll go. Grab some free love right here, baby.
Feb 14, 2018
Terri Terri: “Attention”
Breaking free from his reputation solely as Albert Hammond Jr's guitarist, Mark Noseworthy is emerging with his new solo project!
Feb 13, 2018
Yuma: “Ozy”
Yuma just released a new EP today - don't miss your opportunity to grab a free single from Letters to the Editor!
Feb 09, 2018
Hooka Hey: “Herlock”
Austin alt-rockers back with their first single in 3 years...and it's all yours for free two weeks before anyone else.
Feb 08, 2018
Fever Ray: “To the Moon and Back”
Hey, it's a free download of one your favorite KUTX currents!
Feb 07, 2018
Tone Royal: “The Beginning”
Treat yourself like royalty this Tuesday with a free download of a ferocious fanfare courtesy of San Antonio's Tone Royal!
Feb 06, 2018
El Tule: “Bailando El Tule”
El Tule turns 15 this week! Celebrate with brand new material recorded to raw analog tape!
Feb 05, 2018
Curtis Roush: “Mirage”
Gather 'round the Cosmic Campfire...Austin's Curtis Roush is about to release his debut solo record!
Feb 02, 2018
Dan Croll: “Tokyo”
The dancefloor's taking off without you and this emerging UK star is at the helm! Quick, catch it!
Feb 01, 2018
Nicole Atkins: “Sleepwalking”
This Jersey SSW calls Nashville home now and she's got a bot of a new sound to prove it.
Jan 31, 2018
Mary Bryce: “flowers”
Listen to the premiere solo single from SMiiLE & Dreamboat veteran vocalist Mary Bryce!
Jan 30, 2018