Category: KXT Music Blog

For those of you who have never seen a Barefoot at the Belmont show, here are a few photos to let you in on the experience. With an unparalleled view of downtown Dallas, these shows provide an intimate listening experience around the beautiful Belmont Hotel pool.  Our first show kicks off with The Trishas and… Read more »

Animal Liberation Orchestra – Big Appetite

Animal Liberation Orchestra – Big Appetite ALO – “Big Appetite” This California-based group released several independent records before being signed to Jack Johnson’s Brushfire Records. Their latest, Man of the World, has yielded singles in both this song and the title track, which have been spinning frequently on KXT 91.7. They will be opening up… Read more »

Paul Slavens Show: Live Blog for April 25 2010

What a beautiful weekend ! Hope you are relaxing and ready to check out some interesting music. This is where you can leave your polite comments and music suggestions, please leave links on where music can be purchased if you can. New to me this week: Sierra Leone Refugee All Stars Little Dragon Marc Blitzstein… Read more »

Erykah Badu – Window Seat

Erykah Badu – “Window Seat” This track, from the Dallas native and neo-soul revivalist, might be better known for its controversial video than the actual music. From her latest record, New Amerykah 2: Return of the Ankh, this song has been in rotation on KXT, but was first featured on Friday’s Texas Mix show.

Talking Heads – “This Must Be The Place (Naive Melody)” This classic, from the Talking Heads’ fifth record Speaking in Tongues. Remarkable in that the main melody never changes throughout the entire song, David Byrne’s vocal melody lifts lyrics that he admits are “made up almost completely of non sequiturs”. The Arcade Fire also recently covered… Read more »

Teddy Thompson – Don’t Know What I Was Thinking

Teddy Thompson – Don’t Know What I Was Thinking Teddy Thompson – “Don’t Know What I Was Thinking” The golden-voiced son of folk legends Richard and Linda Thompson, Teddy has been a KXT 91.7 fixture ever since we launched back in November, both with this song and “In My Arms”. His latest release A Piece of… Read more »

Tallest Man on Earth – “King of Spain” Swedish folk singer Kristian Mattson has had to endure neverending comparisons to a certain other influential folk singer ever since he released his debut Shallow Grave in 2008. His latest, The Wild Hunt, takes his sound and builds on it with more intricate arrangements that compliment his… Read more »

Willie Nelson – “Can I Sleep in Your Arms” This track, from Willie’s landmark 1975 record Red Headed Stranger, helped turn the songwriter from Abbott, Texas into a one-name icon and set the standard for his genre-defying career. Recorded live and off-the-cuff in Garland, this record’s mix of traditional standards, original songs, and choice covers… Read more »