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Seryn hails from Denton, Texas, where its 5 members came together to compose the layered, string-based sound first heard on their hand-distributed EP. The band recently spent time in Austin’s Ramble Creek Studios, emerging with this full length, entitled This is Where We Are. The record doesn’t come out until January 25th, but you can hear the […]
Sarah Jarosz – “I Can’t Love You Now” Austin native Sarah Jarosz, not yet 20 years old, is a multi-instrumentalist (mandolin, clawhammer banjo, guitar) whose voice and overall sound have been compared to Gillian Welch. She made quite a splash in 2009 with the release of her bluegrass-tinged debut, Song Up In Her Head, from […]
Doug Burr – “Red, Red” Though the hushed vocals and rattling percussion might remind some of Sufjan Stevens’ banjo-fueled odysseys, Denton’s Doug Burr adds a strong Texan edge to this haunting song from his latest, O Ye Devastator. After gaining some acclaim with his last record, On Promenade, Burr chose to quietly release The Shawl, […]
Hacienda – Hound Dog Hacienda – “Hound Dog” Hailing from his native San Antonio, Doug Sahm would be proud of Hacienda, who carries on his tradition of mixing tex-mex music with blues, rock and roll, and soul. On their latest record Big Red and Barbacoa, they show other influences in Buddy Holly, the Beach Boys, […]