This week brings us the first single of 2022 from Ariel + The Culture, as well as new singles from Vanilla & Pepper and Dali Voodoo. We also heard Javailin, a new artist out of Weatherford and a faithful cover of “Fell In Love With a Girl” from Dallas band Bad Lives.
Check out the full playlist after this week’s highlights, and if you are an artist from North Texas, submit your music here.
“Tú Y Yo” is the first song that Jason “Ariel” Bobadilla wrote since touring with Boy Pablo, Sofia Valdes, A-Wall, Luna Luna (and more!) in 2021. We talked to him ahead of the song’s release, when Bobadilla described the song as a “city pop track … best listened to on the weekend, driving through the city with the windows down.”
Jessica Swift is the force behind the project Javailin. Swift moved from her hometown of Gordon (population in the high 400s) to the bigger city of Weatherford to work on her first album. “Team Effort” marks Javailin’s Local Show debut, and the song is a fierce rock breakup anthem.
Learning Names is a six-piece indie band from Dallas THAT HAS HORNS!!!
(Warning: This video contains content that some viewers may find disturbing, re: partner violence/drug use.)
The KXT Local Show 1/27/2022
Ariel + The Culture- Tú Y Yo
Yeah Huh- Just Keep It Real
Vanilla & Pepper- Sunny Side
Javailin- Team Effort
Alexandra- Bad Stuff
Lorelei K- Blue Part Four
The Dirty Shirts- Shake
Learning Names- I Was The One
The Plum Boys- Going To The Moon
Luna Luna (feat. The Undercover Dream Lovers)- One Thing
Posival- Barcelona Dr.
Dali Voodoo- Silver
Cut Throat Finches- Beggar
Somogyi- Wait For You
Matthew and the Arrogant Sea- Hit Me Up Hard Times
Bad Lives- Fell In Love With A Girl
The KXT Local Show is a weekly radio program curated and hosted by Nilufer Arsala. Tune in every Thursday from 7-8pm to hear new and classic tunes from North Texas artists spanning a broad mix of genres, including hip hop, Latin, rock, blues, jazz, folk and R&B.
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