Denton’s Harry Zimm had a big week- first the group’s new single debuted on our site, and then the song opened up ‘The Local Show’ this week. We also heard a cinematic new song from Sleepy Atlantis, heard the amazingly named new project JP’s Roctopus from Dallas audio engineer John Painter, and discovered the Weekend Girls- a teen group from Fort Worth that makes hip hop for kids to enjoy.
Check out the full playlist after this week’s highlights, and if you are an artist from North Texas, submit your music here.
There’s really no other way to explain ‘You Could Be Happy Again’ except that it sounds like a movie. Hit that play button, close your eyes, and you’ll hear the film.
John Painter started this project with a rotating roster of friends he’s met through his years as head audio engineer and owner of The Kitchen Studios in Dallas. The Roctopus records to 2″ tape, with minimal overdubs and punch-ins. The song “Easy Come Easy Go” is perfectly balanced blues-rock goodness.
These Fort Worth teens are having so much fun while making music together! In this video, the party brings them to the park where they have the best time AND have a water balloon fight. Nothing brings back the nostalgia like good, clean fun with your friends… and water balloon fights.
The KXT Local Show- 2/24/2022
Harry Zimm- Honey Dew Fade
IDANIA- Gracias Y Chao
Khruangbin & Leon Bridges- Texas Sun
Mitchell Ferguson & Drugstore Cowboy- Dramatic
Sleepy Atlantis- You Could Be Happy Again
John Marlin- How I Feel
Kyoto Lo-Fi- Emotional Hangover
JP’s Roctopus- Easy Come Easy Go
Course of Empire- We Got the Beat
Vanilla and Pepper- Seven Seas
PRYML- All Night
Tomi Jean- Weightless
Rafa- La Receta
Dali VooDoo- Daydream
Weekend Girls- Every Weekend
Ariel & The Culture- No Puedo
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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