Can you believe the year is already half over?!? KXT staffers have chosen our favorite local single releases of the year so far, but this week brought us even more new songs to consider when looking back at 2023. We got a soulful duet from Dallas artists Varcy and Julian King, a new release from Fort Worth group The Sellers, and a rugged country tune from Keegan McInroe. We even heard from Taylor Davis out of Colleyville; he recorded “All You Want For Now” with friends in a home studio in Austin.
Check out the full playlist after the highlights, and if you are an artist from North Texas, be sure to submit your music here.
Johnson’s bubbly summer jam was recorded at Modern Electric Sound Recorders in Dallas. The upbeat song captures the exciting feeling you get when you meet someone new on a night out.
McInroe’s stellar songwriting shines through on “Stoned and Broken Hearted” – the third release from the Fort Worth artist’s upcoming album Agnes.
The Fort Worth project comes to us from instrumentalist, songwriter, and arranger Bobby Zanzucchi. Sleepy Atlantis releases tend to contain sweeping string arrangements, and that formula holds true for the latest release “Lazy Recollection.”
The KXT Local Show- 7/6/23
Sarah Johnson- Lookin’ For Someone
Parker Twomey- Counting Down The Days
Lorelei K- Gucci Doom (Char-X Remix)
Keegan McInroe- Stoned And Broken Hearted
Dev Wulf & The Midnight Howl- Doghouse
Nite- Inside Of My Head
The Sellers – New Horizon
Averi Burk- Gravity
Varcy feat. Julian King- Gotta Move On
Carbon Love- Vertigo
Taylor Davis- All You Want For Now
Sleepy Atlantis- Lazy Recollection
Featured Image: Sarah Johnson
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