Author: April Kinser

Black Tie Dynasty

Fort Worth-based Black Tie Dynasty formed in 2004, releasing their first full-length record Movements on Idol Records in 2006. The song “Tender” achieved top-10 success on the Billboard Charts, and they gained a larger audience touring with Spoon and Guided By Voices. Down Like Anyone, their follow up record, was released in 2008, before they… Read more »


British indie-rock band, Athlete, released their fifth album, Black Swan, in 2009. The band’s sweeping, echoing guitar rhythms matched with haunting synth creates a sound that is best represented by their 2006 Ivor Novella Award winning song, “Wires” from the band’s 2005 album, Tourist. The indie-rock quartet has been friends since the age of 14.… Read more »

Smokin’ Joe Kubek & Bnois King

Smokin’ Joe Kubek & Bnois King stopped by the KXT studios Tuesday, May 25, during the KXT Morning Show with Gini Mascorro. Video: Smokin’ Joe Kubek & Bnois King perform at KXT Audio: Smokin’ Joe Kubek & Bnois King interview and performance at KXT