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San Marcos Sounds: Shooks Interview

By Christian Villarreal Assistant Music Director https://soundcloud.com/ktsw89_9/san-marcos-sounds-shooks-interview?utm_source=clipboard&utm_medium=text&utm_campaign=social_sharing In this episode, Christian interviews the band, Shooks, at SXSW. The five-piece Austin-based band gave a great performance and talk about their dynamic as a music group and what performing in the Austin area is like. Featured Image by KTSW Multimedia

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Interviews

San Marcos Sounds: The Beatnik Bandits

By Christian Villarreal Assistant Music Director https://soundcloud.com/ktsw89_9/san-marcos-sounds-the-beatnik-bandits?utm_source=clipboard&utm_medium=text&utm_campaign=social_sharing In this episode of San Marcos Sounds, Christian interviews the Beatnik Bandits at SXSW 2022. They talk about the band’s history, their experiences playing at the festival and the influences of their new album. Featured Image by KTSW Multimedia

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Music

San Marcos Sounds: SXSW

By Ashley Farnie and Christian Villarreal Music Director and Assistant Music Director https://soundcloud.com/ktsw89_9/san-marcos-sounds-sxsw?utm_source=clipboard&utm_medium=text&utm_campaign=social_sharing Welcome to another episode of San Marcos Sounds. In this episode Christian, Ashley, and Kyle talk about the SXSW festival. They will talk about events they plan on covering their plans for the festival.    Featured Image by KTSW Multimedia

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Podcasts

San Marcos Sounds: What Do You Love About Music? 

By Ashley Farnie and Christian Villarreal Music Director and Assistant Music Director https://soundcloud.com/ktsw89_9/san-marcos-sounds-what-do-you-love-about-music?si=9e46f760fbaa4dc5952053685ec04f7d&utm_source=clipboard&utm_medium=text&utm_campaign=social_sharing Welcome to the Music Podcast, San Marcos Sounds. In this first episode we have a couple of people who work for the music department at KTSW, you will be able to learn about their favorite things about music, what it is like working at KTSW, and get a taste of some topics that will come up in […]

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Three Vinyl albums standing up (Awaken My Love by Childish Gambino, Hozier by Hozier, and Are You Experienced by Jimi Hendrix), with the vinyl of Texas Sun by Khurangbin and Leon Bridges and HONK by the Rolling stones laid down.

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Why I Hate Albums

By Christian Villarreal Music Journalist When a band or artist has a lot of songs across multiple albums, I get disheartened. I enjoy discovering a new artist that has a good supply of music that can offer a diverse palette of tone, but it seldom works out that way. More specifically, I have grown to hate albums. Saying this seems strange, but the more music I listen to, the more […]

todayDecember 13, 2021 85

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The Arcs: Yours, Dreamily, Album Review

By Christian Villarreal Music Journalist Music has always been a big part of my life, but for some reason, I had never listened to many different genres until high school. The album that changed what I knew about music was Yours, Dreamily, by The Arcs. The album had an interesting cover, so I decided to give it a listen. Listening to the first track on the album was a strange experience. “Once […]

todayNovember 8, 2021 78

Drummer, Justin Tessier(left), and Singer/Guitarist, Tarek Jafar(right) playing on stage with a green backlight

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“Shakin’ Off the Rust” With The Blue Stones

By Christian Villarreal Music Journalist The Blue Stones is a two-man band that gave an incredible performance at The Ballroom in Austin, Texas on Oct 15. The Ballroom was a surprisingly small venue, but that did not limit the experience. The walls of the venue were lined with red curtains and string lights running along the rafters. The décor of the venue was grand in its design despite the small […]

todayOctober 18, 2021 90

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26 Bats!: Portal Party Album Review

By Christian Villarreal Music Journalist There are very few albums out in the world that have their own sound so unique that it makes you question the genre entirely. 26 Bats!’s album Portal Party is an album that pushes the boundaries of genre while creating its own signature sound. Portal Party is not just a collection of low-fi indie songs, it pushes against the rigid boundaries of genre and establishes […]

todaySeptember 22, 2021 44

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Black Pistol Fire at Emo’s

By Christian Villarreal Music Journalist Live music has slowly been returning to venues across Texas, giving a chance for smaller artists to make a name for themselves and a chance for everyone to enjoy something that had been absent for a year and a half. On Friday, July 23, I was able to attend an amazing concert at Emo’s in Austin, Texas. The concert was for Black Pistol Fire, with […]

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