Elise Montemayor

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Visions Revisited

By Elise MontemayorMusic Journalist Grimes is an artist that has evolved so much throughout the years. Her sound is always updating with the times. Nowadays, she’s taken up the subject of artificial intelligence through her new music, which makes sense in the era of Alexa joining families all over the world. But let’s go back to the year 2012. “Adventure Time” was on after school, One Direction was still together, […]

todayDecember 10, 2019

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Other Side Drive sits down with Tyler Jordan and the Negative Space

By Mason Moore and Elise MontemayorOther Side Drive Hosts Other Side Drive hosts sat down with Jake, Robert, Tyler and Phil of Tyler Jordan and The Negative Space. The Austin-based band stopped by the station to talk about their song writing, their inspiration, their definition of success and their start in music. The group is currently playing shows around South Texas. They played in San Marcos and San Antonio in […]

todayDecember 5, 2019 197

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Other Side Drive Sits Down with Kydd Jones

By Mason Moore & Elise Montemayor Other Side Drive Hosts Mason Moore photographed with Kydd Jones. Image by Mason Moore. Other Side Drive hosts Mason Moore and Elise Montemayor sat down with Austin-based rapper Kydd Jones. Jones shared his journey with KTSW listeners. He chatted about how he started rapping on the basketball court of the boys and girls club, his top five rappers and even his future goals.  The […]

todayDecember 3, 2019 49

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The Chromatics: Closer To Grey Album Review

By Elise MontemayorMusic Journalist It’s been about seven years since Chromatics released their last full length album, Kill For Love. The band has kept their creative momentum going by working on other projects within the past few years. They have released many singles, EPs and have been featured on dreamy soundtracks for movies such as Lost River (starring Ryan Gosling) and Home (an independent French film). Not to mention that […]

todayNovember 3, 2019 15

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New Season, New Music

By Elise MontemayorMusic Journalist Do you feel fall in the air? Yeah, neither do I. Texas loves sticking to her hot weather and humidity. But that doesn't mean you can’t get into the spirit of autumn. One good way to start getting into the spirit of the new season is good music. A lot of new, amazing songs and albums have been coming out, so here’s a little playlist to […]

todayOctober 11, 2019 21

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Other Side Drive Interviews Hvy Mtl Bk Clb

By Mason Moore and Elise MontemayorOther Side Drive Hosts Other Side Drive hosts, Mason Moore and Elise Montemayor, were joined by the band Hvy Mtl Bk Clb (heavy metal book club). The Austin band traveled to San Marcos to perform with the local band The Irons. In this interview, the band discusses the origins of the band, the inspiration behind their music and their upcoming shows. Featured image by KTSW […]

todayOctober 7, 2019 32

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Meet Deb Never

By Elise MontemayorMusic Journalist Los Angeles based artist Deb Never has something special with a lofi and emo hip-hop blend in her music. She is WEDIDIT’s (D33J and Shlohmo) first female artist signed to the dance/hip hop label. Earlier this year, she supported Tommy Genesis on the God Is Wild tour, and she featured on Brockhampton’s “No Halo.” It's safe to say that she’s been booked and busy, and it's […]

todayOctober 1, 2019 56

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Women in Electronic Music

By Elise Montemayor Music Journalist When one thinks of electronic music, they think of a big stage, laser lights and a fist pumping DJ that is usually a man. Now, no shade to male DJs or electronic artists. There are so many amazing ones out there including, but not limited to, Kraftwerk, Daft Punk, Aphex Twin, Flying Lotus, Disclosure, etc. But like basically all genres of music, electronic music is […]

todayMay 3, 2019 26

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The Ferreira Effect

By Elise Montemayor Music Journalist Sky Ferreira is a creative chameleon being a musician, actress, and model all at the same time. Her humble beginnings start with myspace videos of her singing original songs in her bedroom. Soon after being discovered on myspace, she dove into her modeling career where she was later featured on magazines such as Dazed and Interview. Ferreira came out with a few singles before she […]

todayApril 23, 2019 62

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    Just The Once [Single]


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    The Window

    Rat Boys

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    It's Time [Single]

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    What's Your Motive

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