KUT Documents Armadillo World HQ

Even I have heard of the Armadillo World Headquarters, the legendary club in Austin, Texas that helped birth many bands, but is especially well-known for its role in establishing the city as a musical hotbed of its own. The Armadillo is where the Outlaw Country movement was created by a confluence of hippies and rednecks, […]

WOXY.com Streams Suspended

After their triumphant first SXSW based in Austin, the staff of WOXY once again received a disconnection notice from management. The crew, led by Matt Shiv, has weathered so many storms over the years, first as an FM that moved from Oxford to Cincinnati, then online. Last year, WOXY finally relocated to Austin with the […]

KUT, Austin: Earbender Playlist of the Week #15

With a view towards measuring the residual effect of SXSW on local radio stations, KUT, Austin, is this week’s playlist of the week. They just turned 50 (you know it’s old because it has three call letters) and are going stronger than any time since I started sending them records in the 80s. It’s a […]