Studio B Session: Christelle Bofale

Studio B Session: Christelle Bofale

Austin-based musician Christelle Bofale joined us in our studio this summer to sing some tunes off of her debut EP Swim Team.

Music Matters: JW Francis

Music Matters: JW Francis

On the first edition of Music Matters, KRTU’s Dominic Anthony chats with NYC-based artist JW Francis about his new single, Lofi. Tune in Friday, Saturday or Sunday night at midnight to hear Music Matters on air.

Tune In! Fall Giveaways

Tune In! Fall Giveaways

Thanks for tuning in, KRTU listeners. We’ll be doing multiple ticket giveaways this fall, so here’s a look at what we’ve got coming. All giveaways will be conducted on our Instagram the week of each respective concert, so make sure you keep in touch with what we’re posting! Must be 18+ to enter. Only one entry per person. Full list of KRTU Sweepstakes/Giveaway Rules on our website.

Blue Material releases self-titled debut album

Blue Material releases self-titled debut album

Montreal-based Blue Material, the solo endeavor of multi-instrumentalist Thom Gillies, released its debut self-titled album earlier this year. Gillies spoke with KRTU host Dominic Anthony last Saturday, June 8, on the Hippie Coffee Hours. Click here to listen to the archive.

Indie Overnight Spring Showcase 2019 Recap

Indie Overnight Spring Showcase 2019 Recap

Last month, KRTU co-hosted our first-ever Spring Showcase with Paper Tiger. On March 7, nine local and regional artists came together to give y’all a great time, and now, we’re reminiscing. Here’s a look back on how the night went.

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Q&A: The Foreign Arm

Q&A: The Foreign Arm

The Foreign Arm formed in 2015, shortly after Andrea “Vocab” Sanderson and Nick Blevins met at an open-mic event Vocab was hosting to recognize local talent. The band, which also features George Garza Jr. on bass and Omar Rosel on drums, mixes traditional soul and poetry roots with a blend of modern influences, creating a sound entirely of its own.

We sat down with Vocab and Nick to speak about their influences, plans for the year to come, and their upcoming performance at the Indie Overnight Spring Showcase on March 7 at Paper Tiger. Photo by Francisco Cortes.

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Q&A: Michael Segura – 16 the Olympus

Q&A: Michael Segura – 16 the Olympus

16 the Olympus formed after multiple jam sessions between five San Antonio musicians: alto saxophonist Nikkei Elliot, keyboardist Obed Rodriguez, guitarist Paul Byers, bassist Ryan Limberg and drummer Michael Segura. Michael talked to KRTU about how the band formed, how they’ve grown and what’s in the future for the quintet. 16 the Olympus will join 8 other artists on the lineup for KRTU’s Spring Showcase on March 7 at Paper Tiger. Photo by TJ Martinez

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Q&A: Survival Guide

Q&A: Survival Guide

Emily Whitehurst began her career as the frontwoman of punk rock band Tsunami Bomb. Now, she creates electronic pop music through her synth-driven solo project, Survival Guide. Emily recently moved to San Antonio and plans to release her first self-written album this year. Survival Guide joins eight other artists on the lineup for KRTU’s Spring Showcase at Paper Tiger on March 7. Photo by Craig McGreggor.

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Q&A: Jenn Alva – Fea

Q&A: Jenn Alva – Fea

San Antonio-based chicana punk band Fea formed in 2014 after drummer Phanie Diaz and bassist Jenn Alva left their former project, Girl in a Coma. Lead vocalist Letty Martinez and guitarist Bobby Rivas join Phanie and Jenn to complete the group.

Bassist Jenn Alva is one of the founding members of Fea and formerly a member of Girl in a Coma. Fea is one of 9 groups performing at KRTU’s Spring Showcase at Paper Tiger on March 7. Photo owned by Fea

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