GIVEAWAY: Bastille

GIVEAWAY: Bastille

Bastille is making its way back to the Alamo City after closing out Maverick Music Festival last year. On Nov. 12, the UK band will perform at the Majestic Theatre with The Moth & the Flame.

KRTU will be giving away a pair of tickets to the show. Instructions on how to enter will be posted on Indie Overnight’s Facebook and Instagram prior to the show.

Photo owned by Bastille.

Host Feature: Leo Trujillo

Host Feature: Leo Trujillo

When Leo Trujillo was 21 years old, he went to New York City for the first time, came back with the desire to become a DJ and started hosting a show on KSYM called “House Nation.”

More than 23 years later, Leo is bringing House Nation to KRTU. Keep reading to learn more about KRTU’s new host.

Kathleen Creedon is an intern with KRTU and is currently a junior at Trinity. She’s the photographer and blog master for Indie Overnight.

Heavy Rotation: October 2018

Heavy Rotation: October 2018

Welcome to KRTU's Heavy Rotation for the month of October. As each month comes to a close, the KRTU interns share their favorite albums, songs and artists that they've been spinning throughout the month, allowing readers to delve into some groovy tunes of your own. All artists, albums and songs will be linked to their respective streaming services for your listening pleasure.

Illustrations by Julia Poage

Q&A: Sidney Gish

Q&A: Sidney Gish

Sidney Gish is a Boston-based artist who released her second album last December. She is currently a student at Northeastern University and plans to work on a third album during her next Winter Break.

Dominic Anthony sat down with the artist earlier this month. The interview will be rebroadcast on The Hippie Coffee Hours.

Dominic Anthony is a junior communication and media studies major at Trinity. He is the music director for Indie Overnight and the host of The Hippie Coffee Hours (Wednesdays 11 p.m.-1 a.m.) Album art is owned by Sidney Gish.

Concert review: The Breeders

Concert review: The Breeders

Some of the current members of The Breeders hadn’t spoken for 15 years prior to recording their newest album, but from their enthusiasm on stage Oct. 4, it was clear they’ve made up.

Wolf Robinson is a guest contributor for the KRTU Indie Overnight blog and a sophomore at Trinity. He plays guitar and writes music for San Antonio-based band Hexgirls.

Album Spotlight: The Bluest Star

Album Spotlight: The Bluest Star

Free Cake for Every Creature released its latest album, The Bluest Star, through Brooklyn-based record label Double Double Whammy on Aug. 3. Katie Bennett, the musician behind the project, started making music for the project privately in 2012. Dominic Anthony, Indie Overnite Music Director, interviewed Bennett earlier this month.

KRTU will rebroadcast the interview with Free Cake For Every Creature on Oct. 10 on The Hippie Coffee Hours at 11 p.m.

Kathleen Creedon is an intern with KRTU and is currently a junior at Trinity. She’s the photographer and blog master for Indie Overnight.

Q&A: Lillie West of Lala Lala

Q&A: Lillie West of Lala Lala

Lala Lala released its second album The Lamb on Hardly Art on Sept. 28. The album deals with the personal trauma songwriter, guitarist and lead vocalist Lillie West experienced after her home was broken into while she slept and after the death of close friends. It’s also West’s first album since she embraced sobriety.

We sat down with Lillie West before her show at Paper Tiger on Oct. 6.

Wolf Robinson is a guest contributor for the KRTU Indie Overnight blog and a sophomore at Trinity. He plays guitar and writes music for San Antonio-based band Hexgirls. Cover photo by Thomas Van Zandt Johnson.

Concert Review: St. Paul & The Broken Bones

Concert Review: St. Paul & The Broken Bones

Paul Janeway, the frontman for St. Paul and The Broken Bones, donned a sequin cape Sept. 13 during the band’s performance at the Aztec Theatre. The show was high-emotion and high-energy, as the band recently lost its partnership with Columbia Records.

Wolf Robinson is a guest contributor for the KRTU Indie Overnight blog and a sophomore at Trinity. He plays guitar and writes music for San Antonio-based band Hexgirls. Photo taken and provided by Wolf Robinson.