Desiré from WNRN spoke with Rhiann and Hester of Wet Leg moments before the group hit the Public Radio Day Stage to play for a packed house as one of the most buzzed about band in Austin. Hear the pair talk about how Google Translate played a big role in their breakout hit “Chaise Longue” as well as performance highlights from their SXSW showcase.
Desiré from WNRN spoke with Yard Act before the band thrilled the crowd with their electrifying performance at the Public Radio Day Stage. Hear the band talk about how they formed after years of performing in the Leeds music scene and how since forming in 2019 they’ve picked up some major fans including Sir Elton John, plus we hear highlights from their set at the Public Radio Day Stage from SXSW.
Patrick from WNRN spoke with AJ Haynes of Seratones backstage at the Austin Convention Center right before the band performed to packed house for the Public Radio Day Stage. Hear highlights of the band’s set including new songs “Good Day” and “Two of a Kind” plus AJ shares highlights of her time at SXSW and talks about how she arrived at Alice Coltrane and Donna Summer as the nexus for new album Love & Algorhythms. Stream the full session in the player below.
The Wild Feathers connect with WNRN’s Patrick Coman for a live session from Austin, TX during SXSW. Hear the band talk about recording their new album Alvarado in a cabin in Van Leer, TN and what it’s like to write a road song while sitting at home for the first time in a decade, plus the band performs acoustic versions of “Alvarado” and “Out on the Road”. Stream the full session in the player below.
Fantastic Negrito played an extremely intimate concert for WNRN and a few special guests live from the Marriott hotel in Austin, TX during SXSW. Watch the 3x Grammy award winner play two songs from forthcoming new album and film project White Jesus, Black Problems.