Khruangbin

Khruangbin is a three-piece band from Houston, Texas, formed in 2009 with Laura Lee on bass, Mark Speer on guitar and Donald Johnson on drums. Taking influence from 1960's Thai funk-their name literally translates to "Engine Fly" in Thai-Khruangbin is steeped in the bass heavy, psychedelic sound of their inspiration, Tarantino soundtracks and surf-rock cool.

Khruangbin, the three piece band from Houston, Texas,with Laura Lee on bass, Mark Speer on guitar and Donald Johnson on drums, announce additional dates to the Space Walk Tour 2022, which sees the trio traverse coasts with performances in Brooklyn, a hometown show in Houston, Las Vegas, and more, featuring support from Toro y Moi, Men I Trust, Vieux Farka Touré, Genesis Owusu and Pachyman.

To trace the lineage of numerous popular American genres, one only has to turn to the musical history of Chicago and absorb the city’s legacy as a cultural hub of jazz, blues, and rock n’ roll. Now, in honor of The Windy City’s rich background for diverse artistic innovation comes a first-of-its-kind music festival: SACRED ROSE.

Grammy-winning R&B singer/songwriter Leon Bridges and trailblazing Houston trio Khruangbin’s new EP, Texas Moon officially debuted at #4 on “Top R&B Albums,” #2 on “Vinyl Albums”, #2 on “Top Album Sales,” #2 on “Top Alternative Albums,” #2 on “Top Rock Albums,” and #23 on the “Billboard 200.”

Grammy-winning R&B singer/songwriter Leon Bridges and the otherworldly Houston trio Khruangbin released their collaborative Texas Moon EP, a follow-up to 2020’s acclaimed Texas Sun, recently with praise from The New York Times, NPR, Vulture, Uproxx and more. Today, the pairing shares an animated video for the EP’s sultry slowjam “Chocolate Hills,” a stripped-down song that highlights Bridges’ voice amidst its very own Willy Wonka-treatment.

Two of the acts boldly leading Texas music into the future have delivered a second chapter of their groundbreaking collaboration, further extending the region’s sonic possibilities. Grammy-winning R&B singer/songwriter Leon Bridges, from Ft. Worth, and trailblazing Houston trio Khruangbin have joined for their Texas Moon EP, a follow-up to 2020’s acclaimed Texas Sun.

Khruangbin and Leon Bridges know the time and place for a big production, with a wealth of material that crosses genres, honors multi-cultures, generations and sees the latter tapping fellow modern-day R&B savants. Today, on the pairings’ new song “Chocolate Hills,” the artists embrace spacey sensuality, as Bridges’ honeyed tones ooze into the song’s steady bassline, swirling guitar, Hammond organ and synthesizer.

Khruangbin and Leon Bridges today announce their latest collaborative EP, Texas Moon out February 18th on Dead Oceans, in partnership with Columbia Records and Night Time Stories Ltd. An extension of the two’s chart-topping four-song Texas Sunjourney, Texas Moon is an introspective stroll through the dark.

Outside Lands is finally back. The crown jewel in the Bay Area’s yearly live music experience finally returned to Golden Gate Park. Three days of music, food, and escape for everyone from hippies to tech bros. Unable to return during their typical early-August dates due to pandemic-related restrictions, the festival was slated for a unique space on the calendar. Halloween, the unofficial landmark holiday of San Francisco, collided with the last day of Outside Lands 2021.

Beach Road Weekend has added 13-time Grammy award winning artist Emmylou Harris, Lucinda Williams, Caamp, Guster and more to its stellar lineup for the 2022 music festival. The lineup also features Beck, Wilco, The Avett Brothers, Khruangbin, Jason Isbell & the 400 Unit and more than two dozen other artists performing August 26-28, 2022 at Veterans Memorial Park on Martha’s Vineyard. The festival also announced a new round of hotel packages, including several options on Cape Cod.

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