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watch Leon Bridges perform a full set on KCRW’s Morning Becomes Eclectic

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Fort Worth's own Leon Bridges stopped through LA's KCRW yesterday to perform some jams for Morning Becomes Eclectic. The set included just about all of the songs from Leon's debut full-length Coming Home, as well as one that probably should have been on the record ("Daisy Mae"), and a very nice shout to GvsB...

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listen: stream Leon Bridges’ stellar debut LP Coming Home in its entirety

LEON COMING HOME

You already know how we feel about this one, so just go listen. Coming Home is out June 23, but you can stream the record now in its entirety below:

premiere: Leon Bridges – Lisa Sawyer

LEON BRIDGES x ERIN MARGARET RAMBO

Leon Bridges takes us back again with some real Sam Cooke-era Soul Stirrers vibes on "Lisa Sawyer", a tender, beautifully nuanced, vintage doo-wop soul ballad -- and Jessie Ware's favorite jam -- that Leon penned as a loving ode to his mother...

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premiere: Leon Bridges – Coming Home

LEON BRIDGES COMING HOME

It's been way too long since we were blown away by someone from around here, but we feel like these brilliant throwback soul jams from Crowley's Leon Bridges are pretty undeniable. We don't know much about Bridges at this point, and it's hard to believe that this kid channeling a young Sam Cooke comes from our own backyard, or anywhere, but we can't escape the promise of greatness we keep hearing in his timeless songs...

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White Denim takeover: church street blues

CHURCH STREET BLUES

-- Austin, White Denim

White Denim takeover: Música da Lagoa

musica da lagoa

-- Austin, White Denim

White Denim takeover: Hello Walls (1961)

HELLO WALLS

-- Austin, White Denim

White Denim x Gorilla vs. Bear takeover

WHITE DENIM CORSICANA LEMONADE

Our favorite band in the world for the past 5+ years has a pretty tight new barbecue record coming out today, so we're giving them the site to post whatever they want all day. Listen to White Denim's brilliant Corsicana Lemonade in its entirety below, and stay up on all of WD's posts throughout the day right here...

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new White Denim – Pretty Green

WHITE DENIM CORSICANA LEMONADE

Here's a new thing from our favorite band in the world: "Pretty Green" is the first jam to be unveiled from White Denim's excellent, long-awaited new record Corsicana Lemonade -- some of which was recorded with Jeff Tweedy -- out October 29 on Downtown...

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photos: White Denim // Los Angeles

WHITE DENIM @ THE TROUBADOUR // LOS ANGELES
WHITE DENIM @ THE TROUBADOUR // LOS ANGELES

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