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Khruangbin: Rules
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Khruangbin: Rules

I’ve been digging Khruangbin’s new album a lot lately. And then as luck would have it, this video hit my radar this morning. Laura Lee and the band performed at Pickathon in August 2019. Here’s their tune, “Rules”.

Khruangbin Releases “Mordechai”
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Khruangbin Releases “Mordechai”

Khruangbin has predominantly been an instrumental band, until now. Bassist Laura Lee found inspiration from a friend and discovered her expression in lyrics to create the new album, “Mordechai”.

Khruangbin and Leon Bridges Team Up for “Texas Sun”
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Khruangbin and Leon Bridges Team Up for “Texas Sun”

The psychedelic genre-bending trio Khruangbin has teamed up with vocalist Leon Bridges for a new EP called Texas Sun. The vast state is home to both the band and Bridges, who pay homage to its expansiveness and beauty. “Big sky country, that’s what they call Texas,” explains Khruangbin bassist Laura Lee. “The horizon line goes all the way from one...

Khruangbin: Live at LOCKN’ 2019
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Khruangbin: Live at LOCKN’ 2019

Two days ago, Khruangbin took the stage at the LOCKN’ Festival. At one point during their set, the band was joined by Trey Anastasio. Relix has released some of the band’s performance, with Laura Lee lays the foundation for the band’s groove.

Khruangbin: 2016 Otis Mountain Get Down Performance
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Khruangbin: 2016 Otis Mountain Get Down Performance

Khruangbin remains one of my favorite musical discoveries over the past year or so. And today I was looking for videos by them I hadn’t seen before. I ran into this one of Laura Lee and the band performing at the 2016 Otis Mountain Get Down show.

Khruangbin: Live at Best Kept Secret (2018)
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Khruangbin: Live at Best Kept Secret (2018)

We’re in for a treat today with a longer video than normal. Khruangbin took the stage at Best Kept Secret last year for a set, which included 11 tunes. Laura Lee is laying down some tasty bass work on this one.

Khruangbin: NPR Music Tiny Desk Concert
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Khruangbin: NPR Music Tiny Desk Concert

I’ve been spinning Khruangbin on vinyl a lot lately, which set me on a path to find more videos by the band. I found this one of the band performing on NPR Music’s “Tiny Desk Concert” in 2018. Laura Lee and the band didn’t disappoint.

Khruangbin: Live at Villain
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Khruangbin: Live at Villain

Hey, it’s Saturday, so that means we can enjoy an extended video. Pitchfork Live shared this performance of Khruangbin from their live session at Villain in Brooklyn, which was in support of the band’s second album, . Laura Lee holds down the low end behind the band’s unique sound. Here’s the song list for the session: 00:38: Cómo Me Quieres...

Khruangbin: Maria También
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Khruangbin: Maria También

After first discovering Khruangbin a few weeks ago, I’ve been checking out more of their videos. In this clip, bassist Laura Lee and the band perform “Maria También” live at The Current. I’m really digging this band’s sound.

Khruangbin: WeTransfer x Gilles Peterson Session
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Khruangbin: WeTransfer x Gilles Peterson Session

Khruangbin is a band I just discovered on Youtube, and I’m digging their sound. From this video’s description: “Every month Gilles Peterson introduces a band you’re gonna want to know. In this episode, he has a live basement session with Texan trio Khruangbin.” The band includes Laura Lee on bass, Mark Speer on guitar, and Donald “DJ” Johnson on drums....