Houston Matters Weekend

Run River North Performs in Studio

Los Angeles-based indie rock band performs in the Geary Studio.

Run River North

Run River North is a Los Angeles-based indie rock band made up of Korean-American musicians, but the fact of the band’s heritage is a kind of non-descriptor in terms of its music. You might find them on a Spotify playlist next to Arcade Fire or The Killers.

While in Houston for a recent concert, the band visited Houston Public Media’s Geary Studio to record the song “29,” off their 2016 album Drinking From a Salt Pond, as well as the song “Salt Pond,” which doesn’t appear on the aforementioned album; it’s from this year’s Superstition EP.

For this session, Run River North opted for a more stripped-down, acoustic setup, which emphasizes the band’s soulful lyrics and vocal atmospherics.


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Michael Hagerty

Michael Hagerty

Senior Producer, Houston Matters

Michael Hagerty is the senior producer for Houston Matters. He's spent more than 20 years in public radio and television and dabbled in minor league baseball, spending four seasons as the public address announcer for the Reno Aces, the Triple-A affiliate of the Arizona Diamondbacks.

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