Andy Langer is a journalist, moderator, emcee, television reporter and podcaster. He's a Writer At Large at Texas Monthly, where he’s written about music for the magazine since 1997. He also hosted the magazine’s National Podcast Of Texas, an interview-based podcast spotlighting Texas newsmakers, entertainers, authors, legends and rising stars. Langer can also be heard weekday afternoons on Austin City Limits Radio (97.1 KGSR Austin), a station he helped transition from the legendary KGSR to its current brand-sharing agreement with the longest running music television show in history, PBS’ Austin City Limits. And from 2002-2016 he was a contributing editor and the music columnist at Esquire. In June, Langer was named “Best Music Journalist” by Austin Chronicle readers in the paper’s annual Best Of Austin poll. It’s an honor he’s won six times.
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