Posts Tagged ‘SXSW’
Jim James made quite an impression at this year's SXSW and Baeble Music has just released a slickly-produced HD video with a wonderfully loud soundboard feed of the My Morning Jacket lead singer doing "All Is Forgiven" from his solo debut LP Regions of Light and Sound of God. This... more
Today, Dave Grohl filled the big shoes of last year's keynote speaker Bruce Springsteen at South-by-Southwest, delivering a lengthy keynote speech that touched on Edgar Winter (citing Winter's iconic "Frankenstein" as the "record that changed my life"), early bedroom multi-tracking experiences at age 12, his time with Nirvana and an... more
To add to the announcement that Iggy and The Stooges would be appearing (alongside 1,000s and 1,000s of other bands of varying abilities and popularity and buzz and...), Depeche Mode have confirmed their attendance at the annual Austin mega-fest. The legendary band have only confirmed a non-musical showing thus far,... more
At this year’s South-By-Southwest Music / Film / Interactive / Media / Twitter et al. extravaganza, New Orleans folk rockers Hurray for the Riff Raff linked up with our heady friends at Jam in the Van, enjoy the awesome fruits of this link-up below. This week, Hurray for the Riff... more
Happy Monday, folks. Here are some links and news items and random other things to get you through the rest of your day... Late last week, Dell and YouTube sent out a press release announcing that they're partnering up to offer free, live webcasts from Jazz Fest, Bonnaroo, Lollapalooza and Austin... more
The Boss delivered the keynote speech at SXSW down in Austin this week, and it's definitely worth a watch. As with much of his music, Springteen's speech is centered around great storytelling. It also comes with a nice dose of Rock and Roll history. Descriptive, thoughtful, inspiring. Good stuff.
The Barr Brothers are a band holding a very special place in my heart these days and I'm glad to see that they just announced a new set of tour dates keeping them well on the road through 2012. The band is booked for a show at the Montreal... more
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pK61QhqnVIU For those of you that missed it, John Popper sat in with Surprise Me Mr. Davis at one of their SXSW sets. Our own Mr. Whitperson got this video while he was down in Austin rocking at the show...
Sadly I've had to miss the last two years of South by Southwest and I don't plan on doing that again. I'll be booking a hotel and hope to finally put together a showcase like I've been telling myself we'd be doing for years now. If you're a... more
Fleet Foxes are following up a fantastic spring tour with Blitzen Trapper with dates scheduled across the country, including some festivals like Sasquatch and Lollapalooza. I totally love this band and I've gotten a chance to see them a few times now, once at the Independent and then a... more
The Breeders have announced a few dates on the West Coast still supporting their latest album released earlier this year, Mountain Battles. I saw them in March at SXSW at the Mess with Texas 2 party and didn't manage to get photos myself (but Prefix Mag has me covered... more
Happy weekend, folks. I've been sitting on a couple great download links for a while without sharing, so it's only fitting that I roundup a couple for your leisurely weekend downloading pleasure. STS9 @ METAMO.07.01, METAMO.07.02 - These two podcasts from STS9 are the uncut sets they performed on their... more
By the time the music portion of the South by Southwest conference began, I was really excited for what I knew the week ahead of me would include. I had already started to plot out the ultimate schedule in my mind and on sched.org, and through the wonders of... more