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SXSW Interviews: Bright Light Social Hour, Venice is Sinking, Quiet Company

Just last Wednesday (seriously?  It feels like a million years ago…), I got to meet Curtis, Jack, and A.J. from the Austin buzz band Bright Light Social Hour.  They are all super-nice guys who seem genuinely grateful for all the attention they’re getting in Austin. It was extra tricky interviewing a huge band like [Continue]

SXSW Exclusive: Venice is Sinking Performances

The Athens band Venice is Sinking came by our studio last Thursday to record a couple of “stripped-down” performances.  I put that in quotations because it’s hard to say that a performance is stripped down if it involves horns, but no matter -  when we saw piece after piece of gear being hauled up the [Continue]

SXSW Exclusive: Quiet Company Acoustic Performance

Yesterday, I had the pleasure of meeting the members of the Austin band Quiet Company.  When we told their manager Paul that we could really only accommodate a stripped-down performance, we had no idea what to expect when he said that they would work something out.  From the second the giant L O V E [Continue]

SXSW Interview: L.A.X.

Hey everyone, check out my interview with Erin, Andrew, and Yadira of L.A.X. [Continue]

SXSW Obsession Part 4: My Interview with Little Black Dress

SXSW Obsession Part 4: My Interview with Little Black Dress

When I got the assignment from Spinner to interview Little Black Dress, a band from Dallas, I’d never heard of them before.  A few days later, when I started to do my research for the interview, I googled lead singer Toby Pipes‘ name.  I had no idea what I would find – so imagine my [Continue]

SXSW Obsession Part 3: My Interview with Brazos

SXSW Obsession Part 3: My Interview with Brazos

A few weeks ago, I met with Martin Crane, lead singer of local indie band Brazos, for an interview at Spider House as part of the SXSW Spinner project.  You can read the published article here: SXSW 2010: Brazos. Crane’s a pretty soft-spoken and kind of shy person, and obviously cares deeply about the music [Continue]