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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]

Album Review: Andrew Bird

Album Review: Andrew Bird

Thrills – 1998 If you haven’t yet ventured in Andrew Bird’s pre-solo career, let me introduce you to Thrills.  Thrills is Bird’s second album (his first proper album released by a label) and was cut with his first backing band, the Bowl of Fire.  Thrills is a surprising adventure into Bird’s musical influences, but [Continue]

Concert Review: ACL Festival, Friday October 2nd

Concert Review: ACL Festival, Friday October 2nd

Alright!  Here’s my review of the shows I saw on Friday at the festival.  Yep, you guessed it; Saturday and Sunday to follow.  Also, stay tuned for another 10 minute vid edited by Seanningham, plus more pictures! Most Disappointing Show: The Knux Yeah, they’re cool and all, and the album is definitely worth listening to, [Continue]

Austin Event Preview: ACL's Friday, October 2nd Schedule

There’s a whole lot of great bands playing at ACL this year.  I’ll tell you where I’ll be, but you can make your own schedule and check out the rest of the bands here.  So without further ado, here are my picks for Friday’s festival! 12:30 pm Asleep at the Wheel The Austin originals [Continue]

Winner of the week June 28 – July 4

Andrew Bird, Weather Systems – 2003 That hardly seemed fair at all, did it?  Anyway, check out this live solo performance of Weather Systems.  Even from that far away, he’s a captivating performer.  Enjoy! [Continue]

What I'm listening to this week: Andrew Bird

What I'm listening to this week: Andrew Bird

Weather Systems – 2003 Andrew Bird is a whole lot smarter than most people.  A violin virtuoso with a supernatural whistling ability, Bird also plays numerous other instruments, is a whiz at mixing layers of sound into perfect harmony, and manages to throw in some of the most interesting lyrics you’ll find anywhere.  Weather Systems [Continue]

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So this is blogging, huh? Wow, you really have to put some effort in to get it up and running. Kudos millions of people eager to overshare with others! Here’s what my blog is about…I love music and listen to lots of it. I listen to as much as I can, but I don’t claim [Continue]