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Class of 2012: The Performers

I’m fairly certain I attended my final show of 2012 last night.  It was a year of over 200 acts at over 50 shows and 5 festivals in 3 countries and 6 states — and it all comes down to these 15 most memorable moments. * Alabama Shakes 02.04.12 Fox Theatre, Boulder, CO Brittany Howard’s incredible voice. up close and… Read more →

SXSW12: The Good, the Bad and the #hashtag

South by Southwest (SXSW) is an industry tradeshow that descends upon Austin, Texas every March.  This is a critique of that tradeshow, not a review of the bands that performed last week. Often mistaken for a music festival, SXSW literally floods the small city of Austin with almost half a million outsiders.  Hotels sell out at quadruple normal rates while… Read more →

SXSW, Saturday (through tweets and pics)

Sleeping in was nice. Gonna try to get into Rachael rays party now 9:55 AM Mar 20th In line at Stubbs. Windy and cold today 10:06 AM Mar 20th At capacity…letting in as people leave. We are about 50th 10:35 AM Mar 20th Gonna miss Local Natives for sure 🙁 10:35 AM Mar 20th No guns or umbrellas 10:39 AM… Read more →

SXSW, Friday (through tweets and pics)

Let’s do it again! In line for the cedar street throwdown. 8:44 AM Mar 19th Nneka is amazing! 10:08 AM Mar 19th Hear Ya…behind Beauty Bar. 11:16 AM Mar 19th Lissie’s onstage. Looking forward to seeing her again. 11:28 AM Mar 19th Girl had insane talent!!! Even over the punk rock from across the way 11:53 AM Mar 19th Joe… Read more →