Tag: SXSW 2012
It was no surprise to find the line to the Third Man Records showcase unbearably long by the time I made it over to The Stage On Sixth, an hour before the doors opened. If the entire city hadn’t been talking about the promise of a Jack White show all week, the constant presence of his label’s
A brief scan through all the other SXSW blogs suggests you can’t report on this festival without at least mentioning how ridiculously exhausting the whole thing is. It seems like a dicky thing to whinge about – This fun is making me tired! There is too much good music to watch! I hate lining up for free beer! My wristbands are on too tight! – but actually, yes, ten days in Austin is an overwhelming endeavor.
Posted: March 18th, 2012 under SXSW 2012, Uncategorized.
Tags: Andrew W.K., Bruce Springsteen, Charli SCS, Com Truise, Dan Deacon, DZ Deathrays, Fiona Apple, Grimes, LCD Soundsystem, M. Ward, Nicolas Jaar, Pitchfork, Purity Ring, Spank Rock, strep throat, SXSW 2012, SxSW Film, SXSW Music, The Shins
“I really wanna rock your socks off, but I feel powerless without a drummer,” lamented Jonathan Meiburg of Shearwater at the beginning of Day Six, when he graced a near-empty Hype Hotel with an astounding solo set…
At the end of Day Five came the launch of Daniel Johnston‘s graphic novel, Space Ducks: An Infinite Comic Book Of Musical Greatness. Hosted by
Posted: March 16th, 2012 under SXSW 2012.
Tags: Alex Maas, bad music journalism, Foy Vance, Jeffrey Lewis, Kimya Dawson, Matt Vasquez, Motopony, R. Stevie Moore, Space Ducks, SXSW 2012, SXSW Music, Will Sheff