Tuesday, March 18 2014
Tuesday, March 11 2014
A no-cost counterpoint to SXSW one can enjoy at their leisure, Couch By Couchwest is a festival where the beer is cheaper and the only hipster is you.
Monday, March 25 2013
What once began as a regional music festival that invited people to sample a local artistic community has become a spring break bowel movement and a corporate invasion that leaves the city blanketed in a cindering Dresden of bad faith branding.
Tuesday, March 19 2013
Stephan Jenkins and friends debut three new songs at Austin set and remind us all -- even the city of Austin's finest -- how powerful and beloved they can be.
Monday, March 18 2013
Four days, six stories, one column, dozens of tweets and nearly 10,000 words later, I'm still wondering how we define success at SXSW.
If a dive bar, tiny stage, and light beer couldn't phase this Seattle septet, nothing could.
In a year where social media was an afterthought at SXSW, what really mattered? Space exploration, that's what.
Although the big brands wouldn't have you know it, there's still lots of talented, indie bands littering the SXSW landscape. You just have to know where to look.