Tag: SXSW

Music, Popdose Exclusives

Popdose Exclusive Single Premiere: The Wild Now, “Afterglow”

The Wild Now, the duo of Taylor Baker and Drew Walker, gives Popdose the honor of debuting the second single and title track of...

Music, Video Premieres

Popdose Video Premiere: Rosie Carney, “Better Man”

Eighteen year old Irish native Rosie Carney delivers this new track to the Popdose stable, “Better Man”, along with its...

Music, SXSW 2013

SXSW Day Four: Feelin’ About Half Past Dead

The final official night of all the South by Southwest (SXSW) lunacy in Austin sparkled with stars that seemingly tumbled in from nowhere....

SXSW 2013

SXSW Keynote Speech: Dave Grohl

It all started with a riff: the monster jam that gives life to a great rock song. Dave Grohl, the Nirvana basher and Foo Fighters front...

SXSW 2013

SXSW Day One: If You Seek, They Will Come

Finally hitting the streets of Austin for the sprawling South by Southwest (SXSW) music festival is a relief of sorts, because the...

Music, SXSW 2012

SXSW Notebook Dump: Over and Out

“Wait, did this all just happen?” That’s what we asked ourselves this morning, as we got up and prepared to go to our day...

Music, SXSW 2012

SXSW Notebook Dump: Jack White/Third Man Records Showcase

Note: This review was written by Lily Angelle, the junior member of our reporting team. AUSTIN – Friday’s official Third Man...

Music, SXSW 2012

SXSW Day Three – Up Close and Way Too Personal

AUSTIN – Perhaps at this junction it might be helpful to briefly summarize the physical nature of the South by Southwest (SXSW) music...

Music, SXSW 2012

SXSW: Day Two – The Big Names Strike Back

AUSTIN – First off, our apologies today for all the up-and-coming acts that we were supposed to spotlight – Thursday at the...

Music, SXSW 2012

SXSW Keynote Address: Bruce Springsteen

The Boss addresses his loyal subjects from a podium in Austin....

Music, SXSW 2012

SXSW: Day One – The Crossroads of Craziness

AUSTIN – There is nothing gradual or tentative about the South by Southwest (SXSW) music conference; you jump in and either start...

Music, Popdose, SXSW 2012

SXSW Interview: The Mastersons

We first saw Chris Masterson in the late 1980s at a place called Blythe Spirits in Houston. His dad would bring him and his guitar to open...

Music, My Worst Gig

My Worst Gig: Middle Class Rut

Every band has one: the story of a completely disastrous train wreck of a show. And how the band chooses to handle such a catastro-gig can...

Music, SXSW 2012

SXSW: It’s Not All About Music, But Almost

Austin’s SXSW festival has earned its unruly reputation for the five-day bacchanal of live music that ends this spring event each...

Music, SXSW 2012

SXSW: The Next Best Thing (or Better) To Being There

We kick off our coverage of SXSW 2012 right here. Join us!...

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Song for the Soundtrack of Your Date (No Date) Tonight

In honor of SXSW, tonight's date song comes from an Austin native & festival staple. Get down....

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Soul Serenade: Black Joe Lewis & the Honeybears, “Scandalous”

It's a big week in Austin, and that city's Black Joe Lewis & the Honeybears have done their hometown proud with a scintillating, soulful...

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Alex Chilton Remembered

When Alex Chilton died, it left a gaping hole in the hearts of music fans everywhere. The Popdose staff remembers Chilton's life, music,...

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CD Reviews, DVD Reviews, Music

DVD Review: “The Hold Steady: A Positive Rage”

“There are so many of these indie-rock shows that you go to that are so joyless. I just want people to feel this joy and celebratory...

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Music, SXSW '09

SXSW ’09: The Recap

This was not only my first trip to SXSW, it was my first trip to Austin. I’ve been to Houston a couple of times, but the two cities...

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SXSW ’09: Avett Brothers at Stubb’s

Here’s a video I shot of the Avett Brothers playing “Brooklyn, Take Me In” at Stubb’s in Austin, Texas. Their set...

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SXSW ’09: Day Three Photos

My photos from the third day of SXSW, including Steve Van Zandt, the Uglysuit, and the Hold Steady, are now up at Picasa....

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SXSW ’09: Day Three (Amazing!)

I took a lot of photos yesterday, but there’s just no time to go through them and put them online. Look for them coming soon. Since I...

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SXSW ’09: Q and Devo

I’m writing to you from the press center at SXSW. I have just come from a two hour, stirring keynote speech by the great Quincy...

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SXSW ’09: Day One — The Music

That’s Justin Townes Earle in the photo. I took a lot more pictures yesterday. If you’d like to take a look at them, check them...

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SXSW ’09: First, Some Bitching Re: AT&T

My second day in Austin was the first official day for SXSW. I’m going to begin with a little bitching this morning, but it has...

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SXSW ’09: Off to Austin

As I write this, I’m sitting at the gate at Newark Liberty Airport, waiting for my flight to Austin. The ungodly hour is 6:20 a.m. As...