Bonnaroo | 06.09-12.16

June 17, 2016 0

For those of us who attend Bonnaroo every year, it is like a holiday that rivals Thanksgiving and Christmas, and it is a little bit of both rolled into one.

SXSW 2016 | Wrap-Up

March 24, 2016 0

The concert experience, the very liveness of live music, is the one thing that technology cannot replicate, and this is the value of a festival such as SXSW.

SXSW 2016 | Day 5 | 03.19.16

March 20, 2016 0

I was at the Drakulas show but was not around when, at the climax of the Gamblers’ set, Wiebe dove off the bar and punctured a lung. He finished the final song, because he’s a […]

SXSW 2016 | Day 4 | 03.18.16

March 20, 2016 0

SXSW is a shambolic beast that lurches forward only if its moving parts work together in something approaching precision.

SXSW 2016 | Day 3: 03.17.16

March 18, 2016 1

Loretta Lynn was a pioneer as a woman performer who wrote her own songs, leading to an explosion of relevant, pro-woman songs.

SXSW 2016 | Day 2: 03.16.16

March 17, 2016 0

Birdcloud sing of blackouts and pills and dead dogs and skeezy hook-ups and other things my mama wouldn’t want me talking about in public.

SXSW 2016 | Day 1: 03.15.16

March 16, 2016 0

Wooden Wisdom sounded like disco’s global ricochet, the ways the world’s dance and funk bands that built disco reabsorbed the genre after it flooded all corners of the planet.

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