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SXSW 2011: The recap

On the whole, our SXSW experience this year rocked. The past week was composed of a solid compilation of incredibly talented bands (33 to be exact), lots of high-quality free alcohol options (Lagunitas, Boulevard, Titos, Thirsty Planet), no broken technology, and an in-the-moment approach — not a single photo shot at a show — which […]

Barcelona

SXSW 2010: Barcelona

If you’re in need of a new introspective pop rock band, check these guys out. Seattle-based Barcelona excel at crafting both atmospheric ballads and detailed poppy jams. They’ve been around since 2005, but are just now starting to take off on a national scale. Their performance at last year’s SXSW was one of the highlights […]

Play my list: Good Morning.

So while this is more of a winter/fall morning playlist, I find myself putting it on throughout the year, so I guess we’ll go with calling it a “morning mix.” It’s for those dark quiet mornings when everything in the world is calm and it’s just you and your thoughts and daily routine. Think: sweatpants, […]