Posts tagged: music

SXSW 2014 Music Wrap Up

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Category: stuff_i_use, travel

I realized I haven’t even done a wrap up for 2013, but that’s because an error in judgment led me to thinking that leaving early (Thursday) was a good idea. Wrong! So in 2014, back to music at SXSW, but minus Saturday night. Sorry, but by Saturday all the bands are ragged out from playing… Read more »

SXSW Music 2012 Wrap Up

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Category: travel

Every year I go to SXSW Music, I keep a handwritten notebook alongside me to take notes of each show I see. This year I managed to see 39 bands, 2 movies and help a friend with a brand new baby during music. I try to rank shows in the top 10 order, but this… Read more »

SXSW 2011 Re-Cap

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Category: travel

My annual SXSW music re-cap is quite late in production — which has also given me time to ruminate and remember the best of shows. This year was much more satisfactory than last and didn’t over-twee it. Instead, a little more diversity and a lot more fun. Top 10 for 2011! 1. Quiet Company, The… Read more »

Salon97 – Having fun with classical music

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Category: sideprojects

I wanted to announce that Salon97 has seen fit to appoint me as a member of its advisory board. This organization, dedicated to making classical music accessible to the other 97% of us, had its 2 year anniversary this past weekend. There’s a wonderful write up by Chloe Veltman. Founder Cariwyl Hebert also announced quite… Read more »

SXSW Music: 2009

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Category: friends, travel

There’s more musing to be done on SXSWi, so be on the lookout for this. As in years past (2007, 2008), here’s a complete list of all the shows I saw last week, and the top 10 shows of the week. I had the pleasure of spending the week seeing bands I’ve wanted to see… Read more »