Posts tagged: music

SXSW Music 2015

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Category: travel, Uncategorized

Every year I’ve attended SXSW music, I’ve produced a list of my favorite shows in some sort of rank order. This year, it was evident that shows flowed more into categories than into any nice list. My bias is to try and see smaller bands that may not come through San Francisco any time soon, and… Read more »

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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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 »