Posts tagged: sxsw

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 »

SXSW Music 2010

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Category: travel

Many things have been going on in the personal life, causing a delay in my annual listing of the 10 best shows from SXSW Music, along with the complete list of all the bands seen. In the months before SXSW I sampled the music of about 600 bands and got to a short list of… Read more »

The Community is Dead, Long Live the Community


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The panel picker for SXSW2010 is now up! Please vote for my panel and let me know if you have any additional thoughts, feedback, or suggestions in the comments there or on this blog post. I’ve already been following up with folks already who have commented on the panel page itself. The Community is Dead,… Read more »