Monthly Archives: March 2010

SXSW: Winding down

What a week… Anyway, it took until the end of the week to see maybe the best band I’ve seen here at South By.As previously mentioned, Frightened Rabbit has been getting rave reviews from everyone I know that’s seen them. … Continue reading

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SXSW: Getting things done

My phone just ate the post that I spent the last 20 or so minutes crafting. Since I don’t have a ton more time, here’s the short version… I’m trying to see as many bands on my must see list … Continue reading

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SXSW: Day three wrap-up

My apologies for not blogging much yesterday. I arrived downtown late and ended up getting denied entry to a show because I didn’t RSVP for it (some shows you have to do that, but for most you don’t). Then I … Continue reading

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Little Brazil SXSW guest blog: Parking and playing

Day three begins by trying to find parking some where near the venue we have to play later tonight. For most people who don’t know, trying to find a parking spot at sxsw is like trying to score a sweet … Continue reading

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SXSW: Getting around town

In a nutshell: getting around Austin sucks.Cabs are nearly nonexistant. A Scottish guy I ran into last night said he’s been all over the world and never had the trouble he’s had here.“Other cities, you just stick out you arm … Continue reading

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SXSW: Day two wrap up

After a long ordeal trying to catch a cab, I’m finally back to my hotel. My feet hurt enough that I kinda want to cut them off. Oh well… I’ll live. I was at Maggie Mae’s for most of the … Continue reading

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SXSW: Moving on to Maggie Mae’s

After I hoofed it to see The xx and waited in line, I found it wasn’t really worth’s not really that they had a bad set. It was actually good music, but it’s the kind of thing that would … Continue reading

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SXSW: Play like it’s your last

I got a late start today because of some issues with my hotel (note: if you ever come down here, stay as close to downtown as you can).I write this as I stand in an epic line to see The … Continue reading

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SXSW Little Brazil guest blog: Still getting to Austin

Another update from the gentlemen (and I stress that word) in Little Brazil, who finally got to Austin last night around midnight… * * * In true Little Brazil form we’ve slept through our wake up call and are now … Continue reading

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SXSW: Day one wrap-up

I’m finally back in my hotel, safe from the chaos that is 6th St. after midnight. That place turns into a madhouse with all the SXSWers and college-age kids running around. And you’re about as likely to find a taxi … Continue reading

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