Monthly Archives: March 2011

List: The 8 best baseball songs

Happy Opening Day, everybody! For those of us baseball fans (me among them), it’s a glorious holiday. I can now start checking the sports page every day for box scores and standings, mostly to find out how many games out … Continue reading

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Hawkins opens up on It’s True (its past and future)

By Kevin Coffey© 2011 THE OMAHA WORLD-HERALD “I knew It’s True wasn’t over.” While the band had called it quits last summer, Adam Hawkins still had plans to continue making music. But at the time, a lot of people were … Continue reading

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SXSW Guest Blog: Satchel Grande’s Austin roundup

This year was truly a learning experience for all of us, and we learned many things we’d do differently next year.  We learned how to hustle more on the front end to potentially get more gigs. We learned how to … Continue reading

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SXSW: Bright Eyes at Auditorium Shores

Bright Eyes performed at South by Southwest this year for the first time in a decade. And it was perhaps the biggest show they’ve ever done. The band played Saturday night at the Auditorium Shores stage, a large stage in … Continue reading

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SXSW: The Meat Puppets rock it

The Meat Puppets at Waterloo Records. The Meat Puppets haven’t lost any of their fire. In fact, I think their last record and their upcoming one, “Lollipop,” are their best yet. The Kirkwood brothers put on a pretty wild set. … Continue reading

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SXSW: Lines, lateness and (finally) some bands – City & Colour, Tapes n Tapes, The Head and the Heart (with video!)

The Head and The Heart at Red 7 Patio. When last I left you, I had just parted with TV On The Radio. From there, I headed to charge my dying phone (the tool I’ve been using for all the … Continue reading

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SXSW: Video!

I’ve got tons of video for you that I sadly haven’t had time to upload until now. Apologies for the delay, but I hope you dig it! • Rural Albert Advantage play “Muscle Relaxants” at the Stage on Sixth. • … Continue reading

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SXSW: Joy Formidable, La Sera, Pains of Being Pure At Heart, TV On the Radio

TV On the Radio live at Stubb’s. It’s a sunny, bright day in Austin, pretty much perfect weather for strolling the streets and taking in good tunes while you soak up the sun. I started the day at Waterloo Records, … Continue reading

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SXSW Guest Blog: Satchel Grande in Austin, part 2

Apologies for the late post. I had some technical difficulties on my end that meant I’m posting this a day late. So don’t blame Satchel Grande. Those gentlemen are above reproach. * * * Well, sadly our Official SXSW Showcase … Continue reading

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SXSW: Recapping day 2

Fitz & the Tantrums at Rusty Spurs Yesterday was kind o a whirlwind. Then my phone died, so updating the blog was kind of impossible. Anyway, I caught quite the lineup yesterday, plus stood in way too many lines. Smith … Continue reading

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