Say What?! Winter/Spring 2015 Edition, Part 1

One of my favorite things about seeing live shows (well, after the music) are the crazy comments that you hear along the way. Here are a few choice selections from Winter and Spring 2015. This song is the single. Because it sold one copy. Pugwash singer Thomas Walsh When you actually sing it, the song […]

SXSW 2015 — Say What?!

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One of my favorite parts of SXSW is the crazy things you see and hear along the way. Here are a few choice selections. This song is called “I’ll Tell You How It’s Gonna Be.” It’s about you not telling me what to do. Best Coast singer Bethany Cosentino responding to an annoying fan who […]

Folk Alliance Conference 2015: Say What?!

One of my favorite things about attending music conferences and festivals are the crazy comments that you hear along the way. Here are a few choice selections from this year’s Folk Alliance Conference. Playing for other musicians is not always the greatest experience. ‘I would have done that differently.’ Dan Bern No fucking songs about […]

Say What?! Fall 2014 Edition

One of my favorite things about seeing live shows (well, after the music) are the crazy comments that you hear along the way. Here are a few choice selections from Fall 2014. This song is for everyone having a bad day. If you’re having a good day, sit this one out. Andrew Duhon No “Freebird,” […]

Americana 2014: Say What?!

One of my favorite things about attending music conferences and festivals are the crazy comments that you hear along the way. Here are a few choice selections. FROM THE AWARDS SHOW If it wasn’t for that guy we’d be doing this at a burnt out Kmart. Jason Isbell acknowledging that the awards show was being […]

SXSW 2014 — Say What?!

One of my favorite parts of SXSW is the crazy things you see and hear along the way. Here are a few choice selections. We’ve got about 20 minutes to make you love us. Chris Masterson stating what could be the SXSW mantra. One in, one out. The other SXSW mantra, overheard at the men’s […]

Americana 2013: Say What?!

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One of my favorite things about attending music conferences and festivals are the crazy comments that you hear along the way. Here are a few choice selections. Lets cut the small talk, I got a new record out. It’s already a million seller. I got a million of ’em in the cellar. Scott Miller You’re […]

SXSW 2013: Say What?!

One of my favorite parts of SXSW is the crazy things you see and hear along the way. Here are a few choice selections. ON ARTISTS You laugh, but finding a good band name is still the hardest fucking part, I hope you know that. I mean, Foo Fighters is the stupidest fucking name in […]

SXSW 2012: Say What?!

One of my favorite parts of SXSW is the crazy things you see and hear along the way. Here are a few choice selections. I was going out with an actress, that was my first mistake. She was going out with a musician, that was her first mistake. Antonio Lulic It’s a real treat for […]