The most indelible musical memory is the ubiquitous SXSW theme music that opened every event. That aside, here are some musical favorites from SXSW 2021 Sir Woman Wild Child’s Kelsey Wilson steped out with a beautifully soulful set that highlighted tracks from her debut EP. Wilson, accompanied by two background vocalists, an electric guitarist and […]
Ah, the memories of meandering (well, more like speed walking) the streets of Austin to get to the next music venue and showcase. Not this year. Instead, the virtual SXSW 2021 had me bouncing back and forth from my couch to my kitchen (for refreshments) as I poured through hours of streaming content. While the […]
Kimon Kirk talks about a breakdown in Joshua Tree, avoiding deli platters, and the fun of surprises.
Singer-songwriter Jillette Johnson talks about playing an NYC bar at the age of 12, getting robbed while on tour, and sharing her rehearsal space.
Jackie Wilson has one of my favorite voices of all time. So what better way to start the week then with a 1973 min-set that features his classic (Your Love Keeps Lifting Me) Higher & Higher as well as Wilson’s energetic take on Ben E. King’s “Stand By Me”.
You picked Brigitte DeMeyer – Seeker as your favorite new release for the week of April 2, 2020. New Releases Did we miss something? If you feel a new release is missing from our current poll, please let us know in the comments. Readers’ Tops Winter & Spring 2021 Son of the Velvet Rat – […]
For much of the country, spring is upon us. Not just because of the date on the calendar, but the warmth of the sun on increasingly longer days, the gentle breeze bearing the scent of blooms (and pollen!), and at least where I grew up the sudden change of Mother Nature’s heart with the arrival […]
Memphis artist John Paul Keith talks about a memorable ordeal in an Arizona desert, and alphabetizing records, and living in a fertile musical city.
J.R. Jones talks about finding a decent cup of coffee, working as a bread baker, and how the music industry is like a knife fight.
‘Cause some days you just wanna need to hear The Clash. Here’s “Career Opportunities” and “Train in Vain”.