SXSW: The Hotel Cafe Showcase

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Prior to Meiko taking the stage at The Hotel Café Showcase, I had already heard people in the crowd talking about how excited they were to see her. I knew I was in for a treat. The showcase was held at St. David’s Sanctuary. The church atmosphere really added to the intimate feel and the

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SXSW: Saturday Day

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Today I decided to go against what I normal instincts and actually go the industry/member of the press route. Usually I prefer shows that are for the fans rather then industry folk, but I made an exception for Mr. Justin Townes Earle. He is nowhere close to being “new” on the music scene but he

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Austin Psych Fest 2012

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Austin Psych Fest doesn’t really need much of a description. It is exactly what it sounds like: a festival with a lineup entirely consisting of psych rock, experimental, garage noise bands, which takes place in Austin, TX the weekend of April 27-29th. This is a festival for blurring the lines of reality with alternate planes

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