Dispatch from SXSW : M Ward + The Shins

Thank you to Dane Walters for the great shots of The Shins and M Ward (panoramic above) on the Auditorium Shores Stage on the banks of Lady Bird Lake.

Audio: Barr Brothers

tumblr_m0zhuzbksY1qb97ja Here’s an mp3 of that Barr Brothers interview Mark Abuzzahab did from House Wine in Austin. Listen for the bike wheel rim they reference in the audio.  Enjoy!

Dispatch from SXSW : Bruce Springsteen’s Keynote

Post from Stephen Becker reporting from AUSTIN – “How important can this speech be if we’re giving it at noon? Every decent musician in town is still asleep!” That’s how Bruce Springsteen began the 2012 Key Note speech at SXSW. What followed was part comedy, part life lesson and part call to action. Before some […]

Dispatch from SXSW : My Weird Night

Post from Stephen Becker reporting from AUSTIN – Normally when I write about my experiences at SXSW, I do my best to write about what I’m seeing and hearing and I leave out the other stuff. Why should you care what I had for dinner or what kind of drinks they served at some party? […]

Dispatch from SXSW : Alabama Shakes!

For an audio of the concert check out NPR Music.  Photos by Dane Walters.

Dispatch from SXSW : Scenes from 6th Street

Austin is packed! Thanks to Dane Walters for the great 6th Street shots.

Dispatch from SXSW : The Magnificent Beard at Flatstock!

Check out Matt from Magnificent Beard at Flatstock!  You gotta remember the Magnificent Beard duo from our Winter Membership Campaign?  Radio Ain’t Dead y’all. Pics by April Kinser.

Dispatch from SXSW : The Barr Brothers

Listen in at 6:30 this evening on 91.7 or online at KXT.org to hear Mark Abuzzahab’s interview with The Barr Brothers on location at House Wine in Austin!  Pics by Dane Walters and April Kinser

Dispatch from SXSW : Setting Up at House Wine

The On The Road crew – April Kinser and Dane Walters – will be filming artists all week at House Wine in Austin during SXSW.  Here’s the schedule if you’re in the neighborhood and want to be in the audience!  Mark Abuzzahab will be conducting interviews to air on 91.7. 

Dispatch from SXSW: RTB2 in Austin

North Texas band RTB2 in Austin last night.  Pic courtesy of Mark Abuzzahab.  Check out the interview with KXT’s Paul Slavens from 35 Denton in case you missed it.