Posted Dec. 5, 2017, 1:13 p.m.
Cindy Marabito (The Dicks From Texas) SPB: Living in Austin and being a part of South by Southwest for the last several years, I'm often struck by the, what I might label, "niche" music documentaries that pop up, in seemingly increasing numbers, from year to year. How would you assess ... read more
Posted April 15, 2017, 1:38 a.m.
A year after the standing President of the United States attended and lectured at the South by Southwest Festival, politics were again front and center ... read more
Posted June 1, 2016, 3:33 a.m.
Spyros Stasis SPB: (How) Has work in sound engineering affected your music tastes and/or reviewing? Spyros Stasis: It has not affected so much my outlook ... read more
Posted April 28, 2016, 1:51 a.m.
An Esquire article written immediately after the event describe South by Southwest 2016 as “the worst-attended, least buzzy version of the...festival in more than a ... read more
Posted March 24, 2016, 11:50 p.m.
Chicco (LATTE+) SPB: If you could put together a four or five-piece "all star group" of players from classic punk bands, who would be in ... read more
Posted Jan. 27, 2016, 6:53 p.m.
Ali Muhareb SPB: It seems like there's been renewed interest in psychedelic music in recent years. Have you noticed any differences between the psychedelic scene ... read more
Posted Jan. 27, 2016, 6:49 p.m.
Craig Taylor-Broad SPB: All creative people invest something of themselves into their work, but this seems especially true with regard to your solo work. Do you ... read more
Posted Nov. 22, 2015, 3:24 p.m.
In the days leading up to the three-day Fun Fun Fun Fest, weather forecasters were calling for yet another weekend of torrential rain in and ... read more
Posted Oct. 27, 2015, 2:58 p.m.
It's strange that, while numerous memories have vanished from my mind over the years, I can still remember where I was when I learned of ... read more
Posted Oct. 27, 2015, 2:54 p.m.
Upon leaving the 2015 Austin City Limits Music Festival on the second day of its second weekend, someone near me made the comment that a ... read more
Posted Sept. 30, 2015, 12:08 a.m.
Neon Shudder SPB: It seems like there would be a temptation when working within the world of cyberpunk to make soundtracks to situations presented in ... read more
Posted Sept. 29, 2015, 11:46 p.m.
Vezzo (Sophie Lillienne) SPB: Maybe it says something about my musical preconceptions, but I expected something entirely different when I first listened to Sophie Lillienne. ... read more
Posted Sept. 10, 2015, 12:17 a.m.
Lionel Ziblat (Modest Midget) SPB: Which music by classical composers do you think has held up the best into the 21st century? Lionel: Great question! Since ... read more
Posted June 18, 2015, 2:34 p.m.
Providing a welcome alternative to not only the blast of insanity that South by Southwest brings but also the increasingly-crowded shitstorm that is the Austin ... read more
Posted May 31, 2015, 12:17 a.m.
Matt Scheuermann (roses) SPB: Coming into the Philadelphia music scene, what were your expectations (if any) and have those early expectations and perceptions changed over ... read more
Posted April 2, 2015, 2:55 a.m.
Michal Palmer (Bilinda Butchers) SPB: Was there a historical or real-life inspiration behind the concept for Heaven? Palmer: Yes, both. The album's concept was inspired by ... read more
Posted March 30, 2015, 3:17 p.m.
Following a year in 2014 that not only saw Tyler, the Creator get arrested for “inciting a riot” during a show but also a tragic ... read more
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