Snippets: Part Two
I thought I was going to get these links hooked up on Friday, but life and lack of coffee waylaid me. But I’m back on the attack, linking like a maniac.
- Buzz bands Tapes N Tapes and the Editors are appearing at the ACL Studios for KEXP radio (Not taping)..
- VH1 will be covering Blender Magazine’s SXSW shows and the Echo and the Bunnymen/Spoon show at Auditorium shores.
- No SXSW wristband this year? Don’t shell out to scalpers when you could just go to the East Side Scootenanny or ATX Magazine’s After Hours Soiree (among hundreds of other parties).
- Toyota has sponsored one of the best SXSW resources this year to pimp its tiny car, the Yaris.
- Emo’s has a new bar opening at SXSW.
- Austin Daze interviewed SXSW founder Louis Black in its new issue (PDF).
- Jette Kernion highlights SXSW movie happenings.
- After the Sunday, March 12th, screening of SXSW film "Before the Music Dies," a jam session featuring Erykah Badu, ?uestlove, Jazzy Jeff and Wendy & Lisa is taking place at the Austin Music Hall [via].
- You can now buy live Gourds shows online.
- The Statesman covers the aftermath of the KOOP fire.
- The Weird Weeds were interviewed on Tiny Mix Tapes.
- If they hadn’t moved to Nashville in January, Oh No! Oh My! would be one of Austin’s best new bands. You can get a pre-release CD-R of their new album for $1.50 here.
- Derek at Showgazer keeps on getting great live photos.
- The Urban Music Festival hits Auditorium Shores Saturday, April 8th. The line-up seems a little 70s and 80s at the moment.
- For the Austin Film Festival’s first podcast, "Wedding Crashers” writers Steve Faber and Bob Fisher talk about surreal moments during their pitch sessions.
- After the success of Austinite Vickie Howell’s show, Knitty Gritty, Austin’s Jennifer Perkins and other members of the Austin Craft Mafia will be appearing in their own TV show "Stylelicious," premiering April 8th on the DIY Network. Perkins is also hosting another show, "Craft Lab."
- The Onion did a nice job of pointing out the idiocy of the Vince Young Wonderlic controversy.