Aren't You at SXSW?

Mark Abuzzahab TCB at Guero's

Yes of course, which is why I haven’t been on here that much. It gets insanely busy during this week, with at least four or five excellent events happening at once. You can’t be everywhere, and that leads to stress. Some folks might try to organize things for you, […]

WOXY.COM: Earbender Playlist of the Week #16

The Love Language performed live on WOXY.com during SXSW 2009

We’ve had some amazing sessions at WOXY in recent weeks. If you haven’t checked ’em out, give a listen to:

THE RURAL ALBERTA ADVANTAGE

THE SPINTO BAND

THE ANTLERS

10 of our 27 live performances at SXSW have also been posted so far. Keep […]

Did PJ Harvey and John Parish win SXSW 2009?

If anyone “won” SXSW, it might have been PJ Harvey and John Parish. For the past few weeks, PJ Harvey and John Parish have taken America’s underground music scene by storm in support of the new album, A Woman A Man Walked By. With just a few performances, the ever-enigmatic Polly Jean lit up this […]

KUT, Austin: Earbender Playlist of the Week #15

With a view towards measuring the residual effect of SXSW on local radio stations, KUT, Austin, is this week’s playlist of the week. They just turned 50 (you know it’s old because it has three call letters) and are going stronger than any time since I started sending them records in the 80s. It’s a […]

Paula Nelson to Appear at SXSW Interactive

Paula Nelson

Austin’s own Paula Nelson will appear today at the Microsoft Mobile – Techset Blogger Lounge at SXSW Interactive today to perform an acoustic set at 1pm central time. Earbender and 1938Media/Loren Feldman teamed to bring you this unique (and possibly historic) event.

In the past year, Paula and her band have taken […]