May 8 2011

Sunday Night Videos 5/8/11


Apr 2 2011

Culture Greyhound Podcast 4/2/11

Every Saturday, I post a 15-20 minute podcast featuring some tracks I’ve been jamming the previous week, as well as some commentary and random musings from yours truly. Enjoy!

Microphone’s not working properly this week, so it’s just tunes this time around. It’s all good stuff, though, so crank it!

Tracklist:

The Grenadines – Reservations
Cloud Nothings – Local Joke (Neon Indian cover)
The Weeknd – Wicked Games
Pusha T – Touch It (feat. Kanye West)
Daniel Markham – The Devil


Apr 1 2011

Quarterly Review – January-March 2011

Once every three months I list the best of what I heard in albums/songs/remixes for the quarter. I do this to personally keep up with all the awesome music I hear, as it ultimately helps me at the end of the year when I do my overall listing for the previous twelve months. I also do it to introduce you cool cats to tunes you may have missed independently.

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Mar 13 2011

Sunday Night Videos 3/13/11


Mar 12 2011

Culture Greyhound Podcast 3/12/11 – SXSW Edition Part 1

This week the first of a two-part series dedicated to SXSW 2011.

Playlist:

The Diamond Center – Dos Fridas
Hooray For Earth – True Loves
Cloud Nothings – Morgan
Twin Shadow – I Can’t Wait
Yuck – Shook Down


Mar 11 2011

SXSW 2011 Picks – Music Portion

Ok, this is when it gets crazy. Today I’m going through the Music portion of SXSW 2011, which happens Wednesday, March 16 – Saturday, March 19.  Keep in mind there’s always gonna be pop-up shows and last-minute party announcements like every year, so follow me on Twitter and I’ll try to keep everyone abreast of anything awesome.  Also: on Monday I will post my picks for multi-day parties, like Fader Fort, Waterloo Parking Lot Shows, etc. so look forward to that. Today’s list only includes my picks for single-day parties.

Wednesday, March 16

Eat Your Own Ears/Austinist/Windish Day Party @ Mohawk – Free

By far the best lineup of the day – Cloud Nothings, Twin Shadow, Givers, Royal Bangs. Awesome.

Honorable Mentions

Altered Zones @ SXSW

Bella Union x Yours Truly @ SXSW

Brooklyn Vs. the Bay – RSVP

eMusic @ SXSW

Terrorbird Media/Force Field PR Day Party at Red 7

Amanda Shires @ G & S Lounge (Outdoors) 2420 S 1st St. – 2 pm

Queens of the Stone Age @ Rolling Stone Showcase at LZR – If you don’t have a badge, it’s likely you’re not getting in.  But best of luck to ya!

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Mar 3 2011

21 Bands To See @ SXSW 2011

Spring break is upon us, and with it the finest week of the year, SXSW.  As is customary, my friends and I are gonna RAGE and make like Andrew W.K. and PARTY HARD and all that good stuff.  New parties and showcases are being announced every day, and next week I hope to have a list of my picks for ones to check out.  In the meantime, however, after the jump is a list of bands I am hoping to see this year while meandering around downtown Austin, and you should try your damndest to see them as well.

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Feb 20 2011

Sunday Night Videos 2/20/11


Jan 30 2011

Sunday Night Videos 1/30/11


Jan 12 2011

Top 50 Albums of 2010 – 30-21

30. Cloud Nothings – Turning On

      1. Cloud Nothings - Morgan

29. Thw Walkmen – Lisbon

      2. The Walkmen - Victory

28. ceo – White Magic

      3. ceo - Come With Me

27. Drake – Thank Me Later

      4. Drake - Shut It Down (featuring The-Dream)

26. Local Natives – Gorilla Manor

      5. Local Natives - Airplanes

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