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6 Apr 2008

My SXSW 2008 Artists, Part 3

The Quebe Sisters Band (“So Long To The Red River Valley”) – Who cares if they’re award-winning fiddlers? Like Alison Krauss, these sisters’ voices and not their fiddle playing attract my attention. The girls’ three-part harmony likens
5 Apr 2008

My SXSW 2008 Top Artists

SXSW has always seemed to be a place to find cool, new upcoming artists, so when I noticed that the 2008 showcase was available on BitTorrent, I downloaded it – all 3.5 GB. Yep, 764 artists. It’s
2 Apr 2008

Mariah Hits No. 1…With This??

Mariah Carey has passed The King, Elvis Presley, with her 18th No. 1 hit, a tuneless, raunchy ditty called “Touch My Body.” Apparently, Mariah has given up singing, opting instead for breathy vocals imploring her lover to