5 Apr 2008

My SWSW 2008 Artists, Part 2

Holly Conlan (“OK”) – McCartney-esque, piano-based, Tin Pan Alley – that’s what I heard from the opening bars of “OK,” and she continues the theme throughout. Judging from her MySpace selections, she’s a little more downbeat, but
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
4 Apr 2008

My First Concert: Styx, 1983

There. I said it. Not only did I like Styx, but I saw them in concert. And this was not during the heyday of The Grand Illusion and “Come Sail Away.” No, this was after Kilroy was