SXSW Recap: Day 3 Fires Things Up

Friday at SXSW started out with my favorite band, Frightened Rabbit, at Waterloo Records' day party. Having just seen them at the Showbox did not diminish the experience. Lead singer Scott Hutchison's stage banter was as cheeky as always.  After informing the audience that they'd be signing records … [Read more...]

SXSW Recap: March 13th, 2013

My first trip to SXSW started with a cab ride to the airport in a white Lincoln towncar.  Our driver was a former employee at Arista Records, and we had a sweet little puppy companion, so we were off to a good start. Moments later it was made even better by the realization that Telekinesis was on … [Read more...]

South By Southwest: A First-Timer’s Wish List

Natalie, one of IRW's fantastic photographers, has been in the throes of life over the last couple weeks and one of the major things sucking up all her time is preparing for the South by Southwest music festival down in Austin, Texas. For those of you unfamiliar with this particular festival, it's … [Read more...]

SXSW Diary Day One-ish

The day unexpectedly started out by being hooked up with a wristband and photo pass (of course for a small-ish fee) that allowed me to enter and photograph officially sanctioned shows at SXSW. Shows I most likely would never been able to see without it. However, I have to admit, a good 50% or more … [Read more...]

SXSW: Fantasy vs Reality

For the first time in my life I've decided to head down to Austin, Texas for a week of insanity known as South by Southwest. The entire festival is actually a week and a half cramming three mini-fests into one. Starting Friday both "interactive" (start-up business and technology enthusiasts) and … [Read more...]