Ume to perform at MusicFestNW 2011 Portland

Thursday, September 8th, 2011

Ume, led by the supremely talented guitar thrasher Lauren Larson, will play this year’s MusicFestNW on September 8th. [Link to Ume listing on MFNW] If you have a wristband then do yourself a favor and check them out. They are one of the best rock bands in the country. Mississipi Studios, Sept 8th 9PM doors [...]

SXSW Thoughts and Thanks To The Local Austin Crew

Thursday, March 25th, 2010

Moonrats – one of my new discoveries at SXSW. Photo by: Vaneesa Campbell When you hang out with the locals in Austin during SXSW you get an entirely different perspective, being away from the madness and all. Of course, the first things the locals bring up is that they’re pissed over the price of beer [...]

Warpaint Live At SXSW

Wednesday, March 24th, 2010

Social Networks, Privacy and The New Obscurity

Tuesday, March 23rd, 2010

Very briefly here are a few things I learned at this year’s SXSWi Conference – 1. SXSWi may have already jumped the shark. This year the conference appeared to be packed with people who felt that they had to be there or that the idea of a once-a-year party was too much to pass up. [...]

Context-Removal Machine: SXSW 2010

Sunday, March 21st, 2010

Guest post by Roy Christopher. Having never been and having skipped the bedlam of SXSW last year (the first since I moved to Austin), I decided I’d jump in with both feet this year. I registered for the Interactive side and just hoped my music friends could take care of me on the Music side. [...]

A Year In Thoughts from SXSW 2009 to SXSW 2010

Sunday, March 14th, 2010

Before I leave for my speaking engagement at SXSW 2010, I thought I’d jump back through the Moose blog and revisit some of my essays. What follows below are links to all the longer think tank essays that I’ve written in the year March 2009 – March 2010, bracketed by SXSW 2009 and 2010. Upon [...]

SXSW AKA Living My Life In Public

Sunday, March 14th, 2010

Sure, I could use Plancast, FourSquare or Gowalla while also sending a never ending incoherent stream of tweets from various locations that serve BBQ, beer and loud music all tagged #SXSW, or perhaps more appropriately, #BeenThereDoneThat or #NothingEverChangesWhenItComesToMusiciansAndTheInternet. Instead I thought I’d post up what serves as a quasi roadmap/itinerary of my known [as in [...]

Via Tania – Fields Video

Sunday, March 14th, 2010

I’m really looking forward to meeting Tania at SXSW. Her showcase is here.