SXSW Music Festival Day Two – March 13, 2008 – Austin, TX – Jef Hoskins (photos: Jef Hoskins)


Today is starting off slow and low in the SXSW Day Stage at Austin Convention Center. Thanks to Center-wide free Wi-Fi and a constant flow of live music, this is the perfect place to re-cap the 17 bands I saw yesterday, sort through photos, and still not feel like I’m missing out on the action. […]

SXSW Music Festival Day One – March 12, 2008 – Austin, TX – Jef Hoskins (Photos: Jef Hoskins)

David Dondero

If you’ve ever been to a convention center for any reason, you can understand how it feels like an airport without planes. Add to that, the security is almost more annoying, and to get anywhere you have to depend on your own feet, or a taxi—or bus—or, in environmentally conscientious Austin, a pedi-cab… So, it’s […]

Does It Offend You, Yeah? – March 3, 2008 – Slim’s, San Francisco

Does It Offend You, Yeah?

“If you can’t get past the name, get out of the way.” – from Fresh off their weekend at Coachella, Does It Offend You, Yeah? arrive to a rather sparse, but highly energetic reception at Slim’s in San Francisco. The turnout is probably partly to blame on their set being at the barely rock-o’clock […]