Midnight Movies – Lion the Girl

Midnight Movies

When the benign noisy haze lifts on “Souvenirs”—the opening track of Midnight Movies 2007 release Lion the Girl—it does so to reveal a woman’s voice decidedly vintage in the hollow haunts it travels. Pitched as encompassing “noir L.A., replete with mystery, desire, and yearning,” Lion the Girl seems stamped with shadows of the past, pulling […]

Thursday @ SXSW 2007 – Ringing Ears, Aching Feet, and a Happy Heart – Kim Owens

Austin Mayor Will Wynn

SXSW Day 2: Second day in. I can’t see so clearly in the morning but at least the rain is gone. Thank God. The morning starts off with a breezy walk to the Mayor’s Office. Yep. The Mayor’s Office. I’m not sure how, but we were invited to join a number of other media folks […]