Members of Lynwood act La Resistencia had about the crappiest Christmas morning you can imagine this year.
The skacore band has a recording and rehearsal space in Lynwood, where they normally keep their touring van off the street. On Christmas Eve, however, they moved the van to accomodate a neigh ... More >>
Until January, Josh Tillman was the drummer from Fleet Foxes. When I meet him at Good Luck Bar in Los Feliz it's two weeks after the announcement of his departure from the band. Slumped over the bar, beer in hand, the bearded 6'4" singer-songwriter stands out; through somewhat of an awkward grin, he ... More >>
On Saturday afternoon, Fannius, the female rapper from West Hollywood who drops a power pop beat, stands outside Rusty Spurs Saloon on E. 7th Street in downtown Austin, watches people walk around on the street, and says she wants to have "fun." Patrick Range McDonaldFanniusIn the past three days, sh ... More >>
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Randall RobertsStrange Boys drummer Matt Hammer at the Beauty Bar
It's all a blur, but a few snapshots remain. Many who follow the fest, of course, were there and damn sure weren't anywhere near the Internets. We were. We were blogging. Over the past ... More >>