[Editor's note: Soon-to-be-award-winning gonzo music journalist Danielle Bacher prowls the late late night scene for West Coast Sound. For this installment, she hits the town with LA-based soul-pop band Fitz and the Tantrums.]
I should probably have dropped quarts of acid into the disgusting coconu ... More >>
As SXSW approaches, we figured we'd be a little servicey and give you a guide to some of the highlights of the official showcases, alphabet style. Last week we gave you A through D; today it's E-H. So here we go: five more awesome bands to see in SXSW's official lineup.
Lainna FaderFitz And The Tantrums
The show was sold-out and the place was packed before the first opener even took the stage. The first band was Belle Brigade, a seven-piece band fronted by siblings Ethan and Barbara Gruska who sound like a country-tinged New Pornographers. AWOLNATION follow ... More >>
Timothy NorrisFitz & the TantrumsCan we get an exclamation point for Fitz & the Tantrums?
The stylish purveyors of old soul helmed by Michael Sean Fitzpatrick and Noelle Scaggs have had a quite a 2010. They started the year practically as a novelty -- a slick band with nice EP and a great li ... More >>