Surviving SXSW 2014: The World’s Longest Round Up and Gallery
So. What happened at SXSW 2014? ALL OF THE THINGS. Future Islands, Public Service Broadcasting, Sean Lennon, Wye Oak, OFF!, Gary Numan, Eagulls, St Vincent, Damon Albarn, Fat White Family, even some Casual Sex. See the mega round-up here.
BSR Does SXSW 2014: my bands to see
Can’t call myself a music writer without going down to get some free Doritos or something at SXSW at least once in my lifetime. Here’s what I’m hoping/planning/praying to see when I’m in Austin, Texas next week for the biggest music festival in the world.
Turin Brakes Talk About 10 Years, 5 Albums, Take That…and Perseverance
Heard of Turin Brakes? No? If you were living in the UK in the early aughties, you’d not be able to escape their brand of edgy folk-rock. But 10 years on, Olly Knights and Gale Paridjanian find themselves having to reintroduce the band and their new album Outbursts… but are all the more relaxed for it. Read on in this exclusive Backstage Rider interview.
GALLERY: Turin Brakes Kick Off First North American Tour in 5 Years
UK folksters Turin Brakes hit the West Coast for their first North Uhmerican gigs in 5 years in Vancouver. Check out the extensive gallery from the May 9 Venue show.