SG: History


MP3: New Foals "Orient," G.e.R.M. remix
MP3: New Kaiser Cartel "Ready to Go"
Beyond Earth Day: Great Wines for Sustainability
Bannos Rolling Back Prices to Celebrate Heaven on Seven's 30th
LOLLA 2010: Gaga, Strokes, Arcade Fire, Devo, Mavis Staples, Erykah Badu, Phoenix, MGMT, XX, Hot Chip, Jimmy Cliff...
Longman & Eagle Brunch Debuting New Cocktails
Can You Taste the Blood in Your Mouth?
Fun with Words ... Really?
Remember When Music Was Exciting?
Details Names Paul Kahan's Salsa Best in U.S.

May 2010
April 2010
March 2010
February 2010
January 2010
October 2009
September 2009
August 2009
July 2009
May 2009

Subscribe: Feed

SG Blogs

Terms & Conditions
Powered by Streetunes
MARCH 16, 2007
sxsw day 2 -- all about Peter Bjorn & John

So tired. weird day. super hot. highilghts: [I'll add pictures later]

Pipettes @ Fader/Levi's Fort -- super cute, great voices -- not ready for mainstream

Foreign Islands @ the Fort -- amazingly tight, new york downtown raw indie rock

Schubas party @ Yard Dog -- hoped to see Cold War Kids; more or less hung with friends

PETER BJORN & JOHN @ Rhapsody's soiree @ Mohawk -- first, this new club down by the legendary Club DeVille is a fantastic setting for live music. With a huge indoor space and a great wooden deck. PB&J came on late so I only caught five songs before I had to leave but they finally lived up to their hype. Word was their shows in NY weren't so on fire, but this set ruled.

Uchi Sushi -- some of the best raw fish I've ever had.

Mika @ Eternal -- this young British troubadour lives up to the buzz surrounding him back home. His vocals were so crisp and pure that you almost had to question if it was really him singing live (it was) or if he was lip syncing (he wasn't). I chatted with him after the set and he complained that everything that could go wrong did. The sound was off. His drummer couldn't hear his monitors. I assured him that he was great and that we had no idea they were having issues. He is definitely a showman but needs more practice in front of a live audience. This was actually his third-ever show in the US.

Bloc Party @ Stubb's -- as always Bloc Party brought it, but again, chatting with Kele afterward at the C3/Playboy party, he said he didn't really love it. Something about the venue makes it difficult for him to connect with the audience. But instead of brooding over it, Kele said, "You play the show and then move on." At least he can let it go.

Ghostland Observatory
@ Playboy Party -- Not sure what the deal is with this big Austin buzz electronic outfit, but honestly I found them pretty snoozy.

| | Comments (0) | TrackBack (0)


The comments to this entry are closed.

Subscribe: Feed

Copyright © 2006 Something Glorious. All rights reserved.
Designed by Dru Jennett.