My Favorite Photos I Took From Day 5 of SXSW:
Well, we have arrived. The fifth and final flashback to SXSW. It was my first time in Austin and at SXSW and I had a blast. I was so fortunate to be able to leave the blistering cold of Philly, even though on some days it was colder in Austin than in Philly. Although I will say that festivals can sometimes feel like shopping mall. But this shopping mall was catered to me. I saw a bunch of artists that I hadn’t had the chance to see yet and some that I may have never caught in my whole life. Will I go next year? STAY TUNED!!! :)
From top to bottom: Chill Moody (reppin’ Philly!), The Cool Kids, Joe Fletcher, Small Houses, DZ Deathrays, Cerebral Ballzy.
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Had the pleasure of meeting Small Houses at Flipnotics during SXSW, where Jeremy was putting on a showcase. He is as delightful in person as he is on stage, so you are going to want to watch this charming interview.
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Stopped by the annual Human BBQ at Pilam yesterday and snapped a few pics.. Caught No Strangers and Daniel Phosphor Walrus. (From top to bottom: Daniel Phosphor Walrus, No Stranger, then Daniel Phosphor Walrus again…its a sandwich!)
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Got to hang out with these cool siblings at SXSW. I fell in love with them at the She Shreds showcase. We discuss their 5th annual release, Dubble Dragon, which comes out 4/20. Look out for a feature on Tri State Indie, coming sooooon!
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My Favorite Photos from SXSW Day 3!
I saw The Kooks on day 3 as well, but you already saw that post.
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From top to bottom: What I call the “rap bus”, Sleeper Agent, Rivers of Nihil, The So So Glos and Diarrhea Planet.
So while Diarrhea Planet was playing they had a “get a free t-shirt if you stage dive” contest. Long story short, I got pummeled to the ground and my equipment spilled out everywhere. Special shout out to all of the kind strangers who helped me out, The So So Glos and Rick Kauffman.
The Kooks @ SXSW (photos by ME)
So I decided to dedicate a whole post to my favorite pictures of The Kooks. Although I was turned down from an interview with the band, I made an effort to go see them, and was instantly rewarded. Though the years have passed, nothing has changed about the band. Their new music has every bit of attitude and playfulness as their previous releases. Although they didn’t play “Stormy Weather”, as I had fantasized they would, I had to try and focus on taking pics of the photogenic band instead of dancing and singing the whole time. Keep and eye out, these dudes are touring soon.
Presenting: My Favorite Photos From Day Two of SXSW
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From top to bottom: St Vincent, Drowners, Perfect Pussy, Eagulls, Kelis (she brought the boys to the yard), and St Vincent…again.
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Interviewed Cultfever after their SXSW performance at Rusty’s. They talk new tunes and more!
Went to SXSW and I have been rummaging (nostalgically) through them. Here are my favorites from DAY 1. At the top: MS MR. Next, Cultfever, followed by Philadelphia’s own, Southwork.
Went to SXSW, in the thick of having the worse dog fever. These are a few photos of dogs that helped me cope.
Explored some of the forgotten landscape of Philadelphia in Port Richmond. The gravestones, one is featured here, date back to the 1800s. The gravestones have been left here, the location of the bodies, unknown in my knowledge. Who knows how far down the river they have traveled?
Here is a link for more info: http://www.theatlanticcities.com/arts-and-lifestyle/2012/06/how-thousands-headstones-ended-under-philadelphia-bridge/2410/
Flew solo to a Snowmine show at Johnny Brenda’s this past Friday night and shot some photos. It was great to catch up with the band one year later and hear the new tracks off of Dialects.