Archive for May, 2011

SXSW 2011 – Photo Journal – Day 4 – Asobi Seksu

Monday, May 30th, 2011

Yuki Chikudate of Asobi Seksu.  Officially added to list of chicks who rawk. Day 4 SXSW music list is pretty light, as I attend Style X for the majority of the day.  (Well worth it!  Check out my post on the topic.)  The evening started off perfectly with smooth sounds of the Andrew Nafziger trio […]

SXSW 2011 – Photo Journal – Day 3 – Dum Dum Girls

Monday, May 30th, 2011

Dee Dee of Dum Dum Girls.  Stylish, and they totally rock out to boot.  No one said it better than John Wendland: “I think they have great taste in tights. No, I’m serious.” Joy Formidable’s Ritzy Bryan.  We returned from a lunch break to what was unfortunately their last song.  However, I knew I was […]

SXSW 2011 – Photo Journal – Day 2 – Bob Geldof

Saturday, May 28th, 2011

Highlight of SXSW Day 2, and one of the highlights of the entire festival: Bob Geldof.  A rock star like Mick Jagger is a rock star, exuding an unlikely combo of attitude and grace, Bob blew me away. Toro Y Moi.  All I have to say is:  GONG. John Grant with Midlake.  Midlake = Good.  […]

SXSW 2011 – Photo Journal – Day 1: Duran Duran!

Saturday, May 21st, 2011

One of my favorite photos: Simon LeBon in the shadows, checking out the crowd before going on stage. Obviously everyone on the planet knows this is John Taylor and Simon LeBon, but just in case.  It’s John Taylor and Simon LeBon of Duran Duran. Seeing Duran Duran was a giant thrill.  Bigger than I could […]

SXSW 2011 – Riverfront Times – A to Z Blog posts

Saturday, May 21st, 2011

Again this year I covered SXSW in photos for the Riverfront Times A to Z blog in concert with my favorite music journalist, Roy Kasten.  Links to his reviews and my photos: Day One Day Two Days Three & Four Following I’ll post some of my favorite unpublished photos, along with my usual alternatively gushing […]