Mixtape: Highlights and More from South by Southwest 2016

http://media.libsyn.com/media/thebaybridged/SXSW_2016_Mix.mp3 Download: Mixtape: Highlights from South by Southwest 2016 (Podcast #382) Every March, thousands of aspiring bands flock to Austin, Texas for South by Southwest Music, a week-long event functioning as part conference, part music festival, and an all-around great opportunity to sample some of the world's best acts. The sheer number of options blanketing the Texas capital during the festival can be overwhelming, but it remains one of the premier places to discover new and emerging bands. That's the view from a music fan's perspective, mind you. For a musician, the degree to which South by Southwest performances might [...]

Presenting Methyl Ethel, a psych band I’m not annoyed by

There's usually something about psych-rock bands that freaking annoys me, mostly the fact that they can't seem to get away from a time in which they didn't even exist. All alternative kids have that phase where all you want to do is read everything Andy Warhol wrote and start collecting everything Lou Reed and Jimi Hendrix ever touched — maybe not with those specifics, but for many of us these youthful obsessions are what lead us into the music that we love later on. For some, these obsessions make them that annoying guy who will forever ridicule anything released after [...]

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