Monthly Archives: March 2005

Wild Things

Much as I’d like to tell you that I was snatched by space aliens and bamfed off on a hyperspace tour of the seedy backwater planets in our wing of the universe, I wasn’t. Continue reading

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Take Me Out To The SXSW Ball Game

And so it comes to pass, South by Southwest 2005 comes to a close with the traditional barbecue and softball game (Print Media routs Club Bookers 14 to 3) on this sunny Sunday afternoon. Linus will explore the barbecue issues … Continue reading

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We Have A Winner

This morning, at the crack of dawn, Music Standard Time (10 a.m. or so) our intrepid team from Home Office Records went to a breakfast presentation by MIDEM, the huge music industry conference that takes place every winter in Cannes, … Continue reading

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If it’s Thursday, it must be Kathleen Edwards

Kathleen Edwards returns to SXSW. Also, Slaid Cleaves, Martha Wainwright, Tracy Bonham, and the ghost of Rocky Erikson, among others. And a nice little barleywine from Lovejoy’s to round up the day.

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Through Rosa-Tinted Glasses

Dateline: Austin. The sun is out, but I’m still indoors. After a cold and overcast start, the South by Southwest music conference is finally greeted by a clear blue sky, which is a piece of luck, since this afternoon Linus … Continue reading

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Birthday Pi

I know pi to 22 decimal places. No, really, I do. And this is just the day for it. Continue reading

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The Icetree Cometh in Brooklyn

Dear Winter: You had your shot in December and January. It’s not my problem if you weren’t paying attention. Now please knock it off. Continue reading

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The Past is So Loud You Gotta Wear Shades

My hair is brown, my eyes are blue, my shirt is paisley, and my guitar goes to 11. Continue reading

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Blizzard Entertainment

Our last nor’easter was a nighttime proposition, seen here in a few frames from lower Brooklyn Heights. Continue reading

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Taking Snow for an Answer

From the coddled indoor bird’s-eye safety of the 10th floor we watched the snow pelt down on the city outside. Continue reading

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