Archive for April, 2012

Africa Brass!

Africa Brass!

Africa Brass, an eclectic group emphasizing African rhythms, played recently at Ogden After Hours in New Orleans and we double teamed the coverage.  The band’s name pays tribute to John Coltrane’s album Africa/Brass, which is a must have for Coltrane fans:     Be sure to catch them and Kora Konnection (of which percussionists Jeff […]

Electric Eel Shock

We caught up with Electric Eel Shock, a three piece hard rock / metal band from Tokyo, at the Hi Ho Lounge recently. We’re somewhat neutral on the strategically-placed sock that the drummer wears (as his only clothing), but this was one of the best rock and roll shows we’ve seen in years. An absolute […]

Galleries from SXSW 2012

Here are galleries from Wednesday through Saturday of SXSW 2012.  Detailed coverage coming soon!  In the meantime, enjoy the pics: Wednesday at SXSW 2012: Thursday at SXSW 2012: Friday at SXSW 2012: Saturday at SXSW 2012: