Hangin’ with Alabama 3 at SXSW

March 18, 2008

If you read this site much, you’ve undoubtedly noticed that I’m a big fan of Alabama 3, the UK “techno country” band (“The best live band in the UK” according to The Guardian).

Last week, they were back in the US to appear at South by Southwest Music in Austin. Well, since I’m in Dallas, I couldn’t really not go, could I?

Unfortunately, I had a limited window during which I could sneak off for a day, and I had to book a hotel well in advance of the official schedule. Long story short, we ended up in Austin the night before they were to perform, with no real way to stay over an extra night.
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SXSW 2007 Music Torrent

February 24, 2007

The good folks at this year’s South by Southwest festival have been kind enough to once again put up a Showcasing Artists torrent.

Weighing in at 3.1 gig with a massive 739 totally DRM-free MP3s, this may not be quite as good as being there, but it’s a damn site better than not hearing it at all.

Hurray for SXSW for once again demonstrating how to do this kind of thing right!

(via TorrentFreak)