In The Mix Archive: March, 2011

SXSW: Trampled By Turtles

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I'm not entirely sold on Trampled by Turtles, the five man power bluegrass band from Duluth, Minnesota - Bob Dylan's birthplace - with the... Read more

SXSW: Black Joe Lewis at the Continental Club

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That's a baritone saxophone on the left side of the frame, crowding it's way into the picture and honking in my ear. Black Joe Lewis &... Read more

SXSW: Stay Classie, Austin

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My first out-of-the-blue discovery of SXSW was last night at the Continental Club, where after catching Sonny Throkmorton (who wrote "The... Read more

SXSW: Jessica Lea Mayfield, The Cloud and The Future of Music

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The best music I heard Wednesday afternoon was made by Jessica Lea Mayfield, the 21 year old songwriting veteran from Kent, Ohio who played... Read more

From The 215 To The 512

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That's the route Ray Benson took. The leader of Western Swing band Asleep at the Wheel grew up in Springfield, Montgomery County - back when... Read more

On The Way To Austin

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The South by Southwest Music and Media Conference kicks off in Austin, Texas on Wednesday. It's a big year: The 25th for the music festival... Read more

The Bigger Lovers at Johnny Brenda's

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Bear with me, dear readers. I'm getting the hang of this video technology. I shot the clip below at Johnny Brenda's on Saturday night during... Read more

Cool Rockin' Loretta

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Loretta Lynn hurt her knee, and she's not coming to Philadelphia on Friday to play the Baptist Temple. Bummer. My interview with the most country... Read more