Archives by Tag 'music'

Live Music Complaint From Live Music Task Force Member
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By etrigan - Last updated: Wednesday, June 17, 2009

Props to the Austin American Statesman for putting the audio from “the 911 call”:http://is.gd/14xV5 that “shut down Shady Grove”:http://www.rollerfeet.com/backporchbeer/2009/06/12/4533/ on their website (Austin360). The audio even includes the caller giving his name. I can empathize with Mr. Trainer since the music does seem pretty loud, but when you live just across the street, and up […]

Death Knell of the Live Music Capital of the World
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By etrigan - Last updated: Friday, June 12, 2009

Many Austinites have been stewing over sound ordinances, and it looks like things are coming to a full boil. The “initial laws”:http://www.nonoise.org/lawlib/cities/austin.htm, in 1994, were written with a reasonable intent to keep noise pollution to a minimum. They were eventually tweaked to include specific rules about decibel levels, and “recent changes”:http://www.austinsound.net/2009/04/16/did-city-council-surreptitiously-screw-live-music-in-austin/ went so far as […]

DFTBA Records Needs You
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By etrigan - Last updated: Sunday, May 31, 2009

I’m pushing DFTBA Records. Trust me, all the kids doing it. It’s cool. You can start using and stop any time you want.

Liz Phair – “Cinco de Mayo”
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By etrigan - Last updated: Tuesday, May 5, 2009

Yeah, yeah, this is not a particularly original post today, but <sigh>

“La Mer”, Charles Trenet
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By etrigan - Last updated: Tuesday, April 28, 2009

Sometimes “West Whim doesn’t quite get it right”:http://westwhim.com/post/100277314/beyond-the-sea and the french do. ==   ==

I Heart Sufjan Stevens
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By becky - Last updated: Saturday, January 12, 2008

Earlier this week John and I watched Danielson: A Family Movie (or, Make a Joyful Noise Here), a very sweet documentary about music, and faith, and family. I really liked the movie, but feel a bit guilty that my main take away was to fall in love with Sufjan Stevens, who sang a draw droppingly […]

Name That Tune: LBP Version
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By etrigan - Last updated: Friday, January 11, 2008

Sony really thinks the future of console gaming is community created/driven content — sort of the Web2.0 for games. They are really excited about the upcoming release for the PS3, “Little Big Planet”:http://ps3.ign.com/objects/856/856680.html. I’ve been watching the videos they’re releasing with mild curiosity and the latest ones have a really catchy tune that I think […]