Music

Blog post
June 18, 2009, 4pm PDT
On my way to work this morning, I was listening to an interview with the band Blitzen Trapper on my iPod. They’ve got a beautiful song called ‘Furr’; the sound echoes 1970s folk rock- and roots influences like English folk, country and bluegrass.  Anyway, Eric Early, the main songwriter, got my attention with his answer to this question:

INTERVIEWER: Obviously ‘American music’ means different things to different people. What does it mean to you?
Tim Halbur
September 26, 2008, 6am PDT
The Austin City Limits music festival, held at the city's major public park, has inspired other cities to invite festivals to their parks, despite the inherent challenges.
Austin American-Statesman
March 26, 2008, 12pm PDT
<p>A 15-member "live music task force" will begin work to try to encourage the growth of a musical economy in Austin, Texas.</p>
KXAN
March 23, 2008, 11am PDT
<p>Pianos have popped up in random public places in Birmingham, England -- a public art installation that passively invites passersby to take a seat and tickle the ivory.</p>
The Guardian
March 2, 2008, 11am PST
<p>Austin's South by Southwest music conference and festival is expected to bring nearly $100 million to the city -- more than double last year's amount.</p>
Austin American Statesman
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