Among the up-and-coming UK-based acts that are gaining notoriety these days are Glasgow’s rock/pop/electronica trio GoGoBot. They’ve been getting airplay recently from some of the UK’s most respected DJs.
Rick Nielsen usually does all the talking during a Cheap Trick concert. And while the guitarist spoke the most during the band’s South by Southwest interview Wednesday afternoon, it was singer Robin Zander who made some of the most interesting and humorous statements.
Don’t ever accuse Wanda Jackson of resting on her laurels or living in the past.
The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame member (and contemporary of Elvis Presley) took time during her South by Southwest showcase Wednesday night to perform new material alongside her classics as well as say a few kind words about producer Jack White.
Some stories never get old.
Not much time passed during Thursday’s South by Southwest keynote interview before Smokey Robinson told his classic tale about meeting Motown founder Berry Gordy Jr. and how the experience changed his life both personally and professionally.
Alex Chilton had a blasé attitude toward death.
That was one of the many small but significant personal anecdotes shared by those who knew him best during a pair of South by Southwest tributes to the late Box Tops/Big Star leader, who died March 17.
SXSW happened last month … sure, but there were some interesting events to look back on. Goldmine’s Chris M. Junior was everywhere at once and remembers the highlights.