Residual Kid: the next big thing out of Austin

Are you hardcore rockers? Do you love the new North American alternative/noise movement? Are you looking for the new Sonic Youth? You’ll find it all in Austin, the indisputable music capital of the United States. And the next big thing to come out of Austin is going to be Residual Kid. What do they sound […]

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Saved from a muggy day in the City at Gramercy Tavern

Just try to imagine New York on one of those days when “the City” is hot, muggy, gridlocked, grouchy, and dirty. You’re on foot and you’re wearing a suit and tie. And your lugging a heavy wine bag around with you. Your head aches and your knee are tired. You head down a long stretch […]

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Seattle, mon amour…

Twenty years, at the height of the Grunge era, my musical idos were Soundgardne, Pearl Jam, Nirvana, and especially Alice in Chains. I dressed exactly like them: knee-length cut-off jeans, combat boots with no laces, and flannel shirts (even in summertime). And then there was my favorite t-shirt, from Sub Pop, the record label that […]

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An interview with Wines.com, Austin TX, parts III & IV

Parts III & IV of an interview with Alex Andrawes, president and founder of Wines.com, Austin TX.

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An interview with Wines.com, Austin TX, parts I & II

Parts I & II of an interview with Alex Andrawes, president and founder of Wines.com, Austin TX.

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