The brunette in the backward pink mesh trucker hat and booty shorts grabs a megaphone and addresses her fellow campers.
"WECOME TO COOOOACHEELLLA."
The congregation of twenty 20-somethings lustily applauds. It's Thursday night, a dozen hours before the festival officially begins, and the rules ar ... More >>
Local quintet Air Review has a pretty busy summer ahead, including a stop on KXT's Summer Cut June 1. Frontman Douglas Hale recently shared some of his musical firsts, including his first cassette, video, and when he heard his band on the radio.
What was the first music-related item you bought? Who ... More >>
Five Best Performances
1. Jennifer Hudson
Grammy host L.L. Cool J had a hard enough job presiding over a celebration undercut by tragic circumstances, and he achieved a perfect, almost pastor-like tone from the get-go. But Miss Hudson's musical tribute to Whitney Houston - a subtly searing but stil ... More >>
Jani Lane was 47.Last night, Warrant singer Jani Lane died alone in a motel room in Los Angeles. He was 47 years old. The news was somewhat puzzling for those who didn't know him. At one time, Lane was on top of the world, with several hits that topped the charts. But Lane also battled an addi ... More >>
Pete FreedmanLL Cool J is hard as hell.Well, we made it through another SXSW alive -- and not without seeing some of the best performances we'd seen all weekend on Saturday night.So, on that note, after the jump, we once more hit the ol' 140-character show review model we've been trusting all wee ... More >>
To infinity... and beyond!Gossip, gossip -- if you've been following our daily power rankings of buzz at SXSW 2011 over the past few days, then you know that, yes, indeed, Kanye West has had it all week long at this year's annual festival in Austin.And, after briefly losing the top slot in our ra ... More >>
Marco Torres, Houston PressLadies Love Cool James Don't call it a comeback: Despite having been absent from performing in the hip-hop world for some time now, legendary rap originator LL Cool J has been around for years, rocking his peers and putting suckers in fear. And, at last night's Red Bull ... More >>
Dj Fishr PryceDallas-based DJ Fishr Pryce is recognizable for a few reasons: One, he's often the man working the ones-and-twos behind Damaged Good$' impressive live displays about town; and, two, he always seems to have a new mixtape on his person, ready to hand out, every time you speak with him.Th ... More >>