The Year In Music: Top 10 Albums of 2015

Happy, Happy New Year, my friends! I hope you’ve rung in 2016 in a large way and your blank canvas to another excellent annual spin around the sun is off to a tremendous start. After an incredibly busy 2015 peddling tequila around the globe at Dulce Vida Organic Tequila, it dawned on me that it’s been way too […]

SXSW 2013: Music Recap & Photos

Well, well, well, the dust has finally settled and the curtain drawn on yet another incredible SXSW here in Austin. It’s been way too long, I realize, but just this weekend, I’ve had the chance to sit back down, get to writing again, assess the greatness of the past few weeks and recap the amazing […]

SXSW 2013: What You Need To Know & Where Ya Need To Go

South By Southwest 2013 is finally upon us and not a moment too soon. In my mind, we are in the midst of the best two weeks of the year here in Austin, hands down. While SXSW can be completely overwhelming to even the most grizzled “fest veteran,” having now experienced the previous five years […]

Lone Star Tunes: Top Five Songs That Help Define The Great State Of Texas

This past January, I celebrated five years living back here in the great state of Texas, in my favorite city imaginable – Austin, and yesterday, we celebrated the 177th birthday of the Lone Star State during Texas Independence Day. While drivin’ around in my Tahoe over this weekend, enjoying the ridiculously perfect, beautiful weather we’re […]

The Year in Music: Top 12 Songs of 2012

Wow. The final two days of 2012. Once again, time just flyin’ on by. Hard to believe 2013 is already on our doorstep, but excited for what lies ahead and the beginning of a whole new chapter in this great life of ours. While we’re wrapping up another excellent year over the coming days, we’re […]

The Year In Music: Top 10 Albums of 2012

Despite the widespread rumors and rampant media buzz, I have not actually fallen off the face of the Earth, I have merely been inundated over the last few weeks preparing for the move to my new condo in South Austin. Yep, at long last, I am finally a resident of “the 78704,” reveling in the […]

BEST BETS: THIS WEEK IN AUSTIN – OCTOBER 5-OCTOBER 10, 2012

BEST BETS: THIS WEEK IN AUSTIN – OCTOBER 5-OCTOBER 10, 2012 Friday, October 5, 2012 Oktoberfest (Fredericksburg, TX): Through Sunday, October 7th ACL Live at Moody Theater: The Australian Pink Floyd Antone’s: The Lost Bayou Ramblers, the Bellfuries Bass Concert Hall: David Byrne and St. Vincent The Belmont: Dale Earnhardt Jr. Jr., Learning Secrets The Broken […]