Other Side Drive in Reverse:SXSW edition

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by Halie Davis

Last week, we had a team of reporters out on the streets of Austin to get coverage for SXSW 2013. This week and next week; Other Side Drive will air some of our SXSW interviews. We’ll also be posting up some of video interviews on our youtube channel. This week, your hosts aired a handful of interviews conducted during SXSW. We worked on getting you a personal interview witha wide range of SXSW artists from one of NPR’s Austin 100 Bands of the Year to Watch at SXSW 2013,  Hannah Georgas, to Austin’s Equals.

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“Trumping the name of her critically adored debut album, Hannah Georgas has had a better than ‘Good’ year since releasing her debut This Is Good in April, 2010.”

Hannah Georgas
by: Halie Davis

My Education with Aren Wolf

“These and other fabulous environs will be reached by the listener as he or she revels in the richly rewarding cinematic journey that is A Drink for All My Friends, the new LP by Austin instrumentalists My Education. Recorded in almost painfully sincere high fidelity sound by Alex Lyon at the Bubble, this album is, quite simply, a mother…”

My Education
by: Aren Wolf

The Thermals are a post-pop-punk trio from pre-Portlandia-Portland, Oregon. The band was formed in 2002 and has released records on the classic Northwest labels Sub Pop and Kill Rock Stars.”

The Thermals
by: Valerie Gonzalez

Good Field began as the solo recording project of Austin, TX’s Paul Price, who has played with such bands as Brazos, The Early Tapes, and Voxtrot.”

Good Field
by: Laura Spurlock

Bonde Do Role with Anyssa Bohanan

Brazilian band,  Bonde Do Role began making music, simply for the fun of it. In 2007, the band was founded and signed to Domino records. Since then, the band’s funk carioca-influnced electropop music have been featured in many TV commercials and described as one of the “top 10 bands to watch”, according to Rolling Stone.

Bonde Do Role
by: Anyssa Bohanan

Kitty Clementine’s journey began with a plane ticket to New Orleans. She had two months in North America with little money, and no plans except to embrace every experience and use it to write enough material for an album.”

Kitty Clementine
by: Laura Spurlock

Los Angeles’ He’s My Brother She’s My Sister definitely knows how to make a scene. Described as party, folk music, the band of punks (which they take pride in being) aren’t afraid to show people how to have a good time.

He’s My Brother She’s My Sister
by: Halie Davis

“Boiling up from the independent musical cauldron Hotlanta has become,here comes Gringo Star with Count Yer Lucky Stars, a collection of catchy and instantly classic pop music. ”

Gringo Star
by: Laura Spurlock

Oh No Oh My formed in Austin, TX, in the fall of 2004 by recording a series of demo songs. Seasons changed. After rocking the faces off of the people of Western Europe, the band took a small break in the summer of 2008 to record some songs.” The guys are back at it and in full swing.

Oh No Oh My
by: Halie Davis

Equals with Anyssa Bohanan

“The Texas-based band, Equals, hasn’t always been the technical and tightly-arranged instrumental band it is now. The band’s large soundscapes, searing guitar riffs and blitzing rhythms were products of evolution.”

by: Anyssa Bohanan

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