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SxSW Sixth Street Rock Walk Mop-up – Choogle On! #65

Uncle Weed wraps up SXSW trip by chatting with Austin local Pugz – and various random characters – while rolling out a vast variety of great music including:

  • Liam Finn (New Zealand)
  • Black Angels (Austin)
  • Los Campesinos (Wales)
  • The Constantines (Toronto?)
  • Tiger Tiger (Atlanta)
  • Sons and Daughters (Glasgow)
  • Wedding Present (Dublin)
  • The Pasties (Olympia, WA)

and various mysterious artists, while wandering the bustling streets of Austin USA, listening to the commotion, meeting curious folks, and commenting about food and recycling.

One more for the road … Sixth Street Rock Walk SXSW Mop-up – Choogle on #65 (.mp3, 43:22, 35MB)

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Finding Faith in the Folk at SXSW – Choogle On! #63

Finding Faith in the Folk at SXSW – Choogle On! #63
Finding Faith in the Folk at SXSW – Choogle On! #63

In a couple joint sessions on the balcony at SXSW, Uncle Weed recaps seeing (and meeting) folk-hero Billy Bragg at Cedar Street Courtyard documentary film about Dr.

Hunter S. Thompson called Gonzo, plus seeing Athens rockers The Whigs at Stubbs, New Zealand experiential phenom Liam Finn at the Alehouse, and Canadian legends Blue Rodeo and friends (including Tom Cochran) at the Smokehouse – before fading from party exhaustion and happiness. Plus expresses concerns about expensive water, cigarette marketing, “unofficial” festivals and extreme douche bags.

Perhaps you’ll consider Finding Faith in the Folk at SXSW – Choogle on #63 (.mp3, 31:43, 26MB)

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Austin is Hazy, Austin is Weird – Choogle On! #62

Austin is Hazy, Austin is Weird – Choogle On #62
Austin is Hazy, Austin is Weird – Choogle On #62

At SxSW Music in Austin, Texas, Uncle Weed recaps the previous day’s activities and thoughts while enjoying a joint on the porch of the “Hillary Clinton Suite” at the Omni Hotel.

Bands include the Jacob Jefferies Band, Sons and Daughters (Glasgow), Henry and Invisibles, Lemonheads, Tiger! Tiger! and more.

Meanwhile at SXSW … Austin is Hazy, Austin is Weird – Choogle On #62 (.mp3, 13:53, 11MB)

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Tokes at the Presidential Suite – Choogle On! #61

Tokes at the Presidential Suite – Choogle On #61
Tokes at the Presidential Suite – Choogle On #61

Rolling along at SXSW, Uncle Weed rambles on from the lofty porch about the festival details, aesthetics, bands, parties, free beer, politics and logistics after a long night of partying with the proletariat at locations around Austin, TX and meets a few characters.

Bring a sparker for Tokes at the Presidential Suite – Choogle on #61 (.mp3, 28:08, 22MB)

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SxSW Bound for Austin Goodtimes – Choogle On! #60

SxSW Bound for Austin Goodtimes – Choogle On #60
SxSW Bound for Austin Goodtimes – Choogle On #60

Starting at the Seabus terminal, a busy Uncle Weed mentions some forthcoming trips and thoughts and then ends up in Austin, TX for a music, film and interactive fest complete with drinking, carousing and tokes on the Presidential suite porch.

Yup, we’re SxSW Bound for Austin Goodtimes – Choogle on #60 (.mp3, 14:29, 12MB)

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SxSW Snow Day Limocast – Raincity Radio, 2008

Dave O at Raincity HQ at SXSW 2008
Dave O at Raincity HQ at SXSW 2008 – photo by Kris Krug via Flickr

After a canceled flight to Dallas, DaveO and KK (then of Vancouver’s Raincity Studios) roll back to Gastown (in a limo) to regroup before heading to Austin for SxSW Interactive and Music fests. Along the way, they discuss panels, marketing tactics, band photography, questions for REM, and networking strategies.

Shut the door for: SxSW Snow Day Limocast (10:48, 15MB, 192k mp3) Originally released by Dave O for Raincity Studios, March 8, 2008.