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SXSW Stories from Middle Earth – Choogle On #79

Both a preview and recap of SXSW 2009 as Uncle Weed and the Quebecois Correspondent discuss the noted media conference and extravaganza featuring UW’s spiel F@ck  Stats, Make Art – a soliloquy for quality and integrity in creation. Along with live recordings of Geoff Berner, and The Black Angels comes a recounting a perfect day of upgrading heroes, tasty food, and Austin Psychedelic Music Fest plus more highlights including: RiP Remix Manifesto film, micro-brews at Gingerman, Bruce Sterling, and hugs with new friends.

SXSW Stories from Middle Earth

Head out to Austin, Texas for SXSW Stories from Middle Earth – Choogle On #79 (.mp3, 33:12, 45MB)

Musically Noted

Geoff Berner, renegade accordionist– “No Tobacco” recorded at The Biltmore in Vancouver, BC on Feb. 28, 2009

Bev Davies – Vancouver Rock Photographer

The Black Angels – “Better off Alone” recorded at SXSW 2008

Austin Psychedelic Music Fest – March 13 ~ 15

The Golden Dawn

The Golden Dawn started out in the murky time and space of Austin, Texas in late 1966, along with many other wild groups now holding legendary status, but most notably with the kings of the Texas Psychedelic scene, the 13th Floor Elevators. George Kinney and Roky Erickson of the Elevators grew up together and played in high school bands with each other, and by the time of the Great Mind Expansion, the Elevators and the Dawn were in close contact.

More SXSW

Pitches for SXSW 2010 – Hitchhiking to the Boardroom & Rock N Roll Photography

Recap of F@ck Stats, Make Art at SXSW 2009

Recap of F@ck Stats, Make Art at Northern Voice 2008

Recap of Rock N Roll Photography at Northern Voice 2009

SXSW 2008 Choogle on podcasts – 6 tasty episodes!

More Podcast Goodness

Postcards from Gravelly Beach – Literature podcast – FeediTunesBlog

Out n’ About with Uncle Weed– Travelin’ man vidcast – ShowFeediTunes

Ephemeral Feasthouse – Miscellanea & notes – BlogFeedPodcast

Clubside Breakfast Time – OlyWa Rock and Punditry – BlogFeediTunes

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Uncleweed.net for more writings, podcasts, paintings and photos

Follow along via Twitter @uncleweed

Dave O at SXSW on Flickr

Dave O at SXSW on Flickr

F**K Stats, Make Art on Flickr

F**K Stats, Make Art on Flickr

Holiday Matinee >> SXSW: My Photo Recap

Holiday Matinee >> SXSW: My Photo Recap

SXSW Diary – Friday | Pete Ashton

SXSW Diary – Friday | Pete Ashton

SXSWi Notes: F*ck Stats, Make Art – Chris Unitt

SXSWi Notes: F*ck Stats, Make Art – Chris Unitt

The Aesthetic Poetic » SxSW Travel Guide

The Aesthetic Poetic » SxSW Travel Guide

Sixth Street Rock Walk SXSW Mop-up – Choogle on #65

Before heading to Mexico for chillaxin’ times, 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 (Canada), Tiger Tiger, 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 on food and recycling.

Note: Please add band links in comments to save me the time ;-).

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

Sixth Street Rock Walk Mop-up
Original photo by Chris Heuer on Flickr
, art’ed up by Uncle Weed on Phixr

More Podcast Goodness:

Postcards from Gravelly Beach – Literature Podcast – FeediTunesBlog

Out n’ About with Uncle Weed– Travelin’ man vidcast – ShowFeediTunes

Ephemeral Feasthouse – Miscellanea & Notes – BlogFeedPodcast

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)

Finding Faith in the Folk
Photo by tangentman – Arted up by Uncle Weed

Dedication:

The lonesome death of Rachel Corrie by Billy Braggdownload (MP3): The Lonesome Death of Rachel Corrie from the Guardian UK)

Music by:

Joey DeVilla AKA The Accordion Guy, Austin Convention Center
Billy Bragg from Cedar Street Courtyard, Austin, TX

Subscribe to the Choogle on feed or Chillaxin feed or via iTunes
Visit Uncleweed.net for more writings, podcasts, paintings and photos

More Podcast Goodness:

Postcards from Gravelly Beach – Literature Podcast – FeediTunesBlog

Out n’ About with Uncle Weed– Travelin’ man vidcast – ShowFeediTunes

Ephemeral Feasthouse – Miscellanea & Notes – BlogFeedPodcast

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)

Austin is Hazy, Austin is Weird

Subscribe to the Choogle on feed or Chillaxin feed or via iTunes
Visit Uncleweed.net for more writings, podcasts, paintings and photos

More Podcast Goodness:

Postcards from Gravelly Beach – Literature Podcast – FeediTunesBlog

Out n’ About with Uncle Weed– Travelin’ man vidcast – ShowFeediTunes

Ephemeral Feasthouse – Miscellanea & Notes – BlogFeedPodcast