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Patrick Winfield: Flower Study

Favorite Podcasts: for the long drive

Driving, lots of driving

In the beginning of a road trip, conversation abounds. Even when traveling alone, the mind wanders at the beginning of a trip, but when everything clears and its you and the road, listening to music just doesn’t cut the monotany of driving like a good podcast.

Discovering podcasts have greatly improved my driving experience. Here is a list of my tried and true favorite road-trip podcasts.
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These guys can throw a party. Drinking and racing stationary bikes hooked up to a video screen – we are truely in the 21st century.

SXSW Highlights

I plowed through SXSW seeing 20-something bands in 5 days. I figure the least I could do is share the highlights. The ultimate highlight of my week, by far, was a 2am house party in the woods where I caught a hot showcase of Hacienda featuring Dan Auerbach of the Black Keys. No contest. That kind of thing just doesn’t happen every day, to me at least.

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SXSW: Tips for the locals

Austin at night west

Its that time again! SXSW: when people from all over the world fill in the gaps in our already crowded streets. If you live in Austin, you know what its like to dodge slow moving out-of-towners at Whole Foods every time an event decides to call Austin its home.
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Bike Hugger Mobile Social

March 14, 2009 2:00 pmtoMarch 15, 2009 1:00 pm

SxSW 2009

  • Where: Austin, Texas
  • When: March 14, 2009, 2pm-6pm
  • Who: SXSW Attendees, Austin Locals, cyclists
  • RSVP now at Upcoming or Facebook

Bike Hugger is bringing the party back to SXSW with 43% more bike culture. There’s an Urban Ride, a BBQ, and then an After Party.


Urban Ride 2PM: Meet at the Susanna Dickinson House.

BBQ 4PM: Brush Square Park, West Tent. After Party 10PM: Mellow Johnnys.



SXSW ‘09 Free Day Shows: Wednesday

March 18, 2009
12:00 pmto11:00 pm

Wed 03.18
Gothamist/ Austinist presents Gonna Gonna Get Down IV, 11am-6pm
RSVP to:
Mohawk, 912 Red River St.
Outside Stage
5 – Akron/Family
4 – Elvis Perkins in Dearland
3 – Gringo Star
2 – Young Widows
1 – tv/tv
12:30 – Here We Go Magic
11:45 – Telekinesis
Inside Stage
4:40 – The Mae Shi
3:30 – Vetiver
2:30 – J Tillman
1:45 – Caitlin Rose
1 – Garotas Suecas
12:15 – Kevin Devi
The Hype Machine & Music Clut, 1pm-8pm
Peckerheads, 402 E. 6th St., RSVP Here
1:00pm Tim Williams
1:30pm These United States
2:00pm Thomas Function
2:30pm Snake and Jet’s Amazing Bullit Band
3:00pm Hockey
3:30pm Young Love
4:00pm Casiokids
4:30pm The Proclaimers
5:00pm FOUND
5:30pm The Phenomenal Handclap Band
6:00pm Pete and The Pirates
6:30pm Special Guest (TBA)
7:00pm The Golden Filter

Fader Fort, 1-6pm
Location TBA, Entry by Private Invitation
6:30pm – TBA
5:30pm – Little Boots
5pm – B.o.B.
4pm – Abe Vigoda
3:30pm – Post War Years
2:30pm – Esser
2pm – The Strange Boys
1pm – Let’s Wrestle

Terrorbird/Force Field Day Party, 12-6pm
Red 7, 611 E 7th, 2 stages
Vivian Girls
Beach House
The Thermals
The Pains of Being Pure at Heart
Yoni Wolf (of Why?)
Max Tundra
Loney Dear
Shout Out Out Out
Fol Chen, and more

SXSW ‘09 Buzz Bands and Free Day Shows

By Tasha Petty

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Favorite Podcasts: News

iPod Touch

Every morning I get to work, turn on my computer, check my email, and download the day’s podcasts. I used to listen to music, but when that got redundant, I wandered off to the internet for a solution and discovered daily news podcasts! While cleaning, reviewing, and editing code, i listen to the news and sip on my coffee.
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Music for Mondays

By Tasha Petty

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