The Weird and Wonderful Record Store Day Exclusives

Monday, April 13, 2015 at 6:00 AM
Melissa Bobbitt

  Music   The semiannual Record Store Day is upon us April 18, and there’s a flurry of goodness this go-round. In addition to the “standard” vinyl offerings, you’ll see rare cassettes, tote bags and other nifty gifts from artists big and small. Here are some items that piqued our interest:   Metallica - No Life ’Til Leather Records are so common. Real men and women collect cassettes. And this is the big daddy. Here you’ll find early demo versions of... READ MORE

10 Not To Miss at SXSW

Monday, March 10, 2014 at 12:58 PM
Melissa Bobbitt

  Concerts It's that time of year again when thousands descend upon an unsuspecting Austin for good tunes, great BBQ and bats. It's South By Southwest, the biggest and most gleeful cluster of live music in all of winter. The festival can make or break bands, and it can also break your wallet if you don't come prepared (or come as media. "Citizen" wristbands will run you $795, and that doesn't even include the expanded film festival... READ MORE