This song was written exclusively for the film "The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug." It'll play during the final credits of the movie, which is set to be released on December 13.
According to this article in the Austin Business Journal, Antone's has been purchased by a group of investors, which includes a scientist and a founding member of the Dave Matthews Band. They hope to have the legendary club moved back to downtown by South by Southwest, if not...
This acoustic version of "Where We Came From" was completed in two takes on a hilltop near Palmer, Alaska.
Green Day frontman Billie Joe Armstrong has teamed up with Norah Jones to re-record "Songs Our Daddy Taught Us," an album put out by the Everly Brothers in 1958. It'll be released on November 25th. Click here to check out an interview and preview.
The Austin band Saints of Valory have been covering Lorde's "Royals" for a few months--I like this verson, recorded last week in Sun King Brewing Studio 92.
That's JJ Grey, of JJ Grey and Mofro and me in a pic taken during SXSW this year. This week I'm giving away tickets to his show at Stubb's on October 19th, so listen with me, evenings on 93.3. KGSR!