It's Sunday in Austin, I'm on South Congress at Jo's Coffee Shop, trying to write as the 5000th (at least) performance of the week takes place on yet another parking lot made into a venue. There's much to say about my final three days at SXSW 2014 (read about the first two days here), and only so ma ... More >>
(New albums are typically released on Tuesdays, i.e., today. What can you spend your hard-earned pennies on this week? Find out below.) Marsha Ambrosius' Late Nights, Early Mornings*Marsha Ambrosius, Late Nights, Early Mornings SoundSavvy.com reviewed the former Floetry songstress' latest, s ... More >>
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