Friday, March 21, 2008

"480 Minutes" - SXSW rocked!

So glad I overcame my unwillingness to ask for help getting to South By Southwest (aka SXSW, aka South-bye) -- there were some incredible performances, we got to meet some really cool people, we were serenaded by R.E.M. while having a bite at Stubb's BBQ (it was their sound check), and we even got to spend several hours with John Doe of X (he tried a bite of my snapper dish at dinner!). I personally also got to see X (twice), John Doe solo, The Wombats, a band from Tel Aviv, Israel, called Monotonix (first time in twenty years I felt in danger of bodily harm throughout the set -- with the threat being the band members themselves...'twas exhilarating!), The Wedding Present, Birdmonster, Okkervil River, The Heavy, Gentleman Auction House, Jeffrey Lewis and the Jitters, Frightened Rabbit, Ravens and Chimes, The Raveonettes (kinda sorta twice), and Vampire Weekend (amongst others!) . Thanks again to everyone who donated to the "send BAGeL Radio to South By Southwest" fund drive, none of that would have happened without your generous support.

Today's "480 Minutes" show will feature new songs from Clinic (Liverpool, UK), Colour Revolt (Oxford, MS), Plants And Animals (Montreal, Canada), Finn Riggins (Hailey, ID), Twin Tigers (Athens, GA), Lemuria (Buffalo, NY), Whitey On The Moon (San Francisco, CA), Billy Bragg (Bridport, UK), The Young Werewolves (Philadelphia, PA), The Ting Tings (Salford, UK), Peter Morén (of Peter Bjorn and John, Stockholm, Sweden), Head of Femur (Chicago, IL), Voyager One (Seattle, WA), Ghosty (Lawrence, KS), Man Man (Philadelphia, PA), and LCD Soundsystem (New York, NY).

Please tune in to "480 Minutes" today and every Friday. The show runs live from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Pacific Time, the is rebroadcast starting at 7pm, then twice more on Saturday. On Saturday night at midnight we return to regular BAGeL Radio programming.

Reach out and e-touch me during the show via:

e-mail: feedback@bagelradio.com
Yahoo IM: bagelradio
AOL/iChat: bagelradiolive
MSN Msgr: bagelradio@hotmail.com
GoogleTalk: bagelradio@gmail.com

or send an instant message directly through the BAGeL Radio site on the bottom right of the window where is says "click here to chat."

Recent photos:


John Doe


Swaby of The Heavy


Monotonix


Misty with Birdmonster (and Kit)


Jad Fair of Half Japanese


Jeffrey Lewis and the Jitters


Matthew of The Wombats (with Cherub The Wombat)


Elephone

SXSW 2008 Collection.
SXSW 2008 Sample Set.

Upcoming Bay Area Gigs of Interest:

* Evangelicals/ Headlights @ The Hemlock Tavern 3/21
The Cliks/ Ex-Boyfriends/ Lipstick Conspiracy @ The Hotel Utah 3/21
Loquat/ The Prids/ Black Kites @ Cafe du Nord 3/21
Explosions In The Sky @ Great American Music Hall 3/21 & 22
Bob Mould @ Great American Music Hall 3/26
Bell X1 @ Cafe du Nord 3/26
Ministry @ The Fillmore 4/1 & 4/2
Cribs @ Popscene 4/3

* Les Sans Culottes/ The Cuban Cowboys/ The Gun & Doll Show @ Cafe du Nord 4/8
Enon @ Bottom of the Hill 4/13

BAGeL Radio Presents... buy tickets here!

#** Handsome Furs/ Aria C. Jalali @ Bottom of the Hil 4/15


* = I'm there
** = I'm DJing

# = win tickets during "480 Minutes"

more upcoming shows

Reminder: there's a new start date for my Blogs, Podcasts, and Internet Radio, at San Francisco State University's College of Extended Learning: April 5th. The class meets Saturdays at the downtown SFSU campus , and you can sign up right now for the Spring semester, first meeting on 4/5/08.

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