On this special episode of Serious Business on BTR, host Travis Harrison is joined by a panel of music fanatics to look back on their favorite albums of 2011. Meet the panelists... - Matt Gross runs the music blog A Heart is a Spade - George Flanagan is in the band El Jezel and an organizer of events at Fort Useless - Maia Macdonald is a BTR DJ, host of BTR Live Studio, and a musician in the band Mitten - Phil Nguyen is a BTR DJ, frequent guest host of BTR Live Studio, and a BTR video editor - Jeremiah McVay heads up BTR’s video team and organizes music events at Fort Useless
On this special episode of Serious Business on BTR, host Travis Harrison is joined by a panel of music fanatics to look back on their favorite albums of 2011.
Poison Control Center is a quintessential rock ‘n’ roll band -- guitar rock with a healthy dose of showmanship. Says Travis: "Straight outta Ames, Iowa come The Poison Control Center. These tireless rockists have opened for Pavement and play hundreds of shows a year all over the country. Their shows are sweaty, visceral, anti-shoegaze fun-fests brimming with rock and roll abandon..." [blip]video2[/blip]
On this week's special double edition of Pulse, we tag-team our coverage of last week's SXSW. In New York, host Jess Westberg asks musicians why they decided to sit the Austin fest out. Meanwhile, in Austin, DJ Matt Lehtola talks to participating bands and industry insiders, to find out whether the trip was really worth it. Austin sights, Tex Mex cuisine and bands abound. [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4iLy9DN8FFE&hd=1[/youtube] [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=c6FX7gO5CY4&hd=1[/youtube]