With an opening gig at Thursday’s Waterloo Records SXSW Day Party, Los Angeles’ the Airborne Toxic Event delivered in spades. They didn’t have much time in the abbreviated time slot that the South by Southwest music festival typically allows, but the indie rockers fit a lot into their set. At one point, the energy was so high that singer Mikel Jollett even climbed to the top of the scaffolding to deliver the anthemic “Does This Mean You’re Moving On?” off their self-titled debut.
California indie rockers The Drowning Men played a number of shows at this year's South by Southwest music festival, and the guys recently sent a few photos of their performance at the FILTER Magazine Culture Collide showcase to the Gretsch Post. Check out frontman Nato Bardeen on stage at Austin's Bar 96 with his Gretsch
Los Angeles-based soul-punk-rock band Papa was already three shows into a five-show run at the South by Southwest music festival, but that didn't stop the Darren Weiss- and Danny Presant-helmed group from putting on an electric show at Cheer Up Charlie's on Friday night. Drawing upon their 2011 EP A Good Woman Is Hard To
Gretsch Guitars caught up with Cult guitarist Billy Duffy down in Austin for the 2012 SXSW music fest. Check it out ...