Tag Archives: austin city limits

AUSTIN CITY LIMITS: DAY 3

by zander (s) Alright so we’ll shut up about Austin for a while after we get through this one last ACL post. I feel battered after 3 toxic days of music, consumption, and connections. Not to mention the fact that reality bites and I’m back stuck in the middle. I finally made it to my [...]

AUSTIN CITY LIMITS: DAY 2

by zander(s) Day 2. A late start. We got to the media tent – by the way, we must mention all of the awesomeness involved with the media tent. Not only does it function as a place of solitude and rest away from the masses, they also comp you sick drinks, delicious barbecue, and of [...]

AUSTIN CITY LIMITS: DAY 1

by zander(s) ACL so far has exceeded all of my expectations. From the media tent, to the unkempt grass, to the amazing lineup. Everything has been, in a word, awesome. We arrived at the festival grounds yesterday at about 12:30. Just enough time to get some snacks and beers and settle in. Two sets of [...]

QC INTERVIEW: TEGAN AND SARA

by eliza czander Before heading off to ACL and then onto another big tour, QC contributing writer Eliza Czander was able to get on the phone with Sara from indie pop twosome Tegan and Sara. Below, she gets the scoop on playing festivals, future collaborations, and how Americans run on fear. THE CON BY TEGAN [...]

QC INTERVIEW: XAVIER RUDD

by eliza czander Xavier Rudd performed at The Nokia Theater in NYC a couple of weeks ago, and like an idiot, I missed it. Instead, I went to Goldfrapp. Sigh. I was, however, lucky enough to chat with him for a few minutes via cell phone Sunday night, and am now super fucking psyched to [...]

ACL LINEUP UNVEILED OVER WEEKEND

by kristen bartley Yes, we all know by now Austin and its residents are weird…a little off their rockers maybe. But credit must be given to the city that hosts two of the most badass music and arts events of the year…South by Southwest and Austin City Limits. This year ACL is boasting 130 bands [...]

R.E.M PERFORM “HOLLOW MAN” FOR ACL

R.E.M. performs “Hollow Man” at the Austin City Limits studio. Although this concert took place in early March, it is airing for the first time this Saturday, May 24th on PBS. The show will also include an interview with band members Michael Stipe, Peter Buck, and Mike Mills.