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Tent Posts: Interview With The Morning Benders

Our second attempt to consult the Ouija board with a musician behind the scenes at Austin City Limits was slightly more successful, if only because Chris, from The Morning Benders, actually agreed to play. Unfortunately … read more »

POSTED October 15, 2010 7:15PM IN EVENTS SPECIALS TAGS: , ,

Tent Posts: Interview With The Temper Trap

The Temper Trap took a break from playing cinematic stadium anthems at ACL this year to answer some of our questions regarding hot babes, accents and the conjunction “y’all.” Only the incredibly friendly Jonathan and … read more »

POSTED October 14, 2010 6:15PM IN EVENTS SPECIALS TAGS: , ,

Tent Posts: Interview With Two Door Cinema Club

We sat down with Irish sweethearts Two Door Cinema Club behind the scenes at Austin City Limits this year. Well, we sort of sat down—on blow-up furniture that conjured memories of our college dorm room. … read more »

POSTED October 14, 2010 11:15AM IN EVENTS SPECIALS Comments (2) TAGS: , ,

Tent Posts: Interview With Girls

We’re not sure what is more adorable—Chris Owens’ new haircut or the fact that all members of Girls were wearing coordinating outfits. Both of these elements, along with the red and white flowers wrapped around … read more »

POSTED October 13, 2010 5:45PM IN EVENTS SPECIALS TAGS: , ,

Tent Posts: Interview With Devendra Banhart

Devendra Banhart & The Grogs, his cool backup band from SF, was definitely a high point of Austin City Limits, and we intend absolutely no pun with that statement. Before his set, though, we got … read more »

POSTED October 12, 2010 3:00PM IN EVENTS SPECIALS Comments (1) TAGS: ,
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Tent Posts: Interview with Lissie

At Austin City Limits this weekend, during a rare break from the chaos, we plopped ourselves beneath a tree with the soulful/countrified folk singer Lissie for a little pow wow. She’s not a Southern girl … read more »

POSTED October 11, 2010 3:30PM IN EVENTS SPECIALS TAGS: , ,

Tent Posts: Austin City Limits, Day 3

Day three began just as lightheartedly and nonchalantly as the days before. There must be something in the water here in Austin (or maybe it’s the Budweiser), because you guys are just a little too … read more »

POSTED October 11, 2010 11:16AM IN MUSIC NEWS TAGS: , , , , , , ,

Tent Posts: Austin City Limits, Day 2

Day 2. Instead of running stage to stage today, we decided to take a calmer approach. We began by hanging out in the grass, prepping our ears for the Black Lips, Local Natives, Dan Black, … read more »

POSTED October 10, 2010 4:26PM IN MUSIC NEWS TAGS: , , , , , , , ,

Tent Posts: Interview With Chief

The last time we saw Chief was back in May, pre-summer heat, and their beards and hair were significantly longer. Like just-off-the-family-farm long. So when these dudes walked into our interview freshly-shaven, we were like … read more »

POSTED October 9, 2010 4:33PM IN EVENTS SPECIALS TAGS: , ,

Tent Posts: Austin City Limits, Day 1

Austin City Limits, held in downtown Austin’s Zilker Park, has been tainted for years by biblical plagues: choking dust, manure mudslides and perennially lame line-ups. The musical offerings in recent years were so mediocre that … read more »

POSTED October 9, 2010 3:53PM IN MUSIC NEWS TAGS: , , , , , , , ,