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Once a year, the initiative known as Blog Action Day calls on bloggers around the world to post something about a specific concern, all on the same day. This year’s topic is climate change. Since my day job involves campaigning and lobbying to convince lawmakers and world leaders to address the effects of climate change, […]

The best party of SXSW week last year looks to do it again this year… The Mess With Texas 3 initial lineup for March 21 has been announced, and includes the following: The Black Lips Soft Pack (formerly The Muslims)King Khan & the ShrinesThe Thermals Akron/FamilyThao and the Get Down Stay DownCircle JerksJapanther Crystal AntlersMonotonixTrash […]

I caught a fantastic set Monday night by Thao Nguyen and the Get Down Stay Down at the Knitting Factory. She’s often compared to Cat Power, but I think that’s kind of lazy…if she must be compared to someone vocally, you’d have to include Joni Mitchell, Sinead O’Connor, and maybe even a little Edie Brickell. […]