Recent articles written by Maggie Boyd

Father John Misty @ Stubb’s – 4.24.15

Father John Misty @ Stubb’s – 4.24.15

Ed. Note: Oh, man. This friggin’ guy. The kids, they friggin’ LOVE this friggin’ guy. Padre Juan Brumoso. It’s a good name, I’m not gonna lie and the woozy folky smirk and wry bombast he delivers on I Love You, Honeybear is some full-on gopher bait (Mr. Callahan was more...

Review by Maggie Boyd
The Bright Light Social Hour @ Stubb’s – 3.27.15

The Bright Light Social Hour @ Stubb’s – 3.27.15

Ed. Note: Oh, Ms. Maggie…where on earth do you find the constitution? It’s been less than a week since SXSW tore ass through Austin and, already, you’re out and about making magic from this mortal coil of camera, art and consequence and, though we’re grateful, of course, to you for...

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SXSW 2015 – Days 4 & 5

SXSW 2015 – Days 4 & 5

Ed. Note: If I had my druthers, the only photo to be included in the entire summation of SXSW 2015 would be that one right there of Snoop Dogg in the Game of fucking Thrones chair (I know it has a name but I don’t watch that show and I...

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SXSW 2015 – Day 3

SXSW 2015 – Day 3

Ed. Note: It’s snowing in NYC. Did you know that? Because it totally is even though it’s the first goddamn day of Spring and also an eclipse and mom’s birthday and I just took a buck-seventy cut in my take-home so, yeah…would life be better in Texas right now? Fuck...

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SXSW 2015 – Day 2

SXSW 2015 – Day 2

Ed. Note: El Jefe asked me today if I was missing the madness of SXSW and I said “Yes, goddamnit. Real life is a pain in the ass and the grand delusion of rock and roll boiling over one town like a quantum foam where all the boom light goes...

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SXSW 2015 – Day 1

SXSW 2015 – Day 1

Ed. Note: This is the first year in five that Pinpoint hasn’t rolled into Austin with a small army of friends, drunks and goddamn lunatics all serving to forge a patois of sonic experience to better understand the thousands playing SXSW and clue you into the panoply with a wild...

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Behemoth / Cannibal Corpse / Aeon / Tribulation @ The Mohawk – 1.30.15

Behemoth / Cannibal Corpse / Aeon / Tribulation @ The Mohawk – 1.30.15

Ed. Note: There’s metal and then there’s METAAAAUUUUGGGGHHHHHHLLLL!!! and sure there are a thousand and one if not dozens of genres and niches and cliques in between but let’s keep our heads easy this evening and recognize the poles as being the type of heavy leather your dope-smoked uncle might...

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G-Eazy / Jay Ant / Kehlani / Kool John @ Emo’s – 1.29.15

G-Eazy / Jay Ant / Kehlani / Kool John @ Emo’s – 1.29.15

Ed. Note: G-Eazy is an East Bay impresario, reworking the West coast wiring of hip hop one slick shit verse at a time though he could just be as easily lauded for his work as a beat blaster (no jacks, please) or straight up songsmith…you know, legitimate talent cum illicit...

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