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Possessed by Paul James
Written by Rory Burbeck | September 17, 2014

Artist Spotlight: Possessed by Paul James at HAAM Benefit Day

There aren’t many one-man bands that inspire and move the crowd quite like Possessed by Paul James. Konrad Wert’s music is a fierce combination of instruments and styles, deftly switching between guitar, fiddle and banjo all while stomping and singing passionately throughout his live sets....

Rodney Crowell at SXSW 2014
Written by Kevin Connor | September 16, 2014

Listen to Americana Music Festival Preview Now on SXSWfm!

This is the big week of the year for the Americana Music Association; their 15th annual conference and festival kicks off tomorrow at the historic Ryman Auditorium in Nashville, Tennessee with the Honors & Awards show. SXSW veterans hold down the key positions: Jim Lauderdale is the emcee, Buddy Miller...

Otis the Destroyer Added to Free SXSWfm HAAM Benefit Day Showcase

The SXSWfm HAAM Benefit Day Showcase just got even better: Otis the Destroyer has been added to the lineup! Otis the Destroyer's psych rock closing the showcase adds another element to the already eclectic lineup, which includes punk-rock openers Residual Kid, indie group The Sour Notes and one-man...

BANKS at SXSW 2014
Written by Rory Burbeck | September 9, 2014

New Music! Artist Alumni Releases - Tuesday, September 9

After another (understandably) light music week due to the Labor Day holiday here in the States, we’re back with another edition of New Music Tuesday! There’s a huge batch of albums from both up-and-comers (Ballet School, Vance Joy, BANKS) and veterans (Robert Plant, Interpol) and more in-between just waiting to...