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Threads: The Soul Behind Soul

Written and Produced by: Monica Solis This is Lee Fields and the Expressions. Fields says every night feels like the first time. “It’s a giving process, the people give…it’s about love,” Fields says. “Life is about love. So all of these songs touch these people and it’s so inspiring for me; it energizes me.” Fields’…


SXSW 2014: ‘DamNation’ Interview

  By Jordan Gass-Poore’ I spoke with the writers/directors of DamNation, Ben Knight and Travis Rummel, during this year’s SXSW about the world premiere of their documentary that examines the history and controversy that surrounds America’s dams. DamNation won the SXSW 2014 Audience Award in the festival’s Documentary Spotlight category.

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SXSW 2014: ‘Patrick’s Day’ Interview

  By Jordan Gass-Poore’ This was one of my most enjoyable interviews. If you listen closely, maybe you can hear the tinkling of pint glasses or the swigging of amber-colored liquid — the interview with the writer/director and two stars of the SXSW 2014 world premiere Patrick’s Day did take place after noon. That might…

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SXSW 2014: ‘Surviving Cliffside’ Interview

By Jordan Gass-Poore’ I spoke with Jon Matthews, writer/director of the SXSW world premiere documentary, Surviving Cliffside. Matthews revisited his hometown in West Virginia and followed the lives of his cousin E.J. Huffman and his family. E.J. battles prescription drug addiction, much like others who live in the same trailer park, and his young daughter’s…

SXSW interview with Lucius

SXSW Interview with Lucius

New York native Indie-Pop Band, Lucius, released their debut album Wildewoman last October and have quickly become a popular name in the music world. They have toured through Austin several times and were more than happy to be a part of SXSW this year. Jess Wolfe  and Holly Laessig (pictured left) are the well-known matching vocalists. I…


SXSW 2014: GRMLN Interview

  Interviewer: Janelle Abad Interviewee: Yoodoo Park I’m Janelle with KTSW the Other Side of Radio and here I have Yoodoo Park also known as GRMLN. How has your SXSW experience been thus far? Yoodoo Park: It’s been stressful, long, and tiring. And my voice is gone. Yeah, it’s been fun though. We had a…