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Quincy Jones Reveals a New Gem – Nikki Yanofsky

Tonight at SXSW, Quincy Jones gave us a new, amazingly talented artist… Nikki Yanofsky. And, blessing us all, he presented Ms. Yanofsky with the amazing Alfredo Rodriguez on the keys with the tightest combo with which any jazz singer ever had the pleasure of performing. At the tender age of 18, Ms. Yanofsky delivered original [...]

Pulled Apart by Horses Rips Up Austin at SXSW 2011

Pulled Apart by Horses Rips Up Austin at SXSW 2011

Another great night of English bands started out with the British Music Embassy Launch party at SXSW 2011.  Opening with Dry the River (see photos from yesterday’s posting), the line up included singer/songwriter Jamie Woon and wrapped up with the very popular Bombay Bicycle Club. The SXSW 2011 showcase for London band Black Cherry at the Prague Night Club, and this [...]

Wales Rocks Austin at SXSW 2011

Wales Rocks Austin at SXSW 2011

The British Music Embassy always sets up at Latitude 30, and they never, ever disappoint. Today’s showcase of bands from the little country of Wales is no exception to the rule, and the three bands I saw there this morning were AWESOME! And so was the free food and open bar… God I love the [...]

SXSW 2011 – Out with Interactive, In with Music

SXSW 2011 - Out with Interactive, In with Music

Greetings from Austin, Texas where SXSW Interactive is wrapping up and SXSW Music is just beginning. Tonight is the first night of SXSW Music showcases, and I’ll be heading out with my camera and notebook soon to bring you back updates on what’s hot and new in the world of music. I arrived in Austin [...]

Savvant Music and The British Invasion at SXSW 2010

Well, the Fort Collins SpokesBUZZ folks are on their way! But Bob Carnahan and I are already here watching GREAT bands at the British Music Embassy at Latitude 30 in Austin, TX. All our SpokesBUZZ posters are posted and about half of our VIP passes passed out! Video and photos to follow! Right now we’re [...]

Day one done at SXSW ’09

Day one done at SXSW '09

It’s always the bands you find by accident that turn out to be the best, as you’ll find by reading further about new music recommendations from NPR vs what we found by stumbling down 6th Street… CFO Bob Carnahan and I arrived here in Austin last Friday to catch SXSW interactive, so even though yesterday [...]

Site Upgrades – Why Now???

Well, here it is at the very start of SXSW 09 and I’m in the middle of site upgrades! Well, my husband always complain and asks why I always insist on doing all the laundry right before a trip.  What can I say? I’m thorough and I want to make sure everything is well backed [...]

Is it a review?

We initially started out our Savvant Music blogs to be just that, blogs not reviews.  Our original intent was for these to be notes from gigs researching possible artists for Savvant Music. However, over time we realized that more and more we were really reviewing the bands. As a result, I’ve gone back and edited [...]