Team This Song is still processing SXSW, and we’ve decided to process with you. Listen as the interviewers, editors, audio engineers and interns who make this show happen bring you their favorite sparkly festival moments from artists like Lizzo, Spoon, OJR, Temples, Cool Kids, Otis the Destroyer and 6lack.
Listen to Songs from Episode 74 of This Song
There are a lot of amazing things about being in the music industry here in Austin, Texas; getting to interview fantastic artists that live here and some that are just passing through is great, but seeing them all in one place for a week of music-making magic (and madness) has got to be one of the best. Here’s a list of our This Song artists that played 2017 SXSW official,so even if you can’t see them, you can hear them talk about music that changed their lives!
Professional Partier Andrew W.K. explores one of the most deeply embedded songs in American culture — The Star Spangled Banner. As he breaks down how this lyrically archaic a technically difficult song works as a stirring National Anthem, you may realize that you have your own connection to the song.
We want to hear YOUR stories about the national anthem! Did you see it, did you sing it, is funny or inspiring? Comment, tweet, message, email, or even leave a voicemail with our excellent intern Kelly Seale for a chance to hear your story on the podcast!
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Listen to Songs from Episode 73 of This Song
Rhett Miller, lead singer and songwriter of Old 97’s, explains how seeing a Jewish Lesbian Folk Singer named Phranc sing Bob Dylan’s “The Lonesome Death of Hattie Carroll” helped him realize how music connects and saves us all.
Listen to Songs from Episode 72 of This Song
Molly Burch always knew she wanted to sing, but she just needed to find the right song. Hear how Billie Holiday’s “God Bless the Child” has helped her find her way as a singer from the first time she heard it in middle school.
Listen to Songs from Episode 71 of This Song