METALLICA: THE ROBERT TRUJILLO INTERVIEW

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FANTASTIC FEST 2013: PAUL SALFEN ASKS ROBERT TRUJILLO ABOUT CO-WRITING "THROUGH THE NEVER,"  HIS OLD BANDS "SUICIDAL TENDENCIES" AND "INFECTIOUS GROOVES" , SURFING, CRAB-WALKING,  AND GETS A GREAT OZZY OSBOURNE STORY.   Trujillo surprised the Fantastic Fest audience by  screening his animated short film, "'Tallica Parking Lot," just before "Metallica:  Through The … [Read more...]

RUBY SPARKS INTERVIEW

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Ruby Sparks is a charming movie starring real-life couple Paul Dano and Zoe Kazan (also the writer). The movie deals with the age-old desire of finding the perfect mate, and "what if" you could change your mate to be anything you wanted? Directed by another real-life couple, Jonathan Dayton and Valerie Faris. Paul Salfen talks to Zoe and Paul about the movie.SYNOPSIS: A … [Read more...]

OLIVER RAJAMANI – THE KING OF PEARLS

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Photo: Linda Hughes of Austin Fusion Magazine Music is not even sound. Sound is just an element the music is carried by. Music is part of the depth of your heart, it’s a mysterious place. It’s part of your spirit, part of your soul. - Oliver Rajamani BY: Special Guest Writer Kelli Rhodes+ (Austin, TX)- Sept. 2, 2012 - It is not merely happenstance that … [Read more...]

SOUTH AUSTIN BREWERY

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Fabrizio takes us to meet Jordan Weeks and Chris Oglesby of South Austin Brewery, and sample some of Austin's newest homegrown brew. They are located at 415 East Saint Elmo, Unit 1D, Austin TX 78745. From downtown, go south on Congress past Ben White 71/290, turn left onto East Saint Elmo Road approximately 1/2 mile, the brewery is directly south across the street from Music … [Read more...]

KNUCKLE: The Interview

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I had never planned to make a film about bare-knuckle boxing. I stumbled across this secretive world and was drawn into it. - Director Ian Palmer An epic 12-year journey into in the world of an Irish Traveller community,KNUCKLE takes us inside their secretive and exhilarating bare-knuckle fighting lives. Chronicling a history of violent feuding between rival families, the … [Read more...]

Guitar Great Hubert Sumlin Dies at 80

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If there wasn't a Hubert Sumlin, there probably never would have been a Jimi Hendrix, Stevie Ray Vaughan, Keith Richards, Jimmy Page or Eric Clapton. Sumlin, ranked in Rolling Stone's top 100 guitarists of all time, died Sunday of heart failure at age 80. He was Howlin' Wolf's guitarist from the mid '50s until Wolf's death in 1976. His signature style changed the music we … [Read more...]

Kevin Sorbo at Comic Con Austin

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Comic Con Austin brought droves of people to the Austin Convention Center to view TV stars like Kevin Sorbo (Hercules, Andromeda,), James Marsters (Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Angel), Hayden Panattiere (Heroes) and Eisner Award - winning comic book illustrators. In only the second year to host the Wizard World event, Austin represented with it's own fabulous artists at "The Con" … [Read more...]

Tales From the Texas Hill Country – Jimmy Davis

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Donnie Price leads us to the venerated Picker's Circle in Luckenbach, Texas. Every Sunday some of the best singer songwriters in the Hill Country gather together to play and learn from each other in this celebrated little town which is roughly 50 miles (80 km) north of San Antonio and 69 miles (111 km) west of Austin. It was purchased by Hondo Crouch, rancher and Texas … [Read more...]

Margo Rey’s Inspiration for Dance Hit “Let The Rain”

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Margo Rey accompanied her husband Ron White to Austin for his show at the Paramount Theater this past weekend, and afterward treated Ron's V.I.P. ticket holders to a surprise set at Speakeasy's on the Avenue. Michael Blakey, Ron and Margo's partner in the new label Organica Music Group (distributed by Universal Music), was also in attendance. Organica Music Group also produces … [Read more...]