Greg Mullen and A Tour of Cosmic America

Greg Mullen snubbed out the joint he’d been smoking just as the bus pulled up. He was wearing a cowboy hat with the sides curled in and big white, heart-shaped sunglasses. He was traveling with only a suitcase and a guitar. High and exhausted, he took his seat and the mystical voice of the bus driver […]

We Despise Lists, But Here’s A List of Our Favorite Artists at SXSW 2013

It’s that time of year again! There are a million lists out there about the acts people should see in Austin at SXSW! We have a quick list of recommended artists IN ADDITION to SXSW habits/tendencies that you should kill before you end up having the roughest week of your life! Har har har. This […]

The Strafing Run Talks to Lawrence Brown, a Local Musician Finding His Voice

Hi there, bombers! This week, I have a very special interview with a local musician making his way in the musical world. I met Christopher “Lawrence” Brown (he changed his stage name to Lawrence Brown for obvious reasons) a few years ago through his sister. Every time I’d see him, he’d be carrying his guitar, or playing […]

Shearwater’s Animal Life

Shearwater vocalist Jonathan Meiburg’s unique voice is capable of evoking a wide range of emotions in a way that is notable in the age of mediocre “emotive” singer-songwriters. Meiburg begins the song “Dread Sovereign” off his album Animal Joy with a tenderness to his words that possesses a strong sense of urgency, and as the song […]