iatv Archive: SXSW '12 Bus Sessions

Crocodiles

Written by Aidan Rush | Posted in: SXSW '12 Bus Sessions on May 22, 2012

For some reason the name Crocodiles sounds right for a noise pop band hailing from Southern California. It makes even more sense when you learn that the duo of Charles Rowell and Brandon Welchez boast a thorny us against the world mentality.

PAPA (Los Angeles)

Written by Aidan Rush | Posted in: SXSW '12 Bus Sessions on May 08, 2012

“All that matters is writing good, honest songs. That’s what I care about as well.” This quote comes from PAPA leader Darren Weiss, and was part of his answer to a Buzz Bands LA interview question about whether or not he pays attention to what’s on the indie landscape right now.

Waters (San Francisco)

Written by Aidan Rush | Posted in: SXSW '12 Bus Sessions on April 19, 2012

Boy writes songs. Boy forms band. Boy’s band starts gaining momentum. Boy has artistic differences with band mates. Boy and band part ways. And so goes the timeless story of how most bands meet their demise.

The Spinto Band (Wilmington, DE)

Written by Aidan Rush | Posted in: SXSW '12 Bus Sessions on April 17, 2012

It’s not a stretch to say that Wilmington’s The Spinto Band might be the most DIY band to ever play an IAtv Session. To start, the project has been around in different incarnations since the 90s, and they’re still together.

Savoir Adore (Brooklyn)

Written by Aidan Rush | Posted in: SXSW '12 Bus Sessions on April 11, 2012

Because car troubles forced the cancellation of the IAtv Session we had planned with Savoir Adore in 2011, we were more than a little excited to finally capture this buzzing “fantasy rock” group doing their thing on the Presskit.to bus at SXSW.

I the Mighty (San Francisco)

Written by Aidan Rush | Posted in: SXSW '12 Bus Sessions on April 10, 2012

It has never been the intention of this website to review or analyze music in writing, but in this instance I will go so far as to say that the strength of Brent Walsh’s voice in person almost knocked the camera out of my hands.

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