“Is that the name of your sorority?” Carrie Brownstein bonded with the incredible, and incredibly mixed sold-out crowd at the Paradise on Saturday (e.g., gay, straight, lesbian, old, young, an African-American man wearing a Planned Parenthood T-shirt, “Stand Up for Kerr”), once bandmate Mary Timony revealed that she had attended BU.
In the better late than never department, this is the first of what I hope will be several posts highlighting some of my favorite moments at SXSW.
First up: Wild Flag, ubiquitous at this year's festival, playing 8 (eight!) shows over four days. Here's what I love about this band: It's not simply the Sleater-Kinney/Helium/Minders pedigree.