SxSw was a (not so hot) mess. If you combined the party hounds from the Super Bowl, Mardi Gras and Spring Break and confined them to a six block radius…and then tried to add some showcasing bands to the mix, you get a pretty good idea of the mayhem. I have a full report on … More South By Skulldiggery – Band of Skulls Continue To Conquer The US
I’m about to keep Austin a little bit weirder as most of the music community lends a helping hand to do every March… I will be giving a seminar this year on how to speak to the press. A few different publications have been kind enough to choose me as one of their picks of … More Working the Press – Intellectuall Intercourse and Interviews at SxSw
Nico Vega, LA based and openers for The Von Bondies, hung out in the dressing room and answered some of my questions. more about "Ali on the Air & Antiquiet Backstage:…", posted with vodpod
Backstage of the Roxy with my Bondies. The conversation went from fascinating to silly to downright awkward. But we all had make up sex afterwards. Enjoy the lunacy of me and the Von Bondies! more about "Antiquiet Backstage: Von Bondies on V…", posted with vodpod
On a rainy Friday, I visited with Dave of Chromeo at his hotel for a little chat. Poor P Thugg was deathly ill so we sent him to his room with hot liquids and sat down to talk about Dave’s Fancy Foot work, and of, course working with Daryl Hall of Hall and Oates. more … More URB Magazine Exclusive – Ali On The Air and Chromeo, Yo!
More interviews, more hot content, more Ali for your eyes to feast on. A Tribe Called Quest: The Pharcyde (part one of two): Supernatural @ Rock The Bells Press Conference: Flogging Molly (part one of five): posted with vodpod Hanging with DJ Zegon and Squeak E Clean at their studio:
For whom the rocked bells toll I covered the Rock The Bells press conference yesterday. Legendary line up including the reunion of both De La Soul and A Tribe Called Quest. Look for my interviews with: Pharcyde, A Tribe Called Quest and Murs. Also, I sat down with my new bff, Pete Rock, at his … More Rock The Bells 2008 interviews: The Pharcyde, Murs, A Tribe Called Quest!!!