Bassist for Eleanor Friedberger's current touring band, Cassandra Jenkins is a fine songwriter, singer and arranger in her own right, as evidenced by the new track "Up in Flames," which blends a folk sensibility with misty ambience.
Despite its carefree nature, making a summer mix can be a harrowing task. Do you opt for of-the-moment pop jams or comfortable nostalgia? These are the questions that kept us cassette-dubbing youth up at night in summers past.
With her latest album "Personal Record," Eleanor Friedberger has created just that -- an indie-pop diary compiled of detailed lyrics just relatable enough to let the listener daydream his or her way into Friedberger's shoes.
Eleanor Friedberger and her brother Matthew didn't get along so well when they were young. Imagine that.
Friday, March 16
12:30 p.m. Home Slice Pizza. This New York-style pizza joint in south Austin hosts a fantastic day party each writing essay year, and this year's lineup is quality.