To the families and friends of Jamie Ranae West, Steven Craenmehr and Sandy Le -- victims of a horrific crime on the streets of Austin during SXSW 2014 -- I offer my sincerest condolences for your losses. To the dozens more injured, I can send only expedient recovery wishes.
The Twangfest day parties at South By Southwest, presented by KDHX, moved locations to the legendary Broken Spoke for the 2013 festivities, and although the stages were different, the good times rolled on.
Wed November 26
Karate Bikini is an eight piece ensemble who's members hail from St. Louis and the metro area. They are a large band with a large sound. Their latest album A Simpler Sugar is full of upbeat pop songs,…