A night like Tuesday night at the Pageant can be described in so many ways, but none of them carry a negative connotation.
Thao and the Get Down Stay Down consistently deliver badass, jangly, folk rock filled with bent notes and electric emotion.
Each month, this site features numerous photography pieces based on the work of the intrepid members of KDHX's pool of volunteer photographers.
People came from all over the world came to perform and be a part of the SXSW festivities in Austin, Texas this year.
Thao Nguyen formed the basis of Thao & the Get Down Stay Down around 2004 with drummer Willis Thompson in Falls Church, Va., later picking up (and, since then, dropping) musicians Adam Thompson and Frank Stewart and relocating the duo's efforts to San Francisco.
The latest from Thao & the Get Down Stay Down comes on with plenty of tart hooks and rhythmic bounce -- but the banjo is its secret weapon.