Category Archives: Guest

Here you’ll find some unfamiliar names but as always the same great quality of content The Music Brewery always strives to deliver.

Guest Post: March’s Mad Lil’ Mamas


by Caroline Hirko

WITH women’s history month having just drawn to a close, here’s a list of the femme fatales in indie/punk rock that are shaking things up and 100% worthy of your attention: Continue reading Guest Post: March’s Mad Lil’ Mamas

Guest Post: SXSW Day-By-Day, Play-By-Play


by Caroline Hirko

OF all the music festivals in Austin, TX none compare to the frenzied mayhem that is South by Southwest. SXSW is a whirlwind romance. It’s what’s best about Austin and dating in general.  Just like any new relationship, year after year I think by now I’ve got the hang of it. Yet despite my best laid plans and ‘realistic’ expectations, SXSW can be over and underwhelming at the same time. Both highly rewarding and incredibly frustrating. It can destroy you if you don’t learn to just go with the flow and accept the experience for what it is.

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Guest Post: Wayne Blair’s ‘The Sapphires’


Based on an incredible true story, The Sapphires is a funny and touching film directed by Wayne Blair. The film follows the journey of 4 talented singers from Australia who form a girl group led by Dave (Chris O’Dowd), a sweet, kind hearted talent scout with very little rhythm but a passion for soul music. The Sapphires’ career takes off, but their friendships are tested as their success grows.

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