Articles by Merideth C

Donald Trump for President!

July 9, 2015 // 0 Comments

Donald Trump is running for president, which is AMAZING. Maybe the most amazing thing to happen to me all year because I adore Donald Trump. Well, I adore Donald Trump the Character, not so much [...]

New track from Led Zeppelin

June 12, 2015 // 0 Comments

That is a straight-up lie; I’m sorry. There are no new tracks from Led Zeppelin. I am a horrible person. However, the “new” track “Sugar Mama,” which will be included on the upcoming Coda [...]

Record Store Day (Austin 2015)

April 16, 2015 // 0 Comments

Dudes, I was SO THRILLED when a record shop opened up in Shanghai (What up, Uptown Records! Hope you’re still around). And I was also really psyched when they started recognizing Record Store Day, [...]

10 Things I learned at SXSW 2015

April 2, 2015 // 0 Comments

Was it your first SXSW? Yeah, me too. Here’s what we learned: Please note I did not attend any actual “workshops” or “panels” or “educational opportunities.” These are lessons from the [...]

Songs I’ve Shazammed

March 11, 2015 // 0 Comments

It’s hard to remember life before Shazam. Never again will I furiously try to jot down lyrics when I hear a song in order to Google it later or have the two-hour “What song is this? I know this [...]

The ritual exhaustion of SXSW

March 3, 2015 // 1 Comment

Austin is known for its music festivals and the top one is still no doubt South by Southwest. For those cave-dwellers among us, SXSW is a huge music/film/interactive festival and conference that runs [...]

The Starship returneth

February 27, 2015 // 0 Comments

There was this rumor floating around a while back, connected to the rumor that Led Zeppelin would be reuniting and going on a limited tour again. The follow-up rumor was that the person who was [...]

Awesome Music Tattoos

November 1, 2014 // 0 Comments

I am seriously considering turning this into a completely music tattoo-based blog. For realz. It was slightly harder to find good band tattoos than bad ones. Who would’ve thought? The Clash Van [...]

Questionable Music Tattoos

October 26, 2014 // 1 Comment

Music tattoos aren’t always terrible. I mean, usually they are, but sometimes there are tattoos that for certain reasons — maybe their subject matter, their composition, their art — [...]

Terrible Music Tattoos

October 22, 2014 // 2 Comments

If I got every tattoo I wanted to get, I’d be covered in nothing but Morrissey lyrics from head to toe. Either that, or every member of New Kids on the Block, because that was the age at which [...]

Songs to break your heart

October 5, 2014 // 1 Comment

God, I love to wallow. Mostly in misery and the realization that the world is void of affection and nothing is fair and no one will ever love me. Or whatever. And sometimes, when I’m wallowing, [...]

Review: Americana for the win

July 29, 2014 // 0 Comments

I’ve been pretty stingy with my pennies ever since coming Austin, partly because I’m cheap frugal, and partly because I’m ever-so-gainfully unemployed. There’s tons of good [...]

Hello, Austin

June 14, 2014 // 0 Comments

It’s hard to decide where to go after Shanghai. It’s hard to decide to go anywhere, ever, actually, but eventually you can no longer live out of a suitcase or on couches (or with your [...]