“I believe that suffering is part of the narrative, and that nothing really good gets built when everything’s easy. I believe that loss and emptiness and confusion often give way to new fullness and wisdom.”—Shauna Niequist, Bittersweet (via thresca)
“It seems to me we can never give up longing and wishing while we are thoroughly alive. There are certain things we feel to be beautiful and good, and we must hunger after them.”—George Eliot (via girlwithoutwings)
The firehose of information surrounding SXSW is daunting. Staggering. Majestic in it’s voluminosity. And eventually, just overwhelming. Sleep here, drink there and there and there. Shop on that street. Or this popup store. And of course, eat… everywhere.
Jay-Z and Eminem, fun., D.R.U.G.S, Miguel, Mannie Fresh, Juvenile, T.I, Dr. John, The Used, Go Radio, Gary Clark Jr., Machine Gun Kelly, Motion City Soundtrack, Kasabian, Slaughterhouse, Skrillex, Tenacious D, Kendrick Lamar, B.o.B, DEV, Big Sean, The-Dream, Mr. Lif, The Cool Kids, Scoundrels, Glen Hansard, The Sheepdogs, Talib Kweli, Asher Roth, Shooter Jennings, Mac Miller, Alice Russell, The Ting Tings, Juicy J, SBTRKT, Nipsey Hussle, Keane, A Fine Frenzy, John Mayer, The Heavy, Lucero, and Mobb Deep.
Plus…I’m rsvp’d for Fader Fort this year, so I’ll be there all the time. Also, the MTVU Woodie Awards are having a mini festival from 1 till 10 on Thursday with a kickass lineup.
Plus…who knows about unofficial day shows, and I’ll also be relying on my rock buddies to hook me up with some shit I can mosh to. haha.