Kicking off this Tuesday, the music portion of SXSW 2012 will find thousands flocking to Austin, TX with one question on their mind: Who should we see this year? Many will gather in long lines to see faces they remember from magazine covers, while others will spend their days in dimly lit bars watching bands they already know play songs they’ve been touring on for a year, but what everyone should be there for is discovery and that’s where UTG comes in. After countless revisions and late night Skype conferences to plan our own coverage for this year’s event, UTG …
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Artist: Punch Brothers
Album: Who’s Feeling Young Now?
Label: Nonesuch Records
I remember writing a line in a review before in which I referred to my musical world of “rock meets metal meets Mozart.” Well, the latter third of that triumvirate is so, so incredibly pleased with this album and band. Yes, I’m sorry to say I was unfamiliar with Punch Brothers before today. These are the classics, embraced for a new generation, in the most divinely loving and refreshing and beautiful way. The music is so effortless it’s magical, and there’s an understated class and mastery that …