Stephen M. March 19 We present the Year in News, a roundup of music-related triumph, tragedy, and kookery from the pages of Pitchforkmedia. December 8 With 1, bands playing on odd stages over the course of five days-- and that's not even counting day parties and unofficial events-- the annual SXSW conference can feel a little overwhelming, so we separate some of the wheat from the chaff and offer tips for making the most out of the Austin experience. March 13
Jason Andrew Molina December 30, — March 16, was an American musician and singer-songwriter. Raised in northern Ohio, he came to prominence performing and recording as Songs: Ohia , both in solo projects and with a rotating cast of musicians in the late s. Beginning in , he would garner a further indie following for his releases with the band Magnolia Electric Co. Molina had a prolific career between his two musical projects and solo releases,  producing a total of sixteen studio albums, eight EPs, and numerous singles. His overall discography was noted by critics for blending elements of indie rock , blues, and alternative country with his tenor vocal range. In , Molina canceled a tour with Magnolia Electric Co.
The Magnolia Electric Co. The naming of the album and comments by Jason Molina have led to discussions whether it is not simultaneously, in fact, the debut album by Molina's new band, also named Magnolia Electric Co. The artwork for the album does not contain the name Songs: Ohia anywhere, though the center label of the vinyl record does say "Songs: Ohia. The first U. Both tracks are included at the end of first CD on the 2xCD edition. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Songs: Ohia , or Magnolia Electric Co. Folk rock indie rock alt-country . Retrieved June 12, The Boston Phoenix.