If the lottery were issued in apartments instead of money, Matt Ragland’s neighbors would have hit the jackpot. I imagine whomever these lucky people are have ditched their radio for the perpetual Nelo concert that has turned the wall harbored between their dwellings into one large surround sound speaker. The SXSW Music Festival kicks off this coming Wednesday, March 16, and YouPlusDallas filmed an acoustic set with Austin (slash) Dallas band, Nelo. Not that they need the practice. We just like hearing them play.
Even though my personal clock ticks about five minutes behind the pace of on-time individuals, I dislike being late for things, especially interviews. But I can’t help it when Austin traffic moves at the pace of a snail swimming in honey, and Ragland’s apartment building is marked in the most unobvious manner. (more…)