2016 Schedule

Interactive: March 11–15  •  Film: March 11–19  •  Music: March 15–20

Presented by: Flowerbooking/Polyvinyl Record Co/Topshelf Records

Pillar Point

Friday, March 18
8:45PM - 9:25PM

The Sidewinder Inside
715 Red River St


Scott Reitherman was planning to record the second Pillar Point album at home in Seattle, when he received an
unexpected invitation -- extended backstage in Phoenix after opening for of Montreal -- to cut it at Kevin Barnes’
home studio in Athens, Georgia.

“I couldn’t believe it to be honest,” says Reitherman. “I was overwhelmed; we’re halfway through the tour and I’m
already having the time of my life.”

Riding high from the news, the former Throw Me the Statue frontman devoted the next few months to crafting
demos that would bring the solemn but sprightly dance-pop sound found on his self-titled debut into full bloom
on his sophomore full-length.

Once those were ready, Reitherman traveled to Barnes’ house for a month to eat, sleep, and record -- often in
the late evening and early morning -- alongside such guest musicians as drummer Cameron Gardner (Washed
Out) and percussionist Philip Mayer (Kishi Bashi). ...

Show the rest

Hashtags: #sxsw


Music Badge, Platinum Badge, Music Festival Wristband, Artist Wristband
Event Type
Seattle, WA
Thanks to our sponsors
Esurance Logo Mazda Logo Monster Energy Logo CapitalOne logo Bud Light logo McDonald's logo Austin Chronicle Logo
Music sponsor
Sonic Bids Logo Pandora Logo Marriott Rewards Logo
Interactive sponsor
Deloitte Digital Logo Ten-X Logo United Airlines Logo Samsung Logo