Leatherbag is the musical guest and Tim deSilva is our Audience of One. Tim deSilva is a graphic designer and partner of Culture Pilot.With his partners Tim, Kara, and Grace, Culture Pilot are the driving force behind a number of community events including an interactive Houston at SXSW event and TEDxHouston. Leatherbag is an American power trio from Austin, Texas. After relocating to Austin from Houston in 2005, Leatherbag was formed by songwriter/guitarist, Randy Reynolds. In the time between the recording of Yellow Television (2011) and its release, Leatherbag pared down from a quartet to a trio. The band's new and final form finds Drew Emmons wired on bass and Danny Blanchard wild behind the drums. The band has performed at the Austin City Limits Music Festival and at the SXSW Music Conference Leatherbag is a book reference. In addition to their LP release, they have released a seven song EP Patience and are currently working on a new album, Ditto Time to be released later this year.
Live studios sessions featuring emerging recording artists and established stars recorded live at "The Abbey Road of the South", historic SugarHill Studios in Houston, TX. SugarHill Recording Studios is a 72 year old facility that has played home to sessions by Archie Bell and The Drells, The Big Bopper, Willie Nelson, The Rolling Stones, Todd Rundgren, Freddy Fender, Beyonce, ZZ Top, Destiny's Child... the list goes on.