Just over five years ago, I started my own personal music blog, Superpop, after some persuasion and encouragement from friends and acquaintances. Writing has never been my greatest skill but I pursued it anyway with plenty of trial and error. My expectations with blogging can be summed up as: “I’m just a girl writing about music. If anyone likes it, that’s a bonus.” Not quite four years ago, I met John Laird and Dan Corbin from SOTO. This meeting eventually led to becoming part of a blogger “family” of sorts – with the SOTO crew as well as becoming acquainted with folks from other Austin music blogs. During these past few years, I’ve met so many talented, creative, passionate, funny, and kind people that have given me a reason to call Austin my home for the past 18 years. While I’ve enjoyed the music blogger experience, it’s time to pass the torch to another music lover. Who knows what will happen next? You might spot me on the Greenbelt, the Hike and Bike Trail, or trying out a new food trailer. You will continue to find me at shows once in awhile, but it has become time for me to take a step back from music and pursue other activities and interests. Music will always remain part of my life living in Austin whether or not I’m on the pages of a blog, and I can’t imagine not showing support to my favorite local bands. So, I think that’s what I’ll leave you with, a reminder to support your local music scene. Go to a show or buy something!
See you around.
PS – Here’s my send-off song, it’s Buttercup’s Hello Goodbye.