March 18th, 2011
Episode 284 of 426 episodes
Colin Stetson is coveted as a sideman for countless big names: The Montreal bass saxophonist and multi-instrumentalist is a touring member of Arcade Fire and Bell Orchestre, and has performed guest work with Tom Waits, TV on the Radio, The National, David Byrne, Bon Iver and countless others. ?As a solo artist kicking off NPR Music's SXSW day party at The Parish in Austin, Texas, Stetson crafts vivid, enveloping, seemingly freeform soundscapes that sprawl and convulse. Hear Stetson perform live at NPR Music's SXSW day party from The Parish in Austin, Texas, on March 17, 2011.