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Six to Watch @ SXSW

The best parts of South by Southwest are the unexpected.
What's F'n Next?
By MICHAEL MAROTTA  |  March 08, 2013

[mid-cmj report] Highlights from this year's fest, plus a playlist ft. Grimes, Dive, Trash Talk, Bleached, + more


CMJ 2011: Dive, Grimes, Trash Talk, Bleached, +++ by lizpellyphx Much like SXSW, the annual five-day CMJ Music Marathon brings together hundreds of international artists...
By Liz Pelly  |  October 21, 2011
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Video: The 12 acts you should've seen at Bonnaroo 2010

When I told my bosses here at the Phoenix  that I was going to need some time off to attend Bonnaroo for my third year in a row, I expected to hear something along the lines of, "Have fun, don't die, and we'll see you when you get back."
From the xx to Jay-Z
By MICHAEL C. WALSH  |  June 25, 2010
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Summer treats

From Andean to zydeco, pick your flavor and there's a summer music festival ready to serve it up.
Whether classical, jazz, pop, or folk, 'tis the season to get out and enjoy the music
By CLEA SIMON  |  June 18, 2010
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Bonnaroo 2010 (Saturday): [Photos] The Avett Brothers, Clutch, Norah Jones, and more

The Avett Brothers, Clutch, Norah Jones, Dawes, and Elmwood, live at Bonnaroo 2010
Live from Bonnaroo 2010 | June 12, 2010
By GARY GURTCHEFF  |  June 18, 2010
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Bonnaroo 2010 (Sunday): [Photos] Japandroids, Miranda Lambert, Kris Kristofferson, Blues Traveler, and more

Japandroids, Miranda Lambert, Kris Kristofferson, Blues Traveler and more, live at Bonnaroo, June 13, 2010
Live from Bonnaroo 2010 | June 13, 2010
By GARY GURTCHEFF  |  June 18, 2010


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Photos: Crowd shots from Bonnaroo 2010

Attendees at Bonnaroo 2010 enjoy the bands, booths, and body paint
  Bonnaroo 2010 | June 10-13, 2010
By GARY GURTCHEFF  |  June 18, 2010
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Rockport rules

Pianist David Deveau, celebrating his 15th year as director of the Rockport Chamber Music Festival (now Rockport Music) and the opening of the elegant, $20 million Shalin Liu Performance Center on Main Street, said that the sound in the new hall, at the
A new beginning for the music festival
By LLOYD SCHWARTZ  |  June 18, 2010
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Bonnaroo 2010 (Thursday + Friday): [Photos] Manchester Orchestra, Entrance Band, Young Veins, and Big Sam's Funky Nation

Manchester Orchestra, Entrance Band, Young Veins, and Big Sam's Funky Nation, live at Bonnaroo 2010
Live from Bonnaroo 2010 | June 10-11, 2010
By GARY GURTCHEFF  |  June 11, 2010
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The Big Hurt: Shill crazy

You know, I might stop following real music journalism altogether. Press releases are so much better. Just when I start thinking it’s a slow week in silly pop news, I check the PR wire — a/k/a the bottom of the barrel — and dig up two of the greatest ite
The week in corporate sponsorships
By DAVID THORPE  |  May 21, 2010
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Amazing grace

The morning after I get back from the 41st annual New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival, an oil executive is on the radio: “We’re throwing everything we have at it.” Meaning the exploded BP-leased well in the Gulf of Mexico, 50 miles off the coast of
The New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival carries on
By JON GARELICK  |  May 07, 2010


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Review: Jordi Savall and Hespèrion XXI

"You are here to kneel/Where prayer has been valid.” “Here” for T.S. Eliot was a church in Huntingdonshire, but it’s hard to imagine a place where prayer has been more valid than Jerusalem, or a place where more people have died for their faith.
“Jerusalem: The City of the Two Peaces,” live At Sanders Theatre, May 5, 2010
By JEFFREY GANTZ  |  May 07, 2010
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Prog wild

Let me just assure you, right off, that after this, I promise never, ever, to talk to you about this year’s SXSW again, but check it out: we passed by a tossed-up tent-and-chain-link venue with a long line jutting into the street, and from between the po
The controlled chaos of Bear in Heaven
By MICHAEL BRODEUR  |  April 02, 2010

Looking for a reason to head to Belfast?

April 24 might be a good bet
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By PORTLAND PHOENIX MUSIC STAFF  |  April 02, 2010
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SXSW 2010 (Friday): [Photos] Hole at Stubb's

Photos of Hole performing at Stubb's Bar-B-Q for SPIN Magazine's SXSW party on March 19, 2010
Hole at SPIN Magazine's party, March 19, 2010
By KELLY DAVIDSON  |  March 26, 2010
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SXSW 2010 (Saturday): Sleigh Bells and Bone Thugs-n-Harmony

Photos of Sleigh Bells and Bone Thugs-and-Harmony, live at SXSW 2010, March 20, 2010
At Levis Fader Fort on March 20, 2010
By P. NICK CURRAN  |  March 26, 2010


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SXSW 2010 (Friday): [Photos] Thee Oh Sees, Bear In Heaven, Bowerbirds

Photos of Thee Oh Sees, Bear In Heaven, Bowerbirds, Explode Into Colors, Quasi at SXSW 2010
With Explode Into Colors and Quasi, March 19. 2010
By P. NICK CURRAN  |  March 26, 2010
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SXSW 2010 (Saturday): [Photos] Around Austin

Candid shots from the streets of Austin, March 20, 2010
The Phoenix team hits the streets at SXSW 2010
By KELLY DAVIDSON  |  March 26, 2010
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SXSW 2010 (Saturday): [Photos]: Hey Champs, Bad Rabbits, Karen Elson

Photos of Hey Champs, Bad Rabbits, Karen Elson, Dead Confederate, and Carsick Cars at SXSW 2010
With Dead Confederate and Carsick Cars
By KELLY DAVIDSON  |  March 26, 2010
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SXSW 2010 (Saturday): [Photos] J Mascis, Exene Cervenka, and Fucked Up

Photos of J Mascis, Exene Cervenka, and Fucked Up, live at SXSW 2010
Live at SXSW 2010 on March 20, 2010
By KELLY DAVIDSON  |  March 26, 2010
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SXSW 2010 (Friday): [Photos] Le Loup and Beach Fossils

Photos of Le Loup and Beach Fossils at Lovejoys during SXSW 2010, March 19, 2010
Live at Lovejoys on March 19, 2010
By P. NICK CURRAN  |  March 26, 2010


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SXSW 2010: [Photos] Recap of the week

Photos collages of K Bonami's SXSW experience.
A recap of SXSW 2010 in photos
By K BONAMI  |  March 26, 2010
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SXSW 2010 (Friday): [Photos] Casevettes, Classixx, Solid Gold

Photos of Casevettes, Classixx, Solid Gold, with Ann Driscoll
Plus Ann Driscoll on March 19, 2010
By KELLY DAVIDSON  |  March 26, 2010
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SXSW 2010: [Photos] 'Stache by 'Stache West

Photos of the great moustaches of SXSW 2010.
In pursuit of the hirsute at SXSW 2010
By K BONAMI  |  March 26, 2010
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SXSW 2010: Random photos from around Austin

Random photos from around Austin
On the streets during SXSW 2010
By K BONAMI  |  March 26, 2010
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SXSW 2010: The band who wasn't there

This past Saturday around noon, about a dozen of us were cracking our first Lone Stars of the day at Peckerheads, one of scores of dimly daylit venues lining Austin’s teeming Sixth Street.
Beach Fossils, Tanlines, Best Coast, and a wave of minimalism at SXSW
By MICHAEL BRODEUR  |  March 26, 2010


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SXSW 2010: Lost in Austin

I can’t resolve an obsession with a sound until I find it live.
Two bikes, four chords, and the truth
By P. NICK CURRAN  |  March 26, 2010
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SXSW 2010: Hare band

By 7 pm on day three of South by Southwest, Bad Rabbits bassist Graham had flashed his naked ass in the crossroads of two thriving, alcohol-drenched Austin arteries.
Boston’s Bad Rabbits get a major buzzcut
By CHRIS FARAONE  |  March 26, 2010
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SXSW 2010: British Invasion

These four bands from the UK left me hungry for more.
WFNX honcho rates his four best English bands at SXSW
By MIKE TIERNEY  |  March 26, 2010
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The big (moving) picture: SXSW 2010 in HD video

Videos of Freelance Whales, Le Loup, Sleigh Bells, and more.
Freelance Whales, Sleigh Bells, Vivian Girls, Japandroids and more
By PHOENIX STAFF  |  March 26, 2010