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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
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Ian Svenonius conjures the spirit world in reviving rock and roll history

These days, the road toward a successful music career seems very brightly lit.
Are you a believer?
By NICHOLAS SCHROEDER  |  January 25, 2013
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Photos: Blouse + Lower Dens + Youth Lagoon + Widowspeak at SXSW 2012

Blouse, Lower Dens, Youth Lagoon, and Widowspeak perform live at various venues at SXSW 2012 on March 16, 2012.
Austin TX | March 16, 2012
By NINA MASHUROVA  |  March 23, 2012
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Photos: Dive + FIDLAR at SXSW 2012

Dive and FIDLAR perform live at the WNYU Showcase at SXSW 2012 on March 16, 2012.
Austin TX | March 16, 2012
By NINA MASHUROVA  |  March 23, 2012
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Photos: Trashy and the Kid at SXSW 2012

Trashy and the Kid perform live at Agave at SXSW 2012 on March 16, 2012.
Austin TX | March 16, 2012
By DEREK KOUYOUMJIAN  |  March 23, 2012
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Photos: The War on Drugs at SXSW 2012

The War on Drugs perform live at Fader Fort at SXSW 2012 on March 16, 2012.
Austin TX | March 16, 2012
By DEREK KOUYOUMJIAN  |  March 23, 2012


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Photos: Austin Samba School at SXSW 2012

Austin Samba School performs live at SXSW 2012 on March 16, 2012.
Austin TX | March 16, 2012
By DEREK KOUYOUMJIAN  |  March 23, 2012
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Photos: Bosco Delrey at SXSW 2012

Bosco Delrey performs live at Cheer Up Charlie's at SXSW 2012 on March 16, 2012.
Austin TX | March 16, 2012
By DEREK KOUYOUMJIAN  |  March 23, 2012
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Photos: Dan Deacon at SXSW 2012

Dan Deacon performs live at Cheer Up Charlie's at SXSW 2012 on March 16, 2012.
Austin TX | March 16, 2012
By DEREK KOUYOUMJIAN  |  March 23, 2012
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Photos: Duzheknew at SXSW 2012

Duzheknew performs live at Hotel Vegas at SXSW 2012 on March 16, 2012.
Austin TX | March 16, 2012
By DEREK KOUYOUMJIAN  |  March 23, 2012
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Photos: Fungi Girls at SXSW 2012

Fungi Girls perform live at Cheer Up Charlie's at SXSW 2012 on March 16, 2012.
Austin TX | March 16, 2012
By DEREK KOUYOUMJIAN  |  March 23, 2012


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Photos: G. Green at SXSW 2012

G. Green perform live at Cheer Up Charlie's at SXSW 2012 on March 16, 2012.
Austin TX | March 16, 2012
By DEREK KOUYOUMJIAN  |  March 23, 2012
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Photos: Spiked Punch at SXSW 2012

Spiked Punch at Cheer Up Charlie's at SXSW 2012 on March 16, 2012.
Austin TX | March 16, 2012
By DEREK KOUYOUMJIAN  |  March 23, 2012
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Photos: The Sheep Gods at SXSW 2012

The Sheep Gods perform live at Hotel Vegas at SXSW 2012 at March 16, 2012.
Austin TX | March 16, 2012
By DEREK KOUYOUMJIAN  |  March 23, 2012
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Photos: Tom Morello's Occupy Austin Dance Party at SXSW 2012

Tom Morello heads up an Occupy Austin flash mob/dance party at SXSW 2012 on March 16, 2012.
Austin TX | March 16, 2012
By DEREK KOUYOUMJIAN  |  March 23, 2012
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Photos: The Young Orchids at SXSW 2012

The Young Orchids perform live at the Gypsy Lounge at SXSW 2012 on March 16, 2012.
Austin TX | March 16, 2012
By DEREK KOUYOUMJIAN  |  March 23, 2012


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Photos: SXSW 2012 booths at the Austin Convention Center

SXSW 2012 attendees, bands, and booths on display at the Austin Convention Center on March 16, 2012.
Austin TX | March 16, 2012
By DEREK KOUYOUMJIAN  |  March 23, 2012
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Photos: Outernational + Patrick Kelleher and his Cold Dead Hands at SXSW 2012

Outernational and Patrick Kelleher and his Cold Dead Hands perform live at SXSW 2012 on March 17, 2012.
Austin TX | March 17, 2012
By NINA MASHUROVA  |  March 23, 2012
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The Big Hurt: JACKED at SXSW

This year's South by Southwest festival has plenty of big attractions, but none are bigger than the Doritos JACKED Stage.
Indie’s rising stars play beneath the shadow of Big Dorito
By DAVID THORPE  |  March 23, 2012
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SXSW 2012 marks the end of the superstars

In his keynote speech, informally anointed King of Music, Sir Bruce Springsteen, gave some uncle-ly advice to all the young'uns with their deathmetals and their trollgazes who made up the complicated and chaotic mass that was this year's SXSW talent poo
Twilight of the gods
By DANIEL BROCKMAN  |  March 23, 2012
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Lessons from Captured Tracks at SXSW

For those going to SXSW to discover young artists at the beginnings of their careers, the epicenter of the megafest has moved.
On and off Sixth Street
By LIZ PELLY  |  March 23, 2012


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South By Southwest gets a dose of Occupation

Even before Occupy protesters rallied on Sixth Street last Friday — bandanas wrapped around their grills, middle fingers raised — you could easily argue that social justice was the centerpiece of South by Southwest 2012.
Anonymous wrecks
By CHRIS FARAONE  |  March 23, 2012
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South By South Mess

Ah, SXSW 2012!
Bring on the ADD!
By MICHAEL MAROTTA  |  March 23, 2012
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The dance-music scene heats up Austin

"Like in 10 years, this is Lollapalooza— we're just ahead of shit," said Nick Hook of Cubic Zirconia on Saturday night, toward the tail end of his solo set during SBTRKT's collaborative shindig with burgeoning UK-label Young Turks.
Bodies moving
By MICHAEL C. WALSH  |  March 23, 2012
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Photos: War on Drugs at SXSW 2012

The War on Drugs perform live at Fader Fort at SXSW 2012 on March 16, 2012.
Austin TX | March 16, 2012
By DEREK KOUYOUMJIAN  |  March 23, 2012
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Photos: Beach Fossils + Blouse + Soft Metals + Widowspeak + Craft Spells at SXSW 2012

Beach Fossils, Blouse, Soft Metals, Widowspeak, and Craft Spells at Captured Tracks perform live at various venues at SXSW 2012 on March 17, 2012.
Austin TX | March 17, 2012
By NINA MASHUROVA  |  March 23, 2012


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Boston rocks an Austin gang once again

Fitting for a region of colleges, it's hard to imagine any city having a greater fraternity of bands down at SXSW than our very own Boston.
Masshole heaven
By MICHAEL MAROTTA  |  March 23, 2012
Shitload of Pics from Tonight's Massive March Down Sixth and Tom Morello #OccupySXSW Show

Shitload of Pics from Tonight's Massive March Down Sixth and Tom Morello #OccupySXSW Show


After an unbelievably long week of workshops and shows, titanic blunts and dozens of rap sets, I had reservations about joining Occupy Austin (also known...
By bostonphoenix  |  March 17, 2012
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Photos: Day 1 of SXSW Music 2012

Musicians and fans gather in Austin, TX and get hyped for the SXSW Music festival at the Austin Convention Centeron March 13, 2012.
Austin, TX | March 13, 2012
By DEREK KOUYOUMJIAN  |  March 16, 2012
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Photos: Beach Fossils + Light Asylum + Star Slinger + B. Bravo at SXSW 2012

Beach Fossils, Light Asylum, Star Slinger and B. Bravo perform at various venues at SXSW 2012 on March 13, 2012.
From Club 606 to the Mohawk Patio to Swan Dive | Austin, TX
By NINA MASHUROVA  |  March 16, 2012