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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: 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: 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: 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: 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: 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: 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: 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: 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: Interstellar Transmissions at SXSW 2012

Interstellar Transmissions on their tour bus at SXSW 2012, on March 15, 2012.
Austin TX | March 15, 2012
By DEREK KOUYOUMJIAN  |  March 16, 2012

Photos: Day 3 of SXSW Music 2012

Musicians and fans gather in Austin, TX for the SXSW Music Festival at the Austin Convention Center on March 15, 2012.
Austin TX | March 15, 2012
By DEREK KOUYOUMJIAN  |  March 16, 2012


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Photos: Day 2 of SXSW Music 2012

Musicians and fans gather in Austin, TX for the SXSW Music Festival at the Austin Convention Center on March 14, 2012.
Austin TX | March 14, 2012
By DEREK KOUYOUMJIAN  |  March 16, 2012
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Photos: Homeboy Sandman at SXSW 2012

Homeboy Sandman performs live at Elysium at SXSW 2012 on March 15, 2012.
Austin TX | March 15, 2012
By DEREK KOUYOUMJIAN  |  March 16, 2012
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Photos: Casey Desmond at SXSW 2012

Casey Desmond performs live at Agave at SXSW 2012 on March 14, 2012.
Austin TX | March 14, 2012
By DEREK KOUYOUMJIAN  |  March 16, 2012
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Photos: Alabama Shakes + Computer Magic + Sweet Tooth + Total Slacker at SXSW 2012

Alabama Shakes, Computer Magic, Sweet Tooth and Total Slacker perform live at various venues at SXSW 2012 on March 14, 2012.
Austin TX | March 14, 2012
By NINA MASHUROVA  |  March 16, 2012
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Photos: Dubb Sicks and SubKulture Patriots at SXSW 2012

Dubb Sicks and SubKulture Patriots perform live at Bar Bar at SXSW 2012 on March 12, 2012.
Bat Bar, Austin TX | March 12, 2012
By DEREK KOUYOUMJIAN  |  March 16, 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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Review: The Myth of the American Sleepover

David Robert Mitchell's impressive if derivative debut doesn't delve so much into a myth as a mini-genre.
Adolescent initiation rites
By PETER KEOUGH  |  September 02, 2011
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The Most Important Music Company on Earth(1)

Music is data. A shitload of it packed in every single song. To people, music equals entertainment. To a computer, it's a precise stream of ones and zeros.  
The Echo Nest is ready to fly
By CHRIS FARAONE  |  April 22, 2011

Lawrence Lessig: Net neutrality "most likely dead as a political movement"


"We were supposed to be celebrating," Lawrence Lessig was telling the National Conference on Media Reform (NCMR).  But by then -- Friday morning, the Seaport...
By Carly Carioli  |  April 12, 2011
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SXSW Music 2011 Photos Day 4: Beach Fossils, Class Actress, Herra Terra, MSTRKRFT

Beach Fossils, Class Actress, Herra Terra, and MSTRKRFT perform during SXSW Music Festival in Austin, TX on March 18, 2011.
Live concert photos at SXSW Music Festival in Austin on March 18, 2011
By JANICE CHECCHIO  |  March 25, 2011


[sxsw phlipcam] Spoek Mathambo @ Fader Fort by Fiat


As the Saturday slate inside the Fader Fort by Fiat wound down, buzz was building over the super-secret surprise guest. Diddy? Kanye before his late-night...
By Michael Marotta  |  March 21, 2011

SXSW: Don't Get It Twisted - Mac Miller Is The Hip-Hop Story Down Here


Odd Future rolled into this gauntlet as the front-runner in terms of hip-hop buzz (both inside and outside of the rap community). And after a...
By Chris Faraone  |  March 19, 2011

SXSW: Rhymesayers Acts Rep Hard at Mohawk, Big Year Sure To Follow


The other night we caught the first couple sets of an Agency Group showcase at the Mohawk, where we got a focused snapshot of what's...
By Chris Faraone  |  March 19, 2011
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Photos: SXSW, Day 1

Phoenix staffers explore SXSW on its first day, March 15, 2011.
South by Southwest | March 15, 2011
By KELLY DAVIDSON  |  March 18, 2011
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Photos: Lady Lamb the Beekeeper performs at SXSW

Lady Lamb the Beekeeper performs live at the Swan Dive in Austin TX for SXSW on March 16, 2011.
Lady Lamb the Beekeeper | SXSW | Swan Dive, Austin TX | March 16, 2011
By JANICE CHECCHIO  |  March 18, 2011


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Photos: Dale Earnhardt Jr. Jr. performs at SXSW

Dale Earnhardt Jr. Jr. performs live at the Phoenix in Austin, TX, for SXSW, on March 16, 2011.
Dale Earnhardt Jr. Jr. | SXSW | The Phoenix, Austin TX | March 16, 2011
By JANICE CHECCHIO  |  March 18, 2011
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Photos: First Contact: SXSW Party at Krucial Klub

Phoenix and Stuff staffers party with SXSW performers and attendees at the First Contact party at Klub Krucial on March 16, 2011.
First Contact: SXSW Party | Klub Krucial | March 16, 2011
By JANICE CHECCHIO  |  March 18, 2011

[road to sxsw] Days 4 & 5, Quilt in Memphis, TN and Denton, TX


As I’m finishing this post from Austin, TX, our 5-day journey to SXSW is now complete.  Our last two stops en route to Austin were...
By Liz Pelly  |  March 17, 2011

SXSW Tuesday Recap: You Didn't Really Want To See The Foo Fighters Anyway


The worst kept secret at South By Southwest Interactve was that Dave Grohl was coming to hijack the closing party last night (Tuesday) at Stubb's...
By Carly Carioli  |  March 16, 2011