If we were at SXSW, here’s who we would have seen

In times of excitement or exhaustion; happiness or sadness, one of the most powerful saviors of a mood, a day, or even a life, is music.

Before things shut down [...]

By |March 17, 2020|Comments Off on If we were at SXSW, here’s who we would have seen

SXSW 2019: A massive gallery of (almost) everything we saw

On this segment of news you already know: SXSW is massive.

It’s a beast of a festival-conference-party-networking-a-thon where over 2,000 artists vie for the attention of press, publicists, labels, industry [...]

By |March 21, 2019|1 Comment

SXSW Day Six: Bye Bye, South By

Amyl and the Sniffers (photo: Norm deVeyra)

Photos and additional reporting by Ian Young and Norm deVeyra

Ian's Highlights
My last day here was supposed to be relaxing, chill, laid-back. Started the [...]

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SXSW Day Five: Tired feet, BBQ comas, and Priests! PRIESTS!

Priests (photo: Ian Young)

Photos and additional reporting by Ian Young and Norm deVeyra

Norm's Highlights

The highs of the previous night's Lizzo performance gave way to some lows on Day 5, [...]

By |March 16, 2019|Comments Off on SXSW Day Five: Tired feet, BBQ comas, and Priests! PRIESTS!
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    SXSW Day Three: Heating up with Japanese Breakfast, Charly Bliss, De La Soul

SXSW Day Three: Heating up with Japanese Breakfast, Charly Bliss, De La Soul

Charly Bliss (photo: Ian Young)

Photos and additional reporting by Ian Young and Norm deVeyra

Ian's Highlights

Japanese Breakfast at Fader Fort: Michelle Zauner, aka Japanese Breakfast, has a busy SX this [...]

By |March 14, 2019|3 Comments

SXSW Day Two: Lines, lines and more lines (and tacos)

Ghostland Observatory (photo: Ian Young)

Photos and additional reporting by Ian Young and Norm deVeyra

Jody's Highlights:
I'm about to say something really stupid: This festival is so corporate.

I'm sorry, I know, [...]

By |March 13, 2019|Comments Off on SXSW Day Two: Lines, lines and more lines (and tacos)

SXSW Day One: What we heard, what we saw, what we ate

Dan the Automator (photo: Ian Young)

Photos and additional reporting by Ian Young and Norm deVeyra

Jody's Highlights:
Remember how I said I hate music festivals, then changed my mind? It turns [...]

By |March 12, 2019|Comments Off on SXSW Day One: What we heard, what we saw, what we ate

SXSW 2018: THICK

CHAI - Hotel Vegas, Sunday, Burgermania

Sunday is always a tough day at SXSW. Everyone is super hung over and dragging, but Japan sent CHAI to put more smiles on [...]

By |March 26, 2018|Comments Off on SXSW 2018: THICK

SXSW 2017: Gurr, Die Heiterkeit, Oh my

Laure Briard 3/15 5pm 2737 Webberville Rd.

1st stop was the backyard of a home last visited for a ketchup & mustard covered, Les Marinellis show a few years ago. [...]

By |March 23, 2017|Comments Off on SXSW 2017: Gurr, Die Heiterkeit, Oh my
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    SXSW 2016: Lone Star, Protomartyr & the severed head of Donald Trump

SXSW 2016: Lone Star, Protomartyr & the severed head of Donald Trump

Charles Bradley is pure magic. I raced directly to Stubb's from the airport, cracked my first Lone Star and melted in his charms. How amazing to see [...]

By |April 14, 2016|Comments Off on SXSW 2016: Lone Star, Protomartyr & the severed head of Donald Trump

Taking stock of South by Southwest 2011: Highlights, photos, and an attempt to make sense of things

When, last Saturday afternoon, Wild Flag's Carrie Brownstein remarked mid-set, "This is our seventh of eight shows at South by Southwest," it was difficult not to hear some sense [...]

By |March 28, 2011|Comments Off on Taking stock of South by Southwest 2011: Highlights, photos, and an attempt to make sense of things

Check out Mission Mission’s SXSW coverage

Allan over at Mission Mission covered South by Southwest in an astonishing level of detail, and I recommend you head over to his site for a large collection of [...]

By |March 22, 2011|Comments Off on Check out Mission Mission’s SXSW coverage
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