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11 Bands We Love from SXSW 2014

11 Bands We Love from SXSW 2014

Written by on 2014/03/22 in SXSW with 0 Comments

Rule number one of this list is that we had to see the band live while we were at SXSW. It was an insane week of bouncing between shows, guessing which ones would or wouldn’t have lines and which shows would be running on time. Even though some cancellations derailed our schedule, we still managed […]

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SXSW Mid Week Update

SXSW Mid Week Update

Written by on 2014/03/13 in SXSW with 1 Comment

SXSW day two ended in tragedy as a drunk driver plowed through barriers traveling down Red River St in front of The Mohawk where Tyler the Creator was scheduled to perform. Two were killed and 23 injured in the incident. We were about half a mile away at the Future Islands show when the event […]

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Diarrhea Planet Spew on SXSW

Diarrhea Planet Spew on SXSW

Written by on 2014/03/11 in SXSW with 0 Comments

Diarrhea Planet have arguably the worst and best band name at SXSW 2014, but one things for sure, if you see them this year you won’t forget their live show. We kicked off our 2014 SXSW experience with Diarrhea Planet at Hotel Vegas on the East side of Austin and they set the bar high […]

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South Carolina at #SXSW (Full SC Schedule)

South Carolina at #SXSW (Full SC Schedule)

Written by on 2014/03/07 in SXSW with 0 Comments

Thanks mostly to Stereofly, more South Carolina bands than ever will be playing unofficial showcases at this years South by Southwest. The one South Carolina band officially playing the conference is Charleston’s Stop Light Observations who play in Austin Thursday night and then make the long trek back to Columbia to play the St. Patrick’s […]

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Festival Preview: SXSW 2014

Festival Preview: SXSW 2014

Written by on 2014/03/05 in Festivals, SXSW with 0 Comments

  I was at a peculiar point in my drunk where my steps advanced ahead of me without my prompting- I was running automatically, careening along a hastily charted course through crowds of comparatively sluggish festies. ‘We’re gohna miss it,’ my brain slurred, but ‘no,’ my brain responded, ‘Weggan do it allll!‘ Stopping so abruptly I […]

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Fuzzy SXSW Memories with Junior Astronomers

Fuzzy SXSW Memories with Junior Astronomers

Written by on 2013/03/27 in On The Road, SXSW with 0 Comments

By Terrence Richard of Junior Astronomers Right now I’m tucked away in the van driving what to me seemed to be a Tornado in Florida. Its been some time since we left Austin but it feels like only yesterday I was hungry and sweaty all over. Searching for free booze and new tunes. This is […]

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SXSW 2013: Day 1 Recap – 3/12/13

SXSW 2013: Day 1 Recap – 3/12/13

Written by on 2013/03/13 in Festivals, SXSW with 0 Comments

We decided to ease into Day 1 of the Music portion of SXSW, but we probably went a little harder than originally planned. After checking in and getting all our credentials, we set out to find some free drinks and food before the night started. We wound up at a boathouse at the Tumblr + […]

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Here We Go Again: SXSW 2013

Here We Go Again: SXSW 2013

Written by on 2013/03/12 in Festivals, SXSW with 0 Comments

Alright Austin… We’ve stretched, prepped our google doc schedule, RSVP’d to every party, packed some snacks, charged our cameras and booked our post-sxsw pedicures for next week. We’re ready to drink all of your Shiner and eat all of your chips and queso. We’re excited to do this again, and of course see a bunch […]

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[Photos] SXSW Rhett Miller/Delta Spirit/Of Monsters and Men

[Photos] SXSW Rhett Miller/Delta Spirit/Of Monsters and Men

Written by on 2012/05/03 in Photos, SXSW with 0 Comments

Delta Spirit played 16 shows total at SXSW in 2012, these photos coming from their last one at Stubb’s BBQ. The full lineup for this showcase was fun., Delta Spirit, Of Monsters and Men, Milo Greene, and some British guy that gave me a headache and jibjabbed and looped his guitar for 45 minutes. The […]

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[SXSW] The Alabama Shakes-An Unexpected Kick In The Soul

[SXSW] The Alabama Shakes-An Unexpected Kick In The Soul

Written by on 2012/04/02 in Photos, SXSW with 0 Comments

One of the more awkward moments of the Thursday day-show at Stubb’s BBQ came before The Alabama Shakes hit the stage. More than any band in town, all the buzz surrounded The Shakes. People were piling in as The Punch Brothers took the stage. As the local radio host introduced progressive bluegrass veterans Chris Thile […]

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[Photos] Madi Diaz at SXSW

[Photos] Madi Diaz at SXSW

Written by on 2012/03/28 in Festivals, Photos, Show Journal, SXSW with 1 Comment

One of our must see acts at SXSW this year was Madi Diaz. And even though she played five times, catching one of her shows still proved to be a challenge. Finally, on Friday afternoon we had our chance to see her play, and right after one of our other favorites, Good Old War. It […]

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