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SXSW 2016 Film Premieres Include Sky Ferreira Thriller, Death By Audio Doc, Chet Baker Biopic

SXSW 2016 is fast approaching. We already know the full lineup of bands that will descend on Austin next month for the music side of…
Peter Helman | February 2, 2016 - 8:24 pm

Watch Sleater-Kinney’s Full Austin City Limits Episode

Olympia punk heroes Sleater-Kinney returned last year with the awesome No Cities To Love, one of the very best albums of 2015. Their performances in…
Peter Helman | January 31, 2016 - 10:56 am
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Watch Sleater-Kinney Rip Through “Modern Girl” On Austin City Limits (Stereogum Premiere)

We've called Sleater-Kinney the best rock band of the past two decades, and they more than live up to the designation. They're making their debut(!)…
James Rettig | January 28, 2016 - 1:41 pm
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Watch Ryan Adams’ Full Episode Of Austin City Limits

Last night, Ryan Adams performed on the PBS music show Austin City Limits, playing an all-acoustic solo set of songs spanning his discography. We've already
Peter Helman | January 17, 2016 - 12:34 pm
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Watch Ryan Adams Swing “My Wrecking Ball” On Austin City Limits (Stereogum Premiere)

The next episode of Austin City Limits features Ryan Adams and Shakey Graves, a couple of singer-songwriters with their own distinct approaches to folk-rock. In…
Chris DeVille | January 15, 2016 - 9:46 am
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Watch Kendrick Lamar’s Full Austin City Limits Episode

Kendrick Lamar has had a busy week. He debuted another killer untitled song on Fallon, showed up on Kanye's "No More Parties In LA" snippet,…
Peter Helman | January 10, 2016 - 11:19 am
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Watch Previews Of Kendrick Lamar’s Austin City Limits Debut

Much has been said about Kendrick Lamar's lyrical prowess, willingness to give others creative control, and flair for great music videos. But all of these…
Collin Robinson | January 7, 2016 - 11:24 am
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Watch Alabama Shakes Return To Austin City Limits In 41st Season Premiere

After making their first appearance on Austin City Limits three years ago in support of the their 2012 debut, blues-rockers Alabama Shakes returned to the…
Peter Helman | January 3, 2016 - 10:48 am

Watch Alabama Shakes Play “Gimme All Your Love” On Austin City Limits (Stereogum Premiere)

Alabama Shakes killed the late-night circuit this year. First Fallon, then Conan, then Colbert. The band's brand of blues rock makes for an oh-so-soulful live…
Collin Robinson | December 29, 2015 - 9:12 am

Watch Kendrick Lamar Perform “Alright” On Austin City Limits

"Alright" will end up going down as one of the most important and best songs of the decade, and you can tell that from Kendrick…
James Rettig | December 3, 2015 - 11:23 am
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Watch The TV On The Radio & The War On Drugs Episode Of Austin City Limits

Earlier this week, we premiered TV On The Radio's performance of "Winter" on the PBS live music show Austin City Limits, and The War On…
Grace Birnstengel | November 8, 2015 - 2:36 pm
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Watch The War On Drugs Perform “Under The Pressure” On Austin City Limits (Stereogum Premiere)

Since releasing one of the very best albums of 2014, Lost In The Dream, the War On Drugs have been touring tirelessly and making the…
Peter Helman | November 6, 2015 - 9:22 am
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Watch TV On The Radio Perform “Winter” On Austin City Limits (Stereogum Premiere)

TV On The Radio are appearing alongside the War On Drugs on this weekend's episode of the PBS live music show Austin City Limits. It…
Peter Helman | November 5, 2015 - 10:36 am
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Watch Courtney Barnett’s Austin City Limits Episode

Courtney Barnett performed on last night's episode of Austin City Limits on PBS. We premiered her cover of Australian band You Am I's 1998 single
Peter Helman | November 1, 2015 - 10:10 pm

Watch Courtney Barnett Cover Her Favorite Song On Austin City Limits (Stereogum Premiere)

We've been graced with a few Courtney Barnett covers over the years -- including recent ones of the Boys Next Door and Archie Roach and…
James Rettig | October 29, 2015 - 10:37 am
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Watch Sturgill Simpson Play His “Listening To The Rain” And Cover T. Rex On Austin City Limits (Stereogum Premiere)

The 41st season of the PBS live-music show Austin City Limits kicked off this month, and the latest artist to be featured is country singer-songwriter…
Peter Helman | October 15, 2015 - 10:18 am
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Foo Fighters Recorded Five New Songs With Help From Ben Kweller

Foo Fighters had a few surprises in store for their headlining set at the second weekend of Austin City Limits. "'Cause who wants to do…
Peter Helman | October 11, 2015 - 5:13 pm

Watch Drake & Future Do WATTBA Songs Live For The First Time At ACL

Drake headlined Austin City Limits last night, surprising the crowd by bringing out Future at the end of his set. Future performed "Fuck Up Some…
Peter Helman | October 4, 2015 - 11:57 am
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Livestream Austin City Limits 2015 Here

Today marks the beginning of Austin City Limits' first weekend, just a month before Fun Fun Fest and only a few more before SXSW takes…
Stereogum | October 2, 2015 - 2:42 pm

Austin City Limits Expanding To New Zealand With New Festival Auckland City Limits

The Austin City Limits Festival has been going strong for over a decade and now, as Spin points out, they're expanding to include another event…
James Rettig | September 23, 2015 - 4:16 pm
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