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This morning, we learned that SXSW had commissioned a report from the design and planning firm Populous, which suggested that the Austin festival should try to pressure the city to limit the…   Read Story »
If you've ever been to SXSW, you probably know that the unofficial shows that surround the festival -- the free daytime marathons, the corporate-sponsored superstar surprise shows, the late-night…   Read Story »
The horrific SXSW hit-and-run keeps getting worse. On the night of March 12, one Rashad Owens, trying to escape from police, plowed into a crowd of people outside the Austin venue the Mohawk, killing…   Read Story »
Last week, during a SXSW day show at the Scoot Inn, Tyler, The Creator told the fans lined up outside the venue -- and there were a lot of them -- to push their way in. They did. And when Tyler was…   Read Story »
It's hard to imagine a better venue than a church for Mark Kozelek's sparse, meditative songs. The Sun Kil Moon singer took the second-to-last slot of the night at Pitchfork's SXSW showcase, which…   Read Story »
A third person has died in the tragic SXSW drunk driving incident that occurred early Thursday morning, according to The Austin American-Statesman. Sandy Le, 26, was pronounced dead this morning…   Read Story »
Julian Casablancas and his new band the Voidz played two shows during SXSW. The first, Thursday night at Cedar Street Courtyard, was a short hit-less headlining performance that included five new…   Read Story »
UPDATE: Tyler was charged with a Class A Misdemeanor and released on $25,000 bail. He's since spoken out on Twitter about the incident... Dear You, That Tragedy That Happened Has Absolutly NOTHING…   Read Story »
If you're willing to spend a small eternity on line to get in, Austin's Central Presbyterian Church is one of the great places to catch a show at SXSW. The acoustics are pristine, people are more…   Read Story »
The Hold Steady's new album Teeth Dreams is about a week and a half away from entering your life, and we've posted the album-starting ragers "I Hope This Whole Thing Didn't Frighten You" and…   Read Story »