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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 »
Hey, here's some more SXSW stuff! You're not sick of that yet, right? Baltimore duo Wye Oak are in town, and they're getting ready to release the synthed-up, guitar-free new album Shriek; we've…   Read Story »
After recent shows in Pensacola and New Orleans, Julian Casablancas hit SXSW with his new backing band the Voidz last night for a headlining set at the Chevrolet Courtyard. Placed at the end of what…   Read Story »
Technically, SXSW ends tomorrow, Sunday March 16, but for all practical purposes, today is the grand finale: Hotel checkout is at 11; a new workweek begins on Monday. The only people staying for the…   Read Story »
In his first two days at SXSW, Damon Albarn played a career-spanning set for NPR and performed two new songs on Kimmel. He was not remotely done. He did a bunch of songs from his forthcoming album…   Read Story »
Future shows tend to be orgies of hits, and his set yesterday, headlining the SPIN party at Stubb's, was mostly that: A thunderous "Bugatti," an even more thunderous "Same Damn Time," cameos from…   Read Story »
Neil Young is down in Austin right now to hype up his forthcoming Pono service, at events that included a keynote address that went awkward. But in an interview with SPIN's Garrett Kamps, Young also…   Read Story »