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As the drunken apocalypse that is 6th St. and the heart of SXSW wound down Thursday night, a different show was just getting started off in another corner of Austin. Sometime in the afternoon,…   Read Story »
There was a time when it wasn't a pseudo-common thing for a band to play a record straight through in concert. That time wasn't that long ago, but it seems to be receding ever faster into the…   Read Story »
Lady Gaga's off-then-on Doritos SXSWstravaganza went down last night, not at the giant parking lot vending machine stage but at the midsized amphitheater Stubb's. Fans who attended had to prove their…   Read Story »
By now you're probably pretty badly sunburnt, maybe a little hung over, and could definitely just use a day to relax, right? Sorry, but that's not how SXSW works. The daytime best bets alone offer a…   Read Story »
Rap shows at SXSW are always clusterfucky, but I don't think I've ever witnessed a clusterfuck quite as clusterfucked as Southern Hospitality's showcase last night. The show was on the roof of Avenue…   Read Story »
One contender for the most thrilling performance I've ever witnessed at SXSW was Odd Future's show at the Scoot Inn in 2011, the year the chaotic skate-rat rap crew was all anybody could talk about…   Read Story »
Now that Austin police have released the name of the alleged drunk driver responsible for this week's horrific and deadly SXSW hit-and-run, details about him have begun to emerge. According to The…   Read Story »
Funny Or Die just released a video parodying the secret popup shows of SXSW. It features Twin Shadow performing in a dumpster and is referred to as rare footage of a highly exclusive event, one where…   Read Story »
In the wake of the tragedy that occurred last night, our day party at House Of Vans At Mohawk has been canceled. Our thoughts and prayers go out to all those affected by the accident. Everywhere else…   Read Story »
Damon Albarn has been performing a lot during SXSW to promote his upcoming solo album Everyday Robots, including a late-night career-spanning set at NPR's showcase. Now you can see video of Jimmy…   Read Story »