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SXSW 2013 Saturday: Justin Timberlake, Earl Sweatshirt, French Montana, More

Here it is, our last recap-post from last week in Austin. If you're just getting caught up, you can dip back into Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday. Otherwise, here now here is Tom going in on JT, Earl, and many more:… More »

By: Stereogum / March 18, 2013

Watch Vampire Weekend Debut “Diane Young” & “Ya Hey” At SXSW

Vampire Weekend have a new album forthcoming, Modern Vampires, out May 7 in the U.S. and May 6 in the U.K. via XL Recordings. In advance of its release, the band played SXSW, debuting new songs from the new record last night. Below, check out videos of "Diane Young" and "Ya Hey" via StairwellMore »

By: Liz Pelly / March 17, 2013

SXSW 2013 Friday: Future, T.I., Master P, More

Our SXSW 2013 coverage continues with a detailed report from that FADER Fort show that brought us Future, T.I., and of course, Usher + Sinkane + The Afghan Whigs. Jump in:… More »

By: Tom Breihan / March 16, 2013

SXSW 2013: Stereogum Range Life, Featuring Youth Lagoon, METZ, Sky Ferreira, Hundred Waters, Bleeding Rainbow, Lakutis

For an afternoon, Stereogum got the keys to the Hype Hotel, bringing at all-over-the-place lineup of performers to the cavernous space. Bleeding Rainbow opened things up early on, admirably wailing their way through fuzzily direct garage-pop and hitting big, harmonious notes while many of us were still wiping sleep from our eyes. Hundred Waters' electronic,… More »

By: Tom Breihan / March 16, 2013

Watch Major Lazer And Amber Coffman Perform “Get Free” Live For The First Time At SXSW

Major Lazer's 2012 album Free The Universe featured a collaboration with Amber Coffman of the Dirty Projectors, "Get Free." At this year's SXSW both Coffman and Major Lazer finally performed the song for the first time live. Check out a video below. And if you haven't heard the album version, check it out here. More »

By: Liz Pelly / March 16, 2013

Watch Usher Join Afghan Whigs At SXSW

We'll have more on this when we post our SXSW roundup for last night, since your entire Stereogum staff was on hand for it, but something strange and amazing happened last night at the FADER Fort. The night's headliners, boozy Ohioan underground legends the Afghan Whigs, were a few songs into a tough and grizzled… More »

By: Tom Breihan / March 16, 2013

SXSW 2013 Thursday: Solange, Pissed Jeans, Savages, More

Our SXSW 2013 coverage continues below, with Rhye, Autre Ne Veut, Savages, Pissed Jeans, Solange, Parquet Courts, and so many other bands you may or may not care about. Only one way to know for sure! And if you're in Austin today, don't forget to swing by our Range Life party at the Hype Hotel,… More »

By: Stereogum / March 15, 2013

DIIV: “Fuck SXSW”

Brooklyn dream-poppers DIIV are among the many, many buzzed-about bands playing about 52 shows apiece in Austin this week for SXSW. And they're probably not the only ones who aren't happy about this experience. They are, however, probably the most prominent band to come out publicly this year and say how much they hate it,… More »

By: Tom Breihan / March 15, 2013

SXSW 2013 Wednesday: Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds, Waxahatchee, White Lung, & Lots Of Metal

Stereogum's recaps and photos from SXSW continue... More »

By: Stereogum / March 14, 2013

Watch Yeah Yeah Yeahs Play Four Mosquito Songs At SXSW

Last night, after sets from Nick Cave and Café Tacvba, Yeah Yeah Yeahs played to a rapt audience at Stubb's outdoor stage for NPR's SXSW showcase. Sporting a bedazzled, bright yellow suit, one neon green glove, and a headlamp, Karen O led the band through a raucous 12-song set that included four cuts from the… More »

By: Scott Lapatine / March 14, 2013

SXSW 2013 Tuesday: Japandroids, Divine Fits, Marnie Stern

The 'Gum crew got into Austin last night and made the most of SXSW Music's slow ramp-up into full on noise-overwhelming-the-signal mode. The options were limited, but with deep lineups: Viceland and Pitchfork's show at the Mohawk were the primary dueling points. We caught some stuff at each, and had photographers there and also at… More »

By: Stereogum / March 13, 2013

Deconstructing: SXSW Through The Eyes Of An Austinite

So you're in a band. Let's say there's three of you: gives you a good fullness-of-sound to van-space ratio. Who else has to be in your camp? A producer, yeah. An engineer, totally. Roadies ... one day. Someone's got to take pictures and design the album, but that's why you have a boyfriend with a… More »

By: Brad Shoup / March 12, 2013

22 SXSW ’13 Showcases Not To Miss

Today the Stereogum staff travels to Austin for what folks used to call "indie rock spring break" but in 2013 call "a chance to see Prince and Justin Timberlake in a super real integrated marketing environment." Whatever your feelings on using a SXSW trek to see titans such as the aforementioned -- or… More »

By: Amrit Singh / March 12, 2013

Prince, Justin Timberlake Rumored For SXSW

Every year, a whole lot of very, very famous people come to Austin for SXSW, mixing uneasily with the glut of unsigned bands and performing at vast, fun clusterfuck shows that usually require multiple hoop-jumps to get into. This year, the big two rumors happen to be two men who are very, very good at… More »

By: Tom Breihan / March 11, 2013

Stereogum Range Life 2013 Lineup

In a few weeks we join the herd and migrate south by southwest to Austin, where the bands are second in number only to the brands. And we're throwing our own branded show (what's up, Taco Bell and Rdio) rife with great bands and free tacos. It's called Range Life, as we like to call… More »

By: Amrit Singh / February 27, 2013

SXSW 2013 Initial Lineup Announced: Thurston Moore, Alt-J, Marnie Stern, More

Well, Fun Fun Fun Fest ended all of four days ago, so Austin, TX really has to get moving on the next big music festival, and would ya look at that, they're on it. Next year's SXSW Music Festival will take over Austin (and your Twitter feed) from 3/12 - 3/17, and the first… More »

By: Michael Nelson / November 8, 2012

Stereogum’s SXSW Superlatives 2012

Guess what? We went to SXSW 2012. Without further introduction, here are our SXSW superlatives for 2012:… More »

By: Stereogum / March 19, 2012

Norah Jones – “Say Goodbye” (Live @ SXSW)

Norah Jones played two earlier SXSW shows with country project the Little Willies before taking center stage at a packed La Zona Rosa early Saturady evening to debut her forthcoming breakup concept LP …Little Broken Hearts start to finish. Switching between keyboard and guitar, a relaxed Jones exuded confidence with Hearts's more adventurous Danger… More »

By: Scott Lapatine / March 19, 2012

Watch A$AP Rocky’s SXSW-Closing Brawl

Several Stereogum staffers made it out to Vice's fest-closing Vice Killed Texas showcase, a lineup that featured the particularly resplendent Trash Talk followed by ASAP Rocky and Fidlar. Well, Fidlar, as you might have heard, never quite got the chance as ASAP's set erupted into a throwdown after one beer can too many wa… More »

By: Corban Goble / March 19, 2012

Best Coast – “Mean Girls,” “The Only Place,” & “Last Year” (Live)

Bethany Cosentino's Best Coast, now with an expanded four-person live lineup, used the 35 Denton Festival then SXSW to debut songs from the forthcoming Jon Brion-produced The Only Place. One of the new tunes, "Mean Girls," made the setlist at SXSW's Google Rooftop show on Thursday and Stubb's SPIN event the following day. It'… More »

By: Scott Lapatine / March 19, 2012
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