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The SXSW Music Conference officially kicks off today, but it's sort of a soft launch; with a majority of attendees arriving no earlier than that afternoon, Tuesday's music festivities are relatively…   Read Story »
During SXSW next week, Vans will reissue a limited run of some of their iconic band-themed shoes, and we've got a bunch of pairs you can win. Collaborations with Circle Jerks, Motörhead, Bad Brains,…   Read Story »
Last week, we reported that the city of Austin had denied Lady Gaga permission to perform on the Doritos stage, a giant vending machine that the company erects right in the middle of downtown Austin,…   Read Story »
Lady Gaga might not be able to perform at SXSW the way she wants, but the Austin clusterfuck won't be short on way-too-famous people this year, in case you were concerned. Apple is bringing its…   Read Story »
Two years ago, one of the greatest, weirdest landmarks in downtown Austin during SXSW was the Doritos Stage, a gigantic monstrosity made up to look like an actual vending machine, with giant Doritos…   Read Story »
At next month's SXSW music festival, Stereogum will throw a daytime party at House Of Vans At The Mohawk (912 Red River St. @ 10th Ave) on 3/13. These dozen acts will play two stages from noon to…   Read Story »
In recent years, it wouldn't be SXSW without corporations bringing giant stars to SXSW and generally undermining what dorks like us thought was the point of the entire event. Case in point: Apple's…   Read Story »
SXSW is getting closer and closer, and now we know another massive batch of bands that will be playing. We're happy to see that familiar up-and-comers like our Bands To Watch Pure Bathing Culture and…   Read Story »
The 2013 festival season has come and gone which means it's time to start looking forward to the next big thing. SXSW Music will descend upon Austin next year from 3/11 - 3/16 and they've just…   Read Story »
For our SXSW party at Hype Hotel last month, we brought out Sky Ferreira, Kitty, and others, including Youth Lagoon and Hundred Waters. If you weren't down in Austin or you missed the event (for…   Read Story »