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How Will Festival Cancellations Due To Coronavirus Affect Indie Musicians?

Detroit rockers Dogleg have spent the last several months building a considerable amount of buzz around their debut LP, Melee -- and its release, which…
Larry Fitzmaurice | March 11, 2020 - 3:15 pm

Band To Watch

Band To Watch: Injury Reserve

"Jailbreak The Tesla" is an evocative title, one that can work as a mantra for the Phoenix hip-hop trio that created it. "That was kind…
Chris DeVille | March 21, 2019 - 2:31 pm

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The Lil Peep Documentary Is As Messy And Alluring As Lil Peep

When I think about Lil Peep, it's hard not to think about Kurt Cobain. Objectively, there are many similarities. Both were strikingly handsome young musical…
Chris DeVille | March 14, 2019 - 11:16 am

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SXSW And Ultra Are Not Offering Refunds After Coronavirus Cancellations

Austin's SXSW and Miami's Ultra Music Festival are among the events that have been cancelled due to the concerns over the spread of coronavirus. It…
James Rettig | March 10, 2020 - 1:17 pm

SXSW 2020 Cancellation Prompts Layoffs

SXSW 2020 was cancelled last week due to concerns over the spread of coronavirus. And now, as The Austin American-Statesman reports, the company behind the…
James Rettig | March 10, 2020 - 9:43 am

SXSW 2020 Cancelled Due To Coronavirus Concerns

Tech companies including Amazon, Facebook, Twitter, and Apple pulled out of SXSW this week due to concerns over the spread of coronavirus. Artists like Ozzy…
Peter Helman | March 6, 2020 - 5:21 pm

Ozzy Osbourne, Trent Reznor, Beastie Boys Cancel SXSW Appearances Due To Coronavirus Threat

Ozzy Osbourne, Trent Reznor, and Beastie Boys are among the latest to cancel their appearances at SXSW this year due to the coronavirus threat. All…
James Rettig | March 5, 2020 - 6:51 pm

Amazon, Facebook, Twitter, Apple Pull Out Of SXSW Over Coronavirus

The Austin music, film, and technology festival SXSW is scheduled to take place this year from 3/13-3/22, though companies have started to drop out of…
James Rettig | March 4, 2020 - 9:47 am

SXSW 2020 Announces 354 More Bands

SXSW is only two months away, and its musical itinerary is shaping up nicely. Following two prior lineup announcements, the Austin festival and conference has…
Chris DeVille | January 14, 2020 - 11:00 am

SXSW 2020 Reveals 210 More Bands, Announces Roger Waters As Keynote Speaker

SXSW announced its first round of 2020 music performers last month, and today they're back with the second batch. This latest info drop includes 210…
Chris DeVille | November 13, 2019 - 11:00 am

SXSW 2020 Announces First Round Of Artists

It's October, and we're starting to see the first festival lineups of 2020. Today we get a big one: the first list of performers for…
Chris DeVille | October 16, 2019 - 11:00 am

Kim Gordon, Nile Rodgers, Benny Blanco Announced As SXSW 2020 Keynote Speakers

Visual artist and former Sonic Youth bassist-singer Kim Gordon has been announced as keynote speaker at next year's South By Southwest Conference in Austin. Joining…
Billboard Staff | September 10, 2019 - 3:56 pm

Otoboke Beaver – “datsu, hikage no onna” Video

One of the craziest sets I saw at SXSW this year was by Otoboke Beaver. The Kyoto hardcore punks unleashed a blitzkrieg on the inside…
Chris DeVille | April 11, 2019 - 1:47 pm

Lizzo – “Tempo” (Feat. Missy Elliott)

One of the best and worst aspects of SXSW is the ability to wander from showcase to showcase. Sometimes, on nights when you're presented with…
Chris DeVille | March 20, 2019 - 11:53 am

Austin Police Promise Tighter Security After Shootings Near 2019 SXSW Festival

Austin’s police chief is pledging more security for the city’s entertainment district following multiple shootings over the weekend as the South by Southwest Festival drew…
Associated Press | March 18, 2019 - 5:14 pm

Stef Chura Continues To Be Underrated At SXSW

Stef Chura is the kind of artist that always feels underrated. Although the Detroit rocker's 2017 debut album Messes won her some critical attention and…
Peter Helman | March 16, 2019 - 1:56 pm
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