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SXSW Music Live: Big Thief
Despite unforgiving Austin sunshine beating down all day Saturday, throngs of people packed the inside and outside of Cheer Up Charlies. The Lost Weekend day parties, pulled together by BrooklynVegan and the local Sound on Sound Fest – replacement for Fun Fun Fun Fest – closed its three-day for brave souls needing to squeeze in six more hours of music.

11:30AM Sun. Mar. 19, Libby Webster Read More | Comment »

SXSW Music Live: Conqueroo Day Party
For nearly a decade, veteran music publicist Cary Baker has hosted a SXSW day party boasting the best Americana talent in the name of his L.A.-based firm Conqueroo, founded in 2004. Baker declared this year his final trek to the festival, ending a run that began in 1988, SXSW’s second year. He left on a high note with Saturday’s blowout at Threadgill’s.

11:00AM Sun. Mar. 19, Doug Freeman Read More | Comment »

SXSW Film Announces Audience Awards
SXSW Film released the Audience Awards for this year’s Fest this afternoon. There is still some time to catch a few screenings of some of the winners (they have been scheduling them all day; see below). Otherwise, look for these titles to be released, in some form, over the next year.

5:59PM Sat. Mar. 18, Josh Kupecki Read More | Comment »

SXSW Film Review: 68 Kill
Ever had a friend in a relationship that's clearly such bad news that you have to say something, but it does no good? In crime caper 68 Kill, Chip's friends can warn him off Liza as much as they like, but it takes a body count for him to reconsider their relationship priorities.

4:15PM Sat. Mar. 18, Richard Whittaker Read More | Comment »

SXSW Music Live: Grandaddy
It’s 2017 and the guitars have survived the apocalypse. Not only that, they’ve thrived in this brave new world of machines and humanoids. Or at least that’s what we gathered from Grandaddy’s set Friday night at Stubb’s.

1:50PM Sat. Mar. 18, Abby Johnston Read More | Comment »

SXSW Music Live: Lemon Twigs
“Not gonna happen, kid,” the doorman at Mohawk said plainly to a SXSW wristband holder asking hopefully about getting in before 11pm for UK electro R&B musician Sohn. The venue’s outdoor stage hit capacity a little after 10pm for independent record label 4AD’s showcase.

1:25PM Sat. Mar. 18, Libby Webster Read More | Comment »

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SXSW Music Live: Mastodon
Ponder the mysteries of SXSW programming: Metallic notables Mastodon found themselves the penultimate act on a Friday night SXSW showcase at Empire otherwise dedicated to punk and alternative rock acts.

12:45PM Sat. Mar. 18, Michael Toland Read More | Comment »

SXSW Music Live: The Sandinistas
“Hi, we’re the Sandinistas,” grinned singer/guitarist Dan Hagerty at the 20 people gathered before the punk-pop trio two songs into their SXSW showcase at Javelina on Friday night. “We’re from South Wales in the UK. If you don’t know where that is,” he added, tongue firmly in cheek, “that’s where Tom Jones is from.”

12:25PM Sat. Mar. 18, Tim Stegall Read More | Comment »

SXSW Music Live: No Brain
Most punk bands fall prey to the eventual “inactive” hiatus or flame-out. No Brain’s different. Proving age is but a number, the veteran South Koreans attested to their international longevity to a packed house Friday night at the Belmont.

11:57AM Sat. Mar. 18, Alejandra Ramirez Read More | Comment »

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