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Sampling first-night SXSW showcases

Readysetgo! The kickoff for the South by Southwest Music Festival comes earlier every year, but pace yourself. In next week's Chronicle, our annual SXSW Music supplement hits, with more showcase picks, band blurbs, interviews, record reviews, and lists – and all online before its March 14 street date. Remember to hydrate.

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