Shots fired (literally) at SXSW

As if you needed another reason to avoid SXSW.
In News by Jamie Peck / March 21, 2016

Nude penthouse parties, speakeasies, gypsies: When you keep saying ‘Yes’ at SXSW

I have to be careful as I tell this. So pardon the occasional vaguery or redaction, but it is only through secrets that the true story of Austin, Texas, can be told, and they must be handled with care.
In Music by Will Cady / March 25, 2015

Alex Da Kid: ‘Blurred Lines’ verdict ‘doesn’t apply to the Internet Age’

Alex Da Kid is globally recognized as one of the music industry’s elite creative forces and locally recognized as a captain of industry, having captured the attention of Los Angeles mayor Eric Garcetti and a swath of entertainment tycoons.
In Music by Will Cady / March 23, 2015

Bob Moses: The drunk SXSW interview

SXSW is fueled by three main ingredients: spontaneity, music, and alcohol. The resulting whirlwind party atmosphere creates the unique opportunity to drunkenly accost buzzing musicians and have that be socially acceptable. So that’s exactly what we did.
In News by Will Cady / March 20, 2015

A$AP Rocky’s new album features FKA twigs, Lykke Li

The album was executive produced by Danger Mouse and the late A$AP Yams.
In Music by Drew Salisbury / March 20, 2015

Handcuffed man escapes cops while officers taser someone else

When life hands you distracted cops, book it.
In News by Stefan Sirucek / March 20, 2015

The writing on the (bathroom) walls at SXSW

I took some photos of writing on bathroom and back-alley walls to chronicle Austin's passive-aggressive notes against SXSW -- felt like a dirty, honest way to capture the city spirit amidst this chaos that has descended upon it.
In Music by Will Cady / March 20, 2015

Chadwick Stokes on SXSW: ‘It’s a circus but you just kind of ride the wave’

Chad Urmston or Chetro Stokes or Chadwick Stokes, as he is currently known today, is something of a blue-collar musician with a rock star obligation, wearing the identity like a suit – only for special occasions.
In Music by Will Cady / March 19, 2015

Watch Hannibal Buress ‘drum’ for Speedy Ortiz at SXSW

The comedian is not the next Neil Peart.
In Music by Drew Salisbury / March 19, 2015

Jimmy Kimmel punks people with fake bands at SXSW (again!)

This will never get old.
In Music by Jamie Peck / March 18, 2015

Rand Paul hits up SXSW, wants to ‘legalize freedom’

"I do Snapchat," the Republican and probable candidate for president at one point said.
In News by Drew Salisbury / March 16, 2015

McDonald’s can’t afford to pay indie bands at SXSW showcase

They "don't have the budget," and are hoping that musicians will sell out merely for the exposure.
In Music by Joe Veix / March 5, 2015

Lady Gaga gets puked on in the name of art

At a SXSW show sponsored by Doritos, Lady Gaga enlisted the aid of "vomit painter" Millie Brown to spew what was presumably dyed soy milk all over her.
In Music by Maggie Serota / March 14, 2014

Twin Shadow play in a dumpster at SXSW

Austin, Texas is not like Brooklyn—there's plenty of space. Hipsters don't have to live in dumpsters. And they don't have to play shows in them either. But whatever.
In Music by Alex Moore / March 13, 2014

Update: Driver in deadly SXSW crash identified

Update to our original story: We can now confirm the identity of the suspect as Rashad Charjuan Owens, 22, from Killeen Texas, who is expected to be charged with capital murder charges and 23 counts of aggravated assault with a vehicle. It  has now become clear that he was attempting to evade a drunk driving…
In News by Art Tavana / March 13, 2014

Google Glass ‘hate crime’ victim wants a free trip to SXSW

So that she can "educate" the public, or something.
In News by Joe Veix / March 4, 2014

Cloud Nothings reawaken my aggressive youth with nostalgic new single ‘Psychic Trauma’

Mom+Pop Music is consistently killing it lately.
In Music by Andrew Poitras / February 25, 2014

Swear & Shake get intimate with the festival circuit in 2013

SXSW > Shaky Knees > Summer Camp > GOVERNORS BALL
In Music by Andrew Poitras / June 6, 2013
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