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Webcast: Watch a Live Stream of the Project X After Party Featuring Performances by Tyler, the Creator, A-Trak and Kid Cudi

February 29th, 2012

Tonight, there’s going to be a legendary after party in LA for movie Project X.  Check out the live stream after the jump to see performances by Tyler The Creator, A-Trak, Kid Cudi and others.

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Hammers of Misfortune – 17th Street

February 29th, 2012

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Life on the Street

San Francisco’s Hammers of Misfortune are out to prove there is still a place in music for conceptual, melodic, prog-art metal. 17th Street, their fifth studio album and first since 2008, combines elements from previous releases with a veteran feel. Original member John Cobbett has shown all his vocal and guitar tricks, and on 17th Street he puts them all together in a cohesive collection, cementing the band’s sound as distinctive while displaying the influences of artists like Dream Theater and Thin Lizzy. Read more…

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Mike Galaxy Presents SX 2012 Unofficial SXSW Day Party Announced

February 29th, 2012

For the 13th year, Mike Galaxy is bringing their official, unofficial SXSW day party! While you are enjoying the margaritas and tacos at Guero’s, you will be able to hear some great acts such as The Belle Brigade, Astronautalis, and American Royalty. Set times and RSVP after the jump.

12PM-10PM, Thursday, March 15, Guero’s Taco Bar, 1412 S. Congress Avenue Austin, TX 78704 Read more…

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Austin Psych Fest & Sailor Jerry Present: LEVITATION (Free SXSW Party)

February 29th, 2012

Thursday March 15th

29th St. Ballroom @ Spider House

Doors at noon

FREEEE with RSVP here

Facebook Event Page

So here it is, the big beautiful SXSW party being thrown by Austin Psych Fest & Sailor Jerry! Some amazing names on here: The Growlers, Royal Baths, Crocodiles, Psychic Ills, Sleepy Sun, it just keeps going! There’s 3 stages in total going from noon to past midnight. This is also serving as a release party for Christian Bland and the Revelators’ new LP Pig Boat Blues. There will be free tacos, and beer starting at 12:30, an Austin Psych Fest ticket raffle, and  a marketplace featuring Laced With Romance vintage clothing, and Entheo Sound Records.

Brought to you by:

Sailor Jerry – Burger Records – Ad Hoc – Laced With Romance – Entheo Sound Records – The Reverberation Appreciation Society.

LINEUP AS FOLLOWS

Spiderhouse Stage

01:00 – Pujol
01:45 – Elephant Stone
02:30 – White Fence
03:15 – Fresh and Onlys
04:00 – Sleepy Sun
04:45 – Crystal Antlers
05:30 – Mikal Cronin
06:15 – The Growlers
07:15 – Ooh La Las
08:00 – Chicas de Hongo
08:45 – Tiger High
09:30 – Hidden Hues

Ballroom

01:30 – Cold Showers
02:15 – Wet Hair
03:00 – Royal Baths
03:45 – Cosmonauts
04:30 – Prince Rama
05:15 – Amen Dunes
06:00 – Psychic Ills
06:45 – Sun Araw
07:30 – Coxcombs
08:15 – Christian Bland and The Revelators (LP RELEASE)
09:00 – Lumerians
09:45 – Woodsman
10:30 – Black Ryder
11:25 – Heaven
12:00 – Crocodiles
01:00 – The Spirituals

Courtyard

1:15 – Chris Catalena and the Native Americans
2:00 – Apache Dropout
2:45 – Bad Weather California
3:30 – Turbo Fruits
4:15 – Purling Hiss
5:00 – QUILT
5:45 – Electric Flower
6:30 – The Good The Bad
7:15 – Diamond Center
8:00 – Midday Veil
8:45 – Far-out Fangtooth
9:30 – Feeding People


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PureVolume House at SXSW 2012 Late Night and Day Parties Announced

February 29th, 2012

PureVolume is back again, teaming up with IHeartRadio for a a full week of bands and parties! Once again this is one of few parties that will regularly continue past 2 AM, and the lineup so far includes Wallpaper, Princeton, Penguin Prison, LIGHTS, Hellogoodbye, Motion City Soundtrack, Shiny Toy Guns, and others, with even more bands still TBA. There’s a lot to take in with this one, so be sure to check out the full lineup (so far), party details and the RSVP link after the jump!

March 11-17 at 2nd & Trinity St. Austin, TX 78701 Read more…

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Popantipop and the Sea Shepherd Conservation Society Announce Sea Now! SXSW 2012 Parties

February 29th, 2012

I’ve got a really big one for y’all! SeaNow is back for their second year of SXSW day parties. The full lineup is massive, but some of my personal favorites are NO, Com Truise, Jonquil, and U.S. Royalty. This party is for a really good cause, and it is a really good lineup! Check the lineup after the jump.

March 14-17, The Brew Exchange, 706 W. 6th Street Austin, TX 78701 Read more…

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Pitchfork’s Show No Mercy SXSW 2012 Day Party Announced

February 29th, 2012

Pitchfork and Brandon Stosuy are throwing a party at ND Studios. It features Rwake, the Atlas Moth, Deafheaven, and others. More details after the break.

12PM-6PM, Wednesday, March 14, ND Studios, 501 North IH-35 Austin, TX 78701 Read more…

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The Pitchfork SXSW 2012 Day Party Announced Featuring El-P and SBTRKT

February 29th, 2012

Pitchfork is having a sick day party at the Mohawk!  Come see El-P, SBTRKT, and the Cloud Nothings.  Full lineup and poster after the break.

12PM-6PM, Thursday, March 15, Mohawk 912 Red River Street Austin, TX 78701 Read more…

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New Documentary on the Libertines Funded Within 24 Hours

February 29th, 2012

It didn’t take long for the makers of There Are No Innocent Bystanders, the new full-length documentary about UK rockers The Libertines, to find the funding they needed for the film’s release. In less than 24 hours, indie moviemakers Pulse Films and direct-to-fan music company PledgeMusic reached their fundraising goal.

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Jansport Presents The Bonfire Sessions at SXSW 2012 Featuring White Denim

February 29th, 2012

JanSport is back for their third year of “Bonfire Sessions”. Lucky for us Austinites, White Denim will be headlining. There will also be performances from Strange Boys, Bear Hands, and Fly Golden Eagle. Catch all the details and the RSVP after the jump!

1PM-8PM, Tuesday, March 13, Mohawk 912 Red River St. Austin, TX 78701 Read more…

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