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mxdwn Best of SXSW 2011

March 24th, 2011

As we brush the dust from our eyes and the free beer from our collective systems, we now take our annual moment to reflect on the very best from this year’s South by Southwest 2011 music festival. For those not fortunate enough to attend yet, you will never find a better collection of new and popular music anywhere in the U.S.A. The largest of established stars coexist in a world with the newest of aspiring talent, each and every act angling for either recognition, PR buzz or standard fan accumulation. Read more…

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Unexpected Violence at SXSW Leads to Doubt Over 2012

March 20th, 2011

Due to the number of incidents at this year’s SXSW, organizers of the music festival plan to collaborate with the City of Austin to limit free events next year. Read more…

By Michelle Rick Posted in News

All Things Bad Brains: New Album, SXSW & Tour Dates

March 17th, 2011

Check out the announcement from hardcore punkers, Bad Brains, bearing news about an album currently in the works.  Also, check out the next set of tour dates for the band.
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Watch Die Antwoord’s Short Film

March 17th, 2011

Umshini Wam is the short film starring Capetown, South Africa’s Die Antwoord, a rising rap-rave group who pride themselves on bringing a new style to hip-hop, known as zef.  Check out their wild short film after the jump. Read more…

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Brooklyn Vegan, Profound Lore Records Present Free SXSW Day Party

March 16th, 2011

Profound Lore Records and Brooklyn Vegan will present another free SXSW day party on Saturday, March 19 at Lovejoy’s in Austin from noon to 7:00 pm.  Featured acts include Grayceon, Deafheavan and Castevet. Read more…

By Nick Vadala Posted in News ,

Brooklyn Vegan & M For Montreal Present Free Day Party At Barbarella & Swan Dive

March 16th, 2011

M for Montreal and Brooklyn Vegan have teamed up for a SXSW day party on Saturday, March 19 from noon to 6:00 pm at Swan Dive & Barbarella in Austin.  Featured acts include Baths, !!! and Owen Pallett. Read more…

By Nick Vadala Posted in News ,

Brooklyn Vegan & 1000 Knives Free Day Party At Lovejoy’s

March 16th, 2011

Brooklyn Vegan has teamed up with 1000 Knives to bring us another free, 21+ SXSW day party on Friday, March 18 from noon to 7:00 pm.  Featured acts at the metal/grindcore event include Kill the Client, Wormrot and Magrudergrind. Read more…

By Nick Vadala Posted in News ,

Anamanaguchi to Stop at SXSW on Tour

March 13th, 2011

Anamanaguchi will tour this spring with “Japanese Action Punk Band” Peelander-Z. In addition to SXSW shows, the foursome from Brooklyn, NY will release the first in a series of 7”s. Read more…

By Michelle Rick Posted in News ,

Eastern Conference Champions Announce West Coast Tour Dates

March 13th, 2011

Eastern Conference Champions will be releasing Speak-ahh, their first album in four years, on April 26th. A west coast tour, kicking off on April 20th in Santa Barbara, CA, will support the album’s release. Five SXSW performances will precede the tour. Read more…

By Michelle Rick Posted in News ,

Kanye West Confirmed for SXSW at Vevo Power Station

March 13th, 2011

It’s official, Kanye West will headline at the Vevo Power Station for their SXSW party on Saturday, March 19 at midnight.  Check out the announcement video after the jump. Read more…

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