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SXSW Sued By Car Crash Victims’ Families

December 19th, 2014
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After a drunk driver hit and killed four people at the festival in March, SXSW faces multiple lawsuits alleging lack of safety precautions. The lawsuits claim the two companies that own SXSW could have done more to prevent the incident. Read more…

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Swervedriver Announce Spring 2015 Tour Dates And SXSW 2015 Show

November 19th, 2014
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After a hiatus of almost 10 years, Swervedriver is set to release their first album since 1998 and go on tour in 2015. Wait, what? Read more…

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SXSW Asks The City Of Austin To Limit The Number Of Permits Issued To Unofficial Events

October 3rd, 2014
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A lot of confusion and fear has arisen about the future of unofficial acts at South By Southwest, an annual arts and entertainment festival in Austin, Texas, following a report by an outside event planning company. But, South By Southwest organizers have issued a clarifying statement detailing their true goals.

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The Neighbourhood Announce New Mixtape #000000 & #FFFFFF

April 22nd, 2014
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Cali alt-rock outfit The Neighbourhood (THE NBHD) have announced that they will be releasing a mixtape in the coming months.
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WATCH: Haim Performs Live at Coachella

April 16th, 2014
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Los Angelinas HAIM performed for the first time at Coachella Music and Arts Festival this weekend in their home state.
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WATCH: Phantogram Releases New Video For “Fall in Love”

April 1st, 2014
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At Birds Barber Shop in Austin, TX, Phantogram filmed a special performance featuring artist Joshua Davis at SXSW.

Photo Credit Raymond Flotat

Photo Credit Raymond Flotat

Phantogram have been hard at work since they released their February 2014 full-length album, Voices. They paired with New York artist Joshua Davis for the release of the video as part of a “Napster Project”, wherein different musicians and artists collaborate to try and produce art that disrupts the music industry. This is the first time the duo have paired up in a real-time performance, where Joshua Davis coded a series of animations and graphics as the band performed. The result is an entrancing geometrical maze that meshes devilishly well with Phantograms electro-indie vibes. Take a couple of minutes to immerse yourself in all its trippy glory:

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Fourth Person Dies After Deadly SXSW Car Crash

March 27th, 2014
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According to KVUE.com, a fourth person has died from injuries sustained in the car accident that occurred earlier this month at outside a SXSW event taking place at The Mohawk. After being placed into a medically induced coma on March 13th, De’Andre Tatum, of Fort Worth, TX finally succumbed to his injuries, and was pronounced dead on Thursday.
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WATCH: The Pains of Being Pure at Heart Releases Video for “Simple and Sure”

March 26th, 2014
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Indie-pop outfit The Pains of Being Pure at Heart have realeased a new video to the single “Simple and Pure,” off their album set to drop April 22nd on Yebo.
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Lawyer Argues Tyler, the Creator Did Not Incite Riot at SXSW

March 24th, 2014
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The saga of Tyler, the Creator continues. The Odd Future leader remains in hot water after his arrest in Austin, but his lawyer has released a statement proclaiming his client’s innocence. Not exactly shocking behavior for a lawyer, but he may have his hands full this time.

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WATCH: Julian Casablancas Performs “Instant Crush” at SXSW

March 15th, 2014
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More huge, unexpected news from SXSW. Julian Casablancas and the Voidz just performed “Instant Crush”, Casablancas’ collaboration with Daft Punk, for the first time in concert.

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