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Check out a new live video of A Great Big Pile of Leaves here. Also, hit the replies to see when the band will be playing at SXSW.
Thomas Nassiff on 03/06/11 - 12:33 AM
Gatsby's American Dream will be playing a SXSW showcase.

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Matthew Tsai on 03/01/11 - 12:40 AM
The Strokes have announced a free show at this year's SXSW where they will be premiering tracks from their forthcoming album, Angles. Head here for more details.
Kyle Huntington on 02/23/11 - 10:07 AM
A brand new Foo Fighters documentary is set to premiere at this year's SXSW. Directed by Oscar winner James Moll, the film traces the band's history and the recording of their new album.
Kyle Huntington on 02/03/11 - 10:36 AM
Do you want limited edition Cokie the Clown "pee-colored vinyl"? Sure you do. You can also check out Fat Mike's statement on the whole SXSW "piss de resistance" in the replies. Warning: not safe for work.
Tony Pascarella on 05/25/10 - 03:22 PM
Check out footage of Miniature Tigers performing new and old songs alike at SXSW on The Set List.
Garett Press on 05/06/10 - 10:53 AM
A full Local Natives set from SXSW can be seen here.

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Blake Solomon on 04/29/10 - 11:00 PM
An entire Fang Island set from SXSW can be seen here.
Blake Solomon on 04/10/10 - 09:57 AM
A very detailed description of Fat Mike's performance as Cokie the Clown at this year's South by Southwest can be read here. Some of the pictures are NSFW and the review may be a bit uncomfortable. Be warned.
Adam Pfleider on 03/23/10 - 02:38 PM
According to this article, the most increased buzz over a band at South by Southwest based on social media this year was Fang Island. The article also contains a list of the most talked about overall. Number one? NeverShoutNever.
Adam Pfleider on 03/23/10 - 12:18 PM
This last update comes a little late, but you can check the replies for coverage of Saturday's SXSW action. Previous SXSW coverage can be found here. Bands covered include The Forecast, Sleigh Bells, Bone Thugs-N-Harmony, Hole, Rocky Votolato and more.
Paul Tao on 03/23/10 - 10:13 AM
Terrible Things playing a new song at SXSW is in the replies.

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Blake Solomon on 03/23/10 - 07:53 AM
Previous SXSW coverage can be found here. Check the replies for coverage of yesterday's SXSW action. You can follow AP.net's SXSW twitter page here and/or mine/Tony's twitters as well for up-to-date happenings. Tony's coverage of Patrick Stump's solo show is in post #3 below Adam's recap.
Paul Tao on 03/20/10 - 10:09 AM
New Zealand instrumental post-rockers Kerretta make their US debut today at SXSW followed by a tour. Dates are the in the replies.
Alex DiVincenzo on 03/19/10 - 01:57 PM
This year at SXSW, three of us are reporting from Austin. Day 1 was here, and Day 2 is in the replies. You can follow AP.net's SXSW twitter page here and/or mine/Tony's twitters as well for up-to-date happenings.
Paul Tao on 03/19/10 - 09:12 AM
This year at SXSW, three of us (myself [Paul Tao], Adam Pfleider and Tony Pascarella) are all down in Austin to drink some beer and eat hot dogs, and see some bands as well. You can read Adam and I's recap of our first day in the replies; Tony will be putting up his at the end of the festival. You can follow AP.net's SXSW twitter page here and/or mine/Tony's twitters as well for up-to-date happenings.
Paul Tao on 03/18/10 - 09:47 AM
This year we will have three staffers covering the annual South by Southwest in Austin, TX. Paul Tao, Tony Pascarella and I will be in town for the event. You can follow our up to date craziness on Twitter here. Also, for anyone joining the event, follow us, and we may let you know about some secrets as soon as we do. Feel free to let us know who we should check out (before they get too big) in the replies. See you in a week.
Adam Pfleider on 03/10/10 - 01:18 PM
Photo Finish Records has announced their official SXSW showcase with performances by Rival Schools, Recover, Steel Train, Envy On The Coast, The Downtown Fiction, and a very special surprise guest. The event is free and open to the public. See the replies for the official event poster.
Rohan Kohli on 03/08/10 - 02:19 PM
Patrick Stump (Fall Out Boy) is performing his first solo show at SXSW this year. Details can be found here.

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Blake Solomon on 03/04/10 - 08:23 AM
Unsigned Showcase and Absolute 100 Band, Static Jacks, have annnounced their SXSW schedule along with shows supporting Hellogoodbye, Socratic, Titus Andronicus and more. Dates can be found in the replies. Also, photos from the Static Jacks / So So Glos show this past weekend at Shea Stadium in Brooklyn can be seen here.
Mike Kraft on 03/03/10 - 10:30 AM
For those attending SXSW this year, a new showcase has just been announced. The showcase will take place on March 18th at Cedar Door and will feature Never Shout Never, Hey Monday, The Summer Set, The Ready Set, Stereo Skyline, The Downtown Fiction, Great Big Planes, and Cady Groves. Head to the replies for more info.
Rohan Kohli on 02/25/10 - 02:07 PM
The Fold have announced some new tour dates, as well as how you can win backstage passes. Details in the replies.
Alex DiVincenzo on 02/22/10 - 02:13 PM
A promo video for Sargent House's SXSW party (with Cast Spells, Good Old War, Native, Fang Island, and Chinese Stars) can be seen in the replies.
Steve Henderson on 02/20/10 - 11:02 PM
The lineup, including venues and set times, for all the official SXSW performances/showcases have been posted.

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Blake Solomon on 02/17/10 - 09:30 AM
For bands hoping to play SXSW next year, don't forget that tomorrow is the deadline to submit your band.
Paul Tao on 11/05/09 - 11:53 AM
Isles and Glaciers first live show at SXSW can be seen here.

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Mike Kraft on 03/26/09 - 08:15 AM
Check the replies where P.O.S. performs "The Optimist" for SPIN at SXSW.

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Mike Kraft on 03/25/09 - 07:50 AM
As this is the last SXSW update for this year, don't forget to check out Buzznet's SXSW page. Upload and share your photos and videos to there if you were at SXSW this year!

Going out with a bang for SXSW is something that is pretty much an expected thing - Saturday generally has the most late-night parties, surprise sets by big-name artists and events of that sort. After barely being able to see any shows on Friday because of meetings, I more than made up for it on Saturday (I know it's Monday now, but Sunday was spent traveling back to LA and recovering from SXSW in general).
I started off the day by seeing a the lasts shows for a couple of the bands I work with, Telepathe and
Paul Tao on 03/23/09 - 10:02 AM
Third Eye Blind's Ursa Major will be released on June 23, 2009. A recap of the band's set at SXSW can be read here.
Steve Henderson on 03/22/09 - 02:49 PM
A write-up of Metallica's performance at SXSW can be read here.
Steve Henderson on 03/22/09 - 02:42 PM
Currently, I'm down in Austin, TX for SXSW. As I have for the past few years or so, I'll be giving a daily roundup of what bands I'm seeing, what I'm doing, etc (Day 2). Live vicariously through me, and I mean that in a non-egotistical way. You can follow me on twitter if you want to be a stalker. P.S. for anyone complaining about me seeing more obscure acts the past couple of days, today should be better.

People really come to SXSW for three things: music, partying and meetings. Almost every trip to Austin has some kind of combination of the three and either fortunately or unfortunately (I haven't decided yet), yesterday was one of those days where it was almost all meetings, all...
Paul Tao on 03/21/09 - 09:59 AM
Currently, I'm down in Austin, TX for SXSW. As I have for the past few years or so, I'm giving a daily roundup of what bands I'm seeing, what I'm doing, etc (Day 1 here). Live vicariously through me, and I mean that in a non-egotistical way. You can follow me on twitter if you want to be a stalker.

Compared to Day 1 and probably the schedules of most SXSW-attendees, my Thursday can probably be considered pretty light. Going along with the whole full disclosure thing from yesterday, besides AP.net, I'm here at SXSW for the day job of IAMSOUND Records, and so yesterday (Day 2) was the day of our party, meaning technically I got to stay in the same location for about 12 hours running a...
Paul Tao on 03/20/09 - 07:40 AM
Currently, I'm down in Austin, TX for SXSW. As I have for the past few years or so, I'll be giving a daily roundup of what bands I'm seeing, what I'm doing, etc. Live vicariously through me, and I mean that in a non-egotistical way. You can follow me on twitter if you want to be a stalker.


Not sleeping the night before heading out to SXSW is probably not the best way to start things off, but when you have a 6:30 AM flight and you have to wake up at 3 to catch a shuttle to the airport, it can get awfully hard to fall asleep when you know you have so much stuff to do the next day. I was able to sleep all three hours on the plane from LA to Austin but that's the basic minimum I...
Paul Tao on 03/19/09 - 07:54 AM
The lineup and schedule for Purevolume's week at SXSW can be seen here.
Rohan Kohli on 03/04/09 - 06:36 PM
The Real You will have their song "Worse for the Wear" featured on tonight's episode of Real World: Brooklyn on MTV tonight at 10 PM Eastern. Additionally, the band has been confirmed for the Myspace Records showcase at SXSW on Thursday, March 19th at The Cedar Door. The Real You will be playing at 3:15 PM.
Tony Pascarella on 03/04/09 - 02:12 PM
Jaguar Love will be touring with OK Go in March, right after SXSW. The band will be in Australia in February playing with Nine Inch Nails.
Dates3/19/09 - Cedar Door - Austin, TX (SXSW)
3/20/09 - House of Blues - San Diego, CA
3/21/09 - House of Blues - Anaheim, CA
3/24/09 - The Catalyst - Santa, Cruz
3/25/09 - The Great American Music Hall - San Francisco, CA
3/27/09 - Wonder Ballroom - Portland, OR
3/28/09 - Chop Suey - Seattle, WA
Paul Tao on 02/05/09 - 01:45 PM
Purevolume is looking for interns to help out during The PureVolume.com House 2009 in Austin, TX. If you live or will be in the Austin area anytime between March 10th - 23rd, and are over the age of 18, you can send them an email at work@purevolume.com. The PureVolume.com House is known for late night parties, awesome live music and a chance to meet bands and other industry personnel.
Rohan Kohli on 02/05/09 - 01:29 PM
The Hold Steady is rumored to be playing at Rachel Ray's SXSW party this year.
Steve Henderson on 01/28/09 - 12:46 PM
Watch Clark Westfield of The Gay Blades freestyle battle Astronautalis right here. And there's more - watch the rest of the SXSW five-part series at the band's myspace blog.
Julia Conny on 04/10/08 - 07:00 PM
Blender named Innerpartysystem's SXSW video "The Most Disturbing SXSW Video In Existence." See it for yourself.
Julia Conny on 03/31/08 - 08:44 PM
Watch The New Frontiers over here talking about the pillars of SXSW - drinking, puking, and free shit.
Steve Henderson on 03/31/08 - 07:59 PM
The Gay Blades knows what SXSW is all about. Watch their version here.
Julia Conny on 03/31/08 - 06:29 PM
Check out live footage of Halos from SXSW on the Blender Magazine website here.
Paul Tao on 03/27/08 - 04:31 PM
Meet the guy who has reviewed all 763 songs in the SXSW torrent.

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Joe DeAndrea on 03/20/08 - 04:10 PM
You can read the older updates about SXSW 2008 in my blog

This last update of SXSW 2008 comes a bit late because while, technically, I could have written this as soon as I got back in to LA on Sunday morning, it would not have been anything remotely legible. The fact that I only slept for half an hour the night before would have caused my update to become one of the worst written things you've ever seen on this website. While you might think that the last day of SXSW would be a little calmer than the rest, you'd be very wrong. In fact, everyone tries and squeeze in one last big party/bash/show the last day, and the options to choose from are more than I can count.

Heading out of my...
Paul Tao on 03/18/08 - 11:28 AM

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