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Rewards (DJ Set)

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Reks
    Friday March 16, 2012 12:00am - 12:20am @ MALAIA Upstairs (300 E 6th St)

    Before the Grey Hairs, REKS was just a teenager who fell in love with the Hip-Hop movement. Little did he know, one day he would experience working with and alongside some of those legendary hip-hop icons. Born Corey Isiah Christie in Lawrence, Massachusetts, August 24th, 1977, REKS practically grew up with Hip-Hop. He first embraced the culture by becoming a break-dancer with Funk Town Connection (FTC), competing all over the city of Lawrence, Massachusetts. The legendary Rap styles of KRS-One, Slick Rick, and Ice Cube inspired him to pick up the mic and he started writing rhymes at a very young age. Soon thereafter, REKS began gaining notoriety in his hometown through cipher battles and memorable stage performances. After high school, REKS enrolled at the University of Massachusetts at Amherst. With a “Kanye West” drive and mentality, REKS decided to drop out of college after one year to pursue his dream and music career full-time.

    Artists
    Before the Grey Hairs, REKS was just a teenager who fell in love...


    Type Band, Official
    Hashtag #sxsw #Reks
    Tags 21+, Hip-Hop-Rap
    Website http://schedule.sxsw.com/2012/events/event_MS18032


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DJEDJOTRONIC
    Friday March 16, 2012 12:00am - 12:30am @ Beauty Bar (617 E. Seventh St. Austin, TX)
    DJEDJOTRONIC
    Djedjotronic (Jeremy Cottereau) discovered electronic music through Warp and UR a decade ago. Jeremy started his career meeting the now famous Popof, releasing several collaborations and touring together under the name « Wee-­‐Kids ».
    His particular style is a mix between pumping computer beats and insane techno, all about making people rave.
    Djedjotronic’s smashing debut EP "Turn Off" was released in 2007 on Level75 and got huge support.
    His second EP “Dirty & Hard” was a collaboration with South African rapper Spoek released on Boysnoize Records in March 2009.
    2010 has also been a fruitful year for Djedjotronic. Apart from appearance on “Miami Noize” compilation by Boysnoize Records with his track “Feta”, his third maxi EP “Bit This Thin” was released on the same label. It's a fusion of modern jackin’ House and Techno music, creating a sound which crosses genre boarder.
    This great success gave him the chance to work on remixes of well-­‐known artists like Unkle, DSL, Das Pop, Tiga, Birdy Nam Nam, Etienne De Crecy, The Faint, Boysnoize, Gonzales, Chromeo to name a few.
    Touring alone or playing together with his colleagues from Boysnoize Records crew Djedjotronic has now participated in most of major electronic events worldwide. Pukkelpop (BE), Dour (BE), Mystery Land (NL), Plages Electroniques (FR), Sonar (ES), Nuit Sonore (FR) are just some of the festivals he has recently played. 2010 was a special year for Jeremy as it is the first time when he played at I Love Techno (BE), the 15th year of this famous electronic music festival.
    The in demand artist starts 2011 on fire!
    Producer of two killer remixes for Chromeo.
    Releasing "The Invisible Landscape" on Busy P and Dj Medhi Compilation named "Let the Children Techno" (Tsugi #38 cover)
    Charting his analog bomb “Uranus” #1 on the Beatport Electronica charts. Opening Miami Noize 2011 with the powerfull “Fritz” ....
    Jeremy strikes back on BNR TRAX with some Techno goodness that is Bugle and Tetris.

    Artists
    DJEDJOTRONIC | Djedjotronic (Jeremy Cottereau) discovered electronic...


    Type Band, Official
    Hashtag #sxsw #DJEDJOTRONIC
    Tags 21+, DJ
    Website http://schedule.sxsw.com/2012/events/event_MS18279


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Agridoce

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Al Staehely
    Friday March 16, 2012 12:00am - 12:40am @ Saxon Pub (1320 S Lamar Blvd)
    This third generation Austinite was front man, bassist and songwriter for Spirit on its '72 album, "Feedback". Ditto the Staehely Bros. album for Epic Records two years later. He wrote and performed on "Crazy Like A Fox", the first single for Who drummer Keith Moon’s only solo album. He toured Europe with Nick Gravenites (The Electric Flag) and John Cipollina ( Quicksilver Messenger Service) and recorded the album "Monkey Medicine" with them in Hamburg, which included three of his songs. Staehely's solo album was released in Europe on Polydor Records in '82 and released for the first time in the U.S. in 2011 titled "Al Staehely and 10K Hrs." on SteadyBoy Records. Look for his SteadyBoy EP to be released in the second half of 2012. Entitled "Crazy Like a Fox", it features The Explosives (Freddie Steady Krc and Cam King).

    Artists
    This third generation Austinite was front man, bassist and songwriter...


    Type Band, Official
    Hashtag #sxsw #AlStaehely
    Tags 21+, Singer-Songwriter
    Website http://schedule.sxsw.com/2012/events/event_MS18898


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Alpine
    Friday March 16, 2012 12:00am - 12:40am @ Deseo Centro Lounge (219 Congress Ave)

    Meet ALPINE. Phoebe Baker (vocals), Lou James (vocals), Timothy Royall (keys), Phil Tucker (Drums), Ryan Lamb (Bass) and Christian OʼBrien (Guitar). Adding colour to Melbourneʼs musical landscape, Alpine formed in 2009 and have gone from strength-to-strength ever since.
    Likened to Phoenix, Lykke Li and The xx, theyʼve held the mantle of triple J Unearthed Feature Artist and have found friends online, on air and on paper. Fusing synths with honeyed harmonies, hypnotic rhythms and bright beats, Alpine appeared on the scene with a set of demos that quickly caught the attention of music lovers across the country.
    2010 saw the release of their debut EP Zurich which featured the singles ʻVillagesʼ (no. 2 most played on JJJ radio) and ʻHeartloveʼ (top 10 of most played on JJJ), and had fans and critics alike clamouring for more from ALPINE. ALPINE are back with their new single HANDS which is already at high rotation on triple J, the first cut from their forthcoming debut album due out on Ivy League in early 2012. Featuring the dreamy vocals of ALPINEʼs tag-team front women Phoebe Baker and Lou
    James, HANDS is an exercise in ethereal pop, luscious in tone and restrained in delivery. Following successful tours alongside the likes of The Naked and Famous, Cloud Control, Sia and Sparkadia plus their own sold-out headline shows. ALPINE opened the mainstage at Splendour in the Grass earlier this year, and they are currently performing with The Jezebels on their huge sold-out tour of the country. ALPINE continually leave audiences in thrall. Theyʼre set to do it all again over New Years
    Eve when they take to the stage at Falls Festival in both Lorne and Marion Bay and in January at the Southbound festival in WA. 2012 is set to be a BIG YEAR, aren't you glad we introduced you.

    Artists
    Meet ALPINE. Phoebe Baker (vocals), Lou James (vocals), Timothy...


    Type Band, Official
    Hashtag #sxsw #Alpine
    Tags 21+, Rock
    Website http://schedule.sxsw.com/2012/events/event_MS19997


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Andrew Belle
    Friday March 16, 2012 12:00am - 12:40am @ The Tap Room at Six (311 Colorado St)
    Andrew Belle is a new artist on the pop singer/songwriter scene. Residing in both Chicago and Nashville, he is currently touring clubs and universities across the country, and is also a member of the critically acclaimed national tour Ten Out Of Tenn. Andrew released his debut EP All Those Pretty Lights in September 2008, his debut full-length album The Ladder in February 2010, and his most recent release, The Daylight EP in February 2012. Virtually all of his songs are featured in hit TV shows, and his singles have achieved national radio airplay. His music and vocal stylings draw comparisons to Coldplay, The Fray, and John Mayer. Fans and critics often refer to his songs as “smart pop”—nuanced melodies and sophisticated, contemplative lyrics coupled with bold, infectious hooks.

    Artists
    Andrew Belle is a Chicago based singer-songwriter. He released...


    Type Band, Official
    Hashtag #sxsw #AndrewBelle
    Tags 21+, Singer-Songwriter
    Website http://schedule.sxsw.com/2012/events/event_MS15480


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Ariane Moffatt
    Friday March 16, 2012 12:00am - 12:40am @ Spill (212 E. 6th St.)

    Ariane Moffatt is an adventurer. The Montreal singer-songwriter’s illustrious career is marked by curiosity ¬– sonic, musical and emotional – and it’s contagious. She has built a devoted following in Quebec over the past decade, making inroads to France with her evocative blend of electro, pop, soul and rock.
    At the heart of her success is that voice – an instrument of arresting intimacy that tugs on your heartstrings as it floats through the atmosphere, at once earthy, ethereal and capable of surprising power.
    Yet it is underwater that Moffatt makes her grand entrance, splashing onto the scene with her runaway 2002 debut Aquanaute. An entrancing collection of post-trip-hop confessionals blending acoustic and electronic textures, sung just above a whisper, the album strikes a chord. It sells 120,000 copies and wins three ADISQ Awards (Quebec’s Grammys) including Discovery of the Year and Pop-Rock Album of the Year.
    Meanwhile, Moffatt is making her reputation as a mesmerizing performer, her live shows bringing a whole new dimension to her dreamy sound. The submersive audio-visual experience is captured on the live CD/DVD Ariane Moffatt à la Station C, which appears in 2005, six months before her second album, Le coeur dans la tête.
    Without losing the lightness of her earlier material, the new work surprises with gritty forays into rock, reggae and drum-and-bass. Two things become immediately obvious: this girl can do anything; and, held together by her voice, it all fits.
    “It’s like I want to master the essence of each kind of groove,” Moffatt says. “I want to submerge myself in these sounds; I feel more creative when I make stylistic clashes, borrowing ingredients from all kinds of things I love.”
    At the heart of her inclusive vibe is an artistic integrity and emotional honesty that cut through her aesthetic choices.
    “The emotion in a song is like the glue that picks it all up,” she says, “my identity, my personality, poetry. Maybe that’s my musical identity – that whole mix. I’m very sensitive; I ask a lot of questions. I listen to what’s happening inside myself and music is a great channel to express those feelings.”
    Moffatt is introduced to the French public in February, 2006, opening for Alain Souchon at the fabled Olympia de Paris. Shortly after, Le coeur dans la tête is released in France, where her star continues to rise as she is taken under the wing of flamboyant pop songsmith M (aka Mathieu Chedid).
    A few years later, Moffatt seduces the French public with Je veux tout, the irresistible hit single off her third album Tous les sens, released in April, 2008. The song cycle finds the singer dabbling in what she does best, from airy introspection to folky ragtime and funky electro.
    The electronic elements of her music are highlighted on the followup EP Tous les sens - remix, featuring inspired reworkings of her songs by acclaimed Montreal techno artists Akufen, Deadbeat and Pheek. On the opposite end of the spectrum, in 2010 she releases Trauma – musique de la série TV, a collection of stripped down, English-language covers of songs by everyone from The Ronettes to Cat Power, Tom Waits, R.E.M. and Leonard Cohen recorded for the Grey’s Anatomy-style Quebec hospital drama.
    Now, as she prepares to unveil her most ambitious album yet, Moffatt is more comfortable than ever with the various incarnations of her artistic expression.
    “Music takes us places that aren’t in any guidebook or on a map,” she says. “It’s like a quest, a search for what is beautiful – to make tangible the things which cannot be named, to give substance to emotions and create a common denominator for everything people feel.”

    Artists
    Ariane Moffatt is an adventurer. The Montreal singer-songwriter’s...


    Type Band, Official
    Hashtag #sxsw #ArianeMoffatt
    Tags Pop
    Website http://schedule.sxsw.com/2012/events/event_MS18435


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Astro
    Friday March 16, 2012 12:00am - 12:40am @ Maggie Mae's (323 E. 6th St.)
    ASTRO
    Renown Chilean band that stands out for its artistic quality and by creating a bold, energetic and highly interpretative live show.
    Astro, formed by: Octavio Cavieres, Nicolás Arancibia, Daniel Varas and Andrés Nusser; has achieved a fast and efficient position in the national independent circuit and a successful international career.
    Founded in 2008, the band first Ep, “Le Disc de Astrou”, was edited in México and Chile, exceeding all expectations by getting great public reception and excellent critics from specialized Chilean and foreign press.
    Along in its career, Astro has performed in some of Latin America most important stages as: the prestigious Mexican festival “Vive Latino”, the Argentinean “Hot Festival”, Lollapalooza Chile and the consolidated Colombian festival "Rock al Parque".
    Currently, Astro has just released their first LP. The homonymous production has 12 songs, and its first promotional single is: "Ciervos". Which for a limited time was released for free download from the website of the band, www.astrosonidoespacial.com, where you can also find its video. Since its release, "Ciervos" has received high praise from the public and fans of the band, as well as been highlighted in various national and international media and blogs. Besides Chile, the premiere of Astro´s new work has had repercussions in places as diverse as: Japan, Poland, Germany, England, United States, Mexico, Colombia and Argentina, being chosen by several medias has one of 2011 best singles, videos and albums
    The album was released on vinyl and digital, and is expected to mark the consolidation of their career. Meanwhile, the band is preparing a second video clip and refining the details for a tour to Argentina.
    Astro is an energetic band with a great proposal that is projected as one of the most interesting of the new Latin American scene. For 2012 they are invited to participate in the renown international festivals: SWSX (U.S.A.), Nrmal (Mexico) y Primavera Sound (Spain).

    Artists
    ASTRO | Renown Chilean band that stands out for its artistic...


    Type Band, Official
    Hashtag #sxsw #Astro
    Tags 21+, Rock
    Website http://schedule.sxsw.com/2012/events/event_MS18723


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Audrey Horne

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B. Bravo

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Camp Radio

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Canalón de Timbiquí
    Friday March 16, 2012 12:00am - 12:40am @ Speakeasy (412 Congress Ave #D)

    Canalón de Timbiquí honors the richness of its land. Its music is born in the mines, on the banks of the river, in the jungle and in the resistance of the blacks. The group is musicaly directed by the teacher Elizabeth (Licha) Sinisterra García and is made up of musicians and traditional singers ¨cantadoras¨ with etnical roots on afro-colombian heritage. They all come from a small town on the colombian Pacific Coast: Timbiquí. They interpret the colors and folklore of the colombian Pacific Coast. Its members recreate arrullos, myths and legends around Santa Bárbara, patron saint from their town. They play jugas, bambucos and bundes to honor the activities they do in their town: fishing, mining, agriculture. Canalon de Timbiqui plays traditional marimba, 2 bombos: golpeador and arrullador, two cununos: male and female, and the guasás that the traditional singers play rhythmically along with their choirs.

    Artists
    Canalón de Timbiquí honors the richness of its land. Its music...


    Type Band, Official
    Hashtag #sxsw #CanalóndeTimbiquí
    Tags World
    Website http://schedule.sxsw.com/2012/events/event_MS16518


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Cardinal
    Friday March 16, 2012 12:00am - 12:40am @ Beale Street Tavern (214-B East 6th St, Austin, TX 78701)

    Was there chamber pop after the Beatles and Bee Gees and before Belle & Sebastian? The missing link is Cardinal's self-titled debut. The album's release in 1994, which seemed to come out of nowhere, with its layered textures and delightful melodies, swimming against the tidalwave of grunge. It ushered in an era of renewed appreciation for the orchestrated pop music of the 1960s, and at the same time inspired and influenced a host of modern artists, who followed in Cardinal's footsteps, endeavoring to duplicate its majesty and sound so classic.
    Founded by Richard Davies, Australian by birth, Welsh by parentage, and American by choice, along with Oregonian Eric Matthews, Cardinal was formed when the unlikely duo met in Boston, Massachusetts. Davies most notably had been in the band the Moles, which led him from his native Sydney, to London, and then to New England, while Matthews was born in Southern California, studying music at a conservatory in San Francisco before moving to the north east.

    Artists
    Was there chamber pop after the Beatles and Bee Gees and before...

    Was there chamber pop after the Beatles and Bee Gees and before...


    Type Band, Official
    Hashtag #sxsw #Cardinal
    Tags 21+, Rock
    Website http://schedule.sxsw.com/2012/events/event_MS16967


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Carolyn Wonderland

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Crooks
    Friday March 16, 2012 12:00am - 12:40am @ The White Horse (500 Comal St, Austin, TX 78702)

    From Jim Caligiuri, The Austin Chronicle:

    Josh Mazour's having a Bloody Mary Sunday morning. The Crooks frontman is hungover from playing a private party the previous night, and now the bass player's gone missing. With long brown hair, big bushy beard, aviator glasses, and a wide-brimmed cowboy hat, Mazour looks like a Seventies country outlaw. That's appropriate since the local quartet traffics in a sound associated with Waylon Jennings and his ilk, a roots bramble not easily classified.

    "We call it country because that's the category that was forced upon us by iTunes," explains multi-instrumentalist Sam Alberts.

    "It's not rock," Mazour chimes in. "But I have no idea what to call our music anymore. I guess it depends on what song you listen to."

    Although Crooks has been scuffling around Austin for three years now, The Rain Will Come, the group's debut LP, drops in May. Produced by Danny Reisch (White Denim, the Bright Light Social Hour, Shearwater), it's an amalgam steeped in the Southwest. Horn riffs evoke Calexico, shaggy honky-tonk, and a taste of San Antonio in a guest appearance by accordion legend Flaco Jimenez.

    Growing up in the Hill Country town of Boerne, Mazour had a brother who listened to a lot of country music which he initially rejected.

    "I listened to a lot of early Nineties rock, stuff that came out of Seattle," he says. "I was surrounded by country sounds but I resisted it. But when I started writing songs, I just naturally gravitated toward music that was more meaningful, I guess. There's an underlying rawness in some of the stuff we do. I like hearing it coming through."

    In an effort to not overextend themselves, Crooks – driven by Rob Bacak on drums and bassist Andrew VanVoorhees – performs only three times during South by Southwest, including a party for the Stuff You Should Know podcast during Interactive week.

    "It's a huge nerd podcast," Mazour says. "He loves it."

    "I do love it," beams Alberts.



    Artists
    There’s no shortage of country music in Crooks’ hometown...


    Type Band, Official
    Hashtag #sxsw #Crooks
    Info Y
    Tags AustinChronicle, Country, Music
    Website http://schedule.sxsw.com/2012/events/event_MS17229


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Delta Spirit

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Dent May
    Friday March 16, 2012 12:00am - 12:40am @ 512 Rooftop (408 E 6th St)

    Jackson, Mississippi native Dent May grew up singing in local church groups, acting in school plays, and performing at nursing home gigs with a recorder choir. In high school, he wrote synthy power-pop with his band The Rockwells while recording erotically charged novelty tracks with friends on the side. After three unsuccessful semesters at NYU's film school, May moved to North Mississippi where he helped found the Cats Purring arts collective and formed a country-rock band called Cowboy Maloney's Electric City. In late 2007, inspired by Serge Gainsbourg and Lee Hazlewood, he began performing as Dent May & His Magnificent Ukulele and released a digital E.P. of cheeky lo-fi tunes, A Brush With Velvet. The title is a reference to The Partridge Family, episodes of which May obsessively collected and organized on VHS tapes as a teen. His debut album, The Good Feeling Music of Dent May & His Magnificent Ukulele, was recorded with Rusty Santos in May's home, a double-wide trailer in Taylor, Mississippi (population: 300). He continues to perform with Cowboy Maloney's Electric City, and recently began recording dance music under the moniker Dent Sweat.

    Artists
    In the years since signing with Paw Tracks in 2009, Mississippi...


    Type Band, Official
    Hashtag #sxsw #DentMay
    Tags 21+, Pop
    Website http://schedule.sxsw.com/2012/events/event_MS15396


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Dope D.O.D.

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Foxy Shazam

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Francisca Valenzuela

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Friends

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Future Unlimited
    Friday March 16, 2012 12:00am - 12:40am @ 512 (408 E 6th St)

    Future Unlimited are a duo from Nashville for whom the particulars of their unusual bond have led them to create a thoroughly studied modern futurist bent on the music they love. For Future Unlimited, the 80’s is not merely a by-gone era; to them, it is a mindset and a structure which makes sense. "It is our inspiration – we live it," says David. "We annoy each other quoting movies from it. And...we know the songs inside and out."

    Artists
    Named one of the top ten bands to debut at South by Southwest...


    Type Band, Official
    Tags 21+, Electronic
    Website http://schedule.sxsw.com/2012/events/event_MS19317


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Gauntlet Hair

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Hanni El Khatib

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Hickoids

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Honeyhoney

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Hull

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Imaginary Cities

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J.D. McPherson

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Jimmy Cliff

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John Doe

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Kendrick Lamar

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Light Asylum

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Lily & the Parlour Tricks

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Lovedrug

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Marcus Foster
    Friday March 16, 2012 12:00am - 12:40am @ Creekside at Hilton Garden Inn (500 N IH 35)
    Marcus Foster could have had it easy. He could have dropped names; doors could have flung open. Had he pursued the frequently garish route of your usual Next Big Thing contender, he'd have got it quite easily, T4 specials and all the rest of it.

    But Marcus Foster is no ordinary singer songwriter, and so he was never going to be quite so easily tempted into the tried and tested route of overnight success and instant fame. "Organic" is an awfully clichéd word, especially in such circumstances as a music biography, but his slow and stealthy gestation into a new artist of genuine note has nevertheless been just that. When you hear his songs, you realise it could never really have gone any other way.

    After much anticipation and preparation, his debut EP is finally ready for release. Entitled Tumble Down, and featuring four tracks rich with languor and melancholic life, it sounds like the work of someone who has been doing this for years, forever. You listen to the four songs here, particularly the slow six-minute burn of the title track and the exquisite ache of Shadows of the City, and at no point do you imagine him to be only 24 years old. These are folk songs and bluesy too, but nobody would ever be able to describe them as "nu", which, frankly, is a relief. They sound, like many great things, as old as the hills.

    "I love narrative in songwriting, always have," Marcus says. "The ability to delve into character and story, and to lose yourself completely in wherever the song takes you."

    He explains that he rarely sets out to write from an autobiographical standpoint, but that when he returns to his compositions several months down the line, sometimes even several years, he realises that the songs were in fact about himself after all.

    "It's like their meaning changes over time, they can become something else entirely," he marvels. "I like that. It gives them life, I suppose".

    Marcus Foster was born in London. He was six years old when he felt inexplicably drawn to the piano for the first time, and began to take lessons. This was unusual, he points out, because although his family were a family of music lovers, none had a particular penchant for playing themselves. But Marcus did, and he became quietly obsessive about it.

    By his early teens, he had discovered his artist father's Bob Dylan records, and his journey was now well underway, sparking an interest that would take him backwards rather than forwards. This means that while friends at school were lamenting the loss of Kurt Cobain and obsessing over an emergent Britpop, Marcus was instead stumbling into a kaleidoscopic world of Tom Waits, Van Morrison and Sister Rosetta Tharpe. His reading was out of time too, Jorge Luis Borges and Kerouac, so no wonder the songs he was writing sounded like they came from the pen of a much older scribe.

    "I was particularly obsessed with Tom Waits," he recounts. "Not only did I love his voice, but also how he wrote his songs. They had such depth, so many layers, and were filled with the most amazing characters. He completely influenced the way I set about writing my own songs."

    Artists
    Marcus Foster could have had it easy. He could have dropped names...


    Type Band, Official
    Hashtag #sxsw #MarcusFoster
    Tags 18+, Blues
    Website http://schedule.sxsw.com/2012/events/event_MS18874


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Marvin Country

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Milo Greene
    Friday March 16, 2012 12:00am - 12:40am @ Maggie Mae's Rooftop (323 E 6th St)

    Folk rockers Milo Greene are staying busy this fall. The California group are touring with The Civil Wars, Grouplove and Belle Brigade over the next few months as well as recording their yet-to-be-named debut album, set for release next spring. Band members Robbie Arnett, Andrew Heringer and Marlana Sheetz met in college, where they created a character named Milo Greene, sending out emails in his name to promote their creative endeavors. As the songs came together, Curtis Marrero (who had played with Arnett in Links) and Graham Fink (formerly of the Outline) were enticed to join and the quintet took the name Milo Greene.

    Artists
    Folk rockers Milo Greene are staying busy this fall. The California...


    Type Band, Official
    Hashtag #sxsw #MiloGreene
    Tags 21+, Rock
    Website http://schedule.sxsw.com/2012/events/event_MS18561


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Oh No Oh My

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Power Trip

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R. Ring - Kelley Deal & Mike Montgomery

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Ringo Deathstarr

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Said The Whale
    Friday March 16, 2012 12:00am - 12:40am @ Trinity Hall (401 E 6th St, Austin, TX 78701)
    In the five years since Said The Whale formed, the band's hook-heavy, pop-rock sound has propelled them to successes that include a nationally televised documentary, a JUNO Award victory, and a seemingly endless series of tours around the globe. In an age of overnight internet sensations, theirs is a true grassroots success story.
    With the new wave-tinged single "Heavy Ceiling" already making its mark on the Canadian rock/alternative charts and videos for all 15 album tracks to exclusively debut online, Little Mountain is shaping up to be one of the landmark indie rock albums of 2012. And if the last five years have taught us anything, it's that Said The Whale will continue to win over audiences the old fashioned way: with relentless touring, killer songs, and big-hearted passion.

    Artists
    With Little Mountain, Said The Whale has crafted its most adventurous...


    Type Band, Official
    Hashtag #sxsw #SaidTheWhale
    Tags 21+, Rock
    Website http://schedule.sxsw.com/2012/events/event_MS18013


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Seapony
    Friday March 16, 2012 12:00am - 12:40am @ Hotel Vegas (1500 E 6th St, Austin, TX 78702)
    The music of Seapony is refreshing in its simplicity. Most songs on Go With Me use no more than three chords, with an average running time around two-and-a-half minutes. In lieu of a human drummer, the Seattle trio entrusts time-keeping to a vintage gizmo the size of a desktop calculator. The lyrics to "Dreaming," the track that catapulted them into the spotlight, are just six lines long. Like Young Marble Giants and Beat Happening before them, this young three-piece has generated excitement that belies their music's modest means. And their back story is just as no-nonsense.

    Artists
    The music of Seapony is refreshing in its simplicity. Most songs...


    Type Band, Official
    Hashtag #sxsw #Seapony
    Tags 21+, Pop
    Website http://schedule.sxsw.com/2012/events/event_MS16484


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Sundress

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The Chain Gang of 1974

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The Ettes

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The Growlers
    Friday March 16, 2012 12:00am - 12:40am @ Valhalla (710 Red River St)

    The growlers are a rock and pop group formed in long beach California in 2006 who are yet to became one of the most commercially successful and critically acclaimed bands in the history of popular music. During their years of stardom yet to come, the band consists of Brooks Nielsen (vocals) Scott Montoya(drums), Matt Taylor(lead guitar, vocals) and Kyle Straka (keyboards, guitars.) They were managed by their own alter ego Epstein until his death in 2009. Although their initial musical style was rooted in 1960s rock and roll and skiffle, the group works with different musical genres, ranging from ice flossing hip hop to psychedelic rock. Their clothes, style and statements have made them trend-setters. While their growing social awareness saw their influence extend into the social and cultural revolutions. During the release of their first album and their ongoing singles releases, they have experimented with recording techniques that have the ability to bend sound in ways only drugs can. By now this “bent sound” has been perfected in their live act that some onlookers call “groovy” and or “sick”. The groovy unexcelled value in Lo fidelity sound is their stock and trade. They are the result of a combination of skilled modern engineering techniques and the very finest outdated recording and amplified equipment. The Growlers sound is best exemplified through Nielsen’s cryptic lyrics and the relationship it has with matt Taylor. As if the two are each other’s half. Though they complete each other, they compel and challenge one another in ways only the frequent growler fan can truly understand. Perhaps it is what the growler fan feels while taking part in the drug wave of bent sound. -ALEX KNOST

    Artists
    The growlers are a rock and pop group formed in long beach California...


    Type Band, Official
    Hashtag #sxsw #TheGrowlers
    Tags 21+, Rock
    Website http://schedule.sxsw.com/2012/events/event_MS15694


12:00am

The Suicide Bitches

12:00am

Tommy Stinson
    Friday March 16, 2012 12:00am - 12:40am @ Lamberts (401 W 2nd St)
    It would be hard to find a character in rock and roll who has played the part better than Tommy Stinson. From his beginnings as bassist of the legendary Replacements to his current tenure with Guns N’ Roses and Soul Asylum, Tommy has always done things his own way and has lived to tell the tale.
    The story begins with seminal Minneapolis band The Replacements. Tommy started the group with his big brother Bob at the tender age of 13. His spirited bass playing, sense of style, and impenetrable bullshit detector helped make the band special. He dropped out of high school a few years later to focus on touring full-time, and hasn’t looked back. Until the Replacements unceremonious demise in 1991, Tommy and his bandmates found themselves hazily thrashing through the world with reckless abandon. Their unpredictable shows are the stuff of legend — nobody that has ever seen the Replacements on stage will ever forget it. In the end, all he had to show for it was a few bruises and a hell of a reputation to uphold.
    Only 24 when the band broke up, Tommy set off on his own and formed the Faces-flavored group Bash & Pop. In 1993, Bash & Pop released the album Friday Night Is Killing Me on Warner Bros. His next group, the power-pop quartet Perfect, released a highly acclaimed EP and created a big buzz on the L.A. music scene. However, their 1997 full-length album was shelved due to record label tomfoolery. It was eventually released in 2004, under the name Once, Twice, Three Times a Maybe.
    Tommy’s life took yet another interesting turn in 1998, when Axl Rose asked him to be the new bassist in Guns N’ Roses. Since then, he has writing, recording, and touring the world with them. His fingerprints are all over the Chinese Democracy album and his signature presence on stage adds a unique dimension to this notoriously great live band.
    In 2004, Stinson released his first solo album Village Gorilla Head on Sanctuary Records. It was well received by the music press and fans alike. He subsequently toured behind the album backed by his friends The Figgs and Alien Crime Syndicate as his backing bands.
    In 2005, Tommy was asked to fill in on bass for Soul Asylum (with his high school pal Dave Pirner) after bassist and founding member Karl Mueller succumbed to cancer. The following year he helped finish recording The Silver Lining album with them. He still writes, records, and plays shows with the band whenever he can, and relishes playing with his old friends.
    There are no plans of slowing down in the future for our fearless friend. In August 2011, Tommy will release a new solo effort entitled One Man Mutiny on his own Done To Death Music and as well as continue to tour with Guns N’ Roses and Soul Asylum.

    Artists
    It would be hard to find a character in rock and roll who has...


    Type Band, Official
    Hashtag #sxsw #TommyStinson
    Tags 18+, Rock
    Website http://schedule.sxsw.com/2012/events/event_MS17025


12:00am

Trampled by Turtles

12:00am

What Made Milwaukee Famous
    Friday March 16, 2012 12:00am - 12:40am @ The Studio by HGTV (304 W 4th St)

    What Made Milwaukee Famous has been a stalwart of the Austin music scene since their inception in 2003. The three original members, Michael Kingcaid (vocals, guitar, keyboards), John Farmer (bass), and Jason Davis (guitars, vocals), each bring a diverse range of influences to the table, allowing them to seamlessly shift between genres at the drop of a hat. With the release of their first two records, Trying to Never Catch Up and What Doesn’t Kill Us on Seattle’s Barsuk imprint, the band has been touted for their abilities to channel strong musicianship and diverse song-writing into instantly, addictive hooks. Their “elegant pop” (Billboard) has landed them on the bill at a number of the mammoth festivals including Bonnaroo, Austin City Limits, Sasquatch, SXSW and Lollapalooza, highlighted by a taping on PBS’s prestigious Austin City Limits with Franz Ferdinand. They have also shared the stage with the likes of Arcade Fire, The Black Keys, The National, Snow Patrol, The Walkmen, TV on the Radio, and the Pretenders to name a few; a testament to their musical diversity and mutual respect with other artists in the industry.


    Artists
    What Made Milwaukee Famous has been a stalwart of the Austin...


    Type Band, Official
    Hashtag #sxsw #WhatMadeMilwaukeeFamous
    Tags 21+, Pop
    Website http://schedule.sxsw.com/2012/events/event_MS17587


12:00am

White Rabbits

12:00am

Zechs Marquise
    Friday March 16, 2012 12:00am - 12:40am @ Flamingo Cantina (515 East 6th Street Austin, TX)

    Zechs Marquise, the El Paso, TX quintet are back with their sophomore album Getting Paid, bringing an intensified swagger to the band's multifaceted psych-prog haze for their most aggressive and versatile effort to date. "We liked that hip-hop attitude," explains drummer Marcel Rodriguez-Lopez of the album title. "Getting your piece, taking yours." And, Getting Paid certainly finds the band fully taking charge of their musical destiny.

    In the years since their auspicious 2009 debut Our Delicate Stranded Nightmare, Zechs Marquise toured extensively throughout the U.S., proving to be a formidable live act supporting Omar Rodriguez Lopez Group and RX Bandits as well as leading their own headlining tours. Zechs Marquise have also grown considerably in other ways. Recent addition Rikardo Rodriguez-Lopez on keyboards and trumpet joins his brothers, drummer Marcel and bassist Marfred alongside guitarists Matthew Wilkson and Marcos Smith contributing to the band's expanded sound. Not only have they reached new plateaus of entrancing riffs and rhythms, but Getting Paid also integrates vocals on select songs, including guest performances by vocalist/guitarist Matthew Embree (RX Bandits, The Sound Of Animals Fighting) and El Paso singer Sonny Baker.

    The album was entirely produced and engineered by Marcel. "We started off recording percussion to sequencers and loops," he explains. "I chopped those sounds up and arranged them. From there, were wrote the album with each of us coming in and playing on top of it. Kind of like a hip-hop song." Considering the hectic tour schedules of both Zechs Marquise and The Mars Volta (in which Marcel plays keyboards and percussion), the band was forced to work on the album over an extended period of time in between both band's tours. "It gave us a lot of time to get perspective on the songs," Marfred says. "We're really happy with and proud of this record."

    Once all parts were composed using the studio as a tool, the band re-recorded the album live. "We wanted something to represent our live energy," says Marfred.

    "The album cover is a play on Blacksploitation soundtrack art and stuff like (Miles Davis') Bitches Brew cover," Marfred explains. "We wanted our own weird take on it." Likewise, Getting Paid is throughout a wickedly wild take on elder forms of free jazz, skronk excursions, proto-funk and psychedelia with assertive tones and rhythms.

    Zechs Marquise formed in El Paso in the spring of 2003, taking its name from a popular Japanese anime character. In June 2006 the band released 34:26, a live improvised set culled from their frequent west coast tours. The group's first proper full length Our Delicate Stranded Nightmare was produced and recorded by the band throughout 2008. In May 2009, Zechs Marquise signed on to the management roster at Sargent House and released Our Delicate Stranded Nightmare on LP/CD/digital in August of that year through Rodriguez Lopez Productions.

    Artists
    Zechs Marquise, the El Paso, TX quintet are back with their sophomore...


    Type Band, Official
    Hashtag #sxsw #ZechsMarquise
    Tags 18+, Rock
    Website http://schedule.sxsw.com/2012/events/event_MS17549


12:00am

Air Dubai

12:00am

Spank Rock

12:00am

The Derral Gleason Trio

12:00am

The Hi-Tones

12:00am

12:00am

Breakage

12:00am

Brink of Disaster
    Friday March 16, 2012 12:00am - 1:00am @ Hoek's Death Metal Pizza (511 E 6th St., Austin, TX 78701)

    Brink of Disaster (Austin, midnight)

    NO BRACELETS. NO BADGES. NO BULLSHIT.

    Texas Metal Collective is hosting an entire week of incredible metal
    and hardcore music at the world famous Hoek's Death Metal Pizza on the
    famed 6th Street in Austin, TX. Bands from all over the state,
    country, and even the world will be gracing the stage for you. Bring
    your cameras and bring some money for merch! You'll have plenty to
    spare because THIS showcase is...

    FREE FOR THE DRINKIN' CLASS! (Minors to be determined)

     



    Artists

    Type Band, Unofficial
    Tags Music


12:00am

Miike Snow

12:00am

Porter Robinson

12:00am

RAC
    Friday March 16, 2012 12:00am - 1:00am @ The Madison (307-A W 5th St)

    RAC is a group of producers who create re-interpretative rock/electronica/dance remixes for musical artists. RAC strives to maintain a style of remixing that strays from the "club mix" archetype, creating new incarnations of songs that stem from the original structure, but expand on their genre and musical arrangement. RAC mixes typically feature a unique blend of hip-hop and vintage drum machine samples, analog synthesizers, melodic hooks, and original performed instrumentation by the remix artists themselves. Unlike many electronic remixes, which are commonly technical and precise, RAC mixes embody a unique aesthetic based around emotion and nuance, an almost intangible warmth and innate playfulness.

    Artists
    http://rac.fm/


    Type Band, Official
    Hashtag #sxsw #RAC
    Tags 21+, Electronic
    Website http://schedule.sxsw.com/2012/events/event_MS18905


12:00am

RAC
    Friday March 16, 2012 12:00am - 1:00am @ The Madison (307-A W 5th St)
    RAC is a group of producers who create re-interpretative rock/electronica/dance remixes for musical artists. RAC strives to maintain a style of remixing that strays from the "club mix" archetype, creating new incarnations of songs that stem from the original structure, but expand on their genre and musical arrangement. RAC mixes typically feature a unique blend of hip-hop and vintage drum machine samples, analog synthesizers, melodic hooks, and original performed instrumentation by the remix artists themselves. Unlike many electronic remixes, which are commonly technical and precise, RAC mixes embody a unique aesthetic based around emotion and nuance, an almost intangible warmth and innate playfulness.

    Artists
    http://rac.fm/


    Type Band, Official
    Hashtag #sxsw #RAC
    Tags 21+, Electronic
    Website http://schedule.sxsw.com/2012/events/event_MS18154


12:00am

Slugabed

12:00am

12:00am

The Jesus and Mary Chain
    Friday March 16, 2012 12:00am - 1:00am @ The Belmont (305 West 6th Street, Austin, TX, 78701)
    Like the Velvet Underground, their most obvious influence, the chart success of the Jesus and Mary Chain was virtually nonexistent, but their artistic impact was incalculable; quite simply, the British group made the world safe for white noise, orchestrating a sound dense in squalling feedback which served as an inspiration to everyone from My Bloody Valentine to Dinosaur Jr. Though the supporting players drifted in and out of focus, the heart of the Mary Chain remained vocalists and guitarists William and Jim Reid, Scottish-born brothers heavily influenced not only by underground legends like the Velvets and the Stooges but also by the sonic grandeur and pop savvy of Phil Spector and Brian Wilson. In the Jesus and Mary Chain, which the Reids formed outside of Glasgow in 1984 with bassist Douglas Hart and drummer Murray Dalglish (quickly replaced by Bobby Gillespie), these two polarized aesthetics converged; equal parts bubblegum and formless guitar distortion, their sound both celebrated pop conventions and thoroughly subverted them.

    Artists
    Like the Velvet Underground, their most obvious influence, the...


    Type Band, Official
    Hashtag #sxsw #TheJesusandMaryChain
    Tags Rock
    Website http://schedule.sxsw.com/2012/events/event_MS18921


12:00am

The Temper Trap

12:00am

MILES GROOVES

12:00am

SXSizzurp Afterparty

12:05am

Silent Diane
    Friday March 16, 2012 12:05am - 12:40am @ Barbarella (611 Red River St)

    Silent Diane is a electronic duo forged out of Christine Aprile and Malcolm Elijah's angular and warped pop sensibilities. The group uses analog synthesizers, electro acoustic elements, moody movements, pulsing drum machines, and sultry and soulful female vocals from Christine Aprile to achieve a wide variety sounds. Influences are drawn from multiple genres and eras including minimal synth, chicago
    house, electro-exotica film scores, kraut rock, new age compositions, disco, and drone. The group is set to tour with Neon Indian this spring and their first full length LP is due out this summer.

    Artists
    Silent Diane is the collaborative project between Christine Aprile...


    Type Band, Official
    Hashtag #sxsw #SilentDiane
    Tags 21+, Electronic
    Website http://schedule.sxsw.com/2012/events/event_MS18057


12:05am

Callaghan
    Friday March 16, 2012 12:05am - 12:45am @ Stephen F's Bar (701 Congress Ave)
    At some point in the early stages of an artist’s career, there’s inevitably that defining moment—an ultimate test of one’s fortitude and willingness to gamble on a dream—that either sends said artist back to their day job, dejected, or provides the final mental push needed to become something greater…something glorious. For UK-born singer-songwriter Callaghan, that all-or-nothing proposition was manifested at 35,000 feet, in a flight across the Atlantic Ocean.
     
    Scheduled to record her full-length debut with artist/producer Shawn Mullins in Atlanta during the summer of 2010, Callaghan left her London digs and boarded a plane headed for the American South, toting suitcases and a heap of songs. The elation and sheer exuberance of the experience drives “Best Year,” the opening track on her forthcoming album Life In Full Colour.

    Artists
    At some point in the early stages of an artist’s career, there’s...


    Type Band, Official
    Tags 21+, Singer-Songwriter
    Website http://schedule.sxsw.com/2012/events/event_MS19404


12:10am

Lakutis

12:10am

Shawn Chrystopher

12:10am

Cymbals Eat Guitars
    Friday March 16, 2012 12:10am - 12:50am @ Red Eyed Fly (715 Red River St Austin, TX)
    Cymbals Eat Guitars released their debut album Why There Are Mountains in 2009, receiving a response that far exceeded the band’s expectations. Two years have gone by since that early hype cycle began, and a lot has changed. Half of the musicians that played on Why There Are Mountains came and went before major touring began, replaced by Brian Hamilton on keys and Matthew Whipple on bass. Hamilton and Whipple joined singer/songwriter/guitarist Joseph D’Agostino and drummer Matt Miller
    to take the show on the road, finally solidifying the lineup. An official release of Why There Are Mountains on the band’s own imprint, extensive US touring with the likes of Bear in Heaven, Los Campesinos!, and The Thermals; European dates with The Flaming Lips and The Hold Steady; and festival performances including Lollapalooza and Glastonbury kept the band quite busy. All the while, they were using whatever free time was afforded to them to write songs for a planned follow-up.

    Artists
    Cymbals Eat Guitars released their debut album Why There Are...


    Type Band, Official
    Hashtag #sxsw #CymbalsEatGuitars
    Tags 18+, Rock
    Website http://schedule.sxsw.com/2012/events/event_MS17312


12:10am

12:10am

Son of Kick

12:15am

Prof
    Friday March 16, 2012 12:15am - 12:55am @ Club 606 (606 E 7th St, Austin, TX 78701)
    Forged from a history of hardship and partying, Prof’s music and career reflect the dichotomy that his life has been. His music documents everything he has experienced; from adversities as a child, like his father setting fire to their home or sleeping on a bean bag growing up, to his adult diversions, like his love affair with whiskey and women (in that order). Much the same, his career has also seen this duality. After grinding on the Minneapolis hip-hop scene for over ten years with little to show besides a small ravenous fan base, Prof has recently begun to make serious national traction on the back of his unique recordings and must see live shows.

    Artists
    Forged from a history of hardship and partying, Prof’s music...


    Type Band, Official
    Tags 21+, Hip-Hop-Rap
    Website http://schedule.sxsw.com/2012/events/event_MS19344


12:15am

Knife Party

12:15am

Native June

12:15am

12:15am

T.I.

12:15am

12:20am

Baker

12:30am

Termanology

12:30am

Dre Skull

12:30am

Blouse

12:30am

Mr. Dream

12:30am

Strip Steve
    Friday March 16, 2012 12:30am - 1:00am @ Beauty Bar (617 E. Seventh St. Austin, TX)

    As any cool kid of the 90's, Strip Steve grew up with Offspring, the
    passion more or less regular of skateboard, and the art of
    turntablism. Few scratches and a failure in a rap band after, he
    remembered how much Armand van Helden, Cassius & Daft Punk's videos he
    used to watch before "Yo MTV rap" started, torn his sentimental life,
    and more his whole existence.
    He started mixing at 14 with his first turntables, and slowly made
    parties with his friends in his hometown (Bordeaux) that mixed every
    kind of music they found exciting, with always one purpose: that the
    people had fun very simply.

    2007, Steve is now 20 and listen for most to House & Techno. Inspired
    by the masters Dj Sneak & Paul Johnson, as much as by listening to the
    Crydamoure compilations, his goal is to bring back House where it
    should never left: the dancefloor.
    And he knows how to do: his dj sets make crashing Chicago House
    classics (Robert Armani, Dj Pierre, Marshall Jefferson, Armando...),
    nowadays Techno Anthems (Boys Noize, the french record labels
    Institubes & Ed Banger...), early 90's Rave
    Ufos (this kid has fascination for for Prodigy & Bizarre Inc.) or the
    best 12" electronic music has ever made (Masters at Work, Romanthony,
    Daft Punk, LFO, Joey Beltram...).

    2008, At the beginning of the year Strip Steve released his first EP
    on Boysnoize Records. Yet another proof by Labelboss Alex Ridha that
    he supports young & fresh talents. Bookings all over Europe and his
    first Austrlia Tour has been the result of it.
    Many artists got interested to his own special sound and Remixes for
    Shadow Dancer (BNR), Van She (Modular) and Outlander (R&S) followed.
    Another huge milestone in his life took place on the 2nd half of the
    year. Falling in love with the german capital Steve moved from his
    mum's house in Bordeaux to Berlin to life as a free man and start
    concentrating on his music.
    During tea time and a short session with Boys Noize, Steve
    participates in the making of a track which will become a huge single
    (named Jeffer) of the furthcoming Album calle"d Power".

    2009, In this year finally the whole world could get inspired by the
    Strip Steve sound. Every weekend another show. Tokyo, Sydney,
    Auckland, Support Act for the "Boys Noize Power Tour" and whole Europe
    were stops by the New Berliner.
    During his Tour he still found time to work on banging remixes for
    artists such as The Faint (BNR), Adam Sparkle & Dave P (Satellite of
    Love), Das Glow (Institubes) and his 9 minute acid banger for
    G.L.O.V.E.S. (Bang Gang).
    Although his neighbours freaked out, end 2009 Steve could finish his
    new EP called Delta Disco. With great feedback of his fans and big
    support by artists like 2many DJs, Busy P, Erol Alkan, Mylo, Dj Feadz, Boris Dlugosh, Andy & Jaymo (BBC One), Dexpistols, Surkin and Bobmo.

    Artists
    As any cool kid of the 90's, Strip Steve grew up with Offspring...


    Type Band, Official
    Hashtag #sxsw #StripSteve
    Tags 21+, Electronic
    Website http://schedule.sxsw.com/2012/events/event_MS18244


12:30am

White Mystery

12:30am

Kat Edmonson

12:30am

Patrick Watson
    Friday March 16, 2012 12:30am - 1:20am @ St David's Historic Sanctuary (301 E 8th St Austin, TX 78701)

    Patrick Watson first broke through to audiences in 2006 with his album Close to Paradise. The album went gold in Canada and won numerous awards, including the Polaris Prize. It saw international release in September 2007 and has since sold over 100,000 copies worldwide. Watson also began to receive attention around the same time for his song “To Build a Home,” which he performs with Cinematic Orchestra on their 2007 album, Ma Fleur. Fittingly, the seeds of his own band were cinematic and collaborative in nature, having begun as a multi-media project entitled Waterproof9 with Quebec visual artist Brigitte Henry. His core four-piece band of Watson (vox, keys), Mishka Stein (bass), Simon Angell (guitar) and Robbie Kuster (drums) began to take shape in the wake of the self-released Just Another Ordinary Day in 2003, and before long buzz on their live show had lead to performances with an impressively diverse group of artists, from Phillip Glass and Steve Reich, to Feist. In the summer of 2006, they were invited on a European tour with the late James Brown, just before the release of Close to Paradise.

    Artists
    Patrick Watson first broke through to audiences in 2006 with...

    Patrick Watson is a Montreal-based art-rock quartet that carries...


    Type Band, Official
    Hashtag #sxsw #PatrickWatson&theWoodenArms
    Tags All, Rock
    Website http://schedule.sxsw.com/2012/events/event_MS17327


12:30am

Seun Kuti & Egypt 80
    Friday March 16, 2012 12:30am - 1:50am @ Copa (217 Congress Ave)
    With the mighty new From Africa With Fury: Rise, Seun Anikulapo Kuti returns with his hybrid of Afrobeat touchstones and contemporary cues. As with his previous efforts, Seun heads up Egypt 80, the extraordinary combo first fronted by his renowned father. The album follows Kuti’s critically praised debut, 2008’s Many Things, which was unanimously hailed for continuing Fela’s musical legacy. From Africa With Fury: Rise sees Kuti finding his own idiosyncratic voice as songwriter, singer, and band leader, its songs and sonic approach marked by provocative edge and mature self-assurance.

    Artists
    With the mighty new From Africa With Fury: Rise, Seun Anikulapo...


    Type Band, Official
    Hashtag #sxsw #SeunKuti&Egypt80
    Tags 21+, World
    Website http://schedule.sxsw.com/2012/events/event_MS19351


12:30am

Clap Your Hands Say Yeah

12:35am

Sharon Van Etten

12:40am

Spell Talk

12:40am

Joachim Garraud

12:45am

12:45am

Wretched

12:45am

12:45am

12:50am

Vonnegutt

1:00am

Sinden

1:00am

Shearwater

1:00am

1:00am

Enjambre
    Friday March 16, 2012 1:00am - 1:40am @ Maggie Mae's (323 E. 6th St.)

    Enjambre is a contemporary rock ensemble, their sound has sparkles of the sixties and seventies, South American ballads, a touch of nostalgia, and climatic moments, all this wrapped up into a rock and roll context. Enjambre was originally formed by brothers Luis (vocals) and Rafael Navejas (bass) who released their first record in 2005 named Consuelo en domingo in which soon became a local buzz within the Spanish rock scene in Southern California. After a line up adjustment, their youngest brother Julian (keyboards) joined the band along with their lifetime jamming friends from their hometown Fresnillo, Zacatecas, Ángel Sánchez (drums) and from Los Angeles, California, Javier Mejía (lead guitar).

    Artists
    Enjambre is a contemporary rock ensemble, their sound has sparkles...


    Type Band, Official
    Hashtag #sxsw #Enjambre
    Tags 21+, Latin Rock
    Website http://schedule.sxsw.com/2012/events/event_MS16538


1:00am

Kid Congo and The Pink Monkey Birds
    Friday March 16, 2012 1:00am - 1:40am @ The Bat Bar (218 E 6th St)

    Bio: Kid Congo and The Pink Monkey Birds new album Gorilla Rose
    Gun Club co-founder. Gunslinger for The Cramps. Six-string stylist for Nick Cave and The Bad Seeds. The legendary Kid Congo Powers titles his new album on INTHERED Records GORILLA ROSE after artist/performer Gorilla Rose. As a teenage boy Kid met Gorilla thru seminal weirdo band, The Screamers in the emerging LA Punk music scene of the 70’s. He recalls, “Gorilla Rose was a close and constant presence and influence on The Screamers and me as a young pup. He was to The Screamers like Bobby Neuwirth was to Dylan, a jester of sorts, sparking many of their great lyric ideas. I still think GORILLA ROSE is the most fabulous nom de plume in history. His unsung specter had been in my mind a lot last year so I decided to title the album GORILLA ROSE to honor his name and bring him into rock n roll’s ongoing conversation.” While editing his fan club newsletters at a haunted Hollywood house, a teenage Kid Congo was also exposed to the sounds of Neu, Nico, Billie Holiday, and the “Susperia” movie soundtrack by Goblin. Along with Gorilla and Kid’s Garage rock pedigree, these past influences found their way back into his new album.
    For GORILLA ROSE Kid Congo and The Pink Monkey Birds grabbed producer Jason Ward and hightailed it back to the magik gymnasium at The Harveyville Project, a high school in Kansas and also the scene of the crime of their much acclaimed 2009 release “Dracula Boots.” Kiki “El Coyote” Solis on bass and Ron “The Cap’n” Miller on drums along with, new Pink Monkey Bird, Jesse “The Candyman” Roberts (from Seattle’s The Ruby Doe) on guitar, keys and vocals firms up Kid Congo’s squawking flock. Brandishing 13 all original glam-tastic compositions, GORIILA ROSE blasts off with the explosive dance anthem “Bo Bo Boogaloo” wearing their 60’s Chicano Rock influence on their sleeves. Shake it don’t break it! That’s just the start of a wild ride thru funky but chic decadence (“Goldin Browne”) slip sliding rockabilly (“Hills Of Pills”) ,Teenage punkdom (“Our Other World”) mystic Kraut rock (“Bubble Trouble”) , baby-making sleaze (“Catsuit Fruit”), the best bad Peyote trip you ever took ( “Injun War Crimes.”) and even a velvety call from the beyond (Lullaby in Paradise).
    Finding inspiration in the past is what Kid Congo and The Pink Monkey Birds do best. On this 2011 sonic trip, Kid brings his past into the present and names it after someone flamboyant and inspired. GORILLA ROSE.

    Artists
    Bio: Kid Congo and The Pink Monkey Birds new album Gorilla Rose...


    Type Band, Official
    Hashtag #sxsw #KidCongoandThePinkMonkeyBirds
    Tags 21+, Rock
    Website http://schedule.sxsw.com/2012/events/event_MS17115


1:00am

1:00am

Monsieur Perine

1:00am

Natalia Lafourcade
    Friday March 16, 2012 1:00am - 1:40am @ Buca Lounge (422 Congress Ave, Austin, TX 78701)

    Who is Natalia Lafourcade?
    Artworks respond to a sum of experiences that inspired their creation. An artist endows them with his/her perceptions and reflections – consciously or unconsciously– through ideas that become alive. Hu Hu Hu is the result of the author's escape and the finding of her own self. Sometimes, it ́s good to forget who we are so we can discover ourselves again as if it were for the first time.
    Natalia Lafourcade was exposed to music from the day she was born. Her father is a harpsichord player and her mother a classical music enthusiast who created a method for early music education, which she began to put in practice on her little daughter. After leaving in Jalapa, Veracrúz, her mother later founded a music school in Mexico City when Natalia was just nine years old. Being surrounded with music since her early childhood naturally drove her into it and eventually led her to compose her first songs.
    Once in Mexico City she spent her free time in her mother ́s school, playing with the equipment, making songs, radio shows and a variety of home-made recordings using a Yamaha keyboard plugged to a double cassette stereo; applying the method herself.
    When Natalia was ten years old, she developed a peculiar passion for mariachis and typical Mexican music... but music moves in mysterious ways, and maybe her use of brass or strings and the colors of her harmonies still draw from those first loves. At the age of 14 years old she became part of a pop girl-band that lasted three years, after all this work she realized that it was not what she wanted and decided to study music properly in a school called Fermatta. At first she began as a guitar player, then as a piano player and finally she switched to become a singer. Although she had already been singing for a long time, by then she got gigs performing hits of the 90s in weddings and pubs.
    Everything changed for her after Fermatta, there she made friends who would show her tons of songs and artists she didn ́t know before like Björk, Jamiroquai, Fiona Apple, Tori Amos, The Cardigans, Ella Fitzgerald, Radiohead & PJ Harvey, amongst others. This new music infected her composing, she would never be the same girl and musician again. A few months later she won a scholarship and went all the way to Berklee in Boston for a five week program of musical training; but she didn ́t speak English then, so she missed most of her classes and used the free pianos to practice, there she wrote about 25 songs and she later recorded a bunch of them in Mexico City with the help of a friend.
    Three years later Sony Music offered her an opportunity to join a pop band (again), but she rejected it; she had become intent on making and singing her own music. However, getting to know the people in the record company (even to rebuke their offer) wasn't a bad idea, as it got her the chance to show them some demos. And, long story short, that ́s how she singed her first contract with Sony. Her eponymous first solo CD, Natalia Lafourcade, was thus published in 2002. The first single off it was "Busca un Problema" ("looking for trouble"). After the great success of this first record, and the experiences garnered by touring it, she had way too much to digest and think about, and she finally decided her next step would be to make her musicians a full part of her act, and to leave the limelight of the soloist position (partly) behind to form a band with them; calling themselves Natalia & The Fouquetina. This way the pleasure, as well as the pressure, would be rightfully shared.
    The second record in Natalia ́s career and the first one with La Forquetina would be Casa (House), released by Sony in 2005. They toured, rehearsed, lived and surfed the waves of promotion and media exposure as a band; and after a while, they came to realize each member wanted different things for the future, and that the best for all of them was to separate.
    At this point, Natalia had been working for five years straight; she made songs for films, for tributes, her own music and a whole lot of concerts all around the world. She was exhausted. She needed to find a place that could provide her some peace and freedom, somewhere she could take a break.
    In 2006 she left to Canada where she planned to rest, study English and draw. Fortunately, things didn ́t happen exactly the way she expected; she stayed in a house full of musicians; lovers of folk, blues, french music and worldly fusions. She was not used to these new styles. It was all fresh and exciting to her, and once again, all these experiences and new horizons became an important influence to her through her most natural from of expression. And, so, before she knew it, she was already composing again.
    One afternoon in a park, in Autumn, she got inspired by the falling of the leaves around her, to make an instrumental record about the faces of love. She wondered if it could be like a soundtrack to what we feel when immersed in the whole cycle of love. She jumped straight to it. The result was Las cuatro estaciones del amor (The Four Seasons of Love). Through this record she woke up to a new Natalia, she began to work very hard to be ready to record it with an orchestra when she returned to Mexico, in 2006. She would record it in the city of Jalapa, where she lived until she was nine years old.
    While working in Las Cuatro Estaciones del Amor in Canada, she was so inpired she composed other 13 songs that would later became her fourth record Hu Hu Hu. Sony asked her to release Hu Hu Hu before, so she recorded it in Cuernavaca with Eduardo Bergallo (who has worked as an engineer with Soda Stereo, Cerati, and Juana Molina from Argentina) in a very organic and spontaneous manner.
    Hu Hu Hu is about the journey of a little girl that goes through Natalia ́s experiences translated into fantasies and curious characters.
    This piece or art is the discovery of her self, the recovery of personal losses, and the satisfaction of someone who never stops looking. That is what art is about, creating worlds with our own rules, where sense its like a subtle whisper... Hu Hu Hu.
    During the Bicentennial Independence of Mexico celebrations, she was one of the few guests of honour to perform at the stage of the Angel, column on the main avenue in Mexico City, along with Alondra de la Parra, Ely Guerra and LoBlondo, delivering an outstanding performance.
    On that same year, she was invited to perform with the Big Band Jazz Mexico, fulfilling one of her long time dreams. After this experience she decided to form a Jazz foursome and had a number of very successful shows in one of the most recognized venues in Mexico City. Also, this year she was invited to perform a secondary role on the movie "El cielo en tu mirada" ("Heaven in your eyes").
    By now she is working on her new album.

    Artists
    Who is Natalia Lafourcade? | Artworks respond to a sum of experiences...


    Type Band, Official
    Hashtag #sxsw #NataliaLafourcade
    Tags 21+, Singer-Songwriter
    Website http://schedule.sxsw.com/2012/events/event_MS18915


1:00am

Nite Jewel
    Friday March 16, 2012 1:00am - 1:40am @ Mohawk (912 Red River)

    Over the past few years, LA' s Nite Jewel has honed its pop-funk craft across releases from Italians Do It Better, Mexican Summer and LA's own Gloriette Records. In that time, Ramona Gonzalez's airy but often distant voice has found new gravitas and charisma. Meanwhile, the synth lines have gotten more agile and the bass pops tighter and tighter. The stuttered 80s synth R&B melodies unfold into one another here in ways both giddy and deceivingly nonchalant. This maturation and evolution will all come to a head in early 2012 when Secretly Canadian will release Nite Jewel's proper full-length follow up to her brilliant 2008 LP, Good Evening.

    Artists
    Over the past few years, LA' s Nite Jewel has honed its pop-funk...


    Type Band, Official
    Hashtag #sxsw #NiteJewel
    Tags All, Pop
    Website http://schedule.sxsw.com/2012/events/event_MS17404


1:00am

Torreblanca

1:00am

Youth Lagoon
    Friday March 16, 2012 1:00am - 1:40am @ Club de Ville (900 Red River St.)
    Twenty-two year old Trevor Powers, whose musical venture is called Youth Lagoon, has had a long year. Not because he’s been endlessly touring or pursuing some wild dream, but because of life – the life of a kid going to college, being in love, dealing with heartache, and just living.
    “Youth Lagoon isn’t me.” says Powers. “It’s merely a part of me. I was in and out of different bands in high school and always tried to define myself by what music I played. I tried to find a sense of meaning by being in a band. But it wasn’t until this last year – when I realized I was more than just music – that I was able to create music that means something to me. And that is Youth Lagoon.”
    Throughout the course of 2010, Powers began to write an album about things he had a hard time talking about. He claims that when he tries to talk about it to people, he doesn’t make sense. So he wrote an album about it entitled The Year of Hibernation. “For my whole life I’ve dealt with extreme anxiety.” says Powers. “Not anxiety about passing a test or somewhat normal things, but weird.. bizarre things. Things that only I know. I sometimes feel like I’m literally being eaten up inside. So I started writing these songs. Not just songs about my anxiety, but about my past and my present. Songs about memories, and all those feelings that those bring. I know that if I can be honest about what is inside my mind, there will be others that will be able to relate to it.”
    Although his music seems somewhat dreamy with the first listen, the lyrics show a different side to the matter. Hidden beneath the melodies is a voice that is eerie yet nostalgic. Powers claims his music is like letting people read his journal. “I don’t think I could ever write a completely happy album. It’s not that I’m not a happy person,” claims Powers, “but I just have too many things in my mind that haunt me.”

    Artists
    Trevor Powers, whose stage name is Youth Lagoon, began writing...


    Type Band, Official
    Hashtag #sxsw #YouthLagoon
    Tags 21+, Electronic
    Website http://schedule.sxsw.com/2012/events/event_MS17844


1:00am

Adam Arcuragi

1:00am

Rogue Valley

1:00am

ALO (Animal Liberation Orchestra)
    Friday March 16, 2012 1:00am - 1:50am @ The Studio by HGTV (304 W 4th St)

    ALO, or Animal Liberation Orchestra, formed in the late 1990s while the band members were students at UC Santa Barbara, and has been touring and releasing albums steadily with this lineup since 2002. There’s a universal reach to California’s ALO, whose warmly inviting, delightfully malleable music stretches out an open hand to give you a twirl and put some swing in your step. Feeling really good is an intrinsic aspect of ALO, something abundantly clear in concert halls, where the band lights up audiences from the inside and artfully captured in the studio. Little bit of funk, a little bit of pop, a lot of energy and a big dollop of dance-worthy music - that's the recipe that's brought ALO a fan base far and wide.

    Artists
    ALO, or Animal Liberation Orchestra, formed in the late 1990s...


    Type Band, Official
    Hashtag #sxsw #ALO(AnimalLiberationOrchestra)
    Tags 21+, Rock
    Website http://schedule.sxsw.com/2012/events/event_MS18481


1:00am

Andrew W.K.

1:00am

Aziatix

1:00am

Big Sean

1:00am

Cannon Bros
    Friday March 16, 2012 1:00am - 1:50am @ Maggie Mae's Gibson Room (512 Trinity St)
    Playing music with a sense of urgency and sophistication well beyond their years, it is tempting to place bets on just how far their remarkable talent will lead this band. In the autumn of 2009, Cole Woods and Alannah Walker formed Cannon Bros upon the premise that the less people you have in a band, the easier it is to get things done. While this utilitarian approach could easily limit a lesser group, Cannon Bros prove that less can certainly be more -- though merely made by one guitar, a set of drums, and two voices, these songs do not sound stripped down or bare, but full and vibrant. With ridiculously catchy melodies and great songs, the sky is most certainly the limit. Think Pavement meets Yo La Tengo or early Replacements meets an edgier, less religious version of the Carpenters. Look for their first full length album “Firecracker/Cloudglow” out on Disintegration Records.

    Artists
    Playing music with a sense of urgency and sophistication well...


    Type Band, Official
    Hashtag #sxsw #CannonBros
    Tags 21+, Pop
    Website http://schedule.sxsw.com/2012/events/event_MS17842


1:00am

1:00am

Cloud Nothings
    Friday March 16, 2012 1:00am - 1:50am @ 512 Rooftop (408 E 6th St)

    In 2009, Cleveland’s Dylan Baldi began writing and recording lo-fi power-pop songs in his parents’ basement, dubbing the project Cloud Nothings. His music quickly started making the Internet rounds, and fans and critics alike took note of his pithy songcraft, infectiously catchy melodies, and youthful enthusiasm. Baldi soon released a string of 7”s, a split cassette, and an EP before putting out Turning On—a compilation spanning about a year’s worth of work—on Carpark in 2010. January 2011 saw the release Cloud Nothings’ self-titled debut LP, which, put next to Turning On, found Baldi cleaning up his lo-fi aesthetic, pairing his tales of affinitive confusion with a more pristine aural clarity. In the interval since the release of Cloud Nothings, Baldi has toured widely and put a great deal of focus on his live show, a detail that heavily shapes the music of his follow-up album, Attack on Memory.

    Artists
    Cloud Nothings was founded in the late 2000s in a Cleveland basement...


    Type Band, Official
    Hashtag #sxsw #CloudNothings
    Tags 21+, Punk
    Website http://schedule.sxsw.com/2012/events/event_MS15381


1:00am

Cro-Mags

1:00am

Dance Laury Dance

1:00am

Doomtree
    Friday March 16, 2012 1:00am - 1:50am @ Empire Automotive ( 604—606 E 7th St, Austin TX)

    Wings and teeth. No two symbols could've been better chosen to represent Minneapolis rap stalwarts Doomtree. The endlessly innovative crew/label has defied categorization from the start, leaving behind convention for what's best described as aggressive transcendence. Like most families, as well as the imagery this one employs, Doomtree is as defined by its internal differences as its similarities: Seven artists whose diversity of tastes and consistency of character combine to make the team an unstoppable, honest, creatively vicious whole. Their next crew release, “No Kings”, is set for a November 22nd release on the label of the same namesake.
    It's unsurprising then that Doomtree's origins are a decade deep, dating back to 2001 when a handful of friends fresh out of high school hatched a plan to make a life out of the passion that'd carried them that far. Handmade CD-Rs (the start of their cult-beloved False Hopes series) and local shows (echoed by the annual Doomtree Blowout festival today) evolved into a proper business and respectable home base. In the time since, P.O.S., Dessa, Sims, Cecil Otter, Mike Mictlan, Lazerbeak and Paper Tiger have become stars in their own right, but no matter where their careers take them (poetry books, the Gayngs super-band with Bon Iver, records with Rhymesayers, Strange Famous and Frenchkiss), they always come home.
    While 2008's full-crew album Doomtree functioned as a group manifesto and (re)introduction to each member's particular charms, 2011 was all about claiming what was already theirs. As rap, flush with new blood, began to get wild again, Doomtree reminded us that they've been doing it for a decade, fusing punk's explosive energy with hip-hop's heady swagger. The WUGAZI mixtape 13 Chambers, mashing Fugazi classics with Wu-Tang bangers, was a perfect palate cleanser for the group's strikingly ambitious No Kings LP. Ready to break new collaborative ground, they stocked up on booze and sandwich fixings, retreated to a Wisconsin cabin and stayed there till they'd created something bold, beautiful and hard.
    The title of the record is both a call for rebellion and respect: Obey no kings, seek no thrones. Indeed No Kings displays a gang of friends who are fearless in each other's company and beholden to none. At times musical and lush ("Beacon") and at times dark and clanging ("Bolt Cutter"), the beats project the radical power of P.O.S., the inventive classicism of Cecil Otter, the moving moodiness of Paper Tiger and the face-melting heat of Lazerbeak. Meanwhile, Mike Mictlan and Sims trade lithe lines with much swagger over smashing drums on "Punch-Out," Otter and Dessa get bluesy on top of the mournful guitar of "Little Mercy," and P.O.S. leads the amped-up charge for "Bangarang," which celebrates "ten years in our lane."
    Both fun and fierce, blade-flashing and uplifting, unpredictable and unapologetic, No Kings is the sound of seven people who look different, talk different and listen to different music coming together and simply going full-tilt on an album from start to finish. Wings and teeth—it's the Doomtree way.

    Artists
    Wings and teeth. No two symbols could've been better chosen to...


    Type Band, Official
    Hashtag #sxsw #Doomtree
    Tags 21+, Hip-Hop-Rap
    Website http://schedule.sxsw.com/2012/events/event_MS19311


1:00am

EPMD
    Friday March 16, 2012 1:00am - 1:50am @ MALAIA Upstairs (300 E 6th St)
    EPMD is an American hip hop group from Brentwood, New York. The group's name is a concatenation of the members' name "E" and "PMD" or an acronym for "Erick and Parrish Making Dollars", referencing its members, emcees Erick Sermon ("E" aka E Double) and Parrish Smith ("PMD" aka Parrish Mic Doc). The group has been active for more than 25 years (minus two breakups in 1993 and 1999), and is one of the most prominent acts in east coast hip hop. Diamond J, DJ K La Boss, and DJ Scratch were DJs for the group.

    Artists
    EPMD is an American hip hop group from Brentwood, New York. The...


    Type Band, Official
    Hashtag #sxsw #EPMD
    Tags 21+, Hip-Hop-Rap
    Website http://schedule.sxsw.com/2012/events/event_MS18986


1:00am

1:00am

Flight Facilities

1:00am

Future of the Left
    Friday March 16, 2012 1:00am - 1:50am @ Swan Dive (615 Red River St)

    Future Of The Left’s upcoming album, The Plot Against Common Sense, will be the group’s third full-length release. Teased with the Polymers Are Forever EP released in late 2011, this album will expand on the band’s razor sharp and brash sound. Pitchfork.com proclaimed, “It’s been far, far too long since we last heard from Welsh rabblerousers Future of the Left, with 2009’s awesome Travels With Myself and Another being their last missive.”
    Three years later, Future of the Left is ready to release new material under a new label and with a new lineup. The quartet parted ways with 4AD last year and welcomed Julia Ruzicka (bass) to the FOTL crew, which currently consists of former Mclusky members and FOTL cofounders, Andrew Falkous (vocals and guitar) and Jack Egglestone (drums), as well as Jimmy Watkins (guitar). “This certainly isn’t the sound of a shaken band though: time away from the studio has seen the members dig further into their unclassifiable, noisy nook” said BBC.com of Polymers Are Forever.
    With the full-length’s release date fast-approaching, “perennial industry curmudgeons” should rejoice, said CMJ.com. Fans’ smiles should be extended even further with news of Future of the Left’s upcoming worldwide tour plans spanning 2012.

    Artists
    Future Of The Left’s upcoming album, The Plot Against Common...


    Type Band, Official
    Hashtag #sxsw #FutureoftheLeft
    Tags 21+, Rock
    Website http://schedule.sxsw.com/2012/events/event_MS17977


1:00am

Golden Bear

1:00am

Greensky Bluegrass

1:00am

1:00am

Guns of Navarone

1:00am

Houses
    Friday March 16, 2012 1:00am - 1:50am @ The Hideout (617 Congress Ave)
    “I got laid off from my job at the end of last year and decided I needed a change. My girlfriend put in her two weeks and we moved out to a little cabin in Papaikou, Hawaii. It’s a pretty remote place outside of Hilo (i.e no plumbing/electricity/gas). We worked for meals during the day cultivating indigenous microorganisms and learning the basics of sustainable living. We drank showered and cooked with rain water. It was a beautifully simple experience. In our downtime, she would paint and I would record. We’d have to light candles in an effort to save solar power to keep my computer running. We inspired each other a lot out there, and I think it shows on the album. She sings on a lot of the tracks on All Night. The music comes from a place of love and ease. The video for Endless Spring was shot there in our spare time, and the music was sketched out loosely over the course of a few months. We just kind of melted into one person. We were able to keep our heads above water for a few months before we both went broke and moved back to Chicago last month. I put together all the arrangements and field recordings over the last few weeks, and that became All Night. “

    Artists
    Originally from Chicago, Houses is Dexter Tortoriello and Megan...


    Type Band, Official
    Hashtag #sxsw #Houses
    Tags All, Electronic
    Website http://schedule.sxsw.com/2012/events/event_MS17979


1:00am

Howlin Rain

1:00am

Jon Langford and Skull Orchard
    Friday March 16, 2012 1:00am - 1:50am @ Palm Door (401 Sabine Street, Austin, Texas 78701)

    Jon Langford is best known for the music he creates with the Mekons and the Waco Brothers, but he’s also gained increasing acclaim for his visual art over the past decade. Nashville Radio, his first book + CD of paintings, writing, and music (Verse Chorus Press, 2005) was a sprawling, jam-packed collection full of punk energy. For this book, Langford has created a highly personal portrait of Wales, where he was born and raised.
    The starting point was his long unobtainable album Skull Orchard. For the CD available exclusively with this book, Langford returned to those lost recordings and radically revised them, enlisting as his accomplices the Burlington Welsh Male Chorus, who contribute a unique warmth to the material. Three new tracks have been added, making 18 in all.
    Langford illustrated his lyrics for Skull Orchard, at once autobiographical and fanciful, in a set of “song paintings” created especially for this book, which also includes much more artwork, an A to Z of South Walian culture and history (both personal and general) by Jon’s brother, and acclaimed science fiction writer David Langford, photographs by their father, Denis Langford, and Jon’s first published story, a witty, dystopian tale about a whale and a dolphin.

    Artists
    Jon Langford is best known for the music he creates with the...


    Type Band, Official
    Hashtag #sxsw #JonLangfordandSkullOrchard
    Tags 21+, Rock
    Website http://schedule.sxsw.com/2012/events/event_MS19272


1:00am

Jonathan Wilson

1:00am

Knifight

1:00am

La Sera
    Friday March 16, 2012 1:00am - 1:50am @ Hotel Vegas (1500 E 6th St, Austin, TX 78702)

    La Sera’s Sees The Light follows 2011’s masterful self-titled debut with ten new tracks of peppy break-up pop brimming with defiance and bitter sweetness. On album opener “Love That’s Gone,” the vocals and drumbeat linger for seconds, swaying in the wind while the guitar cuts through, charming you, pulling you by your shirt and telling you that it is time to move on. This is a break-up album for the best kinds of break-ups. There's a lightness of touch, too, that surround the harmonies throughout and makes one yearn for the days of Donna Lynn, Julie Ruin and The Shirelles. But before you can settle into your seat, La Sera delivers a one-two punch - a rip of rolling snare and sending you speeding off in a fast car. Seize the light.

    Artists
    La Sera’s Sees The Light follows 2011’s masterful self-titled...


    Type Band, Official
    Hashtag #sxsw #LaSera
    Tags 21+, Pop
    Website http://schedule.sxsw.com/2012/events/event_MS16485


1:00am

Le Blorr

1:00am

Machinedrum

1:00am

Miniature Tigers

1:00am

Neon Indian
    Friday March 16, 2012 1:00am - 1:50am @ Barbarella (611 Red River St)
    Neon Indian is the brainchild of Alan Palomo, who's 2009 debut record Psychic Chasms not only earned the 20 year-old a spot on numerous year-end lists, but assisted the forming of a genre that, though known by a few names now (hypnagogic pop, glo-fi, chillwave), summoned a very unique and specific electro-mangled sound. Pitchfork, Rolling Stone, and SPIN all praised Palomo for his adventurous new sound, and he was tapped to perform at top festivals like South by Southwest, Bonnaroo, and Sasquatch and also scored opening slots for bands ranging from Massive Attack and The Flaming Lips to Phoenix and Chromeo.

    Artists
    Neon Indian is the brainchild of Alan Palomo, who's 2009 debut...


    Type Band, Official
    Hashtag #sxsw #NeonIndian
    Tags 21+, Electronic
    Website http://schedule.sxsw.com/2012/events/event_MS17845


1:00am

Niki & The Dove

1:00am

OK SWEETHEART
    Friday March 16, 2012 1:00am - 1:50am @ Friends (208 E 6th St)

    OK SWEETHEART -- A group reminiscent of all the good things from mid-century pop with roots in Tulsa, OK is currently based out of New York City. Their well crafted simplicity has been compared to the writing of Harry Nilsson, The Zombies, and Randy Newman. OK SWEETHEART’s uniquely pop sound is the result of an eclectic collaboration with members of Midlake (Denton, TX), Elizabeth and the Catapult (Brooklyn, NY), The Polyphonic Spree (Dallas, TX), and Via Audio (Brooklyn, NY).

    Artists
    OK SWEETHEART is the recording project of singer-songwriter...


    Type Band, Official
    Hashtag #sxsw #OkSweetheart
    Tags 21+, Pop
    Website http://schedule.sxsw.com/2012/events/event_MS17482


1:00am

Oneohtrix Point Never

1:00am

Pat Todd and The Rankoutsiders

1:00am

Patrick Sweany

1:00am

Rock the Cause - Minnesota Remembers Vic Chesnutt

1:00am

Roger Sellers
    Friday March 16, 2012 1:00am - 1:50am @ Stephen F's Bar (701 Congress Ave)

    The artistic style of Roger Sellers is widely accessible. Imagine folk-dance-americana-electric-symphonic fusion, where Philip Glass, Sufjan Stevens, and Joanna Newson all groove to late night ambient house music in George Martin’s livingroom.
    Roger Sellers paints vivid aural landscapes where his multiple-layered instrumentation pierces through the terrain like musicological formations, as they compile higher and higher. Compelled by the splendor projected, you, the listener climbs to the top of Roger’s finely crafted mountain, where you are met by the enlightened composer. Just as you catch your breath, Roger takes your hand and shows you his panoramic view; at that moment you absorb the deepest beauty that inherently waits within Roger Sellers’ profound concept.
    Instruments are easy in his hands, and he literally plays them all. Guitar, banjo, mandolin, bass, bells, organ, piano, drums. From one-man acts, to a full band, Roger Sellers’ live performances sweep his audiences clean from external focus- until the attention is solely paid to him. Similarly, in the studio, Sellers plays the engineer, producer, director, composer, and lyricist.
    With two self-produced albums of professional quality under his belt at the young age of 24, Roger Sellers’ songs attest to the erudition of his musical training and confidence as a master of recording. The newest release, Moments (2011), is out and available, as well as his first album, Roger Sellers (2010).

    Artists
    The artistic style of Roger Sellers is widely accessible. Imagine...


    Type Band, Official
    Tags 21+, Folk
    Website http://schedule.sxsw.com/2012/events/event_MS19820


1:00am

Seryn

1:00am

Seth Sherman

1:00am

Skindred
    Friday March 16, 2012 1:00am - 1:50am @ Dirty Dog Bar (505 E 6th St., Austin, TX 78701)
    What exactly is it about Skindred that makes them so unique, so unto themselves both musically and spiritually? Is it their origins on the mean streets of Newport, Wales? Is it their dancehall roots? Is it their punk, DIY ethic? Drum and bass combined with metallic riffing? Anyone who has experienced this band can go on for days trying to encapsulate what exactly it is about Skindred, but it is quite simply the music created by these 4 unlikely bandmates - Daniel Pugsley, Michael Fry, Arya Goggin and Benji Webbe – which blends a clash of cultures and ideas into a fusion of such musical grandeur, such magnificence that all bow or break in its wake.

    Artists
    What exactly is it about Skindred that makes them so unique...


    Type Band, Official
    Hashtag #sxsw #Skindred
    Tags 21+, Rock
    Website http://schedule.sxsw.com/2012/events/event_MS16100


1:00am

Sleeping With Sirens
    Friday March 16, 2012 1:00am - 1:50am @ The Jr (603 Red River St, Austin, TX 78701)

    Florida as of late, has churned out dozens of young bands trying to gain recognition, but none have broken out quite as well as Orlando's Sleeping with Sirens. Influenced by metal bands like Drop Dead Gorgeous and rock bands like Dance Gavin Dance, Sleeping with Sirens finds a harmonious balance between melody and aggressive breakdowns. Having sold 24,000+ records on their debut album and touring with bands like From First to Last and Of Mice & Men, Sleeping with Sirens prove that it's entirely possible for newcomers to kick down doors and burst onto the scene. With a live energy that matches the intensity of the recording, SWS are going to be turning heads for anyone within earshot of a pair of speakers. The band released their follow-up in May 2011 to critical acclaim. The album has already sold 17,000+ copies and continues to climb the charts. The sky is the limit for the future of Sleeping With Sirens.

    Artists
    Florida as of late, has churned out dozens of young bands trying...


    Type Band, Official
    Hashtag #sxsw #SleepingWithSirens
    Tags All, Rock
    Website http://schedule.sxsw.com/2012/events/event_MS17462


1:00am

1:00am

1:00am

The Gourds

1:00am

The Hood Internet

1:00am

The Silent Comedy
    Friday March 16, 2012 1:00am - 1:50am @ The Velveeta Room (521 E 6th St)

    In 2006 a loose collection of musicians began to evolve into a quartet of performers who turn heads for their wild live performance, genre-bending sound, and unique aesthetic. In 2008, the group recorded their eponymous debut studio EP with Brian Karscig (producer, and founding member of Lous XIV – Atlantic Records). In keeping with their DIY tradition, the band self- produced their follow up LP, Common Faults, in 2010. The resulting buzz from sold- out pressings of both records, and sold-out shows around California, have resulted in sharing the bill with such diverse performers as Mumford and Sons, Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros, The Black Keys, Common, MGMT, Cold War Kids, Flogging Molly and more. The band is on tour in support of their newest release, Cruelty & Clemency (mixed by Brian Malouf)

    Artists
    The Silent Comedy is a San Diego-based group of musicians mixing...


    Type Band, Official
    Hashtag #sxsw #TheSilentComedy
    Tags All, Folk
    Website http://schedule.sxsw.com/2012/events/event_MS17352


1:00am

TV Torso

1:00am

Twerps
    Friday March 16, 2012 1:00am - 1:50am @ Beale Street Tavern (214-B East 6th St, Austin, TX 78701)

    Cheeky, charming and touchingly direct, Melbourne foursome Twerps have risen from humble beginnings to become international lo-fi pop champions.
    Formed in 2008, Twerps were supporting the likes of Deerhunter (USA), the Bats (New Zealand), the Black Lips (USA), Yo La Tengo (USA) and Thee Oh Sees (USA) within a few months of their first gig.
    Their debut EP was released by Chapter Music in 2009 (also released on cassette by US label Night People) and saw the band described as “the best new band in Australia” by iconic UK magazine Uncut.
    They released two singles in early 2011 on US labels Underwater Peoples (Mountain Man, Real Estate) and Group Tightener (Best Coast, Cloud Nothings). They also took off on their first US tour, a six week adventure that took in SXSW, a midwest tour with Wet Hair, and a packed New York show with Big Troubles.
    Their warm-hearted, ramshackle self-titled debut album was released in October 2011, as a co-release for Chapter Music and Underwater Peoples, after lead track Dreamin was premiered on Pitchfork. The album has received handsome reviews, including a 7.9 from Pitchfork and a coveted Best New Track for album closer Coast To Coast. The record was streamed on Stereogum and Gorilla Vs Bear and has been written up everywhere from Fader to Vice.

    Artists
    Cheeky, charming and touchingly direct, Melbourne foursome Twerps...


    Type Band, Official
    Hashtag #sxsw #Twerps
    Tags 21+, Pop
    Website http://schedule.sxsw.com/2012/events/event_MS19837


1:00am

Valient Thorr

1:00am

Van Hunt

1:00am

VHS or Beta

1:00am

Shout Out Out Out Out
    Friday March 16, 2012 1:00am - 1:55am @ Trinity Hall (401 E 6th St, Austin, TX 78701)

    Spanish Moss And Total Loss, Shout Out Out Out Out's third full length album since forming in 2004, is their most melodic, textured, and interesting record to date. The new album shows Shout Out Out Out Out growing as songwriters, with a strong melodic focus, and an expanded base of instrumentation. Their vast collection of analog synths has grown, and features very heavily, alongside saxophone, Rhodes piano, baritone guitar, and of course their signature double drummers, and vocoder laden vocals. The new album features a wider variety of tempos and feels than Shout Out Out Out Out's acclaimed previous two albums, while still maintaining the dancefloor filling energy they are known for. The influence of Disco, classic House, Krautrock and cosmic synth music are all present, with a hint of the punk background and ethic of the 6 piece band's roots lurking in the shadows. Recorded at the new Audio Department Studio in Edmonton over the course of 3 months using a wide variety of analog gear, Spanish Moss And Total Loss sounds simply fantastic.

    Artists
    Shout Out Out Out Out are a 6 member electronic music act based...


    Type Band, Official
    Hashtag #sxsw #ShoutOutOutOutOut
    Tags 21+, Electronic
    Website http://schedule.sxsw.com/2012/events/event_MS15422


1:00am

Gossip

1:00am

Laidback Luke

1:00am

Mord Fustang
    Friday March 16, 2012 1:00am - 2:00am @ Speakeasy Kabaret (412 Congress Ave)
    Household Management is proud, honored, and extremely elated to
    announce the addition of Current #1 Chart Topper on Beatport’s Overall
    Chart, MORD FUSTANG, to our roster!! Mord, hailing from Estonia, has
    stormed on to the scene after being signed to Miles Dyson’s German
    Imprint “Plasmapool Records”. After only his 4th release, all of which
    have shot to the Top 10 on Beatport, Mord has taken home the crown
    with his Smash Hit: “Lick The Rainbow”. Which currently sits in the #1
    Overall Spot on Beatport’s Top 100. As you can plainly see he’s
    already conquered the charts, now it his mission to conquer Dance
    Floors the World over!

    Artists
    The Estonian producer debuted in 2011 with a series of downloadable...


    Type Band, Official
    Hashtag #sxsw #MordFustang
    Tags 21+, DJ
    Website http://schedule.sxsw.com/2012/events/event_MS18492


1:00am

Nit Grit

1:00am

Reggie Watkins

1:00am

Say Anything
    Friday March 16, 2012 1:00am - 2:00am @ Buffalo Billiards (201 E 6th St)

    Say Anything has been making odd, unclassifiable indie rock music since they were 14 or 15 years old, playing strangely literate and loud rock, characterized by what one might imagine if Larry David fronted a Fugazi cover band with the members of Queen. Not that that's a stretch or anything. Having been birthed from the indie/punk boom of the early twenty-first century, Say Anything rose to prominence with their (oddly) popular record …Is a Real Boy and somehow broke the "pretty boy punk" mold by establishing a career that thrived somewhere between music your pretentious college student of an older brother would like and the loud crap that your little brother uses to annoy him with. Say Anything followed that record up with the equally eclectic and lengthy, In Defense of the Genre and their exceedingly bratty (hopefully in a good way) self-titled LP.

    Artists
    Say Anything has been making odd, unclassifiable indie rock music...


    Type Band, Official
    Hashtag #sxsw #SayAnything
    Tags 21+, Rock
    Website http://schedule.sxsw.com/2012/events/event_MS17315


1:00am

1:05am

Souls Of Mischief

1:10am

1:10am

Warner Drive

1:15am

White Fence

1:15am

1:15am

The Peach Kings

1:25am

River City Tanlines

1:30am

Buraka Som Sistema

1:30am

Korallreven (DJ Set)

2:00am

Bear In Heaven

2:00am

Lose Control Afterparty

2:00am

Austin Never Sleeps Afterparty
    Friday March 16, 2012 2:00am - 7:00am @ TBA

    Austin Never Sleeps will be hosting the city's only official afterparty at SXSW and you're invited! Every night of the heralded festival, AxS will top off your night with an insurmountable amount of bands, booze and swag that will be so good you'll be crawling back for more! And the best part of all is that it's free!

    The party will take place from 2 am to sunrise. If you have the endurance and the urge to have the best night of your life, we strongly encourage you to attend!

    The artists and venue will be announced as the event draws near. Remember to RSVP early to ensure your name is on the guestlist.

     


    Type Party, Unofficial
    Free Stuff alcohol, swag


2:30am

Screaming Females

3:00am

Zambri

3:00am

Jacques Greene

TBA

Ace Hood

TBA

TBA

Brendon Walsh
    Friday March 16, 2012 TBA - TBA @ Esther's Follies (525 E 6th St)

    Originally from Philadelphia, PA, Brendon Walsh established himself in comedy in Austin, TX. In 2004 he won the “Funniest Person In Austin” contest and that same year also appeared on ABC’s “Jimmy Kimmel Live” as his original character, “Scary Monster” (a terrible monster stand up comedian). In 2005 and 2006 he was voted “Best Stand-Up Comedian” in the Austin Chronicle’s “Readers Poll”. In 2006 he appeared on Comedy Central’s “Premium Blend” and on season 4 of NBC’s “Last Comic Standing.”

    Artists
    Originally from Philadelphia, PA, Brendon Walsh established himself...


    Type Band, Official
    Hashtag #sxsw #BrendonWalsh
    Tags All, Comedy
    Website http://schedule.sxsw.com/2012/events/event_MS19979


TBA

Dee-1

TBA

Dillon Francis

TBA

TBA

TBA

TBA

John C Reilly
    Friday March 16, 2012 TBA - TBA @ The Stage on Sixth (508 E 6th Street, Austin, Texas 78701)

    From Austin Powell, The Austin Chronicle:

    Third Man Records literally rolled into South by Southwest last year. Owner Jack White turned his innovative Nashville, Tenn., label into a rolling record store, hosting a generator-powered show in the Frank parking lot and selling limited LPs across town from a window in his tricked-out step van. Never one for idle hands, expect White to perform in some capacity, given his upcoming proper solo debut, Blunderbuss, and the fact that he's either produced or played on most of Third Man's releases, notably for model/chanteuse Karen Elson, goth girls the Black Belles (who play Sat., 10pm, at Mohawk Patio), and Australia's Lanie Lane, who looks and sounds like a vintage rockabilly pin-up gal. Actor John C. Reilly walks harder in real life than Dewey Cox, with two 7-inch singles to prove it, while Nashville's Pujol offers a promising dose of garage-pop. Brooklyn's suave White Rabbits just released their career best, Milk Famous, but most eyes will be on Electric Guest, a Los Angeles duo whose debut for Downtown Records, Mondo, out April 24, was produced by Danger Mouse and sounds like a more promising version of Broken Bells. As for special guests, let's hope it's not the label's most controversial collaborators: I.C.P.



    Artists

    Type Band, Official
    Hashtag #sxsw #JohnCReilly
    Info Y
    Tags Alt Country, AustinChronicle, Music
    Website http://schedule.sxsw.com/2012/events/event_MS18889


TBA

JoiStaRR

TBA

King Louie

TBA

TBA

Noisemakers with Peter Rosenberg and Nas

TBA

TBA

Plastician

TBA

TBA

Rockie Fresh

TBA

Skream & Benga

TBA

TBA

The Airplane Boys

TBA

The Stepkids

TBA

Trae tha Truth

TBA

Travis Porter
    Friday March 16, 2012 TBA - TBA @ Kiss & Fly (404 Colorado St)
    Travis Porter is a triple threat for hip hop.
    Comprised of three unique 20-year-old MCs—“Strap” (Harold Duncan), “Quez” (Donquez Woods), and “Ali” (Lakeem Mattox)—the Atlanta rap trio is packing club-ready hooks, intricate rhymes, and down south swagger. On their hit single “Bring It Back,” they slide through a slick, sexy beat and chant out an anthemic chorus that’ll set any crowd off, while the follow-up "College Girl" is clever urban pop built on stories of long distance relationships. With their full-length debut for Jive Records on the horizon, these three distinct personalities make Travis Porter a name to remember in modern hip hop.
    Their sound is a brew of quirky inventive production with razor sharp rhyming. However, Travis Porter takes everything one step further. “All of us have our own flavor and swag that we bring to the table,” declares Strap. “Quez is chill, but he can go crazy. Ali is hyper and amped up all the time. I’m laidback. We’re not related, but we’re the same people. That’s where the concept of Travis Porter came from. Together, we always try to come up with original styles of flowing, phrases, and beats.”
    That’s exactly what Travis Porter have been doing since they first took the Atlanta scene by storm in 2006. Stepbrothers Ali and Quez metStrap in eighth grade, and immediately clicked. They got into trouble together, they made music together, and they began hustling their brand together. In order to get noticed, at 17-years-old, the three of them would sneak into strip clubs to perform their songs. “In Atlanta, that’s the number one spot to break your records,” exclaims Quez. “We’d perform a song and get up out of there quickly, but the crowds were feeling it.”
    Crowds everywhere beyond just the clubs started feeling it in a big way too. Travis Porter gained worldwide recognition performing nationally and then touring Japan and Germany, while still unsigned. Their independent track “Go Shorty Go” hit the Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop chart, while their breakout single, “Make It Rain”, charted on the Billboard Top 100. They also developed an overwhelming online presence with over 60 million YouTube views and massive Twitter and Facebook followings. Jive formally joined forces with them at the end of 2010, and the next phase began.
    In terms of influences, Ali¸Quez, and Strap definitely share similar playlists. Quez goes on, "We all have the same influences, The Hot Boyz T.I., and Outkast. That definitely had a big impact on the music." The strands of classic Southern hip hop pulsate at the heart of TravisPorter's sound, but the group infuses their own attitude cultivated by years of real living in the ATL.
    There’s a three-pronged approach to Travis Porter, and Quez best describes the mix of styles. “We make party music, we make bedroom music, and we also make what we like to call ‘differenter’ music, which is hot crazy pop. We do whatever comes naturally.”
    Travis Porter has the power to pull in all kinds of audiences though. On their single, “College Girl,” the group creates an unforgettable and unique pop jam that illuminates another side of their experience and it sees the group reaching a wider audience in a positive way. Strap goes on, "We want to be diverse and make music for everybody. So many guys have girlfriends that go off to college. My girl didn’t leave me, but she went to school out of town. The song is about a long distance relationship with a college girl. It isn’t sad though; I’m bragging about her because I’ve got a smart girl and it’s all good.”
    About “College Girl,” Quez adds, “She’s cool. She’ll take shots with the homeys, and she’s always around when she’s in town. However, she still has to go back to school. It’s a record for the females and it shows another side of Travis Porter."Ultimately, a desire to be "differenter" fuels Travis Porter. Strap concludes. "We try to be ourselves. A lot of young cats just ride the waves. You've got to constantly reinvent yourself. You've got to show people you can make more than one type of song. It's about staying hungry. You can't let up. You take these three guys and they make up one dude—Travis Porter. Three heads are better than one."

    Artists
    http://wearetravisporter.com


    Type Band, Official
    Hashtag #sxsw #TravisPorter
    Tags 18+, Hip-Hop-Rap
    Website http://schedule.sxsw.com/2012/events/event_MS19605


TBA

Wax
    Friday March 16, 2012 TBA - TBA @ The Belmont (305 West 6th Street, Austin, TX, 78701)
    In the world of Hip‐Hop, the word “wax” has multiple meanings – all of which pertain to the true roots of 
    the culture. “Wax” as a verb means to speak enthusiastically, as many lyricists do in their rhymes. “Wax” 
    as a noun is a euphemism for vinyl, the original means that Hip‐Hop music was delivered upon. Now, Hip‐
    Hop can add a new meaning to the word “Wax”: an emcee who maintains the essence of Hip‐Hop, while 
    pushing it forward. 
     
    Wax began his love affair with music at a very early age, thanks to three little letters: MTV. “My dad was 
    kind of a couch potato, so we were the first people in the neighborhood to get cable,” the Dunkirk, 
    Maryland native recalls. “I had MTV from a really early age.” Raised on a healthy diet of Guns N Roses, Def 
    Leppard, and NWA, it wasn’t long before Wax wanted to make music of his own. 
     
    At ten years old, he received a guitar for his birthday and learned to play, pairing his strumming with 
    rhymes. That eventually led to Wax starting a band called MacGregor (“Like the cheap sporting 
    equipment”), touring the country and making records in the hopes of getting signed. “We didn’t really 
    know what we were doing though,” he says. 
     
    Once MacGregor broke up, Wax held a bunch of odd jobs: mortgage sales, pizza delivery, courier, hotel 
    services, and the list goes on. While simultaneously perfecting his craft, Wax saw music as a part‐time 
    venture, not knowing what the future held…in California. 
     
    Once Wax made the pilgrimage to California, things started happening, both bad and good. For one, he 
    moved to San Diego for his then girlfriend. As soon as they reached the West Coast the relationship fell 
    apart, leaving Wax depressed and unmotivated. Wax spent the next year in an alcohol‐induced stupor, 
    working construction by day and blowing his paycheck on liquor by night. “I was living in a garage and it 
    just didn’t feel right,” Wax recalls. “I knew that I could do better than this.” While Wax maintained his 
    writing and recording of music throughout, he began to take it more seriously, and LA was the place to 
    start. He and his twin brother, Herbal T, began making videos of rhymes, skits, and everything in between. 
    They posted the vids on YouTube, which in turn led to millions of views. In addition, VIBE.com held a video  contest, where Wax’s video was a finalist, giving him heightened exposure. Through word of mouth, 
    Wax’s buzz began organically, and the music industry began to take notice. The rest, as they say, is 
    history. 
     
    Honing his craft for years, Wax’s sound is an amalgam of various influences. Simply put, he describes his 
    sound as a mix of “Johnny Cash and Jay‐Z”. Ambitious artists to align himself with, but listening to his 
    music, the word “authentic” comes to mind. 
     
    “I think the reason why my sound comes off as so authentic and organic is because I’ve been doing it for 
    so long,” he explains. “ I’ve been in a band, I’ve been on tour performing for live crowds, and I have a twin 
    brother who I grew up making music with…we influenced each other.” 
     
    Of course, people who listen with their eyes will place Wax with career white rappers. “People say 
    Sublime, people say Eminem, people say Beastie Boys. Any white rapper they say I sound like,” Wax 
    comments, but he doesn’t take that negatively. “I don’t care about the stigma about white rappers 
    because I don’t give a fuck what people say about me,” he continues. “That stuff just doesn’t bother me. 
    Everybody has to reference something they already know.” 
    Wax is currently in the process of working on his debut album, but to tide fans over has the Scrublife 
    mixtape; “scrublife” being a term he holds near and dear to his heart. 
     
    “Scrublife is the representation of a lifestyle, and if y’all were here right now, I wouldn’t even have to say 
    shit,” Wax jokes. “In my kitchen right now, there’s eggs all over my floor, it’s horrific in here. That’s kind of 
    like the representation of what Scrublife is. Living dirty, living broke, and not caring. It’s the opposite of 
    excess.”  
     
    “Scrublife” has since evolved into Wax’s record label name, a joint venture with Def Jam.  The Scrublife 
    mixtape will include new songs as well as old songs, and will serve as a precursor to Wax’s formal debut. 
     
    As Wax continues his journey to fame, with a fan base constantly swelling (he’s already had fans show up 
    on his doorstep), he maintains his Scrublife mantra while reinventing the wheel of Hip‐Hop. “Picture a 
    rapper with a gold chain and a car…I’m the exact opposite of that,” he says. “Beer bottles all over the 
    place, and a smile on your face.”  

    Artists
    In the world of Hip‐Hop, the word “wax” has multiple meanings – all of which pertain to the true roots of...


    Type Band, Official
    Hashtag #sxsw #Wax
    Tags Hip-Hop-Rap
    Website http://schedule.sxsw.com/2012/events/event_MS15395


TBA

SiiickXSW

7:00am

Graffiti6
    Friday March 16, 2012 7:00am - 7:30am @ W Hotel (200 Lavaca St, Austin, TX 78701)

    Colours, the debut album from Britain’s Graffiti6, is as vividly vibrant as both the project’s moniker and its album title suggest: an uncategorizable mélange of pop, psychedelia, R&B, and British Northern Soul that fully capitalizes on the soaring uplift of Jamie Scott’s emotionally transparent voice and gift for melody and TommyD’s irresistible rhythms and inventive production. Songs like “Stone In My Heart,” “Stare Into The Sun,” “Annie You Save Me,” and “Free” are “latter-day psych-soul nuggets, all phased vocals and sunshine melodies given the warp factor,” as London’s Guardian newspaper put it, while the remainder of Colours zigzags all over the musical map from the folk-soul balladry of “Goodbye Geoffrey Drake,” to the spare, gospel-inflected feel of “Over You,” to the downtempo sultriness of “Calm The Storm,” to the jangly indie-rock vibe of “Lay Me Down.” “For me, the unexpectedness of the sound is the whole point,” Scott says. “It’s fun to mess with people’s heads.”



    Artists
    Colours, the debut album from Britain’s Graffiti6, is as vividly...


    Type Band, Official
    Hashtag #sxsw #Graffiti6
    Info Y
    Tags Music, Pop
    Website http://schedule.sxsw.com/2012/events/event_MS18829


8:00am

Walk The Moon

8:00am

The Regulars Coffee Mixer

9:00am

All Day Event - Canon Imagination Lounge

9:00am

Morning Event - Java Monster Mornings

9:00am

All Day Event - AT&T Lounge

9:00am

All Day Event - Chevrolet Volt Recharge Lounge

9:00am

All Day Event - Dell Lounge

9:00am

Morning Event - Java Monster Mornings

10:00am

The Houston Invasion

10:00am

#FEEDlounge - meetup and hangout

10:30am

Sin City Social Club 10th Anniversary Bash
    Friday March 16, 2012 10:30am - 9:00pm @ Maria's Taco Xpress (2529 S. Lamar Blvd., Austin, TX)

    Sin City Social Club 10th Anniversary Bash 

    Maria’s Taco Xpress turns into the GILDED PALACE of SIN, as the SIN CITY SOCIAL CLUB CELEBRATES their 10 Year Anniversary with 19 COSMIC AMERICAN MUSIC artists from around the globe! (click "see more" for full line up!) 

    10:30 Josh Buckley - of the Gilded Splinters (Austin, TX)
    11:00 The Far West (Los Angeles, CA)
    11:30 So Long Problems (Austin, TX)
    12:00 Jonny Kaplan (Los Angeles, CA)
    12:30 The O’s (Dallas, TX) 
    1:15 Henry Wagons (Melbourne, Australia)
    1:45 The South Austin Moonlighters (Austin, TX)
    2:15 The Record Co. (Los Angeles, CA) 
    2:45 Ken Stringfellow - (The Posies, Big Star and REM) - (Paris, FR)
    3:30 Ponderosa (Atlanta, GA) 
    4:00 Deadman (Austin, TX)
    4:30 Mike Farris (Nashville, TN)
    5:15 Deadstring Brother (Nashville, TN)
    5:45 Shurman (Austin, TX)
    6:30 Mike Stinson (Houston, TX) 
    6:55 Jesse Dayton - (Austin, TX)
    7:30 Two Hoots & A Holler (Austin, TX)
    8:15 The Whiskey Sisters (Austin, TX)
    8:45 South Austin All Star Jam! (Austin, TX)

    * Artists listed in order of appearance (and are subject to change without notice)! 

    Hot Burritos! Ice Cold Beer! 
    FREE! All Ages! OPEN to the Public! 

    Sponsored by our good friends at 
    PRIMAL SCREAM MUSIC * TWANG BEER SALT * MOJAVE AUDIO * LONE STAR MUSIC * CHRISTOPHER DURST PHOTOGRAPHY


    Type Party, Unofficial
    Info Y


11:00am

Stuart Coupe Book Signing

11:00am

Adult Rock Music Meeting

11:00am

Beyond the Kitchen SYNC: Music/Brand Collaboration

11:00am

CLE 1: It's Not the Record Business - It's the Music Business

11:00am

Cool Garage Recording Tools and the Crap to Avoid

11:00am

Cover Songs to Karaoke: Alternate Revenue Streams

11:00am

Do We Need Music Collecting Societies in the Digital Age?
    Friday March 16, 2012 11:00am - 12:00pm @ Austin Convention Center (500 E Cesar Chavez St)
    In a digital world, any transaction can be tracked, and many argue that intermediaries are not necessary to collect money on behalf of composers, publishers and record producers. Have music collecting societies adapted to the digital challenge? Discover the truths and myths about whether music collecting societies are an obstacle or an enabler for legitimate music services. Get the low-down on navigating the tricky road of licensing music for global media services, and examine whether music rights owners can maximize their revenues by leaving the collecting society model behind and going it alone.

    Speakers
    Head of Broadcast Licensing | PRS For Music | Andy Harrower...

    Head of Licensing Bus Affairs | Spotify | JAMES DUFFETT-SMITH...

    Dir of Licensing | Omnifone

    VP New Media & Technology | ASCAP | As Vice President for New...

    Head of Music | Sky | Peter's first career was as a songwriter...


    Type Music, Panel
    Hashtag #sxsw #pubmoney
    Level Advanced
    Tags Hip-Hop-Rap
    Website http://schedule.sxsw.com/2012/events/event_MP11505


11:00am

Feel Better! Treating Performance-Related Pain

11:00am

Mentor Session 5

11:00am

Playlisting for Profit

11:00am

Publicity in the Digital Era

11:00am

The Ins and Outs of Music Publishing

11:00am

Scarlet Road
    Friday March 16, 2012 11:00am - 12:10pm @ Alamo Lamar B (1120 South Lamar Blvd)

    Impassioned about freedom of sexual expression, Australian sex worker Rachel Wotton has become highly specialized in working with clients with disability. Rachel’s philosophy, that human touch and sexual intimacy can be the most therapeutic aspects to our existence, is making a dramatic impact on the lives of her clients. While Rachel’s clients give a glimpse into their sexual self-discovery, Scarlet Road follows Rachel as she strives to increase awareness and access to sexual expression for people with disability. The depth, humor and passion in this documentary will transform the way you see sex workers and people with disabilities forever.
    Type Film, Screening
    Website http://schedule.sxsw.com/2012/events/event_FS12823


11:00am

Somebody Up There Likes Me

11:00am

Shut Up and Play the Hits

11:00am

Houlihan’s H-Listed Music Series (Houlihan’s + Playnetwork)

11:00am

OurStage

11:00am

Minnesota Music Showcase (Vita.mn)

11:00am

SxSeattle

11:00am

SXSeattle Party

11:00am

All Day Event - Flatstock 33 sponsored by HGTV

11:00am

All Things Gold Party (All Things Go + Neon Gold Records)
    Friday March 16, 2012 11:00am - 6:00pm @ ND at 501 Studios (501 I-35 (5th and Brushy))

    All Things Go will be making a trip down to Austin with Neon Gold Records this year for a SXSW edition of our insane monthly party, All Things Gold. Set to go down on Friday, March 16th from 11am-6pm at the ND at 405 Studios, this show features one of our most massive line-ups yet. We’ve got live performances from some of the best bands out there, including Plains, Vacationer, Incan Abraham, Clock Opera, Walk the Moon, Penguin Prison, and a headlining performance from recent chart-toppers Chiddy Bang, plus DJ sets from Ghost Beach and Brenton Duvall. We’ll also be featuring a happy hour courtesy of  VooDoo Spiced Rum and RedRum Tropical Infused Rum from noon until we run out. It’s our biggest event yet, so make sure you get your RSVP on now.


    Type Party, Unofficial
    Free Stuff Alcohol
    Info Y


11:00am

Filter Magazine's Showdown at Cedar Street

11:00am

Filter’s Showdown at Cedar St.

11:00am

Senheiser + Paste Magazine Party

11:00am

SpokesBUZZ Fort Collins Party

11:00am

Musicmakers Day Party

11:00am

Slab by Slab Fest (ZEN Japanese Food)

11:00am

Roky Erickson Ice Cream Social and Peace+Love Festival
    Friday March 16, 2012 11:00am - 7:30pm @ threadgills world headquarters (301 west riverside drive)

    Roky Erickson Ice Cream Social and Peace+Love Festival

    South Store (World Headquarters) 
    Beer Garden Series 

    11:00 AM

    $10 get 'em while they last!!

    11:15 - The Happen-ins (acoustic)

    11:35 - Jegar Erickson

    12:05 - Anna IHLIS (SE)

    12:40 - Cowboy & Indian

    1:05 - Creed Bratton (The Office)

    1:35 - Poul Krebs (DK) w/ Charlie Sexton

    2:10 - Vanbot (SE)

    2:40 - Salesman

    3:10 - Wayne Kramer w/ The Good The Bad (DK)

    3:50 - Shearwater

    4:30 - The Bombettes (SE)

    5:10 - Sauti Sol

    5:45 - PeeLander Z (Japan)

    6:25 - Roky Erickson

     


    Type Party, Unofficial


11:00am

Made in Israel

11:00am

All Day Event - Catch A Chevy/Drive A Chevy

11:00am

All Day Event - Catch A Chevy/Drive A Chevy

11:00am

Music Fog Marathon
    Friday March 16, 2012 11:00am - 9:00pm @ threadgills world headquarters (301 west riverside drive)

    Spring Music Fog Marathon!

    All artists will play a set that is almost 20 minutes, then the remaining time will be used to clear the stage and prepare for the next artist. While our every intention is to keep these on time, things happen so you should expect delays. Artist participation subject to change. All times below are Central Daylight Time.

    Friday March 16, 2012

    11:30 AM  Ruthie Foster
    12:30 PM  Joy Kills Sorrow
    1:30 PM  Hobart Brothers & Lil' Sis Hobart
    2:30 PM  Nakia
    3:30 PM  Shurman
    4:30 PM  Bruce Robison & Kelly Willis
    5:30 PM  Sons of Fathers
    6:30 PM  Defibulators
    7:30 PM  Tokyo Rosenthal


    Type Party, Unofficial
    Info Y


11:15am

A Brief History of John Baldessari

11:15am

Aisha's Song
    Friday March 16, 2012 11:15am - 12:47pm @ Alamo Lamar C (1120 South Lamar Blvd)

    Partially blinded by an unknown illness at the age of 4 and sent out to work on the tough streets of Kano in Nigeria at the age of 9, Aisha Sani Abdullahi's life chances were not great. However, a chance encounter sent Aisha's life in a completely different direction… Aisha's Song is an energetic and beautifully shot 16mm documentary that uses the sounds of street life in Kano in order to create a vibrant and organic soundscape. Touching and uplifting, the film is a story of female empowerment from a part of the world where women are all too often overlooked.
    Type Film, Screening
    Website http://schedule.sxsw.com/2012/events/event_FS13201


11:15am

BRUTE FORCE

11:15am

Documentary Shorts 1
    Friday March 16, 2012 11:15am - 12:47pm @ Alamo Lamar C (1120 South Lamar Blvd)

    Aisha's Song Director: Orlando von Einsiedel Musically lush and stunningly shot, Aisha's Song is a touching and uplifting story of female empowerment from a part of the world where women are all too often overlooked. A Brief History of John Baldessari Directors: Henry Joost, Ariel Schulman No more boring films! Everything you need to know about the godfather of Conceptual Art... narrated by Tom Waits. BRUTE FORCE Director: Ben Steinbauer The story of Apple Records notoriously irreverent recording artist, Brute Force. The Fuse: or How I Burned Simon Bolivar Director: Igor Drljaca A nine-year-old boy thinks he is responsible for the civil war in Bosnia. The Love Competition Director: Brent Hoff The World's First Love Competition. Minor/Major: The TV on the Radio Tour Documentary Director: Chioke Nassor An intense documentary portrait on the band TV on the Radio as they transition from minor label darlings to major label success. It Ain't Over Director: Caleb Slain Once a man with all the answers, Dr. Ed Dobson is struggling to resolve his own questions before succumbing to the unusual disease eating away his body.
    Type Film, Screening
    Website http://schedule.sxsw.com/2012/events/event_FS12956


11:15am

It Ain't Over
    Friday March 16, 2012 11:15am - 12:47pm @ Alamo Lamar C (1120 South Lamar Blvd)
    Shot cinematically, IT AIN'T OVER is a visually stunning documentary that follows Dr. Edward Dobson, a man accustomed to counseling people through suffering, as he comes to grips with the unusual disease eating away his body. ALS or “Lou Gehrig's Disease” is a degenerative disorder that systemically incapacitates the body, commandeering the ability to hold, speak, walk, swallow, and even breathe until it causes the lungs to fatally collapse. They don't know what causes it, and there is no cure. After learning he had 2-5 years to live, Ed chose to examine what hope looks like in situations where it doesn't exist.
    Type Film, Screening
    Website http://schedule.sxsw.com/2012/events/event_FS13209


11:15am

Minor/Major: The TV on the Radio Tour Documentary

11:15am

The Fuse: or How I Burned Simon Bolivar

11:15am

The Love Competition

11:15am

Crazy Eyes
    Friday March 16, 2012 11:15am - 12:50pm @ Alamo Ritz 1 (320 East 6th St)
    Zach, a wealthy, alcoholic divorcee and father, is torn between his past love and present infatuation. His obsession for Rebecca, who he affectionately calls Crazy Eyes, seems to be driving him to the brink of madness and pushing his alcoholism to dangerous extremes. His best friend, Dan, a bar brawling, womanizer is trying to save him from swarms of alcohol-addled women. His ex-wife will not stop finagling him for money, his father suffers a severe stroke and his mother goes mad. As all of this madness and debauchery unfolds, Zach's young son is the one that ultimately helps him find clarity.
    Type Film, Screening
    Website http://schedule.sxsw.com/2012/events/event_FS13026


11:15am

Brooklyn Castle
    Friday March 16, 2012 11:15am - 12:56pm @ Stateside Theatre (719 Congress Ave)
    Brooklyn Castle is a documentary about I.S. 318 – an inner-city school where more than 65 percent of students are from homes with incomes below the federal poverty level – that also happens to have the best, most winning junior high school chess team in the country. (If Albert Einstein, who was rated 1800, were to join the team, he’d only rank fifth best.) Chess has transformed the school from one cited in 2003 as a “school in need of improvement” to one of New York City’s best. But a series of recession-driven public school budget cuts now threaten to undermine those hard-won successes.
    Type Film, Screening
    Website http://schedule.sxsw.com/2012/events/event_FS13015


11:30am

Alpine

11:30am

Throne

11:30am

Tai Chi Swayze

11:30am

Pickwick

11:30am

Amor Cronico
    Friday March 16, 2012 11:30am - 12:50pm @ Alamo Ritz 2 (320 East 6th St)

    "Amor Cronico" follows the flamboyant Grammy nominated Cuban-born and New York based singer CuCu Diamantes on her tour around Cuba. The film interweaves footage of live musical performances with a fictional love story narrative. The result is an energetic display of CuCu Diamantes' glamorous performance style with a fresh Latin soundtrack and comical twist. It is at unique road movie and portrait of a Cuban artist traveling back to her roots.
    Type Film, Screening
    Website http://schedule.sxsw.com/2012/events/event_FS12671


11:30am

High Tea Ladies Luncheon (WIMPS and MEOW)
    Friday March 16, 2012 11:30am - 1:30pm @ Chateau Bellevue (708 San Antonio Street, Austin, TX 78701)


    WIMPS (Women In Music Professional Society) and MEOW (Musicians for Equal Opportunities for Women) invite all professional women in music to attend an exclusive March event – our first annual High Tea Ladies Luncheon at SXSW.

    Chateau Bellevue is an elegant Victorian mansion built in 1874 and a historic downtown Austin landmark. It is home to the Austin Women’s Club.

    Menu:
    Tea Sandwiches (Egg Salad, Pimento Cheese and Chicken Salad)
    Fresh Fruit Salad with Buttermilk Poppy Dressing
    Individual Quiches
    Chocolate Profiteroles
    Tea, Regular and Decaffeinated Coffee, Iced Tea and Water
    Tito's Sweet-o's cocktails (Tito's Vodka and Sweet Leaf tea)

    $20 per person includes luncheon, tax and gratuity


    Wear something pink and bring your promo materials to pass around. Sponsored by Tito's, Sweet Leaf and Guardian Trace 


    The Fine Print: You must RSVP and pay in advance by March first via Eventbrite and PayPal. No refunds. This luncheon is for ladies only.


    Type Party, Unofficial


11:30am

South By Cirrus Logic

11:30am

Core Power Day Party

11:30am

Sonicbids Party

11:30am

Presskit.To Takeover (Indie Ambassador)

11:30am

KEXP Live

11:30am

Music By The Slice (Home Slice Pizza)

11:30am

Sea Now! (popantipop + The Sea Shepard Conaervation Society + The Spellbound Group)
    Friday March 16, 2012 11:30am - 2:00am @ The Brew Exchange (706 W. 6th, Austin, TX 78701)

    Sea Now! is currently a SXSW event hosted by LA based independent record-label, popantipop and The Sea Shepherd Conservation Society.  Together we combine our fight to save the world's oceans with music, in the hope of igniting passion for the cause in an interactive, spirited, new audience.

    FRIDAY MARCH 16
    11:30AM - ALPINE
    12:00PM - GIGAMESH
    12:30PM - AU PALAIS
    1:00PM - COM TRUISE
    1:30PM - NEW MOODS
    2:00PM - BRETON
    2:30PM - RICH AUCOIN
    3:00PM - FUTURE UNLIMITED
    3:30PM - BODY LANGUAGE
    4:00PM - PAPER DIAMIND
    4:30PM - MINNESOTA
    5:00PM - POLARSETS
    5:30PM - BEAT CONNECTION
    6:00PM - CHLLNGR
    6:30PM - KI: THEORY
    7:00PM - THE HUNDRED DAYS
    7:30PM - AN-TEN-NAE 
    8:00PM - DJ AARON AXELSEN
    9:00PM - DEAN RISKO
    9:30PM - CHARLIE BLACKSMOKE
    10:00PM - CAPITAL CITIES
    11:00PM - KRADDY
    12:00AM - THE DA
    12:30AM - SPECIAL GUEST
    1:00AM -  SPECIAL GUEST


    Type Party, Unofficial
    Info Y


11:35am

Imperial Teen

12:00pm

South By North Loop (Green House)

12:00pm

ATN Showcase
    Friday March 16, 2012 12:00pm - 2:00am @ Bayou Lounge (500 East 6th St, Austin, TX 78701)

    FRI     16TH
    12:00    The New Limb
    12:40    Diego's Umbrella
    1:20     Antonio Lulic
    2:00     Blackhands
    2:40     Glass Battles
    3:20     The Silent Comedy
    4:00     Nightlife
    4:40     Victorian Halls
    5:20     Toy Bombs
    6:00     The Active Set
    6:40     Royal Canoe
    7:20     Bethpage Black
    8:00     Mobley
    8:40     Uncle Daddy
    9:20     ACIDIC
    10:00    Queen Caveat
    10:40    Wicker
    11:20    My Amends


    Type Party, Unofficial
    Info Y


12:00pm

Best Lil Big Fest in Texas
    Friday March 16, 2012 12:00pm - 2:00am @ The Tiniest Bar in Texas (817 W 5th St, Austin, TX 78703)

    Friday, March 16th 
    Outside Stage  
    12-3pm - Drumwarz/Afrotechnolgies Showcase 
    Gonjasufi 
    Orko Eloheim + Aceyalone 
    Skrapez Scatterbrain 
    K-the-i?? 
    3:15pm -  The Wicked Tomorrow 
    4:00pm Elliot & the Ghost 
    5-11pm Boston T Party Showcase 
    In like Lions 
    Viva Viva 
    New Highway Hymnal 
    Bearstronaut 
    DJ KNIFE 
    DJ PLATURN 
    DJ MARVEL & DJ SEKO 
    DJ THEORY 
    DJ STEVE1DER    

    Inside Stage    
    11p - Brent Kirby


    Type Party, Unofficial
    Info Y


12:00pm

The Stanfields

12:00pm

12:00pm

The Doozers

12:00pm

Ezra Furman

12:00pm

Gigamesh

12:00pm

Harriet

12:00pm

Lee Bannon and C+

12:00pm

TEEEL

12:00pm

The Bellmen

12:00pm

Big Harp

12:00pm

Icky Blossoms

12:00pm

Django Django

12:00pm

Dustin Wong

12:00pm

Say Anything

12:00pm

The Barr Brothers

12:00pm

The Other Side of Morning

12:00pm

Midcoast Takeover (Midwest Music Foundation)

12:00pm

Northern Exposure Party (mysecretboston + Fort Awesome)
    Friday March 16, 2012 12:00pm - 1:00pm @ Six Lounge (117 West 4th Street Austin, TX 78701)

    Free entry with RSVP on Do512

    Free Beer. Free Food.
    MySecretBoston and Fort Awesome have teamed up to throw a free party in Austin during the South by Southwest music conference. New England flavor is the theme, but there are bands from all over the US on the bill. 

    LINEUP: Gentlemen Hall (Boston), Joe Fletcher (RI), Billy Keane & the Misdemeanor Outlaws (Western MA), The Preservation (Austin), Workout (Brooklyn), Pat Gochez (Boston), Richard James & the Name Changers (Boston), Pajama People (Boston), Jamie Kent (MA), Sarah Blacker (Boston), The Gilded Splinters (Austin/Boston), Van Gordon Martin (Chicago/Boston). DJ sets by Ryan Brown (Boston) & General Nao (San Fran). 


    Type Party, Unofficial


12:00pm

SXSan Jose Parking Lot Party (Jo's Coffee + San Jose Hotel)
    Friday March 16, 2012 12:00pm - 1:00pm @ Jo's Coffee at the San Jose (1300 S. Congress Ave.)

    A 5 day community event with live music, local vendors, cold beer and good times in the Hotel San Jose/Jo's parking lot. March 14-18. Always and forever free to attend.

    12PM Mother Falcon
    1PM The Mastersons
    2PM Dry the River
    3PM Milo Greene
    4PM J Roddy Walston and the Business
    5PM Kids These Days
    6PM Alabama Shakes
    7PM Barbara Lynn and the South Congress All-Stars
    8PM Alejandro Escovedo Orchestra


    Type Party, Unofficial


12:00pm

White Horse Day Party

12:00pm

Music Gear Expo Classes

12:00pm

$10 Camera Workshop, LomoKino Movie Making (Lomography)
    Friday March 16, 2012 12:00pm - 2:00pm @ Lomography Gallery Store Austin (912 Congress Avenue, Austin, TX 78701)

    Show the world that you're a star! Learn to create your very own films during SXSW with the Lomokino!

    SXSW Film: $10 Camera Workshop, LomoKino Movie Making
    Friday, March 16, 2012; 12:00 – 2:00 pm

    Leave the digital grind behind and learn to make your own analogue films with the Lomokino! This movie making wonder may be small, but it will bring out your creativity in a big way!

    Check out all of the SXSW events and workshops at the Lomography Gallery Store Austin!

    All workshops include instructional lecture, loaner camera, and one free roll of film. Bring your own Lomographic camera for 50% off admission! Save $1 off your admission fee for each friend you bring to attend the workshop with you!

    All attendees will receive a 10% off coupon to use at the Lomography Gallery Store. Already know you’re planning to come and want to ensure your spot? Call us ahead of time or come in to pre-register. Please arrive 10 minutes before the workshop is scheduled to begin in order for us to start on time!


    Type Party, Unofficial
    Info Y


12:00pm

PRS Foundation Brunch

12:00pm

FryeDay 2012

12:00pm

Morning After Party (Front Gate Tickets)

12:00pm

Musicmetric

12:00pm

Rock Room (Rolling Stone Magazine)

12:00pm

Full Irish Breakfast

12:00pm

All Day Event - Music Gear Expo

12:00pm

Music Gear Expo Lounge

12:00pm

Music Gear Expo Store

12:00pm

Brooklyn Vegan + Power of the Riff + Southern Lord Day Party
    Friday March 16, 2012 12:00pm - 6:00pm @ The Scoot Inn (1308 E 4th St, Austin, TX 78702)

    On Friday March 16th, 2012 BrooklynVeganThe Power of The Riff, and Southern Lord will combine forces for a marathon of events that kickoff at noon and end waaaaay after the sun goes down.

    The free daytime portion, in conjunction with the four-day Thrasher/Converse "Death Match" event at the venue, is an all-ages shindig that will kick off at noon and feature a skateramp with skaters and bands all day long. Shortly after doors open, expect to see eleven bands across two stages including sets from the following:

    March 16, 2012 @ Scoot Inn, Austin, TX (noon-6pm)
    High on Fire
    Off!
    Trash Talk
    Black Cobra
    Ceremony
    Deafheaven
    Full of Hell
    Heartless
    Balaclava
    Dead in The Dirt
    DNF (members of Trash Talk, Touche Amore)

    That's right... High on Fire AND Off! AND Trash Talk (playing their FOURTH year of SXSW shows with us) AND Black Cobra AND Ceremony all in the same space, not to mention the awesome undercard of bands like Deafheaven (playing their second year of SXSW shows with BV), new favorites Full of Hell, Balaclava, Heartless and Dead in The Dirt. It is going to be insane, so bring a hard hat.

     


    Type Party, Unofficial


12:00pm

Dog and Duck Day Party (Yallwire + Davis McLarty Agency)

12:00pm

Equal Vision Records Day Party
    Friday March 16, 2012 12:00pm - 6:00pm @ Lucky 13 (418 E 6th St, Austin, TX 78701)

    Equal Vision Records announces SXSW Showcase featuring performances by Say Anything, We Came As Romans and more.

    18+ only.

    12:15 - 12:40 Young Statues 
    12:55 - 1:20 I the Mighty
    1:35 - 2:00 Ghost Thrower
    2:15 - 2:45 Set It Off
    3:00 - 3:30 Life On Repeat
    3:45 - 4:15 Glass Cloud
    4:30 - 5:00 We Came As Romans
    5:15 - 5:55 Say Anything

    All tour dates and upcoming release dates for Equal Vision Records’ artists can be found on equalvision.com.


    Type Party, Unofficial
    Info Y


12:00pm

Fake Life Fête (Etnies + Kanine Records + Origami Records + Giant Steps Productions)

12:00pm

First Avenue + Etix + Gimme Noise + 89.3 The Current Day Party

12:00pm

Hotel Vegan

12:00pm

Learning Curve Records Party

12:00pm

Lucy’s South By South Austin Fried Chicken Revival (SoundSpike + Real Ale Brewing)
    Friday March 16, 2012 12:00pm - 6:00pm @ Lucy's Fried Chicken (2218 College Ave, Austin, TX 78704)

    Current Confirmed Lineup:

    Wednesday, March 14
    12p Dustin Welch
    1p Brennen Leigh
    2p Shovels & Rope
    3p Leo Rondeau
    4p Deadman
    5p Alejandro Escovedo and the Sensitive Boys

    Thursday, March 15
    12p Sugar + the Hi-Lows
    1p Marshall Hood & His Cousin
    2p Peter Case
    3p Tyler Bryant & the Shakedown
    4p  Liars & Saints
    5p Otis Gibbs

    Friday, March 16
    12p The Bellfuries
    1p John Fullbright
    2p Patrolled by Radar
    3p The Hobart Brothers featuring Lil' Sis Hobart (Freedy Johnston, Jon Dee Graham and Susan Cowsill)
    5:15p Beaver Nelson

    Saturday, March 17
    12p Mariah McManus
    1p Ramsay Midwood
    2p Randy Weeks
    3p Jail Guitar Doors USA presents Wayne Kramer & English Teeth
    4p  The Preservation
    5p  Shinyribs


    Sunday, March 18
    12p Alexis Marceaux & the Samurai
    1p TBA 
    2p Li'l Cap'n Travis
    3p  Mike and the Moonpies
    4p Leatherbag
    5p Kevin & Dustin Welch

    Hope you can make it out at some point.

    Lucy’s Fried Chicken boasts Southern-inspired favorites from owner and
    beloved Austin chef, James Holmes. Open Monday – Sunday, from 11AM – midnight,
    the restaurant is located at 2218 College Avenue (just off South Congress), Austin TX,
    78704. For further information call 512.297.2423 or visit lucysfriedchicken.com. Like
    them on Facebook at facebook.com/LucysFriedChicken or follow them on Twitter
    @LucysFriedChick.


    Type Party, Unofficial


12:00pm

MWTX (Mess With Texas) Party
    Friday March 16, 2012 12:00pm - 6:00pm @ Formerly TOPS (1300 E 5th St, Austin, TX 78702)

    MWTX is free, all ages, and open to the public! RSVP via the link below.

    Inside
    5:00-5:40pm Built to Spill
    4:00-4:40pm Titus Andronicus
    3:00-3:40pm Purity Ring
    2:10-2:40pm New Build
    1:25-1:50pm Turquoise Jeep
    1:00-1:20pm Fat Tony
    12:15-12:40pm White Arrows

    Outside
    3:00-3:45pm We Were Promised Jetpacks
    2:00-2:40pm Cloud Nothings
    1:15-1:40pm Lower Dens
    12:30-12:55pm Dinosaur Feathers


    Type Party, Unofficial
    Info Y


12:00pm

Planet Quebec & Envol et Macadam

12:00pm

Shirts for a Cure Showcase

12:00pm

SPIN Magazine's Austin Throwdown
    Friday March 16, 2012 12:00pm - 6:00pm @ Stubb's (801 Red River St)

    It all goes down Friday afternoon, March 16, from noon until 6 p.m. with a lot of help from our sponsors Sonos, Miller Genuine Draft, Red Diamond Wines, and SESAC. And guess what: Some of you can win the chance to attend this affair! Follow @spinsxsw for details, and stay tuned for our fest preview and free mixtape, coming up next week!

    SPIN's 2012 party lineup:
    OUTDOORS 
    Santigold
    Best Coast
    The Big Pink
    Chairlift
    Escort
    Spoek Mathambo

    INDOORS
    Big K.R.I.T.
    G-Side 
    Main Attrakionz 
    Mr. Muthafuckin' eXquire
    Dionvox (Pop Chips contest victors!)

     


    Type Party, Unofficial
    Info Y


12:00pm

Spotify Heads South

12:00pm

Spring Break! (MFG + Gun in the Sun + Hit City USA)

12:00pm

Texas Jumpstart 5 (The Midgetmen)
    Friday March 16, 2012 12:00pm - 6:00pm @ Lovejoys (604 Neches, Austin, TX)

    Free with RSVP on Do512

    The Midgetmen's Texas Jumpstart 5 presented by Rockify.tv and Foreign & Domestic

    12:00 Ezra Furman
    12:45 Palomar
     1:30 Country Mice
     2:15 Mr. Dream
     3:00 Midgetmen
     3:45 Plants & Animals
     4:30 Hounds Below
     5:15 Henry Clay People

    Complimentary beverages provided by Independence Brewery 
    Additional support provided by Wondercide, Thinktiv, and rsvpster.com


    Type Party, Unofficial
    Free Stuff Alcohol


12:00pm

The New England Metal and Hardcore Festival Day Party
    Friday March 16, 2012 12:00pm - 6:00pm @ MI Annex (522 E. 6th St, Austin, TX 78701)

    Free Show / All Ages

    IWRESTLEDABEARONCE  5:05-5:35
    HOLY GRAIL   4:35-4:55
    LIONHEART   4:05-4:25
    CANCER BATS   3:35-3:55
    VOLUMES  3:05-3:25
    MOLOTOV SOLUTION   2:35-2:55
    GIDEON  2:05-2:25
    BETRAYAL    1:35-1:55
    TO EACH HIS OWN  1:05 -1:25
    TO SPEAK OF WOLVES   12:35-12:55
    SURROUNDED BY MONSTERS   12:05-12:25

    The New England Metal and Hardcore Festival as is the largest, longest running and most successful metal festival in the United States.  It has presented some of the biggest and up-and-coming artists in the metal and hardcore music genres over the past 13 years.This years festival takes place April 20-22 in Worcester, MA.  For more info on the SXSW Day Party and NEMHF 14: please check out www.metalandhardcorefestival.com,  twitter.com/@moshfest, youtube.com/massconcerts


    Type Party, Unofficial


12:00pm

TheYayorNay ONEder Years Birthday Bash

12:00pm

Thrasher Death Match

12:00pm

Under the Radar Magazine Party

12:00pm

UO Live In Austin (Urban Outfitters)

12:00pm

BandPage HQ

12:00pm

Hype Machine's HYPE HOTEL presented by Feed The Beat: No Modest Bear & Creamteam

12:00pm

The Mostly Harmless Day Party (Latest Flame + Greyday + Silver Side)
    Friday March 16, 2012 12:00pm - 7:00pm @ The Side Bar (602 E 7th St, Austin, TX 78701)

    Latest Flame/Greyday/Silver Side: The Mostly Harmless SXSW Day Party
    our party FB page - https://www.facebook.com/events/216035521823432/

    3 stages (2 full band, 1 acoustic) - 26 bands!

    We will be raffling away a fixed gear bike from Pure Fix Cycles, and a handful of Xshot Photo Accessories! 


    Artists performing include:

    12:15 - Broncho
    12:30 - TBA
    1:00 - The Blind Shake
    1:15 - My Education
    1:45 - Followed By Static
    2:00 - The Hounds Below
    2:30 - Shipbuilding Co.
    2:45 - I Was Totally Destroying It
    3:15 - Victory and Associates
    3:30 - The Trophy Fire
    4:00 - Water & Bodies
    4:15 - Henry Clay People
    4:45 - Today the Moon, Tomorrow the Sun
    5:00 - Nervous Curtains
    5:30 - Trophy Wives
    5:45 - The Heligoats
    6:15 - Bad Weather California
    6:30 - Astronautalis

    Also featuring an acoustic stage:

    1:00 - TBA
    1:45 - TBA
    2:30 - Sleepy Vikings
    3:15 - Desi & Cody
    4:00 - Noah Gundersen
    4:45 - TBA
    5:30 - Southerly


    More announcements to come!


    Type Party, Unofficial
    Free Stuff swag
    Info Y


12:00pm

The Players Pitstop (Swing House + D'Addario)

12:00pm

The West Sixth Sideshow Social (Captain Morgan Black Spice)

12:00pm

Waterloo Records Day Party

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Yard Dog Party (Bloodshot Records)
    Friday March 16, 2012 12:00pm - 7:00pm @ Yard Dog (1510 South Congress Avenue)

    Bloodshot Records SXSW annual Yard Dog party (1510 S. Congress) 
    Sponsored by: Lagunitas, Blurt/Second Motion

    12:15-12:40  Southeast Engine (Misra artist, Bloodshot distributed)
    12:55-1:20    Valerie June  (Bloodshot friendly artist)
    1:35-2:00      Deadstring Brother
    2:15-2:40      Maggie Bjorklund
    2:55-3:20      Cory Branan
    3:35-4:00      Lydia Loveless
    4:15-4:40      Rosie Flores
    4:55-5:20      JC Brooks & the Uptown Sound
    5:35-6:15      Waco Brothers & Paul Burch 


    Type Party, Unofficial


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All Day Event - Style X

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East End Pop-Up Shop and Showcase (Nudie Jeans + Death & Taxes)
    Friday March 16, 2012 12:00pm - 8:00pm @ Cheer-Up Charlies (1104 East 6th Street)

    Nudie Jeans and indie music purveyors Death & Taxes hit Austin during SxSW to present ‘East End’ – a 2 day pop-up shop and multi artist showcase in East Austin.

    The entrance to Cheer Up Charlie's will be transformed by the installation of a wooden cabana-style shop showcasing the eco-conscious denim brand.

    Open March 15–16, 12pm–8pm, the shop will carry a tightly curated range of unisex organic denim and organic tops from the Spring Summer 2012 collection. Commemorating the Austin launch, a limited edition “Keep It Weird” (referring to Austin’s slogan ‘Keep Austin Weird’) printed organic tee-shirt will be free with every denim purchase, or available for purchase at $25. Furthermore, all sales from limited edition tee-shirts will be donated to Austin Music Foundation, a nonprofit organiza­tion which supports local musicians with educational resources. Also pres­ent will be iconic amplifier and headphones brand Marshall, with installed listening stations in the shop and exclusive headphones product available for purchase.

    Artists performing at East End include Dirty Beaches, Caveman, Princeton, Dan Deacon, PAPA, Superhumanoids and more.

     Complementing the organic product presented by Nudie Jeans, global lead­ers in water purification, Brita, will be onsite with hydration stations and reusable water bottles, to reduce plastic bottle wastage.

    Alcohol is furnished by Tiger Beer and Stoli-brand Reyka Vodka.

     


    Type Party, Unofficial
    Free Stuff Alcohol
    Info Y


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Live From The Lot by Google Music and Youtube

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All Day Event - The Spot presented by AT&T

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Handmade Artists' Market
    Friday March 16, 2012 12:00pm - 9:00pm @ Guero's Taco Bar (1412 S Congress Ave, Austin, TX 78704)

    Join local Austin artists during the 2012 SXSW Music Conference as they showcase their handmade goods at Guero's Taco Bar in the heart of SoCo.
    Thursday March 15th - Saturday March 17th

    Featuring: 
    Third Coast Art Glass
    Tasty Jewelry
    Salt & Lime
    Plaid Pigeon
    Ornamental Things
    Merchant Ship Collective
    M2 Jewelry
    Linger Bath & Body
    KCH Massage
    Jessica Pierre'Auguste 
    Found Fusion
    Debra King-Isaacs
    Cuddlestar Baby
    Crab Apple Designs
    Chaos Card Company
    Bolsa Bonita
    Ari Romano Photography
    *aikumee*

    There will be live music showcases in the beer garden so please join us as we rock out & show Austin what we're all about!


    Type Party, Unofficial
    Info Y


12:00pm

Sweet Tea Pumpkin Pie Does! Does! Does! Showcase

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A Badass Rock Party (Slacker Magazine + The Boxing Lesson)

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The SXSW Green Zone Presented by Whole Foods Market
    Friday March 16, 2012 12:00pm - 11:00pm @ TBA
    For their second year in a row, SXSW will host the Green Zone, a sustainable oasis located right amongst the bustle of downtown Austin at 7th and Red River St. Sponsored by Whole Foods Market for 2012, the transformed parking lot has everything one would need to relax and recharge. Festivalgoers will find cold refillable drinking water, native plants and furniture made from upcycled pallets, plenty of shaded seating, free wi-fi, heathy food options for sale provided by Whole Foods Market, AND free cell phone charging courtesy of Sol Design Lab's Solar Pump. The spot will additionally serve as a downtown recycling transfer center with the help of Ecology Action, working to keep Austin clean and environmentally conscious. Free and open to the public, the Green Zone will last Wednesday, March, 14 through Sat. March 17, 12-11pm.
    Type Music
    Tags Rock
    Website http://schedule.sxsw.com/2012/events/event_OE01787


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OPA's 3rd Annual Radiothon