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6:00pm

Garrett T. Capps

6:00pm

DJ Bud Cahill

6:00pm

Gabrieldoes South By South East

7:00pm

Atlas Maior

8:00pm

The Please Please Me

8:15pm

Sleepy Vikings

9:00pm

Driver Friendly
 
 

7:30pm

Samuel Davidson

8:00pm

DJ Christian Baruto
    Friday March 9, 2012 8:00pm - 2:00am @ Kingdom (103 E 5th St Ste B, Austin, TX 78701)

    Startup Weekend, Zaarly and Twilio have teamed up to bring you the must attend party at SXSW this year! Stop by and have some drinks on us and dance into the night with DJ Christian Barbuto and DJ Remmington Steele behind the booth. Did we mention free drinks? This is where the whos who of the startup world will be at Friday night... and hey maybe even some celebrities (wink, wink). We hope to see you there!

    Also, did we mention free drinks?

    More info at http://kingdomaustin.com/

     **RSVP does not guarantee entrance. First come first serve. 

    DJ Christian Barbuto, DJ Remmington Steele



    Artists

    Type Band, Unofficial
    Tags Music


8:00pm

DJ Remmington Steele
    Friday March 9, 2012 8:00pm - 2:00am @ Kingdom (103 E 5th St Ste B, Austin, TX 78701)

    Startup Weekend, Zaarly and Twilio have teamed up to bring you the must attend party at SXSW this year! Stop by and have some drinks on us and dance into the night with DJ Christian Barbuto and DJ Remmington Steele behind the booth. Did we mention free drinks? This is where the whos who of the startup world will be at Friday night... and hey maybe even some celebrities (wink, wink). We hope to see you there!

    Also, did we mention free drinks?

    More info at http://kingdomaustin.com/

     **RSVP does not guarantee entrance. First come first serve. 

    DJ Christian Barbuto, DJ Remmington Steele



    Artists

    Type Band, Unofficial
    Tags Music


10:00pm

The Rocketboys

11:00pm

Zeale
 
 

7:30pm

Samuel Davidson

8:30pm

Brian Clark

10:00pm

Adair Lion
    Saturday March 10, 2012 10:00pm - 11:00pm @ Headhunters (720 Red River Austin, TX)

    Adair Lion is a rapper / singer out of El Paso, Texas. He has collaborated with artists like Bizzy Bone (from Bone Thugs N Harmony) and MC Overlord (Austin's 10 time hip-hop artist of the year). His music videos are by Rex Arrow Films (Mac Miller's music video director -Ian Wolfson). Has performed all over the Southwest for audiences up to 8,000 strong. He's got Troy Polamalu looks with a Notorious B.I.G. flow and sings like Lauryn Hill but produces like Kanye West. 



    Artists
    Don't place bumper stickers on a Bentley. BUSY.... focusing...


    Type Band, Unofficial
    Info Y
    Tags Music


10:00pm

Austin Brown

11:00pm

Quiet Hounds
 
 

2:00pm

J. Boogie

4:00pm

Austin Knight Brass Band

5:00pm

Shearwater

5:00pm

Ursula 1000

6:00pm

Adair Lion
    Sunday March 11, 2012 6:00pm - 7:00pm @ Headhunters (720 Red River Austin, TX)

    Adair Lion is a rapper / singer out of El Paso, Texas. He has collaborated with artists like Bizzy Bone (from Bone Thugs N Harmony) and MC Overlord (Austin's 10 time hip-hop artist of the year). His music videos are by Rex Arrow Films (Mac Miller's music video director -Ian Wolfson). Has performed all over the Southwest for audiences up to 8,000 strong. He's got Troy Polamalu looks with a Notorious B.I.G. flow and sings like Lauryn Hill but produces like Kanye West. 



    Artists
    Don't place bumper stickers on a Bentley. BUSY.... focusing...


    Type Band, Unofficial
    Info Y
    Tags Music


7:00pm

The Fremen
    Sunday March 11, 2012 7:00pm - 8:00pm @ Headhunters (720 Red River Austin, TX)

    Conscious. Organic. Psychedelic. Hip-Hop backed by live instrumentation. 

    5 Friends that came up in the fine arts explosion of Southwest Austin at the turn of the century. What was once Jazz, Concert, and Marching Band morphed into jam sessions with MCs. Add in Tim Price from the OK to cement the ensemble and Fremen is born. Debut Album, produced by Terell Shahid, released SEPTEMBER 2, 2011. 

    Fremen Members:
    Father Rhyme (William Harris) -M.C.
    Mouth.Of.Wisdom. (Anthony White) -M.C.
    Abstrax (Robert Drummond) - Bass Guitar/Production
    Bootsy (Aaron Collins) - Drums/Percussion
    Capt. Hook (Tim Price)- Lead Guitar
    J-Dub (Justin Ward)- Rhythm Guitar/ Keys 



    Artists

    Type Band, Unofficial
    Info Y
    Tags Music


9:00pm

Orion

9:00pm

CNET Party
    Sunday March 11, 2012 9:00pm - 10:00pm @ Maggie Mae's (323 E 6th St)

    CNET presents Delta Spirit

    Listen up and live it up!  RSVP now and join our CNET Editors. 

    Delta Spirit kicks off their 2012 tour with their new album at SXSW. The group combines unconventional instruments such as trash cans lids and orchestral bass drums, multi-instrumentalism and spiritually themed lyrics into a hybrid of rock and northern soul. 

    The event is open to everyone aged 21 and over, on a first come first served basis. RSVP does not guarantee admission if capacity is reached at Maggie Mae's. 

     



    Artists

    Type Party, Unofficial
    Tags Music


10:00pm

Blackberry Smoke

10:30pm

J. Boogie

11:00pm

Cherub

11:59pm

DJ Chris The Kick

12:00am

Flosstradomus

2:00am

John Gomi

11:30am

BugGirl

12:30pm

The EarthTone Players

5:00pm

Oberhofer
    Monday March 12, 2012 5:00pm - 5:40pm @ Fader Fort (1101 E 5th St, Austin, TX 78702)

    Ever since moving operations from his parent’s basement in Tacoma, Washington to Brooklyn, 20 year old Brad Oberhofer has been carefully honing his own brand of bedroom pop, which is as affecting and genuine as it is naively chaotic.
    Charmingly skewed and ramshackle, Oberhofer’s classic, melody heavy indie rock sound manages to meld Brian Wilson sized hooks with expansive instrumentation and kooky, unpredictable song structures. The intense production mixes programmed drums with jittering live percussion and centers his exuberant yelps amongst keys, xylophones, whistles and washes of wall of sound guitar.



    Artists
    Between 4 green towers composite of the best known human words...


    Type Band, Official
    Hashtag #sxsw #Oberhofer
    Info Y
    Tags Music, Pop
    Website http://schedule.sxsw.com/2012/events/event_MS17422


6:30pm

7-Inch Stitch

7:00pm

Fat Fuxxx
    Monday March 12, 2012 7:00pm - 8:00pm @ Hoek's Death Metal Pizza (511 E 6th St., Austin, TX 78701)

    Fat Fuxxx (Austin, 7pm)

    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


7:00pm

8:00pm

Curse The Heavens
    Monday March 12, 2012 8:00pm - 9:00pm @ Hoek's Death Metal Pizza (511 E 6th St., Austin, TX 78701)

    Curse The Heavens (Austin, 8pm)

    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


9:00pm

Daze of Heaven

9:00pm

Walk The Graves
    Monday March 12, 2012 9:00pm - 10:00pm @ Hoek's Death Metal Pizza (511 E 6th St., Austin, TX 78701)

    Walk The Graves (McAllen, 9pm)

    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


9:45pm

Odor Baby

10:00pm

Former Thieves
    Monday March 12, 2012 10:00pm - 11:00pm @ Hoek's Death Metal Pizza (511 E 6th St., Austin, TX 78701)

    Former Thieves (Cedar Falls, IA, 10pm)

    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


10:00pm

Gemma Ray

10:30pm

Sex Bruises

11:00pm

Hellogoodbye

11:00pm

No Hope In Texas

11:15pm

Waco Girls

12:00am

Hard HNW

12:00am

The Periwinkle Massacre
    Tuesday March 13, 2012 12:00am - 1:00am @ Hoek's Death Metal Pizza (511 E 6th St., Austin, TX 78701)

    The Periwinkle Massacre (Corpus Christi, 12am)

    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


12:45am

Christopher Petkus

1:30am

Jerri Seinfeldt's Atrophied Sac

11:00am

All Day Event - SXSW Trade Show

11:30am

Wiretree

12:00pm

Mittenfields

12:00pm

FilThPUSHA

12:00pm

Clean Tech Meet Up

12:00pm

12:10pm

Melogrand

12:30pm

Connor Youngblood

1:00pm

Modern Time Machines

1:00pm

INSERTCREDIT[S]

1:00pm

Next Stage: Tear It Up: How to Write a Digital Novel

1:00pm

The Nikon HD-SLR Workshop with The Bui Brothers
    Tuesday March 13, 2012 1:00pm - 3:00pm @ La Zona Rosa (612 W 4th St)
    Nikon is bringing SXSW attendees a practical HD-SLR workshop hosted by The Bui Brothers on how to plot and shoot a music video. Featuring local Austin rockers, The Statesboro Revue, attendees will watch and interact with The Bui Brothers as they bring this video production to life with their insightful video techniques and their always entertaining personalities. For aspiring filmmakers, Nikon HD-SLRs including the new Nikon D4 and D800 will be on hand.
    Type Party, Music
    Tags All
    Website http://schedule.sxsw.com/2012/events/event_OE01815


1:00pm

Vans Party

1:20pm

Chris Holm

1:30pm

SXSW Meet Up Pavilion Gallery Artist Reception

1:50pm

Quiet Americans

2:00pm

The Better Halves

2:00pm

The Tontons

2:00pm

Next Stage: Behind the Scenes with Indiewire featuring Matthew Lillard of Fat Kid Rules the World

2:00pm

J.Oddio

2:00pm

Nekrist
    Tuesday March 13, 2012 2:00pm - 3:00pm @ Hoek's Death Metal Pizza (511 E 6th St., Austin, TX 78701)

    Nekrist (Austin, 2pm)

    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


2:00pm

DMX Party Feat. Pandora for Business

2:15pm

Geography

2:30pm

JT Nero and Allison Russell

2:30pm

Next Stage: Behind the Scenes with Indiewire featuring Matt Piedmont of Casa de mi Padre

2:30pm

Austin Brown

2:40pm

Georgette

2:40pm

Tiger Waves

3:00pm

DJ Mr. Peabody

3:00pm

Colin Brooks

3:00pm

The Monk
    Tuesday March 13, 2012 3:00pm - 4:00pm @ Hoek's Death Metal Pizza (511 E 6th St., Austin, TX 78701)

    The Monk (San Marcos, 3pm)

    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


3:00pm

Move to Austin Meet Up

3:00pm

Next Stage: YouTube Refreshed: How to Design for What the World is Watching

3:15pm

Politics

3:20pm

The Lonesome Heroes

3:30pm

Rogue Valley

3:30pm

The Harms

3:30pm

The Stepkids

4:00pm

Heidi Kole

4:00pm

DJ Rob Bass & MC iLL LiaD

4:00pm

Fear Control
    Tuesday March 13, 2012 4:00pm - 5:00pm @ Hoek's Death Metal Pizza (511 E 6th St., Austin, TX 78701)

    Fear Control (Austin, 4pm)

    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


4:00pm

Nels Andrews

4:00pm

SXSW Comedy: RISK! True Tales, Boldly Told hosted by Kevin Allison (The State) and featuring special guests

4:00pm

Planet Quebec VIP Kick-Off Reception

4:00pm

SXSW Block Party

4:00pm

Oklahoma Film + Interactive + Music

4:20pm

Sorne

4:30pm

Nneka

4:30pm

Mobile Developers Meet Up

4:40pm

Derek Bentivegna

5:00pm

The Couch

5:00pm

MC Buda Love & DJ Sinik

5:00pm

Delta Spirit

5:00pm

Michael Fracasso

5:00pm

Vile Aura
    Tuesday March 13, 2012 5:00pm - 6:00pm @ Hoek's Death Metal Pizza (511 E 6th St., Austin, TX 78701)

    Vile Aura (Austin, 5pm)

    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


5:00pm

Next Stage: Nive Nielsen & The Deer Children

    If you got a team of the greatest children’s book writers in the world together, they couldn’t invent Greenlandic folk pop singer Nive Nielsen. In her case at least, band bios are simply stranger than fiction.
    A few facts about her: The first concert she ever played was for the queen of Denmark on national television; she acted in the Hollywood movie The New World starring Colin Farrell; and she actually is Inuit — well, Inuk — an indigenous Greenlander. Also, it’s daylight all summer where she lives.
    A few more facts: She plays a little red ukulele in a band called the Deer Children with her boyfriend, multi-instrumentalist “Cowboy Jan.” She writes songs about love and reindeer and forgetting to make coffee. She won an IMA independent music award in the US, and was nominated for the Nordic Music Price, worked with Howe Gelb, Tchad Blake & John Parish and friends from such indie royalty outfits as The Black Keys and Wolf Parade. Really, I ´m not making it up.
    What’s even more surprising is that her fanciful back story is matched by her own ability to tell stories or sometimes just hint at them with her warm, reedy voice. Sometimes she sings out with and old-timey quaver; sometimes she sings in a soft, childlike murmur. The songs themselves are straight out of a storybook that never was. They could be from anywhere, and they are hard to place in time. They are hummable folk melodies with a streak of vocal jazz, or cowboy ballads with an elfin side. They have a way of sticking in your mind — and not just because they were written by the only Greenlandic Inuit indie ukulele player that you can think of off hand. Snow Songs? Inuit Indie? Do check them out!
    Type Music, Next Stage
    Website http://schedule.sxsw.com/2012/events/event_OE00955


5:00pm

DJ Jester the Filipino Fist

5:00pm

Pandora Happy Hour Casino

5:15pm

The Eastern Sea (solo performance with Matt Hines)

6:00pm

HW

6:00pm

Deserts of Mars

6:00pm

Fresh Millions

6:00pm

Blood For Master
    Tuesday March 13, 2012 6:00pm - 7:00pm @ Hoek's Death Metal Pizza (511 E 6th St., Austin, TX 78701)

    Blood For Master (Austin, 6pm)

    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


6:00pm

Nathan Hamilton

6:00pm

Bandpage HQ

6:10pm

Strange Powers

6:15pm

Ichi Ni San Shi

6:15pm

Driver Friendly

6:20pm

Grey Sky Apparel

6:30pm

Randall Holt

6:30pm

Sundress

6:30pm

Turbogeist

6:30pm

Music Mixer & Fajitas

6:40pm

Homeroom

6:40pm

World Racketeering Squad

6:50pm

Greenlander

6:50pm

Sisters of Your Sunshine Vapor

7:00pm

Digital Martyrs

7:00pm

Dikes of Holland

7:00pm

Beaver Nelson

7:00pm

Texas Hate Machine
    Tuesday March 13, 2012 7:00pm - 8:00pm @ Hoek's Death Metal Pizza (511 E 6th St., Austin, TX 78701)

    Texas Hate Machine (Corpus Christi, 7pm)

    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


7:10pm

Flynn D

7:15pm

Harriet

7:20pm

Paranoid Castle

7:20pm

Runaway Dorothy

7:30pm

Oracle Jane Doe

7:30pm

Dahling

7:40pm

Celebrate the Villains

7:45pm

Native June

7:50pm

JE Double F

8:00pm

Gangstagrass

8:00pm

Superhumanoids

8:00pm

Teenage News

8:00pm

Automusik

8:00pm

Bee vs. Moth

8:00pm

Black Bone Child

8:00pm

Click-Clack
    Tuesday March 13, 2012 8:00pm - 8:40pm @ The Parish (214 E Sixth St Austin, TX)

    Eric Mikulak, also known as Click-Clack, is a 21 year old self produced hip-hop and r&b vocalist. Growing up in Austin, Texas, Eric was exposed to and submerged in all different styles of music from an early age. As years passed listening became an obsession and eventually was no longer satisfactory. At the age of 12 he began experimenting with beat production and vocal sampling. Soon after, the age of Macintosh arose, and garage band swiftly became the apple of his eye. As producing beats and recording ate in to his study time, it quickly transitioned from a hobby into an infatuation. At 17, Click-Clack attended Mediatech Institute of Recording Arts and began working with professional producing/recording tools. Presently, he uses a combination of Reason, Recycle and Protools and is entirely self sufficient is his creation process. Eric's driving beats provide the canvas for his emotional, opinionated lyrics. As the front man for several local bands, he has performed at many of Austin's most renown venues, including Stubb’s, The Mohawk, and The Parish. Now hitting the stage solo, his energy and stage presence combine to create a intense experience for viewers and listeners. GET YOU SUM.

    Recommended by The Austin Chronicle here: http://www.austinchronicle.com/music/2012-03-09/sxsw-2012-tuesday-showcases/.



    Artists
    Eric Mikulak, also known as Click-Clack, is a 21 year old self...


    Type Band, Official
    Info Y
    Tags Hip-Hop-Rap, Music
    Website http://schedule.sxsw.com/2012/events/event_MS19290


8:00pm

Jake Shimabukuro

8:00pm

Teengirl Fantasy

8:00pm

Wild Child

8:00pm

Matt the Electrician

8:00pm

Terror Eyes
    Tuesday March 13, 2012 8:00pm - 9:00pm @ Hoek's Death Metal Pizza (511 E 6th St., Austin, TX 78701)

    Terror Eyes (El Paso, 8pm)

    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


8:00pm

8:10pm

Locksmiths

8:20pm

Presque

8:30pm

Gel Roc

8:30pm

Stuffies

8:30pm

The Good The Bad

8:30pm

The Morning Code

8:40pm

Icebox

8:40pm

Bearstronaut

8:45pm

Guards

8:50pm

JNatural

8:50pm

Steph Salvo

8:55pm

Chapter 24

9:00pm

Frigid Giant

9:00pm

Kydd

9:00pm

Hector Ward & the Big Time

9:00pm

Jim Lockey & the Solemn Sun

9:00pm

Leslie Sisson

9:00pm

RTB2

9:00pm

Schmillion

9:00pm

The Boxing Lesson

9:00pm

Xylos

9:00pm

Southern Front
    Tuesday March 13, 2012 9:00pm - 10:00pm @ Hoek's Death Metal Pizza (511 E 6th St., Austin, TX 78701)

    Southern Front (Austin, 9pm)

    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


9:10pm

SubKulture Patriots

9:15pm

Pomegranates

9:20pm

Dark Sister

9:20pm

Jupe Jupe

9:20pm

The Great Nostalgiac

9:30pm

WhoMI

9:30pm

Marriage

9:30pm

Slowdance

9:35pm

Black Gum

9:45pm

10:00pm

Awol One

10:00pm

Coma in Algiers

10:00pm

10:00pm

Shortwave Party

10:00pm

Standing Shadows

10:00pm

The LaRues

10:00pm

Dax Riggs

10:00pm

Follow That Bird

10:00pm

Little Lo
    Tuesday March 13, 2012 10:00pm - 10:40pm @ Trinity Hall (401 E 6th St, Austin, TX 78701)

    From Zoe Cordes Selbin, The Austin Chronicle:

    "I just told my mom that we're official showcasing artists at South by Southwest for the first time," says Stephanie Groudle, violinist of Little Lo. "She was so proud, and reminisced about dropping me off to volunteer at the Festival just a few years ago. I was so stoked to be a part of the Festival, and now I'm playing officially.

    "It never dawned on me that I'd get to do this!"

    The excitement within Little Lo almost rivals the excitement of its audiences. These young locals have been sweeping Austin with their lush indie rock. Featuring dual male-female vocals, a folk tinge, and complex instrumentation, Little Lo's hitting on all cylinders.

    "We've gone on tours of the East and West Coast, and it's really nice to get out and play music for other people," says singer/guitarist Ryan McGill. "It's inspirational for songwriting to realize that people who live more than 50 miles away from you will hear your songs."

    Bigger fan bases aside, the local sixpiece knows there's no place like home.

    "It's amazing just to be part of the Austin scene right now," enthuses saxophonist Ian Rogers. "Seeing other bands in Austin pushes me to be better. Moving here has made me become the musician that I never thought I could be."

    Indeed, while none of the members of Little Lo are native Austinites, they all feel very passionate about the city. "We're extremely grateful to have Austin as a home, and there's no other city I'd rather play music in," says McGill.

    Post-SXSW plans include recording a 7-inch single, but for now, the band is focused on making the most of the Fest.

    "I want to see all the people and music, and meet everyone," says Rogers. "South by Southwest is so exciting –the hustle and bustle of the music industry, art, and everything meets in this tiny area. It's so fun to go and just immerse yourself in all of it!"

    Rogers pauses and grins before continuing.

    "I'm excited to pretend I'm famous for a week."



    Artists
    Little Lo is an independent folk-rock sextet hailing from Austin...


    Type Band, Official
    Hashtag #sxsw #LittleLo
    Info Y
    Tags Music, Rock
    Website http://schedule.sxsw.com/2012/events/event_MS18590


10:00pm

Marmalakes
    Tuesday March 13, 2012 10:00pm - 10:40pm @ The Parish (214 E Sixth St Austin, TX)

    Doug Freeman, The Austin Chronicle:

    Amid the nascent pop scene emerging in Austin over the past few years, Marmalakes has found its music at an ideal intersection, balancing exuberant live shows and contemplative, intelligent songwriting. The local trio of Chase Weinacht, Josh Halpern, and Max Colonna, all in their early 20s, delivers folk pop with both a youthful restlessness and eye for detail.

    "We're certainly surrounded by an energetic and enthusiastic group of creative folks," offers Weinacht. "As far as impressions, I honestly don't believe that anyone in our community of bands would say their No. 1 goal is 'I want to be famous.' I think the general feeling of all these folks is 'Let's make the best music we know how to make.'

    "These bands – Mother Falcon, Little Lo, Hello Wheels, the Sour Notes – we're all playing with pop structures unabashedly. We're all working hard. As far as how Marmalakes fit it into it musically, I think we're wordier than most."

    That focus on the live experience and investment in nurturing a scene has helped build an impressive community of both musical collaboration and fans, capped lastmonth at the Mohawk with Marmalakes' split 7-inch release with fellow locals the Sour Notes. With an eye toward releasing its third EP in April, Marmalakes continues to hone its sound, building on 2010's impressive debut Wonder Winds and last year's more adventurous arrangements of Even Clothed.

    "The reason our second EP is a bit more exploratory is because we had a better idea of what it means to put together a record," Weinacht surmises. "Since we'd been a live-oriented band for a good while, with Wonder Winds we wanted to try to present our live energy while at the same time keeping it interesting enough for some replay value.

    "With Even Clothed, we were able to play around a bit more. I think we felt more adapted to the studio environment altogether, and due to the opportunities we've been given to play lots of different kinds of shows, we've made a handful of different arrangements of each song, and with the Even Clothed version we felt we had to be definitive."



    Artists
    MARMALAKES is a rock band from Austin, TX. Dynamic and lyrically-attentive...


    Type Band, Official
    Hashtag #sxsw #Marmalakes
    Info Y
    Tags Folk, Music
    Website http://schedule.sxsw.com/2012/events/event_MS15507


10:00pm

Mr. Muthafuckin' eXquire

10:00pm

The Tins

10:00pm

The Xcerts

10:00pm

Ume
    Tuesday March 13, 2012 10:00pm - 10:40pm @ The Bat Bar (218 E 6th St)

    From Doug Freeman, The Austin Chronicle:

    Behind a whirlwind of blond hair and tempestuous guitar licks, Lauren Larson leads this Austin trio in an assault of virtuosic rock. Last year's sophomore LP, Phantoms, finally captured the band's powerhouse live performance, coursing with a fevered but tightly wound rush of heavy melodic shoegaze as Eric Larson's heady bass provides an anchoring counterpoint to the frontwoman's breathy vocals and flailing riffs.



    Artists
    For Ume, music is the embodiment of contradiction. The Austin...


    Type Band, Official
    Hashtag #sxsw #Ume
    Info Y
    Tags Rock, Music
    Website http://schedule.sxsw.com/2012/events/event_MS15747


10:00pm

Alejandro Escovedo & the Sensitive Boys

10:00pm

Perish The Land
    Tuesday March 13, 2012 10:00pm - 11:00pm @ Hoek's Death Metal Pizza (511 E 6th St., Austin, TX 78701)

    Perish The Land (San Antonio, 10pm)

    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


10:15pm

Sole

10:15pm

FIDLAR

10:15pm

Young Man

10:30pm

Riddlore

10:45pm

Blue Sky Black Death

10:45pm

PK

10:55pm

John Wesley Coleman

11:00pm

Stonedakota
    Tuesday March 13, 2012 11:00pm - 12:00am @ Hoek's Death Metal Pizza (511 E 6th St., Austin, TX 78701)

     Stonedakota (Austin, 11pm)

    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


11:00pm

Elvis!

11:00pm

Future of the Left
    Tuesday March 13, 2012 11:00pm - 11:40pm @ Latitude 30 (512 San Jacinto)

    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.

    Recommended by The Austin Chronicle here: http://www.austinchronicle.com/music/2012-03-09/sxsw-2012-tuesday-showcases/.



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


    Type Band, Official
    Hashtag #sxsw #FutureoftheLeft
    Info Y
    Tags Rock, Music
    Website http://schedule.sxsw.com/2012/events/event_MS18270


11:00pm

Rosie Flores

11:00pm

Scorpion Child

11:00pm

The White White Lights

11:15pm

Metal Mother

11:15pm

Peanut Butter Wolf
    Tuesday March 13, 2012 11:15pm - 12:00am @ Elysium (705 Red River St 78701)

    From Luke Winkie, The Austin Chronicle:

    Stones Throw founder Chris Manak, aka Peanut Butter Wolf, has been putting out albums he thought sounded cool since 1996. That's a feat. His label's presence at South by Southwest reflects its consistent, refined taste.

    "There was one time during South by where I was basically marooned with a stack of records and no transportation," he chuckles. "Me and J Rocc were walking blocks and blocks trying to hail a cab. Eventually, we ended up on one of those pedicabs.

    "We laugh about it now."

    For Manak, SXSW is about business. A place to break newer troops, an attempt to hustle up the same sort of underground profitability his more famous investments in MF Doom and Madlib have been blessed with.

    "We haven't had a lot of success with rap recently," he explains. "I stand by what we've put out, but the sales haven't been the same. I'm not going to stop releasing hip-hop because we don't have the same fan base."

    Talking with Manak, you get the sense this man is running a label for his own enjoyment. When we talk about Stones Throw's much-touted subscription service, a monthly fee to get the imprint's music delivered directly to your inbox, he says it simply sounded – again – like a cool idea and was thoroughly surprised by all the attention it earned.

    "I started this label because I wanted to release records I liked," he reiterates. "I've been a collector of music for a long time, I've got around 10,000 records. I really couldn't see myself doing anything besides this."



    Artists
    Peanut Butter Wolf got his start in the early 90’s as the DJ/producer...


    Type Band, Official
    Hashtag #sxsw #PeanutButterWolf
    Info Y
    Tags AustinChronicle, DJ, Music
    Website http://schedule.sxsw.com/2012/events/event_MS17039


11:20pm

The Foreign Resort

11:30pm

Warner Drive

12:00am

Moonlight Gram

12:00am

Cotton Mather

12:00am

El Tule

12:00am

Frank Smith

12:00am

12:00am

G-Side
    Wednesday March 14, 2012 12:00am - 12:40am @ Swan Dive (615 Red River St)

    From Chase Hoffberger, The Austin Chronicle:

    On last January's The One ... Cohesive, G-Side preached Southern-fried street gospel in a dreamy haze best typified by "How Far," a track on which rappers Clova and ST sampled Beach House and brought dream pop to hip-hop. Island, December's welcome follow-up, bangs harder from the tip with verbal assaults "Cinematic" and "Atmosphere," but there's still a sense that the Huntsville, Ala., duo has its heads in the clouds. Or maybe that's just the work of in-house production crew Block Beattaz, which cut beats that fan out like the exhaust on Andre 3000's Cadillac.



    Artists
    ST 2 Lettaz and Yung Clova met at the Boys & Girls Club in Athens...


    Type Band, Official
    Hashtag #sxsw #G-Side
    Info Y
    Tags Hip-Hop-Rap, Music
    Website http://schedule.sxsw.com/2012/events/event_MS17814


12:00am

ScHoolboy Q

12:00am

Smoke and Feathers

12:00am

Indisgust
    Wednesday March 14, 2012 12:00am - 1:00am @ Hoek's Death Metal Pizza (511 E 6th St., Austin, TX 78701)

    Indisgust (New Braunfels, 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


12:15am

Cloudland Canyon

12:15am

Anoop Desai

12:15am

Belaire

12:25am

Homeboy Sandman

12:25am

Patterson Barrett

12:30am

Purse Candy

12:45am

Harriet

1:00am

Delta Spirit

1:00am

fiN

1:00am

White Mystery

1:00am

Nakia

1:00am

Not In The Face!!
    Wednesday March 14, 2012 1:00am - 1:50am @ The Main (603 Red River St, Austin, TX 78701)

    From Kevin Curtain, The Austin Chronicle:

    "Last time we got pulled over on tour, the cop asked what kind of band we were," says Not in the Face's singer/guitarist Jonathan Terrell from behind the wheel of the duo's diesel van. "We said, 'We're a country band' and he let us go."

    From the locals' tour playlists – Gary Stewart, Alabama, and when in east Texas, 104.1FM the Ranch – you'd believe they are. In the backseat, the tattoo of Wes Cargal's drumsticks on a practice pad underscores John Anderson's 1991 hit "Straight Tequila Night." He's disciplined and meticulous, the kind of guy who practices on the way to the show and compares his drum style to "putting on a 15-year-old pair of Levi's." Big white vans are familiar territory for Cargal, who grew up touring the motocross circuit and previously hit the road with rockers White Rhino.

    Tonight, they're at Fast Freddy's, a dump of a pool hall in Longview, right around where Terrell and Cargal grew up. The hometown crowd watches the pair detonate a possessed version of Screamin' Jay Hawkins' "I Put a Spell on You" and goes crazy for explosive original fare like "Downtown Girl," which showcases Terrell's soulful and textured singing. The unhinged abandon emanating from the twosome is purely emotional. Terrell's six-string work, while frenetic, is no thrash job but rather a thing of precision and carefully cultivated taste. Cargal looks like Mitch Mitchell: a whirlwind of fills and build-ups, bringing the jam to complex heights and dropping it into a swinging, swaggering pocket of rock & roll thunder.

    Heading home afterward, the familiar sounds of Tom Petty's Greatest Hits fill the van, and Terrell's classic rock sensibilities reveal themselves.

    "I think people are moving away from playing an instrument," he says. "They just go home and write a bunch of shitty beats on the computer. I think it's rude to every band that's out there playing the bass and playing the drums."

    Cargal concurs: "It's sterile. There's no soul in it anymore. That's a big thing to us. We play hard, with soul, and push the boundaries of what we can do as a twopiece."



    Artists
    It's all for fun, we're having a laugh, we named it Not in the...


    Type Band, Official
    Hashtag #sxsw #NotInTheFace!!
    Info Y
    Tags AustinChronicle, Music, Rock
    Website http://schedule.sxsw.com/2012/events/event_MS19217


1:00am

Piñata Protest

1:00am

Wussy
    Wednesday March 14, 2012 1:00am - 1:50am @ Soho Lounge (217 E 6th St)

    From Jim Caligiuri, The Austin Chronicle:

    Besides fruit, a strawberry can be a red bruise on the skin. It's an apt description for what Wussy does. The Cincinnati quartet's brand of punk is raucous, melodic, and leaves a mark. Strawberry's more electronic than previous output – check out the fuzz on "Asteroid" – but there's a taut stateliness to what Wussy does, recalling the Mekons. Chuck Cleaver of Nineties wiseacres the Ass Ponys matches his Jon Langford to Lisa Walker's Sally Timms blow for blow. Wussy's magic is the rage behind "Fly Fly Fly" and ominous undercurrents of "Little Miami," pulsing at different tempos but striking with equal force.



    Artists
    Wussy are a four-piece rock band from Cincinnati, Ohio fronted...


    Type Band, Official
    Hashtag #sxsw #Wussy
    Info Y
    Tags Rock, Music
    Website http://schedule.sxsw.com/2012/events/event_MS16915


1:00am

DJ Cooky Parker

1:15am

Boy + Kite

1:30am

Exitmusic

2:15am

Choir of Young Believers

2:30am

Mirel Wagner

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

9:00am

All Day Event - Catch A Chevy/Drive A Chevy

10:00am

11:00am

Banded Together: Touring as a Standup Comedy Group

11:00am

Beethoven + Social Media = Crowdfunding Patronage

11:00am

Digital Musicologists: Online Music's Tastemakers

    From the Austin Chronicle:

    In a world where bands teem like bacteria, how does anyone tap into the real goods? You look to digital musicologists. They're behind a large portion of the music content on the Web. Suggestions you see on music sites ("If you like Van Halen, here are five other bands you may enjoy") aren't just computer-code magic. That's actually the work of music writers.

    "Music is something that is used socially," says Chuck Eddy, celebrated music critic, new Austinite as of last year, and current musicologist for Rhapsody. "Humans have a much wider scope of knowledge than computers, and digital musicologists are providing a service. I find it kind of exciting that if I plug in albums, the next day someone clicks on something I put in there and discovers new music."

    The job entails a lot of different content creation, explains Eddy, "general metadata." Metadata?

    "Metadata is hard to define, but in this context, it includes band bios, album reviews, popular tracks, and similar artists. When I write, 'This band is similar to these other 10 bands,' the similarities might be artists they influence or related projects, some form of overlap," says Eddy. "Again, the idea of a digital musicologist is that people benefit from having an actual human being guide them to music they might like. This isn't some mathematical algorithm. You have to put bands in a context. Another part of metadata is placing artists in subgenres and even sub-subgenres. It takes human beings to do that."

    How does this affect the climate of music writing?

    "The definition of what I do as a freelance music critic has expanded in so many directions," muses Eddy. "Until a couple years ago, I was just a writer or an editor. Sometimes I miss writing 4,000-word reviews, but I have the short pieces down to an art form. It's almost like writing a haiku. How much information and opinion can you pack into 600 characters? I like figuring things out – like where does country rap come from? Making connections is always what I've done."



    Speakers

    Writer | Chuck Eddy, a native of Detroit and graduate of the...

    Editor-in-Chief | eMusic

    Mgr of Curation | Pandora | Michael “Addi” Addicott is the...

    Sr Editor, Pop Music | All Music Guide/Rovi


    Type Music, Solo
    Hashtag #sxsw #tastemaker
    Level Beginner
    Info Y
    Tags AustinChronicle, Hip-Hop-Rap
    Website http://schedule.sxsw.com/2012/events/event_MP13494


11:00am

Getting Your Music/Tech Startup Funded

11:00am

How Artists Work with Big Media to Grow Fanbase

11:00am

Indies Going Mobile
    Wednesday March 14, 2012 11:00am - 12:00pm @ Austin Convention Center (Room 17A) (500 E Cesar Chavez St., Austin, TX 78701)
    With the explosion of smartphones and tablets, the undeniable next big wave is mobile. What is surprising (or not so surprising to veteran industry watchers) is that the music business is lagging behind retail, hospitality, media, sports and even film and TV entertainment in the mobile arena. There’s Pandora, Spotify, Rhapsody... but what about direct artist presence? Ringtones are fading, apps have proven to be too expensive and cumbersome to update, and mobile-optimized websites have barely been touched. Most artists simply rely on Twitter, but basing your marketing strategy on any one channel may not be the smartest idea. The majors are lagging, but the Indies and DIYs better start catching up.

    Speakers
    Dir Digital Mktg & Sales | Wind-Up Records | Chris is the Sr...

    Advisor & Consultant | Quarter Cosultancy | Gray Gannaway helps...

    Dir, Strategic Partnerships | The Echo Nest | Shane is Director...

    SVP of Sales & Marketing | Trilibis Mobile | Ted Verani is a...

    Dir Digital Media | Vanguard Records/Sugar Hill Records | Tricia...


    Type Music, Panel
    Hashtag #sxsw #goingmob
    Level Intermediate
    Website http://schedule.sxsw.com/2012/events/event_MP12712


11:00am

Mentor Session 1

11:00am

Pathway to Placement

11:00am

Shorties Session: Band Member Basics

11:00am

All Day Event - SXSW Trade Show

11:00am

maurices at Rainey Street

11:30am

The Technicolors

11:30am

Howler

12:00pm

Art Institute

12:00pm

Casey K

12:00pm

Conner Youngblood

12:00pm

Deerpeople
    Wednesday March 14, 2012 12:00pm - 12:30pm @ Molotov Lounge (719 W 6th St)

    Don't miss Deerpeople at The State of Music Day Party. 

    Free with RSVP.

    The State Of Music project was devised by www.choosemymusic.org in the UK to discover and feature one unsigned or independent label band from every state in the United States Of America.
    To celebrate this one off event The State Of Music Vol 1 is now available to download for just $2. All profits from the sale of the album are being donated to www.camdencalling.org to support their work with homeless musicians and artists.



    Artists
    EERPEOPLE- FOR LIFE A Part of Every Moment: | For over 5 years...


    Type Band, Unofficial
    Tags Music


12:00pm

Electric Eel Shock

12:00pm

Habibi

12:00pm

Neon Trees

12:00pm

Tiger House

12:00pm

Tribes

12:00pm

MyNameIsJohnMichael

12:00pm

Transistordale

12:00pm

Music Streaming & Online Radio Meet Up

12:00pm

Next Stage: Love Inks

12:00pm

Daniel Ahearn & The Jones

12:00pm

The Voice according to Austin

12:00pm

All Day Event - Dell Oasis

12:00pm

Sax, Clogs & Rock-n-Roll

12:00pm

All Day Event - Music Gear Expo

12:00pm

Music Gear Expo Lounge

12:00pm

Music Gear Expo Store

12:00pm

France Rocks: Angers Loire Valley

12:00pm

Thrasher Death Match

12:00pm

BandPage HQ

12:00pm

All Day Event - The Spot presented by AT&T

12:00pm

The SXSW Green Zone Presented by Whole Foods Market
    Wednesday March 14, 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 Reggae
    Website http://schedule.sxsw.com/2012/events/event_OE01782


12:10pm

Pree

12:15pm

Mr. Gnome

12:30pm

Bleeding Knees Club

12:30pm

Rags & Ribbons

12:30pm

White Arrows

12:30pm

Elle King

12:30pm

River City Extension

12:30pm

Ruthie Foster

12:30pm

Adventures in Songwriting with Paul Williams

    From the Austin Chronicle:

    "I did 48 Tonight Shows. I remember six."

    That's pretty exceptional, even by a drunk's standard. And Paul Williams was certainly that.

    Strange as it might seem now, Williams was also once borderline omnipresent in Hollywood. Not only did the diminutive entertainer appear in everything from Smokey and the Bandit to the Planet of the Apes franchise, but he was also the songwriter behind such monumental soft rock classics as "We've Only Just Begun" (the Carpenters) and "Evergreen" (Barbra Streisand). He wrote the lyrics to The Love Boat theme and appeared in multiple episodes as a passenger on the Pacific Princess. He has a star on Hollywood Boulevard and an Oscar nomination for penning The Muppet Movie anthem "The Rainbow Connection." He also loved drugs and alcohol.

    "In the Seventies, I was doing work I was really proud of, but somewhere I crossed the line from use to abuse to addiction," says Williams. "Twin addictions were running on parallel tracks with me: One was drugs and alcohol and the other was addiction to celebrity. I became better at showing off than showing up. The next thing you know, you've gone from being the center of attention to peeking out the venetian blinds at 3am looking for the tree police because you know they're out there and you haven't slept for two days and nights."

    Williams, sober for 22 years this March, is now the subject of the documentary Paul Williams: Still Alive. And while not the chart fixture of the past, the songwriter was paid an enormous compliment by his peers in 2009 when they elected him president of the American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers. Despite the potential political aspects of that position, Williams is and always will be a songwriter first. He's got the scars to prove it.

    "The reason you respond to something is because of what we have in common – our fears, our triumphs, and this full range of human emotion," he opines. "All this shit we write about, we all go through. If you're spectacularly brilliant and different from the rest of the world it makes it a tougher communication than if you're Paulie and you go, 'Ouch, mommy. I need to be held today.' Someone else out there is going, 'I need to be held today, too.'"



    Speakers
    Paul Williams Still Alive | Paul Williams is an Oscar, Grammy...

    Dir | Paul Williams Still Alive | Stephen Kessler premiered his...


    Type Music, SXSW Interview
    Hashtag #sxsw #pwilliams
    Info Y
    Tags AustinChronicle, Reggae
    Website http://schedule.sxsw.com/2012/events/event_MP990443


12:30pm

Demo Listening Session 1

12:30pm

Digitalmusic.org's Music Startup Academy (1 of 3): Label and Publishing Basics for Entrepreneurs

12:30pm

How to Connect with the Right Festivals & Venues

12:30pm

Music in Devices - What is Working?

12:30pm

Opportunities That Others Miss on the Web

12:30pm

Public Media & Digital Music Innovation

12:30pm

SXSW Featured Speaker: Martin Atkins

12:30pm

SXSW Music Accelerator: Round One A Pitches

12:30pm

The Musician's Survival Guide

12:30pm

Pandora Discovery Den

12:35pm

L'anarchiste
    Wednesday March 14, 2012 12:35pm - 1:05pm @ Molotov Lounge (719 W 6th St)

    Don't miss L'anarchiste at The State of Music Day Party. 

    Free with RSVP.

    The State Of Music project was devised by www.choosemymusic.org in the UK to discover and feature one unsigned or independent label band from every state in the United States Of America.
    To celebrate this one off event The State Of Music Vol 1 is now available to download for just $2. All profits from the sale of the album are being donated to www.camdencalling.org to support their work with homeless musicians and artists.



    Artists

    Type Band, Unofficial
    Tags Music


12:35pm

Vio/Mire
    Wednesday March 14, 2012 12:35pm - 1:05pm @ Molotov Lounge (719 W 6th St)

    Don't miss Vio/Mire at The State of Music Day Party. 

    Free with RSVP.

    The State Of Music project was devised by www.choosemymusic.org in the UK to discover and feature one unsigned or independent label band from every state in the United States Of America.
    To celebrate this one off event The State Of Music Vol 1 is now available to download for just $2. All profits from the sale of the album are being donated to www.camdencalling.org to support their work with homeless musicians and artists.



    Artists

    Type Band, Unofficial
    Tags Music


12:40pm

Haunted Tiger

12:40pm

Bloody Beach

12:45pm

Mandible

12:45pm

Papter Thick Walls
    Wednesday March 14, 2012 12:45pm - 1:15pm @ BD Riley's (204 E 6th St, Austin, TX 78701)

    Paper Thick Walls, playing live at B.D. Riley's at noon!

    I BLAME YOKO and HEAVE Media are puttin on a show this March at B.D. Riley's on 6th during SXSW 2012! The event is FREE to attend with RSVP and the first 250 people through the door will receive one free drink ticket good for a beer, wine or cocktail of their choice.

     

    FREE w/ RSVP - No Badge Required

    First 250 People = One Free Beer, Wine or Cocktail of your Choice

    21+


    Visit: www.IBlameYoko.com for more updates and to download a free mix-tape by all of the performing bands.



    Artists

    Type Band, Unofficial
    Tags Music


12:45pm

Germaine

1:00pm

Alexander & The Grapes

1:00pm

Foxy Shazam

1:00pm

G. Green

1:00pm

Josh & Mer

1:00pm

The Zoltars

1:00pm

Voltaire Twins

1:00pm

Brown Brogues

1:00pm

Apparat

1:00pm

Dead Words

1:00pm

Django Django

1:00pm

Halleyanna

1:00pm

Kyle James Hauser

1:00pm

L.A.

1:00pm

Le Blorr

1:00pm

Tiger Waves

1:00pm

1:00pm

Hume

1:00pm

Next Stage: Dustin Wong

1:00pm

New Music From Wales

1:00pm

The Warner Sound

1:00pm

Hype Machine’s Hype Hotel

1:00pm

The Fader Fort

1:05pm

Tycho

1:10pm

Elsa Rae
    Wednesday March 14, 2012 1:10pm - 1:40pm @ Molotov Lounge (719 W 6th St)

    Don't miss Elsa Rae at The State of Music Day Party. 

    Free with RSVP.

    The State Of Music project was devised by www.choosemymusic.org in the UK to discover and feature one unsigned or independent label band from every state in the United States Of America.
    To celebrate this one off event The State Of Music Vol 1 is now available to download for just $2. All profits from the sale of the album are being donated to www.camdencalling.org to support their work with homeless musicians and artists.



    Artists

    Type Band, Unofficial
    Tags Music


1:20pm

Dudes Die

1:20pm

Forest Fire

1:30pm

Bam Bam

1:30pm

Mystery Twins

1:30pm

Norman

1:30pm

The Wandas
    Wednesday March 14, 2012 1:30pm - 2:00pm @ BD Riley's (204 E 6th St, Austin, TX 78701)

    The Wandas, playing live at B.D. Riley's at noon!

    I BLAME YOKO and HEAVE Media are puttin on a show this March at B.D. Riley's on 6th during SXSW 2012! The event is FREE to attend with RSVP and the first 250 people through the door will receive one free drink ticket good for a beer, wine or cocktail of their choice.

     

    FREE w/ RSVP - No Badge Required

    First 250 People = One Free Beer, Wine or Cocktail of your Choice

    21+


    Visit: www.IBlameYoko.com for more updates and to download a free mix-tape by all of the performing bands.



    Artists

    Type Band, Unofficial
    Tags Music


1:30pm

1:30pm

Vacationer

1:30pm

Dan Mangan

1:30pm

Husky

1:30pm

Pujol

1:30pm

Sugar & The Hi Lows

1:30pm

The Barr Brothers

1:30pm

Meet the Entertainment Lawyers

1:40pm

Cruddy

1:40pm

WIM

1:45pm

Forever Baby

1:45pm

Beau Young Prince

1:50pm

Deleted Scenes

1:55pm

Teengirl Fantasy

2:00pm

Bass Drum of Death

2:00pm

PAPA

2:00pm

2:00pm

The Escatones

2:00pm

The Shivas

2:00pm

Tiago Iorc

2:00pm

Unknown Mortal Orchestra
    Wednesday March 14, 2012 2:00pm - 2:30pm @ Empire Automotive ( 604—606 E 7th St, Austin TX)

    Come Play With Eventbrite!

    Dj In Between Sets
    Arcade & Prize Redemption Zone
    Skeeball - Foozeball - Pool - Shuffleboard - Pinball & More!

    T-shirt Screenprinting
    Fresh Off The Back Of The El Camino Press

    Arcade style photo booth to snap up the shenanigans!
     
    Eventbrite Snack Bar & Drinks
    Tasty Food Served Hot Off The Airstream Trailer
    Frothy Beverages Served From Side Bar & Honest Tea
     
    Must Be 21 Or Over To Enter

     



    Artists
    As Unknown Mortal Orchestra, New Zealand by-way-of Portland songwriter...


    Type Band, Unofficial
    Tags Music


2:00pm

Daisy O'Connor  

2:00pm

Jonathan Meiburg

2:00pm

Far Out Fangtooth

2:00pm

Kevin Devine

2:00pm

Kindness

2:00pm

Nervous Curtains

2:00pm

Reckless Kelly

2:00pm

The Seedy Seeds

2:00pm

These Hearts

2:00pm

Typhoon

2:00pm

2:00pm

Immerse
    Wednesday March 14, 2012 2:00pm - 3:00pm @ Hoek's Death Metal Pizza (511 E 6th St., Austin, TX 78701)

    Immerse (Austin, 2pm)

    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


2:00pm

Confessions of a Dynamic Pricing Vendor

2:00pm

Digitalmusic.org's Music Startup Academy (2 of 3): Music Industry Content Acquisition and Business Development

2:00pm

Downloaded: The SXSW Interview

    From the Austin Chronicle:

    From his uncle's office in Massachusetts, 18-year-old college dropout Shawn Fanning created Napster in 1998. A martyr and hacker, the unassuming programmer spurred a vicious sea change in the digital era.

    "There were all sorts of fundamental reasons why Napster was the right answer," maintains Fanning from his apartment in San Francisco. "It was important that music was freed up in terms of the limitations around the access to the content, the control of distribution, the kind of stranglehold and manipulation of promotional news – the ability to share and try stuff before purchasing it.

    Napster was court-ordered into oblivion in 2001, but it blew the top off the genie bottle. The service inspired not only obvious successors like iTunes and Spotify, but also provided the fundamental platforms for YouTube, WikiLeaks and, to a lesser extent, the passive sharing that occurs on Facebook.

    "In the end, it provided an opportunity for people to share this breadth of work that went well beyond top-sellers," says Fanning. "It created this real diverse, interesting, colorful jukebox in the sky – this collective music collection – and that diversity hasn't quite yet been achieved since."

    Fanning doesn't wax nostalgic about Napster. Those three years lasted a lifetime, he says at one point. But lately, he's been re-examining that period for Downloaded, a feature-length look at digital music being produced for VH1 Rock Docs by South by Southwest panel host Alex Winter (Bill & Ted's Excellent Adventure).

    Fanning's also reunited with Napster co-founder Sean Parker, now on Spotify's board of directors, for a new