Category Archives: SXSW Blog

Listen: Sky Ferreira- “Everything Is Embarrassing” (Twin Shadow Remix)

Sky Ferreira photo credit – Hedi Slimane

Sky Ferreira shared a Twin Shadow remix of “Everything Is Embarrassing” via Wired. 

Sky also announced a Co-Headlining Tour with How To Dress Well which includes a stop in Columbus, Ohio  For those dates please visit Additionally, Sky Ferreira will also play festival dates at NRMAL, SXSW, and a headlining set at San Francisco’s Popscene on March 7th

Video: R. Ring – “Fall Out and Fire” + Tree Bar show tonight

Here’s a just-released video of the Breeders’ Kelley Deal and Ampline’s Mike Montgomery aka R. Ring performing in the basement of the Texas State Capitol building during this year’s SXSW. The beautifully hypnotic “Fall Out and Fire” is from a forthcoming 7-inch on Misra Records.

Columbus folks can catch R. Ring tonight (Wed, 5/9) at the Tree Bar with Feature Films and Joel Walter with Keith Novicki ($8).

Video: Meek Mill “Ima Boss” & Wale “Slight Work” & “Rack City ” @ SXSW 2012

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Meek Mill  gets the crowd amped to his hit “Ima Boss” @ at The Warner Sound captured by Nikon during SXSW 2012.

After the jump peep  Wale does  “Slight Work” & “Rack City” @  The Warner Sound captured by the same camera

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Lydia Loveless: SXSW accolades, Rhapsody video

It seems hometown girl Lydia Loveless turned even more heads this year at SXSW. SPIN named her one of its “Best of SXSW,” saying she’s “one of the most badass country or Americana or rootsy-fartsy songwriters working today. Her Red Eyed Fly set at the Bloodshot Records showcase was a revelation…. Loveless may not even be a household murmur right now, but she’ll get hers soon enough, and the old alt-country guard better look out.” Greg Kot at the Chicago Tribune was similarly complimentary, and the LA Times called her Saturday night set a “high-energy, don’t-mess-with-me take from a rising young should-be-star with an outlaw bent…. [“More Like Them”] is equally relentless and stubborn, indicative of an artist who isn’t interested in hearing your advice. With songs like these, she doesn’t need it.”

Sounds like the Donewaiting fave did all right for herself. Check out the above video of Loveless and Ben Lamb doing an acoustic version of “Back on the Bottle” at SXSW for the Rhapsody “Stripped Down by the River” series.

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The VICE KILLS TEXAS SXSW Party did not fuck around last night. A$AP Rocky and his whole mob had the sizable crowd rocking in an airport hangar at like 3:00 Am. People kept throwing bottles, PBR cans and water cause I mean everyone likes being bad.  So eventually A$AP ROCKY and his crew bumrushed the crowd.  It’s true the Harlem squad went into the audience swinging on fools  but it seemed like they were more pulling people’s cards than trying to hurt anyone.

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Video: 50 Cent Brings Eminem Out for “Patiently Waiting” @ SXSW 2012

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I’ve decided to hold of on SXSW summaries until I can actually write something for here and TOP. SO unti then then:

50 Cent brought Eminem to rock his classsic classic ‘Patiently Waiting” verse off Get Rich Or Die Trying at SXSW.

Wavves/Best Coast/Fanfarlo @ Hype Hotel Tonight @ SXSW 2012

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MP3: WAVVES: Hybrid Moments

Hype Hotel presented by Taco Bell’s Feed the Beat Program has Best Coast and Wavvess performing  tonight.

Best Coast @ 11. Wavves @ 12.

Maybe go see my friend Amos’ssssss band Fanfarlo at the Hype Hotel @ 10 as well?

SXSW Wednesday 2012 Pt. 2: Killer Mike R.A.P Music SXSW Showcase (Mobb Deep, Wavves, Trash Talk + More)

Killer Mike + El-P at Killer Mike’s “R.A.P. Music Party” at Luestre Pearl

I am at an internet cafe and my computer is almost dead. more thoro at some later point.

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SXSW 2012 Wednesday Pt. 1: Unholy Two, Museum of the Weird + DJ Rare Groove

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VICE KILLS TEXAS SXSW 2012 Ft. A$AP Rocky, Trash Talk & Fidlar

Saturday, March 17th | Doors @ 11:59 PM
1100 East 5th Street | Austin, TX