Category Archives: SXSW Blog

GZA’s Official SXSW Showcase Backed By Grupo Fantasma With M.O.P., Jet Life & More

GZA backed by 10 a piece latin funk orchestra? Then read the rest of those names?

The showcase will take place on Saturday March 17, 2012 at Haven, located at 409 Colorado , Austin . Doors at 8pm.

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Nialler9 SXSW Event + The Hype Hotel

Our Irish cousins at Nialler9 are putting on a great event during SXSW next week. Click here for complete details.

This event is part of the week long series being presented by The Hype Machine, dubbed The Hype Hotel.

Killer Mike’s R.A.P. Music SXSW Party Is Amazing

Killer Mike’s SXSW Showcase is fucking ignorant. Prodigy of Mobb Deep? Trash Talk? Wavves? Action Bronson?
MR. MFN eXquire?
And then Killer Mike unveils his new album with special guests? EGADS

Mess With Texas Returns to Austin With Built To Spill, A$AP Rocky + More

FYF Fest & Fun Fun Fest announce the line-up for the 6th Annual Mess With Texas which takes place March 15th, 16th, and 17th in Austin, TX over the three days at the 1100 Warehouse – located at 1100 E 5th Street. There will be one indoor stage and one outdoor stage and all shows are free with RSVP.
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line-up after the jump

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Noisey SXSW Showcase

Well, damn. Noisy’s SXSW Showcase:

Slow Club
Two Gallants
Bass Drum Of Death
Shandy Mandies

Thursday, March 15th
The Parish
214 E. 6th St.

In its first year the music channel has achieved over 55 million video views

Star Slinger Announce Spring Tour That Includes SXSW and Festivals

Star Slinger is a deejay/producer from England. That means they do weird Brit stuff like mix Hip Hop and house. But it’s not Hip House in the Jungle Brother’s “post- Promo” sense. A$ap Rocky, Juicy J & Project past have collabed with Star Slinger, thooo. Star Slinger is going on tour this spring. They will play Columbus, Ohio as well as SXSW, the Winter Music Conference, Bamboozle AND the Sasquatch Festival.


3/13 Austin, TX – The Mohawk – Pitchfork SXSW Showcase
3/16 Austin, TX – Red Eyed Fly – Noise Pop SXSW Party
3/16 Austin, TX – Club Deville – Green Label Sound SXSW Showcase
3/17 Austin, TX – Red 7 – Flowerbooking, Inc SXSW Showcase
3/20 Denver, CO – Larimer Lounge
3/24 Miami, FL – Bardot (Winter Music Conference)
5/8 Pawtucket, Rhode Island – The Met *
5/9 New York, NY – Irving Plaza *
5/10 Boston, MA – Paradise *
5/11 Baltimore, MD – Sonar *
5/12 Harrisburg, PA – Abbey Bar *
5/13 Buffalo, NY – Soundlab *
5/14 Toronto, ON, Lee’s Palace *
5/16 Detroit, MI – Magic Stick *
5/17 Columbus, OH – The Basement *
5/18 Cleveland, OH – The Grog Shop *
5/19 Milvale, PA, Mr. Smalls *
5/20 Asbury Park, NJ – Bamboozle Festival
5/22 San Diego, CA – Soda Bar *
5/23 San Luis Obispo, CA – SLO Brew *
5/24 San Francisco, CA – Slim’s *
5/25 Santa Barbara, CA – Velvet Jones *
5/27 Quincy, WA (The Gorge) – Sasquatch Music Festival

* = with The Hood Internet

Tracklist for Jet Jam Mixtape 1 after the jump. It will have you doing   the Larry David with Souljah Boy, some girl with a donkey, and La Chat while yelling “We Trippy Mane”.

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The Midgetmen’s Texas Jumpstart 5 During SXSW Includes Palomar, Henry Clay People

Donewaiting was involved with the first Texas Jumpstart, and I’m happy to see The Midgetmen are still keeping this event going. RSVP on Facebook. This is definitely going to be a fun event.

AV Club SXSW 2012 Party Includes The War on Drugs, Twilight Sad

Flyer action:

Filter Magazine’s SXSW Showdown at Cedar St. 2012

Click here to RSVP to the Filter event.

Paste Magazine’s SXSW Day Shows include Built To Spill, Glen Hansard

RSVP info here.