Posts Tagged ‘SXSW’

J. Pinder, “Never No”

Mar 16, 2012 6:00 AM by Will Durkin
J. Pinder, “Never No”

At just 23 years old, J. Pinder has come a ways. With numerous collaborations and guest spots to his name, he’s now breaking out on his own. Most recently he’s been turning head with his new single “Never No.”

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SXSW 2011: AOL Announces Bright Eyes, Vaccines, and Dodos For Pop-Up Series

Mar 15, 2011 4:39 PM by Staff

South By Southwest 2011

AOL/Spinner just announced Bright Eyes, The Vaccines, and The Dodos will perform during the Pop-Up Show Series, which will see the bands play free gigs at “undisclosed and unexpected locations” across Austin.

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Download A Free SXSW Music Sampler On iTunes

Mar 9, 2011 2:18 PM by Staff

The music industry will be turning its eyes and ears towards Austin, Texas as the South by Southwest (SXSW) music festival kicks off next week. Over 2,000 acts will be performing across 92 stages at this year’s festival. Earlier this month we offered 140 FREE Music Downloads from SXSW artists, but below you can get even more music to take home:

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SXSW Artist Spotlight: Yuck

Mar 8, 2011 2:00 PM by Staff

We think they sound like a well-rounded Nineties indie rock mixed tape.
Rolling Stone
Young British indie-rockers Yuck will be among the hundreds of acts to grace the stages at this year’s South By Southwest festival in Austin, Texas (March 16-20, 2011). Though the average age of the group about 20 years old, it’s clear that they’ve been heavily influenced by the shoe-gazers of the early ’90s, who were big when the members of Yuck were probably just learning about the man on the sticker that they would one day identify with. The influence of Pavement, Sonic Youth and My Bloody Valentine is clear in the group’s sound, but Yuck brings their own energy and song-writing skills to the table. The result is a collection of fuzzy, catchy gems that would satisfy the biggest shoe-gaze craving.

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140 Free MP3 Downloads From SXSW 2011 Artists

Feb 9, 2011 1:44 PM by Staff

That’s right 140+ free downloads from artists playing the South by Southwest Music & Film Festival March 11-20 in the city of weird, Austin, Texas. You know some of these artists (Fitz and The Tantrums, Brett Dennen, Cold War Kids) but there are many you don’t — and that’s kind of the point of SXSW, this year celebrating its 25th anniversary.

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