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Luke Winslow-King - “As April Is to May (Live at Lagunitas Couch Trippin’ SXSW)” (video) (Premiere)

Backed by a guitar-and-fiddle configuration, Luke Winslow-King gives his tune "As April Is to May" an Eastern European flavor for a session of Lagunitas CouchTrippin’ at this year's South by Southwest.

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American Aquarium’s Music Gets Powered by Solar Panels at South by Southwest

At this year's South by Southwest music festival, the North Carolina alt-country outfit American Aquarium gave a performance in a small, solar panel powered venue called Jam in the Van.

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In Session: Lenka - “Blue Skies” (video)

Watch a stripped-down performance of "Blue Skies", a reflective number by the Australian pop singer Lenka, taken from this year's South by Southwest music festival.

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15 Must-Know Artists from SXSW 2015

Amidst the many artists that flooded SWSX this year, these 15 new and rising talents stand out amidst the fray.

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South By Southwest Music Festival 2015: Wednesday

BØRNS, Ryn Weaver, and Stromae all stand out as artists poised to break out big in 2015 after their stellar performances at SXSW.

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12 Mar 2015 // 11:45 AM

R Marks the Spot at SXSW Film Festival

SXSW has staked out its own distinct territory by spotlighting commercial comedies that are vital to the movie business but rarely show up at festivals such as Sundance, Toronto or Cannes.

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SILVA - “Vista Pro Mar (Tom Bailey Remix)” (audio) (Premiere)

Winter may have just begun its thaw, but one listen to this remix of Brazil's SILVA will have you in a summertime island paradise.

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18 Mar 2014 // 11:00 AM

Real winners and losers at South by Southwest

AUSTIN, Texas — Here’s to bad vibes, colored vomit and off-years. Go ahead and toast those who prevailed at South by Southwest by getting signed,

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18 Mar 2014 // 10:56 AM

Growth posing safety challenges for festivals like SXSW

AUSTIN, Texas — South by Southwest is one of the best music conferences in the world, and also one of the biggest. And now it’s

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The Anti- SXSW: A Festival for the Disheveled at Couch By Couchwest

A no-cost counterpoint to SXSW one can enjoy at their leisure, Couch By Couchwest is a festival where the beer is cheaper and the only hipster is you.

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SXSW: The Good The Bad and The Ugly Fest

What once began as a regional music festival that invited people to sample a local artistic community has become a spring break bowel movement and a corporate invasion that leaves the city blanketed in a cindering Dresden of bad faith branding.

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Third Eye Blind Returns Recharged at SXSW

Stephan Jenkins and friends debut three new songs at Austin set and remind us all -- even the city of Austin's finest -- how powerful and beloved they can be.

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In Defense of Going to South By Southwest

Four days, six stories, one column, dozens of tweets and nearly 10,000 words later, I'm still wondering how we define success at SXSW.

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18 Mar 2013 // 9:00 AM

Hey Marseilles Soft-Rocks SXSW

If a dive bar, tiny stage, and light beer couldn't phase this Seattle septet, nothing could.

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SXSW Interactive: The Return of Outer Space

In a year where social media was an afterthought at SXSW, what really mattered? Space exploration, that's what.

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18 Mar 2013 // 6:51 AM

It’s a Wrap (Finally) for SXSW 2013

AUSTIN, Texas — Savages, a U.K. quartet that made new converts with each gig at the South by Southwest Music Conference, was in a particularly

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SXSW Music: Finding the Diamonds in the (Very) Rough

Although the big brands wouldn't have you know it, there's still lots of talented, indie bands littering the SXSW landscape. You just have to know where to look.

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Butch Walker: In Focus at SXSW

One of America's greatest songwriters has been one of the hardest working artists at South By Southwest this year. That commitment, however, shouldn't be a surprise to anyone who has followed his long and unpredictable career.

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SXSW Music: Hitting Up the Day Parties

The atmosphere at the Scratched Vinyl SHowcase was one steady thump of laidback head-nod while amazing emcees jumped in with the loving crowd, who rose halfway up to meet the performance.

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15 Mar 2013 // 12:49 PM

SXSW Music 2013 - Weekender

PopMatters highlights some of the remaining opportunities to catch artists who may be on the last legs of their SXSW gauntlet, or are expected to use SXSW as a springboard for shows this spring.

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