PHOTOS: SXSW Day 3: Simian Mobile Disco (DJ set)/Matt and Kim/Diplo @ 421 W 3rd Street
Photos and Text: Mehan Jayasuriya
We've got to hand it to the folks at IHEARTCOMIX: there's no better place for a party than the rooftop of a downtown parking garage. Spinning a full-length set of electro without sounding -- well, exactly like Daft Punk -- isn't as easy as it once was, it seems but Simian Mobile Disco managed to pull it off and get the party started on the right foot. Brooklyn dance-punks Matt and Kim, meanwhile, kept the crowd dancing and smiling to boot. Closing up shop, Diplo featured a number of high-profile guest stars like Spank Rock and Kid Sister but it was quite clear from the response that Diplo himself was the man of the hour.
SIMIAN MOBILE DISCO
MATT AND KIM