We know you’re dying to try Future Islands’ Buck-Up Bronco and St. Vincent’s Minimalist Marionette.
On the final night of SXSW, with heavy hearts and ringing ears, we say goodbye to Austin. As a parting gift, music gives us the keys to the universe and a glimpse of the future. It’s a fair trade.
On Friday in Austin, Texas, full-throttle music consumption and overwhelming crowds battled to a exhausting, exhilarating draw.
As things began to get back to normal at SXSW on Thursday, many audiences and bands shared emotionally heightened moments. Musicians offered comfort, release and catharsis.
Late Wednesday night in Austin, tragedy interrupted the music at SXSW when two people were killed and nearly two dozen injured after a car crashed through a barricade and into a crowd of pedestrians.
Neil Young wants to start a revolution against the MP3. At SXSW, he debuted his biggest weapon, a high-quality digital audio player and music store he’s calling Pono.
We loved Charli XCX, watched Neil Young talk about Pono and Ubered a pedicab. These are highlights from the Austin music festival, including a running playlist of our favorite acts.
SXSW can be so overwhelming, so here are six recommendations for keeping keep cool at the Austin music festival — for first-timers, veterans and those following along at home.