SXSW 2013

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SXSW Day Four: Feelin’ About Half Past Dead

The final official night of all the South by Southwest (SXSW) lunacy in Austin sparkled with stars that seemingly tumbled in from nowhere....

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SXSW Day Three: I’ve Done Everything For You

Friday is usually the craziest day of the annual South by Southwest (SXSW) music festival in Austin, Texas. By this time, any rational plan...

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SXSW Day Two: America(na)’s Favorite Indie Record Label

Gotta tell you – the weather’s great here in Austin, Texas. Thursday was a bright, sunny spring day that topped out at about 80...

SXSW 2013

SXSW Keynote Speech: Dave Grohl

It all started with a riff: the monster jam that gives life to a great rock song. Dave Grohl, the Nirvana basher and Foo Fighters front...

SXSW 2013

SXSW Day One: If You Seek, They Will Come

Finally hitting the streets of Austin for the sprawling South by Southwest (SXSW) music festival is a relief of sorts, because the...

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SXSW: Now Comes The Craziness – and the Commercials

Although the big South by Southwest (SXSW) music festival starts today (Tuesday), we won’t have sneakers on the ground in Austin,...

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SXSW Interview: Jim Lauderdale

Buddy Miller and Jim Lauderdale have known each other for more than 30 years, and they frequently hang out both on- and offstage....

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SXSW Preview: Behind A Great Band, There Was A Great Woman

When Freda Kelly began her job as a secretary in 1963, the shy 17-year-old believed she was merely going to work in a cramped office. She...

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SXSW 2013 Preview: So You Want To Be A Rock and Roll Star

The TV is telling us to “spring forward” our clocks this weekend, meaning we lose an hour of sleep. That’s scarcely enough...