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Chaos in Tejas is much more than just a series of punk, crust and metal bands. Case in point, DIIV, who headlined Mohawk on Thursday (May 30) as part of the first night of the festival with guests Deep Time, Survive, Phantom Lakes and ((Pressures)). Pictures from Mohawk are in this post. That same night, The Damned / The Marked Men played the 1100 Warehouse and The UV Race played Red 7.
In addition, you can catch up with some of the punk/metal happenings at InvisibleOranges. Check out pictures from Day 1, Day 2, Day 3 and Day 4, featuring names like Infest, Bolt Thrower, Framtid and more.
More pictures from Mohawk are below.
photos by Chad Wadsworth
House of Vans took over The Mohawk for the entirety of SXSW's Music portion, becoming ground zero for shows with Show No Mercy (Pitchfork), True Panther, The Paradigm Agency, Windish, The Onion AV Club, IAMSOUND, Ground Control, and of course the Vans Official showcase. We previously posted a full set of Iggy Pop at Mohawk, but here are photos from across the week, including shots of Ghostface, The Specials, Alt-J, Cold War Kids, Skeletonwitch, Dawes, Austra, METZ and much more. Check out more photos from the House of Vans below.
Pitchfork will be returning to Austin for a number of SXSW events, including two at Mohawk and two at 1100 Warehouse (1100 E 5th St.).
They've got a SXSW Interactive Official Showcase on Tuesday (3/12) at Mohawk at 8 PM with John Talabot, Cloud Nothings, Marnie Stern, Hundred Waters, Torres, and more; and a Show No Mercy metal show on Wednesday (3/13) at Mohawk at noon with Skeletonwitch, Trash Talk, Pallbearer, Royal Thunder, Pinkish Black, and more.
Then, they'll throw a free day party at 1100 Warehouse on Thursday (3/14) at noon with Youth Lagoon, Toro y Moi, Foxygen, Delorean, Andy Stott, Unknown Mortal Orchestra, Mac DeMarco, White Lung, Parquet Courts, Merchandise, Waxahatchee, Autre Ne Veut, Rhye, and more; and an official showcase that night at the same venue at 8 PM with Rustie, Disclosure, Ryan Hemsworth, Savages, Pissed Jeans, and more.
That's the flyer for the Interactive showcase above. The rest of the flyers, full lineups, and set times for all four shows below...
Jack "Skippy" McFadden (photo by Mary Crosse)
Jack McFadden, a onetime Brooklynite who moved to Austin and currently works as a talent buyer at Emo's, gave us a list of his favorite music from 2012 including top 10 albums and a Spotify playlist of his favorite songs. Check it out below.
For those counting at home, that is three talent buyers (the people who book bands into clubs) that have revealed their hand to us, including NYC's Johnny Beach and Chaos in Tejas honcho Timmy Hefner.
McFadden's greatest hits of 2012, below.
Deerhunter at Bonnaroo 2011 (more by Dana (distortion) Yavin)
Earlier this month, Austin Psych Fest announced that their 2013 festival will go down from April 26 to 28 at TBA location. They've since revealed that it will take place in Carson Creek Ranch, "a scenic 58 acre ranch, rich in history, nestled on the banks of the Colorado River in Austin." They've also revealed the initial lineup for the festival, which includes Deerhunter, The Black Angels, Boris, Spectrum, Black Rebel Motorcycle Club, Clinic, Warpaint, DIIV, King Khan & BBQ Show, Goat, Tinariwen, Black Mountain, The Soft Moon, Black Bananas, White Fence, Elephant Stone, and many others. Weekend passes for the festival are on sale now.
Initial lineup below...
photos by @griffinshot - Tim Griffin
Frankie Rose @ Red 7 on 4/14
Frankie Rose rolled into town with Dive (who just changed their name to Diiv) to play Red 7 along with Cheap Curls (whose member Katie aka Bambi, like Frankie, is an ex-Dum Dum Girls member) & The Young (who just announced a lot of dates). Here are some pictures from the 4/14 show. More below...