Entries tagged with: SXSW
photos by Tim Griffin
!!! @ Hype Hotel, 3/16/2012
Acting as a teaser for their upcoming THR!!!ER tour, the most punctuated band in indie rock (aka !!!) stopped into Hype Hotel on March 16 as part of the SXSW marathon. The show was one a few scheduled for the danceable funk-punk band, who closed out their weekend with that Saturday set after midnight.
If you missed the show, make sure and catch the band when they play Mohawk on May 25 (tickets). More pics and video from Hype Hotel are below.
photos by Greg Cristman
Skeletonwitch / Trash Talk / Vattnet Viskar
The Pitchfork Show No Mercy showcase on March 13th was one of several Vans shows at Mohawk that week, encompassing two stages of heavy music that ran the gamut from crusty hardcore to thrash to 70s-style hard rock to Pinkish Black's unclassifiable oddness (a compliment, if there ever was one). Featuring a headlining set from Skeletonwitch on the large large outdoor stage and local heroes Power Trip on the indoor, the show also had appearances from Trash Talk, Royal Thunder, Wetlungs, Pallbearer, Encrust, Mutilation Rites, Vattnet Viskar, Inter Arma, Batillus and more. A full set of pictures and full sets of video from both stages are below.
photos by Dylan Johnson
Snoop Lion / Action Bronson / Flatbush Zombies
VICELAND was the center of the universe for a great deal of awesome hip hop, and as such our photographer captured quite a few sets from the venue. Check out some amazing photos of Snoop Lion (on 3/14), A$AP Ferg, Action Bronson, Danny Brown and Flatbush Zombies (all on 3/15) at the space during the week of SXSW. More pics are below.
photos by Dylan Johnson
The Thermals at BV SXSW day party, 3/15/2013
Photographer Dylan Johnson's second and third day at SXSW were spent at the Kitsune and BV Parties respectively, capturing Chrome Sparks at The Tap Room (on 3/14) followed by Shout Out Louds and The Thermals at The Main during the BV Day Party (on 3/15, more pictures HERE). More pics from both events, as well as much of what the scene looked like on those days, are below.
photos by Sarah Linder
Smashing Pumpkins / The Sword
Wrapping up a week of Red Bull Sound Select shows in Austin during SXSW (but not part of SXSW), Smashing Pumpkins played Saturday night (3/16) at with The Sword, Girl in a Coma and Austin's Ringo Deathstarr opening. Unlike the other Red Bull Sound Select shows during the week (which were by Gatsby's), the Billy Corgan-led band played at 310 E. 3rd St, a location that was revealed not long before the show, and which was easily recognizable by the huge line outside after it was announced. Pictures are in this post.
Other "120 Hours in Austin" Red Bull Sound Select shows featured Best Coast, Master P, John McCauley and Friends (featuring Deer Tick), Geto Boys, and more. Opening bands are part of the Red Bull Sound Select program and could also be found playing similar shows that happened with bigger headliners in Chicago, L.A., New York, and Nashville.
More pictures from Saturday's show 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.
photos by John Sciulli for Samsung
Prince / A Tribe Called Quest @ La Zona Rosa, 3/16/2013
There were a lot of secret supershows at SXSW this (Smashing Pumpkins, Justin Timberlake, Depeche Mode, Third Eye Blind) but few played as long as Prince did at La Zona Rosa Saturday night (3/16). The show was a private party thrown by Samsung Galaxy which also featured a set from A Tribe Called Quest. It was the Purple One's first-ever appearance at the Austin fest and, armed with a full brass section, his initial six-song set nearly quadrupled with six (!) encores.
Setlist and a couple more pics from the show are below.
photos by Kyle Dean Reinford
Alt-J / Frightened Rabbit / Guards @ The Belmont, 3/14/2013
The final day for "Warner Sound captured by Nikon" at The Belmont happened on Thursday (3/14) with a pretty stacked line-up. We posted pictures on BV of Flaming Lips' headlining set where they did their first-ever front-to-back performance of 2002's Yoshimi Battles the Pink Robots. Even without them on the bill, The Belmont would've been a tough ticket, with sets from Alt-J, Frightened Rabbit, The Joy Formidable, Surfer Blood, Guards and others. More pics from Thursday's show are below.
photos by Kyle Dean Reinford
Tegan & Sara / Fitz & the Tantrums / Skaters
As mentioned, "Warner Sound captured by Nikon" took over The Belmont from Tues - Thurs, showcasing some of Warner Bros' current acts. Wednesday (3/13) featured sets from Tegan & Sara, Twenty One Pilots, Paramore, Fitz & the Tantrums, Brooklyn's Skaters and more. You can check out more pics from Wednesday's day and night shows below.
photos by Kyle Dean Reinford
Charli XCX / Action Bronson (and friend) / Icona Pop
The Belmont has beeng taken over during part of SXSW by "The Warner Sound Captured by Nikon" with sets from many pop and hip-hop up-and-comers. Tuesday (3/12) featured sets by Charli XCX, Icona Pop (whose hit "I Love It" was written by Charli), Rockie Fresh, Action Bronson, Sirah, Blondfire and headliners (and internet sensations) Macklemore & Ryan Lewis. You can check out more pics from their sets below.
Tonight is the final Warner Sound Captured by Nikon event with a huge line-up featuring The Flaming Lips, Alt-J, The Joy Formidable, Frightened Rabbit, Atlas Genius, Surfer Blood and Guards. For those who can't attend in person, the show is being streamed live starting at 8 PM CDT.
Those Warner Brothers shows are streaming. Watch below...
Those Warner Brothers shows are streaming. Watch below...
To quote Baroness.com:
John will be in Austin, Texas for SXSW to exhibit his artwork and perform an acoustic set.Head to BrooklynVegan.com/SXSW for the entire BV/IO SXSW schedule
March 14th at 4-5pm
March 15th, 2-3pm
March 16th at 11pm
The North Door presented by Invisible Oranges and BrooklynVegan
For more details on Flatstock, please click here.
For more details on The North Door, please click here.
UPDATE (3/12): At Flatstock, John will be releasing a full color print of the Kvelertak Mier artwork. Additionally, other rare 'sold out' posters, mini prints, as well as never before seen variant prints, will be available.
John Baizley at Union Transfer (more by Maclyn Bean)
As discussed at BrooklynVegan, Baroness, Culo, Cut Hands, Waste Managcement are the latest batch of additions to the 2013 iteration of Chaos in Tejas, joining onto an already stealler lineup with names like Andy Stott, Bolt Thrower, Framtid, The Marked Men and many more. Tickets are still available.
In addition, BV also has details on a pair of recently annouced Chaos shows during SXSW, including the freshly announced Beerland show set for 3/14 wit Wiccans, The Spits and more.
Don't forget, The Spits will also be at the BV day party on Thursday (3/14) and you can look forward to a set from John Baizley of Baroness at North Door on 3/16, part of the Invisible Oranges / BrooklynVegan official SXSW showcase.
Can't wait to see Delorean at the Wednesday BrooklynVegan show? Want to get your smile on with Matt & Kim? Trying to stage a Harlem Shake live with the artist who wrote the song? Then you might want to get yourself into the private Tuesday night FADER Fort preview show laid out in the flyer above.
If you're not already on list, you can either stream it live at TheFADER.com/FORT or win a pair of passes by following @BVSXSW on Twitter and tweeting "Hey @BVSXSW - see you Wednesday: http://www.brooklynvegan.com/sxsw/ ...but hook me up with passes to #FADERTUESDAY "
In related news, here's how to pick up your FADER Fort wristband.
Field Report at BV-SXSW 2012 (more by Amanda Hatfield)
One business leader is prioritizing his mental health over a surging career.On a lighter note for Pandora, they'll be in Austin this week for SXSW and have a number of day and night shows from Tuesday (3/12) through Friday (3/15) at Antone's. Artists playing their shows include Talib Kweli, Angel Haze, Eagles of Death Metal, Richard Thompson Electric Trio, The Gaslamp Killer, Dead Prez, Guards, Surfer Blood, Field Report, Akron/Family, Anamanaguchi, Dawes, and more. You can browse their entire lineup and schedule at Pandora.com/SXSW.
Joseph Kennedy, CEO of Pandora, an Internet radio site, announced Thursday that he's stepping down, even as the company posted a 54 percent jump in revenue. It may seem odd for a successful executive to jump ship at the height of his company's success, but in explaining his decision, Kennedy said he had something more important to attend to.
"As I approach the start of my tenth year, my head is telling me it is time to get to a recharging station sooner rather than later," Kennedy said in an earnings call with analysts, according to USA Today.
It may come as no surprise that Kennedy needs a break. He helped Pandora navigate a series of obstacles since becoming a public company in 2011, including lagging advertisement revenue and issues with royalty costs, according to the Wall Street Journal. What's more surprising is that he actually decided to take that break. [Huffington Post]
Prince can't get enough of the vegan tacos
HitFix is reporting that Prince will indeed bless La Zona Rosa as part of SXSW 2013. So far details remain vague as to when, but if it is an official showcase scheduled for the evening, then all signs point to Saturday (3/16).
Prince recently destroyed a guitar belonging to one of The Roots during his (purple) reign at Jimmy Fallon. The paisley god was recently paid tribute at Carnegie Hall (and City Winery) by names like Elvis Costello, D'Angelo and others, though not for the six-string destruction.
Bruise Cruise at NXNE in 2012 (more by David Andrako)
Panache Booking is returning to Austin for a number of SXSW events, kicking off with a Bruise Cruise on Monday (3/11), followed by an unofficial kickoff party at Tillery Park on Tuesday, an acoustic show at Flatstock Stage on Thursday, their official showcase on Friday at Hotel Vegas across four stages, and for those sticking around on Sunday there's a hangover party at Beerland which runs all day (11:30 AM to 2 AM on Monday) with tons of bands and free bloody marys, and an official closing party with Jonathan Toubin's Soul Clap & Dance Off at Emo's Jr.
Flyers (with full lineups) for all Panache shows and the schedules for some, 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...
VICE is coming to Austin for SXSW and will be taking over 401 E Cesar Chavez for VICELAND, which includes events from March 8-11 during the interactive portion, and from March 12-16 during the music portion. The music events feature a ton of bands like Kendrick Lamar, Action Bronson, Baauer (DJ), Parquet Courts, Snoop Lion, Major Lazer, Ghostface, Danny Brown, Divine Fits, Japandroids, Wavves, Austra, Merchandise, and many more. RSVP is open.
We're finally announcing the lineups for the BrooklynVegan SXSW day parties, which go down for four days at The Main & The Jr aka 603 Red River Street at the corner of 6th aka the old Emo's location. All four shows are 100% FREE with RSVP. Here's Thursday...
The MainLike all of our day parties, this one is 100% FREE with RSVP. More information at BrooklynVegan and below...
12:00 Single Mothers
12:45 Rough Francis
02:15 Milk Music
03:15 The Spits
05:00 Cloud Nothings
BrooklynVegan has two official nighttime showcases on Friday night of SXSW Music, and both are completely different. The flyer for the Syria Red Cross Benefit is above. As you can see it includes sets by Omar Souleyman, Black Lips, Deer Tick, and more. More about that HERE. UPDATE: (Angel) Deradoorian added!
The dancier show, as seen on BrooklynVegan and in the more colorful flyer, happens on Friday, March 15 at Maggie Mae's Rooftop (323 E. 6th Street) with a mix of mainly electronic music and hip hop, and wearable social lighting via Illuminode. The lineup is as follows:
01:00am xxyyxxFor more info on the artists playing at Maggie Mae's Rooftop, head to BrooklynVegan.
12:35am Zebra Katz
12:10am Brooke Candy
11:00pm The Underachievers
09:20pm Man Without Country
09:00pm Mykki Blanco
We also have an official BrooklynVegan/Invisible Oranges metal showcase on Saturday (3/16) with Pallbearer, John Baizley (Baroness), and more.
Death at Europa in 2010 (more by Ben Lozovsky)
As mentioned on BrooklynVegan, protopunk band Death are alive and well, and will be coming to Austin for SXSW this year. While they're here, their documentary, A Band Called Death, will be screening at Vimeo Theater on Thursday (3/14) at 7:15 PM and Saturday (3/16) at Alamo Ritz 1 at 11:15 AM.
The band will also be playing some shows, including TenOak on Thursday (3/14) at 12:50 AM (so technically Friday), and a BrooklynVegan day party, which happens at the old Emo's location, 603 Red River St earlier that day (1:30). Rough Francis (aka Death's sons band) will also be at the BV party, playing right before them at 12:45.
The film trailer and more info at BrooklynVegan and below...
The music portion of SXSW is only a few days away (breathe deep) and one of the already-announced panel discussions is with synthpop legends Depeche Mode, whose eagerly-anticipated new album, Delta Machine, is out March 23. That happens Wednesday (3/13) at 5PM at the Convention Center and is open to those with Music and Platinum badges as well as Artist Wristbands.
Some people were already wondering if they might play while here as well, and the answer is yes! Depeche Mode's first-ever SXSW performance will happen on Friday, March 15 at Brazos Hall at 10pm. SXSW will be holding a ticket lottery that will be open to SXSW Platinum and Music badge holders only beginning TODAY at 12pm CST. Details on how that works are HERE. No other credentials are eligible to enter these drawings. Good luck!
The rest of the Brazos hall show features Austin's own Feathers (who play our free Saturday day party), The Neighbourhood, and ERIC PRYDZ.