SXSW 2012

  • DZ Deathrays Kicked Off Stage At SXSW
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    DZ Deathrays Kicked Off Stage At SXSW

    The South By Southwest (SXSW) conference has begun in Texas and an Australian band has already found a way to stir up the Americans. Brisbane band DZ Deathrays were kicked off stage during their first set for playing too loud. Speaking with Tone Deaf, the band’s label manager explained the situation: Basically the boys got

  • LCD Soundsystem Reissue ‘Losing My Edge’ 12″ Single
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    LCD Soundsystem Reissue ‘Losing My Edge’ 12″ Single

    A few days ago, we told you about LCD Soundsystem releasing their farewell documentary, Shut up and Play the Hits. The film, based around their last ever live performance almost a year ago, features interviews with frontman James Murphy, and will be screened at SxSW on the 2nd April. The group, who broke up last April,

  • Bruce Springsteen Talks Patriotic Inspiration On ‘Wrecking Ball’
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    Bruce Springsteen Talks Patriotic Inspiration On ‘Wrecking Ball’

    The Boss is taking names and kicking ass on this new record Wrecking Ball, set for release on March 5, 2012. NME has reported that Springsteen revealed some new material from Wrecking Ball during a recent press conference at Theatre Marigny in Paris. While showcasing his new works, Springsteen spoke about the inspiration behind Wrecking

  • Big Easy Express — SXSW Trailer Released
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    Big Easy Express — SXSW Trailer Released

    One of the most anticipated folk documentaries is set to be aired at the 2012 SXSW Music Festival. Emmett Malloy’s Big Easy Express follows a historic train ride across the United States of America with passengers, Mumford & Sons, Edward Sharpe & The Magnetic Zeros and Old Crow Medicine Show in which collaborations are the

  • SxSW 2012 Music Schedule Reveals More Acts
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    SxSW 2012 Music Schedule Reveals More Acts

    South by South West Festival 2012 released their online music schedule last night, only to reveal a whole heap of new names to join in the previous acts in Austin, Texas from March 13th-18th. Apparently there are still some big names yet to be added to the swelling line-up. Some of the new names include

  • SxSW 2012 Line-up
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    SxSW 2012 Line-up

    The full line-up for the South By Southwest conference has been revealed. The conference takes place in Austin Texas from Tuesday 13th to Sunday 18th of March, 2012 and 52 Australian bands (see below) have been invited to the event.

  • Aussies Dominating SxSW 3rd Announcement
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    Aussies Dominating SxSW 3rd Announcement

    In the third line-up announcement so far, the ever-growing SxSW Music Conference in Austin has released a large number of Australian artists that will be visiting the lovely Texas capital early next year (full list below). SxSW, seen by many in the industry as the most important conference of its kind and a hotbed for

  • SxSW 2012 Line-Up – First Announcement + Aussie/NZ Acts
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    SxSW 2012 Line-Up – First Announcement + Aussie/NZ Acts

    The first round SxSW 2012 line-up has been announced for the week-long festival in March. Of the 109 acts announced, 2 Australian and 1 New Zealand band have been included so far. Melbourne duo Big Scary, who have recently released their debut album Vacation, and Sydney Psychedelic rock band The Black Ryder will be representing

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