SXSW 2013

  • Watch: Green Day’s Live Return At SXSW
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    Watch: Green Day’s Live Return At SXSW

    Green Day made their live return at Austin’s Moody Theater as part of SXSW last night – and by all reports, it was a triumphant one. The show – which was the band’s first since Billie Joe Armstrong‘s on-stage meltdown in Las Vegas and stint in rehab – lasted for around two hours and featured

  • Watch: Dave Grohl Takes Cheeky Jabs At One Direction And Foo Fighters In SXSW Speech
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    Watch: Dave Grohl Takes Cheeky Jabs At One Direction And Foo Fighters In SXSW Speech

    Dave Grohl’s SXSW keynote speech is now a matter of public record and, as expected, the charismatic musician and doco director delivered his 50-minute lecture with plenty of humour. Among the many memorable moments, Grohl takes a light-hearted jab at One Direction, demonstrates how he played music as an adolescent one-man band, notes the stupidity

  • Tenacious D To Launch New Web Series at SXSW
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    Tenacious D To Launch New Web Series at SXSW

    Tenacious D have announced they will perform and promote new web series Ghost Ghirls as part of the festivities at South By South West 2013. As reported by Complex, Tenacious D’s Jack Black, who cameos in the show, stated that SXSW is the perfect place to unveil Ghost Ghirls: “There is no better place to

  • SXSW 2013 – Almost 40 Australian Acts Confirmed
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    SXSW 2013 – Almost 40 Australian Acts Confirmed

    South By Southwest in Austin, Texas is set to be invaded by an armada of Australian acts, with almost 40 local bands and artists thus-far confirmed to perform at the 2013 showcase. Among the homegrown talent being shipped off are The Rubens, Seth Sentry, The Beards, Emma Louise and Flume. As reported by Tone Deaf,

  • Listen: Alt-J New Song ‘Buffalo’
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    Listen: Alt-J New Song ‘Buffalo’

    Alt-J have released a new song titled Buffalo, which is set to appear on the soundtrack for the new film Silver Linings Playbook, which hits Australian cinemas January 13, 2013. According to NME, Buffalo features guest vocals from American folk trio Mountain Man. By the looks of the soundtrack, Silver Linings Playbook is going to

  • SXSW 2013 Lineup Begins To Take Shape, Aussie Bands Announced
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    SXSW 2013 Lineup Begins To Take Shape, Aussie Bands Announced

    Band applications to perform at the massive South By Southwest conference in the US have closed, and with that comes the announcement of who made the cut. 16 Aussie bands will be making the pilgrimage, as well as 3 from NZ. Potentially the most influential and important music industry conference in the world, SXSW takes

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