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Photos: Five Days at SXSW With Wiz, Neil, Diddy and Debbie

Photos: Five Days at SXSW With Wiz, Neil, Diddy and Debbie

Another SXSW is in the books after the festival officially wrapped yesterday. We canvassed Austin for five days, catching up with everyone from Neil Young and Diddy to Lil Debbie and Wiz Khalifa.

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NPR Offers 100 Free Songs From SXSW Artist For Stream or Download

NPR Offers 100 Free Songs From SXSW Artist For Stream or Download

SXSW buzz is building as the Austin music, tech and film conference gets closer to its March 7 start date for 2014.

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Painted Palms Prepares for Noise Pop, SXSW

Painted Palms Prepares for Noise Pop, SXSW

Painted Palms started as a long-distance partnership before inevitably converging in San Francisco after one member of the duo moved here a few years ago. However, cousins Reese Donohue and Christopher Prudhomme, originally from Louisiana, still find best results when they write music separately and trade ideas online before working together.

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Q&A: Phillip Taylor of Paws Prepares for West Coast Debut

Q&A: Phillip Taylor of Paws Prepares for West Coast Debut

Glasgow rockers Paws are slowly sinking their claws into the U.S. With gigs at last year’s SXSW getting attention from national publications like Spin, and gigs with Wavves and the Breeders, the group is  launching its West Coast tour. We caught up with the lead…

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Life Lessons of Funk With George Clinton and Bootsy Collins

Life Lessons of Funk With George Clinton and Bootsy Collins

One of the highlights of SXSW this year didn’t come as a surprise performance or corporate-sponsored free booze and food orgy. It was a scheduled panel with George Clinton, Bootsy Collins and keyboardist Bernie Worrell.

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Photo Highlights from SXSW 2013

Photo Highlights from SXSW 2013

Staying true to form, SXSW was another barely manageable hot mess in Texas with way too many shows to see at the same time and high-profile surprises.

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Report: Prince to Perform at SXSW

Report: Prince to Perform at SXSW

It looks like the biggest news to come out of Austin this year will be Prince’s first performance at SXSW.

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Photos: ‘Spark’ Burning Man Film Premiere at SXSW

Photos: ‘Spark’ Burning Man Film Premiere at SXSW

The South By Southwest madness is under way in Austin, and this year Burning Man is along for the ride with the premiere of Spark: A Burning Man Story at the SXSW film festival.

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Q&A: Mario Armando Ruiz of Teenage Sweater

Q&A: Mario Armando Ruiz of Teenage Sweater

With eccentric philosophies and vivacious live shows with dreamy synth pop melodies, Teenage Sweater are becoming a staple in San Francisco’s music scene.

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Q&A: Anton Patzner of Judgement Day

Q&A: Anton Patzner of Judgement Day

Judgement day has been wreaking beautiful havoc on the music scene since 2002, creating a hybrid of classical and metal music dubbed as “string metal.”

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A-Trak Weighs in on the DJ 'Button-Pusher' Debate

A-Trak Weighs in on the DJ 'Button-Pusher' Debate

Recent chatter about the skills required to perform as a DJ is heating up with two of the biggest names in the business—deadmau5 and A-Trak—weighing in on the top with recent posts online.

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Six New Artists to Watch From SXSW

Six New Artists to Watch From SXSW

From the amazing BBQ to the rocking parties at Hype Hotel and Fader Fort, and performances by everyone from Skrillex to Bruce Springstein, SXSW in Austin was a pretty honky-tonk good time. While there were just too many good shows to name, here are six…

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