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Social Observations From the Fader Fort at SXSW

Mark R. Collins | Posted 05.21.2012 | Entertainment
Mark R. Collins

Free booze matters because then even people who don't enjoy live music congregate at Fader Fort every year. Inevitably the drunks will be drawn to the stage and exposed to some band or artist they never would have heard on the radio.

An Extremely Serious Recorder-Playing Competition

The Huffington Post | Mallika Rao | Posted 03.19.2012 | Home

UPDATE: Listen to one of Mexico's SXSWiest bands play the recorder for us, in a video posted below. Remember the days of full-fledged childhood, wh...

Django Django At SXSW 2012

Posted 03.19.2012 | Home

Edinburgh band -- or psychedelic quartet, as Wikipedia would have it -- Django Django played the (free) Fader Fort at SXSW about two hours ago. While ...

Live & Dangerous: SXSW 2012

Jeff Pollack | Posted 05.08.2012 | Arts
Jeff Pollack

It seems like every year the SXSW film, digital, and music conference in Austin, TX gets bigger and bigger. 2012 is possibly the biggest year yet, esp...

SXSW 2011 Music Day Shows: How One Intrepid Reporter Attempts to Make Sense of an Entire Sprawling Festival

Phil West | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Phil West

SXSW Music is two festivals: one for the high caste of badge holders and another, more chaotic one in which the lines of privilege blur and thousands upon thousands come together.