Music, SXSW Coverage

SXSW Space Twenty-Four Twenty Music Showcase

By Savannah Olson Music Journalist Another spring break, another South by Southwest to attend. This year, I decided to hit up Urban Outfitter’s DIY space, Space Twenty-Four Twenty, where they set up a stage and held free concerts for the masses at SXSW. The first day consisted of a slew of hip hop/pop artists, with rising […]

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A Sit Down With Charly Bliss at SXSW

By Joseph Bonney Music Journalist  On a Tuesday afternoon at SXSW, I approached the venue where New York pop rock band Charly Bliss was performing.  As I walked into the venue, I could hear Eva Hendricks singing the song “Love Me”. The rest of the band, Spencer Fox (guitarist), Dan Shure (bassist) and Sam Hendricks (drummer) were playing […]

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Mom Jeans at SXSW and Beyond

By Lindsey Petterson Music Journalist On Saturday March 18th, Zeta Psi at University of Texas hosted an unofficial SXSW event called Camp West Campus. Bands from all over Texas and the United States came to play sets including Wren (Denton, TX), Glaze (San Marcos, TX), Ratboys (Chicago, IL), and Mom Jeans (Berkeley, CA).The fraternity house […]

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Chatting With Brian Bell of The Relationship

By Haley Helenbrook Music Journalist Q: It appears that you guys are on the festival circuit. What are some of the highlights and lowlights of being on the festival circuit? A: Well, we’re on the SXSW festival circuit which is a kind of a different thing than what your typical festival is like.  It’s a […]

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What’s Your Take On The She Shreds Showcase?

By Ezlyh Gutierrez Music Journalist She Shreds Magazine came out this SXSW and graced the public with an amazing female-centric Showcase filled with not only music, but inspiration, empowerment, and a beautiful atmosphere. As we were out and about enjoying the cloudy skies, pretty outfits, and faint smells of BBQ, we decided to ask the […]

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Galleries, Media, SXSW Coverage

The Other Side of SXSW

By Renee Dominguez Staff Photographer I recently had an amazing opportunity to work for South by Southwest (SXSW) 2017 this past week. Over the course of that week, I saw a lot. Although I was fortunate enough to attend the film and interactive parts of SXSW, my heart was impatiently waiting for the music portion […]

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Concert Review: The Drums at SXSW 2017

By Brooke Vega Music Journalist The anticipation started a couple of months ago when I had seen a tweet that The Drums were coming into town for South By Southwest. I was really excited that they were coming to Austin since they haven’t been here in awhile. My obsession for them started a couple of […]

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Sports, SXSW Coverage

The Future of Sports and Cordcutting: SXSW Panel

By Kyle Spencer Sports Director As consumers, we live in a time of abundance. There are becoming more and more ways to indulge in the things we like, including the way we watch sports. This past year, the NFL streamed games through twitter. The NCAA tournament has an app that allows you to enjoy every […]

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A Closer Look Into the Brain of an Athlete: SXSW 2017

By Ashley Simpson Sports Reporter In the athletic world, the term “muscle memory” is beginning to take on a whole new meaning. The panel “Unlocking the Brain’s Full Potential in Athletics” at SXSW took a deeper look into the role of the brain in an athlete’s performance. The panel featured CEO and Cofounder of Halo […]

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South By South Death: A Metal Guide to SXSW 2017

By Layna D’Luna Music Journalist SXSW 2017 has descended upon the great city of Austin, Texas, and is coming for our music hearts and affordable parking spots. To help navigate the great music abyss, I have compiled a list of UNOFFICIAL metal shows. Some shows are free, some have a cover, but none require an […]

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SXSW Film Review: Goodnight Brooklyn

By Andrew Nogay SXSW Street Team Goodnight Brooklyn: The Story of Death by Audio was a documentary feature that played at this year’s South by Southwest Festival and there isn’t another movie that was more fitting for KTSW to cover. Goodnight Brooklyn is about a guitar pedal company, Death by Audio, and how the warehouse […]

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SXSW 2016: Chicano Batman Interview

By Brittany Robinson and Nestor Vazquez SXSW Press and Street Team Eduardo Arenas – Bass Carlos Arevalo – Guitar Bardo Martinez – Lead Vocals, Guitar, Organ Gabriel Villa – Drums, Back Vocals Have you guys been to Austin before? Martinez: We have, this is our fourth time here. How do you like SXSW 2016 so far? […]

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SXSW 2016: Beach Slang Interview

By Brittany Robinson SXSW Press Team   Beach Slang is a Philadelphia punk rock quartet that shook up the rock scene last year with their debut album, The Things We Do To Find People Like Us. With acclaimed music outlets, like Noisey and The A. V. Club, naming it one the best albums of the […]

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Five Underrated Performances at SXSW 2016

By Janelle Abad SXSW Press Team When a festival encompasses an entire city, not even including the unofficial showcases, artists are prone to being left in the dust by other acts. Here are some of my favorite acts that I feel didn’t quite get the recognition they deserved at this year’s South by Southwest. 1. […]

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SXSW 2016: That’s a Wrap

By Travis Tyler SXSW Press Team It is not every day that you get to experience something as big and exciting as South by Southwest. I had my expectations on what I thought my experience would be. However, what I ended up experiencing completely blew me away. My SXSW partner, Allison Belcher, and I set […]

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Post SXSW Depression

By Brittany Robinson SXSW Press Team How do you move on after an event like South by Southwest? Is it because when SXSW ends, spring break does too? Or is it that after a week of music, films and panels with your favorite celebrities, you find it hard to transition back to how things were? […]

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Best of SXSW 2016: Electronica Acts

By Janelle Abad SXSW Press Team Made of Oak Made of Oak is made of one half of Sylvan Esso. In the latter half of 2015 Nick Sanborn focused his production towards releasing his debut EP, Penumbra. The project is comprised of five tracks with the sonically stimulating single, “Pinebender.” All tracks, however, showcase the same dynamicism […]

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