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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Music

SXSW Before Sunset: A Recap of the 2017 Day Parties

By Troy Vita Music Journalist If you’ve tried to go to SXSW events without a badge, you know how hard it is to get in. You wait in the general public line while more and more badge-holders walk right in, and you’re worried about whether the venue will fill up, and you finally get to […]

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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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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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Music

SXSW 2017: Music Festival Tips

By Cain Hernandez Music Journalist We are finally upon the 31st annual SXSW music festival. Every year, thousands of people are drawn to the streets of downtown Austin for a week of great food, alcohol, and live music. While some people might enjoy the interactive/film portion of the festival, this article will mainly cover music. […]

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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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Web Content

SXSW, Are You Here Yet?

By Edgardo Hernandez, Jr. Blog Content Contributor As February passes and March approaches, we notice that days grow longer and college grows harder. The only thing that is keeping us going is Spring Break, which comes attached to March. To some, Spring Break is a well-needed week of vacation at the beach that includes the […]

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Enjoy Your Spring Break

By Allison L. Johnson Blog Content Contributor If this semester flies by as fast as last semester did, Spring Break will be here in five minutes. There’s so much you could do for an entire week! You could go about Spring Break in two ways. Staying close to home or traveling. South by Southwest (SXSW), […]

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Music

SXSW 2017: Bands You Should Check Out

By Cain Hernandez Music Journalist In the coming days of SXSW 2017, I thought it would be fitting to showcase some of the great, slightly understated, acts that I’m looking forward to. If you don’t plan on attending this year’s SXSW festival, then hopefully you’ll discover some great new music on this list. Also, most […]

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Music, Reviews

The Zolas: Swooner Review

By Connor Schwanke Music Reviewer Artist: The Zolas Album: Swooner Label: Light Organ Records Release Date: March 4, 2016 Website: thezolasmusic.com While heading south from their base at Vancouver to their two shows at SXSW, The Zolas have begun cultivating their rebranding. The band’s sprouting began as Zachary Gray and Tom Dobrzanski broke away from their old […]

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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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