SXSW

NPR icon SXSW 2013: Day Four In Photos

by NPR Staff
From Solange's pink suit and Batillus' crushing doom metal to the gloomy pop of Diamond Rings, here's what we saw on Friday at SXSW. Oh, did we mention that Usher got on stage with The Afghan Whigs for a cover of "Climax"?

NPR icon Yeah Yeah Yeahs, Live In Concert: SXSW 2013

by Stephen Thompson
Adam Kissick
Karen O, Nick Zinner and Brian Chase's performance at NPR Music's SXSW showcase was the band's only appearance at this year's festival. The New York trio performed their new single "Sacrilege" for the first time in front of an audience and dazzled the packed Stubb's crowd with a bunch of beloved hits from yesteryear. Watch highlights from the show here.

NPR icon From Austin, Con Amor: Our Favorites From SXSW

by Jasmine Garsd
From heavyweights like Cafe Tacvba and Bajofondo to a vast array of newcomers, Austin's annual blowout has a strong Latin vibe. With help from Michael Crockett of Austin's KUT, Alt.Latino explores some of the best of the fest-within-a-fest.

NPR icon SXSW 2013: Day Three In Photos

by NPR Staff
From the blissful electro-pop of Glasgow's CHVRCHES to Bajofondo's cinematic set to LL Cool J performing under a 62-foot stage designed like a vending machine, here's what we also saw at SXSW on Thursday.

NPR icon SXSW 2013: Day Three Highlights

Jordan Naylor
Sometimes SXSW is about tough decisions, like missing potential favorites while waiting — or walking — to see a band you know you love. But on the third day in Austin, there were as many happy accidents as missed opportunities.

NPR icon SXSW 2013: Day Two In Photos

by NPR Staff
Before our eyes were glued to rapper Le1f's amazing dance moves and Nick Cave's surprising flow at our official SXSW showcase at Stubb's, we roamed Austin for new sounds.

NPR icon SXSW 2013: Day Two Highlights

by NPR Staff
The best performances from the second day of the festival in Austin — which included NPR Music's showcase at Stubb's — were by musicians who knew how to take control of a crowd.