SXSW 2014: See & Hear the Highlights

March 16, 2014
It's hard to imagine another U.S. city that could host SXSW as completely as Austin does. Every bar, restaurant, parking lot, rooftop, hotel lobby, grocery store, record shop, coffee shop or abandoned building has...
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Mary Lambert at SXSW 2014

March 15, 2014
Mary Lambert (@marylambertsing) first gained everyone's attention as the sweet, yet commanding female voice in Macklemore & Ryan Lewis' "Same Love." Her EP, Welcome to the Age of My Body, features the key component...
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Ages and Ages at SXSW 2014

March 15, 2014
Ages and Ages (@AgesandAges) calls themselves "a collective of like-minded souls [who] believe in the power of music to change the world and elevate the spirit." Their uplifting music, with lyrics by bandleader Tim...
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WFUV at SXSW 2014: Temples

March 14, 2014
Temples has generated a whole lotta adulation in a short time. Formed in Northamptonshire, England in 2012 by singer-guitarist James Edward Bagshaw and bassist Thomas Edison Warmsley, they've mesmerized the press...
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WFUV at SXSW 2014: Jeremy Messersmith

March 14, 2014
In the fine tradition of Minneapolis singer-songwriters, Jeremy Messersmith (@jmessersmith) has created a collection of unlikely love songs that already feels like one of the year's best albums. Heart Murmurs is...
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WFUV at SXSW 2014: Phantogram

March 14, 2014
New York's Sarah Barthel and Josh Carter record their trippy street-pop tunes in a creaky old barn upstate, which gives their sound an airy, organic feel. As Phantogram, they've released two full-length albums and...
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WFUV at SXSW 2014: The Hold Steady

March 14, 2014
Brooklyn in the house! There isn't much that's more fun in this world than a Hold Steady show. The first note of their set at the Public Radio Rocks showcase worked like a dog whistle, bringing their sing-along...
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Rita's Report from SXSW 2014

March 14, 2014
It's all about music discovery here at SXSW, and we've seen it by the score so far. From the Irish teenage band The Strypes to music god St. Vincent, the quality and style is high in Austin. Another highlight for...
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