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Mar 23, 2010

Staff photographer and Under the Radar‘s Co-Publisher/Co-Founder, Wendy Lynch Redfern, was down in Austin, Texas for SXSW 2010. Check out a gallery of her photos from the fourth day of the music portion of SXSW 2010. The gallery includes photos of Casiokids, The Middle East, Wave Machines, and Tanlines. More

Mar 22, 2010

In my experience, Saturday night, the last night of SXSW music, is usually the weakest night. Most bands and attendees are fully burnt out by the time the fourth night rolls around and some industry folk even leave Austin on Saturday morning or afternoon, so the Saturday night line-up simply isn’t as strong. Whereas on previous nights there were as many as five bands playing at the same time that I wanted to see, on Saturday night there were rarely more than two truly appealing bands playing at once and during certain hours there was only one. The beauty of this is that you don’t have to agonize over which artists to see. Despite our tiredness and severely sore feet after four days of standing and trekking around Austin, three of the four artists we did see Saturday night got us up and dancing. More

SXSW 2010 Announce First Wave of Bands

Frightened Rabbit, The Brunettes, Fanfarlo, Robyn Hitchcock, and Others Announced

Nov 25, 2009

SXSW has announced the first group bands that will be playing the annual conference. Among a sea of up-and-comers, notable acts Frightened Rabbit, The Brunettes, Fanfarlo, Robyn Hitchcock, and Under the Radar “Pleased to Meet You” band Wave Machines are slated to play the conference. More




Reviews

Mar 22, 2010

In my experience, Saturday night, the last night of SXSW music, is usually the weakest night. Most bands and attendees are fully burnt out by the time the fourth night rolls around and some industry folk even leave Austin on Saturday morning or afternoon, so the Saturday night line-up simply isn’t as strong. Whereas on previous nights there were as many as five bands playing at the same time that I wanted to see, on Saturday night there were rarely more than two truly appealing bands playing at once and during certain hours there was only one. The beauty of this is that you don’t have to agonize over which artists to see. Despite our tiredness and severely sore feet after four days of standing and trekking around Austin, three of the four artists we did see Saturday night got us up and dancing. More