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Saying the Unsayable SXSW Lecture

Mar 19, 2009 Pulp

“Saying the Unsayable” was an “investigation into the role of lyrics in popular song.” Jarvis Cocker, dressed as dapper as ever in a jacket and tie, stood in front of the eager crowd crammed into the small convention room, and armed with a slide/video projector and a long pointer, as he presented a near-two-hour lecture on the importance of lyrics. And if anyone should know about the value of lyrics, it’s Cocker, arguably one of the greatest British lyricists of the last two decades. “Everything expressed is solely based on my subjective opinion,” Cocker said in his opening, “but I’m usually right.” More

Under the Radar SXSW Party 2009

Mar 05, 2009 Web Exclusive

Under the Radar magazine is excited to announce their fourth annual SXSW party. Presented by JanSport, this year’s event will take place on Friday, March 20th at Flamingo Cantina (515 E. 6th Street, Austin, TX 78701) and is free and open to the public. Badges are not required. More