TJ Duke (L) and Jayson Gerycz with the band Cloud Nothings © Manuel Nauta

SPIN Media’s SXSW Party (Review)

Austin, Texas – March 14, 2014: On a sun-screen essential Friday morning, SPIN Media threw their annual SXSW, RSVP only party at Stubb’s BBQ.  A mob of hungover aging-hipsters, disheveled hoopster (hipsters in 90’s NBA jersey without an undershirt on...

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Charli XCX (L) and Iggy Azalea © Manuel Nauta

2014 mtvU Woodie Awards Invades SXSW (Review)

March 13, 2014 – Austin, Texas: Buzz bands, brisket, corn-syrup soda, and airborne condoms, welcome to the 2014 mtvU Woodie Awards.  Occupying an otherwise empty lot off of Cesar Chavez and Red River, the Woodies went from a non-televised mid-day...

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The Cult at Waterloo Records, SXSW 2012

Austin, Texas – March 16, 2012: To my great amazement, the British post punk rock band The Cult, did a parking lot show at Waterloo Records during South by Southwest (SXSW) this year. Each year, Waterloo Records, the best independent...

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