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Watch Houndmouth Perform at SXSW for ‘CBS This Morning: Saturday’

Houndmouth
YouTube / 'CBS This Morning'

With each week that passes, CBS' Saturday morning program,CBS This Morning, becomes more and more important in our music lives.

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At SXSW, Mew Discuss Their Lengthy Break and What’s to Come With ‘+-’

Mew
Paul Heartfield

Danish art-rock giants Mew stomped through our stadiums in the mid-aughts, expanding our minds and sonic palettes with a swirl of prog bigness and alt edge.

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Hype Hotel Created Unforgettable SXSW Experiences

SXSW
YouTube

Throughout SXSW, there were so many shows and parties that it was impossible to see everything.

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Avid Dancer’s Jacob Summers on the Marines, Drumming + Christian Rock

Avid Dancer
Cara Robbins

As Avid Dancer, Jacob Summers makes harmonious, folksy psych-pop that isn't afraid of the occasional keyboard or looped groove.

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SXSW Is a Great Launching Pad, but Is it Unnecessary After Liftoff?

Bear Mountain
Last Gang Records

Two years ago, up-and-coming indie pop band Bear Mountain had just released their debut EP XO, a kaleidoscopic blend of electro-pop, African rhythms and disco-style vocals that flew too far below the radar. The Canadian group had just started playing shows in the U.S. and when I interviewed them in March 2013, frontman Ian Bevis was thrilled about the opportunity to perform at SXSW fo

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Nate Mendel, From Foo Fighters to Lieutenant: ‘This Is What I Wanted to Say’

Lieutenant
Andrew Stuart

For 20 years, Nate Mendel's bass has been the tugboat to Foo Fighters' alt-rock supertanker -- an integral, driving force, but it's not the captain's seat.

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Confessions of a SXSW First-Timer

SXSW
Michael Loccisano, Getty Images

The first-ever installment of South by Southwest, a "music and media conference," was held on March 13-15, 1987, just a few days after my first birthday.

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Watch Waxahatchee’s Katie Crutchfield Shop for Vinyl in Austin

Waxahatchee
NPR

Visiting one of Austin’s many record stores is practically a prerequisite for attending SXSW, and artists aren't an exception to the rule.

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Watch Courtney Barnett Tear Through a Set at SXSW

Courtney Barnett
Robin Marchant, Getty Images

In case you missed one of Courtney Barnett's eight SXSW performances, we have you covered.

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Music Makes the World Smaller (And Your World Bigger)

Reg Lancaster / Hulton Archive, Getty Images
Reg Lancaster / Hulton Archive, Getty Images

Music expands boundaries more than any other forum.

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