Polaroids from SXSW 2013
Our photographer Ashley Stanford is out in Austin covering SXSW with her trusty Instax camera, hassling bands for portraits. We'll keep this updated over the week with new shots.
Ra Ra Riot
Tango in the Attic
Half Moon Run
Cole (Diiv) & Brad (Oberhofer)
Thursday was a tough day for everyone. We were sluggish in our hotel until the mid-afternoon, loathe to rejoin the crowded streets of downtown that now seemed steeped in tragedy. My whole plan for the day had been to stay at the Stereogum showcase which, given its proximity to Mohawk and where the accident occurred, had been cancelled. [read more]
I remember first attending Parklife at it's inception in 2010. There was a sense of wariness from the people filing out of the gates and into the vast plains of Platt Fields, one of Manchester's largest inner-city parks. Nobody knew what to expect. This was the biggest event the town had attempted to pull off for a long time, and I wondered whether the city famed for its musical heritage would be able to do our reputation proud [read more]