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)
Friday at SXSW proved that the festival was still focused on the weekend. Maybe I just got the hang of how to handle Austin or maybe Friday was actually just better than the rest of the week, I'm not really sure. The day started off terribly when the bus driver made me throw away one of the best coffees I've ever had—from Austin's acclaimed Bennu Coffee—and then abruptly ended his route halfway through. [read more]
All Tomorrow's Parties festival is one of my favourite events, but there were a few things that worried me about this one. Would Jeff Mangum be able to pull together a bill and a performance that would reflect his brief but stunning legacy from his Neutral Milk Hotel? Also, after this event was postponed from last December amid rumours of financial difficulties, would the festival itself deliver the same experience as previous years? [read more]