In the past month, we’ve had some absolutely terrific photography from our team of NME snappers. So here, for your pleasure, are the finest shots of bands including Drenge, Chlöe Howl, Perfect Pussy, Fat White Family and Tyler, The Creator from this year’s SXSW festival in Austin, Texas.

Photo: Jenn Five/NMEDrenge’s Eoin and Rory Loveless get, er, acquainted with a pig. Jenn Five/NME

Photo: Jenn Five/NMESinger-songwriter Chlöe Howl wins the hallowed ‘Best T-Shirt At SXSW’ competition. Jenn Five/NME

Photo: Jenn Five/NMEThe Districts take advantage of Austin’s nifty public transport. Jenn Five/NME

Photo: Jenn Five/NMELady Gaga mingles with her fans. Jenn Five/NME

Photo: Jenn Five/NMEPerfect Pussy’s Meredith Graves: the ultimate punk badass . Jenn Five/NME

Photo: Pooneh Ghana/NMECoach Whips get up close and personal with the crowd during their SXSW set. Pooneh Ghana/NME

Photo: Pooneh Ghana/NMEDestruction Unit onstage. They’ll be teaming up with Merchandise for a Record Store Day release this year. Pooneh Ghana/NME

Photo: Angelina Castillo/NMETourbus larks with Nashville troupe Diarrhea Planet . Angelina Castillo/NME

Photo: Pooneh Ghana/NMEThe ever well turned-out Fat White Family, chilling out backstage at SXSW.

Photo: Wilson Lee/NMEWho can leap highest? US garage-folkie Juan Wauters goes first. Not bad… Wilson Lee/NME

Photo: Wilson Lee/NMEBut alas! He is trumped by neo-punks and Michael Jordan-impersonators The Garden. Wilson Lee/NME

Photo: Wilson Lee/NMETyler, The Creator onstage: he was arrested at this year’s festival for allegedly inciting a riot. Wilson Lee/NME