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/NME[caption]Drenge's Eoin and Rory Loveless get, er, acquainted with a pig. Jenn Five/NME[/caption]

Photo: Jenn Five/NME[caption]Singer-songwriter Chlöe Howl wins the hallowed 'Best T-Shirt At SXSW' competition. Jenn Five/NME[/caption]

Photo: Jenn Five/NME[caption]The Districts take advantage of Austin's nifty public transport. Jenn Five/NME[/caption]

Photo: Jenn Five/NME[caption]Lady Gaga mingles with her fans. Jenn Five/NME[/caption]

Photo: Jenn Five/NME[caption]Perfect Pussy's Meredith Graves: the ultimate punk badass . Jenn Five/NME[/caption]

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

Photo: Pooneh Ghana/NME[caption]Destruction Unit onstage. They'll be teaming up with Merchandise for a Record Store Day release this year. Pooneh Ghana/NME[/caption]

Photo: Angelina Castillo/NME[caption]Tourbus larks with Nashville troupe Diarrhea Planet . Angelina Castillo/NME[/caption]

Photo: Pooneh Ghana/NME[caption]The ever well turned-out Fat White Family, chilling out backstage at SXSW.[/caption]

Photo: Wilson Lee/NME[caption]Who can leap highest? US garage-folkie Juan Wauters goes first. Not bad... Wilson Lee/NME[/caption]

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

Photo: Wilson Lee/NME[caption]Tyler, The Creator onstage: he was arrested at this year's festival for allegedly inciting a riot. Wilson Lee/NME[/caption]

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