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SXSW 2013 - 14 Stunning Big Pictures

By Lucy Jones

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Posted on 21 Mar 13

 
 

SXSW is over for another year. A salmagundi of artists played the festival, from bands so early on in their careers they don't even have a website, to massive acts such as Nick Cave And The Bad Seeds, Iggy And The Stooges and Prince. Austin, Texas is the location for make or break for many bands and it's buzzier than a sugar factory full of Japanese Giant Hornets. NME photographers shot the whole week and you can see 50 images here. These, though, are so marvellous we wanted to blow them up for you. Enjoy.


Photo: Jenn Five/NME

Yeah Yeah Yeahs play material from their new album. Photo: Jenn Five/NME






Photo: Jenn Five/NME

Hunters play The Gypsy on Friday. Photo: Jenn Five/NME






Photo: Dan Dennison/NME

Harry from Peace looking like a certified indie god while exploring Austin on Friday. Photo: Dan Dennison/NME






Photo: Dan Dennison/NME

Swim Deep play at British Music Embassy at venue Latitude 30 on Saturday. Photo: Dan Dennison/NME






Photo: Jenn Five/NME

Fidlar showing us how it's done. Photo: Jenn Five/NME






Photo: Jenn Five/NME

Wildcat! Wildcat! generated justified buzz. Photo: Jenn Five/NME






Photo: Jenn Five/NME

Mykki Blanco plays a to a mixed crowd of spring breakers and industry friends at Republic Live. Photo: Jenn Five/NME






Photo: Jenn Five/NME

Chilli from Palma Violets surfs the crowd during their set at Club De Ville. Photo: Jenn Five/NME






Photo: Pooneh Ghana/NME

Wardell, the children of Steven Speilberg, embrace the busy streets of Austin. Photo: Pooneh Ghana/NME






Photo: Pooneh Ghana/NME

Iggy And The Stooges return with a bang. Photo: Pooneh Ghana/NME






Photo: Pooneh Ghana/NME

Photo: Jenn Five/NME

Bleached after their set at Converse / Thrasher outside Scoots Inn. Photo: Jenn Five/NME






Photo: Jenn Five/NME

FIDLAR cool down at the Hype Hotel roof top pool on Saturday. Photo: Jenn Five/NME





Photo: Jenn Five/NME

This lad climbed a lamppost to get a better view of Merchandise before pulling down his pants and slapping his bum. Photo: Jenn Five/NME











Read more of our coverage of the festival and pick up the magazine on March 30 for a full round-up
The Best Bands NME Saw at SXSW 2013

Prince At SXSW 2013? 2 Many Funk Jams, Not Enough Prince

SXSW - Music Films You Need To See This Year
50 electrifying photos of SXSW 2013

10 bands you can't miss at SXSW 2013

12 Cool Things That Happened On Day Three
12 Top Moments Of Music And Insanity

 
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