South By SouthWest gears up for Day Two

Stay tuned for Cold War Kids, Bloc Party and The Gossip reports

Day one of South By SouthWest‘s shenanigans may be over, but there’s plenty more where that came from as NME.COM brings you all the action from day two in Austin.

Following stunning sets from Lily Allen, We Are Scientists, The Rapture, Mumm-Ra and Pete Townshend, Texas‘ four-day bash will see the likes of Cold War Kids, Get Cape. Wear Cape. Fly and Bloc Party hitting the stages today (March 14).

Meanwhile there’s a midnight show from The Gossip and a performance in the early hours from The Horrors.

Our US newsdesk is in town to bring you up-to-the-minute coverage from all of this year’s most important gigs, along with the best interviews and rumours rocking SXSW, while there will be full picture galleries online as the shows happen.

Meanwhile we have not one but two blogs coming straight from SXSW.

NME.COM/artists/toomuchinformation will bring you a behind-the-scenes look at this year’s event, along with exclusive interviews.

The Radar Blog is on the scene, keeping track of all the top new talent to be found at this year’s SXSW.

For full coverage check back to NME.COM/newmusic throughout the day.