Klaxons, Bombay Bicycle Club, Chapel Club for SXSW 2011

Acts will play the Texas festival between March 16-20

Ken Livingstone announces plans for London version of SXSW festival

'London Music Festival' to 'unite the whole of the city', says former mayor

Tallinn Music Week – Estonia’s Answer To SXSW

A couple of weeks ago I found myself in Estonia for their annual new music showcase festival. It's held at numerous venues in the...

The 10 Biggest Buzzes At SXSW

There's no festival quite like South By Southwest. For four days a year, anyone with even the slightest feigned work-ties to Planet Pop descends...

SXSW 2010 – Day 4 – Cerebral Ballzy, Bear In Heaven, Goodbye Drumming

For some reason it went from sweltering shorts'n'shirts weather to like minus 3,000 on the last day. It was quite bizarre being able to...

L.A. Woman Hangs with the XX, Drums, VV Brown at SXSW

I've recently returned from the Texan band/beer/BBQ binge known as South By Southwest, with an earful of tinnitus, liver-ful of Shiner Bock, and a...

SXSW 2010 – Day 3 – MNDR, Active Child, Neon Gold

Solo 'knobs and vox' power-pop sets aren't always so generous on the 'power' side of things. But Brooklyn-dwelling Cali ex-pat MNDR, aka Amanda (geddit?)...

SXSW 2010 – Day 2 – Diamond Rings, Sleigh Bells, Tanlines, Magic Kids And More Salem

SXSW used to be way more about stumbling from shack to shack, soaking up what was on. But with the menacing mechanics of hype...

Stars honour Big Star’s late singer at SXSW

Members of REM, The Lemonheads pay tribute to Alex Chilton

Muse and Hole play intimate sets at SXSW

The latest from this year's festival in Austin, Texas