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SXSW Music: Childish Gambino

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March 17, 2014

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A crowd of 15,000 people gathered as SXSW came to a close for one of the most exciting performances of the week.With a setting that could mesmerize anyone from around the world, Childish Gambino enchanted the audience with his s...

SXSW Music: Kim Hyuna

Sam Jackson

March 17, 2014

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For me, there is always a moment when I see somebody famous in person and I think, “Wow, you really exist. Awesome.” For some reason, celebrity to my brain is almost like the lottery in George Orwell’s "1984": a complete...

SXSW Music: Real Estate

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March 16, 2014

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New Jersey chill beach rockers, Real Estate, performed songs from their new album “Atlas” over the weekend at the Spotify House.Real Estate is an indie rock band who make laid-back and mesmerizing songs. The group was an official ...

SXSW Music: Periphery

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March 16, 2014

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The inside of Rusty’s on Seventh Street has become a literal hotbox, almost like it is beckoning the arrival of an ungodly hot summer that is sure to hit Texas eventually, even though we keep getting respites. None of the people h...

SXSW Music: Jay Park

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March 15, 2014

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When Jay Park came onstage wearing a black hoodie, I knew trouble was near.It was midnight in the Elysium and all throughout the club, everyone was abuzz, even Lady Gaga. We all had come to watch this Seattle-born Korean star...

SXSW Music: Schoolboy Q

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March 15, 2014

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It is 1 a.m. and Schoolboy Q has a classic performer’s dilemma to solve. The crowd at Lustre Pearl has been waiting all night to see him, and some of them are getting pissed after a DJ bluffed for an hour so he could get here f...

SXSW Music: Zac Kellogg Band

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March 15, 2014

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For years, I have been attending the renowned South By Southwest Music Festival, along with thousands of other music fans. This year, however, was different because I attended the festival as an artist.This was the first year that m...

SXSW Music: SoMo

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March 15, 2014

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If you are not familiar with SoMo already, get familiar and hop on his ride to the top of the charts.Fans of the Republic Records artist and Texas native packed the house for SoMo’s SXSW showcase at 512 Bar. Performing his o...

St. Edward’s student to play several showcases at SXSW

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March 1, 2014

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Austin is overflowing with talented musicians and artists looking to create the next best single. We see plenty of alternative indie rock bands composed with beards and basses. What Austin is lacking is a rap and hip-hop scene. S...

Former singer and guitarist for Deftones releases new project

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February 21, 2014

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“Something's changed in your face I notice/A different sparkle in those crazy eyes.”That line makes a lot of sense, since it has been a roller coaster couple of years for singer and guitarist Chino Moreno and his long stan...

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