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rondo
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Going to SXSW this year....

who do I need to make sure I see?


yurintroubl
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re: Going to SXSW this year....
Links on the ones I really like.

Crystal Method


Delta Rae examples: Fire (live), Bottom of the River (LIVE)

Eric Burdon if feeling nostalgic (not sure how he sounds these days)

Ghost Beach if you're in a modern pop mood

Shiny Toy Guns (Carah Faye is back with the band!) You Are the One (live), Photograph (live in BR)

Skyler Gray (up and comer) - Coming Home (live), She wrote this one for Rihanna and actually does it better (she's the chick in the background in the dark singing starting at 3:55)

St Lucia
electro-pop September (Live)

Los Lonely Boys


Lucy Love (just curious how this freakshow does live)

Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds if yer feeling dark

Paloma Faith
- GREAT voice and Artsy-weird New York, Never Tear Us Apart (INXS Cover) - Chick is HUGE overseas

Probably tons more but I don't listen to much Indie music.


ETA:

The more I think about it - The more I'd say put Shiny Toy Guns and Delta Rae at the top of your "must" list IMO.

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rondo
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re: Going to SXSW this year....
I saw Nick Cave at Lollapalooza in 97


yurintroubl
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re: Going to SXSW this year....
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I saw Nick Cave at Lollapalooza in 97


I went on a Honey Island Swamp tour with him and the chicks from L7. Talk about a weird day.


yurintroubl
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re: Going to SXSW this year....
Here's the non-Rihanna version of Love the Way You Lie.

I think record execs didn't want to push a non-black artist on the Grammys so they hid her in the background.

Here's a Live medly... Seriously underrated artist right now.

ETA:

Bruno Mars & Skylar Grey - It will Rain - Live Frankfurt 2011

Plus she looks like she'd be fun at a party.
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HeadyBrosevelt
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re: Going to SXSW this year....
Hope you like hipsterz


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L Boogie
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re: Going to SXSW this year....
These guys:

Dirty River Boys- Road Song

Dirty River Boys- In These Times

Dirty River Boys- Dried Up

Dirty River Boys- Raise Some Hell

Dirty River Boys- So Long Elaine

Dirty River Boys- Science of Flight

One of the best live shows you'll find. They all sing and all play multiple instruments, and the crowd gets really into it, singing and dancing. SO much energy. They're great. And they're my friends <3
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Celery
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re: Going to SXSW this year....
Prepare for a week of no sleep


rondo
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re: Going to SXSW this year....
I'm old. I will sleep


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Baloo
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re: Going to SXSW this year....
I don't know the full lineup, but I'm probably going and will check out the Thermals (who I love), Metz, and Pissed Jeans. The, whoever passes my fances. Maybe kick it old school and see Less Than Jake.


L Boogie
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re: Going to SXSW this year....
Wheeler Brothers


SUB
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re: Going to SXSW this year....
Clutch
Eagles of Death Metal
Queens of the Stone Age (if they actually play)
Alt-J
Thurston Moore
Alien Ant Farm (for nostalgia's sake)
Third Eye Blind
Black Pistol Fire
Cold War Kids
Dawes
The Eastern Sea
Frightened Rabbit
Local Natives
Midlake
Polyphonic Spree
Quiet Company
Ra Ra Riot
The Sheepdogs
Surfer Blood
Vampire Weekend
Boats
Bee Vs Moth

This is going to be a great festival.


Baloo
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re: Going to SXSW this year....
Wow. I need to go over the list of bands more carefully. Had no idea Frightened Rabbit was playing. And I love Surfer Blood, but have never seen 'em. Lot of good bands there.


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re: Going to SXSW this year....
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Less Than Jake
the rest of my life is one of my favorite music videos of all time


Nolaphried
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re: Going to SXSW this year....
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Less Than Jake



Looks like they are playing The Varsity on March 13th.


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rondo
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re: Going to SXSW this year....
Cool


NachoReb
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re: Going to SXSW this year....
Airbourne Toxic Event
Blondfire
Capital Cities
CHVRCHES
Cold War Kids
Dan Croll
The Crystal Method
Dawes
Robert DeLong
Futurebirds
The Heavy
The Joy Formidable
Reptar
The Revivalists
Surfer Blood
Third Eye Blind
Butch Walker
Wavves
The Whigs
Alt-J
Atlas Genius
Churchill
Gold Fields
Chappo
Local Natives
Mona
Eagles of Death Metal
Davy Knowles
The Limousines
Papa
Royal Teeth
The Sheepdogs
Vampire Weekend


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The Seaward
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re: Going to SXSW this year....
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And I love Surfer Blood


new single, weird shapes, released today.


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MrCoachKlein
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re: Going to SXSW this year....
Do you have any idea if The Damn Quails are going to be there?


L Boogie
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re: Going to SXSW this year....
Haven't heard anything about them being there.

American Aquarium is playing 2 days, though...that's another show the OP should catch.


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