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Watch the First Trailer for Terrence Malick’s New SXSW-Inspired Movie Song to Song

"We thought we could just live from song to song, kiss to kiss," Rooney Mara murmurs in the voiceover for the new trailer for Song…
Winston Cook-Wilson / February 17, 2017

John Cena, Sammy Hagar, and Kesha Will Talk About How to Be Influencers at SXSW

Usually, the accepted deal with Austin's South by Southwest conference is: Go for the music and food (that is, if you aren't already going for the…
Winston Cook-Wilson / February 7, 2017

Who Will Launch an Investigation Into Why James Comey is Speaking at SXSW?

South by Southwest announced today that embattled FBI director James Comey is scheduled to speak at a panel on "the tensions between privacy and national security."
Anna Gaca / January 26, 2017

SXSW 2017 Adds Nearly 500 Bands to Bill: Sad13, Merchandise, Pill, More

If you’re going to SXSW this year and you were hoping to have literally hundreds and hundreds of bands to choose from, we have good…
Taylor Berman / January 10, 2017

Watch CHVRCHES Perform ‘Clearest Blue’ at SPIN’s SXSW Party at Stubb’s

Last month, SPIN celebrated our 14th annual day party at Stubb's during Austin's South by Southwest music festival, featuring a lineup topped by Glaswegian synth-pop trio CHVRCHES…
SPIN Staff / April 11, 2016

Q&A: Twin Peaks on the Transformation of SXSW and Their Favorite Austin Haunts

The guys from Twin Peaks have a lot to say. When SPIN caught up with the band they were still coming down from a kinetic…
T.M. Brown / March 23, 2016

Q&A: Bloc Party on SXSW, Recording ‘Hymns,’ and What’s Next

If Bloc Party ever plan on slowing down it’ll probably be sometime next century. The British rockers were integral to the development of the verdant…
T.M Brown / March 23, 2016

SXSW 2016: SPIN Portraits of Chairlift, Waxahatchee, A$AP Ferg, Lizzo, and Many More

From March 16 through March 20, 2016, the Bud Light Factory at Brazos Hall hosted many of the hottest shows at the annual  South by Southwest…
SPIN Staff / March 23, 2016

SXSW 2016: Photos of Santigold, Bloc Party, Lizzo, and More from SPIN’s Bud Light Factory Party

SPIN closed out the final day of South by Southwest with a blow-out party at the Bud Light Factory, featuring energetic performances by Santigold, Bloc Party, Lissie,…
SPIN Staff / March 23, 2016

DJ Khaled Talks Public Enemy, Perfect Pussy, and Miami’s Best Strip Clubs With Nardwuar

Canadian national treasure Nardwuar the Human Serviette met Human Snapchette DJ Khaled for an interview in Austin, Texas, during SXSW last week. Nardwuar presented the Miami-based DJ with records by…
Anna Gaca / March 22, 2016

Q&A: Rae Sremmurd on SXSW, New ‘Trail Mix’ Tape, and Donald Trump

Alright, so maybe it’s no mistake that South by Southwest's yearly music session happens to coincide with most colleges’ spring break, but you have to hand…
T.M. Brown / March 22, 2016

SXSW 2016: Santigold, Bloc Party, and More Light Up SPIN’s Closing Day Party at Bud Light Factory

All good things must come to an end, even SXSW. But you’ll never be able to say the festival goes out like a lamb: Saturday’s…
T.M. Brown / March 21, 2016

SXSW 2016: CHVRCHES, D∆WN, Beach Slang, and More Join SPIN at Stubb’s

SPIN threw its annual South by Southwest party at Stubb's presented by Harley-Davidson and Bud Light last week, featuring performances by CHVRCHES, Deftones, Vince Staples, D∆WN, Baio,…
SPIN Staff / March 21, 2016

Q&A: D∆WN Talks SXSW 2016 and Her ‘Red Era’

The sun was beating down plenty on SPIN's Stubbs showcase at South by Southwest on Friday, but D∆WN (a.k.a. Dawn Richard) still brought her own…
T.M. Brown / March 21, 2016

SXSW 2016: SPIN’s Best Live Photos

Now that Austin's 30th annual South by Southwest festival is officially a wrap, it's time to wax nostalgic for all of the great performances SPIN saw last week.
SPIN Staff / March 21, 2016
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