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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

SXSW 2016: The Five Best Things We Saw on Day Five

A massive, city-wide festival like South By Southwest leaves a lot of room for surprises, whether it's a week of sweltering heat followed by a temperature…
SPIN Staff / March 20, 2016

SXSW 2016: The Five Best Things We Saw on Day Two

With one sun-scorched day under festival goers' belts, the 30th annual South by Southwest music conference continued louder than ever on its second day in Austin.
SPIN Staff / March 17, 2016

Listen to Deftones’ Hard-Driving New Single ‘Doomed User’

SPIN SXSW showcase headliners Deftones have shared a new song, "Doomed User," the second single from their upcoming album Gore, and it's a scorcher. According to…
Anna Gaca / March 16, 2016

SXSW Cofounder Louis Meyers Has Died, According to ‘Austin Statesman’

Louis Meyers, one of the cofounders of Austin's annual South by Southwest — which began today — has died, according to the Austin Statesman. One of…
Brennan Carley / March 11, 2016

SPIN’s SXSW Showcase at Bud Light Factory: Santigold, Bloc Party and More

Austin’s South by Southwest music festival is only days away (March 15 through March 20), and SPIN will be there in full force. In addition to the already announced…
SPIN Staff / March 10, 2016

Rae Sremmurd, John Legend, AlunaGeorge, and More to Play AXE Collective + Crew SXSW Event

AXE and SPIN will return to Austin, Texas this month to present the AXE Collective + Crew Powered by SPIN and bring five musicians’ stories to life…
SPIN Staff / March 7, 2016

SPIN’s 2016 Stubb’s SXSW Showcase: Vince Staples, D∆WN, White Lung, and More

Austin's South by Southwest music festival is rapidly approaching (March 15 through March 20), and SPIN will be throwing our 14th annual SPIN at Stubb's showcase, presented by Harley-Davidson…
Rachel Brodsky / March 2, 2016

Grammy-Winning Artist Barack Obama and Michelle Obama to Speak at SXSW

Two-time Grammy winner and President of the United States of America Barack Obama will be giving a keynote speech at South by Southwest this year…
James Grebey / March 2, 2016

SPIN’s 2016 Stubb’s SXSW Showcase Will Feature CHVRCHES and Deftones

With Austin's annual South By Southwest music festival rapidly approaching, SPIN is proud to announce the return of our 14th annual SPIN at Stubb's showcase, presented by Harley-Davidson…
Brennan Carley / February 25, 2016
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