SXSW 2015

Watch Cloud Nothings ‘Fall In’ at Dr. Martens’ SXSW 2015 Showcase

It's natural to love a musician for his or her art, but it's equally nice — if not better — to find out that they're a decent person,…
Margaret Farrell / April 8, 2015

SPIN, Screaming Females, Kate Boy, and More Curate Playlists To Cure Your Post-SXSW Blues

In partnership with MixRadio, SPIN and a handful of artists who played or attended our parties at this year's South by Southwest conference have each…
SPIN Staff / April 1, 2015

The AXE White Label Collective Interview

John Legend opens up about his experience breaking out as an artist as he offers up advice to the AXE White Label Collective talent. Watch…
SPIN Staff / March 28, 2015

Journey to SXSW: The AXE White Label Collective Hits Austin Part II

The "Journey to SXSW" story continues with part two focusing on the AXE White Label Collective artists getting ready for their big day. See John…
SPIN Staff / March 27, 2015

SXSW 2015: Watch 21 Artists Ask Other Artists Questions in Our Perpetual Interview

SPIN interviewed 30 artists at South By Southwest this year, but we did something a little different. We started out with a set of five questions,…
Brandon Fuller / March 26, 2015

SXSW Lone Stars: Mitski Stole the Show

Of all the performances we witnessed last week at Austin's annual South By Southwest festival, one show stealer was particularly arresting: Mitski. The famously dressed-down…
Rachel Brodsky / March 25, 2015

SXSW 2015: YG, John Legend, and More Play AXE White Label Collective Day Party

On Saturday morning, fans flocked to the AXE White Label Collective's SXSW day party — powered by SPIN — to witness an awe-inspiring line up including James Davis, ASTR, Lolawolf, YG, and…
SPIN Staff / March 24, 2015

SXSW 2015: Run the Jewels, Courtney Barnett, and More Take the Stubb’s Stage

On Friday morning, crowds flocked to Austin's famous Stubb's for the annual SPIN day party at South By Southwest. Featuring massive talent such as Run…
SPIN Staff / March 23, 2015

SXSW 2015 Royal Roast: HOLYCHILD, Best Coast, Tove Lo, and More Celebrate With SPIN

To celebrate the end of a bombastic showcase, SPIN invited an impressive roster of guests to our annual Royal Roast, a taco and tequila filled…
SPIN Staff / March 23, 2015

SXSW 2015: The 21 Best Things We Saw in Austin

Now that Austin's South By Southwest is wrapped up and (nearly) out of our systems, we should take a moment to reflect on the massive…
SPIN Staff / March 23, 2015

SXSW 2015: The Five Best Things We Saw on Day Five

Well, we made it. Five days in (and lots of muddy shoes later), South By Southwest 2015 has finally drawn to a close. On its fifth…
SPIN Staff / March 22, 2015

SPIN’s SXSW Showcase at Stubb’s: An Artist-By-Artist Recap

Those South by Southwesters who braved the elements at Stubb's yesterday were treated to gigs by nine of our favorite artists working right now, ranging…
SPIN Staff / March 21, 2015

The Royal Roast: Celebrating SPIN’s Annual SXSW Party With Best Coast, Holychild, and More

Last night, a crowd of musicians descended upon 508 Tequila Bar in Austin for the Royal Roast, an annual event that celebrates the close of SPIN's…
SPIN Staff / March 21, 2015

SXSW 2015: The Six Best Things We Saw on Day Two

Though yesterday marked the official start of South by Southwest's music conference, Wednesday brought the festivities into full bloom, as longtime favorites (Ghostface Killah, TV…
SPIN Staff / March 19, 2015

SXSW Lone Stars: Tkay Maidza Breaks Down Her Breakout Mixtape, ‘Switch Tape’

Australia rapper Tkay Maidza's Switch Tape hit the ground speeding when it was released on the teenager's SoundCloud last October. A bumper-car ride through hip-hop,…
Andrew Unterberger / March 18, 2015
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