The annual MusicFestNW in downtown Portland has transformed over the years from a multi-venue festival reminiscent of South by Southwest into a weekend affair in the park with 20 bands. The setting at Tom McCall Waterfront Park makes the festival easy to attend and enjoy, but this year there were many drawbacks. Show More Summary
Rupert Grint’s new movie, Moonwalkers, is set to release in Japan on November 14. (The film made it’s USA debut at the South by Southwest Film Festival, and was shown at the Bucheon International Fantastic Film Festival in South Korea.) Just in time for Rupert Grint’s birthday, Japan released a new trailer of the film. The trailer...read more!
Sean Lennon was astounded when he saw psychedelic punks Fat White Family for the first time at a South by Southwest party last year. "They're one of the best live bands I've ever seen," he says. "We became really good friends." Lennon has since helped the band co-produce their upcoming second album, and now...
While the screening of "Trainwreck" that debuted at the South by Southwest Film Festival in Austin, Texas, back in March was designated a "work-in-progress screening," it was so fully formed, so hilarious, so brilliant and explosiveShow More Summary
The state of live music in the city of Austin, Texas is currently at a tipping point. Austin, the self-proclaimed "Live Music Capitol of the World", is known not only for its large-scale annual festivals like South By Southwest or Austin City Limits, but for its status as a robust hub of live music for touring and local bands alike. Show More Summary
New York rocker brings one new cut and one old one to South by Southwest.
The second of our special sessions from South by Southwest.
Gigi Hadid heads into a medical building after getting dropped off by boyfriend Cody Simpson on Thursday afternoon (April 16) in Beverly Hills, Calif. Late last month, Cody, 18, performed at the South by Southwest Festival in Austin, Texas last month and we finally have his performances from Jam In The Van, which is the [...]
Back in 2013 we learned that Cast Away and Back to the Future director Robert Zemeckis was going to be at the helm of Marwencol, an adaptation of the documentary of the same name which played South by Southwest and won the Best Documentary award. Show More Summary
The first of our in-studio performances from South by Southwest.
Department of Public Safety officer Billy Spears got more then he bargained for when he posed for a picture with rap superstar Snoop Dogg, at the South by Southwest Music Festival in Austin, Texas a few weeks ago. Snoop was at the music...Show More Summary
A Texas state trooper who agreed to a photo with rapper Snoop Dogg at Austin's South by Southwest music festival has been reprimanded, his bosses confirm. The crazy part? It was Snoop who asked for, and posted, the picture: Unlike 2Show More Summary
South by Southwest (SXSW) is the best week of the year for film fanatics. Period. It's in a wonderful place (Austin, Texas), sweetened by a lovely atmosphere that mixes the highbrow appreciation of erudite film nerds with the go-for-broke excitement of genre enthusiasts. Show More Summary
Last March, Swedish pop songwriter Tove Lo came to South by Southwest to perform her first U.S. shows. By the end of the year, she had released her debut album, Queen of the Clouds, and scored a Top Five hit with the conflicted, self-destructive "Habits." Tove returned this year as one of the festival's bigger names —...
After Judd Apatow's latest comedy Trainwreck played South by Southwest earlier this month, the reviews frequently said that this might be the filmmaker's best work yet. Thankfully, in addition to Amy Schumer making a big screen splash...Show More Summary
The South by Southwest music festival in Austin, Texas, is filled with excess: thousands of shows, thousands of music fans, an uncountable number of plates of BBQ. If something at SXSW is worth doing, it's worth overdoing — a premise breakout star Courtney Barnett lived out by doing eight sets before...
The 2015 South by Southwest Festival took some early lumps for seemingly giving in to a studio takeover of the film portion of their festival. It was a bit of a trumped-up charge aimed at some heavyweight sneak previews courtesy of Judd...Show More Summary
The Outfit, TX / Photo by King David, courtesy of The Outfit, TX As much as South by Southwest offers a chance to quickly digest a year’s worth of musical trends, it’s also a showcase for far more. Thousands of the coolest people inShow More Summary
For the 29th year, thousands of artists, industry types, music bloggers, drunk kids, and corporations who would love to profit from all of them descended on Austin for the annual South By Southwest festival. And for at least the 10th year, give or take two we can’t really remember, The A.V. Show More Summary
Illustration by Alex Cook Hi Noisey, you might remember me from a few years back. Does #SxBlindGuy ring a bell? No? Just close your eyes and imagine you’re an unknown, penniless, blind guy wandering the streets of South by Southwest—that...Show More Summary