Austin SXSW 2011

Ten artists bustin’ grooves at SXSW 2011

written by: Pop's 'stache on March 22, 2011

By Gali Firstenberg This year was my first trip to SXSW and my first time in Austin, TX. Eliminate the vibrance of Austin proper and SXSW would still stand on its own. That’s a big statement. Between the rotating acts at every bar, restaurant, hotel, and sidewalk corner; the street vendors offering food, art, and […]

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Watch this No Age Fashion Film

written by: Matt Flint on March 21, 2011

Filmmaker Greg Luna directed this short film for Opening Ceremony clothing line. It’s like, have you ever been all set to go out and realized you weren’t wearing shoes? Did you then have to run around Palm Springs sporting swank threads only to find a pair of rad shoes in the middle of the desert? That’s […]

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Pop ‘stache at SXSW Music Festival 2011

written by: Andy Keil on March 18, 2011

Pop ‘stache is down in Austin, TX tearing shit up for the 25th annual SXSW Music Festival. You may have heard that we’re taking a completely unofficial approach to the festival documenting the underground ethos and ‘true’ nature of the festival. SATURDAY NIGHT We’ve got a private party barge headed out on Ladybird Lake at […]

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Radiohead + MF Doom Collab Coming?

written by: Matt Flint on March 17, 2011

Hey, everybody! Fire up the rumor mill! MF Doom said something! In a recent interview with 3D Magazine, MF Doom said this about an upcoming collaboration between himself and Thom Yorke. “I am doing some stuff with Thom Yorke. We’re working on some duets, some duet songs and shit. Just like preliminary shit but we’ll […]

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Greetings From Austin - Chicago Bands at SXSW
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Justice Returns, This Time “All In”

written by: Taylor Cowan on March 16, 2011

Nearly four excruciating years after Cross, Xavier de Rosnay and Gaspard Augé are back and yes, they still have their holy grail of a snare sample.

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R.I.P. Nate Dogg

written by: Matt Flint on March 16, 2011

Last night leading into this morning, it was reported that Nate Dogg (AKA Nathaniel D. Hale) died yesterday at the age of 41. Nate was the deep, smooth voice carrying the hooks of so many G Funk era hip hop jams. He also released several solo records, like 2001′s Music and Me. If it weren’t […]

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Solange, Chris Taylor and Twin Shadow released a Charity Song

written by: Matt Flint on March 15, 2011

It is nice seeing all-star charity songs that are neither overly cheesy nor filled with boring has-beens gathered around microphones exchanging vocal gymnastics. Because why should charitable deeds not have strong artistic merit? As a benefit for Coca-Cola’s RAIN, Replenish Africa Initiative, Solange Knowles, Grizzly Bear’s Chris Taylor and Twin Shadow got together and recorded […]

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New Animal Collective Songs and Shoes

written by: Matt Flint on March 14, 2011

What’s not to love? You’ve got cool shoes, charity, trippy visuals and new Animal Collective tunes. Answer: nothing’s not to love. Last fall Animal Collective teamed up with Keep Sneakers to release four uniquely-styled shoes (one for each Collective member), the profits of which will go to benefit Socorro Island Conservation Fund, a charity to help […]

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Pitchfork Tickets on Sale Now!

written by: Matt Flint on March 4, 2011

Keeping a firm grip on being the coolest summer festival, Pitchfork released the preliminary lineup for its Pitchfork Music Festival. And it looks AMAZING! The fest will take place July 15-17 at Chicago’s Union Park. That is three days of brews, tunes, and good-time living. Check out this lineup: Friday, July 15: – Animal Collective – James […]

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Lil’ Wayne’s “6 Foot 7 Foot” video

written by: Matt Flint on March 3, 2011

Lil’ Wayne is out of confinement and apparently ready to start being the best again. This video for “6 Foot 7 Foot,” directed by Hype Williams is filled with awesome images and more importantly amazing rhymes. Both Wayne and Cory Gunz are extremely impressive in their delivery. I guess this video is based on Inception, but […]

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