While we can’t go this year, my wife Kim and I usually find all sorts of exciting music at SXSW each year.
The secret is, she’s the one who finds all the good stuff – I’m just lucky enough to tag along.
Several people have asked for her SXSW 2010 recommendations, so here
they are in a giant block of text:
(In no particular order and not complete because I’m too tired to
finish it. -Kim)
Japanther, Superchunk, Anathallo, Here We go Magic, The Sour Notes, The Walkmen, Ume, Those Darlins, The Builders and the Butchers, Yeasayer, Let’s Wrestle, She & Him, Wye Oak, Man or Astroman?, White Denim, Nebula, We Are Scientists, The Wooden Birds, Headlights, Atlas Sound, Broken Social Scene, Ra Ra Riot, Twin Tigers, Miami, Cymbals Eat Guitars, The Blow, Crystal Antlers, Bear In Heaven, Priscilla Ahn, Say Hi, Deer Tick, The Watson Twins, Peelander-Z, Active Child, Shearwater, Zion I, Best Coast, The Drums, Sleigh Bells, Pomegranates, Japan night at Elysium, WOXY day show at Mohawk on Wednesday and all the day shows at Home Slice.
Enjoy, and send some pictures!