Category Archives: SXSW2012

SXSW Recap #7: Princeton

We went to this venue for its free beers and the Nudie Jeans pop-up store and ran into Jesse Kivel from Kisses. Turns out he was just about to go on stage with his band Princeton, along with his brother … Continue reading

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SXSW Recap #6: Miracles Of Modern Science

New York group Miracles of Modern Science was a big surprise. Caught them Sunday night at Stubb’s waiting for a table in the restaurant. Maybe it was the spur of the moment but their setup of mandolin, violin and cello arranged around … Continue reading

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SXSW Recap #5: Hands

SXSW companion Lucy dragged me to this apparently gay bar (/bear bar?!) with her friends Hands playing a set.. good thing she did > it was a wonderful concert, really energic. Hands – Warm Night Home | handssounds.com

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SXSW Recap #4: Beat Connection

I was really pumped to finally see Beat Connection (>Poule d’Or 4) and caught them twice, at LoveJoys and Red7. The production duo Jordan and Reed added singer Tom and drummer Jarred to live line-up a while ago, and I … Continue reading

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SXSW Recap #3: Blondfire

Blondfire are Bruce (of Freedom Fry fame > grab on Poule d’Or 9) and his sister Erica. They played at The Parish at 2.30pm and it would be a vast exaggeration to say the place was packed at this early … Continue reading

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SXSW Recap #2: Breton

Breton was one the bands I was looking forward to most to see in Austin and I had the chance to catch two of their shows, one at Latitude and the other at Red 7. Both shows were actually amazing. … Continue reading

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SXSW Recap #1: Anoraak

The entire team of Poule d’Or spent the last week in Austin at South by Southwest as part of a bigger adventure that you can follow here. It was my first time at SXSW and surprisingly I caught pretty much … Continue reading

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