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Britt Daniel of Spoon

Spoon Performs "Rainy Taxi" and "I Just Don't Understand" During Jimmy Kimmel's South by Southwest Residency [WATCH]

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'Jimmy Kimmel Live!' is broadcasting from South by Southwest all week, which means producers have scheduled some great acts to perform on the show during its residency. Spoon kept the good times going last night, March 17, performing "Rainy Taxi" and "I Just Don't Understand" from their new album 'They Want My Soul,' 'Spin' noted. It was a homecoming performance for the band from Austin.READ MORE

Kim Kardashian and someone cute.

The Best Thing at South by Southwest: Mophie and Real St. Bernard's Delivering Cell Phone Charge Rescues

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South by Southwest has established itself as one of the best places not only to showcase your band, but also new films, firms and technology. Keeping this in mind, Mophie—a developer of electronics charging products, including battery cases—has come up with the greatest thing for those lacking charge on their phones at the Austin, festival: St. Bernards with battery charging devices coming to your rescue.READ MORE

Jack Antonoff of Bleachers

SXSW Announces Third Round of Artists, Including Best Coast, Bleachers, Dej Loaf and More

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South By Southwest 2015 is now two months away, and today the legendary Austin festival has announced its third round of artists, which you can check out below. Some of the biggest names announced in this round include Best Coast, Bleachers, Yo Gotti, Palma Violets, Dej Loaf, Jeff the Brotherhood and Arcade Fire's Will Butler, among others. Previously announced artists include AWOLNATION, Swervedriver, Courtney Barnett, The Dodos, The Pop Group, Gang of Four, King Tuff, Twin Shadow, Surfer Blood, Jessie Ware and The Zombies. The interactive and film portions of SXSW begin March 13, while the music portion of the festival runs from March 17 to 22. You can purchase badges and get more information from the SXSW website. You can check out all the newly added artists to South By Southwest here:READ MORE

Epik High

SXSW 'K-Pop Night Out' Showcase Returns for Third Year

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Legendary Austin music festival South By Southwest will be hosting its third annual "K-Pop Night Out" showcase Thursday, March 19, at the Elysium Nightclub. Presented by the Korea Creative Content Agency, the showcase features performances by a selection of South Korean pop artists, with this year's bill including Hitchhiker, Epik High (pictured above), Crayon Pop, The Barbarettes, Asian Chairshot, EE and Eastern Sidekick. Though the term "K-pop" may suggest that all these artists fall under the same genre of music, "K-Pop Night Out" boasts quite a diverse selection. SXSW describes Epik High as the group responsible for "bringing hip-hop to the mainstream in Korea," while Eastern Sidekick is described as "an edgier Korean version of The Strokes." Other styles of music that are being represented at the showcase include girl group pop (Crayon Pop, The Barbarettes), alternative rock (Asian Chairshot) and bizarre dance music (EE, Hitchhiker).READ MORE

SXSW Crash Site

South by Southwest Car Crash Lawsuits Surface, Organizers, Traffic Design Company Named in Wrongful Death Suits

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Multiple lawsuits were filed recently against the organizers of South By Southwest for the unfortunate car accident that occurred in March and resulted in the deaths of four concertgoers. According to the Associated Press, Rashad Owens has been in jail since the incident occurred at the festival in Austin when the driver plowed through a barricade and drove into a crowd of people. Another two dozen people were injured.READ MORE

Jessie Ware

Jessie Ware Adds North American Dates To Her 'Tough Love' Tour [FULL SCHEDULE]

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asdBritish pop singer Jessie Ware has added some North American dates to her upcoming tour in support of her new album Tough Love. According to Consequence of Sound, the North American leg of the tour kicks off on March 31 in Washington, DC and finishes up on April 8 in Los Angeles, with dates in New York, Chicago, Berkeley, Montreal, and Toronto in between. These dates will come after a tour of Europe, which starts on Jan. 20 in Belfast, Northern Ireland and finishes up on Feb. 17 in St. Petersburg, Russia (though a trip to Russia in the dead of winter doesn't seem like too much fun).READ MORE

Twin Shadow

SXSW 2015 Announces Second Round Of Artists, Featuring The Zombies, Twin Shadow, And More

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Last month, South By Southwest announced its first round of artists, featuring Thee Oh Sees, Jessie Ware, Courtney Barnett, and more. Today, the legendary Austin, Texas festival has announced its second round of artists, which you can check out below. Some of the biggest names in this round include The Cribs, Gang of Four, Swervedriver, Twin Shadow, and '60s pop legends the Zombies.READ MORE

J. Cole

J. Cole Drops a New Verse on Remix of Jessie Ware's 'Kind of ... Sometimes ... Maybe' [LISTEN]

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English pop singer Jessie Ware has shared a remix of her Tough Love track "Kind of ... Sometimes ... Maybe" featuring a new verse from rapper J. Cole. According to "Pitchfork," the track premiered earlier today on BBC Radio 1, and came about after Ware and Cole met in Los Angeles while Ware was recording with producer BenZel.READ MORE

Jessie Ware

SXSW 2015 Line-Up Announced, Includes Jessie Ware, Thee Oh Sees, Courtney Barnett

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The music portion of this year's South By Southwest Festival in Austin, Texas, will take place March 17 to 22, and today the festival has announced its initial lineup. Some of the bigger names in the lineup include Jessie Ware, Thee Oh Sees, Courtney Barnett, The Pop Group, The Dodos, The Church and Bishop Nehru. You can check out the complete list over at the SXSW website. The interactive and film festival portions of SXSW 2015 begin March 13, a few days earlier than the music portion.READ MORE

South by Southwest

South by Southwest 2014 Brings $315.3 Million to Austin...Expect SXSW 2015 to Do The Same

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The final tourism numbers are in for the South by Southwest festival for 2014 and things are looking good for the city of Austin, TX. The SXSW organization released findings that Billboard reports to be in the range of $315.3 million brought to the city itself as a result of the event (that number doesn't include money spent on tickets bought by registrants).READ MORE

Tour Journal: Ian Holubiak and Oh Honey play and take in the SXSW sights

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Music Times contributor Ian Holubiak and his band Oh Honey are on the road, traveling to SXSW and across the country to spread the musical word. Ian will give us a look into the life of the touring act as part of the Tour Journal series. Stay tuned for more refelctions from the road. READ MORE

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