This year, our sister papers the Dallas Observer and Houston Press teamed up to document the SXSW madness for your amusement and/or edification. Here are the 12 best shows and moments they saw.
Michael Becker/FOXC'mon, dude, you probably never even had detention. Gwen Stefani was on this week's American Idol because somebody paid somebody so she could hawk the clothing line that she apparently still has. But this wasn't Ska Week or New Wave Week or Neptunes Week, as awesome as eve ... More >>
Psychobilly invades Gowanus
Tonight, the second viewing of Blood Into Wine, the documentary on Tool frontman James Maynard Keenan's brass-knuckled corkscrew domination of the Arizona winemaking frontier, aptly commences at the City Winery. Meanwhile, cowboy punk Reverend Horton Heat delivers his second sermon of "epically s ... More >>
Tonight, Dan Deacon, the life-affirming ("Who wants to live forever!?") king of spazzcore, plays the Cake Shop alongside Ponytail's Dustin Wong, a comparably minimalistic acoustic doodler. Over at Party Expo, the ubiquitous Das Racist celebrate Street Boners' hipster fashion joke book, while Briti ... More >>
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