ATP Return to Tokyo For ”I’LL BE YOUR MIRROR JAPAN 2012″
A review of Waiting for Godot at the Mark Taper Forum
This inaugural theater coverage serves to be my most bizarre entry because the editor in chief initially took me into Evil Monito as a theatre specialist; bizarre in the sense that this happens to be my first theatre coverage piece seeing as how I’ve kept myself occupied in the past with previous music events. →
GZA will be performing with Grammy-winning 8 piece Latin super band Grupo Fantasma on Saturday March 17th at the Haven Club. GZA will be headlining Babygrande Records’ showcase.
GZA’s next album, Dark Matter, (Babygrande), due in 2012, will discuss the universe and science fiction. It is informed by his longtime fascination with astronomy and quantum physics. In his own words, “I’ve been interested in many branches of science for years. RZA and I constantly exchange books and ideas. I recently met with quantum physicists who deepened my interest in the cosmos and gave me further inspiration for this next album. →
A Terrorbird Night of Awesome Music!
Red 7 & The ND – Austin, TX
3/14 & 3/17/12
The Terrorbird Itinerary is slated for MARCH 14 at the RED 7 venue (on RED RIVER & 7TH.) The rousing showcase will take place on two stages from 12p to 6pm! This democratic affair is open to the public, so that means you don’t need no stinkin’ SXSW and better yet, it’s FREE! There’s also free drinks provided for the early birds and the first 100 get their own Terrorbird gift bags! →
The Official NXNE Showcase Comes to SXSW
Club Deville – Austin, TX
NXNE is heading south to Austin, Texas for SXSW to host the annual Official NXNE Showcase. The show will be at Club Deville (900 Red River Street) on Saturday, March 17. This year’s showcasing artists include:
UNCLE BAD TOUCH (1am)
Montreal’s Uncle Bad Touch fuses feel-good retro pop and dirty metal. This lo-fi psych band features Priestess’s Mikey Heppner and his better half Kathryn McCaughey. →
Warp Records + SXSW: Including Flying Lotus and My Best Fiend!
Empire Auto & Club606
3/10, 3/15 thru 3/17/12
On the last night of SXSW, Warp artists will be performing at two adjoining venues (Empire Auto and Club606) collectively known as the BandPage HQ. Featured artists include the exclusive premiere of TNGHT, a new project from Hudson Mohawke and Lunice. Kwes will perform for the first time in the US, on the heels of his Pitchfork ‘Rising’ feature, and Brooklyn quintet My Best Fiend will make their SXSW debut as well. →
Stones Throw Takes Austin by Storm!
Elysium – Austin, TX
Our favorite local label, Stones Throw is throwing their very own showcase at the bustling SXSW Festival. MCs, DJs and live performance, Stones Throw style with: Peanut Butter Wolf, The Stepkids, Jonwayne, Homeboy, Sandman, Strong Arm Steady, MED, Vex Ruffin, Jonti and their latest: Myron & E.
Featuring Dan Deacon, Dirty Beaches, Caveman, PAPA and More
Cheer Up Charlie’s – Austin, TX
3/15 thru 3/16/12
Solid Gold hits Austin with 2 days of shows at Cheer Up Charlie’s featuring Dan Deacon, Dirty Beaches, Caveman, PAPA, Princeton, Guards, Superhumanoids and many many more. This year, we return with the Death and Taxes East End with the Nudie Jeans Pop Up Shop. →
SUPERPARTY w/ CYP2, Mad Decent + Fool’s Gold
Emo’s East & Beauty Bar – Austin, TX
3/15 thru 3/16/12
A 37-minute exclusive Boys Noize Live Mix (HERE) is offered up today, in view of Check Yo Ponytail’s return to Austin’s SXSW where CYP founder Franki Chan teams his IHEARTCOMIX record label up with Berlin’s hot electronic label BoysNoize Records.
NINJA TUNE MUSIC SHOWCASE
Barbarella – Austin, TX
Ninja Tune, our favorite London-based indie record label, home to The Cinematic Orchestra, Roots Manuva and Coldcut, is bringing their electronic flavor to the thriving SXSW festival this month! →