Click Track: SXSW


Posted at 01:13 PM ET, 03/22/2010

SXSW: David Malitz's faves -- The Love Language, Drunkdriver, Frankie Rose, Carsick Cars, Total Abuse, Free Energy, Thurston Moore and J Mascis's hardcore supergroup

The Love Langauge were inescapable at SXSW, and that was a good thing. (All mediocre photos by David Malitz) By David Malitz Between last week's blog posts, Chris's Saturday article and his notebook roundup in today's paper, we've given you...

By David Malitz  |  01:13 PM ET, 03/22/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  SXSW | Tags:  Best Coast, Carsick Cars, Demolished Thoughts, Drunkdriver, Frankie Rose, Free Energy, J Mascis, Spider Bags, Surf City, The Love Language, Thurston Moore, Total Abuse

Posted at 12:25 PM ET, 03/22/2010

SXSW: Three things that ruled about the Hole reunion -- and three things that did not

Courtney Love revived Hole for a mixed set at SXSW. (Photo by Stacy Schwartz) By Chris Richards As we continue to nurse our post-SXSW music hangover, readers have been asking for our thoughts on Courtney Love's "reunited" Hole. (Those quotation...

By Chris Richards  |  12:25 PM ET, 03/22/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  SXSW | Tags:  Courtney Love, Hole

Posted at 11:44 AM ET, 03/22/2010

SXSW: Chris Richards's faves -- Choc Quib Town, Liturgy, Yelawolf, Cloud Nothings, Vivian Girls, Court Yard Hounds, Freddie Gibbs nTitus Andronicus, jj

Elin Kastlander of jj was a little nervous but sang beautifully nonetheless. (Josh Sisk) By Chris Richards AUSTIN -- It's one of spring's most exhilarating and exhausting rites: The South by Southwest music festival, a five-day continuum of concerts where...

By Chris Richards  |  11:44 AM ET, 03/22/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  SXSW | Tags:  Choc Quib Town, Cloud Nothings, Court Yard Hounds, Freddie Gibbs, Liturgy, SXSW, Titus Andronicus, Vivian Girls, Yelawolf, jj

Posted at 05:20 PM ET, 03/19/2010

SXSW: Superchunk wins again, Male Bonding wreaks havoc

Super cool Dum Dum Girls play the French Legation Museum at SXSW. (Photo by Josh Sisk/FTWP) By David Malitz The French Legation Museum's Other Music Lawn Party became an overflow scene thanks to the presence of British makeout music faves...

By Ally Schweitzer  |  05:20 PM ET, 03/19/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  SXSW

Posted at 11:32 AM ET, 03/19/2010

SXSW: Rapper Izza Kizza and the plight of the early afternoon performer

Izza Kizza, killing it at 2pm. (Photo by Chris Richards) By Chris Richards With each passing year, the daylight hours have become more exciting at SXSW. With a myriad of unofficial showcases popping up at art spaces, restaurants, book stores...

By Chris Richards  |  11:32 AM ET, 03/19/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  SXSW | Tags:  Izza Kizza

Posted at 05:15 PM ET, 03/18/2010

SXSW: Hunx & His Punx go wild; Real Estate plays nice

More highlights from Austin: Surf City at Homeslice Pizza. (Photo by David Malitz) By David Malitz It's mid-day Thursday and I've only seen one band on my "must" list and that was the inimitable Hunx & His Punx last night...

By Ally Schweitzer  |  05:15 PM ET, 03/18/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  SXSW | Tags:  Carsick Cars, Hunx and His Punx, Love Language, Real Estate, SXSW, Surf City

Posted at 03:35 PM ET, 03/18/2010

SXSW: Spoon plays it cool; Best Coast creates buzz

Best Coast played mind-sticking set of girl-group pop at Cheer Up Charlie's. (Crappy photo by David Malitz) By David Malitz The first day of SXSW is all about getting your senses. You've got to wake up early, get on multiple...

By Ally Schweitzer  |  03:35 PM ET, 03/18/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  SXSW | Tags:  Best Coast, SXSW, Spoon, The Muffs

Posted at 02:25 PM ET, 03/18/2010

SXSW: Remembering Alex Chilton

Alex Chilton, shown at South by Southwest in 2004, is remembered by dozens of bands playing the festival this week. (Photo: AP/Jack Plunkett) By Chris Richards Where were you when you heard Alex Chilton died? For throngs of music fans...

By Chris Richards  |  02:25 PM ET, 03/18/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  SXSW | Tags:  Alex Chilton, Spoon

Posted at 04:00 PM ET, 03/17/2010

Tweeting from SXSW

If for some reason you don't want to follow Click Track, Chris Richards and David Malitz on Twitter for the full report from Austin for SXSW, this post will aggregate what appears on the Click Track feed. #twitter_div h2 {...

By David Malitz  |  04:00 PM ET, 03/17/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  SXSW | Tags:  SXSW

Posted at 10:00 AM ET, 03/17/2010

SXSW: David Malitz's 10 must-see bands

Hunx and His Punx is far from a gimmick, playing instantly memorable garage-pop gems. (Courtesy of Hunx and His Punx) By David Malitz It's SXSW time. This is the week pretty much everybody you know who plays music, writes about...

By David Malitz  |  10:00 AM ET, 03/17/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  SXSW | Tags:  Carsick Cars, Drunkdriver, Frankie Rose, Home Blitz, Hunx and His Punx, Neon Blud, Spider Bags, The Mantles, Titus Andronicus