Click Track: SXSW

Posted at 11:45 AM ET, 03/21/2011

MP3s meet reality at South by Southwest

Washington Post pop music critic Chris Richards reviews SXSW 2011.

By Chris Richards  |  11:45 AM ET, 03/21/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  In today's Post | Tags:  SXSW, Odd Future, James Blake, Toro y Moi, Nite Jewel, Dirty Beaches, Kanye West, The Strokes

Posted at 02:43 PM ET, 03/10/2011

Taking sides: Who needs to impress at SXSW?

Which acts need to deliver standout performances at the annual music conference?

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Categories:  Taking sides | Tags:  SXSW, James Blake, The Strokes, Lil B

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 05:15 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 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 09:00 AM ET, 12/30/2009

Morning click: Ke$ha scores a No. 1, Competition for SXSW?

Ke$ha's "TiK ToK knocks "Empire State of Mind" from the top of the charts. - Pop newcomer Ke$ha is making waves as her first single, "TiK ToK," has rocketed to the top of the Billboard Hot 100. It ends the...

By David Malitz  |  09:00 AM ET, 12/30/2009 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Morning click | Tags:  Ke$ha, SXSW