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Prince Brings Sxsw To A Memorable Close With Mammoth Show!

By Joe Wilde | 18th March 2013

Prince cause one heck of a 'Housequake' when he brought the Austin, Texas music and film festival South By Southwest to a memorable close on Saturday night, ensuring that the party kept going until the...

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Is Record Breaking 'Spring Breakers' A Cult Movie In The Making?

By Michael West | 18th March 2013

Though 'Oz: The Great and Powerful' dominated the box office for a second consecutive week - pulling In $42 million to take its takings to $282 million - it was another of James Franco's movies...

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Green Day At Sxsw – Good To Have You Back, Boys

By Jack de Aguilar | 17th March 2013

The return of Green Day was stunted by the very public breakdown of Billie Joe Armstrong, after the punk legend was admitted to rehab following his onstage rant at the iHeartRadio Music Festival last September.So...

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South By Southwest Sxsw Myspace Gig Kid Cudi

By Victoria Pavlova | 15th March 2013

Myspace is still a thing that exists apparently, as we were reminded during day three of SXSW. Kid Cudi, Hit-boy and Diplo all performed at the heavily hip hop themed showcase and in fact, turned...

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Machine Gun Kelly Wins Big At Mtvu Woodie Awards

By Michael West | 15th March 2013

The mtvU Woodie Awards have been announced, and, ahead of MTV's 30-minute special this Sunday (March, 17), Machine Gun Kelly was named Woodie of The Year in the multi-genre ceremony."As many dark times that we've...

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Sxsw: Brooding Nick Cave Mocks Texting Fans At Stubb's Bbq Show

By Michael West | 14th March 2013

Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds delivered a stonking SXSW set at Stubb's BBQ on Wednesday (March 13, 2013), with the enigmatic frontman stalking around the stage at the NPR Music showcase and announcing, "We're...

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Want To See Prince Perform With 21-Piece Band At Sxsw?

By Michael West | 14th March 2013

250 lucky competition winners will get the chance to see Prince perform with a 21-piece band at the SXSW closing party this week. The legendary singer has been confirmed as a performer for one of...

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Sxsw Movers And Shakers: The Biggest Names And Best New Acts At South By Southwest 2013

By Hayley Avron | 13th March 2013

As the annual South By Southwest festival heats up over there in Austin, Texas, we’ve cast a jealous eye over the line-up and picked out five of some of the bigger names that you really...

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Short Term 12 Takes Home Feature Length Jury Prizes At Sxsw

By Joe Wilde | 13th March 2013

Short Term 12, the teen-based drama by director Destin Cretton, was crowned top narrative feature length at the South By Southwest festival in Austin Tuesday night (March 12), taking home the the grand jury prize...

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Selena Gomez Brings 'Spring Breakers' Premiere To Sxsw

By Michael West | 12th March 2013

Harmony Korine's new movie 'Spring Breakers' premiered at the South By Southwest Festival in Austin, Texas, on Sunday (March 10, 2013) with its stars Selena Gomez, James Franco and Ashley Benson turning out for the...

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Depeche Mode To Follow Up Sxsw With Fall Us Tour

By Contributor | 11th March 2013

All the hail the ‘Mode! That’s right, Depeche Mode, the multi-million selling and, recently, credibility-gaining synth-rock group have announced a new tour of the US for the summer and autumn, with their much-hyped appearance at...

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Sarah Silverman And Michael Cera Launch 'Jash' Comedy At Sxsw

By Michael West | 11th March 2013

Comedienne Sarah Silverman and actor Michael Cera launched the new YouTube comedy network 'Jash' with sketch duo Tim Heidecker and Eric Wareheim and rap-comic Reggie Watts at the South By Southwest Festival in Austin, Texas,...

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Sarah Silverman, Michael Cera Launch Youtube Comedy ‘Jash’ At Sxsw

By Hayley Avron | 11th March 2013

Sarah Silverman, Michael Cera, SXSW, YouTube, Google… is this the hippest thing the comedy world has ever seen? If it isn’t, it’s got to be a close second, surely. The Hollywood Reporter have spoken to...

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Good Ol' Freda At Sxsw – Beatles Assistant Freda Kelly Gets Her Moment

By Jack de Aguilar | 10th March 2013

Of all the unsung heroes during The Beatles reign as pop kings, none of them are more unsung that Freda Kelly: assistant to the legendary Liverpool band for 9 years.Always graceful and loyal, Kelly never...

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Sxsw Interactive Starts This Weekend

By Victoria Pavlova | 9th March 2013

Break out the bikinis and beer bongs – SXSW has begun and with it, spring break is officially on.Ok, so the technology portion of the festival (SXSW interactive), which kicks off the festivities, might be...

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Stephen Moyer's Horror Flick 'Evidence' Gets Snapped Up At Sxsw

By Michael West | 8th March 2013

Stephen Moyer and Radha Mitchell's new horror thriller movie 'Evidence' has been snapped up by Image and will receive a theatrical release this summer. In something not unlike a scene from Entourage, a deal for...

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'Girls' Star Christopher Abbot Brings Drama 'Burma' To Sxsw, Austin, Texas

By Michael West | 7th March 2013

You may well recognise Christopher Abbott, the star of domestic drama 'Burma' which debuts at the South By Southwest Film Festival on Sunday (March 10, 2013). The 26-year-old is perhaps best known as Charlie, the...

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Depeche Mode To Make Rare Appearance At Sxsw In Austin, Texas

By Michael West | 6th March 2013

Dave Gahan and Depeche Mode will make a rare conference appearance at the SXSW festival in Austin, Texas, later this month. It will mark the veteran British rock group's very first visit to South By...

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Dave Grohl Takes His Sound City Players To Austin, Texas, For Sxsw

By Hayley Avron | 5th March 2013

Dave Grohl’s Sound City Players will be taking their classic rock vibes to this year’s SXSW festival in Austin, Texas. The assortment of rock’s superstars, including the Foo Fighters frontman himself, will be appearing at...

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Macklemore And Ryan Lewis To Headline Sxsw's Warner Sound Showcase

By Michael West | 4th March 2013

Chart-topping duo Macklemore and Ryan Lewis are heading to SXSW in Austin this month to perform at 'The Warner Sound Captured by Nikon' showcase. The three-day live residency, held between March 12-14 at The Belmont...

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Stevie Nicks Set To Talk 'In Your Dreams' At Sxsw 2013

By Michael West | 1st March 2013

In one of the more intriguing bookings for this year's SXSW festival in Austin, Texas, Stevie Nicks has been announced as taking part in a very special event at the Austin Convention Center on Thursday,...

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Green Day To Make Sxsw Debut After 25 Years In The Business

By Michael West | 1st March 2013

Punk rockers Green Day will make their debut at Austin festival SXSW on March 15, 2013, some twenty-five years after first forming in Vallejo, California. The group - who released three albums last year -...

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