Otto-Tune music blogger Seth Sommerfield breaks down the annual Austin, Texas, music event's best sets, breakout bands and acts coming soon to CNY.
If one word could describe SXSW it would be “exhausting,” but in a very, very awesome way.
For of four days, Austin, TX becomes the epicenter for the music world. Live music pours out of every nook and cranny from noon to the late hours of the morning. SXSW is an audio barrage that pummels even the most intense listeners into a tired mess so full of bliss that all one could want is to hibernate and dream of even more music.
While SU is on Spring Break, the music world is convening down in Austin, Texas, for the South By Southwest Music Festival. The NewsHouse is there to cover it, starting with a recap of the fest's first day.
Under the cover of clouds, SXSW began in Austin on Wednesday.Music could be heard blaring from almost every bar, restaurant or corner (buskers!), as press, industry types and music fans cluttered Austin’s downtown.Here’s a quick overview of some of the highs and lows of Day 1: