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3 hrs ago | Mirror.co.uk

Austin is an enticing Texan mix of cowboy boots and progressive attitudes

Willie Nelson lives on a nearby ranch, Sandra Bullock owns a couple of restaurants, and Matthew McConaughey came to Austin as a student and never left There's a world-class music scene, and not just at the SXSW festival - or South By, as locals call it.

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Related Topix: Texas, Celebrities, Matthew McConaughey, Life, Food, Bar-B-Q, Austin City Limits, Entertainment, Television, Travel

Fri Apr 18, 2014

Stereophile

Record Store Day 2014

A month ago, flying to South By Southwest 2014, the numbers on paper were grim. According to the March 15, 2014 issue of Billboard the overall unit sales of music were down 12.2 percent year-to-date.

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Related Topix: Explosion

Slackerwood

Movies This Week: April 18-24, 2014

Austin Film Society is serving up one more screening of Beyond The Hills this evening at the Marchesa as part of their New Romanian Cinema series.

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Related Topix: Arts, Cinema, Shiner, TX, Groucho Marx, Austin, TX

KCEN

SXSW Crash Suspect Faces 4 New Charges, 26 In Total

The suspect in the downtown Austin crash at South by Southwest that killed four people faces four new charges, according to the Travis County Jail.

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Related Topix: Austin, TX, Travis County, TX

KVUE.com

What's happening this weekend

So much to do, so little time. Austin is a place where something is always happening.

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Related Topix: Austin, TX, Theater, Arts

The Austin Chronicle

Kickstart Your Weekend: 'The Big Spoon'

Carlyn Hudson has been a big advocate for new and independent film making in Austin.

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Related Topix: Austin, TX, Sundance Film Festival, Computer Chess

Spin

The Orwells Crush 'The Righteous Ones' in This Live Video

Best New Artist alums the Orwells are no stranger to the spotlight. They rang in this year with a highly memorable Letterman performance that ended with frontman Mario Cuomo testing the integrity of one of the chairs next to the host.

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Thu Apr 17, 2014

World Magazine

Life [and death] at South by Southwest

Tragedy at fast-growing festival provokes public soul-searching and questions for other American mega-festivals.

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Related Topix: University of Minnesota, University of Nevada-Las Vegas

Austin American Statesman

Former Lions leader Matt Drenik returns to Austin

After leaving Austin for Portland, Ore., in the wake of the demise of his heavy indie-rock band Lions in 2009, Matt Drenik began making music under the name Battleme.

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Related Topix: Austin, TX

Alternative Addiction

Crosses Announce May Tour

After delivering an incredible performance at weekend one of Coachella, Crosses - featuring Chino Moreno, Shaun Lopez and Chuck Doom - have announced a May tour.

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The Austin Chronicle

Kelis Can Cook

"I know that I don't look it, but I can cook / I'm really pretty simple, I like what I should," croons Kelis on "Floyd," imbedded in next Tuesday's new album Food .

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Related Topix: Kelis, R-N-B, Life, Food, Bar-B-Q, Duck, Meat, Music, Entertainment

WNYC-AM New York

Merchandise Sprawls Out In The Sunlight

Merchandise got its start on the Tampa punk and hardcore scene, then got weirder as artier influences like krautrock took hold.

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Related Topix: The Neighbors, Hardcore

Austin American Statesman

Thursday music picks

Austin Hip Hop Cares benefit at Flamingo Cantina . With a roster that mixes up-and-coming talent with old faves, the ATX hip-hop scene pulls together to help victims of the SXSW 2014 crash.

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Related Topix: Killeen, TX

Wed Apr 16, 2014

Examiner.com

Archie Powell and the Exports at Subterranean May 2

Chicago based Archie Powell and the Exports are on a roll. They played SXSW last month and were named in NPR's Austin 100 .

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Stereogum

Percussions (Four Tet) - "Blatant Water Cannon" & "Ascii Bot"

After SXSW, Four Tet was on my flight from Austin to Charlotte. I saw him sitting up in first class, feet stretched out, drinking Naked juice and reading The Goldfinch , all casually baller.

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Tue Apr 15, 2014

The Austin Chronicle

StarGayzer Line-Up Released

As far as we're concerned, Austin can never have enough music or queer-friendly events.

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Related Topix: Austin, TX, Indie, Xiu Xiu

Mon Apr 14, 2014

AltWeeklies

My Dove Springs... And Ours

Sure, everybody knows about Slacker and SXSW and "Keep Austin Weird." But that's not the whole story, not by a long shot.

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The Austin Chronicle

The AggreGAYtor: April 14

CofE has a rebel in its ranks, everybody gets a flower and a KIND bar, and there's always room for J-Lo, as your AggreGAYtor contemplates Juche theory.

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Related Topix: Austin, TX, Travis County, TX

AllHipHop.com

Dark Energy: Giving Movers And Shakers Freedom To Stay Fully Charged

Last month, I attended - once again- the daunting SXSW festival. The worldwide event, which takes place in Austin, TX, is an incredibly rigorous affair that saps all of your strength.

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Sun Apr 13, 2014

Breitbart.com

Austin Civil Rights Panel Labels Common Core Criticism a 'Fraud'

The role of the federal government in education was the main focus when former George W. Bush Secretary of Education Margaret Spellings and California congressman George Miller sat down for a chat with moderator Bob Scheiffer, CBS-TV "Face the Nation" fixture on the closing day of the 50th Annual Civil Rights Summit, April 10. 36th U.S. President ... (more)

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Related Topix: George Bush, W., George Miller, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, California

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