Refused, Warpaint, The Vaselines, and others
Los Angeles State Historic Park
September 1, 2012
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Better than: Any cookout ever.
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Every season, a handful of bands dominate Pitchfork's news posts, features and attention. The blog is frequently viewed as the "tastemaker" of the independent music microcosm -- and with tantalizing headlines and by-the-minute updates via Twitter, we feel a strange amount of pressure to love Pitchf ... More >>
Paying homeless people $70 a day to serve as human wifi hotspots is a bizarre way to make a buck, but it's indicative of the hustler's spirit at South By Southwest this year.
Folks are grinding hard and employing increasingly-gimmicky measures to make money.
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Leslie KalohiToro Y Moi
WHAT: Toro Y Moi, Braids, Cloud Nothings
WHERE: The Troubadour
Last night the fans waiting to get in the Troubadour didn't seem to feel the cold or the wet. Well prepared in hoodies and woolen hats they poured into the venue and excited to catch Toro y ... More >>