Unofficial SXSW News and Rumors

#SXSWTips: Free Parties To Watch (Part 1) 500 200 RSVPster

#SXSWTips: Free Parties To Watch (Part 1)

Every year, SXSW is full of surprises. Secret shows, unexpected parties, Bill Murray bartending at Shangri-La — these things happen. But one thing you can always fall back on is the reliable parties and showcases that come back year after year. If you’re a SXSW vet this may be old news to you, but if you’re…

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#SXMusic We Love: Flying Turns 400 266 RSVPster

#SXMusic We Love: Flying Turns

We’re pretty excited this morning due to the love from The Guardian in their SXSW guide. Keeping with the high energy, our friends Flying Turns made an exclusive mix for us to share – it’s a perfect soundtrack for RSVPing (but y’all don’t have to worry about that!) or getting through your work day. Flying…

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#SXSWRumors: Rumor Roundup and Lineup Additions 2 650 500 RSVPster

#SXSWRumors: Rumor Roundup and Lineup Additions 2

It is now officially 34 days until the start of music week at SXSW. People are asking off work, buying their survival gear, and building up their alcohol tolerance for the absurd amount of free drinks they’ll be consuming. As we get closer to the week we’re all looking forward to, the SXSW lineup continues to grow…

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#SXMusic We Love: On An On 500 341 RSVPster

#SXMusic We Love: On An On

Goes good with: Beach House, Yeasayer, Paper Route The indie rock/dreampop trio On An On consists of three former members of the indie pop group Scattered Trees. The group is no stranger to SXSW. In fact, the three decided to form their act while waiting in line for Miike Snow at SXSW last year. Since then,…

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#SXSWRumors: Rumor Roundup and Lineup Additions 564 561 RSVPster

#SXSWRumors: Rumor Roundup and Lineup Additions

It’s Februrary, which means SXSW is right around the corner. Over the last few weeks, SXSW has been quietly adding artists to their official lineup. Notable additions include Action Bronson, The Polyphonic Spree, Shiny Toy Guns, Andrew WK, Diane Birch, Far East Movement, Diiv, Gregory Alan Isakov, The Pharcyde, Teddy Geiger, Riff Raff, Paul Oakenfold, Wolfgang Gartner,…

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#SXSWtips: Party Throwing 1280 540 RSVPster

#SXSWtips: Party Throwing

We’ve been getting more and more emails regarding planning/throwing unofficial parties for SXSW’13. We thought we’d share some tips that have helped in the past. It’s a little late in the game to still be planning, but if you’re trying to throw a DIY party, get a few extra sponsors on board, or need ideas…

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#SXMusic We Love: Flagship 682 757 RSVPster

#SXMusic We Love: Flagship

Goes good with: The National, Interpol, The Helio Sequence Hailing from Charlotte, North Carolina, Flagship is the combination of two earlier acts: Campbell the Band and solo singer Drake Margolnick. The band spent 2012 recording and releasing their debut EP blackbush and touring with The Wombats. This year, they’ll be performing on tour with Wolf Gang and A Silent…

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#SXSWTips: Surviving Showcases and Parties 620 413 RSVPster

#SXSWTips: Surviving Showcases and Parties

RSVPster note: We’ve asked some SXSW vets to give their tips on what to expect for SXSW’13. First round of #SXSWtips comes from @CameronatSXSW — we’ve been following him on Twitter and he’s way on it with the music side — he keeps up with all the SXSW news, bands added to the line-up, rumors, and party info.…

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#SXSWRumors: Filter Teaser & More 500 643 RSVPster

#SXSWRumors: Filter Teaser & More

It’s still too early to test the accuracy of SX rumors, but we thought we’d share some parties we’re looking forward to for SX’13. First, looks like Filter is taking over Rainey Street to bring 97 bands for three days of non-stop day and night parties. Last year, they threw their ‘Culture Collide’  parties at Bar…

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#SXMusic We Love: Desert Noises 640 400 RSVPster

#SXMusic We Love: Desert Noises

Interview snippets taken from the Daily Nebraskan: Daily Nebraskan: Your last.fm description said your lyrics have a “romantic penchant for adventure.” Any truth to that? [Desert Noises]: Yeah, definitely. A lot of our songs can be about relationships, and a lot of times they can be about the adventures we’re having. It’s been awhile since…

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