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SXSW 2013: Day Five In Photos

  • 18-year-old rapper and Odd Future member Earl Sweatshirt makes his festival debut at the Fader Fort. He performed a new, raw Pharrell Williams-produced track called "Burgundy."
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    18-year-old rapper and Odd Future member Earl Sweatshirt makes his festival debut at the Fader Fort. He performed a new, raw Pharrell Williams-produced track called "Burgundy."
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  • Steven Ellison — known to most as cosmic beat-maker Flying Lotus, here posing as Captain Murphy — spins for Earl Sweatshirt at the Fader Fort.
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    Steven Ellison — known to most as cosmic beat-maker Flying Lotus, here posing as Captain Murphy — spins for Earl Sweatshirt at the Fader Fort.
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  • L.A. slow-jammers Inc. gets the Fader Fort in the mood.
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    L.A. slow-jammers Inc. gets the Fader Fort in the mood.
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  • Hands up!
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  • Bun B popped up a couple times over SXSW, but at the Fader Fort pays tribute to his late friend and former UGK member, Pimp C.
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    Bun B popped up a couple times over SXSW, but at the Fader Fort pays tribute to his late friend and former UGK member, Pimp C.
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  • Not quite punk, but full of fervor, Merchandise' pounds frenetic and noisy pop songs at Beerland.
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    Not quite punk, but full of fervor, Merchandise' pounds frenetic and noisy pop songs at Beerland.
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  • Austin's Ringo Deathstarr brings the fuzz-rock at the Red Bull Sound Select Party.
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    Austin's Ringo Deathstarr brings the fuzz-rock at the Red Bull Sound Select Party.
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  • With a name taken from a Smiths song and a record on Joan Jett's label, the members of Girl in a Coma are pure rock 'n' roll pedigree, playing here at the Red Bull Sound Select Party.
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    With a name taken from a Smiths song and a record on Joan Jett's label, the members of Girl in a Coma are pure rock 'n' roll pedigree, playing here at the Red Bull Sound Select Party.
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  • The Sword worships at the feet of Black Sabbath and the almighty riff at the Red Bull Sound Select Party.
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    The Sword worships at the feet of Black Sabbath and the almighty riff at the Red Bull Sound Select Party.
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  • The Smashing Pumpkins' Billy Corgan celebrates his 46th birthday in rock style to close out the SXSW festival at the Red Bull Sound Select Party with a catalog-spanning set.
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    The Smashing Pumpkins' Billy Corgan celebrates his 46th birthday in rock style to close out the SXSW festival at the Red Bull Sound Select Party with a catalog-spanning set.
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It's the last day of SXSW and now it's time to go on that smoothie detox to cleanse five days worth of BBQ, beer and breakfast tacos. With what energy we had left, we caught rapper Earl Sweatshirt's impressive festival debut (with Flying Lotus making beats and spitting verses as Captain Murphy, no less), rocked hard to Girl in a Coma and celebrated Smashing Pumpkins frontman Billy Corgan's 46th birthday. See a gallery of Adam Kissick's photos here and follow us on Flickr for much, much more.

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