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Sinkane performs at SXSW in Austin, Texas.

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March 21, 2013 – The dance-rock polyglot performs "Jeeper Creeper" for Filter magazine at Clive Bar during SXSW.

Telekinesis performs songs from its new album at SXSW in Austin, Texas.

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March 21, 2013 – Watch Michael Benjamin Lerner's band perform a new song, "Ghosts And Creatures," live at SXSW.

Savages singer Jehnny Beth at SXSW 2013.

Read Bob Boilen's 15 Essential Moments From SXSW 2013

March 19, 2013 – No matter how much music you see at SXSW, there are moments when a band just cuts through the noise.

Molotov performs at SXSW 2013.

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March 19, 2013 – For Mexico City's Molotov, politics and rock en EspaƱol combine in front of a crowd 10,000 strong.


Natalie Maines (center) at Central Presbyterian Church in Austin, Texas during the SXSW Music Festival. Maines's band included her father, Lloyd Maines (seated left) and Ben Harper (seated right).

Read Lessons From SXSW 2013: Take The Middle Road

March 19, 2013 – Big names and Next Big Things dominate SXSW, but acts between those poles interest Ann Powers more.

A crowd awaits Mother Falcon's first official show at The Parish, a local venue, on Tuesday, March 12.

Read Turning The Camera On The Crowd At SXSW

March 19, 2013 – There's been no shortage of media coverage for SXSW. But here's a slightly different perspective.

50 years after the band was founded, The Zombies still count as a discovery for many attendees of SXSW. Here, Rod Argent (left) and Jim Rodford play to a warm reception on the festival's final night at Brazos Hall in Austin, Texas.

Listen SXSW 2013, Day Five: Introductions And Goodbyes

March 18, 2013 – Tired feet and little sleep didn't stop the All Songs team from a great time in Austin this year.


Earl Sweatshirt performs at SXSW 2013.

Read SXSW 2013: Day Five In Photos

March 17, 2013 – On the last day of SXSW, we caught Earl Sweatshirt's festival debut and rocked to Smashing Pumpkins.

Haim performing at SXSW 2013

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March 17, 2013 – Watch the BBC's Sound of 2013 winners perform "Falling" at Filter Magazine's SXSW Showdown party.

Luella performing at SXSW 2013

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March 17, 2013 – Watch one of our favorite SXSW 2013 discoveries blow us away with the bluesy "Sign of the Judgment."

Stevie Nicks speaking on stage at the 2013 South by Southwest Music Festival in Austin, Texas.

Watch Stevie Nicks: 'When We Walk Into The Room, We Have To Float In Like Goddesses'

March 17, 2013 – The Fleetwood Mac singer tells Ann Powers her lessons from a life at the peak of the music industry.

Solange performs at Stubb's.

Read SXSW 2013: Day Four In Photos

March 16, 2013 – From Solange's pink suit to Batillus' crushing doom metal, here's what we saw on Friday at SXSW.

Action Bronson performs at a party presented by Warner Sound at the Belmont in Austin, Texas, during SXSW 2013.

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March 16, 2013 – Watch the New York rapper get swallowed up by the SXSW crowd during "Strictly 4 My Jeeps."

Chance the Rapper at SXSW 2013

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March 16, 2013 – Watch the Chicago native as he prowls the stage, inciting fans to shake off their hangovers.

Noise-rock band KEN mode pummeling Red 7 at SXSW 2013.

Listen SXSW 2013, Day Four: Deep Thoughts

March 16, 2013 – Our team in Austin gets a little punchy but still experiences moments of sincere and genuine bliss.


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