South by Southwest: Best Bets and Big Stories Part industry trade show, part fan feast, Austin's South by Southwest provides one-stop shopping for those looking for music discovery. Preview the four-day music marathon.
NPR logo

South by Southwest: Best Bets and Big Stories

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/8914101/8914187" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript
South by Southwest: Best Bets and Big Stories

South by Southwest: Best Bets and Big Stories

South by Southwest: Best Bets and Big Stories

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/8914101/8914187" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

Shearwater

Shearwater photo by Mary Sledd

Hail, Mary

  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/8914101/8914143" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">

Andrew W.K.

Andrew W.K. photo by Scott Gries/Getty Images

Party Hard

  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/8914101/8914145" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">

Stax 50th Anniversary Reunion

Isaac Hayes photo by Carlo Allegri/Getty Images

Walk on By

  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/8914101/8914147" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">

Amy Winehouse

Amy Winehouse photo by Dave Hogan/Getty Images

Rehab

  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/8914101/8914149" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">

Laura Gibson

Laura Gibson

Hands in Pockets

  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/8914101/8914151" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">

Purchase Featured Music

Buy Featured Music

Album
Palo Santo
Artist
Shearwater
Label
Misra Records
Released
2006

Your purchase helps support NPR programming. How?

Buy Featured Music

Album
I Get Wet
Artist
Andrew W.K.
Label
731458658825
Released
2002

Your purchase helps support NPR programming. How?

Buy Featured Music

Album
Stax 50th Anniversary Celebration
Artist
Various Artists
Label
Stax
Released
2007

Your purchase helps support NPR programming. How?

Buy Featured Music

Album
Back to Black
Artist
Amy Winehouse
Label
Republic
Released
2007

Your purchase helps support NPR programming. How?

Buy Featured Music

Album
If You Come to Greet Me
Artist
Laura Gibson
Label
Hush Records
Released
2006

Your purchase helps support NPR programming. How?

Buy Featured Music

Album
Palo Santo [Expanded Edition]
Artist
Shearwater
Label
Matador
Released
2007

Your purchase helps support NPR programming. How?

Buy Featured Music

Album
I Get Wet
Artist
Andrew W.K.
Label
Universal
Released
2001

Your purchase helps support NPR programming. How?