Video Roundup: SXSW, here we come!

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photo by Greg Perez

Beginning tomorrow, KEXP will be broadcasting from SXSW in Austin, TX, and we’ve got a killer lineup of live bands!

On Thursday, March 13, KEXP joins NPR Music as they present Music from the Right Brain from The Parish. We’ll be broadcasting live performances from Shout Out Louds, Jens Lekman, Yeasayer, Bon Iver, and Vampire Weekend (note the use of the Oxford comma).

On Friday and Saturday, KEXP will be broadcasting live from KLRU Studios, home of the legendary Austin City Limits television program. Along with Kid Hops spinning Positive Vibrations Saturday morning, DJs Cheryl Waters and Kevin Cole will host a whole bunch of live performances from Devotchka, The Breeders, Handsome Fur, Does It Offend You, Yeah?, Holy Fuck, These New Puritans, Tapes ‘N’ Tapes, and The Raveonettes. Also, Moby will drop by for interview and the first ever Austin remote of Audioasis, the NW music show, will feature Blitzen Trapper.

Check out the lineup here, and be sure to listen in while checking back here for lots of photos.

Bon Iver – The Wolves (Act I & II)

Shout Out Louds – Tonight I Have To Leave It

Jens Lekman – The Opposite of Hallelujah (live @ Studio Virtanen 9/5/07)

Vampire Weekend – A-Punk (live on SNL 3/8/08)DeVotchKa – Mad And Faithful Telling EPK

Does It Offend You, Yeah? – Let’s Make Out

Holy Fuck – Milkshake

These New Puritans – Elvis (older version)

Blitzen Trapper – Wild Mountain Nation

We’ve already offered videos to you from many of the bands participating in the KEXP broadcast from SXSW, but just in case you missed them before, here they are:

Vampire Weekend – A-Punk

Yeasayer – Wait for the Summer

The Raveonettes – Dead Sound

Handsome Furs – Can’t Get Started

These New Puritans – Elvis (new version)

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photo by Doron Gild

See you there… or listen to us here!

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One Comment

  1. Sharon Greenfield
    Posted March 12, 2008 at 1:11 pm | Permalink

    Well a BIG shout out to the guy(s) or gal(s) who are engineering this whole thing. Remotes boggle the mind – I have no idea how the engineering magic works, but I know there is a lot to it, so THANK YOU!

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