Going Back to Austin? Nah, I Don't Think So. (But Maybe.)

After arguably the most maligned SXSW ever, we ask Portland bands: Was it worth it?

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South By Southwest, once the golden ticket to musical stardom, has become as important as a LinkedIn connection for Portland’s local bands and musicians.With its skyrocketing popularity over the past few years, the Austin-based festival has shed its skin as a platform for scrappy bands to prove their worth. In its place is a beer- drenched free-for-all where anything goes. As a record number ...   More
 
Thursday, March 20, 2014 ANDREW STEINBEISER

Top Five Tips for Enjoying South by Southwest


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Bands—who needs ’em!? Pssh, come on! You’ll hear bands without even trying, man. Anyway, that’s not really why you are here, is it? Focus on “networking,” kissing ass, getting signed   More
 
Wednesday, March 13, 2013 RUSTY FEATHERCAP

Seven Secrets To Loving SXSW

Advice for wayward travelers from a four-year festival veteran.


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Every year I learn a few more what-not-to-dos at Austin’s SXSW music festival: Don’t sleep in too late or you’ll miss the free tacos; RSVP for everything, just in case; don’t make elaborat   More
 
Wednesday, March 21, 2012 CASEY JARMAN

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