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For Mick Jenkins, Water Is A Way Of Life

Thursday, March 26, 2015

At SXSW, when a good portion of the crowd is likely drinking cheap beer, it's important to stay healthy in the heat. The Chicago hip-hop artist wants you to stay hydrated. No, really.

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Wake Up To Breakfast Tacos With Avalon Emerson

Tuesday, March 24, 2015

"It nails Tex-Mex perfectly," she says of Mi Madres in Austin, making everyone think about breakfast tacos right now.

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Wish You Were There: 42 Photos From SXSW 2015

Monday, March 23, 2015

Want to know what the South by Southwest music festival was like this year? We've got you covered, with photos, videos, podcasts and more.

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Watch 5 Late-Night Lullabies From SXSW

Monday, March 23, 2015

Let Laura Marling, Torres, Luluc, Tom Brosseau and The Mynabirds' Laura Burhenn sing you to sleep in church courtyards and on the banks of Waller Creek in Austin, Texas.

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SXSW 2015 In 10 GIFs

Monday, March 23, 2015

Bounce with Killer Mike, do the running man with Stromae and catch a much-needed breeze with Waxahatchee in a series of GIFs by photographer Adam Kissick.

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Go Record Shopping With Waxahatchee's Katie Crutchfield

Saturday, March 21, 2015

During SXSW, we joined Crutchfield on her Austin ritual to the record store End Of An Ear. She received a nice little surprise when she stepped up to the checkout counter.

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NPR Music At SXSW: Friday

Saturday, March 21, 2015

On day four at SXSW, feet were dragging and shoulders were wet with rain, but we still picked up plenty of discoveries and unforgettable moments.

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Have Brunch With Bleachers' Jack Antonoff

Saturday, March 21, 2015

The singer, songwriter, guitarist and producer is everywhere these days. He shares his favorite SXSW routine and remembers his first years at the festival.

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NPR Music At SXSW 2015: Thursday

Friday, March 20, 2015

Some days at SXSW, everything aligns. The annual music festival can be a slog, but there are discoveries and epiphanies to be had in unexpected places.

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The Takeaway

Supercharging Battery Technology

Thursday, March 19, 2015

With so many advancements in technology, there's still one essential component of most our gadgets that hasn't seen a significant upgrade in a surprisingly long time: The battery.

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NPR Music At SXSW 2015: Wednesday

Thursday, March 19, 2015

Our second day in Austin paid out handsomely, with breakout sets by Stromae and Courtney Barnett, as well as a handful of discoveries ad current favorites living up to the hype.

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NPR Music At SXSW 2015: Tuesday

Wednesday, March 18, 2015

The best things our team in Austin saw, heard and recorded on the first day of SXSW Music, including a late-night lullaby by one of our favorite musicians.

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Playing SXSW 2015? Send Us Your Songs

Thursday, January 22, 2015

The festival doesn't start for two more months, but the NPR Music team is already preparing.

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5 Dance Moves We Learned At SXSW 2014 In GIFs

Tuesday, March 18, 2014

We know you're dying to try Future Islands' Buck-Up Bronco and St. Vincent's Minimalist Marionette.

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SXSW 2014 In Pictures

Monday, March 17, 2014

Nearly 100 photos of musicians we fell in love with at last week's South by Southwest music festival, plus interviews, concerts, podcasts and slo-mo videos.

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NPR Music At SXSW 2014: Saturday

Sunday, March 16, 2014

On the final night of SXSW, with heavy hearts and ringing ears, we say goodbye to Austin. As a parting gift, music gives us the keys to the universe and a glimpse of the future. It's a fair trade.

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SXSW 2014: Everything Is Better In Slow Motion

Saturday, March 15, 2014

With hundreds of bands and tens of thousands of fans, South by Southwest goes by really fast. We slowed the whole Sam-dancing, bull-riding, crowd-surfing party down for you.

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NPR Music At SXSW 2014: Friday

Saturday, March 15, 2014

On Friday in Austin, Texas, full-throttle music consumption and overwhelming crowds battled to a exhausting, exhilarating draw.

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NPR Music At SXSW 2014: Thursday

Friday, March 14, 2014

As things began to get back to normal at SXSW on Thursday, many audiences and bands shared emotionally heightened moments. Musicians offered comfort, release and catharsis.

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SXSW Interactive Wrap-Up: So Much Fest, So Little Time

Thursday, March 13, 2014

A look back at some of the bigger conversations and interesting ideas that emerged from the tech ideas fest and marketing bonanza.

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