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SXSW Thursday Photo Highlights

posted by Laura Baker-Finch on March 15, 2013

  • Photos by Marjana Jaidi

    Our second day in Austin couldn't have gone better. We kicked off the day at The Fader Fort Presented by Converse, had a chat with Surfer Blood at The Belmont, and spent the evening stationed at The Warner Sound Showcase. Click through for some highlights and check back for more coverage next week.

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  • Lauren Mayberry of CHVRCHES at The Fader Fort Presented by Converse



  • There's more than just music at The Fader Fort- a game of life-sized Jenga anyone?

  • IAMSU at The Fader Fort Presented by Converse

  • Nick Catchdubs enjoying an afternoon at The Fader Fort Presented by Converse

  • After leaving The Fader Fort, we sat down for an interview with Surfer Blood - seen here sneaking a peek at The Flaming Lips's sound check

  • Guards kicked off an unbelievable lineup at The Warner Sound

  • Richie Follin of Guards at The Warner Sound

  • Next up at The Warner Sound - Surfer Blood!

  • Surfer Blood were just as charming on stage as they were in our interview (stay tuned for that one!)

  • Atlas Genius kept the standard high, although we still wish he kept his promise of that strip tease...

  • Frightened Rabbit at The Warner Sound

  • Rhiannon "Ritzy" Bryan of The Joy Formidable delivered an explosive set at The Warner Sound

  • Matt Thomas of The Joy Formidable at The Warner Sound

  • We've been waiting a long time for the opportunity to shoot 2012 break-out band Alt-J, The Warner Sound gave us the shot!

  • Thom Green of Alt-J The Warner Sound

  • Gwil Sainsbury of Alt-J at The Warner Sound

  • The Flaming Lips closed out what was arguably one of the best showcases of this years' SXSW

    See Also:

    SXSW Wednesday Photo Highlights   
    SXSW 2013 Festival Guide   
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