The last few days, Village Voice Media's indefatigable music staff has been regaling you with stories of the best from SXSW 2012. In the midst of these discoveries, we've been culling another list: the worst shit. The acts that ranged from huge bore-fests to downright lame. Below, you'll find our cr ... More >>
Jan. 29, 2012
Better than: Being sad in less beautiful ways.
Nine songs into Wilco's performance last night at the Warfield, Jeff Tweedy stopped to check on his audience:
"This has been kind of a morbid show so far. Are you guys okay?" he asked, seemingly more serio ... More >>
White Denim @ the Independent
The mish-mash of musical styles on White Denim's new album, Fits -- or on last year's debut, Explosion, and a handful of prior EPs and singles -- meshes surprisingly well. Perhaps the trio isn't actually from Austin, but another planet entirely, where alien technolo ... More >>