Friday, March 15, 2013

SXSW Recap In Tweets: The Coup, Wax Idols, Toro Y Moi, and More

By Whitney Phaneuf
Fri, Mar 15, 2013 at 11:56 AM

Lest you think Occupy is over, Oakland's The Coup will perform tonight with nine other bands in the streets of downtown Austin as part of Occupy Southby.


Oakland's Wax Idols was included in a New York Times article about the festival's punk leanings.


Berkeley's own Toro Y Moi headlined FILTER's SXSW showcase with Local Natives


Religious Girls repaired its van and made it all the way to Austin from Oakland to organize its annual, unofficial Wendy's parking lot show.


LA/SF band The Blank Tapes charmed NPR pop critic Ann Powers.


LA/SF garage rock outfit The Blank Tapes.
  • The Blank Tapes
  • LA/SF garage rock outfit The Blank Tapes.

Brooklyn post-punk slackers DIIV surprised many with this rant.





And, if you think DIIV was being dramatic, nibble on these tweets about LL Cool J and Ice Cube's set last night on the Doritos Bold Stage.



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