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This Monday is City Sounds’ last show before Spring Break, and where are we going this vacation? Cancun? Key West? The Bahamas? No, no screw that, City Sounds is going to AUSTIN for South By Southwest (SXSW)! Seriously, where else would we go?
Music from Austin, TX has never been just one genre or just one scene. It’s been diverse ever since its start, so to speak. From the garage rock of 13th Floor Elevators, to the Lo-Fi strangeness of Daniel Johnston, to the indie rock of Spoon, Austin has had its variety of great musicians.
The variety only grows with the coming of SXSW every spring. A festival of film, music and all around cool shit, SXSW has put Austin back onto the map in a big way. Artists this year include Austin natives like Neon Indian, White Denim and Woven Bones.
All parties will be covered. The past, present and future of the music of Austin will be explored by City Sounds Monday, March 8th from 11pm-1am on WERW.