|Blogs & videos
for BBC at SxSW 2008
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the musical radar
Comment Is Free blog: First thoughts on being invited to cover SxSW online for BBC Introducing.
from Steve Lamacq
YouTube clip: Lammo's words of wisdom in the 6 Music studio before departure.
BBC SxSW blog: jetlagged in Austin hotel room, having finally checked in at the festival after a 22 hour day.
find your gig
BBC SxSW blog: trying to find the first gig with producer Clare, planning what to see where & when, plus stills from the Music Trade Fair taking place behind the scenes .
you won't know us by the trail...
BBC SxSW blog: An unexpected benefit for the HAAM musicans' welfare fund at Threadgill's World Headquarters, featuring Thurston Moore & Roky Erickson
BBC SxSW blog: Second night in Austin, wandering along 6th Street, trying to get into the more popular shows... getting unexpectedly recognised in the street by a 6 Music listener.
Street by night
YouTube clip: Video to illustrate the "Thropping" blog.
Music In Texas
YouTube clip: A daytime drive in Austin with Texan listener Keith Boehme who talks about local radio and why he likes 6 Music.
Wizard (The Homosexuals)
BBC SxSW blog: One Possible Contender For The Longest Nonstop Answer To A Single Question By A BBC Introducing Interviewer In The Entire Course Of South By Southwest 2008"
BBC SxSW blog: Posted from Austin airport on the way home - pictures of town on the Sunday morning, and link to great piece in Austin American Statesman.
For Playing SxSW?
I'm a UK artist playing at South By Southwest for the first time this year. Do you have any advice or tips on how to get noticed?