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SXSW MOVIE REVIEW: ‘Welcome To Leith’ Finds White Supremacy In North Dakota

Film: Welcome To Leith Directed by: Michael Beach Nichols, Christopher K. Walker Craig Cobb is part of a dying breed. In 2012 he made headlines after moving to a town with a population of 24 (including children) in rural North Dakota for the sole purpose of building a community of people sharing his white nationalist […]

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SXSW MOVIE REVIEW: ‘Hangman’ Is An Effectively Creepy Twist On Found Footage

Film: Hangman Starring: Jeremy Sisto, Kate Ashfield Directed by: Adam Mason Following a family vacation to parts unknown, The Miller family returns home to find someone has burglarized their house. Nothing seems to be missing, but even after they clean up the family cannot help feeling like something is not quite right. What audiences know […]

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SXSW MOVIE REVIEW: ‘The Corpse Of Anna Fritz’ Is A New Cult Classic

Film: The Corpse Of Anna Fritz Starring: Albert Carbó, Alba Ribas Director: Hèctor Hernández Vicens Anna Fritz is dead. A tabloid favorite, the young film icon who has worked with seemingly everyone in Hollywood has passed away from causes not yet known and her remains are currently being kept in a discreet location. One hospital […]

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SXSW MOVIE REVIEW: ‘Montage Of Heck’ Is One Of The Best Music Documentaries Ever Made

Film: Montage Of Heck Starring: Courtney Love, Krist Novoselic Directed by: Brett Morgen Built atop a wealth of never-before-seen video, recently unearthed audio, and journal entries stretching the entirety of Kurt Cobain’s life, Montage Of Heck is the quintessential documentary about Nirvana’s often misunderstood frontman. We begin with Kurt’s childhood, which is expressed through home […]

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832 Performing at SXSW for the ‘Beautiful You Fashion Tour’

Nawlege 402 and Solomis, the Oklahoma City-based brother duo known as 832, will be performing this Saturday, March 21 at the Holiday Inn Hotel in Austin, TX for the SXSW ‘Beautiful You Fashion Tour.’ Featuring well over 30 other artists for the double showcase, 832 will be getting SXSW attendees amped with their unique brand […]

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SXSW MOVIE REVIEW: ‘Turbo Kid’ Offers Silly, Gore-Filled Goodness

Film: Turbo Kid Starring: Munro Chambers Directed by: François Simard, Anouk Whissell, Yoann-Karl Whissell Combining elements of Mad Max, direct-to-VHS science fiction sequels, and enough tongue-in-cheek humor to keep everyone snickering throughout, Turbo Kid is an original adventure you won’t soon forget. The year is 1997, and as you undoubtedly remember the world has been […]

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SXSW 2015: A Survival Guide

In preparation of this year’s South By Southwest (SXSW), the music industry’s most epic and grueling music festival, I felt inclined to make a list of advice and suggestions that I wish someone had told me in 2009, as I headed into the event. So to all of you SXSW rookies out there, take heed […]

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Leon Bridges Shares “Coming Home” Mahogany Session

Fast-rising up and comer Leon Bridges is currently overseas making his first live appearances in Europe. Footage of his performances have yet to appear online, but earlier this week the Texas native visited the folks behind Mahogany Sessions to record a stripped-down version of “Coming Home” you won’t soon forget. Set in what looks to […]

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Leon Bridges Shares “Coming Home” Music Video

With SXSW less than two weeks away, all eyes are on Leon Bridges and his throwback take on soul music. Having risen to prominence at the end of 2014 thanks to a few strong blog articles, the Dallas native has been sharing new songs every few weeks, and now he’s shared his very first music […]

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Microwave Announce Tour Dates Leading To SXSW

One of my favorite new bands, Microwave, have announced a tour that runs through March and culminates at South By South West in Austin at the end of March. If you live in the Southeast or Midwest U.S., you’re in luck. The short tour runs from the band’s home state of Georgia through Florida, Illinois, […]

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MOVIE REVIEW: ‘Space Station 76’ Is A Scattershot But Charming Throwback To Retro Sci-Fi

Film: Space Station 76 Starring: Patrick Wilson, Matt Bomer Directed by: Jack Plotnick Picture the old episodes of Star Trek where the Starship Enterprise members carried around communicators that looked like flip phones and had bulky flashy lights on them. That kind of fake-ness that made you laugh at how dated future technology looked is the […]

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UTG INTERVIEW: DECORATOR @ SXSW

Don’t let age fool you — DECORATOR may be young, but the music is far from naive. DECORATOR is a full-forced wrecking ball of collaborative rock ‘n’ roll cleverly mixed with proper and contagious pop hooks. Hailing from Los Angeles, the band create a live atmosphere of energy that mirrors a heavy mixture of Foxy […]