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McDonald’s asked a band to play for free during SXSW and they’ve got 100% beef with it

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By Rachel Oakley in New Music on Saturday 7 March 2015

The SXSW music festival is one of the largest of its kind in the world, so when you’re invited to perform, it’s a dream come true. But when you’re asked by fast food giant McDonald’s to perform without pay, then we’ve got problems.

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DiG Festival: Newcastle’s very own SXSW

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By Elise Boyd in New Events on Friday 13 September 2013

What’s that? You’ve never even heard of Newcastle, Australia? Well, get to the google machine! Listed in Lonely Planet’s Top 10 Cities of 2011, Newcastle not only happens to be the location of one of our Lost At E Minor offices, but is also a vibrant, upcoming hub for all the things we love here at Lost At E Minor: technology, arts, design and culture. We’re pretty biased though, so just ask Lonely Planet: they reckon it’s one of the most underrated cities, with its down-to-earth larrikin charm, amazing beaches, relaxed lifestyle and proximity to the Hunter Valley vineyards.

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Get a free cab ride at Austin’s SXSW by confessing your greatest tech sin

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By Annie Churdar in New Trends on Saturday 9 March 2013

Want a free cab ride to the next venue at South by Southwest this year? No problem! All you have to do is tweet the Kendo UI team using the hashtag #SXSWTechCab and Irin Slutsky will let you know if she can swing it. The Kendo UI cab ride is completely free in exchange for the […]

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Girl Model documentary: premiering at SXSW in Austin

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By Zolton in New Film on Friday 9 March 2012

Premiering at SXSW, which kicks off this weekend, this brilliant documentary chronicles the disturbing world of model scouting in Eastern Europe, where young girls are taken away from their homes and families with the promises of riches, only to be exploited by unscrupulous agents for the Japanese market. Unsettling, but fascinatingly so.

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Bass Culture: celebrating reggae and British music at SXSW

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By Ras Kwame in New Events on Thursday 8 March 2012

Roll on Bass Culture at SXSW. It’s all about celebrating the influence of reggae on British music as Natty, Little Roy, Rasites, Lady Leshurr, BBC 1Xtra’s Robbo Ranx and more hit the road. The first stop is the world famous and strong contender for my favourite gathering of all time: the SXSW festival in Austin.

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Unknown Mortal Orchestra: Ffunny Ffrends (live at SXSW)

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By Randy in Radiation City in New Music on Saturday 13 August 2011

Unknown Mortal Orchestra has the goods. A talented singer, guitarist and songwriter, Ruban Nielson’s playful masterpiece of a debut is already sitting in ?uestlove, El-P, and Das Racist’s crates.

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Boy Eats Drum Machine en route to SXSW

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By Casper Johansson in New Music on Thursday 25 February 2010

Jon Ragel takes the stage as Boy Eats Drum Machine, with a saxophone, turntable, microphone, sampler and green tom drum. He’ll be touring all over the West of America on his way to SXSW in March with his deliciously proggy power trio labelmates, Finn Riggins.

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SXSW: bands to watch

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By Ari Stein in New Music on Saturday 22 March 2008

So here are my picks of acts to watch in 2008 from this year’s SXSW — Jeremy Jay: New K records signing. Sounds like The Microphones meets Buddy Holly; David Banner: political effusive Hip Hop from the heart; Iglu & Hartley: the next buzz band. Epic new wave pop from Hollywood; The Dodos [above]: the most talked about band at SXSW. Everyone wants a piece of this ethnocentric psych band.

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SXSW: a report from the frontline

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By Ari Stein in New Events, New Music on Saturday 22 March 2008

So I just got back from SXSW, and what a blast! SXSW is one of the most hectic, insane three day parties your kidneys could ever endure. It’s so messed up that even the most messed people up think it’s messed up!

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SXSW 2008

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By Zolton in New Events on Saturday 8 March 2008

With that annual music-thon, SXSW, kicking off next week, we thought it would be a good time to put together a playlist of some of our favorite acts who’ll be performing there, including Tigercity and British Sea Power [pictured above]. So we did.

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Lenka’s new single Blue Skies has dropped and we LOVE the official music video

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By Rachel Oakley in New Music on Wednesday 18 March 2015

Talented Aussie musician Lenka has just released the official music video for her new single Blue Skies. If you haven’t heard her music before, now is the time to become a fan.

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This one-piece outfit provides GPS, Wi-Fi and air-cleaning technologies

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By Rachel Oakley in New Eco on Friday 28 November 2014

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You wouldn’t know it just by looking at it, but this one-piece suit has electrical threads woven into the fabric to enable it to provide GPS, Wi-Fi, and air-cleaning technologies. First, how on earth does it clean the air? One of the designers explained that ‘cold plasma technology is a really high voltage that splits up the particles in the air.

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Tequila Don Julio Presents: Francisco Cervantes

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By Inigo del Castillo in Video on Thursday 6 March 2014

Don Julio González was a passionate man, unafraid to make bold moves in his pursuit of the world’s original luxury tequila. In this spirit of his legacy, our friends at Don Julio have assembled a collective of contemporary visionaries, craftsman and artists, who have made bold moves in the pursuit of their passion. One of them is Francisco Cervantes. This is his story.

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By Zolton in New Music on Saturday 25 May 2013

So, we have a wickedly talented and creative producer and DJ laying down what’s good and what’s, well, not so good. Yes it’s, wait for it, just a little longer, nearly there. Ok, it’s Moby, from some otherworldly universe. This is his MY SECRET PLAYLIST, the songs that inspire him, written in his own words.

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Simple Kids: new music by Kent band Story Books

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By Scott Tulay in New Music on Wednesday 27 March 2013

Story Books is a band made up of six guys from Kent, England, who have been getting great attention from the BBC as well as in Texas the other week at SXSW, despite the fact that their first EP, Too Much A Hunter, isn’t due to be released until April 28. They also have good […]

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