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SXSW 2017: A survival guide

Raquel E. Alonzo and Ryan Thompson March 8, 2017

It’s that time of the year again! South by Southwest—better known as SXSW—is upon us. Whether you’re a first-time goer or a returning fan, here’s a list of local artists trekking to Austin, artists...

UTSA Underground: Art for the 99%

April 28, 2015

Photo Courtesy of Jesus Villanueva South by Southwest? Check. San Antonio Book Festival? Check. Fiesta Festivities? Check. UTSA Underground? Consider adding this one to the list....

Vibes: Volume 3

March 23, 2015

SXSW just wrapped up their intense music week and I don’t know about you, but I’m exhausted and ready to enter into recovery mode. If you managed to make it into a few EDM shows at SXSW, you’ll...

Behind the Beat: Girlband

March 22, 2015

In this episode of Behind the Beat, I meet up with Bryan, TX punk rock band, Girlband, before their set at SXSW. Listen in to find out more about the band and some local music news! Opening...

Show Recap: Against me! at SXSW

March 19, 2014

Courtesy of Ryan Russell/ Nervous Energies After a long day of walking, writing, and interviews, some would say that you need to relax. My quest for relaxation brought me to the Red...

SXSW 2014

Paisano1 March 18, 2014

Behind the Beat: SXSW

March 18, 2014

Daryl Smith In this episode of Behind the Beat, I sit down and discuss our SXSW adventure with the Paisano’s photo editor, Rafael Gutierrez. SXSW was an amazing experience that...

Show Recap: Dave Hause at SXSW

March 18, 2014

Michael Turnini/ The Paisano The showcase I attended on March 13th was the House of Vans showcase at The Mohawk in Austin, Texas. After waiting in line for over two hours, I made my...

Band Preview: NGHBRS

March 18, 2014

Michael Turnini/ The Paisano NGHBRS is an alternative rock band from Long Island, New York who are newcomers to Austin’s SXSW musical festival. The band has been featured on FUSE...

Band Preview: Quiet Company

March 18, 2014

Michael Turnini/ The Paisano Quiet company is an alternative rock band from Austin, Texas that captures all listeners with their tranquil sound and heart felt lyrics. They have been...

SXSW 2014 day 4 recap

March 18, 2014

Rafael Gutierrez/ The Paisano I had Thursday off during the week of SXSW, and I can truly say that I missed it. Showing up a bit later this time, Rafael and I were determined to try...

SXSW 2014 day 3 recap

March 18, 2014

Rafael Gutierrez Day 3 of SXSW started a bit later than the previous 2 days. I decided to bring my girlfriend along for the fun this time! We arrived in Austin around 9pm ready to chase...

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