Tag: South By Southwest

The Dream Syndicate to release new album in June, play “Days of Wine and Roses” on tour

The Dream Syndicate to release new album in June, play “Days of Wine and Roses” on tour

The Dream Syndicate will kick off promotion of their next album with a string of performances at the South By Southwest Music Festival in Austin, Texas, this March.

Modern English touring U.S. in support of reunion album ‘Take Me To the Trees’

Modern English touring U.S. in support of reunion album ‘Take Me To the Trees’

Before jumping on board the Retro Futura package tour with Howard Jones and The English Beat, Modern English embarks on a headlining tour of the U.S. in support of what’s being billed as the band’s first new album in 30 years — beginning with four sets at South By Southwest this week.

Video: Billy Bragg plays live on KEXP during SXSW — watch full 30-minute set

Video: Billy Bragg plays live on KEXP during SXSW — watch full 30-minute set

Seattle’s KEXP continues to post video footage of sets by bands that played live on the air for the radio station during South By Southwest last month, and the latest is a six-song, 33-minute set by Billy Bragg, who treated fans to four songs off his just released album Tooth & Nail, plus two old favorites.

Video: Robyn Hitchcock live on KEXP during SXSW — watch 35-minute set

Video: Robyn Hitchcock live on KEXP during SXSW — watch 35-minute set

As it does each year, Seattle’s KEXP has been posting video footage of sets by bands that played live on the air for the radio station during South By Southwest last month — the latest being a six-song, 35-minute set from Robyn Hitchcock, who played several songs off his just-released new album ‘Love From London.’

Video: Depeche Mode live at South By Southwest — watch full 50-minute set

Video: Depeche Mode live at South By Southwest — watch full 50-minute set

Depeche Mode’s new studio album ‘Delta Machine’ is released in the U.S. today, and the band is marking the occasion with the release of Yahoo! Music’s belated webcast of the band’s appearance at the South By Southwest Music Festival in Austin, Texas, on March 15. Check out the full 50-minute set.

Video: Watch Depeche Mode’s full 48-minute ‘Live on Letterman’ concert

Video: Watch Depeche Mode’s full 48-minute ‘Live on Letterman’ concert

Depeche Mode tonight formally launched its new album Delta Machine with the kick-off performance of the 2013 season of the “Live on Letterman” concert series, playing a live concert that was webcast on CBS.com and VEVO — and for those who were in the Big Apple, it also was shown live in Times Square.

Depeche Mode to perform at South By Southwest during first-ever visit to festival

Depeche Mode to perform at South By Southwest during first-ever visit to festival

Depeche Mode’s visit to Austin, Texas, next week for the South By Southwest Music Festival won’t just be all-talk: The band today announced that, in addition to its Q&A session about upcoming album ‘Delta Machine,’ it will perform its first-ever showcase at the annual music festival on Friday, March 15.

Depeche Mode announce South By Southwest Q&A to discuss ‘Delta Machine,’ world tour

Depeche Mode announce South By Southwest Q&A to discuss ‘Delta Machine,’ world tour

Depeche Mode today announced that it will follow up next week’s “Live at Letterman” album-launch concert with an appearance at the South By Southwest Music Festival in Austin, Texas, where the band’s three members will participate in a Q&A session about their forthcoming album ‘Delta Machine.’

Stream: The Ocean Blue, ‘Sad Night, Where Is Morning?’ — off upcoming ‘Ultramarine’

Stream: The Ocean Blue, ‘Sad Night, Where Is Morning?’ — off upcoming ‘Ultramarine’

The Ocean Blue gave fans an early taste last fall of two tracks — “Blow My Mind” and “A Rose is a Rose” — off its first new album in 13 years, and now, with that record, ‘Ultramarine,’ due out in March, the band has premiered another song, “Sad Night, Where Is Morning?,” which you can stream here.

Meat Puppets return with ‘Rat Farm’ this spring — plus U.S. tour, SXSW shows

Meat Puppets return with ‘Rat Farm’ this spring — plus U.S. tour, SXSW shows

Meat Puppets returns this spring with their 14th studio album — the 12-track Rat Farm, which Curt Kirkwood dubs “real blown-up folk music” — and will support the release with a spring U.S. tour that will include as-yet-unannounced appearances at the South By Southwest Music Festival in Austin, Texas.

Stream: Butthole Surfers’ Gibby Haynes teams with Jack White for 7-inch

Stream: Butthole Surfers’ Gibby Haynes teams with Jack White for 7-inch

Butthole Surfers frontman Gibby Haynes next week will release a 7-inch single via Jack White’s Third Man Records, the label announced today, unveiling the three-song record that features two originals and a cover of Adrenalin OD’s “Paul’s Not Home” off the 1982 New York Thrash compilation.

The Specials begin rolling out dates for first leg of North American tour this March

The Specials begin rolling out dates for first leg of North American tour this March

The Specials have begun announcing dates for the first leg of this year’s North American tour, confirming shows via their Twitter account in Chicago, Los Angeles, San Diego and San Francisco on either side of the band’s planned performances at the South By Southwest festival in March.

The Specials announce U.S. tour, South By Southwest dates as Neville Staple leaves band

The Specials announce U.S. tour, South By Southwest dates as Neville Staple leaves band

The Specials finally are making good on a promise to tour the U.S., today announcing they’ll play two dates at the South By Southwest festival in March as part of the first leg of a larger North American visit — but the shows will not feature co-vocalist Neville Staple, who is leaving the band due to “ill health.”

World Party ‘touring America’ in September — initial U.S. dates confirmed

World Party ‘touring America’ in September — initial U.S. dates confirmed

Karl Wallinger apparently is making good on his promise in March 2011 to mount “a whole tour of the U.S.A.” — albeit more than a year behind schedule — with this week’s announcement that World Party will tour America this September, with initial dates in Nashville, Tenn., and New York City already unveiled.