SxSW 2012 will not go away. It refuses to be ignored. It boils rabbits (that is a movie reference before anyone gets mad at SxSW).
I have a mess of pics from the day parties. This is a hot mess. I am still doing forensics on who and where based on when. I have a rough idea of where I was, but add in an occasional adult beverage, the fact that these were taken five days into my SxSW and I have a lousy memory, you can understand if the details evade. Regardless, these are some my favorite shutter clicks from the unofficial that has become official.
From MWTX to The Fader Fort presented by Converse (professional obligation there, you can thank Converse for saving Fader Fort), I got all kinds of bands performing in daylight. Yech, daylight…
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Those familiar with Lamebook and their current legal fight with Zuckerberg inc. are aware that the creators behind the parody site are in dire need of funding for legal services. I hear it’s pretty expensive to get sued by a billion dollar corporation… but what do I know? To help support this hilarious website, head out to Shangri-La tonight for a fundraiser benefiting the massive legal fees currently being incurred by Lamebook. Your entertainment for the evening is provided by local pop star Neiliyo and the Learning Secrets DJs. You can also expect a photo booth by Annie Ray and one free keg of beer tapped every hour between 7pm-12. Get out there tonight guys and do as Lamebook founders Jonathan Standefer and Matthew Genitempo tell us, “fight for the right to make fun of whomever we damn well please.” I can get behind that.
Download: Neiliyo – Springtime [MP3]