Goofy-sexy Spanish dance-rock band We Are Standard. (Check out an MP3 of their song "On the Floor.")
Brighten the Corners: Stephen Malkmus on drummer Janet Weiss, his parents’ record collection and being “the Pavement dude.” (Playing Tuesday, 25th at Mercy Lounge.)
Shout Out: De Novo Dahl’s major-label debut is carefully orchestrated chaos. (Playing Tuesday, 25th at Grimey’s at 6 p.m.)
Vampire Week: Everything that’s wrong with SXSW is everything that’s wrong with you and me and everyone we know.
In The Spin: SXSW reviews, Van Morrison at The Ryman.
Scenecast Episode 124 springs harder than the most vernal of all equinoxes with blossoms from Honi Deaton & Dream, Natalie MacMaster, The Black Lips, Peter Cooper, Monotonix, Happy Birthday Amy, Randy Kohrs & the Lites, The Dirtbombs, Amelia White, All We Seabees, Anna Kramer, Doyle & Debbie, John Vanderslice, The Waybacks and sounds from the Lightning 100 Birthday Show.
Our Critics' Picks: Happy Birthday Amy, Stars, Lightning 100 Birthday Show, Randy Kohrs, The Dirtbombs & more.