In Photos: South by Southwest 2010

So, we made it! Congratulations! Another five-day extravaganza of free beer, demo discs, flannel, wondering who will play Perez’s party, and sleepless nights has come and gone. The 2010 edition of South by Southwest has come to a conclusion. And while many of you may already be well into your detox mode, we still have a few lasting memories, namely in the form of photographic evidence.

Our travels took us to a slew of different showcases and parties with lineups featuring heavy hitters, old favorites, up-and-comers, and relative unknowns. We traveled to Stubbs on Wednesday to watch Sharon Jones bring the funk, Broken Bells make its SXSW debut, and Spoon deliver a hometown show. We checked out acts like Titus Andronicus, We Are Scientists, and Local Natives on Thursday. We ate cookies, played video games, jammed to The Protomen, and hung out with Rock It Out! Blog on Friday, all before stumbling into The Parish and watching Broken Social Scene deliver a two-and-a-half hour set of the week.

Please find the end results below, courtesy of Mr. Alex Young and Mr. Cap Blackard. Until next year Austin, good riddance/we’ll miss you.

Free Energy:
Paste Party, March 17th

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Freelance Whales
Paste Party, March 17th

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Here We Go Magic
Little Radio Presents, March 17th

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Born Ruffians
Canadian Blast, March 17th

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Jason Collett
Body Parts, March 17th

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The Walkmen
Stubbs, March 17th

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Sharon Jones & the Dap-Kings
Stubbs, March 17th

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Broken Bells
Stubbs, March 17th

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Stubbs, March 17th

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Shout Out Out Out Out
CoS + Sled Island, March 18th

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Titus Andronicus
CoS + Sled Island, March 18th

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Elevator Fight
Phoenix, March 18th

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The Champman Family
Phoenix, March 18th

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We Are Scientists
Phoenix, March 18th

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Local Natives
Emos, March 18th

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Light Pollution
CoS + Rock It Out! Blog, March 19th

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Surf City
CoS + Rock It Out! Blog, March 19th

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Look Mexico
CoS + Rock It Out! Blog, March 19th

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Sweet Apple
CoS + Rock It Out! Blog, March 19th

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The Protomen
CoS + Rock It Out! Blog, March 19th

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Billy Bragg
Mess With Texas, March 19th

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The Parish, March 19th

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Broken Social Scene
The Parish, March 19th

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We should also note that if you’d like to check out South by Southwest from the perspective of a video blogger, you might want to check out the Rock It Out! Blog.


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