Venturing down to Austin, Texas, for the South by Southwest music festival is an exhilarating and overwhelming experience. Picture this: four nonstop days of concerts that start before noon and end well after bars close; an entire downtown metro area engulfed by sunglasses-clad hipsters elbowing their way toward their next show and/or beer; and more than 2,000 bands vying to be seen, heard, photographed, or otherwise noticed by the overstimulated and overbooked crowd. At any given moment, dozens upon dozens of bands are playing on stages spread across the city, and it's anyone's guess which one deserves to be heard... More >>>