This March will be the 25th anniversary of the world's premiere music, interactive and film conference and festival better known as SXSW, which is held in Austin, Texas. 88Nine RadioMilwaukee will be heading down their to cover the event and bring a little bit of Austin back to Milwaukee. Over 2,000 artists, djs, and bands perform throughout Austin for this amazing conference and festival. Check out 88Nine's coverage from last year hear.
If you are curious of what kind of bands will be performing at SXSW, visit the site's website and then download over 140 songs of some of the bands from Spinner for free. Spinner broke of the download into three parts, which you can get here. Below is the list of the artists whose music is in the download.
SXSW 2011 Free MP3s Part 1 (Download):
American Music Club, 'All The Lost Souls Welcome You to San Fransisco'
An Horse, 'Postcards'
Ancient Astronauts feat. Raashan Ahmad, 'Risin' High'
Apache Beat, 'Another Day'
April Smith and the Great Picture Show, 'Colors'
Arms, 'Emily Sue Pt. 2' (BRAHMS Remix)
Army Navy, 'My Thin Sides'
Asobi Seksu, 'Trails'
Bad Veins, 'Gold and Warm'
Bahamas, 'Sunshine Blues'
Barcelona, 'It's About Time'
Beach Fossils, 'Youth'
Bear Hands, 'What a Drag'
Beni, 'Maximus' (Harvard Bass Remix)
Bikini, 'American Mourning'
Birds of Avalon, 'Invasion'
Black Lips, 'Short Fuse'
Brandt Brauer Frick, 'Berlin'
Brett Dennen feat. Femi Kuti, 'Make You Crazy'
Buck 65, 'Shutter Buggin'
Cadence Weapon, 'House Music'
Caitlin Rose, 'Sinful Wishing Well'
California Wives, 'Purple'
Callers, 'You Are an Arc'
Chapoo, 'Sweet Sigh'
Charles Bradley, 'Now That I'm Gone'
Cloud Nothings, 'Understand At All'
Cold War Kids, 'Hang Me Up To Dry'
Colour Revolt, 'Naked and Red'
Cruel Black Dove, 'Isolation'
Dale Earnhardt Jr., 'Vocal Chords'
Damien Jurado, 'Cloudy Shoes'
Datarock, 'True Stories'
Deer Tick, 'Christmas All Summer Long'
Eksi Ekso, 'Killing Texas'
Eli "Paperboy" Reed and The True Loves, 'Am I Waisting My Time'
Elizabeth and The Catapult, 'Taller Children'
Eternal Summers, 'Pogo'
Fake Problems, 'Soulless'
Fitz and The Tantrums, 'Brakin' the Chains of Love'
Flosstradamus feat. Caroline Polacheck, 'Big Bills' (Flosstradamus Powe House Remix)
Franz Nicolay, 'This Is Not a Pipe'
Fredrik, 'Dance of the Peacock Phantom'
Friendly Fires, 'Jump in the Pool'
Gold Panda, 'Snow and Taxis'
Har Mar Superstar, 'Tall Boy'
SXSW 2011 Free MP3s Part 2 (Download):
Holiday Shores, 'Phones Don't Feud'
Home Video, 'I Can Make You Feel It'
Hooray for Earth, 'Surrounded by Your Friends'
Houses, 'Soak It Up'
Hurray for the Riff Raff, 'Bricks'
Indian Jewelry, 'Oceans'
Innerpartysystem, 'Don't Stop'
Ivan & Alyosha, 'Glorify'
James Vincent McMorrow, 'If I Had a Boat'
Jeff the Brotherhood, 'Bone Jam'
Jeremy Messersmith, 'Organ Donor'
Joan of Arc, 'Explain Yourself #2'
John Grant, 'Marz'
John Vanderslice, 'Sea Salt'
Josh Ritter, 'To the Dogs or Whoever'
Jukebox the Ghost, 'Empire'
Kevin Devine, 'She Stayed as Steam'
Kid Infinity, 'P.Y.C.O.'
K's Choice, 'Echo Mountain'
Letting Up Despite Great Faults, 'In Steps'
Liam Finn feat. Eliza Jane, 'Plane Crash'
Light Pollution, 'Oh, Ivory!'
Living Things, 'Let It Rain'
Locksley, 'All Over Again'
Lord Huron, 'Mighty'
Matthew and the Arrogant Sea, 'Pretty Purple Top Hat'
Mexican Institute of Sound, 'Alocatel' (Ad Rock Remix)
Mexicans With Guns feat. Chico Mann, 'Me Gusto'
Miniature Tigers, 'Cannibal Queen'
Moneybrother, 'Born Under a Bad Sign'
MSTRKRFT feat. Nore, 'Bounce' (Felix Cartal Remix)
Netherfriends, 'Tac Tac'
Nicole Atkins, 'Vultures'
Nite Jewel, 'Am I Real?'
Obits, 'Two-Headed Coin'
Oh Land, 'Sun of a Gun'
Oh No Oh My, 'Brains'
Olof Arnalds, 'Klara'
Paleo, 'World's Smallest Violin'
Pete and the Pirates, 'Selena'
SXSW 2011 Free MP3s Part 3 (Download):
Portugal. The Man, 'People Say'
P.O.S., 'Never Better'
Professor Green, 'Ballers is Bouncin (London)'
Pujol, 'Too Safe'
Rah Rah, 'Salty Cities'
Revolver, 'Get Around Town'
Royal Bangs, 'My Car is Haunted'
Say Hi, 'Devils'
Screaming Females, 'Wild'
Secret Cities, 'Pink City'
Shilpa Ray and Her Happy Hookers, 'Venus Shaver'
Smoosh, 'This Modern Love (Bloc Party Cover)'
Social Studies, 'Weathered White'
Solid Gold, 'Get Over It'
Someone Still Loves You Boris Yeltsin, 'Sink/Let It Sway'
Sounds Under Radio, 'Portrait of a Summer Thief'
Sugar & Gold, 'Aya' (Justin Van Der Volgen Remix)
Surf City, 'Crazy Rulers of the World'
Surfer Blood, 'Swim'
Takka Takka, 'Everybody Say'
The Antlers, 'Two'
The Black Angels, 'Telephone'
The Black Heart Procession, 'Rats'
The Dears, 'Blood'
The Dodos, 'Fools'
The Glass, 'Four Four Letter'
The Good Natured, 'Prisoner'
The Hours, 'See The Light'
The Joy Formidable, 'Whirring'
The Moon Doggies, 'What Took So Long'
The Mother Hips, 'White Falcon Fuzz'
The Raveonettes, 'Come On Santa'
The Rural Alberta Advantage, 'Don't Haunt This Place'
The Spinto Band, 'Pumpkins and Paisley'
The Stationary Set, 'Brick and Mortar'
The Sumbarines, 'Waiting for a War (The Morning Benders)'
The Whip, 'Trash'
Toro y Moi, 'Blessa'
Ty Segall, 'Caeser'
U.S. Royalty, 'Equestrian'
Uh Huh Her, 'Say So'
Wye Oak, 'I Don't Feel Young'
Yellowbirds, 'The Rest of My Life'
Young Man, 'Up So Fast'
Your Youth, 'Diamond'
Zowie, 'Broken Machine' (RAC Remix)