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Saturday, March 15, 2008

SXSW Day Three: Santogold and Pissed Off Boys

posted by on March 15 at 13:13 PM

I have to say, this place is kind of a sausage fest. I know it’s supposed to be a taco-fest, but there sure is a lot sausage. One chicka, though, blew everyone away with her live set. I hadn’t previously heard of Santogold. But wow, wow, wowee. Watch this one, to be sure. Sharp, sassy, pure gold…

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Another new love, not previously heard, the Pissed Jeans.

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Their choice in band name, um, appropo…

Also, really really great, was No Age

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… who introduced themselves as Vampire Weekend, the biggest hyped band here, it seems. And Austin’s own…

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White Denim.

Ok - Day Four. I’m off to chase Monotonix, Mika Miko, Clock Cleaner, Spank Rock, and 2 Live Crew. What a weird combination. This place is surreal.

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