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21 February 2010

The Black and White Years - SXSW 2010 Interview and Video



Website:
www.theblackandwhiteyears.com

Hometown:
Austin, Texas

SXSW Show Times:
Mar 15, 11 PM - Found Footage Fest, Official SXSW Interactive Party @ Club DeVille
Mar 17, 6 PM - Audio Perv Manic Fest Destiny Unofficial Party @ Belmont
Mar 17, 1 AM - Official SXSW Showcase Presented by ASCAP, @ Dirty Dog
Mar 18, 2 PM - High Five! Party! Party! 2.0 - Unofficial Day Party @ Elysium
Mar 20, 5 PM - Obsure Magpie "Two Headed" Party - Unofficial Party @ Encore
Mar 21, 6 PM - Six Stages Over Texas, 60 Band Benefit for Yéle Haiti
INFO: http://www.facebook.com/event.php?eid=315519800140

What do like most about playing at SXSW?
The heat.

Are you out promoting anything?
Not as such. We are, however, going to be debuting a shit-ton of new material.

Are there any bands or musicians that you are looking forward to checking out?
There are always too many bands to see. I'm sure we'll catch a few.

What are the challenges in playing at SXSW?
The heat. The staggering amount of cool. Parking.

Do you have any survival tips?
Come prepared to be hot. Also, your iPhone is going to give you problems.

Are you more "stick around, check out music and enjoy the scene" or "play as many shows as possible then get out"?
The latter. It's tough to get band-gear in and out of the downtown area. Once the gear is out, I am too.

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