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04 March 2010

Dan Black - SXSW Interview and Video



Website:
www.danblacksound.com
www.myspace.com/danblacksound

Hometown:
London/Paris, Ile-de-France

SXSW Show Times:
Thu 03/18/10 : Beauty Bar Annex Spaceland SXSW Party
Thu 03/18/10 : Buffalo Billiards Fontana SXSW Party
Thu 03/18/10 : Dirty Dog Saloon KROX SXSW Party (headliner)
Fri 03/19/10 : Emos - Windish Showcase

What do like most about playing at SXSW?
Well I've never been, so I have yet to find out. I do love playing City based festivals, you get all the exotica of a festival without the salmonella....

Are you out promoting anything?
Sure, I do have an album just out called ((un))...

Are there any bands or musicians that you are looking forward to checking out?
There's quite a few, not sure I'll have the time but if possible: jj, Solange Knowles, YACHT, Young Fathers....

What are the challenges in playing at SXSW?
I'm guessing squeezing in enough sleep.

Do you have any survival tips?
Don't take a LOT of drugs.

Are you more "stick around, check out music and enjoy the scene" or "play as many shows as possible then get out"?
I don't see those as mutually exculsive aims - I'm going to, perhaps foolishly, attempt both!

Any additional comments?
Will all food be fried?

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