2009 SXSW Free Music Torrents & Radio

Here are two torrents containing all the MP3 files publicly posted on the SXSW website that will be showcasing this year. More may music may show up, these may be packaged up into an third torrent at some point in the future.

SXSW 2009 Showcasing Artists Part 1, 519 files, 2.44GB
SXSW 2009 Showcasing Artists Part 2, 534 files, 2.60GB

If you don’t want to have all these songs on your hard drive but want to have a listen, use this SXSW radio.


Built To Spill doing an acoustic sidewalk set in Boulder

Purchase Built To Spill Tickets.
Drive up to Boulder for the show.
Go to will call to get tickets.
Have will call reject you by being told they don’t have your name on file.
Go back to the car to get the receipt.
Look at receipt.
Have it dawn on you that said purchased tickets are for tomorrow night.
Go back to will call to see if the will exchange the tickets.
Get rejected again because the show was sold out.
Feel humiliated.
Have Doug Martsch see that your having trouble.
Have Doug ask what the problem is.
Have Doug give door passes to everyone in your group.
Have tons of margaritas.
Watch Douge and Brett do a sidewalk set for those who couldn’t get tickets.
See a kickass show.

Thanks Boo Radley
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