Hosts/nerds Bob Boilen and Robin Hilton are your friendly music buddies with the week's best new music discoveries, including conversations with emerging artists, icons and more. Hear songs that can completely change your day, with humor, heart and (sometimes) a whole lot of noise. Directions for use: Morning commute, the gym, or alone time. (If rash persists, discontinue use.)
March 18th, 2010
Episode 267 of 797 episodes
SXSW is upon us. In the first late night dispatch from South By Southwest, Bob Boilen, Carrie Brownstein, Robin Hilton and Stephen Thompson recap the day's events from the streets of Austin, Tex. Here they share their favorite moments from NPR Music's SXSW showcase at Stubb's that included Visqueen, The Walkmen, Sharon Jones and the Dap-Kings, Broken Bells and Spoon. They also highlight other bands they've been able to see so far and preview what's in store for the rest of the week.