The Needle Drops on SXSW

Mar 15, 2013

Austin, Texas is the epicenter of the music world, at least for the next few days. The South By Southwest Music Festival got underway Tuesday. Every year, well known acts and up-and-comers from all genres of popular music make the trip to Austin. The Needle Drop's Anthony Fantano, the internet's busiest music nerd is in Austin for the festival.

We caught up with Anthony to see what's catching his eye (and ear) and some of the quirks of this festival.


Young Fathers - Romance

Young Fathers - Rumbling

Residual Kid - Faces

Japanther - She's The One

Alt J - Breezeblocks