cool can't be faked. You either got it or you don't. And if you try to
manufacture it, you can come across as a try-hard. So even before
singer Chris Chu filled us in, it was pretty obvious that the Morning
Benders hail from the Golden State -- the group of young 20-somethings
had a densely packed Paradise crowd, of chicks and bros alike, devouring
their seemingly effortless brand of laid-back rock.
(Here are found words, pictures and videos from the SXSW adventures of P. Nick Curran and Addison Post)
My introduction to South by Southwest came last night at a co-op loft show near University of Texas’ campus. A girl in a pink tutu sat alone under a streetlamp sipping a forty on a pile of broken beer bottles.