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Austinist Outs Over 100 More SXSW Bands

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Our pals over at Austinist have been doing a bang-up job of Internet sleuthing, Googling, and MySpacing to confirm over 500 bands that will play SXSW even though the Austin music festival refuses to cooperate.

After taking last week off because we were sure SXSW would release their master plan, we now return as there seems to be no end in sight to the band list embargo. Many indie labels and some marquee acts have simply announced their appearances, as bands attempt to book routing shows in Dallas, Houston, New Orleans, or elsewhere to make their long drives worthwhile. - Austinist

New discoveries include Sean Lennon, Yoko Ono, Michelle Shocked, Kaki King, Sondre Lerche, Steve Earle, Mastodon, Attack Formation, Hit By a Bus, Holy Fuck, Honeycut, Big A little a, Best Fwends, Dirty On Purpose, Emily Haines, Quetzal, Mute Math, Mooney Suzuki, Forward Russia, Robbers on High Street, Razorlight, Nellie McKay, Los Abandoned, Louis XIV, Shit Disco, The Dears.Go to Austinist to see the complete list, although SXSW 2007 had me at Andrew WK.