The sounds and scene at South by Southwest

March 21, 2011

Produced by Eight Forty-Eight

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Duran Duran was just one of the bands that performed at South by Southwest

South by Southwest came to a close on Sunday. The annual festival in Austin, Texas, is both a group hug for the industry and a giant spectacle for fans. There were old and new bands. And old bands anew – this year saw comebacks from bands like The Strokes, Kid Rock and even Duran Duran.

To sort it all out, Sound Opinions co-host and WBEZ music blogger Jim DeRogatis spoke to Eight Forty-Eight.