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South by South West: Austin, Texas 12-16 March 2008

Tom checks in

  • Tom Robinson - 6 Music
  • 13 Mar 08, 12:24 PM

The longest day. How do people do this stuff? Got up at 6am, left home at seven. Twenty-two hours later at Austin's vast Convention Center a friendly lady snaps a gruesome mugshot for my pass with her digital camera. A friendly text from the Radio One Introducing gang invites me to join them in the unsettlingly-named Dirty Dog. But then Huw's already covered a huge amount of ground in 24 hours since he first arrived. How does HE do this stuff? (See Day 1 at SXSW with Huw Stephens). So maybe I'd better do a bit of work myself and check in here before going to see the first of our 6 Music Introducing picks...

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  1. At 10:12 PM on 13 Mar 2008, tuck wrote:

    welcome to usa tom and all.

    just remember you are in bush country down there in texas, even if austin seems like a good place. it aint all shits and giggles!

    try to check out oklahoma bands if you get a chance. colormusic is from my town (stillwater), though they may pale compared to some of the fantastic bands you all are getting to see,

    tom, i'm glad you made it,

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