SXSW 2010 Report: Broken Bells, Codeine Velvet Club, Chew Lips, The Morning Benders And More

The confluence of St. Patrick's Day and beginning of the SXSW music festival made things a little more wild than usual (forget about getting into any Irish pub to see any Irish band), but The Alternate Side managed to catch Spoon, Codeine Velvet Club, Broken Bells, Everything, Everything, The Morning Benders, Chew Lips, The Walkmen and more on Wednesday night.

SXSW 2010 Recap: Rita Houston's Whole Wide World

Team WFUV and The Alternate Side interviewed 23 bands at SXSW 2010 - from the xx to Neon Indian to Frightened Rabbit.  Rita Houston, Alisa Ali and Kara Manning convened for a very special edition of Rita's Whole Wide World to discuss the highlights of SXSW 2010 and revisit interviews and new music courtesy of the xx, Margaret Cho, Melissa Auf der Maur, Phantogram, Chew Lips, Cate Le Bon, Villagers, Savoir Adore, Morning Benders and many more. Audio link after the jump.

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